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Swiss reject plan to speed up nuclear energy exit

Swiss reject plan to speed up nuclear energy exit

Steam emerges from a cooling tower of the nuclear power plant Leibstadt near Leibstadt, Switzerland on November 18, 2014. The newest of the plants, in Leibstadt near the German border, started operating in 1984 and would have had to close in 2029.


Oil prices static on uncertainty over planned production cut

Oil prices static on uncertainty over planned production cut

US crude fell 77 cents, or 1.6 percent, to $47.47 per barrel. January Brent crude in London plunged 28 cents, or 0.6%, to $48.84 a barrel. "No ground-breaking agreement on production caps or cuts should be expected from the OPEC meeting".



Clinton leads Trump by over two million in popular vote

They are California , Florida , Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York , Pennsylvania and Texas . Large protests have erupted nationwide in response to Trump's election victory following a contentious presidential campaign involving two of the least popular candidates in recent USA history.



New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

One of the victims, identified as a male, died at the hospital as a result of his injuries. Washington said the frequent violence surrounding the Bayou Classic, an annual football game between Southern University and Grambling State University, has turned him off of the event.



Anti-Park protesters march in Seoul for 5th straight week

But for a country of just 50 million people, even several hundred people showing up is absolutely mind-blowing. She is now facing a possible impeachment. South Korea's constitution does not allow a sitting president to be prosecuted, and Ms Park has 15 months left in her term. Park's approval rating reached an all-time low of 4 percent in the latest poll by Gallup Korea .



Zika Birth Defect May Appear Months After Birth: CDC

An Emergency Committee of the WHO which met weekend, said although the mosquito-borne virus is still a chronic problem and huge resources are required to fight its spread in a long-term manner, it no longer represents an emergency defined under the International Health Regulations (IHR).