World Christmas News Roundup

Is giving a new pet as a holiday gift really a good idea?

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Maybe not. For a number of reasons.

All of which have to do with what’s best for the animal, rather than the kids.

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A longtime tradition in America is going transatlantic.

A bright Brit illuminates his home with Christmas spirit.

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Fifty-thousand twinklers worth!

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Do Christmas trees float?

Of course they do…in Brazil.

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Beneath celebratory fireworks, Rio de Janeiro lights up the Guinness World Records’ largest floating Christmas tree and unveils the logo of the 2016 Paralympic Games, which take place 2 weeks after the Olympic Games in the South American city.

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Roasting chestnuts over an open fire this Christmas?

Not in Nanuet, NY, where angry parents are roasting a George W. Miller Elementary School teacher instead.

Why?

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She told her second-grade class there is no Santa Clause.

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In spite, and maybe because of, current global economic woes, Spain’s Christmas lottery saw ticket buyer lines “queuing in the cold.”

Total ticket sales are forecast at 3.6 billion euros (US $4.8 billion), of which 2.5 billion will be shared out in various prizes.

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That’s a lot of Christmas gifts!

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 In our nation’s “growing fear Not to Offend,” has atheism become America’s de facto official religion?

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Robert Knight of The Washington Times believes so.

Says Knight, “The war on Christmas, part of the ongoing trend to eradicate anything Christian in the public square, is also driven by a profound misreading of the First Amendment…”

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Norway institutes a pre-Christmas apartheid” practice in public schools.

Bjerke high school in Oslo has divided pupils into classes according to their ethnic background.

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The decision to keep the ethnic Norwegian students more united, was a difficult but deliberate choice,” said school department head Hanna Norum Eliassen.

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Think leather-wearing, engine-revving bikers are hard core, scary boo! monsters?

Think again.

If the bikers of Randolph County, North Carolina are any indication, hog riding is getting a sweet, holiday facelift.

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World News Wednesday

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