- 2017-06-24 09:30:01Z
By Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine police have arrested more than 80,000 people during President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs, but few as prominent or defiant as Leila de Lima. A Philippine senator and Duterte's long-time foe, de Lima was arrested in February on drugs charges she says were trumped up as part of a presidential vendetta. Held at police detention facility in Manila that she shares with murder suspects and mangy cats, the 57-year-old lawyer remains implacably critical of the anti-narcotics campaign and Duterte, who will complete his first year in office this week.
SEATTLE (AP) - Charleena Lyles loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The latest on the crisis between Gulf Arab states and Qatar (all times local):
A prestigious Chinese think tank provided cover for the intelligence operation that ensnared Kevin Mallory.
Minnesota activists held a second rally against police violence Saturday following 18 arrests during a night of protests after a policeman was acquitted over the shooting of a black motorist. Angry protestors had blocked a major highway in the state capital of St. Paul early Saturday after Friday's acquittal of Officer Jeronimo Yanez, 29, of all charges he faced in the shooting death of 32-year-old Philando Castile during a traffic stop. About 200 people turned out for that demonstration in Minneapolis -- the state's largest city that borders St. Paul -- according to the Star Tribune newspaper.
Israeli authorities say they've found no evidence of Islamic State involvement in attacks by three Palestinians that killed an Israeli policewoman, despite the group's claim of responsibility. Kate King reports.
A U.S. Navy destroyer has collided with a merchant vessel three times its size near Japan. Seven crew members are missing and three were injured on the destroyer during the crash at 2.30am. The injured crew members were medically evacuated and are in stable condition. The U.S. ship flooded but is not in danger of sinking. The Philippine-flagged merchant vessel sustained minimal damage.
The complaint was filed against longtime Trump attorney Marc Kasowitz by a government accountability group.
GENEVA (AP) - The head of Qatar's human rights committee on Friday denounced moves by several Arab states to isolate his country, calling it "collective punishment" that affects families, students and those in ill health - even as three other Gulf countries defended the measures and announced steps to ease the impact on "our brotherly Qatari people."
MADISON, Ga. (AP) - The Latest on the manhunt for two Georgia inmates accused in the slaying of two prison guards (all times local):
Two polarizing chefs = two polarizing burgers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign has met with the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee in an effort to ensure their investigations don't conflict.
You may feel that the job interview is going well, you responded well to all of the questions so far and things seem to be wrapping up to move on to the next round. You force a smile and say, "It's a long story." The hiring manager thanks you for your time and says she will be in touch. Have you ever found yourself in this situation or a similar one when you were asked about your previous position and you didn't know what to say?
Reality Winner, the woman alleged to have leaked classified information about Russian interference in the US election, could face up to 10 years in prison if the Trump administration pursues its complaint that she violated the Espionage Act. The 25-year-old allegedly shared documents that reveal Russian intelligence agents hacked a US voting systems manufacturer in the weeks immediately before the 2016 presidential election. The government said in its criminal complaint that Winner admitted to the charge in a conversation with the FBI on 3 June, but lawyers have cautioned that cannot be seen as a definitive admission of guilt, because the information is being relayed by the government.
Starting today, T-Mobile is rolling out a buy-one-get-one-free offer across the network. Buy any new iPhone that T-Mobile sells, and you'll get a second iPhone SE for free. We've seen occasional deals on iPhones that drop the price, but a free $400 handset is nothing to laugh at. Even if you don't need a second phone, you can turn around and flip the free second handset on eBay for at least $350, which means you could get a free iPhone SE or a half-price iPhone 7. Unusually for a wireless carrier deal, there aren't many terms and conditions attached. The biggest catch is that you have to buy both devices on an Equipment Installment Plan, which splits up the price over 24 months. If...
At least 30 bodies have been found after a gunman stormed into Resorts World Manila entertainment complex near Philippines capital Manila early Friday (June 2). The unidentified attacker was dead, police said, releasing his CCTV images. The gunman opened fire on objects inside the complex, torched casino tables and also ransacked the casino's chip storage before setting himself on fire in one of the Maxims Hotel's rooms.National Capital Region police office director Oscar Albayalde added that the ones dead could have died of suffocation following a fire at the hotel. Police also said there is no evidence pointing to the attack being an act of terrorism although ISIS has claimed...