Category: World

Australia police will destroy a Nickelback CD received as a Secret Santa gift

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, World

Tags: Arts & Entertainment

220-nickelback-cd-australia-police.jpgAustralia police didn't take kindly to a Nickelback CD received as part of the office Secret Santa event. The Queensland Police Service tweeted this photo of an unwrapped Nickelback Here and Now album, calling it "a suspicious package."
 


si_interview.jpgSony Pictures is releasing its controversial movie The Interview in cinemas after all on Christmas Day -- likely in fewer than 100 indie theatres. 

Slain NYPD officers honoured with mourning bands

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Tags: NYPD, police, police officers, shooting

mourning band-220.jpgFollowing the deaths of two NYPD officers, law enforcement agencies in the U.S. are displaying virtual and physical mourning bands to honour their colleagues. 


'I can breathe' shirts at pro-NYPD rally anger #BlackLivesMatter protesters

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220-icanbreathe-shirts.jpgA rally in support of police in New York City was met with harsh criticism after some people were seen wearing shirts that read "I can breathe," a play on the last words of Eric Garner, who was killed by a police officer in July.
 


si_kim.jpgU.S. investigators have concluded that North Korea was behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, according the FBI. 

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The Interview is not the first film to mock a living leader of a country. So, what is it about this film that's caused Sony to pull it?
si_compost.jpgKatrina Spade said human composting uses the same process as animal composting, in which deceased cows, horses and other animals are buried under wood mulch, sawdust and wood chips
si_nypd.jpgTension is mounting around a rally set to take place in New York next week. The organizers of #BlueLivesMatter say the event is simply to show solidarity with police officers and isn't meant to be in opposition to #BlackLivesMatter

Ugly Christmas Sweater Day brings out tacky jumpers for charity

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Tags: Christmas, Photos, social media, Storify, Twitter, U.K.

Christmas sweaterFans of kitschy, tacky and downright ugly holiday sweaters are celebrating on at least two continents today with Ugly Christmas Sweater Day in North America and #ChristmasJumperDay in the U.K.

That time Will and Kate met America's royalty, Jay-Z and Beyoncé

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Tags: Arts & Entertainment, Community, Photos, Sports

Will and KateThe worlds of entertainment, sports and British royalty collided at Barklays Center in Brooklyn last night as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took in a basketball game and met possibly the closest thing America has to a royal couple: Jay-Z and Queen B.