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Why are so many people determined to suck all the fun out of Christmas?

Monday 06:04 GMT

The latest controversy of the Christmas season is not about Grinches or Scrooges, but rather people who are guilty of having too much Christmas Cheer.

They’re all hopped up on Christmas cheer – like Ebenezer the morning after his visit with three spirits, they don’t care how silly they look – they’re going to scream “Merry Christmas!” Since expressions of Yuletide cheer in the public square have been shamed and silenced, these real-life Clark Griswolds react by “turning it up to 11” on their own property.

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Indiana boy, 16, arrested in killing of pregnant high school cheerleader

Tuesday 20:02 GMT

A 16-year-old Indiana high school football player is expected to be formally charged with murder Monday after the body of one of his classmates, a 17-year-old pregnant cheerleader, was found in a dumpster during the weekend, officials say.

The school district in Mishawaka, which is next to South Bend and about 80 miles east of Chicago, issued a statement Sunday saying administrators were working with authorities in investigating the "terrible tragedy" and that grief counselors would be available at Mishawaka High School on Monday. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family members and friends who have been affected by this great loss," the statement said.

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Indiana teen to appear in court as funeral arranged for pregnant cheerleader he is accused of brutally killing

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

The Indiana high school football player accused of plunging a knife through the heart of a 17-year-old pregnant cheerleader – killing her and the unborn baby he'd reportedly fathered – is gearing up Tuesday to make his first court appearance.

A scarf “had been tied so tightly” around her neck that “strangulation was occurring” before she died, Mullins said.

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Source: Global News

Manhunt continues after fatal Strasbourg Christmas market shooting; suspect identified

Thursday 14:31 GMT

A massive manhunt involving hundreds of police and soldiers was underway Wednesday for a suspected extremist who yelled “God is great!” in Arabic during a shooting spree around one of Europe’s most famous Christmas markets.

At least 2 dead in shooting near Strasbourg Christmas market in France, gunman on the run. Police union officials identified the suspected assailant as Frenchman Cherif Chekatt, a 29-year-old with a thick police record for crimes including armed robbery and monitored as a suspected religious radical by the French intelligence services.

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Andrew Scheer accuses Justin Trudeau of ‘policy of appeasement’ on China amid escalating arrest feud

Friday 19:06 GMT

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says years of “appeasement” by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to China means Canada lacks enough leverage to prevent Canadian citizens from being detained in an escalating case of political retribution over the arrest of a senior Chinese business leader.

READ MORE: China confirms detention of 2 Canadians on suspicion of ‘endangering national security’. “This situation demonstrates that Justin Trudeau’s naïve approach to relations with China isn’t working,” Scheer said to reporters in Ottawa on Thursday as parliamentarians prepared to depart for the winter break. “We now find ourselves in a situation where we have Canadian citizens on foreign soil detained and a government that has pursued a policy of appeasement, putting us in a situation where we don’t have leverage.”

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Edmonton cheerleaders involved in Las Vegas bus crash

Sunday 00:33 GMT

Five women and girls from Edmonton – three of which are athletes on a local cheerleading team — were taken to hospital in Las Vegas after being involved in a four-vehicle collision Friday morning.

READ MORE: University of Alberta hockey players rattled after QEII bus crash: ‘It was really, really scary’. Fiissel said it was very scary, with the Humboldt bus crash coming to mind.

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Edmonton cheerleaders involved in Las Vegas bus crash

Sunday 00:33 GMT

Five women and girls from Edmonton – three of which are athletes on a local cheerleading team — were taken to hospital in Las Vegas after being involved in a four-vehicle collision Friday morning.

READ MORE: University of Alberta hockey players rattled after QEII bus crash: ‘It was really, really scary’. Fiissel said it was very scary, with the Humboldt bus crash coming to mind.


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