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World At DHS, Kelly and the Trump line
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CNN compared 45's vacation days to 44s and found that during The Donald's time at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, he's spent 53 "leisure" days through August 2017 compared to Obama's 15 through 2009. CNN on Friday called the president a hypocrite for taking the vacation, and claimed that Trump was not supportive of former President Barack Obama's decisions to take vacations.

World USA and China back stiffer sanctions on Pyongyang
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The foreign ministers of North and South Korea spoke in a rare but brief exchange between the two countries. It also prompted a rare rebuke from North Korean-controlled press against China, which it said was "dancing to the tune of the US".

World Vietnam challenges China at Asean talks
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The three countries are not claimants but have always been vocal on the issue, arguing their interest is in ensuring freedom of navigation and overflight. The Philippines - the recipient of billions of dollars of investment and aid from China - has played down the verdict of a UN-backed tribunal a year ago that found China's sweeping claim to the sea had no legal basis.

World Southeast Asia feuds over South China Sea
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August 6 (EIRNS)-On the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN ), the foreign ministers of the ten members of Asian and other countries in the Asia Pacific region are meeting starting today in the Philippines , this year's chairman of ASEAN.

World Stephen Miller could take on a WH communications role
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Scaramucci said he felt burned by the interview. On the call, he asked Ryan Lizza to reveal the person the person name who had leaked the information regarding dinner with USA president Donald Trump . Politico adds that, according to a White House official, even if Kelly can't prevent Trump's tweets, he is trying to to "push" them "in the right direction" by limiting who is able to encourage Trump to tweet things out in the first place.

World United States says South China Sea talks will be a key test
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Wang said at a news conference in Manila that those three conditions include non-interference by "outside parties", obviously referring to the United States, which Beijing has frequently accused of meddling in the territorial disputes. In a statement issued on the sidelines of Asia's biggest security forum in Manila, Australia's foreign Minister Julie Bishop and her two counterparts also called on China to abide by a UN-backed tribunal a year ago that rejected Beijing's claims to nearly all of ...

World President Trump greets wedding guests in Bedminster, NJ
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The President of the United States of America took to Twitter on Saturday evening to announce that he was now "working in Bedminster, NJ, as long planned construction is being done at The White House ". Shockingly, there was no visual of the White House undergoing an exorcism. On Thursday , Mr Miller briefed reporters at the White House on Mr Trump's support for legislation that would overhaul the current immigration system by creating a merit-based system for issuing visas, favouring ...

World Green Party on rogue MPs' resignation
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She was now being used as a target by people who wanted to see the Greens fail at the election, Mrs Turei said. "That decision was supported by the other 12 Green Party MPs", said Green Party Co-leader James Shaw. Some party members who had attacked the pair on Twitter and other social media last night had apologised, he said. A resounding "absolutely" was her response when asked if Labour can still win, but wouldn't comment as to whether she believes Ms Turei should resign.

World Pressure on Nepal over Doklam standoff
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It mentioned a convention signed between Britain and China relating to Sikkim and Tibet and said that according to that convention, 'Doklam was indisputably Chinese territory'. It said that India's position posed a challenge to the sovereignty and independence of Bhutan. India says the Chinese action to construct the road was unilateral and changes the status quo .

World Lavrov details Russia's response to U.S. sanctions in meeting with Tillerson
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To date, more than 13.9 million Mir cards have been issued in Russia , according to the Russian National System of Payment Cards (NSPK), or about 10 percent of the country's population. "I see no conflict - no conflict at all in our helping them with that situation and our views of the human rights concerns we have with respect to how they carry out their counter narcotics activities", Tillerson told reporters before the meeting.

World Team World beat Team Africa in NBA Africa Game
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It is the third annual National Basketball Association game to be played in Africa, a tradition that started in 2015 as the only pro sport in North America that played a game in Africa. Team World is loaded with familiar faces, including DeMarcus Cousins , C.J. (Cameroon), Salah Mejri (Dallas Mavericks; Tunisia) and Emmanuel Mudiay (Denver Nuggets; DRC) also starred.

World Injured During Hazardous Material Leak in Long Beach
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A 6,000-gallon container on the ship began leaking the liquid Sunday morning, Officer Brian Fisk with the Long Beach Fire Department said. The Coast Guard has identified the leaked chemical as propyl acetate, which is mainly used as a solvent.

World Two-Vehicle Accident Claims the Life of Young Abilene Police Detective
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The condition of the truck driver was not released. Ybarra began her career in law enforcement with the Sedalia Police Department in Missouri. She started her career with the Abilene Police Department on June 2, 2014. "We have buried too many officers even since I've been police chief." Chief Standridge met with pastors prior to the conference, and he says one of the things they discussed was the impact Detective Ybarra's death could have moving forward, especially on the heels of ...

World Article 35A was Dogra king's decision: Omar
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On whether or not the ground has been prepared for its abrogation, he said, "We have nothing to do with it, we are fully prepared to fight tooth and nail, the abrogation of Article 35-A". "...you all know that the agenda of BJP and RSS is basically to erode the autonomous structure of this state, " he said. "To oppose the removal of Article 35A is not anti-Jammu or anti-Ladakh".

World Dolphins' Taylor Inducted Into Pro Football Hall of Fame
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He said it may have been the best he's ever played. "When things happened to Trent and Trent went down, Kurt's number was called and he was ready", Holt said. "It's important to me". When I'm at home and I do something, if I forget something I have to stop to think, 'Is this because I'm getting older or I'm just not using my brain, or is this an effect of playing football? "That's just how I am, so my appreciation might be a little bit different than most".

World McIlroy begins week as PGA Champ. betting favorite
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The winners of the year's first three majors are traditionally placed together at the US PGA, meaning the playing partners of Open champion Spieth are no surprise. Sergio Garcia took the green jacket at this year's Masters, but his odds are low when ranked against this field. The trio will start from the first hole at 1:25 p.m.

World Disagreements over sea feud, N. Korea delay ASEAN communique
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An initial draft of a joint communique to be issued by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations foreign ministers, seen by The Associated Press yesterday, says they will ask senior diplomats to immediately initiate talks on the so-called Code of Conduct in the disputed sea after their governments agreed on a framework of the accord with China in May.

Author: 0 Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

A Southeast Asian diplomat said Sunday that Vietnam had pushed for stronger language despite opposition from numerous ministers, whose countries rely heavily on China for trade and investment. Many of the ASEAN countries, including the Philippines, are specially concerned about this issue. Kang chimed in: "It was a very, very good outcome".

World IPhone Maker Foxconn Plans to Build Self-Driving Vehicles in MI
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Foxconn said in a statement sent to the Nikkei Asian Review on Monday stated that "Michigan is one of the states that we are considering as an investment location and our company is conducting an evaluation of the conditions for establishing a facility in that state".

World At least 22 injured in Lahore explosion
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Following the explosion, a large contingent of security forces personnel reached the site of the incident and cordoned off the area. Police suspect that the truck contained explosives. Reportedly, the truck had arrived from Swat and was in the area since the past three days. Scores of vehicles parked nearby were damaged in the powerful blast.

World Victim of 9/11 identified after 16 years using new DNA technology
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Before Monday's announcement, it had been over two years since the last identification took place. It is the first new identification made since March 2015 . Few full bodies were recovered after the twin towers burned and collapsed, with the effects of heat, bacteria and chemicals such as jet fuel making it hard to analyse the remains.