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16 Dec Global News update catch the news today

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16 Dec Global News update catch the news today

16 Dec Global News update catch the news today

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  • 1. Global News Update 16 th Dec. 2008 Catch The NEWS Today!
  • 2. Hillary Clinton will face awkward questions about her husband's financial ties with Arab sheikhs and Central Asian oligarchs if Barack Obama nominates her as Secretary of State. ASEAN sets summit, welcomes charter An Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit will take place late February in Thailand, its government announced Tuesday, a day after Abhisit Vejjajiva was picked as Thai prime minister and ASEAN's charter came into force.
  • 3. Shoe-thrower wanted to humiliate Bush The brother of the journalist now famous for hurling his shoes at President Bush said his sibling's actions were "spontaneous" and represented millions of Iraqis who want to "humiliate the tyrant."
  • 4. Hundreds of exiled Tibetans with their leader Dalai Lama have begun a landmark meeting in northern India to discuss their homeland's future with China in Dharamshala. Attacks in Iraq kill 20 people Deadly attacks in northern Iraq on Monday left nine people dead -- including seven from one family -- while attacks near Baghdad left 11 dead, authorities said.
  • 5. Hundreds of exiled Tibetans with their leader Dalai Lama have begun a landmark meeting in northern India to discuss their homeland's future with China in Dharamshala. Priest: Playboy cover resembling Mary 'desperate,' 'blasphemous' Playboy magazine issued an apology Monday for the cover of its Mexican edition, which features an Argentine model in what many observers say is meant to be a depiction of the Virgin Mary.
  • 6. Hundreds of exiled Tibetans with their leader Dalai Lama have begun a landmark meeting in northern India to discuss their homeland's future with China in Dharamshala. Employer: Anti-kidnapping consultant kidnapped in Mexico An American anti-kidnapping consultant was kidnapped in Mexico, according to the Houston-based security firm he works for. Felix Batista was abducted outside a restaurant December 10 in Saltillo, the capital of Mexico's Coahuila state, the firm said.
  • 7. Hundreds of exiled Tibetans with their leader Dalai Lama have begun a landmark meeting in northern India to discuss their homeland's future with China in Dharamshala. Madoff investors get reprieve A U.S. federal judge issues an order that may help investors allegedly swindled by New York financier Bernard Madoff in what appears to be the largest "pyramid scheme" in history recover some of their money
  • 8. Hundreds of exiled Tibetans with their leader Dalai Lama have begun a landmark meeting in northern India to discuss their homeland's future with China in Dharamshala. Madonna $75 million divorce deal 'agreed' The singer Madonna has settled with Guy Ritchie for $75 million, or about £50 million, as part of their divorce agreement, her representative, Liz Rosenberg, confirmed on Monday to CNN.
  • 9. Hundreds of exiled Tibetans with their leader Dalai Lama have begun a landmark meeting in northern India to discuss their homeland's future with China in Dharamshala. Tiger carpets caddie over Mickelson jibe Tiger Woods has rebuked his caddie Steve Williams over the New Zealander's disparaging remarks about Ryder Cup colleague Phil Mickelson.
  • 10. Have a nice day, today! Join us for some more news updates, tomorrow..