Top News Major UK parties restart election push, under shadow of security threat 2017-05-26T07:04:05.000000000-04:00 LONDON (Reuters) - Campaigning for Britain's national election next month resumed in earnest on Friday, with the country still on high alert for further attacks, days after a suicide bombing killed 22 people in Manchester. Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt: medical sources 2017-05-26T07:02:17.000000000-04:00 CAIRO (Reuters) - Masked gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 26 others as they were driving to a monastery, medical sources and eyewitnesses said. Philippines says foreign fighters part of Islamic State 'invasion' 2017-05-26T07:02:04.000000000-04:00 MARAWI CITY/DAVAO, Philippines (Reuters) - Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign Jihadists battling the military after laying siege to a southern Philippine city, the government said on Friday, in a rare admission of what it said was an Islamic State "invasion". Republican wins Montana special election despite assault charge 2017-05-26T06:50:01.000000000-04:00 BOZEMAN, Mont. (Reuters) - Republican Greg Gianforte defeated a political novice to win Montana's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter who asked him about the Republican healthcare bill. Safe Sex: Chinese buy condom business as savvy youth spur demand 2017-05-26T06:46:36.000000000-04:00 SHANGHAI (Reuters) - April Zhang, a 21-year-old student from Shanghai, reflects the fast-shifting attitudes of China's younger generations toward sex. She's confident to talk about a topic once taboo here and is well educated about the risks. Irritation with Moody's reflects China's sensitivity as it seeks foreign investors 2017-05-26T06:29:39.000000000-04:00 BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China has tried to brush aside a rare cut to its credit rating by Moody's Investors Service as misinformed, but its reaction highlights its sensitivity to how it is being viewed just as it seeks more foreign capital in its equity and bond markets. Battered oil fights back, sterling hit as May's poll lead shrinks 2017-05-26T05:31:33.000000000-04:00 LONDON (Reuters) - Battered oil prices recovered some ground on Friday as investors looked past disappointment that an OPEC meeting did not produce bigger supply cuts, while sterling slid on a poll showing the ruling Conservatives' lead shrinking, two weeks before an election. UK security minister says no specific threat to public this weekend 2017-05-26T04:30:59.000000000-04:00 LONDON (Reuters) - British emergency services are prepared for possible attacks on public events over an upcoming holiday weekend but have no information on specific threats after Monday's bomb attack in Manchester which killed 22, a government minister said. Indonesia makes arrests as Islamic State claims Jakarta attacks 2017-05-26T03:55:35.000000000-04:00 JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police arrested three people on Friday suspected of being linked to suicide bombings in Jakarta, as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks that killed three police officers at a bus station and wounded 12 others. Trump condemns leaks after UK police briefly halt information sharing 2017-05-26T03:46:53.000000000-04:00 BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday that "deeply troubling" leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police briefly stopped sharing information with U.S. agencies.