News Headlines - 29 December 2017

Gunmen launch deadly attack on Coptic church near Cairo | The Guardian

At least two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire outside a Coptic church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people in the latest attack on the country’s Christian minority... One of the gunmen was killed after an exchange of fire with security forces, while another was arrested as he tried to escape to a narrower street across the road from the church, interior ministry sources told the Guardian.

Trump says East could use some 'global warming' this weekend | Fox News

Trump wrote on Twitter Thursday, "In the East, it could be the COLDEST New Year's Eve on record." He added: "Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming that our Country, but not other countries, was going to pay TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to protect against. Bundle up!"

Malcolm Turnbull slapped with $250 fine over missing life jacket - The Australian

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been issued a $250 fine by NSW Maritime Services this afternoon after he failed to don a life jacket on Sydney Harbour this week.
An investigation was launched into the Prime Minister after The Australian reported he had breached local waterway regulations, which dictate that anyone boating alone in a vessel less than 4.8m long must wear a life jacket or face fines.

Bono calls on Suu Kyi to quit over deadly campaign against Rohingya Muslims - Geo.tv

U2 frontman Bono, a leading campaigner for Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi when she was under house arrest, has called on her to resign over the deadly campaign against Rohingya Muslims.
The singer -- who championed Suu Kyi in the 2000 U2 song "Walk On," with fans encouraged to wear masks of the then opposition leader when the band played it live -- said he felt "nauseated" by images of the bloodshed and refugee crisis.

Top court finds ex-Aum fugitive not guilty in 1995 bombing:The Asahi Shimbun

The Supreme Court upheld a not guilty verdict for a former Aum Shinrikyo member who eluded police for 17 years following the cult’s deadly crime spree, including the 1995 nerve gas attack in Tokyo.
Naoko Kikuchi, 46, had been charged with aiding in an attempted murder in connection with a parcel bomb that seriously injured an official at the Tokyo metropolitan government building in May 1995.








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