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AP PHOTOS: Editor's picks from Mideast, Afghanistan-Pakistan

This week, Christians & Muslims marked the birth of both Jesus Christ & the Prophet Muhammad across the region, offering moments of respite from an otherwise tumultuous winter. In Irbil,…

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Surf’s Up, Santas: 320 Surfing Santa Clauses Set World Record For Largest Surf Lesson

Before he goes down all those chimneys in one night, Santa Claus needs to unwind. And what better way for Father Christmas to stay relaxed than surfing on a nicely…

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Santa ‘Spends A Penny’ On Controversial ISIS Christmas Display

One homeowner’s Christmas lights have caused quite a stir in Maine: a light display complete with Santa â€œrelieving himself” on the fairylights spelling out ‘ISIS’.  The anti-ISIS display was taken the…

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Christmas display shows Santa's disapproval of terror group

LIMERICK, Maine (AP) — Deputies paid a visit to a southern Maine home after its owner's raunchy anti-terrorist Christmas light display was misconstrued as support for the Islamic State group….

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Homeowners association won't sue man over Christmas lights

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — An Idaho homeowners association has backed down from threats to sue a man whose extreme Christmas light display last year bothered neighbors. KREM-TV in Spokane, Washington,…

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Santa Claus elected to North Pole City Council

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Santa Claus has been chosen to represent the people of North Pole. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://bit.ly/1Ncp7rf ) that a man whose legal name is…

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Santa Claus elected to North Pole City Council, no sign of reindeer

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Alaska (Reuters) – A man with a soft white beard who prides himself on being an advocate for young children has been elected as a city…

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Man gets long prison term, then gets married at courthouse

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man sentenced to at least 20 years in prison in one Pennsylvania courtroom has followed that up by walking into another courtroom to marry his…

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Man named Santa Claus runs for office in Alaska's North Pole

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A man whose legal name is Santa Claus is running for a City Council seat in the tiny Alaska town of North Pole. The Fairbanks Daily…

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Santa Claus files for bankruptcy in Finland

Santa Claus is broke & has filed for bankruptcy in Finland, or at least a popular tourist attraction on the Arctic Circle has done so. According to court documents on…

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