Trent Lundberg

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No Santa for Somalia as Christmas is banned | The Star

NAIROBI, KENYA — The government of Somalia has banned Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, calling them “contrary to Islamic culture” and citing …

Africa

1 dead after pre-Christmas fight at North Carolina mall | The Star

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—A long-standing dispute sparked a shooting at a crowded North Carolina shopping mall on Christmas Eve, police said, and an off-duty …

Law Enforcement

U.K. couple who paid $137K to clone dead dog get 2 pups

A British couple who paid more than $137,000 to clone their dead dog have just celebrated the birth of two puppies born using Dylan the boxer's DNA, …

Turkey's president says all he wants is same powers as Hitler

In a world first, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan uses Hitler's Germany as a positive role model for his constitutional reforms<p>Turkey’s controversial President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sparked mockery and condemnation by defending new powers he wants to give himself as being similar to Adolf …

Cops Seize Car When Told to Get a Warrant, Tell Owner That's What He Gets for "Exercising His Rights"

Yeah, so you’ve read the headline. No criminal activity. No charges brought. And a cheap shot fired across the bow of the Fourth Amendment, not to …

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Trump: Clinton, Obama 'created ISIS'

<b>Biloxi, Mississippi (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump on Saturday said the policies of President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton "created ISIS," the furthest the GOP front-runner has gone in tying the Obama administration's policies to the rise of the terror group.<p>Trump offered no …

Man dies after falling off cliff, apparently distracted by electronic device

<b>(CNN) —</b> One man's Christmas Day ended in tragedy, and some are saying it may have been partially due to an electronic device.<p>Witnesses say Joshua M. Burwell appeared to be monitoring a device, getting distracted before falling off a cliff to his death at San Diego's Sunset Cliffs on Friday.<p>CNN …

San Diego

Homemade laser lightsaber is as risky as it looks

You might only want to try this at home if you're a real Jedi.<p>It's clear that there are a lot of <i>Star Wars</i> fans these days, but one of them just took that adoration to a decidedly geeky new level. Styropyro (he of laser shotgun fame) has built a lightsaber using a heavily upgraded 7W blue laser -- …

Homemade

9 Surprising Ways to Whiter Teeth

Easy tips to improve your smile<p>A bright smile not only looks great, it could improve your chances at landing a girlfriend. According to a recent study by Match.com, 71 percent of women say that they judge a man based on his teeth. Translation: Having a brilliant smile will actually help you be more …

How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

A Siberian Town Wants To Elect A Cat As Mayor

And we’re not kitten you, either.<p>Residents in the Siberian town of Barnaul have developed some serious cat-titude.<p>They’re pushing for an 18-month Scottish Fold named Barsik to become their new mayor.<p>According to an unofficial poll on the popular local social media page, Altai Online, on Russian …

The Air Force Promises Fighter Jets With Lasers By 2020

The United States is on track to debut fighter jets with lasers in 2020.<p>The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) told CNN that it’s on schedule …

This 'Medieval' Stylist Cuts Hair With Fire And Swords

"Sometimes you have to use a bit of your imagination."<p>A lot of women get burned by a bad haircut. But this stylist actually uses fire.<p>Explaining that his methods are a "bit medieval," Madrid's Alberto Olmedo cuts hair with swords and fire.<p>A video posted by news outlet AJ+ is making the rounds with …

Liberty University president urges students to carry guns | The Star

The president of Liberty University, a popular pilgrimage site for presidential candidates, urged students during the school’s convocation Friday to …

Gun Control

Callers looking for drugs dial wrong number, get police by mistake

If they ever remake the movie <i>Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!</i> the town of Boyle, Alta., would be the perfect location.<p>This film would have a starring …

Hung Up

Now You Can Buy A Bulletproof Blanket Specifically Made For Kids To Use During School Shootings

The Bodyguard Blanket, made by a company called ProTecht, is a bulletproof 5/16-inch pad, made from the same materials used by our military, except it's for kids. They even come in different sizes.<p>If mass shootings weren't such an integrated part of our culture, you'd think this was an SNL skit or …

Popping Bubble Wrap Sends Air Force Base Into Lockdown

A civilian employee dialed 911 after hearing three loud bangs.<p>Popping bubble wrap sent an entire Air Force base in New Mexico into lockdown after an employee mistook the sounds for gunfire.<p>A civilian employee dialed 911 after hearing three loud bangs at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque at …

Fellow films himself stealing Porsche before crashing it and getting stuck inside

"Hey babe do you like the Porsche I am driving right now? Uh, you like that Porsche? Keys... obviously I'm the driver. Look..."<p>Jamie Lee Sharp, 25, …

Man Caught Trying To Have Sex With Camper Van

"It's not normal behavior at all."<p>A naked man was busted trying to have sex with the tow bar of a camper van.<p>He tried to lower himself onto the metal tow ball of the vehicle on a busy, well-lit street in Cornwall, southwest England, at 1:30 a.m. one night last week, reports the Cornish …