• PM Abbasi calls upon OIC to halt atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
PM Abbasi calls upon OIC to halt atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

Britain said that it had suspended its educational training courses for the Myanmar military due to the ethnic violence in Rakhine state. Rohingyas are denied citizenship in the Buddhist-majority Myanmar and regarded as illegal immigrants, despite claiming roots that date back centuries.

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  • Taslima Nasreen questions Bangladesh govt's motive behind sheltering Rohingyas
Taslima Nasreen questions Bangladesh govt's motive behind sheltering Rohingyas

What's happening now: Myanmar's government launched its latest surge of violence against the Rohingya last October after alleged attacks by Rohingya insurgents against government posts . "Bangladesh doesn't want to see it for a long time and a political solution should be found". More than 400,000 Rohingya have fled their villages, many of whic...

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  • Governor orders evacuations of SC barrier islands as Irma approaches
Governor orders evacuations of SC barrier islands as Irma approaches

The governor did not rule out more evacuations . Quagliariello said the hurricane's change in direction is good news for the state, but impacts are still expected from Hurricane Irma , and any shifts will change the impacted areas. And daily briefings are being held for local officials. Weather officials said to expect hurricane force along...

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  • Taylor Swift Testifies In Court During Groping Trial
Taylor Swift Testifies In Court During Groping Trial

The trial, which began Monday, is the latest event in a drawn-out legal battle between Swift and Mueller . Taylor Swift's mother says she and her daughter's managers made a decision to tell the bosses of a radio DJ that he had assaulted the singer, hoping he would be fired but not asking them to do so.

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  • United States scientists edit out disease from human embryos for first time
United States scientists edit out disease from human embryos for first time

It's the first time a mutation that causes a common inherited disease has been fixed using a gene-editing tool. The scientists said the procedure was surprisingly effective and that clinical trials could eventually be considered. In this case, 42 out of the 58 edited embryos were free of the mutation that causes hypertrophic cardiomyopathy . ...

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  • Aaron Judge's Home Run Derby Performance Brings Back Feelings Of Yesteryear
Aaron Judge's Home Run Derby Performance Brings Back Feelings Of Yesteryear

He took the opportunity to lift the crowd on several occasions which saw the champion of previous year and the favorite with Judge to win the competition, Giancarlo Stanton be eliminated in the initial round. "Chris Berman set the bar so high for the Home Run Derby, my goal will be to keep it there and let the awesome athletes take it to new hei...

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  • Keep These Fireworks Safety Tips In Mind
Keep These Fireworks Safety Tips In Mind

But for firefighters in ME, the Cumberland blaze was one of only 25 that would be blamed on fireworks in 2016. Fireworks are illegal to bring back into MA, even if they're purchased legally in other states. Even a small quantity can impair a person's judgement and ability to properly set fireworks off safely. In 2008, the rate was down to 2.3 p...

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  • Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss
Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

Following Ossoff's loss, Democrats were quick to point out that the Georgia district was gerrymandered, that it had been in Republican hands since Newt Gingrich held the seat, and that Handle won a close race, while her Republican predecessor had won by a large margin.

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  • Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills
Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills

In fact, the cuts to Medicaid are even worse than in the AHCA. The bill was hashed out behind closed doors, a process that's dismayed many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, according to The Takeaway's Washington correspondent , Todd Zwillich.

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  • Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill
Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill

Assistant Director of the Dayton Access Center for Independent Living, Greg Kramer, says cutting Medicaid would hurt many low-income people with disabilities who rely on the program for health care and services. The Senate's plan, like one passed by the House of Representatives, rolls back numerous provisions of Obamacare, including taking de...

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  • Godolphin in Fine Form at Royal Ascot
Godolphin in Fine Form at Royal Ascot

Rouget made no secret of the fact that was merely a prep outing for this event, but it was still disappointing to see her beaten by two and a quarter lengths by Mix And Mingle, who got a peach of a ride from Moore. "When we jumped out of the gate my tack slipped back a bit, which was a bit of a worry, but he stuck at it well off the turn". "This ...

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  • Koepka in control and with a 1-shot lead at US Open
Koepka in control and with a 1-shot lead at US Open

Open venues, work back towards even par, there are complaints". Koepka's 16-under mark tied Rory McIlroy's previous finishing-score record set at Congressional in 2011. But back-to-back bogeys on 12 and 13 caused him to slip while Koepka was surging ahead. "It was bombs away", he said. "To be honest, I'm not a big golf nerd." he added.

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  • Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills
Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

A women's advocacy group will protest the USGA's decision to hold this year's U.S. Women's Open at a Donald Trump-owned golf course by flying a banner over the men's U.S. Or at your home course. He clawed that back with a birdie on the 12th, draining a six-foot putt but was soon in trouble on the 13th, three-putting for bogey.

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  • Qatar says blockade by Arab states is collective punishment
Qatar says blockade by Arab states is collective punishment

While Pakistan declined to outright back Saudi Arabia in the conflict, Trump's emerging foreign policy reportedly may have urged Islamabad to agree to use its influence on Qatar and to resolve the crisis among the Arab Gulf states. The company's deputy managing director for sales and marketing Ehsan Dashtianeh said, " Qatar needs a considerabl...

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  • Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister
Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

There has also been speculation that May intends to soften her stance on Brexit following the appointment of staunch European Union supporter Damian Green as first secretary, essentially a second in command. May called the early election in April when opinion polls suggested she was set for a sweeping win which would give her a strong mandate t...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins Win the Stanley Cup
Pittsburgh Penguins Win the Stanley Cup

However, there hasn't been any hockey disappointment in the Steel City as of late. The game was scoreless until the 58th minute of play when Patric Hornqvist , who was originally drafted by Nashville with the 230th and final pick of the 2005 National Hockey League entry draft, scored at the 18:25 mark of the third period to give Pittsburgh t...

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  • Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition
Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

Aderholt said that program "is something we should be proud of" and eliminating it "runs entirely counter to the idea of buy American, hire American" that Trump has championed. He was victorious in 991 of the 1,093 counties studied by the U.S. Census Bureau where the percentage of white households receiving food stamps exceeds the national averag...

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  • Marijuana component CBD reduces seizures by 39 percent
Marijuana component CBD reduces seizures by 39 percent

The New England Journal of Medicine published the findings online on May 24. Three children - 5% - stopped having seizures altogether. In an editorial published with the study , Dr. And certainly it isn't any relation to cannabis in its plant form. The drug, which is derived from cannabis but with the psycho-active elements removed, is ...

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  • Good luck to Trump on moves involving Israel, Palestinians
Good luck to Trump on moves involving Israel, Palestinians

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to deliver assurances that his people want peace. USA officials reportedly were concerned about the heat upon the president's arrival and asked for an abbreviated welcome ceremony.

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  • Express your love for Mom with these Mother's day quotes
Express your love for Mom with these Mother's day quotes

For a grieving son or daughter, remember the mother who has gone. My mother-in-law never made me feel like she is not my biological mother . Mother sacrifices everything for her child. She's now coaching, an assistant coach. An American, Anna Marie Jarvis is credited as being the founder of Mother's Day . So, what exactly can you gift her...

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  • England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack
England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack

Another email to the Herald said that the reader's laptop stopped working and a toll free number flashed on the screen. At a time when hyper-targeted phishing attacks and sophisticated government-sponsored assaults represent the cutting edge of the battle over cyber security, the spread of the WannaCry ransomware looks like a blast from the...

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  • WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities
WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

Telefónica: Spanish authorities confirmed the Spanish telecom company Telefónica was one of the targets, though the attack affected only some computers and did not compromise the security of clients' information. ATM machines are seen as being vulnerable since nearly all of them run on Windows software. "They have been working I know through the ...

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  • Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch
Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch

Meanwhile bitcoin wallets linked to the ransomware saw transactions worth $34,300 indicating that a small percentage of affected users were paying the ransom money. Other companies were also shut down entirely this weekend in the wake of WannaCry . Spain's Telefonica was among the companies hit. Carmaker Renault said one of its French plants, ...

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  • New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol
New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol

A statement from Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith on Sunday criticised the way governments store up information about security flaws in computer systems. "We have seen no impact on our critical infrastructure, we have seen no impact in the health systems which is important, we have had no reports of any government agencies...

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  • Cyberattack havoc could grow as work week begins
Cyberattack havoc could grow as work week begins

Putin claims to have proposed an agreement with the U.S.to cooperate against issues of cybersecurity, but says the Obama administration failed to agree to the terms: "Back a year ago we invited our USA partners to look into cybersecurity matters and even to conclude a corresponding inter-governmental agreement on this issue".

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  • May is National Mental Health Awareness Month
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

Ahead for Saturday: People often reach a crisis before seeking help. "Working with stakeholders will be key to building on the actions of the strategy over the next decade". Fifty-two per cent of respondents blamed increased time pressures on their poor mental health, while 50 per cent pointed to their increased workload.

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  • AG Sessions Escalates Drug War with New Sentencing Rules
AG Sessions Escalates Drug War with New Sentencing Rules

In 2013, Holder issued a memo instructing prosecutors to avoid charging certain defendants with certain mandatory minimum sentences in relation to low-level drug offenders. We will not allow the Attorney General to turn the clock back on federal criminal justice reform. Sessions' approach will likely lead to imposition of more mandatory sentence...

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  • Malware Cyberattack Hits English Hospitals and FedEx, Hackers Demand Bitcoin
Malware Cyberattack Hits English Hospitals and FedEx, Hackers Demand Bitcoin

Hospital emergency rooms said only the most serious cases could be handled, surgical operations had to be cancelled, and thousands of health staff were unable to access vital patient information. "An infection of just one computer can spread to the rest of a corporate network", it said in an emergency bulletin. Earlier in the day, over a dozen of...

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  • Residents encouraged to open up about mental health in Stevenage
Residents encouraged to open up about mental health in Stevenage

However, discussions around mental health should not only centre around " illness ", or when we're facing challenges. Therefore more understanding and time is needed to work with people on what can get them better, what they can they do and what other services do to help people.

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  • Watch NHL Round 2 Game 7 Online, Team News
Watch NHL Round 2 Game 7 Online, Team News

When most counted them out, Edmonton captain Connor McDavid knew his team had at least one more strong game to play and believes they can replicate it to move on. Pittsburgh defeated Washington 6-2 in their most recent Game 7 showdown in 2009. This was the Fleury who backstopped the Penguins to the Cup in 2009 and was nearly unbeatable early ...

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