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Israeli-born US Lead Singer of the band `Kiss`, Gene Simmons greets the crowd at the Macy`s 88th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, New York, USA, 27 November 2014. The annual parade, which began in 1924, features giant balloons of characters fro

Tourists are being warned with an electronic board message for snorting white heroin that is sold to them as cocaine at Thorbeckeplein in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 27 November 2014. Two British tourists were found dead in an Amsterdam hotel room after t

A protestor in wolf`s costume holding a lamb during a demonstration in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, 26 November 2014. They are drawing attention to the number of wolves that are roaming in the Vosges Mountains on the alsace-Lorr

US President Barack Obama pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey named `Cheese` in the Grand Foyer of the White House in Washington DC, USA, 26 November 2014. This year`s turkey, `Cheese` and alternate `Mac`, both about 21.7 kg, were raised in Ohio and

Linked Indian police personnel stand guard outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station, one of the sites of the Mumbai terrorist attack, on the sixth anniversay, in Mumbai, India. The attack left 166 people dead and more than 300 injured.

Pope Francis addresses the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, November 25, 2014 during his four-hour blitz visit to the official seat of the European Parliament.

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88-th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Marching bands perform at the Macy`s 88th Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, New York, USA, 27 November 2014.

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual parade presented by the US retail store chain Macy's. The tradition started in 1924.

The three-hour Macy's event is held in New York City starting at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thanksgiving Day, and has been televised nationally on NBC since 1952.

It features giant balloons, marching bands and performances by pop stars.

The first parade was held in ...

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