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Philippine President seeks arms from China, ends joint patrols with U.S.

Navy, to avoid upsetting Beijing . "China said they are anxious about me. That's besides my point", he said , referring to a Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling that said that Beijing's claim to areas of the South China Sea had no basis.

United Kingdom jobs market shakes off Brexit jitters as employment hits fresh high

The employment rate in Scotland now stands at 74.1 per cent, which remains behind the UK-wide record average of 74.5 per cent. Some 31.8 million people were in work - up by 174,000 from the previous quarter. However, wage growth in the United Kingd...

United States woman arrested for having incest sex with her married son

A mother and her son are both facing incest charges in North Carolina for allegedly engaging in sexual relations. While it is unclear whether Kitchens is single, it appears her son is married with a toddler son of his own, and that his wife, Shanno...

Cauvery row: CM Siddaramaiah assures protection to Tamils in Karnataka

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police arrested almost 400 people for looting and vandalism in India's information technology hub of Bangalore after a curfew was imposed to quell violence set off by a court ruling over a disputed water source, a police officer sa...

Supreme Court Denies Early Voting in Ohio

With no published dissents, the justices said they wouldn't block an appeals court decision that allowed the elimination of Golden Week under a Republican-backed law. The Supreme Court denied the Democrats' request to put that decision on hold while ...

Shivpal Yadav will resign from Uttar Pradesh government tomorrow

While Akhilesh stayed away, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Shivpal Yadav, along with Singhal, attended the party. Governor Ram Naik accepted the chief minister's recommendation to sack them, a Raj Bhawan communique said. Prajapati began as Minister of State ...

New Hampshire Ranked Happiest State in New England

The same held true for Arizona's rankings under those three categories, as they were ranked 28th under "Emotional and Physical Well-Being", ranked 31st on the "Work Environment" list and the state was named 38th on the "Community and Environment" lis...

Six workers safely rescued from South African abandoned gold mine

This latest incident comes with Zimbabweans still having fresh memories of over twenty Zimbabweans who died in a similar incident in another SA mine in 2014. "So far we don't know how many people are trapped underground but we believe that we will be...

Donald Trump closes gap with Hillary Clinton in new Reuters/Ipsos poll

The intensifying political combat came as Clinton's lead in opinion polls has slipped in recent days. The current average of polls from website RealClearPolitics puts her at 45.6 percent support, compared with Trump's 42.8 percent. Some of Trump...

Turkey can resettle Syrian refugees

Three Turkish soldiers have been killed and one wounded during clashes with Islamic State fighters in northern Syria, according to Turkey's armed forces. "They are still present in the area", he said. The people who left came back. Even though both c...

Korea Launches Yet Another Missile, UN Reacts With Same Old Statement

South Korea in July announced the deployment of the advanced anti-missile system in the southern part of the country. Bolstering the sanctions will involve closing loopholes in existing measures, the Wall Street Journal quoted Obama as saying af...

Mild tremors shake Delhi-NCR

According to a tweet by Indian Meterological Department (IMD), the epicentre of the natural disaster was Jhajjar in Haryana. There were no immediate reports of any casualty or damage to property. Jhajjar is located some 120 km from the national cap...

New law allows female WWII pilot to be inurned at Arlington

But as NPR's Susan Stamberg has reported , they were regarded as civilians. The WASPs paid for their own room and board during training. The government neglected to provide financial benefits and gave no military honors to WASPs who flew during the ...

Sissoko in contention for Spurs debut

The Dane has been in contract negotiations with Spurs since September previous year and signed a deal believed to be in the region of £75,000-a-week. Christian Eriksen is backing Tottenham to become a major force in English football after the pla...

Putin's spokesman does not respond to Trump's accolade

Trump also brought up Putin's praising the GOP candidate earlier in the campaign, when he reportedly called Trump a "bright and talented person". Putin is "very much of a leader", Trump said in a televised interview, where he and Democratic...

Hanjin says has cash to begin unloading four US-bound ships

The ocean freight industry has never seen a container carrier of Hanjin Shipping's size go under before. The global shipping disruption comes just as companies are sending off merchandise to fill shelves and warehouses for the year-end holiday se...

Minnesota Democrats attempt to strip Trump from ballot

The Minnesota constitution states electoral college delegates and their alternates must be elected at the party's convention. State law says that electors and alternate electors must be nominated at an official state convention. He said the party h...

Duterte skips summit meets because of migraine

But on Thursday, Philippine foreign secretary Perfecto Yasay told The Associated Press that the leaders had met. Obama has repeatedly warned against the perils of the Trump presidency, suggesting the Republican nominee would be woefully unprepare...

Russian Mideast push could hurt US influence, if talks occur

The report comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin seeks to organize a face-to-face meeting between Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Vasiliy Mitrokhin, a senior archivist in the KGB's foreign intelligence archive from 1972 to 19...

Helicopters rescuing at least 100 people trapped in French Alps cable cars

The cable cars were stuck at about 3800m, initially with 110 people on board, Haute-Savoie region prefect Georges-Francois Leclerc said. Forty-five lucky souls are spending the night in these tuna cans of doom, equipped with blankets, food and water....

Obama, Putin, agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

But U.S. was wary of enter a deal that would not be effective. While Vladimir Putin-led Russian government has backed Assad in the conflict, USA backs opposition forces that are up against Assad. "Clearly, he's a colorful guy", Obama said. Putin ...

Rescuers: 2 dead in Tel Aviv building collapse

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the site Monday night to inspect the search operations. The cause of the collapse was not immediately known, and several hours after the structure came down in a plume of dust, police said about four people...

Obama, Duterte meet despite Filipino leader's crude language

I can't say how long they met. While this colonial legacy (and the bloody war that severed it) has done little to endear Americans to the Philippines, a close military relationship has developed over the years and the two nations have been close alli...

Delta: 5-hour computer outage cost us $150 million

In other Delta Air Lines news, CFO Paul A. Jacobson bought 25,000 shares of Delta Air Lines stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 25th. The share price is trading in a range of $66.98 - 67.57. Analyst's mean target price for CF Industries Holding...

Mother Teresa: 'Saint of the gutters' canonized at Vatican

Born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu on August 26, 1910, Teresa came to India in 1929 as a sister of the Loreto order. Teresa's most famous critic, Christopher Hitchens, has accused her of taking donations from dictators - charges church authorities deny.

Newton on path toward Mexico's border with Arizona

And despite it now weakening to a tropical storm, USA authorities are preparing for flash flooding and landslides as it today heads to the US state of Arizona. Some 1,500 people took refuge in shelters in the resort town but many returned home, Vazqu...

Oil minister: Iran backs OPEC moves geared toward stability

It would "make oil production cost effective and beneficial for OPEC members", while keeping pressure on the group's rivals. On Monday, Saudi Arabia and non-Opec member Russian Federation signed a pact to co-operate to stabilise markets, saying the...

USA activist found shot dead in burning vehicle

Louis County. Officers responded to a call around 2 a.m Tuesday about a vehicle fire in Riverview , according to a statement from the police. DeAndre Joshua, 20, was also found dead in a torched auto in November 2014, the morning after a grand j...

Turkey says 2 of its soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria

It said Turkey's rebel allies had taken six more villages, located in Islamic State-held areas, adding to dozens of settlements now under the control of Turkish-backed forces. Last month Turkey launched an operation inside Syria, targeting both the I...

Around 100 injured in clashes in Indian Kashmir

Banks, government offices and post offices have been functioning for the last 59 days with skeletal staff. The demonstrators reportedly set the Shopian Deputy Comissioner's office on fire. In occupied Kashmir , Hurriyet leaders including Aasiya An...

North Korea launches three ballistic missiles

The new missile launches are sure to embolden the governments of both South Korea and Japan as they try to curry favor with China in helping to rein in the reckless and impulsive North Korea . North Korea had no comment through its state media ab...

Obama calls off meeting with Philippine leader amid 'whore' jibe

They are scheduled to meet during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Laos this week. The fact sheet the White House put out at the conclusion of the G20 touted the economic progress under the eight years of the Obama presidency.

Alex Noren wins European Masters in playoff with Scott Hend

Hend, who won in Thailand earlier this season, was phlegmatic about the dramatic finish, telling European Tour Radio: "I think Alex played the 18th hole the last two times way better than I played it obviously and holed an awesome putt to make a bi...

Islam Karimov: Uzbekistan to bury its strongman leader with protocol

The veteran leader had run the central Asian nation since 1989 and almost half of its 32 million citizens were born after he came to power. At the foot of the aircraft steps stood Karimov's wife, Tatiana, and his younger daughter, Lola Karimova-Til...

Suspects in Lebec Murder-Kidnap Captured in Colorado

Upon contacting Brittany then they became aware that Joshua Robertson was a couple of blocks away. Madisyn was unharmed and is now in the custody of local authorities. Lt. Joe Mendoza said investigators were not aware of any ongoing conflicts betwe...

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Trump plans return trip to the Middle East with President of Egypt

Trump met today with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt to build on their recent engagements and continue efforts to strengthen the United States-Egypt strategic partnership. ...

Central Intelligence Agency hunts for traitor after American spies are executed by Chinese

The breach was considered particularly damaging, with the number of assets lost rivalling those in the Soviet Union and Russian Federation who died after the betrayals of spies Al...

Troops Kill 13 Boko Haram Terrorists, Arrest 10 In Lake Chad

Meanwhile witnesses said four civilians out hunting for food near a displacement camp in the northeast were beheaded by suspected Boko Haram militants. "Our joy is never complete u...

Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Why did it then take 18 days for Flynn to be fired - a step that only took place when The Washington Post reported he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his calls with R...

Syrian negotiator calls USA strike 'terrorism' and a 'massacre'

As long as the US keeps backing anti-regime insurgents in Syria and is willing to attack pro-regime forces as part of that support , there will be a danger that an incident l...

U.K. Minor Parties Slam 'Extreme' Brexit in Debate May Avoided

The two-hour debate, staged by ITV at its studios in Salford, began with a clash on Brexit, then covered the NHS, social care, living standards, education and university tuition ...

Mexican journalist shot dead in Sinaloa state

He was walking near the Rio Doce offices in the state capital, Culiacan, when he was killed by a group of people riding in a red auto , according to multiple Mexican news outlet...

China's Xi appeals to foreign leaders for freer trade

Hours before the summit opened, North Korea launched another ballistic missile, further testing the patience of China, its chief ally. New Delhi , which had been non-committal a...

Tillerson Says Russia Meddled In US Election, No 'Clean Slate' With Moscow

The secretary of State during the interview also addressed the Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, noting the US isn't trying to start "with a clean state"...

Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race

He is now facing five rivals, but some could withdraw in favor of more prominent candidates. His close association with the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would attract t...

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Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

Hostages freed from mosque in Central African Republic

Many residents say they are locked in their homes as the anti-Balaka forces control the city. It said the attackers were members of a wide coalition including the mainly Christia...

Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

At the time, he was on the run from USA authorities after he leaked documents about US government surveillance. "The government's decision to reject our clients' claims is co...

Severe Weather Outbreak to Eye Central US

Severe Weather Outbreak to Eye Central US

Forecast surface weather map for today. A possible severe thunderstorm watch will need to be issued if they hold together. The risk of severe weather for Tuesday evening is shown...

Ruling Fatah party has weak showing in Palestinian election

Ruling Fatah party has weak showing in Palestinian election

The vote provided Palestinians a rare chance to cast ballots after over a decade without presidential or legislative elections, and Saturday's election was seen as a test for Abbas...

TN woman facing reckless endangerment charge; accused of following congressman, his aide

TN woman facing reckless endangerment charge; accused of following congressman, his aide

When they pulled into the driveway of someone they know, Wright reportedly ran to the vehicle and screamed while banging on the auto and reaching in. Police say Wright's conduct ...