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 2016-12-02 22:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World: Sex crimes in focus at The Hague trial of rebel commander... +

A top lieutenant of Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony goes on trial in The Hague on Tuesday accused of war crimes ranging from child kidnapping and forced marriage to rape and murder during the rebel group's long rampage in northern Uganda....

 2016-12-02 22:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

World: Trump names Mad Dog' as secretary... +

US President-elect Donald Trump has named Gen James Mattis (pictured), a former marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, as his Defence Secretary....

 2016-12-02 21:55 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Tiger Woods shoots 7-under 65 round at World Challenge... +

Tiger Woods shoots seven birdies, no bogeys at the World Challenge event, raising hopes he might really be back....

 2016-12-02 21:49 

Deutsche Welle

Trump supporters challenge presidential vote recount in three states... +

Influential supporters of President-elect Donald Trump have moved to halt the recounts of presidential votes in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan. Trump won each of the states by a relatively small margin....

 2016-12-02 21:47 

Al Jazeera

Gambia: Yahya Jammeh concedes loss to Adama Barrow... +

Yahya Jammeh, who came to power after 1994 coup, congratulates opposition leader Adama Barrow for his "clear victory"....

 2016-12-02 21:42 

NY Times

[ World News ]

Colombia Repatriates Dead as Airline's Licensing Questioned... +

Colombia began repatriating the victims of this week's tragic air crash in the Andes on Friday as Bolivia's president called for ...

 2016-12-02 21:31 

Deutsche Welle

Bayern surge back after early scare to secure Mainz win... +

Bayern Munich recovered from an early setback to win 3-1 in Mainz. The champions fell behind after just four minutes but were victorious thanks to a Robert Lewandowski brace and a diving header from Arjen Robben-...

 2016-12-02 21:29 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Family of Colombia crash survivor 'Neto' has mixed emotions... +

For the family of Brazilian soccer player Neto, as one of only six survivors of a plane crash in Colombia is known, there is joy and pain....

 2016-12-02 21:27 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Organic and genetically modified foods: Americans are split on how they feel about how produce is grown... +

Attitudes about organic and GM foods aren't tied to political views, level of education or income, Pew researchers found...

 2016-12-02 21:26 

NY Times

[ World News ]

Family of Colombia Crash Survivor 'Neto' Has Mixed Emotions... +

For the family of Brazilian soccer player Neto, as one of only six survivors of a plane crash in Colombia is known, there is joy and pain....

 2016-12-02 21:14 

NBC News

Death Toll in Tennessee Wildfire Hits 13, Officials Insist Evacuation Order Went Out... +

As the death toll rose, officials disputed reports that no alert was issued although a damaged cell tower may have impacted some residents....

 2016-12-02 21:11 

Reuters

[ World ]

From dancing in the west to warfare in the east --scenes from Aleppo... +

Women take a moment to celebrate and forget in western Aleppo, as the battle for control rages in the east of the city.. Deborah Lutterbeck reports....

 2016-12-02 21:02 

Deutsche Welle

UN report warns Arab countries could face further uprisings... +

A UN report has highlighted the challenges faced by youth in the Arab world. The report has forecasted that another Arab Spring could be on the horizon, due to high levels of joblessness and frustration....

 2016-12-02 20:56 

NY Times

[ World News ]

Canada Today: Pipeline Expansion, Musical Comedy and Identity... +

With one decision, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau buoyed the energy industry and infuriated environmentalists....

 2016-12-02 20:55 

NY Times

[ World News ]

6 People Secured After Failed Armed Robbery in Paris... +

Paris officials say six people have been found safe inside a travel agency after a failed armed robbery in the southern district of the French capital....

 2016-12-02 20:49 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Gambia's president concedes defeat after election loss... +

Gambia President Yahya Jammeh has congratulated opposition coalition leader Adama Barrow, who won the most votes in an election that will remove Jammeh from power after 22 years....

 2016-12-02 20:44 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Iran Says Extension Of Sanctions Act By U.S. Congress Violates Nuclear Deal... +

Iran says the extension of sanctions legislation by the U.S. Congress is a violation of the nuclear deal reached between Tehran and world powers last year....

 2016-12-02 20:43 

CBS News

[ World ]

UN: Rape used as tool for ethnic cleansing in South Sudan... +

"The scale of gang rape of civilian women as well as the horrendous nature of the rapes by armed men belonging to all groups is utterly repugnant," official says...

 2016-12-02 20:41 

NY Times

[ World News ]

Bodies of Brazil Soccer Team Killed in Plane Crash Head Home... +

This Brazilian hometown of the soccer team whose dream season ended in tragedy this week prepared Friday for the sad return of so many whose lives were cut short on an Andes mountainside, hanging origami figures of peace in the team's green and white ...

 2016-12-02 20:41 

NY Times

[ World News ]

Philippines President Duterte Phones Trump... +

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte telephoned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump late Friday and had a brief but ...

 2016-12-02 20:39 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Bodies of Brazil soccer team killed in plane crash head home... +

This Brazilian hometown of the soccer team whose dream season ended in tragedy this week prepared Friday for the sad return of so many whose lives were cut short on an Andes mountainside, hanging origami figures of peace......

 2016-12-02 20:33 

Euronews

Lavrov tells UN: 'path clear' for aid to reach east Aleppo... +

Russia's foreign minister and his US counterpart John Kerry have mooted 'new ideas' on Syria during a meeting in Rome....

 2016-12-02 20:30 

CBS News

[ World ]

Authoritarian leader loses election to property developer in shock result... +

Gambia has not had smooth transfer of power since independence in 1965; human rights activist calls vote "a momentous occasion for the region writ large"...

 2016-12-02 20:25 

Radio Free Asia

Talks Between Myanmar Government And Ethnic Militias in Shan State Break Down... +

China’s foreign ministry arranges for the parties to meet, though Myanmar’s Peace Commission has no plans to speak with all four armed groups....

 2016-12-02 20:23 

CBS News

[ World ]

Kazakhstan: Trump praised "miracle" achieved under our president... +

The president-elect praised President Nazarbayev, a despot who has ruled Kazakhstan for nearly three decades...

 2016-12-02 20:20 

Al Jazeera

Philippines' Roger Duterte gets Donald Trump invitation... +

Top aide describes seven-minute phone call between the two presidents as "very engaging" and "animated"....

 2016-12-02 20:16 

CNN

[ World Lead ]

Mick Jagger Fast Facts... +

Read CNN's Fast Facts on Mick Jagger and learn more about the singer, songwriter and Rolling Stones front man....

 2016-12-02 20:13 

NBC News

Domino's Tried a Reindeer Delivery Program... You Can Guess How That Went... +

Domino's Japan has stopped its reindeer training program for pizza delivery, saying it's too difficult to control the unwieldy beasts....

 2016-12-02 20:09 

NY Times

[ World News ]

Adulation of Fidel Castro Runs Deepest in Rural Eastern Cuba... +

The single dirt street in El Guayabo runs past a few dozen cinderblock homes, the medical clinic and the primary school to a grove of 76 trees planted to honor Fidel Castro on his 76th birthday....

 2016-12-02 20:09 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Adulation of Fidel Castro runs deepest in rural eastern Cuba... +

The single dirt street in El Guayabo runs past a few dozen cinderblock homes, the medical clinic and the primary school to a grove of 76 trees planted to honor Fidel Castro on his 76th birthday....

 2016-12-02 20:07 

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

On final trip, Carter looks to reassure Asia allies... +

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter makes his last scheduled trip to Asia next week, and he will try to sooth anxieties caused by Donald Trump's election, U.S. officials said....

 2016-12-02 20:07 

Reuters

[ World ]

Third time lucky? Iceland's Pirate party given chance to form government... +

Iceland's Pirate Party leader Birgitta Jonsdottir has been asked by the president to try to form a new government, local media reported on Friday, after the two largest parliamentary parties each failed to put together a coalition....

 2016-12-02 20:05 

CBS News

[ Health ]

24-hour work shifts can wreak havoc on the heart... +

A small study found lack of sleep affected blood pressure and heart rate in healthy volunteers...

 2016-12-02 20:05 

Deutsche Welle

New anti-extremism project launched in German schools... +

Bringing de-radicalization projects into schools is a major new challenge for European governments. Now the international media platform "Extreme Dialogue" is offering a new approach in Germany....

 2016-12-02 20:04 

Deutsche Welle

A solution to the Kuril Islands dispute?... +

Japan and Russia, for a long time, have been looking for a way to save face, while ending a decades-long territorial dispute over the Kuril Islands in the Northern Pacific....

 2016-12-02 20:00 

Fox News

[ World ]

Russian cargo ship runs aground in high winds near Istanbul... +

Turkish media reports say a Russian cargo ship has run aground off Istanbul and rescuers were trying to evacuate its 11 crew members....

 2016-12-02 19:59 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Philippines President Duterte phones Trump... +

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has telephoned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and had a brief but "very engaging, animated conversation" in which both leaders invited each other to visit his country....

 2016-12-02 19:56 

Reuters Africa

U.N. states seeking resolution to demand end to fighting in Syria... +

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations General Assembly began talks on Friday on a draft resolution that would demand an end to fighting in Syria amid frustration by some states and rights groups...

 2016-12-02 19:55 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK's Johnson: Trump has a point on NATO... +

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has point about NATO membership fees as he signals that Britain will not ...

 2016-12-02 19:53 

CNN

[ World Lead ]

Pope Francis Fast Facts... +

View the Pope Francis Fast Facts from CNN and learn more about the current pope and first non-European pontiff of the modern era....

 2016-12-02 19:52 

NY Times

[ World News ]

Cyprus President: No Bad Peace Deal Will Be Put to a Vote... +

Talks aimed at reunifying Cyprus were back on track Friday after the leaders of the ethnically split island ended a two-week stalemate by agreeing to meet next month to tackle the most difficult issues in the way of a peace deal....

 2016-12-02 19:52 

NY Times

[ World News ]

Indonesian Police Arrest 10 for Suspected Treason... +

The group was planning to encourage demonstrators at a huge rally protesting a Christian politician to overthrow the government, the authorities said Friday....

 2016-12-02 19:50 

Radio Free Asia

Dalai Lama Receives Tibetans Ordered Home by China... +

The pilgrims, most of them elderly, had hoped to attend the Kalachakra teachings scheduled for January in India....

 2016-12-02 19:49 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Cyprus president: No bad peace deal will be put to a vote... +

Talks aimed at reunifying Cyprus were back on track Friday after the leaders of the ethnically split island ended a two-week stalemate by agreeing to meet next month to tackle the most difficult issues in the way of a......

 2016-12-02 19:48 

Al Jazeera

What's ahead for the Palestinian Fatah?... +

First party conference in seven years held in Ramallah and Mahmoud Abbas re-elected president....

 2016-12-02 19:47 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Doctors: Rethink advice to drink plenty of fluids" when sick... +

In certain cases, over-hydrating can be just as dangerous as not drinking enough liquids, experts warn...

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