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China rebukes Australia over influence debate 'hysteria'

China rebukes Australia over influence debate 'hysteria' As the head of the Australia-China Relations Institute, Mr Carr recently said that there would not be any Chinese investment in the Adani coal mine in Queensland. The chief of Australia's primary intelligence agency, the ASIO, warned in October that foreign powers are "clandestinely seeking to shape" public opinion by manipulating the media and institutions of higher education, a warning widely ... [Full Article...]

YouTuber gets head stuck in microwave oven in stunt gone wrong

YouTuber gets head stuck in microwave oven in stunt gone wrong In what was either an attempt at a risky stunt to generate views or a simple cooking mishap, a blogger on video sharing website YouTube had to be freed by emergency services after cementing his head in a microwave. He added: 'Taking the microwave apart was tricky, because a lot of it was welded. According to the fire authorities, peers of the prankster were able to place an air tube into the m... [Full Article...]

US Warns Abbas: Meeting With Pence Must Take Place

US Warns Abbas: Meeting With Pence Must Take Place The US has warned the Palestinians against cancelling talks with Vice President Mike Pence after Washington recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Washington sent a message overnight to Abbas that it expected Ramallah to meet with Pence when he arrives in the region. In making his announcement on Wednesday, Trump also said that he would direct the State Department to begin preparations for ... [Full Article...]

China logs strong exports, imports, as economy gains steam

China logs strong exports, imports, as economy gains steam Figures posted on December 8 on the customs department website show exports expanded 12.3 percent to $217.3 billion in November over the previous month. The trade surplus, a source of tension with major trade partners , came in at $40.2 billion, down from $43.1 billion a year earlier but more than the median projection of $35 billion. [Full Article...]

Zuma responds to Ramaphosa's Khwezi comment

Zuma responds to Ramaphosa's Khwezi comment In 2006 Mr Zuma was found not guilty of raping Fezekile Kuzwayo - the daughter of an old family friend. He did however also say he understood how hard it is for women to come forward with allegations of sexual violence, and he had sympathy for Khwezi. [Full Article...]

Palestinians Say They Will Refuse To Meet VP Pence On Oncoming Visit

Palestinians Say They Will Refuse To Meet VP Pence On Oncoming Visit Washington addressed the PA warning it of the repercussions of cancelling meetings with Mike Pence , who appeared alongside Trump during his speech from the White House to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Mr Pence's trip now risks becoming a lightning rod for Palestinian anger. The White House warned on Thursday that cancelling a planned meeting between Abbas and Pence in the wake of... [Full Article...]

Pakistan assures India of security for Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife: Sushma

Pakistan assures India of security for Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife: Sushma Indian high commission officials were also not allowed to meet him despite many attempts to secure consular access. India had also sought a guarantee that Jadhav's wife and mother would be accompanied by an Indian high commission official during their visit. [Full Article...]

Argentine judge seeks arrest of ex-President Fernandez for treason

Argentine judge seeks arrest of ex-President Fernandez for treason Years after the attack on the AsociaciĆ³n Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA), Kirchner was accused of having struck a deal with Iranian officials to grant those responsible for the bombing immunity in exchange for oil, the Telegraph reports . [Full Article...]

Deep South Snow Expected Friday from Parts of Louisiana to North Carolina

Deep South Snow Expected Friday from Parts of Louisiana to North Carolina A Winter Weather Advisory is now in effect for the Florida parishes in southeast Louisiana and most counties in southern Mississippi. A strip of wet snow and sleet is expected to develop by early Friday morning from eastern Louisiana to north Georgia, possibly including parts of the Atlanta metro area. [Full Article...]

Wildfires continue to devastate southern California

Wildfires continue to devastate southern California Santa Ana winds continued to hamper the firefighting effort, with gusts expected to reach up to 80 miles per hour at their peak. Authorities are dealing with four major fires, as well as a smaller one in San Bernardino, which is 100 percent contained, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. [Full Article...]

Japanese priestess stabbed to death at shrine in apparent family feud

Japanese priestess stabbed to death at shrine in apparent family feud Also, a woman aged in her 30s who was with Shigenaga Tomioka attacked and stabbed the driver of the vehicle with another katana, police said. Japanese media reports said he was her younger brother and that the attack was part of a family feud. [Full Article...]

PM Modi inaugurates Dr BR Ambedkar International Centre

PM Modi inaugurates Dr BR Ambedkar International Centre Mr Modi said it will provide information to people especially youth about Babasaheb. The Prime Minister said, BHIM app was launched for the poor and downtrodden and is a great step reflecting the economic development of the country. The Centre, he said, was a fusion of Buddhist and modern architecture. The home state of the Prime Minister has been witness to massive protests by Dalits against th... [Full Article...]

Brexit Bulletin: Breakthrough Before Breakfast

Brexit Bulletin: Breakthrough Before Breakfast Commission European President Jean-Claude Juncker gave a speech at just before 7am saying sufficient progress has been made to move onto the second stage of the terms of the divorce. If a hard Brexit for most of the United Kingdom and a soft Brexit for Northern Ireland is out of the running because of the DUP, and a hard Brexit for the whole of the United Kingdom including Northern Ireland is out ... [Full Article...]

Silver says National Basketball Association considering G League team in Mexico

Silver says National Basketball Association considering G League team in Mexico They also traded power forward Trevor Booker to Philadelphia before the game. His showing helped Oklahoma City (11-12) rally from 17 points down to win a third consecutive game for the second time this season. Westbrook made a foul shot to give Oklahoma City an 85-84 lead with 7:38 left. LeVert gained possession, and he converted four free throws in the final 18 seconds. [Full Article...]

U.S. bomber joins drills as United Nations official arrives in North Korea

U.S. bomber joins drills as United Nations official arrives in North Korea Two B-1B Lancer strategic bombers on Thursday conducted drills on the western coast of the Korean peninsula, a South Korean military officer confirmed to NK News . Wednesday also saw a spokesperson for the DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs say Pyongyang would not avoid a war with Washington, criticizing recent "reckless remarks" by high-level American politicians. [Full Article...]

Anushka Sharma, family spotted at airport amid speculations of wedding in Italy

Anushka Sharma, family spotted at airport amid speculations of wedding in Italy Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and Indian Cricket Captain Virat Kohli are all set to enter wedlock. Anushka Sharma along with her father Ajay Kumar Sharma, mother Ashima Sharma and elder brother Karnesh Sharma seen at the Mumbai global airport on Thursday night. [Full Article...]

Today marks 76th Anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor

Today marks 76th Anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor On that day, December 8th, war was declared on Japan and the United States entered World War II. President Donald Trump slightly misquoted one of former President Franklin Roosevelt's most famous speeches in a tweet commemorating the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. [Full Article...]

Former Tennessee governor running for US Senate

Bredesen also discussed his leadership success, both in business and government, and touched on the topics of health care, the opioid crisis and the economy. Nashville lawyer James Mackler, a 45-year-old Iraq War veteran, also has announced his candidacy as a Democrat, meaning that if Bredesen joins the race he will have at least one primary opponent. [Full Article...]

China, Russia Stage Drills to Counter S.Korea-US Exercise

China, Russia Stage Drills to Counter S.Korea-US Exercise U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Hamlin Burch and Jacob Wiemers, 25th Fighter Squadron weapons load crew members, remove a weapon system from an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during exercise Vigilant Ace 18 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Dec. [Full Article...]

Brandon Ingram Drills Game-Winning Three To Beat 76ers

Brandon Ingram Drills Game-Winning Three To Beat 76ers The Lakers beat Philadelphia 107-104 at the sold-out Wells Fargo Center. Ingram led the Lakers, making their first stop on a four-game trip, with 21 points while Ball flirted with a triple-double, logging 10 points, eight rebounds, eight assists, as well as four blocked shots and three steals. [Full Article...]


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