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Thanksgiving cheer for consumers as turkey, ham prices fall | Reuters

Updated : Nov 19, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Thanksgiving cheer for consumers as turkey, ham prices fall | Reuters

By Theopolis Waters and Heiwon Shin | CHICAGO CHICAGO U.S. consumers can expect to spend less on their traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys and hams this year as supplies of both have rebounded from outbreaks of avian flu and a pig virus that hit production.In 2015, an outbreak of avian flu hit poultry flocks and 7.7 million turkeys were culled. Two years earlire, the hog population was hit by porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv), and roughly 8 million pigs were killed.Hog farmers have revived herd sizes so successfully that the United States had a record 70.9 million head as of Sept. #United States #markets #Entertainment #Christmas #Diseases
Small pleasures of 'burra din': Christmas has changed but Kolkata stays the same

Updated : Dec 27, 2015

By : Sreemoy Talukdar

Category : India

Small pleasures of 'burra din': Christmas has changed but Kolkata stays the same

More robust and in your face, the nature of Christmas and New Year's eve celebration has changed in Kolkata but the ancient city has assimilated the changing milieu #food #Mamata Banerjee #ham #Kolkata #Turkey #Christmas #Park Street #christians #british #wine #Santa Claus #New-Year #2016 #Raj #Colonialism #brandy #Nahoums #FWeekend #Revelry #Christmas Festival #Hogg's Market #Old New Market #Bow Barracks #Colonial #clubbing #cakes #fruit cakes #plum cakes
Why criticise Modi's trip to Pakistan? It was just a Hindu and a Muslim having lunch on Christmas

Updated : Dec 27, 2015

By : Bikram Vohra

Category : World

Why criticise Modi's trip to Pakistan? It was just a Hindu and a Muslim having lunch on Christmas

The attitude of the Opposition parties in India to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's spontaneous visit to Pakistan is uncharitable. If more leaders made such gestures, global peace might even have a chance to make a comeback. #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #Benazir Bhutto #InMyOpinion #Paris #Nawaz Sharif #Lahore #Christmas #Shimla
More than 100 homes lost in Australia's Christmas Day bushfires | Reuters

Updated : Dec 27, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

More than 100 homes lost in Australia's Christmas Day bushfires | Reuters

MELBOURNE More than 100 homes burned down in a leading Australian tourist area in bushfires on Christmas Day and the situation remained dangerous on Saturday, as officials predicted more blazes to come later in the hot southern summer. #United States #Business #Environment #markets #Christmas #author #Green
California wildfire burns over 1,000 acres, forces evacuations | Reuters

Updated : Dec 26, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

California wildfire burns over 1,000 acres, forces evacuations | Reuters

A wildfire in Southern California burned over 1,000 acres of land, forced the closure of parts of two major highways and led to evacuations on Saturday, fire officials said. More than 500 firefighters were at the scene or en route to battle the blaze in the Solimar Beach area of Ventura County, and parts of the 101 and Pacific Coast highways have been closed, according to the county fire department's Facebook page. Ventura is about 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles #India #Business #Environment #markets #California #United Kingdom #Christmas
Pope's Christmas message: Backs UN peace process in Syria, Libya; calls terrorism victims 'martyrs'

Updated : Dec 26, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Pope's Christmas message: Backs UN peace process in Syria, Libya; calls terrorism victims 'martyrs'

Pope Francis issued a Christmas Day prayer that recent UN-backed peace processes for Syria and Libya will quickly end the suffering of their people. He denounced the "monstrous evil" and atrocities they have endured and praised the countries that have taken in their refugees. #Syria #Egypt #Libya #NewsTracker #Vatican City #UN Security Council #Christmas #St Peter's Basilica #Pope Francis #islamic-state #Paris attacks #Mali attacks #Beirut bombing
Warm Christmas weather brings surfers to New York waters

Updated : Dec 26, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Warm Christmas weather brings surfers to New York waters

Unseasonably warm weather drew two dozen surfers to New York City's popular Rockaway Beach early Christmas morning. #NewsTracker #New York #Christmas #Surfing #NYC
Pope calls in Christmas message for unity against militant atrocities | Reuters

Updated : Dec 25, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Pope calls in Christmas message for unity against militant atrocities | Reuters

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis urged the world in his Christmas message on Friday to unite to end atrocities by Islamist militants that he said were causing immense suffering in many countries. Security was tight at the Vatican as Francis, marking the third Christmas since his election in 2013, read his traditional Christmas Day "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) address from the central balcony of St. #United States #Japan #Africa #Italy #United Kingdom #Christmas #author
Full text: Pope Francis calls for 'empathy, compassion and mercy' in Christmas Eve Mass homily

Updated : Dec 25, 2015

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Category : World

Full text: Pope Francis calls for 'empathy, compassion and mercy' in Christmas Eve Mass homily

Pope Francis celebrated Christmas Eve Mass in St. Peter's Basilica as Catholic faithful joyfully recall the birth of Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem. #NewsTracker #Christmas #Christmas Day #Christmas Eve #St Peter's Basilica #St. Peter's Square #Pope Francis #Christmas Eve Mass Vatican
New York City sees record 21 degrees Celsius warmth on Christmas Eve

Updated : Dec 25, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

New York City sees record 21 degrees Celsius warmth on Christmas Eve

New Yorkers doing some last-minute shopping on Christmas Eve left their winter coats at home Thursday as temperatures soared to record highs. #NewsTracker #Weather #Christmas #NYC