Philippine troops battle ISIS-linked gunmen in southern city

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte cut short a visit to Russian Federation and imposed martial law on the island of Mindanao on Tuesday. "I do not want to do it", Duterte said in a speech last Friday in Davao, according to Rappler. Despite the repeated military announcements that the situation is stable in Marawi City, thousands of Marawi locals boarded their private vehicles and moved out of the City heading towards Iligan City or the municipality of Malabang which they believed is ...

Father of Manchester bomber arrested in Libyan capital Tripoli: Spokesman, witness

Bin Salem says the elder Abedi was detained for interrogations. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Manchester's police chief stated that it is believed that Salman was part of a "network" and not a so-called "lone-wolf" terrorist. "We aren't the ones who blow up ourselves among innocents", he said. He denied that his son had ever been to Syria. He said he fled Tripoli in 1993 after Moammar Gadhafi's security authorities issued an arrest warrant and eventually sought political asylum ...

Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

The finding is a blow to arguments from House GOP leaders who managed to get their bill over the finish line by arguing that a last-minute addition of $8 billion would bolster protections for those with pre-existing conditions . Senate Republicans have been holding closed-door meetings to try writing their own health care overhaul. Schumer said the legislation would end up "causing costs to skyrocket, making coverage unaffordable for those with preexisting conditions and many seniors, and ...

Sweden drops investigation into Julian Assange rape allegations

Sweden drops investigation into Julian Assange rape allegations

However, Assange could be extradited and tried in the United States for the case of leaked secret military and diplomatic papers. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said last month that arresting Assange would be " a priority ". He said British authorities had also refused to confirm or deny if the USA had issued a warrant for his extradition from the UK. "The MPS will provide a level of resourcing which is proportionate to that offense", MPS said in a statement .

Police Make 3 More Arrests In Connection With Deadly Manchester Concert Attack

Britain raised its threat level from terrorism to "critical" after an emergency government meeting late Tuesday amid concerns that the 22-year-old Abedi may have accomplices who are planning another attack. "We have evidence that he is involved in Daesh (Islamic State) with his brother". It further reported that the British police and security services are urgently trying to establish if the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children acted alone.

'Uncontrollably Fond' Star Kim Woo Bin Diagnosed With Cancer!

'Uncontrollably Fond' Star Kim Woo Bin Diagnosed With Cancer!

South Korean actor Kim Woo-bin has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and has started treatment , his agency said Wednesday. According to Soompi, his agency Sidus HQ released an official statement , saying, " Kim Woo Bin recently noticed something abnormal about his body while he was in the midst of multiple schedules".