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China turns off the lights in 'Christmas town' as officials race to meet energy targets

CNN - Sat, 12/26/2020 - 00:20
For months, factories in the city of Yiwu, known as China's "Christmas town," have been cranking out most of the tinsel, decorations and other festive ornaments now hanging on trees worldwide.
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The family with no fingerprints

BBC - Sat, 12/26/2020 - 00:17
A family in Bangladesh struggles with an extremely rare genetic condition, "immigration delay disease".
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Extreme E: Lewis Hamilton helping make racing environmentally friendly

BBC - Sat, 12/26/2020 - 00:02
Lewis Hamilton isn't just the world's most successful F1 driver, he's also a key backer of a new off-road electric vehicle racing series called Extreme E.
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Fur-st Family: The long history of US presidents and pets

BBC - Sat, 12/26/2020 - 00:02
From Socks the cat to Macaroni the pony, the US presidential tradition is returning with Joe Biden.
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'This vehicle will explode in 15 minutes.' Witnesses describe surviving the Nashville explosion

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 23:48
Betsy Williams recalls being awoken just after 4:30 a.m. Friday by what sounded like gunfire from an automatic weapon.
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Nashville witness describes countdown clock prior to explosion

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 23:42
Betsy WiIliams describes hearing gunfire outside her home and how she got out of harms way just minutes before an explosion rocked Nashville.
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The Papers: The Queen's pride and a new special relationship?

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 23:26
The Boxing Day front pages reflect on the Queen's Christmas address and the UK's post-Brexit future
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France finds first case of new coronavirus variant

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 23:15
The health ministry says an asymptomatic Frenchman who arrived from England tested positive.
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What a pandemic Christmas looked like around the world

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 22:17
From masked mass to a socially distanced beach party, here's how Christmas looked in 2020.
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Boston Celtics legend K.C. Jones has died at age 88

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 22:14
Boston Celtics legend K.C. Jones has passed away. He was 88 years old.
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Ex-England and Surrey bowler Jackman dies aged 75

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 22:05
Former England bowler Robin Jackman, who took 1,402 wickets in a 16-year career in first-class cricket, has died at the age of 75.
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Uganda Lake Albert boat accident leaves many dead

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 22:03
Strong winds caused the boat to sink on the lake, which has a history of incidents, officials said.
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Brexit deal 'will make UK safer', Priti Patel says

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 22:02
The home secretary says border controls will be "fairer" but there are concerns over data access.
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Opinion: The one unforgivable thing about the Covid-19 response

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 21:58
The first case of Covid-19 in the United States was reported 11 months ago, on January 20, 2020. Since that time, more than 18 million Americans have been diagnosed and more than 329,000 have died.
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Explosion disrupts flights and causes AT&T outage

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 21:54
The explosion of an RV parked near a transmission building in Nashville disrupted AT&T service in the region and caused a ground stop at the city's main airport, officials said.
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How 2020 changed the classroom for students

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 21:30
Many schools and universities closed their doors and moved classes online to address the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Bianna Golodryga takes a look at how the class of 2020 adapted to these changes.
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Inspired by his faith, this 'Skipping Sikh Santa' is spreading Christmas cheer

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 21:10
Rajinder Singh became an internet sensation this year as the "Skipping Sikh," inspiring people to stay active during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Bomb expert breaks down evidence at blast site

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 20:40
Jim Maxwell, a retired FBI bomb tech, discusses the Nashville explosion and the evidence at the blast site after authorities said the blast was "believed to be intentional."
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Photos: Christmas Day explosion in downtown Nashville

CNN - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 20:32
An explosion in downtown Nashville on Christmas Day damaged dozens of buildings and is believed to be an intentional act, authorities said.
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Covid: Post-exposure antibody protection trialled

BBC - Fri, 12/25/2020 - 19:52
The first ten people are jabbed in London as part of a global trial.
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