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Arkansas schoolteacher loses job and faces criminal charges after 'seducing' four of her students

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 06:12

A US teacher faces one count of first-degree sexual assault after allegedly having sex with four of her students, including two which took place in her apartment on the same day, according to police. Prosecutors said that the single charge was filed as only one of the students was under 18 years of age at the time of the alleged incidents. The investigation into the schoolteacher started when parents accused the 25-year-old of having sexual relations with several students at Marked Tree High School, where Goline taught.

Fires rage in Rakhine as Myanmar army blames Rohingya for mosque blast

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 04:30

Myanmar's army chief on Saturday blamed Rohinyga militants for an explosion outside a mosque in Rakhine state, as a rights group accused the military of starting fires in the region to prevent refugees from returning. The unrest comes days after Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi declared troops had ceased "clearance operations" in the border area that have forced more than 430,000 Rohingya refugees to flee for Bangladesh in under a month. The army claims it is targeting Rohingya militants who attacked police posts on August 25.

Bill Maher Uses Children's Book To Explain Donald Trump's Deal With Democrats

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 03:15

Bill Maher believes there’s a simple explanation for why “fast-talking city slicker” President Donald Trump reportedly cut a deal with Democrats over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program earlier this month.

Syria drops off the radar at UN assembly

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 02:43

Syria's war has taken a new turn with the expected recapture of Raqa from the Islamic State, but world leaders gathered at the United Nations this week seem to be paying little attention. Last year, tensions were running high at the UN assembly, with Western powers locked in heated exchanges with Russia and Iran, the Syrian government's allies, over the offensive against rebel-held Aleppo.

This Baseball Team Learned There's A Wrong Way To Celebrate Japanese Culture

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 00:40

The San Jose Giants, a farm team for the San Francisco Giants, was forced to apologize earlier this month after it shared a tone-deaf tweet to celebrate its annual Japanese Heritage Night.

Trump Says 'Fake News' Won't Show Crowd Size As CNN Shows Crowd Size

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 23:56

President Donald Trump did what he usually does and attacked the so-called “fake news” during his speech at a campaign rally for Republican Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama on Friday night.

In defiance to US, Iran unveils latest missile during parade

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 23:17

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel, while the country's president vowed that Tehran would press ahead with its missile program in defiance of U.S. demands to the contrary.

Fans Should Boycott NFL Games Over National Anthem Protests, Trump Says

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 23:12

President Donald Trump went after players protesting in the National Football League during his speech Friday in Alabama to campaign for Sen. Luther Strange.

Meghan Markle’s Ex-Husband Is Producing a Show Based On Her Relationship With Prince Harry

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 22:18

According to Deadline, Trevor Engelson, her ex-husband, is producing an as-of-yet-untitled show with a premise that sounds awfully familiar — because it’s based on his own relationship with Markle, and her relationship with Prince Harry.