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Myanmar building military bases in burnt Rohingya villages

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Amnesty's report, Remaking Rakhine State , says that along with new civilian infrastructure to accommodate returnees, the region is being "militarised at an alarming pace". At least 9,000 Rohingya were killed in Rakhine state from August 25 to September 24 a year ago, according to Doctors Without Borders. The report also highlights concerns that abandoned Rohingya land will be set aside for ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and other non-Muslim groups in the area, and that alterations to the ... Read More »

Hong Kong democratic opposition fails to regain veto power in legislature

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The vote came on the same day that China's Communist Party-controlled legislature approved a measure to drop term limits for president , clearing the way for President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely. One of those barred candidates, Agnes Chow , was a student leader during the 2014 protests known as the Umbrella Movement and one of the democracy movement's most visible young politicians. Read More »

Knifeman killed at Iran ambassador's Vienna home

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The incident happened at about 11:35 p.m. local time on Sunday when the man, who is believed to have been 26 years old, attacked a soldier at an army post outside the ambassador's residence. A spokesman from the Defense Ministry said early indications are that the guard "acted within the rules". Police have ordered reinforcements around all diplomatic missions in Vienna , which is also home to many worldwide organizations. Read More »

Mother arrested after infant found crawling alone in street

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Bryan Coromato tells the Observer-Dispatch on Saturday officers saw a video on Facebook of the infant alone in the street Friday night. The video also shows several people who don't know the baby or his mother tending to and removing him from harm's way. Read More »

Trump's Looming Trade War Has Asian Allies Seeking Peace

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U.S. Speaker Paul Ryan is calling on President Donald Trump to take a "surgical, more targeted" approach when implementing hefty taxes on steel and aluminum imports or the U.S. Is there any sign yet, Scott, that this is impacting the president's plans, that the White House is listening? But it remains to be seen if Trump's explanation is merely simple or simplistic. Read More »

References to Japan PM Abe and wife removed - documents

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But Harris added: "It now seems to be more a question of whether Abe can manage an orderly exit at the end of his term in September or whether he'll resign hastily again - but I don't see how he can win a new mandate amidst the Abe fatigue that will surely grow after these revelations". Read More »

Future of Welsh steel industry at risk from USA tariffs

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They are set to go into effect in 15 days. After announcing the measures, which will exclude Canada and Mexico, President Trump stated that other countries with "security relationships" with the United States would be able to discuss "alternative ways" to address the tariffs; however, he gave no specifics. Read More »

European Union continues to fight proposed United States trade tariffs

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Following a meeting in Brussels over the proposed tariffs, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said that there's been "no immediate clarity on the exact United States procedure for exemption". The three parties did agree on joint steps to tackle global steel overcapacity and distorted market practices, including stronger rules on subsidies and more sharing of information about market abuse. Read More »

US Secretary Of State, Tillerson, Arrives Nigeria Today

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Mr Tillerson arrived in Nairobi on Friday afternoon as part of his five African nation tour, which has seen him in Chad, Ethiopia and Djibouti. He had been feeling unwell after long days working on major issues such as North Korea, Goldstein said earlier. Read More »

Defense Ministry: Russia tested 210 models of weapons in Syria

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Mattis said reports show that Syrian troops are "at best indiscriminately" attacking civilians and "at worst targeting hospitals". "As I went through and looked at the clips of what (Putin) showed on the videos ..." Mattis also condemned the killings of civilians in Assad's offensive against rebels in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, and said Russian Federation could be complicit in the slaughter. Read More »

Moon's Envoys to Meet Leaders of China, Japan

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Trump told the envoys that he would meet the DPRK leader by May to achieve a permanent denuclearization. For Mr. Moon, a human rights lawyer whose parents fled the North during the Korean War, reconciliation on the divided Korean Peninsula has been a lifelong goal. Read More »

Push to arm teachers part of Trump's school plan

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But DeVos, who has met with students, teachers and families in the wake of the deadly February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., said little progress had been made protecting students over the past several years. Read More »

DeMar DeRozan says James Harden is a lock for MVP

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A final decision will be made before the game on Sunday, but the Rockets have consistently said they are taking the long view about this season, and now that the winning streak is over, there probably wouldn't be a lot of downside to sitting Harden as a precaution. Read More »

This employee's act of kindness holds a powerful HR lesson

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Wolf told KHOU , "It was so busy in here, and she actually took the time to stop and hear what he had to say instead of walking past him". "When I saw it, it's just something I would do for anybody". "This is probably more of a lifestyle of Evoni, because she does this from her heart". This gift brought tears to her eyes. Texas Southern University gave Williams a $16,000 scholarship, which will allow her to fulfill her dream of attending college to study business management. Read More »

Trudeau's team urges Trump's inner circle to scrap tariffs

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Two polls released this week say the tariffs are unpopular. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin testifies to the House Financial Services Committee in Washington Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trump asked. "Bring your plant to the United States of America". Canada's ambassador to Washington dined this week with US national-security adviser H.R. Read More »

West Ham in turmoil on and off field

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Get some points and stay in the league and make some decisions in the summer. West Ham announced they had opened an inquiry into how so many fans were able to invade the pitch, with Mark Noble throwing one who approached him to the floor, while another was escorted off by James Collins after he stole the corner flag and waved it in the middle of the centre circle. Read More »

Time to dance: Auburn returns to the NCAA Tournament

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The No. 1 seeds are strong, but drop down to the 2 or 3 seed line, and you'll find championship-level programs and talent that are just as capable of cutting down the nets in San Antonio come April. Duke is set to play 15th-seeded Iona in Pittsburgh. The Spartans and Coach Wes Miller are in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2001. Read More »

United States eases way to more tariff exemptions under pressure By

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Brazil, which after Canada is the biggest steel supplier to the USA market, said it wanted to join the exemption list, and Argentina made a similar case. Germany - singled out for particular criticism by Trump - accused Washington of protectionism, calling the tariffs an "affront to close partners". Instead, they said, Trump is bolstering domestic industries in violation of worldwide trade rules. Read More »

Trump Talks With Clinton Impeachment Lawyer About Aiding in Mueller Response

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The commission will consider raising the age to 21 under which people can buy certain kinds of firearms, but the official wouldn't commit to supporting the proposal outright, saying, "Obviously we want everything we do in here to be evidence-based at actually trying to help to reduce violence - not just try to check a box". Read More »

Trump Suggests He Wants The Death Penalty For Drug Dealers

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In fact, since Trump took office, Democrats have flipped 39 state legislative seats from red to blue, the last two just a few weeks ago in special elections in New Hampshire and CT. But by the next day, the coverage had turned. Speaking to a crowd of supporters in a packed airplane hangar outside of Pittsburgh, Trump gave one of his trademark speeches including a rare imitation where he feigned what it would be like to act "presidential". Read More »

WATCH THE CRASH: Tallest building in Kentucky's capital demolished

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Many people said they attended the implosion to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It was imploded Sunday to make way for a a new 385,500-square-foot, 1,500 employee office building, and a 1,206-space parking structure. Matt Bevin and first lady Glenna Bevin held a charity auction on eBay to determine who would push the ceremonial plunger. Stivers operates Quality Care for Kids, a group of ophthalmologists, pediatricians and trained technicians that provides vision and hearing exams to ... Read More »

What's new about the 2018 NCAA Selection Show

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With a win, it would advance to play whichever team emerges from the 8-9 matchup between Creighton and Kansas State. The First Four games will all be on truTV, starting at 6:40 p.m. Quadrant 1 wins have the most value in the NCAA Tournament selection committee's eyes and Quadrant 4 losses are especially frowned upon. While you're busy working your way through your early bracket thoughts, trying to figure out the best Cinderella teams in the field, what top seeds will exit early and who ... Read More »

PSG braced for fine from UEFA for fans' behaviour against Real

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PSG have been charged on four counts by European's football governing body over the use of fireworks and a laser pointer during their defeat to defending champions Real Madrid on Tuesday. Real Madrid is reportedly ready to part with Bale for 100 million Euros. The absence of Neymar, the Parisians' star and a player who offered the best chance of unlocking the Real defense, was significant. Read More »

Missouri guard Jordan Barnett suspended 1 game after DWI arrest

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He played for the first time since injuring his back in the season-opener against Iowa State. "He can practice, but he won't play". Barnett, a senior from St. "That's our brother, regardless of the mistakes he's made". The Tigers were upset in the first round of the SEC Tournament this week, and looked lost offensively. Read More »

Manhunt underway after headless body found near survivalist bunker

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Police did not elaborate on the connection between Gonzales and Cunningham and said that she died a few days before her body was found on Saturday. The woman, who once had the couple to stay at her home added: 'It's just insane. Based on eyewitness descriptions, Gonzales is a Hispanic person, approximately 5-foot-9 in height, hazel eyes, long, black hair, thin mustache and a goatee. Read More »

North Carolina man held in murder of top statie's sister

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Tracy was the sister of Kerry Gilpin, who is now a Massachusetts State Police Colonel. She went on to talk about how she is not just thinking of getting justice for her family but "all the families who have lost loved ones to violence". Hand was charged as a fugitive from justice based on an arrest warrant issued in Plymouth County charging him with the murder of Tracy Gilpin. As a result of the investigation, a state trooper assigned to the Plymouth County District's Attorney's Office ... Read More »

Foreigner among 3 militants killed in Kashmir encounter

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The encounter police officials informed was brief and among three militants, two were locals identified as Eesa Fazili of Soura in Srinagar and Syed Owais of Kokernag in south Kashmir , while as the identity of third militant is being ascertained. Read More »

Sexton savours Irish Six Nations title win

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Early in the game he did really well contesting the high ball, he nearly got away to create that score at one stage. 'It was a great performance for France . A simple pass would have resulted in a Hogg try but Jones made a mess of it and the chance went begging. On three occasions in that first half Ireland tried to exit and managed to find touch but Scotland took quick throws and relaunched another wave of attacks. Read More »

Mohammad Amir, Ahmed Shehzad In War Of Words During PSL Match

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Earlier, half-centuries from Joe Denly and Babar Azam scored fifties to propel Kings to 188-3 in 20 overs before restricting their opponents to 125 in 19.4 overs. Lahore's problems continued throughout the league as they suffered batting collapses almost in the six defeats while the only win against Multan also came after some hiccups. Read More »