Spectrum | Dec. 3 12:53 pm EST
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Hello and welcome back from your food comas. Many an interesting thing has happened in the world while you were passed out, a summary of which follows:

Protests have been erupting in Ukraine since last week after President Viktor Yanukovich, not wanting to harm potential trade agreements with Russia,  failed to sign a deal to have prompted closer interactions with the EU.

Protests have also been going on in Thailand as anti-government groups demand the resignation of the prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

On Sunday, a Metro North train traveling through the Bronx derailed, killing four people and injured over 60 people, 11 of them critically.

The U.N has officially named Syrian president Bashar al-Assad as someone who has authorized war crimes in his country.

British diver Tom Daley has publicly revealed that he is dating a man, though he still “fancies girls.” Responses have been generally supportive.

Amazon is on its way to developing a package-delivery system that uses drones.

Fast and Furious Actor Paul Walker died in a car crash, in which drag racing may have played a role.

Scotland is in a state of mourning after at least eight people died in a helicopter crashing into a pub.

A 28-year-old Chinese man who was kidnapped when he was five manages to reunite with his family.

And yesterday was world AIDS day.





  1. Larry • December 4, 2013 at 12:07 am • Reply

    And a French report says Arafat wasn’t poisoned.

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