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Protests and condemnation after Iran admits downing Ukrainian airplane
DUBAI – Iran’s admission that it shot down a Ukrainian airliner, killing all 176 aboard, has provoked worldwide outrage and triggered rising protests in opposition to Iranian authorities in Tehran and different cities together with one through which Britain’s ambassador was detained.
China says received’t change place on Taiwan after landslide election
TAIPEI – China is not going to change its place that Taiwan belongs to it and the world will solely ever acknowledge that there’s “one China”, Beijing stated on Sunday after President Tsai Ing-wen received re-election and stated she wouldn’t undergo China’s threats.
U.S. winter storms trigger 10 deaths, flight cancelations, energy outages
A minimum of 10 folks died, greater than 1,000 flights have been canceled and a whole bunch of hundreds have been with out energy in 5 states on Saturday as an enormous winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan.
Trump impeachment costs could go to Senate as early as subsequent week
WASHINGTON – The Democratic-led U.S. Home of Representatives will ship formal impeachment costs in opposition to President Donald Trump to the Senate as early as subsequent week, Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi stated on Friday, setting the stage for his long-awaited trial.
U.S., China comply with semi-annual talks geared toward reforms, resolving disputes
The USA and China have agreed to restart semi-annual talks geared toward resolving financial disputes between the 2 nations, a course of deserted at first of the Trump administration as a commerce battle between the nations escalated.
Amazon boss Bezos to face protests from merchants throughout India journey
NEW DELHI – 1000’s of small-scale merchants in India are planning to arrange protests in opposition to Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) founder Jeff Bezos, who will go to the nation subsequent week for an organization occasion and potential conferences with authorities officers.
Rapper Dave and singer Capaldi lead BRIT Award nominations
LONDON – Rapper Dave and Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi lead the nominations for this yr’s BRIT Awards with 4 nods every, in a brand new, slimmed-down listing of prizes at Britain’s prime pop music honors.
Impartial movie pageant in China shuts, says ‘not possible’ to pursue independence
SHANGHAI – One among China’s longest-running and largest impartial movie festivals has suspended operations “indefinitely”, with the organizers saying it was now “not possible” to arrange a pageant with a “purely impartial spirit”.
Titans strike shortly, stun Ravens; 49ers win in NFC
The Tennessee Titans on Saturday shocked the high-powered Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers received their first NFL playoff sport in six seasons to advance to the convention championships.
Steele grabs march on discipline with birdies at last three holes
American Brendan Steele overcame a poor begin, remained affected person after which birdied the ultimate three holes to interrupt out of a logjam and right into a three-shot lead after the third spherical on the Sony Open in Hawaii on Saturday.
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
HONGKONG-PROTESTS/ (PIX) (TV)
Lots of anticipated to protest in Hong Kong
Lots of of Hong Kong protesters are anticipated to carry anti-government rally within the metropolis’s Edinburgh Place.
Saudi navy trainees to be expelled from U.S. after Florida taking pictures – CNN
Greater than a dozen Saudi servicemen who’re coaching at U.S. navy bases can be expelled from the US within the aftermath of a Pentagon evaluate prompted by the lethal Dec. 6 taking pictures by a Saudi Air Pressure officer at an American naval base in Florida, CNN reported.
BUSINESS / ECONOMICS
Chinese language overseas minister visits Zimbabwe on Africa tour
Chinese language Overseas Minister Wang Yi will maintain a press convention throughout a two-day journey to Zimbabwe, which is in search of higher investments from Beijing in a bid to revive its stricken financial system.
China is a significant investor in Zimbabwe, which can be attempting to enhance ties with the West, which reduce direct monetary support to Harare in the course of the late Robert Mugabe’s rule.
DISASTERS / ACCIDENTS
IRAN-CRASH/CANADA (PIX) (TV)
Canada’s Trudeau to attend Iran crash sufferer memorial in hard-hit Edmonton
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will attend on Sunday what is anticipated to be the nation’s largest memorial to the victims of a Ukrainian airliner crash in Iran that killed 57 Canadians, primarily of Iranian descent. The memorial is scheduled for a College of Alberta basketball area within the western Canadian metropolis of Edmonton, the place greater than a dozen of the victims lived.