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A migrant weeps during a Friday prayer at a temporary shelter in Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia Friday, May 22, 2015. In the past three weeks, thousands of refugees and migrants have washed ashore in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, according to the International Organization for Migration. Half are Rohingya and the rest are from Bangladesh, the IOM said. The U.N. refugee agency estimates more than 3,000 others may still be at sea. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

US says Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya boat people crisis

Navy ships were scouring Southeast Asian waters for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. diplomat said Myanmar needs to shoulder some responsibility for the crisis. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said Friday that Rohingya Muslims fleeing the predominantly Buddhist nation were risking perilous journeys and putting their lives…