• China state paper warns of war over South China Sea unless U.S. backs down

    A Chinese state-owned newspaper said on Monday that "war is inevitable" between China and the United States over the South China Sea unless Washington stops demanding Beijing halt the building of artificial islands in the disputed waterway. The Global Times, an influential nationalist tabloid owned…

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    • War of words: Horford says Dellavedova's 'track record' is clear; LeBron says Delly 'doesn't deserve it'

      LeBron James doesn't want to hear any badmouthing of teammate Matthew Dellavedova. "This is my guy," James said on Sunday night. Is Dellavedova, a reserve point guard, worthy of a "dirty player" reputation, particularly after his play led to the ejection of the Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford in Game 3…

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      • Filipina maid photographs "modern slavery" in Hong Kong

        By Emma Batha LONDON, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Filipina maid in Hong Kong has published stark photographs of burned and beaten domestic workers to highlight the "modern slavery" she says has long been the city's shameful secret. "Hong Kong is a very modern, successful city but people…

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        • U.S. fighter jets escort Air France flight to New York after threat

          An Air France flight from Paris was escorted by two U.S. F-15 fighter jets to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, the U.S. military said. Air France flight 22, travelling from Charles de Gaulle Airport, landed safely in…

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            • Amir Khan suspects Mayweather of finding excuses to avoid 'speculated bout'

              London, May 25 (ANI): Two-time British world champion Amir Khan has claimed that Floyd Mayweather is hoping to duck him if he loses against Chris Aligeri on Friday in New York. Amir said that Mayweather's team was hoping for a bad performance from the Briton so that they could turn around and say…

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              • 7 Binay allies still on Senate wanted list

                Seven people identified with Vice President Jejomar Binay remain on the wanted list of the Senate Sergeant-at-Arms. The Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee will hold its 21st hearing into the alleged anomalies involving   Binay on Thursday. Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Jose Balajadia said he has sought the…

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                • Salma Hayek: No more selfies!

                  Salma Hayek thinks a “no more selfies” rule is a great idea for the red carpet. Organisers for the 2015 Cannes Film Festival asked celebrities to refrain from taking pictures on their smartphones while attending events. "There's a time for everything,” she told The Hollywood Reporter.

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                  • Navy says submarine being built to be named USS New Jersey

                    A submarine will be the third U.S. Navy vessel named the USS New Jersey. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Sunday that a submarine being built now will get that name when it's completed and commissioned in about five years. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez had been pushing for a ship to be named after…

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                    • NBI fixers go high tech

                      Just when you thought going online to secure a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance could address the problem with fixers, you may have to think twice. Fixers are back and, this time, armed with gadgets and a Wi-Fi connection. Fixers brazenly display their gadgets, barking “online,…

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                      • 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash killed in US car crash

                        Nobel Prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife in a New Jersey car crash. Nash, 86, and his 82-year-old wife Alicia were riding in a taxi on Saturday when the accident took place, State Police Sergeant Gregory Williams told AFP.…

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                        • They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There… #ShortFilm

                          This article They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There…… originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. He and his friend have been peeping on this woman for a very long time. They had a camera and a telescope zoomed on her window

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                          • Fatal cherry picker accident occurred during demonstration

                            A cherry picker accident that left a man and a boy dead and injured three other children happened as the man was giving the neighborhood kids a demonstration of the elevated lift, authorities said. The cherry picker carrying the group toppled over from a strong gust of wind Sunday afternoon, fell…

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                            • Donald Cerrone breaks John Makdessi's jaw to close in on lightweight title shot

                              Donald Cerrone assured anyone and everyone who would listen that he wasn’t taking his UFC 187 late-replacement bout against John Makdessi lightly. If Makdessi’s broken jaw is any indication of Cerrone’s desire, then “not taking it lightly” may just be the understatement of the year. Cerrone…

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                              • Fashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes red carpet

                                Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion. For 12 days, major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red carpet in clothes designed by the world's greatest. Here are the 68th Cannes Film…

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                                • Prince Harry back with Chelsy?

                                  Britain's Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy are apparently back on.The young royal romanced Chelsy on and off between 2004 to 2010, before moving on to his next longtime partner Cressida Bonas.However since they split last year, it's been rumoured Harry and

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                                  • Kids on their own among migrants who arrived in Indonesia

                                    It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. As the oldest, Mohammad Aesop - just 10 years old - knew it was his job to keep his 8-year-old sister safe. More than half of…

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                                    • IS executes 217 in, near Syria's Palmyra in 9 days: monitor

                                      The Islamic State group has executed at least 217 people, including civilians, in and around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra in the last nine days, a monitor said Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had documented the executions of 67 civilians, including children, and 150…

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