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March 7, 2018 10:17 PM U.S. Holocaust Museum revokes award to Burma’s Suu Kyi over response to Rohingya crisis

The museum said Burma’s civilian leader failed to halt or even acknowledge the violence against her country’s Rohingya Muslim minority. “We had hoped that you — as someone we and many others have celebrated for your commitment to human dignity and universal human rights — would have done something to condemn and stop the military’s brutal campaign and to express 14

March 5, 2018 10:17 AM Aid convoy starts to enter Syria's eastern Ghouta

Delivery would be first to the region in nearly three weeks An international aid convoy crossed a final Syrian army checkpoint and began to enter the besieged, rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta, a Reuters witness said on Monday. Separately, Ali al-Za'tari, a senior United Nations official with the convoy, told Reuters it would take "many hours" to offload 34

February 27, 2018 3:29 AM Saudi Arabia fires military chief amid stalemate Yemen war

The kingdom gave no reason behind the military shakeup but those fired included the country’s military chief of staff. DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES—Saudi Arabia has replaced its military chief of staff and other defence officials amid its stalemated war in Yemen. The kingdom gave no reason behind the shakeup that was announced early Tuesday morning 20

February 8, 2018 7:56 PM Syrian warplanes kill 59, injure 139 in Eastern Ghouta, monitor says

Rebel-held region outside Damascus getting pounded, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports Syrian government air strikes killed about 60 civilians, including 15 children, and injured 139 others on Thursday, the fourth day of attacks against a rebel-held region, a war monitor reported. Warplanes pounded various parts of eastern Ghouta, a besieged 30

January 14, 2018 9:03 PM Turkey vows imminent strike on Kurdish enclave in Syria

President Erdogan says he expects U.S. 'to support Turkey in its legitimate efforts' to combat terror Turkey's president said Sunday the country will launch a military assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria "in the coming days" and urged the U.S. to support its efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation against the Afrin enclave 31

November 1, 2017 11:39 AM NYC truck attack: Investigators scour driver's background

NEW YORK -- Investigators worked Wednesday to determine what led a truck driver to mow down people on a riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center, brandishing air guns and yelling "God is great!" in Arabic as his deadly route of terror ended with a crash, authorities said. Eight people were killed and 11 seriously injured in a Halloween afternoon 27

November 1, 2017 8:08 AM Investigators seek motive after New York truck attack kills 8

Alleged killer identified by officials as an immigrant from Uzbekistan Investigators worked through the night to determine what led a truck driver to plow down people on a riverfront bike path near the World Trade Center in New York City, brandishing air guns and yelling "God is great" in Arabic as his deadly route of terror ended with a crash, authorities 162

November 1, 2017 12:23 AM At least eight dead in truck attack on New York City bike path. ‘This was an act of terror,’ mayor says

Two law enforcement officials have identified the attacker as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov and said he is from Uzbekistan and came to the U.S. in 2010. NEW YORK—A 29-year-old man plowed a pickup truck down a crowded bike path along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 before being shot by a police officer in what officials 26

October 31, 2017 9:37 PM 8 killed in NYC by motorist in 'cowardly act of terror'

NEW YORK - A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and seriously injuring 11 in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act of terror." The driver was shot in the abdomen by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned 26

October 30, 2017 4:04 AM Philippine leader says someone should talk to Kim Jong Un

TOKYO - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said someone should talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and reassure him that nobody is out to remove him or destroy his country. Duterte made the comments on Sunday, a day ahead of a visit to Japan, where he hopes to get help with rebuilding the strife-torn southern Philippine city of Marawi. A military 27