A US man who dresses up as Santa Claus fulfilled a dying boy's Christmas wish by visiting him at his bedside, before the youngster passed away in his arms.Eric Schmitt-Matzen rushed to a local in Tennessee hospital after receiving a call about a terminally ill five-year-old boy who wanted to see Santa Claus.
A top Hindu American outfit said the hearing on a Christian charity organisation is "an undue endorsement" of one religion over other."We believe that Compassion International s claim that it is a humanitarian organisation only, while its publicly stated mission is evangelisation, is disingenuous," said Suhag Shukla, executive director and legal counsel of the Hindu American Foundation.(Earlier : Top American lawmakers have expressed concern over the alleged curbs imposed by India on a Christian charity organisation whose representatives appeared before a Congressional hearing seeking change in New Delhi's policies related to foreign funding of NGOs.
A Somali-born Ohio State University student plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by a police officer. Police said they were investigating whether it was a terrorist attack.Eleven people were hurt, one critically.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is calling on people in her state to pray.That call comes as the murder trial of former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager continues and the death penalty trial gets started for Dylann Roof in the killing of nine black Charleston church worshippers.