• FBI Director Testifies Before Congress About Recommendation Not to Charge Hillary Clinton
FBI Director Testifies Before Congress About Recommendation Not to Charge Hillary Clinton

Comey appeared Thursday morning before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, reiterating his contention that the FBI's recommendation was not at all tinged by political considerations. Comey revealed that hacker Guccifer actually never gained access to Clinton's server, saying, "He admitted that was a lie". The FBI investig...

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  • Support Rule of Law in West PH Sea Arbitration
Support Rule of Law in West PH Sea Arbitration

United States navy officials said Chinese naval ships, and sometimes fishing vessels, frequently track U.S. ships in the South China Sea but it is not yet known if the presence of the destroyers attracted particular attention. He said: "The temperature of the South China Sea is now high enough". Aside from the joint exploration, Yasay also said...

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  • Japan ruling coalition appears headed to clear election win
Japan ruling coalition appears headed to clear election win

Gains in parliamentary elections Sunday mean that Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party, with the help of coalition partner Komeito and fringe groups supporting constitutional change, now can cobble together the crucial two-thirds majority in the 242-member upper house needed to propose revision and put it to a referendum.

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  • Sideloaders beware: a Pokemon Go knock-off contains malware
Sideloaders beware: a Pokemon Go knock-off contains malware

The game, combining hunting Pocket Monsters, fighting and augmented reality, is indeed set to become one of the best mobile games of the summer. Pokemon Go is now available only in selected regions, which include the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.

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  • Japan Ruling Coalition Claim Upper House Election Victory
Japan Ruling Coalition Claim Upper House Election Victory

Abenomics, the set of radical economic policies created to end Japan's deflation funk, has experienced a number of setbacks in its three-and-a-half-year existence, but the ruling coalition party still managed to secure 70 out of the 121 seats up for grabs in the upper house at Sunday's vote.

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  • Plymouth UKIP members vow to 'continue fight' without Farage after leader quits
Plymouth UKIP members vow to 'continue fight' without Farage after leader quits

Speaking at a press conference on Monday, he said he had fulfilled his political ambitions after successfully campaigning for the United Kingdom to vote for Brexit and that it was time for him to take a rest. Just last week Farage suggested his party's only MP could be removed from the party. Throughout his political career, Farage has often at...

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  • I will leave no stone unturned to win a slam, says Raonic
I will leave no stone unturned to win a slam, says Raonic

Murray broke Raonic only once, but never lost his own serve and dominated both tiebreakers to win 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2), securing his second Wimbledon title and third major championship. "The question is, am I going to make the most of it when those opportunities arise?" As the graphic above shows, he preferred to hit it cross-court most of ...

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  • Chilcot Report Says US Forced UK into The Iraqi War
Chilcot Report Says US Forced UK into The Iraqi War

He was responding to the criticisms of his leadership by the Iraq Inquiry committee led by Sir John Chilcot. He said he felt "deeply and sincerely. Despite his lengthy passionate defence and assurances that he had not lied nor misled the county his critics still want Blair to face criminal action over his decision to take military action.

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  • Fourth of July fireworks, parades on the North Fork
Fourth of July fireworks, parades on the North Fork

A night of racing will end with celebratory fireworks . All active or reserve military, plus our veterans, receive free admission. Festivities at Ballard Park for Tupelo's annual Picnic in the Park celebration will begin at 2:30 p.m. Some people may stay home and grill hot dogs this holiday weekend , but there are a number of opportunities in...

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  • Trade deals enriching Mexico are costing NH jobs
Trade deals enriching Mexico are costing NH jobs

Trump's critics said violent extremists are using Trump's rhetoric as a recruiting tool and to bolster their claim that they are fighting a war between Islam and the West. Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton , for her part, responded to the Turkish attack by calling for the U.S.to "deepen our cooperation with our allies and partners ...

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  • Oxfordshire trade unionists back Jeremy Corbyn
Oxfordshire trade unionists back Jeremy Corbyn

The Labour leader has vowed to fight any challenge and continue in his position despite the overwhelming majority of his MPs losing confidence in his ability to secure a general election victory. Ms Eagle, a former trade unionist - and junior chess champion in her youth - would become the first openly gay leader of one of Britain's main political p...

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  • Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik's Peace TV
Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik's Peace TV

Reacting to reports that Islamic televangelist Zakir Naik may have inspired some of the Dhaka attackers, the Bangladesh government on Sunday banned telecast of his channel, Peace TV , in the country. A Dhaka-based newspaper, The Daily Star had first reported that Naik's speeches were allegedly responsible for inspired some of the Bangladeshi t...

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  • Bangladesh Cracks Down on Social Media After ISIS-Claimed Dhaka Attack
Bangladesh Cracks Down on Social Media After ISIS-Claimed Dhaka Attack

At least one of the bombs exploded during the prayer attended by hundreds of thousands of people at the sprawling Sholakia grounds in the district of Kishoreganj, about 90 kilometers (60 miles) north of the capital of Dhaka . Their local policeman said that the there is no confirmation to which group is an attempt this bomb explosion near the entr...

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  • Takeaways From Japan's Election
Takeaways From Japan's Election

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition has won a major victory in Sunday's election, gaining the majority of seats in Japan's upper house, according to exit polls cited by local media. Abe also will have to make a decision on whether to push ahead with ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership - a USA -led regional trade pact - in a parliamen...

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  • UK Opposition leader under pressure to resign
UK Opposition leader under pressure to resign

The political upheaval in Britain caused by its vote to leave the European Union has shifted to the Labour Party, with leader Jeremy Corbyn refusing to step down despite a growing revolt that some say could destroy the 116-year-old party. "If there's a leadership challenge, I think he'll win". Angela Eagle says she has support to "resolve this ...

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  • Niger Delta Avengers hit Chevron, NPDC again
Niger Delta Avengers hit Chevron, NPDC again

Meanwhile, the Avengers announced Sunday morning that the group carried out attacks against oil facilities. The reports of Tuesday's attacks had little effect on oil prices, which were recently trading down by around 2%. Twitter did not immediately respond to PREMIUM TIMES' enquiry seeking further clarification about the decision to deactiva...

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  • Israel approves 800 settler homes in & outside E. Jerusalem after teen killing
Israel approves 800 settler homes in & outside E. Jerusalem after teen killing

The decision follows calls among Israelis for a harsh response to a spate of Palestinian attacks in recent days. The plan also called for over 600 new homes in an Arab neighborhood of east Jerusalem. "We say to the murderers: You will not break us". The military said an Israeli civilian security officer who arrived on the scene was stabbed. ...

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  • Black Lives Matter protest blocks Los Angeles freeway
Black Lives Matter protest blocks Los Angeles freeway

The march comes after police shot and killed Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile outside St. Paul, Minnesota last week. Feelings have been running high following the two incidents, with the anger being expressed in the wave of demonstrations.

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  • Obama hopes to unite Americans after Dallas police slayings
Obama hopes to unite Americans after Dallas police slayings

He opened his remarks with the aftermath of the Dallas shooting, saying, "I firmly believe America is not as divided as some have suggested". "Americans of all races and all backgrounds are rightly outraged about the inexcusable attacks on police", he said.

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  • Blair should have focused on 'legal' Afghanistan, not Iraq
Blair should have focused on 'legal' Afghanistan, not Iraq

Following the publication of the British Chilcot report which questioned the motives behind the Iraq War of 2003, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Thursday defended her country's participation in the conflict. The Chilcot report, however, suggests the legal base for the move was "far from satisfactory" and attributes the PM's decisions t...

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