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USA says South China Sea talks will be a key test

Foreign ministers from South-east Asia and China have adopted the framework of a code of conduct (COC) to manage disputes in the South China S...

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Meeting with Tillerson leaves Lavrov feeling United States willing to continue dialogue

Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson , on Sunday evening during the summit. "We welcome the opportunity to address their concerns and correct th...

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First Hindu in Pak govt in over two decades

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's wife, Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, or their daughter Maryam Nawaz, are emerging as top nominees to occ...

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Israel military says helicopter crashes, killing 1 pilot

Ronen Manelis at around 9 P.M.an A-model Apache helicopter from the Magic Touch Squadron was returning from a training exercise when it alerted ...

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Syria army takes last IS-held town in Homs: monitor

Al-Sukhna is 70km north-east of the ancient city of Palmyra and was the last town on the road to Deir az-Zor , where a regime garrison has hel...

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A 9/11 Victim Has Been Identified 16 Years After the Attacks

He is the 1,641 victim of the 2,753 killed at the lower Manhattan site that day to be identified; 40 percent of those killed have not had their ...

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Kenyan president urges people to vote peacefully

Odinga alleged voting irregularities after losing to Kenyatta in the 2013 election and took his case to the Supreme Court, which ruled in Kenyat...

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At least 22 wounded in bomb blast in Pakistani city of Lahore

An official of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said Sharif's route in the city would be revised now. The police and rescue teams...

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Maxine Waters Isn't Running for President, She Just Wants Trump's Impeachment

Though she has ruled out a presidential run, Rep. Waters might still otherwise find herself taking on a bigger role in government. "That's sim...

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New Orleans Floods as Rain Overcomes Pumps

Heavy downpours caused widespread street flooding in New Orleans Saturday afternoon. In May 1995, floods did more than $3 billion in damage an...

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Mostly cloudy, chance of rain — TODAY'S FORECAST

Showers & thunderstorms likely through the evening across Acadiana. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Some showers and storms could produce loc...

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China cancels Vietnam meeting over South China Sea spat

Southeast Asian ministers meeting this week are set to avoid tackling the subject of Beijing's arming and building of manmade South China Sea ...

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China says hopes North and South Korea can make contact soon

North Korea is in violation of global law and of U.N. Security Council resolutions by conducting the tests. "China and Asean have to work t...

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Gas Prices Level Off in Kentucky

DE drivers are paying 17 cents more at the pump than they were six weeks ago, and 37 more than this time a year ago. "Unfortunately, right now...

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Amy Schumer to Make Her Broadway Debut in Steve Martin's Play

And get this: her co-stars are Laura Benanti , Keegan Michael Key and Alan Tudyk . Schumer and Alan Tudyk will play Corky and Norm, a Ca...

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Barca boss Valverde looks to future after Neymar departure

I want to give my best to help club, to achieve and win trophies", he told reporters. " La Liga is an entity that defends the interests of th...

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Solar eclipse glasses available at libraries on August 21

Look for it to be near the moon during the evening of the 29th. You still need to be careful, as you should make sure you have chosen the suitab...

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Pound, Gilt Yields Slide as BOE Rate-Increase Expectations Ease

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to hold the base rate at 0.25%. Before Thursday's central bank decision, s...

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China border tension worsens as Beijing issues warning to withdraw troops

But that could be tough. Blaming New Delhi for the border tensions between India and China , Hu said, "India should bear all the consequenc...

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Senate Democrats call for bipartisan tax reform in letter to GOP

That could leave millions of Americans without any options for subsidized coverage in the individual market. HASSAN: Well, I'm really encourag...

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Time for health care for all

Dear Editor: The trouble with America's health care system is that it is based on the insurance model. A July 28 vote killed the Senate bill ...

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Duo to return for second Test against India

Saha then joined Ashwin in the middle, and the duo put on 29 runs for the sixth wicket without any trouble, as India progressed towards anot...

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Hospitals add 7.3k jobs in July, continue job growth

Still, that leaves the growth at about 2 percent in the first half of the year, the same modest pace of growth the USA has experienced since the...

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Shoppers can save with tax holiday

Retail industry officials are planning to file initiative petitions leading to ballot questions that could reduce the sales tax, establish a per...

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Trump's odd threat on Congress health care

The federal money offsets the money insurers lose by lowering the deductibles and co-payments they require of these policyholders. There's rea...

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West Virginia's governor is switching parties tonight at a rally with Trump

Responding to rumours that he was switching parties past year, Mr Manchin said: "I'm a born in the wool West Virginia Democrat". Republicans...

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Governor uses veto pen on school funding bill

Compared to the current bill, Rauner's version would cause CPS to lose $203 million, according to calculations from his office. However, the n...

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Sen. Flake takes GOP to task over Trump

That said-Flake may be a nice guy who likes democracy and thinks that whole "Lock Her Up" thing was bad, but aside from the awkward fact that ...

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Venezuela's constitution rewrite is set to start Friday in the tense capital

According to the company, however, its estimates point to a "difference between actual participation and that announced by the authorities of at...

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Threat to Obamacare may not be possible

Meanwhile, his negativity about insurance companies raises a different matter entirely. The Treasury Department has been making the subsidy pa...

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Eduardo Nunez might be the spark the Red Sox offense needs

He had to leap high above the fence and stretch to reach the ball and get it in his glove, then hang on when his momentum sent him crashing into...

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Here's what Russia's decision to reduce diplomatic staff will actually mean

Moscow had held off reacting in the hopes that the door to better US-Russia ties would be open under Trump, Jatras recalled. According to CN...

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Who are Venezuela's jailed opposition leaders?

This means that any US-based assets of his have been frozen, and American citizens are forbidden from conducting any business with him. Mr Lop...

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National Night Out events happening Tuesday

The event will be from 5 to 8 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Admiral Kidd Park (2125 Santa Fe Ave.). The fourth annual tri-church National...

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Senators must deliver on healthcare bill

The American Conservative Union focused its ire on Collins, Murkowski and McCain, calling them "the three " Republican " sellouts [who] sided wi...

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