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Global N. Korea's other nuke crisis: nuclear reactor safety
Author: 0 N. Korea's other nuke crisis: nuclear reactor safety

North Korea's growing nuclear capabilities amount to a "direct threat to our security and the security of the entire world", Tillerson told the 15-nation council at a high-level meeting on nuclear nonproliferation convened by Japan, which now holds the UNSC rotating presidency.

Author: 0 Muslim leaders denounce Trump's Jerusalem decision

Today, the head of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas called for fresh protests across the world against the US President's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Israel-Palestine conflict, with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem - now occupied by Israel - might eventually serve as the capital of a Palestinian state.

Global Facebook will now start paying tax locally
Author: 0 Facebook will now start paying tax locally

Social Media giant Facebook will change its tax structure meaning instead of recording all advertising revenue through its global headquarters in Dublin , Ireland it will be recorded by tis local companies in those countries. In April 2016, Facebook started recording revenues from its large customers in the United Kingdom in Britain, which resulted in an increase in the amount of tax it paid.

Global Grassley requests immigration history of NY bombing suspect
Author: 0 Grassley requests immigration history of NY bombing suspect

Winners of the Visa Lottery program can go on to sponsor family members to come to the United States, resulting in chain migration , which could lead to large numbers of the winners' foreign relatives resettling in the United States. The president, along with some congressional Republicans, have called for the repeal of that program. Although diversity lottery winners are chosen at random and family-based migrants are allowed in based on their relatives, all of them must pass eligibility ...

Global Elizabeth Warren Says Trump Is Guilty Of 'Slut' Shaming
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren Says Trump Is Guilty Of 'Slut' Shaming

Kirsten Gillibrand was once willing to "do anything" in exchange for campaign donations. " This morning's comments are beneath the dignity of the highest office in America", Esty said in a prepared statement about Trump's tweet , which said in part that Gillibrand would "come to my office "begging" for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them)".

Global India, Russia, China jointly condemn terrorism
Author: 0 India, Russia, China jointly condemn terrorism

Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi and his Russian Federation counterpart Sergei Lavrov held the meeting with Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj here. "It is well-known that relations between India and Russian Federation are very close and friendly", she said. As major emerging economies, China, Russia and India should strengthen coordination and cooperation, and try to reach strategic consensus on safeguarding regional stability, promoting common development, and pushing forward ...

Global Palestinians decision to snub VP Pence 'unfortunate', White House says
Author: 0 Palestinians decision to snub VP Pence 'unfortunate', White House says

In more than two years of intermittent attacks, Palestinians have killed more than 50 Israelis , two visiting Americans and a British tourist in stabbings, shootings and car-ramming attacks. Thirteen demonstrators were arrested and four officers were lightly injured by stones, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said. The protests were the third and biggest in Indonesia since Trump's decision on Thursday.

Global Georgia's ex-President Saakashvili detained in Ukraine
Author: 0 Georgia's ex-President Saakashvili detained in Ukraine

The situation near parliament was calm at around 1230 GMT, although an increased number of armoured police stood guard around the building, according to a Reuters witness. The saga threatens to embarrass the pro-Western authorities at a time when they face a chorus of criticism from reformers and foreign donors over perceived backtracking on reforms and attacks on anti-corruption institutions.

Global Email shows effort to give Trump camp Wikileaks documents
Author: 0 Email shows effort to give Trump camp Wikileaks documents

He also tweeted that CNN's "democratic sources" are trying to push a false narrative. He also wondered if the network would punish the reporters involved while referencing ABC News' Brian Ross , who was recently suspended for his own botched reporting.

Global Wildfires hit Murdoch wine estate
Author: 0 Wildfires hit Murdoch wine estate

Moraga Estate, the only working winery in Bel-Air and home of Twenty-First Century Fox and Fox News Chairman Rupert Murdoch, appears to be the latest casualty of wildfires spread by the Santa Ana winds in Southern California. 'We are monitoring the situation as closely as we can, and are grateful to all of the efforts of the first responders'. "Some of our neighbors have suffered heavy losses and our thoughts and prayers are with them at this time ".

Global Arkansas, SMU's Chad Morris agree to 6-year contract
Author: 0 Arkansas, SMU's Chad Morris agree to 6-year contract

Bielema took over in Fayeteville in December of 2012, leaving his head coaching job at the University of Wisconsin where he had coached since 2006. I've been told Chad Morris has informed SMU he has accepted the job with Arkansas. With Malzahn out of the picture, Thamel reported Monday that Yurachek would target Morris and Memphis' Mike Norvell, both of whom Yurachek observed during his time in the AAC.

Global Deutsche Bank subpoenaed to provide Trump accounts' data
Author: 0 Deutsche Bank subpoenaed to provide Trump accounts' data

The Guardian, citing German newspaper Handelsblatt , reported that the bank has since cooperated with the request and handed over banking records to investigators. Deutsche Bank, which has loaned the Trump organization hundreds of millions of dollars for real estate ventures, said it would not comment on any of its clients.

Global Airline Pilots Saw North Korean Missile's Re-Entry, Breakup
Author: 0 Airline Pilots Saw North Korean Missile's Re-Entry, Breakup

A spokesman said on Monday that the flight crew of CX893 had reported a suspected sighting of Pyongyang's latest missile test . The missile flew ten times higher than the global space station and then back down to Earth. South Korea said its northern neighbor regularly fails to issue notices to airmen (NOTAM) when conducting missile launches. North Korea has developed ballistic missiles powerful enough to reach their intended targets, including those as far away as the continental US, and ...

Global See how the only supermoon of 2017 lit up Southeast Asia
Author: 0 See how the only supermoon of 2017 lit up Southeast Asia

The moon will be closer to Earth than it typically is, and will appear roughly 7 percent larger and 16 percent brighter than it typically is. Yesterday's full moon was 222,761 miles from Earth, closer than the average of 238,900 miles. Sunday night's supermoon was the one and only supermoon of 2017. The time between perigees (an anomalistic month, about 27.555 days) does not align very well with the time between full moons (a synodic month, about 29.531 days).

Global Convicted War Criminal Drinks Poison in Courtroom, Dies
Author: 0 Convicted War Criminal Drinks Poison in Courtroom, Dies

Dutch police declared the courtroom a crime scene and have opened an investigation. Slobodan Praljak, a former military commander convicted of persecuting and murdering Muslims during the Bosnian War in the '90s, died a few hours drinking the poison, according to Croatian prime minister Andrej Plenković.

Global Schulz ready for tense talks with Merkel
Author: 0 Schulz ready for tense talks with Merkel

The chairman said the SPD's executive committee would discuss various options on Monday, and make a proposal which would be discussed at SPD's party conference from December 7 to 9 in Berlin . Schulz said he had telephoned the CDU leader to say that any such claims from her conservatives to the media would be viewed as "a breach of trust".

Global Israel bombs targets in Gaza after mortar rounds
Author: 0 Israel bombs targets in Gaza after mortar rounds

Israeli forces have maintained regular incursions into the Gaza Strip along both the land and seaside borders. It proved to be a false alarm. "In response to the mortar shells fired at a military post adjacent to the northern Gaza Strip, (Israeli) tanks and (Israeli) aircraft targeted four Hamas military posts in the northern Gaza Strip", the army said in a statement.

Global More Filtered Sunshine This Weekend
Author: 0 More Filtered Sunshine This Weekend

Highs in the upper 60s to near 70 are likely by Tuesday . That sunshine paid off with daytimes highs extending into the low and mid-50s for most of eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey, which meant temperatures were 5 degrees above normal for the 1st of December.

Global More than 200 search for missing three-year-old North Carolina girl
Author: 0 More than 200 search for missing three-year-old North Carolina girl

Woods was allegedly abducted from a home on the 2400 block of Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville, according to an Amber Alert issued Monday, when she was reported missing . She is about 2 feet, 9 inches tall and 30 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes. The sheriff has even called on the community to help. Authorities interviewed both the little girl's mother and her mother's live-in boyfriend, but it's still unclear, what, if any, leads detectives have at this point.

Global GES reflects US-India economic, security partnership: Ivanka Trump
Author: 0 GES reflects US-India economic, security partnership: Ivanka Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined Trump, an informal adviser to her father US president Donald Trump , in opening the conference, whose theme this year is " Women First, Prosperity for All ". administration to promote women in business. Ivanka, whose clothing business has come under scrutiny for low wages and unsuitable working conditions, said despite the soaring rate of female entrepreneurs, women still faced steep obstacles to starting, owning, and growing their businesses.

Global Trump proposes media Hunger Games, victor gets 'Fake News Trophy'
Author: 0 Trump proposes media Hunger Games, victor gets 'Fake News Trophy'

CNN shot back , tweeting that its Trump's job to represent the U.S.to the world . Stelter said Trump's tweet, whether by design or coincidence, "reads like an invitation to undemocratic regimes around the world to harass CNN journalists with the blessing of the US president".

Global Florida Teen Captured at NY-Canada Border After Discovery of Grandmother's Remains
Author: 0 Florida Teen Captured at NY-Canada Border After Discovery of Grandmother's Remains

A Florida teenager whom police want to question in connection with the suspected death of his grandmother was detained Friday by United States agents near the border with Canada , officials said. When the father got to his home in Neptune Beach , near Jacksonville on Florida's Atlantic coast, he found it had been ransacked. "Logan is our child and we love him and are standing by him to help in any way.

Global Gators make splash hire with Dan Mullen
Author: 0 Gators make splash hire with Dan Mullen

A major factor in Mullen's hire is athletic director Scott Stricklin. Mullen is a noted quarterback tutor, as his protégées include Alex Smith , Tim Tebow and Dak Prescott . Petersburg Bowl a year ago. There were some rumors that Florida could turn it's attention to UCF's Scott Frost , who is responsible for the Knights' incredible turnaround, but Nebraska seems like a more likely option for him.

Global Myanmar: Rohingya returns unthinkable until apartheid system is dismantled
Author: 0 Myanmar: Rohingya returns unthinkable until apartheid system is dismantled

Human rights groups have for months documented horrendous atrocities Myanmar forces carried out against the ethnic minority Rohingya Muslim groups, including gang rape, torture, and murder. "We're calling for an arms embargo and targeted sanctions against officials responsible for this system". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the ongoing violence that has claimed the lives of thousands of Rohingya Muslims and driven many more from their homes must be stopped.

Global The Trump Administration Has Ended Temporary Protective Status for 59000 Haitians
Author: 0 The Trump Administration Has Ended Temporary Protective Status for 59000 Haitians

Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) tweeted , "There is no reason to send 60,000 Haitians back to a country that can not provide for them". Haitians received TPS in 2010 after a 7.0-magnitude quake shook the country, killing 220,000 people. On Monday, acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine C. Duke affirmed that Haitians would still be required to leave, but said the order would not be effective until July 22, 2019.

Global India expresses outrage over Hafiz Saeed's imminent release
Author: 0 India expresses outrage over Hafiz Saeed's imminent release

India has repeatedly asked Pakistan to re-investigate the Mumbai terror attack case and also demanded trial of Saeed and Lashkar-e-Taiba operations commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi in the light of evidence it had provided to Islamabad . "I fight for the case of Kashmiris". Saeed, however, said Sharif deserved to be removed for his peace overtures with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Global Want guarantee on safety of Jadhav's wife, mother: India to Pak
Author: 0 Want guarantee on safety of Jadhav's wife, mother: India to Pak

In its response, New Delhi conveyed to Islamabad that Jadhav's mother would also like to travel with her daughter-in-law to Pakistan. "If the leaders of the Pakistan start making their own decisions, they will no longer face external pressure", the Mumbai attack mastermind said.

Global Cool but sunny Thanksgiving before warming heading into the weekend
Author: 0 Cool but sunny Thanksgiving before warming heading into the weekend

Clouds will win today with cold air in the mid 30s. The highest probability of rain is between 1 and 8 a.m. Wednesday . Winds die down overnight and some patchy frost is possible by early morning as temperatures drop into the mid 30s. Winds aren't making things any better with gusts over 20 miles per hour. The low at night is expected to be around 27. Temperatures reach into the mid-50s and it becomes breezy with winds at 10-20 miles per hour.

Global President Donald Trump pardons turkey in annual White House tradition
Author: 0 President Donald Trump pardons turkey in annual White House tradition

Drumstick and Wishbone will live in " Gobbler's Rest " at Virginia Tech, which the president described as "a lovely place". The president and first lady Melania Trump were accompanied by the president's youngest son, Barron. "So, Tater and Tot, you can rest easy". Like many distinguished White House guests, Wishbone and Drumstick got special tours earlier on Tuesday. Jimmy Fallon had previously joked that Trump will pardon the turkeys, then attack them for not thanking him enough.

Global Woman Accuses Al Franken of Groping Her While Posing For Photo
Author: 0 Woman Accuses Al Franken of Groping Her While Posing For Photo

Franken came by, she said, "pulled me in really close, like awkward close, and as my husband took the picture, he put his hand full-fledged on my rear". "In our experience, we know Al as a devoted and dedicated family man, a wonderful comedic performer, and an honorable public servant", it continued. "There's no excuse", he said.

Global Arab states urge Lebanon to rein in Hezbollah
Author: 0 Arab states urge Lebanon to rein in Hezbollah

He further said, "Any leniency in dealing with their policies would only encourage them more, so we must stand together", Jubeir said, referring to Iran. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Iran's supply of rockets to Houthi militias was an act of "direct military aggression". The Lebanese envoy to the Arab League, Antoine Azzam, made carefully weighed comments at the meeting that reflected his country's delicate religious and ethnic balance.

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