Things you should know today: 12/7/18

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Ship saves British sailor after storm in Southern Ocean

(Christophe Favreau/PPL Photo Agency, Golden Globe Race via AP)
British yachtswoman Susie Goodall sailing her Rustler 36 yacht DHL STARLIGHT on arrival at Hobart, Australia, Oct. 30, arriving in 4th place in the 2018 Golden Globe Race. Goodall lost her mast and was knocked unconscious in a vicious storm, and Friday, Dec. 7, a cargo ship rescued her. (Christophe Favreau/PPL Photo Agency, Golden Globe Race via AP)

A cargo ship on Friday, Dec. 7, rescued a British sailor after a violent storm ripped off her mast and flung her yacht end over end in the Southern Ocean as she competed in a solo round-the-world race.

House GOP grills former FBI chief Comey behind closed doors

(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-California, speaks to reporters as he walks to attend a House Judiciary and Oversight Committee closed-door interview with former FBI Director James Comey on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 7. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

House Republicans are interviewing James Comey behind closed doors Dec. 7 hauling the former FBI director to Capitol Hill one final time before they cede power to Democrats in January.

Chinese executive facing US extradition to appear in court

(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Foreigners look at a Huawei computer at a Huawei store in Beijing, China, Thursday, Dec. 6. Canadian authorities said Wednesday that they have arrested the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies for possible extradition to the United States. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

A Chinese telecommunications executive will appear in court Dec. 7 to seek bail, the latest development in a surprising legal wrangle that raises doubts about whether a U.S.-China trade cease-fire can hold.

 

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