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Wednesday, 30th December 2015

World News

N. Korea says top official killed in car accident, fueling rumors (CBS News)

Winter storm causes widespread travel delays (CBS News)

Tracking the path of the major winter storm (CBS News)

Turkey: New Years suicide attack foiled (CBS News)

"Making a Murderer" leaves viewers wondering if man was framed (CBS News)

Pilot killed in Alaska crash hit building where wife worked (CBS News)

5 killed in wrong-way crash on I-95 near Miami (CBS News)

NYPD gears up for massive New Years Eve celebration (CBS News)

This Morning from CBS News, Dec. 30, 2015 (CBS News)

Homes evacuated as Storm Frank hits UK (BBC)

Man reunites with dogs after tornado (CBS News)

In 2015 Obituaries, a Portrait of Eras Grim and Innocent (New York Times - Paywall)

How to See Your Most-Liked Instagram Photos of 2015 (Time Magazine)

BREAKING: Twelve people trapped on bus stuck in floodwater caused by Storm Frank (Daily Express)

Cops Chasing Affluenza Teen Got Gift On Christmas Eve (NBC News)

Top North Korean Aide Dies in Car Crash: Reports (Newsweek Magazine)

Travel's most popular Instagrams of 2015 (CNN)

Militants, booby-trapped houses in Ramadi to delay civilians' return (Reuters)

VIDEO: Peebles 'bearing brunt of Storm Frank' (BBC)

See U.S. Navy warship at top speed (CNN)

Hoverboarding priest punished for his new approach to Christmas Eve Mass (Washington Post - Paywall)

Turkey arrests 2 over New Year's Eve plot (CNN)

North Korea Leader's Aide Dies in Mystery Car Crash (NBC News)

Turkish Police Arrest ISIS Suspects (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

More than one million migrants registered in Germany in 2015 - newspaper (Reuters)

Turkey: New Year's attack plots foiled with arrests of suspected militants (Washington Post - Paywall)

Burkina Faso arrests 20 soldiers planning attack (Washington Post - Paywall)

Refugee baby dies at Greek island registration center (Washington Post - Paywall)

Spain gets 600 tip-offs about possible Islamic extremists (Washington Post - Paywall)

Flooding continues in England as new storm hits Scotland (Washington Post - Paywall)

Turkish prosecutor: police foil New Year's Eve attack (Washington Post - Paywall)

Kim Jong Un's aide dies in car crash (CNN)

Islamic State leader killed in air strike linked to two Paris attackers (Reuters)

Who Said It? Take Our 2015 Quote Quiz (NBC News)

2015: A year of sports scandals that left a sour taste but offered hope for a cleaner future (Fox News)

New Year's Eve 2015: What to do? Best events and parties in London (Daily Express)

New Year's Eve 2015: TFL London Tube - best ways to get into London this New Year (Daily Express)

New Year's Eve 2015: Where best to see the London Fireworks (Daily Express)

Flooding miseries continue in England as new storm cuts power for thousands in Scotland, Wales (Fox News)

Spain receives 600 tip-offs about possible Islamic extremists in under a month (Fox News)

Kabul Journal: After Taliban Attack in Kabul, a Music Teacher Keeps Playing (New York Times - Paywall)

Militants and Booby-Trapped Houses in Ramadi Delay Civilians Return (Newsweek Magazine)

ISIS poster girl became 'sex slave for fighters' before jihadi thugs beat her to death (Daily Star)

Man jailed for online threat to MP who voted for Syria airstrikes (Guardian)

The feelgood sport story of 2015 (CNN)

ISIS Militants Plotted New Year's Suicide Attack, Turkey Says (Time Magazine)

Man sees wife dragged into tornado (CNN)

Syrian refugee baby dies at registration center on Greek island of Lesbos (Fox News)

Burkina Faso arrests 20 soldiers who were planning attack to free imprisoned coup leader (Fox News)

UN: 1 million migrants arrived in Europe by sea this year (Washington Post - Paywall)

14 quirky New Year's Eve celebrations (CNN)

Jailed Pro-Biafran Leader Apologizes to Buhari (Newsweek Magazine)

UK husband and wife imprisoned for planning bomb attack on civilian targets in London (Fox News)

Year in Space: Pluto's Close-Up and Distant Galaxies (NBC News)

The year of fear: Republicans and media stoked bigotry and anxiety in 2015 (Guardian)

ISIS plotting 'to slaughter THOUSANDS' in 2016 in bid to spark huge FINAL BATTLE with West (Daily Express)

North Korea's Top Official on South Korea Relations Dies (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Irish Woman Wakeboards Over Flood Water As Storm Frank Descends (Huffington Post)

Turkey Detains 2 ISIS Militants Planning New Year's Eve Attack (New York Times - Paywall)

A year of change for the Labour Party (BBC)

UN refugee agency says 2015 migrant arrivals by sea in Europe now top 1 million (Fox News)

After a historic year for LGBT rights in US, 2016 may see backlash and complacency (Guardian)

Man orders woman to call her boyfriend DURING rape ordeal but she rings someone else (Daily Star)

VIDEO: Storm Frank whips up sea foam (BBC)

China finds storm caused sinking of cruiser that killed 442 (Washington Post - Paywall)

Russian air force strikes Islamic State leaders in Syria (Washington Post - Paywall)

Photo highlights of the day: Storm Frank and an elephant beauty contest in Nepal (Guardian)

Philippine troops battle militants in south suspected of planning attacks, at least 9 killed (Fox News)

Broadcaster Byrne suffers heart attack (BBC)

KNOW IT ALL: Wednesday's Top 7 Stories at NBC News (NBC News)

Turkey says it has foiled Isis plot to launch New Year's Eve attack (Guardian)

Storm Frank: ANOTHER bridge collapses and families told to LEAVE homes as more rain falls (Daily Express)

VIDEO: Child shocked as toy plane plays Islamic prayer instead of jet sounds (Daily Express)

In Ukraine's rebel east, true peace seems distant as New Year nears (Fox News)

Storm Frank Begins To Batter UK - But Some People Are Particularly Concerned About Their Bins (Huffington Post)

Eve Was Made Out Of Adam's Penis Says Ziony Zevit, Bible Academic (Huffington Post)

Spain's tourism set to register third bumper year with 65 million visitors in first 11 months (Fox News)

Russia says its air force killed several Islamic State leaders in Syria (Fox News)

Top N Korea negotiator dies in car crash (Financial Times - Paywall)

Putin's son-in-law boosted by $1.75 billion Russian state loan (Reuters)

Turkish police detain 2 suspected of planning attacks during New Year's celebrations (Los Angeles Times)

China's year of deadly accidents (CNN)

Pakistan launches crackdown on Isis (Financial Times - Paywall)

Islamic State suffers double blow as Ramadi falls, leaders killed (Reuters)

Overweight Man Given Two Years To Live Loses 13 Stone By Blogging About 'Superfood' Meals (Huffington Post)

Israel cracks down on Islamic State volunteers (Reuters)

Have We Been Changed by a Year of Terrorism? (NBC News)

5 Killed in I-95 Wrong-Way Wreck: Highway Patrol (NBC News)

Belgium: Probe of suspected attack plot continues, 2 men arrested to appear before judge (Fox News)

Jihadis on holiday: What ISIS fighters get up to during their downtime (Daily Star)

China concludes strong storm sank cruise ship on Yangtze River, killing 442 in June (Fox News)

Shooting in Dagestan, Focus of ISIS Recruiters, Leaves One Dead (New York Times - Paywall)

State Department lists peace in Syria among 2015 accomplishments (CBS News)

The Most Important International Nonfiction Books of 2015 (Newsweek Magazine)

Aide to Kim Jong-un Dies in Car Accident, North Korean Media Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Clinton: ISIS Committing 'Genocide' Against Minorities (NBC News)

New Year's Eve travel chaos looms amid engineering work and storms (Guardian)

N. Korea says top official on S. Korea dies in car accident (Washington Post - Paywall)

Guinea declared free of Ebola virus that killed over 2,500 (Reuters)

Top aide to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un dies in car crash - KCNA (Reuters)

The world in 2015 review: a year of living dangerously (Guardian)

Cops ramping up security for New Years Eve celebrations (CBS News)

Never dull: Tiger Woods at 40, his top ten moments (CNN)

A Top Cricketer Has Been Charged With Torturing an 11-Year-Old Girl (Time Magazine)

Keeping New Yorks Times Square safe on New Years Eve (CBS News)

North Korean state media says top official for South Korea relations dies in car accident (Fox News)

The top stories that had you talking in 2015 (CNN)

Islamic State Suffers Double Blow as Ramadi Falls, Leaders Killed (Newsweek Magazine)

Bahrain says 3 troops in Yemen coalition killed in Saudi (Washington Post - Paywall)

Clinton: Islamic State Persecution of Christians, Yazidis, a Genocide (Newsweek Magazine)

Texas man saw wifes final moments on video chat (CBS News)

Country singer missing after Oklahoma storm (CBS News)

Scout leader mauled by bear in NJ (CBS News)

North Korean state media says top official for South Korea relations is killed in car accident (Fox News)

Times Square on New Year's Eve to Be the Safest Place in the World' (Time Magazine)

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un's 'closest comrade' dies in car crash (Guardian)

Clinton - Islamic State persecution of Christians, Yazidis, a genocide (Reuters)

Bouncing back from bushfire: koala Jeremy's year of living dangerously (Guardian)

Spain's Leader Bides His Time in Forming Government (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

These women rocked the year (CNN)

Top 10 moments in sports (CNN)

China's Xi tells top leaders to watch families amid graft fight (Reuters)

A science preview of the year 2016 (BBC)

LONDON TERROR ALERT: Police ramp up security amid fears of New Year's Eve attack (Daily Express)

Priest suspended for riding hoverboard up aisles during Christmas Eve mass (Guardian)

World Briefing: Britain: Couple Is Convicted of Planning Bomb Attack (New York Times - Paywall)

Belgium: 2 suspected of plotting attacks arrested (Washington Post - Paywall)

Raul Castro prepares Cuba for tough year despite US opening (Washington Post - Paywall)

Celebrating Victory Over ISIS, Iraqi Leader Looks to Next Battles (New York Times - Paywall)

'Kamikaze Riders' allegedly plotting New Year terror attack (CNN)

Country singer missing in storm (CNN)

World Briefing: Burkina Faso: First New Leader in Decades Is Sworn In (New York Times - Paywall)

Paris-linked ISIS leader 'killed in strikes' (CNN)

Son of radical cleric Omar Bakri believed killed in Iraq fighting for Isis (Guardian)

Year in pictures 2015 (BBC)

Israel's Olmert to become first leader to go to prison (Fox News)

100 things we didn't know last year (BBC)

Murder probe after man stabbed to death in London (Daily Star)

Bloody end of 2015 sees record murder rate in Baltimore (CBS News)

Man missing in Northern Territory flood waters now feared dead (Guardian)

The year that angry won the internet (BBC)

Trump: Attacks on Bill Clinton Will Work 'Very Well For Us' (NBC News)

N Korea top official dies in car crash (BBC)

Germany's tough year (BBC)

Brits set to bring in the New Year at home (Daily Star)

Squaddies accused of holding ORGY while guarding city on ISIS terror lockdown (Daily Star)

Muslims mock Islamic State leaders call to arms (Daily Star)

Top Aide to North Koreas Kim Jong Un Dies in Car Crash: KCNA (Newsweek Magazine)

U.S.: Brutal storm barreling east (CNN)

Iraq's Abadi plants flag in Ramadi to mark Islamic State defeat (Reuters)

Marco Rubio fends off renewed attacks from rivals on Senate voting record (Guardian)

Former Israeli leader Ehud Olmert ordered to prison in bribery case (Washington Post - Paywall)

Man accused of wife's care home murder (BBC)

With ally Venezuela struggling, Raul Castro prepares Cuba for tough year despite US opening (Fox News)

Exclusive - Islamic State ruling aims to settle who can have sex with female slaves (Reuters)

Son of London hate preacher who called 7/7 bombers Fantastic Four' dies fighting for ISIS (Daily Express)

Executioner, passport forger, Brit-trained hacker: The 10 ISIS leaders blasted by US bombs (Daily Express)

VIDEO: Ramadi residents describe IS ordeal (BBC)

Murder investigation launched after man found dead in north London (Guardian)

Leicester vs. Man City: Five Conclusions From the Premier League Game (Newsweek Magazine)

U.S. Says Airstrikes Killed Militants Tied to Paris Attacks (New York Times - Paywall)

Terrified man dangles 15 floors above ground by his TROUSERS (Daily Star)

The High and Low of Sports in 2015 (Part 1) (Newsweek Magazine)

Isis jihadi linked to Paris terror attacks killed in US-led airstrikes, says Pentagon (Guardian)

ISIS leader linked to Paris attacks planner killed (CBS News)

Two Islamic State operatives with ties to Paris attackers reported killed in airstrikes (Los Angeles Times)

It's Not Just Americans Going to the Polls This Year (Newsweek Magazine)

Confetti quality-tested before New Year's Eve in Times Square video (Guardian)

U.K. Couple Convicted of Preparing Attack on London (Newsweek Magazine)

A testing year for Australia's social cohesion as multiculturalism debate grows louder (Guardian)

Mexican state prosecutor says criminals infiltrated vigilante groups that challenged cartel (Fox News)

Jennifer Lawrence Hates New Year's Eve Too (Time Magazine)

Syria and France Said to Be Deadliest for Journalists in 2015 (New York Times - Paywall)

Flood areas braced for Storm Frank (Financial Times - Paywall)

NYPD Gets Out the Big Guns for New Year's Eve (NBC News)

U.S.-led air strikes kill IS leaders linked to Paris attacks (Reuters)

Tadcaster Bridge Collapses Forcing Residents To Flee As Storm Frank Batters British Isles (Huffington Post)

Deadly Storm Marches East, Packing Dangerous Punch (NBC News)

Isis chief linked to Paris attacker killed (Financial Times - Paywall)

As U.S. Hails Iraqi Success in Ramadi, Focus Turns to Next Move in ISIS Fight (New York Times - Paywall)

New Year with Putin -- in pictures (CNN)

Italy expels man suspected of terrorist intentions (Reuters)

ISIS stronghold liberated (CNN)

UK Floods: Hebden Bridge Man Delivers Impassioned Message To Foreign Aid Critics (Huffington Post)

Egypt court upholds jail for man convicted of defaming Islam (Washington Post - Paywall)

Just One Iowan Attends O'Malley Event During Storm (NBC News)

Couple guilty of plotting London attack (Financial Times - Paywall)

'Silent Bomber' Mohammed Rehman And Wife Found Guilty Of Plotting Terror Attack On 7/7 Anniversary (Huffington Post)

State Department touts success in 'winning' war against extremism and bringing peace to Syria (Washington Post - Paywall)

Iraqi troops victory over ISIS in Ramadi (CBS News)

ISIS issues rules for raping, enslaving women (Fox News)

Iraqi forces buoyed by PM visit to Ramadi (Financial Times - Paywall)

U.S. Airstrikes Kill ISIS Leaders Linked to Paris Attacks (Newsweek Magazine)

Former Newcastle keeper Srnicek dies (BBC)

Iraq declares Ramadi calm after ISIS defeat (CBS News)

Specials drummer Bradbury dies (BBC)

Belgium Arrests 2 Linked to New Year's Eve Plot to Attack Brussels (New York Times - Paywall)

Airstrike kills ISIS leader linked to Paris attacks mastermind (Fox News)

Meat Found in Home of Indian Killed Over Cow-Slaughter Rumors Is Said to Be Goat (New York Times - Paywall)

Man Pleads With Nightclub To Remove Photo Of Him And Ex From Facebook Page, Hilarity Ensues (Huffington Post)

Presidential Candidate Martin O'Malley Delivers His Vision For America... To A Bearded Man Called 'Kenneth' (Huffington Post)

Woman accused of affectionate contact' with man caned in Indonesia (Fox News)

Buhari's Boko Haram Deadline in Doubt After Attacks Kill Almost 50 (Newsweek Magazine)

UK husband and wife convicted of planning bomb attack on civilian targets in London (Fox News)

Hero dog to receive medal for role in Paris attacks probe (Fox News)

Suicide Attack Targets Regional Government Office in Pakistan (New York Times - Paywall)

Two arrested on suspicion of plotting attacks in Brussels (Los Angeles Times)

WARNING: Tonight's HURRICANE force winds more powerful than 1987 storm which left 22 dead (Daily Express)

Iraqi troops on verge of recapturing Ramadi from ISIS (CBS News)

Is Ramadi the model for defeating IS in Iraq? (BBC)

Capture of key complex at Ramadi could mark a strategic victory over Islamic State, but will it hold? (Los Angeles Times)

Behind Europe's rollercoaster year (BBC)

Iraqi forces claim victory in Ramadi (Financial Times - Paywall)

Boko Haram attacks northeast Nigerian city, killing at least 30 (Los Angeles Times)

Game of Thrones tops 2015 pirate list (BBC)

Israel worries about threat from Islamic State (Los Angeles Times)

Islamic state claims responsibility for attack on mosque in Bangladesh (Los Angeles Times)

UK year in pictures: 2015 (BBC)

Top Syrian rebel leader reported killed in airstrike (Los Angeles Times)

Your pictures: Best of 2015 (BBC)

The year in Investigative journalism (CBS News)

Fake alcohol that can cause blindness and death flooding shops before New Year (Daily Mail)

Over 40 penguins were killed by dogs on beaches in South Africa last year (Daily Mail)

Lindsay Sandiford could be executed in 2016 as Bali prepares for New Year (Daily Mail)

Welsh political drama Byw Celwydd - Living A Life - set to hit screens in new year (Daily Mail)

New Year resolution that can save you £20,000: Overpaying your mortgage while interest rates are still low makes far more sense than saving (Daily Mail)

Roman Abramovich's wife sails into the New Year on their £1.5b mega-yacht in St Barts (Daily Mail)

2015 was the year of downsizing: Word among most popular alongside bungalow, cottage and village in searches on Zoopla website (Daily Mail)

The magic of Mac! A salute to the Mail's peerless cartoonist whose comic genius brightened up a gloomy year (Daily Mail)

Romanian gypsy 'dancing bears' take to the streets at New Year to ward off evil spirits (Daily Mail)

Alan Barnes reveals he has finally settled into a new home after a life-changing year (Daily Mail)

Does YOUR sex life need a detox? Tracey Cox reveals New Year relationship resolutions (Daily Mail)

Brit 'linked to associate of Jihadi John' is arrested in Turkey as ISIS suspect (Daily Mail)

The double life of Russian 'spy' beheaded by ISIS (Daily Mail)

Iraqi forces raise their flag as ISIS are driven from Ramadi (Daily Mail)

Muslims respond they would rather wait for Star Wars film than join ISIS (Daily Mail)

British air strikes kill ISIS fighters in Syria for the first time' (Daily Mail)

David Cameron sends his congratulations to Iraq for a 'significant' victory in the fight against ISIS after terrorists are driven out of Ramadi (Daily Mail)

Tottenham hate preacher Omar Bakri's son Bilal is killed fighting for ISIS in Iraq (Daily Mail)

Samra Kesinovic who fled Austria to join ISIS was used as a sex slave and killed (Daily Mail)

Russian police hunt woman 'plotting ISIS suicide bomb attack' (Daily Mail)

Philadelphia man builds 'magic mirror' for his girlfriend (Daily Mail)

Last Man of Kabul, Dr William Brydon's home goes up for sale for £675k (Daily Mail)

Renfrewshire man in row with neighbours over mansion's 70ft tall hedge (Daily Mail)

Instagram video of man using sleeping cat to CLEAN his shoes splits internet (Daily Mail)

Vladimir Putin's right hand man Dmitry Rogozin 'injured in gun club gun blast' (Daily Mail)

Enderby man arrested after 'gun battle between warring gipsy families' (Daily Mail)

The rock wild man who made Keith Richards look like a choir boy: As Motorhead singer dies two days after being told he had aggressive cancer, it is only surprising that he managed to make it to 70 (Daily Mail)

Video shows man dragging his girlfriend by her hair in car window (Daily Mail)

Blackbeard the pirate was actually an aristocratic family man who gave up wealth (Daily Mail)

Video shows man smearing door handles of Las Vegas mosque with bacon (Daily Mail)

Video shows emotional deaf man discovering he is going to be a father (Daily Mail)

Video shows moment youth shoots dead homeless man in Colombia (Daily Mail)

ISIS leader Charaffe al Mouadan linked to Paris attacks mastermind is killed in Syria (Daily Mail)

Calls for firework ban in Germany Bavarian National Park beaver is killed by firecracker (Daily Mail)

ISIS killed mother for breastfeeding her baby in public in Syria (Daily Mail)

Turkish teens lying in the road are run over and killed while taking pics (Daily Mail)

Russian woman is run over and killed by hit-and-run truck driver on zebra crossing (Daily Mail)

New Year's Eve revellers beware of Ecstasy tablets that killed two after a Boxing Day party (Daily Mail)

Was Kim Jong-un's closest comrade' killed off by the North Korean leader in car crash? (Daily Mail)

Sabrina Bellman is killed in Boxing Day crash in Cornwall (Daily Mail)

Dundee woman killed brother's fish by feeding it DAIRYLEA (Daily Mail)

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej's dog dies days after 'online jokes' arrest (Daily Mail)

Former Newcastle United goalkeeper Pavel Srnicek dies aged 47 (Daily Mail)

The Specials drummer John Bradbury dies aged 62 (Daily Mail)

Motorhead rocker Lemmy Kilmister dies of cancer aged 70 (Daily Mail)

Guru Josh dies in Ibiza aged 53, rave legend behind the song Infinity (Daily Mail)

National Geographic reveals its top pictures of 2015 (Daily Mail)

Sliced loaf sales crumble as shoppers cut out carbs: Amount sold down by £100m in 2015 with pasta, rice and potatoes also seeing a fall (Daily Mail)

Value of UK's 28m homes rises by £1.4bn every day in 2015 (Daily Mail)

Astronaut pictures from ISS give a unique perspective on 2015 (Daily Mail)

Allure video showcases the best New Year's Eve party looks from the past 100 years (Daily Mail)

God made Eve from Adam's PENIS and not his rib, claims religious academic (Daily Mail)

Etiquette guru Julie Lamberg-Burnet reveals how to behave on New Year's Eve (Daily Mail)

New Year's Eve travel to see delays on the trains and engineering works (Daily Mail)

Maternity gowns that showcase your bump for New Year's Eve parties (Daily Mail)

Three-quarters of Britons set to celebrate New Year's Eve at home (Daily Mail)

Looters target York flood victims' homes as Storm Frank threatens 6in more rain (Daily Mail)

UK weather forecast predicts Storm Frank will bring 6 inches of rain and 80mph winds (Daily Mail)

Ronald Reagan told Margaret Thatcher to read Tom Clancy's Red Storm Rising (Daily Mail)

PEGIDA knock Adele off the top of the German charts with Together We're Strong (Daily Mail)

Newcastle woman woke up to find her neighbour raping her and filming the attack (Daily Mail)

ISIS suicide bomb suspects 'plotting NYE attack in Turkey' arrested in Ankara (Daily Mail)

Mother-of-four's finger was almost BITTEN OFF during a sickening attack by a 'drugged-up clubber' (Daily Mail)

Race campaigners attack Oliver Letwin's riot comments (Daily Mail)

Belgian soldiers and cops 'held an ORGY during hunt for Paris attacks suspects' (Daily Mail)

Hate crime against Muslims soars by more than 170 per cent following Paris attacks (Daily Mail)