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Cablers Cut-In for Christmas Tree Bombing

A Somali-born teenager was arrested in a sting operation last night while trying to blow up a van believed to be loaded with explosives at a crowded Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore.

At 1:41amET this morning, Fox News Channel’s Marianne Rafferty broke in with the news. CNN broke in 10 minutes later at 1:51amET, and MSNBC broke in at their next scheduled cut-in.

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