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Duckworth, Kirk make final US Senate push in Chicago area

Last month, Kirk made national headlines when he made a biting reference to his challenger's ethnic heritage during a debate. The two-term Democratic lawmaker was born in Bangkok. He told them he had just called Duckworth and invited her to the Billy Goat to show kids that "opponents can peacefully bury the hatchet after a tough election".

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Settlement talks possible in Trump University lawsuit

District Judge Jeffrey Miller , who is based in San Diego, on a possible settlement. Curiel said he was prepared to deny the request because Trump's attorneys didn't specify what evidence they wanted to exclude. Former students from across the country have sued in two class actions, accusing the school of charging them up to $35,000 and lying about the value of the lessons they would receive.

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Hillary Clinton speaks publicly for first time since election loss

On Tuesday, the Uneducated White vote made a colossal difference for Trump. The same message had cut through in economically-ravaged MI and Wisconsin, which appeared to be heading towards the Trump column. What Trump didn't get in the polls he ultimately got in the vote. That diluted the potency of Clinton's strong performance with Hispanics and blacks.

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Schumer Backs Keith Ellison For DNC Chairman

The 53-year-old Democrat has been in Congress since 2007, representing Minnesota's 5th congressional district, which encompasses greater-Minneapolis. He's no Donald Trump: Ellison's biography could not be more of a stark contrast to the most controversial elements of Trump's message.

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Veterans Day parade in downtown Las Vegas

The Veterans Day Parade starts at 10 a.m. Saturday at Colfax Avenue and Delaware Street. "I think the veterans have earned the right for this parade". He said one in North Carolina might by 96 years old. More than 250 groups and 20,000 participants, including veterans of all eras, military units, civic and youth groups (including Junior ROTC), businesses, and top high school marching bands from across America are marching in the annual celebration.

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Trump, Clinton Running Too Close to Call in Florida

The president referred to some new New York Times reporting that aides to Donald Trump have wrested control of the Republican nominee's Twitter account in the final days of the campaign. Speaking later at a rally in Florida , he promised to stop jobs disappearing from America and cut taxes for the middle classes. The Republican presidential candidate has an uphill battle in the state following a boom of early voting by Democrats.

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California Governor Brown officially proclaims November 11 as Veterans Day

If you know or see any veterans, be sure to offer them your appreciation for protecting our great country. Armistice Day became Veterans Day officially in the United States in 1954, but is still widely observed as Armistice Day in Europe.

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Huge spike in US web traffic before Canadian immigration site crash

Of particular concern to Canada is Trump's vow to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. In Atlanta, business coach Nancy Chorpenning, 62, said she and her husband are looking to move to Costa Rica sooner than their planned retirement because of the Trump victory.

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On The Vampire Diaries, siblings are the true hell

He did just that in this episode , and to go along with that, he also got precisely what he wanted: The artifact Sybil sent him for. After knowing the said revelation, will Damon be able to fight Sybil's magic and be heading home? "It was reported that the series" Executive Producer, Julie Plec would include in the storyline of " The Vampire Diaries " Season 8, the reunion of the original casts, especially Elena ( Nina Dobrev ) and Damon ( Ian Somerhalder ).

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What happened to Tupac and Biggie? USA Network hopes to find out

Tupac and Notorious B.I.G.'s deaths happened months apart in 1996 and 1997. USA Network confirmed a pilot pick up of Unsolved , a true crime serial from Emmy victor Anthony Hemingway (The People v. Recently announced, Season 3 of Murphy's "American Crime Story" on FX will be based on the Versace murder . Several documentaries have been made about the murders over the years, including Nick Broomfield's 2002 Biggie And Tupac documentary.

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Anti-Trump protests in Portland turn violent; police deem it a 'riot'

The Portland Police Department later classified the protests as a riot and an unlawful assembly after vandalism and extensive damage to property occurred. Police said Friday morning they had arrested 26 people from the protests on charges that included disorderly conduct and interfering with a peace officer.

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Michelle Obama Wows in White on Her Third Vogue Cover

With that freedom, the first lady took on issues ranging from support for military families to healthy eating, along with launching two education initiatives, Let Girls Learn (to address the obstacles that prevent young girls from quality education) and Reach Higher (which encourages students to complete their education past high school).

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Communities around the ArkLaTex honor Veterans with celebrations, free food

ST. PETER-St. Peter High School and Middle School will host a Veterans Day Program at 9:25 in the high school gym. "Today is a very special day; to all our veterans, thank you for your service and your sacrifice", said Mary Beth Hudson, vice president and site manager for WACKER POLYSILICON North America at today's all-team meeting for employees.

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Cavs bring mannequin challenge to White House, first lady

Mike Rogers, who previously worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Many of the White House staff who had come out to hear the President speak were emotional immediately preceding his remarks. He carried Florida, Ohio and North Carolina, three of the election's biggest prizes, and snatched reliably Democratic Pennsylvania and Wisconsin away from Clinton.

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Anti-Trump Protest In Portland, Ore., Turns Destructive, Declared A Riot

What started as a peaceful demonstration turned destructive when some protesters caused significant damage to vehicles at a auto dealership, police said . There didn't appear to be any groundswell of counter-demonstrations and many people - including Trump himself in his acceptance speech - have called for unity.

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IEA warns global markets to remain flooded with oil without OPEC cut

The cartel also faces rising USA production, and President-elect Donald Trump has been a proponent of boosting US output by opening up federal land for drilling. West Texas Intermediate crude oil prices are forecast to average about $1 a barrel less than Brent prices in 2017. The market will be looking to see if OPEC can recognize this fact and is willing to take concrete action to reduce its own supplies and prop up global oil prices .

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Pence will lead Trump transition

A statement from the White House said Biden and Pence talked about the key duties of the Vice President as well as a number of specific policy portfolios, including North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and eastern Europe and expanding access to the middle class.

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Is Tammy Duckworth Winning the Illinois Senate Race?

She's also the second woman in Illinois' history to become a senator. Donald Trump's campaign hasn't helped Kirk, a first-term senator who was one of the first Republican lawmakers to rescind his support for the candidate. Duckworth spoke at a party in Chicago on Tuesday about the day the helicopter she was co-piloting in Iraq was shot down. She said using both could trigger debilitating phantom pain - pain in the limbs that are no longer there.

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FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Pretty nice weekend with seasonable temperatures

For tonight , a northwest wind will again bring in some cooler temperatures. A jacket or coat will be needed for this evening's football games. This increase in cloud cover is due to an area of low pressure traveling up the East Coast, which may bring some rain to the area Monday night into Tuesday .

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Taliban Attacks German Consulate in Afghanistan

The Taliban says it carried out the attack in response to coalition air strikes earlier this month in Kunduz which killed civilians. A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spokesman said there was " massive damage " to the consulate after the truck smashed into a perimeter wall.

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New York Police Officer And Suspect Killed In Bronx Shootout

The other officer returned fire and killed the suspect, the Times said. The officers had been responding to a report of an armed home invasion by Rosales at the home of his estranged wife. The tough-as-nails sergeant wounded in the gunfight with an ex-con in the Bronx that left another officer dead has been released from the hospital, officials said.

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Portland police: anti-Trump protest is 'riot'

The president-elect blasted protesters on his Twitter account: "Just had a very open and successful presidential election ". Trump was on Twitter on Thursday, calling the demonstrators "professional protesters , incited by the media".

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George Zimmerman accused of using racial slur in Florida bar

George Zimmerman during a November 19, 2013 court appearance in Sanford, Florida. On the evening of November 9, a Seminole County deputy ordered him to leave the Corona Cigar Company bar after becoming belligerent and using a racial slur, according to the police report.

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Obama Says He Was 'Encouraged' By Meeting With Trump At White House

Clinton and Obama won the same percentage of voters earning between $50,000 and $100,000 (41 percent) and the same percentage of those earning more than $100,000 (45 percent). "Well over 99 percent of electors throughout American history have voted as pledged, according to an analysis done by the New York Times ", the post reported.

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How President Trump Will Affect Clean Energy and the Climate Change Fight

He's bullish on energy . The shares of companies in the renewable energy business plunged Wednesday after Donald J. Trump's victory, and shares of coal companies soared on anticipation the president-elect would make good on vows to revive the industry's fortunes.

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Military Honored at 30th Annual San Diego Veterans Day Parade

There will be a wreath-laying ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Garden at Bayview Park at 11 a.m. today, recognizing veterans from all wars. Read on for the parade's start time and more details. A number of Veteran's Day closures are in effect for today's holiday. Millitary.com will provide a free live stream of the event while PIX11 News in New York City and AFN will broadcast the event.

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Trump Edges Out Clinton In Michigan On Election Eve

Clinton was to campaign in Grand Rapids, Michigan, as well as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Raleigh, North Carolina. Mrs Clinton is banking in part on high turnout - particularly among Mr Obama's young, diverse coalition of voters - to carry her over the finish line on Tuesday.

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Veterans Day Parade takes over Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Friday

This year's Grand Marshal is Maurice A. Storck. The parade kicked off at 11:15 a.m. on Fifth Avenue at 26th Street and goes north up to 52nd Street. American Legion Post #7 is hosting the event. The ceremony will end with a wreath laying at the Eternal Light Monument at 11 a.m. That means that there will be road closures in effect for the event.

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KKK to hold victory march in honor of President-elect Trump

The Pelham, NC-based Loyal White Knights of the KKK confirmed via their website on Friday that the rally will be held on December 3. While claiming "We do not hate any group of people!" the website goes on to say, "We hate drugs, homosexuality, abortion and race-mixing, because these things go against God's law and they are destroying all white nations".

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As more states legalize recreational marijuana, when will NY?

It also allows marijuana to be sold in special license holding shops where a 15 percent excise tax will be charged. Ever since the voting ballots were collected, they seemed to have created a spark for responsibility for other duties in the US.

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Boy Scout troops hold food drive November 12

In communities outside St. Louis, Scouts deliver donations directly to local food pantries. Among the food items sought are: canned vegetables, meats, soups and fruit; pasta and cereals; and baby food. You can also drop donations at the Scouts' main office, 8901 W. Franklin Road in Boise, during the same hours. "We appreciate the community's generosity year after year".

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Safety Pins Are Catching On After Trump's Election

In response, the safety pin campaign was started on Twitter as a way for fellow Britons to easily and publicly let others know that they are a " safe person" who is an ally for anyone feeling threatened or unsafe. Now in light of Trump's election win to become the 45th president, reports of hate crimes have risen across the U.S. - and American's are sharing their own take on the pin using the hashtags #safetypin and #imwithyou.

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O'Malley taking 'hard look' at run for DNC chairman

So - Keith Ellison , a black Muslim who's on paper defending Louis Farrakhan against his anti-semitism and in FEC reports taking contributions from CAIR (with whom he has a sparklingly close relationship), or that old nut retread Howard Dean? According to the Huffington Post , Donna Brazile, the interim leader of the Democratic National Committee, was giving an encouraging speech to some 150 employees when a staffer identified only as "Zach" had a few tough questions for the embattled ...

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Upbeat Hillary Clinton, aggressive Donald Trump make final campaign appeals

Overshadowing the flurry of last-minute campaigning was FBI Director James Comey's latest letter to Congress , informing lawmakers that the bureau had found no evidence in its hurried review of newly discovered emails to warrant criminal charges against Clinton.

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Hiker happens on Hillary Clinton on the trails

Ms Gerster, who lives in White Plains, shared her story on Facebook. Hillary Clinton was spotted Thursday while out on a hike in Chappaqua, New York . The post had been liked more than 110,000 times and shared by some 9,000 users before she made it private. One man wrote, "So jealous, all I want to do is hug her and tell her how much I love her".


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