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Martin Luther King Jr Day 2019: Who was the civil rights leader and will Trump's government shutdown affect the holiday?

Martin Luther King Jr Day 2019: Who was the civil rights leader and will Trump's government shutdown affect the holiday?Each year Americans celebrate the life of the US civil rights movement’s best-known spokesman and leader on Martin Luther King Jr Day. The movement pioneered by Martin Luther King pressured the American government to end legalised segregation in the United States. This year’s holiday is the second of Donald Trump’s presidency and could clash with the US government shutdown if the closure is not resolved by 21 January 2019.



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Friday TSA status: Long lines in Seattle, Atlanta as holiday weekend kicks off

Friday TSA status: Long lines in Seattle, Atlanta as holiday weekend kicks offThe TSA said it expects a busy travel weekend due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.



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'Yellow vest' protesters target Macron's holiday hideaway

'Yellow vest' protesters target Macron's holiday hideawayIf Emmanuel Macron is hoping for some holiday respite from the anti-government protests which have rocked France, he might want to avoid the presidential retreat on the Mediterranean coast. Around 40 “yellow vest” demonstrators on Thursday tried to storm the medieval fort of Bregancon that serves as Macron’s summer retreat before being turned back by police, the mayor of nearby Bormes-les-Mimosas, Francois Arizzi, told AFP on Friday. For people who want more democracy, they should start by respecting other people’s property,” Arizzi said, saying many of the protesters had tried to infiltrate the fort by crossing private land.



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Holiday air travel woes: Cancellations, delays continue in Dallas

Holiday air travel woes: Cancellations, delays continue in DallasMore than 100 flights have been canceled to and from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.



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White Elephant gets a wild twist at this family's holiday party

White Elephant gets a wild twist at this family's holiday partyAlso known as Yankee Swap or Dirty Santa, every player has to bring a wrapped gift. The game has players either choose a random gift to unwrap, or steal an already unwrapped gift from someone else. Since the point of White Elephant is to get rid of your junk acquired over the last year, gifts tend to be pretty impractical, and competition can get dicey.



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More holiday travel troubles: Airlines waive fees ahead of winter storm.

More holiday travel troubles: Airlines waive fees ahead of winter storm.Airlines are waiving ticket change fees for travelers due to fly to, through or from several airports in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota



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How your holiday travel plans will be impacted by the partial federal government shutdown

How your holiday travel plans will be impacted by the partial federal government shutdownFederal workers at the nation's airports and borders remain on duty even as the partial government shutdown enters its fifth day with no end in sight.



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US holiday shopping season best in six years: report

US holiday shopping season best in six years: reportSales during the U.S. holiday shopping season rose 5.1 percent to over $ 850 billion in 2018, the strongest in the past six years, according to new data.



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National Christmas Tree to Stay Dark During Holiday Due to Government Shutdown

National Christmas Tree to Stay Dark During Holiday Due to Government ShutdownThe tree sustained some damage on Friday when a man climbed it



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Didn't get what you want for Christmas? How to return, exchange or sell unwanted holiday gifts.

Didn't get what you want for Christmas? How to return, exchange or sell unwanted holiday gifts.Instead of settling for a duplicate Christmas gift or ugly sweater you'll never wear, you can return, exchange or sell your unwanted holiday gifts.



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