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US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

US spy planes help Philippine troops quell siege

Now 58 members of the Filipino security forces have been killed in the battle and approximately 30 civilians. Some of the marines perished in a fire ignited by the militants at the height of the fighting, military officials said . The military's social media-monitoring team identified 63 accounts under fake names that it believed were being used by the Islamic State-allied Maute group and its sympathisers. Consulte Mais Informação

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John Oliver: The most important thing in James Comey's testimony

John Oliver: The most important thing in James Comey's testimony

So the United Kingdom snap General Election is finally over; and while the Conservatives struggle to cling to power, the country has had the chance to meet a lot of other, um, interesting political figures. It could only go up from that point, as Oliver listed points in Lord Buckethead's platform. He finished the skit by suggesting the space lord be appointed Britain's chief Brexit negotiator and flew him over to NY to appear on the show - where he was met with huge applause. Consulte Mais Informação

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Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

In a surprise move, Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered to meet with the Senate Intelligence Committee. In a letter seen by Reuters, Sessions told Senator Richard Shelby, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, that the intelligence committee is the "most appropriate" place to address matters that came up during Comey's hearing on Thursday. Consulte Mais Informação

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NC Cpl. among three soldiers killed in Afghanistan

NC Cpl. among three soldiers killed in Afghanistan

An Afghan commando who opened fire on American troops killed three of them and wounded another, United States and Afghan officials said, in an insider attack that was claimed by the Taliban. Russell Holloman, the principal of Franklinton High School, said Baldridge, who graduated in 2012, was a kindhearted and giving person. Houck and his wife Samantha have two children, according to her Facebook profile. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil price spikes higher on trader bets despite supply glut

Oil price spikes higher on trader bets despite supply glut

Data from market intelligence firm Genscape estimating a draw of more than 1.8 million barrels at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery point for USA crude futures last week added to the bullish sentiment, said traders who saw the data. "Wall Street's oil bulls have reset for a technical bounce", said Stephen Schork, author of the Schork Report, which specialises in oil and gas market analysis. Consulte Mais Informação

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Prosecutors nearing end of case against Bill Cosby

Cosby, who claimed the sexual contact with Constand was consensual, testified in the deposition he began touching Constand and that Constand did not stop him. In that civil case, Bill Cosby paid an undisclosed amount to Andrea Constand in exchange for her silence. In a potential shift in strategy, Cosby's team has now opened the door to putting the longtime comedian on the stand to defend himself - something they had not meant to do at the trial's start. Consulte Mais Informação

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May Still in Search of Deal to Form a Government

But the senior Conservatives members, although very much against May's sustained rule, are of the opinion that it might lead to the rise of the Labour party and hence May must not go, not yet. Describing it as a "confidence and supply deal" rather than a coalition, a spokesman for Downing Street said Saturday night the DUP "have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week". Consulte Mais Informação

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Sessions Wants His Testimony Open to Public

Last week , Comey told Senators that Sessions recused himself from ongoing investigations into Russian Federation for reasons he could not discuss in a non-classified setting. The president said Comey was sacked because of Russian Federation. Recordings of conversations where Trump allegedly asked Comey for "loyalty" and to stop investigating Michael Flynn would either support or refute Comey's allegations against the president. Consulte Mais Informação

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States will have to generate own resources for farm waivers

States will have to generate own resources for farm waivers

To waive off the entire loan burden of all 1.36 crore farmers in the state the Maharashtra government will have to provide Rs 1.14 lakh crore. Rocked by farmers' unrest, the ruling BJP is in search of an influential Kisan leader, who has the charisma to placate to agitating peasants so that rival political parties could not reap benefits from the issue during Assembly polls in 2018. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback

Davidson - who secured her party's best result for three decades, winning 13 Scottish MPs - said she had sought and received assurances from May about maintaining lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex rights. "He is the actual victor of the early vote in Britain", Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, a Social Democrat, said on Twitter . "We welcome this commitment, which can provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond". Consulte Mais Informação

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United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on officials in North Korea

Mattis, however, went on to say, "We can not and will not accept unilateral, coercive changes to the status quo" in the South China Sea . The trip, Mattis's second to Asia since becoming defense secretary in January, will include a speech Saturday during the Shangri-La Dialogue, a defense summit, and smaller meetings with counterparts from Japan , South Korea and other nations. Consulte Mais Informação

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