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US warship sails near Chinese man-made islands in Spratlys – US defense official says such patrols will be regular

Posted by on 27/10/2015
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Hurricane flattens homes, but not a major disaster – Region incredibly suffered relatively little damage

Posted by on 25/10/2015
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Hurricane flattens homes, but not a major disaster – Region incredibly suffered relatively little damage

Hurricane flattens homes, but not a major disaster – Region incredibly suffered relatively little damage

CHAMELA: Patricia flattened a fishing hamlet on Mexico’s Pacific coast, but authorities were relieved to see Saturday that the record-breaking hurricane largely spared the country and dissipated as it moved north. The wood and brick homes with tin and palm leaf roofs of 40 families in the village of Chamela were blown away when Patricia […]

Super storm weakens as it soaks Mexico

Posted by on 24/10/2015
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Super storm weakens as it soaks Mexico

Super storm weakens as it soaks Mexico

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico: Hurricane Patricia, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, crashed into western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 266 kph, hammering coastal areas but causing less damage than had been feared as it skirted cities and major tourist resorts. Mowing down trees, flooding streets and battering buildings, Patricia plowed into […]

With Clinton done, Democrats may quit GOP Benghazi panel – ‘We have learned absolutely nothing’

Posted by on 23/10/2015
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With Clinton done, Democrats may quit GOP Benghazi panel – ‘We have learned absolutely nothing’

With Clinton done, Democrats may quit GOP Benghazi panel – ‘We have learned absolutely nothing’

WASHINGTON: House Democrats are signaling they may quit a Republican-led committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks after Hillary Rodham Clinton endured a grueling interrogation by GOP lawmakers at a marathon congressional hearing. “We have learned absolutely nothing,” Rep Adam Smith, D-Wash, a member of the panel, said of Thursday’s contentious 11-hour hearing and the 17-month […]

Trump moves in on Bush turf in Florida – Hopes to keep advantage with heavy investment

Posted by on 23/10/2015
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Trump moves in on Bush turf in Florida – Hopes to keep advantage with heavy investment

Trump moves in on Bush turf in Florida – Hopes to keep advantage with heavy investment

MIAMI: Floridians know two of the Republicans presidential candidates very well: Jeb Bush led the state as a two-term governor and Marco Rubio has been a senator since 2011. Nonetheless, Donald Trump is outpacing both of the state’s resident sons as he continues to dominate early opinion polls. And he is hoping to maintain that […]

Stakes high for Clinton, GOP as Benghazi takes center stage

Posted by on 22/10/2015
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Canada’s Liberals storm to landslide win

Posted by on 20/10/2015
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US student arrested in attack on Muslim woman

Posted by on 20/10/2015
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US student arrested in attack on Muslim woman

US student arrested in attack on Muslim woman

BLOOMINGTON: A 19-year-old Indiana University student accused in a racially motivated attack on a Muslim woman says he had been drinking alcohol and had not taken his anti-anxiety medication prior to the incident. Court records show Triceten D. Bickford faces multiple felony charges including intimidation, strangulation and battery in the Saturday evening attack in a […]

Chinese cyberattacks on US companies continue

Posted by on 19/10/2015
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MSF says bombing of hospital no mistake

Posted by on 18/10/2015
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MSF says bombing of hospital no mistake

MSF says bombing of hospital no mistake

KUNDUZ: The head of an international medical charity whose hospital in northern Afghanistan was destroyed in a US airstrike says the “extensive, quite precise destruction” of the bombing raid casts doubt on American military assertions that it was a mistake. The Oct 3 attack on the compound in Kunduz city, which killed at least 22 […]

Clinton outspends all rivals in building campaign juggernaut – Hillary’s campaign officials say they are on the right track

Posted by on 16/10/2015
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Clinton outspends all rivals in building campaign juggernaut – Hillary’s campaign officials say they are on the right track

Clinton outspends all rivals in building campaign juggernaut – Hillary’s campaign officials say they are on the right track

DES MOINES:  Hillary Clinton spent $26 million over the summer building up her 2016 campaign, more than any of her rivals either within her own Democratic party or the Republican side, as she sought to build a formidable organization to help her capture the White House. The former first lady and secretary of state who […]

Obama to keep troops in Afghanistan till 2016 – Casts aside promise to end the war

Posted by on 15/10/2015
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