Wednesday, January 01, 2020

1 January - iGoogle Portal - Tab 7 - MSM

  • Mayors across the world say we all need to consider how urban planning and climate intersect with well-being.
    ( First time in the new decade we hear politicians agitate in unison for action to fix future weather. That we don't know that it needs doing - no data - nor how to do it are unmentioned inconveniences. )
  • Get the ball rolling on a new year.
    • The California Consumer Privacy Act, which goes into effect today, gives state residents some new rights over their data.
  • The protesters, including members of Iranian-backed militias, largely withdrew after a few hours, but the situation remained volatile.
  • Administration officials say they are restoring “deterrence” against Iran, but the president’s reluctance to use force in the Middle East may be creating an opening for Tehran...
    • Months of antigovernment protests had centered on Iran’s influence in the country. A rocket attack and a series of airstrikes changed that.

      India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Ti

    • Two soldiers lost their lives as army personnel battled heavily armed terrorists, foiling an infiltration bid on New Year's day along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district...
  • The mother of a woman convicted of lying about being raped says she believes Ayia Napa is unsafe.
  • In his new year message, Boris Johnson says he hopes the country can "move forward united".
    • Fireworks displays are held in London, Edinburgh and other major cities, as the UK rings in a new decade.

      Reuters: World News

  • Former Guinea-Bissau Prime Minister and ex-army general Umaro Cissoko Embalo won Sunday's presidential election with 54% of the vote, the electoral commission said on Wednesday...
  • The loser in Guinea Bissau's presidential election, Domingos Simoes Pereira, will contest the result with the Supreme Court, he told supporters on Wednesday...
    • Six Saudi Arabian prisoners held in Yemen have been returned home, state television broadcaster Ekhbariya said on Wednesday.

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