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Santa's journey tracked by Google

North American Aerospace Defense Command ( NORAD ) will receive - for its 60th consecutive year - calls of thousands of children, in which volunteers will inform them the location of Santa Claus . "So are you going to stay up late tonight, or are you going to get a good night's sleep so that you're fresh for Christmas?" The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Chinese.

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Firefighters Battle 900-Acre Brush Fire in Solimar Beach

A wildfire in Southern California has forced the temporary closure of one of the main interstate highways, as well as mandatory evacuations in the area, which is threatened by the fast-spreading blaze ravishing hundreds of acres of land. The fire, which was 10 percent contained, likely wouldn't be under control until at least Tuesday, Burris said. A brush fire that occurred in north of Ventura near the Pacific Coast Highway left 1,200 acres burned, and it continues to menace thousands ...

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Miss Colombia Writes Touching Message After Miss Universe Flub

After the storm comes the calm. Miss Colombia 2015,  Ariadna Gutierrez  released a statement on  her Instagram  with regards to the unexpected situation happened during the  Miss Universe  pageant. Harvey  and an executive for pageant owner WME-IMG explained the incident was down to human error. Furthermore, the Colombians also suggested that "the crown is an acquired right that cannot be taken away from us".

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Google, Ford Partners For Driverless Cars Project

Sergio Marchionne, chief executive officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, has said repeatedly the past few months that his company wants to work on autonomous driving with technology companies such as Apple Inc. The companies declined to comment on the report, but such a partnership would allow each to use its strengths. In the partnership, Ford will be contributing its manufacturing expertise and the production environment, which has likely been optimized following decades of auto ...

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NORAD Tracks Santa's Christmas Eve Journey Toward New England

If you have an Android device, you can track Santa's path on the official Google app , which is also compatible with Chromecast for users who want to view the tracker from their TVs. Another option is a  Google Santa Tracker, which is a far newer service, and some people also believe is better than the one above. Noting NORAD's longtime support of Santa's Christmas Eve flight, EADS commander Col.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Smashes All Records

But projections indicate that it could well supersede that total, riding the holiday wave to reach upwards of $800 million in the domestic market. Given the lack of direct competition in the weeks ahead - most films cleared out of the way of Star Wars once its release date was announced - The Force Awakens has a clear run at a $2bn box office take, it seems.