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World News Myanmar violence precludes return of Rohingya — UN official
Author: 0 Myanmar violence precludes return of Rohingya — UN official

According to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), a number of refugees told Mr Gilmour that Rohingyas who try to leave their villages or even their homes "are taken away and never return". "The conversation now must focus on stopping the violence in Rakhine State, ensuring accountability for the perpetrators, and the need for Myanmar to create conditions for return".

World News Gov. Bryant confirms he will not appoint himself to Sen. Cochran's seat
Author: 0 Gov. Bryant confirms he will not appoint himself to Sen. Cochran's seat

Democrat Mike Espy, the first African-American person to win a congressional seat in MS, says he intends to run. The state senator nearly toppled Cochran in a tough 2014 primary. Without a formidable Republican in the race for Cochran's seat, there is a risk that McDaniel could have the inside track. Asked if he's relieved because McDaniel might seek the open seat instead of challenging him, Wicker said, "I don't know that".

World News Gitanjali group official arrested
Author: 0 Gitanjali group official arrested

Chitalia was apprehended at Mumbai airport and was brought to the Central Bureau of Investigations office at the Bandra-Kurla Complex in the western suburbs for questioning this morning. Chitalia's is nineteenth arrest in the case by the CBI. It is the 19th arrest in the case, a CBI spokesperson said. The official said Chitalia is the connect between Choksi and retired PNB deputy manager Gokulnath Shetty, who has been arrested.

World News Dad Makes 'Bully' Son Run To School As Punishment In Viral Video
Author: 0 Dad Makes 'Bully' Son Run To School As Punishment In Viral Video

In it, Hayden runs the one-mile distance to elementary school wearing his coat and backpack in the rain, while the elder Thornhill keeps watch and narrates from behind the wheel. "We've always joked he'll either be fast or obedient". Bullying experts have questioned the style of discipline used in the video, and said there can be other ways to handle the situation.

World News Sunken Revolutionary War-era ship in ME uncovered after nor'easter
Author: 0 Sunken Revolutionary War-era ship in ME uncovered after nor'easter

It last appeared after a storm in March 2013, and, before that, the powerful Patriots Day storm in 2007. "Every once in a while after a storm, the ocean moves enough sand for it to be seen". A sloop is a single-masted ship, while a pink is a small ship with a very narrow stern. "There are quite a number of shipwrecks up and down the coast", Smith said.

World News We have not seen decisive changes yet in Pakistan behavior: USA
Author: 0 We have not seen decisive changes yet in Pakistan behavior: USA

Last week, President Ghani offered the Taliban peace talks "without preconditions", with a view towards recognising the armed group, which has been fighting U.S. Pakistan denies the charge . Last week, a senior director for South and Central Asia at the White House National Security Council, Lisa Curtis, visited Islamabad to discuss the bilateral issue and Pakistan's efforts against terrorism.

World News Girl safe after near fall from chairlift
Author: 0 Girl safe after near fall from chairlift

With the ski lift halted, two dozen people gather underneath the girl who was being held by a person still on the chair, preventing her from crashing to the ground about 12 feet below. After a brief gasp from nearby gawkers, the ski resort attendees can be heard clapping and cheering for the girl and her successful drop onto the tarp.

Author: 0 Turkish Armed Forces 10 km from center of Syria's Afrin

According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkish borders and in the region as well as to protect Syrian people from the oppression and cruelty of terrorists . President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said Wednesday that Turkey wants the United States to "step in and prevent" the redeployment. Russia , Turkey and Iran cooperate closely on Syria and it is likely that the situation there would be one of the main topics of any talks.

World News Pakistan, Nepal agree to boost economic, defence ties
Author: 0 Pakistan, Nepal agree to boost economic, defence ties

The announcement by Nepal for revitalising SAARC Summit is likely to annoy India which is already keeping a close watch on the visit of the Pakistani Prime Minister to Nepal and wants the land locked Himalayan State to remain dependent on it.

World News Petrol bomb hurled at BJP office: Accused surrenders
Author: 0 Petrol bomb hurled at BJP office: Accused surrenders

In a series of tweets, the BJP cheif said, "As a party, we in the BJP believe that a wide range of ideas and ideologies can coexist in India". India's diversity and the vibrant spirit of debate and discussion is what strengthens us. "Lenin's statue was broken down in Tripura". The Tamil Nadu unit president Tamilisai said two BJP functionaries who were arrested for damaging Periyar's statue in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu has been expelled from the party.

World News Sumatran Tiger killed by villagers thinking its a shapeshifter
Author: 0 Sumatran Tiger killed by villagers thinking its a shapeshifter

According to the blog, superstitious villagers in the island nation tend to believe many stories about shape-shifters with supernatural powers that can turn into not only tigers but also cats, panthers, dogs and crocodiles. This recent killing has come as a number of endangered animals have died due to conflicts with locals in the region. North Sumatra BKSDA head Hotmauli Sianturi said her agency had tried to prevent the killing days before.

World News EU's Tusk to lay down Brexit trade red lines
Author: 0 EU's Tusk to lay down Brexit trade red lines

With just over a year left until Britain is due to leave the European Union, opponents of Brexit are exploring ways to stop what they call Britain's biggest mistake since World War Two. "Our markets are already deeply interconnected". In her Mansion House speech on Friday , the Prime Minister set out her plans for Britain and the European Union to access each other's financial markets based on a commitment to maintaining the same "regulatory outcomes".

World News Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg makes U-turn over Russia inquiry
Author: 0 Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg makes U-turn over Russia inquiry

If he truly believes Mueller an interested party unmotivated by fairness, why would he think him above jailing him for ignoring a subpoena , a clear criminal offense? Each interview seemed intent upon out-shocking the last. Nunberg told The Washington Post he doubts that Putin colluded with Trump because the Russian president is too smart; and Trump, by extension, not smart enough.

World News Secret YouTube Videos Filmed By 'House Of Horrors' Teenager Emerge
Author: 0 Secret YouTube Videos Filmed By 'House Of Horrors' Teenager Emerge

Some of the titles of her songs, like "You Blame Me", "Where is the Key" and "Give Me One More Chance", are more than heartbreaking considering her circumstances. The teen sings from inside the Turpin home in California. The oldest sibling weighed only 82 pounds. Investigators said the two dogs were treated better than the children.

World News Kansas Man Pleads Guilty in Deadly Bar Shooting
Author: 0 Kansas Man Pleads Guilty in Deadly Bar Shooting

Kuchibhotlas' widdow, Sunayana Dumala was on a plane from India heading back to Kansas City, but prepared a statement regarding Purinton's guilty plea, read by friend Ruth Baum Bigus. A 52-year-old former USA navy veteran charged with killing Indian software engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla at a bar in Kansas last year pleaded guilty on Tuesday to murder in the shooting that was linked to a surge in ethnic, racial and anti-immigrant tensions after President Donald Trump's election.

World News Japanese volcano erupts, dozens of flights grounded
Author: 0 Japanese volcano erupts, dozens of flights grounded

Entry to the 1,421-kilometer has now been banned and about 80 flights were also canceled. The volcano billowed smoke and ash from smaller eruptions last week, local media reported, but the new series of eruptions on the country's southern island of Kyushu was a significant increase of potentially unsafe activity, Japan's Meteorological Agency said in an Associated Press report .

World News 1 officer killed, 2 injured in Clinton shooting
Author: 0 1 officer killed, 2 injured in Clinton shooting

The community lost an officer in a deadly shooting in August of 2017. "The other 2 were injured and are being treated", state police said. The Missouri Highway Patrol confirms its SWAT Team was also there. The shooter was barricaded inside the home. The Highway Patrol reported that Troop A SWAT, the Clinton Police Department, Henry County Sheriff's Department, and other agencies were on location.

World News Child marriages decline, led by big fall in South Asia
Author: 0 Child marriages decline, led by big fall in South Asia

Marriages of girls in India have come down by almost half in the past 10 years, Unicef said. This has been made possible thanks to a range of initiatives, Increasing rates of girls' education, proactive government investments in adolescent girls, and strong public messaging around the illegality of child marriage .

World News Primary goals: Republicans try to build red wall, Democrats seek blue wave
Author: 0 Primary goals: Republicans try to build red wall, Democrats seek blue wave

Democrats fight for Dallas: The third competitive Republican-held seat in Texas' 32nd District is represented by Republican Pete Sessions. Indeed, a regular primary surge is probably more significant than the kind of special election boosts in Democratic turnout we've seen in 2017 and 2018, where turnout is normally very low.

World News Woodside, partners dismayed Australia, East Timor have no plan for Greater Sunrise
Author: 0 Woodside, partners dismayed Australia, East Timor have no plan for Greater Sunrise

The final agreement marks the maritime border around the median line between the two countries - a concept supported by worldwide law and at odds with Australia's long-running claim of entitlement over the continental shelf. Australia and East Timor signed a 2006 treaty on sharing future Greater Sunrise revenue. "Nevertheless, we were assured by experts in worldwide law that this was our one and only recourse given the circumstances of the disagreement between Timor-Leste and our close ...

World News International Women's Day: 6 Things You Need to Know
Author: 0 International Women's Day: 6 Things You Need to Know

Women celebrate the day by conducting parties and dinners. Here's all you need to know about International Women's Day 2018. Because this can still happen. Find out what these celebs are being paid. First informally observed in 1909, the International Women's Day in its illustrious journey has marked the plight and achievements of women for more than a century.

World News The Russia house: Trump blusters, America suffers
Author: 0 The Russia house: Trump blusters, America suffers

But for me, leading a small country, depending on open trade, the best way for us is to do that with others. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he's not anxious that Moscow will meddle in the upcoming midterm elections because the US will take steps to prevent it.

World News Cohn exit makes White House chaos markets' problem
Author: 0 Cohn exit makes White House chaos markets' problem

Investors suspect protectionist forces in the White House favour using a lower dollar to enhance U.S. export competitiveness while making imports more expensive. executive said he was stepping down as President Donald Trump's top economic adviser. Business lobbyists frequently cited Cohn as their strongest ally in the White House.

World News Trump economic adviser quits after dispute over tariffs
Author: 0 Trump economic adviser quits after dispute over tariffs

The meeting was dominated by Trump's decision to impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminum, sources inside the room said, with multiple senators expressing their concern that the trade decisions would hurt businesses that use those products as well as consumers.

World News Sirens to sound at 10am for tornado drills in Missouri and IL
Author: 0 Sirens to sound at 10am for tornado drills in Missouri and IL

S.C. has received a waiver from the Federal Communications Commission to use the tornado warning product on NOAA tone-alert weather radio when the drill is conducted. It's the annual tornado drill in Missouri and IL. To help the community prepare for severe weather, Emergency Management is holding free severe weather safety classes throughout Sedgwick County.

World News Set clocks one hour ahead for Daylight Saving Time this Sunday
Author: 0 Set clocks one hour ahead for Daylight Saving Time this Sunday

We are gaining daylight rapidly, adding three to four minutes of light each day, but we make an even bigger jump next week when we start Daylight Saving Time. Don't forget to turn your clocks ahead this weekend - daylight saving time kicks in Sunday. Reps. Jeannette Nunez, R-Miami, sponsor of the House version of the bill predicted that the time change would boost the economy, save energy, improve road and public safety, and reduce crime due to the fact there is more sunlight in the ...

World News Trump To Meet ESA For
Author: 0 Trump To Meet ESA For "Fact-Based Conversation"

It is unclear at this time which companies plan to send to representatives to the White House. President Trump announced that he was to meet with video game industry experts in the wake of Parkland , Florida's awful school shooting . Of course, there's still a question about who else will attend this discussion, since game makers can also make a convincing argument that video games aren't to blame with the recent string of school shootings .

World News Intelligence Chief Keeps Mum on Response to Russian Meddling
Author: 0 Intelligence Chief Keeps Mum on Response to Russian Meddling

Affirming that assessment last month, 13 Russian individuals and three Russian organizations were indicted last month for illegally plotting to sow political discord and sway the election in Trump's favor. "Persistent and disruptive cyber and influence operations will continue against the United States and European countries and other allies". Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) that Russian Federation was likely to repeat its 2016 efforts to disrupt USA elections with information warfare and social ...

World News Trump's Justice Department sues California over immigration enforcement
Author: 0 Trump's Justice Department sues California over immigration enforcement

Attorney in Sacramento, Sessions will be in the state capital on Wednesday morning to make a major announcement on the issue of giving sanctuary to undocumented immigrants. Becerra has proved to be a thorn in the Trump administration's side. Besides the CPOA, other groups involved with the event are the California Police Chiefs' Association, California District Attorneys Association, California State Sheriffs' Association, California Narcotic Officers' Association, and the California Highway ...

World News The Diamondbacks are bringing back the bullpen cart, and it looks awesome
Author: 0 The Diamondbacks are bringing back the bullpen cart, and it looks awesome

The Diamondbacks have already sold sponsorship for their two golf carts, which have been shaped to include the team's helmet as a roof, to OnTrac courier service. Using the golf cart will not be required. No motorized vehicle has been used to transport relievers from the bullpen since 1995, when the Milwaukee Brewers utilized a motorcycle and sidecar as a bullpen cart.

World News NH House approves bill to raise marriage age to 16
Author: 0 NH House approves bill to raise marriage age to 16

Adams told IL that it was the conservative Family Foundation of Kentucky that had put up last-minute opposition to the bill, arguing that it "diminishes parental rights". The committee approved a substitute which retains most of Adams' original bill but provides an opportunity for parental participation - although the judge would have the final say in whether a teen under 18 is allowed to marry.

World News Goldman Sachs hits out at Trump's
Author: 0 Goldman Sachs hits out at Trump's "draconian" metals tariffs

Analysts at UBS said Europe would have a good chance of winning, but the group could take 18 months to reach a decision, says CNN Money . "The economic nationalists now certainly have the upper hand and their camp is bigger". Until recently, the inquiry into the national security risks of steel and aluminium had been considered separate from the Nafta discussions, but Trump revived his complaints about Nafta being a "bad deal" for the U.S.