A separate attack in a neighbouring province on Tuesday left 15 security forces dead and 12 wounded, as militants step up their offensives following a ratcheting up in US airstrikes in a war-weary country.
More evacuees were expected to return home on Tuesday in northern California where the state's deadliest wildfires have killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes.
Duterte led rain-soaked soldiers in celebrations in Marawi, a day after the military announced the death of the head of the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia, Isnilon Hapilon, in a gunbattle in the city
The charity auction, held at autioneer Sotheby's late on Monday, included works by A-list artists including Wolfgang Tillmans, Antony Gormley, Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas, Mark Wallinger and Rachel Whiteread.
The disappearance of an elderly woman in the north-eastern Australian state of Queensland has been confirmed as a crocodile attack, local police said on Tuesday.
US seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity, Dutch company Fugro -- which was involved in the original hunt -- and a Malaysian company have made offers, Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said.
Hillary Clinton yesterday accused WikiLeaks of working with Russia to deflect attention from an infamous tape of Donald Trump bragging about groping women in the run-up to last year’s US presidential election.
Ecuador’s Vice-President Jorge Glas, in jail pending a criminal investigation into allegations that he took $16mn in bribes from Brazil’s Odebrecht, has told AFP that he is a victim of revenge by the construction giant.
Mexico’s Attorney-General Raul Cervantes said yesterday that he had presented President Enrique Pena Nieto with his resignation, as an intense political debate brews over the implementation of a new, autonomous anti-corruption system to replace his office.