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Obama defends legal authority to pardon turkeys

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has issued an executive action that some of his Republican opponents may be hard-pressed to disagree with — sparing Thanksgiving turkeys from the dinner table. 407 more words

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Ferguson residents clean up, hope for calm night

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Business owners and residents boarded up windows and cleared away debris Wednesday as Ferguson sought a tentative return to normal after two nights of unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case. 694 more words

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Autopsy suggests OK beheading victim fought back

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – An autopsy shows the woman who was beheaded at an Oklahoma food-processing plant apparently tried to fight off her attacker, who had a serrated cooking knife. 120 more words

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Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when officer Darren Wilson finished him off. 909 more words

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WATCH: Eagle equipped with GoPro soars over London

WATCH: See London, England from a real a bird’s eye view in this viral video.

They’re considered one of the most majestic birds, and Darchan, an imperial eagle, provided just as majestic of a view of London’s Tower Bridge in a video that is making the rounds online… 84 more words

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Autopsy suggests OKC beheading victim fought back

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An autopsy shows the woman who was beheaded at an Oklahoma food-processing plant apparently tried to fight off her attacker, who had a serrated cooking knife. 98 more words

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Pittsburgh has the best fans in the NHL, and it's not even close

Forbes has come out with it fans power rankings in the NHL, and they’ve rated the Pittsburgh Penguins fans as the best. It’s the third-straight year Penguins’ fans have been voted tops in the NHL. 187 more words

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