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John Heard, actor played Macaulay Culkin's dad in Home Alone

Interviewed by The New York Times afterward – he was performing onstage at the time as an anxious husband in a production of August Strindberg's Creditors – Heard struck a note of searching self-deprecation. "I think this interview is a little premature," he said, adding, "I don't know, maybe after....

We live in the red zone and will fight until defence department clean up their mess | Phil Blanch

On 4 September 2015 I received a text message that turned my life upside down. It was from the department of primary industries stating that Fullerton Cove, a bay of water near Williamtown Airforce base in New South Wales, where I have made my living as a third-generation fisherman for decades, was....

Former Time Lords at odds over a female Doctor Who

If you're still wrestling with the gender-bending decision by the BBC to recast the iconic role of Doctor Who with a woman, it might comfort you to know that even among Time Lords there is not complete agreement. Two former Doctors Who - Peter Davison and Colin Baker - had a difference of opinion at....

John Heard, actor played Macaulay Culkin's dad in Home Alone

John Heard, an actor who played pained characters in dramas but was probably best known for his role as the father who mistakenly left his youngest son behind on a family trip to Paris in the comedy Home Alone , has died in Palo Alto, California aged 71. The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office said the cause was under investigation.

Barcelona for xmas with a kid?

4 MONTHS AGO
I'm thinking about going to Barcelona with my husband and our 11-year-old at Christmas time. We're interested in architecture, museums, food, and some low-key chilling out over the holiday. I'm concerned, though, that most stuff will be closed or ext...

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Woman battling cancer gets a surprise Christmas in July

20 MINS AGO

A woman battling cancer who was told she may only have three to six months left to live got a surprise Christmas in July party from her family in Winnipeg Sunday night. Debbie Peterson, 61, was diagnosed with liver cancer earlier this year.

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Great Yorkshire Fringe: Paul Sinha, Shout Out To My Ex, The Shed; Sophie Willan, Preview, The Tea Pot

11 HOURS AGO

VIEWERS of The Chase might recognise Paul Sinha as one of the Chasers aka the "Sinnerman" in the ITV game show. York panto fans might recall him from the Grand Opera House where he played the villainous Abanazar in Aladdin last Christmas.

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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 23 Jul 2017

18 HOURS AGO

Grassroots Tories say Theresa May must consider quitting before Christmas, reports the Sunday Telegraph. One activist said the Prime Minister was politically "crippled".

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'Goodbye, Vitamin': A wistful tale of familial love

22 HOURS AGO

"Tonight a man found Dad's pants in a tree lit with Christmas lights." That's the opening sentence of Rachel Khong's debut novel "Goodbye, Vitamin," and it encapsulates the virtues of this slim, wistful book; it's the sort that'll...

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Photos: Christmas in July at Cedar Grove Pool

1 DAY AGO

Cedar Grove Recreation Department hosts its annual Christmas in July event on Saturday July 22, 2017. Alice Anderson, 22 months old, excitedly looks at the presents under the tree.

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First United Methodist Church

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Young at Heart of First United Methodist Church met July 5. Patriotic decorations were provided by Bostick Bradley Circle of United Methodist Women. Beth Martin was introduced by Virginia Crossno as the area coordinator for Operation Christmas Child,...

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Operation Christmas Child packing party turns empty shoeboxes into treasured gifts

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More than 50 empty shoeboxes were packed full of fun toys, school supplies, and hygiene items on Thursday as part of First Baptist Church's gift-packing party aimed to bless children in need around the world. The gifts are sent by Operation Chris...

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Christmas Shipping Charges to Cost More

1 MONTHS AGO

Attention Christmas shoppers – your Black Friday and December shipping expenses are going up. UPS has declared that a peak-season surcharge will be added to all shipped items during traditional Christmas shopping events such as Black Friday, Cyber Mo...

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History of Christmas in July

1 MONTHS AGO

The modern image of Christmas is locked in as a season covered in snow, ice and frosty images of evergreens. Ironically, the actual setting for Christmas should take place in the dry desert heat. Christ, after all, was not born on December 25th. Hist...

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Five Things to Consider Before You Build That Mega Christmas Light Display

2 MONTHS AGO
Ron Behringer thinks back to his epic Christmas displays of the late 1990s with great fondness. “It was a new age for Christmas lighting,” he says. “Computer technology was really cutting edge. It was expensive but it was so exciting. It took it all ...

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The Christmas Movie They Will Never Make

4 MONTHS AGO
The world was underwhelmed with Mariah Carey’s breathless announcement this week that she is turning her 1994 Christmas tune – All I Want for Christmas Is You – into the next animated Christmas movie. This clearly isn’t the Christmas movie we are wai...

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Understand Easter to Understand Christmas

4 MONTHS AGO
In a world growing more secular by the day there seems to be a serious decline in the understanding of what makes Easter so significant. A quick Google search about the “facts” of Easter reveals stunning statistics on how many chocolate eggs are cons...

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Celebrating Christmas Year Round

4 MONTHS AGO
For some people the Christmas tree never comes down. Their reasons vary. And others just think it is weird. “Right around this time of year you start hearing the uncomfortable comments,” Mitzi Unger, 64, said from her Louisiana home. She has kept her...

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KringleRadio.com Broadcasting Now

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As is our tradition we’ve made arrangement for the FREE broadcast of the Santa Tracking Show from last Christmas Eve. They’ve flipped the switch over at KringleRadio.com and the show...

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Santa Leaving the North Pole

1 DAY AGO
Yikes !!! He did it. Santa DID cut his hair and DID shave off his beard. His chin is as bald as a baby’s backside. He looks so different! And his announcement shocked everyone. Santa is leaving the...

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Crazy News from the North Pole Barbershop

2 DAYS AGO
Happy Friday! We have some crazy news today from the North Pole Barbershop, of all places. Elf Bob, the North Pole Barber, says that Santa cut his hair and shaved his beard there today. That’s just...

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Rumors Swirl of a Difficult Season Ahead

3 DAYS AGO
Hey everyone! Every time Santa holds one of these big meetings we have to put up with all kinds of rumors. Right now the rumor is that it is going to be a crazy Christmas season in the months...

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Santa Convenes Emergency Meeting of Santa’s Council

4 DAYS AGO
Strange news, folks! Santa called an emergency meeting of Santa’s Council today. Santa’s council is made up of the head elf of every department. (That includes me). We all had to get into uniform –...

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Santa Plans Big Announcement for Saturday

5 DAYS AGO
Merry Tuesday Greetings! We’ve made it to day #4 in the Jingle Bells Singing Contest. Just two elves remain – Elf Jasmine and Elf Frieda. Already this is a historic contest. No girl elf has ever won...

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Santa Flies on Kringle Radio Again

6 DAYS AGO
Great news, Santa Fans! Over at Kringle Radio we will be replaying the broadcast of Santa’s flight around the world last Christmas Eve. That’s become a tradition here for our Christmas in July...

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John Heard, actor played Macaulay Culkin's dad in Home Alone

-1 DAYS AGO
Interviewed by The New York Times afterward – he was performing onstage at the time as an anxious husband in a production of August Strindberg's Creditors – Heard struck a note of searching self-deprecation. "I think this interview is a little premat...

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John Heard, actor played Macaulay Culkin's dad in Home Alone

-1 DAYS AGO
Interviewed by The New York Times afterward – he was performing onstage at the time as an anxious husband in a production of August Strindberg's Creditors – Heard struck a note of searching self-deprecation. "I think this interview is a little premat...

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We live in the red zone and will fight until defence department clean up their mess | Phil Blanch

-1 DAYS AGO
On 4 September 2015 I received a text message that turned my life upside down. It was from the department of primary industries stating that Fullerton Cove, a bay of water near Williamtown Airforce base in New South Wales, where I have made my living...

Read more...

Former Time Lords at odds over a female Doctor Who

-1 DAYS AGO
If you're still wrestling with the gender-bending decision by the BBC to recast the iconic role of Doctor Who with a woman, it might comfort you to know that even among Time Lords there is not complete agreement. Two former Doctors Who - Peter Daviso...

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John Heard, actor played Macaulay Culkin's dad in Home Alone

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John Heard, an actor who played pained characters in dramas but was probably best known for his role as the father who mistakenly left his youngest son behind on a family trip to Paris in the comedy Home Alone , has died in Palo Alto, California aged...

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Doctor Who Christmas special: First look at Peter Capaldi's final outing

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Media caption The Christmas episode is called Twice Upon A Time and features the return of Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts. Details of Peter Capaldi's final outing in Doctor Who have been revealed as the first trailer for the Christmas special was release...

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Diary Malaysia Monday July 24

47 MINS AGO
MONDAY, JULY 24 KUALA LUMPUR- Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi attends Corruption-Free Pledge signing ceremony at Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar Hall, Malaysian Police Training Centre (PULAPOL), Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra at 0815 (0015 GMT) KUALA LUM...

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