In its early stages, ISIS set up family oriented events in war-ravaged Syria, including street fairs with ice-cream competitions and games. As the organization grew, so did its hold on the youth. The group began opening schools and training camps to instill its doctrine.

The plotters stressed that the uprising was necessary in order to restore democracy in their country.

In his weekly address, Obama shared a message of love and compassion, but also gave the American people a subtle reminder about the history of Thanksgiving. The President acknowledged pilgrims arrived in America looking for a safe haven, much like the Syrian refugees of today.


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My apartment manager gave everyone in my building a whole turkey for Thanksgiving. Dope right!?! Well when he handed it off the heavy bird, not…

  For many Houstonians the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade has been a family tradition. The parade was in danger of being canceled until the mayor announced this week that it has been saved. Although i’ve only been to one i’m definitely taking my kids to this years parade. SEE MORE VIA: CLICK2HOUSTON.COM

Everybody’s family is different.  Some of us have some very crazy family member that we don’t necessarily look forward to seeing on Turkey Day…Here are some tips on how to handle it!!! VIA YOU TANGO: 10 Tips for Surviving Thanksgiving with the Dysfunctional Family By MARIE HARTWELL-WALKER, ED.D. For some families, holidays are just another excuse […]

VIA HUFFINGTON POST: A Mount Prospect man who was preparing an early turkey meal will miss the big day after a deep-frying accident badly burned his leg, requiring an operation scheduled for the day before Thanksgiving. Serafino Alfe, 30, was deep-frying turkeys for an annual fundraiser when he stumbled into a vat of hot oil, […]