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26 May 2016 3:06 PM Eyewitness News — G7 agrees need strong message on South China Sea; China says don't 'hype'

The agreement prompted a sharp rejoinder from China, which is not in the G7 club but whose rise as a power has put it at the heart of some discussions at the advanced nations' summit in Ise-Shima, central Japan. "Prime Minister [Shinzo] Abe led discussion on the current situation in the South China Sea and East China Sea. Other G7 leaders said it is necessary 12

26 May 2016 1:03 PM Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality

When US President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe make a historic visit to Hiroshima on Friday — the first time a sitting US president has visited the site of the first atomic bomb attack — their words advocating nuclear disarmament will clash with real-world security necessities. Far from backing up the vision of a world without 14

26 May 2016 9:09 AM Time Favors the Wicked

Because my daughter said I should, I decided to watch that ten part series on the O.J. Simpson trial. She had no memory of the O.J. story and, for that matter, mine was fairly sketchy. She’d been too young to understand or care when the original played on television … non-stop, it sometimes seemed. Back then, her idea of television was Sesame Street 24

25 May 2016 6:44 AM Anti-Trump protesters hurl rocks as Trump wins Washington primary

The primary victory brings Trump, the last Republican standing in the 2016 US presidential race, one major step closer toward clinching his party's nomination. But the success was clouded by violent anti-Trump demonstrations in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Chaos erupted outside a Trump rally when protesters threw burning t-shirts and bottles at police, and tried 16

23 May 2016 6:24 AM Men aren't too fond of Clinton

Hillary Clinton is nearly as unpopular with male voters as Donald Trump is among women, a new poll has found. Just 28% of men view the former US secretary of state favourably, while 21% of women approve of the presumptive Republican nominee. If the polls are to be believed, Clinton and Trump will be two of the least popular presidential nominees in history 12

20 May 2016 10:30 AM #EgyptAir: Navy searches for black box

Cairo - The Egyptian military found the personal belongings of passengers and other debris from an EgyptAir jet floating in the Mediterranean, Cairo said on Friday, confirming that the plane had plunged into the sea with 66 people on board. The navy said it had found the debris about 290km north of the coastal city of Alexandria and was sweeping the area in search 13

20 May 2016 2:11 AM Trump too unsteady to lead, says Clinton

Washington - Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton pivoted to a general election match-up against Republican candidate Donald Trump on Thursday, saying he is dangerously unpredictable and not qualified to be president. Confident that she is finally close to defeating US Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for the Democratic nomination, Clinton 12

19 May 2016 6:45 AM Trump uses the word 'rape' when discussing Bill Clinton

Jersey City - Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has used the word "rape" when discussing allegations of sexual misconduct involving former President Bill Clinton. Clinton's wife is Hillary Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic nomination and Trump's likely opponent in the November general election. In an interview with Fox News Channel's 11

18 May 2016 7:55 PM Clinton, Sanders split nominating contests

Washington, D.C. - Democrat candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders each picked up primary wins on Tuesday in yet another demonstration of how divided the party is in the drawn-out national race to win the nomination for November's general election. Clinton narrowly defeated Sanders in Kentucky, a state where she was not expected to win. Sanders 12

18 May 2016 7:04 AM Clinton claims Kentucky, Sanders takes Oregon in Democratic duel

With the Kentucky race too close for most US networks to call a winner, Clinton declared victory shortly after Kentucky's secretary of state Alison Lundergan Grimes announced on CNN that Clinton was the unofficial winner in her state. "We just won Kentucky! Thanks to everyone who turned out," Clinton tweeted. With 99.8 percent of Blue Grass state precincts 14