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Palace lauds 'harvest' of medals in SEA Games

Palace lauds 'harvest' of medals in SEA Games

Day two of official competition, though, belonged to the swimmers. Indonesia were third in 3:50.56. Indonesian Sudartawa won his seventh SEA Games gold medal, edging out Singapore's Quah Zheng Wen to win the 50m backstroke in a record-breaking time of 25.20.


Lockdown at White House lifted following investigation of 'unattended package'

Lockdown at White House lifted following investigation of 'unattended package'

Secret Service agents have not provided any additional details. The U.S. Capitol Police responded to the report of a suspicious package on the Rotunda Steps of the U.S. President Donald Trump was aboard Air Force One, traveling to Arizona for a scheduled campaign rally. At this time it is unclear if the man under arrest is the suspect connected to the suspicious package.


Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid N. Korea tensions

Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid N. Korea tensions

The North also criticized the recent visits of top US military officials to South Korea - Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford , Pacific Command Commander Adm. "That is the one sure way to have a decisive impact on North Korea's decision-making". According to CNN , Pyongyang also declared that its army can target the United States anytime, and neither Guam , Hawaii nor the us can "dodge the merciless strike".


Rhino horn auction opens in S. Africa amid controversy

Rhino horn auction opens in S. Africa amid controversy

The Private Rhino Owners' Association's chairman Pelham Jones says the auction has been postponed to tomorrow to allow bidders' time to register and apply for permits. Some 529 rhinos were killed for their horns in South Africa in the first half of this year, a drop of 13 over the same period in 2016, according to the government.


John Cena Gets Emotional as Fans Thank Him for 'Saving' Their Lives

John Cena Gets Emotional as Fans Thank Him for 'Saving' Their Lives

Fast-forward to this year, and Cena was at another one of Cricket Wireless' events, reading out thank you notes from fans who'd written to him for helping them fight life-changing problems. Tyler's mom beat breast cancer. The group then presented The Prototype with a "Life Changer" trophy. A teary-eyed Cena addresses the group, saying: "Just remember that you guys do the work".


Erdogan: Possible Turkish-Iranian Operation against Kurdish Groups

Erdogan: Possible Turkish-Iranian Operation against Kurdish Groups

The fact that Syrian Kurds are gaining power with more support from the USA has become the main reason for Turkey and Iran to seek military cooperation in the region, according to a local expert. It was the first visit by an Iranian chief of staff since 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran. He said his trip was aimed at discussing enhanced cooperation on military and regional issues.