Daily Archives: December 25, 2016

Russia says focus not on terrorism in plane crash probe

Russia’s transport minister says a pilot error or a technical fault is likely to be the cause of Sunday’s plane crash over the Black Sea. Continue reading

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Christmas typhoon kills 4, destroys homes in Philippines

A powerful typhoon that spoiled Christmas Day in parts of the Philippines, leaving at least four people dead and destroying homes, roared over a congested region near Manila on Monday with slightly weaker but still-fierce winds, officials said. Continue reading

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The Latest: Pilot error, technical fault behind Russia crash

The Latest on the crash of a Russian aircraft with 92 people on board en route to Russia’s air base in Syria (all times local): 9 a.m. Continue reading

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Bryn Mawr student says she dropped out after ridicule for backing Trump

A young woman says anti-Trump bullies at a prestigious women’s liberal arts college forced her to drop out of the school. Continue reading

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Kim Jong Un orders North Koreans to celebrate his grandmother on Christmas

Kim Jong Un is the Grinch who stole Christmas. Continue reading

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Powerful earthquake shakes Chile

A powerful earthquake shook southern Chile on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of deaths and only minor known damage. Continue reading

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Scholars team up to dispel 400-year-old ‘fake news’ about US

Leading scholars from around the globe are teaming up to shed more light on how America got its start. Continue reading

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Investigators looking at all possibilities for Russian military plane crash

Investigators were into every possibility, including a terror attack, Sunday into what brought down a Russian military plane carrying 92 people to Syria that plummeted into the Black Sea after takeoff. Continue reading

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Once a killer, now a CEO: Ex-con works to turn youths around

The new leader of YouthBuild USA isn’t your typical CEO. Continue reading

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China resumes ties with Sao Tome in triumph over Taiwan

China and Sao Tome and Principe have officially resumed diplomatic relations after the African island nation abruptly broke away from Beijing’s rival, Taiwan. Continue reading

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Syrian president visits Christian orphanage on Christmas Day

Syrian President Bashar Assad has visited a Christian orphanage near the capital Damascus on Christmas Day. Continue reading

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Japan ex-PM Yoshida’s forgotten Pearl Harbor visit recounted

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who will visit Pearl Harbor with President Barack Obama on Tuesday, wasn’t even born when Japan’s former leader Shigeru Yoshida went there just six years after the country’s World War II surrender, by himself and fee… Continue reading

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DC police: Officer shoots, injures knife-wielding man

District of Columbia police say an officer shot and injured a knife-wielding man who ignored commands to drop his weapon. Continue reading

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{FD} Italy’s angry locals: ‘Musims are a vicious and dirty race. They are taking over everything’

The Italian people should blame their government. Now, the Italian people are feeling the pain of Islam. Sooner or later Muslims will take over some part of your country that’s how it starts. This part of Italy is flooded with the same Bengalis who are creating jihad through Myanmar. Continue reading Continue reading

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Police hunt two men after seven shot at Christmas party

Two suspects were being tracked down Sunday after North Carolina investigators say they shot seven people during a private Christmas party attended by hundreds of people. Continue reading

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{FD} Syria: ISIS execute and crucify man for smuggling civilians out of Raqqa

Islamic State jihadists execute, crucify man for smuggling civilians out of Raqqa ARA News December 24, 2016, Syria ISIS militants crucifying Syrian man in Raqqa. File photo ARA News Raqqa – Militants of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Friday executed a man in Syria’s northeastern Raqqa city on charges of smuggling citizens to areas beyond … Continue reading Continue reading

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{FD} Germany: Muslim migrants watch ISIS videos in homes of host families

Officials Alarmed After Discovering Young Migrants Watching Islamic State Videos by Chris Tomlinson Breitbart, 24 Dec 2016 Officials in an asylum home in Germany have raised the alarm after discovering several young asylum seekers have been watching Islamic State propaganda films and may have been radicalised. Officials at an asylum home for unaccompanied minors in Freising … Continue reading Continue reading

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{FD} Kuwaiti Minister Orders Removal of ‘Un-Islamic’ Market Christmas Tree

Report: Kuwaiti Minister Orders Removal of ‘Un-Islamic’ Market Christmas Tree by Edwin Mora Breitbart, 22 Dec 2016 The top official in the government of predominantly Muslim Kuwait has reportedly ordered the removal of a Christmas tree from a privately-owned supermarket in an apparent response to an anti-Christmas campaign launched by a member of parliament who … Continue reading Continue reading

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One dead, five injured in New York nightclub shooting; suspect arrested

Police say a New York City man wanted for attempted murder opened fire at a nightclub in suburban Westchester County early Sunday, killing the club’s co-owner and injuring five other people. Continue reading

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{FD} Canada: Ottawa Imam Says Canadians Will Eventually Bow to Allah

Abdullah Obeid. Photo: screenshot YouTube Chaîne de AlRedaMontreal Canadian Imam implies that eventually Canadians will accept Islam Posted by: Jonathan D. Halevi, CIJ News December 24, 2016 Abdullah Obeid, the Imam Ali Masjid in Ottawa, said that eventually all Canadians and people around the world will accept Islam, because Hussein, the grandson of Mohammad, is … Continue reading Continue reading

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{FD} Italy: Muslim migrants destroy Christmas tree in mall

Looks like it may be in Milan. Continue reading Continue reading

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{FD} Brunei: 5-Year Jail Time For Anyone Who Celebrates Christmas

5-Year Jail Time For Anyone Who Celebrates Christmas In Brunei By equivocal, Thecoverage.my December 17, 2015 Earlier in April, the rest of the world condemned monarch-ruled Brunei after announcing the introduction of the Sharia penal code that would include penalties such as the severing of limbs and death by stoning. The tiny but prosperous state … Continue reading Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey: Muslim punches Santa in the face

Poster: Muslim man punches Santa in face – they hate him too December 26, 2013 | Joe Saunders | bizpacreview The “religion of peace” strikes again. And in the punching Santa poster, it’s almost literal. A Muslim group at Istanbul University has released an image of a muscular Muslim man, bearded and sporting a fez, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Police defuse massive World War II bomb in German city

Explosives experts on Sunday defused a large World War II aerial bomb in the southern German city of Augsburg — clearing the way for thousands of evacuated residents to return to their Christmas celebrations at home. Continue reading

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{FD} Thailand: Buddhist monks adopt severly disabled Muslim baby

Nur Faiha is an islamic name and means Joyous Light. She was born in Sayaburi in Southern Thailand. Muslims pouring in from neighbouring Burma and Malaysia have beheaded over 5,000 Buddhist monks in Thailand, completely unprovoked in their war against non-Muslims. Yet the monks don’t mind taking care of a disabled baby. Disabled children like … Continue reading Continue reading

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Sheriff: 2 men sought after 7 shot at NC Christmas party

Two suspects were being tracked down Sunday after North Carolina investigators say they shot seven people during a private Christmas party attended by hundreds of people. Continue reading

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{FD} Syria: First Christmas in five years is celebrated in cathedral ruins of Aleppo

Christmas in Aleppo: Worshippers cram into cathedral that was almost destroyed by rocket fire for its first December 25 mass in five years… as Assad and his wife meet orphans at a Christian convent Christians in Syria’s Aleppo took part in Christmas services after President al-Assad’s forces retook control The Old City’s Saint Elias Cathedral, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Illness forces Queen Elizabeth II to miss Christmas service

A bad cold kept Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England, raising some concerns about her health. Continue reading

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Sheriff’s official says rescue of Pennsylvania family a ‘Christmas miracle’

A sheriff’s official says it was “a Christmas miracle” that searchers found and rescued members of a Pennsylvania family stranded in two separate locations in a northern Arizona forest after their vehicle got stuck on a snowy road while trying to reach… Continue reading

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Cops: Man sets estranged wife’s home on fire, kills himself

Authorities in central Maine say a man set his estranged wife’s house on fire during the middle of the night before fatally stabbing himself in front of responding officers. Continue reading

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6 decapitated heads found in western Mexico

Authorities in the western Mexico state of Michoacan say six decapitated heads have been found on Christmas Day. Continue reading

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Powerful earthquake shakes Chile, no deaths reported

A powerful earthquake shook southern Chile on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of deaths and only minor known damage. Continue reading

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Man dies after confrontation with Florida officers

Florida authorities say a black man is dead after a confrontation with police outside a gas station. Continue reading

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The Latest: Suspects sought after 7 shot at NC Xmas party

The Latest on seven people shot at a North Carolina Moose Lodge (all times local): 1 p.m. Continue reading

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Reports say 4 people found shot dead in eastern NC home

Local media reports say authorities in North Carolina are investigating the shooting deaths of four people inside a home about 50 miles east of Raleigh. Continue reading

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Fake news story sets off Israel-Pakistan Twitter clash

A fake news story has touched off a tense Twitter confrontation between nuclear power Pakistan and Israel, which is widely believed to have a nuclear arsenal of its own. Continue reading

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1 killed, several injured in nightclub shooting in NY suburb

A nightclub owner has been killed and several other people injured in a Christmas Day shooting in a New York suburb. Continue reading

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7 shot after fight leads to gunshots at NC party for 300

An argument that escalated into gunfire at a North Carolina gathering for hundreds of people is being blamed for violence that required emergency care for seven people. Continue reading

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A look at recent crashes of Soviet-built Tu-154 planes

Some fatal crashes involving the Soviet-built Tu-154 planes. Continue reading

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Choir tragedy: A look at Russian ensemble wiped out by crash

The Russian military choir that lost most of its singers in a plane crash Sunday is often described as the Kremlin’s “singing weapon.” Continue reading

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Houston reservoir reborn as public space, canvas for art

Houston’s first underground drinking water reservoir — a decades-old collection of more than 200 concrete columns inside a cavernous space near downtown — had been unused for years and was set for demolition when a nonprofit group reimagined it as something new: a public space. Continue reading

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Trooper helps deliver baby on Connecticut highway

A Connecticut state trooper made a very special delivery in time for Christmas. Continue reading

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Iran says will only pay half price for new Boeing planes

Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting the deputy transport minister as saying that his county will only pay half of the announced price for 80 new Boeing planes, given the reductions in its purchasing options. Continue reading

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Pastors say Fort Worth mother’s arrest was racist, not rude

Dozens of Fort Worth and Arlington pastors say the recent arrest of a black mother and her two teenage daughters by a white officer was racist despite other characterizations from city officials. Continue reading

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{FD} A Merry Christmas from Islam to all the infidels

There has been 40 terrorist attacks in 12 countries in the past week for Christmas preparations, from December 17 to December 23. And this is only counted from reports covered by the media which is only a fraction of the actual numbers. Some of the locations listed had multiple attacks. DATE COUNTRY CITY KILLED INJURED … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mali’s Christians return to church under police protection

As the sun starts to fall, the call to prayer at the mosque echoes throughout Gao, a predominantly Muslim town in northern Mali. Continue reading

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16-year-old pivots from a Kenyan slum to the ballet stage

In a country not usually associated with classical ballet, a 16-year-old dancer leaps onto the stage, his gravity-defying turns taking the audience’s breath away. Continue reading

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714 voters hold key for final result in Macedonia election

Residents of the northwestern Macedonian village of Tearce are voting in an election rerun that could tilt the national election result. Continue reading

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Egypt confirms arrests of Al-Jazeera journalist

Egypt’s state news agency says the state prosecutor has ordered the arrest of an Al-Jazeera TV news producer for “fabricating reports” on the country’s internal situation with the aim of harming national security and sedition against the state. Continue reading

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Christmas Day blizzard causes road closures, power outages across Plains

It’s been a white — but slick and messy — Christmas for the northern Plains and some Western states. Continue reading

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