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November 24, 2017 5:45 am gmt |
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Bangladesh has signed a deal with Myanmar to return hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled a recent army crackdown. A statement from the Bangladesh foreign ministry said displaced people could begin to return within two months. The two sides say they are working on the details. The crisis...
In Canada
November 23, 2017 10:47 am gmt |
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There were 14,467 refugee claims made by people who crossed into Canada outside legal border points in a nine-month period this year, and nearly half of them were from Haiti. Data released by the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) on Wednesday shows that 6,304 citizens of Haiti claimed refugee statu...
In Technology
November 20, 2017 8:57 am gmt |
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Apple Inc has pushed the launch of its HomePod smart speaker to early next year from December, the company said on Nov 17, missing the holiday shopping season as the market for such devices becomes increasingly competitive. “We can’t wait for people to experience HomePod … but we ne...
In World
November 10, 2017 4:59 am gmt |
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Russian Leader Vladimir Putin arrived in Vietnam for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit on Friday (November 10). Prospects for a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at the summit were unclear after the Kremlin said a meeting was definite before...
In Srilanka
November 7, 2017 11:23 am gmt |
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US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon said that while there is a call for the process to go faster the US recognizes the need for the process to also be sustainable and so the US will support Sri Lanka. Shannon expressed these views at a media conference after Sri Lanka and...
In America
November 5, 2017 4:59 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Japan on Sunday (November 5) defending his tough rhetoric on North Korea, saying discussions on Pyongyang will figure prominently in talks with other Asian leaders as tensions rise over its missile and nuclear tests. Trump, at the start of a 12-day Asian trip, i...
In America
November 3, 2017 5:01 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed House Speaker Paul Ryan and the other authors of the Republican plan to reform America’s tax code to the White House on Thursday (November 2). They had just crafted a near top-to-bottom overhaul of the tax code, which Trump says will generate trillions of do...
In Technology
November 2, 2017 7:57 am gmt |
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Of all the places where a mobile phone does not belong – at the dinner table, near a steering wheel, in the hands of a president before 8am – close to the top of the list is in the classroom. In the last five years, however, many large school districts in the US have lifted […]...
In India
October 26, 2017 4:55 am gmt |
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In contrast to previous visits by top-ranking U.S. officials, Pakistan has been clearly told this time to shut down support to terror groups, Indian officials told The Hindu on the visit of U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. During his interaction with the press after meeting External Affairs Mini...
In America
October 26, 2017 4:00 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump met with state officials in Dallas on Wednesday (October 25) for an update on recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey. The storm unleashed unprecedented flooding in Houston, disrupting oil, natural gas and petrochemical production and forcing a temporary closure of ref...
In World
October 20, 2017 10:47 am gmt |
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CIA director Mike Pompeo has warned that North Korea is on the cusp of being able to hit the US with a nuclear missile. He stressed Washington still preferred diplomacy and sanctions but said military force remained an option. He warned Pyongyang’s missile expertise was now advancing so quickly...
In America
October 18, 2017 4:01 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (October 17) he believed Republicans had enough votes to pass a healthcare bill that would allocate block grants to states. “As soon as we’re finished with taxes … we really feel like we have the votes to get block grants into the states w...
In America
October 17, 2017 8:53 am gmt |
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Amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea has told the United Nations that it will not negotiate the dismantling of its nuclear weapons unless the US reversed its “hostile” policy. North Korean Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In-ryong told the UN General Assembly’s committ...
In Technology
October 16, 2017 9:40 am gmt |
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Facebook Inc on Friday launched a service through which its US users can order food for take-away or delivery directly through its app or website. Facebook said it has partnered with restaurants including Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, Jack in the Box Inc, Five Guys and Papa John’s International I...
In America
October 15, 2017 8:59 am gmt |
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The United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched an Atlas V rocket on Sunday (October 15), carrying a classified military payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The rocket was launched from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Base at 2:30 a.m. EDT (0730 GMT) according...
In Sports
October 15, 2017 5:50 am gmt |
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Colorful hot air balloons, of different shapes and sizes, dotted the skies above Albuquerque, New Mexico, early Saturday morning (October 14) on the penultimate day of the 46th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Hundreds gathered at Balloon Fiesta Park to enjoy a ride on the giant balloons, ma...
In America
October 15, 2017 4:03 am gmt |
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Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday (October 14) as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 38 to rise with hundreds of people still missing. Thousands of firefighters were battling 16 major wildfires, some ...
In Canada
October 14, 2017 8:04 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the Mexican Senate on Friday (October 13) that the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) should be fairly shared. The leaders of Mexico and Canada on Thursday (October 12) pledged to work towards a renegotiation even as talks taking pl...
In Technology
October 13, 2017 10:08 am gmt |
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Driverless cars – with nobody behind the wheel – could be on California roads and highways by June 2018. That doesn’t mean you’ll be able to buy a completely driverless car next year, or even hail a ride in one. The technology is still being developed. The driverless cars that may begin a...