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World Media Diplomatic Push to Ease Sufferings of Myanmar's Rohingyas
Author: 0 Diplomatic Push to Ease Sufferings of Myanmar's Rohingyas

Indonesia has the world's largest population of Muslims and there have been several anti-Myanmar protests in Jakarta and the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur this week. "Prime Minister Modi and Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi meet in Myanmar , discuss further cementing of India-Myanmar relations", PMO tweeted. However, Ms Suu Kyi has become defensive when asked about state-sponsored violence against the Rohingyas.

World Media Governor Greg Abbott to visit Harvey relief site in Beaumont
Author: 0 Governor Greg Abbott to visit Harvey relief site in Beaumont

Greg Abbott has said there's a need for more than $ 125 billion . Harvey's torrential rain, devastating winds and widespread flooding have so far cost at least 39 lives, driven over one million people to evacuate their homes in Texas and caused extensive destruction that will likely make it one of the costliest storms in US history.

World Media Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes
Author: 0 Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

Speaking after US officials ordered Russia to vacate diplomatic premises in several American cities, Putin said he would order the Russian foreign ministry to take legal action over alleged violations of Russia's property rights. He also faulted South Korea for its "talk of appeasement ". While the Kremlin had ordered the U.S.to cut its embassy staff numbers to 455 to achieve parity, Russian Federation "reserves the right" to demand further reductions, he said.

World Media Tracking the Tropics 9/6/2017: Latest on Irma, Jose, Katia
Author: 0 Tracking the Tropics 9/6/2017: Latest on Irma, Jose, Katia

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, Tropical Storm Jose had maximum sustained wind of 70 miles per hour and may become a hurricane by the afternoon. The storm is centered about 105 miles (165 kilometers) east of Tampico, Mexico, and is moving east-southeast near 2 mph (4 kph).

World Media Protest Disrupts Charlottesville Vote on Removal of Confederate Statue
Author: 0 Protest Disrupts Charlottesville Vote on Removal of Confederate Statue

Lee . Charlottesville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to move the Stonewall Jackson statue from Justice Park pending successful law suits. The resolution passed by the city council on Tuesday calls for the Jackson statue to be removed "in a manner that preserves the integrity of the sculpture" and to be sold or transferred to an entity that preferably would display it in an educational, historic or artistic context.

World Media Immigration challenge from Trump puts Congress on the spot
Author: 0 Immigration challenge from Trump puts Congress on the spot

But if the group decides to vote against the bill it could exacerbate tensions among House Republicans and raise the specter that the bill could pass without a majority of the majority party - violating an informal rule that House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., had pledged to adhere to when he became speaker in 2015.

World Media Army chief says be ready for two-front war
Author: 0 Army chief says be ready for two-front war

He did not agree with the view that nuclear arms would act an absolute deterrent for any war. The Army chief said, Pakistan could take "advantage" when India is engaged with China. Referring to China, the Army Chief stated that India has to be "prepared" for situations like its northern adversary taking over swathes of Indian territory and testing its limits, which may "gradually emerge into conflicts".

World Media Blue Whale Challenge: 22-Year-Old Survivor From Puducherry Shares Terrifying Details
Author: 0 Blue Whale Challenge: 22-Year-Old Survivor From Puducherry Shares Terrifying Details

A doctor said she was out of danger but has been kept in ICU for examination of her vital organs and added that she was depressed. The police have also been instructed to conduct frequent checking at Cyber Cafes and their computer systems for availability of any link/website (from Internet Search History) pertaining to various online games like - Blue Whale Challenge, A Quiet House, A Silent House, A Sea of Whales, Wake Me Up at 4:20 AM and take immediate steps to remove those links and ...

World Media Britain's May says Beijing should increase pressure on N. Korea
Author: 0 Britain's May says Beijing should increase pressure on N. Korea

During their dinner, May and Abe discussed North Korea's missile launch and agreed to cooperate in urging China to step up pressure on the North, according to Japan's Foreign Ministry. The president of the European Commission says North Korea's latest nuclear test compels the global community to unite in swift and decisive reaction.

World Media Teen Susepcted of Starting Massive Wildfire in Oregon, Forces Evacuations
Author: 0 Teen Susepcted of Starting Massive Wildfire in Oregon, Forces Evacuations

Officials also upgraded all Level 1 (GET READY) notices to Level 2 (GET SET.) Level 2 notices now cover all areas north of Wa Na Pa to the Columbia River . The Jolly Mountain fire, near Cle Elum, Roslyn and Ronald, grew to almost 21,000 acres Monday, with more than 1,000 people evacuated. A fire started by kids playing with fireworks is destroying forests and famous OR locations along the Columbia River .

World Media Joy Behar, Sarah Huckabee Sanders clash over Trump on The View
Author: 0 Joy Behar, Sarah Huckabee Sanders clash over Trump on The View

Mike Huckabee (R), said on ABC's " The View ". Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. "We need to get back to a little bit less editorial comments from the media and a little bit more fact delivering to the American people", Sanders told the show's co-hosts.

World Media Jay-Z gets crowd to sing happy birthday to Beyoncé
Author: 0 Jay-Z gets crowd to sing happy birthday to Beyoncé

According to United States reports , the rapper said: "Beautiful Bey is in the house tonight". Today is Queen B's 36th birthday and aside from having one of the most impressive musical careers of her generation, Beyonce has amassed friends and millions of fans alike.

World Media North Korea's actions demand 'unified response' says NATO
Author: 0 North Korea's actions demand 'unified response' says NATO

China has officially banned the export of materials to North Korea that could be used for nuclear tests and missile launches, but has failed to effectively crack down on smuggling. NATO said the threat posed by the North demanded a "unified response" from the global community. China is intensifying its crackdown on refugees fleeing North Korea, a new report says, and it cuts to the core of why Beijing is reluctant to end economic ties to Kim Jong Un's brutal police state .

World Media Putin lashes out at USA, says Donald Trump 'is not my bride'
Author: 0 Putin lashes out at USA, says Donald Trump 'is not my bride'

Speaking after US officials ordered Russia to vacate diplomatic premises in several American cities, Putin said he would order the Russian foreign ministry to take legal action over alleged violations of Russia's property rights. "He also highlighted that a complex settlement of the nuclear and other problems of the Korean Peninsula could be achieved exclusively by political and diplomatic means", Peskov said.

World Media Bad blood over Obamacare fight lingers as US Congress returns
Author: 0 Bad blood over Obamacare fight lingers as US Congress returns

Alexander and his Republican colleagues, and later echoed by insurance commissioners. I especially appreciate the leadership of Senator Patty Murray, who is co-leading this effort, and of Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler, who has been a stalwart advocate for Washington consumers and will testify today on our state's success implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

World Media 17 people died in road accidents per hour in India a year ago
Author: 0 17 people died in road accidents per hour in India a year ago

The report also noted that 1.8% of the people killed were using their mobile phones while driving, and held this behaviour responsible for causing the accident. Around 83% of the people killed in accidents belonged to the working age group of 18-60 years. The report says 13 states accounted for 86 per cent of accidents.

World Media With Irma Already Looming, Another Tropical Storm Forms in the Atlantic
Author: 0 With Irma Already Looming, Another Tropical Storm Forms in the Atlantic

In the meantime, the category 5 hurricane, Irma , is moving closer to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) with winds of 180mph, with higher gusts. The eye passed over St. Tropical Depression 13 is trying to organize into a tropical storm off the coast of Mexico. It had maximum sustained winds of 180 miles per hour and was moving west at 14 miles per hour.

World Media Syrian government has used sarin gas on civilians
Author: 0 Syrian government has used sarin gas on civilians

The U.N. investigators found that 33 chemical attacks had taken place during the civil war. "Government forces continued the pattern of using chemical weapons against civilians in opposition-held areas", read the United Nations report .

World Media Russia-linked Facebook accounts stoked U.S. divisions
Author: 0 Russia-linked Facebook accounts stoked U.S. divisions

The social network discovered roughly $100,000 in ad buys between June 2015 and May 2017 "associated with roughly 3,000 ads" and connected to almost 500 affiliated fake accounts. election to help elect Trump, including by using paid social media trolls to spread fake news meant to influence public opinion. "In many ways, massive coordinated propaganda campaigns are just another form of election interference".

World Media Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea

A White House provided readout of Trump's call with South Korean President Moon Jae-In hinted that the announcement was forthcoming. "The recent self-defence measures by my country, DPRK, are a "gift package" addressed to none other than the U.S".

World Media Missing Alexandria teen found safe, 3 arrested in connection with disappearance
Author: 0 Missing Alexandria teen found safe, 3 arrested in connection with disappearance

Friends of Block's interviewed by police said they saw her with two teenagers and a man in his 30s who was balding or had closely-shaven hair, according to a news release from Police Chief Richard Wyffels. 'God answers prayers!' she said. Her family told police that Block disappeared without her phone, keys and a backpack she normally carried. When she returned home, Jasmine was gone, but her belongings were still in the home.

World Media Tropical Storm Katia forms in southern Gulf of Mexico
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Katia forms in southern Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Katia became the third named storm now in the Atlantic on Wednesday, joining Irma and Jose. The system, about 80 miles (125 KM) east of Tampico, Mexico with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour (55 km/hour), could drift eastward and southward in the next couple of days, the NHC added.

World Media Schumer, Pelosi urge bipartisan cooperation on Harvey aid and debt ceiling
Author: 0 Schumer, Pelosi urge bipartisan cooperation on Harvey aid and debt ceiling

Trump met with Congressional leadership earlier Wednesday to discuss the issues along with other legislative matters. They added that because Republicans are having "difficulty in finding the votes for their plan", Democrats believe their offer will give "a bipartisan path forward to ensure prompt delivery of Harvey aid as well as avoiding a default, while both sides work together to address government funding, DREAMers, and health care".

World Media Dorchester County is prepping for potential impacts from Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Dorchester County is prepping for potential impacts from Hurricane Irma

Whereas, I have been advised that Hurricane Irma, and the associated wind , heavy rain, flash flooding, and severe weather, to include tornadoes, may pose a significant threat to the State of SC and requires that the State take timely precautions to protect property, critical infrastructure, communities, and the general safety and welfare of the people of this State.

World Media Disturbance at Kansas prison draws multiple agencies
Author: 0 Disturbance at Kansas prison draws multiple agencies

Corrections officials say, at one point, inmates were throwing rocks at one another. According to a tweet from the Kansas Organization of State Employees, buildings at the facility were burning and some of the inmates had acquired weapons.

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