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Here's the edition for Thursday, December 13th, 2018.

China arrests two Canadians on national security charges

Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig were seized by Chinese state security forces for "endangering national security." The move sees Canada pulled increasingly into the US and China tug-of-war.

Theresa May Survives Leadership Challenge, but Brexit Plan Is Still in Peril

A party vote left her in power, but her government’s plans on how to leave the European Union were left in disarray.

Tabloid Company Reaches Deal in Investigation of Trump Hush Money

The deal was a major step for prosecutors building a case that payouts to two women before the 2016 election violated campaign finance laws.

Turkey train crash: Several killed in high speed train collision

At least seven dead, scores injured, as high speed train crashes and two carriages topple over in Ankara.

Beyond the Headlines Important stories from below the fold.

Strasbourg's suspect received call from German number

Authorities are still searching for Cherif C., since he fled the Strasbourg Christmas market after the attack. A manhunt is underway in France and Germany, where the 29-year-old had two previous convictions.

'Raging' Santa angers parents with beard-ripping tantrum

Organisers of event in Cambridgeshire apologise after St Nick saw red during fire alarm

Gun deaths in US rise to highest level in 20 years, data shows

Forty thousand people were killed in shootings last year amid a growing number of suicides involving firearms, CDC reveals

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Science and Technology Behind the scenes of our daily lives.

Opera launches a cryptocurrency wallet in its Android browser

The web browser Opera has launched a built-in cryptocurrency wallet on its own browser on Android, the company announced today at a blockchain event in London. The wallet will f...

Pokémon Go’s PvP Trainer Battles are now live

Trainer Battles, the long-awaited PvP mode for Pokémon Go, are now available. Niantic started rolling them out for level 40 players a couple of hours ago, but they quickly becam...

Google’s Chromecast returns to Amazon, but it still lacks Prime Video

One whole year after Amazon announced it would resume selling Google Chromecasts, the streaming pucks are finally available to buy from its store. Originally, Amazon had said that selling a streaming device that didn’t support its own Pr...

Business Moving finance and global economics today.

Trump faces pushback after saying he may intervene in arrest of Huawei executive

U.S. President Donald Trump is facing a pushback — both at home and overseas, after saying he might intervene in a legal case involving the CFO of Chinese telco giant Huawei Technologies who has been arrested in Canada.

Here are the stocks that will get the biggest boost if US-China trade talks are successful: Cramer

Jim Cramer expects a couple of stock groups to benefit from improved trade talks on Thursday, beginning with the technology space.

Cramer's lightning round: 'It's too nightmarish' to own bank stocks in this environment

Jim Cramer steers investors away from the banking sector in a rapid-fire question-and-answer session.

Sports Headlines from international leagues and competitions.

Nicolas Chauvin: Stade Francais teenager dies after tackle in game at Bordeaux

A 19-year-old rugby player with French side Stade Francais dies in hospital after breaking his neck in a youth game.

Man Utd: Jose Mourinho criticises starting players after Champions League defeat by Valencia

Jose Mourinho criticises Manchester United's starting players after their limp Champions League loss to Valencia.

Gambling chiefs confirm 'whistle-to-whistle' television sport advertising ban

Gambling chiefs confirm plans to effectively ban television betting adverts during pre-watershed live sport.

Entertainment News from the world of music, TV and cinema.

How Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle Are Celebrating Their First Christmas as a Couple

The holidays are just around the corner, and Donald Trump. Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle will be celebrating their first Christmas as a couple together with their families. "We're...

Jennifer Garner and Boyfriend John Miller Enjoy Casual Date Out Amid Reports of Breakup

Jennifer Garner and boyfriend John Miller are proving that breakfast dates are the way to go. The new couple hit up a Santa Monica hot spot on Monday morning amid reports that ...

Hailey Baldwin Makes a Drastic Change to Her Appearance

It seems like Hailey Baldwin is taking after her husband, Justin Bieber. On Oct. 30, Bieber cut off his signature blonde locks and went for a shaved head look, and now it appea...