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World Media Obama: Cities, states new climate change leaders
Author: 0 Obama: Cities, states new climate change leaders

They will build on UNESCO's updated Strategy for Action on Climate Change , adopted by the 195 Member States in November at the General Conference. In June, President Trump announced he was withdrawing the USA from the non-binding global agreement that aims to reduce carbon emissions worldwide.

World Media Instagram just added new ways to use its Stories feature
Author: 0 Instagram just added new ways to use its Stories feature

Story Highlights lets you show all the sides of your personality, and you can make highlights out of anything you've shared to your story in the past. Highlights can be edited or removed at any time; to do this, tap and hold the highlight you with to edit. As the name indicates, the archive would allow the users to save their stories for later viewing even after the twenty-four hours expiry time.

World Media Arrested in Plot to Assassinate British PM
Author: 0 Arrested in Plot to Assassinate British PM

Rahman is charged with preparing terrorist acts and also with assisting another man, Mohammad Aqib Imran, to prepare separate terror acts. Three of the perpetrators were known to security services, according to an internal review which said opportunities to stop the Manchester Arena bombing attack were missed by security services.

World Media Pizza Hut Testing Beer, Wine Delivery
Author: 0 Pizza Hut Testing Beer, Wine Delivery

You know, they just want to see how smooth it runs, see what the feedback is like, see which beers and wines people are excited about, and make some changes before they add this option to all of their delivery menus. What's new is the delivery. During the summer, the pizza chain announced that it would be hiring 14,000 more drivers around the country by the end of 2017.

World Media 150-Acre Skirball Fire Spurs Evacuations, Freeway Closures In California
Author: 0 150-Acre Skirball Fire Spurs Evacuations, Freeway Closures In California

At least four houses were destroyed near Moraga Drive and Casiano Road, Mayor Eric Garcetti said at a news conference, adding that the fire was 0 percent contained. This is now the fifth fire burning in the region. Residents near Bel Terrace and North Sepulveda Boulevard raced outside their homes Wednesday morning as flames neared their homes.

World Media United Nations official did not carry USA gov't message to NK: State Department
Author: 0 United Nations official did not carry USA gov't message to NK: State Department

U.N. Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, center, poses with two unidentified accompanying colleagues upon arrival at the Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Dec. Analysts say it is unclear whether the missile survived re-entry into the earth's atmosphere or could successfully deliver a warhead to its target - key technological hurdles for Pyongyang.

World Media Kennedy wrestles with wedding cake case at Supreme Court
Author: 0 Kennedy wrestles with wedding cake case at Supreme Court

It follows a legal analysis similar to that originally proposed by Banzhaf, who suggested that anti-discrimination statutes prevent discrimination based upon the characteristics of a potential customer (e.g., being gay), but not upon a refusal to send a message related to that characteristic (e.g., preparing a same-sex wedding cake).

World Media Willie Taggart Leaving Oregon After One Season for Florida State
Author: 0 Willie Taggart Leaving Oregon After One Season for Florida State

So who is Willie Taggart? Taggart is considered a skilled recruiter, and given his ties to Florida, he should have success in a talent-rich state. However, to many Florida State fans, this may seem like a questionable hire. He also spent three years at Western Kentucky before coaching the Bulls.

World Media Venezuelan President Announces 'Petro', Plans To Uplift Country's Economy
Author: 0 Venezuelan President Announces 'Petro', Plans To Uplift Country's Economy

Mr. Maduro said Sunday that the new currency would be called the "petro" and be backed by the OPEC nation's abundant oil, gold and mineral reserves. The Trump administration has levied sanctions against Venezuelan government officials, state oil executives and its debt issuance, hurting Venezuela's ability to move money around as it faces a heavy debt burden, according to the news agency.

World Media Young rapper and grandma become best friends over Words with Friends
Author: 0 Young rapper and grandma become best friends over Words with Friends

Pastor Amy Butler, of the Riverside Church in Manhattan, helped Spencer arrange a trip to Florida to meet Roz, according to the Miami Herald . Find out more in the video above. "I was like, yo, how do you know that word?" The meeting was arranged by Amy Butler, a pastor from NY. Ms Butler said she has used the example of their friendship in sermons, as Spencer is a friend of her daughter's.

World Media Airliner Witnessed North Korean Missile Test
Author: 0 Airliner Witnessed North Korean Missile Test

The AP reported the missile was in the air for almost an hour and reached an altitude of 2,780 miles before plummeting into the Sea of Japan about 600 miles from its launch point. But analysts note the missile would require a re-entry vehicle that could withstand the heat and pressure of descent to deliver an intact nuclear warhead to the ground.

World Media Texas cop fatally shot while serving warrant, suspect in custody
Author: 0 Texas cop fatally shot while serving warrant, suspect in custody

The officer was wearing his protective vest and was transported to Central Texas Medical Center immediately. The suspect, who surrendered to police following a standoff with the San Marcos/Hays County SWAT team, was found to have been shot and taken to South Austin Medical Center where he's being guarded.

World Media Supermoon lights up the sky
Author: 0 Supermoon lights up the sky

According to Michelle Nichols, director of public observing at Chicago's Adler Planetarium, there is a reason behind the moon's captivating close approach to the Earth. The next supermoon will appear next month, not once but twice. The scientific term is "perigee syzygy". Clear skies across most of the country made for great viewing conditions, with many would-be astronomers climbing Auckland's volcanos to get the ideal shot as the moon rose over the horizon just before 9pm.

World Media Middle East Airlines' Profits to Double in 2018, Says IATA
Author: 0 Middle East Airlines' Profits to Double in 2018, Says IATA

Moneycontrol News India's domestic air traffic beat China's growth by double, according to data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA ) on Monday. A rise in cargo carried to 62.5 million tonnes, up 4.5% on the 59.9 million tonnes in 2017. Passengers have directly contributed to the growth in profit, as the average net profit per departing passenger is expected to rise to $8.90 (up from $8.45 in 2017).

World Media Florida coach found in NY with missing teen arrested
Author: 0 Florida coach found in NY with missing teen arrested

Her parents flew to Syracuse to get her Saturday. Caitlyn Frisina was found safe Friday evening in Syracuse, New York, with Rian Rodriguez, who was arrested on a charge of interference with child custody, a third-degree felony. He has a hearing Monday to determine if he'll been extradited. Oliver asked if Caitlyn revealed why she left. The affidavit also said that Frisina's high school investigated a rumor in August that the teen and Rodriguez were in a relationship but ultimately ...

World Media Pakistan, US can play important role in Afghan peace process: Mattis
Author: 0 Pakistan, US can play important role in Afghan peace process: Mattis

The defense secretary will then travel to Pakistan, Dec. 4, where he is planning to meet with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of Army Staff Gen. President Donald Trump has warned Pakistan that the USA "will not be silent about Pakistan's safe havens for terrorists" and that "it has much to lose by continuing to harbour criminals and terrorists".

World Media Rose Bowl cost for fans
Author: 0 Rose Bowl cost for fans

Clemson and Alabama will meet in the Sugar Bowl in a rematch of the last two National Championship Games. The first College Football Playoff national semifinal takes place in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day, matching the SEC champion Georgia Bulldogs against the Big 12 champion Oklahoma Sooners .

World Media Kohli rested for Sri Lanka T20s, Bumrah in line for Test debut
Author: 0 Kohli rested for Sri Lanka T20s, Bumrah in line for Test debut

India Test squad for SA tour: Virat Kohli (c), Lokesh Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin , Ravindra Jadeja , Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Parthiv Patel , Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Burmah, Hardik Pandya.

World Media Roy Moore: Trump fully endorses embattled US Senate candidate
Author: 0 Roy Moore: Trump fully endorses embattled US Senate candidate

Moore's campaign had $636,046 on hand. "We need his vote on stopping crime, illegal immigration, Border Wall, Military, Pro Life, V.A., Judges 2nd Amendment and more". Beverly Young Nelson accused Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was 16 years old. "Putting all of that together", Short continued, "(Trump) is encouraging the people of Alabama to make the right decision and also acknowledging that there was not a single Democrat in the United States Senate who supported massive tax ...

World Media Sterling spikes on news of UK-Ireland trade breakthrough
Author: 0 Sterling spikes on news of UK-Ireland trade breakthrough

Regulatory alignment could mean both Ireland and Northern Ireland following the same rules governing trade, to ensure that goods can continue to move freely across a "soft" border with no checks. May and Juncker made no comment to reporters when they met at the European Union executive's Berlaymont headquarters for a lunch that diplomats and officials hope can seal a breakthrough that would open the way to negotiations on future trade relations.

World Media Ten arrested in Malta journalist murder investigation
Author: 0 Ten arrested in Malta journalist murder investigation

The journalist focused her reporting for years on investigating political corruption and scandals, and reported on Maltese mobsters and drug trafficking. As per Maltese law, police will now have 48 hours to interrogate the eight people before prosecuting them. A court hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, when the police can officially file charges and the suspects can enter a plea.

World Media Heavy Rain, Temperature Drop, Wintry Mix and Snow Expected This Week
Author: 0 Heavy Rain, Temperature Drop, Wintry Mix and Snow Expected This Week

The cold front will move through Tuesday afternoon, and there will be rain and maybe some embedded thunderstorms starting sometime during the mid-morning hours ahead of the frontal passage with wind gusts up to 20 mph possible. Amid variable winds, temperatures should fall from the 60s early to the 40s and 50s late. With temperatures expected to dip below freezing for many, any fog that does develop would have the potential to deposit a thin layer of ice on colder surfaces.

World Media Will not lose hope: Sitharaman on Cyclone Ockhi rescue ops
Author: 0 Will not lose hope: Sitharaman on Cyclone Ockhi rescue ops

The India Meteorological Department ( IMD ) issued an alert Monday, warning fishermen against venturing into the sea as coastal areas are likely to experience strong winds. She, however, refused to take questions on the criticism about the way the search operations have been carried out, since Ockhi struck off the southern coastline on November 30.

World Media Parking dispute leads to stabbing, auto into crowd
Author: 0 Parking dispute leads to stabbing, auto into crowd

The driver then got back in the auto and drove onto the sidewalk about half a block away, striking six victims. "The vehicle was going really fast, at least 50 miles per hour on the sidewalk", a witness reported. It's unclear whether the fight and the hit-and-run were related. Police stand guard after one person was killed and at least two injured when a hit-and-run driver slammed into a crowd outside XS NYC at 129th St.

Author: 0 UP BJP rejects SP, BSP, Cong charges on EVMs

Samajwadi Party State Unit President Naresh Uttam and party's spokesperson Rajendra Chaudhary alleged that the EVMs were misused to win mayoral contests and reiterated the demand that ballot paper be used in the future elections. Addressing a gathering in Kolkata , Akhilesh Yadav said, "BJP's winning percentage is 46% wherever polls were conducted via EVMs and 15% when it was done via ballot papers".

Author: 0 Iranian President Rouhani inaugurates first phase of Chabahar Port

But New Delhi has proceeded cautiously at a time when the USA administration has taken an aggressive new approach toward Tehran. Iran, India and Afghanistan signed a tripartite trade and transit corridor agreement on Chabahar port in Tehran in May 2016.

World Media Metropolitan Opera investigates sex abuse claims against James Levine
Author: 0 Metropolitan Opera investigates sex abuse claims against James Levine

Initially, it was just uncomfortable hand-holding in Levine's auto, he said. The BSO said Levine has not conducted the orchestra since January 2011, and he "is not scheduled to conduct the orchestra at any time in the future". During a long and distinguished career, Levine was nominated for 37 Grammy awards. Levine rose to prominence as the Met Opera's music director. The Metropolitan Opera announced December 2-hours after details of the police report had been made public-that the ...