Fed raises interest rates, citing ongoing U.S. recovery :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/gHWgCb9eJkA/story01.htm
Wall Street rallies on gradual Fed tightening, improving economy :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/8GLEPb3hHZ8/story01.htm
U.S. tax, spending deal meets resistance from lawmakers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/GNT4qqGsRRU/story01.htm
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Travel Photographer of the Year 2015 :: Some of the winning entries in this year's competition
US rocket in historic upright landing :: US company SpaceX lands an unmanned rocket upright after putting satellites into orbit - the first time such a feat has been accomplished.
Pupils' internet use to be monitored :: Schools in England will have to monitor students' internet use under plans to protect them from radicalisation, education secretary Nicky Morgan says.
Boko Haram forces '1m out of school' :: An Islamist-led insurgency has kept about one million children out of school in Nigeria and three neighbouring states, the UN children's agency says.
Harsh lessons from Sangin :: Amid reports the Taliban is close to overrunning Sangin town, Jonathan Marcus says the event highlights failures in the Afghan government and Nato.
Djokovic and Serena Williams named ITF players of the year :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/7A6UiMtipHE/story01.htm
Reliance Comm and Aircel in talks to merge Indian mobile businesses :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/WESrlhD2MhE/story01.htm
India lowers crime trial age to 16 after Delhi gang rape furore :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/z7T9UQLVpDk/story01.htm
Nepal's Madhesis decide to press on with protests on India border :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/GQM39JGTAm4/story01.htm
India approves conversion of ONGC loan to unit into equity :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/g1pyfPq8Hos/story01.htm
VIDEO: Stair-climbing reindeer spreads cheer :: Meet Cupid the stair-climbing reindeer who has visited a care home in Wiltshire to spread Christmas cheer.
£800m health contract collapse reviewed :: The collapse of an £800m NHS out-sourcing contract is to reviewed by independent experts.
VIDEO: Bagpipes amid the bustle in Tokyo :: One of Japan's few pipers, amid the bright lights of Tokyo
U.S. lawmakers scramble for spending deal amid oil, clean energy disputes :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/KSm64kNTNmQ/story01.htm
FDA approves Merck drug to reverse effects of muscle relaxants :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ILD0P7NsYi4/story01.htm
Islamic State eyeing oil targets beyond Syria stronghold: U.S. official :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/oyyZyHVxze8/story01.htm
Iran's October missile test violated U.N. ban - expert panel :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jMEPMf7uC-Y/story01.htm
Potter's world is back in 'Fantastic Beasts' trailer :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jxnGdh0lL98/story01.htm
Congress negotiators get tax, spending deal: lawmakers :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/_M6DhueUd5Q/story01.htm
Los Angeles schools set to reopen after threat prompted closure :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/IIYhNY1dFk4/story01.htm
Iran's October missile test violated U.N. ban: expert panel :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nQNoROmNeUE/story01.htm
Fed has new tools to jig rates after first hike in 9 years :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Mi-oWt0yOTk/story01.htm
Shares climb, dollar steady as Fed prepares to lift rates :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/B6HkXMu7AZg/story01.htm
Two suspected of links to Paris attacks arrested in Austria refugee center :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/dy8EV9aIdy8/story01.htm
Russia says serious differences remain with U.S. over Syria crisis :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Jd5Ro9p5QoU/story01.htm
U.S. on verge of lifting 40-year oil export ban :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/NeR72HQqUq4/story01.htm