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Turkeys pardoned by Trump and Obama now birds of a feather in Virginia

ABC News(BLACKSBURG, Va.) — Donald Trump and Barack Obama may be worlds apart on the political spectrum, but the turkeys the presidents pardoned couldn’t be closer — they’re now neighbors in Virginia. While it’s unclear whether the four turkeys will have a bone to pick with each other or become birds of a feather, Drumstick and Wishbone, who were spared …

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What's on the menu for President Trump's Thanksgiving dinner

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Trump will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner this evening with “friends and family at the winter White House,” the first lady’s spokesperson said. Here is what is on the first family’s table at Mar-a-Lago this holiday, according to Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump’s press secretary. -Turkey -Stuffing -Mashed potatoes and gravy -Sweet potatoes with marshmallows -A variety of …

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President Trump assures troops they're 'fighting for something real' in Thanksgiving call

ABC News(NEW YORK) — President Trump offered his thanks to members of the military serving overseas on Thanksgiving -– holding a video call with those at posts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, Bahrain, and aboard the USS Monterey. “We totally support you, and in fact we love you, we really do, we love you, and this is a Thanksgiving you will …

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Doug Jones forced to defend record on crime in wake of Trump criticism

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Doug Jones was faced with a new challenge in his race against Roy Moore for senator in Alabama on Tuesday when President Donald Trump greeted reporters on the White House lawn with a slew of attacks on Jones’ record. One of those attacks, against Jones’ record on crime, particularly stood out for the longtime attorney. Prior …

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O'Malley: Democratic party 'regenerating itself, almost like after a bad forest fire'

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — According to former Maryland governor and 2016 presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, former President Obama, the Democratic National Committee, and the Clintons bear responsibility for miscalculations that weakened the Democratic party in recent elections. “What is happening now is the party is regenerating itself, almost like after a bad forest fire,” O’Malley told ABC News’ Chief White …

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Facebook says they will let its users know if they liked Russian-linked election propaganda

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Facebook announced they are making a portal that will allow users to find out if they liked pages or followed Instagram accounts made by the Internet Research Agency, the Russian internet company that was revealed to be troll farm after the 2016 election. The portal will provide a database of those potential pages and accounts that would …

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FCC stonewalling probe of 'massive scheme' involving fake net neutrality comments, New York attorney general says

iStock/Thinkstock(ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released an open letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, accusing the agency of stonewalling his office’s investigation into what he called a “massive scheme” to inundate the FCC’s public net neutrality review process with fake comments. “The process the FCC has employed to consider potentially sweeping alterations to current …

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Texas congressman apologizes for nude online selfie

US Congress(WASHINGTON) — Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas is apologizing for a graphic image of himself that emerged on social media this week, confirming he took the picture and sent it to women with whom he was pursuing relationships. “While separated from my second wife, prior to the divorce, I had sexual relationships with other mature adult women,” Barton, …

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These members of the Liberal Gun Club say they can be both left-leaning and support gun rights

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two of the biggest mass shootings in modern American history have taken place within just the past 50 days. And in the aftermath, there seems to be no real, reasoned gun debate face-to-face or online — just a deepening division between Americans on the left and on the right. But there is a growing group of …

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski backs Obamacare individual mandate repeal

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she supports repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, a key provision in the Senate Republican tax bill, but she refrained from offering a full endorsement of the tax package. “I believe that the federal government should not force anyone to buy something they do not wish to buy in order …

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