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US, China confirm need for naval dialogue over S. China Sea

The USA operations embody, for all the world to see, the "freedom of navigation" in the South China Sea by conducting patrols, as on any other part of the open sea, in what China claims as its "territorial waters". Separately, the English-language China Daily newspaper reported that Admiral Harry Harris, commander of US forces in the Pacific, would visit Beijing next week.

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Pedestrian killed in Flushing hit-and-run, NYPD says

A sign on that bus said it was headed to the Foxwoods casino. The 84-year-old woman is the third pedestrian killed by a bus in a week. Police notified the New York City Police Department, who examined the bus - operated by Skyliner of East Elmhurst - for hours before it was brought back to Queens.

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'Project Runway' Season 14: Ranking the Looks of 'Finale Part 2'

That proud voice and colorful, unapologetic aesthetic is especially valuable for the plus-size market, where the clothing norm has stably been drab, matronly and woefully untrendy. She was a plus-size designer and the first to use plus-size models on Project Runway, so the judges went with it. However, I enjoyed her collection and thought it was very cohesive and she did a great job! "That's what I love to design-I love to design the clothing that is not out there for your average plus size ...

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Democrats Will Stay On Benghazi Committee

Democrats have criticized the panel as an expensive, time-consuming project bent on hurting Clinton's 2016 presidential aspirations. The committee was formed a year ago and is investigating the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya that left four Americans dead, including the Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

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Colorado police investigate school-wide nude photo share game

At least 500 nude photos that were taken or sent by students have been confiscated. She and hundreds of other parents attended Thursday night's meeting with school administrators for answers. What administrators found has reached beyond school discipline and has been turned over to police because the photos are sexual in nature and of children, the images are considered child pornography.

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President Obama To Announce New 'Ban the Box' Order

With his visit to a drug treatment center in Newark, New Jersey, Obama aims to boost his ongoing push for overhauling the criminal justice system. Former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli warned that Mr. "This afternoon President Obama announced an important first step toward giving formerly incarcerated men and women who have served their time a fair shot at employment", said Jeffery Robinson, deputy legal director.