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 2017-12-12 09:55 

Washington Post

Russian youth activists canvass uphill for opposition leader...

Moscow teenagers Kirill Strizhov and Alexander Pelevin have never known a Russia without President Vladimir Putin. Now, they say, the time has come for a younger leader....

 2017-12-12 09:51 

AP

Russian youth activists canvass uphill for opposition leader...

MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow teenagers Kirill Strizhov and Alexander Pelevin have never known a Russia without President Vladimir Putin. Now, they say, the time has come for a younger leader....

 2017-12-12 09:41 

Washington Post

Iran state TV: 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocks southern Iran...

Irans state TV says that a magnitude 6.2 earthquake has jolted the countrys southern province of Kerman....

 2017-12-12 09:39 

CBC

Firefighters look to gain on California wildfire as winds remain relentless...

Firefighters, taking advantage of a lull in the winds, on Monday held in check a massive Southern California wildfire that has torched hundreds of buildings and charred an area larger than New York City. ...

 2017-12-12 09:38 

AP

World leaders, high security at Paris climate summit...

PARIS (AP) — More than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight agains......

 2017-12-12 09:37 

Reuters Africa

Ukraine aims to pass IMF-backed anti-corruption law in February...

Ukraine aims to pass legislation backed by the International Monetary Fund to set up a special anti-corruption court in February and implement the law within 6-8 months, Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko told Reuters....

 2017-12-12 09:34 

NBC News

Sandy Hook shooting anniversary: How schools have changed security...

Experts say the Newtown, Connecticut, massacre prompted a wave of alterations to school buildings, like buzzer entries, security cameras and bulletproof glass....

 2017-12-12 09:30 

News24

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military...

The Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning January 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition....

 2017-12-12 09:29 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: Leaders stress all must speed up on climate...

Activists pretending to represent a massive wave of oil are holding a protest in Paris at the start of an international climate summit....

 2017-12-12 09:26 

Washington Post

Austria: 1 dead, 18 hurt in explosion at natural gas plant...

Authorities say that an explosion at a natural gas facility near Austrias border with Slovakia has left one person dead....

 2017-12-12 09:26 

Deutsche Welle

Several injured in gas pipeline explosion outside Vienna...

A gas pipeline hub in Baumgarten, outside of Vienna has exploded, leaving around 60 people injured, according to reports. Police have cordoned off the surrounding area....

 2017-12-12 09:24 

Fox News

[ World ]

Austria: 1 dead, 18 hurt in explosion at natural gas plant...

Authorities say that an explosion at a natural gas facility near Austria's border with Slovakia has left one person dead....

 2017-12-12 09:16 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's Steinhoff considers sale of PSG, KAP stakes to lift liquidity -sources...

South Africa's Steinhoff is considering selling stakes worth a combined $1.4 billion in local companies PSG Group and KAP Industrial to help plug a liquidity gap at the retailer, two sources familiar with the matter said....

 2017-12-12 09:16 

Reuters Africa

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits Kerman province in southeast Iran - state media...

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit Kerman province in southeast Iran on Tuesday, state media reported....

 2017-12-12 09:13 

Washington Post

Thousands still without power after storm Ana hit France...

About 36,000 households across France are still without power after Storm Ana hit the country....

 2017-12-12 09:11 

CNN

[ Health ]

The brain benefits of your child's dinosaur obsession...

Sustained intense interests can help children develop increased knowledge and persistence, a better attention span and deeper information-processing skills....

 2017-12-12 09:10 

Fox News

[ World ]

Thousands still without power after storm Ana hit France...

About 36,000 households across France are still without power after Storm Ana hit the country....

 2017-12-12 09:06 

Reuters Africa

Thai PM says no trade with North Korea, ahead of U.S. envoy's visit...

No trade takes place between Thailand and North Korea, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday, ahead of an expected visit by a U.S. envoy seeking to step up pressure on North Korea over its weapons programmes....

 2017-12-12 09:06 

Washington Post

The Latest: Leaders stress all must speed up on climate...

The Latest on the climate summit taking place in Paris (all times local):...

 2017-12-12 09:05 

Sky News

Earthquake hits southeast Iran...

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has hit Kerman Province in southeast Iran, state media has reported....

 2017-12-12 09:04 

AP

The Latest: Leaders stress all must speed up on climate...

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the climate summit taking place in Paris (all times local):9:55 a.m.Top world officials have opened a climate summit in Paris by saying investors and the entire globa......

 2017-12-12 09:03 

Reuters Africa

South Africa's trade department, company regulator to probe Steinhoff...

South Africa's Department of Trade and Industry and the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission said on Tuesday they would investigate whether retailer Steinhoff had breached domestic company laws....

 2017-12-12 09:03 

Reuters Africa

Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 strikes in Iran - USGS...

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck northeast of Kerman, a provincial capital in Iran, the U.S. Geological Survey said....

 2017-12-12 09:01 

CNN

[ Health ]

Why am I not losing weight?...

There are common behavioral and medical reasons you might not be losing weight, even though you think you are doing everything right....

 2017-12-12 08:58 

Reuters Africa

Zimbabwe's Mugabe flies to Singapore, first trip since ouster...

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office last month, a state security official said on Tuesday....

 2017-12-12 08:56 

Reuters Africa

Zimbabwe's Mugabe flies to Singapore, first trip since ouster...

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office last month, a state security official said on Tuesday....

 2017-12-12 08:54 

AP

The Latest: Climate activists protest at intl climate summit...

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the climate summit taking place in Paris (all times local):9:50 a.m.Activists pretending to represent a massive wave of oil are holding a protest in Paris at the star......

 2017-12-12 08:53 

CNN

[ Health ]

'Man flu': Is it real?...

A man is more susceptible to complications from respiratory illness than a woman, and his immune system is generally less robust than hers, a new study finds....

 2017-12-12 08:53 

Washington Post

Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains...

For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the worlds smallest gender-equality gap, and for about as long gender studies professor Gyda Margret Petursdottir has been asked how the Nordic island nation became such a para...

 2017-12-12 08:52 

Deutsche Welle

EU cuts off funds for Cambodia election after opposition party dissolved...

The European Union has said it cannot support the vote after the country dissolved the main opposition party. The EU follows a similar move taken by the United States....

 2017-12-12 08:49 

AP

Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains...

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the world's smallest gender-equality gap, and for about as long gender studies professor Gyd......

 2017-12-12 08:49 

Fox News

[ World ]

Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains...

For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the world's smallest gender-equality gap, and for about as long gender studies professor Gyda Margret Petursdottir has been asked how the Nordic island nation became such a...

 2017-12-12 08:40 

Washington Post

Israel survey finds deep divisions, displeasure with leaders...

With the prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations, the peace process at a standstill and the government moving to stifle critics, it is no secret that Israel is a deeply polarized nation. But a new survey released on Tuesday shows just how d...

 2017-12-12 08:40 

Reuters Africa

Death toll from fighting in South Sudan's Great Lakes region rises to 170 -official...

The death toll from intercommunal fighting between two clans in South Sudan's Great Lakes region last week has reached at least 170, an official said, up from 45, reflecting a new source of violence in a country devastated by a four-year civil war....

 2017-12-12 08:37 

USA Today

Ex-U.S. deserter to North Korea who married Japan abductee dies...

Jenkins disappeared in January 1965 while on patrol along the Demilitarized Zone....

 2017-12-12 08:37 

AP

Israel survey finds deep divisions, displeasure with leaders...

JERUSALEM (AP) — With the prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations, the peace process at a standstill and the government moving to stifle critics, it is no secret that Israel is a dee......

 2017-12-12 08:37 

Fox News

[ World ]

Israel survey finds deep divisions, displeasure with leaders...

With the prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations, the peace process at a standstill and the government moving to stifle critics, it is no secret that Israel is a deeply polarized nation....

 2017-12-12 08:36 

Reuters Africa

Death toll from fighting in South Sudan's Great Lakes region rises to 170 - official...

The death toll from intercommunal fighting between two clans in South Sudan's Great Lakes region last week has reached at least 170, an official said, up from 45, reflecting a new source of violence in a country devastated by a four-year civil war....

 2017-12-12 08:36 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Ex-US deserter to NKorea who married Japan abductee dies...

U.S Army deserter to North Korea, who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release in the 2000s, has died....

 2017-12-12 08:36 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Dangerous winds persist as wildfires roar in California...

The winds aren't changing for Southern California's wildfires yet. The fifth largest blaze in state history was threatening thousands of homes as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions....

 2017-12-12 08:28 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

U.S. Soldier Dead, Two Injured In 'Vehicle Incident' In Eastern Afghanistan...

NATO says a U.S. soldiers has died as a result of injuries sustained during a "vehicle incident" in eastern Afghanistan....

 2017-12-12 08:14 

Deutsche Welle

North Sea pipeline shutdown impacts supply...

The temporary closure of one of the biggest North Sea oil pipelines gives some much needed hope to OPEC oil producers after months of stagnate prices. Yet so far Brent crude oil prices have not budged much....

 2017-12-12 08:12 

Reuters Africa

Pereira steps in to replace Villas-Boas in Shanghai...

Former Porto coach Vitor Pereira has been unveiled as the new manager of Chinese Super League (CSL) side Shanghai SIPG, replacing fellow Portuguese Andre Villas-Boas at the helm....

 2017-12-12 08:10 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Flawed and inaccurate': Internet pioneers call on US to keep net neutrality...

Internet inventors and Apple's co-founder are among a high-profile group of internet pioneers demanding a vote on net neutrality be stopped....

 2017-12-12 08:04 

Reuters Africa

Japan to stress to U.N. chief need to "maximise pressure" on North Korea...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will stress to the U.N. secretary-general his opposition to talks with North Korea and will instead urge maximum pressure to get it to abandon its weapons programmes, a Japanese official said on Tuesday....

 2017-12-12 08:02 

Reuters Africa

Return of defeated IS fighters "real threat" to Russia - RIA cites FSB chief...

Former militants from ...

 2017-12-12 08:00 

Reuters Africa

Kosmos Energy to plug offshore Mauritania well...

Kosmos Energy Ltd said it would plug one of its exploration wells offshore Mauritania after it failed to find significant amount of oil and gas....

 2017-12-12 07:59 

Al Jazeera

Japan picks 'North' as 2017 symbol amid N Korea threat...

Kanji character for 'North' chosen as defining symbol of 2017, reflecting unease over North Korea's nuclear programme....

 2017-12-12 07:58 

Reuters Africa

Macron seeks climate pledges after U.S. withdrawal from Paris accord...

French President Emmanuel Macron will on Tuesday urge wealthy countries and global companies to commit more funds to combating global warming and help poorer nations deal with the impact of climate change....

 2017-12-12 07:50 

AP

World leaders, high security at Paris climate summit...

PARIS (AP) — More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite U.S. President D......

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