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Kendrick Lamar Wins Big, But Absent Taylor Swift Steals VMA Show

Pic: ReutersLOS ANGELES: Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran won the top prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday, but an absent Taylor Swift and lifetime achievement honoree Pink dominated the show.

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Samsung Scion Lee's Counsel Appeals Against Five-Year Jail Term For Bribery

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee’s defense lawyer has filed to appeal against a five-year jail term for bribery handed down by a lower court, the Seoul Central District Court’s website said on Monday without giving details.

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Trump Expected To Decide Soon On Fate Of Young Immigrants

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WASHINGTON: After months of delays, President Donald Trump is expected to decide soon on the fate of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children as he faces a looming court deadline and is digging in on appeals to his base.

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Remains Of All 10 Missing US Sailors Found: US Navy

SINGAPORE: All the 10 missing sailors from the USS John S McCain were confirmed dead, as their remains were found aboard the ship which is now docked at the Singapore Changi Naval Base, China's Xinhua news agency reported quoting the US navy as saying on Monday.

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Civil Service Personnel Flee Terrorist Attacks In Myanmar's Northern State

YANGON -- About 500 civil service personnel and those from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have fled terrorist attacks in Maungtaw in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state to the capital of Sittway following days of renewed violence, China's Xinhua news agency reported citing the local daily Voice on Monday.

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Braving Security Fears, Chinese Seek 'Silk Road' Riches In Pakistan

Pic: ReutersLAHORE, PAKISTAN/SHANGHAI: Zhang Yang, a businessman from Chongqing in southwest China, is searching online forums for fellow stout-hearted entrepreneurs willing to cast aside security concerns and join him on a scouting mission to Pakistan.

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U.S. Navy Recovers Remains Of All Sailors Missing After USS Mccain Collision

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SINGAPORE: The U.S. Navy on Monday confirmed recovery of the remains of all 10 sailors killed after the warship John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia.

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Rescuers Pluck Hundreds From Rising Floodwaters In Houston

HOUSTON  — Tropical Storm Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation’s fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground and overwhelmed rescuers who could not keep up with the constant calls for help.

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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh To Be Sentenced For Rape

Thousands of supporters of a convicted self-proclaimed guru have ended a standoff with soldiers in India, a day before his sentencing which many fear could result in further violence.

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Storm Pakhar Hits Southern China Days After Deadly Hato

A second tropical storm in days has swept into southern China, bringing heavy rain and strong wind to Hong Kong and Macau as the region reels from the strongest typhoon in decades that left at least 22 dead.

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