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19:00 World
Japan to resume Antarctic whaling under 'revised plan'

It suspended its whale hunt last year for a season after the top UN court ruled it should stop.

18:38 World
Dresden Symphony recalls Armenian genocide

Recalling the genocide on Armenians perpetrated by the Osmanian Empire a century ago, an orchestra of German, Turkish and Armenian musicians is performing world premieres in Berlin.
Source: DW

18:17 World
20 great holiday gifts for college students

Craft beer is having its moment in the U.S., and this kit will get beer enthusiasts started brewing their batches.
Source: CBS

17:56 World
Silicone implant in womb could boost IVF success

Women will have the chance to grow embryos in a silicone implant in their womb rather than in a laboratory test tube when they have fertility treatment.
Source: The Times

17:39 World
Energy drinks run out of fizz as scientists discover spoonful of sugar in water has same effect

Scientists at the University of Bath have discovered adding a spoonful of sugar to water can increase performance.
Source: The Telegraph

17:18 World
Qatar says it will ban construction firm workers from leaving country amid rain-damage probe

A year's worth of rain on Wednesday deluged Doha's Hamad International Airport, the home of Qatar Airways, pouring through at least one part of the roof. The airport cost at least $15 billion to build.
Source: FoxNews

16:15 World
15 of the most compelling photos shot in the last century

For the next month, the two commercial galleries are showcasing more than 150 prints by the likes of Henri Cartier-Bresson and Richard Avedon side-by-side for the joint The Photographers exhibition.

15:37 World
What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu in December

Is there anything better than hunkering down during the holidays and watching some of the best streaming options that are being offered?

15:16 World
Facebook introduces four-month parental leave for all employees

Policy that will affect new fathers and people in same-sex relationships comes after CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced he will take two months leave.

13:56 World
N.Y. designer barred from hanging peace sign in condo window

Brigitte Vosse was fined $800 by the city for affixing the light-up sign to the window of her 17th floor apartment in the famed Ansonia on Broadway back in 2010.
Source: msn

13:34 World
Week in pictures: 21-27 November 2015

Selection of some of the best news photographs taken around the world this week.

13:15 World
9 breathtaking German castles

Over the past millennium, the nobility has responded to frequent wars, danger, and even wildlife by building large, sturdy castles—many of which survive today, and most are open for tourism.

12:56 World
Canada 'to admit Alan Kurdi family members'

Canadian officials would only confirm that their application was proceeding.
Source: BBC

12:18 World
France accepts Russian replacement for police dog killed in Paris attack

The Russian interior minister had offered to send a German shepherd puppy named Dobrynya to replace Diesel, a seven-year-old Belgian shepherd.

11:57 World
S&P 500 ends flat in holiday-shortened session

In a shortened trading session following the Thanksgiving holiday, Disney was a drag after saying ESPN subscriptions declined 3 per cent in its last fiscal year.

11:34 World
Scientists Link Moon’s Tilt and Earth’s Gold

Intriguingly, their idea also explains why gold and platinum are found in the Earth’s crust, well within diggable reach.
Source: The New York Times

11:15 World
F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2015:

Lewis Hamilton back on top in bid to halt Nico Rosberg's run of poles.

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