• Vietnam moves rocket launchers into its South China Sea islands
Vietnam moves rocket launchers into its South China Sea islands

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida says Japan will continue to support the Philippines through their infrastructure and agricultural development assistance for Mindanao. Observing that China is endeavouring to dominate South China Sea at will, an American expert on Wednesday stressed the need for firm action by India and the United States fo...

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  • Police Charge US Teen Over Dramatic Trump Tower Climb
Police Charge US Teen Over Dramatic Trump Tower Climb

The New York Daily News reported that the climber was identified as Michael Joseph Ryan, 19, of Great Falls, Virginia, who apparently had recently changed his name to Stephen Rogata . 10, 2016) in New York City. It wasn't immediately clear if Rogata has an attorney. He climbed as high as the 21st floor before officers grabbed him.

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  • Trump's 'assassination' remarks on Clinton loom over campaign
Trump's 'assassination' remarks on Clinton loom over campaign

A number of prominent Republicans have declined to endorse him in the November 8 election against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, citing his fiery rhetoric and policy proposals such as building a wall along the US-Mexican border and temporarily banning Muslims from entering the country.

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  • Ark. deputy in surgery, police chief released after Wednesday. morning shooting
Ark. deputy in surgery, police chief released after Wednesday. morning shooting

During the encounter, Jones shot at and damaged a police robot providing surveillance to the responding officers, Hollenbeck said. Sebastian County Deputy Bill Cooper , 65, died as a result of injuries he sustained during the shoot-out, according to Sebastian County Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck, as reported by 40/29 News.

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  • German minister proposes tougher security laws after attacks
German minister proposes tougher security laws after attacks

De Maiziere is proposing stripping dual nationals who fight for extremist groups overseas of their German citizenship , and wants to make it easier to deport foreigners deemed to be risky. But he backed off from plans to ban the all-body veil worn by some Muslim women, known as the Burka, saying the measure is "constitutionally problematic" and th...

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  • Kids fall from Ferris wheel basket
Kids fall from Ferris wheel basket

The other rides are dependent on the inspectors' report and approval by the state. All three children had reportedly been awake, alert and coherently answering questions at the hospital on Monday night. "I won't go to the same place where they had the same problems and take a chance". "The first patient was a 16-year-old female". As for Overt...

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  • Several hurt in 2 simultaneous PKK attacks in Turkey
Several hurt in 2 simultaneous PKK attacks in Turkey

In the region's largest city, Diyarbakir , a vehicle bomb wounded many police officers, a senior Turkish official said. Relative near a coffin during the funeral ceremony of 4 police officers who were among 7 killed the day before in a bomb attack in Diyarbakir on April 1, 2016 at the Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara.

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  • Irom Sharmila breaks her 16-year-old hunger strike
Irom Sharmila breaks her 16-year-old hunger strike

The activist has, however, refused any security and said she wants to settle down in an ashram. Doctors attending on her said that since she was on a liquid and semi-solid diet taken through a nasal tube for 16 years, she should avoid start eating solid food immediately.

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  • Harris County newborn is Texas' first Zika-related death
Harris County newborn is Texas' first Zika-related death

As of August 3, the Centers for Disease Control had reported 89 cases of Zika in Texas. "Our central mission from the beginning has been to do everything we can to protect unborn babies from the devastating effects in Zika". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to follow the cases. Her death comes a month after Harris County officials foun...

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  • Iraqi, Lebanese militias deploy to Syria's Aleppo
Iraqi, Lebanese militias deploy to Syria's Aleppo

Rival parties, however, were seen bringing in reinforcements to Aleppo ahead of an expected new round of fighting after opposition groups breached a government-imposed siege and cut a key government route to the city over the weekend. The "Army of Conquest", a coalition of rebels and jihadists including the former Al-Nusra Front, said in a sta...

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  • India's Day 2 at Rio: Dipa Karmakar, Kumari, Hockey Team in Action
India's Day 2 at Rio: Dipa Karmakar, Kumari, Hockey Team in Action

Rio de Janeiro: India's story of woes continued as the country's 100-plus contingent continued to struggle in the face of world-class competition in archery. India won the third set by 53-50 mainly due to Stepanova getting one of her shots wrong, fetching only 6 points. Bombayla was the most consistent with a single 8 pointer, five shots of 9 poin...

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  • Beijing Flies Bombers Over Disputed South China Sea
Beijing Flies Bombers Over Disputed South China Sea

Despite the ruling, China continued to occupy some of the islands in the Spratlys, driving away Filipino fishermen fishing in the area. President Rodrigo Duterte has named Ramos as a special envoy to fix soured ties between China and the Philippines in the wake of Manila's unilateral move to bring the South China Sea dispute to an ad hoc arbitr...

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  • Hillary Clinton's new email clarifications
Hillary Clinton's new email clarifications

Dogged by lingering questions over her use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton further fueled the controversy in an attempt to address it Friday during an event in Washington , D.C. This is what she said when NBC's Kristen Welker asked her about the emails. He said the problem is only going to get wor...

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  • GOP Rep. Says He'll Vote For Libertarian Gary Johnson
GOP Rep. Says He'll Vote For Libertarian Gary Johnson

If he can get 15 percent in a series of polls, he can qualify for the presidential debates. While the deep unpopularity of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton suggests that third-party candidates could make some headway in the upcoming presidential election, the results of a new Gallup poll show that the candidates now remain largely unknown.

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  • Cops to protest over Black Lives Matter sign at city hall
Cops to protest over Black Lives Matter sign at city hall

The mayor of a largely white Boston suburb is promising not to remove a Black Lives Matter banner from City Hall despite complaints from police officers all across the state. The reporter was even able to get an attendee to say " Black Lives Matter , pending research", as a start to the journey of gaining understanding. "It's just right now we're f...

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  • Milos Raonic: I'm not going to leave any stone unturned
Milos Raonic: I'm not going to leave any stone unturned

In the women's singles final, Serena Williams avenged her Australian Open defeat to Angelique Kerber, and won her 22nd Grand Slam title with a 7-5, 6-3 victory for the championship at the All England Club. Nevertheless, Raonic has proven he could be a force reckon with in majors, after overcoming Federer in the semifinal round of Wimbledon and ...

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  • IPhone 7 Will Feature Modems From Intel & Qualcomm [Rumor]
IPhone 7 Will Feature Modems From Intel & Qualcomm [Rumor]

Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg said that future iPhones destined for use on the AT&T network and those of overseas carriers will use Intel chips. We're learning more and more about the iPhone 7 as we near the expected September launch. (Infineon supplied the modem for the original iPhone back in 2007.) Intel has put Infin...

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  • Third case of Zika reported in Mississippi
Third case of Zika reported in Mississippi

The Obama Administration is redirecting $589 million in money mostly allocated to fighting the Ebola virus toward fighting the Zika virus outbreak , officials said Wednesday, a day after a broad coalition of medical societies and other health organizations called on Congress to fund the fight against Zika .

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  • Six Suspects Arrested in Brussels, Terrorist Attack Foiled in France
Six Suspects Arrested in Brussels, Terrorist Attack Foiled in France

The girl was taken into safe custody, and a bomb-squad robot searched the bag, he added. Amateur video footage on social media shot from an upper storey window shows a man lying by a tram station holding a small backpack. Both were apparently carried out by the same Belgium-based Islamic State cell. Belgium's interior minister Jan Jambon on F...

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  • South Korea says North Korea fired short-range projectile
South Korea says North Korea fired short-range projectile

Ramesh Thakur, director of the Australian National University's Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, said China had a responsibility to exert its leverage over North Korea. North Korea is also sure to figure in the talks between Mr Obama and Mr Xi. State media has characterised the firings as a response to United Nations sanction...

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  • Michigan Governor's Flint Task Force Releases Report On Water Crisis
Michigan Governor's Flint Task Force Releases Report On Water Crisis

Task force members also said state-appointed emergency managers running the city failed to protect Flint's residents. "Emergency managers made key decisions that contributed to the crisis, from the use of the Flint River to delays in reconnecting to DWSD [Detroit water and sewerage department] once water quality problems were encountered", the ...

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  • For virtual reality creators, motion sickness a real issue
For virtual reality creators, motion sickness a real issue

Well, it seems that the PlayStation VR headset bundle will cost $500 with pre-orders set to kick off this 22nd of March. If you've already put a deposit down on a PlayStation VR headset, then you'll need to buy one separately. When Sony announced on Tuesday the PlayStation VR will cost $549 in Canada, most people thought it was a pretty reasona...

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  • Kansas has first known case of Zika virus
Kansas has first known case of Zika virus

Gupta. The state has supplied testing kits to doctors and medical facilities throughout the state, Sparks said. He says one woman service member who is pregnant was transferred out of the region as a precaution. The Zika virus can be found in the Caribbean and in many South and Central American counties. Typical symptoms include fever, rash, jo...

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  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan release date confirmed
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan release date confirmed

Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan will hit the PS4, Xbox One, and PC on May 24. Y'know, for a group of ninjas, we're about to see a lot of these guys. PlatinumGames most recently released Transformers: Devastation, which launched previous year to solid reviews. We've got another clip from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows to sh...

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  • Dolphins could acquire CB Maxwell, LB Alonso from Eagles
Dolphins could acquire CB Maxwell, LB Alonso from Eagles

The Eagles also sent former rushing champion DeMarco Murray to the Tennessee Titans Monday night to finish off and active trading day. Maxwell arrived in Philadelphia from Seattle, fresh from playing in a second consecutive Super Bowl. Getting Kiko Alonso basically as a one-year rental can't really sit well with Eagles fans. There are also rumors...

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