• Manila rates Duterte drug war a success
Manila rates Duterte drug war a success

Zhao also announced Wednesday that China would donate 5 million pesos ($99,000) to the families of soldiers killed in Marawi. "This is not only to strengthen our country's commitment to support each other during times of need, but also highlights the dawn of a new era in Philippine-Chinese relations", said Mr.

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  • States refuse Trump panel request for voter information
States refuse Trump panel request for voter information

But it also asks for a lot of specifics, including first, middle and last names of all registrants, addresses, dates of birth, the last four digits of Social Security numbers if available, voter history from 2006 onward and other information on each voter in a state by July 14.

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  • Pregnant Serena Stuns In Naked Vanity Fair Cover
Pregnant Serena Stuns In Naked Vanity Fair Cover

After describing Williams on United States radio station NPR as the greatest female player of all time, McEnroe was asked why he had not simply said greatest player. "She told the magazine, "(I) did a double take and my heart dropped. 'I don't know why. "I would hope that I would win against Serena ", the 34-year-old said.

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  • France's Le Pen Put Under Formal Investigation Over EU Funds
France's Le Pen Put Under Formal Investigation Over EU Funds

She is one of 17 FN European lawmakers - along with her father Jean-Marie Le Pen, from whom she is estranged - being investigated over salaries paid to around 40 parliamentary assistants. Le Pen has already had her parliamentary immunity lifted over a separate case from 2015 when she shared graphic pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic St...

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  • Martin Schulz calls for ban on Erdoğan rallies in Germany
Martin Schulz calls for ban on Erdoğan rallies in Germany

Speaking after meetings with her counterparts from France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Norway, and EU representatives, Merkel said Thursday she "regrets" the USA decision but that the European G-20 participants are "united" in their support for the agreement.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, accused of lying in LaVoy Finicum shooting in OR, indicted
Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, accused of lying in LaVoy Finicum shooting in OR, indicted

District Court in OR on June 20. Oregon State Police troopers shot and killed Finicum at that point. U.S. Attorney for Portland Billy Williams says Astarita lied about taking the shot. An FBI spokesman did not respond to a request for comment Wednesday. The local sheriff stayed on as the operation's public face. Authorities moved in on Ammon Bu...

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  • Diego Maradona not invited for Lionel Messi's wedding
Diego Maradona not invited for Lionel Messi's wedding

A host of footballing stars including Barcelona striker Neymar and ex-Barca star Xavi Hernandez were expected among the 260 guests at Friday's wedding at the Hotel City Center Casino. Finally, fellow Argentine Angel Di Maria made the cut, despite having played for rivals Real Madrid; Cristiano Ronaldo, unsurprisingly, did not get an invite.

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  • CT travelers react to travel ban; Muslim advocacy group issues travel alert
CT travelers react to travel ban; Muslim advocacy group issues travel alert

NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg reports. In an unsigned ruling, the court decided that for now, the travel ban could not be "enforced against foreign nationals who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States ".

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  • Multiple people shot inside New York hospital; shooter dead
Multiple people shot inside New York hospital; shooter dead

There was no word on their conditions. Police had been going from floor to floor inside the hospital looking for the suspect. The shooter is dead inside the hospital, an NYPD spokesman said. According to CNN, four to six people were shot. The New York City mayor tweeted saying he was aware of the situation. Social media photos from inside t...

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  • July 4 travelers will pay lowest gas prices since 2005
July 4 travelers will pay lowest gas prices since 2005

SC leads the low price list at $1.89 a gallon. Michael Ervin, a fuel market analyst with the Kent Group, says lower gasoline prices mainly result from North American refineries being able to buy oil at lower prices. As of Monday, AAA had Missouri ranked as the fifth cheapest state for gas at an average of $2.01. McTeague attributes the increase...

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  • Vehicle rams gate at Brazil president palace, driver in custody
Vehicle rams gate at Brazil president palace, driver in custody

In order for judicial proceedings to start, the corruption accusation has to be endorsed by at least two thirds in the Chamber of Deputies, which is the lower house of Brazil's Congress. "It will build up and add gasoline to the fire", Fleischer said. If congressmen rally around Temer , Melo said, "then we must face the horrific fact that what w...

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  • Homes damaged, roofs torn off by southwest Iowa storms
Homes damaged, roofs torn off by southwest Iowa storms

A damaging tornado moved through Prairieburg, Iowa, late Wednesday afternoon as severe storms tracked through the region. Linn County authorities said a woman was injured when the roof of her garage collapsed on her near Prairieburg. National Weather Service Crews are surveying damage sites today, but at least three other tornados were reported t...

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  • Angela Merkel openly criticizes Trump
Angela Merkel openly criticizes Trump

The summit of the world's largest economies takes place next week. "Obviously, we see things differently", she added. "We deplore, at least I say that for Germany, that the United States of America has chose to leave this agreement", Merkel told reporters.

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  • President Trump Calls on Congress to Pass Bills Aimed at Undocumented Immigrants
President Trump Calls on Congress to Pass Bills Aimed at Undocumented Immigrants

In the first 100 days after President Trump signed Executive Orders on immigration enforcement, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has seen almost 40 percent more Enforcement and Removal Operations compared to the same time past year.

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  • Treasury sanctions Chinese firm and 2 citizens with ties to North Korea
Treasury sanctions Chinese firm and 2 citizens with ties to North Korea

The sanctions will cut off the bank and individuals associated with it from the American financial system. "The designation will make reputable Western banks ask questions about larger financial institutions in China ", said Ruggiero, now a senior fellow at the non-profit Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

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  • Abortion amendment could test Theresa May's hold on power
Abortion amendment could test Theresa May's hold on power

Alternatively, he has the option of calling another Northern Ireland Assembly election or giving the parties more time to negotiate. "We await to hear the DUP MPs voice their outrage at this decision". The Prime Minister could face embarrassment, with some Conservative lawmakers expected to vote for the amendment. Reacting to the news a spokesw...

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  • Taiwan offers cancer treatment to China dissident Liu Xiaobo
Taiwan offers cancer treatment to China dissident Liu Xiaobo

Taiwan said it would "welcome" Liu for treatment at a time when relations with Beijing have worsened dramatically under China-sceptic President Tsai Ing-wen. Olav Njolstad, director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, commended Liu Xiaobo's achievement. Human rights watchdogs in the USA had a much more straight-forward message.

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  • Retired judge to lead inquiry into deadly London tower fire
Retired judge to lead inquiry into deadly London tower fire

The fire began from a malfunctioning bridge and spread all over the 2-story building through the cladding. A man has been arrested for allegedly falsely claiming his wife and son died in the Grenfell Tower fire . "However, we are ready to respond should this happen, utilising our qualified Fire Protection Inspecting Officers". "What the traged...

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  • Venus Williams at fault in vehicle crash that led to fatality
Venus Williams at fault in vehicle crash that led to fatality

According to the Daily Mail , this is not the first time Williams has had trouble on the road. According to the report, the driver of the other auto, who also is the wife of the man, told police officers that William's SUV "suddenly darted into the intersection", causing her vehicle to T-bone into Williams' auto.

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  • Himes: Obama 'Didn't Do Enough' to Respond to Russian Hacking
Himes: Obama 'Didn't Do Enough' to Respond to Russian Hacking

Trump will also meet with other world leaders, national security adviser H.R. McMaster said. Trump's National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Putin would be among the world leaders meeting the U.S. election to help Trump win. "I do think that it's time for Congress and not the president to lead the response to Russia's cyberattack on the Un...

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