• Japan, US agree to narrow definition of workers on US bases
Japan, US agree to narrow definition of workers on US bases

The killing in Okinawa and subsequent arrests of military personnel for drunk driving have dented local relations and spurred large demonstrations calling for the removal of US bases threatening to halt plans to relocate some Marine units away from populated areas of the island to more remote bases.

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  • Senator Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton To Be Democratic Party Nominee
Senator Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton To Be Democratic Party Nominee

With Clinton nodding in agreement beside him, Sanders put their bitter primary campaign behind them and said she would take up the fight to ease economic inequality, make college more affordable and expand healthcare coverage for all Americans.

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  • Obama sends 47 US troops to South Sudan amid heavy fighting
Obama sends 47 US troops to South Sudan amid heavy fighting

The U.N.'s special representative for the prevention of genocide has warned that soldiers have targeted civilians by ethnicity during the clashes that began last Thursday. However, during fighting on Sunday and Monday tanks, helicopter gunships and anti-aircraft guns were all deployed to bombard Machar's positions. Machar's spokesman said on Wedn...

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  • Obama to Send More Troops to Iraq
Obama to Send More Troops to Iraq

He said the new troops were "ready to come" and it would be a matter of "days and weeks, not months". (Newswire.net - July 13, 2016) -During his visit to Baghdad on Monday , United States Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, said that an additional force of 560 more troops will be stationed at the Qayyarah Air Base, about 40 miles south of Mosul, w...

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  • Donald Trump: Black Americans 'not necessarily wrong' about police abuses
Donald Trump: Black Americans 'not necessarily wrong' about police abuses

When the group of Black Lives Matter demonstrators was not allowed in Sunday, members chose to courageous hot Texas summer temperatures and march up and down a commercial street. Three other people have been taken into custody, but their identities and connections to the attack have not been shared. "I was a target in the very community I swore t...

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  • Donald Trump Promises Republican Senator He'll Lose An Election That Doesn't Exist
Donald Trump Promises Republican Senator He'll Lose An Election That Doesn't Exist

Trump also canceled a planned rally in Miami. But she said she relied on colleagues who had long experience in handling classified material. Trump also made his first mention of the two black men killed by police this week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and suburban St.

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  • Ohuruogu and Pavey selected for Olympics
Ohuruogu and Pavey selected for Olympics

Pavey, the 42-year-old mother of two, will become the first British track athlete to compete in five Games after getting the nod in the 10,000m ahead of Kate Avery in an 80-strong team. "There's a real blend of experience and exciting new talent", Black said. "Hopefully, we have a race where the people that have always been consistent performers ...

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  • IS says senior commander al-Shishani killed in Iraq
IS says senior commander al-Shishani killed in Iraq

The Amaq news agency said Shishani was killed in combat in the town of Shirqat, south of Mosul in Iraq. He has been repeatedly described as a capable commander by U.S. Shishani, whose nom de guerre means "Omar the Chechen", was one of the IS leaders most wanted by Washington which had put a $5 million bounty on his head.

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  • United States sends Marines to South Sudan capital to protect citizens
United States sends Marines to South Sudan capital to protect citizens

The United States Africa Command, or AFRICOM, has sent about 40 soldiers to South Sudan's capital of Juba to facilitate the evacuation of US embassy personnel, the State Department said on Wednesday. While US troops will not have a combat role, their presence will not go unnoticed by rival factions. "Right now you're seeing the peace process ...

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  • United face competition for Pogba, says Raiola
United face competition for Pogba, says Raiola

Gerard Pique could be in line for a surprise return to Manchester United after it was reported that the Barcelona defender is unhappy at the Nou Camp. If that happens, United will turn their attention to Sissoko, who shone for France during Euro 2016. "For the moment, I am not really convinced", added Petit.

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  • After Dallas Attack, Barack Obama Consoles A Nation Divided By Race, Fear
After Dallas Attack, Barack Obama Consoles A Nation Divided By Race, Fear

The shootings were the deadliest episode for USA law enforcement officers since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in which 71 officers were killed. I took that as a reference to the degraded public dialogue we live with, where one protester out of a hundred chants vile threats against cops and suddenly they're all a bunch of thugs, or one cop o...

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  • Feds examine how Tesla Autopilot reacts to crossing traffic
Feds examine how Tesla Autopilot reacts to crossing traffic

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a five-person team to Florida later this week to investigate that crash, said Christopher O'Neil, a spokesman for the agency, which makes recommendations to regulators and companies about transportation-related safety issues.

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  • David Cameron officially resigns as the UK Prime Minister
David Cameron officially resigns as the UK Prime Minister

In the Commons, Conservative MPs rose as one to applaud Mr Cameron at the end of his 182nd PMQs session as prime minister, as did former Lib Dem Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. She said she wanted to address the poorest and most disadvantaged in society, and the people who had been left behind. She was expected to announce key members of her ...

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  • Katter to support Turnbull
Katter to support Turnbull

The returning MP sat down with the prime minister in Melbourne on Friday, for what she described as a rich discussion. "Malcolm Turnbull left me with the distinct impression he was very honest about developing infrastructure.it seems to me that he realises they've been going in the wrong direction", Katter said of their discussion in Brisbane o...

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  • Possible Debris From EgyptAir Crash Washes Up on Israeli Beach
Possible Debris From EgyptAir Crash Washes Up on Israeli Beach

Israeli officials said wreckage from the aeroplane was located on Natanya beach, north of Tel Aviv. "They were collected and it turns out there is a very high probability that they are from the Egyptian plane", the official said, without elaborating.

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  • South China Sea ruling hailed as equalizing small countries
South China Sea ruling hailed as equalizing small countries

The tribunal said that any historical resource rights China may have had were wiped out if they are incompatible with exclusive economic zones established under the United Nations treaty, which both countries have signed. "I think it is the same what the Chinese government is upholding", Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang told the media here. ...

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  • President Obama sends 47 US troops to South Sudan amid heavy fighting
President Obama sends 47 US troops to South Sudan amid heavy fighting

Meanwhile Indian officials said on Wednesday that as from Friday government would airlift hundreds of its nationals from war-torn South Sudan. The fighting was heaviest in an area called Jebel to the west of the city where ex-rebels had a military base close to a United Nations camp for people previously uprooted in the civil war.

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  • Peshawar army school massacre mastermind killed in US drone airstrike
Peshawar army school massacre mastermind killed in US drone airstrike

Reports suggest Umar Mansur was killed in Bandar area of Achin in Nanagarhar. The strike was the second in the space of two months against a senior insurgent leader close to the frontier between Afghanistan and Pakistan. There was no confirmation of Mansour's death from the TTP. Mansoor, also known as Umar Naray and Khalid Khurasani, had claime...

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  • Prime Minister leaves Hanoi for Mongolia visit
Prime Minister leaves Hanoi for Mongolia visit

Among the participants are Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang . "So I imagine that would definitely come up for discussion", she said. The four-day trip will start with the official visit, the first by a Singapore prime minister to Mongolia since diplomatic ties were established in 1970, said the Prime Minister's Off...

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  • Auschwitz museum prohibits Pokémon Go play on its grounds
Auschwitz museum prohibits Pokémon Go play on its grounds

He added that the makers of the game had already been contacted, and asked "not to allow the site of Auschwitz Memorial and other similar sites to be included in the game". According to some posts on Reddit forum, many iOS users after downloading the v1.0.1 update are not able to log in to the game. A Pokestop is a geographical point of interes...

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