Palestinians co-opt Santa Claus for anti-Israel propaganda

http://twitter.com/#!/Remroum/status/283051967381635072 Santa Claus is making his way around the world, taking care to stop his sleigh in every country. But according to several anti-Israel Twitterers, St. Nick is going to have a rough time in the Holy Land thanks to big, bad Israel. Even #Santa is fighting the #Israeli Occupation. #FreePalestine ow.ly/gfbcz #Palestine — Daleen […]

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‘Clicks first, facts later’: Vox’s cred gets whacked after ‘Sopranos’ scoop

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http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/504781051613683712 Earlier today, Vox caused quite a stir with this story: http://twitter.com/#!/voxdotcom/status/504591677622091777 According to Voxsplainer Martha P. Nochimson, “The Sopranos” creator David Chase revealed that Tony Soprano didn’t die at the end of the series finale. Yeah … about that: http://twitter.com/#!/ditzkoff/status/504776167908724736 More from Today: The Vox report seemed clear-cut enough — until late Wednesday when Chase’s […]

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Salon writer finds Gabrielle Douglas’ faith ‘unnerving’; followers inspired

http://twitter.com/#!/GovKaineBrow/status/231491369946988544 The cynics out there already suspected that the Gabrielle Douglas love fest couldn’t last forever. A gold medalist at 16, she’s amazingly talented, positive, self-confident, All-American and charismatic — the perfect fit for the Corn Flakes box. It’s all too good to be true, though, isn’t it? There must be some flaw. Is it her […]

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NYT reports of one-on-one talks with Iran over nuclear program premature

http://twitter.com/#!/mikeallen/status/259798981738131456 A scoop by the New York Times today reporting an agreement to one-on-one negotiations between the Obama administration and Iran over that country’s nuclear program quickly lit up Twitter and international media, but National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor quickly issued a statement saying that “it’s not true that the United States and Iran have […]

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‘The Eagles are breaking up?’ AP scoop: ‘Sen. Joe Walsh’ to walk away from race

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http://twitter.com/#!/chuck_dizzle/status/497482927060430849 That tweet is what we like to call “fake, but accurate.” As Twitchy reported, Montana Sen. Walsh is dropping out of his race. The AP reported that as well. Well, sorta: http://twitter.com/#!/AP/status/497478728176664576 They almost had it … http://twitter.com/#!/BrianFaughnan/status/497478907143421952 At least they got the first two letters right. They tried their best! But not without causing […]

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Pakistan’s use of terror major roadblock in ties: Foreign secretary Jaishankar – Times of India

India’s efforts to have "closer and broader" cooperation in South Asia often faced roadblocks due to "unique challenge" from Pakistan which tends to use terrorism as an instrument of policy of diplomacy, foreign secretary S Jaishankar said on Wednesday. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Pakistans-use-of-terror-major-roadblock-in-ties-Foreign-secretary-Jaishankar/articleshow/53745567.cms

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