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China building up military presence in disputed islands

The think-tank said in a report there was little evidence that China had deployed military aircraft to the outposts, but the "rapid construction" of reinforced hangars suggested that was likely to change. India's focus on the South China Sea will harm its ties with China and create obstacles for Indian businessmen, said a state-run daily on Tuesday. "The situation surrounding the Japan-China relationship is significantly deteriorating", Mr Kishida told Cheng Yonghua, Beijing's envoy to ...

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Labour leadership fight - I'm watching it 'through tears' says North East MP

After Mr Corbyn left the meeting, the panel decided that full members would not be able to vote unless they had six months' continuous membership to 12 July, meaning anyone who had joined since January 12 was ineligible unless they paid the additional £25 "registered supporter" fee.

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Turkey: Erdogan out to mend fences with Russian Federation

Putin told Erdogan that he hoped Ankara could fully restore order after a failed military coup last month, saying Moscow always opposed unconstitutional actions. Gulen has repeatedly denied any involvement. Denmark's ruling party said yesterday the EU should end accession negotiations with Turkey completely over Erdogan's "undemocratic initiatives", the latest European country to condemn developments in Turkey.

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Legislator seeks to ban Trump from Philippines

There is simply no end to Trump's inanities.as the son of Filipino immigrants, and on behalf of my elders, my manongs and manangs, I am appalled by the outrageous comments of this racist bully. Mr. Trump, whose provocative views on immigration have upset even members of his own Republican Party, a year ago proposed a ban on Muslims entering the United States, citing fears of terrorism.

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Akshay Kumar's Rustom Bloopers Video is Major ROFL

Actor Akshay Kumar is of the opinion that his next film could decrease the increasing divorce rate around the world. When asked about what he would want to take back from the movie, he said it would be "my uniform". "It helps a lot, their fans also watch that they are saying that "you should go and watch it", he said. Akshay Kumar movie Rustom will be releasing on August 12th and also Mohenjadaro will be releasing on the same day and both the movies have equal importance and we can not ...

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Phelps crushes le Clos to win 20th Olympic gold

He still has four events remaining in his swan song Olympics: the 800 freestyle relay on Tuesday; the 200 individual medley Wednesday and Thursday; the 100 butterfly Thursday and Friday; and a leg on the USA medley relay Saturday. Phelps was first at the halfway mark and used his low-in-the-water stroke to hang on for the win with a time of 1 minute, 53.36 seconds. Sure, Phelps hogged the spotlight on this night, but let's not forget two other very impressive swimmers.

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Clinton stands by as GOP drama intensifies

Trump on Tuesday told The Washington Post that he would not endorse Ryan in his primary fight against Paul Nehlen, a pro-Trump businessman who has slammed Ryan for his past support of trade deals and immigration reform. "I feel that she's disqualified herself based on the way she carelessly and negligently handled classified material", said Dent. "She probably, maybe she wasn't allowed to have something to say".

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Arvind Kejriwal granted bail in defamation case filed by Punjab Minister

The AAP leader said he was not afraid of "false cases" and warned Majithia that "the people will take revenge from him in the coming elections". Majithia and his supporters also reached the court complex. "We will not bow down under any such pressure and will form the government in Punjab in 2017", Kejriwal said addressing AAP workers and volunteers outside the circuit house who had gathered to express their solidarity with him.

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Harris County newborn becomes first Zika death in Texas

As of early August, there have been more than 1,800 cases of Zika confirmed across the U.S. The Wynwood neighborhood of Miami that Clinton visited is where the first cases of local transmission have been detected. The CDC says 15 infants have been born in the United States with Zika-related defects, and six pregnancy losses are associated with Zika infection.

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United Nations employee indicted for aiding Hamas

The latest Shin Bet statement claimed Borsh, from Jabaliya in northern Gaza, had been recruited by "a senior member of the Hamas terrorist organisation to redirect his work for UNDP to serve Hamas' military interests". Boresh was an employee of the United Nations Development Program, which funds construction and infrastructure programs in developing countries around the world.

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Putin tells Erdogan he hopes Ankara can restore order after failed coup

The visit has come after relations with Western nations grew cooler following criticism of Erdogan's post-coup purge and Turkey's demand that the USA extradite the man it claims was behind the coup attempt, the Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen.

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Irom ends fast, wants to be CM

She then announced that she would contest the State Assembly election in Chief Minister Okram Ibobi's Thoubal Assembly segment. Babloo Loitongbam, a rights activist close to Sharmila, says he expects her to be freed later Tuesday, once the paperwork is processed.

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Turkey, Russia Renew a $100 Billion Bilateral Trade Target

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flew to St Petersburg for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. The Turkish leader made a point of mentioning that the visit to St. The media on the other hand thinks that this meeting could lead to issues for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as Turkey could seek cooperation with Russian Federation in the field of defense.

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Blow up every church, kill all Christians, says new Boko Haram leader

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), says the announcement of a new Boko Haram leader is irrelevant and inconsequential to the military's operation in the north east. According the the wire service, a senior US general said in June that the group "had fractured internally, with a big group splitting away from Shekau over his failure to adhere to guidance from Islamic State".

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Second Amendment people could stop Clinton

Before the remark, Trump had been emphasizing his case against Clinton, who is leading in national opinion polls in the race for the November 8 election. "And this year, they will be voting in record numbers and it won't be for Hillary Clinton - it will be for Donald Trump". The GOP candidate's distortion of Clinton's position on the Second Amendment and his comments Tuesday prove "how unsafe Trump really is", said Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

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Some Republican Establishment Donors Are Now Turning To Clinton Over Trump

Trump's campaign is now fighting what appears to be a growing deficit in the polls behind Clinton, but numerous candidate's recent controversies are also turning off many Republicans as well as Democrats. Chris Murphy of CT tweeted . "This isn't play", Murphy wrote on Twitter . "And then he said, and you have the power to do something about it". Here, Collins rips through a top argument Trump supporters use to defend their pick that roughly boils down to: "At least he says what's on ...

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Saudi-led coalition air strike kills 9 civilians in Yemen market -residents

He refused to call the current talks a failure, though they made no tangible headway toward peace, and further said that the formation of a Houthi governing council was not in the interests of Yemen or the peace process. The fighting in Yemen has killed more than 6,400 people, half of them civilians, and created a humanitarian crisis. "A military operation to liberate Sana and other provinces is the only proper choice to make this insurgent group bow down to peace", Samer al-Haj, a ...

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Trump Hints At Gun Response To Hillary Clinton

Trump's ambiguous comments alarmed some political observers as to whether he was threatening Clinton's life or calling for increased political activity. Asked for comment, the U.S. Secret Service, which provides security details for both Trump and Clinton, said: "The Secret Service is aware of the comment".

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Irom Sharmila to End Hunger Strike After Almost 16 Years

She said she will use everything in her power to create a positive society and the "foremost will be removal of this draconian (AFSPA) law". She also vowed that she would not meet her mother till she ends her fast, as seeing her mother's pain might weaken her resolve.

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Ibrahimovic Fires United to Community Shield Win

With the arrival of Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Borussia Dortmund for £30 million and Juventus superstar Paul Pogba for a world-record £89 million, competition in United's midfield is set to be more intense than ever, as new boss Jose Mourinho looks to take the team back to the summit of English football.

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Infant death in Texas linked to Zika

Florida Republicans Marco Rubio and Gov. Rick Scott have also called on Congress to come back and fund the Zika fight. There are now 21 total cases of locally transmitted Zika within a 1-sq. The CDC is sending $3.6 million Indiana's way so the state's health department can better monitor Zika and aid in prevention efforts. Ninety-seven cases of Zika have been reported in Texas this year.

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Michael Phelps' Death Stare At Rival Chad Le Clos Is Epic

This year's semi-final results saw Hungarian, Tamás Kenderesi, come in first, Phelps second, and le Clos third. "It has been very hard to say the least, the last few months, but when you are swimming for something greater than yourself it can help you achieve great things", Chad Le Clos said .

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Trump ignites new firestorm: Gun backers might stop Hillary Clinton

Beyond Trump's inaccurate claims, many political observers saw a threat of political violence against Clinton. "If she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks", Trump said at a rally. Introducing Trump later at another rally in North Carolina, in Fayetteville, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani accused the news media of taking the remark out of context to help Clinton get elected.

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Jeremy Corbyn announces plans for full employment ahead of first leadership hustings

Mr Corbyn kicked off the tete-a-tete by taking a pop at the mass Shadow Cabinet resignation which culminated in a bid to topple him as leader and rounded on Mr Smith for being one of the Labour rebels. Mr Corbyn said: "I'm sure no Labour MP would even dream of walking away from the family of the Labour movement - the family of the Labour Party that helped to put them in Parliament".

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Rajnath Singh at Saarc meet in Pakistan: 'Strongest' action needed against terrorism

He said that as Home Minister, India's prestige was paramount for him and he did what should have been done by him. Evading media pressure, Singh had yesterday said that he had placed India's point of view across Pakistan, adding all information can be gathered from his speech which is now in the public domain.

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Hillary Clinton talks about Zika threat at medical center in Wynwood

Prior to these cases, USA patients diagnosed with the virus had either traveled to infected areas or were in close contact with someone who had been there. That's different than locally transmitted. "But, if we do, all the resources of all levels of government will turn to it and be treated like any other emergency".

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Irom Sharmila breaks her 16-year-old hunger strike

We welcome the decision of the Iron lady through our sand sculpture said Sudarsan. So far Padma awardee Sudarsan has participated in more than 50 global sand sculpture championships and festivals around the World and many prizes for the country.

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Wife Planned To Leave Emotionally Abusive Husband; Money Troubles Weren’t Involved

Though officials have not specified who was responsible for the shootings, a handgun was found next to one of the adults, and a handwritten note was left elsewhere in the house, leading police to believe that the incident was a murder-suicide.

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Clinton: Congress must return to fund Zika fight

John Hellerstedt, Texas Department of State Health Services commissioner, said. Clinton made her remarks after touring the Borinquen Health Center in Wynwood, the gentrifying Miami neighborhood in which Florida health officials have reported the Zika cases.

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Erdogan meets with Putin in St. Petersburg; says relations entering 'positive phase'

Russia agreed to lift sanctions that had barred some agricultural imports and had stopped the flow of millions of Russian tourists. Turkish President Recep Erdogan will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin for a largely symbolic meeting created to unnerve western governments.

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Boko Haram: Abubakar Shekau says he is 'still around'

He became Boko Haram leader after Nigerian security forces killed the group's founding chief Mohammed Yusuf in 2009, sparking an insurgency that has left 20 000 people dead and forced 2,6 million people to flee their homes. According the the wire service, a senior US general said in June that the group "had fractured internally, with a big group splitting away from Shekau over his failure to adhere to guidance from Islamic State ".

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Four New Non-Travel Zika Cases in Wynwood

Zika can also be transmitted sexually. "My opponent in this race his campaign officials have said that and I think that does a great disservice". "The case highlights that ZIka is not just producing babies with small heads.We should expect many similar deaths, and also stillbirths".

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Russia and Turkey start mending ties, and some Western powers get nervous

But after such a bitter dispute - which saw Putin accuse Erdogan of stabbing Russian Federation in the back and profiting from an illegal oil trade with the Islamic State group - it will take a lot for the pair to reheat relations. However, the normalization of relations is not a done deal as Russian Federation will want Turkey to stop supporting rebels in Syria and Turkey may offer to drop some support in return for a free hand against Kurds in northern Syria.

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UK Labour leadership rivals to debate head-to-head

More than 1,000 people took part in a pro-Corbyn rally in Newcastle last week, and backed him to continue as party leader. Next month, Labour members will cast their votes once again on who they want to lead their party. It is assumed he means the party has to unite behind him rather than Corbyn to avoid a split, which could be catastrophic for the party. Stephen Cragg QC, appearing for the five, asked Mr Justice Hickinbottom, sitting in London, to declare that party rules had been ...

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Japan upsets All Blacks in Olympic rugby sevens opener

The sevens world series-winning Australian women extended their streak to five straight wins against 2013 World Cup victor New Zealand, quite a change in fortune in the broader rugby context. The men's tournament kicks off Tuesday , with Fiji the favorite for gold. President of the Helensburgh Tigers, of which Tonegato played in three premierships for the women's team, Colin Doran said the 21-year-old was the sort who could pick up any sport and be good at it.


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