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President Obama to pardon turkeys Wednesday

The epidemic killed almost 50 million birds, many of which were chicken and turkeys. For the past few years we've been deep-frying our turkey , and last year we tried grilling it rotisserie-style with excellent results. Pardoned birds have been sent to live out their lives at various locations, including petting zoos and Mount Vernon, George Washington's home. A backup turkey also had its life spared. Read More

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Super Falcons tipped for AWCON win against Black Queens

Super Falcons tipped for AWCON win against Black Queens

The Arsenal Ladies forward was rampant on Sunday as she led the Nigerian attack in an impressive Group B win over Mali and has revealed the team are united on all fronts and personal accolade is not on top of their agenda. The Super Falcons will next face rivals Black Queens of Ghana on Wednesday, November 23 in their second Group B game. The fact that they massacred Mali 6-0 doesn't mean that they will repeat the dosage on Ghana. Read More

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Trump defends decision to settle Trump University lawsuits

Trump defends decision to settle Trump University lawsuits

Trump commented on the settlement via Twitter on Saturday, telling his 15 million followers that the only "bad thing about winning the presidency" was not being able to fight the "long but winning" Trump University trial. About 7,000 students would be eligible for refunds if U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel approves the settlement. Trump has repeatedly denied allegations of fraud. Read More

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Korean prosecutors indict secretive confidante of Park

Korean prosecutors indict secretive confidante of Park

Lee said they believe President Park Geun-hye conspir. The president has defied calls to step down, but her lawyer said that she would cooperate with public prosecutors who sought to question her next week. "We do not think that the prosecution's investigation so far has been fair and politically neutral", he said. Choi was accused of being charged with the idea of donating funds for private foundations and enriching himself personally. Read More

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Man shot during anti-Trump protest in US

About 800 people marched through Sacramento and hundreds others formed a human chain around the almost 3.5-mile perimeter of Oakland's Lake Merritt . Police said crowds dispersed after about three hours. "There is no way around that, and the sooner people grasp that, the better off we will be", he said. Read More

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Turkish officers seeking asylum in other NATO countries

According to reports in the German media some of the Turkish NATO officers have requested asylum in Germany. "It is right that some Turkish officers working in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation command structure, some of them have requested asylum in the countries where they are working", the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief said in a press conference in Brussels on Friday when asked about the issue. Read More

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China bans 'fatty' Kim Jong Un nickname on websites

China bans 'fatty' Kim Jong Un nickname on websites

The Park Geun-hye administration has moved faster than previous governments as the real estate tycoon has made some very alarming noises about the Korea-U.S. During his presidential campaign Donald Trump had suggested that American forces could withdraw from South Korea if the two countries could not agree on a fairer agreement to support the troops stationed there. Read More

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Four killed in Kabul bombing

Four killed in Kabul bombing

With the Taliban claiming responsibility for the assault at least four people were killed in a explosion inside the biggest United States military base in Afghanistan. Officials said the white van targeted belonged to the country's National Directorate of Security, the Afghan spy agency. This comes as at least one person was killed in a magnetic bomb explosion in Karte Naw area of Kabul city late on Tuesday evening. Read More

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Nigeria U20 Women 3-1 Canada U20 Women: Falconets send Canucks packing

Nigeria U20 Women 3-1 Canada U20 Women: Falconets send Canucks packing

The Falconets of Nigeria have kept their Federation Internationale de Football Association u20 Women World Cup title hopes alive by creating an upset defeating Canada. However, Ajibade revealed that there is a huge difference between playing at the U-20 World Cup and playing at the U-17 cadre. Meanwhile, Nigeria will lock horns with Spain in Group B, while Canada tackles Japan on November 20. Read More

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Trump Dashes American Dream For Migrants

Trump Dashes American Dream For Migrants

In his remarks on Tuesday, Peña Nieto said that the country's future depends on Mexicans themselves emphasizing the reasons to be "profoundly optimistic", ranging from the "country's excellent geographical location" and the talent of its youth to the structural reforms undertaken under his administration. Read More

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Netanyahu: Israel won't allow Iran to establish itself militarily in Syria

Itamar Rabinovich, former Israeli ambassador to the USA, expressed doubt that Trump's ideas would be translated into policy at a panel discussion on Wednesday, according to the Times of Israel . "In the Trump administration, there will be no diminution of support as a effect of this transition", Biden said. Mr Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin set up a "hotline" between their defence ministries past year to avoid any accidental airspace clashes, which "highlights the dramatic ... Read More

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