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US: CHINA EXERTS MILITARY CONTROL OVER SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLANDS

Not only has China started building installations on a set of disputed islands in the South China Sea, it has begun enforcing its military control over the air and waterways around them as well. According to CNN, which had been allowed to board a US reconnaissance plane to conduct a survey over the South China Sea and its disputed islands, the plane they were on received up to 8 warnings from PRC military personnel stationed on the islands to "go away" from what the PRCs considered Chinese airspace.

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MANNY PACQUIAO SUED IN THE US FOR LOSING MATCH

Two people in Nevada filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Manny Pacquiao, alleging the boxer defrauded ticket buyers, television viewers and gamblers by failing to disclose a pre-bout shoulder injury ahead of his fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Nude Elderly PRC Women Protest Near U.S. Embassy in Beijing

Just ahead of what is expected to be a massive pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong on July 1 (coincidentally, the birthday of China’s Communist Party), four elderly Chinese women reportedly staged a nude protest against government corruption in front of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.

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US Developing Insect Spy Drone

One of the current areas of research reportedly being undertaken in the scientific/military field is the development of micro air vehicles (MAVs), tiny flying objects intended to go places that cannot be (safely) reached by humans or other types of equipment. One of the primary military applications envisioned for MAVs is the gathering of intelligence (through the surreptitious use of cameras, microphones, or other types of sensors); among the more extreme applications posited for such devices is that they may eventually be used as "swarm weapons" which could be launched en masse against enemy forces.

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