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by | November 27, 2016 | 12:47

The law denies the Rohingya rights to Myanmar nationality, removes their freedom of movement, access to education and services, and allows arbitrary confiscation of property. Vivian Tan, a press officer for the United Nations agency, said McKissick was "recounting what different sources, including new arrivals, have told him about the conditions they fled" and added the reports were "very worrying".

by | November 27, 2016 | 12:44

As Cuba's leader over the next 40-plus years, Castro answered to no one and allowed no challenge to his authority. Castro continued to taunt United States presidents for a half-century, frustrating all of Washington's attempts to contain him.

by | November 26, 2016 | 11:31

Medical teams were dispatched to provide first aid near the site, while more seriously injured victims were transported to hospital in Kanpur , a police official said. 20, 2016. "Prayers with those injured in the tragic train accident". Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated he was "anguished beyond words" and declared that the families of the victims would receive 200,000 rupees as compensation.

by | November 26, 2016 | 11:23

BJP members also came into the aisles and raised slogans supporting Modi to counter the Opposition onslaught against the government and the Prime Minister. Members of nearly all the Opposition parties trooped to the well of the Rajya Sabha demanding an apology from him. PM also pointed out that civic bodies had benefited hugely by the demonetisation move.

by | November 24, 2016 | 00:53

Britain will need to borrow £122 billion more over the next five years than it expected before voters chose to leave the European Union in June, Hammond said . Over the weekend, May announced fresh investment in research and development, hiking it by £2 billion annually until 2020. This will focus on innovation and infrastructure and aims to improve the country's productivity, which "significantly lags behind Germany and the USA", he said.

by | November 23, 2016 | 11:40

Middle school students, for example, were asked to look at the homepage of Slate .com and identify content as news or ads. The study covered students from middle school through college, and 82 percent of middle school students could not distinguish between ad-labeled sponsored content and a real news story.

by | November 23, 2016 | 11:43

Released in Canada, some senior members of the Parliament of Canada attended the launch event. A source close to Purple Pebbles Productions tells us that PC will soon collaborate with Vashu Bhagnani to produce a Telugu film. Directed by Karaan Guliani, written by Amberdeep Singh and produced by Priyanka Chopra , Dr Madhu Chopra and Deepshikha Deshmukh, " Sarvann " is all set to hit the screens this Lohri.

by | November 21, 2016 | 03:07

A world that is a peaceful home for the people belonging to diverse religions, caste, colour and respect to each other's belief. Reuven Rivlin, president of Israel while speaking at the inaugural session of 12th edition of CII Agro Tech 2016 here today said, "During my visit to India, I learned a new Hindi word called Jugaad.

by | November 19, 2016 | 07:21

Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson, who left the network after unwanted sexual advances from former Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, is speaking out about her terrifying past with sexual assault. Kelly said her harassment by Ailes started verbally, and that she wrote it off at first. "Have you ever seen Roger Ailes when he's unhappy?" He told her to strip down to her lingerie and dance for him and then asked her to perform a sex act.

by | November 19, 2016 | 07:19

On Saturday, the Colombian government and Marxist rebels signed a modified peace accord that puts tougher conditions on the guerrilla group known as FARC . Colombia's government on Monday made the second final peace deal with the FARC rebel group public six weeks after voters rejected the initial pact.

by | November 19, 2016 | 07:21

On Saturday, the Colombian government and Marxist rebels signed a modified peace accord that puts tougher conditions on the guerrilla group known as FARC . Colombia's government on Monday made the second final peace deal with the FARC rebel group public six weeks after voters rejected the initial pact.

by | November 18, 2016 | 07:56

Last December, the world basically hibernated to Netflix docuseries " Making a Murderer " and now everyone's talking about the release of Brendan Dassey. He's pursuing his own appeal. In August Duffin ruled that Dassey was tricked into confessing he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, to rape, kill and mutilate Halbach.

by | November 18, 2016 | 07:51

This is one of those years. Clinton also obliquely criticized President-elect Donald Trump. He's the fifth person to win the presidency this way . From the founders onward, the American presidential election system has been based on a state-by-state system of electors, chosen by the people of that state, who in turn choose the president.

by | November 18, 2016 | 07:50

In October 2015, an 85-year-old Montana woman died of her wounds after an attack by a black bear at her rural home. The incident is the first bear attack in modern Maryland history. A healthy 50-pound cub was found in a nearby tree by wildlife officials who responded to the scene. Authorities believe this is the first bear attack on record in the state.

by | November 18, 2016 | 07:50

If India lose the series against England, Pakistan have an opportunity to reclaim the no. 1 Test ranking they had briefly held following Australia's loss in Sri Lanka. First day's play washed out. . Pakistan: TV: PTV Sports . Pakistan will take a merciless attitude into the two-Test series, intent on keeping their foot on the hosts' throat if they eke an early advantage.

by | November 17, 2016 | 06:56

Both victims had declared "pre-existing medical conditions" in paper work before they went into the water, said the company's chief executive, Scotty Garden. "Passions of Paradise had a lookout on the beach, another on the boat and two snorkel guides in the water". Mr Garden said he was satisfied with how the Passions of Paradise guides had responded.

by | November 17, 2016 | 06:57

President Barack Obama is getting a crash course in Greek mythology and antiquity at the Acropolis Museum in Athens . Minor clashes broke out in Athens today as left-wing demonstrators protesting a visit by President Barack Obama tried to break a police cordon and were repelled with tear gas.

by | November 17, 2016 | 06:56

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg restated NATO's stance on Russian Federation following President-elect Donald Trump's pledge for normalization of relations and joint cooperation during a phone call Monday with their President Vladimir Putin.

by | November 16, 2016 | 00:42

Lashing out at the Prime Minister for "taking refuge in histrionics and falsehoods to cover up his failure in managing demonetisation", Amarinder said contrary to Modi's claims, poor of the country were suffering the most from the move. In his informal assessment after Trump's win, Modi, who met political leaders at a dinner hosted by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, said there was no reason to apprehend any dramatic change in bilateral relations.

by | November 16, 2016 | 00:40

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court refused to stay its notification demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes but told it to reduce the inconvenience of the people, saying "you can not have surgical strike" against them. Kapil Sibal of the Congress Party made this strong allegation when he said, "Out of the roughly 16,000 crore rupees in the market, the government hopes to see 10,000 crores placed in the banks".

by | November 16, 2016 | 00:40

But the biggest concerns are about whether the new United States leader will cozy up, as some fear, to hard-line leaders including Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and even Syria's Bashar al-Assad. "We face the greatest challenges to our security in a generation". And the United States has significantly strengthened its commitment to European security, deploying a new armored brigade to eastern Europe and delivering equipment and supplies to support ...

by | November 16, 2016 | 00:31

Mr Dale said he had been having flashbacks since the crash. "Where's Dane?", but all he could see was Chinnery's boot where he had been sitting. "It was like walking out of a war zone", he said. "It's prolonging the agony, but I think if you're doing my job part of the responsibility is to understand their (relatives') frustration and to go back to the authorities and explain how they're feeling but also to explain to them (families) why it's a hard job and why it's not something that can be ...

by | November 15, 2016 | 05:29

Emily Peterson later told the Boston Globe that after Sam was born at 1:39 a.m. So even though Ronan was born after Samuel, he is on paper at least the older twin. "I said, "I only had an epidural, so I know I shouldn't be seeing things", she said". "It's the first time I have ever seen this in over 40 years of nursing", said Deb Totten, a maternity nurse at Cape Cod Hospital , where the boys were born.

by | November 13, 2016 | 02:59

And Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wrote to Comey saying the action may have violated the law. Goodlatte said that Comey was not responsive to specific questions. "Don't be the one that's trying to sway an election 10 days beforehand". At this point, it appears Abedin herself doesn't know what investigators will discover.

by | November 13, 2016 | 02:57

Clinton conceded the race at an event in New York City Wednesday morning. Margot Gerster, while on a hiking trip with her daughter, randomly ran into former Secretary of State Hillary and former President Bill Clinton! A NY woman was one of them and was heartbroken since the result came out so to keep her mind off it, she chose to go for a hike.

by | November 13, 2016 | 02:56

Download the ABC7 News App and get alerts when the races are called " The polls I don't think were that far off, but they all happened to be off in the same direction", explained political analyst Melinda Jackson. And, shortly before noon, she asked her supporters to do the same. In remarks that bore no ill will nor negativity to the president-elect or the often caustic campaign, Clinton spoke of the vibrant diversity and creativity that defined her electoral base and espoused the values of ...

by | November 12, 2016 | 05:19

For months, Latino groups in the Valley have been speaking out against Donald Trump's immigration policies. These are the feelings Maria Ibarra expressed today after learning about Donald Trump's victory. Those undocumented immigrants likely to face the immediate impact of Trump's victory expressed shock and dismay Wednesday morning. "The DACA beneficiaries have been some of the most active and vocal advocates for immigration reform", Nowrasteh said.

by | November 12, 2016 | 05:17

The state committees will submit on-ground reports to a central committee which has been directed to oversee the implementation of NGT's orders. The NGT's order follows a slew of petitions after pollution reached hazardous levels in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR) after Diwali.

by | November 12, 2016 | 05:16

Wood bills herself as "the gold standard of body language experts". I would advise Trump as president-elect to publicly support a pre-emptive presidential pardon for Clinton - but not because I believe any crime was committed for which she needs to be pardoned.

by | November 12, 2016 | 05:20

While the operative word for BJP is that demonetisation has hit those who have hoarded black money, the same party was singing a different tune when UPA government pushed for a similar move in 2014. "Amit Shah, who is making wild claims about the ill-thought decision of his party's central government to withdraw Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 currency notes will do well to once again see his party's own stand of January 2014, about the same decision".