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U.S. experts: bilateral negotiation better way to settle South China Sea disputes
- July 11, 2016

Fu Ying, chairwoman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of China's top legislature, said at the Royal Institute of International Affairs on Wednesday that Chinese people increasingly believe that the United States is undermining China's national interests, especially as more U.S. (more...)
Carter: US will Use Iraq City as Base to Push on Mosul
- July 11, 2016

Carter was also to meet with US troops, of whom there are now about 4,000 in Iraq, mainly to train local forces. Iraqi forces have been moving toward Mosul from the south and the airfield was considered a key objective, since it will serve as a base from which to support the attack on the city. (more...)
Russia, France, Germany concerned about fighting in Ukraine
- July 11, 2016

Trudeau reiterated Canada's support for the Kiev government's fight against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine but stopped short of pledging weapons supplies that Poroshenko is anxious to get from the West. That means Kiev should also grant Donbass a special legal status and decentralize the country through a constitutional reform. Moscow is obliged to help Kiev regain control of Ukraine's eastern border, and both sides must withdraw heavy arms to ensure an effective ceasefire in ... (more...)
Pokemon Go is more popular in the United States than Tinder Pokemon Go is more popular in the United States than Tinder
- July 11, 2016

The Tinder/Twitter figures describing all these players come from data aggregator SimilarWeb , which adds that the game managed to colonize over 5% of Android devices in the USA just 48 hours after release. As users navigate the real world, their in-game character mirrors their movements and will randomly encounter Pokemon characters which, with luck, they'll be able to capture and add to their team. (more...)
Calls for calm as hundreds arrested in protests
- July 11, 2016

Dallas was still on edge Saturday. In Washington , on the fourth night of protests, several hundred protesters who had marched two miles to Union Station accepted without complaint the news from organizers and police that they could not march on the Capitol without a permit. (more...)
Dallas suspect scrawled letters in blood at parking garage Dallas suspect scrawled letters in blood at parking garage
- July 11, 2016

Meanwhile, continued protests against the shootings of two black men by police officers shut down main arteries in a number of United States cities on Saturday, leading to numerous arrests, scuffles and injuries in confrontations between police and demonstrators. (more...)
Lawyer: Cop who shot Castile thought he was robbery suspect
- July 11, 2016

But the prosecutor said the shooting highlighted the need for better interactions between police and black residents. Gov. Mark Dayton, who met with protesters and black leaders, has expressed sympathy for the Castile family and concerns about the role of race in the shooting, infuriating some in law enforcement. (more...)
Philippines tells citizens in China not to discuss SCS dispute Philippines tells citizens in China not to discuss SCS dispute
- July 11, 2016

Who brought the case against China? . "[Win] or lose, the ruling makes no difference to Beijing because it deems the arbitration illegitimate as the court has no jurisdiction", the newspaper added. And in this case, the tribunal has acted in a reckless and arbitrary fashion. The subject matter of the case should be under worldwide law other than UNCLOS, he said. (more...)
Tory leadership: Andrea Leadsom quits race leaving Theresa May as only candidate Tory leadership: Andrea Leadsom quits race leaving Theresa May as only candidate
- July 11, 2016

Cameron welcomed Leadsom's decision to drop out of the race, and said he was confident that May would steer the country in the right direction, calling her "strong" and "competent", and offering her his full support. Leadsom had told the Times of London in an interview published Saturday that "I feel that being a mum means you have a very real stake in the future of our country, a tangible stake". (more...)
NETWORK SECURITY FBI Says Clinton 'Extremely Careless' with Emails and Classified Info
- July 11, 2016

Mr. Berry, who identifies himself as a "political centrist who tends to like Clinton as a candidate", wrote that "Clinton's use of a personal server for classified government email, without appropriate approvals and security, would normally be treated as a serious security violation". (more...)
Gunfire strikes San Antonio police headquarters Gunfire strikes San Antonio police headquarters
- July 11, 2016

There were a "number" of law enforcement officers inside the building when gunfire rang out shortly after 10 p.m., but no one was injured, the police chief said. Police did release a description of the suspect, describing him as a Hispanic man. "We are not going to allow our officers to be targets". Authorities named Army veteran Micah Johnson, 25, as the lone gunman in the Dallas attack. (more...)
Rio Olympics: Biles among five selected to U.S. women's gymnastics team
- July 11, 2016

How she did it: In 2012, Simone Biles was too young to go out for the Olympics at just 15 years old. "It's not sugar-coated at all; I'm ready for all the training and everything", a delighted Hernandez said after her selection. Olympic Gymnastics team? Which means she will spend the Olympics watching the performances of the two U.S. teammates who finished behind her Sunday - Gabby Douglas and Madison Kocian. (more...)
US Senate Passes GMO Label Law
- July 11, 2016

The legislation ( S. 764 ), would block states from issuing mandatory labeling laws and require food manufacturers to use one of three different labels to inform consumers of the presence of GMOs in products. This weaker version of a nationwide mandatory GMO labeling is being considered a big win for biotech engineering firms, agricultural interests, and food companies that have spent millions to block GMO-labeling legislation. (more...)
Hundreds arrested in the United States as race protests continue after Dallas shooting
- July 11, 2016

Since Friday roughly 150 people have been arrested on various charges in relation to the Airline Highway protest . In the video, Reynolds said the officer shot Castile after Castile said he was carrying a gun and had a permit. Twelve of them are listed as residents of other states or the District of Columbia. During one demonstration in Dallas on Thursday night, a lone gunman killed five police officers and wounded seven others in what was the deadliest day for USA police officers since ... (more...)
Ronaldo told me I'd score the winner- Eder Ronaldo told me I'd score the winner- Eder
- July 11, 2016

His 34th-minute shot was well-parried by Portugal keeper Rui Patricio , but by that point the match had settled into a pattern of France probing and pushing but struggling to break down their more defensively-minded opponents. "Unfortunately, things didn't go well for me". "It was not the final I wanted but I am very happy". Jose Mourinho celebrated Portugal's Euro 2016 final victory in his pyjamas in the Lowry Hotel in Manchester on Sunday night. (more...)
Angela Eagle formally triggers Labour leadership challenge
- July 11, 2016

The leader of the UK Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn has said he is "disappointed" that Angela Eagle is launching a leadership campaign against him. He said on Monday: "I am meeting Jeremy Corbyn today to put to him fresh ideas about how we might avert a damaging contest and still stop the party from splitting". (more...)
Dallas PD: Sniper wrote letters in his own blood in garage
- July 11, 2016

In taking personal responsibility for approving the plan in the aftermath of Thursday's shootings, Chief David Brown said he was convinced that any hesitation in giving the go-ahead would have allowed the gunman the chance to harm other officers. (more...)
Hillary Scares More Than Half Of America Hillary Scares More Than Half Of America
- July 11, 2016

This will be especially true as Republicans try to keep the issue front and center with campaign ads highlighting Comey's criticism of Clinton's mishandling of government email and House Republicans' efforts to get the FBI to investigate whether Clinton lied about her emails to a special House committee that investigated the 2012 terrorist attack on a US diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya. (more...)
Koreas exchange threats over missile defense system Koreas exchange threats over missile defense system
- July 11, 2016

Reuters reported a statement from US Strategic Command that confirmed a KN-11 submarine-launched ballistic missile was tracked over the Sea of Japan "where initial indications are it fell". The inter-Korean exchange was provoked by last Friday's announcement by Seoul and the United States that they plan to deploy America's powerful THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system in the South by the end of next year - after months of intense rumors and negotiations, during which China and ... (more...)
Besiktas winger joins London's West Ham United Besiktas winger joins London's West Ham United
- July 11, 2016

Tore links up with the London Stadium club in a deal reported to be worth £2.5million, with an option to make the move permanent for a further £10million. Tore will begin pre-season training at the club's ground while the rest of the squad finish up their tour of America. "Slaven was also a big factor in me coming here and he is a great manager", he said in a statement published on West Ham's website. (more...)
Aust'n PM "very confident" of forming majority government later this week
- July 11, 2016

Turnbull's comments came after Saturday's general election failed to produce a clear victor and raised the prospect of a hung parliament. "But the combination of a PM with no authority, a Government with no direction and a Liberal Party at war with itself, will see Australians back at the polls within the year". (more...)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix
- July 11, 2016

Hamilton was loudly jeered after his controversial win in Austria earlier this month and British fans gave Rosberg the same harsh treatment at the podium after Hamilton triumphed on Sunday at Silverstone . Both Mercedes men pitted for their intermediates on lap eight, ahead of the Red Bulls, as the Virtual Safety Car (VSC) was deployed when Pascal Wehrlein spun off at Abbey curve. (more...)
Hundreds rally in NYC against fatal police shootings Hundreds rally in NYC against fatal police shootings
- July 11, 2016

He also said the nation should express its gratitude to those serving in law enforcement. "In times like this we must remember - and emphasize - the importance of uniting as Americans", Abbott said. Howell is a niece of Alberta Spruill, who died of a heart attack in 2003 after police threw a concussion grenade into her Harlem apartment. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit issued the news via its official Twitter account. (more...)
Airstrikes kill IS fighters fleeing Fallujah
- July 11, 2016

Authorities lauded the operation for being carried out exclusively by the Iraqi military. The U.S. also destroyed an estimated 40 Islamic State vehicles. On Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry described the Iranian presence in Iraq as "helpful" in the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/Daesh), although he admitted there were some "challenges" to the relationship. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to maintain 12000 troops in Afghanistan
- July 11, 2016

Since then, security in Afghanistan has deteriorated. In his first comments since Obama's announcement, General Joseph Votel, the head of the USA military's Central Command, played down any impact of the looming troop withdrawal even as he acknowledged Afghan forces were suffering heavy casualties. (more...)

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