Number of soldiers killed in Monday's battles with ASG reaches 15

On Monday the military said that the bodies of at least 16 Abu Sayyaf fighters had been recovered in Patikul and Talipao towns, Sulu, after a series of firefights starting Friday. It is set to deploy 5 more battalions composed of 2,500 soldiers in Su... More..

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European Union to Make Brexit Tough to Stop Other Exits, Says Brzeski

He noted that throughout 14 rounds of talks the two sides have not been able to find common ground on a single chapter of the deal being discussed. He added: "The negotiations with the U.S. French President...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

China to boost air defenses?

Established previous year as part of military and national defence reform initiated by him, the strategic support force is a new type of combat force to secure national security and an important aspect of the P...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Man in critical condition after Notting Hill carnival stabbing

Monday is the final day of the event, a celebration of reggae music, steel drums and dancers that evoked the neighborhood's Caribbean roots. It said four males aged 15 to 20 were wounded, with one 15-year-old...More..

Full ban on burkinis would stoke tensions, admits French minister
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Full ban on burkinis would stoke tensions, admits French minister

With a ban that spanned more than 30 French towns along the coast near Nice, the city that was targeted in a mass attack on Bastille Day, the global community and Muslims living in France protested the hars...More..

Kipnis' single in 10th gives Indians 1-0 win over Twins
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Kipnis' single in 10th gives Indians 1-0 win over Twins

Once in a while, though, the binary code offense spits out a victory. The Indians limped into the contest with a scuffling lineup that mustered next to nothing on the club's weeklong road tour. Finally, the T...More..

5-year-old Minnesota girl reported missing found dead; man under arrest
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

5-year-old Minnesota girl reported missing found dead; man under arrest

Also missing from the home Saturday morning was Anderson, who authorities said had been spending the night with the Ertl family. Authorities tracked the truck to a cabin Anderson owns about 90 minutes north o...More..

Brazil's Rousseff denounces attempted
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Brazil's Rousseff denounces attempted "coup" at impeachment hearing

A man carries a banner with the name of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff at a camp in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. She repeated that the charges against her were manufactured by the count...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

10000th Syrian reaches US this week in resettlement program

An overwhelmingly majority of the refugees, 80 percent, who have already resettled in the USA are women and children under the age of 18, according to the State Department. They undergo strict background revi...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

United States urges halt to Turkish, Kurdish clashes in northern Syria

They were Turkey's first casualties since dispatching tanks and special forces units, backed by U.S. and Turkish fighter jets, into Syria on Wednesday to oust Isis (Islamic State) from the border town of Jarabu...More..

Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League

In the bottom of the fourth, Jude Abbadessa lined a one-out single, and he went to third on Harlost's single up the middle. Waking to the plate as Endwell fans along the first base side bellowed "Juuude!"...More..

Pence: Some Undocumented Immigrants Can Stay - After They Leave
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Pence: Some Undocumented Immigrants Can Stay - After They Leave

Just because Hillary Clinton is nearly sure to carry California in the presidential election, that's not stopping her supporters in San Francisco from talking smack about Donald Trump. Trump and other Republica...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Obama to meet Erdogan amid anti-ISIS squabble

At the start of Turkey's now nearly week-long cross-border offensive, Turkish tanks, artillery and warplanes provided Syrian rebel allies with the firepower to capture swiftly the Syrian frontier town of Jarabl...More..

Lambeau leaping might come with a price for Wisconsin
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Lambeau leaping might come with a price for Wisconsin

The 6-foot-1, 230-pound junior leads No. 5 LSU against unranked Wisconsin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Lambeau Field. MADISON , Wis. (AP) - Leaping at Lambeau Field might come at a price for the Wisconsin Badger...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Biden's Turkey visit considered pointless

Biden stressed Wednesday that the decision of whether to extradite Gulen would be handled by a judge, not the President. The U.S. -backed Kurdish forces seized the border town of Manbij from IS militants earl...More..

Turkey army, Kurd-backed forces clash in north Syria: monitor, Kurds
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Turkey army, Kurd-backed forces clash in north Syria: monitor, Kurds

Turkey has sent tanks across the Syrian border following weeks of deadly attacks by the PKK and the Islamic State group. The operation, labeled Euphrates Shield, is also aimed at pushing back US -allied Kurdi...More..

Clinton leads Trump by 7 points, race tightens in key states
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Clinton leads Trump by 7 points, race tightens in key states

The disdain for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is "unprecedented", Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute , said Monday. Muddying the state of the race is the LA Times poll, ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

North Korea praises submarine launch test as a success

After a series of flops, North Korea launched a missile from a submarine near its east coast port of Sinpo early Wednesday. Pyongyang has been quick to declare the test a triumph, with North Korean leader Kim...More..

Germany's Economy Minister Says TTIP Talks Have 'De Facto Failed'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Germany's Economy Minister Says TTIP Talks Have 'De Facto Failed'

On Sunday, the vice chancellor told German television that "the talks with the U.S. have de facto failed because we Europeans of course must not succumb to American demands". negotiations have entered "a cruc...More..

Rousseff presents defense at impeachment trial
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Rousseff presents defense at impeachment trial

She's speaking at her own impeachment trial, saying: "I know I will be judged, but my conscience is clear. I did not commit a crime", Rousseff told senators, who listened intently in contrast to the chamber's u...More..