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“It looks shaky for the balloons.”

Accuweather senior meteorologist Steve Wistar on the windy weather forecast for Thursday's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  The 93rd annual parade will go on even if city regulations prevent the balloons from flying during severe wind gusts. The last time Macy's was forced to scrap the balloons was 1971.
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“… her symptoms have abated …”

U.S. Supreme Court spokesperson Kathleen Arberg after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital Friday for signs of an infection. The 86-year-old returned to work Monday. Justice Ginsberg's health remains a focus because Supreme Court justices may serve for life. The highest court in the land is split between conservative and liberal justices, but the next appointee could tip the ideological scale.
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“I hereby acknowledge my termination…”

Now former sec. of the Navy Richard Spencer who was apparently forced out of his position over a dust-up with the White House and Pentagon regarding the case of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher. Gallagher was found innocent of war crimes. His subsequent demotion was reversed by Pres. Trump, though he was facing what would be an independent internal review by the Navy.
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“It’s nothing short of a revolution.”

Willy Lam of the Chinese University of Hong Kong reacting to the results of Hong Kong's district council elections. After nearly six months of protests in Hong Kong, early results indicate the pro-democracy candidates swept the elections. The election results come after Pres. Trump indicated last week he may veto a bill supporting the pro-democracy protesters in light of ongoing trade talks with China.
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“The time has come to investigate the investigators.”

Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacting to news he is the first sitting Israeli PM to face criminal charges. Last week, he was charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust for widespread corruption. The indictment comes as Israel inches toward holding its third election in less than a year after Netanyahu has twice failed to form a coalition.
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<li><strong>Strong winds may ground Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons</strong>
<a href=”https://nypost.com/2019/11/25/strong-winds-may-ground-macys-thanksgiving-day-parade-balloons/”>https://nypost.com/2019/11/25/strong-winds-may-ground-macys-thanksgiving-day-parade-balloons/</a></li>
<li><strong>Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to court after hospital stay</strong>
<a href=”https://wtop.com/supreme-court/2019/11/ruth-bader-ginsburg-returns-to-court-after-hospital-stay/”>https://wtop.com/supreme-court/2019/11/ruth-bader-ginsburg-returns-to-court-after-hospital-stay/</a></li>
<li><strong>’Rule of law is what sets us apart’: Richard Spencer’s scathing final letter as Navy secretary</strong>
<a href=”https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/11/25/richard-spencers-last-letter-navy-chief-after-seal-gallagher-case/4295123002/”>https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/11/25/richard-spencers-last-letter-navy-chief-after-seal-gallagher-case/4295123002/</a></li>
<li><strong>Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp says election win “nothing short of a revolution”</strong> <a href=”https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hong-kong-elections-pro-democracy-side-wins-local-elections-landslide/”>https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hong-kong-elections-pro-democracy-side-wins-local-elections-landslide/</a></li>
<li><strong>Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Is Facing Charges In 3 Corruption Cases</strong> <a href=”https://www.npr.org/2019/11/21/781568870/israeli-prime-minister-netanyahu-to-be-indicted-on-corruption-charges”>https://www.npr.org/2019/11/21/781568870/israeli-prime-minister-netanyahu-to-be-indicted-on-corruption-charges</a></li>