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Texas state trooper shot & killed on Thanksgiving

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 16:05 A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was shot and killed on Thanksgiving during a routine traffic stop near Dallas. Police caught the suspect after a five-hour manhunt. Trooper Damon Allen, 43, was shot and killed around 4pm, during a traffic stop on Interstate 45, some 90 miles south of Dallas, the Texas Department ...

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New TSA security measures to make Thanksgiving travel even more of a nightmare

Millions of travelers are expected to endure endless lines this holiday weekend as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) implements new security measures at airports across the country. The TSA estimates there will be more than 26 million passengers traveling through airports between November 17 and 29, a five percent increase from last year. The Sunday after Thanksgiving is expected to ...

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Apple’s Thanksgiving ad is mostly about the AirPods

Every year, Apple airs a new ad in the U.S. for Thanksgiving. Compared to other Apple ads, this is less about showing product features and more like a greeting card. This year is no different — you still see a lot of AirPods. Apple’s new ad is called “Sway” and takes place in the streets of Prague. A woman starts ...

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Space Turkey: ISS crew give crash course in making Thanksgiving dinner (VIDEO)

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 15:58 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 16:02 Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are preparing for Thanksgiving in outer space – complete with all the traditional trappings, including the centerpiece of the holiday feast – a turkey. But how do you prepare a turkey in space? The ISS crew shared a brief explainer video demonstrating ...

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Trump pardons 2 Thanksgiving turkeys, jokes about killing Obama’s selections

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 00:08 President Donald Trump has pardoned two Thanksgiving turkeys while joking about keeping his promise to overturn all of his predecessors decisions by killing Obama’s birds. Trump was joined by first lady Melania Trump and son Barron in the Rose Garden to grant ‘Drumstick’ and ‘Wishbone’ mercy before Thanksgiving on Tuesday. Trump told the waiting ...

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Stafford throws 5 TDs to lift Lions to Thanksgiving rout

Duane Burleson/AP Calvin Johnson hauls in one of his three touchdowns during Thanksgiving romp over Eagles. DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson combined for one of the best games of their careers, helping the surging Detroit Lions keep the Philadelphia Eagles reeling. Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes. Three of them were to Johnson, who ...

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Michael Dukakis wants your Thanksgiving turkey carcass

Steven Senne/AP If you’re unsure how to use your Thanksgiving turkey carcass, give it to former Massachusetts governor and soup lover Michael Dukakis so he can make stew. Michael Dukakis is so eager to get his hands on some turkey carcasses, he gave out his home address. The thrifty former Massachusetts governor collects leftovers every Thanksgiving so he can make ...

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Man jumps White House fence as Obamas celebrate Thanksgiving

A man has been arrested after jumping the fence at the White House and running onto the North Lawn while the First Family was inside celebrating Thanksgiving. The White House was put into lockdown after the incident around 2:45 p.m. Thursday. Secret Service agents quickly apprehended the man, identified as Joseph Caputo, though it’s unclear how far onto the property ...

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Market Wrap: Stocks End Flat Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday

Filed under: Energy, Market News, Economic Indicators, Consumer Goods, Healthcare Industry Richard Drew/APNew York Stock Exchange executive Douglas Foley and his daughter meet Santa Claus from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade on the trading floor before Wednesday’s opening bell. By Sinead Carew NEW YORK — The major U.S. indexes were virtually unchanged Wednesday at the close of a quiet trading day ...

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Cheap Gas Fueling Expanded Thanksgiving Travel Day

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Travel, Transportation, Gas Prices Matt York/APA motorist fuels his vehicle Tuesday in Gilbert, Ariz. With Thanksgiving gas prices at its cheapest since 2008, the number of travelers is expected to rise. By JUSTIN PRITCHARD LOS ANGELES — An expanded version of America’s annual Thanksgiving travel saga was under way Wednesday with gas prices low and terrorism ...

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