Taiwan diplomacy harder than ever in US-China tug of war

Diplomacy has never been easy for Taiwan and is becoming ever more complex as it is caught between the United ...
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Woman Killed By Border Patrol Identified As Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzales, 20

The woman shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol on Wednesday has been
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The Latest: South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):
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The Latest: So far, lava has destroyed 82 Hawaii structures

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):
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Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot ...
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Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom Friday, ...
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Why Israel’s roads are so dangerous

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In the wake of the crash which killed three after a truck driver ran a red light and plowed into a vehicle, questions relating to common causes of fatalities on Israel’s roads must be asked; MK: ‘To create a culture of good driving you must enforce it.’

Greece denies call for ‘Plan B’ in EU-Turkey migrant deal

Refugees who got their asylum requests processed following the EU-Turkey deal, wave as they leave the island of Lesbos towards the port of Piraeus on July 21, 2016Greece's immigration minister on Wednesday denied having called on the European Union to draw up a back-up plan in case Turkey reneges on a controversial deal aimed at limiting the influx of migrants. Yannis Mouzalas's denial came hours after Germany's Bild daily had quoted him as saying: "We are very worried. "Clearly we are concerned, but for now the number of people arriving on the Greek islands (since the deal was enforced in March) does not indicate that the deal is not being respected," he said.


India says Saudis to assist thousands of stranded workers

Asian labourer works at the construction site of a building in RiyadhBy Marwa Rashad RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has agreed to assist thousands of laid-off Indian workers stranded in the kingdom without money or food, an Indian minister said on Wednesday. A sharp drop in oil prices has forced cuts to state spending in Saudi Arabia, the world's top crude exporter. Construction firms have been squeezed financially and have laid off tens of thousands of south Asian and other foreign workers.


US declares F-35 ‘combat ready’

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During operational training exercise, F-35 intercepted an ‘enemy’ drone; Israel set to receive first jets this December, Israeli pilots already training in the US; US Air Combat Command general; ‘The F-35A will be the most dominant aircraft in our inventory.’