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The Op-ed article in the Global Times claimed that the Indian action to stop Chinese troops from building a road near the Doklam plateau was a "blatant infringement on China's sovereignty". The commentary said that "regardless of China's call urging India to withdraw its troops that have crossed the border, New Delhi has continued its provocation".
  • Turkey: Huge march challenges Erdogan

    Turkey: Huge march challenges Erdogan

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    Fethullah Gulen , a Muslim cleric who was accused of instigating the failed coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan past year, said that he does not plan on leaving the U.S.to avoid extradition and that he is willing to be sent back to Turkey if Washington requests it.
  • Even after death, Chinese government still fears Liu Xiaobo

    Even after death, Chinese government still fears Liu Xiaobo

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    The following year, Liu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China". A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman today said that awarding the Nobel peace prize to Liu "goes against the purposes of this award" and is "a blasphemy".
  • International, US Non-state Actors Advance Climate Action

    International, US Non-state Actors Advance Climate Action

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    So far, seven states, including California and New York - the country's second and ninth-largest energy-related emitters- have signed on to the coalition, as well as 227 cities and counties and more than 1,600 businesses. Within hours of Trump's actions in early June, cities, states, and businesses announced their intention to stick with the Paris Accords, with more than 350 mayors pledging action , and numerous organizations and states also announcing their intentions via organizations ...
  • Detroit Native Among 16 Killed in Military Plane Crash in Mississippi

    Detroit Native Among 16 Killed in Military Plane Crash in Mississippi

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    The Marine Corps said the cause was under investigation and offered no information on whether the plane issued a distress call. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter that the crash was heartbreaking. Workers from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks could be seen sitting on ATV four wheelers at a command center across from Mississippi Valley State University.
  • Human Remains Found In Search for Missing Bucks County Men

    Human Remains Found In Search for Missing Bucks County Men

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    Dean Finocchiaro (left), 18, has been identified as one of the bodies found on a Pennsylvania farm . "I know more than I'm sharing on the relationships, and I have to keep it that way, unfortunately, to maintain the integrity of the investigation", Weintraub said.
  • Gunman on the loose after killing 3 in Alabama

    Gunman on the loose after killing 3 in Alabama

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    They told who see him not to approach him and call 9-1-1 immediately, as he's considered armed and risky. Police reports describe Lever as 5-foot-10 and 220 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. Police also reported that his vehicle is a black 2007 Lincoln Navigator with a Florida tag 689NFN. Anyone with information about Lever's whereabouts is urged to call the Gardendale police at 205-631-8787.
  • Twitter Users File Lawsuit Against Trump for Blocking Them

    Twitter Users File Lawsuit Against Trump for Blocking Them

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    The Knight First Amendment Center sought to address and rebut such critiques in a lengthy blog posting later last month, and its complaint noted that since its letter, the Trump White House has taken several steps suggesting that the administration considers his Twitter account to be an official channel.
  • Qatar using fake Twitter accounts to foment trouble in Saudi Arabia

    Qatar using fake Twitter accounts to foment trouble in Saudi Arabia

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    Johnson, who also held talks in Saudi Arabia on Friday, said it was "highly unlikely" that the current standoff would descend into military conflict. Though, the four blockading countries have already demanded compensation from Doha for its alleged past interference in their internal affairs. The U.S.is increasingly concerned that the rift between Qatar and its Arab neighbors is at an impasse and could drag on for a long time, or even intensify, the U.S.
  • Prison worker fired after SC inmate escapes using drone

    Prison worker fired after SC inmate escapes using drone

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    After his first escape, Causey was transferred to a supermax prison, the most secure type of correctional facility, but was later relocated. Prisoners have previously been caught receiving items from others that are delivered via drone , and now one prisoner has topped them all: he managed to escape from a maximum-security prison in sc thanks in part to a drone.
  • In Warsaw With Father, Ivanka Trump Honors Polish Jews Killed During Holocaust

    In Warsaw With Father, Ivanka Trump Honors Polish Jews Killed During Holocaust

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    USA intelligence officials say the unpredictable Russian Federation leader ordered interference into the 2016 election that brought Trump to the White House . He referenced terror attacks across the world, vowing that "we will confront them and we will win". In March Poland said it expected to sign a deal worth up to $7.6 billion with USA firm Raytheon to buy eight Patriot missile defence systems by the end of the year.
  • Patton Oswalt & Meredith Salenger Are Engaged!

    Patton Oswalt & Meredith Salenger Are Engaged!

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    Posting to Instagram , Salenger shared a first look at her new piece of jewelry, and it is a sight to behold. "I put the ring in a marzipan Slave I replica and said, 'Will you be my Padawan of Love?'" Oswalt teased. He finished off the tweet , in all caps: 'GREAT CTHULHA WHAT HAVE WE DONE!?' Just two days earlier, Salenger had posted a pic of her man flexing his muscles at the beach.
  • US, Russia Agree To Syrian Cease-Fire

    US, Russia Agree To Syrian Cease-Fire

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    Specifically, Israel is pushing for an arrangement that would keep "Hezbollah or other Iranian-backed militias" from having a presence in the zone, which would extend approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) beyond the border. "If our two countries work together to establish stability on the ground, it will lay a foundation for progress on the settlement of Syria's political future", Tillerson added.
  • State Capitol on Lockdown; House Veto Override Votes Being Delayed

    State Capitol on Lockdown; House Veto Override Votes Being Delayed

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    The governor was in Farmer City most of the morning for the funeral of State Trooper Ryan Albin. An Illinois House vote on Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a budget deal has been delayed, after the statehouse was locked down, and several lawmakers were left unable to enter the building.
  • Modi, Xi not to meet at G20

    Modi, Xi not to meet at G20

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    The ownership of the area at the tri-junction of Bhutan, India and China is yet to be decided. This not only added to the biggest problem in the India-China relationship, which is the trust deficit between them, but seems to have added to China's insecurity.
  • Mithali Raj & Co to start favourite against Lankan ladies

    Mithali Raj & Co to start favourite against Lankan ladies

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    However, Raj is more concerned about India's batting and is keen for her side to build partnerships when it faces Sri Lanka . Chasing 233, Sri Lanka never looked in the contention as they lost their wickets at regular intervals. There are no injury concerns otherwise the ratio of wicket taking is also in as offer, India might tweak their bowling attack for that reason. After a poor start by the top order batswomen, Deepti and Mithali forged a 118-run third-wicket partnership in 26 ...