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Global aid group Doctors Without Borders said its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Myanmar's security forces. Another nine percent were reported burned alive inside houses, while five percent died from fatal beatings. MSF's number includes at least 730 children under the age of five.
  • Could remains found in Montana be missing Skelton boys?

    Could remains found in Montana be missing Skelton boys?

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    A box containing the remains was discovered by a cleaning crew that was contracted to clean up the rental property after its tenant was evicted the week before in late September. Skelton is now serving a 10-15 year prison sentence. John Skelton had the boys on Thanksgiving day in 2010 and was suppose to return them back to their mother, Tanya Zuvers the following day, but never did.
  • U.S. negotiator says direct diplomacy needed on North Korea

    U.S. negotiator says direct diplomacy needed on North Korea

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    That figure is about 40 per cent of the North's estimated total daily oil consumption of 16,000 barrels, itself a drop in the ocean compared to South Korea's consumption in 2016 of 2.6 million barrels a day. He also called for cooperation in carrying out the Security Council reform that Japan has been seeking for years. "We have to see the effects of sanctions on life in North Korea", a former Japanese diplomat, who asked not to be identified, told Reuters .
  • Omarosa: 5 Things To Know About The Resigned White House Official

    Omarosa: 5 Things To Know About The Resigned White House Official

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    Kelly became angry, and had her escorted from the building. Appparently, other members of the Trump administration were sent to the Public Liaison office because they were not a good fit elsewhere. "People have always been unsure what she did at the White House", the former official said, adding that people inside the White House had been openly wondering "what value she brought" to the operation.
  • President, first lady's official White House Christmas portrait released

    President, first lady's official White House Christmas portrait released

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    Melania Trump and her husband, President Donald Trump , wished everyone a merry Christmas on Monday in their first official Yuletide portrait from the White House. Also unlike the Obamas, who included family photo featuring their daughters on their final White House Christmas card, the President didn't include any of his children in the card.
  • Lancaster farm store manager speaks alongside Trump in support of tax plan

    Lancaster farm store manager speaks alongside Trump in support of tax plan

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    Mr Trump recognised the tax reform as a campaign promise during his run-up to the 2016 presidential election, saying the "giant tax cut" will be his " Christmas gift" to fellow countrymen. The consensus tax bill includes reforms like lowering the corporate tax rate to 21 percent from the current 35 percent, axing the corporate alternative minimum tax and letting individuals choose whether to deduct up to $10,000 in income, sales or property taxes, according to the New York Times .
  • United States jets intercept Russian plans over Syria, fire flares

    United States jets intercept Russian plans over Syria, fire flares

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    At one point, Pahon said, a Russian jet came close enough that one of the F-22 aircraft had to "aggressively maneuver to avoid a midair collision". However, the Russian defence ministry has denied the U.S. Albu Kamal was IS's last urban stronghold in Syria until the army retook it last month. The Euphrates River is used as a dividing line between the two forces, with US-backed forces operating on the east side of the line and Russian Federation to the west.
  • Two Palestinian militants killed in Gaza explosion

    Two Palestinian militants killed in Gaza explosion

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    Gen. Ronen Manelis warned Hamas Thursday to completely halt rocket fire into Israel from the Gaza Strip or face a blistering Israeli response. Israeli military officials warned Gazans of dire consequences if the rockets, fired most likely by extremist groups in response to last week's United States recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, would continue to fall on Israel.
  • Putin Rejects Allegations of Russian Meddling in US Election

    Putin Rejects Allegations of Russian Meddling in US Election

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    U.S. President Trump spoke by phone on Thursday with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the two leaders "discussed working together to resolve the very risky situation in North Korea", the White House said in a statement. Putin also praised Trumps successes, saying that global markets have demonstrated investors confidence in his economic course. The president is certain that Trump's opponents concocted all the allegations about Russia's supposed meddling in the USA election.
  • White House contradicts Tillerson on North Korea, adding to confusion

    White House contradicts Tillerson on North Korea, adding to confusion

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    But regardless of Tillerson's offer of dialogue, Pyongyang may not be willing to sit down for talks just yet anyway. "The Secretary outlined the United States' new South Asia Strategy and the vital role that Pakistan can play in working with the United States and others to facilitate a peace process in Afghanistan that can bring stability and security to the region", said the statement from the U.S.
  • Arun Jaitley Casts His Vote, Urges People To

    Arun Jaitley Casts His Vote, Urges People To "Vote For Development"

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    After casting his vote, the BJP chief went to the Kameshwar Shiva temple with his family members to offer prayers. "I would appeal to all voters in this phase to vote in large numbers", he said in the message. Prominent candidates in the fray for Thursday's battle include state Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who is contesting from Mehsana against Jivabhai Patel of Congress and half a dozen top ministers including junior Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja and Health Minister Shankar Chaudhary.
  • Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Voting ends in 2nd phase

    Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Voting ends in 2nd phase

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    Another such survey gave the ruling party 108 seats and 74 to the Congress . Congress had won 36 seats scraping the halfway mark in 2012 Assembly Elections, while BJP had gathered 27 seats. PM's mother also casted her vote in a polling booth in Gandhinagar early in the morning. Today's Chanakya predicts that the BJP will 55 out of the 68 seats in Himachal Pradesh while the ruling Congress will win just 13.
  • Area Christmas services, programs

    Area Christmas services, programs

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    December 22, 23, 24: Come to a "Live Nativity" at Algoma Baptist Church . Sunday worship services are at 9:00 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. with childcare available at both services. Children and adults throughout the area are invited to participate in the annual Christmas pageant. Money from the collection will go to Macmillan to support their work with young people in Suffolk.
  • State senate to vote on bill banning Down syndrome abortions

    State senate to vote on bill banning Down syndrome abortions

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    While mothers are not expected to face any criminal charges, their physicians will lose their medical licenses if they perform an abortion with the knowledge that the fetus has the disorder, and be charged with a fourth-degree felony. "This bill does nothing to improve the lives of people with disabilities, nor increase their access to health care or other services, nor does it educate a woman and her family about having a child with a disability", Gary Daniels, chief lobbyist for the ACLU of ...