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  • The Best Christmas Turkeys in Britain

    The Best Christmas Turkeys in Britain

    Tom Copas' Berkshire turkeys are so free-range he uses dogs to herd them. Now his flock are famed as the finest birds in the UK.My family has been farming in Cookham, Berkshire, for 120 years. We started off keeping cattle outside the pub, and slowly grew into a huge farming enterprise with fruit, a...

  • US President Barack Obama Defends Legal Authority To Pardon Turkeys

    US President Barack Obama Defends Legal Authority To Pardon Turkeys

    The Presidential turkey pardon is a quirky annual tradition at Thanksgiving, the holiday when American families gather for turkey feasts.

  • Turkeys May Help Develop Life-Saving Antibiotic

    Turkeys May Help Develop Life-Saving Antibiotic

    Scientists have discovered that the biological machinery needed to produce a potentially life-saving antibiotic is found in turkeys. Researchers from Brigham Young University found that the antibiotic to target staph infections and strep throat can come from good bacteria in turkeys. "The good bacte...

  • Obama pardons turkeys as part of annual rite

    Obama pardons turkeys as part of annual rite

    President Barack Obama spared two turkeys from the oven Wednesday, fulfilling the annual tradition of a presidential pardon for a couple of lucky birds ahead of the American harvest holiday of Thanksgiving Day.?Obama pardoned Popcorn, who shared the stage with the president on the North Portico...

  • Tipsy turkeys: Birds fed beer for flavor, size

    Tipsy turkeys: Birds fed beer for flavor, size

    You've probably heard of beer-battered fish and beer-can chicken. But how about beer-fed turkey?Joe Morette of Henniker, N.H., is raising about 50 Thanksgiving turkeys this year. He's been feeding his birds beer since 1993, when a turkey knocked over a can left near its fence and started drinking.Th...

  • Why Barack Obama thinks 'life is all about second chances'

    Why Barack Obama thinks 'life is all about second chances'

    Two turkeys pardoned by President Barack Obama in an annual Thanksgiving rite on Wednesday, saying he wanted to offer the birds a second chance.

  • Barack Obama to pardon Thanksgiving turkey

    Barack Obama to pardon Thanksgiving turkey

    President Barack Obama was poised on Wednesday to "pardon" two turkeys ahead of the annual Thanksgiving holiday during which Americans will consume millions of their feathery compatriots.

  • Obama spares turkeys 'shellacking' he got at polls

    Obama spares turkeys 'shellacking' he got at polls

    Barack Obama performed an annual rite of Presidents on Wednesday, pardoning a pair of turkeys on Thanksgiving Eve and cracking jokes about the competition that brought them to his famous doorstep."For the record, let me say that it feels pretty good to stop at least one shellacking this November," O...

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