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Fogle, Giudice and Dassey — Inmates Chow Down on Thanksgiving Grub

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11/24/2016 12:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF EXCLUSIVE Jared Fogle, Brendan Dassey and a bunch of other famous prisoners may have given up many of their inalienable rights, but not the right to get the bird on Turkey Day. We surveyed the landscape, and here’s what the joints are offering for Thanksgiving dinner: Brendan Dassey (Wisconsin)The “Making a Murderer” star gets ...

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Skyscanner sold to China travel firm Ctrip in £1.4bn deal

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Image copyright Skyscanner/BBC Skyscanner, the UK-based travel search business, has been bought by Ctrip, China’s biggest online travel firm. The deal values Skyscanner at about £1.4bn ($1.75bn). The firm, which has its headquarters in Edinburgh, is available in more than 30 languages, with about 60 million monthly active users. It was set up to let users compare prices from different ...

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US Airstrike Destroys Mosul Bridge As Iraqi Forces Pinch ISIS

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U.S. forces backing the Iraqi army in the battle for Mosul have taken out a key fourth bridge, restricting ISIS from crossing between western and eastern parts of the city, according to a Reuters article.  A U.S. military official reports the airstrike was carried out on a bridge that spanned the Tigris River.  Five Mosul bridges spanned the Tigris, which ...

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Trump pressed Farage to fight wind farms, ally says

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November 22, 2016 by: Henry Mance, Political Correspondent Donald Trump encouraged Nigel Farage to campaign against wind farms, according to a friend of the UK Independence party leader, provoking further questions on the blurred lines between the president-elect’s business and political roles. Mr Trump has been a bitter opponent of offshore turbines near his Aberdeenshire golf resort and failed last ...

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Trump brushes off concern about potential conflicts of interest

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President-elect Donald Trump arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) In the days since Donald Trump became president-elect, there has been ever-growing concern that his sprawling global business empire could present conflicts of interest once he takes office — so much so that congressional phone lines have been jammed this week with calls ...

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Dennis Rodman — Charged with Hit-and-Run … In Wrong Way Freeway Crash

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11/21/2016 2:31 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF EXCLUSIVE Dennis Rodman has just been charged with 4 misdemeanor criminal charges — including hit-and-run — stemming from a late-night wrong way freeway crash in July … TMZ Sports has learned.  The Orange County District Attorney has charged Rodman with … hit-and-run with property damage, driving a car across the divider, giving false ...

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Satellite to help planes avoid turbulence

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Image copyright United Launch Alliance A new weather satellite that could help pilots avoid turbulence has launched into space. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said it would beam clearer images of cloud “waves”, which contribute to turbulence, back to earth more quickly. It is also set to give better estimates of wind speed, fog, ice and lightning. ...

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Homeschool Graduate Gears Up to Bring Big Changes to Canada

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A 19-year-old homeschool graduate has become the youngest Member of Provincial Parliament in Ontario history, winning by more than 50 percent of the popular vote. Sam Oosterhoff beat out New Democratic Party (NDP) candidate Mike Thomas, 61, and Liberal Party candidate Vicky Ringuette, 37, to win the seat in Parliament on Thursday. “Today we sent a very strong message to ...

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Darren Woods waits in ExxonMobil’s wings

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Darren Woods is waiting for the call to take on one of the toughest jobs in American business. Last December, he was appointed president of ExxonMobil, the title traditionally granted to the chief executive in waiting.  Rex Tillerson, who has led the company since 2006, reaches the retirement age of 65 in March. Lee Raymond, his predecessor, was asked by ...

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Alt-right leaders praise Sessions as attorney general pick

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Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, visits Trump Tower in New York on Thursday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Richard Spencer, president of the National Policy Institute and popularizer of the term “alt-right,” told reporters in Washington on Saturday that Donald Trump could achieve some of the white nationalist movement’s goals by making Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) ...

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