• Philippines hosts 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministerial Meetings
Philippines hosts 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministerial Meetings

In the statement, ASEAN ministers will welcome the agreement between ASEAN and China in May on a framework for a code of conduct in the region, the sources said, referring to the Code of Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea , or COC.

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  • White House anger over leaks grows, crackdown promised
White House anger over leaks grows, crackdown promised

Kellyanne Conway appeared Friday morning on "Fox & Friends", where she warned that leakers could be easily identified because the West Wing is relatively small. Conway said that the media needed to re-examine what was appropriate to report in the wake of these newest illegal leaks. Personally, I think this whole leak thing where everyone was played...

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  • Anderson upsets Thiem at ATP event
Anderson upsets Thiem at ATP event

After the match, Bhambri spoke to the PTI and said, "I had a good tournament but disappointed with the result today". The Indian qualifier, who savoured his best ever performance on the ATP World Tour, went down fighting 4-6 6-4 3-6 against the world number 45 from South Africa in the quarterfinals played last night.

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  • Russian Federation ties at 'all-time low'
Russian Federation ties at 'all-time low'

Russians' love affair with U.S. President Donald Trump has nosedived in the wake of new sanctions signed into law by the president this week, according to a new poll. "We hope there will be cooperation between our two countries on major global issues so that these sanctions will no longer be necessary", Trump wrote.

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  • Fire burning building in East Oakland
Fire burning building in East Oakland

Further information was not immediately available. Still, he said, there were hot spots, and "The public should stay clear". "We are investigating the fire as a possible arson", Reich wrote. Firefighters from several local agencies are fighting vegetation fire in the East Bay Hills near Tilden Park off Grizzly Peak and Fish Ranch roads Wednesday ...

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  • Sen. Lamar Alexander on health care fix: 'Put out the fire'
Sen. Lamar Alexander on health care fix: 'Put out the fire'

The Senate faces a backlog of executive and judicial nominations. In the House, a bipartisan group of 43 lawmakers on Monday called for Congress to quickly stabilize the individual insurance market by appropriating money for the cost-sharing payments and creating a stability fund for states.

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  • Three militants killed in Kashmir's Sopore area, one jawan injured
Three militants killed in Kashmir's Sopore area, one jawan injured

The gunfight between militants and government forces broke out in Tarzoo village of Sopore town, about 52 km northwest of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. Meanwhile, internet services were cut off after the encounter in Baramulla district, where Sopore is located. Earlier in the day, a joint cordon and search oper...

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  • Professor, British man suspected of murder caught in Calif., police say
Professor, British man suspected of murder caught in Calif., police say

The pair have been accused of fatally stabbing Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, 26, in Mr Lathem's Chicago flat on 27 July. The two men are expected to first appear before a judge in California before their likely extradition to Chicago . Police said earlier on Friday that Lathem had sent a video to friends and relatives apologizing for his invo...

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  • Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $323 million jackpot?
Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $323 million jackpot?

NJ.com will publish the winning numbers immediately after the drawing. That's one of the top 30 jackpots all-time in the United States. Mega Millions fever is heating up, thanks to one of the largest lottery jackpots ever. Only California with 10 has had more second-prize winners. On Feb. 22, a player in IN won $435 million. Nine have also bee...

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  • Trump signs new Iran sanctions into law over his own objections
Trump signs new Iran sanctions into law over his own objections

American President Donald Trump signed into law a new sanctions package that targets Iran, along with Russian Federation and North Korea, despite complaints that it includes "a number of clearly unconstitutional provisions". can "make the point to Iran that we expect you to get back in line with the spirit of the agreement and we're going to stay h...

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  • Sessions: 'Leakers Will Be Held Accountable'
Sessions: 'Leakers Will Be Held Accountable'

President Donald Trump has frequently spoken out against leaks he sees as damaging to his presidency, and has threatened to come down hard on government officials speaking to the press. Sessions had been criticized by President Trump in an extraordinary tweet that many saw as undermining the authority of the attorney general.

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  • Senate Dems spell out conditions on bipartisan tax reform
Senate Dems spell out conditions on bipartisan tax reform

In apparent frustration over Friday's failure by the Senate Republican majority to pass a bill repealing parts of the Affordable Care Act , Trump tweeted: "If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!" Even now, its detractors insist Obamacare...

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  • India to bat in second Sri Lanka Test
India to bat in second Sri Lanka Test

He also sat out of the first two Tests against Sri Lanka that year before making a strong comeback with 145 not out which led to India's historic Test series win in Sri Lanka . Left-arm spinner Lakshan Sandakan, who was dropped for the first match, is set to return. After day one, India are on 344/3, with Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya ...

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  • Darren Soto blasts immigration plan as against American values, curb on economy
Darren Soto blasts immigration plan as against American values, curb on economy

Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia pitched their White House-backed proposal as a way to boost American jobs. The new Act will change the current system of providing Green cards to nationals from other countries. "The president campaigned on immigration as the single distinctive issue that separated him not just from Hillary C...

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  • New EU Sanctions against Russian Federation over Crimea Annexation
New EU Sanctions against Russian Federation over Crimea Annexation

The plants have been partially built, but have been created to operate with gas turbines made by a Siemens subsidiary. Brussels first introduced sanctions on Moscow in 2014, after the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea made a decision to get separated from Ukraine and rejoin the Russian Federation after holding a referendum in this regard.

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  • TS TET 2017 Results Declared: Check it Here
TS TET 2017 Results Declared: Check it Here

TS TET 2017 was held on 23rd July and the last answer key was published on 29th July. While the applicants who appear for the paper II will get a job to teach class VI to Class VIII students. After filling up the required details such as roll number and registration number candidates can access their results. The Telangana State Teacher Eligib...

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  • 10-day custody extension for 4 separatist leaders
10-day custody extension for 4 separatist leaders

Special Judge O P Saini allowed 10 days' custody to the NIA to interrogate separatists Nayeem Khan, Altaf Ahmad Shah, Raja Mehrajuddin Kalwal and Bashir Ahmad Bhat, alias Peer Saifullah, till August 14. A day after their arrest they were sent to ten-day NIA custody. India Today's Hurriyat Truth Tapes expose had nailed the Hurriyat leaders' role i...

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  • Dubai's Unfortunately Named Torch Tower Won't Stop Catching On Fire
Dubai's Unfortunately Named Torch Tower Won't Stop Catching On Fire

The 337-metre tower was the scene of a 2015 inferno that caused extensive damage to its luxury flats and triggered an evacuation of nearby blocks in the seafront Marina neighbourhood. A massive fire broke out on Friday in one of the world's highest skyscrapers in Dubai. The government said it was working on providing shelter for those affected by...

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  • BC state of emergency extended to August 18 due to wildfire situation
BC state of emergency extended to August 18 due to wildfire situation

There are now 226 wildfires burning across Canada. The BC Wildfire Service has said a water pump and 10 hoses were stolen from crews fighting a wildfire northeast of Nelson late Monday or early Tuesday. Since April 1, 861 fires have consumed 4,910 square kilometres of forest, brush and grassland. "It's crucial that we do everything we can to pr...

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  • Collins, Murkowski glad they had each other for 'no' votes on healthcare
Collins, Murkowski glad they had each other for 'no' votes on healthcare

Murkowski said . The two senators have been hailed for their steadfast opposition to the ACA repeal effort. Ticking off a list of the pressures senators face - "repercussion from party, a tweet from the President, backlash from your leadership" - Murkowski, a three-term senator from Alaska, argued that she and her colleagues shouldn't have t...

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