Infant ibuprofen recall: Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar lots impacted - USA TODAY

Infant ibuprofen destined to be sold at several national retailers might contain a higher concentration of ibuprofen, leading to potential risks in infants, according to a Wednesday voluntary recall notice. New Jersey-based Tris Pharma, Inc. said lots ...-- https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2018/12/05/walmart-cvs-family-dollar-lots-impacted-infant-ibuprofen-recall/2222993002/

India to import Iranian oil using rupee payment mechanism: source - Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will import crude oil from Iran using a rupee-based payment mechanism, an industry source involved in discussions told Reuters on Thursday, adding that 50 percent of those payments will be used for exporting items to Tehran.-- https://in.reuters.com/article/india-iran-oil/india-to-import-iranian-oil-using-rupee-payment-mechanism-source-idINKBN1O50XI

Global Carbon Emissions Reached New High In 2018, Scientists Say - HuffPost

Global carbon emissions are expected to reach a record high this year, dashing hopes that such pollution could finally be coming to a standstill, according to an annual report released Wednesday. The report by the Global Carbon Project, which comes as ...-- https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/global-carbon-emissions-record-high_us_5c081770e4b0bf813ef38742

German Conservatives Warn on Russian Pipeline Project - Wall Street Journal

BERLIN—The three main contenders to succeed Angela Merkel as chairwoman of Germany's largest political party have called for a review of a planned gas pipeline between Germany and Russia, potentially putting the party at odds with the chancellor's own ...-- https://www.wsj.com/articles/german-conservatives-warn-on-russian-pipeline-project-1544092200

China to 'immediately' apply measures agreed in trade truce with US - The Guardian

China has said it will immediately implement measures agreed under a trade war “truce” with the US. The commerce ministry's remarks came days after Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agreed to give negotiators 90 days to resolve ...and more »-- https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/dec/06/china-immediately-apply-measures-agreed-trade-truce-us

Prosecutors to seek the death penalty for Border Patrol agent accused of killing four sex workers - Washington Post

Prosecutors in Texas said that they would seek the death penalty for a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of killing four sex workers in the region around Laredo, Tex., after he was indicted by a grand jury on capital murder charges Wednesday. Juan David ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/12/05/prosecutors-seek-death-penalty-border-patrol-agent-accused-killing-four-sex-workers/

Golden Globes 2019: What to Expect at the Nominations - New York Times

... • When the Golden Globe nominations are announced on Thursday, expect to hear “A Star Is Born” in several categories. • “Roma” will not be part of the best drama race because foreign-language films are ineligible for the best picture categories.-- https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/06/movies/golden-globes-2019.html

Power Up: Washington's sphinx: Mueller still has us guessing in Russia probe - Washington Post

WASHINGTON'S SPHINX: We got some sense of what special prosecutor Robert Mueller is thinking with the sentencing memo he filed this week recommending that President Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn get no jail time after 19 ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/powerup/2018/12/06/powerup-washington-s-sphinx-mueller-still-has-us-guessing-in-russia-probe/5c080d011b326b60d128012d/

A Supreme Court Gamble - Wall Street Journal

For 170 years U.S. courts have let federal and state governments prosecute the same criminal offense under the principle of dual sovereignty. On Thursday the Supreme Court will consider in Gamble v. U.S. whether this doctrine violates the Fifth ...-- https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-supreme-court-gamble-1544055862

Schumer gets ready to go on the offensive - The Hill

After spending the past two years trying to protect 10 incumbent Democrats in pro-Trump states, the Senate minority leader is ready to put Republicans on the defensive, knowing the GOP will have a tougher electoral map to defend in 2020. Republicans ...-- https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/419969-schumer-gets-ready-to-go-on-the-offensive

Fortnite Season 7 Skins Leak: Ninja Cat, Steampunk Santa, and More - Game Rant

It won't be too much longer before Fortnite Season 7 is finally here, and it looks as if Epic Games is set to get into the winter spirit by giving the title's free-to-play Battle Royale portion an icy, snow-strewn makeover. Just ahead of the next ...and more »-- https://gamerant.com/fortnite-season-7-skin-leak-ninja-cat-steampunk-santa/

6 ways Snapdragon 855 will make Android phones soar in 2019 - CNET

Get ready for your next Android smartphone to have super-fast 5G connectivity and in-screen fingerprint readers. Those are just a couple of the features made possible by Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 855 processor. The company this week is hosting its ...-- https://www.cnet.com/news/6-ways-snapdragon-855-will-make-android-phones-soar-in-2019/

Macron's Climate Plan B - Wall Street Journal

'There is no Plan B because there is no Planet B,” Emmanuel Macron lectured Donald Trump—in English—when the American President withdrew from the Paris climate agreement last year. Well, apparently there is a Plan B after all. Mr. Macron on Tuesday ...and more »-- https://www.wsj.com/articles/macrons-climate-plan-b-1543965655

Iran: Suicide attack hits police post in Chabahar - Aljazeera.com

At least three people have been killed following a car bombing attack near a police post in Iran's southern port city of Chabahar, state television Press TV reported, quoting security and local officials. Press TV quoted Rahmdel Bamari, governor of ...and more »-- https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/explosion-shooting-heard-iran-chabahar-port-181206072303476.html

North Korea Seen Expanding Missile Base - OPB News

North Korea appears to be expanding a missile base in a remote, mountainous part of the country, according to new commercial satellite imagery studied by independent researchers. The base, located near the Chinese border, is believed to be capable of ...and more »-- https://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-north-korea-seen-expanding-missile-base/

What the Flynn Memo Tells Us About the Mueller Investigation - Politico

To those of us who have worked with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Tuesday's late-night, heavily redacted filing of the sentencing recommendation memo for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser General Michael Flynn was vintage ...-- https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/12/05/flynn-memo-mueller-investigation-222761

Google is shutting down Allo - The Verge

Google has officially announced that it's shutting down Allo, ending the run of yet another failed Google chat app experiment. The news isn't entirely unsurprising, given that Google had already paused investment in Allo back in April. Back then, the ...-- https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/5/18127540/google-kills-allo-end-date

National for-profit college chain abruptly closes, stunning thousands of students - USA TODAY

Dozens of for-profit college campuses across the country abruptly closed this week after their parent company lost its accreditation and funding. The schools are owned by Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America (ECA), which runs more than ...-- https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/education/2018/12/05/virginia-college-brightwood-college-and-others-abruptly-shut-down/2221650002/

Brexit: Theresa May 'looking at MPs' role on backstop' - BBC News

Theresa May says she "is talking to colleagues" about their concerns over the Northern Ireland "backstop" ahead of a crucial vote on her EU deal. She suggested MPs could be "given a role" in deciding whether to activate the backstop, which is designed ...-- https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-46463326

Teen killed after truck crashes into school bus on field trip in Indiana - CBS News

ARGOS, Ind. — A teenage boy was killed and another student was injured when a flatbed truck collided Wednesday in northern Indiana with a school bus carrying students on a field trip to see a Christmas musical, police said. The boy, who was seated in ...-- https://www.cbsnews.com/news/argos-indiana-school-bus-crash-teen-killed-today-2018-12-05/

5 things to know about Fortnite's Creative mode - Polygon

Fortnite Battle Royale has always been a little bit different from other games that let players build things in-game. Rather than players flexing their creative muscles first and learning practical uses for them later, Fortnite asks you to learn how to ...and more »-- https://www.polygon.com/fortnite/2018/12/5/18127369/fortnite-creative-mode-features

Qualcomm Launches 5G With The Snapdragon 855 - Forbes

We have all become accustomed to new, faster, and more efficient mobile processors, or more appropriately called System-on-Chips or SoCs, every year as the mobile industry continues to push performance and functionality to new levels. With the slowing ...and more »-- https://www.forbes.com/sites/tiriasresearch/2018/12/05/qualcomm-launches-5g-with-the-snapdragon-855/

As OPEC Meets, Sizing Up Its Power and Its Politics - New York Times

VIENNA — On Thursday, over 200 oil industry representatives, financial analysts and journalists are expected to crowd into a basement auditorium at the headquarters of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. It is a tricky time for OPEC ...and more »-- https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/05/business/energy-environment/opec-meeting-oil-industry.html

'Democratic Socialist' Ocasio-Cortez to pay interns $15 per hour - Fox Business

Newly-elected New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced she will pay her interns $15 per hour, in what she calls an effort to “walk the walk” and have her policies match her political viewpoints. Continue Reading Below. Ocasio-Cortez ...-- https://www.foxbusiness.com/economy/democratic-socialist-ocasio-cortez-to-pay-interns-15-per-hour

Global Carbon Emissions Reached New High In 2018, Scientists Say - HuffPost

Global carbon emissions are expected to reach a record high this year, dashing hopes that such pollution could finally be coming to a standstill, according to an annual report released Wednesday. The report by the Global Carbon Project, which comes as ...-- https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/global-carbon-emissions-record-high_us_5c081770e4b0bf813ef38742

Wisconsin Gov.-Elect Tony Evers Will Ask Scott Walker To Veto GOP Power Grab - HuffPost

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The incoming Democratic governor of Wisconsin said Wednesday that he plans to make a personal appeal to his defeated rival, Gov. Scott Walker, to veto far-reaching GOP legislation that would restrict the new administration's powers.-- https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tony-evers-walker-republican-power-grab_us_5c087993e4b0844cda4fbb25

Bush's Funeral Wasn't About Trump. But Of Course It Was. - Politico

The memorial service for George H.W. Bush was a perfectly civil and eminently civilized event, and if one was listening in a literal-minded way it all sounded like a grand exception to life in modern Washington—two hours of stories and tributes that ...-- https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/12/05/george-hw-bush-funeral-trump-washington-222763

Rescue Underway After 2 US Warplanes Crash off Japan's Coast - TIME

(TOKYO) — A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast after colliding early Thursday, and rescuers found two of the seven crew members, one of them in stable condition, officials said. The U ...-- http://time.com/5472043/us-warplanes-crash-japan-rescue/

Suspected of Crimes, Netanyahu Is Also Suspected of Fear-Mongering - New York Times

JERUSALEM — No sooner had the Israeli military excavators begun to drill into the rocky ground than the suspicions burst forth. They were not directed so much at Hezbollah, Israel's archenemy to the north: Few Israelis were completely surprised at ...and more »-- https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/05/world/middleeast/israel-netanyahu-tunnels.html

Putting the past behind them? Former friends Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton are seen enjoying a warm chat after ... - Daily Mail

The former first daughter and the current first daughter were seen speaking to one another as they waited for the funeral to begin; Ivanka, 37, wore a long-sleeve black dress with matching heels and a purse for the somber event at the National ...and more »-- https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6463561/Ivanka-Trump-Jared-Kushner-attend-President-George-H-W-Bushs-funeral.html

Rapper 2 Milly Sues Epic Games For Stealing His Dance - Kotaku

Rapper 2 Milly is suing the maker of Fortnite, Epic Games, for selling his signature “Milly Rock” dance as an emote called “Swipe It.” Pierce Bainbridge, the law firm representing 2 Milly, filed the complaint in the Central District Court of California ...-- https://kotaku.com/rapper-2-milly-sues-epic-games-for-stealing-his-dance-1830888259

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855: 5G, more performance, new camera features and other key details you need to know - India Today

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855: This is a phrase you will hear again and again in 2019, for this is the processor that will go inside most of the top Android phones. Samsung Galaxy S10, OnePlus 7, Google Pixel 4, Xiaomi Mi 9... all of these phones are likely ...-- https://www.indiatoday.in/technology/features/story/qualcomm-snapdragon-855-5g-more-performance-new-camera-features-and-other-key-details-you-need-to-know-1403509-2018-12-06

St. Louis Cardinals strike gold in deal for Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt - The Boston Globe

PHOENIX — The St. Louis Cardinals struck gold in their search for a big hitter, getting All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a multiplayer trade Wednesday. Eager to push for the playoffs after a three-year absence ...-- https://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/2018/12/05/louis-cardinals-strike-gold-deal-for-diamondbacks-paul-goldschmidt/5f9fNTsdNaroPmL1vxGQZK/story.html

Trump fears political price from oil spike, market turmoil - CNN

(CNN) President Donald Trump is fretting about two rising global challenges that threaten a political gut punch as he gears up for his 2020 election bid -- a possible oil price hike and market shocks triggered by his trade wars. Both crises will test ...and more »-- https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/06/politics/donald-trump-opec-economy-iran-china/index.html

US Destroyer Sails Through Waters Claimed by Russia - Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Navy sent a warship through the Sea of Japan, in a rare challenge to Russia's maritime claims in international waters, officials said. Wednesday's patrol, known as a freedom-of-navigation operation, came amid tensions between ...and more »-- https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-destroyer-sails-through-waters-claimed-by-russia-1544053815

New satellite images reveal activity at unidentified North Korean missile base - CNN

Washington (CNN) New satellite images obtained exclusively by CNN reveal North Korea has significantly expanded a key long-range missile base located in the mountainous interior of the country, offering yet another reminder that diplomatic talks with ...-- https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/05/politics/north-korea-satellite-images-missile-base/index.html

Rudy Giuliani's typo became an anti-Trump message. He blamed Twitter, but this Atlanta man pranked him. - Washington Post

Jason Velazquez instantly noticed something wasn't quite right with one of the tweets from Rudolph W. Giuliani. It was Friday and President Trump's lawyer had issued yet another missive criticizing special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. But unlike ...-- https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/12/05/rudy-giulianis-typo-became-an-anti-trump-message-he-blamed-twitter-this-atlanta-man-pranked-him/