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Philippines President 'Expresses Regret' For Cursing Obama

Philippines President 'Expresses Regret' For Cursing Obama

Aboard Air Force, Press Secretary Josh Earnest was asked about Duterte . However, the White House cancelled the bilateral meeting after Duterte tore into Obama with an obscenity. Obama and Duterte had been set to meet in Laos this week, where Obama is attending a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have condemned the president's hardline approach and called for an end to the conflict.



NASA chasing down asteroid to scoop up, bring back samples

It promises to be the biggest cosmic bounty since the Apollo moon rocks collected by astronauts in the late 1960s to early 1970s. Instead, the robot will launch into space, land on the asteroid and simply take samples. Bennu wouldn't obliterate Earth or wipe out life, just carve out a huge crater. The asteroid releases that heat back into space and it acts like a thruster, changing the direction of the asteroid.


Volkswagen takes $256 million Navistar stake in trucks push

Volkswagen takes $256 million Navistar stake in trucks push

While the companies will collaborate on technology and licensing Volkswagen products, Navistar itself is to remain an independent company. Volkswagen's commercial vehicles division is trying to build itself into a global truck manufacturer after buying Germany's MAN and Sweden's Scania.


Justin Upton hits go-ahead home run, shushes Chicago crowd

Justin Upton hits go-ahead home run, shushes Chicago crowd

Dozier has now hit eight home runs in his last seven games while driving in 13 runs. Today was just another example of his fantastic turnaround. CHICAGO (AP) - Justin Upton hit a three-run home run in the 11th inning to lift the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Monday for their 11th win in 14 games.



Hurricane Newton makes landfall in Mexico

Forecasters predict the hurricane will make landfall early on Tuesday morning. Global Affairs Canada has issued a travel advisory as the hurricane heads toward the Baja California peninsula. Authorities have opened 18 shelters in the two resorts and another 38 more in other parts of Baja California. Some 1,500 people took refuge in shelters in Los Cabos, Vazquez said.