War casualties

Philippine military chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Ano, center, gestures beside Philippine Navy Vice Adm. Narciso Vingson, left, and Philippine National Police Deputy Director for Administration Ramon Apolinario during a press conference at Camp Aguinaldo, the military headquarters in Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Philippine troops battling militants in a central province killed a key Abu Sayyaf commander who had been blamed for the beheadings of two Canadians and a German hostage and was apparently attempting another kidnapping mission, Ano said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
April 12, 2017 - 4:14 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on clashes between Philippine forces and suspected militants (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Clashes between Philippine troops and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants have raised concerns about tourism in the central province where the fighting is occurring. Jaypee...
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Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa walks after an anti-terror simulation exercise at a bus terminal in Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Dela Rosa said at least several people have been killed in battle between government forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extremists' southern jungle bases and in a region where the U.S. government has warned the gunmen may be conducting kidnappings. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
April 12, 2017 - 12:31 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on clashes between Philippine forces and suspected militants (all times local): 11 a.m. Wednesday The Philippine military chief says troops have killed a key Abu Sayyaf commander who had been blamed for the beheadings of two Canadians and a German hostage and...
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Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa walks after an anti-terror simulation exercise at a bus terminal in Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Dela Rosa said at least several people have been killed in battle between government forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extremists' southern jungle bases and in a region where the U.S. government has warned the gunmen may be conducting kidnappings. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
April 12, 2017 - 12:04 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 11 a.m. Wednesday The Philippine military chief says troops have killed a key Abu Sayyaf commander who had been blamed for the beheadings of two Canadians and a German hostage and was with militants who clashed with government...
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Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa walks after an anti-terror simulation exercise at a bus terminal in Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Dela Rosa said at least several people have been killed in battle between government forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extremists' southern jungle bases and in a region where the U.S. government has warned the gunmen may be conducting kidnappings. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
April 11, 2017 - 7:03 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — At least nine people were killed Tuesday in a gunbattle between Philippine forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extremists' southern jungle bases and in a region where the U.S. government has warned that the gunmen may be...
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Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa walks after an anti-terror simulation exercise at a bus terminal in Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Dela Rosa said at least several people have been killed in battle between government forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extremists' southern jungle bases and in a region where the U.S. government has warned the gunmen may be conducting kidnappings. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
April 11, 2017 - 3:29 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — At least six people have been killed in battle between Philippine forces and suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on a central resort island, far from the extremists' southern jungle bases and in a region where the U.S. government has warned the gunmen may be conducting...
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April 09, 2017 - 10:05 am
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's army says a soldier has been killed by an explosive device attributed to a dissident wing of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. The attack took place late Saturday in the southern department of Guaviare when soldiers and police were patrolling...
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April 08, 2017 - 4:01 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is participating in a multi-state campaign to combat traffic deaths on Interstate 95. Beginning Saturday, troopers from Maine to Florida will join in the I-95 Drive to Save Lives campaign. Troopers will focus their efforts along the I-95...
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In this photo taken Thursday, April 6, 2017, a pair of medals are pinned to the jacket of Bataan Death March survivor Ramon Regalado at his home in El Cerrito, Calif. Survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March in the Philippines are marking the anniversary Saturday in San Francisco with speeches and a 21-gun battery salute to the thousands who died in it. Among the speakers will be Regalado, a former wartime machine-gun operator who turns 100 this month and is among the war's few living survivors. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
April 08, 2017 - 3:07 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ramon Regalado was starving and sick with malaria when he slipped away from his Japanese captors during the infamous 1942 Bataan Death March in the Philippines, escaping a brutal trudge through steamy jungle that killed hundreds of Americans and thousands of Filipinos who...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 10:54 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 6 p.m. Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group says the U.S. missile attack on a Syrian air base is "a new crime" by the American administration that will increase tensions in the Middle East. Hezbollah warned in a statement Friday that this...
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 9:42 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The United Nations Security Council will meet at 11:30 a.m. EDT for a briefing on the U.S. air strike on Syrian targets, according to the U.S. Mission spokesman. ___ 4:35 p.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada...
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