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New Year’s Eve, Russia With Love

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Happy New Year: Hundreds of thousands of revelers in New York’s Times Square tonight will have to pass through screening and be hemmed in by 65 sand trucks positioned as blast blockers. New York’s Finest is getting the backing of …

Debbie Reynolds Follows Daughter, Kerry Scolds

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Mother and Daughter: Actress Debbie Reynolds died of a stroke yesterday at age 84, just one day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher. Reynolds had been at the home of her son, Todd Fisher, discussing funeral plans for …

Princess Leia at 60, Russians Admit Doping

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Princess Leia: Actress Carrie Fisher, known for playing Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, died yesterday of the effects of a heart attack suffered on an airline flight from London to Los Angeles on Dec. 23rd. Playing the …

Israel to Keep Building, Trump Fixes Everything

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Promised Land: Just days after the UN Security Council denounced Israel for building settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, the government said it is moving ahead to build thousands more homes on disputed land. The city of Jerusalem said it plans …

Heavy Weather on the Way, First Scandal

Monday, December 26, 2016

Heavy Weather: A winter storm that stretches across the northern states from North Dakota to Maine and south through Illinois and Indiana is bringing snow and freezing rain. Power outages are expected in areas where rain turns to ice. Hundreds …

It’s Christmas Day, and Donald Trump

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Christmas Day: Pope Francis said during a service last night that Christmas has been “taken hostage” by materialism, and that the season needs more humility. Francis said we live in a time “when the lights of commerce cast the light …

Santa on His Way, Slap to Israel

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Christmas Eve: This morning the NORAD Santa tracker spotted Santa’s sleigh over Dili, East Timor, headed for Babelboab, Palau. He’s on his way. It’s going to be a White Christmas in large parts of the country. Winter storm and blizzard …

Berlin Suspect Dead, Trump Wants Nukes

Friday, December 23, 2016

Suspect Killed: Anis Amri, the suspect in the Berlin market truck attack, was shot and killed by Italian police outside Milan overnight. During a routine stop, he pulled out a gun, fired, and wounded an officer. The police returned fire …

Manhunt in Germany, Winning Not Enough

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Manhunt: German authorities are now searching for a 23-year-old Tunisian man they believe was the driver of a truck that killed 12 people at a Berlin Christmas market. Anis Amri, 23, had previously been investigated on suspicion that he planned …

Mexico Fireworks Disaster, Drilling Ban

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Fireworks Disaster: At least 27 people were killed and 50 injured in an explosion at a large fireworks market in Tultepec, 20 miles north of Mexico City. Firefighters were forced to stand back as the fireworks cooked off and exploded …