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USA warship challenges Beijing's sea claims

USA warship challenges Beijing's sea claims

The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey sailed within 12 nautical miles of artificial Mischief Reef in the South China Sea's Spratly Islands , Reuters reported , citing us officials. Speaking earlier in the day, Pentagon spokesman Major Jamie Davis said U.S. forces will fly and sail "wherever worldwide law" allows. Otherwise, critics say, the operation would have resembled what is known as "innocent passage" and could have reinforced rather than challenged China's claim to a ...



Does President Trump Believe in Climate Change? Aides Won't Say

Inslee, Brown and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the creation of a "climate alliance" for states committed to the Paris goals. You said you haven't had a chance to have that discussion with him. "I don't want to normalize this extraordinary decision" to withdraw from the Paris agreement, he said .



As US retreats, EU and China seek climate leadership at summit

USA media reported Wednesday that Trump had chose to pull his country out of the accord but the unpredictable United States tycoon indicated he would keep the world guessing for another few days. SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE The U.S. decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord has bolstered China's stature and diplomatic power, and could help Beijing achieve longer-term ambitions to upgrade its economy and dominate lucrative new industries.


Search continues for jail escapees

Search continues for jail escapees

Authorities believe the two remaining escapees from Prentiss County remain contained within an area of land near the Mississippi-Alabama line. Lindsey was being held in the Prentiss County Jail on a burglary charge, Brown on a charge of possession of stolen property and Glasco on a charge of sexual battery.



Putin Tells Megyn Kelly U.S. Hackers Could Have Potentially Framed Russia

Vladimir Putin pushed back against NBC News' Megyn Kelly at a forum on Friday, saying that blaming Russian Federation for the hacking of the Democratic National Committee is just like " blaming the Jews ". Putin said during an interview with NBC's Megyn Kelly . "It was done by people who wanted to blame him for that", said the Russian leader at the annual St.


Chelsea receive whopping £150.8M for Premier League success

Chelsea receive whopping £150.8M for Premier League success

Premier League payments to clubs at the end of 2016-17 season (in pounds): Chelsea - 150,811,183. The Blues' prize money for their victory came to £38.8 million, while " facility fees " for being shown live on TV in 28 of their 38 league games brought in another £32.8 million.