• Archbishop Desmond Tutu urges Suu Kyi to speak up over Rohingya crisis
Archbishop Desmond Tutu urges Suu Kyi to speak up over Rohingya crisis

In a letter Tutu told his "dearly beloved younger sister" that "the images we are seeing of the suffering of the Rohingya fill us with pain and dread". The Rohingya have been subject to communal violence by extremist Buddhists for years, forcing large groups of Muslims to take perilous journeys and seek refuge in Bangladesh and other neighbouring...

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  • Amazon announces plans for second HQ, looks to be wooed
Amazon announces plans for second HQ, looks to be wooed

Bezos and U.S. President Donald Trump aren't exactly fans of one another, and setting up a second headquarters with all the capabilities of the first just over the Canadian border could give Bezos additional political leverage. Urban or suburban locations with the potential to attract and retain strong technical talent . Other possibilities, i...

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  • Clinton Reveals The Decision She 'Regrets The Most' In New Memoir
Clinton Reveals The Decision She 'Regrets The Most' In New Memoir

It was my campaign. With each finger pointing toward Donald Trump , Bernie Sanders , and even the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, she is doing nothing but showering them with compliments for their strength, or at least enough power to bring her to her demise.

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  • Europe's Top Court Backs Intel's Appeal of Antitrust Fine
Europe's Top Court Backs Intel's Appeal of Antitrust Fine

The EU's top court on Wednesday ordered a lower court to reconsider its rejection of an appeal by USA chip giant Intel against one of the EU's biggest-ever fines for breaking competition rules. The ruling could be limited to the facts of the Intel case (involving rebates and payments between companies) and have less impact on factually unrelate...

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  • Analyzing North Korea: What could happen next?
Analyzing North Korea: What could happen next?

He also noted, "I've never seen anyone in my life have that much power". "I think that's a great connection for anyone in the world..." Rodman, if you'll recall, enjoys a unusual affinity with Kim, even choosing to ignore the dictator's brutality to the people under his rule, people who know him told the Chicago Tribune .

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  • Trump Vows 'Great Detail' on Tax Reform in Next 2 Weeks
Trump Vows 'Great Detail' on Tax Reform in Next 2 Weeks

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum echoed sentiments made by the president, saying that a simplified tax code would help taxpayers and stimulate business growth. Her only would-be opponent thus far, Republican state Sen. Greg Hodur, a former chairman of the state Democratic party, wrote in an indignant letter to the editor published by the Fargo Foru...

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  • Facebook sold ads to Russian-linked accounts during election
Facebook sold ads to Russian-linked accounts during election

However, the ads focused on "divisive social and political messages" about hot-button topics including LGBT rights, race issues, immigration and gun rights. "We know we need to remain watchful to keep in front of individuals who attempt to abuse our stage", Mr Stamos composed. Earlier this year, Facebook announced technology improvements to detec...

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  • Pennsylvania police respond to red balloons tied to sewer grates
Pennsylvania police respond to red balloons tied to sewer grates

Lately, there have been a lot of unusual things happening and they all stem from Stephen King's terrifying novel. They also gave those who haven't seen the trailers for the upcoming film advice to watch the previews "with a friend or coworker with all the lights on and the sound down low", warning viewers by using the movie's tagline "You'll ...

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  • US Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Fischer Resigns
US Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Fischer Resigns

In view of the replacement of USA economic leadership planned by President Donald Trump, however, the likelihood that Fischer would be appointed was brought into question. Former Board of Governors member Daniel Tarullo stepped down in April. "We commend Stanley Fischer for his years of dedicated public service, and we wish him well in his return...

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  • Commissioner Tasks Super Eagles On Standard
Commissioner Tasks Super Eagles On Standard

Nigeria have nine points from three matches in Group B in Africa zone qualifying, while Cameroon remain on two points. Already, a Nigerian businessman, Aka Udofia has offered the Super Eagles to reward $20,000 for every goal scored in Monday's 2018 World Cup qualifer against Cameroon's Indomitable Lions in Yaounde.

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  • Kono urges China, Russia to up pressure on N. Korea
Kono urges China, Russia to up pressure on N. Korea

Now that Bannon is gone, those surrounding Trump, especially three key former high-ranking USA generals, one being his new White House chief of staff, will have the challenge of trying to introduce a sense of reality in the president's dubious mind.

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  • Trump, Moon agree to boost South Korean missile capabilities
Trump, Moon agree to boost South Korean missile capabilities

The South Korean government, based on its alliance with the United States, is fully prepared to make responses to any North Korean threats and would not budge an inch at all in protecting the people's lives and national security. Japan and South Korea said it was around 10 times more powerful than the tremor picked up after the last test a year ago...

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  • Top performers from the Appalachian State game
Top performers from the Appalachian State game

The Bulldog defense, which finished the half by holding the Mountaineers to 190 yards of total offense, held once again to set up Georgia's next score. While Eason was being treated for a left knee injury, Jake Fromm completed 8 of his first 11 passes for 109 yards and a touchdown in leading Georgia to three straight first-half touchdown dr...

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  • Wildfire Near Burbank Destroys Thousands of Acres, Forces Evacuations
Wildfire Near Burbank Destroys Thousands of Acres, Forces Evacuations

High winds created spot fires near the 210 Freeway and LAFD attempted to prevent the fire from hopping the freeway, anticipating it would burn at least 2,000 acres if it happened. However, no injuries have been reported yet. Firefighters move against a monster wildfire Saturday on a hillside in Burbank, Calif., that prompted mandatory and volunta...

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  • BRICS: Xi calls for holistic approach to counter terrorism
BRICS: Xi calls for holistic approach to counter terrorism

President Jacob Zuma is packing for China, where he and a high-profile delegation - from the finance minister to the cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister - will attend the Brics summit in Xiamen City. BRICS is an global platform comprising emerging economies for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Modi understood C...

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  • Gas Prices Are Going Way Up in Mississauga
Gas Prices Are Going Way Up in Mississauga

The online gas price monitoring site essencemontreal.com is showing the $1.35 price in several Montreal neighbourhoods, including Ahuntsic, Villeray, Saint-Henri, Saint-Léonard and downtown. Average Canadian gasoline prices are set to soar this weekend after already jumping almost 10 cents per litre since Hurricane Harvey roared ashore in Texas a...

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  • Manufacturing industry output pushes to four-month high
Manufacturing industry output pushes to four-month high

The index for new export orders was also revised down to 51.3 from a flash reading of 52.2. China's factories have continued their rebound, with activity expanding at a faster than expected pace while new orders have hit a three-year high.

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  • IAEA: Iran Complying With Nuclear Deal
IAEA: Iran Complying With Nuclear Deal

The Iranian president referred to the Friday statements by US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley who urged the IAEA to request access to Iranian military sites, in what is regarded as an attempt by the US to undermine the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

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  • Merkel Opens Door to Diesel Lawsuits as Election Rival Attacks
Merkel Opens Door to Diesel Lawsuits as Election Rival Attacks

Her party also excluded forming a coalition with far-left Die Linke party, she added, noting that the "Social Democrats lack this clarity". "The head of government has to act and I did", she added". In Paris, meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron prepared to host a summit of Europe's "big four" continental powers including Germany , as wel...

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  • Robust Canadian growth boosts chances of rate hike as some eye Sept
Robust Canadian growth boosts chances of rate hike as some eye Sept

It is the pace of expansion the fastest in a little over two years. The rate surpassed analyst expectations, which called for an increase of 2.7 per cent. Even with the expected upward revision, GDP growth is still falling short of the optimistic goals President Donald Trump hopes to achieve through tax cuts, regulatory relief and tougher enfor...

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