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Sep 29 2017

At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh

In the past 48 hours, about 2,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh by boat, fleeing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Nikki Haley told an open meeting of the U....

Sep 29 2017

Qatar Airways Orders More 777-300ERs, Outlines Future Cargo Plans

Qatar Airways announced Tuesday it has placed an order worth more than $2 billion for six Boeing planes, which it said reflected the airline's continued expansion in t...

Sep 29 2017

Kids shot with unsecured gun found at babysitter's home expected to survive

The other boy -who was shot in the face - is in a stable condition at the Children's Hospital of MI, reported the Detroit Free Press . Police recovered weapons from ...

Sep 29 2017

Turkey and Russian Federation back territorial integrity of Iraq and Syria

Russian Federation and Turkey, together with Iran, are now working on setting up de-escalation zones in Syria that are credited with having helped reduce fighting. "The n...

Sep 29 2017

It Sequel Gets An Official Release Date (So Hide Your Children)

It wasn't a question whether "It" would get a sequel or not. A date which is not trivial since it corresponds at the same time as Ca is released this year and as it h...

Sep 29 2017

How a Canadian regional jet could spark a ruinous trade war

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the US values its relationships with Canada, but even the closest allies of the United States must play by the rules. She added: "A re...

Sep 29 2017

Tom Price 'Regrets' Chartering Flights at Taxpayer Expense

Price's announcement came a day after President Donald Trump said he was unhappy with his health chief's expensive habit of using private planes instead of commercial ...

Sep 29 2017

United Nations watchdog warns firms operating on Israel settlements

Israel maintains civil and military control of the entirety of Area C, which makes up roughly 60% of the West Bank, and control of all the borders. Since coming to powe...

Sep 29 2017

Aston Martin's next luxury vehicle is a submarine

Aston Martin Consulting, an offshoot of the Aston Martin automotive design studio has designed a submarine that will actually be built in a strictly limited number for...

Sep 29 2017

Four college basketball assistants charged in fraud case

Evans was retained and elevated to associate head coach by current Oklahoma State head coach Mike Boynton, a former USC player and assistant coach. Evans, who has been ...

Sep 29 2017

140 pro-independence websites shut down in Catalonia

The operation was to "place electoral material in custody" on the orders of the Catalan Prosecutor's office so that it could not be used in the Catalan independence re...

Sep 29 2017

The EPA is Spending $25000 on a Soundproof Booth for Scott Pruitt

An EPA spokeswoman said the EPA's SCIF needed to be updated, so they opted for this more advanced option from Acoustical Solutions . The governor's office confirmed ...

Sep 29 2017

ISIS leader heard alive, talking about North Korea in new recording

At one point, the man believed to be Baghdadi, is heard talking about North Korean threats against Japan and the United States, Reuters reported . The date on which th...

Sep 29 2017

Donald Trump Repeats False Claim That GOP Senator Was 'In The Hospital'

UCLA Professor Mark Peterson expressed doubt that insurance prices would be reduced by selling across state lines because insurers would still be subject to ACA regul...

Sep 29 2017

Fugitive former Thai PM believed to have gone into hiding in Dubai

She has not been seen in public or made any statement since failing to appear in court last month. She faced negligence charges over her government's handling of rice d...

Sep 29 2017

Lawmakers push, punch each other in Ugandan parliament

The speaker suspended one ruling party legislator for. Removing the presidential age barrier in the country, which now stands at 75, would allow for 73-year-old Museven...

Sep 28 2017

Immigrants' Social Media Use Will Be Surveilled by Feds

A DHS document published on September 18 and recently spotted by Buzzfeed says the government will broaden its collection of online data in a month. citizens who comm...

Sep 28 2017

Trump, Spanish PM Rajoy say they oppose Catalonia independence bid

President Donald Trump is offering USA support and prayers for those affected by a deadly attack last month in Spain. The region of Catalonia, which includes Barcelon...

Sep 28 2017

Indonesia Rises in the Global Competitiveness Index

Switzerland , Singapore and the U.S. occupy the top three spots, while Yemen ranks 138th. The Global Competitiveness Report competitiveness ranking is based on the Glob...

Sep 28 2017

White House defends Trump over National Football League row

Later that day, Trump signaled his approval of players and owners standing arm-in-arm on the field during the national anthem, and again criticized the act of kneeling: "...