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The Philippines military emphasized the United States is providing technical assistance, and not boots on the ground, in the country. It is now in its third week. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled the city, parts of which were reduced to rubble by fighting and government airstrikes in an attempt to dislodge the rebels.
  • Police publish photographs of fake explosive belts worn by London Bridge attackers

    Police publish photographs of fake explosive belts worn by London Bridge attackers

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    Mr Haydon said it was hard to speculate to what end the attackers wore the belts, although it may have been to take hostages or as a defensive strategy. "When we got there, there were a number of armed officers and there were casualties on the pavements", Inspector Cole said. "I then heard more shouting and a stream of people came out of the market screaming and panicking".
  • Theresa May big loser in United Kingdom snap vote

    Theresa May big loser in United Kingdom snap vote

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    May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lackluster campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their care, a proposal her opponents dubbed the "dementia tax".
  • French voters head to the polls in parliamentary elections

    French voters head to the polls in parliamentary elections

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    Candidates like Mr. Berville are part of a wave that Mr. Macron hopes will complete the thorough transformation of France's political landscape. Le Pen's party meanwhile looks set to struggle to win 15 seats nationally, a score that would represent another deep disappointment after she was soundly beaten by Macron in the presidential election.
  • Sessions to address US Senate Intel committee Tuesday

    Sessions to address US Senate Intel committee Tuesday

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    Richard Shelby, the Alabama Republican who chairs a Senate appropriations subcommittee. The attorney-general may face sharper questioning from the intelligence committee, which has had access to intelligence materials in its inquiry into the Russian meddling.
  • Jeremy Corbyn: "I can still be Prime Minister"

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    Instead, voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority. But Johnson said he backed May. But media reports suggest they had demanded the departure of May's joint chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, as the price for allowing the 60-year-old vicar's daughter to stay in office.
  • Qatar says no expulsions of nationals from countries that cut ties

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    Department of State on Friday, urging Saudi Arabia and its regional allies to ease their blockade of Qatar . Tillerson, speaking at the State Department, said the USA would help support efforts to mediate the crisis, along with Kuwait - another Gulf country that has stepped up to try to broker a resolution.
  • Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

    Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

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    In a hint at the approach she wanted, she said: "It is about making sure that we put free trade at the heart of what it is we seek to achieve as we leave". On Saturday No10 released a statement declaring a "supply and confidence" agreement had been reached with the DUP . Other senior Conservatives however warned against a leadership challenge with Iain Duncan Smith saying it would be a "grave error".
  • Russian Federation touts dialogue in addressing Qatar crisis

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    Trump says he consulted with Saudi Arabia and others on a recent trip to Riyadh and chose to call out Qatar for its "very high level" of terror financing. She described the situation as "very unsettling" and called for the GCC, along with Iran and Turkey to work to achieve a political solution to the diplomatic crisis.