Justin Bieber Turns 20 — Remembering His Year – Hollywood Life

Hollywood LifeJustin Bieber Turns 20 — Remembering His Year. On Christmas Day, Justin released his second movie, Believe to show a different side of the star. “It’s very important to…

‘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…

Help on the way for ship stranded off Antarctica – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe fate of the latest rescue attempt for an Australian science team whose cruise ship became trapped in ice off Antarctica on Christmas Day could be determined within hours,…

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…

Icebreaker sent to rescue ship trapped near Antarctica can’t penetrate ice – Fox News

Fox NewsA Chinese icebreaker boat trying to eat through a dense ice block in Antarctica to rescue 74 people trapped on a ship since Christmas Day has had to halt…

Opportunity knocks now for Lakers – ESPN

ESPNLOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers may have achieved a mythical moral victory with their 101-95 loss to the Miami Heat on Christmas Day. In reality, they’re as bad…

China icebreaker close to trapped Antarctic ship – BBC News

BBC NewsA scientific mission ship, trapped in dense pack ice off East Antarctica since Christmas Day, is close to being rescued as a Chinese icebreaker nears. The crew can see…

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…

Preview: Spurs at Mavericks – Reuters

ReutersThe Dallas Mavericks got a break from the Christmas Day NBA slate and had a chance to enjoy the holiday on a strong note after knocking off the Houston Rockets…

Police: Gunman held daughter as he opened fire – MyFox Atlanta

MyFox AtlantaPolice say the Atlanta man shot on Christmas Day by a gunman holding a baby in his arms in Sandy Springs has died. A spokesperson for the Sandy Springs…

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…

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!…

Boffo box office as slew of Christmas movies opens – Reuters

ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) – The holiday season’s new films drew crowds of people to theaters on Wednesday to make it the second highest-grossing Christmas Day on record for the U.S.…

Carnivorous fish attack bathers in Argentina – BBC News

BBC NewsA school of carnivorous fish related to the piranha has attacked bathers in an Argentine river, injuring about 70. Thousands of bathers were cooling off in the Parana River…

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…

70 Argentine people injured during terrifying piranha attack – USA TODAY

USA TODAYA man is treated after he was bit by a palometa, a type of piranha, while wading in the Parana River in Rosario, Argentina.(AP Photo/La Capital, Silvina Salinas). A…

Miami Heat close out Los Angeles Lakers for 6th in row – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers missed having Kobe Bryant out on the court on Christmas Day. Same for LeBron James. Playing without its biggest star, Los…

‘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…

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…

Carl Crawford: 5 Things To Know About Evelyn Lozada’s Fiancé – Hollywood Life

Hollywood LifeWe’re so happy for Carl Crawford and Evelyn Lozada! The LA Dodgers outfielder popped the question to the ‘Basketball Wives’ star on Christmas Day — so it’s high time…

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…

We probably will never get the Kobe-LeBron showdown we want – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Miami Heat muscled past the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas Day, 101-95. LeBron James dropped 19 points and Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh each added 23. There was…

Blake Griffin, Draymond Green ejected after weird series of altercations – SB Nation

SB NationThe Clippers and Warriors were not in a very loving mood on this Christmas Day. The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers do not like each other. We…

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…

Snow In Chicago On Christmas Night Part Of Midwest Storms

Merry Christmas everyone and Happy Holidays, too. I certainly hope your Christmas Day was as fun and relaxing as mine. I’m here in Chicago where on Christmas Eve night it…

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.…

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…

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…

LeBron James calls Kobe Bryant’s doubters ‘stupid’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLeBron James’ Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas Day, and James could be seen chatting with the injured Kobe Bryant after the game. Bryant spoke with…

‘Peace on Earth’ means Syria, Sudan, and Nigeria, Pope says on Christmas – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Pope Francis doesn’t want a commonly quoted Bible verse chanted as empty words on Christmas Day — the one about peace on Earth. “Glory to God in the…

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…

‘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…

Lakers’ Kobe Bryant says knee injury rehab is slow – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant wasn’t happy about spending Christmas Day on the sideline, unable to help the struggling Los Angeles Lakers. It’s a place he’s unaccustomed to…

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.…

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…