Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (R) shakes the hand of Cherie Blair (C) beside Baroness Margaret Thatcher (L) and current Prime Minister Tony Blair (R) during a Remembrance Service commemorating 25 years since the Falklands Conflict at The Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel in Pangbourne, Berkshire, 14 June 2007. The service marks the first official event marking Falklands 25, with The Queen and the Prime Minister joining families and veterans in a service of Thanksgiving. Twenty-Five years ago the Falkland Islands were liberated from Argentine occupation. The campaign saw the loss of 255 service and civilian personnel, and three Islanders.
I am doing a Thanksgiving weekend wedding for a client at their family's fishing lodge near Kingston, Ont.
We have been wowing visitors for over 100 years ... We are open every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. People can come and warm up on a cold winter day or come and cool off on a hot summer day.
It feels so good; we've been working so hard ... Since two weeks before Thanksgiving we've been working non-stop for this. This has been our goal and we've been training for this. We really deserve this.More quotes »
Mahler: What Barack Obama's NCAA bracket says about his presidency
the presidential pardon of the Thanksgiving turkey or baseball's ceremonial first pitch, the First Bracket is now a Washington institution. So it was inevitable that it would become politicized.This year the criticism started even before President Barack Obama Read more »
Long Island summer rentals after Sandy
their search as early as October. Despite a weeks-long gap in activity after Sandy, early-bird seasonal renters still turned out by Thanksgiving, says Judi Desiderio of Town & Country Real Estate. "A lot of deals in November closed by the year's end. We have Read more »
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Market's ready for new consoles, but old-gen surprisingly viable
after release. Sony's PlayStation Vita has sold well only twice, at its launch and during aggressive Black Friday sales after Thanksgiving in 2012. And the Wii U has seen its sales compared first to Nintendo's own lackluster GameCube and more recently to the 5/20/13 from Gamasutra Read more »
Community Calendar for the Midlands, May 20
SANDHILL REC FARMERS MARKET: 2-7 pm. Tuesdays until Thanksgiving at 900 Clemson Road (across from the Village at Sandhill). A variety of fresh fruits, produce, baked goods, seafood, meats, crafts,plants and various natural products are available from local 5/20/13 from The State Read more »
Review: ‘Suffering Succotash: The Comic Life of Molly Maise,’ by Lula Mae Barnes
from the archives As time goes by, fewer and fewer people remain on this Earth who suffered through depression-era and Thanksgiving meals constructed substantially of succotash. “As far back as the Revolutionary War,” writes Lula Mae Barnes in her new and from Malcolm’s Round Table Read more »
Police investigating organisers of Penang thanksgiving ceramah
TOWN: Police are investigating the “Thanksgiving Mega Ceramah” organised by the DAP-led state government on Saturday as it was held without obtaining proper approval from the authorities. George Town OCPD Asst Comm Gan Kong Meng said the organiser had not from The Star Malaysia Read more »
Target goes hunting in Silicon Valley, following Wal-Mart
man pushes a shopping cart at Target on the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Burbank, California, November 22, 2012. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Target Corp (TGT.N) said on Friday it opened a new San Francisco office to track down technology companies that can help from Reuters Mobile Read more »