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    "The European Union left Poland out of a 2050 climate neutrality agreement on Friday after hours of summit haggling with three poorer eastern member states that demanded more funds for economic transition and support for nuclear power."

    "UK shares focused on the domestic economy surged on Friday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservatives convincingly won a national election, reassuring markets that Britain is likely to be headed for an orderly exit from the European Union."

    "The outcome of the British election will help a fresh drive next week to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland after a near three-year hiatus, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday."

    "Burnley is no longer a brick in Labour's Red Wall."

    "Tireless teenage activist Greta Thunberg has been crisscrossing the globe by car, train and boat - but not plane - to demand action on climate change. But now even she needs a rest."

    "Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd's potential liability for a deadly excursion to a volcanic island in New Zealand could hinge on whether the eruption was an unforeseeable "act of God," according to maritime lawyers."

    "Burnley is no longer a brick in Labour's Red Wall."

    "Ford Motor Co said on Friday it would recall 547,538 of its Ford Super Duty pickup trucks across the United States, Canada and Mexico, citing the risk of a post-crash interior fire."

    "New Zealand's geological agency downgraded its "alert level" for the White Island volcano this week - at the same time its own scientists said another eruption similar to Monday's deadly blast was increasingly likely."

    "U.S. retail sales increased less than expected in November as Americans cut back on discretionary spending despite a strong labor market, raising fears the economy was slowing a bit faster than anticipated in the fourth quarter."

    "Campaigners slammed Australia on the final day of a U.N. climate summit on Friday as its policy of using old carbon credits to count toward future emissions targets emerged as a major sticking point in negotiations."

    "Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a climate plan to slash U.S. carbon emissions by 50% in ten years, by slapping tougher pollution standards on new gas-fired power plants and replacing coal with cleaner energy sources like wind and solar."

    "She may be the world's youngest-serving head of government, but Finland's newly appointed prime minister does not feel like a role model, 34-year-old Sanna Marin told Reuters on Friday."

    "The New York Giants moved on from Janoris Jenkins on Friday after the injured cornerback tweeted a slur toward a fan who had been critical of him earlier this week."

    "Everything you need to know about the iconic 'Star Wars' lightsaber: As the Skywalker saga comes to a close with the Dec. 20 release of 'Rise of Skywalker,' here's an interactive look at the colors, strikes and deaths of every lightsaber duel of the eight major films and how they are made https://reut.rs/36yZkZe"

    "The U.S. Attorney leading the investigation of corruption within the United Auto Workers (UAW) told Reuters on Friday the union's leadership still is not fully cooperating with the government, but that individuals are giving federal investigators tips that could expand the probe."

    "In Hong Kong, when the tempo of traffic-light signals accelerates to about 800 ticks a minute, visually impaired residents know they can safely cross the road. But over the past six months of unrest, many streets have lost their beat."

    "A former prime minister was elected Algeria's new president in a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil, but protesters who toppled his predecessor marched again on Friday, vowing their movement would not stop."

    "Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to "let the healing begin" in a speech outside 10 Downing Street on Friday after securing a landslide victory in a divisive national election."

    "Several hundred noisy protesters marched through central London on Friday to protest against Britain's election result, chanting "Boris Johnson: Not My Prime Minister" and "Boris, Boris, Boris: Out, Out, Out"."

    "Boeing Co has decided not to compete as a prime contractor to replace the Pentagon's aging U.S.-based Minuteman III missile system, paving the way for Northrop Grumman Corp to win a contract worth tens of billions of dollars."

    "China and the United States have agreed on the text of a phase one trade deal, and Beijing has decided to cancel an earlier plan to impose additional tariffs on U.S. imports on Dec. 15, senior Chinese government officials said on Friday."

    "British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon on Friday there would be no new independence referendum and said the previous vote in 2014 must be respected."

    "T-Mobile US Inc Chief Executive John Legere testified on Friday that he believes U.S. regulators considered Dish Network's history of attempting to build a wireless network when they approved the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp ."

    "The U.S. auto safety agency said Friday it will investigate a 12th Tesla crash that may be tied to the vehicle's advanced Autopilot driver assistance system after a Tesla Model 3 rear-ended a parked police car in Connecticut on Saturday."

    "Some 20 miles north of New York City, a team of scientists is searching for clues about how the environment is changing by studying organisms not usually found in the woods around here: corals."

    "In Egypt, censorship is more oppressive now than under Hosni Mubarak’s rule, programme makers say. Where Mubarak’s censors would approve a soap after sampling just a few episodes, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's insist on watching the entire series https://reut.rs/38xRZLa"

    "17-year-old Pak couldn’t count how many bottles he’d filled with lighter fluid in the two days he’d been at Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University. Now, he talks about looking for guns. Read the full story:"

    "Several hundred noisy protesters marched through central London on Friday to protest against Britain's election result, chanting "Boris Johnson: Not My Prime Minister" and "Boris, Boris, Boris: Out, Out, Out"."

    "Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to "let the healing begin" in a speech outside 10 Downing Street on Friday after securing a landslide victory in a divisive national election."

    "U.S. health regulators on Friday approved expanding the heart benefit claims Amarin Corp can make in promoting its drug Vascepa to include reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes in high-risk patients, opening a multibillion-dollar market opportunity."

    "U.S. President Donald Trump's limited trade deal with China removes a major hurdle for Apple and other technology stocks that have already surged this year to record highs."

    "Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman has no immediate plans to step down and is developing a strong second rung of leadership, the Wall Street banker told CNBC on Friday."

    "Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Friday said it won a $752 million jury verdict against Gilead Sciences Inc in a U.S. patent dispute relating to technology for treating cancer."

    "California Governor Gavin Newsom was expected to decide late on Friday whether a bankruptcy reorganization plan submitted by PG&E Corp , the state's largest investor-owned utility company, complies with a recently enacted state wildfire law."

    "The chair of a U.S. congressional panel wrote to Alphabet's Google and to Apple on Friday to ask what if any disclosures mobile apps are required to make regarding overseas ties, a concern that follows reports of Chinese investment in popular apps such as TikTok and Grindr."

    "Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam left for Beijing on Saturday for her first visit to the Chinese capital since her government was handed a crushing defeat in local elections last month, prompting speculation about changes to her leadership team."

    "Canadian financial regulator the Ontario Securities Commission said on Friday it has dismissed a request by Catalyst for a cease trade order relating to proposed take-private deal of Hudson's Bay ."

    "The New York Giants moved on from Janoris Jenkins on Friday after the injured cornerback tweeted a slur toward a fan who had been critical of him earlier this week."

    "Patrick Reed's dismal Presidents Cup continued on Saturday as he and Webb Simpson slumped to a third successive defeat at Royal Melbourne, the U.S. pair going down 5&3 to the Internationals' Hideki Matsuyama and CT Pan in the morning fourballs."

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    "Chilean police and soldiers used excessive or unnecessary force to quell recent demonstrations, committing serious human rights violations including unlawful killings and torture that should be prosecuted, the United Nations said on Friday."

    "Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson's Bay Co has fallen short of securing enough shareholder support for a C$1.9 billion($1.4 billion) deal to take the department store operator private, people familiar with the matter said on Friday."

    "The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Friday filed a Federal Register notice suspending the 15% U.S. tariffs slated to go into effect on Sunday on Chinese goods worth about $160 billion after reaching a "phase one" trade deal with Beijing."

    "Chinese fintech company Ant Financial Services [ANTFIN.UL] and U.S. asset management firm The Vanguard Group have established a joint venture to provide retail investment advisory services in China, the companies said in a statement on Saturday."

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