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China pledges continued assistance to Philippines

BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign minister told his Philippine counterpart Thursday that Beijing is ready to provide more aid to the Southeast Asian country, as ties between the former antagonists continue to improve. …read more Source:: News Headlines Read More »

Iraq declares end of caliphate after capture of historic Mosul mosque

After eight months of grinding urban warfare, Iraqi government troops on Thursday captured the ruined mosque in Mosul from where Islamic State proclaimed its self-styled caliphate three years ago, the Iraqi military said. Iraqi authorities expect the long battle for Mosul to end in the coming days as the remaining Islamic State fighters are now bottled up in just a ... Read More »

Cardinal takes leave from Vatican after sex assault charges

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis’ top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican’s financial czar on Thursday to fight multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed sexual assault years ago. Pell appeared before reporters in the Vatican press office to forcefully deny the accusations, denounce what he called ... Read More »

Jameis Winston closing in on Buccaneers career TD pass record

Jameis Winston’s first two seasons have provided the Buccaneers with plenty of reason to believe that they found their franchise quarterback when they drafted him with the first overall pick in 2015. That is something that the Bucs have been trying to find for much of the franchise’s history, something that is well illustrated by… …read more Source:: NBC Sports ... Read More »

Amazon Prime Day 2017 is official: Everything you need to know

It’s. About. To go. Down. Amazon Prime Day 2017 has been made official, with Amazon having just announced that Prime Day will take place on July 11 this year. As anyone and everyone knows at this point, Prime Day is basically Black Friday in the summer, with tens upon tens of thousands of deals spread across every single one of ... Read More »

Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills have plenty of questions at WR, for this year and beyond. The man getting married in a Dolphins helmet shows true commitment (to something). Patriots coach Bill Belichick posing for a magazine cover with his girlfriend, of course. Jets WR Charone Peake is ready to state his case for more time. Former Ravens… …read more Source:: NBC Sports ... Read More »