Violence Escalates in Western Burma As Army Launches Air Strikes Near Rohingya Villages — TIME

Burmese government security forces say they opened fire from helicopters in the country’s troubled northwest as counter-terrorism operations continue in Maungdaw, an area mostly populated by Rohingya Muslims. The government of Burma, officially called Myanmar, says the air strikes were a response to an alleged ambush by armed Islamic militants. Burma’s state-controlled newspaper the Global…

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A Terrorist Attack at an Indonesian Church Has Killed a Toddler and Wounded Three Others — TIME

A man formerly convicted of terrorist offenses has been arrested for allegedly throwing a Molotov cocktail at a church in Samarinda, in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan province, on Sunday morning, killing a toddler and wounding three other children. The children were playing in the front yard of the Oikumene Church when the suspect, Juhanda, a.k.a. Jo…

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Migrants in Italy Allege Beatings, Electric Shocks and Sexual Abuse by Authorities, Says Amnesty — TIME

Italian police allegedly beat, used stun batons and sexually abused asylum seekers in an attempt to obtain their fingerprints, according to a new report released on Wednesday by Amnesty International. Amnesty collected testimonials from two dozen asylum seekers alleging they were subjected to excessive force. The human rights group says these instances of abuse could…

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Hillary Clinton Calls on the FBI to ‘Immediately’ Release Information About Her Newly Discovered Emails — TIME

Hillary Clinton on Friday evening called for the FBI to release all the information it has about the additional emails relating to her private email server. The Democratic nominee’s request came hours after FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers the FBI is examining newly discovered emails relating to Clinton’s server to determine whether they contain…

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One Soldier Dead as Indian Army Base in Kashmir is Attacked by Militants — TIME

(SRINAGAR, India) — A gun battle with a group of militants who attacked an Indian army camp in the Indian portion of Kashmir that killed one Indian paramilitary soldier and wounded another has ended early Monday morning, police said. A senior police official speaking on customary condition of anonymity said search operations were on at…

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Woman Arrested for Human Trafficking After Allegedly Forcing Children to Sell Cookies — TIME

A Kentucky woman faces human trafficking charges for forcing several children to sell cookies, according to officials. Rhonda Bell, 32, was arrested on Sunday in Anderson County, Kentucky, WDRB reported. She is accused of making nine juveniles, whose ages range from 9 to 16, sell peppermint thin cookies “using fraud and coercion,” according to an…

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Canadian Crime Stoppers President Fired After Being Accused of Growing Marijuana — TIME

A Crime Stoppers organization in Ontario, Canada fired its president after he was accused of being involved in an illegal marijuana growing operation. Jon-Paul Fuller was removed from his post as president of the Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers on Thursday after he was arrested and charged with production of marijuana and possession of…

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