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Baton Rouge shooter identified as ex-Marine Gavin Long

A former US Marine sergeant who served in Iraq has been identified as the gunman who killed three police officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Navy chiefs set for fresh talks on South China Sea

Naval chiefs from China and the United States are set to hold their first face-to-face meeting since the July 12 ruling on the arbitration case brought by the Philippines, which has intensified tensions in the South China Sea.

Arrests hit 6,000 as Turkey cracks down on army and judges

Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of a failed military coup on Sunday, taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000, and the government said it was in control of the country and economy.

DPRK warns of retaliation against THAAD deployment by US, ROK

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) warned that it will take "physical measures" to cope with the US deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in the Republic of Korea (ROK).

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Solar-powered visitor begins orbiting Jupiter

Soaring over Jupiter's poles, a NASA spacecraft arrived at the solar system's largest planet on a mission to peek behind the cloud tops.

Exploring subterranean space
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