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He's said since then that he is prepared to expand martial law across the country. Brig, Gen. Restituto Padilla said the eight bodies, including women and a child, were found Saturday night and Sunday morning some 300 meters outside the Mindanao State University in Marawi, which has been under siege by Maute militants since Tuesday.
  • Iran's Election Signals Reset with the Rest of the World

    Iran's Election Signals Reset with the Rest of the World

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    Kofi Annan , Chair of The Elders , said: "The Iranian people have given President Rouhani a fresh and convincing mandate to pursue his policy of openness and engagement". "They should be picked by the people". "The problem is that the Americans do not know our region and those who advise US officials are misleading them", he added.
  • Great White Jumps Into Fisherman's Boat

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    Selwood, who was injured in the incident, had to call the local marine rescue at Evans Head for assistance. A fisherman has been rescued and taken to hospital after a great white shark crashed onto his boat. The coast guard took Selwood to paramedics at Evans Head , where his badly swollen arm was cleared of any fracture. Mr Selwood was knocked over and left sprawling on the floor of the boat.
  • On Israel, Trump has moved from outsider to wimp

    On Israel, Trump has moved from outsider to wimp

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    On top of this, Trump "burned our hands, he's going first to Saudi Arabia" instead of Israel, the US key military and diplomatic ally in the Middle East, Diskin says. Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its capital, a position not recognized internationally. The low-cost Icelandic airline WOW announced Tuesday it would begin operating flights to Israel from the US starting September.
  • Manchester police arrest man, 25, in bomb probe

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    All are men between the ages of 18 and 44. British police on Saturday released a photograph of Salman Abedi on the night he killed 22 people in a suicide bomb attack in Manchester and said they believed an apartment in the city centre was where he put together his device.
  • Trump cries fake news amid Kushner reports

    Trump cries fake news amid Kushner reports

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    Since he came into office in January, Trump has repeatedly expressed frustration at press leaks coming from the White House or the United States intelligence agencies, and in February he said that he had ordered an investigation of those "criminal" acts and that those responsible for the leaks would pay a big "price".
  • Graham: Withdrawing from Paris deal would be bad for GOP

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    Graham is among a group of Republicans to openly accept that human activity is a primary contributor to climate change, and has advocated for an expansion of the clean energy industry in the U.S. The final communique issued at the G7 summit in Italy said the USA "is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement and thus is not in a position to join the consensus on these topics".
  • United States officials criticize Turkey after attack on DC protesters

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    The video shows Erdogan in the back of a vehicle outside the Turkish ambassador's residence as security officials charged into a crowd of protesters. The video showed two men bleeding from the head and men in dark suits punching and kicking protesters, some lying on the ground. He also added that the people responsible for this incident violated the laws of the United States, and the Americans can not tolerate the same.
  • Errol Spence beats heroic Kell Brook in 11 rounds

    Errol Spence beats heroic Kell Brook in 11 rounds

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    With his left eye nearly closed, he took a knee in the 11th and referee Howard Foster agreed to end the contest. Spence made his professional debut back in November 2012, having now won 19 of his 22 fights by knockout. There's no doubting Brook's toughness, but the long-term damage and potential for recurring injuries to those eyes is worrisome. Spence scored his first knockdown by landing a combination of punches that forced the champion to a knee.
  • Chelsea Manning Released From Prison After Obama Grants Clemency

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    Whatever is ahead of me, is far more important than the past, The Guardian quoted Manning, as saying. The 29-year-old had her jail sentence commuted in a final act of clemency by former U.S. Manning was released Wednesday from a lockup at Kansas' Fort Leavenworth. Chase Strangeo, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union, said: " Chelsea Manning is just this exceptional human being who continued to see the goodness even in the face of disgusting evidence to the ...