Monday December 17-th, 2018

10 bodies found in mass grave in Myanmar: Army newspaper

Late yesterday the army said it had exhumed 10 bodies in a grave discovered earlier in the week in Inn Dinn, a village in Rakhine's Maungdaw township. Military officials were not immediately available for further comment. Myanmar has also blocked...

White House Petition Site Shut Down Temporarily White House Petition Site Shut Down Temporarily

It has been a subject of fascination for years, due to the varied and colorful nature of the many pleas on the site , as well as the requirement that the White House respond when petitions receive more than 100,000 digital signatures. Build Support ...

Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam seat by 19696 votes Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani wins Vadgam seat by 19696 votes

Even though Mevani contested as an independent candidate, the Congress had given tacit support to the Dalit leader and did not filed any candidate from Vadgam. I promise to people, I will keep working for you. BJP's victory is very unfortunate for ...

Arthur Collins jailed for 20 years over nightclub acid attack Arthur Collins jailed for 20 years over nightclub acid attack

Passing sentence, Judge Noel Lucas QC said: "Your case has attracted a great deal of public interest". "[ His defence] from first to last was carefully researched and choreographed in order to explain away the evidence against him ", Lucas said.

Japan Prosecutors Raid Firms Over Maglev Bids Japan Prosecutors Raid Firms Over Maglev Bids

The special investigation squad of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office is looking into the case together with the Japan Fair Trade Commission. Managers from the four construction companies met once a month to discuss progress they were maki...

Bounty poser on petrol station murder victim Bounty poser on petrol station murder victim

A dispute over a drug deal between two triads was behind the murder of a motorist at a Shell petrol station in Taman Pelangi on Sunday (Dec 18), according to Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The 7.30pm incident happened when the ...

Apple to Open Flagship Store in Melbourne, Australia in 2020 Apple to Open Flagship Store in Melbourne, Australia in 2020

The store will be Australia's first ever Apple Global Flagship Store and it will replace the existing Yarra Building and the development will create almost 200 square metres of new public space. " Apple Federation Square respects and expands o...

Japan, South Korea talks on comfort women agreement fail

At the outset of the meeting, Abe called South Korea "Japan's most important neighbor sharing our strategic interests", while Kang said both countries must work together to increase unity in the worldwide community over North Korea. They agreed on th...

Jayalalithaa's Hospital Video Released By Dhinakaran Supporter Ahead of RK Nagar Bypoll Jayalalithaa's Hospital Video Released By Dhinakaran Supporter Ahead of RK Nagar Bypoll

Though Vetrivel denied Thursday's by-election as the motive, the video is expected to be a trump card by the TTV faction aimed at negating any doubts about the treatment given to Jayalalithaa during her 75-day hospital stay that culminated in her...

Amber Alert issued in Texas after mother found stabbed to death Amber Alert issued in Texas after mother found stabbed to death

An AMBER Alert has been issued for a baby girl police say went missing after her mother was found stabbed to death Tuesday afternoon in the Greenspoint area. Police believe Shanally is with her father, who is also considered a suspect in the stabbing...

USA urges Pakistan to demonstrate responsible stewardship of nuclear assets USA urges Pakistan to demonstrate responsible stewardship of nuclear assets

It said that in a troubled neighbourhood, Pakistan continues to suffer at the hands of state sponsored terrorism, funded and abetted by our neighbours through proxies. "After being dismissed as a phenomenon of an earlier century, great power competit...

Philippines' Duterte, in about-face, says he supports same-sex unions Philippines' Duterte, in about-face, says he supports same-sex unions

President Duterte made the comments during an LGBT community gathering in Davao. Speaking about his views on homosexuality, the firebrand leader threw his weight behind gay marriages in the Philippines in a move that will likely put him at loggerhe...

China warns of 'pressure and challenges' after Trump report China warns of 'pressure and challenges' after Trump report

Today, a day after the release, Russian Federation and China responded to the USA government's approach to national security. A spokesperson from the Chinese Embassy in the United States said earlier on Monday that the US' accusations went comple...

Colorado woman goes missing under 'suspicious circumstances' as home is found ransacked Colorado woman goes missing under 'suspicious circumstances' as home is found ransacked

On Dec. 8, a friend called police requesting a welfare check, and Graves could not be reached. The concerned friend entered Graves' home December 10 and reported to police the residence had been "ransacked", the release said, and officers responded...

Formula E calendar hits more problems as Montreal ePrix cancelled

In the fall, Plante criticized the race for its financial impact on the city. "Keeping the event in Montreal would cost taxpayers between $30 and $35 million", Plante said . It became a hot-button issue during the municipal election campaign, ...

Who Is Bernard Law? Cardinal Who Covered Up Clergy's Sex Abuse Dies Who Is Bernard Law? Cardinal Who Covered Up Clergy's Sex Abuse Dies

He was reassigned to serve as archpriest of the Papal Liberian Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome, where he died. In the notorious case that started the 2002 crisis, as recounted in the film Spotlight, the Globe reported that Law and two of his pre...

Off-Duty SFPD Officer Fatally Shoots Self During Police Stop in Richmond Off-Duty SFPD Officer Fatally Shoots Self During Police Stop in Richmond

Spokeswoman Laura Meltzer says Cacatian knew the victim. An off-duty police officer was arrested after he allegedly fired a handgun several times inside an upscale hotel in downtown San Francisco, authorities said Monday. Richmond police said the o...

Sarah Sanders: Dems should have been 'begging' to participate in tax reform Sarah Sanders: Dems should have been 'begging' to participate in tax reform

To the dismay of many on the right, she let slip that Republicans are planning to work with Democrats in January. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders appeared Tuesday on "Fox & Friends", where cohost Steve Doocy noted a shut down may happen...

Sen. Durbin visits West Side school, urges Congress to pass Dream Act Sen. Durbin visits West Side school, urges Congress to pass Dream Act

To force the issue, DACA advocates are pressuring their Democratic allies to tie amnesty provisions to a must-pass spending bill due later this week. This weekend, more than 200 dreamers and allies from around the state boarded buses to Washingto...

Trump tweets clips of speech laying out national security strategy Trump tweets clips of speech laying out national security strategy

The plan envisions nations in a perpetual state of competition, reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change, and de-emphasises multinational agreements which have dominated American foreign policy since the Cold War. "They were able to apprehend th...

Houthi rebels, missile against Riyadh. Saudis, 'intercepted' Houthi rebels, missile against Riyadh. Saudis, 'intercepted'

A Houthi spokesman, writing on Twitter, said that a missile, known as a Volcano H-2, had targeted a royal palace in Riyadh . Mustapha al A'ani accused the Houthis of using Iranian-built "Zilzal 3", and "Qiam 1", missiles to attack Saudi Arabia.

Aus govt key to Bali drug accused's fate Aus govt key to Bali drug accused's fate

Roberts, who was presented together with an American and a Malaysian, all wearing black baklava and orange prison shirt and shorts, now faces a maximum penalty of death penalty and a minimum of five years' imprisonment for drug importation charges un...

Track Palin, Sarah Palin's Son, Called Officers 'Peasants' Before Arrest Track Palin, Sarah Palin's Son, Called Officers 'Peasants' Before Arrest

Police were called to the home Saturday night by Sarah Palin , where her husband was found to be bleeding from cuts on his head, according to an affidavit by Wasilla Police Officer Adam LaPointe. He said he had "consumed a few beers". It is unclea...

Women charged after injuring toddlers with glue gun at daycare Women charged after injuring toddlers with glue gun at daycare

Sources said a second Children's Learning Place daycare worker was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor, accused of idly standing by during the glue gun incident. She was denied bail, and is scheduled to appear in court on December 26. "We are n...

Washington blames Pyongyang for WannaCry cyber attack Washington blames Pyongyang for WannaCry cyber attack

He called the WannaCry attack a reckless attack that caused "havoc and destruction" by locking vital information away from users, including hospital networks. The attack was defanged when Marcus Hutchins, a British cyber security researcher, detect...

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