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With white flags to indicate they are non-combatants, displaced residents continue to flee by a motorbike with a sidecar to safer areas as government troops battle with Muslim militants Monday, May 29, 2017 in Marawi, southern Philippines. Philippine forces say they now control most of the southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State group launched a bloody siege nearly a week ago. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said Monday that only small areas of Marawi are under militants' control. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siegePhilippine forces control most of a southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State group launched a bloody siege nearly a week ago, authorities said Monday, as the army launched airstrikes and went house-to-house to crush areas of resistance
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, answers to a reporter's question about North Korea's missile launch, at his official residence in Tokyo Monday morning, May 29, 2017. North Korea on Monday fired an apparent ballistic missile off its east coast that landed in the waters of Japan's economic zone, South Korean and Japanese officials said, the latest in a string of recent test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. (Muneyuki Tomari/Kyodo News via AP)
NKorean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technologyNorth Korea's latest missile test may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology than with showing it can strike at will against South Korea and U.S. forces in the region
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Wild boar charges Austrian children; none hurt, animal shotA wild boar charged children at a playground in Vienna, then hid in shrubbery next to an apartment house before being shot by police
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this May 19, 2017 photos, flamenco performer Giovanna Hinojosa dances during a show at Tablao Flamenco in Albuquerque, N.M. An annual flamenco festival organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Albuquerque. On some nights, the artists will finish the evening at Tablao Flamenco Albuquerque, a new venue at a hotel in the city's Old Town where dancers and musician give spontaneous performances. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
International flamenco festival set to mark 30 yearsA flamenco festival, organized by the world-renowned National Institute of Flamenco, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its annual event in Albuquerque and is attracting well-known dancers such as Marco Flores and Rosario Toledo
The Associated Press2 hours ago
German intel chief hopes US cooperation won't get harderThe head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says he hopes cooperation with the U.S. won't become more difficult under President Donald Trump, arguing that the Americans also need information from European agencies
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017, file photo, a man sleeps on a hand cart at a slaughter house which has been shut due to strike protesting the closure of slaughterhouses and meat shops operating without licenses in Lucknow, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The Indian government has banned the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter in a move to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus. State governments and industry bodies have criticized the ban as a blow to beef and leather exports that will also leave hundreds of thousands jobless and deprive millions of Christians, Muslims and poor Hindus of a cheap source of protein. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, dietsIndia has banned the sale of cows for slaughter to protect an animal many Hindus consider holy, but states and industries say the ban will hit beef and leather exports and deprive millions of people of a cheap source of protein
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Demonstrators hold flags during a gathering at Trocadero next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, Sunday, May 28, 2017 to protest against the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin in France. French President Emmanuel ​Macron will meet Putin on May 29, 2017, in Versailles, for talks on Syria and Ukraine. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained tiesOn a trip that will likely shape Russia-France relations for years to come, President Vladimir Putin is set to visit France for talks with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron after expressing sympathy for other contenders in the vote
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A woman watches a TV screen showing a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, May 29, 2017. North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan's maritime economic zone Monday, officials said, the latest in a string of test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
NKorea fires short-range ballistic missile off western JapanNorth Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan's maritime economic zone
The Associated Press5 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a beer mug she received as a present during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, May 28, 2017. A poll of German voters shows Chancellor Merkel's conservative bloc's lead widening as the main challenger Social Democrats continue to lose support. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertaintyGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Passengers stand at the British Airways check-in desk after the airport suffered an IT systems failure, at London''s Gatwick Airport, Saturday, May 27, 2017. British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delaysBritish Airways says many of its IT systems are up and running but travelers still face cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Armed response police stand at the start of the Great Manchester Run in central Manchester, England Sunday May 28 2017. More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
More arrests in Manchester attack; UK remains on high alertBritish police made two more arrests and stormed three more locations Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large
The Associated Press12 hours ago
American doctor in Sudan awarded Aurora humanitarian prizeAn American doctor who has spent years working in a fighting-ravaged region of Sudan has been awarded the $1.1-million Aurora Prize for exceptional humanitarianism
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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