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The original Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, and how he came to be the international symbol of gift giving at Christmas. Saint Nicholas was a Catholic Bishop in 4th century Greece (today part of Turkey). He was renowned for his acts of charity during his life. Wikipedia According to legend, St. Nicholas once anonymously donated gold coins …

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A man was about to indulge in an order of wings from Zembie’s Sports Tavern in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, when he noticed he was identified on his receipt with a racial slur. Marquis Moore, 29, who is African American, was identified on his receipt with the expletive by the bartender, Megan Bonsall. Moore said that he and Bonsall aren’t …

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The integrity of the Orlando Police Department is being questioned after the agency purposely withheld evidence from the State Attorney’s Office against one of their officers. The agency withheld body cam video that showed Orlando Police Officer, William Escobar, punching and kicking a military police officer while he was already handcuffed and on the ground following …

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A Christmas-themed sign outside of a firehouse in Utica, New York, is drawing the ire of atheists, who argue that its message poses a constitutional violation. According to reports, Utica Fire Department Station 4 decided to display a sign outside of its building which reads, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESUS WE LOVE YOU.” This is reportedly not …

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A letter from a mother to her daughter’s stepmom has gone viral, and it’s easy to see why. In the letter, blogger Candice Curry writes to Ashley Parish — her ex-husband’s new wife. Curry says that despite the often-tense relationships between mothers and stepmothers, she’s come to truly appreciate Parish’s role in raising her daughter. …

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A Massachusetts school that advertises itself as an “inclusive community” banned Santa Claus from its annual Christmas concert in the hometown of Harvard University after someone complained. “I am writing to you today to inform you of a change in our concert series this winter,” wrote Principal Jennifer Ford in a letter to parents of …

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The first family is returning to Hawaii for their seventh straight Christmas vacation, a 17-day break President Obama is “eagerly looking forward to.” The White House has announced that the president and his family with depart Washington on Friday and is expected to return Jan. 4.         More here:  http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/gallery/articleid/2557407

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After months of heightened racial tensions, an artist has created images of the Simpsons joining the protests in memory of those who have died. In Italian artist AleXsandro Palombo’s series called ‘I Can’t Breathe’,  the iconic yellow cartoon family is turned black – with Bart Simpson seen experiencing the same tragedies as Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, …

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Many people have heard the adage that says ‘loose lips sink ships‘ and in the digital age, an idle comment on social media could also cost you your job as Fox Deportes reporter Erika Reidt may soon discover. Erika posted a comment in reference to the Eric Garner, who  lost his life due to being suffocated by …

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Joining the families of blacks killed by police, thousands marched toward the capitol and down New York streets on Saturday to protest what they called an epidemic of abuse at the hands of police. But even though it was his event, many attendees didn’t want to hear from organizer Al Sharpton. The march, organized by …

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The Hollywood depiction of an identity thief is often one of a lone hacker working from a dimly-lit basement apartment on sophisticated algorithms to brute force his way into an unsuspecting bank account, someone’s personal computer or webcam, or a mainframe server for a major corporation or government agency. The truth of the matter, however, …

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A Long Island federal jury rewarded Nancy Genovese, 58, a mother of three, $1.12 million in compensatory damages after being arrested in 2009 for attempting to photograph a helicopter at a Air National Guard base in the Hamptons. Genovese intended to use the photo on a “Support the Troops” website; she was arrested for trespass …

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  The Speech That Could Make Elizabeth Warren the Next President of the United States Early Friday evening Sen. Elizabeth Warren took to the Senate floor and gave a plain-spoken, barn-burning speech that could make history and put her into serious contention to be the next President of the United States. There are only a …

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — It’s rare. It’s orderly. And when it comes to remembering an anniversary date, it’s as easy as 12/13/14. Saturday’s Dec. 13, 2014, represents the last sequential calendar date for at least 20 years (Jan. 2, 2034) and another 89 years if waiting for Jan. 2, 2103. If a person has a …

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Developing:    A shooting at a Portland, Oregon high school on Friday has left at least two people injured, according to the Associated Press. Portland’s KPTV-News reported on Friday afternoon that at least two people were shot by a gunman or gunmen at the city’s Rosemary Anderson High School. According to The Oregonian, a 17-year-old …

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ISIS has beheaded four Christian children in Iraq, according to a source. All four of the beheaded children were reportedly under the age of 15. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The Vicar of Baghdad, Canon Andrew White, said it happened because the children would not renounce Jesus and their faith. Read more from the New …

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