• Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar for Bangladesh
Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar for Bangladesh

Rakhine is a site of frequent clashes between Myanmar's Muslims and Buddhists. In recent months, efforts by extremists to recruit and train villagers in northern Rakhine have been exposed, causing concern for the government over the spread of radicalization among the populace.

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  • Protecting against West Nile Virus
Protecting against West Nile Virus

Park says you can contract West Nile through a mosquito bite, and that it's a good idea to wear a long-sleeve shirt or top, long trousers and close-toed shoes. As of Tuesday, the Agricultural Experiment Station had tested 148,154 mosquitoes from 91 trapping sites throughout the state and had found 55 mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus .

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  • Teenager caught trying to smuggle tiger cub from Mexico to US
Teenager caught trying to smuggle tiger cub from Mexico to US

Wednesday at the Otay Mesa border crossing. A California adolescent accused of pirating a Bengal tiger into the United States told a judge Thursday that he purchased the creature in the city of Tijuana , Mexico , where a few of the imperiled creatures have been detected for the current year.

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  • Belgian soldiers shoot dead man who attacked them with knife in Brussels
Belgian soldiers shoot dead man who attacked them with knife in Brussels

Federal Police spokesman Jonathan Pfunde also confirmed some details of the incident and said the attacker had been "neutralized". Experts said Daesh terrorist group, responsible for seven of the 10 deadliest attacks since 2012, is now encouraging its followers to use knives and vehicles over firearms and explosives.

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  • Miguel Cabrera throws punch at Yankees catcher as wild brawl erupts
Miguel Cabrera throws punch at Yankees catcher as wild brawl erupts

After the game, Girardi laid the blame for the chaos squarely at the feet of the umpires, who he said sowed the seeds of the conflict by attempting - and failing - to eject some antagonists while leaving others in the game. The good news for the Yankees is that with Boston's loss to Cleveland their deficit in the AL East race stayed at 4.5 games,...

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  • Ex-PM 'flees Thailand' ahead of trial verdict (Third Lead)
Ex-PM 'flees Thailand' ahead of trial verdict (Third Lead)

Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said Friday that security forces did not allow her to leave and are checking possible routes she may have used if she did. Hundreds of her supporters had gathered outside the court on Friday where about 4,000 police had been deployed. Yingluck - ousted by a military coup in 2014 - had been barred from leaving T...

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  • Venezuela:
Venezuela: "Those who doubt shall leave the armed forces", warned Maduro

He said Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will not attend the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations , scheduled for next month. "We will not stand by as Venezuela crumbles ", Pence said. "Those who doubt shall leave the armed forces immediately", warned Thursday the president of venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, in warning aga...

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  • Charlottesville City Council Meeting Goes Wild
Charlottesville City Council Meeting Goes Wild

Residents attending the meeting took the council members to task for the way the city handled the rally of white nationalists earlier this month. That fighting went on largely uninterrupted by authorities, until the event was declared an unlawful assembly and the crowd was forced to disperse.

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  • For Civilians Trapped In Raqqa, Offensive Against ISIS Presents New Dangers
For Civilians Trapped In Raqqa, Offensive Against ISIS Presents New Dangers

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters backed by US-led coalition warplanes, has retaken 60 percent of Raqa from the jihadists. The US-led coalition had launched an operation to push IS out of Raqqa on June 6. "I have seen the reports of increased civilian casualties, and it is probably logical to assume ...

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  • Right to privacy Supreme Court's verdict facilitates LGBT Section 377
Right to privacy Supreme Court's verdict facilitates LGBT Section 377

Before pronouncing the judgement, the CJI said that among the nine judges some of them have authored different orders. Let's take a glance at the salient features. This question on the constitutional status of privacy as a fundamental right of an Indian citizen had perplexed the Indian lawmakers since long. On July 26, the Centre had told the...

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  • Yemenis hold large rallies in Sana'a against deadly Saudi air raid
Yemenis hold large rallies in Sana'a against deadly Saudi air raid

However, Fahd Marhab, head of the Umrah hospital , said there were no wounded and that all the people in the hotel were killed, claiming they were mostly civilians. "By 2017, the number of raids per month is three times higher than previous year, and the armed clashes reported each month have more than doubled", said the deputy secretary-general...

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  • 'Best ever' GCSE results for Hans Price Academy students
'Best ever' GCSE results for Hans Price Academy students

Elliott Jones achieved four A*s and a grade 8 in English Literature. Among the school's top performers were Roxana Bali, Caitlin Drinkwater and Rosie Bennett, who all achieved six A or A* grades and top grades in English and maths. "This is projected to put PACA in the top 5 per cent nationally of similar schools". The School is thrilled that wel...

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  • Charleston Mayor: One shot, hostages being held by 'disgruntled employee'
Charleston Mayor: One shot, hostages being held by 'disgruntled employee'

King Street has been "blocked to motorist & pedestrian traffic" due to an " active shooter in [the] 400 block of King", the Charleston Police Department said via Twitter, adding that people should avoid the area. Witnesses say the gunman let diners, waitresses and some kitchen staff out of the restaurant. Dispatchers say a weapon is involve...

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  • Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq, says it's unconstitutional
Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq, says it's unconstitutional

He described the judgment as the "beginning of a new epoch for women to live with self-respect". In recent years in India there have been many cases triple Talaka, when men declared their wives divorce three times. Asking the government to enact a new law without harming the Sharia, she hoped that a new legislation will be brought without any pre...

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  • Kaepernick's protest is gaining support while he's still out of a job
Kaepernick's protest is gaining support while he's still out of a job

The former football star came under heavy criticism for kneeling during the national anthem a year ago and remains unsigned by any team. Now a free agent, Kaepernick has not been signed by any National Football League team. The New York Times reported that various groups rallied in support of Kaepernick. Then Green launched into a passio...

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  • More gold medals for Vietnam in cycling, shooting
More gold medals for Vietnam in cycling, shooting

Rifda was declared the gold victor in the balance beam with 13.125 points following a protest over the scoring by Indonesia. His coach, Samson Co, said it was supposed to be a walk in the park, an easy ride to the gold, but he committed a grave blunder in the first few stretch of his performance that cost him precious points.

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  • US State Department issues new warning to Americans traveling to Mexico
US State Department issues new warning to Americans traveling to Mexico

The State Department further said that the Baja California Sur has dealt with a high rate of homicides. "While most of these homicides appeared to be targeted, criminal organization assassinations, turf battles between criminal groups have resulted in violent crime in areas frequented by USA citizens", the warning continued.

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  • Quake hits Italian island, buildings collapse
Quake hits Italian island, buildings collapse

The head of the financial police on the island said it was Ciro who helped save Mattias, pushing him under the bed. At the hospital emergency room entrance, his parents awaited his arrival, his mother, who is five months pregnant, sitting in a wheel chair alongside his father, whose hand was bandaged from a fracture.

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  • What is the European Court of Justice and what is Britain's position?
What is the European Court of Justice and what is Britain's position?

In the past few weeks Theresa May's government has released a deluge of Brexit "position papers" on everything from trade, to the Northern Ireland border, to the future role of European courts in the UK. Speaking ahead of the paper's release, a Department for Exiting the EU (DEXEU) spokesman said it is in the interests of both the United King...

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  • Supreme Court's triple talaq verdict is a job half done
Supreme Court's triple talaq verdict is a job half done

It has thus been struck down in effect. Five judges of different faiths - Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice Kurian Joseph , Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman , Justice Uday Umesh Lalit and Justice S Abdul Nazeer - heard the case over five days from May 12 to May 18.

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  • Natural disaster strikes Italian island of Ischia, killing at least one
Natural disaster strikes Italian island of Ischia, killing at least one

Il momento in cui Mattias è rinato. Tourists are leaving the island as quickly as possible out of fear of aftershocks, some on special ferries made available. As of late August 22, Italian authorities had not released the names of the two women who died. The quake came two days before the first anniversary of the devastating 6.2-magnitude tremor ...

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  • Secret Services clears unattended package at White House
Secret Services clears unattended package at White House

Lafayette Square, across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House were forbidden for pedestrian entry too. The incident began at about 1:15 p.m. ET on Tuesday when reporters at the White House were told that the presidential complex had been put on lockdown.

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  • Steubenville courthouse shooter identified as father of convicted YSU player
Steubenville courthouse shooter identified as father of convicted YSU player

A nearby probation officer also stepped in, pulling a weapon. An Ohio judge whose judicial colleague was shot outside a courthouse says the attack had to be intended because people know where judges park. Steubenville City Manager James Mavromatis said that he believes the judge is now in stable condition. Steubenville city manager James Mavrom...

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  • Finnish court names knife attack suspect Abderrahman Mechkah
Finnish court names knife attack suspect Abderrahman Mechkah

Detectives said he came to Finland as an asylum seeker in 2016. The Finnish intelligence agency SUPO said meanwhile that police authorities in southwestern Finland had received a tip early this year that Mechkah "had been radicalised and showed interest in extremist ideologies".

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  • Donald Trump is Rapidly Depleting the Secret Service's Budget
Donald Trump is Rapidly Depleting the Secret Service's Budget

The federal law enforcement agency has already hit its limits for agent salaries and overtime after just a few months of protecting Trump, his family and his homes. As a result of this, the Secret Service doesn't have the necessary funds for hundreds of agents needed for a protective mission, the newspaper reports.

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  • Russia: Knife-wielding man attacks pedestrians in Surgut, eight injured
Russia: Knife-wielding man attacks pedestrians in Surgut, eight injured

Today, eight people were stabbed by an armed man in Russian Federation. According to the committee, the attacker was killed by security forces, who had immediately arrived at the scene. The city of Surgut lies 2,100 kilometres (1,330 miles) northeast of Moscow. Regional authorities are assisting the injured, of whom two are in critical condit...

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  • Trump Infrastructure Push Rolls Back Environment Rules
Trump Infrastructure Push Rolls Back Environment Rules

The executive order will set "a two-year goal for completion of the permitting process" but with "accountability and discipline". The president said the executive order was preceded by briefings regarding the nation's infrastructure agenda and discussions related to the delivery of world-class infrastructure for which the US previously was kn...

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  • Venezuela government allies seize legislative powers
Venezuela government allies seize legislative powers

The move triggered further worldwide condemnation from the dozens of countries that have already criticized the creation of the all-powerful assembly as an undemocratic power grab by Maduro. “They were obligated to come here and subordinate the Assembly to the Constituent, ” Rodriguez said later during a radio interview. Former attorney general...

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  • Leeds United striker set to join Burnley 'within the next 48 hours'
Leeds United striker set to join Burnley 'within the next 48 hours'

The New Zealand worldwide had two years left on his existing deal but was not the highest paid player at the club, despite scoring 30 goals last season. The New Zealand global striker revealed on social networking site Twitter before the match that talks with a club in the Premier League are going on.

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  • Lawmakers look into removal of Confederate statues from public spaces
Lawmakers look into removal of Confederate statues from public spaces

The Capitol's Statuary Hall Collection, which is determined by states, houses 12 Confederate statues, The Washington Post noted . About 10 statues in the Capitol's Statuary Hall are of men who served as Confederate soldiers or politicians.

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  • Derailed train kills 22, injures over 70 in India
Derailed train kills 22, injures over 70 in India

The death toll is expected to rise. A lawmaker from Muzaffarnagar , Sanjeev Balyan, who reached the spot, told media he saw few bodies. "Many people are injured and trapped inside". Railways spokesman Anil Saxena said he could not confirm the number of casualties but said at least five carriages derailed. Indian railway minister Suresh Prabhu sa...

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  • 24-Year-Old Man Arrested In Killing Of Three Girls
24-Year-Old Man Arrested In Killing Of Three Girls

Antonio Shareek Williams, 25, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of the three girls in Prince George's County. Williams is the brother of Withers and a cousin of the other two girls. The three girls had suffered multiple stab wounds. Prince George's County police identifie...

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  • Indian govt team to visit China border areas
Indian govt team to visit China border areas

We feel that such incidents are not in the interests of either side. "As we have said peace and tranquility in the border area is pre requisite for the smooth transition". These data are shared every three months. Assam is now reeling under devastating floods which have left 133 dead so far. The hydrological data received from China helps India t...

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  • Statue of USA judge behind racist ruling removed
Statue of USA judge behind racist ruling removed

It is still unclear when the statue will be removed from state house grounds, and what will happen to it. He advocated for slavery, thought black people were inherently inferior to the white race and was the Chief Justice presiding over the 1857 Dred Scott decision .

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  • Wife of Bay Area terror attack victim speaks out
Wife of Bay Area terror attack victim speaks out

Jared Tucker was one of the 14 people killed in Thursday's terror attacks in Spain, his family said. "We have a fishing trip planned on the 30th, a wedding to go to on the 2nd of September and it's just hard to understand that none of that is ever going to happen".

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