Christmas Eve

Freak golf cart accident kills two tourists in Thailand
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December 27, 2018 - 8:55 am
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- Two men have died after their wives accidentally rammed their golf cart and knocked them into a river on a golf course in Thailand. The two South Korean couples, who were on vacation in northern Thailand's Phitsanulok province, were on a ferry crossing a river that runs...
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Stock market attempts a bounceback
Seth Wenig/AP
December 26, 2018 - 10:20 am
By Sherisse Pham, CNN Business (CNN) -- The stock market is trying to rebound from a disastrous Christmas Eve. The Dow opened 150 points higher Wednesday. The S&P 500 rose 0.9% and Nasdaq was up about 1.3%. But all three quickly lost steam. Thin trading and a lack of news often send stocks...
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The Capitol building is visible as a man who declined to give his name picks up garbage and stacks it near a trash can during a partial government shutdown on the National Mall in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
December 26, 2018 - 8:32 am
UPDATED: 12:17 By Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Christmas has come and gone but the partial government shutdown is just getting started. Wednesday brings the first full business day after several government departments and agencies closed up over the weekend due to a...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump each speak on the phone sharing updates to track Santa's movements from the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Santa Tracker on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018.
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December 25, 2018 - 7:06 am
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Christmas Eve took calls from children anxious to find out where Santa was on his gift-giving journey. In one conversation, Trump asked a 7-year-old named Collman, "Are you still a...
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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Steve Tawa
December 24, 2018 - 6:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Santa was nowhere to be found on Wall Street this Christmas Eve. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dived more than 650 points; the S&P 500 entered bear market territory, described by analysts as down 20 percent from its recent highs. Santa Claus rallies have been a...
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This Dec. 24, 1968, file photo made available by NASA shows the Earth behind the surface of the moon during the Apollo 8 mission.
William Anders/NASA via AP, File
December 18, 2018 - 12:56 pm
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Fifty years ago on Christmas Eve, a tumultuous year of assassinations, riots and war drew to a close in heroic and hopeful fashion with the three Apollo 8 astronauts reading from the Book of Genesis on live TV as they orbited the moon...
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Steven Gismonde
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
June 05, 2018 - 7:18 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County jury found Steven Gismonde not guilty for a fatal ATV crash in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve 2016. BREAKING: Steven Gismonde found NOT GUILTY on all charges. Was accused of killing passenger in drunken, Xmas Eve ATV crash in 2016 in...
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Steven Gismonde
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
June 05, 2018 - 8:55 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County jury is deciding the fate of a 33-year-old Collegeville man accused of driving his ATV while drunk and killing his passenger in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve 2016. Testimony wrapped up on Monday. Defense attorney Carrie Allman says it...
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Steven Gismonde
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
June 04, 2018 - 1:09 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Prosecutors in Montgomery County have wrapped up their case against a Collegeville man who they say was drunk when he crashed his ATV and killed his passenger in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve, 2016. Prosecutors say Steven Gismonde’s blood alcohol level...
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