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Remembering Lincoln's 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation

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Remembering President Lincoln's 1863 Thanksgiving proclamation.

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France to stop credits for coal projects in developing countries

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PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that France will eliminate export credits for energy projects in developing countries which involve coal, the most polluting fossil fuel. "We are eliminating all export credits in the support that we give to developing countries whenever coal is used," Hollande said during a speech on energy policy. The European Union is phasing out subsidies for domestic coal plants by 2018 in line with its efforts to take a global lead in the fight against climate change. ...


Putin, Poroshenko speak on phone about southeast Ukraine: Kremlin

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed bilateral relations and the situation in southeast Ukraine with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on the telephone on Wednesday evening, the Kremlin said on Thursday. The Kremlin said in a statement that the call was on the initiative of Ukraine. It gave no further details. Violence in east Ukraine is continuing despite a September ceasefire agreement between Kiev and pro-Russian separatists. Ukraine and Western countries accuse Russia of backing the rebels with troops and equipment. Moscow denies this. ...


Japan reporter denies S Korea libel

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A Japanese reporter denies defaming South Korean President Park Geun-hye, at the start of a trial criticised by Japan and local journalists.


European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker survives no confidence vote in European parliament 461 to 101 votes - @Reuters

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker survives no confidence vote in European parliament 461 to 101 votes - @Reuters

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Putin's tiger ravages goat farm in northeast China

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BEIJING (AP) — Ustin, a rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is behaving badly in his new home in northeastern China.


Obama's Latest Executive Order Doesn't Cause Flap

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President Obama spares Mac and Cheese from the dinner table.


Myanmar's Suu Kyi woos military lawmakers ahead of talks on constitution

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By Aung Hla Tun and Jared Ferrie YANGON, November 27 (Reuters) - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has invited military lawmakers to dinner in a bid to build ties ahead of a proposed summit on changing the constitution, which bars her from the presidency, a senior member of her party said on Thursday. On Tuesday, parliament unanimously endorsed talks among Suu Kyi, President Thein Sein, the speakers of the two houses of parliament, military chief Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, and a member of a party representing an ethnic minority. ...


Let Illegals Come Out of the Shadows

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Cathy Young, RealClearPolitics
Amidst predictably partisan reactions to President ObamaÂ#146;s recent executive order offering five million illegal immigrants a reprieve from deportation, some critics have denounced it as a special affront to immigrants who played by the rules to come to this country. So, as one of those legal immigrantsÂ#151;my family came to America from the Soviet Union in 1980Â#151;let me say that illegal immigrants do not offend me. Like some two-thirds of Americans, I believe that if they have committed no crimes while living in the United States, they should be granted the option to stay here legally and, in the...


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