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    ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning Friday that the country is at a grave risk of “contamination” by the Islamic State group.

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    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother’s home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper.

  • Egypt: Gunmen attack Christians, killing at least 24

    CAIRO (AP) — Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and Egypt responded by launching airstrikes against what it said were militant training bases in Libya.

    Updated: 4:55 pm

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    Updated: 9:04 pm

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    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka says 25 people have died, 42 missing in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain.

  • The Latest: Duterte tells troops ‘you can arrest any person’

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  • Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

    TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — Forceful face-to-face talks this week with fellow world leaders left President Donald Trump “more knowledgeable” and with “evolving” views about the global climate accord he’s threatened to abandon, a top White House official said Friday. Trump also was impressed by their arguments about how crucial U.S. leadership is in supporting international efforts.

    Updated: 6:01 pm

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