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Philippines: At least 13 marines killed in battle against Islamist militants

Philippines: At least 13 marines killed in battle against Islamist militants

Hundreds of militants, flying the black flag of the Islamic State and led by the self-styled IS emir of southern Philippines , Isnilon Hapilon , and the Maute brothers Omar and Abdullah, were still holed up in the city. The Philippines is majority Christian, but Mindanao has a significant population of Muslims and Marawi City is overwhelmingly Muslim. "There are just providing technical support", Herrera said. Read More

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Ice Cube Halfway Checks Bill Maher For Using N-Word

Ice Cube Halfway Checks Bill Maher For Using N-Word

Maher scowled after Ice Cube told him he sometimes "sounds like a redneck trucker", but to his credit, the Real Time host then gave the N.W.A. member the floor to lay out his thoughts. "The word was offensive and I regret saying it and I'm very sorry". Check out the exchange between Maher and Ice Cube above. "I love your show, you've got a great show", he said. Read More

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Ariana Grande's all-star concert raises $13 million for Manchester attack victims

Some concertgoers clutched signs reading "For our angels" in tribute to the 22 people who were killed and dozens more injured when a suicide bomber set off a blast after Grande's concert at Manchester Arena on May 22. Marcus Mumford of Mumford and sons opened the show with "Timshel", followed by the Manchester pop group Take That. "It's very important. We need to stand united against it now". Read More

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Scott Pelley Reportedly Out at CBS Evening News

Scott Pelley Reportedly Out at CBS Evening News

Pelley, 53, became the anchor in 2011, replacing Katie Couric . Pelley said: " CBS has been great to me for almost 30 years". Thus far, the network has not commented on the news. But sources told The Post that the network decided not to renew Pelley's contract after unsatisfactory ratings during his tenure. Pelley will anchor the show for an indefinite amount of time before making the move to " 60 Minutes ". Read More

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South Korea military suspects object crossing border was North Korean balloon

Members of the council vowed to better implement six rounds of sanctions already imposed against Pyongyang and demanded that the country halt its nuclear program and missile tests . But the United States has been pushing China to do more. Ju was the only speaker at the forum who did not begin his remarks by offering condolences to Britain for the victims of Monday night's bomb attack at a concert in Manchester. Read More

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I'm Sorry For Body Slamming You

The Republican candidate canceled television interviews and stayed out of sight while the polls were open Thursday. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan). Greg Gianforte , the Republican congressional candidate who allegedly bodyslammed a reporter on the eve before a special election in Montana, has apologized for his actions - a day after saying he didn't do anything wrong. Read More

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Soundgarden Frontman Cornell's Funeral Will be Friday in LA

Soundgarden Frontman Cornell's Funeral Will be Friday in LA

Cornell passed away Wednesday evening (May 17) following a Soundgarden gig at The Fox Theatre in Detroit. Bumbery called the death "sudden and unexpected" and said his wife and family were shocked by it. The screens then showed a video of the rocker performing a cover of John Lennon's iconic track Imagine, followed by a photo montage of Cornell , as his voice blared through the stadium. Read More

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Liam Payne hints he's married Cheryl as she keeps mum

Liam Payne hints he's married Cheryl as she keeps mum

Which is hard. I thought that I'd get the call saying, we need a nanny for this, but no, she's doing everything. He said: "It was going to be James, I was going to name him, because my middle name's James". The 23-year-old singer and his girlfriend Cheryl recorded the tot's heartbeat when he was still in the womb and he did it with the intention to put it in one of his future songs, but Liam is yet to find the right one. Read More

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Sensex rises on GST push; makes 2nd weekly gain

Sensex rises on GST push; makes 2nd weekly gain

FMCG stocks hogged the limelight after the GST Council fixed rates for most of the items. Shanghai Composite shed 0.06 per cent. JSW Steel's net profit zoomed to Rs 1,003 crore from Rs 367 crore in the corresponding period last year while income from operations rose 60 percent to Rs 16,952 crore as against Rs 10,615 crore in the year-ago period, the company said in a statement. Read More

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Kylie Jenner's official trailer for her new reality show drops

Kylie Jenner's official trailer for her new reality show drops

Kylie Jenner. Speaking in a trailer for her upcoming spin-off show " Life of Kylie ", the lip kit mogul said: " When you grow up on camera, everybody feels like they know you, but they don't . She wants to feel protected and secure and Travis provides that. Last week, pics popped up online of Kylie and Travis together. As far as the angsty transformations of puberty go, Kylie Jenner puts most of us pimple faced, greasy haired teenage mutants to shame. Read More

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Fox Renews 'New Girl' For Seventh and Final Season

Fox Renews 'New Girl' For Seventh and Final Season

Now with an end date predetermined rather than set after the fact, New Girl can end on the narrative that it wants and make sure the creators hit every note that they want to. While the plot of the series saw Deschanel's Jess sequestered on jury duty and renting out her space in the loft to the new new girl , the move was actually done to cover Deschanel's real life pregnancy. Read More

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WWE Smackdown: Jinder Mahal pins Randy Orton during 6-Man Tag Match

Reinforced by his pals the Singh Brothers, Mahal and Orton got into a war of words on Smackdown LIVE , as AJ Styles and Kevin Owens also hit the ring to vent a little about they were after some fresh gold. Dolph Ziggler confronted Shinsuke Nakamura inside the ring. Nakamura wants to fight tonight, but Ziggler prefers to fight on his own terms, which translates to Backlash in under two weeks. Read More

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Miley Cyrus' bold new image for Liam Hemsworth love song

Miley Cyrus' bold new image for Liam Hemsworth love song

But if her acoustic covers of Dylan and Dolly seemed like one-offs in the " Bangerz " era, " Malibu " seems created to convince us she's grown out of shock value and into a more conscious version of the girl-next-door she once seemed. Cyrus wrote the single while in transit on the way to her coaching gig on " The Voice " and had to stop herself from singing out loud. She'll be performing the track on the 2017 Billboard Music Awards May 21, and on NBC's Today show May 26. Read More

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WWE Raw Results: Highlights, Analysis, and Grades for May 8

After WWE Payback, Raw could provide a better picture of what lies ahead for Strowman, Reigns and Balor. The Miz tried to use his GM status to disqualify Bálor, but Ambrose restarted the match and banned Maryse from ringside. TJ defeated Jack. Even after the match, TJP continued to attack Gallagher, but Austin Aries came out and saved him. With a shot at the belt on the line, TJP delivered a victory with a technique most un-gentlemanly, grabbing Jack's tights to leverage a dirty pin. Read More

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Salman Khan to launch Mouni Roy in Bollywood?

Salman Khan to launch Mouni Roy in Bollywood?

And now if the grapevine is to be believed, Salman Khan is planning to launch television actress Mouni Roy in a Hindi film. The " Naagin " actress has gained enormous popularity in her small screen stint as she has done projects like, " Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi ", "Devon Ke Dev - Mahadev" and "Junoon - Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq". Read More

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Kendall Jenner's Vogue India Cover Upsets Social Media

For the cover of Vogue India , Kendall stuns in a lace black mini with an asymmetrical shoulder. The model's latest mishap comes in the form of her Vogue India's 10th anniversary cover, which was unveiled on Wednesday. But as soon as the pictures of Vogue India's May Issue emerged, it left the Indian cyberspace disgruntled. Having Mario in India was reportedly a decade-long dream of Vogue India's editor-in-chief, Priya Tanna. Read More

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Kumail Nanjiani's 'Big Sick' First Trailer: True Love and Medically-Induced Comas

Kumail Nanjiani's 'Big Sick' First Trailer: True Love and Medically-Induced Comas

Nanjiani and his on-screen father-in-law Ray Romano introduced the trailer on Tuesday. The R-rated relationship dramedy is based on the real-life romance of writer Gordon (The Carmichael Show) and Pakistan-born comedian Nanjiani, who, in addition to navigating their cultural differences, also endured a life-changing twist when Emily contracted a mysterious illness. Read More

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North Korea continues testing missiles

A ballistic missile launched early Saturday by North Korea in defiance of global pressure and at a time of heightened regional tensions appears to have failed. Trump, in his interview with Reuters, said he had praised Chinese leader Xi Jinping for "trying very hard" on North Korea but warned a "major, major conflict" between the United States and North Korea was possible. Read More

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