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  • US Navy officer arrested for drunk driving in Okinawa

    Date: 2016-06-05 08:15:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:13 - ID:5044317

    TOKYO, June 5 (MENA) - A US Navy officer was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunk driving in Okinawa, where a US base worker's alleged involvement in the death of a local woman last month has sparked anger among residents, Kyodo reported. The ....

  • Facebook asserts not using phone's microphone to eavesdrop

    Date: 2016-06-05 07:01:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:5044057

    WASHINGTON, June 5 (MENA) – Facebook wants you to know that it’s not listening to you through your cell phone’s microphone, Time Magazine reported on Sunday. In a Thursday post on its website, the social media network countered recent claims ....

  • 3 Minnesota found guilty of plotting to join Daesh

    Date: 2016-06-04 20:40:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:5043537

    WASHINGTON, June 4 (MENA) – Three Somali-Minnesotan men in their early twenties were found guilty Friday of plotting to travel to Syria to join Daesh, ABC News reported on Saturday. The most serious of the crimes Mohamed Farah, 22, Abdirahman ....

  • Obama mourns boxing legend Muhammad Ali

    Date: 2016-06-04 20:05:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:5043325

    WASHINGTON, June 4 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama said he and first lady Michelle Obama mourned boxing legend Muhammad Ali who denied on Friday at the age of 74, CNN reported. "We're also grateful to God for how fortunate we are to have known ....

  • Beijing calls on Washington, Tokyo to stop 'accusations' on South China Sea issue

    Date: 2016-06-04 20:02:59 GMT - China - World - SN:89 - ID:5043329

    BEIJING, June 4 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry said Saturday remarks by US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani on the South China Sea issue "are full of groundless accusations against China's legitimate ....

  • One dead, 14 missing after leisure boat capsizes in China

    Date: 2016-06-04 18:11:01 GMT - China - World - SN:80 - ID:5042533

    BEIJING, June 4 (MENA) - A child was confirmed dead and 14 other people went missing after a leisure boat capsized on a lake in southwest China's Sichuan Province Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported. The child was one of the four people who ....

  • 1 dead in building collapse at Thai island resort

    Date: 2016-06-04 16:34:14 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:75 - ID:5042517

    BANGKOK, June 4 (MENA) - A woman who was one of six Thai tourists at a beach resort in eastern Thailand was killed Saturday when the building in which they were staying collapsed, police said. The other five people in the woman’s party, all Thai, ....

  • Cybercrime costs global economy $500Bln -- Medvedev

    Date: 2016-06-04 15:33:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:5041253

    MOSCOW, June 4 (MENA) - The global economy loses on average $500 billion to cybercrime, with growing costs for the Russian economy, Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was quoted by Sputnik as saying. "The global cost of cybercrime is ....

  • 901 Egyptians return from Libya via Salloum crossing within 24 hours

    Date: 2016-06-04 14:02:35 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:50 - ID:5040777

    MARSA MATROUH, Egypt, June 4 (MENA) - As many as 901 Egyptians returned from Libya via Salloum crossing within the past 24 hours, Matrouh Security Director Hisham Lotfi said. In statements Saturday, Lotfi said that the figure includes 690 legal ....

  • 9 dead after army truck swept away in flood at Fort Hood

    Date: 2016-06-04 12:16:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:43 - ID:5039293

    WASHINGTON, June 4 (MENA) - Nine soldiers were killed and three injured after an Army troop carrier was washed from a low-water crossing and overturned Thursday in a rain-swollen creek at Fort Hood, the ABC News reported. Officials said the ....

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