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Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

In this Nov. 8, 2014, file photo, handlers steer Thomas the Tank Engine and Paddington Bear balloons through the parking lot at CitiField in New York. The two balloons were taken for practice runs along with four other new character balloons in preparation for the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Thomas the Tank Engine will be the parade's largest balloon by helium volume and the one containing the most balloon fabric ever used on one character. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.

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Cosby testimony describes accuser’s spiked story

In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, "Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, " at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, in Washington. Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave a tabloid an exclusive about sex-assault allegations made by a Canadian woman against him so it would spike a second accuser's story. The Associated Press on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, obtained excerpts from Cosby's 2005 deposition from federal court files unsealed in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser’s story.

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Ex-CBC host charged with sexual assault in Canada

Jian Ghomeshi leaves court after being granted bail in Toronto on Wednesday, Nov.26, 2014. Ghomeshi, a prominent former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host, was charged with four counts of sexual assault. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

TORONTO (AP) — Former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host Jian Ghomesi must live with his mother while sexual assault charges against him are heard in a case that has rocked the country’s vaunted public broadcaster.

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875 hours of holiday programming on TV last year

NEW YORK (AP) — If it’s anything like last year, television viewers won’t have to look very hard for holiday-themed programming this season.

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Singer John Mayer among ‘Late Late Show’ subs

In this Oct. 8, 2013 file photo, Drew Carey arrives at the CBS Daytime After Dark comedy event at The Comedy Store  in West Hollywood, Calif. Singer John Mayer, filmmaker Judd Apatow and comic Carey will be among the guest hosts that will fill in on CBS' "The Late Late Show" before new host James Corden takes over in March. The network on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, announced its plans for the 12:37 a.m. time slot for the winter months after current host Craig Ferguson leaves. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer John Mayer, filmmaker Judd Apatow and comic Drew Carey will be among the guest hosts that will fill in on CBS’s “The Late Late Show” before new host James Corden takes over in March.

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