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In late August, insurgents of Rohingya origin attacked security posts in Myanmar's Rakhine state, prompting a harsh response from the authorities, with hundreds of people dying in the ongoing clashes and thousands being forced to flee. But in recent weeks, she has come under worldwide criticism for her handling of the crisis in Rakhine, with some calling for the revocation of her Nobel.
  • US, Israel isolated at United Nations in Cuba blockade vote

    US, Israel isolated at United Nations in Cuba blockade vote

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    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley will vote against the resolution , introduced annually by Havana for 26 years, to underscore President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy, which puts greater emphasis on advancing human rights and democracy, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Tuesday.
  • Small device detonated on UNC campus; suspect in custody

    Small device detonated on UNC campus; suspect in custody

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    Authorities say one person was injured. People in the area were advised to avoid side streets and leave safely. The school's webpage says legend identifies the tree as the spot where Revolutionary War General William R. Davie selected the site for the school. West Weaver Street in Carrboro is closed until further notice, police said. In a press release, town officials called the situation a "suspicious vehicle incident".
  • Trump reportedly no longer trusts advice from son-in-law Jared Kushner

    Trump reportedly no longer trusts advice from son-in-law Jared Kushner

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    Trump has also supposedly stayed in touch with Kushner's former White House rival Steve Bannon , who is warning that the GOP might roll on him as easily as George Papadopoulos did . According to CNN , the questions about Kushner could mean that Mueller's investigation has reached into Trump's inner circle and has now gone beyond the 2016 campaign involvement.
  • NH Primary Source: Time to end turning back the clock?

    NH Primary Source: Time to end turning back the clock?

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    Other people, however, don't like the idea of trying to trick our bodies and our daily routines by adjusting the clocks. For instance, in the 2011 Legislature, MT State Representative Kris Hansen (R-Havre) introduced a similar proposal to take Montana off of the time-changing standard.
  • Malaysia's ranking drops in 'ease of doing business' list

    Malaysia's ranking drops in 'ease of doing business' list

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    The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) called the country's latest ranking in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business report a "sobering account" of the Philippines' performance. The World Bank explained that the DTF score "aids in assessing the absolute level of regulatory performance and how it improves over time" and measures the distance of each economy to the "frontier", which it said "represents the best performance observed on each of the indicators across all economies".
  • Student put body fluids on roommate's belongings

    Student put body fluids on roommate's belongings

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    Brochu's roommate, Jazzy Rowe , shared her story through a Facebook live post that's since gone viral. She was charged with two misdemeanors including second-degree breach of peace and third-degree criminal mischief Wednesday during her arraignment.
  • Clovis, Linked to Mueller Probe, Withdraws Nomination for USDA Top Scientist Post

    Clovis, Linked to Mueller Probe, Withdraws Nomination for USDA Top Scientist Post

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    In court papers, the unnamed supervisor receives some of Papadopoulos' email exchanges about his attempts to line up a meeting with the Russians, appearing to encourage the effort at one point by responding "Great work". Clovis' nomination faced stiff opposition from Democrats, who pointed to his lack of scientific credentials and his history of controversial comments-including his assertion that climate change research amounts to " junk science ".
  • Billionaire Robert Mercer Cuts Financial Ties With Breitbart And Milo Yiannopoulos

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    Bannon, and from time to time I do discuss politics with him", he wrote . Mercer is also stepping down from his position as co-chief of the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies . A data science firm that Mercer invested in, Cambridge Analytica, worked for Trump's campaign. Mercer continued: 'I supported Milo Yiannopoulos in the hope and expectation that his expressions of views contrary to the social mainstream and his spotlighting of the hypocrisy of those who would close down free ...