• U.S. backs ASEAN despite silence on sea ruling

    U.S. backs ASEAN despite silence on sea ruling

    The two previously met in Beijing in late April. Kerry, who is in Manila for bilateral meetings and to pay a courtesy call on newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte, said the statements of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations did not lack affirmation for "every single principles, every single value of the rule of law".

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  • US 'must resist' Turkey extradition bid

    US 'must resist' Turkey extradition bid

    Asked whether Turkish military figures whom the United States has worked with are in detention, Votel said: "Yes, I think some of them are in jail". Quoted by US media, US Central Command chief General Joseph Votel had said the coup bid and subsequent round-up of dozens of generals could affect American military cooperation with Turkey.

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  • Mattress Firm in talks with Steinhoff International -FT

    Mattress Firm in talks with Steinhoff International -FT

    Steinhoff and Mattress Firm ( MFRM ) have entered into a merger agreement under which, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Steinhoff will commence a cash tender offer to purchase up to all of the outstanding shares of Mattress Firm common stock for $64.00 per share in cash.

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  • Dundas boy sought by Hamilton police

    Dundas boy sought by Hamilton police

    Because of a neuromuscular disorder, the boy walks with a noticeable limp and police are concerned for his safety. Finnigan Danne was last seen at his residence yesterday at 10:15 a.m. Police say he has limited mobility without a wheelchair, which was left in his home in Dundas, Ont. There are no suspects or vehicle description available.

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  • Indonesian and three Nigerians executed for drug crimes

    Indonesian and three Nigerians executed for drug crimes

    A candlelit vigil will be held outside the presidential palace in Jakarta on Thursday evening, just hours before the 14 prisoners are expected to face a midnight firing squad. Known as the Alcatraz of Indonesia, it is the same place where Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were executed, along with six others, in April past year.

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  • Obama: Donald Trump Is 'Unfit' to Be President

    Obama: Donald Trump Is 'Unfit' to Be President

    A senior Senate Republican aide, who asked not to be identified, said Republican senators were pleased with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's statement on Sunday calling Captain Khan "an American hero" and noting "a travel ban on all members of a religion is simply contrary to American values".

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  • Woman Fatally Shot In Home Depot Parking Lot

    Woman Fatally Shot In Home Depot Parking Lot

    A 24-year-old man was taken into custody shortly after the shooting. Detroit police say a 33-year-old man was shot at the store. The other victim chased the shooter across the street to the back parking lot of a Home Depot across the street.

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  • Khizr Khan's tribute to son best moment

    I thought this is a town hall. Here was an ordinary citizen, on a day off from work, with a son in the military, asking about the ongoing Khizr Khan controversy , knowing the audience would be hostile to her. "I join all those who stand in support of the Khan family", Pittard wrote in the editorial. "He said: 'It's more money than we can afford, but I want you to have it for your campaign.' And I think it's incredible".

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  • Obama says Trump is 'woefully unprepared' to be president

    Obama says Trump is 'woefully unprepared' to be president

    The latest sign that the Trump campaign is in serious disarray : It took them five whole days to figure out how the feud between Donald Trump and a Gold Star family is actually President Obama's fault. Obama questioned whether Trump would "observe basic decency" as president, argued he lacks elementary knowledge about domestic and global affairs and condemned his disparagement of an American Muslim couple whose son was killed while serving the U.S.

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  • Oscar Pistorius Treated in Hospital for Injuries Suffered in Prison

    A prisons spokesman said the injuries were "minor" and he had been returned to prison after Saturday's incident. He was freed from prison last October after nearly a year behind bars and was to serve the remainder the jail term under house arrest at his uncle's house in a wealthy suburb of the South Africa capital.

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  • Concedieron la excención de prisión a Hebe de Bonafini

    Bonafini faltó el jueves por segunda vez a la cita con el juez para declarar en la causa que investiga un supuesto desvío de más de 200 millones de pesos (unos 13 millones de dólares) en el programa " Sueños Compartidos ", un plan estatal impulsado por el anterior Ejecutivo para la construcción de viviendas sociales administrado por la fundación de la asociación.

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  • Olympics: Thirteen-year-old Gaurika Singh rips suit but wins her heat

    Olympics: Thirteen-year-old Gaurika Singh rips suit but wins her heat

    The ecstatic swimmer expressed her views regarding her participation in the Rio Olympics. This is some achievement in itself. Her story does not end here, though. "One of the cupboards had fallen and my mother was shouting because she thought my brother had tipped it over", Singh told Fairfax Media , writes The Sydney Morning Herald .

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  • Se levantó la orden de detención contra Hebe de Bonafini

    Los letrados adelantaron que Hebe irá a declarar la semana que viene por la causa "Sueños Compartidos", después de no haberse presentado en dos citaciones, algo que terminó en el pedido de detención. A partir de ahora ella puede ser detenida. En el expediente judicial también están acusados diputados, exfuncionarios y un gobernador provincial. Aunque no la indagará hoy, el magistrado consideró que la presentación del abogado de Bonafini pone de manifiesto su 'voluntad de declarar' por lo ...

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  • Se forma la tormenta tropical Javier en el Océano Pacífico

    Se forma la tormenta tropical Javier en el Océano Pacífico

    La depresión 11-E evolucionó a la tormenta tropical "Javier" en aguas del océano Pacífico , y se ubica a unos 90 kilómetros al oeste-suroeste de Manzanillo , Colima, y a 80 km al sur-suroeste de Playa Perula, Jalisco. Además de vientos fuertes y oleaje elevado a lo largo del litoral de Jalisco, Colima y Michoacán. Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco, y zona de vigilancia por tormenta tropical desde La Paz hasta Santa Fe, ambas localidades de Baja California Sur.

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  • Hundreds killed in drug crackdown in Philippines

    Some of those he named were retired police officers and former local officials from all over the country. Mr Duterte has said he is considering setting aside some areas in military camps across the country to build rehabilitation centres for those who surrender.

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  • 1 killed, 2 injured in drive-by outside bar

    1 killed, 2 injured in drive-by outside bar

    Minnie suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was sent to Monongahela Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:30 a.m. Officials said the two other people injured, both 27-year-old women, were hospitalized and last listed in stable condition.

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  • Inflación en Venezuela se acerca a 500% — Magdaleno

    Inflación en Venezuela se acerca a 500% — Magdaleno

    A su juicio, "los radicales del chavismo", Eulogio Del Pino y Miguel Pérez Abad, han intentado independizar los controles, pero lo que han recibido es críticas o salidas de sus cargos. Señaló que al menos 24 saqueos y conatos de saqueos en el mes de julio, se ha agudizado las protestas violentas y los saqueos se han venido incrementando.

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  • Platte County official accused of misusing county funds

    Platte County official accused of misusing county funds

    Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd said in a statement that 54-year-old Kenneth M. Bozenhardt, Platte County's director of facilities, was charged Saturday with one count of felony stealing. Investigators detailed purchases of 10-foot cedar posts, 12-foot cedar boards, potting planters, potting pebbles, a watering can, flags, flag holders, and a sun shade.

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  • Thailand accepts military-backed constitution: Election Commission

    Thailand accepts military-backed constitution: Election Commission

    Voting on Sunday proceeded peacefully, in stark contrast to chaotic scenes two years ago when street protesters allied with Thailand's royalist elites sabotaged an election that was poised to be dominated by the incumbent Puea Thai party. Some 50 million voters were registered ahead of Sunday's referendum. "If you don't want to leave anybody behind in this country, you need to think about an inclusive process, an open dialog, and ensure that people can express their opinion".

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  • Ex ministro Jorge Burgos:

    Ex ministro Jorge Burgos: "La nueva mayoría termina en este Gobierno"

    Burgos, quien manifestó que "el país está descarrillado" y que para "ponerlo otra vez en la vía" se requiere regresar a la política de los acuerdos, dijo que espera que el próximo gobierno sea bajo " una coalición de centroizquierda, cuyos pulares esenciales sean las grandes corrientes socialcristianas y socialdemócratas ".

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  • Fighting in Syria's Aleppo after rebels 'break siege'

    Fighting in Syria's Aleppo after rebels 'break siege'

    The U.N. said 300,000 people were trapped inside, making eastern Aleppo one of the largest besieged areas in Syria . Hours after the announcement of the siege being lifted, the rebel coalition, which calls itself Aleppo Conquest and includes groups like Jaish al-Islam, declared al-Hamdaniya - the largest residential district in southern Aleppo - a military zone.

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  • Emotional Alex Rodriguez Announces His Final Game With Yankees Will Be Friday

    At 11 A.M. on Sunday morning, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner announced that Rodriguez would be released from his contract on August 12 and will then transition into the role of a special advisor. Faced with trying to sell a burgeoning sports network minus the team's biggest potential star, the Yankees capitulated and lavished Rodriguez with a new 10-year deal, worth a record $275 million.

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  • Police Commissioner: Mosby

    Police Commissioner: Mosby "Incompetent…Vindictive…Immature"

    His death added fuel to the growing Black Lives Matter movement, set off massive protests and led to the city's worst riots in decades. Thea " som agency has reconfigured its police vans and fitted officers with body cameras. Evidence, he said , showed there was no wrongdoing. "Once they started dropping charges, it became quite clear that the state's attorney has chose to move on", Burns said.

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  • Trump Taj Mahal casino to shut down after years of losses

    Trump Taj Mahal casino to shut down after years of losses

    Owner and financier Carl Icahn was unable to reach an agreement with the Unite Here labor union representing about 1,000 workers, who have been on strike over health insurance and pension benefits since July 1. " Atlantic City is going through some very troubling times right now and we acknowledge that, but it's not time for billionaires like Mr. Icahn to put their foot on the throats of workers and try to take their benefits", said Senate President Steve Sweeney in October 2014.

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  • US not involved in Turkey coup attempt, `full stop`, envoy says

    But Gulen's US lawyers expressed confidence that he will not be extradited, saying the Turkish government doesn't have any evidence against their client that would satisfy the USA legal system. A German national has also been caught up in the purge, Berlin said Friday, after books were found at her home suggesting she had links with the Gulen movement or was a member of it.

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