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Duterte to ask Congress to extend martial law in S.Philippines

Duterte to ask Congress to extend martial law in S.Philippines

He said whatever would be Duterte's decision, the paramount concern would be the security of the people, particularly the Mindanaoans "in the face of threats and the use of available means under the law to fight them". Military rule should be extended in Mindanao given threats from Maoist guerrillas, Islamist militants and separatist groups, Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said.


Thomas fire creating its own weather, expert says

Thomas fire creating its own weather, expert says

Sheriff's deputies and the Search and Rescue volunteers went door-to-door to assist residents during evacuations, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff. As of 11:12 a.m., up to 85,000 customers in the Santa Barbara area were experiencing intermittent outages and power surges. "When you look out the window, you can see it from the top of the ridge".


Whitmer Wants Independent State Investigation of MSU

Whitmer Wants Independent State Investigation of MSU

Schuette said the information was "crucial" to deciding whether any other individuals should be held responsible for allowing Nassar to sexually abuse young women for almost two decades. Fitzgerald's letter is dated Wednesday. Fitzgerald said in his letter to Schuette that he has found no evidence that any Michigan State official believed Nassar committed sexual abuse prior to reports about his misconduct in the summer of 2016.


White House: Trump's slurred speech was caused by a dry throat

White House: Trump's slurred speech was caused by a dry throat

The event came one day after the President's controversial move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. His decision was met with shockwaves throughout the world. Trump introduced Rabbi Meir Yaakov Soloveichik of Congregation Shearith Israel, America's first Jewish congregation, and presented the first of two special menorahs to be lit at the celebration.


Haley says Trump's sexual assault accusers must be 'heard' and 'dealt with'

Haley says Trump's sexual assault accusers must be 'heard' and 'dealt with'

Host John Dickerson asked Haley if Trump's election victory meant the claims against him were settled. "And I think that the idea that this is happening, I think it will start to bring a conscience to the situation, not just in politics, but in, you know, we've seen in Hollywood and in every industry", Haley, the former governor of SC said.