Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 9:55pm
Militants who have laid siege to a southern Philippines city had been planning a spate of attacks during the holy month of Ramadan to earn recognition as a regional branch of the Islamic State group, the military said Tuesday.
On his first Memorial Day in office, President Donald Trump is saluting those he calls "real heroes." Trump is honoring the men and women of the U.S. military who paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the nation and their families. Trump participated in the annual observance at Arlington National Cemetery, saying those who died are "special, special people."
Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 4:01pm
The union representing Brazil's federal police investigators expressed concerns Monday about how probes into government corruption will be handled by the newly named justice minister, who is a personal friend of President Michel Temer.
Sylvie Corbet and John Leicester, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 3:24pm
Flexing his diplomatic muscles, French President Emmanuel Macron said he had "extremely frank" and "direct" talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday and launched an extraordinary attack on two state-funded Russian media outlets he accused of spreading "lying propaganda" during France's presidential campaign.
Susannah George and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted
May 29th - 1:45pm
While Iraq's conventional military has been slowly clearing the Islamic State group from inside Mosul's complex urban terrain, Iraq's Iran-backed Shiite paramilitary forces have been working their way through less glamorous territory: vast deserts west and south of the city that run along and across Iraq's border with Syria.