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Shabu recovered from ex-Marawi Mayor's house

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Police claimed to have found two kilos of crystal meth or shabu in the house of a former mayor of Marawi City who they claimed is also a supporter of the Maute group, proof, they said, that the extremist group is linked to the illegal drug trade. Read More »

Twin bombings in Pakistan market kill at least 15

Wasim Beg, a spokesman at a government hospital, said the death toll from the bombing had risen to 12 throughout the morning and some of the wounded remained in critical condition. Officials said emergency had been imposed in all hospitals across Parachinar. That attack was claimed by a breakaway Taliban faction and the Islamic State group. Read More »

Democratic Rep.: We Can't 'Push Aside a Great Leader Like Nancy Pelosi'

Instead, it shows that the Democratic Party still doesn't get it, and that it's out of touch with Americans. Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., who also attended the meeting, said, "in every corner of our caucus, we're concerned". In fact, anyone who does not support Democrats is considered a racist, bigot, homophobe, or misogynist. Republicans no doubt hope she will hang on. She has beat back all comers, including last fall, when Democratic Rep. Read More »

Iran Holds Annual Anti-Israel Rallies, Displays Missiles

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State media reported that " millions " took to the streets in Tehran and other Iranian cities on Friday, shouting "Death to Israel ". This year's commemoration coincides with an escalating power struggle for influence in the region between Iran and Saudi Arabia , together with its Gulf neighbours . Read More »

Russian warships pound IS targets in Syria with cruise missiles

That took place near the Syrian city of Taqba, which has been the focus of fighting as USA -sponsored ground forces advance on the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa. It comes after Russian Federation threatened to target coalition warplanes in retaliation for the U.S. downing a Syrian government jet, and as a USA jet on Wednesday morning (AEST) downed a pro-Syrian regime drone in the country's southeast. Read More »

Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City battles

Aid organizations say Islamic State has stopped many from leaving, using them as human shields. Suicide bombers have killed at least three people while attacking a shopping district of east Mosul that was retaken from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group a few months ago, according to Iraqi medical and security officials. Read More »

Qatar receives list of demands from 'siege countries'

Doha has been told that it faces "divorce" from its Gulf neighbours unless it takes their demands seriously. "The British Foreign Secretary asked that the demands be 'measured and realistic.' This list does not satisfy that criteria", added the statement. Read More »

UK govt to win Brexit deal: Theresa May

Northern Ireland's political parties are reopening talks aimed at restoring devolution to the region. Talks between the two parties, who are largely aligned on domestic issues and Brexit, have dragged on for almost two weeks, fuelling deep political uncertainty as Britain begins talks on leaving the European Union. Read More »

Hundreds of London high-rise homes evacuated over fire safety concerns

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On Friday, police said they were considering filing manslaughter charges in the Grenfell incident . They have already seized material from a number of undisclosed organisations. She said: "Putting a simple non-combustible or fire retardant covering at the back of appliances is a relatively simple change that manufacturers can make and one that we believe would reduce the number of injuries, and potentially deaths, caused by fires involving fridges and freezers". Read More »

Hundreds Evacuated After London Tower Inferno

As a result, Chalcots residents were being sent to hotels across the city. "Until the panels have all been removed, we will carry out 24/7 fire safety patrols on the estate's corridors to reassure residents and carry out enhanced fire safety checks". Read More »

Trump's visit to the United Kingdom appears to be called off

According to a recent report by the Guardian, Trump revealed his unease over the visit during a conversation with May in recent weeks, according to a Downing Street adviser who was in the room. But the more austere affair didn't come without its own quirky and awkward moments - including a cheeky wink from Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, an uncanny royal nod to the European Union, and a hat which got to travel in its own Rolls-Royce. Read More »

Democrats and the losing politics of contempt

The report comes two days after Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff , who ran as a centrist and openly courted Republican voters, was defeated by Republican Karen Handel despite spending almost $ 30 million on the race. Seth Moulton . It's time for new leadership. Especially in a constituency like Georgia, which has been in Republican hands since 1979. For all the attempts to nationalize these elections and make them a referendum on President Trump, candidates matter. Read More »

Unhappy customers beat restaurant owner, daughter over order

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Thursday afternoon at the Quik Chik restaurant on North Main Street in Baxley. After a few minutes back and forth, Jeanette says she refunded their money, but then she says the couple went insane. "The camera surveillance footage that we put out tells it all". Norris suffered a broken nose and two black eyes. Baxley Police tell WJCL that they have warrants for the suspects, Nathaniel Smith and Latasha Smith. Read More »

Democrats look to the future after suffering demoralizing loss in Georgia

Tim Ryan lost a challenge to longtime Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for leadership of House Democrats last fall. "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy [Pelosi] out", Trump wrote . And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House previous year, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. Read More »

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

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He said two police officers were wounded in the gunbattle. Nine security officials were among the wounded, said Fareed Sumalan, a doctor at the hospital. "It's possible the IG office was the target, or the assailants were trying to enter the cantonment which is close by", he said, referring to an army housing area. Read More »

Mosque Attack: London police confirm victim was a British-Bangladeshi

Makram Ali was already receiving treatment for a medical episode when the attack occurred early Monday. A man suspected of driving a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers leaving a mosque in London has been charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder, British police said yesterday. Read More »

What's in the Senate's new healthcare bill?

Last week, President Donald Trump called the American Health Care Act approved by the House "mean" and urged the Senate to be more "generous". Democratic leaders of Congress, who want the Obamacare law fixed but not abandoned, immediately attacked Senate Republicans' version. "Because of this, I can not support it as now drafted , and I do not believe it has the votes to pass the Senate". Read More »

A nuclear attack of Russian Federation on Syria: horrific details

The Cailber missiles were fired from the frigates "Admiral Essen", "Admiral Grigorovich", and the submarine "Krosnodar", the RIA said. According to the Russian MOD, the terrorists were attempting to leave Raqqa which is besieged by Kurdish militia of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the US -led coalition forces and head towards Palmyra using a "southern corridor". Read More »

Amateur Radio Field Day

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Bryan said about 30 to 40 amateur radio operators from his club, as well as clubs in Burnaby and New Westminster, will be encamped at Blue Mountain Park from 10 a.m. "It helps you understand what the propagation of radio signals is like", Bryan said. This year, WCARES will have all five of their radio positions operating on low power provided by batteries, using a maximum of five watts. Read More »

Ryan backs Russia sanctions; Dems say GOP delaying for Trump

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If three Republicans defect, the party can not reach the majority vote it needs to pass the measure. They say the Affordable Care Act , also known as Obamacare , needs fixing not replacing. Look forward to making it really special! The Senate bill would make the payments through 2019, but then cut them off. BRCA will result in many Americans-especially low- and moderate-income and older Americans-paying thousands more in premiums for skimpier health plans . Read More »

Qatar's American Airlines ticket not just politics

CEO Doug Parker , along with the carrier's pilots and flight attendants, expressed a lack of enthusiasm for Qatar Airways' bid to buy stock in the airline . It plans to make an initial investment of up to 4.75 percent. The airline said in April that it had seen a drop in bookings because of the USA and United Kingdom governments' ban on large electronics in the cabins of certain global flights. Read More »

Six overdose at Sydney nightclub

Fairfax have reported that five of the six patrons were taken to hospital to be treated for suspected drug overdoses and are in a stable condition. Police are now investigating the incident. It is unknown what substance the club-goers took but the police will be talking to them to find out more information. Medical officers do not believe their conditions to be life-threatening, and police are hoping to speak to them about what they took as soon as they are well enough. Read More »