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‘Lone Survivor’ leaves box office shocked and awed – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe true story of a military mission gone awry collected $38.5 million, according to studio estimates from box office trackers Rentrak. While the movie opened in limited release on Christmas Day, the Mark Wahlberg drama did twice what most analysts …‘Lone Survivor’ ambushes ‘Frozen’ to top weekend box officeLos Angeles Times‘Lone Survivor’ Proves Sleeper […]

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tech

Report: iOS Delivers More Christmas Day Sales Than Android – PC Magazine

PC MagazineReady for another data point in the ongoing “Android vs. iOS” battle that’s been waged around analysts’ desks for years now? According to new research from IBM, iOS users drove more online sales on Christmas Day than their Android counterparts – even …Apple devices popular for orders on ChristmasSan Francisco ChronicleApple’s IOS Defeats Android […]

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After repair, space station systems return to normal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLaboratories in the U.S. portion of the International Space Station are running at full power again, officials said Thursday, after a pair of spacewalks to repair a partially failed cooling system. Teams in Houston worked through Christmas Day to activate a new …Spacewalking Russian astronauts installing Urthecast cameras outside space …Fox NewsRussian cosmonauts conducting […]

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Sports

Babe Laufenberg: Jon Kitna looks like he’s been a mall Santa for the last two years – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsDallas Cowboys back-up quarterbacks Kyle Orton (18) and Jon Kitna (3) practicing on Christmas Day at the Cowboys training facility at Valley Ranch, on Dec. 25, 2013 in Irving. Ben Torres/Special Contributor …Cowboys’ Kitna to donate $53000 salary to high schoolVancouver SunNew Cowboys QB Jon Kitna donating salary to high schoolFox NewsNew Cowboys […]

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Dozens Injured in Rare Argentina Piranha Attack – Discovery News

Discovery NewsThe Palometa jack (Trachinotus goodei), a species of piranha, is being blamed for the Christmas Day attack on swimmers in Argentina. Corbis. Gallery. SeaMonstersRealandImagined. View Caption +#1: Monsters Ho! We all enjoy a tall tale. Cultures with …Piranhas attack 60 in feeding frenzyThe AustralianChristmas swimmers attacked by piranhasThe Times (subscription)Piranha Attack! Dozens of Bathers […]

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In video, American abducted in Pakistan says he feels abandoned – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Captured American Warren Weinstein looks tired and pale and speaks in steady monotone in pleading for his freedom to President Barack Obama. In the video released by al Qaeda on Christmas Day, he says he feels abandoned and forgotten …American Al Qaeda Hostage Begs Obama for HelpWall Street Journal‘Abandoned and forgotten’: American abducted […]

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Entertainment

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ narrowly beats ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ for … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsLeonardo DiCaprio has plenty of reason to celebrate: His latest movie, ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ reportedly finished thisclose to first place at the box office on Christmas Day. Director Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street’s” stock is also l on …Box Office: ‘Hobbit’ Ekes Past ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ on […]

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NFL

Wisconsin Sports Briefs: Matthews out for Packers game for NFC North title… – Hudson Star Observer

Hudson Star ObserverThe Green Bay Packers will be without Clay Matthews for their winner-take-all game in Chicago on Sunday for the NFC North title. The Packers said Christmas Day that the star outside linebacker is out for the regular season finale, after he re-injured …Double Coverage: Packers at BearsESPN (blog)Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers […]

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Entertainment

The Wolf of Wall Street Is Enraging Moviegoers, Thrilling Bankers, And Making … – Vanity Fair

Vanity FairThe Wolf of Wall Street is doing great—it led the holiday box office with $10 million on Christmas Day! The Wolf of Wall Street is doing terribly—it earned a C rating on CinemaScore, meaning audiences liked it less than everything else currently in theaters, …‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Is Hilarious and ScathingRollingStone.comWho’s That […]

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Sports

Video Highlights: Harden explodes in fourth as Rockets beat Spurs on Christmas … – The Dream Shake

The Dream ShakeThe Rockets took a wire-to-wire victory on Christmas Day as James Harden and Dwight Howard carried the team to victory. Check out the video highlights here! After losses to the Mavericks and Kings, the Rockets were looking to bounce back in a big way on …Rockets cautious after topping SpursABC NewsHarden helps Rockets […]

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Entertainment

Thought you were retiring? Justin Bieber can’t make up his mind as he sings for … – Daily Mail

Daily MailHe shocked his legion of fans when he confirmed news of his early retirement earlier this week. But it seems that Justin Bieber can’t quite make up his mind. The singer spent Christmas Day busy recording music for his fans a ‘Christmas present’. Scroll down …Bieber’s ‘Believe’ is damage controlBoston GlobeJustin Bieber tweets retirement, […]

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Entertainment

Box Office: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ to Lead Crowded Christmas; ’47 … – Variety (blog)

Variety (blog)Moviegoers will have plenty to unwrap in theaters Christmas Day, with a hefty eight films opening, including Martin Scorsese’s latest “The Wolf of Wall Street”, Ben Stiller’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and the Keanu Reeves samurai tentpole “47 …Scorsese’s ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ likely to howl at box officeLos Angeles TimesBox Office: […]

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Oakland

2000 expected at University of Pittsburgh’s annual holiday meal in Oakland – Tribune-Review

2000 expected at University of Pittsburgh’s annual holiday meal in OaklandTribune-ReviewNearly 2,000 people were expected on Wednesday at the Market Central dining area in Pitt’s Litchfield Towers in Oakland for the eighth annual Christmas Day at Pitt. The event is the largest in the area to serve the needy at Christmas, according to the … […]

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Sports

Jason Kidd calls out Nets – ESPN

ESPNNEW YORK — Following the Brooklyn Nets’ embarrassing 95-78 Christmas Day loss to the Chicago Bulls, an exasperated Jason Kidd called his players out in the locker room, according to multiple league sources. Tired and upset with a lack of effort, Kidd’s …Bulls 95, Nets 78HoopsWorldHinrich-Augustin combo sparks Bulls to victory over NetsChicago Sun-TimesNBA Christmas […]

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News

‘Where’s the baby?’ Royals keep Prince George under wraps – Irish Independent

Irish IndependentKate Middleton collects flowers from well-wishers as she leaves a Christmas Day service at the church on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. Ben Kendall – 26 December 2013. Prince George enjoyed a “lovely” first Christmas but stayed in the warm as the …Queen Elizabeth II Attends Christmas ServiceABC NewsBaby George stays indoors as British […]

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Entertainment

Former ‘Jersey Shore’ Star Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley Pregnant With First Child – Starpulse.com

Starpulse.comFormer “Jersey Shore” star Jenni “JWoww” Farley took to her twitter page on Christmas Day to announce that she and fiance Roger Mathews are expecting their first child next summer. The reality star shared a photo of an ultrasound of the baby growing inside …Jenni “J-Woww” Farley Is PregnantSeattle Post IntelligencerJWoww Announces Pregnancy on Christmas […]

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NBA Christmas Day: Sporting News provides today’s action as it happens – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comChristmas Day has become the unofficial start of the NBA season for casual basketball fans, and so the league takes advantage of that fact, placing its best teams in competitive matchups on the day. While this season hasn’t exactly matched up with year’s …Another injury scare for Bulls’ Jimmy ButlerChicago TribuneBulls use big third quarter […]