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Centuries-old Japan-Korea dispute something Russia and China can exploit

Moscow has furiously denied Seoul's account of the encounter, claiming that South Korean military jets recklessly intercepted two of its bombers during a first-of-its-kind military exercise with China over neutral waters. Two Chinese long-range bombers were flying with the Russians as part of a joint exercise, which Beijing said complied with international law. A Russian general denied any warning shots …

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Canadian police release surveillance footage of suspected killers still on the move

Canadian police have released surveillance footage showing two men suspected of killing three people – including an American tourist and her Australian boyfriend – walking around a hardware store on Sunday after the murders. The video posted to the Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police's official Twitter account on Friday showed Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky walking into the "Seasonal" aisle …

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Girlfriend's selfie helped secure release of Israeli teenager accused of rape

Five of 12 Israeli teenagers who were originally arrested on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British tourist in Cyprus were released on Thursday – one of them allegedly using a selfie taken by their girlfriend. Israeli TV channel 12 reported that the youth's lover took a selfie of him sleeping next to her at the alleged incident. "My girlfriend's selfie …

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Prosecutors want to use clips from & # 39; The Godfather: Part II & # 39; in Roger Stein's criminal trial

In an application Friday afternoon, prosecutors asked a judge for permission to show a four-minute clip from the classic 1974 mob movie. Stone, a longtime friend and supporter of President Donald Trump, referred to a character while trying to convince a co-worker to stonewall a House committee that investigated Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. "Begin practicing your Pantagele …

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Trump condemns both China and the WTO

WASHINGTON – President Trump stepped up his attacks on China and the world trade system, threatening on Friday that the United States would unilaterally repeal the special violations of global rules granted to nations that call themselves developing countries. The move, coming on for a new round of US-China trade talks in Shanghai, seems aimed at pushing Beijing to commit …

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Syrian air strikes kill more than 100 civilians in ten days: UN

The seemingly endless Syrian war has claimed more than 100 civilian lives over the past ten days, the United Nations reported on Friday. According to UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, at least 103 have been documented to have died as a result of Syrian government escapes in the northwestern pocket of the country – including Idlib and Hama – …

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Syria fears American 'traveling to every country'

Image copyright Searching4Sam.com Image caption The family of Sam Goodwin, 30, said he was healthy                  An American blogger reportedly trying to visit every country in the world has been released from custody in Syria with the help of Lebanese officials. The release was first announced by the officials without naming the American citizen. was later identified by his parents …

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Trump signs agreement to limit asylum claims from Guatemala: NPR

President Trump announced that Guatemala signs an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the United States from Central America. Carolyn Kaster / AP hide captions switch captions Carolyn Kaster / AP President Trump announced that Guatemala signs an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the United States from Central America. Carolyn Kaster / AP Updated at 05:22 ET President Trump …

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Following the Trump threat, Guatemala signs immigration agreement

Alicia, a five-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl who was recently released with her mother from federal prison, sits in a bus before departing from a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, USA July 24, 2019. REUTERS / Loren Elliott [19659002] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Guatemala signed a so-called secure third-country immigration agreement on Friday just days after US President …

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Syria releases US citizens held for two months

BEIRUT, Lebanon – An American detained in Syria for two months has been reunited with his family, his parents said on Friday. American Sam Goodwin, 30, had traveled to Syria as part of a personal quest to visit every country in the world, according to a person familiar with the details of his case. There was no information available on …

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