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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that the U.S. is deeply concerned by "credible reports" of atrocities committed by Myanmar's security forces and called for an independent investigation into a humanitarian crisis in which hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh.
Speaking at a joint news conference with leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar's capital, Tillerson said the U.S. would consider individual sanctions against people found responsible for the violence, but he would not advise "broad-based economic sanctions" against the entire country.
House Speaker Paul Ryan and Attorney General Jeff Sessions answered questions about U.S. Senate Republican candidate from Alabama Roy Moore and whether he should step aside amid allegations of sexual...
A streak of light that cast a brilliant glow in the night sky was captured on camera late Tuesday in Phoenix.
The fireball, possibly a meteor, can be seen on a city security camera as it falls from the sky and erupts in a flash. It was one of several major fireball sightings reported during a 10-hour period Tuesday and early Wednesday to the American Meteor Society.
Attorney Jeff Sessions answered questions from Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) on Nov. 14, 2017, about an August FBI report that described "black identity extremist" groups the FBI says are increasingly...
Two cousins and an aunt of Lyle and Erik Menendez have watched the "Law and Order True Crime" series of what allegedly happened inside a Beverly Hills mansion.
"It’s very true," said Kitty Menendez sister, Joan Vandermolen.
The three tell NBC4 that the show merely scratched the surface.
"Finally they are starting to talk about the truth," said Diane Hernandez, Erik and Lyle Menendez's cousin.
When they learned Kitty and Jose were murdered none of them suspected Lyle and Erik. But these three women have no doubt the brothers feared for their lives.
"You need to pay attention to your kids," Vandermolen said. "My sister could have protected her kids. That was her job."
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An unnamed actress sued Harvey Weinstein Tuesday in Los Angeles, alleging he sexually assaulted her.
The plaintiff, who is seeking unspecified damages, is identified only as Jane Doe in the Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit that alleges sexual battery, gender violence, assault, negligence and negligent retention.
A spokeswoman for Weinstein previously stated that any allegations of non-consensual sex "are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein."
Howard County Police
Police in Howard County, Maryland, are searching for a woman who was caught on camera climbing through a McDonald's drive-thru window and stealing food and money.
Surveillance video shows the woman reaching through the window, grabbing a cup and pouring herself a beverage. Moments later, she climbs through the window and walks around the kitchen of the restaurant.
Former President Barack Obama and his vice president, Joe Biden, will not only be immortalized in the history books, but on the internet, as memes.
Memes depicting the close relationship between Biden and Obama have been shared all over social media. He confirms that he's seen them and said that many of them reflect his relationship with the former president.
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The majority of Australians support the country becoming the 26th nation to legalize same-sex marriage, the results of a survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed on Wednesday.
More than three quarters of the country's eligible voters took part in the non-compulsory survey, NBC News reported. The poll is non-binding but the government has pledged to put a proposal to parliament if voters were in favor of same-sex marriage.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics said 61.6 percent of voters cast their ballots in support of same-sex marriage, with 38.4 percent opposing.
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Major Gen. S.B. Moyo, a spokesperson for the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, said President Robert Mugabe and his family are safe after the military appeared to seize power early Wednesday morning.
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A North Carolina woman hit the jackpot with two scratch-off lottery tickets, marking the second such instance in three weeks.
The Charlotte Observer reports Michelle Shuffler, of Granite Falls, won $10,000 with one scratch-off ticket and $1 million with another on Sunday.
Shuffler said in a statement that she and her husband purchased the winning $10,000 ticket in Lenoir, and then, feeling lucky, decided to buy another one 22 miles away in Granite Falls.
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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Comission
The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued seven hoverboard recalls Tuesday due to fire and explosion hazards.
This is not the first time CPSC has issued hoverboard recalls. CPSC is aware of more than 250 hoverboard incidents related to fires since 2015, the commission said in a safety alert.
A 2-year-old girl and a 10-year-old girl died in a house fire in March that was sparked by a hoverboard in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The CPSC has also received reports of 13 people burned by hoverboards, three smoke inhalation injuries, and more than $4 million in property damage linked to the scooters.
Texas State University has suspended all fraternity and sorority chapter activities following the death of a fraternity pledge after an initiation ritual.
In a statement Tuesday, university officials say Matt Ellis was found unresponsive Monday morning at an off-campus apartment. The 20-year-old sophomore from Humble, Texas, had attended a party that Phi Kappa Psi fraternity members hosted Sunday night at the apartment.
An autopsy has been ordered. Police in San Marcos, Texas, about 50 miles south of Austin, say they suspect alcohol played a role in the death.
Hawaii authorities were searching Tuesday for a man described by a prosecutor as fitting the profile of a serial killer who escaped from the state’s psychiatric hospital outside Honolulu, flew to Maui and then fled to San Jose.
Randall Saito, who was found not guilty of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity, left Hawaii State Hospital on Sunday. He walked out, climbed into a waiting taxi, and boarded a charter flight before the state Health Department even had a chance to alert authorities about his absence, according to Hawaii News Now.