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The missile destroyer came within 12 nautical miles of Scarborough Shoal, called Huangyan Island by China, on Wednesday night, according to Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang. News of the encounter follows Friday's release of a new U.S. national defence strategy that says America is facing "growing threats" from China and Russian Federation.
  • Novak Djokovic is battle ready for Australian Open, believes Andre Agassi

    Novak Djokovic is battle ready for Australian Open, believes Andre Agassi

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    Had the temperature reached 40 degrees and Wet Bulb Globe (humidity) reading exceeded 32.5 degrees, organisers would have stopped play on the outside courts and the roofs closed on the three main courts to provide shade. I tried to cool down, but even with the ice towel, the water [I could not]. But if it was supposed to earn him an advantage, that plan quickly unravelled as he opened the match with two double faults and lost his first two service games.
  • Pool Of 'Clean' Russian Athletes Announced For Pyeongchang

    Pool Of 'Clean' Russian Athletes Announced For Pyeongchang

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    The athletes from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will go to Pyeongchang by overland route on Feb 1, while the other members of the delegation including Games officials, cheerleaders, journalists and a taekwondo demonstration team will arrive on Feb 7.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker Has 'Absolutely No Idea' About Film's Future

    Sarah Jessica Parker Has 'Absolutely No Idea' About Film's Future

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    Sarah Jessica then got serious and revealed she hasn't completely killed the idea of a third movie - without Cattrall, who has urged her to press on without her. "I'm disappointed. We had this attractive, funny, heartbreaking, joyful, very relatable script and story", SJP said in an interview . On Wednesday SATC star Sarah Jessica Parker sat down with who asked the actress the burning question, can it continue with no Samantha Jones? "I don't know.
  • Donald Trump's overall health is excellent: Doctor

    Donald Trump's overall health is excellent: Doctor

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    Trump answered all 30 questions correctly, Jackson said . A medical by a Navy doctor found Donald Trump's health to be "excellent" this week - but the president's measurements have been met with scepticism from the public. Jackson said that during the exam he and Trump discussed his diet , setting a goal of losing 10-15 pounds. President Obama reportedly kept a strict morning workout routine of weights and cardio starting at 6.45am each day.
  • Officials were warned of ex-USA Gymnastics doctor's abuse

    Officials were warned of ex-USA Gymnastics doctor's abuse

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    A graduate of Michigan State University, who says the abuse from Nassar started when she was 15, said in the hearing, "I am disgusted to my core that this man was able to harm so many under their responsibility". He has already has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography crimes. With tears in her eyes, Wieber talked about a shin injury that kept her from qualifying for the all-around competition, now questioning Nassar's medical treatment at the time.
  • Harley Barber mom: I agree with Alabama expulsion over racist Instagram videos

    Harley Barber mom: I agree with Alabama expulsion over racist Instagram videos

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    The university expelled Barber after her video surfaced. Barbera said she had a brief phone call with her 19-year-old daughter that night, which was the first contact they've had since Barber was kicked out of the house in December 2016. And while Barber hopes her older daughter can overcome the situation, former officials with the American Civil Liberties Union believe Barber's punishment doesn't fit the crime.
  • Sharapova says wants to play against former Grand Slam champions

    Sharapova says wants to play against former Grand Slam champions

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    I think it was the hardest I have [played in]. "You do know when you come to Australia the heat can sometimes be problematic but everyone faces similar issues". He beat Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4). Elsewhere yesterday, six-times champion Novak Djokovic survived the Rod Laver Arena furnace to reach the third round with a 4-6 6-3 6-1 6-3 victory over Gael Monfils .
  • Pakistan's mindset that unleashes terror attacks must change

    Pakistan's mindset that unleashes terror attacks must change

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    At a high-level Security Council meeting, Pakistan has raised the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav , whom Islamabad has accused of being an Indian spy and given him a death sentence. US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan was speaking at a ministerial meeting of the Security Council at the United Nations headquarters in Afghanistan.
  • Psychiatrist who spoke with lawmakers pens op-ed on Trump mental health

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    Trump's mental health and acuity have been a subject of fierce discussion since the publication of Michael Wolff's book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House . Trump's cholesterol of 223 is elevated and his low-density lipoprotein of 143 is borderline high. Since becoming President, Trump has continued making similar claims, offering that he could score higher on an IQ test than Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and claiming earlier this month that he is a "genius".
  • Olympics: Talks under way to finalize North Korea participation

    Olympics: Talks under way to finalize North Korea participation

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    Beyond Olympic competitors, the North has also agreed to send 230 cheerleaders to back athletes from both Koreas as well as a separate 150-member delegation of supporters, athletes, journalists and others to the Paralympics in March. Even among conservatives in South Korea, who have long held a "dogmatic" belief in the South Korea-US alliance, "forged in blood", doubt began to rise over whether the US would indeed come to South Korea's rescue, given Trump's "America First" policy and ...