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December 21, 2018 1:24 AM Oklahoma family gifts daughter adopted dog for Christmas in sweet video

An Oklahoma college student is sure to have a very merry Christmas after her family surprised her with a dog from a shelter she volunteers at. Hallee Fuqua, of Seiling, had "been asking for a dog for Christmas for years," her father, Lance Fuqua, wrote on Facebook Tuesday. Hallee Faqua was surprised by her family on Sunday night with a dog named "Rambo" 169

December 20, 2018 6:04 PM In run-up to Christmas, online sales continue to be strong

NEW YORK – In the run-up to Christmas, online shopping continues to be strong. Online sales are up nearly 18 percent to $110.6 billion from Nov. 1 through Wednesday, compared to the year-ago period, says Adobe Analytics, which tracks online spending. Adobe expects the service allowing online shoppers to pick up at physical stores to be robust on Saturday 113

December 20, 2018 6:01 PM UK's Transport Secretary lifts night-flying restriction at other airports: Sky News

(Reuters) - UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said he would temporarily lift night-flying restrictions at other airports in Britain, Sky News reported on Thursday. Grayling said the move was to ease congestion caused by aircraft diverted from Gatwick Airport, according to a Sky News tweet. Drones flying near London’s Gatwick airport grounded flights 85

December 20, 2018 3:54 PM Ted Cruz fires back at Jimmy Kimmel after a sketch in which God, Satan condemn him to hell

Sen. Ted Cruz responded to a sketch on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in which the late-night host suggested that God and Satan have decided that the Texas senator is going to hell. Cruz reacted on Twitter after Jimmy Kimmel enlisted the help of comedian Billy Crystal and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on Tuesday’s episode. Kimmel first speaks with Crystal, who played 5775

December 20, 2018 1:40 AM Senate unanimously votes to make lynching a federal crime

WASHINGTON – The Senate has unanimously approved bipartisan legislation that would make lynching a federal crime. The effort was led by two Democratic senators who are potential presidential contenders in 2020, Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California. Joining them as lead sponsors of the anti-lynching bill was the Senate's third African-American 191

December 20, 2018 1:12 AM 'Santa' Obama pays visit and gives out gifts at DC children's hospital

Former President Barack Obama visited Children’s National hospital in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. (The Office of President Barack Obama) Former President Barack Obama made a holly, jolly trip to a children’s hospital in the nation’s capital on Wednesday, his office confirmed. Obama appeared to be in the holiday spirit, sporting a Santa hat during 217

December 19, 2018 3:56 PM Sorry, Bruce Willis: 'Die Hard' really is a Christmas movie now

During his final monologue at 'The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis,' Bruce Willis surprised fans by giving the final answer in the debate on whether the 1988 classic 'Die Hard' is a Christmas movie. Welcome to the party, pal: The makers of "Die Hard" are finally embracing its role in the Christmas movie canon. The Bruce Willis action classic has a new trailer 149

December 18, 2018 2:47 AM Cristiano Ronaldo poses semi-naked again for new 'ball pit' underwear advert

As a Christmas treat for his legion of Instagram followers, Cristiano Ronaldo has shared a little behind the scenes footage from one of his more memorable underwear photoshoots. The "ball pit" advert was first revealed a month or so ago, but the footage of Ronaldo larking about, lounging around and pretending his hand is a beak is all brand new, A-grade 82

December 17, 2018 5:02 PM Dennis Quaid once surprised Meg Ryan with a blue convertible for Christmas

Speaking to Fox News, the “Parent Trap” alum, 64, opened up about the first holiday gift he ever splurged on, revealing that the lavish present was actually for his ex-wife Meg Ryan. “It was a car, an old Mercedes convertible,” Quaid shared on Thursday. “It was baby blue.” The former couple — who fell in love as co-stars filming the 1988 movie “D.O.A.” — tied the knot in 1991 and had son, Jack, one year later 196

December 17, 2018 2:41 AM Firefighters rescue 6 puppies from burning structure

Firefighters rescued six puppies from a burning structure near the California-Nevada border on Friday, officials said. (Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District) "Christmas came early" for a fire unit when its crews rescued six puppies from a burning structure near the California-Nevada border Friday. The tiny black dogs were discovered in a "remote 145