China ends standoff by returning United States drone

The drone seizure coincided with sabre-rattling from Chinese state media and some in its military establishment after Trump cast doubt on whether Washington would stick to its almost four-decades-old policy of recognising that Taiwan is part of "one China".

Raiders look to clinch playoff spot with win vs fading Bolts

He has 24 touchdowns and five interceptions for the season. Therefore, the Raiders will easily outperform the Chargers on the ground. San Diego voters shot down a stadium proposal last month and the team moved closer to a relocation to Los Angeles on Wednesday when National Football League owners unanimously approved a tenant-lease contract between the Chargers and Los Angeles Rams.

Singapore Convicts Second Private Banker Over 1MDB Dealings

A director at BSI Singapore , was the next most senior banker on Yak's team. The legal justice here needs to "take an uncompromising stand" against such wrong-doings. At this time Singapore is the only jurisdiction that has secured convictions related to the hundreds of millions of dollars misappropriated from the Malaysian wealth fund 1MDB.

Snake disguises itself as tinsel on Australia Christmas tree

Snake disguises itself as tinsel on Australia Christmas tree

It's no partridge in a pear tree but a Melbourne woman got a seasonal surprise when she found a tiger snake entwined among the tinsel on her Christmas tree. In Australia, one woman (known only as "Cheryl") awoke a week before the magical holiday to find an unfamiliar decoration coiled around her tree. I don't know about you, but if I'm going to die on Christmas, I want to at least enjoy the dignity of being killed by a full snake .

1 small delivery for a man, 1 giant leap for Amazon, drones

Today we get to Watch Amazon's First Delivery by Drone, which recently took place in Cambridge, England. "Executives at the Prime Air contracted carriers. Amazon had said it wouldn't resume work with the airline until it was sure another strike wouldn't happen. The pilots are from Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings subsidiary Atlas Air as well as Air Transport Services Group subsidiary ABX Air .

US secretary of state nominee used Bahamas company in Russia deals

US secretary of state nominee used Bahamas company in Russia deals

The Guardian noted Exxon Neftegas' most important project, the Sakhalin-1 oil facility, is "10,700km (6,650 miles) away from the subsidiary's official business home in Nassau, the semi-tropical capital of the Bahamas". At least two Senate Republicans, Arizona's John McCain and Florida's Marco Rubio, have expressed reservations over Tillerson's appointment. ExxonMobil is headquartered in Irving, Texas.