1. Nobel peace laureate group urges nuclear powers to adopt ban-the-bomb treaty  |  ( reuters )
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize by a Nobel committee that cited the spread of nuclear weapons and the growing risk of an atomic war.
2. China's top paper says Australian media reports are racist  |  ( reuters )
BEIJING (Reuters) - Australian media reports on Chinese interference in Australia are racist and paranoid, China’s top newspaper said on Monday, stepping up a war of words over concerns in Australia about Chinese influence in the country.
3. U.N. official: Alabama's poverty, sewage crisis 'very uncommon in First World'  |  ( upi )
Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A United Nations official investigating poverty in the United States visited Alabama last week and said the poverty and sewage system there is some of the worst he has seen in the developed world.
4. Trump's Jerusalem decision sparks worldwide protests  |  ( cbs news )
December 10, 2017, 6:09 PM | Violent protests continued in the Middle East over President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
5. Exclusive: Philippines defied experts' advice in pursuing dengue immunization program  |  ( reuters )
That’s a fact,” said Susan Mercado, a former Philippines health department undersecretary and former senior official at the World Health Organization (WHO).
6. Brexit: Theresa May claims new sense of optimism in talks  |  ( bbc )
But it's more likely a sign that "creative ambiguity" across the political spectrum could be unsustainable when serious trade talks begin.
7. May hails new optimism in Brexit talks after deal  |  ( reuters )
FILE PHOTO - Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a news conference at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017.
8. Syrian army and Iranian-backed militias push towards Idlib province  |  ( reuters )
The Syrian army had lost the strategically located Idlib province to insurgents when the provincial capital fell to rebels in 2015.
9. Tributes paid to pair who died after 'taking MDMA' in nightclub  |  ( sky news )
Tributes have been paid to two teenagers who died after taking what they thought was MDMA at a nightclub in Plymouth.
10. Fox News hosts' outrage against Mueller hits the wrong target (Opinion)  |  ( cnn )
Then there was Laura Ingraham, who said of the Mueller investigation : "What a total travesty, they should all step aside ... including Bob Mueller."
11. Pharma lobby group sues Calif. over law requiring notice of price increases  |  ( upi )
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America argues that California's Senate Bill 17, which was signed into law by Gov.
12. Trader of the new bitcoin futures on the gain at the start  |  ( cnbc )
Shortly before the start of futures trading, at 5:55 PM ET, the spot price on Gemini was $14,610.
13. Bitcoin futures trading begins on Cboe exchange in Chicago  |  ( bbc )
The Cboe Futures Exchange in Chicago opened trading in Bitcoin futures at 23:00 GMT on Sunday.
14. Venezuela opposition banned from election  |  ( bbc )
Venezuela's president, Nicolas Maduro, says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election.
15. FBI email: Sessions wasn't required to disclose foreign contacts for security clearance  |  ( cnn )
The FBI email from March bolsters the explanation by the Justice Department for why Sessions didn't disclose contacts with the Russian ambassador in his application for a US security clearance.
17. German spy agency warns of Chinese Linkedin espionage  |  ( bbc )
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Germany's domestic intelligence agency says China used Linkedin to target at least 10,000 peopleChina is using fake LinkedIn profiles to gather information on German officials and politicians, the German intelligence agency (BfV) has said.
18. California wildfires: Santa Barbara threatened by Thomas fire  |  ( bbc )
Fanned by winds, the resurgent Thomas fire now threatens the coastal city of Santa Barbara and nearby Carpinteria.
19. Iraq holds victory parade after defeating Islamic State  |  ( reuters )
The forces fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria now expect a new phase of guerrilla warfare.
20. U.K. snow forces flight cancelations, traffic accidents  |  ( cbs news )
LONDON -- Snow caused travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales on Sunday, grounding flights, shutting down roads and triggering traffic accidents.
21. Berlin police say bags of bullets found near Christmas market not linked to terrorism  |  ( reuters )
Earlier this month, experts made safe a device filled with nails that was delivered to a pharmacy near a Christmas market in the German city of Potsdam near Berlin.
22. Alabama Sen. Shelby: 'I couldn't vote for Roy Moore'  |  ( cnn )
I didn't vote for Roy Moore," Shelby told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union."
23. Israeli army destroys incomplete tunnel from Gaza  |  ( upi )
Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Israel's army announced Sunday it destroyed an incomplete tunnel from Gaza that stretched into Israeli territory.
24. Bitcoin surge higher right as futures trading begins on CBOE  |  ( cnbc )
Bitcoin prices jumped on Sunday right as the Cboe Futures Exchange began trading futures on the cryptocurrency.
25. Pence and Abbas won't meet, veep's office confirms  |  ( cnn )
(CNN) Vice President Mike Pence's office confirmed Sunday that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with Pence during his upcoming trip to the Middle East following the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
26. Schiff: Criticisms of Mueller probe meant to discredit potential future charges  |  ( cnn )
"The intent here is nothing short of discrediting Mueller, then discrediting the Justice Department, then discrediting the FBI, then discrediting the judiciary, should the judiciary convict some of the people that Mueller has charged or may charge in the future."
27. Mexican opposition leader Anaya to seek presidency in coalition  |  ( reuters )
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican opposition leader Ricardo Anaya said on Sunday he would seek to win the presidency in a left-right alliance after stepping down as head of the conservative National Action Party (PAN).
28. Netanyahu: Palestinians must face reality over Jerusalem  |  ( bbc )
Benjamin Netanyahu said Jerusalem had been the capital of Israel for 3,000 years and had "never been the capital of any other people".
29. First stage of public inquiry due to begin  |  ( sky news )
The first stage of the Grenfell Tower public inquiry will begin on Monday which will provide information about its intended time-frame and structure.