• EU Acknowledges Hague Court Ruling in South China Sea Row - Tusk
EU Acknowledges Hague Court Ruling in South China Sea Row - Tusk

Regarding the territorial disputes in the South China Sea , China's ambassador says the door to negotiations with the Philippines is still open and that it's in USA interests to back bilateral talks. "I don't think the Chinese leadership is under any illusions about how strongly the US would oppose the use of force or even the threat of force agai...

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  • Sanders Supporters React to Clinton Endorsement
Sanders Supporters React to Clinton Endorsement

But some of those supporters now say they'll vote for the former Secretary of State. "Too many Americans are still being left out, left behind and ignored". Joe Salazar. "Our job now is to see that platform implemented by a Democratically controlled Senate, a Democratically controlled House, and a Hillary Clinton presidency".

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  • India slams Pakistan over statements on Kashmir
India slams Pakistan over statements on Kashmir

In New Delhi , Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said Pakistan should worry more about human rights violations in the "occupied Kashmir " - Indian euphemism from Pakistani Kashmir than in the valley. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also expressed concern about the violence. India maintains over half a million soldiers in IHK....

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  • Pokemon players are trespassing, risking arrest or worse
Pokemon players are trespassing, risking arrest or worse

Pokémon Go players suffered a bit of a scare earlier this week when it was discovered that the app had "full access" to the Google accounts of those playing the game on iOS . The augmented reality (AR) app, which uses GPS-tracking and technology that superimposes a digital facade on the real world, is sending players out into their cities to captu...

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  • Turnbulls coalition may clinch enough seats to form majority government in Australia
Turnbulls coalition may clinch enough seats to form majority government in Australia

But Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Sunday that his Liberal Party-led coalition had won the election. "I understand we need to make this parliament function and we'll be up for that", Mr Shorten said. Mr Shorten reiterated Labor's position that a national debate would bring out "destructive, homophobic arguments". "I hope for our nation's...

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  • Britain to get second female PM after run-off vote
Britain to get second female PM after run-off vote

A third candidate, Justice Secretary Michael Gove received the fewest votes and is now out of contention . The victor will replace Prime Minister David Cameron who announced his resignation after Britons voted on June 23 to leave the European Union.

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  • Wow air signs agreement with Airbus for four new A321 aircraft
Wow air signs agreement with Airbus for four new A321 aircraft

In Europe, TUI agreed to convert options on 10 Max 8s into firm orders worth $1.1 billion, and will also add another 787-9 Dreamliner to its fleet, valued at $265 million. Industry sources told Reuters on Sunday that AirAsia was lining up a deal with Airbus . Even with Asia sales, analysts don't expect an order rush at this week's expo since...

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  • Philly airport workers vote to strike during the DNC
Philly airport workers vote to strike during the DNC

Less than two weeks before the start of the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, legislation to grant an exemption from Pennsylvania liquor laws for the event remains bottled up in the state legislature. The workers have joined with other low-wage employees in attempting to organize, and the union aiding in the effort, 32BJ SEIU, said up to 1,00...

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  • Kenya-India deal to improve maritime security
Kenya-India deal to improve maritime security

Under Government of India-supported programmes, the college in Rajasthan has been promoting and training rural women solar engineers from Africa in household solar lighting systems. Kenya and India have pledged to partner in education, vocational training and skill development. Trade with India represented 4.9 percent of South African imports and...

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  • White House threatens to veto Iran bills
White House threatens to veto Iran bills

The taxpayer-funded deal sought to prevent Iran from violating the nuclear deal it reached with world powers last summer. Or, failing that, "engagement" with Iran will enable Washington to leverage the longstanding fissures within Iran's ruling elite so as to bring about regime change.

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  • Ginsburg's public Trump critique raises ethical quandaries
Ginsburg's public Trump critique raises ethical quandaries

John Cornyn, Senate majority whip, told CNN . Look, I've disagreed with her on a number of rulings. "I'm not sure we're well served by them airing them out in the open". When asked about the firestorm, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest replied, "She didn't earn the nickname the notorious RBG for nothing". Earnest said he declined to comme...

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  • United States slams Israel's planned new settler homes after attacks
United States slams Israel's planned new settler homes after attacks

On Thursday, 13-year-old Israeli-American Hallel Yaffa Ariel was fatally stabbed in Kiryat Arba settlement on the outskirts of the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron. The demolition operations have led to violent clashes with Palestinians from the camp who threw stones and opened fire at the Israeli demolition crew, continued the spokesman, ...

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  • Trump calls Black Lives Matter 'divisive', criticizes police shootings
Trump calls Black Lives Matter 'divisive', criticizes police shootings

Organizers said they want to open up communication with police. "There is no doubt that police departments still feel embattled and unjustly accused". not just saying it's the law enforcement's jobs to fix these problems. we have to fix these problems together", Lt. Guilford said. But "I'm here to say we must reject such despair".

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  • Sagan wins Tour 11th stage, Froome gains time
Sagan wins Tour 11th stage, Froome gains time

With eight miles to go on the 101-mile battle through crosswinds from Carcassonne to Montpellier, stage victor Peter Sagan darted clear of the peloton and Froome responded instantly, jumping on to his wheel to bridge the gap. With bonus seconds applied, Froome now leads the general classification by 28 seconds from 23-year-old Briton Adam Yates of ...

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  • Former Foreign Minister Philip Hammond becomes UK finance minister
Former Foreign Minister Philip Hammond becomes UK finance minister

May, who took over as prime minister from David Cameron, has already appointed long-serving eurosceptic backbencher David Davis as the new secretary of state for exiting the European Union. Before May became the new Prime Minister , Nick Boles made a decision to resign from his ministerial posts. When we pass new laws we'll listen not to the mig...

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  • Tour de France 2016: Peter Sagan edges Chris Froome in sprint finish
Tour de France 2016: Peter Sagan edges Chris Froome in sprint finish

By the finish line, the peloton had closed the gap on Froome to just 6 seconds. But howling winds gave Froome an unexpected chance when stage victor and world champion Peter Sagan attacked out of the pack with less than eight miles left. Kiwi cyclist George Bennett took a tumble during the 11th stage of the Tour de France. "There was a lot of win...

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  • Fighting rocks South Sudan capital for 5th day
Fighting rocks South Sudan capital for 5th day

The dead included a number of civilians and a Chinese peacekeeper, reports said. Two Chinese UN peacekeepers were reported to have been killed at the base on Sunday night. Machar, who is the country's first vice president under a fragile peace deal, made the call in an interview with South Sudan-based Eye Radio. India is planning to evacuate its ...

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  • Dallas officer remembered as larger than life
Dallas officer remembered as larger than life

The events that have taken place across the country are cause for great concern, but our police officers will continue to bravely serve our community that we have sworn to protect. Arhens is being laid to rest this morning at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas. Smith joined the Dallas police force in 1989. To see the ambush of 12 police...

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  • Defence Secretary says May would 'keep Britain safe' as PM
Defence Secretary says May would 'keep Britain safe' as PM

THERE is an all female race to be the next Prime Minister after the final two candidates to become the Conservative Party leader were picked. After the second MPs' ballot, Theresa May finished with 199 votes, Andrea Leadsom, 84, and Michael Gove, 46.

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  • USA experts weigh in on after-effects of Tribunal ruling vs China
USA experts weigh in on after-effects of Tribunal ruling vs China

China had earlier declared an area in the East China Sea as its air defence zone following disputes with Japan. The Chinese government published a white paper on the same day in which it once again stressed that the sovereignty claims of the Philippines are groundless.

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