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After Tough Talk on Immigration, Donald Trump Gets a Policy Lever

Immigration attorney John Bell said Trump's plan to revoke DACA (Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals) would be devastating, especially to young families or children who know America as their only home. In other words, it can be taken away by the federal government at any time. "I am as American as anybody else, just not on paper", Reyes said. Remember who you are.

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USC knocks No. 4 Washington from unbeaten ranks, 26-13

Here's how to watch USC at Washington. The teams often lined up in the same offensive formations. OR has played in a bowl game every year since the 2004 season. If you had no context going into the contest, you'd say it was USC . If he sees a safety coming down, he'll check opposite and they'll run the opposite way.

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Here is the latest in North Dakota

Law enforcement officers arrived on the scene and monitored what they said was a peaceful protest until about 12:15 p.m. (CST), when the protestor left the area. The protest activity Friday was indicative of the schism within the protest movement. "The process is ongoing and no decisions have been made", an official familiar with the project told Politico late Friday.

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Iraqi forces take 3 more villages near Daesh-held Mosul

Iraqi security forces are preparing to advance toward Mosul airport on the city's southern edge to increase pressure on Islamic State militants fighting troops who breached their eastern defenses, officers said, Reuters reported. This is not the first time that human rights organisations have documented extrajudicial executions by men in the Iraqi government forces . To the northeast of Mosul , in the formerly IS-held town of Bashiqa, the Kurdish commander responsible for military ...

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Pat McCrory unwilling to concede in North Carolina

With nearly 5 million total ballots cast, the race as it stands now is subject to a recount . A group of 15 to 20 people from social justice groups around the state held the protest, which came as preliminary results showed Democrat Roy Cooper up by about 5,000 votes against incumbent Gov.

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How Trump's victory will change the Supreme Court

Donald Trump's presidential victory could mean conservative justices on board for at least four years and perhaps for a generation. During a radio interview in October, McCain said that Senate Republican leadership would "be united against any Supreme Court nominee that Hillary Clinton, if she were president, would put up".

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Immigrants gripped by deportation fears with Trump election

She asked NBC4 to hide her identity and to refer to her as Maria. The groups say they will work with local and state leaders to keep current immigration rights in place, including the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. He also wants to end the "catch-and-release" system, meaning that anyone who crosses the border into the USA illegally will be detained until they are deported.

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Mayor expects peaceful protests after mistrial

Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing stands near a vehicle after driver Samuel DuBose was pulled over and shot during a traffic stop in Cincinnati , Ohio July 19, 2015, in a still image from body camera video released by the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office.

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FBC is a collection site for Christmas Project

Participants can fill shoe boxes with toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement to send to children around the world. Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, will deliver these shoebox gifts to children overseas living in extreme poverty or affected by war, disease and natural disaster.

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Texas Linebacker Malik Jefferson Injured, Will Not Return

UT got one first down but was unable to get a second, punting the ball back to WVU with 2:54 remaining in the game. Buechele passed for 318 yards, one touchdown and one interception as Texas (5-5, 4-4) outgained West Virginia , 536-383. White knocked Buechele to the ground for his second sack of the game, forcing a fumble that was later reviewed from being just a sack to a turnover, and recovering the fumble he created.

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Man in SUV sought as suspect in Georgia wildfires

On Friday the fire had already been burning for six days, threatening several homes and casting a heavy haze of smoke over the area. Andrew Scott Lewis has been charged with three counts of setting fire to personal property and one count of vandalism over $250,000 following the investigation which began on November 6 accorsing to a release from the Sequatchie County Sherriff's Office.

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With election win, Pence becomes vice president

PENCE: Chris, the campaign - yes, the campaign has made it very clear, that, you know, a clear - a clear outcome obviously both sides will accept. "Small government, lower taxes, personable accountability and responsibility, I think that that is a successful platform", Molina said.

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Philadelphia Transit Workers Go On Strike, Shutting Down Buses, Trolleys

SEPTA Regional Rail employees are still on the job, but Regional Rail commuters are feeling the effects of the SEPTA bus, subway and trolley workers strike. " It's cold to be stranded out here ". In 2009, a strike by SEPTA workers lasted six days. Alexia Coleman-Smith split an Uber so she could get to a station to get a train out to the city's western suburbs but planned to walk home from the station later in the day to save money.

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Half of governor races still too close to call

North Carolina Republican Party Chairman Robin Hayes said dozens of lawyers would be deployed across the state to ensure the validity of every vote cast. Pat McCrory addressed supporters. There are tens of thousands of provisional ballots that have to be examined to determine whether they are valid and can be added to the vote tallies.

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No. 4 Washington tries to stay unbeaten, in playoff position

It was a fair reaction when it was announced that Helton, USC's interim head coach following Steve Sarkisian's dismissal, had the interim tag removed and was hired as USC's head coach last December. "I thought we were able to make in-game adjustments", Browning said. Alas, a national championship is not in the cards for the Trojans this season - that 1-3 start can not go unpunished.

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Russian Federation had contact with Trump campaign

Whatever the nature of Trump's personal or campaign relationship with Moscow might or might not have been, Russian Federation has welcomed Trump's election with open arms. He said the Kremlin was "very surprised" at the "illogical" criticism of Trump for his willingness to deal with Russian Federation. The Russian assertion comes after Democrats repeatedly accused Trump of being a puppet of Russian President Vladimir Putin during the course of the election season.

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Should popular vote replace electoral college in presidency elec

Although the Electoral College has reflected popular vote results throughout most of our history, in 1824, 1876, 1888, 2000 and now in 2016 the victor of the popular vote lost to the victor of the Electoral College . Secretary Clinton WON THE POPULAR VOTE and should be President. There have been 157 faithless electors since the founding of the Electoral College in 1787, according to the nonprofit FairVote .

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Hillary Clinton Won the Popular Vote. Yes, She Did

For reformers, the best hope may lie in the so-called National Popular Vote Interstate Compact , an agreement among states to award all of their respective electoral votes to the candidate who wins the popular vote in a given election. Four "swing" states to watch over the next 24 hours are Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina and Florida. It's hard to overstate what a nightmare an electoral college overthrow would be with respect to an already polarized voting public, also.

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Why Electoral College Reform Won't Happen Any Time Soon

The reason this method is being discussed now is because it is rare that the popular vote does not agree with the electoral vote, and although this method "usually works", this time it hasn't. Four "swing" states to watch in 2016 are Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina and Florida. The chances that three-fourths of the states would be upset about the Electoral College at any given time are slim; it's theoretically possible for a candidate to win the presidency with just 11 big states, but ...

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No. 16 WVU ekes out thrilling win in Austin

Then the officials, who were again involved in many key moments, hurried to their headsets to see if the Mountaineers had 12 defenders on the field, when perhaps it just seemed that way throughout the day. "We battled, we played hard" Strong said. Coach Charlie Strong said he told the players what happened before Texas faced West Virginia . Right now, Texas is back on the up swing, winning their last two contests after losing three in a row.

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Our Opinion: Wilson County's veterans deserve our gratitude

In 1926, Congress made it possible for the day to have annual observance. If you know a Veteran or see one, be sure to thank them for what they do for the United States of America. Following World War II, which claimed the lives of 400,000 Americans, it seemed appropriate to expand the meaning of Armistice Day. Today is a federal holiday that doesn't draw almost as much public attention as Thanksgiving or Christmas, even though one could argue it provides the freedom and foundation for ...

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Americans agree on marijuana as 4 states OK recreational use

Voters in Florida , North Dakota and Arkansas approved the use of medical marijuana. Will advisors and possible appointees such as Chris Christie, Rudy Giuliani, and Mike Pence push Trump to try to undo the spreading marijuana legalization movement? "There is a massive sense of momentum in this regard".

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Can Trump break the gridlock in the nation's Capitol?

No one quite knew the answer. Trump and his incoming vice president Mike Pence met for an hour with McConnell on Thursday, and Trump highlighted three priorities for his new administration. Obamacare will be repealed, with possibly as many as 20 million Americans losing their health insurance in effect. But things said right after an election can be no more meaningful - sometimes less so - than things said before one.

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Ryan says Trump agrees 'no place' for racism, hate crimes

Wisconsin also proved decisive for not only the GOP's Congressional majority, but Trump himself. "We have to get together". "We are going to absolutely [do] spectacular things for the American people and I look forward to starting - quite frankly we can't get started fast enough", Trump said.

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Senate's McConnell says Obamacare repeal high on agenda

Some never fell in line. Trump offended and attacked some congressional Republicans on the stump, including House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan. Republicans are set to keep 52 seats - and control - of the Senate, presuming Republican John Kennedy wins a December runoff against Democrat Foster Campbell in Louisiana, as he is expected to.

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Bernie Sanders says he'll work with Trump on some issues

As the concept of a Donald Trump presidency sinks in, each and every American is dealing with it in their own way. Mr Pearse also agreed with the view that the long-drawn battle for the Democratic ticket between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders which exposed the weakness of the party also contributed to their loss.

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Thousands Rally, March In Nationwide Anti-Trump Protests

On Twitter , police said the suspect is described as African-American male in his late teens, wearing a dark hoodie and saggy blue jeans. Rowdy protests continued for a second night in Portland, Oregon, where police used tear gas and flash-bang grenades to try to disperse the crowd.

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Amazon Ordered to Refund Kids' In-App Purchases

The complaint alleges that when Amazon introduced in-app charges to the Amazon App store in November 2011, there were no password requirements of any kind on in-app charges, including in kids' games and other apps that appeal to children. As such, the purchases were deemed to have been made without permission from the account holders, the parents, and those who would otherwise be responsible for footing the bill.

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HB2 Opponent Roy Cooper Claims Victory In North Carolina Governor's Race

Cooper is likely to face a Republican state House and Senate next year emboldened by their victories with one notable exception, their support of the anti-LGBT law HB2 that has written discrimination into the law and cost North Carolina tens of thousands of jobs while damaging the state's reputation around the world.

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New York City police officer killed in Bronx shooting

Police sources say that one was shot in the head and the other was shot in the leg. Two NYPD police officers have been shot in the Bronx and have been removed to the hospital. Patrol officers spotted his vehicle just a few minutes later about a half-mile away. As they approached, Rosales opened fire with a.45-caliber semi-automatic pistol, police said.

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Estranged wife of dead man accused of impersonating officer

The South Carolina realtor is charged in multiple murders as well as kidnapping a woman and chaining her up in a storage shed. His mother, Regina Tague, says "Todd was not a monster". As CBS News reports , investigators were drawn to Todd Kohlhepp's SC property by "pings" from Kala's cellphone, which had gone dead days after she disappeared, as well as a tip from a sex-crime investigator.

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The moving reason why Hillary Clinton wore purple for her concession speech

Trump for years antagonized Obama by questioning whether Obama really was born in the USA and alleging his birth certificate was a fake. Thursday President-Elect Trump will meet with President Obama at the White House to talk in detail about the transition.

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Next steps in legalized recreational marijuana

American voters widely backed loosening marijuana laws across the country on Tuesday , permitting recreational use on both coasts, and dramatically expanding the number of people who can use pot as medicine or just for fun. But he said the illegal market will shrink significantly if California can establish its marijuana regulations without federal interference. Medical marijuana dispensaries can apply for dual licenses to sell medicinal and recreational marijuana out of the same ...

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Picture emerges from Melania Trump and Michelle Obama meeting

The heart-breaking expression on Obama's face said it all. Speaking to Clinton supporters in October, following the release of tapes which showed Trump boasting about grabbing women "by the pussy", Mrs Obama said the tapes had "shaken [her] to [her] core".

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North Carolina Election Results

Early totals continued to rise Monday as people showed up to voting sites across the state. In the state's most populous counties, Mecklenberg and Wake, tens of thousands more people voted early than in 2012, although the margins were smaller in Guilford and Forsyth counties.


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