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The meeting has marked the first time foreign ministers from the region have met since the UN-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration handed down its decision into the dispute between the Philippines and China, dismissing the latter's "historic rights" to vast swathes of the South China Sea .
  • Two college football punters die in auto crash

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    We mourn today with the football programs of Nebraska and Michigan State. Tomlin says, "I talked to our team this morning in the weight room about Sam". Foltz graduated from the University of Nebraska in May with a degree in agronomy. Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio and Riley posted their thoughts on Sadler and Foltz, respectively.
  • Five suspects held over Nice attack to appear in court

    Five suspects held over Nice attack to appear in court

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    THE PHILIPPINES condemned on Saturday the "brutal and violent" attack that killed 84 people in France on Bastille Day , with President Duterte vowing to join Paris in its fight against terrorism. Bouhlel had a criminal record and was known to French police, but not to the intelligence services. The psychiatrist, Chemceddine Hamouda, said Bouhlel's parents brought him to his clinic in Msaken in August 2004.
  • Tim Kaine says Hillary Clinton ready to fight, win and lead

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    Virginia Senator Tim Kaine makes his entrance at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. "Let me tell you, if you're looking for the party of Lincoln, we've got a home for you right here in the Democratic Party". "Now you know who I don't trust? ". TV commentators, instant pundits, said it would be tough for Mr. Obama to top Mr. Kaine's message, forgetting that Mr.
  • Controversy surrounds first day of Democratic National Convention

    Controversy surrounds first day of Democratic National Convention

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    Fealk said he viewed the emergence of hacked DNC emails, which suggested favoritism of Clinton, as a revelation and evidence of the party's disrespect for progressives. Regardless of the collective desire to beat Trump, it's clear that not even Sanders is exempt from getting called out by his fans for going against his beliefs to support Clinton's rigged campaign.
  • British PM: Immigration control must be part of EU-UK deal

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    Earlier in July, UK Prime Minister Theresa May refused to guarantee the rights of some 2.9 million European Union nationals now living and working in the United Kingdom, according to the government data, saying that such a decision should wait until other countries guarantee the same rights for the UK citizens.
  • Merkel: Refugees Who Attack Us Mock Germany

    Merkel: Refugees Who Attack Us Mock Germany

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    The raid didn't appear to be connected to the recent attacks. "What the terrorists want.is that we lose our view for what's important to us". But she said people fleeing persecution had a right to be protected, adding that the attacks were meant to "spread fear and hatred between cultures and between religions".
  • Turkey discharges generals, shuts media outlets after coup

    Turkey discharges generals, shuts media outlets after coup

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    Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced Thursday that 88 employees of his ministry were dismissed, including two ambassadors. Most of the newly issued arrest warrants were targeted at journalists allegedly affiliated with US -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the Erdogan government sees as the mastermind behind the coup attempt.
  • US Navy to China: We're staying in South China Sea

    US Navy to China: We're staying in South China Sea

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    State Department spokesman Mark Toner. After months of confrontations in the South China Sea and days of high-stakes diplomacy, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the time has arrived to "move away from the public tensions and turn the page".
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz booed at breakfast for Florida delegation

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz booed at breakfast for Florida delegation

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    Debbie Wasserman Schultz , D-Fla., is being diminished, as the Hillary Clinton team juggles considerations of placating Sanders supporters and angering swing state Florida delegates. The morning after her resignation Wasserman Schultz, a Florida congresswoman who is locked in a tough primary battle to retain her seat, spoke at a breakfast hosted by the Florida delegation to the convention and was booed.
  • Obama offers support to Germany after spate of attacks

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    Since a year ago, Germany opened its borders to over one million migrants and refugees fleeing war, persecution and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and a lot of them from Syria. Merkel announced a nine-point plan which included lowering the hurdles for the expulsion of asylum seekers , adopting an early warning system for radicalization among refugees, and joint exercises of the police and armed forces.
  • Donna Brazile Dropped by CNN as She Becomes Interim DNC Chair

    Donna Brazile Dropped by CNN as She Becomes Interim DNC Chair

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    Asked what she would like to see the DNC do to help unify the party, Lanpher said she would like to see them fire the operative who sent the email regarding Sanders' religion. "It's a rigged system against him, and what happened with the choice of Tim Kaine is a slap in the face of Bernie Sanders". President Barack Obama says Donald Trump's suggestion that the USA might not come to the defense of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies is another sign of what he calls Trump's "lack ...
  • Tim Kaine Says He's a 'Harry Truman Democrat'

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    July 26, 2016. He also has experience as a civil rights lawyer, which has won the respect of many progressive voters in Virginia. Among Democrats, 63% call Kaine a good choice, including 66% of liberal Democrats and 58% of moderate or conservative Democrats.
  • Obama prepares to hand off legacy to Clinton

    Obama prepares to hand off legacy to Clinton

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    The first woman to lead a major US political party toward the White House, Clinton will be greeted Thursday by a crowd of cheering delegates eager to see history made in the November election. He also argued that it was Clinton who was endangering national security with her policies in the Middle East and North Africa. "We wouldn't expect somebody to repeatedly say things that were demonstrably not true and somehow get a pass".
  • Guardiola: Nasri yet to play in pre-season because of weight

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    Making moves: Guardiola confirmed his transfer targets. "If he stays, I'll be happy for Schalke fans". So at the end of the window, we will have to see which players we have. They have to decide. "They have to choose for themselves the best guy to represent their opinions". "We have played in really bad conditions in our careers, but that pitch two days ago was impossible to play on".
  • United States secures vast new trove of intelligence on ISIS

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    Anti-Islamic State (IS) fighters battling the militant group in Manbij, Syria uncovered a trove of documents on Wednesday that details IS operations in the area, according to a USA military official. Some media outlets from the region wrote last week that more than 160 civilians were killed in the airstrikes . Garver said last week that the jihadists had been mounting exceptionally fierce resistance in Manbij .
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam on her messy marital split

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    I have never and I will never be anyone's side chick". "This is his daughter". Hartwell and Pulliam married New Year's Eve and were married in the actress's home, according to her podcast, Kandidly Keisha . The actress, who played the lovable Rudy Huxtable on "The Cosby Show", tearfully bashed her husband and accused him of cheating on her Tuesday in a sit-down interview on " Entertainment Tonight ".
  • Juventus signs Argentina striker Higuain from Napoli

    Juventus signs Argentina striker Higuain from Napoli

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    Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis long maintained the player would not be sold, and speaking to Radio Kiss Kiss (h/t FourFourTwo ), he said Higuain had told him he would stay back in June. However, with Higuain completing his medical prior to his imminent switch to Juventus , it has dashed the Gunners' hope of landing the South American striker.
  • Turkey issues warrants for 47 ex-staff of Zaman newspaper

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    Gulen, an ally-turned-foe of President Tayyip Erdogan who had built up an extensive network of schools, charities and businesses in Turkey over decades, has condemned the coup attempt and denies any involvement in it. Of them, 16 have so far been taken into custody, Dogan said. Among those wanted in the new set of warrants are former Zaman editor-in-chief Abdulhamit Bilici, and former Today's Zaman editor-in-chief and columnist Bulent Kenes, according to the Hurriyet newspaper.
  • French ID 2nd church attacker; police had warning about him

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    Reuters could not immediately verify the authenticity of the video. Three people close to Petitjean have been detained in police custody, a judicial source said. He and Adel Kermiche, also 19, were killed by police after taking hostages Tuesday at a church in St. -Etienne-du-Rouvray in the Normandy region. The Islamic State's so-called news agency (Amaq) released on Wednesday a video that shows the two men pledging allegiance to the leader of the terrorist organization, Abu Bakr ...
  • Led air strikes in Syria kill dozens of civilians

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    Amnesty International said that since June, more than 100 civilians are believed to have been killed in suspected attacks by the US-led coalition in the Manbij area. " We are striking in the framework of the coalition and are very careful in our strikes ", he told reporters alongside Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny.
  • Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5

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    The roads are unsafe for aid convoys due to mines, and it is not easy to find military escorts willing to make the risky journey. To respond to this humanitarian emergency, between 20 and 22 July MSF teams provided therapeutic feeding to more than 4,900 children and vaccinated them against measles.
  • Merkel: organizers of terrorist attacks to be found

    Merkel: organizers of terrorist attacks to be found

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    He had received asylum and medical treatment in Germany after being wounded in Syria. "These acts happened in places where any of us could have been". Both men had claimed allegiance to so-called Islamic State. Merkel has supported allowing refugees in with a public relations slogan of "We can do this".
  • Michelle Obama gave the speech the United States was waiting for: Torcuil Chrichton

    Michelle Obama gave the speech the United States was waiting for: Torcuil Chrichton

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    Because they are less well-known, Biden (81%) and Sanders (77%) have lower favorable ratings among Democrats than the other leaders tested in the poll, all of whom are at 85% or higher. "When nuclear weapons are under your control, you can not make decisions quickly and then retract the statements", Obama stated, hinting at Republican candidate Donald Trump.
  • Turkey detains top Gulen aide after coup attempt

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    Thousands of demonstrators have gathered in central Istanbul's Taksim Square to show their unity and solidarity. Turkey plans on remaining in a state of emergency for more than three months, but will extend that ruling if deemed necessary.
  • Bill Clinton Tells DNC Hillary Is the 'Best Darn Change-Maker'

    Bill Clinton Tells DNC Hillary Is the 'Best Darn Change-Maker'

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    That's why Sanders was booed by his own supporters after declaring his wholehearted support for Hillary Clinton on Monday night, and it's also why scores of die-hard Bernie fans are now screaming from the rooftops that they'd rather vote for that orange chauvinist from The Apprentice than embrace the Democratic candidate they were told - by Bernie - to despise.
  • Nun Led To Safety After Priest Killing

    Nun Led To Safety After Priest Killing

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    One of the attackers, 19-year-old Adel Kermiche, was a local man known to intelligence services after failed bids to reach Syria to wage jihad. With the attack threat for the country ranked extremely high, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said France was working to protect 56 upcoming summer events and may consider cancelling some.
  • Peyton Manning did not use HGH or PED, NFL investigation finds

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    An NFL investigation cleared former star quarterback Peyton Manning of allegations of HGH use, the league announced in a statement Monday morning. The league said the quarterback and his wife, Ashley, fully cooperated in the seven-month investigation, providing interviews and access to all records sought by investigators.
  • Florida Democratic Delegates Struggling To Unite

    Florida Democratic Delegates Struggling To Unite

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    Debbie Wasserman Schultz , the former party chair, announced her resignation on Sunday. One email appears to reference the executive director of the state party, Kay Brown, saying that Kay has friends within the Sanders' organization who might be able to provide more information than what appeared on Facebook .