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Customary India-China border meet on I-Day unlikely

Customary India-China border meet on I-Day unlikely

After Chinese troopers found their path blocked by Indian soldiers who formed a human chain, they began hurling stones, prompting a swift retaliation by Indian border guards. China has repeatedly asked India to unilaterally withdraw from the Doklam area, or else face the prospect of an escalation. Earlier this month, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that India's "intrusion" had not only violated China's territorial sovereignty, but also challenged Bhutan's sovereignty and independence. Read More

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India, China should resolve border issues through direct dialogue

India, China should resolve border issues through direct dialogue

Later, the situation was brought under control after the banner drill with both sides stepping back to their respective positions. Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly but without any exchange of fire in a disputed area of the Himalayas, officials said today, exacerbating tensions amid the stand-off between the two armies at Doklam that has lasted over two months now. Read More

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Jacksonville solicited for 2026 FIFA World Cup

Jacksonville solicited for 2026 FIFA World Cup

All of the knockout-round games will be played in the USA, but there is reportedly a chance Mexico City's Azteca Stadium could host the opener. The United States , which will stage 60 of the 80 matches, has more than 30 venue candidates, including most every big city on the map, from Boston to Los Angeles and Miami to Seattle. Read More

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Virginia Police Aviation Commander Killed in Crash

Virginia Police Aviation Commander Killed in Crash

The occupants, Lt. H. Jay Cullen, 48, of Midlothian, Va., and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, of Quinton, Va., were killed when the chapter went down. Our hearts go out to their wives and children, and we stand by to support them during this hard time. One individual was killed Saturday and 19 were harmed when a speeding auto pummeled into another auto that was exploring through a throng of counter-dissenters in Charlottesville, where a "Join the Right" rally of white patriot and other ... Read More

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Snapchat results failed to click with Wall Street

Snapchat results failed to click with Wall Street

The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. Investors have anxious that the app maker won't be able to grow its ad business in the face of mounting competition from Facebook . Snapchat's sweet spot continues to be millennials but the challenge it faces is to reach an older generation, without alienating its core user base. "ORCRP0017755-topic.html" class="local_link" >Snapchat messaging app breached an all-time low Friday, following weaker-than-expected second quarter financial ... Read More

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US News releases Best Hospitals rankings

US News releases Best Hospitals rankings

U.S. News also ranked hospitals by each state, and Hopkins came in first in the comparison of Maryland hospitals. This year, Mayo officials also celebrated out west as the Phoenix campus finished No. The rankings, which analyzed more than 4,500 hospitals in 25 specialties, also recognized University of Utah Health Care Hospitals and Clinics, and Intermountain Medical Center with a lesser, un-numbered "high-performing" ranking in the areas of urology , ophthalmology and nephrology . Read More

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IPhone 8 to come in 3 colors, launch in September

IPhone 8 to come in 3 colors, launch in September

They could be depicted, for the iPhone 8 , in the image you can see above - although that's more of a "copper" or "bronze" hue than gold to our eyes. There is the now familiar cutout at the top for camera and infrared sensors, with no home button at the bottom. The iPhone 8 has been leaked in a fresh set of renders and live images yet again. Read More

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Philippine's leader on human rights: 'Don't go there'

The Pentagon is considering a plan that allows the USA military to conduct airstrikes on ISIS in the Philippines, two defense officials told NBC News. Duterte and Tillerson reportedly also talked about governance and about how to increase America's economic and other kinds of people-to-people engagement with the Philippines. Read More

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CNN Trump propagandist becomes RNC Trump propagandist

CNN Trump propagandist becomes RNC Trump propagandist

McEnany concluded the report , "And that is the real news". "Her wealth of experience will be invaluable to the RNC as we continue to support President Trump and build on our majorities in Congress as we head into 2018". Comments left on the Facebook page reflect both ire from critics and praise from Trump supporters who like hearing the information straight from the Trump camp without "bias" from the liberal media. Read More

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Israel preparing to close Al Jazeera offices: minister

Israel preparing to close Al Jazeera offices: minister

The broadcaster " will follow up the subject through appropriate legal and judicial procedures ", he added. According to Al Jazeera , the plan would revoke the credentials of all journalists working for the broadcaster's Arabic and English credentials, shut down its cable and satellite transmissions, and evict staff from their Jerusalem headquarters. Read More

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US Marine aircraft crashes, leaving 3 missing

US Marine aircraft crashes, leaving 3 missing

It was in Australia for the recent Talisman Sabre military exercise - a biennial event involving Australia and the United States, which involved more than 30,000 troops and 200 aircraft. In 2015, a U.S. Osprey crashed during a training exercise in Hawaii, killing two Marines. The United States and Australia have a long history of military partnership, including cooperation in the coalition during the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Read More

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Two days in Phoenix, two babies dead in hot cars

Two days in Phoenix, two babies dead in hot cars

Marguerite Avenue in reference to an injured child. "Unfortunately, we hear this, that parents forgot their baby in the vehicle", said Sgt. Mercedes Fortune with the Phoenix Police Department. "You feel like it's something that could happen to anybody", she said. She said she had come to the church to support the family, and mentioned hearing about the other baby that had died similarly Friday. Read More

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