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North Korea has carried out a “very important” test at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media KCNA reported on Sunday, a rocket testing ground that U.S. officials once said North Korea had promised to close.
MYANMAR-ROHINGYA-WORLD-COURT-DEPARTURE Myanmar leader Suu Kyi departs for genocide hearings amid fanfare at home
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar leader and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi departed on Sunday for the U.N’s top court in The Hague to defend the country against charges of genocide of its Rohingya Muslim minority. U.S.
USA-TRUMP-IMPEACHMENT Democrats huddle to draft impeachment charges against Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives met on Saturday to prepare for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump’s presidency. FLORIDA-SHOOTING
Saudi airman may have become radicalized before U.S. Navy base attack PENSACOLA, Fla. (Reuters) - The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that tracks online extremism.
Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing of government officials, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday.
EU-FIAT-TAXES Fiat appeals to Europe's top court against $33 million EU tax order
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Carmaker Fiat Chrysler (FCHA.MI) has lodged an appeal with Europe’s top court against an EU order to pay 30 million euros ($33 million) in Luxembourg back-taxes, seeking to overturn a lower tribunal ruling backing EU antitrust regulators. ENTERTAINMENT
PELOTON-ADVERTISEMENT Peloton 'wife' pops up in new advertisement
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The actress who appeared in a widely criticized Christmas advertisement for exercise bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc has a new role selling gin for actor Ryan Reynolds. ITALY-LASCALA
'Tosca' with a touch of cinema enthrals Milan's La Scala at opening night MILAN (Reuters) - “Tosca”, Giacomo Puccini’s opera about a diva prepared to do anything for love, was given a cinematic flavor as it opened La Scala’s season for the first time, winning a 16-minute ovation and a stage strewn with flowers from the audience on Saturday.
Boxing: Joshua takes revenge on Ruiz in Saudi Arabia rematch DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Britain’s Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr on a unanimous points decision in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to seize back the heavyweight world championship belts he lost to his Mexican-American opponent in a shock upset last June.
Eli Manning will start at quarterback for the New York Giants against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night in place of rookie Daniel Jones, who has been ruled out with a high-ankle sprain, the team announced Saturday. UPCOMING
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS GERMANY-POLITICS-SPD/ (PIX) (TV)
SPD party meeting Germany´s Social Democratic Party (SPD) holds party meeting in Berlin.
8 Dec 03:00 ET / 08:00 GMT CLIMATE-CHANGE/ACCORD-REPSOL
Indigenous leaders and climate activists protest at headquarters of Spanish oil company Repsol Indigenous leaders and activists from climate group 350.org protest at the headquarters of Spanish oil company in Repsol in Madrid during U.N. climate negotiations.
8 Dec 09:00 ET / 14:00 GMT
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