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Philippines President Says China Threatened War Over Territory Dispute

Sta. Romana said the Philippines side raised the issues of arbitration, disputed Spratly islands and the Filipino fishermen's right to fish in the disputed territory. And at the diplomatic consultations between the two States' Foreign Ministries in January 2017, the two sides chose to establish the BCM and preliminarily reached consensus on the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the BCM.



Trump tells Middle East to "drive out" Islamist extremists

The speech came as Trump tried to escape the fallout from his May 9 firing of former FBI Director James Comey amid accusations he was trying to stop a federal investigation into his campaign's ties with Russian Federation previous year. "More than 95% of the victims of terrorism are themselves Muslim". "Terrorists do not worship God". "[Trump] must enter into dialogue with them about ways to prevent terrorists and takfiris from continuing to fuel the fire in the region and repeating the ...



Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business

Ford's share price has dropped almost 40 percent since CEO Mark Fields took the job in 2014. Fields will be replaced by Jim Hackett, who joined Ford's board in 2013, this person says. Fields was also at the forefront of an abortive plan to build a $US1.6 billion assembly plant in Mexico for small cars. The company can't confirm any media speculation, a representative at Ford China's communications department said by phone.


Cuomo calls on Trump for federal help with Penn Station

Cuomo calls on Trump for federal help with Penn Station

As you know, the station is in deplorable condition and has been for years. "While this is not a hurricane or flood it will affect as many people and businesses with dire consequences", the governor wrote. Representatives for the White House and for the U.S. Department of Transportation, which would handle Cuomo's proposal, did not respond to requests for comment.



Wal-Mart's first-quarter comparable sales beat estimates

Wal-Mart also reported its 10th-straight quarter of traffic increases. "Their strategy of being aggressive on price and investing in it is driving consumers into the store, particularly on the grocery side", said Ken Perkins, president of research firm Retail Metrics LLC.



Have the Liberal Democrats become UKIP in reverse?

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron on board the battlebus following a General Election campaign visit to the Happy Heart Cafe in Solihull. "The Liberal Democrats want you to have your choice over your future", he said. The Lib Dems have already trailed key pledges to woo the next generation of voters, including restoring housing benefit for young people , reducing the voting age from 18 to 16, and allowing tenants to use rent payments to buy their own homes.