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Reminder, it may still be a busy 24hrs for space launch 🚀
UKs post-Brexit immigration system will not include net migration target
Ten arrested in Estonia in Danske Bank money laundering case
ECB wins court case over hiring of Draghis top aide
Facebook allowed Netflix and Spotify to read the private messages of its users.
Anti-gay bed breakfast asks Supreme Court to expand Jim Crow-era provision
People with extreme political views have trouble thinking about their own thinking
The universe is full of surprises, and a colossal young star has been hiding a stellar one:
Kremlin rejects new U.S. reports on Russian election meddling, saying they lack detail
U.S. and China clash at WTO, blame each other for trade crisis @GlobeBusiness
RFRs – CHF SARON Activity
China steel raw materials drop on demand woes
Danske ex-CEO Borgen sets up management consultancy
42 percent of new cancer patients lose their life savings
Santa wont bring Sweden a new government for Christmas
Exarchia residents complain of lawlessness, living conditions
NBA: Warrior Jerebko aims to rock the Jazz once more
France could take temporary state control of Ford plant
Five things you should know before starting your day on Dec. 19
Would you survive if you got lost in the snow?
Alt. FM @gkatr in Nicosia on Thursday for Greece, Cyprus, Jordan ministerial meeting
Molecular Partners agrees cancer immunotherapy deal with Amgen
EXCLUSIVE: The real cost of #Brexit revealed : #Brexitshambles #BrexitChaos
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Covert Saudi outreach to Israel faces setbacks after Khashoggi crisis
Priests accused of child sex abuse living in Baltimore Jesuit community
European shares rise cautiously before Fed meeting
Spanish Word of the Day: Chaval
Swaps Data: Volumes Up amid Volatility
Russell Jones creates pared-back concrete house in a Dutch forest:
Premarket: After plunge, world stocks try to claw their way out of doldrums @GlobeInvestor
UKs post-Brexit immigration system will not include net migration target
SoftBank Corp sees no tech impact from not using Huawei gear
Michelle Obama reveals exactly what she was thinking during Trumps inauguration
Nigerias former defence chief killed amid growing insecurity
The mass exodus of Tucker Carlson’s advertisers continues
Bristol-Myers gets $1.6 billion offer for French consumer health unit
Creating designer babies is not limited by technology, but by biology:
100 days to Brexit, businesses warn UK of no-deal abyss
Italys transport minister says he would like to revoke Autostrade concession
New ballot in Russian Far East after tainted vote tossed out
The year in TV: Great content amid the toxic Trumpian politics of entertainment @GlobeArts
Skiing the slopes in Niseko, the Whistler of Japan
A Portrait Of India’s Green Revolution
America’s wholesome square dancing tradition is a tool of white supremacy
Italy reaches verbal agreement with EU on 2019 budget: reports
#ICYMI Why union-employer relationships are replete with tension
Manchester United appoint former striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker manager
Santander fined ÂŁ32.8m for serious failings over deceased customer accounts
100 days to #Brexit, businesses warn UK of no-deal abyss by @GuyReuters
Estonia makes first arrests over Danske money laundering
Israel says Hezbollah shut precision missile plants, arsenal limited
Kaiserschmarrn: What are the origins of the delicious dessert?
Interview: Jailed Catalan leader appeals for non-violence at protests
O-office Architects reinterprets traditional Chinese courtyard house in concrete and steel:
Yemenis trade accusations over truce breaches
Today’s cartoon by Hilal Özcan from Turkey is part of the Art of Resistance:
How Measuring Resource Use Can Lead to Policy Change #governance
White House struggles to explain Trump’s varying responses on Cohen and Flynn
UK PM May urges devolved nations to back her Brexit deal
Asia tenses for Fed call, oil slide boosts bonds
Yemeni parent granted visa to visit dying two-year-old son in US
The Khashoggi murder and US foreign policy
Greek referee beaten up on his way to work
Oil steady after sell-off but oversupply still drags
Weekend press review: how will Brexit affect your finances? #Brexit #IFA #FinancialAdviser
Tucker Carlson keeps digging, issues bizarre defense of anti-immigrant comments
German word of the day: Der Kaiserschmarrn
USA: Violent tornado wreaks havoc on homes in Washington State
Chinas Sinopec opens first overseas fuel station in Singapore
Japan PM Abes search for Russia peace pact: best chance, last chance?
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed Manchester United caretaker manager until end of season
Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker manager
Study Shows Parachutes Are Totally Worthless
Elon Musks built an underground traffic-busting tunnel
Man-free music festival found guilty of discrimination
Washington, D.C. just passed a ‘groundbreaking’ new clean energy law
Indian drug inspectors seize Johnson Johnson Baby Powder samples: source
Russian Ka-52 helicopters training being held in Krasnodar Krai of Russia #Russia
U.S. to review travel ban, sanctions to ensure aid reaches North Korea: U.S. envoy
How to give your time to a good cause in Italy this Christmas
Regional cooperation in focus at Israel summit
Gay couples marry before Bolsonaro takes office on January first
Migrant workers look back at Chinas economic boom
Finance ministry planning to increase installments for debts to the state
Sir Aaron Klug: Nobel-prize winning giant of molecular biology
Top 25 roundup: No. 14 Buffalo earns rare win over Syracuse
North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong Ils death
Missouri Judge Orders Serial Poacher to Watch “Bambi” Once a Month
There’s no GOP backup plan for the anti-Obamacare lawsuit
Four rockets could go to space in the next 24 hours. Heres how to watch them all.
Gold scales over 5-month peak, investors await Fed outlook
ESTAs will no longer be granted instantly, warns US border force
Nostalgia for the Soviet Union hits 14-Year high in Russia, poll says
Analysis: It’s 100 days to Brexit – but can it be done in time? It doesn’t look like it
‘The next 100 days will define Brexit – it will be our job to find clarity in the mess’
Romanian-Canadian singer Anca Pop dies after her car plunges into river
A prayer for the post office
JUST IN: Third Canadian detained in China - report #huawei #canada @krislc #china
Opinion | Beijing is right to take up Hong Kong’s drug case in Philippines
Indian drug inspectors seize JJ baby powder - source
Killing Eve actor Jodie Comer thought the BBC series wouldnt be a hit in the UK
Now @Breakingviews Natixis reminds investors why traders aren’t rated @CGAThompson
Donald Trump to attend 2019 WEF meeting in Davos
The 12 dishes you need for a classic French Christmas feast
Nostalgia for the Soviet Union hits 14-Year high in Russia, poll says
Members of Congress caged at the border while standing with asylum seekers
U.S. envoy on North Korea to visit South amid stalled nuclear talks
Sinking Greek village highlights nation’s addiction to coal
Yemens warring parties trade blame for breaching port ceasefire
Disgruntled French police to stage day of protest as anger mounts
India expected to double down on tech recruitment in 2019
German security office warned German firms about Chinese hacking: report
Americas holiday lights can be seen from space #citylabarchive
Boeing sees Indian carriers ordering up to 2,300 planes over two decades
Frances Macron turns to Sarkozy amid yellow vest protests
Builders bruised by Dubais real estate market woes
Financing Resilience: How Environmental Impact Bonds Can Help Louisiana #economy
UKs British Airways to resume flights to Pakistan after a decade
Arizona governor to ignore will of people, appoint defeated Martha McSally to Senate
Masterbulk trials Japanese battery solution on 54,810 dwt ship
Russian cargo ship refloated after running aground off Southwest England
Teresa Sarmiento and Nicolas Tovo create light-filled narrow house in Buenos Aires:
GSK and Pfizer to combine consumer health businesses
Greek cabinet meets after MPs approve new budget
West Virginia Transgender Student Says He Was Bullied by High School Administrator
McKeil Marine becomes the world’s newest tanker owner
Germanys plans to relax rules to attract foreign workers take step forward
Cabinet meeting on Wednesday
Gifts that get better as they age
The psychological importance of wasting time
Two Madagascar ex-presidents compete in run-off election
Russian cargo ship refloated after running aground off Southwest England
Weather: Showers in western areas and southern coasts will become heavy and blustery
JUST IN: U.S. to review travel ban, meet humanitarian groups to ensure aid reaches North Korea - U.S. special envoy
United brand can ride out Mourinho sacking but faces tests - experts
PICTURES OF THE YEAR: The must-see images from the last 12 months.
Dutch general Patrick Cammaert faces huge challenge in Hodeidah
Russia, Iran, Turkey back new Syria constitution body but fail to agree makeup
100 days left: Brexit chaos or an 11th-hour save?
China insists it does not seek global domination
Nikki Haley hints at yet to be unveiled deal of the century
NBA roundup: Nets overcome James, Lakers
French police clear yellow vests from roadside strongholds
Preparing for a no-deal Brexit: The personal matters you should take care of
Investors revolt against executive pay plans at tarnished Australian banks
Homemade bomb fails to blast open ATM
Fresh Prince star Alfonso Ribeiro sues Fortnite, NBA 2K creators over Carlton dance.
Transport Capital taps former NordLB shipping head
Australia back to winning ways but tough tests lie ahead
EXCLUSIVE: The real cost of #Brexit revealed : #Brexitshambles #BrexitChaos
Dezeens top 10 office interiors of 2018:
Fewer, especially in Europe, say the U.S. respects individual liberty
#CNOOC signs offshore exploration deals with nine international #oil companies
Williamson praises stubborn Sri Lanka pair after drawn first test
Russia, Turkey, Iran fail in push for new Syrian constitution
In 6-part tweetstorm, Paul Ryan sums up his House career: making the rich even richer
Port strike turns violent in Chile, complicates fruit exports
States Ask Pennsylvania Prosecutors for Info on Catholic Church Abuses
Pumpkin-Walnut Gingerbread with Spiced Buttercream Frosting (vegan)
The world is relying on a flawed psychological test to fight racism
Concrete-clad home by Dieguez Fridman reimagines Buenos Aires typical sausage houses:
The Boring Company Shows Off Its Functional Demo Tunnel In Hawthorne, California
China approves urban rail projects worth $43.3 billion in Shanghai
Fed expected to hike interest rates, defying Trump
Thousands of troops put on standby for no-deal Brexit
Protests against new labour law in #Hungary - World Socialist Web Site #MagyarorszĂĄg
The Chemical Weapons Detectives
Indian regulator to test samples of JJ baby powder: media
Thessaloniki police arrest suspect kidnapping migrants for ransom
French, German envoys express solidarity with Kathimerini
Greek choreographer Papaioannou directs Pina Bausch’s legendary dance group
Three arrested after man gunned down in north London
Japan exports slow to crawl as global growth, trade woes dim outlook
Nikki Haley hints at yet to be unveiled Israel-Palestine deal of the century
China, U.S. hold phone call on economic, trade issues
Here’s how Trump allies tried to spin the disastrous Flynn hearing
Fed expected to raise rates, may signal fewer hikes ahead
Senate easily approves criminal justice legislation
U.S. reverses policy in move to speed release of migrant children
Kurdish villagers are dying at the hands of a war the world has ignored for too long
Sweden prepares for next step in government talks
#SwedishChristmas: Swedens favourite Christmas film
China steel raw materials fall as demand concerns persist
Greek Parliament Passes First Post-Bailout Budget
The 10 best TV shows of 2018
An Iranian woman #weaving hand-knotted carpets on loom in a hut in #Kerman, #Iran #AA #Photography #Handicraft
U.S. State Department clears $3.5 billion sale of Patriot missiles to Turkey
Nearly every country wants universal healthcare (except for one)
Cuba panel closes door on gay marriage constitutional amendment
Why America needs the postal service
CBS to Deny $120 Million Golden Parachute to Ex-Leader Les Moonves #MeToo
Hamilton says he made a mistake with slum comments
Oil prices climb after tumble on hint markets stabilizing
LUO Studios Longfu Life Experience Centre can be dismantled and reused:
Turkey jails nephew of cleric accused of orchestrating coup bid
A Christmas carol: unwrapping Silent Night in #Austria @FaheyDaniel 
People with extreme political views have trouble thinking about their own thinking
How to make four different kinds of Swedish Christmas ham
Facebook takes down more Myanmar accounts over military links
The robot that takes your job should pay taxes, says Bill Gates
Critics are divided over Vice starring Christian Bale as Dick Cheney
#HongKong to sell cheap homes in worlds least affordable city
U.S. judicial council tosses misconduct claims against Kavanaugh
SoftBank telco suffers rare Japan drop on debut after record IPO
Home Solar Lighting Systems Come To Kenya From Azuri  Unilever
The mass exodus of Tucker Carlson’s advertisers continues
Sears to take $443 million in charges arising from store closures
Micron sales, profit miss estimates as chip glut hurts prices
Set up a VPN in 10 minutes for free—and yes, Americans urgently need one, thanks to Congress
#German govt plans to relax rules to attract foreign workers
Greeks dominate another bumper year of SP deals
FedEx sees global trade slowdown, says U.S. economy still solid
UK to unveil details of post-Brexit immigration system
SoftBank Corp suffers debut drop after record IPO
Asia tenses for Fed call, oil slide boosts bonds
Trump Administration to Scale Back “Quiet Skies” Surveillance Program
Pharma industry returns on RD investment hit nine-year low
Judge delays fate of ex-Trump aide Flynn
Transforming a city with kid-friendly urban policy:
The Super Bowl halftime show used to be the biggest gig for musicians. Not anymore.
Autonomous Delivery and Freight in Cities – What’s Next #infrastructure
White House struggles to explain Trump’s varying responses on Cohen and Flynn
Tea if by sea, cha if by land: Why the world only has two words for tea
Cubas president, steeped in era of hours-long lectures, turns to Twitter
Why snacking could be disrupting your immune system
Haiphong gets first direct link to US
Breakingviews - China’s three mobile carriers will become two
Your daily horoscope: December 19
Grim boxship charter market forces owners of spot tonnage to get creative
Why union-employer relationships are replete with tension
Elon Musks Boring Company set to unveil its first Los Angeles-area tunnel
The link between baby powder and cancer is easier to prove in a courtroom than in a lab
First origami tandem kayak folds down to suitcase size:
Pat Maroon’s controversial third-period goal lifts Blues over Oilers @Globe_Sports
Some advertisers drop Tucker Carlson after immigration remarks: Fox
How to keep on running once you hit 50
Flaking out: How snow forms
NFL notebook: Panthers S Reid drug tested again
airBaltic: Nearly half of residents of Estonia fly at least once a year
Six disastrous encounters with the world’s most hostile uncontacted tribe
United run out of patience with Mourinho, Pochettino in the frame
Naspers hands A2X ‘Big Win’, 15th listing since launch
From the AP archives: Nepal reaps modern railway from India-China spat
Tucker Carlson keeps digging, issues bizarre defense of anti-immigrant comments
NBA: Warrior Jerebko aims to rock the Jazz once more
Mexico: Migrant kids marked with numbers as they wait to cross US border
United brand can ride out Mourinho sacking but faces tests: experts
Bishop, Khudobin combine for shutout as Stars beat Flames 2-0 @Globe_Sports
Cardinals release CBs Johnson, Rollins
The Great Barrier Reef Has a Secret Weapon Against Climate Change
NBA notebook: Raptors coach fined for criticizing refs
U.S. and Hungary Dissent as U.N. Votes 181 to 2 for Refugee Pact
More U.S. adults may be trying to lose weight, after all
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Vgate debuts offshore container terminal concept for Venice
Washington, D.C. just passed a ‘groundbreaking’ new clean energy law
Chinas state planner approves urban rail expansion projects in Hangzhou
Hello Corgi - Corgi waiters become furry favourites at Shanghai cafe
Nightly News Broadcast (Full) - December 18, 2018 | NBC Nightly News
Pupils bad behaviour causing teachers to quit, survey finds
FBI wiretap recorded suspect in 2017 Halloween truck attack for three years prior.
US and Mexico partnering to curb migration
Senate votes to pass criminal justice reform
7 brilliant Japanese words we need in English
Lockheed Martin wins $585 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon
The first lab-grown steak has been created:
4 takeaways from Xi Jinpings speech to mark #Chinas 40 years of reform and opening up
How to live like a Local in #Jerusalem @MiriamABerger 
Facebook removes hundreds of pages linked to Myanmars army
Matteo Thun creates limited edition series of opaque vessels for Venini:
Quinoa: Harvesting Bolivias superfood — in pictures
Four rockets could go to space in the next 24 hours. Heres how to watch them all.
U.S. envoy on North Korea to visit South Korea amid stalled nuclear talks
Rowan Companies awarded Guyana jackup contract
Thailand, Singapore are getting more expensive for expats @ECAintl
Russians charged over $27M in bribes in 2018, prosecutors say
UK PM May urges devolved nations to back her Brexit deal
Dollar wallows near one-week low as Feds policy signal awaited
White House steps back from shutdown threat
Building Resilience with Microgrids and Smart Energy #infrastructure
There’s no GOP backup plan for the anti-Obamacare lawsuit
Penny Marshall, Big director and TVs Laverne, dead at 75
Why saunas are good for you
How Canadians Open Tesla Model 3 Handles When They Freeze Shut
EFFEKT transforms abandoned windmill factory into skatepark and youth centre:
Olympians make surprise visit to California schools hit by wildfire
Global-facing Britain sets sail for Asia as #Brexit storm rages on
Teen pot users may hallucinate, become paranoid
Keep speaking the truth. #truth #WakeUpAmerica
Australia Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Undivided Capital
China approves urban rail projects worth $43.3 billion in Shanghai
Pharma industry returns on RD investment hit 9-year low
Members of Congress caged at the border while standing with asylum seekers
Uber gets approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving testing
High taxes could hasten bank moves from Britain after Brexit
The catch to being on the keto diet
The Christmas spirit comes to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside neighbourhood @GlobeBC
Tavares, Matthews score as Maple Leafs embarrass struggling Devils @Globe_Sports
Senate easily approves criminal justice legislation
Cuba drops same-sex marriage language from new constitution
How many more ways can Israel sentence Palestinians to death? — #AJOpinion, by @yarahawari
Why a malevolent cackle is a tell-tale sign of a dark character
Megapixels: Two stars in a fight to the death