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US urges parties to adhere by South China Sea ruling

China has intensified the drumbeat of its opposition. The worldwide court ruled that China had no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and that its actions had breached the sovereign rights of the Philippines and affected the marine environment.


Dallas suspect scrawled letters in blood at parking garage

Dallas suspect scrawled letters in blood at parking garage

Dallas Police Chief David Brown told CNN on Sunday Micah X. Johnson had improvised as he used "shoot-and-move" tactics to gun down officers during a demonstration on Thursday, the deadliest day for US law enforcement since September 11, 2001.



Officials Say Dallas Shooter Had Bigger Plans

Johnson insisted on speaking with a black negotiator and wrote in blood on the wall of a parking garage where police cornered and later killed him, Brown said . He knew the route of the Dallas march, and his military training apparently benefited him during the shooting, as he effectively triangulated police and started taking them out with his high caliber rifle, Brown said.


Britain on track to have first female prime minister since Thatcher

Britain on track to have first female prime minister since Thatcher

THERE is an all female race to be the next Prime Minister after the final two candidates to become the Conservative Party leader were picked. Either May, who campaigned to Remain in the European Union, or Leadsom, who campaigned to Leave, will be the second woman prime minister, 37 years after Margaret Thatcher was elected in May 1979.



Head of United Kingdom opposition party faces leadership challenge

Corbyn has hinted that he may resort to legal action should the NEC rule against his automatic inclusion on the ballot. The veteran left-winger is deeply unpopular amongst his colleagues and it is extremely unlikely he would have been able to garner enough support to get his name on the ballot paper.



Labour executive to decide on leadership contest rules

Labour MPs were quick to condemn what happened - with one suggesting the atmosphere created by Corbyn was to blame. The Wallasey Constituency Labour Party has given its full backing to Jeremy Corbyn , while rumours abound that they may threaten to deselect her over the leadership bid.