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World Bangladesh says Rohingya repatriation postponed
Author: 0 Bangladesh says Rohingya repatriation postponed

The vast Kutupalong camp shelters numerous 688,000 Rohingya refugees who have fled across the border from Myanmar's Rakhine State following an outbreak of violence there in late August a year ago. He said the "refugees shouldn't be returned to camps guarded by the very same Burmese [Myanmar] forces who forced them to flee massacres and gang rapes, and torched villages".

World Who will the be the Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback in 2018?
Author: 0 Who will the be the Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback in 2018?

Perhaps their two most important positions on offense, however, will have to be filled. As with Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater , Keenum is slated to become a free agent in March. I think he is. So for him to even get to that point to where he was - to be able to come out and practice and compete and get in a game, it was a true credit to him.

World Music legend Elton John confirms he will quit touring after global farewell
Author: 0 Music legend Elton John confirms he will quit touring after global farewell

The 70-year-old entertainer made the announcement at a news conference at YouTube's headquarters in New York City. "Obviously I work - but the work will get less and less and I'll spend more time with my children growing up". His The Million Dollar Piano residency in Las Vegas kicked off in 2011 and will continue until May this year. His children will be 10 and 8 when he stops and he hoped he might be able to take them to soccer practice.

World 'These weasels.' Bank of America gets ripped online for killing free accounts
Author: 0 'These weasels.' Bank of America gets ripped online for killing free accounts

The policy went into effect this month for all remaining eBanking customers. To understand the impact of the fee, some broke the numbers down over time . Since Brian Moynihan became Bank of America's chief executive in 2010, the bank has shrunk its product offerings and reduced the number of its branches, focusing on increasing its urban presence while shuttering its less profitable, rural locations.

World Several Americans Killed, Wounded In Kabul Hotel Attack
Author: 0 Several Americans Killed, Wounded In Kabul Hotel Attack

The shooters were connected to the Taliban-allied Haqqani network, the Afghan Interior Ministry said. A deadly siege on a luxury hotel in Afghanistan ended Sunday after nearly 12 hours of fighting between security forces and the attackers, leaving nine people dead, including four attackers, the Interior Ministry said.

World FIA in Islamabad stops Rao Anwar from leaving country
Author: 0 FIA in Islamabad stops Rao Anwar from leaving country

Karachi Bar Association (KBA) on Tuesday condemned the "extra-judicial murder" of 27-year-old Naqeebullah Mehsud allegedly by the suspended Malir SSP Rao Anwar. Dozens of families have come forward since the killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud, 27, to claim that Rao Anwar and his lieutenants murdered their relatives over a 10-year reign in the biggest policing district of Karachi , Pakistan's business capital.

Author: 0 Haqqani militant killed by drone strike in Pakistan

Two missiles were fired from the drone at the house in Speen Thall area on the confluence of borders between Hangu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Orakzai agency. Two suspected militants were killed on January 17 in drone attacks near Pak Afghan border. Relations between Washington and Islamabad have frayed over the past weeks, with the United States accusing Pakistan of providing safe havens for militants.

World Milwaukee Bucks were reportedly interested in Kemba Walker
Author: 0 Milwaukee Bucks were reportedly interested in Kemba Walker

Monday, they held off the Sacramento Kings 112-107 at Spectrum Center after leading by as many as 20 points to a rebuilding team with just 13 victories this season. There are only two All-Star players on the Cavaliers team that they could consider trading for someone like Walker. Also, we've been asking about players.

World European Union removes Panama and seven other jurisdictions from its 'tax haven blacklist'
Author: 0 European Union removes Panama and seven other jurisdictions from its 'tax haven blacklist'

The move prompted an outcry from lawmakers and activists. Ministers from the 28 member states met in Brussels and removed eight countries including Korea from the list of tax non-cooperative jurisdictions. EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici last week accused several European countries including Ireland, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Malta and Cyprus of being tax policy "black holes" and promised to pressure them to change their ways.

World Mom misdiagnosed with flu battles unsafe flesh-eating virus
Author: 0 Mom misdiagnosed with flu battles unsafe flesh-eating virus

She immediately was rushed into the first of what would be at least seven surgeries, according to a GoFundMe page raising money for treatment and recovery costs not covered by insurance. Among the major contributing factors to the mortality of patients infected with the bacteria include misdiagnosis, old age, and diabetes. The wounded skin may also become red or purple in color.

World Unemployment in IN remains lower than the national rate
Author: 0 Unemployment in IN remains lower than the national rate

Nebraska Labor Commissioner John Albin says 2017 was a strong year for nonfarm jobs. Even with the rise, however, Colorado appeared likely to notch or tie a record low jobless rate during 2017, with a preliminary figure of 2.6 percent. Employment remained essentially unchanged in the other 37 states. In South Carolina, Fairfield County had the highest unemployment rate last month at 9.5 percent.

World RJD to appeal against CBI court order on Lalu: Tejashwi
Author: 0 RJD to appeal against CBI court order on Lalu: Tejashwi

A special CBI court in Ranchi found RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav guilty in a case associated with the Fodder Scam on Wednesday. Lalu Prasad has already been found guilty in two cases by the special CBI court in Ranchi , and is now lodged in a jail there. The fodder scam - exposed in 1996 - involved around Rs 1,000 crore being embezzled from the state exchequer for the purchase of fictitious medicines and fodder for cattle between 1990 and 1997.

World South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78
Author: 0 South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Masekela for his exceptional contribution to music and the struggle against apartheid in South Africa . In our first conversation from 2011, which hasn't been aired before, Masekela speaks candidly about growing up during the rise of apartheid, and ponders what South Africa could have been if it hadn't crumbled under white authoritarian rule.

World Best Memes of the Philadelphia Eagles Humiliating the Minnesota Vikings
Author: 0 Best Memes of the Philadelphia Eagles Humiliating the Minnesota Vikings

The fans are awesome", All-Pro tackle Lane Johnson said. "It's disappointing to lose, but we're going to try to figure out every possible way how we can improve". The possibility of the team being the first to play in a Super Bowl at its home stadium also disappeared. It ultimately doesn't matter to me because I love my team that much.

World Greta Gerwig Nabs Best Director Oscar Nomination With 'Lady Bird'
Author: 0 Greta Gerwig Nabs Best Director Oscar Nomination With 'Lady Bird'

The Academy Awards seemed to respond to allegations in recent years that the ceremony is "too white and too male". This is published unedited from the PTI feed . It includes a picture of actress Saoirse Ronan as " Lady Bird ". Just two weeks after Natalie Portman criticized the lack of female directors recognized at the Golden Globes , the Academy answered with a more diverse array of nominees.

Author: 0 Star India gets IPL to change match timings for 11th edition

The IPL governing council decided has chose to prepone the evening games from 8 pm to 7 pm. Speaking to reporters after the IPL GC meeting, chairman Rajeev Shukla said that the committee had come to the conclusion only after consulting the broadcasters.

World Wenger Provides Aubameyang Transfer Update
Author: 0 Wenger Provides Aubameyang Transfer Update

The Gabonese worldwide has scored thirteen goals for Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga this season and has scored one-hundred and fourty-one goals in all competitions during his four and a half year stint at the club. In a surprise update last month, though, both Aubameyang and Borussia Dortmund confirmed that the African hitman had extended his deal at the Westfalenstadion until 2021.

World Indonesia looks to United States to relax limits on its special forces
Author: 0 Indonesia looks to United States to relax limits on its special forces

During the press conference, Mattis repeatedly used the term Indo-Pacific in place of Asia-Pacific. Joseph Felter, the top USA defense official on Southeast Asia, said the Pentagon sees "real value and potential in working with Kopassus as a partner in counterterrorism", if the State Department were to loosen restrictions.

World Prosecutors want 21 months in prison for Rand Paul's attacker
Author: 0 Prosecutors want 21 months in prison for Rand Paul's attacker

On Nov. 3, 2017, Boucher reportedly saw Paul stack brush onto a pile near his property and "had enough", according to Friday's announcement from the U.S. "Dr. Boucher is very meticulous about that. Sen". The document said Paul "did not see the attack coming until the last second, and was unable to brace for the impact".

World Russia Bans 'Death Of Stalin' Film Only Days Before Premiere
Author: 0 Russia Bans 'Death Of Stalin' Film Only Days Before Premiere

The Russian release of British comedy film The Death of Stalin has been shelved following a screening before senior figures on Monday night. This prompted a wave of protests from conservative figures, although it received good reviews in Russian broadsheets.

World Ugandan President: 'I Love Trump' For Speaking 'Frankly' About Africa
Author: 0 Ugandan President: 'I Love Trump' For Speaking 'Frankly' About Africa

Earlier, a horde of African nations, as well as western countries and global organizations condemned Trump's alleged words, which he himself flatly denied. Museveni's backing of Trump fell in flawless line with his country's reluctance to condemn the White House over its new policy for Jerusalem. Trump caused an uproar in the liberal media after The Washington Post quoted Trump as saying countries like Haiti, El Salvador, and some countries in Africa were " shithole countries " from ...

World Storm Georgina - Orange weather warning for Tipperary
Author: 0 Storm Georgina - Orange weather warning for Tipperary

While there is also a Yellow Rain Warning for counties Donegal , Galway , Leitrim , Mayo , Sligo and Clare . Storm Georgina has passed over Ireland but two yellow weather warnings remain, and motorists are being urged to drive with extreme care.

World Hawaii governor forgot Twitter password to correct false missile alert
Author: 0 Hawaii governor forgot Twitter password to correct false missile alert

Ige's social media accounts are managed by his staff. Spokesperson Cindy McMillan said Friday that the governor had to track her down before he could post. But it took the governor almost 20 minutes to inform citizens via Twitter that "there is NO missile threat" - while authorities didn't respond until 40 minutes after the initial alert.

World Philippine Volcano Erupts, Causing 56000 To Flee
Author: 0 Philippine Volcano Erupts, Causing 56000 To Flee

In 1991, Mount Pinatubo in the northern Philippines exploded in one of the biggest volcanic eruptions of the 20th century, killing about 800 people, covering entire towns and cities in ash and partly prompting the US government to abandon its vast air and naval bases on the main northern Luzon island.

World White House Seems To Support Releasing Secret Congressional Memo
Author: 0 White House Seems To Support Releasing Secret Congressional Memo

While InfoWars says the document they published "serves as the basis" for the memo, it is being presented online as the memo conservatives have been clamoring to be released for a week. The memo reportedly focuses on the Democrat-funded dossier, which contains salacious allegations about President Trump that he's dismissed as phony, and information about a surveillance warrant taken out under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act against Trump campaign aide Carter Page in 2016.

World Abortion foes rally at Capitol
Author: 0 Abortion foes rally at Capitol

Forty-five years ago on January 22 the U.S. Supreme Court declared abortion on demand legal across the nation. Among the notable laws was one in OH to outlaw abortions of fetuses diagnosed with. Even though states such as Colorado and OR have no legal restrictions on abortions, Marist Poll's "Americans' Opinions On Abortions" data indicates that 12 percent of Americans think abortion should be available to a woman any time during her pregnancy.

World All Your Technology Is Infected With A Security Bug
Author: 0 All Your Technology Is Infected With A Security Bug

The advisory applies to systems powered by Intel's previous generations of chips , including Broadwell, Haswell, Coffee Lake, Kaby Lake, Skylake, and Ivy Bridge families. Last week, Shenoy wrote that Intel had issued patches for 90 percent of its CPUs made over the last five years. Lawsuits predicably followed as the chipmaker, along with almost every other major tech company, frantically pushed out updates to patch the vulnerability.

World 22 killed in vehicle bomb attack in Libya
Author: 0 22 killed in vehicle bomb attack in Libya

The second, larger blast went off around 10 to 15 minutes across the street later as security and other emergency officials were on the scene. Following the arrival of ambulances, a second vehicle bomb exploded in the same location. The twin explosions shattered the relative calm that had recently returned to Libya's second city, scene of more than three years of warfare from 2014 until late last year.

World Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet vote yes to end government shutdown
Author: 0 Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet vote yes to end government shutdown

The House approved the measure later Monday in a 266-150 vote. He said that President Trump , on the other hand, is a big victor, because he didn't have to give up anything in order to get past the government shutdown. As the party in control of both Congress and the White House, Republicans failed when they could not pass a spending bill. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer offered to fund part of President Donald Trump's wall in exchange for DACA protections as part of the ...

World Blast near Save the Children in Afghanistan's Jalalabad
Author: 0 Blast near Save the Children in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

No details were available on casualties except for the 11 wounded people, who had been taken to local hospitals soon after the attack was launched. "Clashes between insurgents and security force members are ongoing", Tolo News quoted Attaullah Khoghyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor as saying.

World Central Intelligence Agency warns North Korea 'will not rest' with nuclear tests
Author: 0 Central Intelligence Agency warns North Korea 'will not rest' with nuclear tests

Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute , Pompeo also said a key risk of allowing North Korea to develop its nuclear and missile program was proliferation to other countries. A massive movement of North Korean soldiers, apparently preparing for a grand parade to mark the new military founding anniversary, has been captured by a commercial satellite, a USA broadcaster reported Wednesday.

World The Case for School Choice in 2018
Author: 0 The Case for School Choice in 2018

Even though she saved money, she would never have been able to afford the private school without the scholarship, she said. However, Network for Public Education founder Phyllis Bush outlined the common objections to school choice, writing in that it creates two separate school systems, one "for those who can afford quality choices" while the other "an underfunded, separate-but-unequal road" institution.

World European Union confirms new sanctions on seven senior Venezuela officials
Author: 0 European Union confirms new sanctions on seven senior Venezuela officials

Elections were set to take place in December 2018, but the ruling socialist party feared that external support for the right-wing opposition coalition could over the coming months strengthen the anti-government movement. The opposition plans to hold primaries to choose a candidate, but the hasty presidential vote may make that tricky. The White House said the order targeted people whose actions undermined democratic processes or institutions, had committed acts of violence or abuse of ...

World Naomi Parker Fraley, the real Rosie the Riveter, has died at 96
Author: 0 Naomi Parker Fraley, the real Rosie the Riveter, has died at 96

The New York Times obituary says that Naomi Parker was born August 26, 1921, the third of eight children. Scholar James J. Kimble, an associate professor at Seton Hall University in New Jersey, had also been researching "Rosie's" true identity and zeroed in on Fraley.

World Britain's easyJet secures revenue boost from faltering rivals
Author: 0 Britain's easyJet secures revenue boost from faltering rivals

Revenue per seat jumped 6.6 per cent while the cost per seat dropped by 3.3 per cent. It was the first trading update under new boss Johan Lundgren, though performance was largely chalked up to weaker competition. In addition to this, the company possesses a thoroughly robust balance sheet with £357m in net cash at the end of Q1. Nicholas Hyett, an equity analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown said conditions "finally" seem to be easing in the short haul market.

World Years After Roe v. Wade: The Battle for Abortion Access Continues
Author: 0 Years After Roe v. Wade: The Battle for Abortion Access Continues

Bishop Anthony Taylor wrote that while Rutledge has "good anti-abortion credentials", she was not an appropriate March for Life speaker. Twenty-six states prohibit policies sold under Obamacare from covering abortions, and 11 of those go so far as to prevent all private insurers from offering abortion coverage.

World Marshall County High School Shooting: Scanner Audio
Author: 0 Marshall County High School Shooting: Scanner Audio

We have crews at the high school gathering information. Parents will be able to reunite with their children in the cafeteria of Stafford Elementary School, Italy ISD superintendent Lee Joffre said. School officials say they can not comment on disciplinary actions involving students. The school district of about 600 students is located near the center of Italy, a town of about 2,000 people that dubs itself "The Biggest Little Town In Texas".

World Senator Cardin on Ending Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Senator Cardin on Ending Government Shutdown

The White House on Saturday refused to negotiate on immigration issues until the government reopened. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is now on the record promising a vote to protect the immigrants, known as DREAMers, but promises can easily be broken, especially in McConnell's case.

World Could You Pass the Mental Test Trump Took?
Author: 0 Could You Pass the Mental Test Trump Took?

Jackson said between diet and exercise, the president was more keen on the dieting, "but we're going to be doing both". It was February, 16, 2017, less than a month into the presidency of Donald Trump . White House leaks about Trump's odd verbal repetitions and staff accounts included in " Fire and Fury " have Americans, from average middle-class voters to trained psychologists, concerned about Trump's mental fitness for office.

World Twitter's Anthony Noto leaves to join SoFi
Author: 0 Twitter's Anthony Noto leaves to join SoFi

If there was one person at Twitter who was more important than co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey, it was COO Anthony Noto . "I am immensely proud of our team and the key milestones we achieved during my time at the company". Noto was formerly a banker at Goldman Sachs , and has long wanted to be a CEO, according to Recode . Twitter shares are down about 1.2 percent to $23.36 Monday.

World Members of European Parliament condemn Turkish attack on Afrin
Author: 0 Members of European Parliament condemn Turkish attack on Afrin

In statement released Sunday, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), denied it was to blame for the attack on Reyhanli. France called for an emergency UN Security Council meeting to discuss the developments there and urged Turkish authorities "to act with restraint in a context where the humanitarian situation is deteriorating in several regions of Syria ".

World End to shutdown in sight as Senate breaks Dem filibuster
Author: 0 End to shutdown in sight as Senate breaks Dem filibuster

Democrats want protections for Dreamers, per an Obama-era executive order that prevented deportation of undocumented immigrants who illegally arrived in the United States as minors. The White House said his planned trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week was in flux because of the standoff. The impasse, the first of its kind since 2013, cast a huge shadow over the first anniversary on Saturday of President Donald Trump's inauguration.

World Stormy Daniels' Instagram account mysteriously goes offline
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' Instagram account mysteriously goes offline

Trump's lawyer, Cohen, has denied there was an affair and gave the Wall Street Journal a statement allegedly from Daniels denying that she received " hush money ". Here is what we know about the allegation that an adult-film star reportedly was paid to remain silent about a sexual relationship with Donald Trump before he was president.

World La Mesa High School Student Slammed by Police Officer
Author: 0 La Mesa High School Student Slammed by Police Officer

Officers were called into the school when a 17-year-old student, who had been suspended, refused to leave, the chief of the La Mesa police, Walt Vasquez said in a statement. Blake described the student involved in the incident as a classmate who has been a kind and sweet girl in the four years she has known her. The incident at Helix Charter High School in La Mesa, California , last week sparked outrage when video footage of the altercation went viral.

World Tripura marks Netaji's birth anniversary with massive procession
Author: 0 Tripura marks Netaji's birth anniversary with massive procession

We have requested the prime minister that the true history of the Indian freedom struggle must be documented and published. Banerjee took to twitter saying, "Remembering Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary". The chief minister also paid tributes to Western Odisha's noted freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai. A striking sand art on Netaji was showcased along with paintings on the great leader in an exhibition organized by Odisha Lalit Kala Academy at the museum.