Thanksgiving

New York Vows Daesh Will Not Ruin Thanksgiving Parade

By David Ingram NEW YORK, Nov 15 – New York City police sought to reassure residents and tourists on Monday that they would be safe attending the city’s Thanksgiving Day parade despite the militant group¬†Daesh¬†calling on its followers to attack the event with trucks. The largest U.S. city has prepared for such attacks in the

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Obama Urges Generosity for Syrian Refugees on Thanksgiving

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama urged Americans to show generosity to Syrian refugees in his Thanksgiving message on Thursday, reminding them that the Pilgrims who came to America in 1620 were themselves fleeing persecution. “Nearly four centuries after the Mayflower set sail, the world is still full of pilgrims

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New York Prepares for Thanksgiving Parade As Daesh Threat Looms

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, Nov 23 – David Huddle and his daughter Megan, a flute player for the North Hardin High School marching band in Kentucky, have been preparing for more than a year for the band’s performance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. They have no intention of letting threats

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