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Ukrainian protesters tear down Lenin'sWashington PostUkrainian protesters tear down Lenin's statue in KievXinhuaKIEV, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- A group of anti-government protesters on Sunday toppled the statue of Vladimir Lenin in Kiev, the national capital, to vent their anger toward their government's decision to seek closer economic ties with Russia instead of with the ...Protesters topple Lenin statue in UkraineIrish TimesThe Stakes in UkraineWall Street JournalProtesters fell Lenin statue, tell Ukraine's president 'you're next'Reuters UKTimes of India -Sydney Morning Herald -CNNall 920 news articles »
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 5:42 pm
Thailand unrest: Opposition MPs pledge toBBC NewsThailand unrest: Opposition MPs pledge to resignBBC NewsThailand's opposition MPs are to resign en masse, officials say, after weeks of anti-government protests in Bangkok. Opposition-backed street protesters have been trying to oust PM Yingluck Shinawatra, saying she is controlled by her brother, former PM ...Members of Thai Opposition Party Quit ParliamentNew York TimesThai Crisis Deepens as Opposition Quits ParliamentTIMEThailand's Yingluck Shinawatra Proposes ReferendumWall Street JournalABC Online -NBCNews.com -Sydney Morning Heraldall 442 news articles »
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 5:33 pm
Venezuelans Elect Mayors in Test for NewAFPVenezuelans Elect Mayors in Test for New PresidentNew York TimesCARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans went to the polls on Sunday to elect hundreds of mayors around the country in a vote seen as an early test of the fledgling president, Nicolás Maduro, and his ability to carry the country further along the socialist path laid ...Venezuelan president faces first electoral testWashington PostVenezuela local elections test MaduroBBC NewsVenezuelans Vote in Local Elections Seen as Maduro PlebisciteBloombergMiamiHerald.com -AFP -Reuters UKall 205 news articles »
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 5:28 pm
Singapore bus death sparks riot - BBC NewsBBC NewsSingapore bus death sparks riotBBC NewsPolice in Singapore have made 27 arrests after hundreds of people took part in a riot sparked by the death of an Indian national. Trouble started after the 33-year-old man was knocked down by a private bus in a district known as Little India. About 400 people ...Crowd Battles Police In Singapore DistrictNew York TimesRiot in Singapore's Little IndiaSin Chew Jit PohSingapore riot: 27 South Asians arrestedThe Star OnlineMalaysia Chronicle -Cache Valley Daily -The Malay Mail Onlineall 91 news articles »
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 5:24 pm
BREAKINGVIEWS-WTO's small victory saves itIndian ExpressBREAKINGVIEWS-WTO's small victory saves it from irrelevanceReuters(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) By Ethan Bilby. HONG KONG Dec 9 (Reuters Breakingviews) - The World Trade Organisation has saved itself from irrelevance. The Geneva-based talking shop limped ...WTO Deal Buys Trade Talks Time to Craft Broader DealBloombergWTO members agree on global deal for first timeIrish TimesWTO Deal Shows Hurdles to Global Trade PactsWall Street JournalBBC News -Xinhua -New York Timesall 437 news articles »
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 5:22 pm
Dollar-Yen to extend rally, December taperThe U.S. dollar will likely extend its rally against the Japanese yen this week after a forecast-beating November jobs report built the case for an early withdrawal of Federal Reserve stimulus measures, possibly as soon as this month, a CNBC survey shows. According to CNBC's latest currency market
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 10:31 am
Yingluck Calls for Fresh Election to EndThai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved parliament and called for fresh elections as anti-government protesters began converging on Government House in Bangkok to push for her ouster. “The government doesn’t want the country and the Thai people to suffer more losses,” Yingluck said
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 10:16 am
Four US presidents to attend Nelson MandelaIt wasn’t that many years ago – 2008, in fact – that Nelson Mandela’s name was still on the US terrorist watch list (officially, anyway) for having been a leader of the African National Congress, which advocated armed resistance to South Africa’s white minority regime. That’s when US
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 9:49 am
Susan Boyle diagnosed with Asperger'sSusan Boyle has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, the Scottish singer said in an interview with the U.K. newspaper The Observer. A developmental disorder on the milder end of the autism spectrum, Asperger's syndrome affects social interaction and communication skills. As a child, Boyle, now
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 8:32 am
'Let it Go' in this Clip From Disney'sIf you haven't seen Frozen, this song from the new Disney film might convince you to make it part of your weekend plans. Frozen tells the story of two sister princess, Elsa (voiced by Idina Menzel) and Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell). Elsa has the power to create ice and snow out of thin air, but
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 7:58 am
Thai PM calls snap election, protestersBANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved parliament on Monday and called a snap election, but anti-government protest leaders pressed ahead with mass demonstrations seeking to install an unelected body to run Thailand.
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 7:21 pm
North Korea says Kim's uncle dismissed forSEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea announced on Monday the dismissal of Jang Song Thaek, the once powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, for what it described as a string of criminal acts including mismanaging the economy, corruption, womanising and drug-taking.
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 5:06 pm
Venezuela local vote tests PresidentCARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelans voted in municipal elections on Sunday that were the biggest political test yet for President Nicolas Maduro as he tries to halt an economic slide and preserve the socialist legacy of his late mentor, Hugo Chavez.
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 4:48 pm
U.N. inspectors visit Iranian site linked toDUBAI (Reuters) - U.N. inspectors visited an Iranian plant on Sunday linked to a planned heavy-water reactor that could yield nuclear bomb fuel, taking up an initial offer by Tehran to open its disputed nuclear program to greater scrutiny.
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 3:42 pm
North Korea says Kim's uncle dismissed forSEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea announced on Monday the dismissal of Jang Song Thaek, the once powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, for what it described as a string of criminal acts including corruption, womanising and drug-taking.
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 2:16 pm
Young Americans Expect Obamacare to BeMore than half of 18-to-29-year-olds who were surveyed in the most recent United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll say it is likely the law will be repealed in 2014, even though the chances of that actually occurring are remote.
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 7:40 pm
Daily Kos: Couric's anti-vaccination segmentBecause Katie Couric did a show giving voice to meritless anti-vaccine forces, people are going to die. Because Katie Couric put it in their heads that there was a risk in doing it that simply is not there, and those children are going to someday get that disease …
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 7:23 pm
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Posted on 8 December 2013 | 6:50 pm
Measles Cases Triple in U.S., VaccineMeasles, one of the most communicable of all infectious diseases, is spiking in the United States, with three times as many cases as usual this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. The spike is due to both foreign importations — infected tra …
Posted on 8 December 2013 | 6:45 pm
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Posted on 8 December 2013 | 6:33 pm