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Section 18 of Article VII of the Constitution empowers the President to declare martial law and suspend the writ of habeas corpus only "in case of invasion or rebellion, when public safety requires it". Under HR 1050, there is no compelling reason to revoke martial law in Mindanao. The Amai Pakpak Medical Center (APMC) was not overrun by the Maute Group, according to Dr.
  • Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem

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    The US president has said he is reviewing whether to fulfil his campaign promise to move the facility to Jerusalem. Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis criticized President Donald Trump's announcement Thursday that he would not immediately be ordering the relocation of the U.S.
  • British police arrest another man in Manchester attack probe

    British police arrest another man in Manchester attack probe

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    Salman Abedi was identified as the bomber responsible for the Manchester Arena bombing . On Wednesday, photographs purportedly showing bloodstained fragments of Abedi's homemade bomb, including what seemed to be the remains of the device's battery and detonator, appeared in the New York Times , hours after home secretary Amber Rudd asked United States authorities not to leak material.
  • Activist probing Ivanka Trump's brands in China arrested - rights group

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    Hua Haifeng, who works for NY based NGO China Labour Watch, was detained by mainland police after he attempted to travel to Hong Kong last week to publicize the findings of the undercover investigation. Last Thursday activist Hua Haifeng, 36, left work and tried to travel to Hong Kong to meet journalists, including an NYT reporter. Calls to provincial police in Jiangxi and Ganzhou city police were not answered.
  • Russians Discussed Potentially 'Derogatory' Info About Trump, Associates During Presidential Campaign

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    CNN has not been able to verify the allegations about the derogatory information in the dossier, but current and former USA officials say some of the Russia-to-Russia conversations in the dossier have been corroborated. They claimed that they had sufficient leverage over Flynn to make him influence the Trump administration on their behalf. Except that the firm didn't release Trump's taxes, carefully avoided many sources of revenue, excused themselves from counting money that Trump didn't ...
  • UK police: Tiger that killed zookeeper has not been killed

    UK police: Tiger that killed zookeeper has not been killed

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    It said: " At no point during the incident did any animals escape their enclosures and at no point was public safety affected in any way ". He added: "Her passion for the animals in her care was exceptional, though her favourites were undoubtedly the cheetahs which she would refer to as her pride and joy".
  • DeMario Dunks, Impresses Rachel on Basketball Court

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    That dog is everything! Host Chris Harrison welcomes the men to the mansion and delivers a card with the men who will accompany Rachel on the group date . Later, Rachel , Peter , and Dakota Johnson continue to make me wish I had a gap tooth. She didn't seem too surprised by the news. The only two people to stand out during this flop of a date were Kenny and Dean , who won the group date rose and sealed it with a sweet kiss.
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    Artist Places "Pissing Pug" Sculpture at the Feet of "Fearless Girl"

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    An inscription at the feet of " Fearless Girl " reads, "Know the Power of Leadership, SHE makes a difference". It was this connection that also caused Gardega to dismiss Fearless Girl as "corporate nonsense". Gardega told Moneyish he took down the dog to " save its life ". "I didn't want to leave it to be taken and certainly had no rights to bolt it to the ground".
  • Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies aged 83

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    Following a March 7 operation for a benign tumor, in the Panamanian capital, he was readmitted due to brain bleeding. Varela added, "His daughters and his relatives deserve to mourn in peace". Yet it was not until Noriega openly interfered with the 1989 Panamanian presidential election, seizing ballot boxes and installing his preferred candidate, that the USA openly began plotting his downfall.
  • 49 shot, 6 fatally during Chicago Memorial Day weekend

    49 shot, 6 fatally during Chicago Memorial Day weekend

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    Earlier Sunday, two people were found shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood. This year's holiday weekend was less violent than last year's. Nearly half (46 percent) of the shootings that took place over the three-day weekend happened on Monday, Memorial Day. A 27-year-old man was shot in the back while standing on a porch in the Marquette Park neighborhood about 1:05 a.m.
  • G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda

    G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda

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    On Thursday in Brussels, with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders standing alongside him, Trump accused members of the military alliance of owing "massive amounts of money" to the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - even though allied contributions are voluntary.
  • Death toll following Moscow thunderstorms rises to 11

    Death toll following Moscow thunderstorms rises to 11

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    Between eight and 11 people died in storm in the capital in 1998. Near hurricane-strong winds reached up to 30 meters per second (67 miles per hour), tearing off roofs from more than 200 houses and felling 14,000 trees. Cars were crushed and roads blocked by trees brought down by the storm. The Moscow mayor said that dozens required medical treatment. Sobyanin tweeted: "My condolences to the friends and family of those killed".
  • Gentiloni backs Merkel: Europe must forge its own future

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    Where Europe's relationship with the USA during the Cold War and in its immediate aftermath had a strong emotional component, Merkel's comments suggest she now sees them as more "pragmatic and transactional", said Sylke Tempel, an expert with the German Council on Foreign Relations.
  • President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

    President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

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    Trump also condemned the recent terrorist attack in Manchester, saying: "Terrorists and extremists, and those who give them aid and comfort, must be driven out from our society forever". After two days of fighting, Israeli troops surrounded the Old City of Jerusalem , the last Arab position in the city. Nevertheless, Lieberman said, "We are following developments and are aware and have ways of dealing with this".
  • Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

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    Two thousand fearful civilians were trapped on Sunday inside a southern Philippine city where troops are battling Islamist militants, authorities said , as the death toll from nearly a week of fighting neared 100. Año predicted that the military operation would take about a week as soldiers go house to house to clear the city of militants. Duterte on Saturday appealed to various rebel forces to become "soldiers of the Republic" and unite to defeat Abu Sayyaf rebels and the Maute group, both ...
  • Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege

    Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege

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    Many sent desperate text messages begging to be rescued and reporting that their homes had been destroyed, said Zia Alonto Adiong, an official in Lanao del Sur, one of the country's poorest provinces. Jones said the Maute group was sophisticated in its use of social media and was able to attract students and teachers from the Mindanao State University in Marawi .