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Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment — APNewsBreak

Burr. Flynn's attorneys had argued the request was too broad, saying if he complied, he would effectively be providing testimony that could be used against him. Trump, now on a nine-day worldwide trip, has had his own conversations with the Russians questioned in light of reports that he shared extremely classified intelligence with Russian diplomats in the Oval Office on May 10.



Philippine president declares martial law in Mindanao -spokesman

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao on Tuesday after a fierce bout of fighting between the army and militants linked to Islamic State in the city of Marawi. He added that reports and rumors claiming that the terrorists have captured and taken control of various government facilities are spurious and are meant to spread lies and disinformation aimed at attracting foreign terrorists support and recognition.


Tornado watch for much of Eastern Carolina until midnight

Tornado watch for much of Eastern Carolina until midnight

Avery, Burke, Chesterfield (S.C.), Caldwell, Cabarrus, Chester (S.C.), Cleveland, Catawba, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Union and York (S.C.) were all issued with tornado watches . Scattered thunderstorms will develop as the warm front passes, and then more numerous storms will sweep across the area late afternoon through early tonight .



President Rouhani: We reach destination by unity, Supreme Leader's guidance

In itself, that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won the country's presidential polls held last week, is no surprise - every Iranian president since 1981 has returned to a second term. "Those who provide consultations or advice to the Americans, unfortunately, they are the rulers who either push America awry or with money, they just buy some people in America".



President Donald Trump's budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

The Wall Street Journal, which first reported the proposal , said the foreign military grants could affect Pakistan, Tunisia, Lebanon, Ukraine, Colombia, the Philippines and Vietnam. The budget lands as Trump's GOP allies in Congress are grappling with repealing and replacing Obama's health care law and looking ahead to a hard rewrite of the loophole-clogged tax code.



One more round of storms Wednesday

After a dry day, isolated t-storms will be possible Friday evening. Showers are likely on Thursday and Friday . High: Upper 60s-Low 70s. There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday - with a heat index approaching 101 when it is not raining.