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When is Thanksgiving 2016? What Day is Thanksgiving On?

They celebrated harmony between themselves and the Wampanoag tribe of Indians. The feast at Thanksgiving is a major misconception that comes along with the holiday. Maybe something as simple as having a conversation with someone about it and letting them know you are thankful for their friendship is enough. Sara was a writer and historian.

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Trump Represents 'Historic Opportunity for Israel'

As Israelis and Palestinians struggle to make sense of this week's presidential election results, so are we, Americans who support Israeli-Palestinian peace , anxiously wondering about the fate of our mission under President-elect Donald Trump .

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Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Secures Funding to Contest Election Result in Wisconsin

In total, the campaign raised $2.5 million in time to reach Wisconsin's filing deadline of November 25 and fee of $1.1 million. "Now that we have almost completed funding Wisconsin's recount (which is due on Friday), we can begin to tackle the funding for Michigan's recount (due Monday) and Pennsylvania's recount (due Wednesday)".

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Erdogan And EU, A Strongman And Weak Continent

However, EU member states, with the exception of Austria, are so far all in favour of keeping the talks on track despite alarm over the extent of the crackdown following the 15 July coup. S&D MEP and EP rapporteur on Turkey, Kati Piri, said, "unfortunately, the situation leaves us with no other choice than to call for the temporary freeze of the talks".

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Russian shells kill 61 civilians in Aleppo

Russian Federation has denied involvement in the new attacks on Aleppo that, according to SOHR, have left 61 people killed since Tuesday, when the bombings resumed. Once Syria's economic powerhouse, Aleppo has been ravaged by the war that has killed more than 300,000 people nationwide since it started in March 2011 with anti-government protests.

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Islamic State uses drones to attack Iraqi army in Mosul

There are days when the wounded are treated on the floors and hallways of the medical facilities, they said. The agreement between the Iraqi Kurds and Shi'ite groups was reached at meeting between commanders of Kurdish peshmerga forces deployed in Sinjar, west of Mosul, and Hadi al-Amiri, the leader of the Iranian-backed Badr Organisation.

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Manmohan Singh Suprised Everyone With His Speech On Demonetisation And Twitter Erupted

Singh, who was speaking after laying the foundation stone of various development schemes here, said the entire country is supporting Prime Minister Modi's move of demonetising high-value currency notes. On Thursday, the government stopped the exchange of old notes at banks and said people can use only old 500-rupee notes to pay government utility bills till December 15.

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S.Korean prosecutors request investigation into president over confidante scandal

Park has been rocked by a scandal involving an old friend who is alleged to have used her closeness to the president to meddle in state affairs. For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us. South Korea's constitution gives presidents immunity from prosecution. As night fell, Seoul's main ceremonial boulevard Gwanghwamun became a moving river of flickering candles held by the banner-waving, slogan-chanting demonstrators calling on Park to step down.

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Merkel confirms to run for fourth term as German chancellor in 2017

She has governed Europe's top economic power, which does not have term limits, since 2005. "Many people would not be very understanding if now I failed to use all of my experience to do my duty for Germany", she told party faithful from her conservative CDU.

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Iraqis advance in Mosul as bomb south of Baghdad kills 21

Those fleeing Tal Afar are Sunni Muslims, who are in a majority in Nineveh province in and around Mosul but a minority in Shi'ite-majority Iraq. Iraqi forces, with air and ground support from a USA -led coalition, launched an offensive on October 17 to retake Mosul in the most complex campaign in Iraq since the US -led 2003 invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.

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Iran's Khamenei Threatens Response if US Extends Sanctions

The House voted 419-1 last week to pass a 10-year extension of the sanctions , which are set to expire at the end of December. "So far, the current United States government has committed several violations with regard to the nuclear agreement ", Ayatollah Khamenei told members of the volunteer Basij forces in Tehran on Wednesday.

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"Gilmore Girls" return to Stars Hollow

But it expanded to be about all of the quirky characters in the small town of Stars Hollow , as well as their relationship with Lorelai's parents, Richard and Emily Gilmore , after they reconnect when Rory is a teenager. Given that all the episodes will be made available at once on streaming service Netflix , Sherman-Palladino sees trouble on the horizon. She said: "It is because it always is but the question is, we are still stuck in feeling so proud of what we have done and ...

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Nazi-obsessed loner gets life for murder of British MP Jo Cox

Following the verdict, Cox's husband Brendan called the murder "a political act and an act of terrorism". The killing of the Labor deputy Jo Cox by a white nationalist terrorist indicates growing "violent white supremacism" in the country.

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Kremlin says missile deployment shouldn't hurt Russia-Japan peace talks

He said that trend existed "in terms of the careful preparations for the forthcoming visit of President Putin to Japan, and in terms of continuing contacts to develop our bilateral ties, especially in the economic sphere, and negotiations on the peace deal issue".

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Obama meets European leaders to discuss challenges

The US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation grouping is "absolutely vital" to US interests and a strong, unified Europe is good for America and the world, Obama said. Around the world, many are looking to Merkel one of the longest serving leaders of a major world power, leader of Europe's largest economy and one of the biggest US trade partners with the USA for leadership as Obama leaves office.

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Arsenal in 2-2 draw against PSG in Champions League

Bayern had already qualified but is guaranteed to finish second in the group. "At the moment we are second - but its not over", said Wenger after the game. "I feel for him but we're in it together". But they could not hold their lead and look destined to finish second in their group for a fifth straight season.

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Pakistan is well capable of replying to Indian agression: Air force chief

Yesterday, 12 people, including three Pakistani soldiers, were killed in alleged Indian cross-border firings. India's military operations commander, Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, said only Pakistani posts, which had opened fire on India, were targeted.

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Rajya Sabha Debates on Demonetisation, Manmohan Singh calls it 'Organised Loot'

He said the mismanagement had caused large-scale distress and refuted the Government's claim that this was a temporary situation. To say that the prime minister's strategy for the day was baffling will be an understatement. Under such circumstances, many people would have been surprised to read about the extremely critical speech delivered by Dr.Manmohan Singh in the parliament on 24th November on demonetization.Really, Dr.

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Eastern Aleppo completely under terrorist control - envoy

The extent of their own losses became clearer Tuesday when Mohammadali Shahidi Mahallati, head of Iran's Foundation of Martyrs, told the Tasnim News Agency that more than 1,000 Iranian soldiers have been killed in Syria. In remarks to the Security Council, he said almost one million Syrians were living under blockade. United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said Monday the Syrian government has put almost one million people across the country at risk because of its offensive ...

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Trump taps Betsy DeVos for US Education Secretary

Nikki Haley to serve as USA ambassador to the United Nations and charter school advocate Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education. Rumors are swirling over who President-elect Donald Trump will tap for his cabinet. DeVos, from MI, is a longtime advocate for charter schools and school vouchers. "We believe that the chance for the success of a child should not depend on winning a charter lottery, being accepted by a private school, or living in the right ZIP code", said Lily ...

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Canadian PM congratulates Trump on surprise victory

Canada is open to talking about its existing trade deals even if other countries want to re-open them, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday. "Canada has no closer friend, partner, and ally than the United States", Trudeau said in a statement issued Wednesday morning.

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Amazon delivery pilots ordered to end strike for retail peak

In a statement sent to Post&Parcel yesterday (23 November), the union said: "Following a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of OH, pilots are returning to work with continued calls for the company to address the staffing crisis that has led to this strike".

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Documents: Suspect in detective's slaying got married while on the run

Marconi, 50, was shot and killed about 11:45 a.m. Sunday during a traffic stop near SAPD headquarters in downtown. The man in the black vehicle walked up to Marconi's auto and fired two shots through the passenger window, hitting the detective in the head, police said .

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Christian charity welcomes Turkey U-turn on child marriage bill

Turkey has withdrawn a bill which would legally have protected men who have sex with child brides from prosecution. Omer Suha Aldan, a lawmaker with the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), said the proposal will "encourage forced marriages" and "legalize marriage to rapists".

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A look at 5 Trump business ties that pose conflicts

However, it was Trump who prevailed on the November 8 Election Day by clinching the crucial 270 Electoral College votes, the bare majority required to win the presidency. It takes money, manpower and accurate voting machines to get every vote counted correctly, he explained why the counting takes so long. A week after his historic election victory, Trump tweeted: "The Electoral College is actually genius in that it brings all states, including the smaller ones, into play".

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Jill Stein's Election Recount Campaign Raises More Than $3 Million

However, the campaign projects $2 to 3 million more would be needed for attorney fees, and the total cost for a recount would likely be even higher than that. Trump narrowly won Wisconsin , Michigan and Pennsylvania after trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton in pre-election polls in those states. "That's why the unexpected results of the election and reported anomalies need to be investigated before the 2016 presidential election is certified".

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Oil future unmoved, as industry awaits OPEC meeting outcome

USA crude oil was up 25 cents or 0.71% at $48.3 a barrel at 10.35 ET. The country's energy minister, Alexander Novak, said Thursday that Russian Federation could cut down its oil production plans in 2017 if a global output freeze pact is applied, Reuters reported.

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Red Kettle Campaign returns

Gilson assures this is a seasonal post that he appreciates because he knows it will make a difference. This holiday season , the Salvation Army is operating its annual Red Kettle campaign, as well as its Angel Tree program at the Ohio Valley Mall.

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Paramilitary forces: Iraqi-led troops surround Mosul

It is turning into the most complex campaign in Iraq since the 2003 invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein and empowered the nation's Shia majority. Tal Afar also had a Shi'ite community, which fled in 2014 when the Sunnis of Islamic State swept through the region.

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Barcelona, Man City into Champions League last 16

Giroud, restored to the starting lineup after his late equaliser at Manchester United at the weekend, tucked the spot kick past Alphonse Areola. A point shared between these two may seem like a good result on the face of it but it means PSG only need to match Arsenal's result in their next European encounter for them to finish top of Group A.

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EU Parliament Urges Suspension of Turkey's Membership Talks

On Monday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang welcomed the idea of Turkish membership; but, analysts warn that Ankara's bid would almost inevitably be incompatible with Turkey's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership aspirations.

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Demonetisation a monumental case of mismanagement: Manmohan Singh

The results show the one-sided opinion from the people who back this currency demonitisation instead of being suffered standing in long queues . "What has been done can also weaken our people's confidence in the currency and banking system", added Dr Singh, a former chief of the Reserve Bank of India, stating that small businesses, farming and cooperative banking have been affected the most by demonetisation.

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Cloudy Thanksgiving day in the forecast. What about the weekend?

Friday night .Clear. Low in the lower 30s. Thursday night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 1 a.m., then a chance of drizzle after 1 a.m. Sunday night .Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

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Angela Merkel will run for a fourth term as chancellor of Germany

Her decision last year to let in almost one million asylum seekers sparked deep discontent among Germans , letting the populist, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany score record wins in recent state elections that sets that party up to enter the federal parliament in elections next year.

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Obama and Putin speak at APEC summit in Lima

He also said the Philippines longed to be part of Europe. "They seem to start a war but are afraid to go to war". They were waging war in so many places, in Vietnam, in Afghanistan and in Iraq. He said this in response to criticisms overseas of his war on illegal drugs, and warnings that he may be brought to the worldwide court because of the rising death toll in that campaign.


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