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Philippine 'Friendly Fire' Kills 11 Soldiers in Marawi Fight

The Catholic bishops of Mindanao, where Marawi City is located, have said that Duterte's martial law declaration for the southern Philippines must be temporary. Speaking on behalf of the hostages, he says, "please consider us", adding, "it's hard" to bear the gunfire and cannons going off around them. Jenita Abanilla, 47, a laundrywoman, arrived exhausted and hungry at an evacuation centre in Marawi yesterday afternoon after heavily armed police rescued her yesterday.


36 bodies found in Manila casino after attack

36 bodies found in Manila casino after attack

Majority suffocated due to the thick smoke from the burning casino tables torched by the suspect, the sources told ABS-CBN News. Dozens of others were injured in a stampede as they rushed to leave Resorts World Manila , which is across a road from the Philippines' main worldwide airport, after the man fired what police said was an M4 assault rifle and started the fire around midnight.



Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

TRUMP: "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". An Environmental Protection Agency report earlier this year found the United States had reduced greenhouse gas emissions 9 percent from 2005 to 2014 - much of it by moving to the use of natural gas, he said.



Martial Law in the Philippines

On Wednesday, Philippine authorities said troops had cleared nearly 90 percent of Marawi city. "They are ready to die for their religion". On the other end of the line was a militant who introduced himself as a member of the Islamic State, and demanded a unilateral ceasefire.


Gunman storms Philippine casino, police suspect robbery

Gunman storms Philippine casino, police suspect robbery

Dozens of other people were injured in a stampede as people rushed to leave Resorts World Manila , which is across a road from the Philippines' main global airport, after the man fired what police chief Ronald dela Rosa said was an M4 assault rifle and set alight parts of a gaming room about midnight.



Reggae star Damian Marley, others buy control of High Times

Even today, the publication reports that it has 236,000 monthly subscribers. "As cannabis adoption comes of age and gains more mainstream acceptance - High Times will be among the only brands people already know and will continue to be the trusted voice they turned to".