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Thanksgiving 2015: When and what is Turkey Day in the US?

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Roast dinner, American football and giant balloons – what is Thanksgiving Day really all about? When is Thanksgiving Day 2015? On the fourth Thursday in November. This year the day falls on November 26th. Thanksgiving Day traditionally kicks off the ‘holiday season’ in the United States. The day was set …

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Donald Trump blames George W Bush for 9/11

Trump speaks to a crowd in Virginia. Mandel Ngan/Getty

‘Say what you want, the World Trade Center came down during his time’ Donald Trump is still Donald Trump. During an interview on Bloomberg TV on Friday, Mr Trump was asked how he would make Americans safe and proud while dealing with potential crisis. “I think I have a bigger …

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Why Obama is powerless to reform gun laws

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President Barack Obama stood in the White House briefing room and, once again, railed against those who object to increased firearm regulation. “Right now, I can imagine the press releases being cranked out,” he said. “We need more guns, they’ll argue. Fewer gun safety laws. Does anybody really believe that?” …

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