The Latest: Myanmar says 176 Rohingya villages now empty
Asia / International News / Politics

The Latest: Myanmar says 176 Rohingya villages now empty

BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and the flood of ethnic Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh (all times local): 7 p.m. Myanmar’s presidential spokesman says 176 ethnic Rohingya villages are now empty after all of their residents fled during recent violence in Rakhine state. Zaw Htay said there had been a … Continue reading

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GOP’s Trump says US should consider profiling Muslims
National / Politics

GOP’s Trump says US should consider profiling Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States should “seriously” consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-fighting tool, the latest example of the Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting increasingly backing positions that could single out a group based on their religion. “We really have to look at profiling,” Trump said in an … Continue reading