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Rohingya crisis: United Kingdom mounts pressure on Myanmar to act

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In the last two weeks alone some 290,000 mostly Rohingya civilians have fled to Bangladesh, overwhelming refugee camps that were already bursting at the seams, the United Nations has said. Ms Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate for her long struggle against military rule, has come under increasing worldwide criticism for the plight of the Rohingya. Lire la suite »

Learning from Hurricane Harvey

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The unsatisfying answer is Yes, No and It's the wrong question. How do these forces drive powerful storms? Of course, no particular climate event can be directly related to the increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. "None of us are prepared, but by God's grace, we're going to get in there and do the best we can in this awful situation". "But it still remains unclear exactly how large the disruptions will be and how long they will last". Lire la suite »

People Dead After Shooting Inside A Home In Plano, Texas

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Officers say they were called to the home just after 8 p.m. Sunday for shots fired. WFAA-TV reports two others have been taken to the hospital -- and that all were adults. "Our first responding officer heard gunshots, made entry in the house and confronted the suspect, ultimately shooting and killing the suspect", Officer Tilley said. Lire la suite »

Hundreds of firefighters climb to remember 9/11 heroes

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Harvey L. Harrell of New York's Rescue 5 company. "And we're here to see how it was to climb 110 stories". Among the climbers were four firefighters from Murphy Fire Department. Participants carried lanyards with them bearing the name and the company number of the NY firefighters they climbed on behalf of. "I like that the money goes to the Fallen Firefighters Foundation", Mayo said. Lire la suite »

China backs stronger sanctions on North Korea but Russian Federation resists

A television in the railway station in Seoul shows South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump , who in a phone call Monday agre. North Korea fired the ICBMs at highly lofted angles in July to reduce ranges and avoid other countries. "Especially regarding the new East policy you are pursuing and the new defense policy I am pursuing, it makes me feel that we are dreaming the same dream", said Moon. Lire la suite »

N Korea to dominate Abe-Putin summit, putting isles row aside

According to the South Korean presidential Blue House, the two leaders have agreed that their countries must for now apply maximum pressure on North Korea instead of seeking dialogue. SANCTIONS AND ISOLATION A total trade shutdown aside, the US has worked for years to squeeze Pyongyang financially and encouraged others to do the same - especially China. Lire la suite »

Tropical Storm Katia forms in the Gulf of Mexico

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Hurricane Irma isn't the only storm that's roaring in the Atlantic. The NHC has not yet issued a hurricane warning or watch for Katia but could issue one for parts of Veracruz later today. The NHC wrote , "Katia dissipates over the terrain of eastern Mexico, but [the] threat for heavy rainfall continues". The NHC said, however, that some additional strengthening is forecast within the next 48 hours. Lire la suite »

Tropical Storm Jose forms in Atlantic

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Katia transitioned from a tropical storm to a hurricane on Wednesday afternoon, and was a Category 2 hurricane as of 4 p.m. Friday, with sustained wind speeds of 105 miles per hour. Both Katia and Jose were upgraded to hurricanes Wednesday afternoon. Jose is expected to reach hurricane strength later in the day, the NHC said . Lire la suite »

Trump dials British, Australian PMs on North Korean crisis

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But after his "very warm and engaging" half an hour phone call with President Trump on Wednesday morning, Turnbull was asked by Today host Karl Stefanovic if he was confident Trump could handle crisis created by the North Korean regime. But, he indicated, other avenues for pressure would come first. The White House also released details of the call on Tuesday with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull . Lire la suite »

Evacuated Dolphins arrive in LA for week stay

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The team announced on Friday that it will be staying in Houston after their Week 1 game against the Texans with Irma expected arrive in Jacksonville around 8 p.m. Diaz evacuated with his family, saying he drove 13 hours out of Miami. The person confirmed the Dolphins' practice plans to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the team hasn't publicly disclosed them. Lire la suite »

Germany's Merkel offers diplomatic initiative for DPRK nuclear issue

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The German Chancellor drew attention to the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program, in which Germany had participated alongside the five veto-voters in the UN Security Council. "If our participation in talks is desired, I will immediately say yes", Merkel told Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung in a recent interview, Reuters reported . Lire la suite »

Trump wants to solve North Korea without fighting

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The United States wants the UN Security Council to impose an oil embargo on North Korea , ban its exports of textiles and the hiring of North Korean labourers overseas, and subject leader Kim Jong Un to an asset freeze and travel ban, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Wednesday. Lire la suite »

Vatican: Pope Francis 'is fine' after hitting face on popemobile

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And Pope Francis concluded with a message of Christian hope, inviting all Colombians to lift their eyes to heaven together because, he said: "the Lord is able to untie that which seems impossible to us, and he has promised to accompany us to the end of time, and will bring to fruition all our efforts". Lire la suite »

Trump tweets about DACA decision, says not to worry

Holding 800,000 productive members of the community in such a transient state could be problematic for housing stats. So what now? Here's everything you need to know and look for as plans to discontinue the DACA program unfold. Biotech CEOs have joined a growing list of business executives vocally opposing President Trump's assault on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Lire la suite »

Ex-husband arrested in realtor's disappearance before Harvey

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Specialists Saturday charged her ex, 44-year-old Steve McDowell, with kill. Before her body was found, Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne told ABC News in an interview last week that authorities believed Hurricane Harvey was "not the reason Crystal McDowell [was] missing". Lire la suite »

Trump signs $15 billion Harvey relief, debt ceiling package

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That's because hurricane relief is a top priority. Watt's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund has raised more than $18 million to date to help those affected by the storm. "Historically, the (short-term government funding) and debt ceiling have proven to be the only effective leverage for meaningful spending reform, and I believe we should continue to use them as tools to reduce our long-term debt". Lire la suite »

Police Union: Michael Bennett's Comments 'False and Defamatory'

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Steve Grammas, president of the Las Vegas Police Protective Association, wrote the letter to Goodell on Thursday and made it available to media. "Once Bennett was in the officers' view, he quickly ran out of the south doors, jumped over a wall onto Flamingo Road east of Las Vegas Boulevard into traffic". Lire la suite »

Trilateral Projects Involving North Korea Could Help Stabilize Korean Peninsula

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The United States wants the U.N. Security Council to impose an oil embargo on North Korea , ban its, and subject leader Kim Jong Un to an asset freeze and travel ban, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The initial decision by Moon's predecessor Park Geun-hye to install Thaad led China to slap painful economic penalties on South Korea . The deployment "would not solve security concerns" and would "seriously undermine the strategic balance of the region", ... Lire la suite »

Trump signs bill for Harvey relief, debt-extension

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White House reported that Donald Trump signed a bill to extend the USA debt limit and offer assistance to victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Senate just approved a bill to fund disaster relief for hurricanes Harvey and Irma, raise the debt ceiling and fund the government through December 8. Lire la suite »

South Korea prepares for new Northern missile test

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Kim praised the developers in his own remarks as "taking the lead" in attaining the "final goal of completing the state nuclear force" in line with his parallel pursuit of nuclear and economic development. The Philippines, North Korea's fifth largest trade partner, announced its decision to suspend trade with the North on Friday, adding that the Southeast Asian nation fully complies with the UNSC resolutions. Lire la suite »

States Sue Trump Administration In Attempt To Overturn DACA Elimination

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The state attorney general, Xavier Becerra, said on Tuesday he was preparing to sue the Trump administration . The suit was filed in the Eastern District of NY. "Look, it's a tough case", said D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine. As in the travel ban litigation, the plaintiffs claim a series of statements made by the president during the campaign and after the inauguration evince the true objective of his policy - discrimination against immigrants. Lire la suite »

'It' Floats Past Multiple Box Office Records

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Its gender breakdown is reportedly 51% female and 49% male. This one comes under the shingle of Toby Emmerich, who's one third of the Warner exec triumvirate and also runs the New Line Cinema banner founded by Michael Lynn and Bob Shaye. It also stars Candice Bergen and Michael Sheen and is directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer. And it's Warner Bros.' biggest opening for 2017. Rounding out the top five was the Weinstein Co.'s drama " Wind River ", which brought in $3.2 million after adding 288 ... Lire la suite »