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Myanmar Military Admits to Killing 10 Rohingya Found in Mass Grave Myanmar Military Admits to Killing 10 Rohingya Found in Mass Grave
- January 11, 2018

Ethnic tensions between Buddhists and Muslims in Rakhine have led to military intervention, bloodshed and the outflow of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims across the border into Bangladesh. Inn Dinn, in Maungdaw district, was engulfed by violence in late August. In a statement posted on the Facebook profile of Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on Wednesday, the military said the soldiers had been conducting a "clearance operation" in the area on September 1 when "200 Bengali ... (more...)
Deadly snake 'hitch-hikes' on a man's auto Deadly snake 'hitch-hikes' on a man's auto
- January 11, 2018

Mr Ogier said the snake was tapping on the window because it wanted to get in. "I just had a broom in the back of the ute and. basically just got him off the auto nice and safely, and just ushered him into the bushland off on the side of the road", Ogier explained. (more...)
Merkel bloc, SPD in fresh round of coalition talks Merkel bloc, SPD in fresh round of coalition talks
- January 11, 2018

As Europe's largest economy and pre-eminent power broker, Germany is crucial to the region's fortunes. Peter Altmaier, acting finance minister and Merkel's chancellery chief, said negotiations were tough and it was necessary to recognize "that we need to pull ourselves together because the people expect that", and the parties needed to be prepared to enter into compromises on some points. (more...)
Donald Trump Thinks He'd Have 'Fun' Beating Oprah In 2020 Donald Trump Thinks He'd Have 'Fun' Beating Oprah In 2020
- January 11, 2018

You know, I did one of her last shows. Winfrey delivered a passionate speech upon accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award for lifetime achievement, and many heard it as the opening salvo of what may be the media mogul's first foray into presidential politics. (more...)
Tourist found dead on Larapinta Trail in Central Australia Tourist found dead on Larapinta Trail in Central Australia
- January 11, 2018

The man set out to climb the Mount Sonder, the highest point in the Larapinta trail, at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday local time (6 p.m. EST Tuesday) and was found dead at 5 pm, 750 meters away from a auto park near Redbank George, BBC reported. "Unfortunately the 33-year-old didn't arrive and his body was eventually located about 400 meters down the track where he'd turned the wrong way". Police and park rangers launched a search, and his body was found a few hours later at the base of Mount Sonder. (more...)
Outrage after koala found screwed to pole in Australia Outrage after koala found screwed to pole in Australia
- January 11, 2018

The death of a koala found screwed to a post in Australia has sparked an outcry from animal rights groups and prompted a police investigation. His major concern was finding out whether the animal was alive or dead when it was screwed to the pole. (more...)
Transcript release intensifies feud over FBI, Trump dossier Transcript release intensifies feud over FBI, Trump dossier
- January 11, 2018

Several Republican-led committees are now probing whether the document formed the basis for the FBI's initial investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race. Simpson said he "found it notable" that Trump testified that he wouldn't recognize the businessman if "he ran into him in the street". Mr Simpson told congressional investigators: "My understanding was that [the FBI] believed Chris at this point - that..." Mr Steele's dossier - comprising several memos ... (more...)
Cooperation is the key, Li tells LMC leaders at meeting Cooperation is the key, Li tells LMC leaders at meeting
- January 11, 2018

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen speaks during the opening of the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation forum Leaders Meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Jan. The meeting also resulted in a second set of cooperation projects, he said. Cooperation on trade, transport, tourism and environmental protection was also vital. (more...)
Tattoos lead Thai police to Japanese gang murder suspect Tattoos lead Thai police to Japanese gang murder suspect
- January 11, 2018

On Wednesday, Thai police arrested Shirai in Lopburi Province, where he is believed to have been in hiding for 13 years, on suspicion of overstaying his visa. Shigeharu Shirai is accused of murdering a gang rival in 2003. It was not possible to contact Shirai or a representative for comment. Police said the attention of Japanese authorities was drawn after pictures of Yakuza tattoos covering Shirai's back went viral on social media. (more...)
Real Madrid confirm Ramos calf injury Real Madrid confirm Ramos calf injury
- January 11, 2018

Madrid return to LaLiga action at Balaidos having seen their title defence left in tatters by a crushing 3-0 home defeat to leaders Barcelona in their final game of 2017. "Whenever things go wrong, I'm not a person who is going to put two or three players in the s***", Zidane told reporters. I do not think further than that. (more...)
Joe Arpaio, controversial sheriff pardoned by Trump, enters Arizona Senate race Joe Arpaio, controversial sheriff pardoned by Trump, enters Arizona Senate race
- January 11, 2018

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio helped Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign - and now he wants to help the president in Washington. Trump posted a favorable tweet about Ward after she visited his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida around Christmas, but he has not formally backed her. The former sheriff said he would accept a Trump endorsement but wouldn't seek it. (more...)
Reports of shots fired on campus of Cal State San Bernardino Reports of shots fired on campus of Cal State San Bernardino
- January 11, 2018

Authorities say a gun was sacked and a bullet hit a building on a Southern California college campus, but there are no reports of any injuries. The shelter-in-place order remained in place for several hours as authorities went to each building to provide escorts out, according to the university. (more...)
United States energy watchdog rejects plan to subsidize coal, nuclear sectors United States energy watchdog rejects plan to subsidize coal, nuclear sectors
- January 11, 2018

The rule would have benefited power generators that Murray counts as customers, and he has been accused of helping to develop the proposal. Coal provided more than 40% of the electricity in the eastern and midwestern US, with nuclear the second biggest power provider and natural gas number three. (more...)
Who Is Jeff Klein? New York State Senator Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Who Is Jeff Klein? New York State Senator Accused Of Sexual Misconduct
- January 11, 2018

Klein's romantic partner, Staten Island state Sen. On Tuesday, Krueger said Vladimer called her to tell her the Huffington Post article would publish Wednesday. He said he went out to smoke with the woman but nothing inappropriate occurred. Two weeks before the story broke, Vladimer had approached state senator Liz Krueger, an outspoken supporter of women's rights, to tell her about the alleged incident. (more...)
Mexico's worst places to travel, according to the State Department Mexico's worst places to travel, according to the State Department
- January 11, 2018

The State Department had previously discouraged travel to all or part of those states but the new warnings are sterner, placing them on a level 4 warning, the highest level of potential danger. At least two resorts - Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo and Acapulco - were in Gurrero. Tamaulipas has always been riven by turf wars between rival drug cartels, and Sinaloa is home to the cartel of the same name. (more...)
Pakistan Claims India 'Distracting' It From Counter-Terror Efforts Pakistan Claims India 'Distracting' It From Counter-Terror Efforts
- January 11, 2018

He made the statement during a speech Tuesday to the Islamabad-based, government-sponsored Institute for Strategic Studies. But Khan noted the supply lines for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops in Afghanistan , formally known as the Ground Lines of Communication or the Air Lines of Communication are still open. (more...)
Trump says USA could Trump says USA could "go back in" Paris Agreement
- January 11, 2018

A full United States pullout could jeopardise global efforts to limit average warming to under two degrees Celsius over pre-Industrial Revolution levels. "Norway has tremendous hydro power". He said he had no problem with agreeing to a climate deal but the Paris accord was "a bad deal". In fact most of your energy or your electricity is produced by hydro. (more...)
7-Eleven probe opens new front on immigration — APNewsBreak 7-Eleven probe opens new front on immigration — APNewsBreak
- January 11, 2018

The employment audits and interviews with store workers could lead to criminal charges or fines. Last year, ICE said it conducted 1,360 employee audits, making more than 300 arrests on criminal and administrative violations. In the 2013 investigations, managers used more than 25 stolen identities to employ at least 115 people in the country illegally, knowing they could pay below minimum wage, according to court documents. (more...)
Woman found dead in abandoned Subway identified as GSU student Woman found dead in abandoned Subway identified as GSU student
- January 11, 2018

Man previously had been reported as a missing adult on October 8 by a family member before returning home. Gwinnett County police said a maintenance worker at the Gwinnett Place Mall was inspecting a vacant Subway restaurant space in the food court on the morning of December 21 when he found the door to the space locked. (more...)
Trump expected to extend sanctions relief to Iran Trump expected to extend sanctions relief to Iran
- January 11, 2018

The White House and State Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment. If the US administration decides to breach the nuclear deal, "the global community and our region will be the biggest loser, since a successful experience in the worldwide arena will be lost", he said. (more...)
Trump says he'll review libel laws to promote more 'fairness' Trump says he'll review libel laws to promote more 'fairness'
- January 10, 2018

But the White House was dealt a blow when a federal judge Tuesday night temporarily blocked the administration's decision to end DACA . The US President has signalled his intention to review the "very weak" US libel laws, in the wake of the unflattering Fire and Fury White House expose. (more...)
BuzzFeed editor 'proud' to have published Trump dossier
- January 10, 2018

Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday despite objections from Republicans, stretches over 300 pages. The transcript revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation allegedly had "an internal Trump campaign source" that verified pieces of intelligence in the dossier. (more...)
Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday Night & Thursday Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday Night & Thursday
- January 10, 2018

Significant reductions in visibility are possible. He says that reduces South Dakota's snow and wind potential. Wind chill values as low as -9. There is moderate confidence that a winter storm will bring significant snow and ice accumulations to southern IN/central KY. (more...)
Jewels worth millions stolen in Paris Ritz armed robbery Jewels worth millions stolen in Paris Ritz armed robbery
- January 10, 2018

French police said the stolen goods, thought to be jewels, amount to "an important sum". No one was injured in the heist, officials said. No injuries were reported in the incident, although some reports on Twitter said that the robbers burst into the Hemingway bar in the hotel and fired their weapons. (more...)
Dutch reporters grill new Trump ambassador over past comments on Muslims Dutch reporters grill new Trump ambassador over past comments on Muslims
- January 10, 2018

Hoekstra, a former Republican congressman from MI, was born in the northern Dutch city of Groningen before his family emigrated to the United States. He has repeatedly asserted that Europe has "no-go zones". He refused to say anything further, and the room exploded in protest. "This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions", one reporter cried out. (more...)
Woman rescued from Toronto construction crane past year gets absolute discharge Woman rescued from Toronto construction crane past year gets absolute discharge
- January 10, 2018

Lazo captured worldwide attention in April 2017, when she spent several hours stranded on a crane overlooking a construction site in downtown Toronto. Lazo pleaded guilty to two mischief counts and has been given six months to pay a victim surcharge. Police said the rescue cost the construction company around $65,000, not to mention the cost of emergency services. (more...)
SC to examine Morning prayers sung in Kendra Vidayalaya's SC to examine Morning prayers sung in Kendra Vidayalaya's
- January 10, 2018

The court has sought Centre's response on why the school prayer in Kendriya Vidyalayas be not allowed as government aided schools can not propagate any particular religion. The apex court has now sent a notice to the Central govt, seeking to know if the 1,094 schools that are run by the Central govt promote a particular religion and violate the constitution. (more...)
UPSC declares Civil Services (Main) exam results UPSC declares Civil Services (Main) exam results
- January 10, 2018

The Civil Services examination is conducted by the UPSC annually in three stages - preliminary, mains and interview - to select officers for the Indian Administrative Service ( IAS ), Indian Foreign Service ( IFS ), and Indian Police Service (IPS), among others. (more...)
CBSE class 10, 12 board exams to begin from March 5 CBSE class 10, 12 board exams to begin from March 5
- January 10, 2018

According to CBSE, examinations of Class 10 students will commence on March 5 will continue till April 4, 2018. The CBSE Class XII exam will end on April 12, 2018 with HOME SCIENCE as the last paper. The board exams for both classes will begin at 10.30 am. The CBSE exams are generally held in February or March and the results are announced in May or June. (more...)
Should politicians remain lawyers? Bar Council issues notice to lawmakers Should politicians remain lawyers? Bar Council issues notice to lawmakers
- January 10, 2018

The expert committee also has top advocates BC Thakur, RG Shah and DP Dhal on board. Detailing roles played by legislators, he said they were expected to render full-time service to the people and their constituents disregarding their personal interests, but many of them hold corporate retainership and defend their "lawbreaker clients" in the court of Law, which amounts to conflict of interest. (more...)

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