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Court adjourns first day of Michael Slager trial

The pool from which a jury will be selected to hear the case of white former SC policeman Michael Slager , left, charged in the shooting death of a black motorist is predominantly white. The family has said Scott may have tried to flee because he was anxious about having to go back to jail for missing child support payments. South Carolina Circuit Judge Clifton Newman denied the defense's request for a change of venue, saying that the final jurors selected have sworn to fairly and ...

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Republican women go on the air for Trump in Wisconsin

Kaine and Baldwin stopped at the Old Fashioned, a supper club-tavern across the street from the state Capitol, on Tuesday evening after Kaine delivered a speech on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is making his closing arguments to voters in a pair of contrasting new ads. Ron Johnson, but as the margin diminished this past month, the billionaire brothers saw an opportunity, RealClearPolitics reported .

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Mexico stunned by election of Donald Trump

As soon as Trump returned to the U.S., he reiterated his determination to build the wall and make Mexico pay for it. The Mexican leader was lambasted in the local press when he hosted a pre-election meeting with Mr Trump. "I trust that Mexico and the USA will continue strengthening the bond of cooperation and mutual respect", Peña Nieto said. The money Mexican immigrants send home from the United States provides another important economic lifeline: such remittances totalled US$17.7 ...

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Hillary Clinton gets clean chit again in email investigation from FBI

In July of this year, Comey announced at a press conference that the agency had concluded that no criminal charges should be brought against Clinton, despite what he called " extremely careless " handling of work emails during her tenure as secretary of state.

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Trump claims mandate; Clinton says give him 'chance to lead'

Terry Sedmak of West Bloomfield Township said he's looking for changes in how the country is run and thinks there's a better chance of it if Trump is president. "Our strategy these last few days is to focus on the states where voting overwhelmingly happens on Election Day", Mook said on CNN's "New Day". "I regret deeply how angry the tone of the campaign became", Clinton said, prompting one woman in the crowd to shout out, "Not your fault!" "But if we stay home, or mess around with a protest ...

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Obama on radio urging Americans to vote

Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi took the stage outside Philadelphia's Independence Mall Monday evening (Nov. 7) to show their support for Hillary Clinton. Over the course of the election cycle, Michelle Obama has alluded to Donald Trump by implicit comparison, but she has always refrained from speaking his name.

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United States polls: Barack Obama urges Florida voters to choose Hillary Clinton

In the first of his speeches on this last day of campaigning before Election Day, President Obama on Monday framed a Hillary Clinton presidency as the natural continuation of his own, urging voters to be as excited for her election as they were for his own.

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The alchemy of Trump's victory, at odds with popular vote

It takes 270 Electoral College votes to win the presidency. He anxious Trump's victory might embolden closet bigots and lead to more risky displays of anger. In North Carolina, where Trump won by a 4-point margin, the race was decided less on Clinton's failure than on Trump's unanticipated success. "We will all come together as never before", Trump wrote on Twitter early on Wednesday.

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Woman in NYC subway push: I'm not guilty; I admitted nothing

Authorities said the women were on the platform shortly after 1 p.m. and had been seen having some kind of discussion or argument. Police sources told the Daily News that they didn't have reason to believe the women knew each other. Investigators were reviewing surveillance video and interviewing witnesses to determine a motive, said William Aubry, the police department's chief of Manhattan detectives.

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California voters pass Proposition 64 to legalize recreational marijuana

California was one of three states voting on capital punishment, with two competing measures on its ballot. Voters in California , Massachusetts , Maine , and Nevada all approved ballot measures that allow the possession and use of marijuana for recreational use.

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Clinton says US owes Trump 'chance to lead'

Trump said "America will no longer settle for anything but the best" and said that the nation will "dream big and bold and daring". He promised to not let the American people down as President saying that hopefully in two, three, four or eight years' time people will be proud to say they voted for him.

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European stocks are going wild after the Federal Bureau of Investigation cleared Clinton

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves a Pittsburgh Steelers Terrible Towel during a plane-side rally in a hanger at Pittsburgh International Airport in Imperial, Pa. "We know enough about my opponent, we know who he is", Clinton said, addressing tens of thousands of people sprawled across Philadelphia's Independence Mall.

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President Obama Calls to Congratulate Newly Elected Donald Trump

Mr. Earnest also said the president was encouraged by Mr. Trump's "tone" in his victory speech early Wednesday, suggesting that the White House believes it's an indication that Mr. Trump has promised to scrap Obama's signature health care law, which has become increasingly fragile as costs spike and insurers withdraw from exchanges.

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Oakland police issue citation during protest

Multiple Bay Area schools walked out on Wednesday to also protest Donald Trump. They then marched toward the campus of the University of California at Berkeley, a city known for its progressive politics. On Twitter , the hashtag "NotMyPresident" has been used almost half a million times . Colleges such as University of California Irvine, University of California Berkeley, and University of California Santa Cruz, held similar demonstrations.

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Talk turns to gridlock as legislative control leans to GOP

Dayton isn't on the ballot but is aiming to restore all-Democrat control to the Legislature for his last two years in office. Now expecting to run the Minnesota House and Senate, Republicans are committed to changing MNsure but may wait to see first what newly elected President Donald Trump does on health care before acting, Daudt, R-Zimmerman, told reporters Wednesday.

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Campfire ban in effect at Morrow Mountain

Only 1,846 acres were burned in 232 wildfires during this same time frame previous year. As of Sunday, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture's Forestry Division reported 96 active fires and 8,655 acres burned. Willis adds that no one has been evacuated at this time. Tennessee forestry spokeswoman Shannon Gann said air drops of water and fire retardant, along with man-made fire breaks, continued to be the agency's primary mode of attack Wednesday.

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Delhi companies face staff shortage as pollution hits employees

A bench comprising Chief Justice TS Thakur and Justices DY Chandrachud and L Nageswara Rao said it will hear the application of the apex court-appointed Environmental Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) at 3.30 pm on Tuesday.

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What does Canada think of us and Trump now?

The president-elect's platform commitments on the environment, corporate taxes and taking a hard stance on trade could force the Liberals to rethink their domestic agenda, including a promised carbon pricing scheme which the Opposition Conservatives argue would drive up the cost of goods and doing business in Canada.

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Bodies found on SC man's property were buried for a year

Records show Kohlhepp pleaded guilty to a kidnapping charge, serving 15 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections. He has also been charged with the abduction of Kayla Brown, who police found alive - stuffed inside a metal storage container last Thursday.

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Tuesday, November 8 Morning Forecast

Low temperatures Tuesday morning should be in the middle 50s. Today: Cloudy with scattered showers this morning, with a high at 62. Shower activity should remain mostly spotty throughout the day with a lot of us staying dry, but we are increasing them into tomorrow .

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Clinton says USA owes Trump 'chance to lead'

The mood inside the convention centre grew increasingly grim as Mr Trump captured battleground states like Florida, North Carolina and OH and shattered a long-standing "blue wall" of states in the Upper Midwest that had backed every Democratic presidential candidate since her husband, Bill Clinton, won the presidency in 1992.

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Trump, Clinton hit multiple states

After a stop there, the 70-year-old was due to fly to rallies in North Carolina , Pennsylvania and New Hampshire, before ending with a late event in MI. Last week the issue reemerged when the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it was focusing again on Clinton's emails after finding a large batch of messages in an unrelated case involving former Congressman Anthony Wiener.

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Clinton tells supporters to greet Trump with "open mind"

Her running-mate Tim Kaine introduced the former secretary of state, calling her a "history-maker" and someone who made "her whole career about the empowerment of women and children". "We don't just respect that; we cherish it". And she offered an anxious electorate a message of breaking barriers and the strength of diversity - hardly a rallying cry - leaving her advisers debating the central point of her candidacy late into the primary race.

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IN race for governor transformed by Pence withdrawal

Senator respectively. Indiana's next governor is crediting President-elect Donald Trump's landslide election among Hoosier voters for the sweeping Republican victories in the state. Mitch Daniels. Trump topped Democrat Hillary Clinton to become the 12th Republican to carry IN in the last 13 presidential elections. A caucus of Republican precinct committeemen in state Senate District 17 will meet to select Banks' replacement.

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US Supreme Court Sides With Trump Campaign in Ohio Voter Intimidation Lawsuit

Ginsburg criticized Trump over the summer before apologizing for her remarks. "Trump's calls for unlawful intimidation have grown louder and louder, and the conspiracy to harass and threaten voters on Election Day has already resulted in numerous acts that threaten to interfere with the voting rights of registered Nevada voters", the Nevada Democrats' lawsuit said, according to Talking Points Memo.

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Dwyane Wade and Pat Riley haven't spoken for months following split

The South Florida fans still deify Wade, Riley hasn't spoken much publicly while the media has tried, and tried, and tried, then tried some more to get a good headline out of Wade, desperately hoping for the Miami legend to say something bad about Riley to no avail.

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Veterans Day event hosted November 11

A special tribute will be held honoring the World War II veterans who are post 7702 members, with a special invite to widows and children of World War II veterans. on Friday at Veterans Memorial Park, Parsippany. In observance of Veterans Day, there will be multiple events in Alexandria and Pineville on Friday.

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Marine Fighter Jets Collide Off San Diego, Pilots Safe

The second pilot ejected safely from his aircraft and rescue crews were en route to recover him, it said. The cause of the crash is now under investigation, military officials said . The collision follows an October 25 crash involving another F/A-18 Hornet in the California desert. The search and rescue helicopter was sent to look for the pilot after a distress call was received at approximately 12:11 p.m.

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McConnell dashes hopes for Pacific trade deal vote before Trump takes office

Senate will move quickly to repeal Obamacare in a GOP Congress wiith a Republican in the White House in 2017. McConnell blames what he calls tepid economic growth on overregulation by President Barack Obama. "We have a new president". Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important.

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Here are the Presidential election results as state polls close

Both women had " FEMEN USA" written on their backs. President-elect Donald Trump smiles as he arrives to speak at an election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. He's now stationed outside the Trump Tower in an effort to "make America great again". The police identified them as 28-year-old Tiffany Robson and 30-year-old Neda Topaloski, according to the New York Daily News .

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Republicans Maintain Control of US Senate

But as the clock ticked toward the closing of polls, both the Democratic and Republican Senate campaign committees expressed confidence that they would taste victory by the end of the night. A major loss of moderate Republicans would have increased dissident Republicans' leverage next year. Feingold delivered the dour message after losing to Republican Sen.

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First ballots cast in US election 2016 with midnight polling

One bold voter wrote in Mitt Romney , the Republican 2012 presidential nominee, as a protest vote in the US' "First in the Nation" balloting process, The Washington Post reports . HAGATNA, Guam - Hillary Clinton has overwhelmingly won the vote on the tiny US island of Guam. However, Donald Trump was the clear victor in Millsfield , where he managed to secure sixteen votes to Hillary Clinton's four.

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In campaign's final days, Trump plans Minnesota stop Sunday

He bashed Democrats for soaring health insurance rates, and for trade deals that hurt workers at home. Schultz says Trump's true impact could come in other races like the ones for U.S. Eleven months after Donald Trump stunned the world by calling for a ban on Muslims entering the United States, he is stoking fears of terrorism anew with provocative rhetoric that stops just short of the religious bias that he championed after the Paris and San Bernardino attacks.

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Pence plane skids off runway, no one hurt

Pence will resume his normal schedule Friday using a different plane, the aide said . "I'm so grateful to the first responders. And just - just very grateful for the concern expressed for us", Pence said Friday morning after the incident, which shut down runways at LaGuardia Airport .

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Trump takes early lead after three small New Hampshire towns finish voting

There were also write-ins for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and former MA governor and 2012 GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. It's a long and honored tradition in the Granite State, although outsiders might find it unusual, that the people of Dixville Notch , Hart's Location and Millsfield , opened their polls at midnight and have already closed them.


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