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More than 300 arrested in 3 days of Ferguson protests in L.A.

The Los Angeles Police Department has made more than 300 arrests in the last three days after a series of protests over a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

PD James dies: Cameron leads tributes to 'queen of crime fiction'

Literary world saddened by the death of author who 'thrilled and inspired' generations of readers One-Minute Read Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 3:49pm The celebrated detective writer PD James, who wrote more than 20 bestselling novels,...Show More Summary

Exodus: Ridley Scott explains 'racist' Gods and Kings casting

British director says the biblical film Exodus wouldn't be financed if the lead actor was called 'Mohammad so-and-so' First Reaction Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 3:40pm Ridley Scott has reignited the controversy surrounding his casting...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off at Congress and State

The city kicked off Thursday's turkey festivities with the McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade at Congress Parkway and State Street.  The line up for the parade includes the 2014 grand marshal, Dee Snider featuring his Rock & Roll Tale, with Ronald McDonald as the honorary grand marshal. Show More Summary

Christmas shopping: 12 ways to save money on presents

Britons spend more on Christmas gifts than anyone else in Europe - here are tips to save some cash Summary Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 3:39pm See related: Black Friday 2014: US frenzy inspires UK?? shoppers The average person in Britain...Show More Summary

How To Shop Black Friday When You Don't Want To Camp Out For A TV

38 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

It's coming and there's no way to stop it—so you might as well embrace it and get some holiday shopping (and treat-yourself shopping) done at deep discounts. Black Friday has become a holiday in its own right, and New York is one ofShow More Summary

Italian Thanksgiving Shopping, a Cappella

44 minutes agoUnited States / New York : City Room

Metropolitan Diary: Amid the chaos of a popular Italian grocery two days before Thanksgiving, a cheese buyer brought the crowd to a standstill.

Happy Thanksgiving!

48 minutes agoUnited States / Atlanta : Fresh Loaf

Yes, even the hard-working drones of Creative Loafing take holidays off. We'll be dining on tofurky, sipping aged boxed wine, and speaking in very loud voices with family members today and tomorrow.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Reel Toronto: The F Word

1 hour agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Finally, a romantic comedy that Toronto can call its own. Toronto’s extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to Moscow, the disguise doesn’t always hold up to scrutiny. Show More Summary

Nigel Farage shock: he could miss out on becoming an MP

Alt Text: Columnist Don Brind New polling by Lord Ashcroft holds warnings not only for Miliband, but for Clegg and Farage too Column Don Brind Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 2:30pm I wrote here earlier today about the sensational idea...Show More Summary

New menus from NoDa to uptown Charlotte

Heist Brewery's new winter menu offers lots of "twisted eats": Among the highlights are The Grilled Cheese (shown above; made with black truffle butter, Manchego sheep's cheese, cave-aged Gruyere and Jasper Hill Farm blue cheese, and...Show More Summary

Will Liverpool be bruised or galvanised by Ludogrets draw?

Credits: Michael Steele / Getty Alt Text: Raheem Sterling of Liverpool Brendan Rodgers's side put in much-improved performance but still can't secure a victory First Reaction Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 2:05pm Ludogrets 2 Liverpool 2. Show More Summary

Haka then and now: it used to be more funny than frightening

Credits: YouTube Alt Text: Haka dance Archive video shows that the Haka has changed a lot in 40 years. See how the 1973 war cry measures up Video Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 2:09pm The Haka, a traditional ancestral war cry practised...Show More Summary

Yakuza Kick: Let's take a look at The Making of Yakuzambie

There's something interesting about witnessing a film's team talk about their experience on certain projects. Whether it's learning about the actors' thoughts on their work or the director's inspiration, I've always found these moments to be intriguing, as it lets people view certain mediums in an entirely different way. Show More Summary

Holiday TV programming is a feast for adventurous foodies

Harley "Sauce Boss" Morenstein is Canadian, but he's always had a certain reverence for the American holiday of Thanksgiving. That may be because he's all about overindulgence, as his popular Epic Meal Time franchise attests in calorie-drenched detail.

Companies make healthful food options more readily available to workers

You're trying to eat more healthfully, but like many of us, you're also working harder. So what happens when you really need a snack before that late-afternoon staff meeting? Too often, the easiest option is a candy bar from the vending machine in the break room.

Radioactive meltdown a total beat-up

THE anti-coal seam gas lobby has jumped the shark with its phoney scare campaign against drilling in NSW and Queensland. While there are legitimate arguments…

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