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China's Xi says hopes to get Philippines ties back on track

China hopes to get relations with the Philippines back on track, President Xi Jinping has told new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, after ties were affected by an increasingly bitter spat over territorial claims in the South China Sea.

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Attempted North Korea missile launch fails: South Korean official

A North Korean missile launch attempt early on Tuesday morning appears to have failed, a South Korean military official told Reuters.

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 Many Brazilians are outraged over a brutal gang rape. Others blame the victim.

Many Brazilians are outraged over a brutal gang rape. Others blame the victim.

The gang rape of a 16-year-old girl sparked protests among Brazilians. Her attackers posted video of her assault online, horrifying many.

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 For Harried Assistants, Overtime Rule May Have Its Downside

For Harried Assistants, Overtime Rule May Have Its Downside

David Manson, a television producer, said a new federal rule on overtime was unlikely to affect pay or hours, at least at smaller companies.

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Transgender man dies after assault at Vermont homeless shelter

A transgender male died from injuries sustained in an assault at a homeless encampment in Vermont, about a week after police found him lying on the ground with head trauma, officials said.

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Sept. 11 suspects' treatment a focus in Guantanamo hearing

A pre-trial hearing for five Sept. 11 suspects began on Monday at Guantanamo Bay, with prisoners' treatment expected to be a focus of the U.S. military court sessions.

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  Technology >>

 9 features you probably didn't know exist in WhatsApp

9 features you probably didn't know exist in WhatsApp

There's currently over 1 billion groups on WhatsApp (Picture: [copyright])

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 Volvo's first self-driving car has a big edge over the competition ” and it's coming sooner than you think

Bangladesh panel finds possible insider role in central bank cyber theft

Officials of Bangladesh Bank may have been involved in a brazen theft of $81 million from its account with the New York Federal Reserve Bank in February, the head of a government-appointed panel investigating the cyber heist told reporters on Monday.

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  Sports >>

France's Bourdy leads 13 qualifiers into U.S. Open

France's Gregory Bourdy led 13 players into the field for the U.S. Open golf championship next month at Oakmont Country Club in the International Sectional qualifier at Walton Heath in Surrey, England on Monday.

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Rio giving away 500,000 Paralympics tickets to boost support

Organizers of the 2016 Paralympic Games are giving away half a million tickets 100 days before the start of competition in a bid to boost support for September's events, officials said on Monday.

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Delaying Rio Games would give 'false security' on Zika: HO panel head

Postponing the Rio Olympics due to fears that the event could speed the spread of the Zika virus would give a "false" sense of security because travelers are constantly going in and out of Brazil, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official said.

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 The challenge for Trump in states that supported Obama in 2012

The challenge for Trump in states that supported Obama in 2012

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a rally with supporters in Fresno, California, U.S. May 27, 2016.

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Illinois legislature overrides veto of bill to ease Chicago pension payments

A bill to spread out Chicago's payments to its public safety workers' pension will become law after the Illinois House and Senate on Monday overrode the governor's veto.

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 As Trump feuds with 'Pocahontas,' Sanders appeals to Native Americans in California

As Trump feuds with 'Pocahontas,' Sanders appeals to Native Americans in California

Bernie Sanders greeted supporters after speaking at a rally at the Kern County Fairgrounds in Bakersfield, Calif., on Saturday. Sanders has been appealing to Native American voters on his tour of California.

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