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Violence makes for a somber Christmas in Bethlehem this year

BETHLEHEM, West Bank — The city celebrated as the birthplace of Jesus is usually filled with parades and parties this time of year. There are fireworks, carolers, feasts. Revelers drink a little wine. They dance.<p>This year? It’s not exactly like Christmas was canceled, but it is a somber, dutiful …

Employees love working at these companies

No employer is perfect. But some companies come much closer than others, at least in the eyes of the staff.<p>Using anonymous feedback provided by those who completed reviews of their employers, jobs site Glassdoor compiled a list of the top 50 best places to work.<p>Companies that made the list …

Employment

Trump: TIME's Person of the Year 'ruining Germany'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A rejected Donald Trump on Wednesday said he had been the favorite to be TIME magazine's Person of the Year and ripped winner Angela Merkel for "ruining Germany."<p>"I told you @TIME Magazine would never pick me as person of the year despite being the big favorite. They picked …

Donald Trump

Slovenia can only accept as many migrants as can exit into Austria

As the flow of migrants continued towards Germany, Slovenia said it can not accept thousands of migrants a day. That is likely to cause a further backlog in people trying to reach Germany.<p>As migrants remained stranded between EU member states Croatia and Slovenia, Slovenian police prevented them …

Eritrean mistakenly shot during Israel attack dies: police

The attack on Sunday night at a bus station in the southern city saw a gunman also armed with a knife kill a 19-year-old soldier and wound around 10 other people.<p>The gunman was killed, while a security guard shot the Eritrean man thinking he was a second attacker. A mob also beat him, Israeli media …

Israel

Anti-immigration party wins Swiss elections

Swiss voters have swung to the right in parliamentary elections dominated by concerns over Europe's refugee crisis, with the country's largest party winning a record number of seats.<p>On Sunday, the populist Swiss People's Party (SVP), known for its virulent campaigns against immigration, the EU and …

Biden hears Labor Day cheers: 'Run, Joe, run'

<b>Pittsburgh (CNN) —</b> Make no mistake about it. Joe Biden was definitely running.<p>He's not yet launched a bid for president, but Biden sent a well-timed signal of exuberance and political vitality on Monday, leaving reporters and Secret Service agents in his wake as he jogged through adoring crowds on …

Joe Biden