David Cassidy, teen heartthrob of ‘The Partridge Family,’ dies at 67

(Reuters) – David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the “The Partridge Family” television show, died on Tuesday at age 67, his publicist said. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Ikea US relaunches furniture recall after child dies

The Swedish furniture giant says its chests and dressers are safe if secured to a wall. BBC News – Business

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Middle East

Arab League: Hezbollah is ‘terrorist’ group

Saudi Arabia ramped up its campaign against Iran’s growing influence in the Arab World Sunday by persuading most of the 22 member states of the Arab League to condemn Iran’s Lebanese ally, Hezbollah, as a “terrorist organization.” – RSS Channel – Regions – Middle East

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Environment Video

Dogs learn while they sleep, study says

Scientists in Hungary say they have measured brain activity in dogs which shows they learn during their sleep. Matthew Stock reports. Reuters Video: Environment

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US News

Second U.S. judge halts Trump ban on transgender troops

(Reuters) – A second federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, ruling that the prohibition likely amounted to unconstitutional discrimination. Reuters: U.S.

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Budget 2017: Hammond to ‘seize opportunities’ from Brexit

Chancellor Philip Hammond will vow to tackle deep-seated economic challenges “head on”. BBC News – UK Politics

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How searchers are trying to find Argentina’s missing submarine

The ongoing search for a missing Argentine navy submarine sheds light on the difficulty of finding a vessel that’s designed not to be found — especially one that might have lost its ability to communicate. – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

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Lifestyle Video

‘Choo Choo’ goes the New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

Model trains travel through New York’s most popular neighborhoods and landmarks at the 26th annual Holiday Train Show. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Reuters Video: Lifestyle

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Kendall Jenner ousts Gisele Bundchen as world’s top-earning model

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Kendall Jenner topped a list on Tuesday of the world’s highest paid models, edging Gisele Bundchen out of the No. 1 spot for the first time in 15 years in a ranking that… Reuters: Lifestyle

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Boy, 3, died ‘waiting to see doctor’ at Birmingham hospital

Birmingham Children’s Hospital says a review will take place into Basil Mohammed’s death. BBC News – England

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