Treatment of Rohingya May Contain Elements of Genocide — UN Official

In the sprawling camps of southern Bangladesh, now home to over 800,000 Rohingya, many say they would prefer to remain there, because they do not trust Myanmar's assurances of safe return. Myanmar disassociated itself from the call for the urgent dis... More..

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Trump lawyers push to have defamation suit thrown out
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Trump lawyers push to have defamation suit thrown out

Trump is arguing that the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution immunizes the President from being sued in state court while in office. In the waning days of the presidential election, Zervos and more t...More..

Three men charged over murder of investigative reporter
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Three men charged over murder of investigative reporter

Maltese media, citing unidentified police sources, said two brothers were among the suspects. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, who was among the subjects of the late reporter's investigations, declined to say wh...More..

Sri Lanka annouce revised ODI squad for India tour
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Sri Lanka annouce revised ODI squad for India tour

Though the procedure was such, approval of the Sports Minister was not taken for the ODI team against India. "How can I approve a team at such short notice?" Sri Lanka ODI squad: Thisara Perera (capt), ...More..

Erdogan: New York trial USA conspiracy against Turkey
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Erdogan: New York trial USA conspiracy against Turkey

Atilla's defense lawyers will get to cross-examine Zarrab on Tuesday and are expected to mount a fierce attack on his credibility. Zarrab previously testified under questioning by a prosecutor that he worked ...More..

Pence And Priebus Allegedly Planned Rogue Mission To Replace Trump
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Pence And Priebus Allegedly Planned Rogue Mission To Replace Trump

Karen in particular was "disgusted", says a former campaign aide. "She finds him reprehensible-just totally vile", the source claimed. The article notes that GOP officials were considering running a ticket wi...More..

Here's The Most-Liked & Retweeted Tweets of 2017
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Here's The Most-Liked & Retweeted Tweets of 2017

Donald Trump. Following that trend, Twitter looked back at some of the most popular tweets of the year. His tweet in response to the awful events in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this year where a whi...More..

Bronx police fatally shoot man holding 'large knife,' NYPD says
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Bronx police fatally shoot man holding 'large knife,' NYPD says

Members of the department's Emergency Service Division were at the apartment, located at 230 Brook Avenue in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx, around 4:10 a.m.in order to execute a search warrant. The m...More..

Child dies after Georgia school bus crashes into tree
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Child dies after Georgia school bus crashes into tree

It was a single-vehicle crash, troopers said. The Georgia State Patrol said in a news release that the bus went into a ditch and smashed into a tree. The child killed in the accident was a student in the Libe...More..

SpaceX to send a Tesla Roadster into outer space
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

SpaceX to send a Tesla Roadster into outer space

The CEO of Tesla Inc. A SpaceX official has confirmed that the Tesla payload is real and expected to launch to Mars' vicinity on the Falcon Heavy in a launch slated for the same Florida launchpad that s...More..

Texas A&M, Wake Forest to meet in Charlotte's Belk Bowl
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Texas A&M, Wake Forest to meet in Charlotte's Belk Bowl

The game will take place on Friday, December 29th at 1:00 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on ESPN. "We're going to have an exciting football game and an exciting bowl week". Texas A&M stumbled to another disappoi...More..

United Kingdom review: Manchester concert attack might have been stopped
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

United Kingdom review: Manchester concert attack might have been stopped

Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd said on Tuesday that a government report had concluded it was " conceivable " that security services could have prevented the suicide attack. The report said that "in retro...More..

Tinder Date Gone Wrong? Nebraska Woman Found Dead Three Weeks Later
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Tinder Date Gone Wrong? Nebraska Woman Found Dead Three Weeks Later

Sydney's cell phone last pinged there. Bliemeister wouldn't say where the body was found, but said it was in a rural area. The 24-year-old Lincoln woman was reported missing November 16 after she failed to tu...More..

Yashwant Sinha has my full support, concerned about him: Mamata Banerjee
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Yashwant Sinha has my full support, concerned about him: Mamata Banerjee

Sinha was detained during the farmers' morcha taken out to the office of District Collector. Sinha, whose son Jayant Sinha is a minister in Narendra Modi's government, has criticised the Prime Narendra and Un...More..

Lebanese PM Hariri revokes resignation after consensus deal
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Lebanese PM Hariri revokes resignation after consensus deal

Hariri announced he was stepping down on November 4 in a televised address from Saudi Arabia, prompting fears Lebanon would be catapulted into a political and economic tailspin. The move thrust Lebanon to the f...More..

Middle East Airlines' Profits to Double in 2018, Says IATA
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Middle East Airlines' Profits to Double in 2018, Says IATA

IATA director-general and chief executive officer Alexandre de Juniac said airlines are achieving sustainable levels of profitability, but challenges remain. In its statement, IATA said the US figure, up from ...More..

Storm Caroline to hit Britain this week, expect high winds and snow
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Storm Caroline to hit Britain this week, expect high winds and snow

Caroline is the fifth storm named by the Met Office this year, following Doris and Ewan in February, then Aileen in September and Brian in October. The warning was issued today (Tuesday) at 2pm and applies fo...More..

Australia, citing concerns over China, cracks down on foreign political influence
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Australia, citing concerns over China, cracks down on foreign political influence

He pointed to "disturbing reports" about influence from China. "We have no intention of interfering in Australia's internal affairs or exercising influence in its domestic politics through political donations...More..

Mueller Subpoenas Deutsche Bank For Trump's Financial Records
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Mueller Subpoenas Deutsche Bank For Trump's Financial Records

In June, President Trump disclosed that he owes the bank roughly $130 million. The special council's probe into the Kremlin's interference in the election has produced charges against four former members of...More..

Taiwan rainbow breaks world record, lasts nearly 9 hours
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Taiwan rainbow breaks world record, lasts nearly 9 hours

Professor Chou said: 'This was a gift from the sky. The natural marvel didn't catch the department wholly by surprise: There was a nearly-six hour rainbow the previous week. On Nov. 30, from the roof of their...More..

Parents express outrage after girl kills herself, leaves journal about bullying
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Parents express outrage after girl kills herself, leaves journal about bullying

Rosalie Avila , an eighth grader at Mesa View Middle School , was found hanging in her bedroom last week. "I will not let Rosie's name die in vain because that child should have never had to go through wha...More..

Supporters free Saakashvili from Ukraine police van
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Supporters free Saakashvili from Ukraine police van

Prosecutors are accusing Saakashvili of colluding with Ukrainian businessmen with ties to Russian Federation to topple President Petro Poroshenko. But he quit in 2016, complaining that his efforts to root out c...More..

Rep. John Conyers won't seek re-election in wake of sexual harassment claims
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Rep. John Conyers won't seek re-election in wake of sexual harassment claims

On Monday, a crowd of 200 in Detroit showed support for the congressman, who was hospitalized last week for stress related health issues. Conyers was first elected to the House in 1964. Rep. Conyers is ex...More..

San Antonio gets late rally, drops Pistons 96-93
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

San Antonio gets late rally, drops Pistons 96-93

Detroit comes into the contest with records of 14-8 straight up (SU) and 14-7-1 against the spread (ATS). The San Antonio Spurs don't lose back-to-back games often and have been much better at home than on ...More..

Body of missing 4-year-old with autism found in retention pond
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Body of missing 4-year-old with autism found in retention pond

A release from authorities told of Chelsea drowning after becoming disorientated and running straight into the pond. Offered Port St. Lucie Police Chief John Bolduc , 'It's a tremendous tragedy' . Noel, who...More..

Orders to seize guns from prohibited buyers at 10-year high
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Orders to seize guns from prohibited buyers at 10-year high

The FBI issued 4,170 orders past year to seize guns from buyers who should have been blocked by the federal background check system, according to a new report from USA Today . The FBI said the ATF isn't requir...More..

by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Venkaiah Naidu disqualifies rebel JD(U) MPs from the Rajya Sabha

Rebel JD (U ) leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar were on Monday disqualified as Rajya Sabha members. CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury found fault with Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu's decisio...More..

Belgiam to decide on extradition of Catalan leader in 10 days
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Belgiam to decide on extradition of Catalan leader in 10 days

Adding to the uncertainty, a Supreme Court judge decided on Monday to uphold the preventive jailing of ousted Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras , who tops the list for the left-republican ERC party. Pui...More..

Four people killed in serious collision in Wexford
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Four people killed in serious collision in Wexford

It is understood a couple, both in their 70s, and two sons, who were in their 40s, were travelling to attend the funeral of a relative in New Ross when the collision occurred yesterday evening. Emergency servic...More..

NAB accepted Nawaz Sharif request of exemption from personal appearance
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

NAB accepted Nawaz Sharif request of exemption from personal appearance

Meanwhile, Safdar has also submitted an application to the court seeking exemption from the appearance for 15 days. The three references against the Sharif family are related to the Flagship Investment Ltd, t...More..