News Headlines - 07 December 2019

Pensacola shooting: Saudi national is suspected gunman in deadly attack at Naval Air Station - CNN

The gunman in a deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida was a second lieutenant in the Saudi Arabian military involved in flight training at the station, US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Friday... Three people were killed in the shooting and at least eight others were injured and taken to a hospital, authorities said.
Two law enforcement sources told CNN the shooter, who was killed, has been identified as Saudi Arabian national Mohammed Alshamrani.

Opec and Russia agree deeper production cuts to prop up oil prices | Financial Times

Saudi Arabia moved aggressively to prop up the oil market, agreeing additional curbs in production on top of sealing a new output deal with Opec and its allies.
The so-called Opec+ alliance, which also includes Russia, agreed curbs of 500,000 barrels per day on Friday after two days of fraught meetings in Vienna, with Saudi Arabia pledging additional voluntary cuts of a further 400,000 b/d.

Climate change: Oceans running out of oxygen as temperatures rise - BBC News

Climate change and nutrient pollution are driving the oxygen from our oceans, and threatening many species of fish.
That's the conclusion of the biggest study of its kind, undertaken by conservation group IUCN... Around 700 ocean sites are now suffering from low oxygen, compared with 45 in the 1960s.

Thunberg arrives at COP25 to lead mass protest | Al Jazeera

Greta Thunberg marked her arrival at the COP25 Conference on Climate Change on Friday with a strongly word plea for it "to lead to something concrete, an increase in awareness, and for people in power to grasp the urgency of the climate crisis - because right now it doesn't seem like they are".

Trump Says He Will Delay Terrorist Designation for Mexican Cartels - The New York Times

President Trump said Friday that he would temporarily hold off on designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations, saying he was doing so at the request of the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador... Mr. Trump did not make clear how long he was prepared to delay the designation or what precisely the Mexican president had requested.







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