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17 Dec Global News update catch the news today

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17 Dec Global News update catch the news today

17 Dec Global News update catch the news today

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  • 1. Global News Update 17 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. British troops to leave Iraq 'by July' British troops will begin leaving Iraq in May 2009, more than six years after joining the U.S.-led invasion that ousted former dictator Saddam Hussein, Britain and Iraq announced Wednesday.
  • 3. Skiers saved from dangling gondolas after tower snaps A group of skiers had a fortunate escape Tuesday after they were rescued from a stricken gondola that was left dangling over a freezing creek at a ski resort in Canada.
  • 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. Honda cuts earnings, sees 'no prospect for recovery' Honda Motor Co. slashed its earnings forecast for 2008 on Wednesday, citing "no prospect for recovery" in the midst of a global recession and slumping worldwide auto sales.
  • 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. Bangladesh lifts state of emergency Bangladesh lifts a two-year-old state of emergency, less than two weeks ahead of elections, state media reported. To stem a tide of political violence, a military-backed government took control in January 2007 and imposed an indefinite state of emergency.
  • 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. Greek protesters storm television station Dozens of protesters in the Greek capital stormed the headquarters of state television station ERT on Tuesday, interrupting broadcasting and unfurling a black banner that read, "Do not watch television. Everyone out on the streets."
  • 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. Diabetes increases cancer mortality risk Cancer and diabetes may have a stronger link than most people think. Cancer patients who already have diabetes have a greater chance of dying of the disease than cancer patients who do not have the blood-sugar disorder , says a report in American Medical Association.
  • 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. Marilyn Monroe pics sold for nearly $150,000 A collection of photographs of Marilyn Monroe taken for Vogue magazine the year she died has been auctioned in New York for nearly $150,000.
  • 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. Iconic Subaru quits world rally championship The world rally championship is facing a major crisis after Japanese carmaker Subaru announced on Tuesday that it was quitting the competition ahead of the 2009 season.
  • 10. Have a nice day, today! Join us for some more news updates, tomorrow..

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