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Thousands of New Rohingya Refugees Have Arrived in Bangladesh Since Oct. 15

Thousands of New Rohingya Refugees Have Arrived in Bangladesh Since Oct. 15

The government of Myanmar (also called Burma) has claimed that insurgents and the Rohingya themselves have been responsible for the fires - but has offered no evidence to support the claims. "It is time for the worldwide community to move beyond public outcry and take action to end the campaign of violence that has driven more than half the Rohingya population out of Myanmar", Amnesty said. Read More

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Russia Unveils Plans To Introduce Blockchain-Based CryptoRuble Currency

Russia Unveils Plans To Introduce Blockchain-Based CryptoRuble Currency

Nikiforov believes that the new currency will be issued in a short period of time. According to the report, it will not be possible to mine the new virtual currency, which will be controlled and maintained by state authorities. In a recent press statement, Minister Nikiforov stated: "I confidently declare that we run CryptoRuble for one simple reason: if we do not, then after 2 months our neighbors in the EurAsEC will", referring to the Eurasian Economic Community. Read More

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Pakistan cricketers party ahead of Sri Lankan encounter

Pakistan cricketers party ahead of Sri Lankan encounter

The SLC had obtained security clearance from the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for the game to be held in Lahore . Accordingly, the 15 member squad will be announced on October 20. On the eve of the World Cup, a joint India-Pakistan team played a friendly against Sri Lanka to show solidarity and demonstrate that it was safe to play in. Read More

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Sunny skies, slight cool down today, warmer temperatures on tap

Sunny skies, slight cool down today, warmer temperatures on tap

Wednesday's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of 73 and an overnight low of 42. Sunny skies and slowly warming temperatures dominate the week . So, it will much more like fall weather and should stay around these temperatures for the next few days. Highs look to be in the low 70s. Our next chance of rain doesn't look to arrive until we head into next weekend . Read More

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Trump calls past sexual assault allegations against him 'fake news'

Trump calls past sexual assault allegations against him 'fake news'

Summer Zervos is a former Apprentice contestant who is suing Donald Trump for allegedly groping her and kissing her when she went to his bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel for a meeting about a potential job back in 2007. The subpoena made it to court files last month, but not before Trump's team filed a motion to dismiss calling the suit politically motivated and claiming Allred is just seeking information to use against Trump in an impeachment hearing. Read More

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Israel bombs Syrian anti-aircraft battery

Israel bombs Syrian anti-aircraft battery

The Syrian army has commented on the incident. He noted that it was Shoigu's first visit to Israel as Russia's defense minister. "We see the Syrian regime as responsible and see these missiles as a clear Syrian provocation, and it will not be accepted", Manelis stated, adding that while Israel has no intention to enter into the civil war in Syria , Israel will react to all provocations and is prepared for the possibility of retaliation. Read More

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Trump Has 'Joked' Mike Pence 'Wants to Hang' All Gay People

Trump Has 'Joked' Mike Pence 'Wants to Hang' All Gay People

Throughout the cold open, Trump continues to check in with Pence, finding new reasons to tell Pence to bail on whatever situation he's gotten into. He made his name in conservative politics as a talk radio host and enacted hardline policies during his time as Indiana's governor, mandating burials for fetuses and essentially allowing businesses to discriminate against gay people . Read More

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Larry Flynt Offer $10M For Dirt Leading To Trump Impeachment

Larry Flynt Offer $10M For Dirt Leading To Trump Impeachment

In the ad, he lists six charges that he said makes Trump worthy of impeachment , ranging from hurting the planet by withdrawing from the Paris Accords and sparking conflict with "racial dog whistling". In the ad he reminds readers that his rewards for information led to the resignation of House Speaker-elect Bob Livingston, who had spearheaded impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton. Read More

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Tillerson on North Korea: Diplomacy will continue 'until the first bomb drops'

Tillerson on North Korea: Diplomacy will continue 'until the first bomb drops'

Speaking to Fox News Sunday , McMaster said: "Our president has been really clear, he's not going to permit this regime and Kim Jong Un to threaten the United States with a nuclear weapon". "I'm not playing. You want to make a game out of it, I'm not playing". "How he wants to use his own skills tactically to push things toward change, I am there to help him achieve those". Read More

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North Korea lawmaker: Need nukes because of United States threat

North Korea lawmaker: Need nukes because of United States threat

Moscow and Beijing came up with a "double freeze" initiative that envisions a halt to North Korean nuclear tests in return for the suspension of the US-South Korea drills, but the idea was rejected by Washington . The ruling party's powerful propaganda apparatus urged the executives to ensure that news stories on North Korea do not exacerbate public frustration and asked that stories are not covered in depth even if they are based on original information or perspectives, the sources said. Read More

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Somalia: several killed in Mogadishu truck bomb

Somalia: several killed in Mogadishu truck bomb

However, the militants continue to control rural areas and launch attacks on military, government and civilian targets in Somalia, as well as terrorist raids in neighbouring Kenya. A huge explosion has reportedly hit one of the busiest street in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu, number of casualties is unknown. "They have found tens of people dead and injured, and the work is still ongoing". Read More

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Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT releases sketches

Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT releases sketches

Two of these sketches are based on different descriptions of the same suspect. An unidentified shooter had shot dead the writer outside her residence on September 5. The SIT is likely to release the portraits and the video on Saturday, hoping that public will provide more details about the suspects and the motorcycle used in the crime, said sources. Read More

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"Breaking Bad" house to be fenced

The family has been asked to close their garage door and even leave their own front yard so that fans can get the ideal shot, and some even steal rocks from the landscaping as makeshift souvenirs. Quintana told KOB that said she loses count of how many people come to visit the house on a weekly basis. Why would anyone waste a perfectly good pizza just to say they wasted a perfectly good pizza. Read More

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USA seeks to include steel, aluminum in NAFTA autos rules

USA seeks to include steel, aluminum in NAFTA autos rules

That is in addition to its insistence that 50 percent of content be US -made within the first year of a signed deal. His speech to the Mexican Senate capped a four day trip that began in Washington , D.C., largely revolving around the ongoing talks to rewrite the decades-old North American Free Trade Agreement and bring it into the modern era. Read More

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