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Grace Millane: Backpacker’s disappearance being treated as suspected murder

Grace Millane: Backpacker’s disappearance being treated as suspected murder More than two dozen police officers have been investigating the 22-year-old's disappearance since she was reported missing earlier this week. Grace was last seen wearing a black dress with white sneakers on Queen Street, in Auckland's CBD, at around 9.41pm last Saturday . [Full Article...]

New satellite images reveal activity at unidentified North Korean missile base

New satellite images reveal activity at unidentified North Korean missile base North Korea wants sanctions relief, the end-of-war declaration and other reciprocal measures from the United States, arguing it has taken some steps, like dismantling its nuclear testing facility and releasing American detainees. Those missiles are being deployed at bases throughout North Korea despite the Singapore meeting, they said. "Moreover, in the past year North Korea has significantly expa... [Full Article...]

Houthis Unsure about Success of Sweden Talks on Yemen

Houthis Unsure about Success of Sweden Talks on Yemen The UN food agency said it was planning to scale up food distribution rapidly to help another four million people in Yemen over the next two months, more than a 50 per cent rise on the number now reached. In the words of one: "The Iranians possibly feel that this is the time to move forward because they can see that pressure is being applied by the West on Riyadh to act promptly to bring an end ... [Full Article...]

Trump Told Associate to Stop Calling John Kelly

Trump Told Associate to Stop Calling John Kelly White House chief of staff John Kelly waits for President Donald Trump to give a press conference on September 26, 2018, in New York City. Kelly reportedly intervened to stop Trump firing Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen last month. [Full Article...]

PM Imran Khan says Pakistan won't be America's hired gun ever again

PM Imran Khan says Pakistan won't be America's hired gun ever again Speaking at an event organized by the Washington Post , Dunford said that American military presence in Afghanistan is essential to contain terrorists who otherwise would regroup and take revenge on the US. "We got some relief from the UAE and China but they wanted to keep it confidential". "Pakistan has never made the structural changes that are needed". [Full Article...]

The third time SpaceX has launched a Falcon 9 rocket

The third time SpaceX has launched a Falcon 9 rocket The Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg air force base in the United States 3 Dec 20:32. The mission is SpaceX's 16th for NASA , as part of a long-term contract to ferry supplies to space. SpaceX confirmed "an anomaly" in the fins that guide the rocket back to Earth. - Three days and 3,000 miles apart, SpaceX accomplished its second successful rocket launch of the week Wednesday, sending... [Full Article...]

Trump may nominate Heather Nauert as UN Ambassador

Trump may nominate Heather Nauert as UN Ambassador He noted that Nauert has worked at the State Department for almost two years, and she has been involved in key meetings and discussions, including working very closely with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump has now named her as his pick to become America´s voice and face at the United Nations. The 48-year-old native of IL is deemed by State Department colleagues as "hard-working" and "well... [Full Article...]

This is What Mars Sounds Like, Courtesy of NASA InSight

This is What Mars Sounds Like, Courtesy of NASA InSight The Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC), located on the robotic arm of NASA's InSight lander, took this image of the Martian surface the day the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet , and was relayed from InSight to Earth via NASA's Odyssey spacecraft, now orbiting Mars , on November 26, 2018. [Full Article...]

New leader chosen to replace Germany's Angela Merkel

New leader chosen to replace Germany's Angela Merkel The 56-year-old, now CDU general secretary, beat Friedrich Merz by 517 to 482 votes to clinch the leadership position. By contrast, Mr Merz takes clear positions that appeal to rank-and-file party members hungry for a more clearly defined party after 13 years under Dr Merkel as chancellor. [Full Article...]

Canadian Prosecutors Accuse Huawei CFO Meng of Fraud Related to Iran Sanctions

Canadian Prosecutors Accuse Huawei CFO Meng of Fraud Related to Iran Sanctions Gibb-Carsley said the warrant for Meng's arrest was issued in NY on August 22. "And he has assured China that due process is absolutely being followed in Canada and consular access for China to Ms. Meng's father is worth $3.2 billion. Meng has risen up the ranks as the company has grown. While there is some fear that the arrest could hurt talks between the US and China to end the current tra... [Full Article...]

Missing tourist: 'The longer this goes on, the more worrying it is'

Missing tourist: 'The longer this goes on, the more worrying it is' Detective Inspector Scott Beard this afternoon said her disappearance was "out of character", after her family in the United Kingdom raised the alarm on Monday. He said they were waiting for the British banks to update them on when Grace Millane's credit cards were last used. "Last time we spoke to her she was in good spirits and was enjoying herself". [Full Article...]

James Comey to Testify Before House Committee

James Comey to Testify Before House Committee The committee subpoenaed Comey last month to testify about investigations into the Donald Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation and Hillary Clinton's emails. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), who sits on the House Freedom Caucus with Meadows, thinks Rosenstein needs to explain a controversial New York Times report that suggested he had secretly recorded President Trump in the White House... [Full Article...]

3 astronauts enter International Space Station

3 astronauts enter International Space Station Following a six-hour journey making four orbits of Earth, the crew will dock the Soyuz to the station's Poisk module to begin their mission on the orbital laboratory. Next year, however, Russian Federation will see intense global competition. European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, NASA's Serena Aunon-Chancellor and Sergei Prokopyev of Roscosmos will greet the trio when they arrive at... [Full Article...]

US Fails to Win UN Condemnation of Hamas Militants in Gaza

US Fails to Win UN Condemnation of Hamas Militants in Gaza The resolution, backed strongly by Israel and the USA, needed a two-thirds majority to pass following an earlier vote in the assembly. Sami Abu Zahri, a spokesman for Hamas, the militant group that has ruled the Gaza Strip since 2007, wrote on Twitter after the vote: "The failure of the American venture at the United Nations represents a slap to the USA administration and confirmation of the... [Full Article...]

Hawaiian Monk Seals Face New Threat: Getting Eels Stuck Up Their Noses

Hawaiian Monk Seals Face New Threat: Getting Eels Stuck Up Their Noses Also, seals' nostrils close automatically when the animals go under water, and having an eel in there could have hindered that process, closing off an all-around great day for the seal with some water up the nose. So far this year, the experts say 30 pups have been born in the region. Other problems the eels could cause the seals are infectious diseases or hampering their ability to feed on fish... [Full Article...]

Trump says he'll nominate William Barr to be attorney general

Trump says he'll nominate William Barr to be attorney general Barr was George H.W. Bush's attorney general between 1991 and 1993. The Mueller probe has been an Achilles heel for the office of attorney general the past couple of years. In an administration rife with internal conflict and deeply distrustful of the UN, Nauert's nomination would place a less senior person at the global agency than Haley, who reportedly sparred with other administration offici... [Full Article...]

Trump says he'll nominate Barr for attorney general

Trump says he'll nominate Barr for attorney general If confirmed by the Senate, Barr would succeed Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who was forced out by Trump in November. Sources familiar with the matter told the Post that Barr is a "really serious contender, and possibly the front-runner" for the position of attorney general. [Full Article...]

New crew arrives at International Space Station

New crew arrives at International Space Station It is reported by Roscosmos on Monday, December 3, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent. FLIGHT engineer David Saint-Jacques (top), flight engineer Anne McClain of NASA (centre) and Soyuz commander Oleg Kononenko wave farewell prior to boarding Russia's Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft . [Full Article...]

Luxembourg To Make All Public Transport Free Across The Country

Luxembourg To Make All Public Transport Free Across The Country Though only 100,000 people live there, an additional 400,000 commute into the city for work. Currently, fares are all capped at a low level of €2 for up to two hours of travel, which covers nearly any journey in the small nation - which is about the same size as Oxfordshire. [Full Article...]

Democrat says hell appeal to Walker to veto GOP power play

Democrat says hell appeal to Walker to veto GOP power play Following a midterm election that saw them lose all statewide offices, Wisconsin Republicans began drafting a plan to hamstring their newly-elected Democratic rivals. But Tony Evers (EE'-vers) says he'll first make a personal appeal to Republican Gov. Scott Walker to veto the legislation. The Republican-led Michigan Senate is expected to pass a bill that would strip the incoming Democratic... [Full Article...]


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