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Robert Lewis Dear charged with murder over Planned Parenthood shooting spree

A drifter was charged with first-degree murder over a shooting spree that killed three people and wounded nine at a family planning center in ...

- The Raw Story - US

New Hampshire to GOP candidates: Win here or go home

Or at least, that's the tradition. But in this first primary state, voters could shake up the races

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Obama brings solidarity to the table

Bernard Pacaud, chef of l'Ambroisie restaurant in Paris, is normally off Mondays, but this week he catered to two high-profile diners.

- The Australian - AU

After leaders' rhetoric, climate negotiators start work on deal

By Barbara Lewis and Bate Felix PARIS - With encouragement from 150 world leaders ringing in their ears, government negotiators in Paris were on ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Turkey: Don't 'play with fire'

Turkey responds to reports of Russia detaining a group of Turkish businessmen. Jill Dougherty has the report.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Boko Haram militants kill four, wound two in Niger attack

NIAMEY - Militants from the Islamist group Boko Haram killed eight people in an attack on a village in the southeast of Niger, a private local radio ...

- Reuters - US

Indonesia says AirAsia plane crashed due to rudder control glitch, pilots' response

The rudder control system glitch had occurred 23 times in the 12 months prior to the December 28, 2014 tragedy.

- The Hindu - IN

Faulty rudder system, pilots' response caused AirAsia plane crash

A rudder control system problem that had occurred 23 times in the previous 12 months coupled with the pilots' response led to last year's crash of an ...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Puerto Rico Faces Debt Deadline As U.S. Congress Holds Hearings

Officials have said Puerto Rico's $72 billion debt is unable to be paid

- TIME Magazine - US

Two Pakistani soldiers killed in rare targeted Karachi attack

KARACHI, Pakistan - Gunmen killed two Pakistani soldiers in the southern city of Karachi on Tuesday, the military said, a rare attack on the powerful ...

- Reuters - US

Does the world REALLY need a 1km tall tower?

- CNN Top Stories - US

Russia may finally come around on Assad's future: Obama

Obama said he expects that diplomatic negotiations in Vienna to pursue a political solution to Syria's civil war will move forward at the same time ...

- Times Of India - IN

F1's exclusive wrap party

What happens when the F1 season-ending race is over? The drivers head to an exclusive after party.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Over 2,000 raids, 210 detained since Paris attacks

French police have carried out more than 2,000 raids without judicial warrants and detained 210 people since a state of emergency was enforced in the ...

- Times Of India - IN

David Cameron Writes to PM Modi Seeking Release of Undertrial British Sailors

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has written to his PM Modi calling for the return of six British sailors held in India for more than two years on ...


Al-Nusra releases Lebanese soldiers

Syria's al-Qa'ida branch last night releases a group of Lebanese soldiers held since August last year.

- The Australian - AU

Italy, Kosovo police arrest four jihadist suspects

MILAN - Italian and Kosovan police have arrested four Kosovars suspected of being part of a jihadist cell that spread Islamist propaganda and made ...

- Reuters - US

Downing of Russian warplane shines a light on Turkey's shadowy links to extremists

When Turkish F-16 fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane at the Turkish-Syrian border, it swung the spotlight back on the strategic region, long a ...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Dozens of Houthis killed in major offensive across border from Yemen: residents

DUBAI - Dozens of Yemeni Houthi fighters were killed during an assault on the border with Saudi Arabia, residents and Saudi state television said on ...

- Reuters - US

Who rules Pakistan?

Former Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Pakistan's role in the so-called "war on Terror".

- Al Jazeera - QA | Sex, lies and spies: Vatileaks plot thickens

The Vatican's controversial trial of journalists and whistleblowers has been put on hold as new claims about sex, lies and spies gave the scandal an ...

- - ZA

Obama tells Russia, Turkey to focus on Islamic State

US President Barack Obama led calls Tuesday for Turkey and Russia to end their dispute over the downing of a Russian fighter jet and focus instead on ...

- Times Of India - IN

How the Paris attackers honed their assault through trial and error

More than two weeks after the Paris attacks, more evidence has emerged about how the group of at least nine militants pulled off the assaults.

- Times Of India - IN

Russia claims Turkey downed jet to protect oil trade with ISIS

- CNN Top Stories - US

White House announces list of companies to join climate pledge

Shawn PriceWASHINGTON, Dec. 1 -- The White House announced a list of large U.S. companies that have joined the pledge to be more climate-friendly.

- UPI - US

Cyber Monday outshines Black Friday

Cyber Monday, the year's biggest online shopping day is set to break US sales records. But the days of all-time sales highs on the Monday after ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Afghan president eyes improved ties with Pakistan, Taliban talks

Afghanistan is hoping to improve its rocky relations with neighboring Pakistan over the next few months as a prelude to a possible return to stalled ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Turkey calls for opening of communication channels with Russia

ANKARA - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called on Tuesday for the opening of communication channels between Turkey and Russia to prevent ...

- Reuters - US

Did the US occupation create ISIL?

US Ambassador Paul Bremer, former Administrator of Iraq, on whether his policies led to the rise of ISIL.

- Al Jazeera - QA

7 Reasons America's Presidential Candidates Should Fear China's Military

Peter Navarro Security, Asia Is this the REAL issue America's Presidental Canidates should be talking about?  What will frontrunners Donald Trump and ...

- The National Interest - US

Trial for ranking French IS fighter in recruiting network

PARIS " A ranking French member of the Islamic State group goes on trial in charges he ran a network to recruit fighters to Syria.Salim Benghalem, who ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

German unemployment remains steady in November at 6 percent

BERLIN " Germany's unemployment rate remained at 6 percent in November, as the labor market in Europe's biggest economy remained strong.The Federal ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Burkina Faso celebrates newly elected president

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso " Hundreds of supporters of Burkina Faso's newly elected president started chanting "Presi, Presi," as preliminary results ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Two Military Police Shot Dead in Pakistan's Karachi: Officials

Masked gunmen riding a motorcycle shot dead two military policemen today in Pakistan's volatile port city, Karachi, where authorities have been ...


Trevor Noah tries to keep up with Trump's insults and lies: 'He's confusing bullshit with the truth'

“The Daily Show” returned Monday night from a week off, and host Trevor Noah tried to catch up with Donald Trump's latest insults as if ...

- The Raw Story - US

Fostering a Sustainable Future for Sudan: The Importance of Youth Engagement

Sat05DecInvitation OnlyResearch EventFostering a Sustainable Future for Sudan: The Importance of Youth Engagement5 Dec 2015 - 12:00 to 15:30Add to ...

- Chatham House - UK

Anadarko ordered to pay $159.5 million fine for 2010 Gulf spill

- A federal judge ordered Anadarko Petroleum Corp to pay a $159.5 million civil fine reflecting its stake in the Gulf of Mexico well whose 2010 ...

- Reuters - US

At UNGA, Afghanistan says Pak using terrorists as violent proxies

Perhaps, the first time Kabul has raised before the international forum Islamabad's motives for backing Taliban and other terror outfits.

- The Hindu - IN

Let pregnant girls return to school in Tanzania, campaigners plea

By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM - Emily Nyoni was enjoying studying at Bunju secondary school in Dar es Salaam and hoped to pursue medical studies to ...

- Yahoo! News - US

UK bombing of Syria to cost 'in the low tens of millions of pounds': Osborne

LONDON - British finance minister George Osborne said on Tuesday that the cost of extending air strikes against Islamic State into Syria would run in ...

- Reuters - US | Nuclear body anxiously preparing for SA move

The Nuclear Industry Association of SA is not sitting by idly while Treasury and the Department of Energy mull over options for SA's nuclear build ...

- - ZA

Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention, 2015

Article | Twentieth Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention, 30 November – 4 December 2015, The Hague, ...


Air Asia flight crew unable to control plane after malfunction

- CNN Top Stories - US

UNICEF sounds Nepal warning as harsh winter looms

Government blames "Indian blockade" for shortages in country hit by devastating earthquake earlier this year.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Where Does the Truck Stop? Russia's New Social Protests

The strikes by Russian truckers are a new challenge for the Kremlin and represent a breach of the government's social contract with its citizens. But ...

- Carnegie Endowment - US

The Drivers and Consequences of Unrecorded Trade in Nigeria

Tue08DecResearch EventThe Drivers and Consequences of Unrecorded Trade in Nigeria8 Dec 2015 - 16:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google ...

- Chatham House - UK

Georgia arrests four for alleged links to Islamic State

Georgia has arrested four of its nationals on suspicion of having links with the Islamic State group, the ex-Soviet country's officials said Tuesday. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Indonesia says faulty component, crew response factors in AirAsia crash

By Kanupriya Kapoor and Fergus Jensen JAKARTA - Chronic problems with a faulty rudder system and the way pilots tried to respond were among a string ...

- Yahoo! News - US

VW says 'around 50' witnesses have come forward in internal probe

Around 50 employees of German auto giant Volkswagen have come forward to testify in the group's internal probe into a massive pollution-cheating ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Explosive device found in van at Bulgaria's Sofia airport

Bulgarian authorities discovered an explosive device on Tuesday in a van parked just outside the capital Sofia's international airport. "An explosive ...

- Yahoo! News - US