10 things you need to know today: December 18, 2016

Trump says China should keep the U.S. drone it 'stole' in 'unpresidented' manner, China says U.S. is 'hyping up' drone seizure done in the name of safety, and more

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1. Trump says China should keep the U.S. drone it 'stole' in 'unpresidented' manner

President-elect Donald Trump weighed in on China's seizure of a U.S. oceanographic drone early Saturday, tweeting, "China steals United States Navy research drone in international waters - rips it out of water and takes it to China in unpresidented act." He soon replaced the typo-marred post with one calling the situation "unprecedented" — though not before the neologism began trending on Twitter with suggestions that Trump not be president — and later on Saturday tweeted that "We should tell China that we don't want the drone they stole back.- let them keep it!"

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