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  • President Trump was the world's most tweeted about leader in 2017, but his tweets were not the most popular. That's according to annual data released by Twitter. His predecessor, President Obama had two out of the ten most re-tweeted posts this year. But no one could catch Carter Wilkerson, a teenager who's request for a year's worth of free Wendy's chicken nuggets topped the chart with 3.6 million retweets.
  • Anxiously waiting for your Cyber Monday purchase to arrive?  Well, you may have to wait a couple of extra days. UPS is struggling to keep up with shipments after record sales on the U.S. Shopping holiday.The parcel service handles packages from retailers amazon, Walmart and Macy's 
  •  Lamborghini introduced the Urus, the world's fastest SUV. It goes from zero to 62 mph in 3.6 seconds and can hit speeds of 190 mph. It can fit five people and will arrive in the U.S. Next spring. The base price starts at $200,000. 
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  • Defiant Theresa May: UK 'proving doubters wrong' on Brexit

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that her government is "proving the doubters wrong" after European Union leaders agreed that Brexit negotiations can finally move on to their next phase in the new year.
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