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USA TODAYCruise lines that carry tourists to Antarctica say that the research ship stranded in ice since Christmas Eve did not indicate any increased risk for Antarctic tourism. All 52 passengers on the Russian-flagged research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy were …After Antarctic Drama, Chinese Rescue Ship Is Threatened by IceNew York TimesAntarctica Rescue Boat Now...

Fox NewsCANBERRA, Australia – A helicopter rescued all 52 passengers from a research ship that has been trapped in Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve after weather conditions finally cleared enough for the operation Thursday. The Chinese helicopter carried the …Helicopter Rescues 52 Passengers From Ship Trapped in Antarctic IceNew York TimesStranded Antarctica...

Houston ChronicleCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A helicopter rescued all 52 passengers from a research ship that has been trapped in Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve after weather conditions finally cleared enough for the operation Thursday. A helicopter carried the …All 52 passengers rescued from ship trapped in Antarctic iceCNNAntarctic researchers rescued...

ABC NewsThe latest attempt to rescue tourists and scientists aboard a research ship trapped in miles of Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve was called off due to harsh weather conditions. An Australian icebreaker ship, Aurora Australis, made it within 10 nautical miles of …Ship still stuck in ice; Second bombing strikes Russia; more: News of the DayPlain DealerBad...

Mount Shasta HeraldJeweler Albert DePrisco proposed to Niemi on Christmas Eve. The couple, who met at her birthday party, have been dating for a year … email ...

Contactmusic.comJustin Bieber broke a lot of hearts on Christmas Eve, but at the same time also made a lot of Christmas wishes come true, when he announced his retirement at the tender age of 19. 19 is no age to retire, no matter how much money or how many American …Justin Bieber 911 Call About Unconscious Woman VERY SUSPICIOUSTMZ.com‘Justin Bieber’s...

Neighbors Help Newark Family After Christmas Eve BurglaryCBS LocalNEWARK (CBS SF) — The community has not allowed a Grinch-like burglar to steal Christmas from one Newark family whose gifts were snatched from under the tree on Christmas Eve, a police officer said Thursday. The family reported the burglary Christmas … and more …read more Source:...

ABC NewsA ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve was nearing rescue on Friday, after a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon drew close to the icebound vessel. The Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy, which has been on a …Ship trapped in Antarctic ice awaits rescue as Chinese icebreaker ‘Snow Dragon …Fox NewsRescue...

The Space ReporterIt’s one of the most iconic photographs ever taken and NASA is celebrating the capture of the 1968 “Earthrise” photo. On Christmas Eve 1968, a team of three astronauts — Jim Lovell, Frank Borman, and Bill Anders — captivated the imagination of the nation …‘We close with good night, good luck': Apollo 8 astronaut...

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 was clear and no snow on the ground; Christmas morning produced a different story: snow. Then, as we were leaving dinner in Hyde Park, a new batch of snow was falling, and that’s what...

KGO-TVSAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — San Francisco firefighters were making toy deliveries Christmas morning and at each stop they received smiles and “thank yous” from children and parents. A San Francisco fire truck rolled through the Tenderloin on Christmas …San Francisco Christmas Eve Day Toy Drive for Children at Handlery Hotel by …SanFranciscoSentinel.com all...

Lancaster Family’s Gifts Stolen During Christmas Eve BurglaryCBS LocalLANCASTER (CBSLA.com) — A family returned home from a Christmas Eve party to discover their presents stolen right from under their tree. In addition to the gifts, which included scooters, kids tablets and dolls, the suspects stole the Arroyo family’s … and more …read...

Sydney Morning HeraldCape Canaveral, Florida: Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk on Tuesday, braving a “mini-blizzard” of noxious ammonia as they popped in a new pump. It was the second spacewalk in four days …NASA successfully completes rare Christmas eve spacewalk to save space stationnatmonitor.comAstronauts...

Design & TrendNASA astronauts repair pump in rare spacewalk. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) spent their Christmas Eve successfully repairing a critical cooling system pump. (Photo : NASA). NASA astronauts repair pump in rare spacewalk.Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve SpacewalkWall...

E! OnlineMerry Christmas from the Kardashian-Jenner clan! Kim Kardashian, along with her sisters, loved ones and close friends, celebrated Christmas Eve in style at mom Kris Jenner’s home for the family’s annual lavish bash. The E! star took full advantage of the …Kim Kardashian’s Daughter North West Gifted Designer Clothing, Accessories …Us...

Headlines & Global NewsAstronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) spent their Christmas Eve conducting a rare space walk to swap out a failing part in the craft’s cooling system. The pump was successfully restarted Tuesday night, a NASA news release reported.Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas...

Pedestrian dead after being hit by minivan on Christmas EveLas Vegas SunA pedestrian jaywalking on Maryland Parkway died on Christmas Eve after being hit by a man suspected of driving drunk. Witnesses told Metro Police they saw a minivan strike the 60-year-old man as he crossed Maryland Parkway in front of Sunrise Hospital … and more …read more Source:...

American Live WireThey may not be home to celebrate the holidays but their Christmas celebration is certainly out of this world. Six space travelers living in orbit are getting into the holiday spirit on the International Space Station. The space station’s six-man Expedition 38 crew …Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostChristmas...

San Francisco Chronicle(12-24) 17:51 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland’s top cop helped chase down a carjacking suspect on Christmas Eve, police said. Interim Chief Sean Whent was driving an unmarked Chevrolet Tahoe with his spokeswoman, Officer Johnna Watson, when …Oakland: Police chief, other officers round up carjacking, armed robbery suspectsContra Costa...

USA TODAYOn Christmas Eve, and on the eve of the premiere of his documentary Believe, Justin Bieber tweeted, “My beloved beliebers I’m officially retiring.” My beloved beliebers I'm officially retiring. — Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) December 25, 2013. Is he for …Is Justin Bieber Really Retiring?MTV.comJustin Bieber flirts with retirement...

Ravalli RepublicBILLINGS — On Christmas Eve of 1968, three men captivated the American public as they became the first humans to orbit the moon and snapped what would become one of the most iconic images of the modern era. Tuesday marked the 45th anniversary of …‘We close with good night, good luck': Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 broadcast …NBCNews.comHow...

USA TODAYBETHLEHEM, West Bank — Two weeks before Christmas, one of the most powerful storms to hit the Middle East in a century dumped several inches of snow on the hills of Bethlehem. In addition to shuttering schools and businesses, the storm caused runoff …Worshippers, pilgrims rejoice in Jesus’ Bethlehem birthplaceFox NewsPilgrims Converge for...

BBC NewsAstronauts working to repair the International Space Station’s cooling system are making only the second Christmas Eve spacewalk in the history of the space programme. Half of the ammonia pumping system automatically shut down last week after abnormal …Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve...

BBC NewsAstronauts on board the International Space Station have successfully repaired the facility’s cooling system during a seven-hour spacewalk on Christmas Eve. A pump vital to the system broke down suddenly on 11 December, leaving the US side of the station …Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas...

Times of IndiaVATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has ushered in his first Christmas as pontiff, likening Jesus’ birth to a burst of light on the sometimes dark moments of human history, marked by pride and ambition. The 77-year-old Francis celebrated Christmas Eve Mass late …Pope Francis set for first Christmas speechBBC NewsDuring Mass, pope lauds humble JesusPhilly.comAt...

San Francisco ChronicleJutsin Bieber dropped a bombshell on Christmas Eve. The 19-year-old singer announced to his nearly 50 million Twitter followers that he is retiring — with little explanation. My beloved beliebers I’m officially retiring. — Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) December …Justin Bieber Announces ‘Official’ Retirment on...

BBC NewsPope Francis is set to make his first Christmas address as pontiff in front of thousands of pilgrims in St Peter’s Square in the Vatican. The Argentine pope is expected to tackle themes such as global poverty, which he has focused on since taking over from …Pope ushers in his first Christmas at VaticanHouston ChroniclePope Francis celebrates first...

Washington PostCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, braving a “mini blizzard” of noxious ammonia as they popped in a new pump. It was the second spacewalk in four days …Space station gets early Christmas giftUSA TODAYAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve...

Tens Of Thousands Of Passengers Traveling Through LAX This Christmas EveCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Tens of thousands of passengers traveled through Los Angeles International Airport on Christmas Eve. KNX 1070′s Jon Baird reports airport officials said over the last two weeks of the year, 2.6 million passengers were … …read more Source:...

USA TODAYCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalkers delivered a welcome gift Tuesday to the International Space Station, completing repairs that were expected to fully restore the outpost’s hobbled cooling system. Astronauts Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio …Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkDaily AstorianSpacewalkers complete crucial repairsNBCNews.comIn...

USA TODAYVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis lauded Jesus’ humble beginning as a poor and vulnerable baby as he celebrated his first Christmas Eve Mass as pontiff Tuesday in St. Peter’s Basilica. “You are immense, and you made yourself small; you are rich, and …Pope at Christmas Eve Mass: ‘Do not be afraid’CNNPope Francis delivers...

ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Two NASA astronauts spent more than seven hours working outside the International Space Station on Tuesday and successfully repaired a critical cooling system. It was the second spacewalk in three days for flight …Astronauts Repair Space Station on Christmas Eve SpacewalkABC NewsSpacewalkers finish crucial space...

NBCNews.comNearly two weeks after a faulty coolant valve crippled the International Space Station, two NASA astronauts began a Christmas Eve spacewalk aimed at getting things back to normal. Spacewalkers Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins opened the air lock and …NASA astronauts step out on Christmas Eve spacewalkAFPNASA Astronauts Tackle Christmas Eve Spacewalk...

Chicago TribuneForty-five years ago, James Lovell Jr. and two other astronauts who had just orbited the moon read a Christmas Eve message to residents on Earth. At the time, the United States was fighting a war in Vietnam, there were urban riots and protests across the …Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 broadcast to EarthHouston ChronicleFormer Apollo 8 astronaut...

Mother Nature NetworkSpacesuit concern delays spacewalk until Christmas Eve. Water may have crept into astronaut Rick Mastracchio’s suit, though it appears unrelated to suit leak that occurred in July. By. Mike Wall, SPACE.com. Mon, Dec 23 2013 at 9:20 AM. Related Topics:.Waterbury Astronaut Takes Spacewalk To Start Repair JobFOX CTSpace suit issue leads to delay...

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