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From CBC news the World This Hour. I'm Dennis Kill Man. The northern Paull mill in Nova Scotia will close by the end of next month. Hundreds of workers work at the mill itself, which supports thousands of other jobs, but it's been a major polluter for decades, dumping toxic affluent into a harbor. In two thousand and fifteen the province told the mill it had five years to stop, but it hasn't. Nova Scotia's premier announced the decision, weighing jobs and the environment. Tom Murphy has more on the reaction. I was at a Sundell today where the management was telling staff please do not take this decision out on people because they now faced job losses as they head into the Christmas season, so it's difficult for them. On the flip side, fishermen are delighted treated affluent will no longer be piped into the northumberland straight after January, thirty one of two thousand and twenty. This is certainly the talk of the town here in Pictol. I believe that it is the right decision for the environment. I wish they would have done something years years ago. Just...

...a water treatment plant or whatever it was going to be. The forestry industry of looking at reshaping itself. Wood lot owners are wondering what they're going to do with their wood products. Sawmills wonder what happens to their products. A lot of questions surrounding that as the province tries to put together a transition strategy now, heading into the days and weeks ahead, there is still plenty of uncertainty here in Pickto County. That's the CBC's Tom Murphy in Nova Scotia. Toronto's police chief held a news conference at the end of what has been a very violent year. In two thousand and nineteen, the city has set a new record for gun violence. Shootings have jumped almost twenty percent over last year. Officials and those affected by violence are desperate for solutions. John Lancaster reports. Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said police alone can't stop gun crime. The we are arresting people quite often. I mean we've ceased over eight hundred guns. Earlier this year all three levels of government gave Toronto police four and a half million dollars to combat gun crime. The result about five hundred arrests,...

...two hundred and fifty guns seized. Yet the number of shootings kept rising. Counselor Joe Crescy Says City Hall is doing its part by proposing its own solutions. We need stronger gun control and that means a national ban on handguns. But Louis March isn't sure politicians and police have it right. He runs Toronto's zero gun violence program we cannot be talking about Ben in handguns if we're not talking about Ben in poverty. He says. The province has cut millions of dollars from after school programs aimed at helping those communities. John Lancaster, CBC News Toronto. Twenty one Canadians are helping Australia fight its bush fires and thirty more will be arriving shortly. The forecast for New South Wales calls for strong winds and temperatures above forty degrees Celsius. More than a hundred bush fires are raging in New South Wales. Police detain people in Delhi aftermass of protests over the countries citizenship. Law officers used a water cannon to disperse about six thousand...

...protesters Friday evening. Relatives of those detained gathered outside of police station today demanding their release. At least fourteen people have been killed since parliament passed a citizenship law last week. Critics say it discriminates against Muslims. The International Criminal Court is a major step closer to launching a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories. Chief Prosecutor Fatu Ben Sudha says there is a reasonable basis to believe Israeli forces, a mass and other Palestinian milletant groups committed war crimes in the two thousand fourteen Ghas of war. There are no substantial reasons to believe that an investigation would not serve the interests of justice. Israel is not a member of the cord. Prime Minister Benjamin Nettnyah, who slammed the decisions, saying the ICC has no jurisdiction to investigate. there. And Back in...

Canada, teachers in Ontario's French language school system have voted in favor of a strike. The Union represents to a thousand workers. The group joined three other major teachers unions in Ontario launching a court challenge against the Ford government's plan to cap public sector wage increases. A new round of negotiations as scheduled to begin early in the New Year. And that is your world this hour. For CBC News, I'm Dennis Kellman. Deadly gun battle. It was like a war zont Bob President, Box House Democrats, slimsy, pathetic, ridiculous articles of impeachment. Students go to court trying to stop universities from acquiring test scores. This is the CBS World News Round Up, preceded by capital one. Good Morning, I'm Steve. Cafe in the mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, hours after a long and deadly gun battle, says the Jewish market...

...where it all ended was targeted by the two gunmen. CBS Has Don Daler says those two men, a police detective and three other people dine. It was a Warz, it was gun power. Police in Jersey City say it will be a while before this neighborhood returns to normal after a shootout terrified residents and put their homes in the center of a combat zone. The investigation will take weeks, maybe months. The crime scene is very extensive and is at three locations at least. The shootout began at a cemetery just after noon, where officers confronted two people they believed look suspicious. Detective Joseph Seals was later confirmed dead by police. The gunman got into a stolen rental van drove themselves to the Kosher Grocery store, where the standoff continued for hours. Five more people were killed, including the two shooters and three bystanders whom police say were shot by the suspects. Just the sight of this in the area that I...

...live in is very unnervous. Not a Washington. Debate begins tonight in a House Committee on the two articles of impeachment against President trump that have been drawn up. Your CBS's Nancy Cortis campaigning in Pennsylvania. President trump questioned Democrats motives. They're impeaching me and there are no crimes. This has to be a first in history. They're impeaching me. You know why? Because they want to win an election. The first article of impeachment, abuse of power, alleges that president trump openly and corruptly urged Ukraine to publicly announce investigations into his political opponent, former vice president Joe Biden, and when the president got caught, he committed his second impeachable act, obstruction of Congress. That article accuses the president of directing the unprecedented, categorical and indiscriminate defiance of the House investigation, with the departments of state, energy and defense refusing to produce a single...

...document or record of federal judge in Texas has blocked the trump administration from spending some Pentagon money on the southern border wall. This is three point six billion that was diverted from dozens of military construction projects. That ruling does not apply, though, to more than two billion diverted from anti drug operations. The Navy is grounding more than three hundred Saudi pilots who are training in the US after last week's deadly shooting at a base in Pensacola, Florida, blamed on a twenty one year old Saudi. Pentagon corresponded. David Martin says some five hundred others undergoing non flight training will also be affected. They'll be grounded while the Pentagon reviews the procedures it uses to vet these foreign students before they come into the country and are allowed access to US military bases. In Afghanistan, one person was killed and more than sixty hurt when suicide bombers attacked an entrance to the main US military base. There was a thirty minute battle afterward.

Most of the casualties were Afghan forces. A medical base being built for locals was badly damaged. Now to New Zealand, where an island volcano is venting more steam. Days after a deadly eruption that killed at least six people, eight others are missing and presumed dead. CBS Has Rami and ASENSIO, at least thirty people are being treated in hospitals across the country, pushing burn units to capacity, with supplies being flown in from places including the United States. The Su is just the stought of a very long pricess at for some patients will last several months, and earlier today of Al Knologists with New Zealand's Geoscience Agency told us they're still a forty to sixty percent chance of yet a second eruption happening in the next twenty four hours. The Indiana family of a toddler who died in a cruise ship fall in July is expected to sue Royal Caribbean today. The girl fell from her grandfather's hands. He is facing charges. In Puerto Rico there's a new lawsuit over college admissions tests were live with.

CBS is garing on the University of California system being sued by for students, one school district and several advocacy groups, charging use of sat and act scores and admissions is unconstitutional. Plaintiffs claim the tests are biased and discriminate against applicants based on race and wealth. Hundreds of schools already make the scores optional. The outcome of the lawsuit could shake up how all students are admitted to college from now on and reform the testing industry step. At least eight illnesses have been linked to chopped salad kits from fresh express. CBS is Jonathan Vigliatti. According to the Centers for Disease Control, people started getting sick between November five and November fifteen in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin after eating the salad. One of those patients developed kidney failure. An outbreak linked to Romaine lettuce from Selina's. California's sick and more than one hundred people in twenty three states. Twenty five more movies are going into the National Film Registry at the National Library...

...of Congress. Here, CBS is Steve Futterman. This year's list includes a Disney animation classic sleeping beauty, along with a film depicting the life of Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn. There is Martin Scor says he's documentary, the last Waltz, featuring the rock group the band. Prince's film Purple Rain makes the list as the spike leaves breakthrough film. She's gotta have it down two types of men, the DCON ones and the dogs. There is the highly acclaimed Vietnam War drama Platau. Everybody gotta die some time, and there's even the trip back to the seventeen hundreds. Amma Davis, Steve Futterman, CBS news seem climate activist Grata Tunberg is time magazines person of the year. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction. She's spent a lot of time traveling the globe this year, at times exchanging verbal punches with president trump. She...

...is in Madrid now for a climate summit. Are you getting a holiday bonus at work? If you are, it probably won't compare to this. Now this is a holiday to remember. A company in Maryland called St John Properties announced during its holiday party that everyone was sharing in a ten million dollar bonus. The amount given to each of the one hundred ninety eight employees was based on works there. Shot very thankful and what happened and I was magical. It's really amazing. The average bonus fiftyzero dollars. The highest two hundred seventy thousand. Matt Piper, CBS News. A lot of money being thrown around at baseball. The New York Yankees landed the big offseason Free Agent Prize, Pitcher Garrick Cole, reportedly signing a whopping three hundred twenty four million dollar contract over nine years. That works out to thirty six million a season. That's tops in the big leagues. That's the round up. I'm Steve Cath and...

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