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China to US: Tribunal on disputed sea a 'farce'

U.S. destroyers had sailed close to Chinese-held reefs and islands in the disputed South China Sea in recent weeks, USA naval officials said on Thursday. China's declaration of a "no sail" zone in the South China Sea is technically a violation of maritime law, but not a new move from Beijing , maritime experts and US officials told USNI News on Thursday.



South Korea set to disclose a site for US missile defense

The US imposed sanctions on Kim personally last week which his regime described as an "open declaration of war" last week. The communist nation is upset by the US imposition of sanctions on leader Kim Jong-un last week for his role in the country's human rights violations, as well as by a decision by Seoul and Washington to deploy a THAAD missile defense battery in the South.


Royals shine as AL beats NL for fourth straight year

Royals shine as AL beats NL for fourth straight year

The team was unable to keep up the fast start, falling into a recent slump that saw the Cubs surpassed for top record in the Major League Baseball. Second-inning homers by Kansas City teammates Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez powered the American League to a 4-2 victory over the National League on Tuesday night in the 87th All-Star Game before 42,386 at Petco Park.


AG Lynch defends decision on Clinton email inquiry

AG Lynch defends decision on Clinton email inquiry

The panel's Democrats tried to change the subject to issues of community policing and gun control in what seemed a warmup for the fall's campaign season. Comey testified in detail in his own appearance before Congress last week, and Lynch repeatedly referred Republicans to the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony, refusing to get drawn into debating Clinton's conduct or the facts of the case.



Lynch says she met with Bill Clinton out of courtesy

Lynch then said that she would accept whatever recommendation the Federal Bureau of Investigation and her prosecutors presented on Clinton. For her part, Lynch delivered an opening statement dwelling heavily on the recent violence in multiple cities across the country in which police have both killed and been killed by civilians.


Clinton, Sanders to appear together at Portsmouth campaign event

Clinton, Sanders to appear together at Portsmouth campaign event

The two competed earlier this year for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. The Democrats' long national nightmare has ended - Bernie Sanders has finally endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. The FBI concluded after an investigation that it would not recommend criminal charges against Clinton, though its director, James Comey, said the probe had shown Clinton and others had been "careless".