• Megan Schott(NEW YORK) --  Many use the beloved holiday tradition of dressing their kids up as an Elf on the Shelf just for laughs. But one Nashville, Indiana, mom is dressing her son up to raise money to buy toys for kids in need.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- A top cyber security firm says it has identified a previously unknown group of Russian-speaking hackers who have allegedly stolen at least $10 million from U.S. and Russian banks over the past year and a half.
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  • ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- This Christmas has been the season of giving, not getting, for an 8-year-old boy in New Jersey whose home has become a bit like Santa's workshop.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Lego has won its first copyright case in China, according to the company.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(JACKSON, N.J.) -- A Saturday showdown in New Jersey touted as the world’s largest snowball fight was abandoned after a Nor’easter dumped around 6-inches of snow.Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey teaming up with the Hallmark Channel set up the late morning cost-free rumble on Dec. 9 as an "attempt to break the record for the world's largest snowball fight" and expected thousands to participate in the “family-friendly event executed with kid-friendly plush snowballs while supplies last,” according to a release from the theme park’s website.According to the same release, Six Flags, which broke the Guinness World Records title in 2016 for attracting 400 people as the "most couples kissing under the mistletow" and boldly stated that Canada rein as snow fight world record holders with an 8,200 count in 2016 was bound to be broken on Saturday as Six Flags "aims to break the record with 9,000 participants," the statement read.But before would-be participants got a chance to toss their orbs at each other, a warning was added in boldface type informing the public that the icy war was off “due to inclement weather.”No specific makeup date was released.Attempts by ABC News’ to reach Six Flags representatives were not immediately returned.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The world's largest music streaming service and one of the most popular social platforms in China are investing in each other.Spotify and China's Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) are expected to buy minority stakes in one another in cash, though the value of the deal and the shareholding sizes have not been disclosed.Spotify CEO Daniel Ek said, “Spotify and Tencent Music Entertainment see significant opportunities in the global music streaming market for all our users, artists, music and business partners. This transaction will allow both companies to benefit from the global growth of music streaming.”
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