Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south

May 26, 2017

Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south

Foreign fighters are among the militants linked to the Islamic State group who are battling government troops in the southern Philippines, an official said Friday. Solicitor General Jose Calida said Indonesians and Malaysians are fighting alongside the gunmen who attacked Marawi, a city of ...

Raids, arrests as on-edge U.K. seeks 'network' of attackers

May 25, 2017

Raids, arrests as on-edge U.K. seeks 'network' of attackers

Security forces rounded up more suspects in the deadly Manchester concert blast and soldiers fanned out across the country to national landmarks as an on-edge Britain tried to thwart the possibility of additional attacks. Officials scoured the background of the British-born ethnic Libyan identified ...

Duterte threatens martial law for all of Philippines

May 25, 2017

Duterte threatens martial law for all of Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Wednesday to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism after Islamist militants rampaged through a southern city. Duterte declared martial law on Tuesday for the southern region of Mindanao — which makes up roughly one-third ...

Ariana Grande cancels tour dates after Manchester attack

May 25, 2017

Ariana Grande cancels tour dates after Manchester attack

Ariana Grande has called off two London concerts and five in Europe after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her performance in Manchester, England, the U.S. pop singer’s representatives said on Wednesday. Monday’s bombing, which killed 22 people and wounded 64, also resulted ...

May 25, 2017

U.S. tests screening larger electronic devices separately at airports

Travelers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely. The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday that it has been testing the procedure at 10 airports for ...