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Myanmar's Suu Kyi scraps United Nations trip amid Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's Suu Kyi scraps United Nations trip amid Rohingya crisis

On Wednesday, the plight of the Rohingya prompted a rare rebuke from the UN Security Council. "We need to collaborate with good understanding", Zaw Htay told Reuters on Saturday. At the request of the United Kingdom and Sweden the UN Security Council also met on Wednesday to discuss the crisis and publicly condemned the situation in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.


Shots fired after Ohio man chases daughter in clown mask

Shots fired after Ohio man chases daughter in clown mask

As Barrett scared his daughter, she reportedly jumped into a stranger's vehicle and then entered a stranger's apartment. False alarms prompted by the reports led to police warning against would-be jokers dressing as clowns. The man donned a clown mask to "discipline" his daughter. He claimed the girl's mother is serving jail time for child endangerment after being convicted of breaking four of the girl's ribs, police said.



Netanyahu Gearing Up To Meet Trump

The US President told the United Nations energy watchdog that his country would not stay in the nuclear accord if it thought it wasn't being monitored properly. Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said Sunday that Tehran would not submit to United States "bullying". "Today, despite all the commitments and discussions in the [nuclear] negotiations, America's attitude toward these negotiations and their outcome is completely unjust and amounts to bullying", state-controlled media ...


German foreign minister urges direct talks with North Korea

German foreign minister urges direct talks with North Korea

North Korea launched a missile over Japan on Friday as it protested against tough new United Nations sanctions over its sixth nuclear test on September 3. China accounts for about 90 percent of North Korea's trade. Gasoline and diesel prices in the North have surged since the latest nuclear test in anticipation of a possible oil ban, according to market data analyzed by Reuters on Monday.


2 buses collide in NYC, injuring more than a dozen

2 buses collide in NYC, injuring more than a dozen

The FDNY says one person was pronounced dead at the scene upon their arrival. Photos posted online by the fire department showed the two buses slammed into the corner of a Kennedy Fried Chicken restaurant in the Flushing section of Queens.


General Motors workers on strike in CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont.

General Motors workers on strike in CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont.

The union says GM won't designate the factory as lead producer of the Equinox. The strike is a tough blow for the company as it shuts down production at a plant that builds one of GM's most popular vehicles, the Chevrolet Equinox. So we are looking for product, we are looking for commitment, we are looking for investment. "We have a contract in place until 11 p.m. Clock is ticking, but we are a long way apart".