• The US Military Can Now Shoot Down Consumer Drones

    The US Military Can Now Shoot Down Consumer Drones

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    The Pentagon has given the military the green light and new guidelines allowing the military to down drones flying near or over select USA military bases. Wired reported that at the conference, officials showed footage of low-priced drones firing semi-automatic weapons, said that Syrian rebel groups were buying up drones for use in combat, and flashed images showing drones worth $5,000 fitted with weapons taking out a convoy of armored vehicles.
  • Rich Coleman named interim caucus leader for BC Liberal Party

    Rich Coleman named interim caucus leader for BC Liberal Party

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    Clark told her caucus Friday that she would quit as party leader on Aug.4. Coleman, standing in front of the BC Liberal caucus and fighting back tears, said the party's executive has 28 days to announce its plan to find a new leader. She will also be stepping down as MLA for Kelowna-West. The NDP- Green alliance had a slim 44-43 vote edge over the Liberals that will widen to 44-42 until Clark is replaced.
  • China urges North Korea to halt missile tests

    China urges North Korea to halt missile tests

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    Although Russia voted for the sanctions, its United Nations ambassador, Vasily Nebenzya, told the Security Council that sanctions "cannot be a goal in itself" and "shall not be used for economic strangling" of North Korea . The Blue House also emphasized support for continued joint military exercises with the U.S. There's a lot of analysts that I've spoken to that say that this really looks like a play to go after North Korea's economy as a whole, in a way, that sanctions previously haven't ...
  • Deadly Ohio State Fair Ride Accident Caused By 'Excessive Corrosion'

    Deadly Ohio State Fair Ride Accident Caused By 'Excessive Corrosion'

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    Tyler Jerrell, 18, was pronounced dead on the scene after being thrown 50 feet. The malfunction left one person dead and seven others injured , ages 14 to 42. His family expects to sue the fair for wrongful death over the incident, CBS News reported . Video taken by a bystander of the ride in action captured a crashing sound.
  • Mueller Team Asks White House for Documents on Flynn

    Mueller Team Asks White House for Documents on Flynn

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller has asked the White House for documents related to former national security adviser Michael Flynn's business dealings, according to people familiar with Mueller's investigation. Inovo BV signed the $600,000 contract with Flynn Intel Group to fund a propaganda campaign against Mr Gulen, but in the end only paid $530,000 when it failed to produce a negative video about the Turkish exile and carried out unsatisfactory research.
  • Arsenal beats Chelsea on penalties to win Community Shield

    Arsenal beats Chelsea on penalties to win Community Shield

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    Alvaro Morata missed a penalty on his Chelsea debut as Arsenal won an uncharacteristically feisty Community Shield in a shootout at Wembley. The Gunners denied Antonio Conte's men a domestic double with a stirring 2-1 win in the FA Cup final at the national stadium in May and they prevailed 4-1 on penalties after the traditional season curtain raiser finished 1-1 on Sunday, debutant Sead Kolasinac coming off the bench to cancel out Victor Moses' opener early in the second half.
  • Lashkar-e-Taiba behind attack on Amarnath pilgrims, three arrested: J&K police

    Lashkar-e-Taiba behind attack on Amarnath pilgrims, three arrested: J&K police

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    A group of terrorists, on July 10, had targeted a bus filled with pilgrims destined for Amarnath Yatra . The Police identified Abu Ismail of LeT as the mastermind of the attack. The code name: Munir said that the name "Bilal" was used for the CRPF' and Shaukat for Amarnath Yatris. He said the militants were planning to attack either CRPF or yatra buses.
  • ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea

    ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea

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    The Spratly Islands, also known as the Nansha Islands, in the South China Sea are disputed territories between China, Taiwan, the Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia. Wang however said there would be a precondition for the official start of the code of conduct consultations. In the statement, the ministers urged Pyongyang to immediately and fully comply with its obligations under U.N.
  • India still talking to China, says MEA

    India still talking to China, says MEA

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    The document titled "The Facts and China's Position Concerning the Indian Border Troops' Crossing of the China-India Boundary in the Sikkim Sector into the Chinese Territory" was issued by Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday. This administration is recklessly breaking global norms and jeopardising India's national pride and peaceful development", the article said. This is a reference to the 1988 and 1998 agreements stating that Bhutan and China "agree to maintain peace and tranquility in ...