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US investigating leak related to Petraeus case

On Tuesday, Trump is also scheduled to meet Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Republican senator from Tennessee, and for a second time, former MA governor Mitt Romney. Trump, who made a similar claim regarding Cuba during the presidential campaign, has not specified how he might roll back these initiatives. However, after meeting Obama following the November 8 election, Trump said he would consider keeping provisions in the law that let parents keep adult ...



S Korea officials want woman at heart of scandal to testify

About 2.32 million people took to the streets nationwide on Saturday, demanding not only Park's immediate resignation but also an arrest of the president for a criminal investigation. "For the witnesses who are absent today, (the committee) will issue an order forcing them to appear, and they will be responsible for the legal consequences", said Kim Sung-tae, the committee chairmen and ruling Saenuri Party member.


Expanding computer science education is good for kids, good for economy

Expanding computer science education is good for kids, good for economy

The week recognizes computer pioneer and 1944 graduate of Smith College's Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School Grace Hopper's birthday on December 9, 1906, and encourages educators nationwide to plan activities for students to elevate computer science education at all levels.


Greek court agrees to extradite members of Turkish military

Greek court agrees to extradite members of Turkish military

At Tuesday's hearing, the court rejected extradition for the alleged offence of trying to assassinate the Turkish president, but accepted the requests for charges of trying to dissolve the republic; attempting to dissolve the constitution and for taking the helicopter.


Italy President asks PM Renzi to delay resignation for budget

Italy President asks PM Renzi to delay resignation for budget

While the historical symbolism of having an Austrian far-right leader come to power would have been a PR disaster, the fall of Mr Renzi will have more far-reaching consequences for a European Union which can't seem to recover from one blow before succumbing to the next.


Syrian government steps up attacks on Idlib province

Syrian government steps up attacks on Idlib province

Some fear the Russians and their Syrian allies would not ensure their safety. "The clashes are still going on", Zakaria Malahifji, a Turkey-based official with the Aleppo rebel group Fastaqim, told Reuters news agency. Meanwhile, a second Russian fighter jet has crashed while trying to land on the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov. "Because of the failure of the arrester system's cable, the Su-33 fighter rolled off the deck", the ministry said.