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Khamenei calls for action against Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown Khamenei calls for action against Myanmar over Rohingya crackdown
- September 13, 2017

The crisis over the security forces' fierce response to a series of Rohingya militant attacks is the biggest problem Suu Kyi has faced since becoming Myanmar's leader a year ago. But Hasina also blamed the insurgents who have struck out against Myanmar authorities, saying they should have worked with the government. "This marks the death of the Nobel Peace Prize", Khamenei said. (more...)
'Soundbreaking' held at Flight 93 Memorial 'Soundbreaking' held at Flight 93 Memorial
- September 13, 2017

It was a sad day in our history, but it bears remembering because of the increasing threat we face from radicals around the world who want to do us harm today as much, if not more, than the perpetrators of 9/11. All in remembrance of when many people were lost so quickly. The Republican vice president was a member of Congress on 9/11, and the Capitol was a possible target of the terrorist piloting Flight 93. (more...)
Irma lashes Florida's west coast, heading northwest as Category 1 storm Irma lashes Florida's west coast, heading northwest as Category 1 storm
- September 13, 2017

It gradually weakened to a tropical storm by Monday morning as it headed toward Georgia . Terrifying images continue to emerge of Hurricane Irma as the catastrophic storm cell wreaks havoc across the southern tip of the United States. (more...)
Women told HRT does not lead to early death Women told HRT does not lead to early death
- September 13, 2017

Fifteen years ago, scientists said hormone replacement therapy was risky. Hormone therapy for menopausal women does not increase the risk for heart disease, cancers and premature death. The study, published in the journal JAMA , is the first to examine long-term death rates from all causes among women who received the hormone therapies. (more...)
Senate condemns killing of Rohingya Muslims Senate condemns killing of Rohingya Muslims
- September 13, 2017

Speaking at the start of the latest Human Rights Council session, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein first recognized the September 11 attacks anniversary then chronicled human rights concerns about Myanmar. Centre for Human Rights Research and Advocacy chief executive Azril Mohd Amin, said Malaysia's effort in sending a humanitarian mission would be more meaningful if the safe zone could be created soon. (more...)
US Lawmakers Ask 'What's Next?' After Latest UN North Korea Sanctions US Lawmakers Ask 'What's Next?' After Latest UN North Korea Sanctions
- September 13, 2017

Still, Trump said , "Those sanctions are nothing compared to ultimately what will have to happen". He did not elaborate. Lawmakers pressed Billingslea, and Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton for evidence new sanctions would be more effective. (more...)
Savanna Greywind's boyfriend now has full custody over his daughter, Haisley Jo Savanna Greywind's boyfriend now has full custody over his daughter, Haisley Jo
- September 13, 2017

She had gone upstairs in her north Fargo apartment building to help a neighbor who asked her to model a dress that the neighbor was sewing. Calls seeking comment from attorneys for Crews and Hoehn, the Fargo Police Department, the Cass County Social Services, the Cass County District Attorney and a representative for the LaFontaine-Greywind family were not immediately returned. (more...)
Will New North Korea Sanctions Make a Difference? Will New North Korea Sanctions Make a Difference?
- September 13, 2017

Additionally, the new measures will prevent overseas workers from earning wages that finance the North Korean regime - over $500 million each year - in addition to cutting off foreign investments, technology transfers and other economic cooperation, according to a statement from the U.S. (more...)
Roy Hodgson says he is close to agreeing Crystal Palace deal Roy Hodgson says he is close to agreeing Crystal Palace deal
- September 12, 2017

He has been out of management since quitting England after their last-16 defeat by Iceland at Euro 2016. "We are the club of south London, with an enormously large fan base". "I've always got sympathy for managers who lose their job". The former saw him keep the club up in one of the Premier League's most remarkable relegation escapes as he guided them to 12 points in their final five matches, and he also took them to the UEFA Europa League final in 2010, which they lost in extra time to ... (more...)
Sitting too long without movement may kill you fast Sitting too long without movement may kill you fast
- September 12, 2017

Writing in the Annals of Internal Medicine , the group also that total sedentary time, more than the average duration of individual bouts of sedentary time. Accelerometers on their hips monitored their activity as well as inactivity during the span of a day. The results showed that those who got up and moved every half hour or less were less likely to be at risk of death than those that stayed sedentary for longer. (more...)
Supreme Court Bans Entry Of Firecrackers In Delhi-NCR For Dussehra, Diwali Supreme Court Bans Entry Of Firecrackers In Delhi-NCR For Dussehra, Diwali
- September 12, 2017

According to reliable sources, changing its order in November 2016 order that suspended all the licenses granting permission for the sale of crackers in wholesale and temporary in Delhi. The top court said the committee appointed by it would furnish a report of its research on or before December 31. On November 11, 2016, the Supreme Court had ordered a ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi and the surrounding National Capital Region because of the rising pollution. (more...)
Police and prison officers' pay cap to be lifted, No 10 says Police and prison officers' pay cap to be lifted, No 10 says
- September 12, 2017

If the government gave all public sector workers a 2.6 percent increase this year, the additional spending would rise to almost 3 billion pounds, IFS analyst Jonathan Cribb said. "We're very clear that public service workers are a team". Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable welcomed the move, saying: "It is good to see the Government finally recognise that the public sector pay cap is no longer sustainable". (more...)
Dalai Lama: Buddha would have helped Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar Dalai Lama: Buddha would have helped Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar
- September 12, 2017

Late on Monday the White House issued a statement calling on Myanmar's security forces to "respect the rule of law, stop the violence, and end the displacement of civilians from all communities". In a report, United Nations investigators said the human rights violations constituted crimes against humanity. "I appeal to you and your fellow leaders to reach out to all sections of society to try to restore friendly relations throughout the population in a spirit of peace and ... (more...)
AIMPLB holds workshop to educate women on talaq AIMPLB holds workshop to educate women on talaq
- September 12, 2017

As per the statement which was read out by Kamal Faruqui , an executive committee member of the board, it was of the view that Islamic/Sharia law is based on the Quran, Hadith, Ijma and Qiyas. "A propaganda is on for the last three years to project Muslim women as the most oppressed and unhappy, but that's not true". We have to assert ourselves - that we don't want our laws to be changed, " she said. (more...)
Oil prices dip in as traders assess USA hurricane impact Oil prices dip in as traders assess USA hurricane impact
- September 12, 2017

Brent crude oil futures for November delivery LCOc1 dropped 31 cents at $53.47 a barrel while benchmark U.S. West Texas intermediate crude CLc1 increased by 22 cents to $47.70 a barrel. Though the prospect of an extension has again grabbed headlines in the latest news reports about the discussions between Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, the UAE and Kazakhstan on the sidelines of an event in the Kazakh capital of Astana, we don't see any impact on sentiment in the oil market. (more...)
Cruise ship passengers, other travelers left stranded at airport by Irma Cruise ship passengers, other travelers left stranded at airport by Irma
- September 12, 2017

Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will leave at 7:45 p.m. and then the airport will be closed for at least the next two days. Its website says: "The adverse weather conditions caused by Hurricane Irma mean our flights to and from Florida are severely disrupted". (more...)
Madras HC dismisses plaint to stall 'AIADMK' general council meet Madras HC dismisses plaint to stall 'AIADMK' general council meet
- September 12, 2017

The court said that the litigation wasted its time, adding, "Approach Election Commission instead of coming to us, if you do not wish to attend the meeting better stay at home". The steering committee is expected to have equal representation from the EPS and OPS camps of AIADMK although the names will be announced after the GC meet. (more...)
Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, risky storm surges feared Hurricane Irma climbs Florida coast, risky storm surges feared
- September 12, 2017

The National Hurricane Center forecast potentially deadly storm surges - water driven ashore by the winds - of up to 15 feet (4.6 m) along some parts of the coast. Still, even before the brunt of Irma arrived, Miami-Dade and Broward had already heaved a sigh of relief because the storm wasn't a direct Category 5 hit, as it had appeared just a few days ago. (more...)
Light drinking during pregnancy does not harm baby Light drinking during pregnancy does not harm baby
- September 12, 2017

Bristol University researchers who carried out the study said the lack of evidence of harm was not the same as proof that it is fine to drink while pregnant. These include miscarriage, premature birth, undersized babies, and longer-term issues, such as the developmental delays, impaired intellect, and behavioural difficulties typical of fetal alcohol syndrome, the study in the "British Medical Journal Open" revealed. (more...)
Florida power outage: Irma leaves almost 4.5 million in the dark Florida power outage: Irma leaves almost 4.5 million in the dark
- September 12, 2017

Danny Spewak is helping WGRZ's sister station in Tampa, Florida as they await the arrival of Hurricane Irma . The eye of the Category 4 storm was 15 miles (24 kilometers) southeast of Key West, bringing winds up to 130 miles per hour and threatening unsafe storm surges. (more...)

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