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BBC Front PageDec 09, 2018
Brexit: Critics urge renegotiation as ministers say vote 'going ahead'
Brexiteers say PM must go back to Brussels over her deal as ministers say Tuesday's vote will go ahead.

'Uncharted waters' if British MPs reject Brexit deal, May warns (CBC Top Stories)

ABC NewsDec 09, 2018
China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec
China has summoned the Canadian ambassador to protest the detention.

China Tries to Balance Huawei Arrest with Warmer Trade Ties (Int'l Herald Tribune)

NewsweekDec 09, 2018
‘SNL' Latest: Robert De Niro's Mueller Visits Eric Trump: 'Your Dad's Friend from Work'
SNL came out swinging this weekend with a cold open about Eric Trump receiving an unexpected visit from Robert Mueller, portrayed by Robert DeNiro.

‘S.N.L': Robert De Niro Plays Robert Mueller, and Haunts Eric Trump (Int'l Herald Tribune)

CBC Top StoriesDec 09, 2018
Paris cleans up after latest 'yellow vest' protest, pressure builds on Macron
Tourist sites in Paris have reopened, a day after running battles between yellow-vested protesters and riot police left 71 injured and caused widespread damage to the French capital.

Reuters World NewsDec 09, 2018
UK PM May presses on with Brexit vote as lawmakers demand better deal
Theresa May will push ahead with a crucial vote on her European Union exit deal, her Brexit minister said on Sunday, as senior lawmakers in her own party piled pressure on the British prime minister to go back to Brussels and seek a better offer.

NPR Headline NewsDec 09, 2018
All The Criminal Charges To Emerge So Far From Robert Mueller's Investigation
President Trump has called the Russia investigation a "witch hunt," but more than 30 people have been charged. Many of those who've been accused, however, may never go to trial.

Reuters World NewsDec 09, 2018
Macron to blame for French protests, Italy's Salvini says
Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Sunday President Emmanuel Macron was to blame for the "yellow vest" protests that have rattled France and urged Brussels to take heed of what was happening.

Reuters World NewsDec 09, 2018
Paris cleans up as Macron prepares to respond to 'yellow vest' riots
Workers in Paris swept up broken glass and towed away burnt-out cars on Sunday after the latest "yellow vest" riots, while the government warned of slower economic growth and said that President Emmanuel Macron would address the nation this week.

Reuters World NewsDec 09, 2018
Brexit redux? Lessons for the future from May's deal
The story of how Prime Minister Theresa May reached agreement on how Britain can leave the European Union offers lessons for the future of Brexit, whatever happens when parliament votes on the deal on Tuesday.

BBC Front PageDec 09, 2018
Yellow vest protests 'economic catastrophe' for France
Paris has been particularly badly hit, with cars burned, shops looted and major tourist sites closed.

Reuters World NewsDec 09, 2018
EU's Tusk says spoke with May ahead of crucial Brexit vote
Donald Tusk, who chairs EU summits, said on Sunday he had spoken to Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of what he said was an "important week" for the UK's plans to leave the European Union.

Reuters World NewsDec 09, 2018
France's Macron to give speech in coming week amid further violent protests
French President Emmanuel Macron is set to make a major announcement in the coming week after further violence from "yellow vest" protesters, the government said on Sunday.

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 09, 2018
A ‘Honking Big' Cave in Canada Lures Geologists to Its Mouth
How did a hole large enough to fit the Statue of Liberty go undetected for so long?

ABC NewsDec 09, 2018
Senate Dem: Mueller probe now 'beyond the stage' of Clinton impeachment
Murphy said the publicly available facts from the special counsel's probe indicate Trump's actions are "beyond the stage" of what led to the impeachment of Clinton. - EuropeDec 09, 2018
China summons US ambassador over ‘vile' Huawei arrest
Beijing also warns Canada of ‘serious consequences' following arrest of Meng Wanzhou

MSNBC Int'l NewsDec 09, 2018
China warns of 'grave consequences' if Huawei executive is not released
Meng faces extradition to the United States after being arrested in Vancouver last week. A bail hearing is set to resume on Monday.

U.K. PM May warns of 'uncharted waters' if lawmakers reject Brexit deal (MSNBC Int'l News)

NewsweekDec 09, 2018
Former FBI Director Comey Reveals That Four Americans Were Investigated for Russia Ties, and Trump Wasn't One of Them
Transcripts of closed door testimony Comey made to the House were released Saturday.

MSNBC Int'l NewsDec 09, 2018
U.S. backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks
Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches planted the American flag at the U.N. climate talks to show that many in the United States remain committed to curbing global warming.

NPR Headline NewsDec 09, 2018
Rep. Jamie Raskin Gives InSight On Latest Events In Russia Investigation
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin, member of the House Oversight and Judiciary committees, about the latest court filings by prosecutors and the special counsel.

MSNBC Int'l NewsDec 09, 2018
Protesters demand tougher action at U.N. climate talks
Negotiators aim to smooth deadlocks, finalize the details of the 2015 Paris Agreement despite oil exporters' rejection of climate reports.

ABC NewsDec 09, 2018
North Carolina, Virginia hit by 'mammoth' storm, hours of snow and ice still to come
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said 1 foot of snow has already fallen.

A wintry storm hammering the Southeast grounds more than 1,400 flights, as airlines waive change fees (CNBC World News)
More Than 1,300 Flights Canceled as Winter Storm Bears Down on Southeast (Int'l Herald Tribune)

NYTimes GlobalDec 09, 2018
Theresa May Tried to Lead Britain to a Brexit Compromise. Was It Too Late?
Devoid of bombast and uninterested in personal power, she could have been the perfect messenger. But an early focus on satisfying hard-liners might have been her undoing.

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 09, 2018
Government in Belgium Loses Majority Over U.N. Migration Pact
Prime Minister Charles Michel's biggest coalition partner, the right-wing Flemish party, revolted in opposition to the planned signing of an international agreement on migration.

Washington Post World NewsDec 09, 2018
Qatar emir skips Saudi-hosted Gulf summit amid boycott
Qatar's emir is skipping a Gulf summit hosted by Saudi Arabia, which has led an Arab boycott of the tiny gas-rich country for more than a year

Saudi Arabia hosts Gulf summit amid Qatar tensions, Khashoggi crisis (CNBC World News)

CBC Top StoriesDec 09, 2018
Rapper 2 Milly on why he's suing makers of video game Fortnite over dance moves
Rapper 2 Milly's lawsuit against the makers of the wildly popular video game Fortnite is raising questions about whether unique dance moves can be copyrighted.

Washington Post World NewsDec 09, 2018
Yemen rebel leader seeks torture probe, cites AP report
A top leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels calls for probe after AP found evidence of extreme torture in rebel-run lockups

Reuters World NewsDec 09, 2018
Yemen warring parties hold first direct meeting of Sweden peace talks
Yemen's warring parties held the first direct talks in U.N.-led peace efforts in Sweden on Sunday to iron out a prisoner swap, one of several confidence-building measures intended to help launch a political process to end nearly four years of conflict.

NPR Topics: NewsDec 09, 2018
Political Moves In Wisconsin And Michigan Reminiscent Of Marbury Vs. Madison Debate
The moves in Wisconsin and Michigan aren't new. In some ways they reopen the debate that was settled in Marbury vs. Madison. The American Enterprise Institute's Norman Ornstein gives us a lesson.

NPR Topics: NewsDec 09, 2018
How 2 New York Women Erased $1.5 Million In Medical Debt For Hundreds Of Strangers
Judith Jones and Carolyn Kenyon discuss their fundraising efforts that resulted in $1.5 million medical bill debt forgiveness for New York strangers.

NPR Headline NewsDec 09, 2018
Asylum Seekers Rely On Ad Hoc Group Of Migrant Coordinators
The thousands of Central American migrants in limbo in northern Mexico are relying on an ad hoc group of organizers among them to keep lists of asylum seekers and look after their conditions.

NPR Topics: NewsDec 09, 2018
How A Shorter Sea Ice Season Is Changing Life In The Arctic
Climate change is so dramatic in northern Alaska that the effects on hunting and erosion are very real to people who've lived their whole lives there.

NPR Topics: NewsDec 09, 2018
Origins Of The Top Dog Names Of 2018: Pop Culture, Brunch, And Baby Names
The most popular dog names of 2018 say a lot about our world and what we're watching. Increasingly, dogs are getting human names, but is that really a surprise since they're part of the family?

CBC Top StoriesDec 09, 2018
'La lista': For some U.S.-bound migrants it means hope. For others, despair
The migrant-run list tracks the names of people seeking asylum in the U.S. But since November, when more thousands began arriving together in Tijuana, Mexico, the backlog has skyrocketed to more than 5,000 names.

Washington Post World NewsDec 08, 2018
Rioting engulfs Paris as anger grows over high French taxes
Armored trucks and tear gas smoke blanketed central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police faced off against thousands of yellow-vested protesters in a movement that has degenerated into new violence by the week

'Yellow vest' protests turn violent in Paris (CNN World)

ABC NewsDec 08, 2018
Russia's most famous human rights activist dies at 91
Lyudmila Alexeyeva, noted Russian human rights defender, passes away at 91.

Prominent Russian rights activist dies at the age of 91 (Reuters World News)

ABC NewsDec 08, 2018
Comey: FBI probe of Russia initially looked at 4 Americans
House committee releases transcript of its interview of former FBI director.

CNBC World NewsDec 08, 2018
Read what James Comey told a closed door session about the FBI's probe of Hillary Clinton
Former FBI Director James Comey on Friday defended his conduct and the bureau's handling of the months-long investigation into Hillary Clinton's controversial private email.

BBC Front PageDec 08, 2018
'The players are absolutely buzzing' - England to play Scotland at Women's World Cup
Scotland's Jenny Beattie and ex-England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis explain why their Women's World Cup opener next year will be "full of emotion".

U.S. Draws Sweden, Thailand and Chile at 2019 Women's World Cup (Int'l Herald Tribune)

CBC Top StoriesDec 08, 2018
John Kelly joins long list of those fired, departed or resigned from Trump's White House
U.S. President Donald Trump has said White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year, extending the historically high turnover in the top ranks of his administration.

BBC Front PageDec 08, 2018
Climate change: Why are governments taking so long to take action?
Governments are taking too long to tackle climate change and here's why.

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 08, 2018
French Police Crack Down on ‘Yellow Vests' With Tear Gas and Over a Thousand Arrests
The police took a more aggressive stance this weekend as more hard-core elements hijacked the demonstrations. They arrested nearly 1,400 people.

Int'l Herald TribuneDec 08, 2018
These Are the Generals Who've Left the White House
President Trump appointed more generals to senior positions than any other modern president. But with John Kelly's resignation, only one general remains. Here's what happened.

NewsweekDec 08, 2018
Russia Investigation: Potential Trump Collusion 'is not a Crime' Says Alan Dershowitz After Mueller Bombshells
After multiple bombshell filings from Mueller's investigation, Dershowitz believed the special counsel's final report on the investigation will "blur the line between crimes and sins."

WSJ World NewsDec 08, 2018
Police Clash With Antigovernment Protesters as Unrest Sweeps France
More than a hundred thousand people took to the streets in a fourth consecutive weekend of protests in the country, with some demonstrators setting barricades on fire and drawing tear gas from police, as they sought to heap pressure on President Emmanuel Macron to roll back his economic overhauls. - EuropeDec 08, 2018
Flemish nationalists quit Belgian government
Rightwing party pulls out after refusing to accept UN agreement on migration

BBC Front PageDec 08, 2018
Chelsea inflict first defeat of season on 'fantastic' Man City
Chelsea inflict a first Premier League defeat of the season on champions Manchester City to breathe life into their own title challenge.

Reuters World NewsDec 08, 2018
Merkel protege seeks to unite German CDU after divisive leadership battle
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, sought to bind the party together after a divisive leadership battle by promoting a rival's ally to a key post on Saturday.

Kramp-Karrenbauer seeks to unite German CDU after leadership battle (Reuters World News)

Washington Post World NewsDec 08, 2018
Yemen's warring parties meet for 3rd day of talks in Sweden
Yemen's warring parties are meeting for a third day in Sweden for talks aimed at halting the country's catastrophic 4-year-old war

CBC Top StoriesDec 07, 2018
Why the arrest of a Chinese tech 'princess' will strain but likely not sever U.S.-China trade talks
If you're China and you find out U.S. authorities went after the politically connected heiress apparent to one of your nation's top telecom giants, you don't just quietly accept it. But neither do you allow the indignity to derail delicate trade talks, experts say.

Christian Science Monitor--worldDec 06, 2018
In a first step toward peace, Yemen factions meet in Sweden
Leaders from both sides in the Yemen conflict - the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels and the US-sponsored internationally recognized government - will come together Dec. 6 in Sweden to find solutions toward ending a catastrophic three-year war. 

Christian Science Monitor--worldNov 16, 2018
Why Brexit compromise hasn't defused political tensions in Britain
Reactions to Theresa May's deal on Brexit, which sought to balance national sovereignty and economic interdependence, raise the question of whether that's even possible in today's Britain.

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