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China's Expanding Military Will Seek To Locate Base In Pakistan, Pentagon Says

China's Expanding Military Will Seek To Locate Base In Pakistan, Pentagon Says

Notably, China is developing the strategically located Gwadar port in Balochistan, which many experts in the USA say is aimed towards having a military presence. Hua dismissed the comment on Pakistani bases as "conjecture" and declined a specific response. The Pentagon said that "although its land reclamation and artificial islands do not strengthen China's territorial claims as a legal matter or create any new territorial sea entitlements", China will be able to "use its reclaimed features ...


Bounty Hunters, Fugitive Dead After Massive Shootout At Texas Car Dealership

Bounty Hunters, Fugitive Dead After Massive Shootout At Texas Car Dealership

The men fought as the suspect grabbed the gun and began firing. NPR says the bounty hunters waited outside the dealership for several hours before Hutchinson arrived. Security and Investigations employees Fidel Garcia, Jr. and Gabriel Bernal, went wrong after fugitive Ramon Hutchinson, who was wanted in Minnesota, reached for his gun.



Pentagon praises Qatar for support despite Trump tweet

Trump said, in an apparent reference to top Gulf Arab powers Saudi Arabia and the UAE, that leaders he met on his trip had warned him Qatar was funding "radical ideology" after he had demanded they take action to stop financing militants. The United Arab Emirates has banned people from publishing expressions of sympathy towards Qatar and will punish offenders with a jail term of up to 15 years, the UAE-based newspaper Gulf News and pan-Arab channel Al-Arabiya reported on Wednesday (June 7).


Soccer tournament director responds to criticism

Soccer tournament director responds to criticism

Mili Hernandez won't let others' poor judgement keep her off the soccer field. The coach tells WOWT three girls were registered on more than one club team because that's how they play most tournaments. On Tuesday the organizers released a statement to WOWT 6 claiming that a typo on the roster led to the team's disqualification. Olympic and World Cup champ Abby Wambach tweeted out her support for Mili, saying that she "won championships with short hair" too.


United States lawmakers to press intel chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

United States lawmakers to press intel chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

President Donald Trump in early May. In a letter informing him of his firing, Trump writes that Comey informed him "on three separate occasions that I am not under investigation". Comey is likely to face withering questioning from some Republicans intent on defending the president and poking holes in Comey's interpretation of his conversations with Trump.


Weather Authority Forecast for Tuesday, June 6

Weather Authority Forecast for Tuesday, June 6

Skies will be partly cloudy Wednesday with a slight chance of isolated showers and storms in the afternoon. Highs in the 80s are likely through week's end followed by even warmer temps, lower 90s, and gusty winds this weekend . Sat: High: 90 Low: 67 Sunny, breezy. Today: Mostly sunny. Wind: N/E 5-15. The stubborn pattern of clouds and rain is finally set to clear out of Rhode Island over the next week, with plenty of sun and warm temperatures on the way.