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Foreigners among militants fighting Philippine army in Mindanao - solicitor

They have also deployed army tanks, special operations forces, as well as attack helicopters, to retake the predominantly Muslim city. The black flags of the Islamic State group were planted atop buildings and flown from commandeered vehicles, including a government ambulance and an armored auto, said Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr., vice governor of Lanao del Sur province, of which Marawi is the capital.

Rita Ora's New Single "Your Song" Is Actually Here

Dua Lipa popped in last week and performed her new track exclusively for us. It's helped me actually talking about it to be honest, to kind of like get the scariness away from it'. Speaking about the matter, she said, "I mean, the truth is, it was a respectful separation and there is no bad blood whatsoever, 150 per cent". Not to be confused with the Elton John and/or Ellie Goulding song of the same name, this one was co-written with Steve Mac and actual Ed Sheeran and is the flawless ...

Dangal beats baahubali 2

The sports biopic has become the first top grossing non-Hollywood film in China by earning $117 million at the box office. It now stands at Rs 1497.57 crore as of 23 May and is set to garner Rs 1500 crore at the worldwide box office collection, making it the second Indian film to achieve this feat, after " Baahubali 2: The Conclusion".

Ariana Grande returning to 'incredibly brave city of Manchester' for benefit show

Greater Manchester Police said the man was detained Friday night in Rusholme, an inner city area of Manchester, "on suspicion of offenses contrary to the terrorism act". The BBC said Manchester Police hoped to resume normal intelligence relationships soon but is now furious. In the letter, Grande says she will return to Manchester "to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families ".

Rajinikanth likely to announce political party in July

He also said that Rajinikanth's main agenda in politics will be the eradication of corruption and cleansing the political system as he observed last week that the system has been rotten. Earlier this week, in an interview to CNN-News18, BJP leader and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said if Rajinikanth was joining politics, he should think about BJP as there was an "appropriate place" for him there.

Lost confidence after films flopped, says Ekta Kapoor

This definitely called for a party to celebrate the success of the film. Though in terms of day wise collections Hindi Medium now leads over Half Girlfriend , the latter that has collected a total of Rs. Being close to Balaji, Mouni Roy, Anita Hassanandani, Divyanka Tripathi, Vivek Dahiya, Mona Singh, Karan Patel were also present there. The film has managed to thrive at the box office despite competition from films like Baahubali-2: The Conclusion and Irrfan Khan's Hindi Medium , ...

AFP Featured: 6 foreigners among terrorists killed in Marawi

At the same time, she called on residents to continue to be vigilant while maintaining sobriety. The government said 13 militants had been killed , though the group's leader, Isnilon Hapilon , is not believed to be among them. Washington has offered a $5 million reward for information leading to Hapilon's capture. The government says Hapilon has been the point man for ISIL in the Philippines and has been collaborating with the Maute leaders.

Jay Z's Tidal streaming service loses its 3rd CEO in 2 years

When he was hired, Toig was praised by Tidal owner Jay Z for being a "leader at the intersection of consumer technology and entertainment for more than two decades". Spotify announced in March that it has surpassed 50 million paying subscribers . As of today, Tidal has an estimated one million users, compared to Spotify's fifty million and Apple Music's 20 million.

Ariana Grande announces BENEFIT CONCERT in Manchester 'in honour of the victims'

Local businesses and religious groups handed out free food and drink to police officers on patrol, taxi drivers offered free lifts to those in need and residents took to social media to offer rooms for anyone stranded in the city, using the hashtag #RoomforManchester.

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor separate

Actor Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor arrive for the European premiere of "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" at Leicester Square in London December 15, 2014. I had no idea. Fortunate because my cancer was detected early enough to treat. And also because my internist gave me a test he didn't have to'. "It was like " Meet the Parents " in real life, because Christine's father is an intimidating guy who owns a security company; we're good friends now, but at the time I was in ...

Estrada's pinch homer lifts Minnesota over Indiana 9-8

IN rebounded with two more runs, putting the Gopher's down 8-4 going into the bottom of the 8th inning. IN coach Chris Lemonis admitted later he likely left Saalfrank in just a little too long. "You're in tournament play, you get greedy, " Lemonis said. "It's on me that he went out there for the third time through their lineup". In the fifth inning Butler and Lloyd would score in the inning, giving IU a five-run lead.

Rajinikanth's next film titled Kaala Karikaalan

Revealing the poster, Dhanush wrote, "Wunderbar films presents. superstar Rajinikanth in and as thalaivar164". While one of the posters features a fierce and intense Rajinikanth in a close-up shot, the second features him sitting in a jeep, against the backdrop of Dharavi slum.

Blanket Jackson struggled the most with death of his father

And Blanket Jackson, now 15-years-old, has struggled to cope with his father's death the hardest. Michael Jackson's son Blanket has changed his name after it was revealed that he's been "bullied" for several years. The teenager - whose mother is an unidentified surrogate - now lives at his grandmother Katherine Jackson's home in Calabasas, California, under the custody of Michael's 87-year-old mother and co-guardian T J Jackson, Michael's 38-year-old nephew.

Ranveer injured on Padmavati set, continues shooting

This, however, was not the first time Ranveer Singh got hurt on the sets. The actor was snapped outside the Lilavati hospital after taking treatment for his injury. Not only he continued shooting despite the injury, he also took off to London as this morning, we spotted Ranveer at the airport. The two-week vacation was pre-planned and the 31-year-old intends to unwind himself without any professional commitments.

Golden Gourmet issues recall for frozen waffles, sausage

The recall is for their 7.1 oz trays containing "Waffles, Turkey Sausage Patty with Sliced Apple Seasoned w/Brown Sugar and Cinnamon" on the label. The products were produced and packaged in December 2016. In pregnant women, the infection can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature delivery or life-threatening infection of the newborn. Symptoms of potential infection with Listeria include fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions.

Private service, public viewing for Cornell planned for today

They had three days to fix my in-ears and I was getting static. Other stars who attended the private memorial in Los Angeles - alongside the 52-year-old rocker's wife Vicky Cornell and two children - included Metallica's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich.

Ariana Grande to have a benefit concert for Manchester bombing victims

This comes after British Prime Minister Theresa May and other British officials criticized the leaking of the terrorist suspect's name to the media and that the fact that the suspect's residence in the U.K.as well as his father's residence in Libya were being raided.

Father of pre-teens pens encouraging open letter to Ariana Grande

Just hours after the bombing, she sent a tweet to her almost 50 million followers. Patrick Millsaps , 44, who lives in Georgia, US, posted his letter to Grande on Twitter and it quickly went viral - being shared more than 20,000 times.

United Kingdom police stop sharing info

Police in Manchester say three more arrests have been made in connection with the deadly bombing at an Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people , including children. British police chiefs on Thursday condemned the release of potential evidence while inquiries were ongoing, and said that the leaks represented breaches of trust which undermined their investigation.

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies

With his powerful, almost four-octave vocal range, Cornell was one of the leading voices of the 1990s grunge movement with Soundgarden, which emerged as one of the biggest bands out of Seattle's emerging music scene, joining the likes of Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains.

Chance the Rapper seeks CPS students for filmmaking gig

He is now taking the student/artist conversation a step further. Recording artist Jamila Woods and Chance the Rapper are calling on Chicago high school students to create the music video for their song " LSD ". The lucky victor will then shadow the directors and production crew on set. The clip will be co-directed by Sam Bailey , who helmed Woods' "Brown Girls" video.

Kim Zolciak, Kroy Biermann and Brielle All Get Tattoos

Kim revealed her and Brielle's wrists bandaged up as the newly minted cross tattoos need to heal properly. The couple are parents to Kroy Jr., five, Kash, four and twins Kaia and Kane, three. Inked up: Kim Zolciak , 38, received new tattoos on Thursday. Zolciak is known for starring on the Bravo series The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Don't Be Tardy .

'Hot felon' hangs with Nicki Minaj

He eventually made it into Europe, however, and he's now in France , making the rounds at the Cannes Film Festival . Well, the dude apparently kicks it with Nicki Minaj now. After the show was the after party, where Jeremy got his chance to engage in one of the most cherished of Cannes pastimes: inching closer to an A-List celebrity as a Getty photographer snaps away until it appears that they are consensually hanging out with you.

Kanye West sends 'floating flowers' to Kim Kardashian for 3-year anniversary

We think it's amusing how Yeezy always tries to do over-the-top things for his lady love, like hiring an orchestra to play classical music in their foyer, when all she probably truly wants is a million churros and a day off. To keep the romance alive and give Kim something to post about on social media, Kanye sent her an absurd amount of of flowers. The white flowers were reminiscent of what was part of the decor during their 2014 wedding ceremony.

Manchester attack: Liam Gallagher announces show in aid of victims' families

With that being said, Liam Gallagher turning his first-ever solo show in the United Kingdom into a benefit for the bombing victims makes flawless sense. on Friday. I think it was a song that was there somewhere, and if I hadn't have written it, you know, Bono would have written it. It's just fucking out of order.

Student Claims NJ Professor Gave Her 'F' for Being Muslim: Suit

Now, she's suing the school on the grounds that Grodner allegedly discriminated against her for being Muslim. She received a B-plus in that class. ElBanna quietly worked her way through a course with Grodner in spring 2016, fearing any protest or objections could negatively impact her grade, given the college discourages students from contradicting their instructors.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2: Official Full-Length Trailer

At the end of the trailer you'll see a launch date of November 14, 2017; that'll be here before you know it. In the first full-length trailer of the video game, TT Games and Warner Bros. Other popular characters also appear in the video such as Captain America, Ms. Marvel, the Incredible Hulk and more. Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is based on the premise that Kang the Conquerer has ripped open a few terrestrial portals which seem to be causing havoc in time and space (which, let's face ...

Tottenham striker Kane delights at perfect Golden Boot glory

Tottenham striker Harry Kane says winning the Premier League's Golden Boot this season eclipses the same award he captured last season because of his injury troubles. Hull recovered their composure to a degree before the break, but Marshall saved well from Heung-Min Son's snap-shot following a Davies assist and then held on to Dier's header from a corner.

Chicago's Cars.com To Pull Advertising From Fox News' 'Hannity' Show

Hannity had been one of the main purveyors of a widely discredited theory that DNC staffer Seth Rich was shot and killed near his home in Northwest Washington a year ago because he had supplied DNC emails to WikiLeaks . Furthermore, following an email from Rich's family urging the broadcaster to stop spreading the rumour, that was also propagated by Mega owner Kim Dot Com, Hannity has shelved his broadcast, but not his investigation, of the claims.

Arun Jaitley announces GST tax rates, exempts education and health

Non-AC train travel will be exempt and the 5 per cent will be levied on AC travel tickets. Eating out at small restaurants and dhabas, hiring a cab or staying in a non-5 star hotel will be cheaper under the new Goods and Services Tax regime.

Tulsa cop Betty Shelby found not guilty of manslaughter

Crutcher can be seen slowly walking from the edge of a street north of Tulsa toward his vehicle, which police said had been reported abandoned at about 8:36 pm local time and left running in the middle of the road. Demonstrators later marched to the Mayo Hotel where Shelby was believed to be staying . Prosecutors asserted that Crutcher posed no threat to Shelby, nor was he behaving in an aggressive or unhinged manner.

This is the graph that shows Labour could win this General Election

Speaking during a campaign visit to Hull, Mr Corbyn said a Tory U-turn on the "very unsafe and ill thought-out" social care policy would be "extremely welcome". "And that consultation will include an absolute limit on the amount people have to pay for their care costs ", she said. "I called an election on this whole issue of trust, because the question that people face is, who do they trust to take this country though the Brexit negotiations?" Len McCluskey, general secretary of Unite, ...

Almost 90 inmates escape from jail in northeastern Brazil

According to military police, at least two cars and a motorbike were seen outside the prison being used to help the rescue. It added that the prisoners had changed clothes from their prison outfits to make their identification more hard. While it is unclear whether the recent escape was connected to the January massacre at AlcaƧuz, both instances display just how powerful the country's gangs have become within the prisons - and how impotent the government is to stop them.

James Bond Actor 'Sir Roger Moore' Dies Of Cancer Aged 89

Michael Caine said: "I am truly sad and think I will be in tears if I talk about him". The son of a London policeman, Moore once said the upper-crust image he portrayed both on and off the screen was a carefully nurtured cover for his shyness and timidity.

Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden, dead at 52

Director Michael Woody of the Detroit Police Department's media relations said on Thursday morning that officers received a 911 call at midnight from an unnamed person at the MGM Grand Casino in downtown Detroit requesting assistance.