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Anti-Trump Protests Flare In Beirut Near The US Embassy
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The demonstrators are responding to President Trump's decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of American foreign policy.

(Image credit: ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)

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The Internet Celebrates The First Snow Of The Season
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The Northest, Southeast, and mid-Atlantic were blanketed in the season's first snowfall this weekend, prompting some panic, and lots of Instagrammed awe.

(Image credit: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

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Palestinians and Israelis on US Jerusalem recognition
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Palestinians and Israelis react to US plan to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-mi...
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What Trump's Jerusalem decision means for peace
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The BBC's Lyse Doucet explains what the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital means for peace. www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us...
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Hurricane Harvey Flooded Houston's Theater District, But It Won't Stop The Shows
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Bayou water and sewage flooded the city's opera, ballet, and theater companies, ruining wigs, costumes and props. Losses and costs to rebuild may total more than $60 million.

(Image credit: Scott Dalton/for NPR)

www.npr.org/2017/12/09/5694...
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The Danish supermarket chain selling 'surplus food'
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A small chain of supermarkets in Denmark is selling what it calls "surplus food", products which have passed the "best before" date or have not quite met manufacturer's rules. www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-...
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Catalan protest in Brussels over independence
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45,000 supporters of independence travel to Brussels to call on the European Union for support. www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-eu...
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Andrej Babis: Czech Republic's new billionaire prime minister
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Czech Republic's new prime minister is a billionaire who's anti-immigration. Sound familiar? www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-eu...
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Anyone for a sushi croissant?
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BBC Minute finds out what foods will be popular in 2018. www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-42...
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Creating 'vertical villages' in Singapore
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In Singapore planners are creating "vertical villages" for people living in high-rise apartments. www.bbc.co.uk/news/business...