This Day in Disney History December 11th

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1957-Television show The Horse of the West narrated by Rex Allen airs.

1959-Television show Texas John Slaughter Wild Horse Revenge airs.

1960-Television special Daniel Boone: And Chase the Buffalo airs.

1963-Film The Three Lives of Thomasina starring Patrick McGoohan, Susan Hampshire, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber, Vincent Winter, Finlay Currie and Laurence Naismith is released.

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1966-Television show Joker, the Amiable Ocelot airs.

1970-Animated film The Aristocats with the voice talents of Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Sterling Holloway, Paul Winchell, Karen Kulp, Thurls Ravenscroft, Hermoine Baddley and Pat Buttram is released.

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1982-Television show Winnie the Pooh and Friends airs.

1988-Television special Disneyland’s All-Star Comedy Circus airs.

1992-Film The Muppet Christmas Carol starring the Muppets and Michael Caine is released.

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2002-Final episode of MDs airs.

Television series Extreme Makeover premieres on ABC.

2004-Television movie Naughty or Nice airs.

2009-Animated film The Princess and the Frog is released.

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Disney Channel Phineas and Ferb Christmas…

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Trudeau, Couillard meet ahead of Syrian refugee arrival in Quebec

Global News

MONTREAL – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Quebec City Friday to meet with Premier Philippe Couillard ahead of the arrival of thousands of Syrian refugees in the province.

READ MORE:First planeload of Syrian refugees land on Canadian soil

Trudeau and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne were in Toronto to greet 163 Syrian refugees just before midnight on Thursday.

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“They step off the plane as refugees, but they walk out of this terminal as permanent residents of Canada, with social insurance numbers, with health cards, and with an opportunity to become full Canadians,” Trudeau said.

READ MORE:Syrian refugees: Quebec immigration minister says security won’t be compromised

It was the first large group brought to Canada by government aircraft.

READ MORE:5 ways you can help Syrian refugees in Montreal

The Prime Minister gave winter coats…

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Toronto woman looking forward to reuniting with 5 cousins from Syria

Global News

TORONTO – The last time Christine Youssef saw her cousins, they were in Damascus, and civil war hadn’t yet broken out in Syria.

That war has forced thousands of Syrians to seek refuge in Canada, including Youssef’s five cousins, who arrived on the first Canadian government airlift late Thursday.

She said it’s the first time the cousins – who are between 20 and 28 years old – have flown on an airplane.

By the end of the month, Youssef said another 19 of her relatives will have arrived in Canada as part of the federal government’s plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by February.

READ MORE: First planeload of Syrian refugees land on Canadian soil

All of them will be staying with her in east-end Toronto.

Youssef said refugee sponsors were told to wait until Friday morning to meet the new arrivals, but she couldn’t resist the opportunity to see…

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Suisse/Menace jihadiste: quatre personnes recherchées à Genève qui relève son niveau d’alerte

World Vision

Genève – La police à Genève recherche activement des personnes liées à la mouvance jihadiste dont le signalement lui a été fourni mercredi, et le niveau d’alerte a été relevé, a annoncé jeudi le Département de la sécurité genevoise.

Nous sommes passés d’une menace floue à une menace précise a déclaré à la radio suisse Emmanuelle Lo Verso, chargé de la communication de ce Département.

Quatre hommes sont recherchés, liés au Groupe Etat Islamique, a indiqué à l’AFP un vétéran des gardes de l’ONU.

Les Nations Unies ont leur siège européen à Genève et il fait l’objet jeudi d’une surveillance renforcée avec de nombreux gardes armés de fusils automatiques, une mesure tout à fait inhabituelle.

Le quotidien le Matin publie une photo de quatre hommes barbus, qui aurait été fournie par les autorités américaines à la police suisse. Ils sont assis , le doigt en l’air à la façon des…

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