Day: December 6, 2018

U.S. Resolution Against Hamas Is Defeated in the United Nations – The Wall Street Journal

From Google World News:   U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, shown Nov. 26 at a U.N. Security Council meeting Photo: don emmert/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images 34 Comments By Farnaz Fassihi Farnaz Fassihi The Wall Street Journal Biography Farnaz.fassihi@wsj.com Updated Dec. 6, 2018 10:18 p.m. ET UNITED NATIONS—The U.N. General Assembly on Thursday

Researchers have tied "climate change triggered by volcanic greenhouse gases" to the largest extinction in Earth’s history, often called the "Great Dying," 252 million years ago.

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/maxwellhill [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Researchers have tied "climate change triggered by volcanic greenhouse gases" to the largest extinction in Earth’s history, often called the "Great Dying," 252 million years ago.

Brazil’s right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro named a pro-life evangelical pastor on Thursday to head a new ministry of Women, Family and Human Rights that will also take over the agency looking after the country’s 850,000 indigenous people.

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/glasier [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: Brazil’s right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro named a pro-life evangelical pastor on Thursday to head a new ministry of Women, Family and Human Rights that will also take over the agency looking after the

A solution for the Ukrainian quagmire – Washington Times

From Google World News:   ANALYSIS/OPINION: After four years of armed conflict, 10,000 casualties and 1.5 million internally displaced, the dangerous situation between Ukraine and Russia escalated again on Nov. 25. Russian military vessels rammed, shot at and seized three Ukrainian military ships that were routinely and legally passing through

‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Shake France. Here’s the Lesson for Climate Change. – The New York Times

From Google World News:   PARIS — Vincent Picard describes himself as a “militant ecologist.” But when protesters took to the streets to express their rage over a planned increase in France’s fuel tax, Mr. Picard joined their ranks. He acknowledges that the tax might encourage the conservation considered critical

Assange rejects deal between UK, Ecuador for him to leave embassy | TheHill – The Hill

From Google World News:   WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday rejected a deal brokered between Ecuador and the United Kingdom that would allow him to leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London for the first time in six years, the U.K.’s Telegraph reported. Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno said Assange can choose to leave

Border patrol warned agents not to refer to immigrants as ‘catch of the day’ | TheHill – The Hill

From Google World News:   The former director of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s media division last year asked agency members to stop using phrases like “catch of the day” regarding immigrants illegally crossing the border. The Oct. 26, 2017 email, obtained by watchdog group American Oversight in response to a Freedom of