Last Generation Network News: AMERICAN EDITION December 24, 2013 –TUESDAY- Tevet 21, 5774 Vol. 1 No.13

"Facts are not reported, they are self evident" -MJS
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Mother, boyfriend held in case of missing boy - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The boyfriend of a Fitchburg woman whose son is missing was ordered held without bail today after a dangerousness hearing in District Court.

Grinch tries to steal Florida family's Christmas, police help replace gifts
40 minutes ago
Written by
Daniel S Levine
A real-life Grinch tried to steal a Tampa, Fla. family's Christmas, but police were not going to let that happen, replacing the children's gifts.

New York mayor-elect's teen daughter shares struggles in video

Reuters - ‎28 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK Dec 24 (Reuters) - The teenage daughter of New York City's next mayor, Bill de Blasio, released a video on Tuesday in which she discusses her battle with depression and substance abuse while directing viewers to a website where they can get ...

Man throws 3-year-old son, self off Manhattan rooftop

Los Angeles Times
55 minutes ago
Written by
Michael Muskal
Clad in bright holiday pajamas, a 3-year-old boy was thrown to his death from the roof of a high-rise Manhattan apartment building by his father, who then jumped to his own death.

Man dressed as Santa Claus shot with pellet gun in Southeast Washington

Washington Post - ‎51 minutes ago‎
A man dressed as Santa Claus was shot with a pellet gun Tuesday morning as he walked along a residential street in Southeast Washington's Barry Farm neighborhood delivering toys to needy children, according to authorities.

Here's how to track Santa Claus' trip around the world

Los Angeles Times
29 minutes ago
Written by
Salvador Rodriguez
Christmas Eve is here, which means Santa Claus has begun delivering gifts around the globe. Technology enables the public to track his journey.

News and notes from yesterday's Aaron Hernandez gag order hearing

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's not every day that you see a defense lawyer appear in front of a judge to ask for an order requiring an assistant district attorney to abide by the terms of a gag order.

Gifts you can buy on Christmas Day

46 minutes ago
Written by
Nina Ruggiero
Shop Talk. Style and sample sales, fashion and fun. Go. EmailPrintAa. Tweet · Google · Pin It. Bloggers. Nina Ruggiero / Shop Talk Nina Ruggiero · bio | email | twitter.

Obamacare draws last-minute shoppers, deadline is moving target

Reuters - ‎11 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The main website for enrollment under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law has drawn nearly 2 million visits, officials said Tuesday, in a last-minute rush to meet an ever-flexible deadline for people to obtain ...

Intoxicated woman found inside Denver Zoo's elephant enclosure identified as ...

The Denver Channel - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Denver Police vehicles parked outside the Denver Zoo's elephant exhibit after reports of a patron being injured by an electric fence.

NSA leaker: 'Mission's already accomplished'

Houston Chronicle - ‎22 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - After six months when he was rarely heard from except through the documents he leaked, fugitive former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden says his "mission's already accomplished" after leaking NSA secrets that ...

No life without parole for Mass. juveniles - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The state's highest court today struck down life sentences without parole for juveniles, saying that they were unconstitutional.

Judge sentences man to write 'boys do not hit girls' 5000 times

Los Angeles Times
1 hour ago
Written by
Michael Muskal
The Montana judge who sparked ire by sentencing a former teacher to 30 days in jail for the rape of a 14-year-old girl has ordered a man convicted of punching his girlfriend to write “Boys do not hit girls,” 5,000 times.

Akron assistant football coach killed in car wreck - ‎35 minutes ago‎
AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Akron assistant football Coach Alan "Tank" Arrington was killed Monday in a car accident in Mississippi, the school said Tuesday.

FBI busts bandit wanted for robberies

New York Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A diminutive bandit wanted in connection with a series of bank robberies on the East Coast was arrested Tuesday before dawn, an FBI spokesman said.

Former Tiffany Exec Gets Year in Jail for Stealing $1 Million

Jewelers Circular Keystone Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun, the former Tiffany vice president of product and design who admitted to pilfering $1 million in jewelry from her onetime employer, was sentenced to a year and a day in jail by a federal judge on Dec. 23, according to a statement from ...

Tiger at San Diego Zoo is killed during botched attempt at mating after male ...

Daily Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
A female tiger has been mauled to death by her intended mate during an attempt to breed the rare animals at San Diego Zoo. The four-year-old female Malayan tiger, named Tiga Tahun, died of neck injuries and breathing difficulties following the attack on ...

NASA Spacesuit Malfunction Delays Space Station Repairs

ABC News - ‎Dec 23, 2013‎
Now, to the busy week ahead on the international space station. Astronauts are gearing up for a another dangerous spacewalk to finish fixing that broken cooling system.

Salvation Army filling kettles

Albany Times Union - ‎40 minutes ago‎
CLIFTON PARK -- Large donations of time and money are helping fill the red kettles for the Salvation Army. A pair of Salvation Army of Saratoga Springs volunteers stood in front of Wal-Mart, 1549 Route 9, for 29 hours to help raise money for the kettle ...


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