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Centre to file affidavit on Rohingyas in Supreme Court on Monday


Some 389,000 are estimated to have crossed since then. Some trace their origins there to the 15th century, an assertion the government disputes. Many in the Buddhist majority view the group as foreign interlopers from Bangladesh and deny the existence of a Rohingya ethnicity, insisting they be called "Bengalis". Read More »

Trump Retreats on DACA, Says Border Wall 'Will Come Later'


In a retreat from the administration's announcement to cancel the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Trump defended the children who were thrown into uncertainty after last week's decision. Bannon's "60 Minutes" loyalty oath to Trump, Breitbart savaged the president in a headline borrowed from my 2016 parody song, " Amnesty Don ". San Jose is suing President Trump for moving to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), claiming that his action is ... Read More »

Irma: Eight dead in Florida nursing home after power outage


There are 683 nursing homes with over 84,000 beds and more than 3,100 assistant living facilities with over 99,000 beds. "This is going to be a very uncomfortable time". The death toll across the Caribbean stood at 38. Multiple deaths in the USA have been ascribed to carbon monoxide poisoning from generators operated inside homes or garages, often out of fear that they could be stolen if left unattended outside. Read More »

Power outages continue to drop in Georgia after Irma storm


Georgia Power reminds customers that damage to the meter box, or other component the utility company is not responsible for, must be fixed before service can be reconnected. Madeleine Alvarez tried unsuccessfully to get an ambulance to transport her Cuban-born mother who suffers from congestive heart failure. "Just went with the candles and actually it was quite sweet", Downs said. Read More »

6 dead at Florida nursing home after Irma knocks out power


Eight nursing home residents have died after the building in Florida lost power due to Hurricane Irma . Six people at a Florida nursing home have died after residents were stuck in sweltering conditions following Hurricane Irma . Wilson is now in the emergency room at Memorial Regional Hospital, just yards from the rehabilitation center, after she and dozens of others were evacuated . Read More »

Red Bull and Renault brush off 'break-up'


Having set the free practice pace in both sessions, Ricciardo felt that was still more room for Red Bull to improve, and believes that he can realistically challenge front-runners Ferrari and Mercedes for victory in Sunday's race. "We were obviously close with the field today and we have still got some improvements to make with the auto", Hamilton said. "I have a lot of faith we can stay here all weekend". Read More »

Hillary Clinton calls for the elimination of the Electoral College


It was everyone else's fault. "I think that's one of the more outrageous comments that anyone could make, and certainly something that I think is a fire-able offense by ESPN", Sanders said. "I don't blame voters for wondering what the heck was going on". Her refusal to accept any real responsibility for her loss last November is harder to take. Read More »

Bitcoin Loses Steam As China Clamps Down On Crypto-Currencies


China has notified regional regulators that it aims to stop exchange trading of cryptocurrencies by the end of the month, according to people familiar with the matter. For those who believe in Bitcoin's long-term success, sudden drops in value present a potential buying opportunity. They seem to offer equal amounts of undisguised hostility toward cryptocurrencies and token sales, paired with a great deal of ambiguity as to where traders can continue to do business, and what happens to ... Read More »

Tributes as cult actor Harry Dean Stanton dies aged 91


Lynch described him as a "great one" in a statement posted on the official Twin Peaks Twitter account. "I could have been a writer", he told an interviewer for a 2011 documentary , " Harry Dean Stanton: Crossing Mulholland", in which he sings and plays the harmonica. Read More »

IPhone X's Face ID can only remember one person at a time

Samsung's phones don't limit you to just facial recognition; they also have iris scanners and fingerprint sensors. We doubt that an average Watch Series 3 user will be able to talk continuously for an hour over it. "Rogers and Fido are not now carrying the Apple Watch ". Yes, you heard that right. While the Apple Watch Series 3 looks pretty much like its predecessors from the outside, customers now have the choice to add LTE connectivity with a starting price of $399. Read More »

North Korea leader says he will complete nuke program


The emergency Security Council consultations were requested by the U.S. and Japan following North Korea's launch of a ballistic missile on Friday local time, which flew over Japan's Hokkaido. Japan also convened a National Security Council meeting. The United States had pushed for a total oil embargo but settled for a cap after closed-door negotiations with China and Russian Federation. Read More »

Jose Pulls Away From Irma-Ravaged Caribbean Islands


Maarten say it will take months before people can recover from Hurricane Irma . Some communities have lost power, and communication is becoming increasingly hard with towns in more remote areas. Widespread destruction of homes and buildings has been observed on Tortola and Anegada. MARTIN: And before we let you go, we understand that there is another hurricane behind Irma in the Atlantic. Read More »

Iran ready to send medical equipment to Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar


One million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar could enter Bangladesh by the end of the year, the United Nations said Thursday. Retired South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa wrote an open letter to Aung San Suu Kyi . The Indian government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees were "a threat to national security", pushing back against the condemnation of its plans to deport them. Read More »

Britain increases aid for storm-hit Caribbean islands


This as many remain without the basic amenities including running water and shelter on islands like St. Martin, St. Maarten, the British Virgin Islands, Anguilla and more. 23-25 on St. Thomas. It's the people with less means, they won't have insurance and all that. Kimarley Brathweite, 13, sits in his grandmother's damaged apartment in the Tutu High Rise in St. Read More »

IPhone 8 And 8 Plus Delivery Dates Start Slipping In The UK

But if you already have the charger from your Macbook or an iPad Pro then you're just 1 cable away from having Fast Charge on your new iPhone . Apple's growth in Nepal is not astonishing. Evan Niu, CFA owns shares of Apple . The iPhone 8 has been fitted with a new A11 Bionic chip, the successor to Apple's monster A10X Fusion processor . Read More »

Florida nursing home deaths : Police launch criminal probe after Irma


Florida's largest utility, Florida Power & Light Co, said western parts of Florida might be without electricity until September 22. "In Tallahassee, we learned after Hurricane Hermine that communication is vital between first responders, government, and our most vulnerable populations", Gillum added. Read More »

Trump Is '100 Percent Committed to the Wall'


The best response to that tweet came from David Axelrod, Barack Obama's former adviser. The Trump administration is giving Congress six months to come up with a legislative fix before the government stops renewing permits for people who are already covered by the program. Read More »

Six dead at U.S. nursing home hit by Irma


There was to be a celebration with family from California at the nursing home. Police said the building was sealed off and a criminal investigation is underway. In both instances , the nursing home corrected these deficiencies. City officials described the interior of the building as "excessively hot". One of the nursing homes also did not have AC and the patients were removed from the facility. Read More »

Michael Brown Sr. Not Surprised by Verdict in Stockley Case


Protests in St Louis after former police officer is acquitted of murdering black man -Protesters take to the streets after a judge acquitted Jason Stockley of first-degree murder for killing Anthony Lamar Smith . Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner held a news conference and expressed her disappointment in the judge's decision because she feels her office presented sufficient evidence of guilt. Read More »

Branson shares Hurricane Irma photos detailing destruction


He emphasized that the country had to move forward with the arduous work of rebuilding what the hurricane's wind and rain destroyed. By dawn Saturday, waves were rolling down the town's main street. "All we are asking is to include these relief efforts in the landscape of the overall broadcasting". Memorial Park in Jacksonville is one of many sites that has been heavily affected by Hurricane Irma. Read More »

Investigation launched into deaths of Florida nursing home patients


And I kept calling Florida Power & Light. President Donald Trump told Florida hurricane victims his administration is "there for you 100 percent" as officials moved urgently to safeguard the state's vulnerable elderly and restore power to millions of homes and businesses still without electricity. Read More »

Everyone Is Confused About What Trump Is Doing With DACA

Pelosi's deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill shared that excerpt from the Post article on his Twitter on Thursday night. The comments from Schumer came the day after he and Pelosi dined with Trump at the White House on Chinese food. "We have to work out details, and we can work together on a border security package with the White House and get DACA on the floor quickly". Enton and Bacon concluded that even though DACA is popular, Republicans "would be unlikely to face a backlash among ... Read More »

Google's parent company considers $1B investment in Lyft


Lyft is as of now spending hugely on showcasing as it has begun a TV campaign this month featuring Jeff Bridges, notes the report. Meanwhile, Lyft has been expanding quickly. Alphabet Inc .'s ( GOOGL ) search unit is reportedly exploring an investment in Lyft , Bloomberg reports . The possible investment is extremely interesting because of the fact that Google also invested in Uber back in 2013. Read More »

Trump denies DACA deal made with Democrats


The 31-year-old San Jose resident was skeptical. While the president's conservative base felt betrayed, Arias did not feel relieved. There are still plenty of details that would need to be worked out, but it sounds like the party leaders have laid the groundwork for a deal . Read More »

Trump Tests Loyal Base With Immigration Flirtation With Dems


Rubio's leadership of the so-called Gang of Eight (a bipartisan group of senators supporting comprehensive immigration reform) led to the same ignominious defeat in Congress that Bush experienced eight years earlier, and significantly handicapped his 2016 presidential campaign (even though Rubio spent many months backing away from his earlier positions on immigration). Read More »

Tropical Storm Jose expected to churn ocean along New Jersey shore


These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Winds could also pick up early next week along with some minor beach erosion, but a major impact for this forecast hurricane is not expected. East Coast. The future path for Jose seems to change everyday, however it is now inching closer to the east coast of the U.S. But the BWS warned that the storm may move closer after this time . Read More »

Trump signs resolution condemning bigotry and violence in Charlottesville


To be absolutely clear, Trump told reporters that he doubled down on his "both sides" comments, mitigating white supremacists of blame in Charlottesville when discussing race relations with the lone black GOP senator. Mr. Trump has offered constantly shifting statements about Charlottesville, alternately condemning the hate groups and declaring a moral equivalence between them and the counter-protesters. Read More »

Apple is no longer selling its Series 2 watch

You'll navigate around the X (pronounced "ten", by the way) through a series of swipes and taps. Apple is also releasing a new AirPower mat in 2018 that will allow users to charge their phone, Apple watch and AirPods all at the same time. Read More »

Australia kicks off weeks-long same-sex marriage ballot


A Columbia Law School project collating conversion therapy research found there was "no credible evidence that sexual orientation can be changed through therapeutic intervention" and that there is "powerful evidence that trying to change a person's sexual orientation can be extremely harmful". Read More »

Nintendo teases Super Mario Odyssey + Switch bundle


A new Mario Odyssey Switch bundle was revealed , and includes the game, a pair of red Joycons, and a Mario Odyssey-themed Switch carrying case. Screenshots from Super Mario Odyssey for Nintendo Switch have been shared and the images show the plumber ditching his trademark dungarees, having fun on the beach and letting his nips feel the breeze. Read More »