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Hasina accuses Myanmar of committing 'atrocities' on Rohingyas

Hasina accuses Myanmar of committing 'atrocities' on Rohingyas Rohingya Muslims face widespread persecution in Buddhist-majority Burma, where the recent violence has driven hundreds of thousands to seek refuge overseas. Observers say the violence is being carried out by the Myanmar military. On Monday, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein described the military crackdown on Rohingya as a " textbook example of ethnic cleansing ". [Full Article...]

South Korea, Japan welcome United Nations sanctions on North

South Korea, Japan welcome United Nations sanctions on North SUSAN THORNTON: Good morning, David. China's large state banks have stopped opening new accounts for North Koreans and frozen remittances to North Korea . According to the South's unification ministry, the KAPPC acts as "a window for improving relations with countries like the USA and Japan. while campaigning to change North Korea's closed and negative image ". [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone X: is it worth it for music makers?

Apple iPhone X: is it worth it for music makers? In mainland China, the iPhone 8 will start at 5,888 yuan ($902), while the iPhone 8 Plus will be sold for 6,888 yuan ($1,055) - eight being a lucky number in China because in Chinese it sounds like the words "get rich". At Rs 57,900, the Samsung S8 costs Rs 33,000 less tha its much costlier iPhone X while carrying most of the technology that Apple's latest offering does. [Full Article...]

ESPN Anchor's 'White Supremacist' Comment Is a 'Fireable Offense'

ESPN Anchor's 'White Supremacist' Comment Is a 'Fireable Offense' Jemele Hill called President Donald Trump a white supremacist in a series of messages, according to the Hill . Because 53% of white women chose to turn their collective backs on America, Donald Trump is in office and since then I can't figure out which side is up anymore. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams Shares First Photo of Daughter Alexis

Serena Williams Shares First Photo of Daughter Alexis Her unexpected pregnancy was announced in April when she was 20 weeks along. Fans were also directed to Serena's website, where she shared a precious video detailing Alexis' journey into the world. Serena and her fiancé even set up an Instagram account for their little girl and have begun tagging her in their photos. She wrote: "When did you pack your hospital bag?" Teyana Taylor's daughte... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton book tour to make stop in Denver

Hillary Clinton book tour to make stop in Denver You can hear the rest of what Alcindor had to say in the video below. New Jersey resident Juan Cuba, 29, who was the second person on line - he arrived at Barnes & Noble at 4 pm yesterday - said that he exchanged words with Clinton . [Full Article...]

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus and Doom coming to Nintendo Switch

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus and Doom coming to Nintendo Switch GameStop should really invest in a mix and match buying feature that Walmart and other stores have. The creators of the game are proud to say that they have been successful in making the necessary adjustments for the Nintendo Switch regarding player experience. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma brings 'whiteout, wreckage' to Fla.: What we know Sunday evening

Hurricane Irma brings 'whiteout, wreckage' to Fla.: What we know Sunday evening A Category four storm with 210km/h winds when it slammed into Cudjoe Key, it tied for history's seventh strongest hurricane to make U.S. landfall, based on its central pressure. Hamid said. The Nielsen company said Tuesday that its ratings information from this past weekend is delayed because the company's processing center in Tampa, Florida, was shut down because of Irma. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Irma weakens, continues to lash Florida

Hurricane Irma weakens, continues to lash Florida Authorities have warned parts of Puerto Rico could be without electricity for up to six months. "This is going to be a frustrating event". Hundreds of thousands of people remain without electricity in South Florida as the state deals with the largest statewide outage within the last few decades. [Full Article...]

Five die while removed from hurricane-hit nursing home lacking air conditioning

Five die while removed from hurricane-hit nursing home lacking air conditioning The facility has a back up generator, but it does not power the air conditioning, Carballo said through a representative Wednesday morning. As of Tuesday evening, 114 of Florida's nursing homes were relying on generators for power. The storm left millions without power across Florida. Association representatives said they had notified state nursing home regulators which facilities were witho... [Full Article...]

Riding out Hurricane Irma in Key West, Florida

Riding out Hurricane Irma in Key West, Florida Here's a look at some of the destruction Irma left in her wake. Tybee Island City Manager Shawn Gillen said waters were receding quickly, but numerous 3,000 residents' homes were flooded. "It's going to be a massive cleanup", the mayor said. Statewide, more than 5 million homes or businesses are without power, Bossert said. A woman died when a tree fell on a vehicle in a private drivew... [Full Article...]

Manchin attends dinner with Trump, 5 other senators on tax reform

Manchin attends dinner with Trump, 5 other senators on tax reform For the same cost, the government could provide "600,000 low-income families with housing vouchers that would help them afford decent, stable housing", according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP). "There were seven of us , four Republicans, three Democrats", said the West Virginia Democrat on MSNBC's " Morning Joe " program, noting that Vice President Mike Pence, National Eco... [Full Article...]

Branson shares Hurricane Irma photos detailing destruction

Branson shares Hurricane Irma photos detailing destruction Hurricane Irma was one for the record books in Cuba. As of Sunday, officials said 27 people died from Irma-related incidents in the Caribbean region, including three deaths reported in the USA islands of St. State television reported severe damage to hotels on the northern cays off Ciego de Avila and Camaguey provinces. Hurricane Irma freed as many as 100 prisoners in the British Virgin I... [Full Article...]

Richard Branson's private island 'completely devastated' by Hurricane Irma (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Richard Branson's private island 'completely devastated' by Hurricane Irma (PHOTOS, VIDEO) Water, food and other supplies were being ferried in to the two hardest hit islands, St. John and St. Thomas, where sustained winds of 150 miles an hour flattened homes, toppled beachfront palm trees and left many mountain forests virtually denuded of greenery when Hurricane Irma passed through last week. [Full Article...]

Apple unveils iPhone X

At its launch event Tuesday, Apple showed off some of these functions in a live demo in which Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams called Watch team member Dieidre Calbeck on her Watch as she paddleboarded on a lake, talking to him through her AirPods. [Full Article...]

Ryan says tax overhaul plan to come this month

Ryan says tax overhaul plan to come this month There is officially no tax plan, yet. US Representative Jim Jordan, a leading House conservative, said on Sunday that fellow conservatives are not discussing replacing Speaker Paul Ryan despite unhappiness with the way Republican leaders handled last week's debt ceiling increase that included no fiscal reforms. [Full Article...]

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to miss UN General Assembly

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to miss UN General Assembly The violence has also forced several thousand Rakhine Buddhists and Hindus to flee their homes. Russian Federation and China, both veto-wielding permanent members, are supportive of Myanmar's government. She said her country would do its best to help the fleeing Rohingyas, but said Myanmar should "take their nationals back" as soon as possible. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tues... [Full Article...]

Juncker plans new vision for Europe (with no mention of Brexit)

Juncker plans new vision for Europe (with no mention of Brexit) Addressing French and German ideas of creating a separate budget for the euro zone, on top of the existing long-term European Union budget, and a separate euro zone parliament, alongside the existing European Union parliament, Juncker rejected both. [Full Article...]

Florida was right to prepare for the worst

Florida was right to prepare for the worst Damage was still being assessed in the Florida Keys: the island chain remained somewhat cut off from communication after highways into the area were rendered impassable by the storm . "This is an extremely unsafe and life-threatening situation". "It's going to take some time to let people back into their homes, particularly in the Florida Keys", said Brock Long, administrator of the Federal... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton: 'I Thought I'd Be a Damn Good President'

I know you love to intimidate women, but you can't intimidate me, so back up'. But one last parting shot before she awaits the head count of people who actually buy the book. Not anything to do with a awful campaign by her or being a bad candidate. But she skirts around the impact on voters of her description of Trump supporters as " deplorables " - a term she admits was a "political gift" t... [Full Article...]


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