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Bhutan is a country nearly no one talks about, and few even know about. It said that India's claim that Doklam is a disputed area between China and Bhutan is against the truth and the law. It alleged that Indian border troops, after "illegally crossing the border" on June 18, were illegally staying in Chinese territory. Last week, the Xinhua News Agency-another propaganda arm of the Chinese government-published the "Facts and China's Position Concerning the Indian Border Troops' Crossing ...
  • Lawyer: Professor accused of killing is a 'gentle soul'

    Lawyer: Professor accused of killing is a 'gentle soul'

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    Police began looking for Lathem and Warren on July 27th, after finding Duranleau's body stabbed to death in Lathem's apartment. Wine said Lathem will plead not guilty to charges and plans to waive his right to an extradition hearing, which he said would put him back in Chicago within weeks.
  • Knicks adding Craig Robinson to front office

    Knicks adding Craig Robinson to front office

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    Well, at least there's now a reason for the former President to take in a game in NY. Leading to all the shuffling around within the Knicks front office this offseason, the Eastern Conference franchise initially elected to part ways with former president of basketball operations Phil Jackson .
  • Illinois Purple Heart Day ceremony at state capitol

    Illinois Purple Heart Day ceremony at state capitol

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    Purple Heart recipients Dennis Janiak (left), Steve Bozeman (second from left) and Gary Witt hang a banner at Monument Terrace commemorating Purple Heart Day on Monday, Aug. "Now we serve just over 4,000 veterans, service members and dependents". Are you going to celebrate Purple Heart Day? The U.S. Department of Defense tweeted a short video history of the medal to honor the nation's more than 1.7 million combat-wounded Purple Heart recipients.
  • Pasco County Sinkhole That Destroyed Two Homes Grows Larger

    Pasco County Sinkhole That Destroyed Two Homes Grows Larger

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    That brings to six the number of homes that have been claimed by what authorities have described as Pasco's largest sinkhole in decades. The sinkhole opened July 14, destroying two homes in the process. Guthrie added that it will take two to three weeks to fix the hole. "Speed is not of the essence here". They also want to decontaminate the water. The Pasco County Commission awarded Ceres Environmental Services $640,000 to clean the sinkhole.
  • Duterte, Tillerson to discuss Balangiga bells, Marawi crisis

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    Rights groups say many of those victims have been killed by government-backed vigilantes, and Duterte has himself boasted that he would be "happy to slaughter" three million drug addicts. Last week, before Tillerson travelled to Manila to attend meetings with fellow foreign ministers at a regional diplomatic and security forum, USA officials said he would raise the issue of the drug war.
  • British mother shot after wrong turn into Brazil favela

    British mother shot after wrong turn into Brazil favela

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    The mother was shot twice in the stomach, the paper said, and is undergoing surgery. Police officer Bruno Gilbert said the family were looking to buy water for their journey. The oldest of the three children in vehicle was four years old, Rio newspaper O Dia reported. In July a year ago, video footage emerged of child criminals robbing tourists in Rio de Janeiro .
  • Sanctions, talks important for N. Korean nuclear issue: China

    Sanctions, talks important for N. Korean nuclear issue: China

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    Wang said China urges North Korea not to take actions that run against the Security Council's resolution. As Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said, sanctions are not the ultimate goal but rather a means to bring all the parties concerned back to talks so they can realize the ultimate aim of resolving the peninsula issue for good.
  • Farooq warns of 'uprising' if article 35A is axed

    Farooq warns of 'uprising' if article 35A is axed

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    Article 35-A is a state subject law that empowers the state government to define permanent residents of the state. CPI (M) Secretary Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, PDF chairman Hakim Moahmmad Yasin and Democratic Party Nationalist president Ghulam Hassan Mir also confirmed their participation in the meeting.
  • Abilene SVU Detective Heading to Dallas Killed in Crash

    Abilene SVU Detective Heading to Dallas Killed in Crash

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    Ybarra was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Detectives Chris Milliorn and Robert Collins were transported by ambulance to Hendrick Medical Center where both are still being evaluated by medical staff. APD Chief Stan Standridge said in a new conference later Sunday evening that Ybarra died in the line of duty, the seventh in the department's history.
  • Infiltration bid foiled: Indian Army guns down 5 terrorists

    Infiltration bid foiled: Indian Army guns down 5 terrorists

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    Five terrorists were gunned down in the ensuing gunbattle, ANI reported. "Major infiltration bid was foiled in Machil sector. The operation is still going on in the area", Defence ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said. In the incident, an Indian soldier identified as Narendra Singh Bisht received a sniper injury in his head and has been airlifted to Army's 92 base hospital Badamibagh, Srinagar for treatment where his condition is critical.