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Myanmar leader denies becoming soft on military

Myanmar leader denies becoming soft on military The United States will contribute almost $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslim refugees, the State Department said Wednesday, in the Trump administration's first major response to the mass exodus from Myanmar. "There are those (in Rakhine) who want to call themselves Rohingya and there are those who won't use any term except Bengali", she said . UN Secretary General Antoni... [Full Article...]

Moon calls for United Nations role in North Korea crisis

Moon calls for United Nations role in North Korea crisis The approval for the aid marked the first time since President Moon Jae-in's government took over in May. "The global community has shared its view about the need to separate aid from politics", Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon was quoted as saying by local news agency Yonhap. [Full Article...]

Teacher allegedly slept with 4 teen students, 2 in same night

Teacher allegedly slept with 4 teen students, 2 in same night In June, Connecticut special education teacher Laura Ramos was arrested for having a sexual relationship with one of her students. In another instance, a victim said Goline picked him up in Marked Tree and drove him to her apartment in Jonesboro where they had sexual intercourse twice. [Full Article...]

US declares Rohingya Muslims' crisis as threat to world

The government has severely limited the access these groups have to the Rohingya people and that has not changed, according to Simon Henshaw, acting assistant secretary of state for population, refugee and migration. Last month, Rohingya insurgents attacked Myanmar security forces, leading to a military crackdown in which Rohingya villages have been burned and hundreds killed. [Full Article...]

Watch Foo Fighters' Drum-Off With James Corden on 'Carpool Karaoke'

Watch Foo Fighters' Drum-Off With James Corden on 'Carpool Karaoke' The Foo Fighters' Carpool Karaoke session redefined what it means to get Rick-rolled. At one point, Grohl asked Corden, "Are you a drummer?" and the host responded, "No, but I'd kick both your asses because rhythm moves within me". The entire band squeezed into Corden's vehicle for The Late Late Show sing-along segment, which culminated with a three-way drum-off at Guitar Center. [Full Article...]

Trump's Approval Rating Ticks Upward at 43 Percent

Trump's Approval Rating Ticks Upward at 43 Percent Five percent said they had no opinion. Sixty-six percent of those polled said they disapprove of the way Trump uses Twitter to communicate with the American people, the highest disapproval rating of any specific issue in the poll , while just 23 percent said they approve of it. [Full Article...]

United Nations options exhausted on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue

United Nations options exhausted on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue But we also have to look at the fact that you are dealing with someone [in Kim] who is being reckless, irresponsible and is continuing to give threats not only to the United States , but to all of its allies. "Although these technologies can hardly be compared to the U.S. ones, still, from the point of view of defense, the United States should consider potential harm", Ba said. [Full Article...]

Trump mocks Emmy ratings: 'The worst ever'

Trump mocks Emmy ratings: 'The worst ever' The bit subtly slammed the Trump administration's claims about the size of the crowd at the inauguration in January. The auditorium was nearly entirely emptied before Spicer practiced his lines, the source said, so that his participation wouldn't leak ahead of time . [Full Article...]

Divisive politics ruining India's reputation overseas: Rahul

Divisive politics ruining India's reputation overseas: Rahul The Congress vice-president also spoke about the healthcare infrastructure in India which can be more than "health tourism". He said that for thousands of years India had peace and harmony, and it is being challenged now. Hitting at the Narendra Modi-led BJP government in the country, he said that some forces in India are dividing the country and it is harmful for the nation. [Full Article...]

'Vicious' economic sanctions will only speed up nuclear programme: North Korea

'Vicious' economic sanctions will only speed up nuclear programme: North Korea A gun was sacked, the noise was deafening, absolutely terrifying, and the guns were fired one after the other. Military tanks, then, moved in and ran over where the victims' remains lay on the ground, she said. Even Kim's inner circle can not escape the atmosphere of terror, said Hee. Hee Yeon told how she and her classmates were ordered out of their classrooms in the middle of the day by ... [Full Article...]

European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator to meet Taoiseach in Dublin

European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator to meet Taoiseach in Dublin Mr Verhofstadt said the British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, was talking nonsense by criticising pro-Europeans in the United Kingdom for having split allegiances. He added: "What we certainly also want is that the integrity of our single market and of our customs union is not affected by that solution". "The point is it is the United Kingdom government that has to come forward with such uni... [Full Article...]

Seoul to offer North Korea $8 million in humanitarian aid

Seoul to offer North Korea $8 million in humanitarian aid The World Health Organization estimates the mortality rate among North Korean children aged five and under at 25 per 1,000, compared with three in every 1,000 in South Korea . -South Korea military exercises. The decision to send aid to North Korea was not popular in South Korea, hitting President Moon Jae-in's approval rating. [Full Article...]

Egypt's Sisi Meets Netanyahu in NY

Egypt's Sisi Meets Netanyahu in NY Netanyahu and al-Sisi, who speak on the phone periodically, assembled at the Palace Hotel, where the latter is staying during his visit to NY to take part - like Netanyahu - in the UN General Assembly meeting. Netanyahu also added that as far as he is concerned, "the objective is peace and security". It appears that the path to influencing Israel's foreign policy goes through the US Jewish commu... [Full Article...]

Tony Abbott 'headbutted' by man wearing 'Vote Yes' badge in Hobart

Tony Abbott 'headbutted' by man wearing 'Vote Yes' badge in Hobart Mr Abbott said he suffered a "swollen lip" but his spokesman told AAP he did not sustain any serious injuries. Mr Bolt told his viewers a "big" guy with "tatts" had approached the man and asked if he could shake the former Prime Minister's hand. [Full Article...]

NKorea minister calls Thump's threat 'sound of dog barking'

Replying strongly to Donald Trump's statement at the UN General Assembly, the North Korean foreign minister has stated that the country is not afraid of the Dog's Bark and is ready to take on any challenges that come its way. Washington's allies in the region have so far dismissed the prospect of dialogue with the North Korean regime, much to the dismay of China. "You should lead with diplomacy", ... [Full Article...]

More countries sever ties with North Korea

More countries sever ties with North Korea Meanwhile, the US and South Korea have carried out joint military exercises over the Korean peninsula. Should North Korea make the attempt, "the response is going to be overwhelming", Hyten said. "We have to look at that capability of North Korea as a matter of when, not if", Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, said at a Hudson Institute forum. [Full Article...]

Rallies: Philippines commemorates 1972 martial law

Rallies: Philippines commemorates 1972 martial law But supporters of Duterte also turned up in large numbers, reflecting his popularity with many Filipinos who see him as a charismatic, anti-establishment politician who is their best chance to quell crime and corruption. The Philippine National Police (PNP) said it went on its highest "red alert" since Wednesday to cope with any eventuality even as Duterte called on the protesters to maintain peac... [Full Article...]

S. Korea Says an Unidentified Missile was Launched from N. Korean Capital

S. Korea Says an Unidentified Missile was Launched from N. Korean Capital It said North Korea will also be discussed during next week's annual gathering of world leaders at the General Assembly. In response, the new sanctions were condemned "in the strongest terms" by North Korea, which branded the UN's resolution as "illegal and unlawful", according to Reuters. [Full Article...]

Bipartisan Health Stabilization Bill Rejected by WH, Ryan

Bipartisan Health Stabilization Bill Rejected by WH, Ryan Its ads launched on Monday targeting Arizona Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana would put the ACA's financing for subsidized private health insurance and Medicaid expansion into a giant pot and redistribute it among states according to new formulas. [Full Article...]

Japan welcomes Trump's threat to destroy North Korea

Japan welcomes Trump's threat to destroy North Korea Mr Trump thanked China and Russian Federation for their support in endorsing UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea , but also issued warnings to countries that continued to support the regime . India, too, has expressed its opinion on the global platform and shunned North Korea's actions. But Mattis also echoed other senior administration officials who have underscored military o... [Full Article...]


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