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Turkey declares day of mourning after bombing kills 29 and wounds 166

The Guardian / AU 470 sources

Police targeted in explosions outside football stadium a few hours after match between two of Turkey’s top teams

Trump poised to pick oil tycoon Rex Tillerson for secretary of State: reports

CTV News 247 sources

President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State Saturday, meeting privately with the business leader for the second time in a week. Trump's transition team cautioned that no…

Bomb attack near Cairo Coptic cathedral kills at least 25

BBC.com 140 sources

An explosion near the Coptic Cathedral in the Egyptian capital Cairo kills at least 25 people.

At least 160 dead after church roof collapses

Sky News 141 sources

The roof of a church has collapsed during a packed service in Nigeria, killing at least 160 worshippers, a hospital director has said.

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Bob Dylan 'beyond words' to receive Nobel Prize for Literature

BBC / Entertainment 104 sources

Bob Dylan says to receive a Nobel Prize is 'beyond words' in a speech read on his behalf at the ceremony.

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Russian bombardment 'forces Islamic State out of Palmyra'

The Guardian 49 sources

Jihadi fighters pull out following Russian offensive only hours after re-entering ancient Syrian city, says monitor

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The Seattle Sounders' MLS Cup title is the most unlikely in history

FOX Sports 76 sources

They had no business winning MLS Cup. And yet they're the champs.

Conflict over Russia is rocky start for Trump and intelligence agencies

Reuters 39 sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's rejection this weekend of U.S. intelligence analysts' conclusion that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help him win the White House is the latest in a string of conflicts…

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John Kennedy defeats Foster Campbell for Louisiana's open U.S. Senate seat

NOLA.com 105 sources

Kennedy, 65, will join an emboldened Republican Party in Washington.

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Sounders’ keeper stymies Reds to win MLS championship

Toronto Star / Sports 113 sources

TFC Captain Michael Bradley and defender Justin Morrow couldn’t get the ball past Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei in the shootout

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Heisman Trophy winner 2016: Lamar Jackson becomes youngest to win award

CBSSports.com 85 sources

Jackson is the first Louisville player to win the Heisman

Istanbul explosions: CCTV shows moment of blast outside football stadium

Daily Star 803 sources

THE moment a massive bomb goes off outside an Istanbul football stadium is shown in a terrifying new video.

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Anthony Joshua defends his IBF heavyweight crown by stopping Eric Molina in third round

Mirror Online 79 sources

The 2012 Olympic champion made his second successful defence by outclassing the American

Trump takes shot at quality of the football at Army-Navy game

NY Daily News 66 sources

Donald Trump took the handoff from Verne Lundquist and ran with it.

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Read Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Speech: ‘I Recognize That I Am in Very Rare Company’

TIME / World 104 sources

"I am most definitely with you in spirit and honored to be receiving such a prestigious prize"

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Heartbroken Louis Tomlinson performs emotional tribute to his late mother and receives standing ovation on X Factor

Mirror Online 55 sources

The One Direction star was expected to pull out of the gig following his mum's death three days earlier

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Islamic State fighters 're-enter ancient Palmyra' in Syria

BBC.com 128 sources

IS fighters have re-entered Palmyra, nine months after losing the ancient Syrian city, activists say.

Leicester 4 - Manchester City 2: Jamie Vardy hat-trick stuns Pep Guardiola's title-chasers

JAMIE Vardy wrote another chapter in his fantastic fairytale story with a glorious hat-trick.

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Donald Trump takes aim at US intelligence community on Russia

CNN / U.S. 39 sources

President-elect Donald Trump's transition team slammed the CIA Friday, following reports the agency has concluded that Russia intervened in the election to help him win.

Saturday, Dec 10

Rudy Giuliani Won't Be Trump's Secretary Of State

The Huffington Post 134 sources

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has removed his name from consideration for a position in President-elect Donald Trump’s new administration, the Trump transition team said on Friday.

CIA concludes Russia interfered to help Trump win election, say reports

The Guardian 219 sources

Intelligence agency reportedly believes individuals acting for Moscow hacked Democratic party emails and gave them to WikiLeaks

Murdoch Pounces on Sky as Lower Pound Makes Takeover Cheaper

Bloomberg / News 175 sources

Rupert Murdoch has long coveted full control of Sky Plc. It's always been a question of when -- not if. A pair of shock elections gave him his chance. The U.K.'s June vote to leave the European Union sent the pound plunging and made…

Friday, Dec 9

Park Geun-hye: South Korea lawmakers vote to impeach leader

BBC.com 639 sources

South Korea's parliament impeaches President Park Geun-hye who steps down amid a corruption scandal.

More than 1,000 Russian athletes benefited from the biggest doping scandal in history - McLaren report

Telegraph 296 sources

More than 1,000 Russian athletes benefited from the biggest doping scandal in history, according to the second part of Richard McLaren’s damning report into state-sponsored cheating at recent Olympics and other major events. The full scale…

Obama orders review of Russian hacking during elections

Washington Post 260 sources

President Obama said he wanted the report before he left office, according to homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco, who did not commit to making the report public.

Rupert Murdoch's Fox makes Sky bid five years after hacking scandal

The Guardian 175 sources

Share price jumps 30% as US media company reaches agreement on deal to create UK’s most powerful media group

Thursday, Dec 8

Trump picks climate sceptic Pruitt for environment chief

BBC.com 268 sources

Donald Trump picks an outspoken critic of Obama's climate policies to head the environment body.

Solomon Islands tsunami warning lifted after powerful 7.8 quake

BBC 233 sources

A tsunami warning is lifted in the South Pacific after a 7.8 quake off the Solomon Islands.

Trump's Labor Department pick sends early warning sign to worker advocates

Reuters 195 sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organised labour.

John Glenn, first US astronaut to orbit Earth, dies aged 95

The Guardian / AU 601 sources

Glenn served 24 years as a US senator from Ohio and later became the oldest person to be sent into space

Wednesday, Dec 7

Trump Picks GOP Oil Industry Ally Scott Pruitt to Lead EPA

NBC News 242 sources

Donald Trump intends to select Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a senior transition official confirmed to NBC News Wednesday, the clearest sign yet the president-elect will pursue an…

At least 25 dead in Sumatra earthquake

USA TODAY 588 sources

At least 25 people - including children - died Wednesday when a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.

Time Person Of The Year 2016 Is Donald Trump, 'President Of The Divided States'

Huffington Post UK 264 sources

Donald Trump has beaten Vladimir Putin, Nigel Farage and Beyonce to be named Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year.

Pakistan International Airways flight crashes in north

BBC 502 sources

A Pakistan Airlines flight with more than 40 people on board crashes in the north of the country.

Tuesday, Dec 6

Trump Threatens to Cancel Air Force One Order

NBC News 396 sources

Tuesday morning, Trump tweeted that the cost of Boeing's new Air Force One is "out of control." Boeing's stock slid 1 percent.

UK will have less than 18 months to reach deal, says EU Brexit broker

The Guardian 158 sources

Michel Barnier says ‘transitional agreement’ is possible, but article 50 deal will have to be negotiated by October 2018

Grammy noms: 9 for Beyonce, 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

ABC27.com / News 371 sources

NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce's lemonade.

Judge declares mistrial in ex-South Carolina policeman's murder trial

Reuters 232 sources

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial on Monday after jurors weighing a murder charge against a white former South Carolina police officer who shot and killed a black motorist last year said they were…