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Bangladesh places restrictions on Rohingya refugees from Burma Bangladesh places restrictions on Rohingya refugees from Burma
- September 17, 2017

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh could die due to a lack of food, shelter and water available for the huge numbers of them fleeing violence in Myanmar, the Save the Children aid agency has warned. Min Aung Hlaing called on the military to abide by all laws and regulations, including the Geneva Conventions, and said the media should be united and the people should not "rely on foreign organisations". (more...)
Maryam says people rejected SC's verdict, conspiracies against Nawaz Maryam says people rejected SC's verdict, conspiracies against Nawaz
- September 17, 2017

However, Maryam claimed that Nawaz Sharif and his politics did not suffer of the verdict in Panama case. On July 28, Sharif was dismissed by the apex court and stepped down after a probe into the Panama papers scandal revealed he had not declared income received from a firm owned by his son in Dubai. (more...)
Dublin by one point win absorbing All Ireland football final Dublin by one point win absorbing All Ireland football final
- September 17, 2017

They came perilously close to dethroning the champions but once again fell agonisingly short, one point - one wayward kick, one near miss - the difference at the final whistle. Rock (0-7, 4f), C. O'Callaghan (1-0); P. Andrews, E. O'Gara (0-1), P. Mannion (0-3). Paul Mannion levelled the game up within 30 seconds after Dublin won the restart and the ball was worked to the Kilacud Crokes man, who slotted it over on the run. (more...)
Body of young woman found in freezer in Chicago Body of young woman found in freezer in Chicago
- September 17, 2017

From the park, about 30 people snarled eastbound traffic on Roosevelt Road as they marched east to the FBI's Chicago field office on a sunny afternoon. When they came back, Martin said, Jenkins was gone. Drugs and alcohol were present at the party, police said. "There is no camera that shows her physically entering the freezing and no camera angle that is missing or was broken", Rosemont police said in an email late Friday. (more...)
Volunteer firefighter suspended over racist Facebook post Volunteer firefighter suspended over racist Facebook post
- September 17, 2017

A volunteer Franklin Township, Ohio, firefighter lost his job after his racist Facebook post came to light. Many are calling for Roysdon to be permanently released, but it appears that Bishop does not have termination powers in this case. (more...)
Train bombing: United Kingdom government says arrest of suspect significant Train bombing: United Kingdom government says arrest of suspect significant
- September 17, 2017

Experts believe the improvised explosive device failed to detonate properly meaning no one was critically injured or killed. In a statement, Ms Rudd said: "Following the attack in Parsons Green last Friday the police have made good progress with what is an ongoing operation". (more...)
Donald Trump warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' options Donald Trump warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' options
- September 17, 2017

On Thursday, U.S. secretary of state Tillerson called on China, Pyongyang's only ally, and Russian Federation to apply more pressure on North Korea by "taking direct actions of their own". The ambassador also blasted the U.S. for escalating confrontation with North Korea and for its obsession with reversing Pyongyang's "development of nuclear force, which has already reached the completion phase", according to RIA Novosti. (more...)
Mamata's Mamata's "Aurangzebic dictate" against Hindus will be a waterloo for her: RSS
- September 17, 2017

Bangladesh government has banned the use of crackers during the festivities of Durga Puja, the largest Hindu religious festival of the country that starts next week . "What we had said is on the day of ekadashi on October one there will be no immersions. I even tweeted about it after the meeting with the Puja committees". (more...)
Congress to launch nationwide agitation against high tax on petrol Congress to launch nationwide agitation against high tax on petrol
- September 17, 2017

Giving the details he added that the excise duty on petrol was 133.47% and 400.86 % on diesel. "We will request the people arriving at petrol pumps to buy fuel to sign on our paper to protest against the Centre", a senior congress leader said. (more...)
Donald Trump wield DACA deal in exchange of massive border security wall Donald Trump wield DACA deal in exchange of massive border security wall
- September 17, 2017

As the fate of some 800,000 DREAMers rests in Congress' often inept hands, we should make sure they feel safe and welcome in this nation and do what we can to protect their legal status. I had one professor out of all of my classes even address it, Jasso said. Basically, there would be certain conditions that they would have to meet in order to be able to move towards a path to citizenship. (more...)
Four tourists have 'acid thrown in their faces' outside train station Four tourists have 'acid thrown in their faces' outside train station
- September 17, 2017

The attack took place outside Saint-Charles station shortly after 11am on Sunday morning. The tourists - who are all in their 20s - were hospitalized, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor told the Associated Press. In previous incidents in Marseille, a driver deliberately rammed into two bus stops last month, killing a woman, but officials said it wasn't terror-related. (more...)
Ryan says tax overhaul plan to come this month Ryan says tax overhaul plan to come this month
- September 17, 2017

It was also a signal from Hatch to his colleagues in the Senate that they will have a say about what ends up in a tax bill. And on health care, Mr. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrives at the Capitol for a closed-door meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, as they struggle to get a tax code overhaul, in Washington , Tuesday, Sept. (more...)
Trump, South Korean leader talk tougher North Korea sanctions Trump, South Korean leader talk tougher North Korea sanctions
- September 17, 2017

And what have the USA and its allies achieved? Kim also said the the final goal of North Korea in developing its nuclear and missile programs was to establish a strategic equilibrium with the US. But the North has ignored countless global reproaches previously. President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump hold a telephone conversation on Sunday. (more...)
Roadside bomb kills govt administrator, 4 others in Pakistan's FATA Roadside bomb kills govt administrator, 4 others in Pakistan's FATA
- September 17, 2017

Pakistani officials say a roadside bomb blast has killed a government administrator and six tribal police officers in a tribal area on the border with Afghanistan . Speaking to The Wall Street Journal in Islamabad, the foreign minister observed that the United States's "militaristic approach" represented a failed policy in the war-torn country. (more...)
Trump Retweets Gif of Him Hitting Golf Ball Into Clinton's Back Trump Retweets Gif of Him Hitting Golf Ball Into Clinton's Back
- September 17, 2017

Clinton had been back on the Republican president's Twitter feed in recent days as she promoted " What Happened ", her new book about the 2016 presidential campaign, with Trump resuming his campaign attack of "Crooked Hillary". Trump's own tweets on Sunday morning were about serious topics his administration faces. "I spoke with President Moon of South Korea last night". "Donald Trump's wonderful golf swing #CrookedHillary", the tweet read. (more...)
AEP, Dominion crews head south to help with Irma recovery AEP, Dominion crews head south to help with Irma recovery
- September 17, 2017

NextEra Energy Inc's (NEE.N) FPL, Florida's biggest electric company, said on Friday about 1.1 million customers had no power, while Duke Energy Corp (DUK.N) reported that more than 371,000 customers were in the dark and Tampa Electric, a unit of Emera Inc (EMA.TO), reported about 39,000 were without power, Reuters reported. (more...)
Iran won't bow to United States 'bullying' on nuclear deal Iran won't bow to United States 'bullying' on nuclear deal
- September 17, 2017

Trump, who must make a decision by mid-October, said Iran was violating "the spirit" of the deal under which it got sanctions relief in return for curbing its nuclear programme. of lying, whereas the nation of Iran has acted honestly and will continue on this path until the end in an honest manner", said Khamenei. He added: The enemies must know that if bullying works elsewhere in the world, it won't ever work for the Islamic Republic of Iran. (more...)
Military expects more firefights in Marawi as troops push to gain ground Military expects more firefights in Marawi as troops push to gain ground
- September 17, 2017

In a phone interview with Rappler, Dureza said Soganub was rescued near Bato Mosque. The priest had appeared in a video released by the militants pleading for his life and asking the military to cease their aerial bombardments. "Secretary Delfin Lorenzana of the Department of National Defence who was also appointed by Duterte as the martial law administrator for Mindanao, earlier said government forces were close to retaking the entire city". (more...)
Zimbabwe opposition leader admitted in South African hospital for cancer treatment Zimbabwe opposition leader admitted in South African hospital for cancer treatment
- September 17, 2017

It was his second trip to the neighbouring country inside two months, with the first around mid-July, being a routine medical check-up. News Day independent daily earlier reported Tsvangirai was airlifted to South Africa early Friday morning after he fell ill. (more...)
Trump says rich might pay more in taxes, talks with Democrats Trump says rich might pay more in taxes, talks with Democrats
- September 17, 2017

Heitkamp traveled with Trump aboard Air Force One last week when he spoke broadly about the tax plan in her home state of North Dakota. The as-yet-undrafted bill to overhaul the tax code is the top priority for Trump and Republicans after the collapse of their effort to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law. (more...)