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Trump says ‘some people’ want to change the name of Thanksgiving

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that some people wanted to change the name of Thanksgiving, telling a crowd of supporters that he wasnt going to let that happen. However, as many people quickly pointed out online, there doesnt seem to be a large groundswell of support to do so. Trump made his remarks during a rally in Florida. As we gather together for Thanksgivingyou know, some people want to change the name for Thanksgiving. They dont want to use the term Thanksgiving, the president said. #TrumpRally Trump on Thanksgiving…

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Federal judge disqualifies Huawei’s lawyer

New York (CNN Business)A federal judge has disqualified a Huawei lawyer representing the Chinese tech company in its defense against charges of alleged bank fraud and American sanctions violations. In the case that Cole was defending, the US government has alleged that Huawei violated US sanctions on Iran and obstructed justice in the investigation that followed. Also charged in the case is Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested in Vancouver in December at the request of the United States and now faces a court battle in Canada…

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Bears vs. Giants Live Stream: How to Watch the NFL Online

These two teams are going nowhere fast. The Chicago Bears and the New York Giants have had bad seasons by any measure. Both teams sit near the bottom of their divisions. Both teams are certain to miss the playoffs. And both teams will enter the offseason with a lot of unanswered questions. The positive for the Bears has been its defense. Despite fielding a helpless offense, Chicago still has the fifth-best defense by DVOA. If they can keep this unit together, maybe a better quarterback could lead them to better…

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A challenge from China could be just the thing to pull NATO together

Hong Kong (CNN)The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is looking more disorganized than ever, but a major Pacific rival could help push them back together. ‘Brain death’ Speaking last month, Macron warned that NATO was at risk of “brain death,” due to ongoing US indifference for the alliance — which Trump has previously described as “obsolete” — and in particular criticized Washington’s decision to pull out of Syria, leaving Kurdish allies at the mercy of Turkey, which soon invaded. “You have partners together in the same part of the world, and…

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The Betches 2019 Gift Guide: Under $50 | Betches

$50-150, and $25 & Under: Scrunchies, like everything else that was popular in the 90s, are back in style. But since spending more than, like, $10 on a single scrunchie just feels wrong, you can get this entire set of eight for that much money. There’s a velvet one, a sequined one, a silky looking one… basically, a scrunchie for every outfit. This $22 value is only $12, which is basically free. Murad’s Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture cream is what all our crusty winter skin needs, and the bright shiny ornament-like…

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Apple TV’s ‘Servant’ will make you scared of reborn dolls

This review contains spoilers for Servant. The premise for Apple TV+s new psychological thriller series Servant is intriguing. An upper-middle-class couple in Philadelphia hires a nanny for their newborn son. The nanny is quiet and strange, and its unclear whether she has good or bad intentions. She is religious and has weird rituals and behaviorsat least to the hip, apparently secular couple. The setup is strong for a satire about the lives of wealthy young parents, or a true horror tale involving a nanny. Unfortunately, the series doesnt know which…

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Man sentenced for flashing toy gun at yacht club

‘Really silly’ George, of Panorama Road in Sandbanks, was a regular customer and had been drinking at the club during the afternoon of 10 September, the court heart. Prosecutor David Finney described how George lifted up his cardigan and flashed the handle of the fake gun that was tucked into the waistband of his shorts. In a statement, a member of staff said he was “really scared” at what he had seen. “I felt threatened seeing it – I didn’t know what he would do,” he said. Related Topics Poole…

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