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President Pardons Thanksgiving Turkeys

U.S. President Barack Obama followed decades of tradition Wednesday and "pardoned" the national Thanksgiving turkey and its alternate. The Thanksgiving holiday in the United States is a time for family gatherings with sumptuous turkey feasts. But the president said at the White House these birds, nicknamed Popcorn and Caramel, would skip the annual Thanksgiving feast that many Americans travel hundreds of kilometers to enjoy. The American Automobile Association...

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