• Beijing Announces New Plans to Break International Law in South China Sea
Beijing Announces New Plans to Break International Law in South China Sea

It said an area located southeast of the island of Hainan would be off limits between Tuesday and Thursday. Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay gives a brief statement regarding the tribunal ruling on the South China Sea during a news conference at the Department of Foreign Affairs headquarters in Pasay city, metro Manila, Philippines...

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  • Philippines refuses bilateral talks with China following South China Sea ruling
Philippines refuses bilateral talks with China following South China Sea ruling

In an interview on local television Tuesday, Perfecto Yasay said he declined an offer from his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to engage in talks that would have ignored the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague. Vietnam dismissed as "untruthful" reports carried in Chinese state media that said its prime minister respected China's...

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  • How Top GOP Officials Are Shooting Down 'Free the Delegates' Efforts
How Top GOP Officials Are Shooting Down 'Free the Delegates' Efforts

Throughout the primaries, presidential hopefuls have earned delegates based on how citizens voted. "The court has confirmed what we have said all along: Rule 16 is in effect and thus delegates, including Correll, are bound to vote in accordance with the election results".

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  • Wall Street hits record highs for second day
Wall Street hits record highs for second day

Second-quarter S&P 500 earnings are expected to fall 5 per cent, mirroring the first quarter. The S&P 500 was up 13.83 points, or 0.64%, at 2,166.26. Japan's Nikkei (.N225) gained 1.9 percent. Shares for the e-commerce site hit an all-time high mid-day but closed about 1 percent lower. The Nasdaq Composite was down 12.38 points, or 0.25 perce...

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  • Sheriff: Escaped Florida murder suspect armed, has help
Sheriff: Escaped Florida murder suspect armed, has help

A massive manhunt was launched for 22-year-old Dayonte Resiles, who's accused of stabbing a woman to death in 2014. "I'm kind of shocked", Williams said, adding his client had "always been very optimistic about the potential outcome" of the case against him.

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  • Hasbro beats estimates on strong demand for Disney Princess dolls
Hasbro beats estimates on strong demand for Disney Princess dolls

Earnings growth has beaten forecasts eight quarters in a row. Hasbro stock fell 6% in early trading Monday despite the strong results. The "sharp slowdown" in sales growth in the category was "worrisome", Jefferies analyst Trevor Young said.

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  • Turkey purges army, judiciary after failed coup
Turkey purges army, judiciary after failed coup

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said a total of 7,543 people had been detained since Friday, including 6,030 military personnel. At least 265 people were killed in clashes when parts of the Turkish military attempted to seize power.

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  • Sensex zooms 147 pts in early trade on corporate earnings
Sensex zooms 147 pts in early trade on corporate earnings

In the broader market, the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices were up 0.4%-0.7% each. Revenue inched 0.6 per cent sequentially at Rs 1,327 crore. Major Sensex gainers during Monday's trade were: Bajaj Auto, up 2.51 per cent at Rs 2,755.80; Axis Bank, up 0.94 per cent at Rs 570.05; Infosys, up 0.88 per cent at Rs 1,081.70; Sun Pharmaceuticals, up 0...

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  • First Zika case reported in Manatee County by Florida Department of Health
First Zika case reported in Manatee County by Florida Department of Health

The CDC reported the case last week and updated its advice for pregnant women. In the NY case, a non-pregnant woman in her 20s had unprotected vaginal sex with a male partner on the day she returned from travel to a country where Zika is circulating.

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  • Turkey Dismisses Almost 9000 Officials After Failed Coup: Ministry
Turkey Dismisses Almost 9000 Officials After Failed Coup: Ministry

Officials previously said the overall death toll was more than 290. At least 260 people died in the chaos. He was able to fly into Istanbul in the early hours of Saturday, after rebel pilots had his plane in their sights but did not shoot it down.

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  • Rio Tinto Q2 shipments up 6 pct
Rio Tinto Q2 shipments up 6 pct

Analysts' expectation was 83.3 million tonnes, reports the Australian Financial Review. The global mining giant reiterated its 330 million tonne guidance for 2016, and said it believed it would export 330 to 340mt from the Pilbara next year "subject to final productivity and capital expenditure plans".

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  • Stock indexes drift higher in early trading on Wall Street
Stock indexes drift higher in early trading on Wall Street

Stocks inched higher Monday, enough to send the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record close for the fifth time in six days. The Nasdaq Composite closed down 4.47 points, or 0.09 per cent, at 5,029.59. United States stocks closed slightly higher on Monday as technology stocks were boosted on the back of SoftBank's bid for the UK's ARM Holdings ...

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  • Uber hits 2 billion rides
Uber hits 2 billion rides

The longest, in Indonesia, lasted more than an hour. The shortest, a pool trip in Changsha, China, lasted just three minutes, he said. In a cool twist, Uber is actually giving each rider and driver who participated in the two billionth ride $450.

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  • French embassy in Wellington remembers those killed in Nice terror attack
French embassy in Wellington remembers those killed in Nice terror attack

Searches of Bouhlel's computer and phone showed his online searches relating to IS, other jihadi groups and violent images, Molins said . It said, without using his name, he'd "carried out the operation in response to calls to target citizens of coalition countries fighting Islamic State".

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  • US says fuel economy likely won't meet 2025 targets
US says fuel economy likely won't meet 2025 targets

Instead, they said automakers will likely only be able to achieve an average of between 50 and 52.6 miles per gallon by the deadline. A report on the standards was issued Monday by the U.S. "And they are adopting these fuel-saving technologies into their fleets even faster than anticipated", said Janet McCabe, acting assistant administrator for E...

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  • Padres rally in 10th, beat Giants 7-6 on walk-off balk
Padres rally in 10th, beat Giants 7-6 on walk-off balk

The Padres added another run in the third when Alex Dickerson reached on second baseman Ramiro Peña's fielding error and scored on Schrimpf's triple that deflected off the top of the wall in right-center field to give the Padres a 5-2 lead.

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  • Clinton maintains advantage over Trump, show polls
Clinton maintains advantage over Trump, show polls

Half of white respondents and 69 percent of Republicans supported the Muslim ban, while 76 percent of Trump supporters favored the ban. The edge for Clinton , who seeking to become the first female USA president, ranged from four to seven percentage points over Trump , the billionaire real estate mogul set to claim the Republican nomination t...

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  • At least 6000 people from army, judiciary held after Turkey coup bid
At least 6000 people from army, judiciary held after Turkey coup bid

During the coup attempt, Erdogan claimed, the rebelling soldiers received orders from Pennsylvania, referring to Gulen's residence in the US. "Let me be very clear.no country can become an European Union state if it introduces the death penalty", she said.

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  • Another Tesla driver is blaming autopilot for a serious crash
Another Tesla driver is blaming autopilot for a serious crash

Second-half deliveries now will be about 50,000 cars, according to a Tesla statement . The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company said Sunday it delivered 14,370 vehicles during the quarter, including 9,745 of its Model S and 4,625 of its Model X , about 15% fewer than the 17,000 predicted in May.

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  • CDC to open office in Laredo for Zika detection
CDC to open office in Laredo for Zika detection

In light of this report , the CDC is recommending that all pregnant women use a barrier method during sex, and the agency is now updating its recommendations for sexually active couples who are not pregnant and not planning on getting pregnant.

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