Wed, 15 Aug 2018

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Bangladesh Agrees to Remove 'Myanmar National' From Rohingya ID Cards

Bangladesh has agreed to a request from Myanmar officials to replace the words "Myanmar nationals" with "displaced persons from Rakhine ...


Survivors Recount Horror of Laos Dam Collapse

ATTAPEU PROVINCE, LAOS - Samled Inthavong had almost finished hoisting his family members into a boat when a building uprooted ...


US Students Turn Grief into App to Help Bring Terrorists to Justice

BERKELEY, CALIF. - California college student Anjali Banerjee was watching fireworks during a 2016 celebration on a seafront promenade in ...


Berry declines Pakistan fielding coach role

6:32 AM ET The Pakistan Cricket Board will have to start their hunt for a fielding coach afresh after Darren ...


Southeast Asia

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30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

Violent Taliban attack continues in Ghazni on third day

KABUL, Afghanistan - The battle for the strategic city of Ghazni in Afghanistan continued to rage into its third day, ...

Afghanistan, The 'Unintended Casualty' Of U.S. Sanctions On Iran

As the United States reinstates crippling economic sanctions on Iran, Washington's ally in the region, Afghanistan, could become collateral damage. ...

Business

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Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

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U.K. police treating car ramming as suspected terror attack

LONDON, U.K. - In what Britain’s counter terrorism police is calling a suspected terror attack, a man drove a car ...


Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...


Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...


30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...


Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...


Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

Financial Markets

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