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It's a royal treat! Buckingham Palace debuts its Christmas decorations

Today 18:11 GMT

On Dec. 12, the royal family announced (by way of Instagram and Twitter) that "Christmas has arrived at Buckingham Palace," sharing a video of this year’s decorations and some insight into a historic holiday tradition.

While you’re decorating your home and hanging your favorite ornaments around the tree, Buckingham Palace is getting into the holiday spirit across the pond. And you thought you had nothing in common with the Queen of England.

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Source: New York Times

Bette Howland, Author and Protégé of Bellow’s, Dies at 80

Today 18:11 GMT

Bette Howland, who wrote three well-regarded books in the 1970s and early ’80s, then faded from the literary scene, only to be rediscovered recently, died on Wednesday in Tulsa, Okla.

Two years ago Jacob Howland, a philosophy professor at the University of Tulsa, wrote an article for Commentary describing a chain of events that led not only to a reassessment of his mother’s writing, but also to the emergence of a decades-long correspondence Ms. Howland had with Saul Bellow, who he said was a longtime friend and, for a time, a lover.

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Source: New York Times

Review: ‘Bulldozer,’ a Robert Moses Musical With a Rickety Foundation

Today 18:11 GMT

The biographer Robert A. Caro needed more than 1,200 pages to unspool the story of Robert Moses’s life and career in his Pulitzer Prize-winning 1974 masterwork, “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York.”

Credits Music and lyrics by Peter Galperin; Book by Peter Galperin and Daniel Scot Kadin; Directed by Karen Carpenter. Cast Constantine Maroulis, Wayne Wilcox, Molly Pope, Ryan Knowles and Kacie Sheik

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Source: CBS News

Cop battling advanced cancer helps rescue nearly 1,500 in Harvey aftermath

Today 18:11 GMT

Houston's police chief says the homes of 400 of his officers were destroyed or damaged by Harvey, but they stayed on duty during the storm.

When Ramon posed for a picture, he was sending a signal to his wife, Cindy, reports CBS News' David Begnaud. "That's me giving a thumbs up that I'm OK. One officer, Bert Ramon, helped to save more than 1,000 people, even though he was fighting stage 4 colon cancer.

Source: NBC News

Hundreds of upcoming American Airlines flights don’t have pilots

Today 17:18 GMT
Source: NBC News

American, pilots reach deal to avoid canceling flights

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Source: BBC

EU to investigate Ikea's tax affairs

Today 17:17 GMT
Source: DW

China rebuffs Trump's claim of 'economic aggression'

Today 17:17 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Metals: Gold Prices Climb With Dollar Falling

Today 17:18 GMT
Source: CBS News

Special Counsel Robert Mueller gets access to thousands of Trump transition emails - AP

Today 01:31 GMT
Source: Fox News

Trump needs to stand up to China, despite our confrontation with North Korea

Today 17:18 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Last week, a model described luxury lingerie as ‘empowering’. Is she right?

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Mixed US messages on North Korea

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Journalists are at war with their critics — and they're losing badly

Thursday 12:45 GMT
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World leaders take aim at climate change and Trump

Wednesday 20:59 GMT
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Firefighters battle to protect California homes from flames

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French school bus crash death toll rises to 6

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Source: Common Domain

Bitcoin fever exposes crypto-market frailties

Thursday 18:13 GMT
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Bangladeshi officials: NYC subway bomb attack suspect Akayed Ullah followed radical preacher

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