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Global Myanmar: Rohingya returns unthinkable until apartheid system is dismantled
Author: 0 Myanmar: Rohingya returns unthinkable until apartheid system is dismantled

Human rights groups have for months documented horrendous atrocities Myanmar forces carried out against the ethnic minority Rohingya Muslim groups, including gang rape, torture, and murder. "We're calling for an arms embargo and targeted sanctions against officials responsible for this system". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the ongoing violence that has claimed the lives of thousands of Rohingya Muslims and driven many more from their homes must be stopped.

Global The Trump Administration Has Ended Temporary Protective Status for 59000 Haitians
Author: 0 The Trump Administration Has Ended Temporary Protective Status for 59000 Haitians

Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) tweeted , "There is no reason to send 60,000 Haitians back to a country that can not provide for them". Haitians received TPS in 2010 after a 7.0-magnitude quake shook the country, killing 220,000 people. On Monday, acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine C. Duke affirmed that Haitians would still be required to leave, but said the order would not be effective until July 22, 2019.

Global India expresses outrage over Hafiz Saeed's imminent release
Author: 0 India expresses outrage over Hafiz Saeed's imminent release

India has repeatedly asked Pakistan to re-investigate the Mumbai terror attack case and also demanded trial of Saeed and Lashkar-e-Taiba operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi in the light of evidence it had provided to Islamabad . "I fight for the case of Kashmiris". Saeed, however, said Sharif deserved to be removed for his peace overtures with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Global Want guarantee on safety of Jadhav's wife, mother: India to Pak
Author: 0 Want guarantee on safety of Jadhav's wife, mother: India to Pak

In its response, New Delhi conveyed to Islamabad that Jadhav's mother would also like to travel with her daughter-in-law to Pakistan. "If the leaders of the Pakistan start making their own decisions, they will no longer face external pressure", the Mumbai attack mastermind said.

Global Cool but sunny Thanksgiving before warming heading into the weekend
Author: 0 Cool but sunny Thanksgiving before warming heading into the weekend

Clouds will win today with cold air in the mid 30s. The highest probability of rain is between 1 and 8 a.m. Wednesday . Winds die down overnight and some patchy frost is possible by early morning as temperatures drop into the mid 30s. Winds aren't making things any better with gusts over 20 miles per hour. The low at night is expected to be around 27. Temperatures reach into the mid-50s and it becomes breezy with winds at 10-20 miles per hour.

Global President Donald Trump pardons turkey in annual White House tradition
Author: 0 President Donald Trump pardons turkey in annual White House tradition

Drumstick and Wishbone will live in " Gobbler's Rest " at Virginia Tech, which the president described as "a lovely place". The president and first lady Melania Trump were accompanied by the president's youngest son, Barron. "So, Tater and Tot, you can rest easy". Like many distinguished White House guests, Wishbone and Drumstick got special tours earlier on Tuesday. Jimmy Fallon had previously joked that Trump will pardon the turkeys, then attack them for not thanking him enough.

Global Woman Accuses Al Franken of Groping Her While Posing For Photo
Author: 0 Woman Accuses Al Franken of Groping Her While Posing For Photo

Franken came by, she said, "pulled me in really close, like awkward close, and as my husband took the picture, he put his hand full-fledged on my rear". "In our experience, we know Al as a devoted and dedicated family man, a wonderful comedic performer, and an honorable public servant", it continued. "There's no excuse", he said.

Global Arab states urge Lebanon to rein in Hezbollah
Author: 0 Arab states urge Lebanon to rein in Hezbollah

He further said, "Any leniency in dealing with their policies would only encourage them more, so we must stand together", Jubeir said, referring to Iran. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Iran's supply of rockets to Houthi militias was an act of "direct military aggression". The Lebanese envoy to the Arab League, Antoine Azzam, made carefully weighed comments at the meeting that reflected his country's delicate religious and ethnic balance.

Global CWC meet today: Rahul likely to become Cong prez before Guj polls
Author: 0 CWC meet today: Rahul likely to become Cong prez before Guj polls

Party leaders say though it is not necessary to convene a formal meeting of the CWC to approve the schedule of the presidential election, Sonia Gandhi has chose to get the approval of the party's highest decision-making body. "If only one nomination is filed, it will be announced on date of withdrawal of nominations that he is the president since there is no other nomination", NDTV quoted Congress leader Janardhan Dwivedi as saying on Saturday.

Global Allegations against Alabama's Roy Moore dividing GOP women
Author: 0 Allegations against Alabama's Roy Moore dividing GOP women

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., said on Sunday's "Meet The Press" that he felt "the women's story was more credible than [Moore's] response", but added that the voters of Alabama "know Roy Moore a lot better" than he does. "Is the President not being a hypocrite in tweeting about Al Franken and saying nothing about allegations about the Republican, Roy Moore?" she asked.

Global Moody's upgrades 4 Indian financial institutions' ratings
Author: 0 Moody's upgrades 4 Indian financial institutions' ratings

Rawat. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday termed the upgrade in Moody's ratings as "extremely encouraging" and also asked the detractors to "introspect" their positions. "Introduction of Aadhar, recapitalization of public sector banks, smooth transition of GST and demonetization have all been landmark reforms", he said.

Global The Pope Is Donating His Brand New Lambo To Support ISIS Victims
Author: 0 The Pope Is Donating His Brand New Lambo To Support ISIS Victims

Today, as if he could get even more in touch with the young, hip crowd, the pope also proved that his taste in cars is on par with that of rappers and rich kids of Instagram. The special edition pays tribute to the Vatican's flag. The Pope made a decision to auction off the sports auto to benefit Christians persecuted by ISIS in Iraq, according to Vatican Radio .

Global Lebanese PM Hariri accepts invitation to France
Author: 0 Lebanese PM Hariri accepts invitation to France

Hariri also left open the possibility that he may withdraw his resignation if certain conditions are met - in particular an end to the involvement of Lebanon's powerful Shiite militant group Hezbollah in regional conflicts. Hezbollah had increased inside and outside of Lebanon. Hariri acknowledged in the interview that his resignation was unconventional, adding that he was ready to return to Lebanon to formally submit it and seek a settlement with Hezbollah.

Global Duterte meets Vladimir Putin again in APEC
Author: 0 Duterte meets Vladimir Putin again in APEC

In a news conference after flying back here after midnight yesterday, Duterte said Xi assured him of China's peaceful intentions in the strategic waterway, where Beijing, the Philippines , Vietnam and three other governments have overlapping claims.

Global McConnell, Roy Moore each insist the other should quit
Author: 0 McConnell, Roy Moore each insist the other should quit

Meanwhile, Republican Gov. Kay Ivey has called the allegations against Moore " deeply disturbing ", but on Monday she said , "I will withhold judgment until we get more of the facts", according to WSFA in Alabama. Four surveys of voters taken in Alabama, a southern state, in the immediate aftermath of the newspaper story and Moore's adamant rejection of it show him to be in a close race with Jones, separated by a few percentage points, with a significant share of undecided voters.

Global Trump feels insulted being called 'old' by Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 Trump feels insulted being called 'old' by Kim Jong Un

Trump is overseas on a 12-day Asia-Pacific trip during which he has been meeting with regional leaders with a heavy emphasis on curbing North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. "If that did happen, it would be a good thing for, I can tell you, for North Korea". Trump has traded insults and threats with Kim in the past amid escalating tension over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs as North Korea races toward its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the ...

Global Russian parliament mulls response to U.S. move on RT
Author: 0 Russian parliament mulls response to U.S. move on RT

The Duma is obliged to give its laws two preliminary approvals before passing them, which Volodin said could happen next week. Russian Federation is poised to list USA media outlets as "foreign agents" by extending legislation used to restrict the activities of civil society groups, in retaliation for an American order requiring state broadcaster RT to register for a similar status.

Global British cabinet minister resigns over unauthorized talks with top Israelis
Author: 0 British cabinet minister resigns over unauthorized talks with top Israelis

A Downing Street spokesperson said: "It is not true that the Prime Minister knew about the International Development Secretary's meeting with PM Netanyahu before Friday 3rd November". It is understood that Downing Street was told about the NY breakfast with Mr Rotem when Ms Patel revealed the details of her trip to Israel, but No 10 only learnt on Tuesday about the meeting with Mr Erdan.

Global READ: House Intel Committee Releases Full Transcript Of Carter Page Testimony
Author: 0 READ: House Intel Committee Releases Full Transcript Of Carter Page Testimony

The open hearing, tentatively scheduled for November 14, is part of the committee's regular oversight of the Justice Department, but Russian Federation appears nearly certain to be a topic. For months, Page has denied meeting with Russian government officials while in Moscow. And Page told the committee about another foreign trip he took during the campaign, a long weekend he spent in Budapest where he said he met with Hungary's ambassador to the United States and other Hungarian officials.

Global Woman fired after flipping off Trump's motorcade
Author: 0 Woman fired after flipping off Trump's motorcade

Briskman, 50, cited the section of the company's social media policy that reads: " Covered Social Media Activity that contains discriminatory, obscene malicious or threatening content, is knowingly false, create [sic] a hostile work environment, or similar inappropriate or unlawful conduct will not be tolerated and will be subject to discipline up to an [sic] including termination of employment ".

Author: 0 SJW: Are Michael Flynn And His Son Mueller's Next Indictment Targets?

Mueller is applying renewed pressure on Flynn following his indictment of Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, three sources familiar with the investigation told NBC News. 27, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed the Trump administration viewed the Russian probe as "getting closer to conclusion" in an interview on Fox News' America's Newsroom .

Author: 0 US Expert Proposes How to Approach Iran Missile Work

A number of Iranian officials have responded to Trump's controversial move with outrage, and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country's top authority, attacked the USA president for aiming his rhetoric at Iran as a whole, rather than just its leadership.

Global George HW Bush blasts Trump in new book: 'I don't like him'
Author: 0 George HW Bush blasts Trump in new book: 'I don't like him'

The criticism isn't really surprising considering that it comes shortly after the younger Bush gave a speech in which he didn't actually name the president but made it abundantly clear he wasn't happy with the current administration. Bush , claiming that he lied about the Iraq war. Trump, who doesn't like them either and shares a complicated relationship with all the living former presidents, will have something to say about it soon enough, given how he prides in his ability to ...

Global Everyone's congratulating the Twitter employee who deleted Donald Trump's account
Author: 0 Everyone's congratulating the Twitter employee who deleted Donald Trump's account

Another person familiar with Twitter operations, speaking on condition of anonymity, said employees now can not post from a user's account, change or even view a user's password, which is encrypted. Twitter in response to concerns said it would be "conducting a full internal review". Trump's official White House account, @POTUS, has 20.9 million followers.

Global Dozens of Israeli Druze citizens cross border into Syria, IDF returns them
Author: 0 Dozens of Israeli Druze citizens cross border into Syria, IDF returns them

Hader is populated by members of the Druze, a minority religious sect present in Syria , Israel , the Palestinian Territories and Lebanon. Hader has been aligned with the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad (the Druze are typically loyal to whichever party is in power), making it a target for all of the various rebel and Islamist groups participating in Syria's civil war.

Global FALL BACK: Daylight saving time ends Sunday
Author: 0 FALL BACK: Daylight saving time ends Sunday

By the way, it's "daylight saving time", not "daylight savings time". States and localities could start and end daylight saving whenever they pleased, a system that Time magazine (an aptly named source) described in 1963 as "a chaos of clocks".

Global Delhi-Centre turf spat hearing today
Author: 0 Delhi-Centre turf spat hearing today

The observation was made by a constitution bench comprising five judges as the Delhi government began its arguments on the long-standing tussle between the Centre and the state government over the exercise of administrative power in Delhi. The matter was referred to the constitution bench by the bench of Justice Sikri and Justice R.K.Agrawal on February 15. Considering the constant run-ins between the LG and the Chief Minister, the bench said the proviso given under Article 239AA (69 th ...

Global RUSSIA INVESTIGATION - Identity of Papadopoulos contacts confirmed
Author: 0 RUSSIA INVESTIGATION - Identity of Papadopoulos contacts confirmed

A lawyer for Clovis, who is now a senior White House adviser to the Agriculture Department, did not respond to a request for comment. "He's an energy and oil consultant, excellent guy", Trump said . Sessions replied: "I'm not aware of any of those activities". "I'm not under investigation, as you know", Trump told the Times, which he has dubbed "failing" and "fake" before, but has done several interviews with.

Author: 0 Death toll rises to 7 in Israeli army blast at Gaza tunnel

According to the latest from Gaza's health ministry, five members of the terrorist group were killed in the explosion and nine more were injured. Hamas forces have used tunnels in the past to enter Israel and carry out attacks. The incident comes only days before Hamas is expected to hand over control of Gaza's borders to the internationally recognized Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority (PA).

Global The People Behind Infamous Are Making A Samurai Game
Author: 0 The People Behind Infamous Are Making A Samurai Game

Ghost of Tsushima will also feature an open world. In this trailer, which is set in Tsushima in Japan, we can see some graphically flawless scenes from Japan everyday life building up to a scene where the narrator asks the protagonist if he surrenders.

Global Local health officials commend President's approach to opioid crisis
Author: 0 Local health officials commend President's approach to opioid crisis

The United States is battling a surge in opioid-related deaths, including 33,000 in 2015, more than any year on record, according to federal data. Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner J. First Lady Melania Trump joined her husband in the East Wing to offer prayers to those fighting and recovering from drug addiction. "What I found to be the common theme with all of these stories is that this can happen to any of us", she said.

Global MIAA hits a bogey with Emily Nash golf call
Author: 0 MIAA hits a bogey with Emily Nash golf call

Not only did she compete, she dominated the field, posting a three-over score that was four shots better than anyone else in the competition. If the men of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association were paying attention to other names in the news - like, say, Mark Halperin, John Besh and George H.W.

Global USA passports have weakened under Trump
Author: 0 USA passports have weakened under Trump

People who hold a USA passport will have more global travel restrictions than ever - and it's all thanks to Trump, say finance firm Arton Capital. Pakistan meanwhile is nowhere in the last even in the top 50 countries. It's official, Singapore now has the most powerful passport in the world. The worst country on the report is Afghanistan which citizens can only visit 22 countries visa-free.

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