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GOP, Democrats each claim victory in NY state Senate races

Republican Ling Ling Chang had a narrow lead over Democrat Josh Newman in the only district left unresolved, but officials from both parties said it was still possible for uncounted ballots to give Newman the victory. Senate. "It could have been much worse for Democrats", Storey said. Although Trump's victory was presented as an overthrow of America's political establishment, McConnell said it was "noteworthy" that just one or two incumbent Senate Republicans were defeated (final results ...

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President Obama Speaks On Trump Win, Clinton Loss

As she began her speech to her supporters here on Wednesday, she appeared to wipe a tear from her eyes and fight back tears while her lips quivered during pauses. Cameras zoomed in on the exhausted and miserable faces of several of her closest aides, some dressed in hoodies or other casual clothing. It is a shock to the Clinton team after most major polls showed her with a comfortable lead in all of the major battleground state, including Pennsylvania and MI, two blue-leaning states that are ...

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Indiana Governor Election Night Results 2016: Eric Holcomb beats John Gregg

Jason Spires, a Pendleton resident, said he was proud to vote for Trump, mostly because he couldn't stomach the idea of a victory by Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. The state schools superintendent has been the only state office that Democrats have controlled the past four years, during which Superintendent Glenda Ritz has had frequent clashes with Republican legislators and Pence over education policy.

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Voting day: The latest from around the nation

These die-hard voters are proud to have the first word on the big vote. In a twist ending, one of the votes cast in Dixville Notch went to Mitt Romney, the former MA governor and 2012 GOP presidential candidate. The town overwhelmingly voted Republican till 2008 when it voted for then Sen. On a frigid night in the largely forgotten region about halfway between the ME and Canadian borders, the small northern New Hampshire town came alive for several minutes of kitschy democratic conflict.

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Testimony Heats Up in Walter Scott Shooting Trial

Until bystander Feiden Santana's cellphone video of the tussle between Slager and Scott was made public, the SLED investigation was slanted toward Slager's innocence, Savage said, while Johnson insisted, "Our investigation is not slanted one way or another".

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5 people shot, 2 critically injured in downtown Seattle shooting

One of the victims was a bystander, said Seattle police assistant chief Robert Merner. Officers said the shooting appeared to be a result of some kind of argument on the street. Hospital spokeswoman Susan Gregg told The Associated Press that two men and one woman were in critical condition and that two men were in serious condition Wednesday night.

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3 states OK recreational pot; 2 toughen gun control laws

Before Tuesday, 25 states had already legalized cannabis in some way, whether for medical or recreational uses , or both. California , Nevada and MA approved measures legalizing the recreational use of marijuana , while Florida, Arkansas and North Dakota voted to allow pot for medical purposes.

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Trump Takes Texas, Clinton Wins New York

This is a double win for him because in addition, the House of Representatives and the Senate remains in Republican majority. According to CNN , Trump now has Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Texas, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

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Seahawks Richard Sherman stares down Bills coach Rex Ryan

The NFL's senior vice president of officiating, Dean Blandino , tweeted during the game that Sherman should have been called for unnecessary roughness. But they didn't throw flags there, just like they didn't throw a flag against Sherman in the Falcons game when they probably should have. He certainly thought Richard Sherman roughed his kicker, and he made sure to tell everyone about how mad he was.

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Los Angeles freeway blocked by Trump protesters

In Austin, around 400 people filed through the streets, police said. DENVER, CO -NOVEMBER 09: Students from Martin Luther King High School walk back to school after joining students form Denver's Noel Community Arts School to protest Donald Trumps election win, November 09, 2016.

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Lodi School District voters pass 2 of 3 referendums

Unofficial tallies indicate the referendum question received an approval vote of about 65 percent, according to the Skokie Review. Every school referendum that was voted on Tuesday night was passed, and that included Colby and Marshfield Schools.

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Suspected Serial Killer Charged with Four Murders in SC

The charges are for the four deaths at a Chesnee motorcycle shop 13 years ago Sunday. Kohlhepp was denied bond on Sunday, as he appeared before a SC county judge and family members of the victims he allegedly murdered 13 years ago to the day.

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What Does It Mean If Trump Wins Indiana?

Trump handily took Indiana's 11 electoral votes as one of the first states to be called in the 2016 election, continuing the Hoosier tradition of voting Republican. "That's what Trump is all about", said Duard Rutledge, a 66-year-old retiree who said he voted for Trump in Georgetown. Trump has made lambasting free trade agreements a central part of his campaign, including frequent references to 1,400 jobs lost in Indianapolis when Carrier announced it will move its furnace plant to ...

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People take to the streets after Trump win

Protester Brooklyn White was holding a sign that said, "Hate won't win". Cesar Ortiz, 19, got to the demonstration at 4 pm hoping that as the numbers of protestors grew so too would their chances of overthrowing the president elect. "I feel pretty good, a year and a half process has ended and it ended my way", the Texan told WJLA. At the University of Louisville in Kentucky, the base of a large-scale bronze cast of Rodin's "The Thinker" was spray-painted with the message: "Trump ...

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Man Charged in Newark Bloodbath That Left 3 Dead, Including 2 Children

The children were sister and brother; McBurroughs was not related to them and was visiting the family, authorities said. The mother of the two children killed remains in critical condition. Syasia McBurroughs, 23, of Hanover Township, was pronounced dead at the scene. Arrington has not been charged in the stabbings but is also wanted on charges of sexual assault and aggravated assault for an unrelated incident on October 9, Murray said.

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Here's Donald Trump's victory speech in full

Countless others were wrong. "But the fact is that right now, today, so many of these rights are under threat from all sides, always at risk of being rolled back if we let our guard down for a single minute". - What will her campaign issues be? Melania called her husband's comments on the tape "not acceptable". Interestingly enough, the suit was strikingly similar to some of the ones Hillary wore during her campaign this season.

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Woman in NYC subway push: I'm not guilty and didn't admit it

Authorities say Watton and another woman, Melanie Liverpool, were talking or arguing on the platform before Liverpool pushed Watton onto the tracks. Alleged #subway pusher: Melanie Liverpool. The AP reports that Liverpool seemed to show little remorse for the charges lodged against her in court today, saying "What?" Manhattan Chief of Detectives, William Aubry, apologized to passengers for the delay while simultaneously thanking passerby who spoke up following the heinous act.

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Spartanburg coroner to release identities of 2 bodies found on Kohlhepp land

Her boyfriend's estranged wife, 35-year-old Nichole Ellen Carver, was arrested Tuesday after police said she posed as a detective when she called AT&T last month to try to track down Charlie Carver's phone. The Associated Press is not naming the woman because the suspect is a sex offender, though authorities have not said whether she was sexually assaulted.

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President Trump's first 100 days in office

Trump's stunning victory Wednesday sent ripples of worry and horror through a portion of the Latino community. He once pledged to ban all Muslims from entering the US but has since modified his position and now says he would impose " extreme vetting " to keep out terrorists.

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US Speaker Ryan pledges to work with Trump on bold agenda

Both Pence and Ryan said it was time for Republicans to "come home" and vote for Trump. He acknowledged that there were some reluctant voters this cycle, telling Weber, "I get why people don't like this election cycle, I can clearly understand it, it's the most weird one we've ever seen".

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It's a mandate for Trump's agenda, Ryan says

But Walker, speaking on WTMJ-AM Wednesday, said he told them he can best serve the Trump administration as the new chairman of the Republican Governors Association. Republican Senate candidates fended off Democratic challengers in key states, including North Carolina, Indiana and Wisconsin. Senate control means Trump will have great leeway in appointing Supreme Court justices, which could mean a shift to the right that would last for decades.

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Bodies on SC man's property were a couple

Investigators have found two more bodies at the SC home of a man who has confessed to killing seven people in total. The couple had a history of panhandling, Bobo said. The search on Kohlhepp's 95-acre property was scaled down on Tuesday as investigators believe no more bodies are remaining. Kohlhepp owns the Woodruff property, which he bought in May 2014 for $305,000.

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Tim Kaine says Clinton is the 'underdog'

Clinton spent her Saturday campaigning across the state in Pembroke Pines. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and his wife, Anne Holton, talk to the media after voting in Richmond, Virginia, Nov. "Between an economy that works for everyone ... and an economy that is set up and run for those at the top". "You probably have a stronger opinion about her than you do about Trump, so that would make you a little bit more persuadable to go Trump".

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Donald Trump's Victory Has Enormous Consequences for the Supreme Court

Perdue stated that in his opinion, it would be "improper" for the Senate to hold hearings on Garland in its lame duck session after Tuesday's election. If Ginsburg and Breyer, who appears healthy and has shown no sign of retiring, do not leave the court anytime soon, Trump may not have many chances to shift the court further to the right.

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Election protests erupt nationwide after Donald Trump's victory

The Oakland Police Department said as many as 6,000 demonstrators had marched in the streets by Wednesday night. There were no arrests or significant reports of vandalism except for a dumpster fire, police said. Hundreds of people on California college campuses and in OR marched against the Republican's election in the early hours. Smaller demonstrators were held at University of California campuses and neighborhoods in Berkeley, Irvine and Davis and at San Jose State.

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Fresno State to hire former quarterback Jeff Tedford as coach

Prior to his time at Oregon, Tedford spent six years at Fresno State as quarterbacks coach and OC. When the team parted with DeRuyter, Tedford was immediately mentioned as the team's future hire. He also recruited and coached Aaron Rodgers during the 2003 and 2004 seasons. He had an 82-57 record with the Bears and was 50-45 in conference play.

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What should have been called on that Bills field-goal attempt?

The Buffalo Bills lost 31-25 to Seattle, and the Bills left the Pacific Northwest believing that if they'd gotten a roughing-the-kicker call in the second quarter, seen here , they could have left winners. Taylor threw for 289 yards. He kept plays alive. Woods also set a career-high in receptions, his previous high was nine-which he did twice. "He played lights out", Bills running back LeSean McCoy said of Taylor.

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Incumbent Republican Mark Kirk Ousted By Duckworth in Illinois Senate Race

Mark Kirk in IL, according to a CNN projection. Duckworth has served as congresswoman representing Illinois' 8th Congressional District since 2013. During a debate on a fiscal 2016 defense authorization amendment pertaining to women in combat, she tweeted: "When members of Congress debate women in combat, I look down at the stumps of my legs & wonder, where do they think I was - in a bar fight?" The Thai community there hoped that if Ms Duckworth was elected to the US Senate, she would ...

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US elections: Republicans defend US House majority, Senate on razor's edge

In the case of a tie, the new vice president would cast the deciding vote on Senate control. GOP Sen. Marco Rubio won re-election to his seat in Florida, a race he entered late, only after his presidential campaign faltered. Control of the Senate will be key to the early successes of a Trump or Clinton administration. That is because the vice-president is automatically a member of the Senate.

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US stocks surge following Trump victory; bond prices tumble

But the mood in European trade was far more measured. "A Clinton win doesn't necessarily represent a boon to the capital markets, but instead, it's the notion that markets will cheer certainty and sell against uncertainty", said Craig Fehr, a Canadian markets strategist at Edward Jones.

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Global markets drop as U.S. election results shock investors

The Mexican peso is getting clobbered after Donald Trump's stunning victory in the USA presidential election. Investors are closely watching how the vote tally plays out in America, where Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump vie for the White House.

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Clinton offers "to work" with Trump in first statement since defeat

The democratic candidate remained locked away in her NY hotel room as the billionaire businessman celebrated just two miles away in Manhattan. Donald Trump may have won the presidential election in one of the most astonishing upsets in United States political history, but Hillary Clinton could still receive more votes.

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Donald Trump has won the USA presidency

And today a woman who should have been president got up on a stage and acted like the president we need. Trump has pledged to be a president "for all Americans". "The only reason I wouldn't go to some parts of NY is the real risk of meeting Donald Trump", said Mr Johnson, who is now Foreign Secretary. Conway said some of these people previously backed Clinton's husband, former President Bill Clinton, and even President Barack Obama, but now resonated with Trump's message.

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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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