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Palace: PH welcomes help from other countries on Marawi siege

News of the technical assistance from the United States comes at a time when the local forces suffered its biggest one-day loss on Friday, when 13 marines were killed. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, the designated administrator of martial law , has ordered the arrest of almost 200 militants, politicians and other suspected civilian backers of the unprecedented uprising in Marawi, the mosque-studded heartland of Islamic faith in the south of the predominantly Roman Catholic nation.

Florida police release dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' field sobriety test

In a statement Woods released after his early Monday arrest, he blames his intoxication on an accidental misuse of medications he was taking. More importantly, the vehicle was stopped in the bike lane. Roughly 15 hours after being arrested by the police, Woods released a statement saying, "I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions," Woods wrote in his statement, "I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved".

Scattered showers in Leitrim today

Highs of 14 to 17 Celsius and mildest in the east and southeast. Winds will back southwest during the day and decrease light to moderate. It will be a cloudy and damp start tomorrow, but some bright periods are due to develop later in the afternoon.

Body washes up on MA shore in front of beachgoers

Last week, state police identified the missing fisherman as Chhoeun Chhoun of Lowell. Pen Sok, also of Lowell, was a passenger on Chhoun's boat and was able to make it to a nearby jetty, where local police rescued him Tuesday. A state medical examiner was driving to the scene. "It's a worst-case scenario", Forget said. His body was spotted by people at the beach yesterday morning.

Diabetes drug reduces heart disease risk

The drug that is used to lower blood sugar levels for people suffering from Type-2 diabetes can also significantly help reducing the risk of cardiovascular and kidney disorders , a recent research has claimed. However, a significant downside of using the drug was that it doubled the risk of amputation of a toe, foot or leg. Diabetes can cause a narrowing of blood vessels between the knee and the toes, causing a decrease in oxygen circulation that prevents healing.

McConnell faces a challenge passing health care in Senate

House Republicans also have signaled their tax reductions won't be as large as the Senate seeks. "Dems would do it, no doubt!", he wrote on Twitter . Trump, who suggested Tuesday that Democrats would have used the procedure if they held the majority, appeared to concede that Republicans can forgo bipartisanship when pushing forward the large-scale legislative priorities.

Iconic Stratosphere casino in Las Vegas changes hands

Golden Entertainment has a 52-week low of $8.65 and a 52-week high of $18.03. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.10. Golden Entertainment group owns four casinos, 56 bars, approximately 12,000 gaming devices and 25 table games in Nevada, Maryland and Montana operating in over 1,000 different gaming locations all across the USA.

Theresa May 'will serve us as long as we want her' - MPs

In a television interview Sunday with Sky News at Downing Street, May say she would help deliver the "stability and certainty" the country needs during the reshuffling. An alliance, at what cost? On Monday, she faced members of the Conservatives' 1922 Committee, which can trigger a vote of confidence in a party leader if it receives letters from 15 percent of the party's MPs.

Toshiba Agrees To Pay $3.68 Bln For Westinghouse Reactors In US

Georgia Power and Westinghouse have also entered into an agreement to transfer project management at the Vogtle expansion from Westinghouse to Southern Nuclear and Georgia Power. Baker added Toshiba could eventually file bankruptcy itself because of heavy losses from Westinghouse's work on the Vogtle expansion and a similar nuclear plant it was building in SC for SCANA Corp.

NY state to shorten its Common Core tests next year

State education officials say the New York State Board of Regents has made a decision to shorten the Common Core testing sessions from three days to two. So now the testing will be four days total. "In response to those public concerns, a year ago we reduced the number of test questions and moved to untimed testing.

Obesity rising in rich and poor countries, especially in children

The overall global prevalence of obesity was 5 percent among children and 12.0 percent among adults. United States have topped the list of the percentage of obese children and young adults, which contribute around 13% of the total population.

Public Theater stands by its controversial 'Julius Caesar'

Now corporate sponsors Delta and Bank of America are pulling their support for the show. The National Endowment for the Arts, which Trump once proposed eliminating, said in a statement that while the Public's Shakespeare programing has received its grants in the past, none were awarded for " Julius Caesar " or for funds supporting the New York State Council on the Arts' grant for the Public.

Tiger Woods DUI Arrest Video Shows Stumbling, Star Blames Medication Mix

Woods then tells the officer he doesn't remember what happened or being asleep in his vehicle when police approached. And in what the police described as a dash cam footage, Tiger Woods seems unaware of where he was. Either way, Woods didn't quite understand the order because when asked to repeat the instructions he said, "not to sing the national anthem backwards".

Mandeville focus for World Blood Donor Day

Donations will be accepted between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. As many as 100 outstanding blood donors will be honoured during a ceremony to be broadcast live in three places in Hanoi, Hue and Ho Chi Minh City on June 14. "Give now. Give often" aims to call on the community to give blood frequently and be willing to give blood in emergency. Fun events and games will be held as part of the programme.

Glastonbury 2017 line-up adds Johnny Depp, Liam Gallagher and more

Glastonbury likes its surprises, but given the quick editing of a poster which was released last month the confirmation of Liam Gallagher on the 2017 bill isn't quite as unexpected as organisers might've first hoped. Astronaut and USA engineer Massimino flew on two shuttle missions to fix the Hubble telescope. He has also chosen two of his own movies: Dead Man , which he describes as "an epic visual poem"; and The Libertine , of which he is very "proud", but which he says "got lost in ...

Puerto Rico votes in favor of US statehood amid low turnout

That would mean a 30 percent cut to the administrative budget of the University of Puerto Rico. Residents of the island are United States citizens but they do not vote for president and do not pay federal taxes. Aren't "territories" remnants of a colonial past that we really shouldn't' have anymore? Rossello will ask Congress to respect the result, but Puerto Rico is seen as a low priority in Washington.

Snow in June dots California slopes with skiers

Therefore, anyone with sensitive vegetation in the colder valleys should take the necessary precautions.Accumulating snow will be possible in the Sierra above 6000 feet late through early Monday morning, with 2-5 inches of snow possible in the higher elevations above 7000 feet.

Tiger Woods' DUI arrest

Woods is charged with driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages, chemical substances or controlled substances on Monday morning and was also cited for improper stopping, standing or parking in an illegal place. Woods responded to his arrest a few hours after it happened: "I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved". Woods, who is recovering from back surgery, apologised and said he took "full responsibility" after spending almost four hours in jail.

McConnell juggling diverse demands on Republican health bill

John Thune (S.D.), a member of leadership and the Finance Committee, have already suggested a filibuster-proof path for a tax overhaul. Iowa may become the first state to lose all commercial firms selling individual health insurance policies in most of its counties due to the uncertainty about the future of Obamacare and its marketplace exchange.

Fla. Sheriff Wayne Ivey urges citizens to arm themselves: 'This is war'

He says the action by the public to " run, hide and tell " isn't a good approach since "this is war". Ivey says in the video that "we can't afford to sit back and wait for the next act of terrorism". "There is no doubt that as soon as 911 is called, law enforcement is on the way". Ivey said doing nothing to protect yourself is not going to save your life.

[Breaking] Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando airport

Some flights were delayed during the almost three-hour standoff. Orlando Police later tweeted that the gunman had been taken into custody following a standoff with officers. They remained there for several minutes before employees told them the suspect was surrounded. Orlando police tweeted that the suspect is contained and no shots were fired.

National Oilwell Varco's 7-Day Stock Price Forecast

Credit Suisse upgraded National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. ( NOV ) traded up 0.77% on Friday, hitting $32.89. National Oilwell Varco Inc. now has $13.65B valuation. (NYSE:CAT) or 43,925 shares. First Allied Advisory Svcs holds 52,013 shares. (NYSE:IBM) for 19,532 shares. Atlas Browninc stated it has 0.17% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc.

No 'direct' proof Russian Federation meddled in U.S. elections: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin's comments in a recent sit-down with NBC News' Megyn Kelly suited his own strategy, a former USA ambassador to Russia told CNBC on Monday. Putin said he didn't realize that Flynn had been involved with anything having to do with US intelligence until someone told him afterward. “There werent even any reports.

BTR Capital Management Inc. Has $587000 Position in McDonald's Co. (MCD)

As per Wednesday, November 18, the company rating was initiated by Stephens. The stock has "Neutral" rating by UBS on Monday, September 19. The firm has "Buy" rating by SunTrust given on Tuesday, October 13. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and twenty have given a buy rating to the company's stock.

8000 cases of abuse against the vulnerable are 'tip of the iceberg'

The HSE said the main types of abuse against adults with mental or physical disabilities were violence, sexual, psychological and financial. For those over 65, the most common type of reported abuse were psychological (27 per cent), physical (22 per cent) and financial abuse (21 per cent).

Penguins defeat Predators, defend Stanley Cup title

It's an especially remarkable accomplishment for Matt Murray , who now has two Stanley Cups as a rookie. National Hockey League playoffs get praised year in and year out for being the best in all of sports. That's what's going to drive us. Sullivan is the first American-born coach to win the Cup not once, but twice. "A lot of these guys played injured in the playoffs and showed a lot of character".

Name of motorcyclist killed in head-on crash released

The driver of one of the motorcycles, 54-year-old Wesley D. Sharpe, hit the back of a Chevrolet Suburban, causing the other motorcycle to then hit Sharpe's motorcycle. DPS said Corona-Quiterio was charged with intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault. He is now in Travis County Jail on $2 million bond. Dearborn police are investigating a Sunday crash that claimed the lives of two people who were riding on a motorcycle.

GST Council to next meet on June 18; to review, amend rates

While fixing the GST on cashew nuts, the minister said that the rates have been reduced from 12 percent to five percent. The other issues Meghalaya government had demanded was the reduction from Rs 50,000 to Rs 10,000 where a purchaser is not required to give his details in the invoice.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Position Held by Laurel Grove Capital LLC

Farmers Trust Co acquired 3,532 shares as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s stock rose 6.85%. The institutional investor held 90,592 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $10.44 million, up from 19,653 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Sibanye Gold: 178 illegal miners now arrested at strike-hit Cooke mine

World Asset Management Inc now owns 14,292 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $126,000 after buying an additional 109 shares in the last quarter. Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0.54 while Long Term Debt To Equity Ratio flashes the value of 0.49. Analyst mean recommendation rating on a stock by the analyst community is at 2.50.

United Pet Group recalls rawhide chew toys due to possible chemical contamination

That compound is an antimicrobial chemical that has been approved for cleaning equipment but not for processing the rawhide products themselves - at least not in the United States. The recall is limited to dog chews that contain rawhide. Products affected by this recall were distributed nationwide for retail sale in stores and online outlets.

The World of Hercules to Return in Kingdom Hearts III

Word on Kingdom Hearts III's release has still not yet been confirmed, however, the end of the trailer revealed that another trailer is planned for Disney's D23 Expo on July 15, 2017. A number of familiar faces to the Kingdom Hearts series made an appearance. First shown at the KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra -World Tour- concert in Los Angeles, this nearly three minute video see's Sora, Donald and Goofy aid Hercules as he battles the Heartless which have begun attacking Mount Olympus.

First Lady Melania and Barron Trump move into White House

Here is the First Lady and President Trump during his presidential inauguration. Mrs Trump has been living in Trump Tower , New York, until the end of her son's school year. Trump answered it Sunday. The first lady's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham confirmed the move in a tweet of her own . "It's official! @FLOTUS & Barron have made the move to DC!" "My husband is travelling all the time", Melania said after the election in November, when she first announced she would remain in NY.

See Photos from the Equality March

GLAAD have released a video featuring Will & Grace co-stars Debra Messing and Sean Hayes celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month and calling for LGBTQ people and allies to take part in LGBTQ marches on Sunday, June 11 in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C.

Africa Cup of Nations Qualification

The Black Stars will play Kenya in March next year and then end the first round of the qualifiers against Sierra Leone at home. Andre Ayew wants to take his late-season form for West Ham United into Ghana's opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier this weekend.