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1. 5 December Festivals Celebrated Around the World
What festivals are taking place this month around the world? Christmas, yes. Hanukkah, yes. Just those, you think? Well, there are quite a few other celebrations in December that don’t have to do with these two. Let's read on!

2. Zimbabweans March to Demand Mugabe's Downfall
Zimbabweans took to the streets of Harare on Saturday, November 18, 2017,as they danced and stomped on the streets, marching towards President Mugabe’s home to send their message across. Is this the end to President Mugabe's rule?

3. Amazon and Walmart to Deliver Packages into Homes
Amazon and Walmart are trying out a new service that will not only deliver ordered packages to your addresses, but directly inside your home. Will this work?

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5. Marijuana Legalization in Canada
The legalization of Marijuana in Canada is set to commence in July 2018. While the current Canadian PM Trudeau is pushing to have this happen on the set date, many others are opposed to this and are asking, "What's the hurry?" Read on for more on this issue.

6. Barilla CEO's Anti-Gay Remarks Stir Controversy
The CEO of Barilla pasta has given his company a PR nightmare to deal with after making homophobic comments on an Italian radio program.

7. Government Shutdowns-What to Expect
With Congress bickering over funding, the government faces the very real possibility of running out of money and shutting down. Even if they manage to pass the bill it would only be good for a few months. Here's what to expect if a government shutdown happens.

8. Maine Man Investigated Over Facebook Post
A man in Maine got a visit from the Secret Service after making racist and violent comments toward President Obama on Facebook.

9. Tezcuco Plantation Destroyed By Fire
This article is about the tragic fire that destroyed a very historic Louisiana plantation home.

10. Live Longer - Drink and Exercise
According to a Danish study, moderate amounts of alcohol along with regular exercise may aid in longevity.



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