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Meghan Markle Just Received a Coat of Arms — and It’s Her Biggest Break in Royal Tradition Yet!

Meghan Markle Just Received a Coat of Arms — and It’s Her Biggest Break in Royal Tradition Yet!Just days after Meghan Markle‘s royal wedding to Prince Harry, the newly minted Duchess of Sussex has received a very special gift: a coat of arms.



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In a union of tradition and modernity, U.S actress Meghan marries Prince Harry

In a union of tradition and modernity, U.S actress Meghan marries Prince HarryBy Michael Holden, Guy Faulconbridge and Cassandra Garrison WINDSOR, England (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his actress bride Meghan Markle married on Saturday in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, infusing the 1,000-year-old British monarchy with a blast of modernity. In a medieval chapel at Windsor Castle that 39 English kings and queens have called home since 1066, Harry and Meghan exchanged vows watched up close by royals and celebrities, and from afar by a global TV audience of many millions.



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'American Fair' — Pamela Littky documents an enduring tradition

'American Fair' — Pamela Littky documents an enduring traditionThe essence of the American fair has not changed much over the past century. As the social and cultural fabric of the United States has evolved considerably, the fairs continue to draw attendance from wide swaths of the heartland, providing a place for far-flung citizens of a county or state to maintain community and celebrate elements of their culture that recall some of the most nostalgic American ideals. Pamela Littky traveled thousands of miles across the country capturing the sights of these important seasonal markers for so many communities. Idyllic portraits of farmers and rope-and-ride spectators accompany portraits and tableaux that evoke undertones of apprehension and uncertainty.



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Epic Gingerbread House Fails Are Your New Favorite Holiday Tradition

Epic Gingerbread House Fails Are Your New Favorite Holiday TraditionPeople around the world are getting into the festive spirit by attempting to create their own gingerbread houses.



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The Presidential Turkey Pardon: An Awkward Thanksgiving Tradition

The Presidential Turkey Pardon: An Awkward Thanksgiving TraditionFrom Reagan to Trump, no president has been immune from awkward run-ins with the Thanksgiving turkey.



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Trump to Break Unofficial Reagan Tradition on Trip

Trump to Break Unofficial Reagan Tradition on TripPresident Trump won’t be stopping by the Demilitarized Zone during his visit to South Korea. This NBC News clip shows Ronald Reagan's first visit to the DMZ.



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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ‘refuses to hold Ramadan event’ in break with tradition

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ‘refuses to hold Ramadan event’ in break with traditionDonald Trump’s Secretary of State has refused to host an event to mark Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, seemingly breaking with a long bipartisan tradition. Since 1999, Republican and Democratic secretaries of state have nearly always hosted either the reception or an iftar dinner to break the day’s fast during Ramadan. Mr Tillerson turned down a request from the State Department’s Office of Religion and Global Affairs to host the Eid reception, two unnamed US officials said.



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The White House Easter Egg Roll: An Annual Tradition

The White House Easter Egg Roll: An Annual TraditionSeveral presidents and first ladies have hosted this popular event over the years.



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Malaysia murder mystery breaks with North Korean assassin tradition

Malaysia murder mystery breaks with North Korean assassin traditionBy James Pearson and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – The bizarre assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother marks a departure from the isolated country’s repertoire of overseas operations, according to experts on its opaque ruling structures. Kim Jong Nam died last week after being assaulted at the airport in the Malaysian capital with what police believe was a fast-acting poison. South Korea has said that it believes the assassination was coordinated by a shadowy North Korean agency called the Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB).



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