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Organic turkey farmers sent death threats by vegan protesters as they accuse activists of scaring their birds

“They’re scaring our turkeys and shouting at them through loudspeakers” writes Michael Fabricant for telegraph.co.uk. “I think there’s a bigger trend towards vegetarianism and veganism, they’ve probably all got together, Christmas turkeys is a high profile thing, they know the farmers have Christmas turkeys on the farm, it’s low hanging fruit for them. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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5 Thanksgiving hacks to get you through the holiday painlessly

“Fortunately, there are several life hacks that can help make your turkey feast a triumph” writes Alisa Wolfson for marketwatch.com. The app also analyzes the number of cars on the road and uses traffic measurements to ensure optimal driving routes.With the free Android app Multi Timer StopWatch, voice commands and hand gestures are all you need to start, stop and engage several timers at once. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Fed-up moms respond to ‘Can I cook a turkey in the microwave?’

“Pro tip: Follow this handy step-by-step guide to actually cook a turkey in the microwave” writes Morgan Sung for mashable.com. Here are a few exasperated mothers’ responses to “How do you cook a turkey in the microwave?”. The “How do you microwave a turkey?” prank is breaking our mothers’ hearts.But to many mothers, who wield family recipes like a sword, microwaving a turkey is an abomination to tradition.When one person told their mother that they were assigned the turkey for their neighborhood friendsgiving, their mother did not hold back. Source: mashable.com…

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Hormel’s Jennie-O recalls nearly 46 tons of ground turkey for possible salmonella contamination

“Hormel Foods Corp.’s HRL, +1.38% Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales LLC said it is recalling about 91,388 pounds, or nearly 46 tons, of raw ground turkey products due to a possible link with an outbreak of salmonella contamination” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. The recall of Jennie-O turkey comes as CDC and other public health officials have been conduction “traceback” activities for a sample of Jennie-O ground turkey, in an intact, unopened package from a salmonella case-patient’s home.The patient test positive for salmonella, and the sample from the ground turkey matches…

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With Thanksgiving ahead, food officials stress safe handling of raw turkey

“Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey in Illinois, 25 other states Drug-resistant salmonella outbreak sickens 92, including five in Illinois: CDC” writes Associated Press for suntimes.com. MINNEAPOLIS — Food safety officials are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking practices amid a nationwide outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella found in raw turkey, with Thanksgiving approaching.There’s been one reported death, in California, linked to tainted turkey. Source: suntimes.com Share This:

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Turkey’s Erdogan says Khashoggi recordings ‘appalling’, shocked Saudi intelligence

“ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, which Turkey has shared with Western allies, are “appalling” and shocked a Saudi intelligence officer who listened to them, Turkish media reported on Tuesday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Indeed when the Saudi intelligence officer listened to the recordings he was so shocked he said: ‘This one must have taken heroin, only someone who takes who heroin would do this,” he added. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Stolen Bitcoin Worth $80K Leads to 11 Arrests in Turkey

“Case in point is that police in Turkey have arrested 11 people for stealing over $80,000 in Bitcoin” writes Jeffrey Francis for livebitcoinnews.com. Turkish police have taken 11 people into custody for allegedly stealing over $80,000 in Bitcoin via hacking.According to the victims, their user emails, passwords, and cryptocurrency wallets were compromised, allowing the criminals to pilfer the bitcoins. Source: livebitcoinnews.com Share This:

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Turkey threatens not to comply with US sanctions against Iran

“The comments came a day after Washington reimposed sanctions on Iran, abandoning a 2015 deal between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program” reports nypost.com. ANKARA, Nov 6 – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would not abide by the renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil and shipping industries, adding that they were aimed at “unbalancing the world”. Source: nypost.com Share This:

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Inflation has hit 25% in Turkey but now the central bank must hold its ground

“Turkey saw a stronger-than-expected rise in inflation in October, with prices rising 25.2 percent year-on-year, marking the highest inflation rate in 15 years” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. The headline rate is now far above the central bank’s target of 5 percent.Traditionally central banks have raised interest rates to tackle inflation but Turkey’s bank is under pressure, notably from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to lower interest rates in order to stimulate spending, lending and economic growth.Consumer price growth has hit a whopping 25 percent in Turkey, but the real challenge…

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Probing Erdogan’s threat against Kurds amid Khashoggi’s case

“Erdogan is threatening to expel Syria’s Kurds from eastern Euphrates, but analysts believe that the situation is not as easy as the Turkish president speaks about” reports tehrantimes.com. Meanwhile, Americans have a military presence in eastern Euphrates, which is an obstacle to turning Ankara into an adventure.The east of the Euphrates River in Syria has become the focal point of the parties involved in Syria, including Turkey.Soon we will bring down the terrorist group with even more extensive and more effective operations” Is Erdogan going to an adventure in eastern…

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