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'Peas' the turkey spared via presidential pardon in annual Thanksgiving ceremony

5 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

In an annual ceremony Tuesday, President Donald Trump declared that Peas the turkey would be spared this Thanksgiving. Peas and the other National Thanksgiving Turkey...
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2018 National Thanksgiving Turkey: Fun facts about the ceremony

7 minutes ago   |   ABC

The public chose Peas the turkey over his alternate Carrots to be this year's National Thanksgiving Turkey. Here are fun facts about the ceremony.
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Apple just released this year's sentimental holiday ad

Apple just released this year's sentimental holiday ad

8 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Apple releases a sappy advertisement around the holidays every year. Watch this year's tearjerker below. Apple has a holiday tradition - to release a sentimental ad that...
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The taming of the dog, cow, horse, pig and rabbit

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

Research into one of the 'genetic orchestra conductors', microRNAs, sheds light on our selectively guided evolution of domestic pets and farmyard animals such as dogs and cows.
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Aquatic animals that jump out of water inspire leaping robots

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

Ever watch aquatic animals jump out of the water and wonder how they manage to do it in such a streamlined and graceful way? Researchers who specialize in water entry and exit...
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Ralph Breaks the Internet struggles to capture the magic of the original

2 hours ago   |   National Post

Six years in internet time is... let's see, carry the three... forever. To put that in social media context, six years ago, Snapchat was barely a thing, and Tinder had about...
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Dead whale that washed ashore in Indonesia had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

3 hours ago   |   ABC

A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups and flip-flops, a park official said Tuesday.
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Man admitted to sex at least 4 times with mini horse named Jackie G., sheriff's office says

3 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A 21-year-old man admitted to having sex with a relative's miniature horse named Jackie G when he was caught in the act in a pasture, authorities say.
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‘Bear Whisperer' cop rescues cub trapped in dumpster

‘Bear Whisperer' cop rescues cub trapped in dumpster

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

When a bear cub got trapped in a dumpster in Truckee, California, a cop now known as “The Bear Whisperer” jumped into action. Sgt. Mon Pere quickly freed the small animal...
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‘Ralph' sequel packs a punch with strong female characters

3 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

LOS ANGELES - “Ralph Breaks the Internet” may star an arcade bad guy with powerful hammer-like fists, but the animated sequel is also packing a punch with strong female...
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'Gut-wrenching': Video shows emotional reunion after dog gets trapped in...

'Gut-wrenching': Video shows emotional reunion after dog gets trapped in pipe for 24 hours

Volunteer firefighters rescued the miniature long-haired dachshund who had become stuck in a vertical position in a drainage pipe. Read more ...

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

The gloom and doom on Wall Street has wiped out the stock market's gains for the year. Read more ...

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Hitchcock, who replaces Todd McLellan after he was fired Tuesday morning, most recently coached the Stars during the 2017-18 season. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl strangled baby brother to death with seat belt as...

Police: 6-year-old girl strangled baby brother to death with seat belt as dad shopped

The girl told investigators that she was playing with her brother and got angry when he wouldn't stop crying. Read more ...

Capitals' Orpik out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

Capitals' Orpik out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. - Veteran Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks. Read more ...

Trump Says U.S. Will Remain 'Steadfast Partner' Of Saudis, Despite Khashoggi...

Trump Says U.S. Will Remain 'Steadfast Partner' Of Saudis, Despite Khashoggi Killing

President Trump says his administration will continue to stand by Saudi Arabia, despite reports that the CIA believes the Saudi crown prince approved the killing of journalist... Read more ...

Walmart wants GOP senator to return donation after ‘public hanging' joke

Walmart wants GOP senator to return donation after ‘public hanging' joke

Walmart is requesting a refund of its $2,000 donation to Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in the race for the US Senate in Mississippi, after actress Debra Messing publicly... Read more ...

Mitchell Trubisky injury update: Bears optimistic QB can play vs. Lions

Mitchell Trubisky injury update: Bears optimistic QB can play vs. Lions

While the injury shouldn't be serious, there's concern over the amount of rest Trubisky will get on the Bear's short week. Read more ...

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky day to day with shoulder injury

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky day to day with shoulder injury

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is day to day with a right shoulder injury as the team prepares for Thursday's game against the Detroit Lions. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business...

Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business, report says

The White House had no comment on Ivanka Trump's email practices. Read more ...