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According to the United Nations estimates , over 3,79,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state and arrived in Bangladesh since the militants' attacks on Myanmar security forces on August 25 sparked a major military backlash. Haley called Monday's meeting "productive" but voiced alarm at the lack of progress on the ground. Myanmar says the crackdown is a response to last month's deadly attacks on police by militants in the northern state and denies it is targeting civilians.
  • United Nations chief, Trump call for change in United Nations bureaucracy

    United Nations chief, Trump call for change in United Nations bureaucracy

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    They were encouraged when he criticized a landmark 2015 agreement created to allow Iran to pursue a nuclear energy and research program but prevent it from producing a nuclear weapon. Trump more recently has praised a pair of unanimous U.N. Security Council votes to tighten sanctions on North Korea over its continued nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests .
  • Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi

    Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi

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    The activists are among the most progressive and vocal protesters and their tactics are not widely employed at similar events nationwide. Dozens of protesters marched into her event in San Francisco , her hometown, showing their displeasure over her recent meetings with President Donald Trump over the program that protects young immigrants from deportation.
  • Race: Shock Hamilton win after first-lap drama

    Race: Shock Hamilton win after first-lap drama

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    Hamilton, who started only fifth and had claimed that he needed a miracle to win, led every lap of a chaotic race which saw the safety vehicle deployed on three occasions. "It couldn't be a more ideal scenario, really, for us", Hamilton said. Hamilton stayed left, picking his spot, avoiding any danger as he moved into the lead.
  • US Opens First Military Base In Israel

    US Opens First Military Base In Israel

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    Dozens of U.S. Air Force soldiers will be based at the new facility, which Haimovitch said would allow both Israel and the U.S.to "improve our defense, in discovery and interception, and in preparedness". The opening of the base comes a week after a new Iron Dome anti-missile battery became operational. Several dozen United States service-members will be stationed at Bislach, Haimovich said, adding that the process of setting up the American station went smoothly thanks to the close, cordial ...
  • Maria now a category 3 hurricane with 120 mph winds

    Maria now a category 3 hurricane with 120 mph winds

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    A tropical storm watch has been issued for Nassau and Suffolk counties as Category 1 Hurricane Jose churns north through the Atlantic Ocean. Hurricane advisories continued to extend across Caribbean islands battered by Irma as the storm approaches.
  • Father Charged With Murder In Deaths Of 3 Children

    Father Charged With Murder In Deaths Of 3 Children

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    The 33-year-old West Sacramento resident's three children were found dead in an apartment last week. As of now, Robert Hodges is being held in custody with an arraignment scheduled for today, Monday, September 18. Deputy public defender Ron Johnson, who represented Hodges, did not immediately return a telephone message seeking comment. "We have not yet determined if we intend to seek the death penalty", Reisig said at a news conference.
  • Yesudas gets nod to enter Padma temple

    Yesudas gets nod to enter Padma temple

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    The letter has not mentioned the specific date on which the singer wants to visit the temple. The administrative committee of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple on Monday made a decision to allow singer K J Yesudas, a Christian who has affirmed his faith in the Hindu religion, to enter the temple.
  • Lewis Hamilton extends F1 championship lead as Sebastian Vettel crashes

    Lewis Hamilton extends F1 championship lead as Sebastian Vettel crashes

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    Mercedes-AMG F1's Lewis Hamilton won the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, consolidating his lead for world championship title. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . A stewards' inquiry later cleared Vettel, Raikkonen and Verstappen but it was clear who was the happiest in the Silver Arrows' garage. At the same time , vehicle 5 which had a slower start, moved to the left hand side of the track; auto 33 and vehicle 7 then collided resulting in a chain ...
  • US Investigators Wiretapped Paul Manafort Before and After 2016 Election

    US Investigators Wiretapped Paul Manafort Before and After 2016 Election

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    CNN said it was "unclear whether Trump himself was picked up on the surveillance" and, according to two of the network's three sources, the wiretaps on Mr. In July, the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided Manafort's home just after he spoke with Senate staffers regarding potential Russian interference in the 2016 election.
  • Rosneft Tightens Ties in Iraqi Kurdistan With Pipeline Talks

    Rosneft Tightens Ties in Iraqi Kurdistan With Pipeline Talks

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    The phone call comes just a week before a controversial referendum on independence is due to be held in northern Iraq on September 25. Yet the continued battle between local armed forces and Islamic State , which has sapped state funds in recent years, raises risks for investors.
  • RCS confirm Israel start

    RCS confirm Israel start

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    The opening time trial will be 10.1 kilometres, while the second stage is 167 kilometres and the third 226. Logistically holding the first three days in Israel means the Giro caravan faces a 1,106 mile, or a six-hour flight, to the south of Italy.
  • Man charged with murder in Avalon

    Man charged with murder in Avalon

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    Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman whose body was found in the affluent Sydney Northern Beaches suburb of Avalon. A woman has been found dead suspected of being stabbed inside her Sydney northern beaches home on Monday morning.
  • Who loves a parade? Trump wants to showcase military might

    Who loves a parade? Trump wants to showcase military might

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    Trump reminisced about how much he enjoyed watching France's military parade in Paris on Bastille Day in July. In remarks alongside Macron during a NY trip to the United Nations, Trump marveled at the "military might" on display in Paris for Bastille Day and said seeing the parade inspired him to do something similar in the US.
  • Trump Pushes Widespread Reform at the UN During Special Forum

    Trump Pushes Widespread Reform at the UN During Special Forum

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    He then said he was considering ordering up a similar spectacle for Pennsylvania Avenue, potentially as soon as next year. Trump's comments, however, did not mention an expansion of the UN Security Council. Instead, U.S. foreign policy is being driven nearly exclusively by the small group of current and former military men Mr. Trump has appointed to his cabinet.
  • Hillary Clinton hints legal challenge to 2016 election results

    Hillary Clinton hints legal challenge to 2016 election results

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    She was then pushed by interviewer Terry Gross about whether she could still challenge the result. Gross went on to ask , "What would be the means to challenge it, if you thought it should be challenged?" Hillary Clinton said she would not rule out questioning the legitimacy of the 2016 presidential election between her and Donald Trump if it's revealed that Russian interference goes further than now known.
  • Trump Makes First Speech to UN General Assembly This Week

    Trump Makes First Speech to UN General Assembly This Week

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    Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Mr. Guterres said someone recently asked him what kept him awake at night - bureaucracy, was the simple answer. He will then join Vice President Mike Pence for a working dinner with Latin American leaders later Monday evening. Trump's call for strengthening United Nations whistleblower protections came despite his frequent heavy-handed criticism of the leaks that have beset his administration.
  • The Iran Deal May Live After All

    The Iran Deal May Live After All

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    Trump has declared the deal a disaster and there are growing signs that next month he may declare that he thinks Iran has broken its promises - opening the way to new US sanctions. "You'll see what I'm going to be doing very shortly in October", Mr Trump said. In exchange for Tehran rolling back its atomic program, the U.S. and other world powers agreed to suspend wide-ranging oil, trade and financial penalties that had choked the Iranian economy.
  • Rights group urges new Myanmar sanctions over Rohingya crisis

    Rights group urges new Myanmar sanctions over Rohingya crisis

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    Ayub is far from alone in his point of view. Rohingya Muslim refugees wait after crossing the border in Gundum, Bangladesh. "I rushed to the spot and found people crying over the dead body of a child", said Ponir. Bangladesh, which is already host to more than 400,000 Rohingya said it will not accept any more refugees, despite an appeal by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for Dhaka to allow Rohingya to seek safety.