An airstrike rips through a suspected militant hideout in Marawi on Friday. The U.S. is now providing "technical assistance" in the fight to retake the city, according to a Philippine military spokesman. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine army Scout Rangers crouch in a classroom during a mission to flush out militant snipers in Marawi on Tuesday. Using these snipers, human shields and their knowledge of the city, the ISIS-linked militants have continued to maintain their grasp on parts of the city. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This image made from CCTV made available by the Philippine National Police on Friday, shows the gunman at the Resorts World Manila complex. A gunman stormed the casino where he torched gambling tables, killing dozens from smoke inhalation, authorities said. Philippine National Police/AP hide caption

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Residents look at bodies found in a ravine on the outskirts of Marawi on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Sunday. Nearly 100 people have died as the government tries to drive out ISIS-allied militants. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine security forces escort Marawi City evacuees at a checkpoint near a neighboring city on the southern island of Mindanao on Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on the island, and government forces have been trying to drive militants from Marawi since they began occupying it Tuesday. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte reviews guards just outside Moscow late Monday. He announced Tuesday night he would be cutting his Russia visit short due to violence on Mindanao, where he declared martial law. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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In Telling Lola's Story, A Journalist Reveals A Family Secret

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends the combined fire demonstration of the services of the Korean People's Army in celebration of its 85th founding anniversary in a photo released on April 26. KCNA via KNS /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte talks with reporters in Manila on Friday. President Donald Trump invited Duterte to the White House in a phone call this weekend, despite concerns about the leader's violent war on drugs. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte answers questions from the press at Manila International Airport on March 23. Jude Sabio, a lawyer in the Philippines, has filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court accusing Duterte of crimes against humanity. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, seen here at an army camp this week, says his country should occupy islands it claims in the South China Sea. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine Catholic bishop Broderick Pabillo leads a vigil for victims of extrajudicial killings at a church in Manila in August 2016. The country's Catholic Bishops' Conference has issued a rare pastoral letter condemning President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs, which has killed some 7,500 people since last June. Zeke Jacobs/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Has A New Adversary — The Church

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Activists protest at the headquarters of the Philippine National Police, condemning the government's war on drugs and holding placards showing murdered South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo. The South Korean businessman was allegedly kidnapped by Philippine policemen under the guise of a raid on illegal drugs and murdered at the national police headquarters in Manila, authorities said. Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Foreign Businessman's Murder Pauses Philippine Drug War, But For How Long?

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Elizabeth Manosca tends to her baby during a wake for her slain husband and 7-year-old son, who were killed when unidentified gunmen shot through the door of their home in Manila, Philippines, in December. Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, shown at a news conference at Davao's international airport on Dec. 17, says family planning is critical for reducing poverty. Manman Dejeto/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Business Deals In Southeast Asia Raise Conflict Of Interest Concerns

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A Navy file photo shows T-AGS 60 Class Oceanographic Survey Ship, USNS Bowditch. The Navy says the ship's mission includes oceanographic sampling and data collection and the handling, monitoring and servicing of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), among other things. U.S. Navy hide caption

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In Philippine Drug War, Death Toll Rises And So Do Concerns About Tactics

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Donald Trump Jr. (left) and Eric Trump (right), sons of President-elect Donald Trump, pose with Philippine real estate developer Jose E.B. Antonio at a 2012 news conference in Manila announcing the launch of the Trump Tower Manila, a $150 million project that is now nearing completion. Pat Roque/AP hide caption

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Who's The New Philippine Envoy? The Man Building Trump Tower Manila

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