UPDATE 1-NFL results
Dec 17 (Gracenote) - Results from the NFL games on Saturday (home team in CAPS)
North Korea threat on agenda when South Korean foreign minister visits Japan
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's foreign minister will visit Japan this week to meet her Japanese counterpart, the foreign ministry said on Sunday, with Seoul and Tokyo seeking to boost cooperation over the handling of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.
N.Korea threat on agenda when S. Korean foreign minister visits Japan
SEOUL, Dec 17 (Reuters) - South Korea's foreign minister will visit Japan this week to meet her Japanese counterpart, the foreign ministry said on Sunday, with Seoul and Tokyo seeking to boost cooperation over the handling of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. The need to confront the threat posed by North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear tests comes despite lingering tension over the issue of sexual slavery during Japan's wartime occupation of Korea.
Dec 17 (Gracenote) - Standings from the NBA on Saturday
UPDATE 5-NBA results
Dec 17 (Gracenote) - Results from the NBA games on Saturday (home team in CAPS)
Thousands flee as wildfire 'beast' grows to California's third-largest
VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - A raging California wildfire powered by fierce winds grew into the third-largest in state history on Saturday as forced evacuations turned neighborhoods into ghost towns and ash fell in some areas like heavy snow.
RPT-Australia arrests man accused of trying to sell missile parts for N.Korea
MELBOURNE, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Australian police said on Sunday they had arrested a man accused of working on the black market to sell missile components and coal on behalf of North Korea, the first charges ever brought in Australia over the sale of weapons of mass destruction.
Trump administration bans selected words at health agencies: paper
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has told agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services to avoid using certain words or phrases in official documents being drafted for next year's budget, the Washington Post reported on Saturday.
Major League Baseball roundup
Heading east to Atlanta are first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, pitchers Scott Kazmir and Brandon McCarthy and infielder Charlie Culberson. MLB.com reported the Braves have already designated Gonzalez for assignment.
National Football League roundup
Rodgers is officially cleared to make his much-anticipated return as the Packers (7-6) cling to playoff hopes in a test against the Panthers (9-4).
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