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Perfect cottages for Christmas

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 2:45pm
Award-winning architecture probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when hearing the word "cottage." More likely, it conjures images of quaint countryside dwellings -- rustic abodes in Cape Cod, thatched roofs in England, and modest oceanside retreats in Sweden.
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Eerie ruins of the Soviet space shuttle

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 2:44pm
It was the Soviet response to the space shuttle, designed to take the Cold War into space. But after just one flight, it was mothballed. Now, the ruins of what was called the Buran program are left to rust in the steppe of Kazakhstan.
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Meet Hollywood's favorite photographer

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 2:43pm
On November 17, 1961, a 27-year-old Canadian photographer named Douglas Kirkland photographed one of the world's biggest stars: Marilyn Monroe.
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Miss Iraq 'disappointed' in government after selfie blowback

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 2:38pm
When Sarah Idan posted a selfie on Instagram with her new friend at the Miss Universe pageant, she certainly didn't expect to spark an international incident.
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'Zanka' Claus is coming to Huddersfield Town!

BBC World News - December 21, 2017 - 1:57pm
Defender Mathias Jorgensen has offered to buy every Huddersfield Town fan who travels away to Southampton on Saturday a Christmas drink as thanks for their "amazing" support this season.
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Poundland removes Twinings tea from 'Naughty Elf' ad

BBC World News - December 21, 2017 - 1:39pm
The discount chain has removed box of the brand's tea from an ad after the company complained on Twitter.
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UN overwhelmingly condemns Trump's Jerusalem decision

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 1:33pm
The United Nations voted overwhelmingly to condemn President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel despite threats from the US to pull funding from the world body.
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'My whole life was turned upside down'

BBC World News - December 21, 2017 - 1:32pm
Samuel Armstrong says he drank spirits with the woman in MP Craig Mackinlay's Westminster office.
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Ashes: Dawid Malan says England team spirit is good despite series defeat

BBC World News - December 21, 2017 - 1:20pm
Dawid Malan says the atmosphere in the England dressing room is "probably the best I've ever played in", despite their Ashes defeat.
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Peru's President faces impeachment vote

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 1:15pm
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski faces impeachment on Thursday for allegedly accepting bribes over a decade ago when he served as the country's finance minister and later its prime minister.
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Child malnutrition soars in besieged Syrian enclave

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 1:12pm
Despite many claims the war in Syria is ebbing, one besieged pocket of rebel-aligned civilians near the Syrian capital is at a "critical point," says the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
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Errington's Dunsyre Blue cheese recalled over listeria concerns

BBC World News - December 21, 2017 - 12:46pm
Errington's Dunsyre Blue was named as the most likely source of an E.coli outbreak last year.
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Bitcoin: My 400 coin bet paid off, but is it too late for others?

BBC World News - December 21, 2017 - 12:23pm
An entrepreneur funded her business by speculating on the crypto-currency, but is it too late for others?
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You can go blind from cosmetic fillers

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 12:22pm
You can go blind from dermal fillers? Though they're extremely rare cases, a new paper sheds light on what can go wrong with minimally invasive filler injections, which are on the rise.
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Arsenal v Liverpool last season was epic...

BBC World News - December 21, 2017 - 12:13pm
BBC Sport looks back to last season's epic encounter between Arsenal and Liverpool, when seven goals were scored in a stunning opening-weekend encounter at the Emirates.
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Mystery 'ghost ships' wash ashore

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 12:01pm
CNN's Ivan Watson travels to Akita Prefecture, Japan, to investigate the mysterious phenomenon of North Korean boats washing ashore.
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Cholera outbreak hits record 1 million

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 11:55am
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The 30 top takes of 2017

CNN Top Stories - December 21, 2017 - 11:54am
In a year dominated by the beginning of the Trump presidency, readers came to CNN Opinion looking for insight into the man occupying the highest office in the land. But Donald Trump's many actions and tweets weren't the only subjects of interest. Stories of racism and white supremacist groups, workplace sexual harassment, freedom of the press and a series of horrific natural disasters attracted your attention, too.
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Hospitals to cancel ops to cope with winter surge

BBC World News - December 21, 2017 - 11:50am
Bosses say the move is needed to prepare for the early January spike in demand, but surgeons complain of short notice.
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Manchester United and Manchester City will face no action over tunnel incident

BBC World News - December 21, 2017 - 11:48am
There will be no Football Association charges after milk and water were thrown following the Manchester derby.
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