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Emma Stone posts adorable engagement photo announcement

  • engagement: Emma Stone posts adorable engagement photo announcement originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com.
  • double: The photo, which is captioned with a single double pink heart emoji, features the smiling couple as Stone shows off a large ring on THAT finger.
  • lifelong: MORE: Emma Stone opens up about her lifelong struggle with anxiet y).
  • struggle: MORE: Emma Stone opens up about her lifelong struggle with anxiet y).
  • document: Unlike most modern celebrity couples, the two never documented their relationship on social media nor were they often spotted together.

Kentucky mom accused of stabbing baby at Thanksgiving dinner

  • treatment: The baby was taken to a Prestonsburg hospital for treatment, news outlets reported Wednesday.
  • arrest: Katherine Stepp, the 38-year-old mother, has been charged with assa ult, wanton endangerment, resisting arrest and public intoxication, police said in documents obtained by the outlets.
  • document: Katherine Stepp, the 38-year-old mother, has been charged with assa ult, wanton endangerment, resisting arrest and public intoxication, police said in documents obtained by the outlets.
  • obtain: Katherine Stepp, the 38-year-old mother, has been charged with assa ult, wanton endangerment, resisting arrest and public intoxication, police said in documents obtained by the outlets.
  • intoxicate: Family members told Trooper Shane Jacobs that Stepp and her boyfriend showed up to a Thanksgiving gathering intoxicated and that Stepp grabbed the baby and began arguing with her boyfriend over the child, police said.

Man ‘asked for forgiveness’ after molesting children he met at church, Texas cops say

  • arrest: A man in Texas was arrested on Tuesday after police say he molested seven children, a number of whom he met through church.
  • document: The children were between ages 3 and 10 at the times of the alleged offenses, court documents say, according to the Express-News.
  • accuse: Alvarez is accused of meeting five of the children through church, WOAI reported.

Speaker Pelosi asks House to draft articles of impeachment against President Trump

  • announce: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday morning that she has instructed House Democrats to draw up articles of impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying he had abused his power.
  • abuse: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday morning that she has instructed House Democrats to draw up articles of impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying he had abused his power.
  • confidence: Sadly but with confidence and humility... today I am asking our chairmen to proceed with articles of impeachment," she said.
  • proceed: Sadly but with confidence and humility... today I am asking our chairmen to proceed with articles of impeachment," she said.
  • abuse: The president abused his power for his own political benefit.

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong gives protesters green light for big march on Sunday

  • gauge: HONG KONG, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Hong Kong authorities granted protesters permission to march this weekend, organisers said on Thursday, giving the green light to a rally seen as a gauge of the pro-democracy movement's support following its sweeping victory in local elections.
  • request: During the past six months of increasingly violent anti-Beijing demonstrations, authorities had denied requests from the group to hold rallies.
  • extradition: The protests were sparked by a controversial extradition bill, since withdrawn, and have swelled into broader calls for greater democratic freedoms.
  • withdraw: The protests were sparked by a controversial extradition bill, since withdrawn, and have swelled into broader calls for greater democratic freedoms.
  • motion: A motion to remove the city's Beijing-backed chief executive, Carrie Lam, failed to pass in Hong Kong's Legislative Council on Thursday, as it was rejected by pro-Beijing lawmakers, local broadcaster RTHK said.

US STOCKS-Wall St set to rise again on trade deal hopes

  • roll: Headlines around trade suggested the world's two largest economies were closer to agreeing how many tariffs would be rolled back in a " phase one " trade deal, while President Donald Trump said talks with China were going " very well ".
  • negative: There doesn't seem to be any increased negative talk about China so I guess the absence of that is allowing markets to drift higher," said Kim Forrest, chief investment officer at Bokeh Capital Partners in Pittsburgh.
  • guess: There doesn't seem to be any increased negative talk about China so I guess the absence of that is allowing markets to drift higher," said Kim Forrest, chief investment officer at Bokeh Capital Partners in Pittsburgh.
  • absence: There doesn't seem to be any increased negative talk about China so I guess the absence of that is allowing markets to drift higher," said Kim Forrest, chief investment officer at Bokeh Capital Partners in Pittsburgh.
  • investor: Investors also seemed to shrug off Wednesday's lackluster readings on domestic services sector activity and private payrolls growth as they await the Labor Department's non-farm payrolls data due Friday.

Police: Mom hit student on head during middle school fight

  • violate: The Tampa Bay Times reports Strahsmeier also was charged with violating her probation on a previous criminal mischief charge.
  • probation: The Tampa Bay Times reports Strahsmeier also was charged with violating her probation on a previous criminal mischief charge.
  • criminal: The Tampa Bay Times reports Strahsmeier also was charged with violating her probation on a previous criminal mischief charge.

Lebanon's Aoun hopes government will be formed quickly

  • government: BEIRUT, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday he hoped a new government would be formed quickly to carry out essential reforms in a country grappling with the worst economic crisis since its 1975-90 civil war.
  • reform: BEIRUT, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday he hoped a new government would be formed quickly to carry out essential reforms in a country grappling with the worst economic crisis since its 1975-90 civil war.
  • crisis: BEIRUT, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday he hoped a new government would be formed quickly to carry out essential reforms in a country grappling with the worst economic crisis since its 1975-90 civil war.
  • civil: BEIRUT, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday he hoped a new government would be formed quickly to carry out essential reforms in a country grappling with the worst economic crisis since its 1975-90 civil war.
  • prime: More than one month since Saad al-Hariri resigned as prime minister in the face of mass protests against Lebanon's ruling elite, Sunni businessman Samir Khatib appears on course to be designated as the new premier in formal consultations on Monday.

Germany's SPD backs cautious new approach that could save Merkel gov't

  • motion: BERLIN, Dec 5 (Reuters)- The executive board of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) on Thursday unanimously agreed to have delegates vote on a motion that avoids setting tough conditions on staying in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, officials said.
  • avoid: BERLIN, Dec 5 (Reuters)- The executive board of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) on Thursday unanimously agreed to have delegates vote on a motion that avoids setting tough conditions on staying in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, officials said.
  • government: BERLIN, Dec 5 (Reuters)- The executive board of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) on Thursday unanimously agreed to have delegates vote on a motion that avoids setting tough conditions on staying in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, officials said.
  • risk: The move reduces the risk of a political crisis in Europe's largest economy after Norbert Walter -Borjans and Saskia Esken, two leftist critics of the coalition with Merkel's conservatives, won an SPD leadership ballot last week.
  • crisis: The move reduces the risk of a political crisis in Europe's largest economy after Norbert Walter -Borjans and Saskia Esken, two leftist critics of the coalition with Merkel's conservatives, won an SPD leadership ballot last week.

UPDATE 1-U.S. charges two Russian residents in hacking, malware conspiracy

  • resident: UPDATE 1- U.S. charges two Russian residents in hacking, malware conspiracy.
  • resident: WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Two Russian residents have been criminally charged in the United States over an alleged multiyear scheme to steal money and property by using malware to hack into computers, according to an indictment made public on Thursday.
  • steal: WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Two Russian residents have been criminally charged in the United States over an alleged multiyear scheme to steal money and property by using malware to hack into computers, according to an indictment made public on Thursday.
  • hack: WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Two Russian residents have been criminally charged in the United States over an alleged multiyear scheme to steal money and property by using malware to hack into computers, according to an indictment made public on Thursday.
  • indictment: WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Two Russian residents have been criminally charged in the United States over an alleged multiyear scheme to steal money and property by using malware to hack into computers, according to an indictment made public on Thursday.

Lawsuit: Mississippi police sexually harassed teen girl

  • treatment: The girl's mother is now suing the city of Biloxi in the hopes of preventing other girls from suffering the same treatment, The Sun Herald reported.
  • allege: The lawsuit alleges that the the pajama-clad girl was driving to pick up her older sister from a casino one night in July 2018 when she was pulled over.
  • sobriety: After consenting to a field sobriety test, the girl was arrested on charges including driving under the influence of a substance other than alcohol, driving without a license, driving with an expired tag and a traffic violation.
  • arrest: After consenting to a field sobriety test, the girl was arrested on charges including driving under the influence of a substance other than alcohol, driving without a license, driving with an expired tag and a traffic violation.
  • influence: After consenting to a field sobriety test, the girl was arrested on charges including driving under the influence of a substance other than alcohol, driving without a license, driving with an expired tag and a traffic violation.

Mass strikes across France against pension reforms have brought the country to a near standstill

  • pension: Mass strikes across France against pension reforms have brought the country to a near standstill.
  • reform: Mass strikes across France against pension reforms have brought the country to a near standstill.
  • pension: Mass strikes across France against pension reforms have brought the country to a near standstill originally appeared on abc news.go.com
  • reform: Mass strikes across France against pension reforms have brought the country to a near standstill originally appeared on abc news.go.com
  • pension: Mass strikes taking place across the whole of France against proposed pension reforms have severely impacted transportation services and brought Paris to a near standstill on Thursday.

Nepal makes first arrest over 'menstrual hut' death

  • arrest: KATHMANDU, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Found a t io n)- Police in Nepal have arrested the brother-in-law of a woman who died after she was banished to a 'menstrual hut', the first such arrest in the Himalayan nation as it seeks to end the practice.
  • banish: KATHMANDU, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Found a t io n)- Police in Nepal have arrested the brother-in-law of a woman who died after she was banished to a 'menstrual hut', the first such arrest in the Himalayan nation as it seeks to end the practice.
  • arrest: KATHMANDU, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Found a t io n)- Police in Nepal have arrested the brother-in-law of a woman who died after she was banished to a 'menstrual hut', the first such arrest in the Himalayan nation as it seeks to end the practice.
  • warm: The body of Parbati Buda Rawat, 21, was found on Monday after she lit a fire to keep warm in a mud and stone hut and suffocated in Nepal's western Achhan district, the latest victim of the centuries-old, " chhaupadi" custom, outlawed in 2005.
  • suffocate: The body of Parbati Buda Rawat, 21, was found on Monday after she lit a fire to keep warm in a mud and stone hut and suffocated in Nepal's western Achhan district, the latest victim of the centuries-old, " chhaupadi" custom, outlawed in 2005.

UPDATE 1-Vanished communist cash still causing pain for Swiss bank Baer

  • pain: UPDATE 1- Vanished communist cash still causing pain for Swiss bank Baer.
  • announce: Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces the House will draft articles of impeachment against President Trump.
  • government: ZURIC H, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Thirty years after the Berlin Wall fell, private bank Julius Baer is still fighting German government efforts to recover hundreds of millions in East German cash that vanished via Swiss accounts after the communist state collapsed.
  • recover: ZURIC H, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Thirty years after the Berlin Wall fell, private bank Julius Baer is still fighting German government efforts to recover hundreds of millions in East German cash that vanished via Swiss accounts after the communist state collapsed.
  • account: ZURIC H, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Thirty years after the Berlin Wall fell, private bank Julius Baer is still fighting German government efforts to recover hundreds of millions in East German cash that vanished via Swiss accounts after the communist state collapsed.

UPDATE 1-Trump urges fast impeachment trial ahead of Pelosi announcement

  • investigate: WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she has instructed the House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival.
  • abuse: The president abused his power for his own personal political benefit at the expense of our national security by withholding military aid and ( a) crucial Oval Office meeting in exchange for an announcement of an investigation into his political riva l," Pelosi said in a televised statement.
  • expense: The president abused his power for his own personal political benefit at the expense of our national security by withholding military aid and ( a) crucial Oval Office meeting in exchange for an announcement of an investigation into his political riva l," Pelosi said in a televised statement.
  • security: The president abused his power for his own personal political benefit at the expense of our national security by withholding military aid and ( a) crucial Oval Office meeting in exchange for an announcement of an investigation into his political riva l," Pelosi said in a televised statement.
  • aid: The president abused his power for his own personal political benefit at the expense of our national security by withholding military aid and ( a) crucial Oval Office meeting in exchange for an announcement of an investigation into his political riva l," Pelosi said in a televised statement.

India slum dwellers win property rights, thousands left out

  • prize: NEW DELHI, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Found a t io n)- India said on Thursday it had ushered in " a wave of change" for millions of slum dwellers- offering them the prize of home ownership- but it barred thousands more whose slums sit near temples, beauty spots and rich neighbourhoods.
  • enshrine: It is landmark move for more than 4 million people in the cramped capital of over 18 million, enshrining for the first time their right to own the shacks and dwellings they call home.
  • security: Now it is finally law, opening the door to better services and security for millions of migrant workers living in hundreds of ramshackle settlements.
  • settlement: Now it is finally law, opening the door to better services and security for millions of migrant workers living in hundreds of ramshackle settlements.
  • urban: They lived in urban squalor because they had no choic e," tweeted Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday.

Bosnia's parliament endorses new prime minister

  • endorse: SARAJEVO, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Zoran Tegeltija was endorsed by parliament on Thursday as Bosnia's new prime minister and said he would work to make up for lost time after a 13-month deadlock on forming a government.
  • parliament: SARAJEVO, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Zoran Tegeltija was endorsed by parliament on Thursday as Bosnia's new prime minister and said he would work to make up for lost time after a 13-month deadlock on forming a government.
  • prime: SARAJEVO, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Zoran Tegeltija was endorsed by parliament on Thursday as Bosnia's new prime minister and said he would work to make up for lost time after a 13-month deadlock on forming a government.
  • government: SARAJEVO, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Zoran Tegeltija was endorsed by parliament on Thursday as Bosnia's new prime minister and said he would work to make up for lost time after a 13-month deadlock on forming a government.
  • autonomous: Tegeltija, a Serb economist who had served as finance minister of Bosnia's autonomous Serb Republic, was nominated for the job after a compromise between the country's rival ethnic leaders last month.

UPDATE 1-EU agrees steps towards tighter money-laundering supervision

  • series: B RUSSELS, Dec 5 (Reuters)- European Union finance ministers on Thursday backed plans for greater powers to combat money laundering after a series of revelations about large amounts of dirty money flowing through European banks.
  • revelation: B RUSSELS, Dec 5 (Reuters)- European Union finance ministers on Thursday backed plans for greater powers to combat money laundering after a series of revelations about large amounts of dirty money flowing through European banks.
  • emerge: Several other cases have emerged since then, the latest involving Malta's largest lender, Bank of Valle tta, which the European Central Bank said had for years failed to address dirty-money risks.
  • involve: Several other cases have emerged since then, the latest involving Malta's largest lender, Bank of Valle tta, which the European Central Bank said had for years failed to address dirty-money risks.
  • risk: Several other cases have emerged since then, the latest involving Malta's largest lender, Bank of Valle tta, which the European Central Bank said had for years failed to address dirty-money risks.

U.S. trade deficit narrows to 1-1/2-year low on weak imports, exports

  • deficit: U.S. trade deficit narrows to 1-1/2-year low on weak imports, exports.
  • narrow: U.S. trade deficit narrows to 1-1/2-year low on weak imports, exports.
  • weak: U.S. trade deficit narrows to 1-1/2-year low on weak imports, exports.
  • import: U.S. trade deficit narrows to 1-1/2-year low on weak imports, exports.
  • export: U.S. trade deficit narrows to 1-1/2-year low on weak imports, exports.

George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's family for $100m

  • volunteer: The neighbourhood watch volunteer was cleared of the 17-year-old's murder in one of Florida's most-high profile criminal cases.
  • murder: The neighbourhood watch volunteer was cleared of the 17-year-old's murder in one of Florida's most-high profile criminal cases.
  • criminal: The neighbourhood watch volunteer was cleared of the 17-year-old's murder in one of Florida's most-high profile criminal cases.
  • murder: US law allowed him to say he shot Trayvon in self-defence, but the teenager's family and friends always insisted it was murder.
  • witness: The lawsuit claims the Martin family and lawyers used a fake witness against George Zimmerman.

UPDATE 2-United Airlines picks Scott Kirby to replace Oscar Munoz as CEO

  • chairman: Dec 5 (Reuters)- United Airlines Holdings Inc on Thursday named insider Scott Kirby as its chief executive officer to succeed Oscar Munoz, who will take the role of executive chairman in May 2020.
  • recruit: Munoz, who took over as CEO of Chicago-based United in September 2015, recruited Kirby as the airline's president in 2016 from rival American Airlines Group Inc..
  • overhaul: Since joining United, Kirby has overhauled the airline's hubs and built up its flight network, while Munoz has focused on building employee morale after years of strained labor relations.
  • employee: Since joining United, Kirby has overhauled the airline's hubs and built up its flight network, while Munoz has focused on building employee morale after years of strained labor relations.
  • morale: Since joining United, Kirby has overhauled the airline's hubs and built up its flight network, while Munoz has focused on building employee morale after years of strained labor relations.

COLUMN-U.S. diesel demand drops as manufacturers struggle, silver lining for shipowners: Kemp

  • manufacturer: COLUMN- U.S. diesel demand drops as manufacturers strug gle, silver lining for shipowners: Kemp.
  • consumption: LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- U.S. diesel consumption is declining as manufacturing output shrinks and the volume of freight falls, intensifying downward pressure on oil prices but smoothing the introduction of new marine fuel regulations.
  • shrink: LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- U.S. diesel consumption is declining as manufacturing output shrinks and the volume of freight falls, intensifying downward pressure on oil prices but smoothing the introduction of new marine fuel regulations.
  • smooth: LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- U.S. diesel consumption is declining as manufacturing output shrinks and the volume of freight falls, intensifying downward pressure on oil prices but smoothing the introduction of new marine fuel regulations.
  • marine: LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- U.S. diesel consumption is declining as manufacturing output shrinks and the volume of freight falls, intensifying downward pressure on oil prices but smoothing the introduction of new marine fuel regulations.

Restaurant serving only in-flight meals opens in Asia

  • restaurant: Restaurant serving only in-flight meals opens in Asia originally appeared on abc news.go.com
  • meal: Restaurant serving only in-flight meals opens in Asia originally appeared on abc news.go.com
  • restaurant: AirAsia has opened a fast-food restaurant that will-- get this-- only serve airline meals.
  • meal: AirAsia has opened a fast-food restaurant that will-- get this-- only serve airline meals.
  • confident: AirAsia is so confident that its unique establishment will be a massive hit that it already has plans for rapid expansion.

UPDATE 1-Cyprus petitions The Hague to safeguard offshore rights

  • safeguard: ATHENS, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Cyprus has petitioned the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to safeguard its offshore mineral rights, its president said on Thursday, upping the ante with neighbour Turkey which disputes its claims.
  • mineral: ATHENS, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Cyprus has petitioned the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to safeguard its offshore mineral rights, its president said on Thursday, upping the ante with neighbour Turkey which disputes its claims.
  • dispute: ATHENS, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Cyprus has petitioned the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to safeguard its offshore mineral rights, its president said on Thursday, upping the ante with neighbour Turkey which disputes its claims.
  • government: Cyprus's internationally recognised government discovered offshore gas in 2011 but has been at loggerheads with Turkey over maritime zones around the island, where it has granted licences to multinational companies for oil and gas research.
  • discover: Cyprus's internationally recognised government discovered offshore gas in 2011 but has been at loggerheads with Turkey over maritime zones around the island, where it has granted licences to multinational companies for oil and gas research.

UPDATE 1-Erdogan says allies must support Turkey after it approved NATO plan - NTV

  • approve: UPDATE 1- Erdogan says allies must support Turkey after it approved NATO plan- NTV.
  • approve: UPDATE 1- Erdogan says allies must support Turkey after it approved NATO plan.
  • conflict: ANKARA, Dec 5 (Reuters)- NATO allies should support Turkey in its conflict with Syrian Kurdish fighters after Ankara dropped its objections to the alliance's defence plans for Poland and the Baltics, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Thursday.
  • alliance: ANKARA, Dec 5 (Reuters)- NATO allies should support Turkey in its conflict with Syrian Kurdish fighters after Ankara dropped its objections to the alliance's defence plans for Poland and the Baltics, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Thursday.
  • anger: Ahead of Wednesday's summit, Turkey had angered other NATO members by saying it would block the defence plan until they designated the Kurdish YPG militia, against which Ankara waged a military offensive two months ago, a terrorist organisation.

U.S. charges two Russian residents in hacking, malware conspiracy

  • resident: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Two Russian residents have been criminally charged in the United States over an alleged multi-year scheme to steal money and property by using malware to hack into computers, according to an indictment made public on Thursday.
  • steal: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Two Russian residents have been criminally charged in the United States over an alleged multi-year scheme to steal money and property by using malware to hack into computers, according to an indictment made public on Thursday.
  • hack: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Two Russian residents have been criminally charged in the United States over an alleged multi-year scheme to steal money and property by using malware to hack into computers, according to an indictment made public on Thursday.
  • indictment: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Two Russian residents have been criminally charged in the United States over an alleged multi-year scheme to steal money and property by using malware to hack into computers, according to an indictment made public on Thursday.
  • expert: Cybersecurity experts say the mal ware, which first appeared in late 2011, is responsible for millions of dollars in damages worldwide.

Police Officer Under Investigation After Footage Said to Show Him Groping Dead Woman

  • male: The unidentified male officer was not working while the case was under investigation, Josh Rubenstein, the department spokesman, said.
  • information: Rubenstein declined to provide specific information about the incident, including when it occurred, because it is part of a personnel investigation.
  • incident: Rubenstein declined to provide specific information about the incident, including when it occurred, because it is part of a personnel investigation.
  • personnel: Rubenstein declined to provide specific information about the incident, including when it occurred, because it is part of a personnel investigation.
  • jurisdiction: Supervisors throughout the jurisdiction conduct random reviews of video on a monthly basis, Rubenstein said.

UPDATE 1-At least 58 dead after migrant boat sinks off Mauritanian coast

  • migrant: UPDATE 1-At least 58 dead after migrant boat sinks off Mauritanian coast.
  • sink: UPDATE 1-At least 58 dead after migrant boat sinks off Mauritanian coast.
  • drown: NOUAKCHOTT, Dec 5 (Reuters)- At least 58 people drowned after a boat from Gambia carrying around 150 migrants sank off the coast of Mauritania on Wednesday, the Mauritanian interior ministry and U.N. migration agency said.
  • ministry: NOUAKCHOTT, Dec 5 (Reuters)- At least 58 people drowned after a boat from Gambia carrying around 150 migrants sank off the coast of Mauritania on Wednesday, the Mauritanian interior ministry and U.N. migration agency said.
  • fuel: The vessel, which set out a week ago bound for Spain's Canary Islands, began running out of fuel and sank off the coast near the Mauritanian city of Nouadhibou, the International Organization for Migration ( IOM) quoted survivors as saying.

Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills two civilians and injures third at military base

  • civilian: Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills two civilians and injures third at military base.
  • civilian: US sailor kills two civilians and injures third at military base.
  • civilian: A US sailor opened fire at the historic military base in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, killing two civilian workers and injuring a third before taking his own life.
  • injure: A US sailor opened fire at the historic military base in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, killing two civilian workers and injuring a third before taking his own life.
  • investigator: Officials at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham near Honolulu, Hawaii, said on Wednesday evening that investigators were working to determine the circumstances of the deadly incident at the Pearl Harbor naval shipyard.

South Africa moves step closer to land expropriation without payments

  • constitution: CAPE TOWN, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Proposed changes to South Africa's constitution to allow land to be expropriated without payment will be officially published next week, potentially setting the stage for a conflict between the government and commercial farmers and the opposition.
  • publish: CAPE TOWN, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Proposed changes to South Africa's constitution to allow land to be expropriated without payment will be officially published next week, potentially setting the stage for a conflict between the government and commercial farmers and the opposition.
  • conflict: CAPE TOWN, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Proposed changes to South Africa's constitution to allow land to be expropriated without payment will be officially published next week, potentially setting the stage for a conflict between the government and commercial farmers and the opposition.
  • government: CAPE TOWN, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Proposed changes to South Africa's constitution to allow land to be expropriated without payment will be officially published next week, potentially setting the stage for a conflict between the government and commercial farmers and the opposition.
  • accelerate: The ruling African National Congress has pledged to accelerate land reform, a divisive issue in South Africa 25 years after the end of apartheid, when land was taken from millions among the black majority and where housing and land ownership patterns remain vastly unequal today.

Court to consider bathroom use by transgender student

  • graduate: Drew Adams, who has since graduated from Nease High School in Ponte Vedra, won a lower court ruling last year ordering the St. Johns County school district to allow him to use the boys ' restroom.
  • appeal: The district has appealed, arguing that although it will permit transgender students to use single-occupancy, gender-neutral restrooms, it shouldn't be forced to let students use the restroom of the gender they identify with.
  • argue: The district has appealed, arguing that although it will permit transgender students to use single-occupancy, gender-neutral restrooms, it shouldn't be forced to let students use the restroom of the gender they identify with.
  • identify: The district has appealed, arguing that although it will permit transgender students to use single-occupancy, gender-neutral restrooms, it shouldn't be forced to let students use the restroom of the gender they identify with.
  • federal: The 11th Circuit could become the first federal appeals court to issue a binding ruling on the issue, which has arisen in several states.

Ebola vaccine doses to be stockpiled for emergency outbreak use

  • vaccine: Half a million Ebola vaccine doses to be stockpiled for emergency use.
  • emergency: Half a million Ebola vaccine doses to be stockpiled for emergency use.
  • vaccine: LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters)-- A stockpile of 500,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for emergency use in outbreaks of the deadly fever is being established by the global vaccine alliance GAVI..
  • emergency: LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters)-- A stockpile of 500,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for emergency use in outbreaks of the deadly fever is being established by the global vaccine alliance GAVI..
  • outbreak: LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters)-- A stockpile of 500,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for emergency use in outbreaks of the deadly fever is being established by the global vaccine alliance GAVI..

UPDATE 2-Half a million Ebola vaccine doses to be stockpiled for emergency use

  • vaccine: UPDATE 2-Half a million Ebola vaccine doses to be stockpiled for emergency use.
  • emergency: UPDATE 2-Half a million Ebola vaccine doses to be stockpiled for emergency use.
  • vaccine: LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- A stockpile of 500,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for emergency use in outbreaks of the deadly fever is being established by the global vaccine alliance GAVI..
  • emergency: LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- A stockpile of 500,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for emergency use in outbreaks of the deadly fever is being established by the global vaccine alliance GAVI..
  • outbreak: LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters)- A stockpile of 500,000 doses of Ebola vaccine for emergency use in outbreaks of the deadly fever is being established by the global vaccine alliance GAVI..

UPDATE 2-EU powers' letter to UN on Iran's missiles shows "miserable incompetence"...

  • missile: UPDATE 2-EU powers ' letter to UN on Iran's missiles shows " miserable incompetence"-Zarif.
  • incompetence: UPDATE 2-EU powers ' letter to UN on Iran's missiles shows " miserable incompetence"-Zarif.
  • accuse: DUBAI, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Iran said on Thursday a letter from three European powers to the U.N. Security Council accusing Tehran of having nuclear-capable ballistic missiles showed their " miserable incompetence" in fulfilling their commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal.
  • missile: DUBAI, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Iran said on Thursday a letter from three European powers to the U.N. Security Council accusing Tehran of having nuclear-capable ballistic missiles showed their " miserable incompetence" in fulfilling their commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal.
  • incompetence: DUBAI, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Iran said on Thursday a letter from three European powers to the U.N. Security Council accusing Tehran of having nuclear-capable ballistic missiles showed their " miserable incompetence" in fulfilling their commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal.

Pelosi Says House is Drafting Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

  • chairman: WASHINGTON- U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday asked the chairman of Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee to " proceed with articles of impeachment " against President Donald Trump, declaring that he has " abused the power of his office.
  • proceed: WASHINGTON- U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday asked the chairman of Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee to " proceed with articles of impeachment " against President Donald Trump, declaring that he has " abused the power of his office.
  • abuse: WASHINGTON- U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday asked the chairman of Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee to " proceed with articles of impeachment " against President Donald Trump, declaring that he has " abused the power of his office.
  • expert: An expert called by Trump's Republican backers, however, argued there is insufficient evidence to impeach the president.
  • argue: An expert called by Trump's Republican backers, however, argued there is insufficient evidence to impeach the president.

UPDATE 1-Chile's central bank slashes growth forecasts as protests take toll

  • warn: SANTIAGO, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Chile's central bank slashed its economic growth forecasts for 2019 and 2020 on Thursday, warning that the effects of weeks of unrest would linger into next year.
  • democracy: The most violent, widespread protests to hit Chile since its return to democracy in 1990 have left at least 26 dead.
  • chaos: The chaos has spooked investors and tourists, hobbled ports, highways and public transportation and caused billions in losses to business.
  • investor: The chaos has spooked investors and tourists, hobbled ports, highways and public transportation and caused billions in losses to business.
  • transportation: The chaos has spooked investors and tourists, hobbled ports, highways and public transportation and caused billions in losses to business.

‘Baby Shark’ Video Will Be Released in Navajo Language Version

  • endanger: It's all part of an effort to preserve and revive a language that, like many Native American languages, is endangered, and unless something is done, could face extinction in the coming decades.
  • announce: Wheeler hopes to announce the final selection of five voice actors by mid-December and launch the final project in time for Christmas.
  • launch: Wheeler hopes to announce the final selection of five voice actors by mid-December and launch the final project in time for Christmas.
  • cheer: Pinkfong and Baby Shark cheer on the Washington Nationals with fans of all ages ahead of Game 3 of the World Series, while gifting WowWee's official Baby Shark toys at various landmarks in Washington.
  • landmark: Pinkfong and Baby Shark cheer on the Washington Nationals with fans of all ages ahead of Game 3 of the World Series, while gifting WowWee's official Baby Shark toys at various landmarks in Washington.

Dogs Might Teach Us How to Age in Good Health

  • expectancy: WASHINGTON- Bleak news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that Americans are dying younger and that life expectancy in the U.S. is falling.
  • recruit: The University of Washington is recruiting 10,000 of them for a study on aging.
  • disease: They have a similar genome and get the same diseases as they age.
  • environment: As pets, dogs share our environment so they are exposed to the same toxins as we are.
  • disease: He says one of the goals is to find out how to prevent age-related diseases.

China's Huawei Sues to Allow Rural Carriers to Buy its Equipment

  • ban: The lawsuit says the Federal Communications Commission acted improperly when it imposed the ban last month on Huawei and its domestic rival ZT E, citing national security concerns.
  • cite: The lawsuit says the Federal Communications Commission acted improperly when it imposed the ban last month on Huawei and its domestic rival ZT E, citing national security concerns.
  • security: The lawsuit says the Federal Communications Commission acted improperly when it imposed the ban last month on Huawei and its domestic rival ZT E, citing national security concerns.
  • conference: At a news conference at the company's headquarters in Shenzhen Thursday, Song Liuping, Huawei's chief legal counsel, said the FCC made its decision without any evidence that Huawei posed a national security threat.
  • headquarters: At a news conference at the company's headquarters in Shenzhen Thursday, Song Liuping, Huawei's chief legal counsel, said the FCC made its decision without any evidence that Huawei posed a national security threat.

Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills workers at Hawaii navy base

  • navy: Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills workers at Hawaii navy base- BBC News.
  • navy: Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills workers at Hawaii navy base.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The shooting prompted a security lockdown.
  • security: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The shooting prompted a security lockdown.
  • injure: Officials say the gunman also injured a third worker before he killed himself.

New app predicts water-related conflict up to year in advance

  • compound: Climate change, increasing populations, rapid urbanisation, economic growth and expanding agriculture are compounding pressures on the world's limited water supplies.
  • replenish: U.N. data shows a quarter of the globe is using water faster than natural sources can be replenished.
  • scarcity: The tool has been trialled in Mali where water scarcity is a factor in violence between Dogon farmers and Fulani herders.
  • pollute: In Iraq, WPS predicted the situation would deteriorate in Basra where access to safe water is a major problem, with more than 120,000 people hospitalised last year after drinking polluted supplies.

Kamala Harris Exit Points to Hurdles Facing Minority Candidates

  • coalesce: The California senator abruptly withdrew from the race on Tuesday after her once-promising campaign failed to coalesce around a message that would resonate with voters.
  • resonate: The California senator abruptly withdrew from the race on Tuesday after her once-promising campaign failed to coalesce around a message that would resonate with voters.
  • bemoan: Montana Gov. Steve Bullock ended his campaign this week, also bemoaning money trouble.
  • buttress: Just last week, Booker super PAC Dream United closed after being unable to raise the money it had hoped to use to buttress his campaign.
  • lurk: The failed effort points to " a lurking fear that a black candidate is less electable," said Steve Phillips, who launched the effort in December 2018.

US State Dept: We Are Working with Mexico on Tools to Fight Drug Cartel Threat

  • freeze: Designating groups as foreign terrorist organizations is aimed at disrupting their finances through the imposition of U.S. sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans, on them and individuals and entities that support them.
  • disposal: If we have tools at our disposal that we can use that help contribute to addressing the DTO challenge, we're looking at it.
  • reiterate: Lopez Obrador, who has attempted to chart a less confrontational security policy during his first year in office, reiterated he would not permit an armed foreign intervention a century after the country was last invaded, arguing that his government was already doing its part to battle criminal gangs.
  • riddle: A shop's windows are riddled with bullet holes near City Hall after a gunbattle in Villa Union, Mexico, Dec. 2, 2019.

UPDATE 1-2020 U.S. census plagued by hacking threats, cost overruns

  • census: UPDATE 1- 2020 U.S. census plagued by hacking threats, cost overruns.
  • hack: UPDATE 1- 2020 U.S. census plagued by hacking threats, cost overruns.
  • hack: U.S. Census systems were hacked from IP addresses in Russia during testing in 2018- sources.
  • bureau: The bureau chose Pegasystems Inc, reasoning that outsourcing would be cheaper and more effective.
  • census: Three years later, the project faces serious reliability and security problems, according to Reuters interviews with six technology professionals currently or formerly involved in the census digitization effort.

Bolivia election rigging in favor of Morales was 'overwhelming' -OAS final report

  • consecutive: A charismatic leftist and Bolivia's first indigenous president, Morales stood for president despite a 2016 referendum that voted down a proposal to allow him to run for a fourth consecutive term.
  • indefinitely: A court packed with loyalists gave him a green light to run indefinitely.
  • validate: OAS findings included " deliberate actions to manipulate the result of the electio n" that make it " impossible to validate " the official results, the report said.

China official media blasts U.S. Uighur bill, calls for reprisals

  • reprisal: China official media blasts U.S. Uighur bill, calls for reprisals.
  • reprisal: SHANGHAI, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Chinese official media excoriated the United States and called for harsh reprisals in editorials on Thursday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation requiring a stronger response to Beijing's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority.
  • bilateral: The commentaries follow warnings from China on Wednesday that the legislation could affect bilateral cooperation, including a near-term deal to end the two countries ' trade war.
  • evil: A front-page editorial in the ruling Communist Party's People's Daily newspaper said the passage of the U.S. legislation " harbours evil intent and is extremely sinister ".
  • sinister: A front-page editorial in the ruling Communist Party's People's Daily newspaper said the passage of the U.S. legislation " harbours evil intent and is extremely sinister ".

FEATURE-Mine, all mine: Rock quarrying fuels land disputes in Kenya

  • barren: KIBINGO, Kenya, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Found a t io n)- When Jotham Micheni and his brothers were divvying up their family land in central Kenya after their father's death, nobody wanted to take the barren patch on the eastern flank.
  • maize: Five years on, he is making more money from that one-eighth of an acre of rock-filled land than he does growing and selling maize, potatoes and beans- and now his brothers are desperately vying for what they say is their share.
  • harvest: Demand for rock material to construct roads and buildings around Kenya is skyrocketing, say villagers and contractors, providing an alternative source of income for farmers who face continued failed harvests, largely due to worsening droughts.
  • irrigate: They can also prepare for a future when their land runs out of rocks by using the group's savings to turn exhausted quarries into water pans where they can store water for irrigating their farms, Njagi added.
  • mineral: He told the Thomson Reuters Foundation that all mineral mining sites are classified as public land under the Kenyan constitution.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks inch up on trade outlook but markets remain wary

  • edge: TO KYO, Dec 5 (Reuters)- Asian stocks edged up on Thursday on signs the United States and China were on track for a preliminary trade deal, though optimism was tempered by the almost daily shifts in prospects for defusing the damaging tariff war now in its second year.
  • fluid: The fluid situation around Sino-U.S. trade negotiations has cast a pall on financial markets heading into Christmas, with major economies grappling under the weight of weak exports, investments and corporate profits.
  • cede: The yen traded at 108.81 per dollar, ceding some of the previous day's gains as positive signs about the trade dispute hurt demand for safe-haven currencies.

Little wiggle room as Ukraine, Russia leaders meet for crunch Paris talks

  • bleak: PARIS/KIEV, Dec 4 (Reuters)- Ukrainian and Russian leaders will try to seal a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and agree on prisoner swaps when they meet next week, but with Kiev politically constrained and Moscow unlikely to bend, the prospects for peace remain bleak, diplomats said.
  • intransigence: Zelenskiy is going to hit two walls, one in Paris and one afterwards- the wall of Russian intransigence and the wall of Ukrainian public unwillingness to endorse humiliating compromises with Russia," Frolov said.
  • barometer: Calling it a test barometer to see where both sides stood, another French diplomat said progress on a ceasefire and prisoner swaps would be a good basis to move forward.