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Two Chinese jets intercept US plane over SCS

Two Chinese jets intercept US plane over SCS Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles (22 km) of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge to Beijing in the strategic waterway since U.S. "They feel that China has been doings its maximum, and the US shouldn't expect too much more", said Stephen Noerper, a senior director at the Korea Society. [Full Article...]

Trump's alignment with Israel and Saudi against Iran: Here's the catch

Trump's alignment with Israel and Saudi against Iran: Here's the catch While they lauded Trump's anti-Iran stance, Netanyahu and his right-wing coalition didn't cheer at all for what the USA president had to say about the Palestinians . Gulf and Arab leaders, he said, "appreciated the effort", particularly in light of Trump's anti-Muslim campaign rhetoric. There were lots of "firsts" in Trump's oversees trip to Israel, one of America's most trusted allies. [Full Article...]

After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home

After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home A spokesman for Mr Juncker, president of the European Commission, which had been negotiating a free trade deal with Washington known as the TTIP before Mr Trump's upset election victory, said the two sides would work to increase trade. "If NATO countries made their full and complete contributions, then NATO would be even stronger than it is today, especially from the threat of terrorism", Trum... [Full Article...]

Pakistan to play two T20 Internationals with Afghanistan

Pakistan to play two T20 Internationals with Afghanistan In a meeting convened by the two representatives, promotion of cricket ties between the two states was agreed upon. While the first of those matches will be played in Kabul, the next one is slated to take place in Lahore. Afghans learned to play cricket in refugee camps in Pakistan after they were forced to leave their homes in the wake of the Soviet invasion in 1979. [Full Article...]

Philippines' Duterte warns terrorists - 'I'll be harsh'

President Duterte , who was in Russian Federation at the time of the attacks, cut short his official visit and imposed a 60-day military rule in Mindanao , including the provinces of Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi (Basulta). It was not immediately clear whether civilians were among the dead. "Some of them were knocking at our doors, some tried to get in but we locked our gates and doors", Amir Sum... [Full Article...]

Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found

Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found The mystery of a swan sculpture stolen by a naked man is over after a local resident reported seeing the artwork near a pond. "Do we know why he's naked? No". The truck was recovered in Hillsborough County, but the swan was not. He told his mom Maria - she saw the stolen swan on the news today & called PCSO!' the sheriff tweeted. [Full Article...]

President Tells Military 'They Can Rape' And He'll Take The Blame

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said troops raided the hideout of a top terrorist suspect in Marawi on Tuesday, sparking a gunbattle that prompted the militants to call for reinforcements from an allied group, the Maute. "Right now, he is still inside (the city)", Gen. Eduardo Ano told The Associated Press. Richard Javad Heydarian, a political-science professor at De La Salle University in Ma... [Full Article...]

Lawmakers: Trump should make good on campaign pledge on Jerusalem

Trump said during an appearance with Netanyahu . Can Trump make it happen? Yet we have seen the opposite. "I think the embassy should be moved to Jerusalem because Jerusalem is the capital of Israel ". The world is waiting. In Israel the overall tenor of Trump's trip - which included a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial on Tuesday - and the warmth exhibited between the... [Full Article...]

Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting

Trump & Macron engage in fierce handshake battle during first meeting Newly appointed president of France, Emmanuel Macron , impressed the internet this week by annihilating President Trump in an handshake battle . President Macron and President Trump also discussed the Syrian crisis, counter-terrorism and defence spending over lunch at the USA ambassador's residence in Brussels , their first meeting since Macron was elected on May 7 after a turbulent campaign.... [Full Article...]

The UK Has Stopped Sharing Manchester Attack Information With The US

Band members Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer said in a statement that they "are heartbroken by the atrocity committed against the innocent victims of Manchester". "This is due to the fact that the government of Great Britain has raised the level of the terrorist threat in the country to the maximum possible", it said. [Full Article...]

It Just Sucks - Ajax Star Left Super Frustrated By Manchester United's Tactics

The United manager celebrated Wednesday's victory exuberantly at the Friends Arena, at one point being bundled to the turf in an embrace with his jubilant son. "If we could, we would change obviously the people's lives for this cup - immediately, we wouldn't think twice". Mourinho agreed with European governing body UEFA's decision to allow the match to go ahead, but said the victory would alw... [Full Article...]

US, Japan agree to enhance North Korea sanctions

US, Japan agree to enhance North Korea sanctions Trump's remarks came ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe . Trump told reporters at the top of the meeting that North Korea is "a world problem" that "will be solved". Though historically strained, tensions between North Korea , and USA allies South Korea and Japan have been particularly uneasy due to ongoing aggressive rhetoric and continued North Korean missile ... [Full Article...]

2 men killed in Sheboygan County plane crash identified

2 men killed in Sheboygan County plane crash identified Authorities say two persons suffered minor injuries when a small plane ran off a runway at a western MI airport. The National Transportation Safety Board will lead the investigation, which is routine for all plane crashes. They responded and found that a plane had crashed in a field at N6217 Willow Road. Deputies, along with emergency personnel from the Town of Sheboygan Falls Fire Department,... [Full Article...]

Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await The White House has repeatedly promised a decision on the Paris Agreement only to delay as the issue continued to divide Trump's advisers. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the discussion on climate change had been "very unsatisfactory", adding "we have a situation of six against one ". [Full Article...]

Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers

Civilians waved flags from their windows to show they are not combatants. Their condition is unknown. Duterte has warned that he might expand martial law nationwide, an unnerving prospect for many in the Philippines who lived through the rule of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. [Full Article...]

N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation North Korea has flown drones over the border in the past. The revelations come as the South Korean military was criticized for not detecting the North' latest missile launch until it had completed the second-stage separation two minutes after its launch. [Full Article...]

No debt relief or bailout money yet for Greece

Gabriel, a Social Democrat, has criticized conservative Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble's handling of the Greek debt crisis , namely his insistence that giving Greece debt relief could encourage it to forfeit necessary reforms. In other words, this is a familiar game of chicken, as the International Monetary Fund seeks a credible, upfront German commitment to Greek debt relief as a conditio... [Full Article...]

Scandinavian leaders condemn Egypt Copts attack

Egypt carried out a number of air strikes on Islamist militant targets in Libya yesterday after jihadists shot dead 29 people heading in buses to a monastery south of Cairo . Majlis Mujahedeen Derna ousted IS from Derna in 2015 and also fights Haftar's forces. "It is hard to target Copts in churches because they have security and cameras". [Full Article...]

Over 60 electoral 'violations' in run-up to Iran vote: judiciary

In 2016, he released a video that played a crucial role in helping pro-Rouhani candidates to defeat ultra-conservatives in parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections. On Sunday, Rouhani touched down in the western Lorestan province before addressing thousand of supporters, many of them clad in purple, at the university in Khorramabad. [Full Article...]

What we know about suspects arrested after Manchester terror attack

What we know about suspects arrested after Manchester terror attack The force - which is leading the investigation on the ground - gives its information to National Counter-Terrorism, which then shares it across government and - because of the Five Eyes intelligence sharing agreement - with the US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. [Full Article...]


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