Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city

Muslim extremists abducted a Catholic priest and more than a dozen churchgoers while laying siege to a southern Philippine city overnight, burning buildings, ambushing soldiers and hoisting flags of the Islamic State group, officials said Wednesday. More..

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Duterte threatens martial law for all of Philippines
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Duterte threatens martial law for all of Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao during his official visit to Moscow, Russia in response to a new armed offensive by the Maute group, one of the...More..

Manchester attack: Police ,MI5 to jointly probe attacker Abedi's antecedents
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Manchester attack: Police ,MI5 to jointly probe attacker Abedi's antecedents

It was a message of defiance three days after Manchester-born Salman Abedi's attack on young fans attending a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande . So far, five people have been arrested in the United Ki...More..

Trump to take travel ban to Supreme Court
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump to take travel ban to Supreme Court

Appeals courts in other districts are still considering the case as well. In a 10-3 vote, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit said the ban likely violates the Constitution. The countries w...More..

'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

Daniel Ayalon on Tuesday weighed in on why President Trump has the best chance to bring stability to the Middle East. "He's looking for a kind of outside-in approach, first peace between Israel and Sunni Ar...More..

Great Britain Raises Threat Level To 'Critical' Following Ariana Grande Concert Bombing
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Great Britain Raises Threat Level To 'Critical' Following Ariana Grande Concert Bombing

President Trump pledged that the source of the leaks will be identified. Salman Abedi , a 22-year-old British-born man with Libyan parents, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena ind...More..

Trump touts approval rating from conservative pollster
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump touts approval rating from conservative pollster

The Fox poll showed 44 percent of voters feel like Russian hackers helped Trump win the November contest against Democrat Hillary Clinton, a figure 12 percentage points higher than in December. "He is holding...More..

Lieberman no longer considered for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Lieberman no longer considered for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

And shortly before leaving on his current foreign trip, Trump said he was " very close " to selecting someone to fill the position that became vacant when he fired Comey . Lieberman failed to state that public...More..

Parties battle for control of Montana's only US House seat
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Parties battle for control of Montana's only US House seat

Both parties have been spending large sums to fill the vacant seat left by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. As such, the party is split on how much it should have invested in the campaign. As they write, in tying...More..

Heavy casualties reported in Libya airbase attack
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Heavy casualties reported in Libya airbase attack

Pro-Haftar forces said on Friday the victims included civilians who worked at the Brak Al Shati Airbase or were in the nearby area, adding that summary executions took place. Britain's ambassador to Libya, Pete...More..

Two explosions near bus station in Jakarta
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Two explosions near bus station in Jakarta

The perpetrator was also killed in the blast, Deputy National Police Chief Syafrudin told reporters at the scene. "As you all know that there has been global incidents in Manchester during Ariana Grande's sh...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Senate Hits Michael Flynn With Two New Subpoenas

Warner said serving subpoenas on the two businesses was an attempt to get around Flynn's assertion of the Fifth Amendment. The Senate Intelligence Committee announced it has subpoenaed two companies owned by Fl...More..

Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

Mr Trump abruptly skipped the event on the second day of his trip in Saudi Arabia and the day before he was due to meet with Israeli leaders to negotiate a peace process with Palestine. The visit is expected to...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Hostages taken at church in southern Philippines

Duterte's declaration fulfilled an often-repeated promise to impose martial law to combat the IS-linked militants, whom he has said are a growing threat to national security. The director of the U.S. Defense ...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Pope Francis Doesn't Seem to Like President Trump Very Much

Pope Francis used the opportunity of President Donald Trump's Vatican visit on Wednesday to urge the United States to stay in the landmark Paris climate accord. "This is a gift for you". Pope Francis gav...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

The storm struck about 7:15 p.m. a subdivision south of Elk City, Oklahoma , almost 110 miles west of Oklahoma City. The governor toured the damaged areas Wednesday, while the National Weather Service cl...More..

Ireland's Next PM Could Be an Openly Gay, Indian-Origin Doctor
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ireland's Next PM Could Be an Openly Gay, Indian-Origin Doctor

Varadkar faces housing minister Simon Coveney in the race as nominations closed for the leadership of the ruling party this week. Because this party as I said earlier is not about self-promotion it is about Lea...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tornado watch for Tift, surrounding counties

Much of the state remains under a flash flood watch through Wednesday evening. Stay with 11Alive and 11Alive.com for updated weather statements and possible weather warnings throughout the day. In addition,...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Manchester Holiday Inn, Premier Inn shelter kids and adults amid reported explosion

Talk about the spirit of a city is usually little more than chest puffing nonsense, as if some people's character changes because they live 100 miles away from someone else, but his values of hard work, toleran...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

Trump said that Flynn had misled top US officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, about his contacts with Russian officials, including Russia's ambassador to the U.S. "We would like to see his documents...More..