• South China Sea: Hague rules in favor of Philippines over China
South China Sea: Hague rules in favor of Philippines over China

The Philippines is accusing China of violating the U.N.'s Convention on the Law of the Sea ( UNCLOS ), an worldwide treaty that sets a country's maritime boundaries 12 nautical miles from its coast, and control over economic activities up to 200 nautical miles from its coast.

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  • Bob Corker Tells Trump He Doesn't Want To Be VP
Bob Corker Tells Trump He Doesn't Want To Be VP

He said he still backed Trump as the only person in the race who could shake up the status quo in Washington . "I spent a good deal of time with Paul Manafort just about where things are going". Trump is expected to announce his choice for vice president before the Republican presidential convention in Cleveland later this month. Ernst , o...

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  • Republicans May Have Gotten Hillary Clinton Elected President With Comey Hearing
Republicans May Have Gotten Hillary Clinton Elected President With Comey Hearing

In March of past year, Clinton said at a news conference: "I did not email any classified material to anyone on my email". Ten Republican senators said on Thursday they had written Secretary of State John Kerry asking that the State Department immediately suspend security clearances of Ms Clinton and aides Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills, Jake Sulliv...

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  • Three killed in MI courthouse shooting
Three killed in MI courthouse shooting

Two bailiffs are dead after a shooting at a Berrien County Courthouse. Sheriff Bailey identified the two bailiffs killed as Joseph Zangaro, 61, and Ronald Kienzle, 63. "I also from time to time work courtrooms myself, filling in, and I sometimes work with the chief judge when he has trials and on the civil (court) floor with both Judge Dewane a...

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  • UN's Ban urges resolution of sea disputes on China trip
UN's Ban urges resolution of sea disputes on China trip

Beijing has already rejected the authority of the five-judge panel and repeatedly said it will not abide by its decision. China has refused to participate in the case, and vowed to ignore the rulings, which the USA insists are binding, and an important test of Beijing's willingness to adhere to worldwide law.

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  • Justin Trudeau visits Auschwitz after attending North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit
Justin Trudeau visits Auschwitz after attending North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Earlier today before leaving Poland, Trudeau visited the scene where more than one million people, mostly Jews, were killed during the Second World War. Such hatred continues to exist in the world today, he said, with minorities still being discriminated against and murdered. They also saw the room devoted to sorted looted property - shoes, bags, g...

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  • Donald Trump reportedly threatens Republican senator at GOP unity meeting
Donald Trump reportedly threatens Republican senator at GOP unity meeting

Trump will run against Hillary Clinton , the former secretary of state and senator from NY. As the meeting with House Republicans was going on during a sweltering summer morning, a small cadre of protesters chanted "Dump Donald Trump! " from across the street.

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  • Leadsom and May square off in race for party leadership
Leadsom and May square off in race for party leadership

The final decision on who will become the UK's second female prime minister after Margaret Thatcher will be made by some 150,000 Conservative Party members in a postal ballot due to end on September 9. Tory leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has claimed she would tell Vladimir Putin to "abide by worldwide law" if she becomes Prime Minister. "A...

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  • Timeline: The China-Philippines South China Sea dispute
Timeline: The China-Philippines South China Sea dispute

In a ruling Tuesday on a variety of issues concerning a dispute between China and the Philippines, the tribunal concluded that China had violated its obligations to refrain from aggravating the dispute while the settlement process was still going on.

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  • China refuses South China Sea arbitration award
China refuses South China Sea arbitration award

The Hague-based tribunal also found that China had interfered with Philippine petroleum exploration at Reed Bank, tried to stop fishing by Philippine vessels within the country's exclusive economic zone, and failed to prevent Chinese fishermen from fishing within the Philippines' EEZ at Mischief Reef and Second Thomas Shoal.

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  • Campaign chief Trickett demands snap election amid Tory chaos
Campaign chief Trickett demands snap election amid Tory chaos

When the Home Secretary launched her campaign for the Tory leadership on June 30 she said: "There should be no general election until 2020". Last year, the Conservatives won a 12-seat majority in the United Kingdom parliament, with Labour being all but wiped out in Scotland, and the Liberal Democrats suffering big losses.

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  • Cop who shot Castile thought he was robbery suspect: Lawyer
Cop who shot Castile thought he was robbery suspect: Lawyer

Reynolds described the officer who shot Castile as Asian; the St. Anthony Police Department's 2015 annual report notes Yanez is a member of the National Latino Police Officers Association. Reynolds said she started recording what was happening because she knew that it could be her word about what happened against the officer. "I told him not to...

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  • Republicans accuse Federal Bureau of Investigation of double standard in investigating Clinton
Republicans accuse Federal Bureau of Investigation of double standard in investigating Clinton

Moments later, in an interview on MSNBC with Lester Holt, she said "I do not believe that all of the professionals that I dealt with in the State Department were careless in handling classified material". Comey, for years a registered Republican who said he's no longer registered with a political party, was deputy attorney general in the George W. ...

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  • AG Loretta Lynch says she won't prosecute Hillary Clinton
AG Loretta Lynch says she won't prosecute Hillary Clinton

Comey indicated Tuesday that a criminal charge wasn't warranted because there wasn't evidence that showed Clinton had intentionally transmitted or mishandled classified materials on objective. Two fresh faces in the Republican Party, Ryan and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, are offering messages of openness and diversity that could answer the G...

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  • Bangladesh bans broadcast of Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's Peace TV
Bangladesh bans broadcast of Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's Peace TV

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that necessary orders have been issued to analyse and act appropriately on Zakir Naik's "objectionable" speeches. Also, confirming that inquiry has begun, Mumbai Police said Zakir Naik's public documents, videos and social media posts are being examined. In view of reports that the channel's conten...

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  • Syrian rebels shell government-held areas after Aleppo supply line cut
Syrian rebels shell government-held areas after Aleppo supply line cut

Aleppo , the largest city in Syria and one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world, has been divided since 2012, when fighting broke out between rebels and the government. Since then, more than a quarter of a million people have been killed and more than 10 million displaced across the war-battered country, according to the UN.

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  • Tensions high at rallies over Baton Rouge police shooting death
Tensions high at rallies over Baton Rouge police shooting death

The governor made it clear that it is critical for people who are attending these rallies to follow the directions of officers. Protests were set to resume in Baton Rouge on Saturday, hours after demonstrations over a video-recorded police shooting produced tense moments resulting in 30 arrests .

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  • Kenya-Israel agree to co-operate on counter terrorism
Kenya-Israel agree to co-operate on counter terrorism

In Uganda, Netanyahu will meet African leaders to discuss further cooperation and business opportunities, in a special summit to be attended by President Yoweri Museveni, as well as leaders from Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Zambia and Tanzania.

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  • Black Lives Matter rallies held in downtown Bakersfield
Black Lives Matter rallies held in downtown Bakersfield

Distraught by a Facebook post showing a young black man dying after being shot by police, Kiela Doss decided to make a post of her own. Two days after the shooting, an anonymous threat aimed at police again sent Dallas into lockdown. "Then suddenly, everyone was running, and all you could hear is gun shots". "I do blame people on social me...

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  • US sending 560 more troops to Iraq as Mosul push intensifies
US sending 560 more troops to Iraq as Mosul push intensifies

The additional troops will support the Iraqi forces as they move toward the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul, Carter said, Iraq's second largest city and capital of the ISIS self-proclaimed caliphate in the country. Carter made the announcement during an unannounced visit to Baghdad , saying the troops will deploy for infrastructure and logistical su...

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