And Monte dei Paschi is just the biggest - not the only - worry facing Italy's banking system, which is lumbering under 360 billion euros ($386 billion) in loans that won't be repaid in full. The stock has a 1-month performance of 4.36 percent and is -98.12 percent year-to-date as of the recent close. Founded in 1472, it claims to be the world's "oldest surviving bank", yet right now it faces the prospect of not surviving for the rest of the week.
Syrian rebels in besieged eastern Aleppo called on Wednesday for an immediate five-day ceasefire and the evacuation of civilians and wounded, but gave no indication they were ready to withdraw as demanded by Damascus and Moscow. "And when people were fleeing ... they came under shelling, many people were killed", the Aleppo resident said. SANA said the missiles fell within the perimeter of the Mezzeh military airport, the main air base in the Damascus area.
United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI ) an independent, not-for-profit, non-partisan, advocacy group that seeks to heighten awareness of the danger that the Iranian regime poses to the world, published an article on December 2, applauding the ten year extension of the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA).
The prior DNC chair was Florida Rep. The liberal Minnesota congressman, an early favorite in the race to head the party, has faced vocal resistance from prominent Democrats, who have questioned his comments about Israel, his defense of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and his commitment to the Democratic Party.
According to NBC New York, Trump said, "It's a great honour, it means a lot". He has said that he's like a "supermodel, except, like, times 10". Time seems just as reluctant to select Trump as we are to see him on that cover with those words emblazoned above him.
Swedish prosecutors dropped a separate sexual assault probe into Assange in 2015 as its five-year statute of limitations expired, but the 2010 rape allegation carries a ten-year statute of limitations. She later contacted him with concerns about STDs, asking for him to get tested. In his statement, Mr Assange wondered whether the interview process was " simply a ruse to tick a box to ensure the technical possibility to indict me, irrespective of how I answer any questions ".