Friday, 9th December 2016

World News

Dog visits dying owner in hospital to give one last goodbye (CBS News)

Fukushima radiation found in U.S. waters (CBS News)

The American Dream is in trouble (CBS News)

12/8: John Glenn, first American to orbit the Earth and U.S. senator, dead at 95; John Glenn in his own words (CBS News)

Mass exodus in Aleppo as Syrians flee from attacks (CBS News)

China Faces Off Against World on Trade (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Sky shares soar 30% after it reveals takeover talks with 21st Century Fox (Daily Mail)

Donald Trump Shuts Down Companies Tied to Saudi Arabia (Time Magazine)

The Internet Is Getting Emotional About the Obamas' Last White House Christmas Card (Time Magazine)

Vladimir Putin reveals surprising trillion pound TELEPORTATION plans (Daily Star)

Obama orders full review of Russian hacking during the 2016 election (Los Angeles Times)

Over 1,000 Russian Athletes Involved in Doping, Investigation Says (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Louis Tomlinson's mother Johannah Deakin dies aged 42 after battle with leukaemia (Daily Mail)

Trump Takes Heat From Breitbart Over Labor Secretary Pick (NBC News)

Ex-NYC Mayor Giulini off Trump Cabinet list (CNN)

Office Christmas Party's T.J. Miller is arrested after 'slapping his Uber driver' (Daily Mail)

Donald Trump and Nicola Sturgeon share phone call discussing Scotland and US relationship (Daily Mail)

After the impeachment, uncertainty reigns in South Korea (Los Angeles Times)

Goldman's Cohn in frame for Trump economic role (Financial Times - Paywall)

'The Russian Olympic team corrupted London Games on an unprecedented scale' says Dr Richard McLaren as he reveals extent of doping programme (Daily Mail)

Pro boxer murdered: Shock as Carl Frampton's former opponent found dead in a truck (Daily Star)

Stop Christmas gift cards rip-off: Government declares war on shops as it's revealed £300MILLION worth of vouchers expire before they're used (Daily Mail)

Rudy's Out: Giuliani Is No Longer in Running for Trump Cabinet (NBC News)

Report: More than 1,000 Russian athletes tied to doping conspiracy (CBS News)

Royal Navy dad gives his son THIS heart-warming christmas present (Daily Star)

In one of the poorest countries in Asia, Ronald dela Rosa, director general of the Philippine National Police (PNP), is treated more like a rock star than a police chief (Daily Mail)

One dead in second Egypt blast, 3 cops hurt (CNN)

Honoring John Glenn, "the last true American hero" (CBS News)

Remembering space pioneer and statesman John Glenn (CBS News)

PM snubbed? Donald Trump calls NICOLA STURGEON to discuss SCOTLAND's relationship with USA (Daily Star)

China flies nuclear-capable bomber in South China Sea after Trump Taiwan call, US officials say (Fox News)

South Korea Embarks on Period of Uncertainty With Leader’s Impeachment (New York Times - Paywall)

Donald Trump Is the First True Reality TV President (Time Magazine)

Diplomat: Geneva meeting could avoid 'destruction' in Aleppo (Fox News)

Donald Trump Phones Nicola Sturgeon, One Of His Fiercest Critics, To Discuss US/Scottish Relationship (Huffington Post)

This Man Built His Wife a Life-Sized Advent Calendar for Christmas (Time Magazine)

Prostitute with one eye is arrested over South Carolina prostitution ring (Daily Mail)

Donald Trump Is Building the Most Conservative Presidential Cabinet In U.S. History (Newsweek Magazine)

We Are About to Die': The End Comes for Aleppo (Time Magazine)

Creepy recording reveals what monkeys would sound like if they could speak (Daily Mail)

Bombshell Report Reveals Massive Scale of Russian Doping (NBC News)

S. Korean president impeached amid corruption scandal (CBS News)

Family Discovers Touching Christmas Note Inside Balloon Sent By Little Boy to His Dad In Heaven' (Time Magazine)

This New Movie Tells the True Story of the Women Who Helped Put John Glenn Into Space (Time Magazine)

Kung Fu Santa shows off his excellent Christmas flipping skills (Daily Star)

Post-Brexit, EU president warns against leaving the EU (Daily Mail)

BREAKING: Donald Trump speaks with Sturgeon on phone about Scotland and US relationship (Daily Express)

BREAKING: Ring of Fire roars as 6.9 magnitude earthquake rumbles in South Pacific (Daily Star)

British man dies during pub fight in Costa del Sol (Daily Mail)

Donald Trump Gives Million-Dollar Donors Plum Postings (NBC News)

BREAKING: Judge to ALLOW Wisconsin recount as part of brazen bid to make Clinton President (Daily Express)

South Korea President's Impeachment a Fresh Blow to Global Order (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

This Town Might Be the Inspiration for Bedford Falls in It's a Wonderful Life (Time Magazine)

U.N. says civilian men disappearing as thousands flee Aleppo (CBS News)

Paul Manafort: Trump transition has been "very aggressive, positive event" (CBS News)

French president offers support to Cyprus peace talks (Fox News)

Chinese pickpocket lifts phone from unsuspecting passenger's pocket in one move (Daily Mail)

Aleppo battle: UN says hundreds of men missing (BBC)

Prison letter sent by Mark David Chapman revealed on anniversary of John Lennon's murder (Daily Mail)

President Obama Orders Full Review of Russian Hacking During 2016 Election (Newsweek Magazine)

One Direction star's mom dies at 43 (CNN)

South Korean parliament votes to IMPEACH president Park Geun-Hye (Daily Mail)

Union Leaders Upset Over Carrier Deal Target Trump (NBC News)

Which foreign policy sacred cows will Trump slaughter next? (CNN)

Eye Opener at 8: Remembering space pioneeer John Glenn (CBS News)

Intel Agencies Prepping Dossier to Prove Russian Hacks (NBC News)

Russian official wrongly claims Merkel rejects hacking fears (Fox News)

Trump outlines plans to help women and immigrants (CBS News)

Lawyer reveals motivation of knife-wielding teen shot by Reno police (CBS News)

New report reveals scale of Russias Olympic doping (CBS News)

Three policemen found burned to death in southern Mexico (Fox News)

President Obama Orders Full Review' of Election Hacking (Time Magazine)

Aleppo Apocalypse: Drone footage reveals how bombed out buildings and destroyed roads are all that is left of the Old City that now lies under the Syrian army's control (Daily Mail)

Chaos and Desperation as Thousands Flee Aleppo Amid Government Advance (New York Times - Paywall)

US Navy searching for Russian submarines feared to have been sent after NATO warships (Daily Mail)

Geert Wilders convicted of discrimination against Moroccans in Holland and declares judges 'on the wrong side of history' (Daily Mail)

Trump Reportedly Considering Ex-Mets Manager Bobby Valentine for Ambassador to Japan (Newsweek Magazine)

Women workers forced to strip naked and undergo random searches at Russian emerald mine... and are threatened with the 'gynaecological chair' if they complain (Daily Mail)

John Legend Urges President Obama to Help Nonviolent Drug Offenders (Newsweek Magazine)

Mexican politicians vent anger as they DESTROY paper mache effigy of Donald Trump (Daily Express)

Nigel Ordinans killed wife Linda before taking own life in car crash' in Dover (Daily Mail)

Stephen Colbert Says Holding the Trump Inauguration Parade in New York Makes No Sense' (Time Magazine)

This Stock Footage Of A Family Christmas Dinner Needs Some Serious Explaining (Huffington Post)

Disney World employee sacked after fight with Donald Duck reveals it's like to work there (Daily Mail)

Why the world's oldest flight attendant has no plans to hang up her uniform yet: EIGHTY-YEAR-OLD reveals her life of glamour at 30,000 feet - over six decades (Daily Mail)

Ten-year-old girl fighting for life after men set her on fire and throw her down a dry well for resisting their attempt to gang-rape her in India (Daily Mail)

Dutch police foil terror plot: AK47, explosives and ISIS flags found (CNN)

Mary Portas reveals perks of lesbian relationship with her wife Melanie Rickey (Daily Mail)

David Cameron predicts death of the Euro as he tells American students (Daily Mail)

No One Should Face Christmas Alone: Why We Parents Need To Show Elderly People We Care (Huffington Post)

Former soldier, 51, left fighting for his life in a coma and needing a kidney transplant after catching a deadly infection from his DOG licking him (Daily Mail)

Speak Up About Background Noise This Christmas (Huffington Post)

Report: Turkey drops case against Israeli officers (Fox News)

Ice Age BOBCAT found in California garden after hunting for meteorites (Daily Mail)

Giant panda, father of twins this year, dies in Austrian zoo (Fox News)

Mystery boat washes ashore California beach carrying ONE TON of marijuana (Daily Mail)

A real Miracle on 34th Street! Touching moment Santa uses sign language to wish a three-year-old deaf girl merry Christmas (Daily Mail)

Malawi's First Female President on How to Empower Girls in Africa (Newsweek Magazine)

South Korea's chaos isn't great news for North Korea (CNN)

Expert reveals the best herbal remedies to battle the cold this winter (Daily Mail)

'Hundreds' of Men From Rebel-Held Aleppo Feared Missing (NBC News)

Russian doping: McLaren report says more than 1,000 athletes implicated (BBC)

Louis Tomlinson's mother Johannah Deakin dies after leukaemia battle aged 43 (BBC)

Over 1,000 Russian athletes in 'state-sponsored doping' (CNN)

Weeks of Fury in South Korea End in President's Impeachment (NBC News)

Tokyo 2020: Four Olympic sports and one Paralympic sport lose funding (BBC)

Winging it! Motorcyclist catches an escaped yellow budgerigar with one hand as he rides along on his bike (Daily Mail)

What we ate for Christmas 100 years ago revealed - and turkey was STILL on the menu (along with Norfolk hares, capons and ox tongue) (Daily Mail)

How Television Adverts Are Changing the Meaning of Christmas (Newsweek Magazine)

The Conversation's interactive body map reveals the true risk of being lazy (Daily Mail)

Report: 2nd tunnel had to be built to release 'El Chapo' after 1st one came up in wrong cell (Fox News)

Russian doping probe implicates 1,000 athletes (Financial Times - Paywall)

Third EVER natural quasicrystal discovered on Russian meteorite (Daily Mail)

#DumpStarWars: Rogue One Faces Right-Wing Boycott Over Alleged Donald Trump Bias (Newsweek Magazine)

Husband asks Mumsnet for advice on reviving his dwindling sex life (Daily Mail)

Average Brit Consumes Three Days Worth Of Calories On Christmas Day, The Same As 12 Big Macs (Huffington Post)

Will South Africa's 'bridesmaids' catch rugby's bouquet? (CNN)

Why a Romney pick would be a coup for Trump (CNN)

We must improve relationship with China' announces Donald Trump (Daily Express)

Glasgow bin lorry crash victims' relatives CAN'T bring prosecution against driver (Daily Mail)

Rare insight into life in a war zone (CNN)

Brussels clubs hit back against 'dance tax' (CNN)

South Korea's Scandal-Hit President Stripped of Her Powers (NBC News)

Britain FIGHTS BACK against EU: Government furious at 'EXTRAORDINARY' Brussels court case (Daily Express)

Steven Riding responsible for violence against two ex-wives and girlfriend is jailed (Daily Mail)

Lingerie-loving 'jihadist' was plotting 2018 Russian World Cup terror attack (Daily Mail)

Ukip to target MPs who defied constituents to vote against triggering Brexit (Daily Mail)

Trump Spent $3M on Own Businesses in Campaign's Final Weeks (NBC News)

John Glenn: His Life in Pictures (NBC News)

Tragic young couple found dead in Chelmsford (Daily Mail)

Donald Trump to stay as Apprentice executive producer (BBC)

CBeebies reveals Tom Hardy will be reading children's stories on New Year's Eve (Daily Mail)

More Than 1,000 Russian Athletes Benefited From Doping: Report (NBC News)

Louis Tomlinson's Mum Johannah Deakin Dies After Leukaemia Battle, Aged 42 (Huffington Post)

South Korean lawmakers vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye (Fox News)

Buzz Aldrin Leaves Hospital After South Pole Scare (NBC News)

GRAPHIC: Repulsive video reveals uni students forced to chug milk and VOMIT on each other (Daily Star)

Tyne and Wear Christmas tree could be Britain's worst festive pine (Daily Mail)

Edlington Brothers Who Tortured Two Boys In South Yorkshire Granted Indefinite Anonymity (Huffington Post)

Hundreds of Men From Aleppo Missing After Leaving Rebel-Held Areas: U.N. (Newsweek Magazine)

War Hero and Astronaut John Glenn Dies at 95 (NBC News)

Donald Trump Will Retain Apprentice Producer Credit (Newsweek Magazine)

Investigative journalist Phillip Knightley dies at 87 (Fox News)

Daredevil risks his life leaping between rocks 1,200ft up in Norway (Daily Mail)

Over 1,000 Russian Athletes Benefited from Doping Cover Up: WADA Report (Newsweek Magazine)

Park Geun-hye: A long but difficult life in politics (BBC)

Masked raiders steal Neighbour's Robyn Morrison-Charlesworth's Christmas presents (Daily Mail)

How Air Force One is the most secure and luxurious plane in the world (Daily Mail)

Colombia president to collect Nobel without rebels in tow (Fox News)

Fukushima nuclear plant RADIOACTIVE FISH found on west coast of US (Daily Star)

South Korean President Impeached (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Must-watch interview: US Congressman accuses Fox anchor of being Russian agent (Daily Express)

Geert Wilders GUILTY of hate crimes against Moroccans after anti-migrant rally in Holland (Daily Express)

Russia's Military Buildup on the Baltic to Test Trump on NATO (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Mother says autistic son 'feels worthless' after being banned from school Christmas dance (Daily Mail)

Rail unions to pile on MORE Christmas strike misery (Daily Mail)

First American man to orbit the earth John Glenn dies aged 95 (Daily Mail)

IT worker receives Npower gas and electricity bill for £19,000 for one MONTH (Daily Mail)

UK weather on Christmas Day 2016 could be the hottest on record (Daily Mail)

London Pub The Alexandra Offering Free Christmas Dinner Praised For Fighting Loneliness (Huffington Post)

South Korea's parliament votes to impeach President Park (CNN)

Footage reveals dolphins made to jump through rings of FIRE in Indonesian circus (Daily Mail)

Hamm-Bruecher, 'Grand Dame' of Germany's FDP, dies at 95 (Fox News)

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

Chimpanzee who lived on cigarettes at Iraqi zoo set for new life at Kenyan sanctuary (Daily Mail)

Christmas Shopping London 2016: Get Your Last-Minute Presents At No.6 Mortimer (Huffington Post)

The Latest: UN says hundreds go missing after leaving Aleppo (Fox News)

Prepare for the worst' China plots to build more NUKES in war rage against US (Daily Star)

Trump goes after union president over Carrier deal criticism (CBS News)

Newly found 'HYPER starburst' galaxy churns out 4,500 suns each year (Daily Mail)

Soldier Yohanes Syahputra found in Borneo jungle TWO WEEKS after helicopter crash (Daily Mail)

South Korean president impeached in graft scandal (Financial Times - Paywall)

SKorea president impeachment ruins legacy of dictator father (Fox News)

One In Three Men Feel Lonely Over Christmas, Even In The Company Of Others (Huffington Post)

Peter Andre Reveals Baby Name Choice For Newborn Son On Twitter (Huffington Post)

Indonesia soldier found alive 2 weeks after helicopter crash (Fox News)

Russia: Over 8,000 Civilians Have Fled Rebel-Held Aleppo in 24 Hours (Newsweek Magazine)

Park Geun-hye impeached: Did a puppy bring down South Korea's president? (BBC)

Japan Ratifies TPP, Which Trump Has Promised to Leave (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Mrs Clegg's unappetising rant against 'fake' Nigel Farage (Daily Mail)

'Odious' Will Self enrages QT viewers by calling Trump and Farage 'grubby opportunists' (Daily Express)

Edlington Brothers Who Tortured Two Boys In South Yorkshire Seek Indefinite Anonymity (Huffington Post)

Alan Bennett On Boris Johnson, Donald Trump And Nigel Farage (Huffington Post)

Fighter Pilot Who Ejected Near Japan Found Dead (NBC News)

Donald Trump Meets With Ohio State Victims (Time Magazine)

A look at the rise and fall of South Korea's president (Fox News)

Donald Trump hires man behind THAT naked Charlotte McKinney advert (Daily Star)

Spanish Leader Calls for Aggressive Push Against Populism (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Japan Ratifies Pacific Trade Pact That Donald Trump Plans to Dump (Time Magazine)

Key developments in South Korean presidential crisis (Fox News)

Norwegian Refugee Council staffer detained in South Sudan (Fox News)

Starving kitten found dead with head in toilet in squalid West Midlands home (Daily Mail)

S. Korea's president loses power, keeps title, house, salary (Fox News)

After Park, Who? A Guide to Those Who Would Lead South Korea (New York Times - Paywall)

South Korea's Loathed President Park Geun-hye Has Been Impeached (Time Magazine)

South Korean legislature votes to impeach President Park Geun-hye (Los Angeles Times)

Russia says over 8,000 civilians leave eastern Aleppo (Fox News)

Schoolchildren choose Hitler's MEIN KAMPF as one of their favourite books, survey reveals (Daily Express)

Iraq prepares for new fight against post-Mosul IS (Fox News)

Panel rejects British company's $1.3B case against Indonesia (Fox News)

North Korean delegation back from paying respects to Castro (Fox News)

Aleppo boy gets surgery for shrapnel injury after 15 days (CBS News)

Iraq War vet with inspiring PTSD story found dead (CBS News)

John Glenn 1921-2016 (CBS News)

Cancerous tumor found in the mouth of ferocious giant 'Gorgon' 255 m years ago (Daily Mail)

John Glenn, first American to orbit the Earth, dead at 95 (CBS News)

South Korean president faces possible last day in power (Fox News)

Donald Trump Spent $66 Million of His Own Money on the 2016 Presidential Election (Newsweek Magazine)

"True American hero": World reacts to John Glenns death (CBS News)

South Koreas President Park Geun-hye to Face Impeachment Vote (Newsweek Magazine)

John Glenn, first American to orbit the earth, dies aged 95 (Financial Times - Paywall)

Trump Only Gets One Intel Brief a Week, Sources Say (Newsweek Magazine)

Indonesia president visits quake survivors, vows to rebuild (Fox News)

American pandas have culture shock in China (CNN)

Young Russian soldiers take their dates to this year's International Kremlin Cadet Ball (Daily Mail)

99 million-year-old dinosaur tail found in Myanmar (Daily Mail)

Yorkshire hamlet is recreated using 35 scrumptious Christmas cakes, icing and marzipan (Daily Mail)

Astronaut and Senator John Glenn dead at 95 (CBS News)

President Obama Will Appear on The Daily Show Once More Before Leaving Office (Time Magazine)

As Aleppo falls, diplomats foresee Iran and ISIS rise (CBS News)

Italian town left devastated by a huge earthquake visited by parachuting Father Christmas (Daily Mail)

South Korean President Faces Impeachment Vote Amid Corruption Scandal (Time Magazine)

Russia Says Syria Halts Aleppo Combat to Evacuate Citizens (New York Times - Paywall)

George Osborne rakes in £187,000 from speaking circuit in ONE MONTH (Daily Mail)

Donald Trump to Stay Producer on 'The Apprentice' as POTUS (NBC News)

1st American to orbit Earth dies (CNN)

Mind-bending test that reveals our brain 'make up' part of our peripheral vision (Daily Mail)

Syrian Rebels Pin Hopes on Trump (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Trump still exec producer on 'Apprentice' (CNN)

Tech gadgets are replacing traditional Christmas stocking presents (Daily Mail)

Just 11% of Christmas presents linked to science and maths are listed as suitable for girls (Daily Mail)

Syria conflict: Army 'suspends Aleppo fighting' (BBC)

Black Christmas (BBC)

Robert the Bruce had leprosy: 3D scanning reveals diseased face of 700-year-old father of Scottish independence (Daily Mail)

Robert Reich: Has Trump no decency? (CNN)

US left TERRIFIED as North Korea reveals it can launch NUCLEAR WEAPONS on missiles (Daily Express)

Life on the run for Russian doping whistleblower (BBC)

Rare Ancient Tumor with Tooth-Like Structures Found in a 255-Million-Year-Old Beast (Newsweek Magazine)

Second Cop Dies in Shooting in Georgia; Suspect Found Dead (NBC News)

'Oh yes' Farage heaps praise on Trump for winning Time Person of the Year on Question Time (Daily Express)

U.N. Says Nearly One in Four Children Live in Conflict or Disaster Zones (New York Times - Paywall)

Theresa May sticks with festive fun for No10 Christmas cards (Daily Express)

Expert reveals the 10 signs that prove it's finally time to call it quits (Daily Mail)

Watch John Glenn Lampoon the UFO Crowd on a Classic Episode of Frasier (Time Magazine)

See John Glenn's Career on the Cover of LIFE Magazine (Time Magazine)

Lives Are at Risk.' Hillary Clinton Warns Against Fake News (Time Magazine)

Trump sets stage for union fight with choice for labour (Financial Times - Paywall)

Nguyen Ngoc Luong, Times Guide in Vietnam War, Dies at 79 (New York Times - Paywall)

Royal Mail's worldwide hub photographed in run up to Christmas (Daily Mail)

Trump to Tap Fast-Food Executive for Labor Secretary (NBC News)

U.S. Marine Pilot Dies After Ejecting From Plane Off Japan (New York Times - Paywall)

John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95 (BBC)

South China Sea: To Beijings Ire, Vietnam Begins Dredging on Disputed Island (Newsweek Magazine)

Opinion: 'Springsteen paradox' explains Trump win (CNN)

John Glenn: First US astronaut to orbit Earth dies (BBC)

John Glenn, First American to Orbit Earth, Dies at 95 (Newsweek Magazine)

Why is Aleppo so important in Syria? (CNN)

Mexican leftist senators defend battering Trump pinata (Fox News)

McDonald's is moving European base TO the UK despite warning against Brexit (Daily Mail)

Trump taps fast food CEO for Labor sec. (CNN)

Who was John Glenn? (BBC)

US life expectancy drops, first since '93 (CNN)

What would victory for Assad in Aleppo mean for the Syrian civil war? (CBS News)

He was the voice of a generation in Pakistan. Then pop singer Junaid Jamshed found God (Los Angeles Times)

UN Syria envoy expects to meet with Trump team (Fox News)

No 10 Christmas lights switched on (BBC)

Facebook reveals the US Election and Brazilian Politics dominated 2016 (Daily Mail)

Trump Transition: Public Thinks President-Elect Is Too Close to White Nationalist Groups (Newsweek Magazine)

For many, coffee really is a matter of life and death (CBS News)

Emerson, Lake & Palmer's Greg Lake dies aged 69 (Daily Mail)

Naike Rivelli reveals naked photo was taken by STEP-FATHER and MOTHER (Daily Mail)

Supreme Court hears last arguments against Theresa May triggering Article 50 (Daily Mail)

Michelle Thomson reduces John Bercow to tears as she reveals she was RAPED (Daily Mail)

The healthiest Christmas dinners around the world revealed (Daily Mail)

DiCaprio, Trump talk climate change (CNN)

Most popular Christmas chocolates revealed in new Datify quiz (Daily Mail)

Italy's president moves to resolve political crisis (Financial Times - Paywall)

Glasgow police found chopped-up mother's decapitated head in suitcase, court is told (Daily Mail)

Carter Page, Ex-Trump Adviser With Russian Ties, Visits Moscow (New York Times - Paywall)

'Beautiful' dinosaur tail found preserved in amber (BBC)

Heart Disease, Alzheimers and Accidents Lead to Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy (Newsweek Magazine)

Trump Has Never Tapped Out of Pro Wrestling (NBC News)

Trump and Obama are phone buddies (CNN)

Korean president Park Geun-hye faces impeachment vote (BBC)

McLaren report: Russian doping investigation to announce new findings (BBC)

Britain's finance chief sees more trade with South Africa (Fox News)

Was YOUR MP one of the 89 who voted against Brexit? (Daily Mail)

Soveria Mannelli Journal: Internet Throws Lifeline to Family Businesses in Small Town in Italy’s South (New York Times - Paywall)

Op-Ed Contributor: Making South Africa Great Again (New York Times - Paywall)

Big One coming? Powerful earthquakes rock California and spark tsunami fears in Australia (Daily Star)

She has one job: Guard John Lennon's glasses (CNN)

Can Trump fix US foreign policy? (CNN)

Iran Races to Clinch Oil Deals Before Donald Trump Takes Office (New York Times - Paywall)

'Bored' Teenager Creates Amazing Christmas Lights Show Synched To Rae Sremmurd's 'Black Beatles' (Huffington Post)

Pensioner dies from cancer after failures by her GP meant she wasn't diagnosed (Daily Mail)

Assad regime shows no mercy as it pushes to regain Aleppo (CBS News)

Meet the keeper of John Lennon's glasses (CNN)

Why a Polish Christmas ad went viral (BBC)

Britain's first headteacher to change sex in post reveals how she 'faked being a man' (Daily Mail)

Former IRA splinter group leader found shot dead in Ireland (CBS News)

Mum Shares Graphic Photo Of Caesarean Scar One Day After Giving Birth To Prove She's A 'Bad Ass Mama' (Huffington Post)

Cancer patient who lost most of his penis takes legal action against Southend Hospital (Daily Mail)

12 Porsches, one pool... (CNN)

Claims Against South Korean President: Extortion, Abuse of Power and Bribery (New York Times - Paywall)

Defiance and Disillusionment in Heartland of South Korean President’s Support (New York Times - Paywall)

South Korea’s President Awaits Her Fate, Dejected, Sleepless and Alone (New York Times - Paywall)

How MOT saved cancer sufferer's life (BBC)

Poundland told of misspelling 'misteltoe' on Christmas decorations by SIX-year-old (Daily Mail)

Egypt Welcomes Prospect of Warmer U.S.-Russia Ties Under Trump (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

The Assad regime pushes to regain Aleppo heedless of trapped civilians (CBS News)

South Korean lawmakers introduce motion to impeach President Park Geun-hye (Los Angeles Times)

'Jeopardy' contestant dies before show airs (CNN)

Ever wondered where your Christmas turkey comes from? (Daily Mail)

Syrian rebels on the cusp of losing Aleppo as humanitarian crisis deepens (Los Angeles Times)

Naya's Health re;ease parody of what life would be like if men breastfed (Daily Mail)

China's President and Trump's Ambassador Pick Go Way Back (NBC News)

Syria rebels call for Aleppo ceasefire (Financial Times - Paywall)

Trump picks Iowa governor as China ambassador (Financial Times - Paywall)

Tiny Snail Defeats Donald Trump in Battle Over Irish Sea Wall (New York Times - Paywall)

Christmas Eve boxes (BBC)

Girl Posting to Twitter From Aleppo Gains Sympathy, but Doubts Follow (New York Times - Paywall)

Air Force One - why is it so expensive? (BBC)

The top contenders to be France's president (BBC)

Michael Fallon, the British defense secretary, talks terrorism and Trump (Los Angeles Times)

White House challenges Trump's Air Force One claim (Financial Times - Paywall)

Reality Check: Is Christmas dinner going up or down? (BBC)

Who is South Korea's President Park? (BBC)

Italy hears echoes of Trump and Brexit as anti-establishment parties press their cause (Los Angeles Times)

New Islamic State spokesman urges fresh wave of attacks -- especially against Turkey (Los Angeles Times)

In China, American Apparel courts controversy - but not over what you'd expect (Los Angeles Times)

This could be the week that ends Park Geun-hye's presidency in South Korea (Los Angeles Times)

How the Trump presidency could impact South American currency markets (Los Angeles Times)

Iran says it won't walk away from the nuclear deal that Trump has threatened to 'dismantle' (Los Angeles Times)

South Koreans demand President resign (CNN)

Saving children from life on the streets (CNN)

One man's fight against the drug cheats (CNN)