The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
1. BUSH GOING TO FINAL RESTING PLACE IN TEXAS
The 41st president will be taken by train to his family burial plot on the presidential library grounds at Texas A&M University.
2. CHINA DEMANDS CANADA RELEASE HUAWEI EXECUTIVE
Meng Wanzhou, reportedly accused of trying to evade U.S. curbs on trade with Iran, faces possible extradition to the U.S.; But China vows prompt action on a U.S. trade pact, a sign Beijing wants to keep the arrest from disrupting talks.
3. WHICH WARRING SIDES ARE AT NEGOTIATING TABLE
Sweden’s foreign minister opens U.N.-sponsored Yemen peace talks as the country’s opposing factions agree on a prisoner exchange as part of confidence building measures for the war-torn nation.
4. HOW MANY MIGRANT KIDS SEPARATED SINCE SUMMER
The Trump administration has separated 81 migrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border since the president stopped large-scale separation policy in June.
5. WHERE FIGHTING GLOBAL WARMING IS PROVING DIFFICULT
French protests against gasoline tax hikes worry environmentalists because experts say taxes are needed to help wean humans off fossil fuels and slow climate change.
6. DOUBLE JEOPARDY ON THE DOCKET
The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments about an exception to the Constitution’s ban on being tried for the same offense.
7. FOR PEARL HARBOR FAMILIES, CLOSURE
More than 75 years after the Japanese attack on the U.S. military in Hawaii, the remains of some sailors are finally being laid to rest in cemeteries across the country.
8. WHAT IS COLOR OF THE YEAR
Sea reefs and sunsets: Living Coral is Pantone’s choice for top color of 2019.
9. ‘QUACKARAZZI’ HAS PEOPLE JUST DUCKY
A brightly colored Mandarin duck that appeared suddenly in a Central Park pond turns both New Yorkers and visitors into a new gaggle.
10. WHO’S FAVORED FOR GOLDEN GLOBES NOMS
“A Star Is Born” and “Mary Poppins Returns” could be in for a big morning as the Hollywood awards season ramps up.