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S. Korea prosecutors want to question president over scandal

It was not just local Koreans who have taken to the streets to condemn Park and her decades-long friend Choi Soon-sil, described in the foreign media as Korea's "shadow president". Choi was arrested November 3 on charges of fraud and abuse of power for allegedly extorting large sums of money based on her friendship with Park. The "donations" from the firms amounted to almost US$70 million, including 20 billion won (RM77.1 million) from Samsung and 12.8 billion won from Hyundai.

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Enjoy the sight of a record-breaking supermoon on Sunday, Monday

And the full moon won't come this close again until 2034. The moon doesn't get much bigger and brighter than this. At closest approach, which occurs at 5:23 a.m. At that time, however, the moon will be setting and the sun rising. The best viewing of a supermoon is at moonrise when the moon begins to sneak above the horizon in the eastern sky.

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Prosecutors to question South Korean president over political scandal

Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong and Hyundai Motor Chairman Chung Mong-koo were reported to be among those who attended that meeting. The latest rally on Saturday drew one million people, according to organisers, making it the largest public protest in South Korea in almost three decades.

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Donald Trump Vows to Immediately Deport Up to 3 Million Immigrants

Activists protested at the Republican convention in Cleveland over Donald Trump's plans for a wall along the US-Mexican border. US President-elect Donald Trump , has said he will deport three million undocumented immigrants. I mean, I don't do too many, but they hit home. Trump has said ICE is going to be at the forefront of his deportation efforts. "We'll see what happens", Trump said.

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Donald Trump vows to immediately deport up to three million immigrants

Trump's plan also accounts for the "terrific people" that are here illegally, reassuring the public that a determination on their status will be a secondary concern to securing the border. "Having to do with abortion - if it ever were overturned, it would go back to the states", he said. "But it's a - I don't even know what it is", Trump said, before turning to Stahl and asking, "Do you know what the salary is?" "We can fix what is broken in healthcare without breaking what is working in ...

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Trump picks RNC Chairman Reince Priebus as chief of staff

Other than a day trip to Washington , Trump has been holed up in his Manhattan penthouse discussing the presidential transition and taking calls from national and world leaders while also mulling whether Priebus or conservative news executive Stephen Bannon would be his right-hand man once he is sworn in.

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Singles' Day sales top 120 billion yuan at Alibaba

Analysts said the event, which has gained more and more traction in the past few years, is key to Alibaba . However, growth was significantly lower than the 60 percent increase seen past year, a reflection, analsysts say , of more caution among shoppers.

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President-elect Trump announces Senior White House Leadership Team

In this role, he will set the tone for the new White House and act as a conduit to Congress and the government. Rumored to be have been considered for chief of staff himself, Bannon "would have been the insurgent choice" for the top aide job, Eyder says.

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President-Elect Donald Trump Selects Staff Memebers

House and Senate, and increased the number of GOP governors by three to 33. In this Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, photo, President-elect Donald Trump, left, stands with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus during an election night rally in NY.

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Wife Jane Sanders Dismisses Bernie Sanders 2020 White House Bid -- Here's Why

As they sift through the results, most baffling to some Democrats was how some voters who supported Obama in 2008 and 2012 ended up backing Trump . And to throw even more uncertainty into the mix, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg had threatened to run if Sanders and Trump were the final two candidates.

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Three Iowa Supreme Court justices win retention votes

President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland shortly thereafter, but the republican led United States Senate has refused to hold confirmation hearings during the presidential cycle. "The people on [Trump's] list are pretty classic conservative, very conservative jurists". So, when will Trump finally fill Scalia's seat? The late justice had a little-known liberal side when it came to sentencing guidelines (which he hated) and the interpretation of criminal laws (where he favored the rule ...

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ESPN College GameDay coming to Kzoo Saturday

Students and fans of Western Michigan University football may be waking up earlier for next week's matchup against Buffalo. In fact, the Broncos host Toledo (8-2, 5-1) on Friday, Nov. Fleck may have in store for Rece Davis and the gang? He will likely go in the mid-to-late first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. College GameDay is going to learn a thing or two about what it means to row the boat .

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Trump fans are relieved. Clinton fans are afraid

Clinton on the other hand, is a former first lady, served two terms as a senator and was the secretary of state which leads me to my next point. The reason that the Constitution calls for this extra layer, rather than just providing for the direct election of the president, is that most of the nation's founders were actually rather afraid of democracy.

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Mistrial Declared in Fatal Cincinnati Police-Involved Shooting

A protest against the mistrial joined with an already-scheduled anti-Donald Trump protest. Tensing was sacked by the University after his indictment. Judge Megan Shanahan declared a mistrial Saturday morning, accepting the jury's deadlock status several days after deliberations began. Deters said he will make a decision one way or another by November 28th.

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Southern-Rock Legend Leon Russell Dies At 74

Born in Oklahoma, Russell became a skilled musician at a young age and began his career at 14. Moving to Los Angeles in the late "50s and learning guitar, Russell became one of the top session musicians in the city, playing on records with and writing songs for Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Glen Campbell and many more throughout the '60s".

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Donald Trump's First 100 Days: What Are the President-Elect's Priorities?

The GOP also successfully re-elected all its incumbent House members and picked up two open seats, electing former Assembly member John Faso in the NY19 district in the Hudson Valley and Assembly member Claudia Tenney in NY22 in the Mohawk and Hudson valleys.

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Are gay rights at risk now that Donald Trump is President?

There has already been a nomination to fill Scalia's seat. The Constitution does not set the number of justices on the court, leaving it up to Congress. They sided with Trump, 56% to 41%. If Garland is not confirmed, his nomination will expire when President Obama's term does. "I'm committed to continuing the push to reform filibuster rules so Senate dysfunction and abuse of the rules doesn't keep obstructing the ability of the judicial and executive branches to do their jobs - and so the ...

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More Than 20 Wildfires Continue To Burn in Western NC

A division of the U.S. Forest Service says the fires have been burning on more than 25 square miles in the Nantahala National Forest in the western part of North Carolina. "We're just really pleased that the fire department did an awesome job and saved our homes" said Ron Freeman. Dellinger said Rangers have contained the fire and will spend the night keeping an eye on it.

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Hillary Clinton Apparently Got More Popular Votes Than Any American President

Donald Trump said he would consider seeking advice from Clinton. Donald Trump's victory speech and comments from the Oval Office this week showed his more restrained side in the wake of an election night upset, and his Twitter account seems to be following suit.

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Cortez honors veterans with crowded Friday parade

Mayor elect Roland Velasco, who served four years in the US Army, was the guest speaker. "You need to have a day to serve veterans and that they served for us and to protect America". World War 2 veteran H. E. Whitehead, 91, who was also in attendance, said veterans are the ones who take care of the country. Selman held a hand-made "Thank You" sign as she stood on the corner of Eighth Street and Austin Avenue with her two daughters, Reagan, 10, and Piper, 3.

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No. 22 West Virginia women coast in opener 88-38

The Longhorns scored the final 10 points of the half, whittling a 17-3 deficit to 17-13 at intermission. And maybe that won't change much this week, because a 24-20 road win over a Texas team that is now 5-5 isn't a big needle-mover nationally.

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Ryan says Trump 'earned a mandate' with election win

But Dr Packer said the new President's electoral mandate for hardline restrictions on immigration will make it hard for the legislature to block laws in that area, even if they are anxious about alienating ethnic groups in their own states.

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Clinton and Trump chase last-minute support on U.S. election eve

Just over a week later, Comey notified Congress that Clinton would not face charges over the newly discovered messages. Goodlatte said transparency and responsiveness to his questions can help renew the public's faith that future decisions concerning Clinton, or any other public official, are grounded in law and pursued based on the facts.

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Ryan: Trump to lead 'unified Republican government'

What they haven't done is unite around a plan for ensuring that the 20 million who achieved health care coverage under the landmark law don't lose it. The speaker, who had sometimes been openly critical of Trump during the campaign, showed the president-elect where he will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States in January.

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Donald Trump Names RNC Chair Reince Priebus Chief of Staff

Choosing Priebus over Bannon, according to some, is a signal that a Trump presidency will be moderate and willing to compromise. Trump's choice was believed to come down to Priebus and Bannon. "President-elect Trump will rely on them and a cadre of other supporters", she added of Bannon, Trump's presidential campaign CEO, and Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee.

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Four U.S. states legalize recreational marijuana

Rapper and weed enthusiast Snoop Dogg took to social media to express his feelings on the new laws. Arkansas , Montana , North Dakota added to the total number of states that approved medical marijuana, going from 25 to 28. Diane Russell of Portland, the vote is especially meaningful. Marijuana is still illegal in the eyes of the federal government. California's vote makes the use and sale of recreational cannabis legal along the entire West Coast and gives legalization ...

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US Elections Trump warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Clinton elected

Friday's announcement by FBI Director James Comey that his agency is investigating more emails as part of a probe into Clinton's use of a private email server gave new hope to Trump that he can make an improbable comeback and win on November 8.

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California deputy sheriff 'executed,' suspect at large

David Machado is suspected of shooting and killing a Stanislaus County sheriff's deputy (Nov. 13, 2016). Christianson said the events that led to the shooting began around 8:24 a.m. Investigators are searching for David Machado, 36, who was last seen in a white, four-door, 2009 Kia Rio with California license plates. Machado is considered armed and unsafe.

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Duckworth defeats Kirk in US Senate race

Sen. The result is welcome news for Democrats who know they needed to pick up this Senate seat in order to have a chance of regaining control of the upper chamber of Congress. "I haven't accomplished so numerous things I've wanted to do, I've tried to work across the aisle and work for the long-term goal", Duckworth said during a Chicago Tonight interview.

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Donald Trump clinches the presidency in major upset

According to the Associated Press , Donald Trump refused to let a group of journalists travel with him during the meeting, breaking long-standing tradition. "This is not the outcome we wanted or we worked so hard for, and I'm sorry we did not win this election for the values we share and the vision we hold for our country", Clinton said.

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Sanders releases statement on Trump victory

Or there are deeper causes of his rise, and is his election the outcome of a collective repudiation of an outdated status quo? "That is the German word for taking pleasure in someone else's misfortune". Some critics have said that Sanders would have been a stronger candidate against Trump that Clinton because he understood that working-class anger. So I do agree that that has something to do with the problems that Mrs Clinton had after the primaries.

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Trump Ditches Press on First Visit to DC as President-Elect

During the Republican primary debate that aired on CNN on February 25, Trump said of the prohibition, "I think we need it". Trump is noting that the meeting was expected to be short, but lasted nearly 90 minutes. While Obama and Trump spoke in the Oval Office, first lady Michelle Obama gave a tour of the residence to Melania Trump. He noted that Obama has made barbed remarks about Trump .

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Hundreds gather at City Hall to protest election, Trump

More than 2.4 million Americans have signed a Change.org petition to the Electoral College to urge members to ignore how their states voted and instead cast their ballots in favor of Hillary Clinton on December 19. The most significant issue in the outcome of the 2016 election, just as it was in 2000, is our antiquated, undemocratic and inexplicable method of choosing our presidents: the Electoral College.

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President Obama & Donald Trump Meet for First Time

Although their discussions were reportedly, " excellent ", there is a very paradoxical photo of Donald Trump and Barack Obama shaking hands that the internet is having a field day with. The diversity is what makes America great. "He said it was an awesome run, one of the most incredible he's ever seen", Trump explained, later adding that he would "certainly think about" calling Mr.

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Jury: Rolling Stone's rape story defamed university official

The $7.5 million defamation suit, filed by former University of Virginia assistant dean of students Nicole Eramo , named reporter Sabrina Rubin Erdely , Rolling Stone magazine and its parent company Wenner Media as defendants. Among the statements in the article that Eramo claimed were defamatory was one in which she is quoted - through Jackie - as saying that the university doesn't publish all of its statistics about sexual assault because "nobody wants to send their daughter to the ...


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