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How other countries celebrate their Independence Days

USA TODAY - 03 Jul 2014
Americans are an ethnocentric bunch. Independence Day, to us, means the 4th of July, of course. Celebrating the day, 238 years ago, when our forefathers formally declared they'd had enough of Britain's King George III — by grilling meat, drinking beer ...
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5 things you need to know Monday

USA TODAY - 25 Sep 2017
The governments of Iraq, Turkey, Iran and Syria vehemently oppose the prospect of the Kurds carving out an independent state from their territory, while the United States has raised concerns that the referendum will distract from the fight against ISIS.
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In Mexico visit, Trump's defense chief talks trust, respect

Reuters - 15 Sep 2017
Mexico is also hosting Admiral John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, the Navy's highest uniformed officer, and General Lori Robinson, the head of U.S. Northern Command, for its Independence Day activities. Mattis is the first U.S. defense ...
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July 4th Independence Day: What's open and closed?

USA TODAY - 28 Jun 2017
The July 4th weekend will bring barbecues, fireworks and baseball to communities across the nation in honor of Independence Day. It will bring closures, too. America's adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 sparked a holiday that shuts ...
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Fallon tells us why Independence Day and travel may not mix

USA TODAY - 04 Jul 2017
Plan on traveling for the Fourth of July holiday? Late-night comic Jimmy Fallon shows why flying on United might be a bad idea, in today's Punchlines, above. And Bill Maher wonders if England can play a role in helping Americans celebrate. Take a look ...
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On Independence Day, US elections remain vulnerable

USA TODAY - 02 Jul 2017
As Americans celebrate Independence Day, it's worth remembering that the right to vote in free and fair elections stands at the heart of that independence — and that this cherished right is under attack by a hostile foreign power. New revelations of ...
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Immigrants facing new reality this Independence Day

USA TODAY - 01 Jul 2017
The Fourth of July has long been a day when foreigners swear their oath of allegiance to the United States to become citizens. It is an annual reminder that the U.S. has been a nation of immigrants since its founding 241 years ago. That tradition will ...
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Independence Day: USA celebrates 241 years of freedom

Hi-Desert Star - 08 Jul 2017
Marines from 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment watch the firework presentation during the Landers Independence Day Celebration, in Landers, Calif., July 3, 2015. Marines with 3/11 and Combat Logistics Battalion 7 provided static vehicle displays for ...
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Fourth of July: This is America's best Independence Day celebration

The Independent - 04 Jul 2017
Cold beer, hotdogs, fireworks and flags. There's nothing as American as the Fourth of July, the country's annual celebration of its independence from the British Empire in 1776. Most places mark the occasion with the Star Spangled Banner and red, white ...

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