US criticizes China's militarization of disputed waters

  1. US criticizes China’s militarization of disputed waters  ABC News
  2. China first home-built aircraft carrier completes sea trials  New Jersey Herald
  3. Senate must make stand on Chinese activity in West Philippine Sea, Drilon says  Philippine Star
  4. Asia in 3 minutes: naughty Chinese tourists in Vietnam; naughty monkeys in Thailand  South China Morning Post
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Supreme Court orders new trial for accused murderer who disputed his lawyer's guilty plea

The Supreme Court ruled that criminal defendants can refuse guilty pleas, even if their lawyers believe it’s the best way to avoid the death penalty.
In a 6-3 decision, the justices granted Louisiana’s Robert McCoy a new trial for the killing of three people in 2008 so that he can claim innocence.

     

 

 


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Inter-Korean summit chairs to feature disputed islands

Inter-Korean summit chairs to feature disputed islandsSouth Korea has custom-made furniture for Friday’s summit between President Moon Jae-in and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un — with chairs featuring disputed islands controlled by Seoul but claimed by Tokyo. One thing the rival Koreas share is a resentment of Japan, which imposed brutal colonial rule on the peninsula from 1910 to 1945, and the gesture is likely to irritate Tokyo. Japan has already lodged a strong protest over photos of a summit dessert dish which also marks the disputed islands.


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Billy Mitchell To Set The Record Straight About His Disputed 'Donkey Kong,' 'Pac-Man' Records

  1. Billy Mitchell To Set The Record Straight About His Disputed ‘Donkey Kong,’ ‘Pac-Man’ Records  Tech Times
  2. Billy Mitchell Responds to Having Donkey Kong, Pac-Man Records Stripped  IGN
  3. Billy Mitchell Vows to Get Back His Donkey Kong Record  Game Rant
  4. Speedrun Fast: Donkey Kong + Donkey Kong Jr. | The Nerd Stash  The Nerd Stash
  5. ‘King of Kong’s’ Steve Wiebe Speaks Out After High Score Controversy (EXCLUSIVE)  Variety
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US carrier sails in disputed sea as China shows own force

US carrier sails in disputed sea as China shows own forceABOARD THE USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, South China Sea (AP) — — As fighter jets streaked overhead, a U.S. aircraft carrier sailed through the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday in the latest display of America’s military might after China built a string of islands with military facilities to assert its claims in the strategic waters, sparking regional alarm.


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Exclusive: U.S. warship sails near disputed islands in South China Sea, officials say

Exclusive: U.S. warship sails near disputed islands in South China Sea, officials sayBy Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy destroyer carried out a “freedom of navigation” operation on Friday, coming within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials told Reuters, a move likely to anger Beijing. Friday’s operation was the latest attempt to counter what Washington sees as Beijing’s efforts to limit freedom of navigation in the strategic waters. China has territorial disputes with its neighbors over the area.


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