Washington says it recognises the lawful uses of the sea, and the rules apply to the US, China and other nations.
He was flanked by US president Barack Obama in Oahu, Hawaii.
The actress suffered a heart attack when flying from London to Los Angeles on Friday, 23 December.
More than 200,000 people were killed when a 9.15 magnitude earthquake triggered tsunami in the Indian Ocean in 2004.
Tu-154 defence ministry aircraft carrying 92 people crashed seven minutes after take-off from Sochi Airport.
A close-in and a long-range missile system are anticipated to be deployed in the Spratly islands.
China secretly aims to deploy more surface-to-air missiles in disputed South China Sea islands – report
About 10 shells fell in Aleppo's southwestern al-Hamdaniya district, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Over 100 passengers are believed to be on board the internal Libyan flight that has now landed in Malta.
The Tunisian had been on the run for days following the attack on a Christmas market.
Martin Shannon amassed his deadly arsenal over four years by burying weapons in the New Forest.
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Chantale Ramazani Wazuri tells IBTimes UK how 'institutions are instrumentalised by the executive power'.
IBTimes UK looks at the armed group accused of large-scale atrocities in the country's northwest.
'The overflight is about the mission and responsibility of the Chinese Air Force,' said China's defence ministry.
Limp storytelling and middling combat mar a happy-go-lucky road trip with the series' best boys.
Researchers found more than 5,500 items ranging from mortar rounds to rockets and explosives.
Airbus A3 vision of modular cabins could revolutionise the in-flight experience.
Sultan Muhammad V, 47, is the constitutional ruler of northeastern Kelantan state in Malaysia.
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