USA hopes to pressure Myanmar to permit Rohingya repatriation

Two months earlier, just a few weeks after the violence erupted, UN Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said Myanmar's military operation was a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing". The current crisis was sparked in August when militants fro... More..

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China, South Korea foreign ministers meet in Beijing
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

China, South Korea foreign ministers meet in Beijing

The top diplomats of South Korea and China held talks on Wednesday during which they sought to mend ties ahead of an upcoming summit between their leaders. with its economic dependency on the Chinese market. ...More..

Congress suggestions on Patidar quota as per Constitution: Sibal
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Congress suggestions on Patidar quota as per Constitution: Sibal

A draft proposal for reservation to Patels has been prepared after consultation between PAAS and the Congress; the formula will not be confined to Patels alone, he said. According to the sources, the PAAS had p...More..

Ratko Mladic convicted of genocide, sentenced to life in prison
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Ratko Mladic convicted of genocide, sentenced to life in prison

During the reading of the judgment, Mladic was removed from the courtroom when he start shouting at the judges that they were lying. Caught after 16 years on the run, Mladic was found guilty of the 1995 massa...More..

Says FTAI: Ireland must be at the centre of Brexit negotiations
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Says FTAI: Ireland must be at the centre of Brexit negotiations

Falling out of the European Union with no trade deal and into a crisis in Ireland would be a bad start for post-Brexit Britain. The troubles in the 1970s and 1980s in Northern Ireland were a bad time, and t...More..

Chilly for travelers on Wednesday before temperatures quickly climb again
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Chilly for travelers on Wednesday before temperatures quickly climb again

We will only reach highs in the 40s with a mostly sunny sky and rain chances will stay at 0%. This will switch the showers over to a wintry mix and snow showers. Wind chill values between 31 and 41. Temperatu...More..

Mueller investigating Kushner's communication with foreign leaders
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Mueller investigating Kushner's communication with foreign leaders

The measure criticized Israel for its policies of building on West Bank land it conquered in the 1967 war that the Palestinians claim for eventual statehood. Investigators are also homing in on Kushner's role i...More..

Hafiz Saeed released from house arrest
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Hafiz Saeed released from house arrest

Saeed was put under house arrest in January after years of living freely in Pakistan, one of the huge stress points between Pakistan and India. As his detention period ends this week, the board's order made...More..

Scottish lawmaker won't be suspended for joining reality TV show
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Scottish lawmaker won't be suspended for joining reality TV show

Ms Dugdale is expected to enter the jungle this evening . She will join Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's father Stanley and boxer Amir Khan when the Outback action starts on Sunday night. Labour MSP Neil Fi...More..

Where was Arab League during anti-ISIS war, asks Rouhani
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Where was Arab League during anti-ISIS war, asks Rouhani

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem has not been invited to an Arab League session since his government, led by President Bashar al-Assad, was expelled in November 2011 after opponents accused the Syrian m...More..

US Navy Aircraft Crashes Into Ocean With 11 On Board
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

US Navy Aircraft Crashes Into Ocean With 11 On Board

A U.S. Navy aircraft with 11 people aboard crashed into the Philippine Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. military said. The rest are missing, and both USA and Japanese forces are searching for them, he said to reporte...More..

How Swaraj approached 175 nations to ensure Bhandari's re-election to ICJ
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

How Swaraj approached 175 nations to ensure Bhandari's re-election to ICJ

His second term begins February 2018 and he will be with the ICJ for nine years. "The UK has concluded that it is wrong to continue to take up the valuable time of the Security Council and the UN General Ass...More..

Rain and wind warnings for Wednesday
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Rain and wind warnings for Wednesday

Yellow weather warnings mean severe weather is possible and people should plan ahead thinking about possible travel delays or disruption to day-to-day activities. An inch of snow is predicted to fall today and ...More..

United States sanctions Chinese, North Korean entities
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

United States sanctions Chinese, North Korean entities

Trump said new sanctions to be announced over the coming weeks, including Tuesday by the Treasury Department, will bring United States sanctions against Pyongyang to their highest level ever. Bush in 2008 - as ...More..

UK Brexit campaign probed over possible breach of campaign finance rules
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

UK Brexit campaign probed over possible breach of campaign finance rules

The Electoral Commission is already conducting investigations into other parts of the Brexit campaign and the new inquest re-opens an early issue. However Mr Baker's email said: "It..." In February, the E...More..

China and Pakistan recommit to economic corridor project
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

China and Pakistan recommit to economic corridor project

The official also said the issue would be discussed again for some kind of institutional arrangement at the CPEC Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting today to be co-chaired by interior minister Ahsan Iq...More..

Nuggets forward Millsap to undergo wrist surgery
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Nuggets forward Millsap to undergo wrist surgery

X-rays were negative, but The Vertical's Shams Charania says further testing showed the need for surgery. Along with Nikola Jokic , Gary Harris, Will Barton, and Jamal Murray, Millsap helped form a balanced ...More..

Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations

The resignation is part of a deal reached with the lobbyist that says he would apologize, resign before December 1 and that both he and the lobbyist would release the other from any claims. Port told MinnPost t...More..

Another senator is resigning over the dual citizenship debacle
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Another senator is resigning over the dual citizenship debacle

Her mother obtained British citizenship when she was born in Singapore and retained it when Singapore got independence in 1963 because her father was born in the UK. He has since quit to pursue ambitions in Sou...More..

United States investigator Mueller probing Kushner's contacts with Israelis
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

United States investigator Mueller probing Kushner's contacts with Israelis

Mueller's team is apparently also looking into a number of meetings that Kushner tried to broker with foreign leaders during the transition. At the time , Israeli media reported that Prime Minister Benjami...More..

Man charged with terrorism, murder in NY truck attack
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Man charged with terrorism, murder in NY truck attack

Prosecutors had initially announced only two charges: provision of material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization, and violence and destruction of motor vehicles. Saipov, held without bail, ...More..

USA says airstrike kills over 100 militants in Somalia
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

USA says airstrike kills over 100 militants in Somalia

The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said in a statement the operation occurred about 200 km northwest of the capital, Mogadishu. The official, who was not authorized to speak to reporters on the record and discus...More..

Border agent injured in Texas dies
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Border agent injured in Texas dies

The LA Times , and Washington Post quote Brandon Judd, a Border Patrol agent and president of the San Diego-based National Border Patrol Council union that represents 16,000 agents, stating: "Our agents' r...More..

Congress on Backfoot After 'Chaiwala' Meme Against PM Modi Creates Massive Outrage
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Congress on Backfoot After 'Chaiwala' Meme Against PM Modi Creates Massive Outrage

Mr Modi is seen asking the two world leaders whether they have seen the memes of him put out by the opposition. However, he is shown as mispronouncing the word "meme" as "me-me", instead of "meem" which is the ...More..

Kardashian Krisis: Kris Furious With Khloe Over Holiday Snub
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Kardashian Krisis: Kris Furious With Khloe Over Holiday Snub

Just a few days later, ET learned that Khloe was also expecting her first baby with her boyfriend, Tristan Thompson . Instagram users flooded her comments speculating that the two mystery pajama sets are ...More..

State Dept. officials accuse Tillerson of violating law
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

State Dept. officials accuse Tillerson of violating law

In order for a nation suspected of allowing child soldiers to legally be removed from the list, as Iraq and Myanmar were, the USA government must be sure children under the age of 18 aren't "recruited, conscrip...More..

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Update Hits the Beaches in December
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Update Hits the Beaches in December

There will be a new Infiltrator Elite Class, six weapons and two melee weapons added to your arsenal, and you'll get to rule the waves with the L-Class Destroyer. If you haven't yet played any of Battlefield 1...More..

Judge temporarily stops Trump policies on transgender service members
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Judge temporarily stops Trump policies on transgender service members

In a preliminary injunction issued Tuesday in Baltimore, U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis ruled that transgender service members have "demonstrated that they are already suffering harmful consequences" includi...More..

Mizzou's Michael Porter likely to miss rest of the season following surgery
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Mizzou's Michael Porter likely to miss rest of the season following surgery

The school said Tuesday that he will undergo surgery in Dallas, and his expected recovery time is three to four months. Porter played for USA Basketball's gold-medal team at the 2016 Under-18 FIBA Americas Ch...More..

Three African elephants pulled from tractor trailer fire on highway
by | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Three African elephants pulled from tractor trailer fire on highway

The animals are owned by Jorge Barreda, Chattanooga Fire Deputy Chief of Operations Richard Boatwright told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution . Firefighters responded to the fire on I-24 East about 2 a.m., of...More..

Trump says Republican Roy Moore must be elected in Alabama
by | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Trump says Republican Roy Moore must be elected in Alabama

Trump pointed to Moore's assertions that he did nothing wrong. According to CNN on Wednesday, Nov. 15 , citing an unnamed White House source, Trump reportedly hoped to avoid commenting publicly on Mo...More..

Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe Finally Resigns After 37 Years In Power
by | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe Finally Resigns After 37 Years In Power

Mugabe, at Zimbabwe's helm since independence from Britain in 1980, faces the starkest challenge ever to his rule after the army seized power on Wednesday, saying it was targeting "criminals" around the nonagen...More..

Bill Clinton's newest sex scandal: 4 women accuse him of sexual assault
by | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Bill Clinton's newest sex scandal: 4 women accuse him of sexual assault

The attorneys representing the four women notified Clinton that they intend to file four separate lawsuits against him but during negotiations, the lawyers asked Clinton for a large compensation in return for t...More..

Christmas tree prices could be slightly higher this year
by | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Christmas tree prices could be slightly higher this year

Historically, the sellers have mainly dealt in Noble Fir and Blue Spruce tree species, yet they conceded that Fraser and Balsam firs are enormously popular in the United States, too, and they would be happy to ...More..

US Authorities Arrest Two On Major Energy Corruption Scheme
by | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

US Authorities Arrest Two On Major Energy Corruption Scheme

General Assembly, and then continued unabated upon his return to Uganda", Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim said in a news release announcing the arrests Monday. This energy company funded a non-government org...More..