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World United Nations says 27000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar as bodies wash up
Author: 0 United Nations says 27000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar as bodies wash up

The International Organization for Migration and other aid groups have told VOA's Bangla service that as many as 20,000 more people are staged just inside Myanmar, hoping to enter Bangladesh . Hundreds have died starving on boats trying to flee the country, while many have settled in and around Jammu and Kashmir in India. "So far reports - I think quite credible - mention about 130 people including women and children killed", said Chris Lewa, director of The Arakan Project, which works with ...

World How Hospitals Prepare for a Hurricane Like Harvey
Author: 0 How Hospitals Prepare for a Hurricane Like Harvey

Two reservoirs were opened to release water to relieve the stress the downpour has caused in the region, which has seen as much rain in a few days as it averages in an entire year. "This disaster is going to be a landmark event". "You can not put 6.5 million people on the road". Mr. Trump also took time at the same news conference to defend his pardon of ex-Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, saying it was the right decision.

World Zinke To Recommend Keeping 27 Monuments But Modify Some
Author: 0 Zinke To Recommend Keeping 27 Monuments But Modify Some

Grijalva (D-AZ), the representative noted that Secretary Zinke had not responded to a letter sent in June asking for details about which groups the secretary was meeting with in relation to the review. "The Bears Ears National Monument contains some objects that are appropriate for protection under the act", Zinke wrote in the interim report , referring to rock art and sacred Native American sites.

World Single winning ticket claims 2nd largest Powerball jackpot
Author: 0 Single winning ticket claims 2nd largest Powerball jackpot

The one "winning ticket for Wednesday's $758.7 million Powerball jackpot was sold in MA, lottery officials have confirmed", reports ABC News . It's a big day for gamblers and dreamers, as the second biggest Powerball jackpot in history is up for grabs Wednesday night.

World Police name fugitive Barcelona attack suspect
Author: 0 Police name fugitive Barcelona attack suspect

He also moved a hand of friendship towards Spain and added, "we stand ready to work with Spain to develop a strong global response to defeat terrorism in all forms". A seven-year-old British boy was missing and his family anxiously waited for news of Julian Cadman . Police have seized three vehicles that were rented by the suspects and are being analysed.

World Solar Eclipse 2017: All you need to know
Author: 0 Solar Eclipse 2017: All you need to know

When the moon passes, it then blocks the sun for an hour or longer, creating a solar eclipse. This place will most likely be packed with people during the solar eclipse. Or, you can watch from home, just be sure to have proper safety gear for your eyes. The total solar eclipse of 2017 is nearly here, but exactly what day is it happening? In addition, the AOA urges Americans to avoid looking at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun through an unflitered camera, telescope, ...

World Twitter suspends accounts linked to the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer
Author: 0 Twitter suspends accounts linked to the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer

The page of the event "Unite the Right" has been withdrawn during the weekend, the social network had concluded that it was not for the objective of communicating about the event but rather to incite violence . The iPhone maker also will match employee donations to those two groups and other human rights organizations on a two-for-one basis. An Apple spokesperson referred the media outlet to the iPhone maker's guidelines for Apple Pay that state users may not incorporate its service into ...

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Author: 0 "Clear The Shelters" to take place Saturday

Fifty-eight of those pets were adopted from the Tulsa SPCA. Anyone adopting who has animals at home must provide pet (s) current rabies vaccination and spay/neuter paperwork to get licensed, no exceptions. "They're all great animals", he said. For Barnes, there is nothing like seeing a dog or cat leave the shelter for a home of its own. Shelter personnel recommend filling one out before Saturday to get processed faster.

World Solar eclipse glasses almost sold out
Author: 0 Solar eclipse glasses almost sold out

Why is this a big deal? Bill Radke talks to Erika Harnett, research associate professor of earth and space science at the University of Washington about all things solar eclipse. The eclipse should reach the Valley by 1:17 p.m. and end around 3:57 p.m. The hole is where the sun will shine through. Depending on your location, a partial eclipse, during which the moon covers a portion of the sun, lasts from two to three hours.

Author: 0 U.S. imperialism and threat of nuclear war against North Korea

When asked to clarify if the United States would have to get permission from South Korea before any sort of strike against the North, Nauert only responded, "South Korea is an ally of ours; and as we do with our allies and friends, we pledge to protect them as well".

World There will not be war again on Korean Peninsula - South Korean president
Author: 0 There will not be war again on Korean Peninsula - South Korean president

While the USA has not backed away from either, both China and South Korea now say armed conflict on the Korean Peninsula is uncalled for. "I will prevent another war at all cost", Moon said at the presidential Blue House, which lies just 30 miles south of the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas.

World Protests, vigils around US decry white supremacist rally
Author: 0 Protests, vigils around US decry white supremacist rally

The PBS NewsHour's P.J. Tobia sat down with Matthew Heimbach of the Traditionalist Worker Party, a white nationalist group, after a auto attack left one person dead and 19 more injured Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia . A separate hate group that organized the initial rally pledged on social media to organize future events that would be "bigger than Charlottesville ".

World Woman Shows Injuries Mugabe's Wife Allegedly Inflicted On Daughter
Author: 0 Woman Shows Injuries Mugabe's Wife Allegedly Inflicted On Daughter

South African authorities are debating whether to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity which Zimbabwe's government has requested . She has not commented since police began investigating her over the alleged assault. The model claimed that the First Lady's bodyguards stood by and watched as Mugabe attacked her. She is considered by some to be a potential contender to take over from Mr Mugabe.

World Negotiators aim for 'ambitious' start to Nafta talks
Author: 0 Negotiators aim for 'ambitious' start to Nafta talks

NAFTA negotiations are expected to continue until the first of the year, rotating between the three countries. "So that we're not going to be negotiating terms with NAFTA that compromise our ability to be effective under these other agreements".

World United States says still interested in dialogue with NKorea
Author: 0 United States says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

Moon says that his government shares a view with Washington that the goal of strong sanctions and pressure against North Korea is to draw Pyongyang to negotiations. "Military adventures and threats of force [are] unacceptable", the Russians added. Therefore, North Korea appears to be totally isolated and would have to fight its battle on its own strength.

World Taking down Confederate memorials is 'changing history'
Author: 0 Taking down Confederate memorials is 'changing history'

Two days after the Charlottesville violence, activists and protesters who attended a rally in Durham to coax officials to remove a Confederate soldier statue that's been in front of the city's courthouse since 1924 made a decision to remove it themselves.

World Roy Moore Arrives on Horseback to the Polls
Author: 0 Roy Moore Arrives on Horseback to the Polls

Republican Sen. Luther Strange , who was appointed to fill the post temporarily, is seeking to fight off challengers that include former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore and U.S. Odd said the president offered his support in a Tuesday phone call and asked what he could do. "Odd will win in September", said Steven Law , the former McConnell chief of staff and Senate Leadership Fund president.

World Trump's Charlottesville Message: 'Many Sides' Morphs Into 'Racism Is Evil'
Author: 0 Trump's Charlottesville Message: 'Many Sides' Morphs Into 'Racism Is Evil'

Trump returned to a White House undergoing a major renovation. Left-wing critics won't find an instance of it. The recent neo-Nazi demonstrations in Virginia, where scores of white nationalists took to the streets proudly chanting slogan of racism and hatred, have reiterated the need for such groups in America.

Author: 0 Top US general reassures South Korea in a visit to Seoul

Kim's latest rhetorical volley at the United States came shortly after U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters in Washington on August 14 that the United States is prepared to "take out" any missile fired at its territory in what he views as an act of war.

World What PM Narendra Modi Said About Unearthing Black Money Post Demonetisation
Author: 0 What PM Narendra Modi Said About Unearthing Black Money Post Demonetisation

In his speech after unfurling the national flag at the Red Fort to mark Independence Day, the PM said Kashmir problem can not be resolved by bullets or abuses but by embracing people of Kashmir. These companies were used to funnel black money by obscuring the source of slush funds. " Those who have looted the nation and looted the poor are not able to sleep peacefully today ", he said.

World An Astronomer's Lowdown on the Solar Eclipse
Author: 0 An Astronomer's Lowdown on the Solar Eclipse

By 3:50 p.m. the eclipse will have spanned the country when it passes over Cape Romain, South Carolina. However, if you're outside the path of the total eclipse, like me, then it's never safe because the sun will only be partially covered. Eclipse glasses will also be given away to those who attend the event, but Duke Gardens can not guarantee that there will be enough for everyone who attends.

World Protest planned at Trump Tower today as president returns to NYC
Author: 0 Protest planned at Trump Tower today as president returns to NYC

De Blasio and others have said they expected Trump would return more often than he has. "He is destroying everything our forefathers worked for". "He needs to see what his fellow citizens think of him". After a 20-minute Marine One helicopter flight to a landing zone near Wall Street, his motorcade whisked him to his triplex home at Trump Tower overlooking Fifth Avenue.

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