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Philippines' Duterte: China threatened 'war' over sea row

In the works for upwards of 15 years , the Code of Conduct has until recently seemed unattainable due to perceived slow-walking by the Chinese. But the Chinese are already stating that the framework could be finalized by August, and they would probably not be raising expectations if a some kind of viable deal wasn't at least within reaching .


Theresa May facing more pressure over social care u-turn

Theresa May facing more pressure over social care u-turn

And she criticised journalists who asked about a "dementia tax" for "using terms that have been used by the Labour Party to try and scare people in this country". Labour were falsely claiming that "families would lose their homes" as a result of the social care reform, and she was setting the record straight by clarifying how it would work, the prime minister insisted.


Ethics office blasts Trump refusal to disclose lobby waivers

Ethics office blasts Trump refusal to disclose lobby waivers

Shaub Jr., director of the Office of Government Ethics, sent a memo in April to the White House and federal agencies asking for information about such waivers. "The very fact that this internal discussion was leaked implies that the data being sought is not being collected to satisfy our mutual high standard of ethics", a statement by OMB read.



North Korea declares medium-range missile ready for deployment

It reached a height of 350 miles before splashing into the Pacific Ocean. It quoted Kim as saying the Pukguksong-2 met all the required technical specifications so should now be mass-produced and deployed to the Korean People's Army strategic battle unit.


RJD's Prabhunath Singh sentenced to life imprisonment in Ashok Singh murder case

RJD's Prabhunath Singh sentenced to life imprisonment in Ashok Singh murder case

The Hazaribagh court on May 18 had convicted Prabhunath Singh, his brother Dinanath and Ritesh in the murder of then legislator Ashok Singh. The three guilty have also been slapped with a fine of Rs 40,000 each. We have been waiting for justice for the last 22 years. On the Supreme Court's directive, the case was transferred from Patna to Hazaribagh in 1997.



Video shows moment explosion killed concert goers at Ariana Grande Manchester gig

Emergency vehicles were helping the injured and bomb disposal units were later seen outside the venue. At least 19 people were killed and about 50 others were injured in what British Prime Minister Theresa May called "an appalling suicide attack" after an Ariana Grande concert Monday night at Manchester Arena in England, authorities said.