For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is, quite literally, being wiped off the map.
After a series of attacks by Muslim militants last month, security forces and allied mobs retaliated by burning down thousands of Rohingya homes in the predominantly Buddhist nation.
Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister’s residence and causing what he called “mind-boggling” devastation today as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurricane Irma.
Toys ‘R’ Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain open for business as usual.
Protesters chanting “free our people” gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis for more than two hours to show solidarity with those who remain behind bars, but there was no repeat of the vandalism that occurred over the weekend.
Elected on the nationalist slogan “America first,” President Donald Trump will use his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly to argue that individual nations should act in their own self-interest, yet rally together when faced with a common threat such as North Korea.
[img_assist|nid=1174343|title=|desc= LUCY CHARLES, of Haiti, walks past a television in her restaurant specializing in Haitian cuisine in Tijuana, Mexico. The 33- year-old is among about 4,000 Haitians to establish roots in Mexico’s northwest corner after the United States abruptly closed its doors late last year.
Verna W. Noble of Freeport, ME peacefully passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 with her friend Paul by her side.
Verna was born February 12, 1920 to Leon C. and Alice (Pettengill) Maybury in Freeport, ME. She was predeceased by her husband, Frederick Noble.
TOPSHAM — Edward Louis Joseph Lamarre, 51 passed away unexpectedly at home on early Wednesday morning Sept. 13, 2017 with his beloved wife Stacy at his side. Although a short time it was some of the happiest days of our lives.
Maynard Trescott Taylor, 81, of Westport Island, Maine and Largo, Florida, passed away on August 14th with family by his side at Winship Green in Bath, Maine. Maynard was born on August 9, 1936 in Lewiston, Maine to Chester H. Taylor and Lillian E, (Curtis) Taylor.
DEAR ABBY: My mother is extremely self-centered. Ever since I can remember, everything has always been about her. That’s probably why she and Dad split.
Something must be clarified at the beginning of this article. I am not a climate change denier. My undergraduate and graduate education was in geography and geology and that education certainly entails much about climate change in the past.
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2017. There are 103 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History
Earlier this year when Maine’s Secretary of State Matt Dunlap agreed to join President Trump’s national voter fraud commission — the so-called Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity — many Mainers and progressives around the country were openly concerned that Dunlap, a Democrat, would offer a bipartisan veneer to a biased commission that would ultimately
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s governor is urging supporters of the state’s Republican party to back the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
The Sun Journal reports Republican Gov. Paul LePage wrote in an email to supporters
Sunday he is “absolutely convinced this is our last chance.”