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Global Code of conduct for South China Sea likely silent on court ruling
Author: 0 Code of conduct for South China Sea likely silent on court ruling

While evaluating the efficiency of the COC in resolving conflicts at sea, Hang said the common benefits of all ASEAN members and regional countries is maintaining peace, security and stability in the region and the East Sea. He said that a bolstered ASEAN could also help member-countries manage their security problems. Against this backdrop, concerns have been growing in South Korea that it could be bypassed in global efforts to denuclearize the North amid speculations that the United ...

Global Senate GOP sees no path on health care, despite Trump prods
Author: 0 Senate GOP sees no path on health care, despite Trump prods

Some Congressional Republicans have joined Democrats in urging Trump to continue the payments. "I've said before that I'm not in favor of throwing money at insurance companies without reform, so that's going to be the nature of the conversation", Cornyn told reporters outside his office.

Global Ireland: How Brexit Threatens Ireland's Open Border
Author: 0 Ireland: How Brexit Threatens Ireland's Open Border

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the British Isles where same-sex marriages are not allowed. The Taoiseach today suggested that the UK could instead join a new UK-EU customs union as an alternative to being a member of the EU customs union.

Global Colbert, CNN, more mock Trump's 17-day vacation
Author: 0 Colbert, CNN, more mock Trump's 17-day vacation

We're so used to talking about how America's influence has fallen over the years and how little we are respected here and there and blah blah blah that we forget America bestrides the narrow world like a Colossus, and one false step can crush someone or something that we had no intention of crushing.

Global Two charged with terror plot as Etihad Airways helps Australian police
Author: 0 Two charged with terror plot as Etihad Airways helps Australian police

Australian Federal Police Deputy Commissioner Michael Phelan said the instructions to the group were "coming from a senior member of the Islamic State ". The bomb was discovered at the airport's check-in counter on July 15 before it made it onto the plane , authorities said. What is claimed about the "bomb plot"? Police believe an IS "commander" arranged for the parts for the bomb to be sent from Turkey , says Business Insider .

Global Philippine Police Kill Another City Mayor
Author: 0 Philippine Police Kill Another City Mayor

In a series of raids conducted by the the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) operatives, Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog and 11 others were killed in the raids after they allegedly "resisted violently". "They were running the city as if it was a feudal state of the family", said the President. "In public view? That's insane", said Duterte. One time I called for all of them, sa kanila, di ko kayo niyaya , I barred the media, three batches.

Global Haryana: BJP chief's son arrested for stalking woman, drunk driving
Author: 0 Haryana: BJP chief's son arrested for stalking woman, drunk driving

The woman said the incident took place when she was heading to Panchkula from Chandigarh on Friday around 12.30 am. The girl who filed her complaint with the police is the daughter of an IAS officer. Section 341 IPC (wrongful restraint) was later added against the accused. "We got their medical examination done and it was confirmed that they were under the influence of liquor", Kumar told media.

Global Blast investigated at Bloomington Islamic Center
Author: 0 Blast investigated at Bloomington Islamic Center

No injuries or arrests have been reported . Representatives of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota allege that someone arrived early in the morning, broke a window and threw a bomb inside the center. Authorities say the explosion damaged one room but it didn't hurt anyone. The explosion at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center occurred around 5 a.m.

Global Bigg Boss Tamil Episode 41: Oviya Left - Elimination Julie vs Vaiyapuri
Author: 0 Bigg Boss Tamil Episode 41: Oviya Left - Elimination Julie vs Vaiyapuri

Though many from the audience protested, Oviya persisted in her declarations. On Friday's episode, the actress speaks to Bigg Boss asking for help. As per various reports, the voting of the Bigg Boss is suggesting that Oviya got a huge number of votes. It is not confirmed whether Oviya will be back on the show, as she was spotted leaving the premises in a vehicle.

Global Putin goes fishing in Russia's Siberia mountains
Author: 0 Putin goes fishing in Russia's Siberia mountains

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been taking a three-day fishing and hunting summer holiday Siberian wilderness, where he opted to be shirtless and fearless the cold waters of a mountain lake. Brace yourselves for the latest addition to president Vladimir Putin's macho exploits in the wilds of Russian Federation. While on vacation, Peskov said, Putin at a certain point put on a diving suit, took a mask and breathing tube and went spearfishing.

Global Korea warns U.S. against military pressure over n-programme
Author: 0 Korea warns U.S. against military pressure over n-programme

China is against any unilateral sanctions imposed by any country, including those recently enacted by the United States , which stipulate tougher restrictive measures against Russia , Iran and North Korea, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Author: 0 White House can't count on Senate GOP, so it's wooing Democrats

Some Republicans say Trump and his administration only made it harder to pass health care by ineptly pressuring Sen. "It is a problem". The strategy is an acknowledgement that Republicans' fractious caucus has been unable to reach consensus on key issues-most notably the long-sought effort to repeal and replace Obamacare-but also the budget and raising the debt ceiling.

Global Syrian army kills 4 ISIL leaders in Salamiyeh countryside
Author: 0 Syrian army kills 4 ISIL leaders in Salamiyeh countryside

Its call comes not only after key leadership losses as a result of USA -led coalition airstrikes in eastern Syria, but an ongoing offensive for the territory it has controlled there for more than three years. In another strike - in March, near Mosul in Iraq - five civilians were killed during a strike on an ISIS machine gun position that was engaging Iraqi security forces.

Author: 0 Fact check: Trump's odd threat on Congress health care

Though both the House and the White House are now run by Republicans , they have yet to resolve the case. The administration could simply stop the payments - which are provided to Capitol Hill lawmakers and staff much the way many employers help pay employees' monthly insurance premiums - by dashing off new federal regulation.

Global 'No secrets' in meetings with ex-US adviser Michael Flynn, says Kislyak
Author: 0 'No secrets' in meetings with ex-US adviser Michael Flynn, says Kislyak

He said the exchange was "absolutely correct, calm, absolutely transparent", according to the Russian news site Vesti.ru . There are a few themes important for cooperation of Russian Federation and the United States. "No", Kislyak told the Russian Rossiya 24 broadcaster answering a corresponding question. But there are indications that Mueller's probe is spreading far beyond Russia's interference in the USA election to include Trump's financial records, which are unrelated to Russian ...

Global Missing Lakeland Boy, 6, Found Dead in Retention Pond
Author: 0 Missing Lakeland Boy, 6, Found Dead in Retention Pond

Adam Roach was last seen at the Carlton Arms of South Lakeland apartments, at 1000 Carlton Arms Drive, Lakeland. The Polk County Sheriff's Office dive team found Adam Roach in a pond directly behind his home at approximately 10:30 p.m. He was last seen wearing a navy blue shirt with dinosaurs, navy shorts and no shoes. Adam Roach's parents reported him missing around Friday at 4.00pm after they were unable to find him when he wandered off.

Global California AG Considering Suit Against Trump Administration Over 'Sanctuary Cities' Threat
Author: 0 California AG Considering Suit Against Trump Administration Over 'Sanctuary Cities' Threat

Each of the cities has been hit hard by surges in violent crime and expressed interest in joining a program that puts federal law enforcement manpower and resources in cities struggling with violent crime. As in other immigration initiatives, the Trump administration's sanctuary city crackdown has been frustrated by federal courts. "For me, it's unfortunate when certain topics - especially violent crime - become politicized", he said.

Author: 0 Mueller Team Asks White House for Documents on Flynn

Investigators want to know if the Turkish government was behind those payments - and if the Flynn Intel Group made kickbacks to the businessman, Ekim Alptekin, for helping hide the source of the money. That probe has been taken over by Mueller's team. It also shows that the special counsel probe has expanded into an examination of Flynn's financial deals, beyond disclosures about his conversations and business arrangements with Russian officials, the Times reported.

Global Trump Stands by McMaster, Claims He's 'Very Pro
Author: 0 Trump Stands by McMaster, Claims He's 'Very Pro

He rose to fame when he wrote a note comparing the technique employed by the globalists and Islamists against President Trump (the creation of a parallel state) to that employed by the Chinese maoïsts. Trump addressed the attacks against McMaster in a statement on Friday. The official "spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the president's views", according to the report.

Global Russian Federation hits back at new United States claims over Balkans
Author: 0 Russian Federation hits back at new United States claims over Balkans

The Russian Foreign Ministry has reacted to what it called "another series of anti-Russian statements" made in Podgorica by US Vice President Mike Pence. These words allude to the unsuccessful and still unresolved failed coup attempt which happened during the last Parliamentary elections in Montenegro, which was allegedly organized by Russian agents.

Global UN Council To Vote On Tougher Economic Sanctions On North Korea
Author: 0 UN Council To Vote On Tougher Economic Sanctions On North Korea

China's decision this year to place a temporary halt on coal imports from North Korea - even as exports rose - appeared to have little impact beyond highlighting the limits of Beijing's influence over its neighbour. Diplomats said the new sanctions were drafted to hit the sources of hard currency for Pyongyang's weapons programs, not ordinary people in the impoverished country.

Global ISIS module case: NIA questions two more persons in Tamil Nadu
Author: 0 ISIS module case: NIA questions two more persons in Tamil Nadu

A National Investigation Agency team has raided a Kerala engineer's home near here while pursuing a terror trail with Islamic State (IS) links, a top intelligence official said on Friday. The NIA sleuths had taken two persons from the city to Kochi two days ago for interrogation, after carrying out searches at their houses, following their alleged posts on the social media, supporting the activities of the IS.

Global US Marine aircraft crashes 'killing two' and leaving several members missing
Author: 0 US Marine aircraft crashes 'killing two' and leaving several members missing

A search is under way after a United States military helicopter crashed off the coast of Queensland, Australia. We will provide more details as they become available'. "Our thoughts are with the crew and families affected". This is not the first incident related to United States military aircraft this summer. The combat readiness training, which was expected to end in late July, was based at Shoalwater Bay Training Area, near Rockhampton.

Author: 0 White House says Trump has no plans to shift cabinet members

The statement revived the "clean slate" language that former White House press secretary Sean Spicer had used to describe his own reason for resigning on the day Trump brought Scaramucci aboard. In what may have been an acknowledgment that his current job in the White House is different from his previous jobs in the military, he did not unscrew the foul-mouthed hedge-fund boss's head and shit down his neck.

Global Climate change to bring huge annual death toll to Europe
Author: 0 Climate change to bring huge annual death toll to Europe

By comparison, one out of three people will be affected every year in northern Europe: Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden. "Unless global warming is curbed as a matter of urgency and appropriate adaptation measures are taken, about 350 million Europeans could be exposed to harmful climate extremes on an annual basis by the end of this century", the report said.

Global United States troops on ground in Yemen for offensive against al-Qaida militants
Author: 0 United States troops on ground in Yemen for offensive against al-Qaida militants

United States special operations forces are helping Emirati and local forces as they conduct new operations against Al-Qaeda in Yemen, the Pentagon said Friday, AFP reports . However, Al Houthi militias have not allowed them to unload their cargo so far which raised questions about the intentions of the rebel militias and their supporters, amid reports that the rebel militias are exploiting their control of some Yemeni ports to find a black market to raise money and support what they call war ...

Global Typhoon Noru Cuts Power in 11000 Households in Southwest Japan
Author: 0 Typhoon Noru Cuts Power in 11000 Households in Southwest Japan

Strong Typhoon "Hole" goes from the South to the Japanese Islands of Amami in Kagoshima Prefecture, said Main meteorological control of Japan. Typhoon Noru was packing maximum sustained winds of 194km/h with gusts of up to 240km/h per hour as of midday on Tuesday (US time), according to the US military's Joint Typhoon Warning Center.

Global John Kelly Attempts To Control White House
Author: 0 John Kelly Attempts To Control White House

That story came from unnamed sources who seemed intent on taking an early shot at the new sheriff in town, by suggesting his discomfort with the president. The president appears to be playing along for now. In April, Kelly bluntly challenged members of Congress critical of the Trump administration's aggressive approach to immigration enforcement to either change the laws or "shut up".

Global Gallo powers Rangers past Twins; Rays edge Astros
Author: 0 Gallo powers Rangers past Twins; Rays edge Astros

Elvis Andrus had three doubles and Carlos Gomez homered for the Rangers. Dozier homered on the first pitch leading off the second for his seventh career multi-homer game and second of this season . Twins: 3B Miguel Sano left the game in the sixth inning with a left hand contusion after being hit by a pitch. Santiago, on the disabled list with upper thoracic back pain, pitched 5 2/3 innings on Thursday with 92 pitches.

Global McMaster: North Korean missiles a 'grave threat' to US
Author: 0 McMaster: North Korean missiles a 'grave threat' to US

White House National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster in a new interview emphasized the "grave threat" North Korea's nuclear ambitions pose to the United States. Earlier this week, the US military confirmed that it had conducted a missile test over the Pacific Ocean. How much does that matter, right? "It's a grave threat".

Global Trump Spoke Bluntly With Leaders Of Mexico, Australia
Author: 0 Trump Spoke Bluntly With Leaders Of Mexico, Australia

Trump had calls with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull about a week after he was inaugurated. He told Mr Turnbull that their conversation was the most hard he had held that day, after speaking to Russian President Vladimir Putin and others.

Global Trump talked tersely with leaders of Mexico, Australia
Author: 0 Trump talked tersely with leaders of Mexico, Australia

On the deal, Trump said "here I am calling for a ban where I am not letting anybody in and we take 2,000 people". Not only does he admit the project isn't a priority for his administration, he concedes that it serves as a tool to drum up support for his political agenda.

Global The Pittsburgh Steelers extend Mike Tomlin's contract
Author: 0 The Pittsburgh Steelers extend Mike Tomlin's contract

Pittsburgh has gone 21-11 in the regular season, 24-13 overall, won one AFC North title and gone to the AFC Championship in the two years since. Should Mike Tomlin bring a seventh trophy to the Steel City, he could cement his own status as a potential future Hall of Fame coach.

Global Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull responds to Donland Trump call transcripts
Author: 0 Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull responds to Donland Trump call transcripts

CNN's Alisyn Camerota was questioning Fox about current Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto's "diplomatic" tone when conversing with Trump in a leaked transcript of their January phone call. "This is ridiculous", said the US President, as he abruptly ends the call. "I am the world's greatest person that does not want to let people into the country", Mr Trump said.

Global Russian Lawyer Says Asked Trump's Son to Share Browder Info With Congress
Author: 0 Russian Lawyer Says Asked Trump's Son to Share Browder Info With Congress

In an earlier interview with NBC, Veselnitskaya refuted the allegations she had been working for the Russian authorities. Podesta said he believes Trump regularly invokes Clinton's name to distract from issues within his own administration, but the Democratic strategist also says the president has yet to accept that Clinton received more votes than he did.

Global US tables draft resolution in UN to tighten sanctions against N. Korea
Author: 0 US tables draft resolution in UN to tighten sanctions against N. Korea

But when China and the United States agree, the other veto wielding members generally let them own the process and take the lead. Former Canadian Defense Minster Peter MacKay told the National Post Thursday that he regrets not having signed a missile defense agreement with the USA due to the threat of a North Korean missile attack.

Global Scarborough Relates Jim Acosta's White House Press Briefing to Hitler
Author: 0 Scarborough Relates Jim Acosta's White House Press Briefing to Hitler

During a confrontation with a journalist at a press briefing, Miller said , "I don't want to get into a whole thing about history here, but the Statue of Liberty is a symbol of liberty and lighting the world". To most Americans of the time, it was a very French affair, and they took little interest in the cause. Inspired by the 1865 United States emancipation of slaves (the French had finally emancipated theirs in 1848), Laboulaye in 1875 commissioned a statue that would link the ...

Author: 0 First Hindu in Pak govt in 20 years

Ishaq Dar, a powerful finance minister, returns in the same role, despite a criminal investigation ordered against him by the Supreme Court. Khawaja Muhammad Asif, earlier the defence minister in Nawaz Sharif's government, is expected to serve as the country's new foreign minister.

Author: 0 After Health Care Collapse, GOP Seeks Redemption With Tax Cuts

Trump , and 11 percent said Republican Sen. A group of about 40 lawmakers in the House of Representatives has embarked on a similar effort to find ways to make the law work rather than repeal it. That success, party operatives say, is at least partially because the state legislative candidates are receiving the same boost of energy that has helped Democratic candidates for federal office.

Global Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend says she's a 'family person'
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo's girlfriend says she's a 'family person'

Ronaldo is accused of defrauding Spanish authorities of €14.7m (£12.95m) between 2011 and 2014. And obviously, if he is attacked on his fortune, it is " only because [he] is called Cristiano Ronaldo ", according to the statements he made during his hearing exam, in which the newspaper El Mundo has attended.

Global North Korea Could Lose $1 Billion in Exports Under UN Measure
Author: 0 North Korea Could Lose $1 Billion in Exports Under UN Measure

The US and China can have a productive relationship if the two countries can work together on the issue of North Korea. The US, she said has been working with China on North Korea. North Korea is blamed for a "massive diversion of its scarce resources" toward the development of " nuclear weapons and a number of expensive ballistic missile programs", the draft resolution said.

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