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Olympic figure skating champion embroiled in "holocaust on ice" controversy

They skated to " Beautiful That Way , ” a song by an Israeli singer that was featured in the 1997 movie “Life is Beautiful” about the Holocaust". They wore vertical striped uniforms with gold Stars of David sewn on them, similar to those worn by Jewish prisoners in concentrations camps, and performed for a Russian reality television show on which judges gave the skaters ideal scores.


Syrian army tells rebels in eastern Aleppo: leave or die

Syrian army tells rebels in eastern Aleppo: leave or die

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow is ready to hold quick talks with the U.S. "to ensure the withdrawal of all rebels without exception from eastern Aleppo , ensure humanitarian supplies to the city residents and the restoration of normal life in eastern Aleppo ".



Howard scores 3 TDs, Bears hand 49ers 11th loss in row 26

The 49ers still managed a field goal on the ensuing drive, but this is exactly what happens when your team stinks. Rapoport and many others are assuming something that is not a fact: that Kaepernick will continue to play at a high level over these last five games.


Michigan board to hear Trump's challenge to recount effort

Michigan board to hear Trump's challenge to recount effort

Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who garnered only about 1 per cent of the vote, has said the recount campaign is not targeted at Mr Trump or Mrs Clinton. The state's top elections official, Secretary of State Pedro Cortes, a Democrat, has said there was no evidence of any sort of cyberattacks or irregularities in the election.


Athens holds annual Downtown Parade of Lights

Athens holds annual Downtown Parade of Lights

For the first time ever, the City of Lynn Haven hosted its very own Old Fashioned Christmas Parade. "It's been 10 maybe 12 years since the last time we've been in the Christmas parade". For the second year, Dodge Farm in Brooktondale offered two Belgium horses, Shorty and Jim, to be in the parade. "We put out an offer to any businesses, community members, individuals, who want to be able to set up a float and be able to do that", Welch said.


Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

The first encounter between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump already bode well for the two. China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, the first by a USA president-elect or president since Jimmy Carter switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China in 1979, acknowledging Taiwan as part of "one China".