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Snowden does not expect pardon from Obama

Edward Snowden says he does not expect a pardon from US President Barack Obama which would spare the fugitive whistleblower from a toughened approach when Donald Trump takes power. "I'm not counting on it," Snowden said in an interview published by Yahoo News on Monday. Show More Summary

5 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas

I have loved Christmas as long as I can remember. The magic, the lights, the music, the sweaters and of course, the presents. I know that gifts are a HUGE part of the holiday and children naturally get super excited about it. While I love this part of Christmas, now that my oldest is five, […] The post 5 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas appeared first on New Orleans Moms Blog.

Russia, US to hold talks on rebel withdrawal from Aleppo: Lavrov

Russian and US experts will hold talks in the coming days to determine the routes and timing for a total rebel withdrawal from eastern Aleppo, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday. "During the Russian-American consultations...Show More Summary

'Search Party' combines the millennials of 'Girls' and the mystery of 'Sherlock'

The show pokes cheeky fun at the stereotypical millennial while piquing interest with its central mystery.

Cleaning House

My goal this weekend was to clean house. I had some success by eating and drinking at home as well as tossing some things that I should neither be eating nor drinking. The Jackmobile Remained In The Carport I managed to go all weekend, well Saturday and Sunday, not driving the Jackmobile anywhere. On Saturday […]

The 24-hour emergency hotline for Syrian refugees – video

Mohammed Abu Amar runs a makeshift 24-hour helpline from his flat in Hamburg, guiding scared refugees fleeing the violence in Syria across the water to Europe. Despite losing the use of both legs in a shelling in Damascus in the early days of the conflict, Abu Amar made the crossing with his family in 2013. Show More Summary

Govt , MPs seek to lift exit ban on Russians with overdue debts

1 hour agoLocal Interest / Russia : RT

The Russian Justice Ministry and lower house MPs have prepared separate bills that, if passed, would significantly ease the rules on exiting the country for people with outstanding debts. Read Full Article at RT.com

Chat without the Internet using nFrnds

Created by Alliance Nyirakarinka. Ktpress reports:...The Biomedical Laboratory student at INES (Institut d’Enseignement Superieur de Ruhengeri) has developed nFrnds – an application similar to Whatsapp. But on her App, subscribers can chat freely without internet. Show More Summary

Germany should deport sick refugees: Merkel party mate

A top member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party on Monday defended his proposal for Germany to deport sick refugees after receiving harsh criticism.

Japan PM Abe to make landmark visit to Pearl Harbor

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to become the first Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor, announcing Monday a trip to Hawaii this month for talks with US President Barack Obama. "I will visit Pearl Harbor" with Obama, he told reporters in comments broadcast live on television. Show More Summary

Chinese factory gives autistic British boy a lifetime supply of his favorite blue cups

1 hour agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A Chinese factory comes to the aid of an autistic boy who has a special relationship with a cup. [ more › ]

After Castro death, Raul successor waits in the wings

After burying Fidel Castro, Cuba is 15 months away from seeing his brother, Raul, give up the presidency. For the first time in almost 60 years, the president won't be named Castro. The man in line for the job is Vice President Miguel...Show More Summary

Swiss restaurant still in world's top 10 despite chef's suicide

The Swiss restaurant named the best in the world last year remained in the top 10 of the La Liste ranking Monday despite the tragic loss of its star chef who killed himself weeks after lifting the honour. The Restaurant de l'Hotel de...Show More Summary

Trump meets on cabinet appointments

Donald Trump girded Monday for a busy day of meetings to fill cabinet positions including secretary of state, a keenly awaited choice as American allies and foes watch the president-elect engage in his unique, Twitter-heavy brand of foreign policy. Show More Summary

Rail worker jailed over train crash that killed 12

A German rail dispatcher who admitted that his negligence caused a train crash that killed 12 people has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison.

Starting New Christmas Traditions :: 7 Ideas to Try This Year

It’s that time of year again — the to-do list is a mile long, and between shopping, decorating, and holiday parties, there isn’t much time to brainstorm ideas to spend quality time as a family. To save you the time, we’ve come up with...Show More Summary

Two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Tysons lists for $318,000

TOWN SQUARE | The residence has numerous amenities, including a swimming pool, a sauna, a club house, a fitness center and tennis courts.

Thrill-seekers 'surf' Paris Metro across Seine River

Thrill-seekers from the UK have turned heads after they filmed themselves riding on the roof of a Paris Metro carriage across the Seine river in Paris. A similar stunt ended with the death of a "surfer" in 2013.

French pole dancers cause uproar at Brest Christmas market

The mayor of the town of Brest in Brittany's western France was under pressure on Monday to explain how two pole dancers ended up performing at the Christmas market when there were dozens of children present.

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