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'All hell breaks loose' in Rohingya camps

'All hell breaks loose' in Rohingya camps

World
More than 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh following a two-week surge in violence in majority Buddhist Myanmar, formerly Burma.Aid officials said refugee camps in the neighbouring country were reaching capacity, as fleeing Rohingyas claimed security forces and Buddhist mobs in Rakhine state had attacked them and set fire to their homes.The violence began on 25 August, when an ethnic Rohingya insurgent group attacked police posts in Myanmar and security forces retaliated.The UN has condemned what it called a cruel military operation against the minority community and said it appeared to be a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing".But the Myanmar government has dismissed the Rohingya claims, with leader Aung San Suu Kyi blaming fake news and a misinformation campaign.Foreign ...
'Holy hell to pay' if Trump fires attorney general

'Holy hell to pay' if Trump fires attorney general

World
Senators have issued stern warnings to Donald Trump not to fire his attorney general or the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the US election.Republican Lindsey Graham said Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Special Counsel Robert Mueller should keep their positions."If Jeff Sessions is fired there will be holy hell to pay," Mr Graham said.He added: "Any effort to go after Mueller could be the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency - unless Mueller did something wrong."Right now I have no reason to believe that Mueller is compromised"."Some of the suggestions the President is making go way beyond what's acceptable in a rule of law nation," said Mr Graham.Image:Jeff Sessions has said he will not resign despite the President's criticismThe senator is one of three pr...
Property website Zillow backs down in row with McMansion Hell blog

Property website Zillow backs down in row with McMansion Hell blog

Technology
A dispute between a blogger and a property website over photo copyright has been settled after the website backed down.Kate Wagner runs McMansion Hell, a satirical blog in which she critiques modern architecture and interior decor by annotating images taken from US property websites.Property platform Zillow claimed that she was infringing copyright, although it does not own the images it posts.Ms Wagner initially shut down her blog.Digital rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) took on her cause after she shared the cease and desist notice she received from Zillow, which instructed her to remove all the photos she had ever used from its site.'Fair use'Zillow said Ms Wagner was violating its terms which included reproducing or modifying the images it shared in its listings.It...