Venom 2 is happening, and it might feature Spider-Man
Ghosting at work is now big enough that it caught the Feds attention
#NewYork sues #Walmart, #Target for selling #toys with high lead levels
French interior minister confirms death of suspected Strasbourg shooter
Good morning! Here’s today’s front page and the headlines you’re waking up to:
#US Senate hands #Trump historic rebuke on #SaudiArabia
Philly wont give up its Amtrak flip board without a fight
Patriots on to Pittsburgh after stunning loss to Dolphins
Warring sides in #Yemen agree to truce in key port city
These beautiful images preserve plant species that might otherwise disappear forever
Aspiring NHS worker not eligible for student loan receives £16,000 from crowdfunder
I was a contract worker in Google’s caste system—and it wasn’t pretty
Canadian ex-diplomat detained in Beijing knows China well, colleagues say
To mark its centennial, Finland gives itself the most Finnish gift possible: A new library
Some Trump allies starting to worry about investigations
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Who are Western museums guarding African artefacts from? — #AJOpinion, by @chris_mungai
Evidence of Apple switch ruled inadmissible in Qualcomm antitrust case
“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” played a pivotal role in the rise of Islamic fundamentalism
Concord Maritime tanker pool up and running with Atlas and Emarat vessels
N.Y. attorney general files lawsuit
Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan and others back risk management startup AccessFintech
What to say to climate change denying Uncle Pete, without ruining the holiday:
Oil output bounces back at Venezuela-China crude joint venture
Italy: Tight security for Frankfurt-Lazio clash
Police use force disproportionately against black people, figures suggest
Miss USA is shocked that rest of the world doesn’t speak English
El Salvador populist holds lead weeks ahead of presidential vote
Feds probing Trump inauguration spending - WSJ
ICYMI: Former Trump Lawyer Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison #MichaelCohen
Amazon, big box stores offering special speedy holiday shipping leading up to Christmas.
The scientific case for eating bread
China, the U.S. and Canada risk betraying their values in Huawei case @GlobeDebate
This artist creates the most amazing paper cranes with feathery details.
House Resolution Declares Genocide In Myanmar
Suspect in Strasbourg attack has been killed
Nordic American Offshore awarded new PSV contract
Frankfurt on ‘probation’ as Europe’s new banking hub, city booster says
U.S. confirms China soybean sale, but size disappoints
Brexit deal not open for renegotiation, EU leaders say
Lions announce seven members of coaching staff not coming back for 2019 @Globe_Sports
Exclusive: France plans Renault CEO hunt as board frays over Ghosn - sources
We Might Not Have Enough Materials for All the Solar Panels and Wind Turbines We Need
The Value of Analytics in Smart Parking #infrastructure
YouTube, under pressure for problem content, takes down 58 million videos in quarter
Congress passes bill to make members pay sexual misconduct claims
ADES secures seven-year jackup extension in Saudi Arabia
From ‘drab to fab’: Egale Centre aims to make new LGBTQ housing facility a showcase
Boy Scouts of America might file for bankruptcy amid sexual misconduct lawsuits
Celebrate the holidays by singing The 12 Claims for Taxes @GlobeInvestor
Dezeens top 10 architecture and interiors trends of 2018:
10,000 Fast Chargers By 2025 In California ZEV Plan
Trading startup Robinhood branches out into U.S. checking and savings accounts
Chimps communicate the essentials — food, sex and imminent danger — but skip the small talk.
From @formd: Trump should fear indictment more than impeachment.
Republicans who trust serial liar Trump say don’t believe Michael Cohen because he’s a liar
Theresa May appeals to EU leaders to save her Brexit deal
9 keys to selecting your robots OS - #robotics #IoT
Boasting about how many hours you work is a sign of failure
Costco misses quarterly sales estimates
Corporate welfare is costly, even when it’s green @GlobeBusiness
What is #AI? Read this detailed explainer with a human point of view:
Nintendo is suing someone in California for selling modded NES Classic and Switch hacks
The probe managed to enter the suns atmosphere.
Scorpio Bulkers fixes ultramax
U.S. to counter China, Russia influence in Africa: Bolton
Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years and tried to take Trump down with him
Exclusive: U.S.-backed SDF vows to fight any Turkish attack in north Syria
Economic misery drives young people into the ranks of human smugglers, ISIS, and al-Qaeda, says Wehrey. #LibyaFuture
How the National Enquirer became the propaganda arm of the Trump campaign
Government urged to adopt new definition of Islamophobia following rise in hate crimes
EU holds back plan to rescue Theresa Mays Brexit deal until new year
U.S. Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia - and Trump
Ulrich Müller resigns from Belships
Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan welcomes guests to the event. #LibyaFuture
Republicans introduce resolution blaming Saudi prince in journalist death
How to be Team Human in the digital future: @rushkoff
Kurt Hollander captures tacky innocence of Colombias erotic video studios:
Facebook wants you to buy HBO on Facebook and watch HBO on Facebook
U.K.: Prime Minister May Survives Leadership Challenge #TheresaMay
Bomb threats demanding bitcoin emailed across U.S. and Canada, none found credible
Ron DeSantis is slow-walking restoration of voting rights in Florida
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez refuses to run for president in 2020
#Uranium production, exploration decline as price has fallen: @iaeaorg | #nuclear |
Mom captures the magical moment when her blind son visits Santa Claus.
U.S. labor market tightening; inflation pressures muted
Tomorrows @independent front page #tomorrowspaperstoday To subscribe to the Daily Edition
Not just Hill interns: Public office pays so little, it’s the realm of the rich and retired
Adobes quarterly revenue surges 23 percent
The Best Cookbooks for Whipping Up Your Favorite Fantasy Food
Olympiakos sends AC Milan crashing out of Europe
Virgin Galactic signals the age of space tourism
Before Congress Adds More Judges, Let’s Fill the Current Vacancies
Obama launches thinly veiled attack on Trump for ‘making up facts’
Opinion: How #HongKong’s youth can be a force for change beyond politics
DavidsTea reports sales bump, but $9.1-million loss @GlobeBusiness
Police investigating after bomb threats sent to locations across Canada, U.S.
Why do students copycat? Experts break down the wave of threats that swept Anchorage schools
Julia Louis-Dreyfus says she has a new perspective on life after battle with cancer.
NHS faces bleakest winter yet as number waiting 12 hours in AE for bed doubles
U.S. auto sales expected to dip in 2019, says NADA
Brazil judge allows ousted Nissan chairman access to Rio apartment
Canadian skier Brian McKeever wins sprint gold at IPC World Cup event @Globe_Sports
Guardian front page, Friday 14 December 2018: May pleads with EU leaders in last-ditch bid to save Brexit deal
Hungary nullifies independent judiciary, cementing Orban’s authoritarian grip
NASAs first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders
Bill McKibben Calls FBI Tracking Of Environmental Activists “Contemptible”
Captured Ukrainian navy captains tell Russia: We wont testify
‘Incomprehensible’: Bombardier CEO blasts Siemens win in Canada
Musicians Use Artificial Intelligence to Master Millions of Songs:
To the Children Seeking Asylum in the U.S.: This Is My Wish for You
Irish parliament passes Bill allowing abortions
Why is it legal for landlords to refuse Section 8 renters?
Greek-US relations hailed as being in best phase ever
Exclusive: Chinese battery firm halts purchases of cobalt from Glencore - sources
In Wake County, digging out of a rare snow squall revealed old racial faultlines
Ryo Kan hotel blends Mexican materials and Japanese traditions.
U.S. Agriculture chief predicts more farm aid payouts despite China soy purchases
NBC News Falsely Reports the Center for Medical Progress Videos Were Discredited
Man accused of killing Calgary mother, daughter fabricated story: Crown
US Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia - and Trump
Modeling Memory Effects in Activity-Driven Networks via @alerizzo_
4 Strategies to Fix Citizen Engagement #governance
Starbucks partners with UberEats for delivery in U.S., to double China stores
Overburdened Venice just wants a little respect from tourists
How @lyft is changing itself from a driving company to a transportation company:
SP 500 ends choppy session little changed
Across 39 nations around the world, 3 in every 4 people are online
NYC: DA Drops Charges for Mother Whose Baby Was Snatched by NYPD #JazmineHeadley
Main suspect in Strasbourg attack has been killed: police sources
Tonight itll rain shooting stars. The scene will be viewable from most parts of the planet.
Commentary: The argument over Pelosi as House speaker misses the point
Suspect in Strasbourg Christmas market attack has been killed: French Interior Minister
Russia calls Slovakias expulsion of Russian diplomat an unfriendly act, responds in kind
Michigan’s lame-duck GOP legislature passed a ban limiting access to the abortion pill
Hungarian protests intensify as Orban heads to Brussels
Scientists used satellites to spot Arctic methane from space
Enel-BYD say Chile electric bus roll-out heralds more for region
Apple plans to invest $1 billion to build a new campus in Austin, Texas via @WSJ
Omar Khadr a ‘model of compliance’, should have his bail conditions loosened: lawyer
#ICYMI: Have you seen #Trumps daily job approval numbers for today? @POTUS
Greek-US relations in best phase ever
Police probe disappearance of guns from Exarchia precinct
Time to Restore Respect for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Israel to approve thousands of unauthorized West Bank settler homes
The close: Global stocks lose steam as trade hopes fade @GlobeInvestor
Even with guilty plea, Russia claims Maria Butina is innocent
Crypto suffers a black eye after a buzzy $130 million project crumbles
Switzerland’s Vevey among National Geographic’s hot destinations for 2019
A-maize-ing genetic sleuthing rewrites history of corn
Migrant Group in Tijuana Demands $50k Per Person from US
Why it’s worth waiting in line for the best of all kinds of food
12 Reasons Why Labor Should Demand a #GreenNewDeal: cc @Ocasio2018
COP24 Draws To An Ignominious Close Amidst Multiple “Calls To Action”
Porn sites collect more user data than Netflix or Hulu. This is what they do with it.
Accused Russian agent Butina pleads guilty in U.S. to conspiracy
English announcer Champion to become lead MLS voice for ESPN
Review: Ben Is Back cements Lucas Hedges as the real deal @GlobeArts
Ohio Senate passes ‘heartbeat bill,’ hoping abortion ban will be used to overturn Roe
Instacart to close Whole Foods delivery operation next year
Water is priceless, but not free: How much should it cost? @GlobeDebate
Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapse
This squid emoji might be cute, but its really annoying biologists.  via @IFLScience
At one point, during its test today, it shot straight upward at 2,225 mph.
China still among least generous country in the world but scores have improved - report
New York sues Target, Walmart for sale of lead-contaminated toys
Strasbourg gunman shot dead by French police: sources
The researchers found that 94 percent of U.S. leaders attended college.
U.S. government posts $205 billion deficit in November
Flying cars may be US$3 trillion market in 20 years, analysts say
USA: Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiring against US
Tourism’s rise expected to end in 2019
Lifeline for Larco at PPC’s expense
Pharmaceuticals reject clawback blueprint
More Americans feel climate change threat: poll
Raptors’ Jonas Valanciunas out indefinitely after thumb surgery @Globe_Sports
Strasbourg Christmas market attacker shot dead during police shootout
NASAs InSight lander captures intimate sights and sounds of Mars
Dutch fudge or Walloon macaroon? EU weighs gift for May
BREAKING: Strasbourg gunman Cherif Chekatt shot dead by French police
Apple announces $1 billion campus in Texas, part of plan to create 20,000 U.S. jobs by 2023.
Obamacare open enrollment ends soon. Here’s everything you need to know.
Nissan sues ousted chairmans sister for unjust enrichment
U.S. House calls on Myanmar to release Reuters journalists
CDC: 40,000 People Killed by Guns in U.S. in 2017
Someone Tried to Smuggle 70 Finches Inside Hair Rollers and Predictably Failed
Inventing Future Cities: Michael Batty @jmichaelbatty
Toronto police investigating two new incidents at St. Michael’s College
SNC-Lavalin ‘vulnerable’ to hostile takeover, warns Quebec premier #SncLavalin
Dutch church holding non-stop service to block deportations hopes for Christmas miracle
Ford set to end production at Blanquefort in France, jobs at risk
Defying Trump, US Senate approves Yemen resolution
ATHEX: Revelation day for local stock market
Smart Unified Platforms Across All Transportation Modes #mobility
BHP’s $20B Canadian potash dilemma: To build or not?
Canadian ex-diplomat detained in Beijing knows China well, colleagues say
Average Annual UK Electricity Bills -
Getting up close and personal with your credit score @GlobeInvestor
MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski Ripped After Making Slur on Air
US CO2 Emissions Increase By 3% In 2018, Says Trump’s Own Administration
Accused Russian agent pleads guilty to conspiracy
Tool and Butchery Site in Algeria Is 2.4 Million Years Old:
Street artist creates multi-layered typography puzzles with hidden messages. 🔍👀
Modern Familys Sarah Hyland had second kidney transplant
Promising start to #Greece-#US strategic dialogue
Perfect fall treat!
The #exoskeleton sector continues to evolve, and in some sense has begun to normalize:
5 bizarre Christmas tree displays
MVRDVs mountainous Future Towers provides low-cost accommodation in India:
Hong Kongs rich property owners might be severely affected by governments new tax plan
Scheer calls for Trudeau to start high-levels talks with China on detained Canadians
Long-time GE bear ditches negative view, shares jump
I Walked Right Up to Militarized Police at the Border
Trump is likely leaving for Mar-a-Lago the day the government shuts down
May hits roadblocks in bid to modify Brexit deal with EU
Big banks tighten grip on mortgage market after rule changes stifle competition
Juneau Diocese orders review of sex misconduct allegations
The Obsolete Fighter Jet That Crashed in Hawaii Was Playing the Enemy Role in a Wargame
Albania defends seizure of minority properties
Huawei $2 billion security pledge followed walkout by British official: sources
May expects no quick Brexit breakthrough as she seeks EU help
Why is the night sky dark?
Fourth Palestinian killed as Israel locks down Ramallah
Europes first-ever Hyperloop test track to be built in Swiss canton of Valais
U.S. to counter China, Russia influence in Africa: Bolton
The Koreas take historic steps in de-escalation as Trump silently seethes in Washington
With no antiretrovirals, Venezuela HIV patients rely on leaf remedy
Why isn’t my street plowed? Here’s what to know about snow removal in Anchorage.
How We Stop the World From “Burning Up”
SLR Diary: Leadership death spirals and Westminster’s Nkandla moment
Nearly 40,000 people have died across the US due to firearms via @CDCgov
U.S. confirms China soybean sale, but size disappoints
Jury convicts pharmacy ex-employees in deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak
Defective leadership: UNAIDS chief to quit early over scandal
If you want to invest like the Patriots, you need the right gameplan
Trading startup Robinhood branches out into U.S. checking and savings accounts
Newcastle United owner eyes Folli Follie activities
This key interest rate is flashing a warning about buying a house @GlobeMoney
Thessaloniki pupil, 16, injured in brawl
FORTHcrs name changed to Liknoss
Ban on private universities does not serve the underprivileged
ECB lowers Greek banks ELA cap to 4 bln euros
YouTube, under pressure for problem content, takes down 58 million videos in quarter
Kansas State Republican Defects, Leaves GOP for Democratic Party
US #tariffs on imports of panels slows #solar installations: report |
Russian spy Maria Butina pleads guilty in US court
The Latest: Phils manager Kapler plans to call out poor play
Brazil miracle healer, who appeared on Oprah, faces arrest in sex probe
Why Voyager 2 Is In Interstellar Space But Not Out of the Solar System
Journalists Jilted as Trump Cancels White House Media Christmas Party
Review: Clint Eastwood’s The Mule gets high on its own supply of nonsense @GlobeArts
DuVernay, Witherspoon and others join for Times Up auction
Harvard Gives Asian-Americans Low ‘Personality’ Ratings to Justify Discrimination
Senate Democrats introduce bill to allow government to block drug price rises
In a post-#Brexit world, Europe holds more promise for Australian businesses
Lebanese journalist goes on trial for covering migrant worker abuse allegations
Trump criticises crazed Mika Brzezinski over her use of a certain horrible term
MIT researchers have discovered how to turn wasp venom into an antibiotic.
U.S. labor market tightening; inflation pressures muted
Bond giant Pimco expects 30 percent chance of U.S. recession in 19
British couple reunited with lost engagement ring stuck below grate and NYP officers
Roman Catholic cardinal denies covering up actions of sex abuse claim priest
Republicans set resolution blaming Saudi prince for journalists death
Video of teenager using intercom to quit job at Walmart goes viral
Child scientists capture rare footage of endangered species on camera traps
Moving the Needle: Sustainable Travel Behavior Change Strategies #governance
JW Anderson works with Gilbert and George on capsule collection.
Gold smuggling suspects freed amid probe
LAOS chief gets two-year suspended sentence for slander
After a natural disaster, houses get bigger not better
UKs Nissan Brexit letter still too confidential to release two years on - FOI
Why Rudolph is a lesson in resiliency
Edwin Encarnacion goes to Mariners in three-team trade @Globe_Sports
Paul Ryan can’t escape his legacy as an enabler of Trump’s worst impulses
If it works, it works.
Making of Hajime Sorayamas giant robot for Dior revealed in exclusive video:
Thursday Morning Briefing
Witnesses heard ‘loud thumping’ coming from Richard Oland’s office, trial told
Utah voters passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana. The Mormon church helped derail it.
Trump denies ties to ex-lawyer Cohens crimes
How can #Brexit be about democracy after this set of findings? #Democracy #BrexitShambles
Pres. Trump claims, without evidence, that Mexico will pay for border wall via trade deal.
Nine in 10 #Greeks want stricter #environmental protection laws, @WWF survey finds
Guardian: FBI Was Surveilling Members of Environmental Group @350
Brexit vote will happen next month, before Jan. 21: Mays spokeswoman
Amnesty says ISIL annihilation of rural Iraq is a war crime
Trump says he is innocent in #MichaelCohen legal scandal, blames lawyer
Anchorage finally has a Jewish deli, and the pastrami is the real deal
Two babies die at IDP camp on Syria-Jordan border, UN says
Palestinian kills two Israeli soldiers after Israel kills two in West Bank raids
Big @freemusicarchiv update: The FMA is joining @KitSplit and will stay up and running
Here are all the Republican leaders and conservative activists Maria Butina met
Opinion: #Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng’s arrest — why it’s not all bad by @richardharrishk
CEU student arrested during slave law protest in Hungary
Italys lower deficit goal: a politically useful fudge
How a change in financial situation can lead to a legal fight between divorcees @GlobeMoney
Splayed shipping containers form Joshua Tree Residence conceived by James Whitaker:
Mapping the subprime car loan crisis
Denmark’s first rooftop farm faces closure
AP source: Raiders fire GM Reggie McKenzie
Outrage after plaques honoring Romes deported Jews stolen
Lebanons Hariri pretty sure of new government by year end
Freud was right.
US Q3 Solar Installations Hit By Tariffs As Utility-Scale Falls Below 1 Gigawatt

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