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World At least 15 Rohingya fleeing Myanmar die in boat sinking
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But it is clear that both Suu Kyi and the military are in a state of denial. Almost half a million Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar have poured into Bangladesh in a little over a month, joining hundreds of thousands who fled earlier convulsions of violence and persecution in the Buddhist-majority country.

World Cohn says tax reform kept him at WH after Charlottesville
Author: 0 Cohn says tax reform kept him at WH after Charlottesville

Oh, and another thing: Cohn said when it comes to an individual's tax impact, "it depends on which state you live in". The interview led to tension between Cohn and Trump , and Trump's former strategist Steve Bannon said Cohn should resign if he couldn't unequivocally support the president.

World May under pressure to protect jobs in Belfast Bombardier plants
Author: 0 May under pressure to protect jobs in Belfast Bombardier plants

May reportedly had personally asked for President Trump's help in ending the dispute. Boeing had complained rival firm Bombardier was receiving unfair state subsidies, leading the USA to impose a 220% import tariff on the sale of new C-Series jets - whose wings are made in Belfast.

World Bigg Boss 11: Salman Khan's First Salary Was
Author: 0 Bigg Boss 11: Salman Khan's First Salary Was

Before the premiere of the show, there are 5 contestants who will leave on Saturday to get locked up inside the glass walled house. He has also got an unbelievable comic timing and is quite witty. Even I complaint about it on Saturdays and now on Saturday and Sunday but I enjoy it. "Then I got paid Rs 31,000 for Maine Pyar Kiya (Salman's breakthrough film), which was then increased to Rs 75,000 later".

World Corbyn commits Labour to introducing rent controls
Author: 0 Corbyn commits Labour to introducing rent controls

A recording, made at the Labour conference in Brighton and obtained by The Sun , revealed that the caretaker boss backed Leonard for the top job, despite his assurances that he would remain neutral during the current leadership contest. She went on to say: 'After the horrific tragedy of the Grenfell fire we believe it is absolutely essential to listen to tenants in a meaningful way and we hope the Labour party will deliver on their promise to do so'.

World Aston Martin collaborates on design of submarine
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The submersible has been put together in collaborating with Trident Submarines, a Florida-based firm which builds the underwater craft for researchers, explorers and superyacht owners. It's anchors away at Aston Martin as the luxury auto manufacturer sets a course for the prestige submarine market. The price for that model starts at a cool $3.3 million, but expect a massive mark-up from Aston Martin for what is, admittedly, a much cooler design.

World Obama: I cried after dropping Malia off at college
Author: 0 Obama: I cried after dropping Malia off at college

Obama added that she's proud of her daughters for interacting with people with empathy and grace - even if they say no when people ask for their time or a photo. November 26, 2014 "The President and his daughters Malia and Sasha look at "Mac" the turkey in the East Room prior to the annual National Thanksgiving Turkey pardon ceremony at the White House".

World Holder releases statement about nationwide college basketball scandal
Author: 0 Holder releases statement about nationwide college basketball scandal

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NCAA. He was retained and elevated to associate head coach by current Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton. "These are serious accusations that are not consistent with University of SC values".

World Catalonia urges European Union intervention in independence vote dispute
Author: 0 Catalonia urges European Union intervention in independence vote dispute

But Catalonia's separatist leaders have vowed the referendum will go ahead come what may. The force's loyalty has been torn between the central and regional governments. Given the refusal by Prime Minister Rajoy's government to find an agreed solution to the conflict, the Catalan question can no longer be considered merely an internal Spanish matter; it now needs to be approached from its proper European dimension.

World Jennifer Lopez donates $1M to Puerto Rico relief
Author: 0 Jennifer Lopez donates $1M to Puerto Rico relief

Lopez recently made headlines when she pledged to donate $1 million from the proceeds of her Vegas show to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, where she has family members who are still unaccounted for. She added: "We are working day and night to identify the needs". She said: "What's on my mind is what's going on in Puerto Rico". "The devastation is beyond belief", she said.

World Justice Department Argues for Antigay Discrimination in Skydiver's Case
Author: 0 Justice Department Argues for Antigay Discrimination in Skydiver's Case

The EEOC also contended that opposing interracial relationships is racial discrimination, so opposing same-sex relationships is sex discrimination. "When arguments concluded, it seemed inevitable that the court would agree with the EEOC, reject the DOJ's wackadoodle theories, and find that Title VII already proscribes anti-gay employment discrimination", Slate's Mark Joseph Stern wrote.

World FBI Investigation, Charges Rock College Basketball World
Author: 0 FBI Investigation, Charges Rock College Basketball World

Pitino's attorney Steve Pence told the Louisville Courier-Journal that the coach has been " effectively fired ". Asked whether Postel anticipated any further NCAA sanctions , including the death penalty - shutting down the program at least on a temporary basis - Postel said it was not "appropriate to speculate".

World Police search convicted PM Yingluck's home
Author: 0 Police search convicted PM Yingluck's home

Yingluck, who inherited the leadership of Thaksin's political machine and was elected prime minister in 2011, became a proxy target for his enemies as well. Meanwhile, an arrest warrant for Yingluck will be sent to police stations around Thailand, including to each each immigration checkpoint. Thaksin's Puea Thai Party did not comment to Reuters on Prayuth's disclosure that Yingluck was in Dubai.

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Author: 0 "Superstorm" to hit United Kingdom this week

Foggy nights and pleasant sunshine - and a more unsettled spell of weather looks likely for this weekend and the start of next week, according to the Met Office . It's been wobbling between tropical storm and hurricane strength, but late Wednesday morning, Maria was re-classified as a Cat1 hurricane. Hurricane Lee churned in the Atlantic Ocean Wednesday, becoming the fifth major hurricane to form in the Atlantic in 2017.

World While EU Discourages US Sanctions, IAEA Acknowledges Weakness in Iran Nuclear Deal
Author: 0 While EU Discourages US Sanctions, IAEA Acknowledges Weakness in Iran Nuclear Deal

The new Iranian long range missile Khoramshahr is displayed during the annual military parade marking the anniversary of the outbreak of the 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq, on September 22,2017 in Tehran . Iran has a number of options which include walking away from the deal and going back with greater speed with its nuclear program, which will remain peaceful but which will not address and accept the limitations that we voluntarily accepted over our nuclear program.

World United Nations watchdog warns firms operating on Israel settlements
Author: 0 United Nations watchdog warns firms operating on Israel settlements

Americans for Peace Now (APN) is calling on President Trump to recall US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for making statements that blatantly contradict long-held United States policy, as well as objective facts and global law. Nabil Shaath, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, responded in a video clip on Twitter that the USA ambassador had displayed "absolute ignorance of facts of law and of the position of the United States".

World Caught up in scandal, HHS's Tom Price expresses 'regret'
Author: 0 Caught up in scandal, HHS's Tom Price expresses 'regret'

The statement is obviously meant to help Donald Trump's HHS secretary keep his job, but I wouldn't declare the controversy over just yet. "I will look into it. "I am not happy about it". When asked if Price would be fired, Trump left the option open. "As I have previously stated, all of this travel was approved by legal and HHS officials", Price said.

World LAPD Officer Arrested In Fiery 605 Pileup That Killed 3
Author: 0 LAPD Officer Arrested In Fiery 605 Pileup That Killed 3

The officer, Edgar Verduzco, is now custody at the Men's Central Jail in Los Angeles. Authorities have not confirmed the account belongs to Verduzco, but it does feature several images of the gray Camaro the officer was driving during the crash as well as a photo of him in uniform where his name is clearly visible on his badge, according to the news station.

World Cops: Toddler Finds Gun, Shoots 2 at Day Care
Author: 0 Cops: Toddler Finds Gun, Shoots 2 at Day Care

Upon arrival at the hospital, both children were in critical- but stable condition. The toddler somehow got hold of a handgun that was in the house and fired it at about 10:20 a.m. The owner of the home frequently uses it to babysit the children of friends and family, according to her sister, Ashley Escobdeo. Mr Haddad called the incident "tragic" and "irresponsible", but declined to comment further.

World Accused NSA leaker smuggled documents in pantyhose: court filing
Author: 0 Accused NSA leaker smuggled documents in pantyhose: court filing

Their court filing makes the transcript of her confession public. "I've tried everything to get that changed". The report, dated May 5, said that Russian Federation had performed a cyberattack on at least one U.S. "I saw the article and was like, I don't understand why this isn't a thing ", she said. During a bond hearing on June 8, Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Solari warned U.S.

World Transgender Teen's Alleged Murderers Are Not Being Charged with a Hate Crime
Author: 0 Transgender Teen's Alleged Murderers Are Not Being Charged with a Hate Crime

The family aren't sure if Steinfeld's gender identity was reason for the killing. As questions swirl about why Steinfeld was killed in such a ghastly manner, authorities are not saying what led to her murder . Mic reports Steinfeld's Facebook page was filled with messages from mourners: "Rest in Peace, Ally". Ally Steinfeld Missouri transgender teen murder: Booked Isis Schauer , Andrew Vrba , James Grigsby and Briana Calderas .

World Progress Made but Not Enough to Open Trade Talks — EU on Brexit
Author: 0 Progress Made but Not Enough to Open Trade Talks — EU on Brexit

His comments Thursday serve as a note of caution after what was otherwise a week of progress. The UK side has repeatedly insisted its belief that the terms of Britain's departure can not be finalised without consideration of the future UK-EU relationship, including trade ties.

World Thousands of cows still in Bali volcano zone
Author: 0 Thousands of cows still in Bali volcano zone

Authorities said last week that Mount Agung has shown signs of magma rising, forcing them to create a 7.5-mile buffer zone around the mountain where the volcano is located. "Sirens will sound and tell the community the mountain has erupted". Bali attracts millions of holidaymakers yearly to its palm-fringed beaches and an eruption would be a blow to its tourism-dependent economy.

World Joel Ward considers becoming 1st NHL player to kneel during national anthem
Author: 0 Joel Ward considers becoming 1st NHL player to kneel during national anthem

Subban, another black National Hockey League player-get called all sorts of names . Asked Tuesday whether he would join them, Ward, a Toronto native and veteran of 674 NHL games who's well respected around the league, said he'd been considering the possibility , as soon as the Sharks' season opener Wednesday against the Flyers, which will be broadcast on national television.

World Trump Keeps Talking About a 'Hospitalized' Senator That Doesn't Exist
Author: 0 Trump Keeps Talking About a 'Hospitalized' Senator That Doesn't Exist

Reporters scrambled on Twitter to figure out which senator he was describing. That will bring the total to three, or quite possibly four Republican Senators voting against the bill, with zero votes from the Democratic Party, killing the Republican Party's final hope to repeal the ACA.