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More than 370,000 minority Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence since August 25, according to the United Nations, an average of almost 20,000 a day. A spokesman for the Presidential office said she had called off her trip for two reasons. “One is the current situation in Rakhine State.
It has no home button, scans your face to log you in and costs $999. The company unveiled the anniversary edition smartphone, alongside an iPhone 8 and its bigger sibling, the iPhone 8 Plus, at a press event at the brand new Apple Park campus in Cupertino on Tuesday.
There’s a whole industry dedicated to producing fake US news in Macedonia – and it’s gearing up for 2020
In the weeks following the 2016 presidential election, pundits, politicians and tech titans all sought to figure out whether fake news had affected the outcome. Hillary Clinton publicly castigated the “guys over in Macedonia who are running these fake news sites,” and suggested they may have been working with Russia.
Aung San Suu Kyi was lauded on the global stage, awarded a Nobel Peace Prize, and praised for her refusal to incite violence while under house arrest for 15 years after winning a presidential election the ruling military refused to accept.
The singer on Tuesday opened up about her condition on social media, saying, “In our documentary the #chronicillness #chronicpain I deal w/ is #Fibromyalgia I wish to help raise awareness & connect people who have it.” Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal disease that causes widespread pain, with patients often experiencing extreme fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression and headaches.
The amount is the “largest defamation damages award in Australian legal history,” Wilson’s lawyers said. The judgment follows a unanimous jury verdict in June that Bauer Media, publisher of Woman’s Day magazine, had defamed Wilson by branding her a “serial liar” who “fabricated almost every aspect of her life.”
Without comment, the court blocked a federal appeals court ruling from last week that would have exempted refugees who have a contractual commitment from resettlement organizations from the travel ban while the justices consider its legality. The ruling could impact roughly 24,000 people.
And then it was real. In a few short moments after the words “one more thing…” appeared on a massive screen during the Sept. 12 Apple keynote, the iPhone X went from a much-rumored tech myth to a real, officially announced product.
The Apple Watch Series 3 is more health-focused than ever, coming packaged with an improved heart rate monitor, and an interesting but mysterious medical study. Apple COO Jeff Williams unveiled the device Tuesday at the iPhone Event, along with a new watchOS and workout app.
Nothing to see here, just a tech company that wants your face. At the close of Apple’s Tuesday event, the tech company unveiled its “one more thing”: the iPhone X, complete with Face ID, a security feature that enables users to unlock their phones using facial recognition technology.
In a genuinely inspiring moment online, thousands of people put aside their differences to make fun of Senator Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz, who liked some porn on his official Twitter account. In the early hours of Tuesday morning, Cruz – or his soon-to-be-fired social media manager – liked a video from porn account @SexuallPosts.
The Great North Run – the largest half marathon in the world, witnessed some unexpected event on Sunday. Taking place annually in North East England, the half marathon attracts some top athletes, including this year’s men winner Mo Farah.
One of the most memorable statements by former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto was, “Msiponyamaza, hii mkutano itakwisha.” He said this during an event attended by Deputy President William Ruto after a section of the crowd booed him. It was an incredibly bold move which has probably never been tried be
It has become acceptable on Kenyan twitter that when one takes on Miguna Miguna, they should expect nothing but ‘savagery.’ He flies off the handle at the slightest provocation and has once been described as a man with the pride and arrogance of 10 Kabogos.
PHOTOS – Formerly Conjoined Twins All Smiles as They Celebrate First Bithday After Historic Separation
Formerly conjoined twins Blessing Kathure and Favour Karimi were in a joyous mood as they celebrated their first birthday apart. The twins, who warmed their way into Kenyans’ hearts, celebrated their third birthday on 7th September. They were joined by family, friends and Kenyatta National Hos
US President Donald Trump will travel to Florida on Thursday to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Irma as it tore through the state. It will be Mr Trump’s third trip related to hurricanes in two weeks. He will be joined by the first lady.
When a group of Indonesian mothers sharing pictures of their children stumbled upon news of an online paedophile group earlier this year, they decided to infiltrate it to expose those behind it. The BBC’s Christine Franciska followed the story.
The beauty of Hillary Clinton’s new book title, What Happened, is it can be interpreted in so many ways. Perhaps it’s a definitive account of the 2016 presidential election. “Here’s what happened”. Maybe it’s an exclamation, like someone reacting to an unexpectedly loud noise (or an electoral earthquake). “Yikes! What happened!?”
A fan ran on to the pitch and appeared to aim a kick at Paris St-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe during the French club’s Champions League victory at Celtic. The incident happened during the first half of Tuesday’s match at Celtic Park, shortly after the visitors’ third goal.