See NBA dancer chase after laptop thief

    Hannie Dong, a professional dancer with the Golden State Warriors, chased down the thief who stole her laptop at a Starbucks.

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    Cruise’s UAE mission

    JEDDAH: “Mission Impossible” star Tom Cruise has returned to the UAE for shooting on the sixth instalment of the popular franchise. The Abu Dhabi Film Commission posted a photo of Cruise in full flight suit on Instagram, alongside members of the local film crew from twofour54 Abu Dhabi, and a UAE airforce plane that was used in the shoot. “Mission made possible with @tomcruise #inAbuDhabi, thanks to homegrown talent @2454abudhabi while filming #MissionImpossible Fallout,” the photo was captioned. Cruise and the “Mission Impossible: Fallout” team are shooting the final sections of the Abu Dhabi leg of their schedule, with the shoot expected to wrap up shortly. Speculation had been rife on social

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    US family found dead in Mexican resort

    A family of four from Iowa have been found dead inside their rented holiday home in Mexico, authorities say. The Sharp family had been expected to attend a basketball game in Illinois on Wednesday. A missing person report was filed after they did not show up. The incident took place in the popular resort of Tulum, according to the Mexico Tourism Board. Mexican and US police say there was no sign of traumatic injury and no foul play is suspected at this time. "Autopsies are being performed in Mexico and results are pending," the police department in Creston, Iowa, said in a statement on Friday. A local news station in Mexico reports that investigators are looking into whether food poisoning or

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    John Bolton on: bombing Iran, North Korea, Russia and the Iraq War

    "Pre-emption opponents argue that action is not justified because Pyongyang does not constitute an 'imminent threat.' They are wrong. The threat is imminent, and the case against pre-emption rests on the misinterpretation of a standard that derives from prenuclear, pre-ballistic-missile times. Given the gaps in U.S. intelligence about North Korea, we should not wait until the very last minute. That would risk striking after the North has deliverable nuclear weapons, a much more dangerous situation." He suggested election hacking was a 'false flag operation' designed to frame the Russians "It's not at all clear to me just viewing this from the outside that this hacking into the DNC and the RNC

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    Air India completes historic first flight to Israel over Saudi skies

    The first-ever flight to Israel over Saudi Arabia has been completed. Air India conducted its maiden flight from India's capital New Delhi to the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on Thursday, the airline said. The plane flew over Oman, Saudi Arabia and Jordan before landing at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport, according to tracking site Flightradar. The flight took off from New Delhi at 6.10 p.m. local time and completed the 2,520-mile journey in a little over seven hours, a spokesperson for India's national carrier told CNN. The aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, carried 110 passengers to Tel Aviv, the spokesperson added. The return flight from Tel Aviv had 200 passengers on board.

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    US destroyer sails close to contested island in South China Sea

    (CNN)A US destroyer has sailed within 12 nautical miles of a Chinese-claimed island in the South China Sea, a highly-contested stretch of water where China's been reclaiming land and building islands, the US Navy confirmed in a statement Friday. The same day, Chinese Navy announced it would hold live fire drills in the sea, in what it called a "routine arrangement" designed to test its combat readiness. The US Navy conducts regular Freedom of Navigation operations in the region with the unstated goal of challenging China's huge, disputed territorial claims in the South China Sea. On Friday, the USS Mustin sailed close to Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, an island chain also claimed by the Philippines, the US Navy said.

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    Queen Latifah mourns her mom

    (CNN)Queen Latifah announced on Thursday that her mother, Rita Owens, has died. The actress released a statement stating her mother passed away Wednesday after a longtime battle with heart disease. "It is with a heavy heart that I share the news my mother, Rita Owens passed away today," Latifah said in a statement to People. "Anyone that has ever met her knows what a bright light she was on this earth. She was gentle, but strong, sweet, but sassy, worldy but pragmatic, a woman of great faith and certainly the love of my life." The statement continued: "She had struggled with a heart condition for many years and her battle is now over. I am heartbroken but know she is at peace. Thank you for your