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October 27, 2017 6:46 PM Nobel prize money will no longer be 'invested' in nuclear weapons

OSLO: The Nobel Foundation said on Friday (Oct 27) its prizes will no longer be funded with investments from nuclear arms producers, just weeks after awarding the peace prize to a nuclear weapons disarmament campaign group. The private institution, based in Stockholm, is responsible for managing the fund left by the prizes' founder, Alfred Nobel, a Swedish 34

October 27, 2017 4:38 PM Report says Trump backed a bizarre grassroots campaign to smear Jon Bon Jovi

ormer Trump adviser and Buffalo resident Michael Caputo told GQ that he secretly helped lead the campaign. Since he was a known associate of Trump, Caputo recruited local fans to serve as the faces of the group that called themselves "12th Man Thunder," including a double-amputee cancer survivor, who served as the leader. "Trump knew he couldn't outbid 97

October 10, 2017 3:28 PM To The Critics: Rohingya Really Are The Victims

As a Christian, I believe that I have a moral obligation to speak out for all people. Over the last year and a half, I have been very vocal about the terrible situation facing the Rohingya (predominantly Muslim) people in Myanmar. During that period and now, most people and most of my constituents have been very supportive of my stance in favour of strong 37

October 9, 2017 11:16 AM The Daily 202: Bob Corker tirade encapsulates five reasons why Trump has failed at governing

THE BIG IDEA: Donald Trump’s escalating feud with Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, captures in miniature why he’s been ineffective during his first nine months as president. -- It’s unclear what exactly triggered the thin-skinned commander in chief to post three tweets attacking the Tennessee senator on Sunday 23

September 29, 2017 5:14 AM UN chief tells Myanmar to end 'nightmare' as 19 drown in Rohingya boat capsize

COX'S BAZAR/UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - United Nations chief Antonio Guterres exhorted Myanmar’s leaders to end the “nightmare” faced by Rohingya refugees fleeing an army campaign, after at least 19 people drowned with scores more feared dead when a boat carrying Rohingya families capsized off Bangladesh. More than half a million Rohingya Muslims have poured 14

September 20, 2017 9:38 AM Earthquake death toll climbs to 225 in Mexico as frantic search continues for survivors

Rescuers searched massive piles of rubble for any signs of life Wednesday morning after dozens of buildings collapsed across central Mexico in Tuesday’s violent earthquake, which killed at least 225 people, injured at least 1,000 and caused chaos in Mexico’s capital. Firefighters, soldiers and volunteers worked through the night clearing debris and scrambling 12

September 20, 2017 5:29 AM Strong quake near Mexico City kills almost 150, rescuers dig through collapsed buildings

MEXICO CITY - Rescue crews and ordinary citizens searched through rubble for survivors as night fell on Tuesday on battered cities in central Mexico, including the capital, where the death toll from a major earthquake grew to at least 149. The magnitude 7.1 quake toppled dozens of buildings, broke gas mains and sparked fires less than two weeks after 15

September 20, 2017 12:47 AM Earth quake near Mexico City kills at least 149

At least 149 people died when a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital where rescuers scoured frantically under the rubble of ruins for survivors. Thousands ran into the streets in panic, and millions lost electricity when the quake struck around lunchtime. Mexico City Mayor 19

September 18, 2017 12:40 PM Sean Spicer, Roger Ailes and the Trump Emmys: The Power of Television Laid Bare

“None of this is normal,” went the popular refrain in the early days of the Donald Trump presidency. Appended to tweets about the emoluments clause and collusion with Russia, the phrase was intended to serve as a bracing reminder that the subsequent four years were to be lived in a state of vigilance and resistance, the Constitution always close at hand. But the 69th Primetime 76

September 14, 2017 8:21 AM Boys 'cried from barred windows' as Islamic school blaze kills 23 in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: A blaze at an Islamic boarding school in the Malaysian capital killed at least 23 people on Thursday, most of them teenage boys who cried for help from barred windows, officials and witnesses said. The fire broke out at around 5.40am in a top-floor dormitory in the three-storey building, firemen said, where most of the students were sleeping 15