?The most horrible feeling?: Mother of missing Manchester concertgoer describes chaos of attack
Father of Times Square car crash victim thanks New York in emotional letter
Philippines' Duterte warns of harsh measures as civilians flee fighting
By Romeo Ranoco PANTAR, Philippines (Reuters) - Thousands of civilians fled fighting in the Philippines on Wednesday as troops sought to contain Islamic State-linked militants who took over large parts of a city, set building ablaze and took hostage a Catholic priest and other Christians. President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on his native island of Mindanao following a failed raid by soldiers on Tuesday on a hideout of the Maute militant group, which triggered clashes and chaos across the largely Muslim city of Marawi. Duterte has long threatened martial law to destroy the Maute group and the allied Abu Sayyaf, which he warns are trying to create an Islamic State presence in the Christian-majority Philippines.
Teenagers Who Stole Car And Killed 6-Year-Old Boy Charged With Capital Murder
Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) ? Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the U.S. and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the kingdom to call for further isolation of Iran.
American Doctor, 50, Dies While Trying to Climb Mount Everest
Jakarta governor dropping appeal 'for sake of nation'
The wife of Jakarta's Christian governor told a tearful press conference Tuesday her husband had withdrawn his appeal against a blasphemy conviction and two-year jail term for the good of Indonesia. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama was jailed this month for insulting the Koran while campaigning for re-election, a shock decision that stoked concern about rising religious intolerance in the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation. The blasphemy allegations against Purnama, Jakarta's first non-Muslim governor for half a century and first ethnic Chinese leader, sparked mass protests spearheaded by radicals.
Breathtaking photography series showcases beauty of night sky in areas with no light pollution
Big Game Hunter Dies After Being Crushed To Death By Elephant
Britain raises terror threat level after concert carnage
Britain prepared to deploy soldiers at key sites on Wednesday, having raised its terror threat level to maximum after a suicide bomber massacred 22 people at a pop concert in Manchester. Addressing the nation from her Downing Street office, Prime Minister Theresa May warned late Tuesday that a new attack "may be imminent" and there was a possibility of "a wider group of individuals linked to this attack".