‘Reinforcements’ caught sneaking into Philippine warzone

Manila (AFP) – Philippine troops have seized 59 suspected militants trying to reinforce Islamist gunmen holed up in the southern city of Marawai who have been battling government forces for more than two months, military officials said Friday. The capture of the “suspicious persons” in the troubled Mindanao region has raised questions about how the …

Best fantasy football strikers in the Premier League 2017-18 season

Ahead of the big kick-off, Goal looks at the top striker options, as well as considering a number of potential bargain buys for virtual managers The beginning of a new Premier League campaign is drawing close and that means a fresh slate for all the fantasy football managers out there. Whether they are fighting to retain a …

GOP dealt stiff blow in Senate’s bid to repeal ‘Obamacare’

Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump’s agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama’s health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol. Unable to pass even a so-called “skinny repeal,” it was unclear if Senate Republicans could advance any health …