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‘One of a kind’ royal tomb is 4,400 years old, Egypt says

USA Today2018-12-17 14:42:36+00:00

‘One of a kind’ royal tomb is 4,400 years old, Egypt says Author:
Officials in Egypt revealed they discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb believed to belong to a senior official linked to the fifth dynasty of the pharoahs. ...Read full article

Climate change activists vow to step up protests around world

The Guardian (UK)2018-12-17 14:36:33

Climate change activists vow to step up protests around world Author: Damian Carrington
Campaigners say they will force governments to act after lack of progress at UN summit ...Read full article

Rudd urged to make benefits system more humane for Christmas

The Guardian (UK)2018-12-17 14:36:33

Rudd urged to make benefits system more humane for Christmas Author: Peter Walker
SNP calls for reinstatement of £10 ‘bonus’ payment and pause in sanctioning claimants ...Read full article

Wall Street opens lower as growth concerns linger; Fed in focus

Reuters2018-12-17 14:32:59

Wall Street opens lower as growth concerns linger; Fed in focus Author: Reuters Editorial
U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday, as edgy investors waited for the Federal Reserve's monetary policy guidance and its implications of slowing global growth. ...Read full article

Philippines wins fourth Miss Universe crown

Reuters2018-12-17 14:32:09

Philippines wins fourth Miss Universe crown Author: Patpicha Tanakasempipat
Catriona Gray from the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday, the fourth time the Southeast Asian country has won the international beauty pageant. ...Read full article

What's next for ObamaCare after Texas judge's ruling?

Fox News2018-12-17 14:22:52.2383803

What's next for ObamaCare after Texas judge's ruling? Author: Fox News
Federal judge rules the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. ...Read full article

Lincoln bringing back 'suicide doors' on 2019 Continental

Fox News2018-12-17 14:22:49.5977633

Lincoln bringing back 'suicide doors' on 2019 Continental Author: Fox News
Classic feature returns. ...Read full article

China, EU lambast United States for miring WTO in crisis

Reuters2018-12-17 14:19:01

China, EU lambast United States for miring WTO in crisis Author: Stephanie Nebehay
The United States came under fire from China and the European Union on Monday, accused by both major trading partners of taking protectionist measures and bringing the World Trade Organization (WTO) to its knees. ...Read full article

China says U.S. has brought back 'the ghost of unilateralism' to WTO

Reuters2018-12-17 14:19:01

China says U.S. has brought back 'the ghost of unilateralism' to WTO Author: Reuters Editorial
China said on Monday that the Trump administration's trade measures on items from steel to intellectual property taken under the guise national security were "bringing back to life the ghost of unilateralism". ...Read full article

Russians sought to recruit 'assets' through social media, Senate told

CNN2018-12-17 14:14:57

Russians sought to recruit 'assets' through social media, Senate told Author: Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business
The Senate Intelligence Committee is set to release two reports on Monday detailing the breadth of the Russian social media campaign to sow discord in the United States. ...Read full article

Trump blasts Fed: 'Incredible' to even consider a rate hike

The Hill2018-12-17 14:13:46

Trump blasts Fed: 'Incredible' to even consider a rate hike Author: Sylvan Lane
President Trump on Monday said it was “incredible” that the Federal Reserve would consider hiking interest rates while the U.S. economy remains calm amid global turmoil. ...Read full article

Five German police suspended over neo-Nazi threat to lawyer

The Guardian (UK)2018-12-17 14:12:50

Five German police suspended over neo-Nazi threat to lawyer Author: Josie Le Blond
German-Turkish lawyer was sent fax telling her to leave or risk her daughter being killed ...Read full article

Standoff over Trump border wall puts U.S. Congress in budget 'pickle'

Reuters2018-12-17 14:06:28

Standoff over Trump border wall puts U.S. Congress in budget 'pickle' Author: Richard Cowan
President Donald Trump and Congress, embroiled in a feud over his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall, have only five days to reach a deal before a partial government shutdown could leave about a quarter of the federal workforce without paychecks. ...Read full article

More teens are vaping - why?

BBC News2018-12-17 14:03:32

More teens are vaping - why? Author: BBC News
Discreet versions of e-cigarettes and different flavours may be some of the reasons behind the surge. ...Read full article

Bitcoin climbs above $3,400, headed for biggest daily rise in nearly three weeks

Reuters2018-12-17 14:01:28

Bitcoin climbs above $3,400, headed for biggest daily rise in nearly three weeks Author: Reuters Editorial
Bitcoin rose sharply on Monday, climbing above $3,400 in a move traders ascribed to heavy buying on Japan and Hong Kong-based exchanges. ...Read full article

Trump tweet says wall is necessary for 'good Boarder Security.' Twitter erupts

USA Today2018-12-17 14:00:55+00:00

Trump tweet says wall is necessary for 'good Boarder Security.' Twitter erupts Author:
"Anytime you hear a Democrat saying that you can have good Boarder Security without a Wall, write them off," Trump tweeted. ...Read full article

'Salvini law' could make thousands of refugees homeless

Al Jazeera English2018-12-17 13:58:00

'Salvini law' could make thousands of refugees homeless Author: Ylenia Gostoli
Warnings of humanitarian and security crises in Italy as new law ends protection for vulnerable migrants. ...Read full article

Little John Daly making big impact, just like his father

USA Today2018-12-17 13:57:53+00:00

Little John Daly making big impact, just like his father Author:
Little John Daly dresses garishly like his dad and can summon power easily like the old man. But the teenager isn't as vocal as two-time major winner. ...Read full article

Hungary MPs protest over 'slave' law

BBC News2018-12-17 13:54:06

Hungary MPs protest over 'slave' law Author: BBC News
Two Hungarian lawmakers have been thrown out of the state TV headquarters after they tried to broadcast a petition against new labour laws. ...Read full article

Miley Cyrus risks a nip slip on 'Saturday Night Live'

Fox News2018-12-17 13:52:48.0583705

Miley Cyrus risks a nip slip on 'Saturday Night Live' Author: Fox News
Miley Cyrus left little to the imagination during her performance of "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart" on "Saturday Night Live" with Mark Ronson this week. ...Read full article

Trump pitches border wall, rips Dems days as shutdown deadline nears

The Hill2018-12-17 13:51:21

Trump pitches border wall, rips Dems days as shutdown deadline nears Author: Michael Burke
President Trump on Monday tweeted that any Democrat who says the U.S. can have border security without a wall can be written off "as just another politician following the party line." ...Read full article

Theresa May pushes forward £2bn no-deal Brexit preparations

The Guardian (UK)2018-12-17 13:50:14

Theresa May pushes forward £2bn no-deal Brexit preparations Author: Dan Sabbagh
PM wants cabinet to focus on contingency plan as ministers explore alternatives to her deal ...Read full article

Croatia violating EU law by sending back asylum seekers to Bosnia

The Guardian (UK)2018-12-17 13:50:14

Croatia violating EU law by sending back asylum seekers to Bosnia Author: Lorenzo Tondo
Alleged expulsions by Croatian border police revealed by video footage branded a ‘disgrace’ ...Read full article

White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

Associated Press2018-12-17 13:44:08

White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand Author: HOPE YEN
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties. Without a resolution, parts … ...Read full article

Biden, Bernie, Beto top 2020 Iowa Democrat caucus poll

Fox News2018-12-17 13:37:34.8060163

Biden, Bernie, Beto top 2020 Iowa Democrat caucus poll Author: Fox News
Can any of the establishment candidates beat President Trump in the next election? ...Read full article

Americans' message to Washington on the looming shutdown: Don't

USA Today2018-12-17 13:31:23+00:00

Americans' message to Washington on the looming shutdown: Don't Author:
Poll: Americans overwhelmingly oppose a government shutdown, and they're inclined to blame President Trump and the GOP. ...Read full article

Factbox: What do British politicians say about another referendum on Brexit?

Reuters2018-12-17 13:27:51

Factbox: What do British politicians say about another referendum on Brexit? Author: Reuters Editorial
The crisis in Prime Minister Theresa May's government over her plans to leave the European Union has stirred interest in the possibility that Britain may hold a second vote on whether to end decades of membership of the world's largest trading bloc. ...Read full article

Trump: Supreme Court striking down ObamaCare 'will lead to GREAT' health care

The Hill2018-12-17 13:23:45

Trump: Supreme Court striking down ObamaCare 'will lead to GREAT' health care Author: Brett Samuels
President Trump on Monday expressed hope that the Supreme Court would affirm a Texas judge's decision to strike down the Affordable Care Act, arguing that such a ruling would lead to "GREAT" health care for the country. ...Read full article

Malaysia Files Criminal Charges Against Goldman Sachs Over 1MDB Scandal

The New York Times2018-12-17 13:22:25.286

Malaysia Files Criminal Charges Against Goldman Sachs Over 1MDB Scandal Author:
In the wake of a scandal that brought down the country’s former prime minister, the Malaysian government is seeking fines in excess of $2.7 billion. ...Read full article

Boeing boosts value for Embraer's commercial business to $5.26 billion

Reuters2018-12-17 13:20:58

Boeing boosts value for Embraer's commercial business to $5.26 billion Author: Marcelo Rochabrun
Brazil's Embraer SA said on Monday it has finalized terms of a proposed deal to sell 80 percent of its commercial aviation business to Boeing Co, now valuing the division at $5.26 billion. ...Read full article

Biggest moments you missed at Miss Universe 2018: Who won, near falls and forgotten words

USA Today2018-12-17 13:19:33+00:00

Biggest moments you missed at Miss Universe 2018: Who won, near falls and forgotten words Author:
Miss Universe included women from 94 nations for the world's biggest pageant. Catriona Gray of the Philippines won. More moments you missed. ...Read full article

Serial rabbit-killer terrorises picturesque Brittany village

The Guardian (UK)2018-12-17 13:18:56

Serial rabbit-killer terrorises picturesque Brittany village Author: Kim Willsher
Massacre of seven pets in Minihy-Tréguier is latest incident in series of killings ...Read full article

Analysis | The Health 202: Trump and GOP say now is golden chance to replace ACA. Say what?

The Washington Post2018-12-17 13:18:00

Analysis | The Health 202: Trump and GOP say now is golden chance to replace ACA. Say what? Author:
Democrats do not agree. ...Read full article

They Grabbed Her Baby and Arrested Her. Now Jazmine Headley Is Speaking Out.

The New York Times2018-12-17 13:13:10.959

They Grabbed Her Baby and Arrested Her. Now Jazmine Headley Is Speaking Out. Author:
Jazmine Headley has become a cause célèbre for New Yorkers who depend on food stamps and public assistance, with video of her arrest going viral. ...Read full article

Senate report finds millions of social media posts by Russians aimed at helping Trump, GOP

USA Today2018-12-17 13:13:05+00:00

Senate report finds millions of social media posts by Russians aimed at helping Trump, GOP Author:
The Senate intends to publicly release a report Monday that found Russia engaged in an all-out social media campaign on Trump's behalf. ...Read full article

Russia 'meddled in all big social media'

BBC News2018-12-17 13:10:43

Russia 'meddled in all big social media' Author: BBC News
YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter were targeted in the 2016 US election, a report says. ...Read full article

Russian 2016 Influence Operation Targeted African-Americans

The New York Times2018-12-17 13:07:49.144

Russian 2016 Influence Operation Targeted African-Americans Author:
Two reports commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee take a deeper look at the fake social media accounts used by Russia in the American election. ...Read full article

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

Associated Press2018-12-17 12:53:31

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs Author:
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former executives on Monday for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB. Attorney General Tommy Thomas said the governme… ...Read full article

Locked away, forgotten: Muslim Uighur wives of Pakistani men

Associated Press2018-12-17 12:41:51

Locked away, forgotten: Muslim Uighur wives of Pakistani men Author: KATHY GANNON
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The last time Chaudhry Javed Atta saw his wife was over a year ago — the Pakistani trader in dried and fresh produce was leaving their home in northwestern China's heavily Muslim Xinjiang region to go back to his country to renew his visa. He… ...Read full article

Rejecting other Brexit options, May sticks by her deal

Reuters2018-12-17 12:36:19

Rejecting other Brexit options, May sticks by her deal Author: Kylie MacLellan
British Prime Minister Theresa May is pressing on with her deal to leave the European Union, her spokesman said on Monday, rejecting calls for a second referendum or to test support for different Brexit options in parliament. ...Read full article

Megan Mullally reveals designers won't dress her for SAG Awards; Christian Siriano steps in

USA Today2018-12-17 12:23:50+00:00

Megan Mullally reveals designers won't dress her for SAG Awards; Christian Siriano steps in Author:
Megan Mullally may have been tapped to host the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards, but the actress says her red carpet options are limited. ...Read full article

Janbaz Tarin admits Solihull murder of his wife and her mother

The Guardian (UK)2018-12-17 12:18:16

Janbaz Tarin admits Solihull murder of his wife and her mother Author:
Tarin pleads guilty at Birmingham crown court to murdering Raneem Oudeh and Khaola Saleem ...Read full article

Delivery robot catches fire in California

BBC News2018-12-17 12:15:03

Delivery robot catches fire in California Author: BBC News
University of California has had the robots for two years, but "human error" is blamed for the fire. ...Read full article

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Reuters2018-12-17 12:08:51

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe Author: Reuters Editorial
Malaysia on Monday filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of the U.S. bank's former employees in connection with an investigation into suspected corruption and money laundering at state fund 1MDB. ...Read full article

Tourist stranded in Thailand and ‘may never walk again’ after diving into pool

Fox News2018-12-17 12:07:42.7163886

Tourist stranded in Thailand and ‘may never walk again’ after diving into pool Author: Fox News
Sophie Wilson was just one week into a six-month dream trip when she was injured in a diving accident. ...Read full article

Steve Hilton: Hey, Trump haters (on both sides) could you just admit that this is a successful presidency?

Fox News2018-12-17 12:07:39.2632746

Steve Hilton: Hey, Trump haters (on both sides) could you just admit that this is a successful presidency? Author: Fox News
Can Trump haters on the left and the right just focus on the facts? ...Read full article

Comey, dubbed 'amnesiac with incredible hubris,' back on Hill for new round of grilling

Fox News2018-12-17 12:07:36.1851558

Comey, dubbed 'amnesiac with incredible hubris,' back on Hill for new round of grilling Author: Fox News
Former FBI Director James Comey is back on the Hill for an encore, after controversial appearance more than a week ago in which he told lawmakers seeking answers to the FBI's handling of the Trump-Russia collusion probe some version of "I don't know" at least… ...Read full article

Chickens freezing to death and boiled alive: failings in US slaughterhouses exposed

The Guardian (UK)2018-12-17 12:00:09

Chickens freezing to death and boiled alive: failings in US slaughterhouses exposed Author: Andrew Wasley, Natalie Jones
An investigation finds hundreds of shocking welfare incidents, fuelling concerns about standards in a post-Brexit trade deal ...Read full article

How Donald Trump Got Caught in a Legal Vise

Bloomberg2018-12-17 12:00:00+00:00

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Most teen drug use is down, but officials fret vaping boom

Associated Press2018-12-17 11:40:51

Most teen drug use is down, but officials fret vaping boom Author: MIKE STOBBE
NEW YORK (AP) — Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. It was the largest single-year increase in … ...Read full article

Child's death highlights communication barriers on border

Associated Press2018-12-17 11:38:19

Child's death highlights communication barriers on border Author: JULIE WATSON
Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health. But it's unclear how much the man understood on the form, which was written in English and read to him in Spanish by Borde… ...Read full article

The Hill's Morning Report — No deal in sight as shutdown looms

The Hill2018-12-17 11:36:01

The Hill's Morning Report — No deal in sight as shutdown looms Author: Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger
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Cabrera on Trump border claim: Simply not true - CNN Video

CNN2018-12-17 11:22:53.0235647

Cabrera on Trump border claim: Simply not true - CNN Video Author:
CNN's Ana Cabrera responds to President Donald Trump's tweet claiming that the family separation border policy was "far worse" during the Obama administration. ...Read full article

US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead

Associated Press2018-12-17 11:19:27

US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 dead Author: The Associated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.S. military says it has carried out six airstrikes in the Gandarshe area of Somalia which killed a total of 62 al-Shabab extremist rebels. In a statement issued Monday, the U.S. military's Africa Command said it carried out four stri… ...Read full article

10 Things to Know for Today

Associated Press2018-12-17 11:13:22

10 Things to Know for Today Author: The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SHUTDOWN THREAT LOOMS AS TRUMP DEMANDS WALL Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House insists Congress provide $5 billi… ...Read full article

What sentence does Michael Flynn deserve?

Fox News2018-12-17 11:07:43.0102489

What sentence does Michael Flynn deserve? Author: Fox News
Former National Security Council Chief of Staff Fred Fleitz weighs in on the circumstances that may influence Michael Flynn’s sentencing. ...Read full article

Trump warns of partial shutdown over border wall funding

Fox News2018-12-17 11:07:40.166504

Trump warns of partial shutdown over border wall funding Author: Fox News
The Friday government shutdown deadline looms as both sides dig in over wall funding; Molly Henneberg reports. ...Read full article

Hilton: Trump’s record is head and shoulders above the rest

Fox News2018-12-17 11:07:38.338388

Hilton: Trump’s record is head and shoulders above the rest Author: Fox News
Trump haters say that the president pulling out of the Paris climate deal is definitive proof that he’s destroying the world. ...Read full article

Where Trump supporters split with Trump

CNN2018-12-17 11:06:03

Where Trump supporters split with Trump Author: Ryan Struyk, CNN
Supporters of President Donald Trump are sometimes painted with a broad brush, unequivocally loyal regardless of controversies or investigations plaguing his administration. But significant blocs of his strongest supporters do break with the President or his … ...Read full article

These are the most expensive zip codes in the US this year

USA Today2018-12-17 11:00:04+00:00

These are the most expensive zip codes in the US this year Author:
San Francisco has the greatest concentration of the most expensive zip codes, with four. New York City and Los Angeles are behind it with three each. ...Read full article

GOP leader faces Trump test in latest shutdown crisis

The Hill2018-12-17 11:00:02

GOP leader faces Trump test in latest shutdown crisis Author: Alexander Bolton
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is treading carefully with President Trump on the year-end spending fight. ...Read full article

Juan Williams: The GOP's worsening problem with women

The Hill2018-12-17 11:00:02

Juan Williams: The GOP's worsening problem with women Author: Juan Williams, opinion contributor
OPINION: President Trump has been toxic for the Republican brand among female voters. ...Read full article

ObamaCare signup period ends amid new uncertainty

The Hill2018-12-17 11:00:02

ObamaCare signup period ends amid new uncertainty Author: Jessie Hellmann
Sign-ups for ObamaCare plans at healthcare.gov have lagged behind previous years, putting enrollment on track to drop for the second year in a row under the Trump administration. ...Read full article

These 3 Democrats Will Finally Have the Power to Investigate the White House. How Far Will They Go?

The New York Times2018-12-17 10:59:33.758

These 3 Democrats Will Finally Have the Power to Investigate the White House. How Far Will They Go? Author:
In two weeks, congressional Democrats will return to Washington with the authority to investigate a White House that is suspected of foreign collusion, conflicts of interest and mismanagement of the federal government. ...Read full article

Trump Still Makes Money From His Properties. Is This Constitutional?

The New York Times2018-12-17 10:59:33.546

Trump Still Makes Money From His Properties. Is This Constitutional? Author: Karen Yourish, Larry Buchanan
Two lawsuits allege President Trump has violated the Constitution’s anticorruption clauses by continuing to own a business that receives payments and other benefits from foreign and domestic governments. ...Read full article

Asos issues shock profit warning after November downturn

The Guardian (UK)2018-12-17 10:51:10

Asos issues shock profit warning after November downturn Author: Julia Kollewe
Downturn for fashion retailer suggests high street malaise is spreading to online companies ...Read full article

Hull hotel cancels Christmas booking for homeless people

The Guardian (UK)2018-12-17 10:47:24

Hull hotel cancels Christmas booking for homeless people Author: Josh Halliday
Outrage and calls for boycott after fundraiser reveals Britannia Royal hotel cancelled booking for 14 rooms ...Read full article

Saudis condemn US Senate 'interference'

BBC News2018-12-17 10:38:01

Saudis condemn US Senate 'interference' Author: BBC News
It comes after strong US resolutions on the war in Yemen and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. ...Read full article

Qatar 1996 coup plot: New details reveal Saudi-UAE backing

Al Jazeera English2018-12-17 10:35:00

Qatar 1996 coup plot: New details reveal Saudi-UAE backing Author: Al Jazeera
Exclusive Al Jazeera interview with Paul Barril, ex French army commander, uncovers new details of 1996 coup plot. ...Read full article

YouTuber James Charles asks for privacy

BBC News2018-12-17 10:28:25

YouTuber James Charles asks for privacy Author: BBC News
YouTube star James Charles asks fans for privacy after a fan shows up at his house in LA. ...Read full article

Ex-Apple Engineer's Stinky Sauce Wins Over Michelin-starred chefs

Bloomberg2018-12-17 10:27:00+00:00

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These Tools for Picking Stocks Sometimes Even Work

Bloomberg2018-12-17 10:00:00+00:00

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GE’s Power Business Is ‘Ground Zero’ as Market Awaits Rebuild

Bloomberg2018-12-17 10:00:00+00:00

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Saudi Arabia Rejects Senate Resolutions on Khashoggi, Yemen

National Review2018-12-17 09:39:06

Saudi Arabia Rejects Senate Resolutions on Khashoggi, Yemen Author: Mairead McArdle
The upper chamber also passed a bipartisan resolution 56 to 41 to withdraw military aid supporting Saudi forces in Yemen’s civil war. ...Read full article

Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate's 'interference' in kingdom

Associated Press2018-12-17 09:31:54

Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate's 'interference' in kingdom Author: AYA BATRAWY
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia issued an unusually strong rebuke of the U.S. Senate on Monday, rejecting a bipartisan resolution that put the blame for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on the Saudi crown prince and describing… ...Read full article

N. Korea Marks 7 Years Since Kim Jong Il

Bloomberg2018-12-17 08:49:00+00:00

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Vinci’s Highways Are Latest Victims of ‘Yellow Vests’ Protests

Bloomberg2018-12-17 08:42:00+00:00

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British Jews claim right to German citizenship before Brexit

Al Jazeera English2018-12-17 08:25:00

British Jews claim right to German citizenship before Brexit Author: Veronica Zaragovia
Britons whose ancestors' nationality was stripped away by the Nazis reconcile their roots and gain EU passport. ...Read full article

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

Associated Press2018-12-17 07:22:40

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action Author: FRANK JORDANS
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Almost 200 nations, including the world's top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord by setting out how countries should report their … ...Read full article

Europe's Retail Apocalypse Spreads to Online From Stores

Bloomberg2018-12-17 07:14:00+00:00

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Locked up: Inside Manila City Jail

Al Jazeera English2018-12-17 06:39:00

Locked up: Inside Manila City Jail Author: Karishma Vyas
Al Jazeera investigates what life is like inside one of the world's most congested jails. ...Read full article

Miller doubles down on Trump's shutdown threat - CNN Video

CNN2018-12-17 06:38:28.4128268

Miller doubles down on Trump's shutdown threat - CNN Video Author:
In an interview with CBS, White House adviser Stephen Miller repeated President Trump's threat to shut down the federal government if Congress cannot come to an agreement on border wall funding. ...Read full article

What 2018 looked like for the Mueller investigation

CNN2018-12-17 06:38:08.1785028

What 2018 looked like for the Mueller investigation Author:
Special counsel Robert Mueller had a busy year. His investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election ramped up on multiple fronts, with subpoenas, indictments and guilty pleas. Here’s a look back at the key developments from 2018. ...Read full article

Japan's PayPay to Update App After Wrongful Charge Complaints

Bloomberg2018-12-17 06:36:00+00:00

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A Life and an Example

National Review2018-12-17 06:30:56

A Life and an Example Author: Jay Nordlinger
As much as any individual, Solzhenitsyn broke the back of the Soviet Union, exposing its evils, puncturing its myths. ...Read full article

By Any Means Necessary (Within Reason)

National Review2018-12-17 06:30:33

By Any Means Necessary (Within Reason) Author: Jonah Goldberg
National Review has endured through turbulent times, maneuvered through uncertain waters, with its North Star being the mission: making conservative arguments. ...Read full article

Fix the First Step Act and Keep Violent Criminals behind Bars

National Review2018-12-17 06:30:32

Fix the First Step Act and Keep Violent Criminals behind Bars Author: Tom Cotton
Republicans can and should pass some common-sense amendments. ...Read full article

Why the Boston Tea Party Was Such a Great Event

National Review2018-12-17 06:30:28

Why the Boston Tea Party Was Such a Great Event Author: Jay Cost
It was audacious, and it struck at British cronyism. ...Read full article

Dinner-Theater Shakespeare

National Review2018-12-17 06:30:24

Dinner-Theater Shakespeare Author: Kyle Smith
A Shakespeare play is work. But what if a Shakespeare play could be play? ...Read full article

2018: A Year in Reading

National Review2018-12-17 06:30:22

2018: A Year in Reading Author: Tevi Troy
Accounts of Reagan, behind the scenes in Hollywood and at the White House, military history, Jewish books, sports, self-help: Picks for everyone! ...Read full article

Obamacare Needs an Out-of-Court Settlement

National Review2018-12-17 06:30:11

Obamacare Needs an Out-of-Court Settlement Author: The Editors
The courts will almost certainly not, as they should not, deliver Republicans from their duties. ...Read full article

As the Left Wavers on Civil Liberties, the Right Steps In

National Review2018-12-17 06:30:02

As the Left Wavers on Civil Liberties, the Right Steps In Author: Theodore Kupfer
The Kochs were doling out six-figure grants to public defenders, funding scholars who studied the excesses of federal drug laws, and advocating bail reform. ...Read full article

Trump's Washington faces one last week of uproar in 2018

CNN2018-12-17 06:26:21

Trump's Washington faces one last week of uproar in 2018 Author: Stephen Collinson, CNN
A frenzied year in Washington is going out with a roar as the political forces that combined to make the first half of President Donald Trump's mandate so turbulent come to a head in a hugely consequential run-up to the holidays. ...Read full article

Milestone conviction for deadly Sikh riots

BBC News2018-12-17 06:02:53

Milestone conviction for deadly Sikh riots Author: BBC News
India's Congress party politician Sajjan Kumar's conviction is the most important in the 1984 riots. ...Read full article

Malayan tiger in crisis as poaching threatens to wipe out big cat

Al Jazeera English2018-12-17 06:00:00

Malayan tiger in crisis as poaching threatens to wipe out big cat Author: Kate Mayberry
Population of critically endangered animal edges to extinction, as government promises soldiers in jungles by next year. ...Read full article

Pennsylvania meltdown triggers Republican alarms

Politico2018-12-17 05:17:45

Pennsylvania meltdown triggers Republican alarms Author: STEVEN SHEPARD
A GOP collapse threatens to torpedo Donald Trump’s reelection prospects. ...Read full article

Want to run an agency? It helps to know Mitch McConnell

Politico2018-12-17 05:10:47

Want to run an agency? It helps to know Mitch McConnell Author: IAN KULLGREN
Trump's nominee to run pension agency has a thin resume. ...Read full article

Pelosi’s balancing act: Protecting Mueller amid impeachment fervor

Politico2018-12-17 05:10:03

Pelosi’s balancing act: Protecting Mueller amid impeachment fervor Author: https://www.facebook.com/darrensamuelsohn
"We must wait to see the entire picture and then engage the American people about how we go forward," the incoming House speaker told POLITICO. ...Read full article

‘He was willing to be tough’: Beto supporters brace for 2020 brawl

Politico2018-12-17 05:06:36

‘He was willing to be tough’: Beto supporters brace for 2020 brawl Author: DAVID SIDERS
O'Rourke's supporters point to his 2012 run for Congress as evidence that he can hold his own in a rough presidential primary. ...Read full article

Aaron Rodgers keeps missing the mark, making life difficult for Packers

USA Today2018-12-17 05:06:34+00:00

Aaron Rodgers keeps missing the mark, making life difficult for Packers Author:
Every week, Aaron Rodgers seems to miss open receivers or make inaccurate throws that were almost always completions in the past. ...Read full article

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