Saturday, December 18, 2010

DTN News: World Top Stories / Headlines - News Dated December 18, 2010

Defense News: DTN News: World Top Stories / Headlines - News Dated December 18, 2010
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(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - December 18, 2010: Comprehensive daily news related to World Top Stories for the world of TODAY.
*Comprehensive daily news related to World Top Stories for the world of TODAY.
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Workers deice an Air Berlin aircraft at Tegel airport in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Dec. 17, 2010. Heavy overnight snowfall grounded about 450 flights and caused major delays at German airports.
Berlin: Heavy overnight snowfall disrupted air travel across westernEurope Friday, forcing more than 800 flight cancellations and leading to major delays in Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland. Germany appeared the hardest hit by the snow, with...
photo: AP / Gero Breloer
Former financier Bernard Madoff exits Federal Court in Manhattan, New York on Tuesday, March 10, 2009.
Before his death, Jeffrey Picower had benefited more than anyone from Bernard Madoff's fraud. A longtime investor with the disgraced financier, he had withdrawn more than $7 billion in other people'smoney before the Ponzi scheme was revealed in...
photo: AP / David Karp
Indian Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi, left, and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sit for a Congress Working Committee meeting in the aftermath of the death of Andhra Pradesh state Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009.
Narayan Lakshman...
photo: AP / Gurinder Osan
David Beckham talks to reporters after his first practice since returning to the Los Angeles Galaxy MLS soccer team, at the Galaxy's practice facility at Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010.
Archive - Beckham's redemption in 2002 Former England captain David Beckham is to receive the BBCSports Personality Lifetime Achievement award on Sunday. The 35-year-old midfielder is England's most capped outfield player and won six Premier League...
photo: AP / Reed Saxon
Supporters of longtime opposition leader Alassane Ouattara whose presidential election victory has been acknowledged by the U.N., U.S., France and the African Union take to the streets in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Thursday Dec. 16, 2010.
DAKAR, Senegal — Security forces loyal to President Laurent Gbagbo ofIvory Coast opened fire on demonstrators in the economic capital, Abidjan, on Thursday, beating and killing marchers who had planned to disrupt state television, one of the...
photo: AP / Emanuel Ekra
India could be target of biological terror
New Delhi, December 17: US diplomats were concerned that Indiacould be the target of a biologicalterror attack, with fatal diseasessuch as anthrax being...
photo: WN / Imran Nissar
Nokia - Mobile Phone - Technology
BERLIN -- In the latest salvo of a protracted legal battle, Nokia sued Apple on Thursday in Britain,Germany and the Netherlands, alleging that the U.S. technology company used 13 of its patents, including a basic touch-screen maneuver, without its...
photo: WN / Sweet Radoc

photo: AP / Carlos Hernandez
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez speaks to supporters as he campaigns in favor of a constitutional amendment to end term limits for elected officials in Caracas, Friday, Jan. 23, 2009.
photo: AP / Carlos Hernan


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CARACAS - Venezuelan lawmakers on Friday granted President Hugo Chavez extraordinary legislative powers to govern the country by decree for the next 18 months. Applause broke out as the heavily pro-government national assembly approved the measure just three weeks after the opposition made landmark gains to take 40 percent of seats -- 67 out of 165

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