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Rohingya refugees drown fleeing Myanmar

Rohingya refugees drown fleeing Myanmar Myanmar's military has been carrying out sweeps for militants, with residents reporting that security forces were torching villages. There have also been reports that security forces burning the villages and attacking the Rohingya minorities, who have already faced bloody persecution under the Myanmar government for several years . [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S9 rumors suggest a 'disappointing' spec list

Samsung Galaxy S9 rumors suggest a 'disappointing' spec list From a distance, the LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy S8 have certain similar design traits. The V30 looks a lot like the Galaxy S8 + in terms of design, with a metal frame and a glass back and front. It also has a 13-megapixel wide-angle lens with a 120-degree field of view and no OIS, and with a dual-camera setup you can achieve the bokeh effect. [Full Article...]

UK, Japan urge Chinese pressure on North Korea

May's first trip to Japan as premier comes amid fears among Japanese companies operating in Britain that they will lose money when it exits the EU. The leaders of Britain and Japan have once again urged China to play a larger role in pressuring North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons development. [Full Article...]

LG V30 is a contender for 2017's sexiest smartphone

LG V30 is a contender for 2017's sexiest smartphone The only drawback with the LG G6 was the older Snapdragon 821 chipset, but the V30 comes with a much better Snapdragon 835 SoC. The latest smartphone in the V-series comes with superior features and specifications over the previous V10 and V20. [Full Article...]

Six Family Members, Including 4 Children, Presumed Dead In Harvey Floods

Six Family Members, Including 4 Children, Presumed Dead In Harvey Floods The van went nose-first into the Green Bayou and was swept away by the rushing waters. The driver of the van and the children's great-uncle, Sammy Saldivar, managed to get out the van by swimming out of a half-open window. For now, all the Saldivar family can do is grieve and comfort their surviving relative. A chaplain and medical examiner were at the scene on Wednesday, as family members wai... [Full Article...]

Trump insists Mexico will pay for border wall

Trump insists Mexico will pay for border wall At a rally last week in Phoenix, Trump told supporters, "If we have to close down our government , we're building that wall", and that "one way or the other, we're going to get that wall". "I think this is separate", he said at a news conference. He said he hoped it wouldn't happen, but declined to rule it out. 'We still haven't received any response, ' an unnamed representative said. [Full Article...]

Building Collapses In Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar, 40 feared Trapped

Building Collapses In Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar, 40 feared Trapped The playschool was scheduled to open at 10 a.m., two hours after the building collapse. "We are extending all help to the people", said local Congress MLA Amin Patel. A Mumbai Police official said the area near the building has been cordoned off. The IMD has forecast "heavy to very heavy rains in the entire coastal Konkan belt including Mumbai " with wet weather conditions likely to persist... [Full Article...]

Mumbai 5 storey building collapse: 7 dead, many feared trapped

Mumbai 5 storey building collapse: 7 dead, many feared trapped At least 11 people have died and 24 others have been rescued after a building collapse in Mumbai . A meeting would be held with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to chalk out an action plan to rehabilitate those living in dilapidated buildings. [Full Article...]

Venus celebrates 20 years at US Open, awaits Serena return

Venus celebrates 20 years at US Open, awaits Serena return Who will win the US Open titles this year? "She played unbelievable. She played well, served well, competed well". "For me, I'm just going on the court, practicing, preparing, and recovering and playing the match", Williams said. Czech Karolina Pliskova, who currently sits at the top of the rankings, said: " I think it's very open now for those eight players, not for everybody. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey Described As 'Unprecedented' By National Weather Service

Hurricane Harvey Described As 'Unprecedented' By National Weather Service The National Weather Service in Seattle tried to put the amount of rain falling in Texas into perspective for folks from the Pacific Northwest, who would presume to understand a thing or two about wet weather. Although the record has already been broken, the area is still experiencing more rainfall. Houston usually gets about 50 inches of rain a year. Almost all major watersheds in Harris Coun... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey Described As 'Unprecedented' By National Weather Service

Hurricane Harvey Described As 'Unprecedented' By National Weather Service The National Weather Service in Seattle tried to put the amount of rain falling in Texas into perspective for folks from the Pacific Northwest, who would presume to understand a thing or two about wet weather. Although the record has already been broken, the area is still experiencing more rainfall. Houston usually gets about 50 inches of rain a year. Almost all major watersheds in Harris Coun... [Full Article...]

Free parking during Eid Al Adha; Dubai braces for huge visitor influx

Free parking during Eid Al Adha; Dubai braces for huge visitor influx This declared Friday, Sept 1 as a regular holiday throughout the country. In his message for the Muslim holiday Eid'l Adha , the President stressed that the Filipino people must be united to achieve "genuine and lasting" peace, especially amid the affliction and strife in Mindanao. [Full Article...]

Harvey may succeed where OPEC has struggled by boosting oil prices: Russell

Harvey may succeed where OPEC has struggled by boosting oil prices: Russell That meant at least 3.65 million barrels per day (bpd) of refining capacity was offline, or 19.6 percent of total US capacity, based on company reports and Reuters estimates. Refinery plants process crude oil and turn it into usable products like gasoline and jet fuel. US West Texas Intermediate crude edged down $0.13 or 0.3 percent, to $46.44 a barrel. [Full Article...]

Jaitley says Chidambaram doesn't understand objective of demonetisation

Jaitley says Chidambaram doesn't understand objective of demonetisation Economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg tweeted, "With RBI disclosing the numbers of returned notes today and the measure having been successfully implemented, debate should be over". "People are now compelled to deposit their money into the banks". "There has been significant expansion of direct and indirect tax base. The quantum of cash into the system must come down", he said. [Full Article...]

Texas' Sanctuary City Ban Blocked by Federal Judge

Texas' Sanctuary City Ban Blocked by Federal Judge A federal judge in San Antonio on Wednesday blocked key provisions of the Texas law that imposes a ban on the so-called sanctuary cities two days before it was set to take effect. Judge Garcia said that by prohibiting local officials from declining a detainer request, the law also prohibited officials from questioning whether there was probable cause to support the detainer requested. [Full Article...]

Super Meat Boy Forever is coming to Android in 2018

Super Meat Boy Forever is coming to Android in 2018 Check out the debut trailer below for your fix in meaty goodness. It's been many, many years since Super Meat Boy released on every platform known to man. Beat a level, it ranks up, next time you play it you get a harder version of that level. Also if that isn't enough, there is a Dark World with extremely hard levels for those of you that like that sort of thing. [Full Article...]

Frank Ocean Debuts New Song 'Provider'

Frank Ocean Debuts New Song 'Provider' The actual song itself begins as a shuffle led by a keyboard tone that Ocean's used liberally in the past year, then the beat drops out and we enter a more impressionistic passage, and finally a trappier beat brings us on home. The radio show's choice curation included the Philadelphia indie bands Japanese Breakfast ("Machinist") and rising Atlanta rapper Sahbabii ("Marsupial Superstars"), and he ... [Full Article...]

Republicans Will Let America Burn While Holding Out for Tax Cuts

Republicans Will Let America Burn While Holding Out for Tax Cuts She said Trump's relationship with Tillerson was "very strong" and that Cohn was committed to working on tax reform . Thus, despite his promises to workers, President Trump's tax plan would increase inequality by prioritizing those who are already doing best. [Full Article...]

President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana

President Trump Approves Emergency Declaration for Louisiana Harvey, which remains a tropical storm, is expected to make its way across central Louisiana later this week. "In all likelihood, the worst has yet to come for us in Louisiana", Edwards said. "We want to be as generous as we can, to help them the way they helped us over the last 12 years", Edwards said. Trump's emergency declaration on Monday initially covers five parishes in southwest Louisia... [Full Article...]

This could be the most important 'Game of Thrones' Season 8 alliance

This could be the most important 'Game of Thrones' Season 8 alliance The idea that Isaac Hempstead Wright's Three-Eyed Raven and Vladimir Furdik's White Walker head honcho might somehow be linked has recently become one of the biggest theories in the Game of Thrones fandom. In terms of how or if Bran will help bring Jon Snow (Kit Harington)-who was recently revealed to be Aegon Targaryen, the rightful heir to Westeros-to the Iron Throne , Hempstead-Wright ad... [Full Article...]


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