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U.S. protesters march against Donald Trump presidency for fifth day

Portland police said later that the suspect's auto was spotted, a gun was impounded and four people detained. Portland police arrested 71 people during Saturday night's anti-Trump protest in downtown Portland . They chanted phrases such as: "We reject the president-elect". Meanwhile, a large protest is scheduled in Toronto next Saturday. Other small demonstrations were held in USA cities.

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Ghebreslassie wins NY marathon men's title

Ghebreslassie, who finished fourth at both the London Marathon and the Rio Olympics this year, crossed the line in 2:07:51 to deny Kenya a fourth consecutive double in the NY men's and women's races. Kenya's Stanley Biwott, last year's NY champion, was out before the halfway mark in another disappointment at the scene of his first major marathon crown.

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How the Supreme Court could change during Trump's presidency

Supreme Court. With the election of (my friend and University of Missouri law professor) Joshua Hawley as Missouri's new attorney general, the not-yet-scheduled Trinity Lutheran case regarding church eligibility for state playground funds will likely be settled.

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Hate crimes against Muslims are up in 2015

The president-elect called for a ban on all Muslims coming into the country, increased surveillance at mosques, and entertained the idea of creating a Muslim identification database. In 2014, there were 609 anti-Jewish incidents. The IACP also encouraged each agency to develop a standard for collecting, analyzing, and reporting incidents of hate crime-and, in particular, to submit monthly reports on all hate crime occurrences to the UCR Program.

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There have been more than 300 reported hate incidents since Election Day

By Friday, more than 200 incidents of election-related harassment or intimidation had been documented through social media, news reports, and direct submission, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Meanwhile, the Massachusetts Attorney General has set up a hotline for citizens "to report bias-motivated threats , harassment, and violence". Students say that they have to take action.

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Officers In Iowa Killed In 2 Separate Shootings, Suspect At Large

Anthony Beminio. The two officers were sitting in squad cars about three miles away from each other - one in Des Moines proper and one in Urbandale, a Des Moines suburb. The number of police officers gunned down in the line of duty has increased 167 percent this year, Steve Groeninger, spokesperson for the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, told USA Today yesterday.

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MI likely to legalize marijuana in 2016

Duplicitous is an apt description of Americans who urge their children to reach for the stars while they check the "yes" box for recreational pot. The administration also increased, 30-fold, the amount of marijuana the University of MS, the only approved provider of marijuana for medical research, can grow.

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US Muslim Keith Ellison targets Democrat party leadership

Frontrunners for the Republican position include Trump's deputy campaign manager David Bossie; Ronna Romney McDanier, Mitt Romney's niece and the chair of the Michigan Republican Party; Matt Pinnell, an establishment Republican - if that phrase even means anything anymore - and the RNC's state party liaison; and even Trump's former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway.

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Trump Transition Team Filled with Hardline Anti-Immigration Advocates

Trump and Mr. Obama are diametric opposites when it comes to immigration policy so there will be a lot of changes", Kobach told KWCH . Conservative activists held this out as evidence of his supposed genius, but in retrospect it looks like further proof that Kobach doesn't really put that much effort into making sure legislation that he drafts has a chance of holding up in court.

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Reid Says Trump Must 'Take Responsibility,' Ditch Bannon

The personnel moves under consideration were confirmed by people with direct knowledge of Trump's thinking who were not authorized to publicly disclose private discussions. Democrats, civil rights groups and even some Republicans slammed Trump for choosing Bannon as a key aide, saying it would elevate the white nationalist movement into the top levels of the White House.

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Dakota Access protesters block trains, arrested

Organizers of the worldwide protests called for a day of disrupting "business as usual" one week after the US presidential election to demand that President Obama's Army Corps of Engineers and the incoming administration stop the pipeline. The Obama administration should halt the Dakota Access pipeline , period. Sen. Bernie Sanders joined a rally in front of the White House on Tuesday night to speak out against the Dakota Access Pipeline project and he had a message for the new ...

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War crimes court targets U.S. to keep Africa sweet

The ICC says up to 88 inmates, held in secret detention centres, may have been tortured by the USA military and Central Intelligence Agency between 2003 and 2004. "We do not believe that an ICC examination or investigation with respect to the actions of USA personnel in relation to the situation in Afghanistan is warranted or appropriate", Ms.

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Obama, Clinton tell Democrats not to despair

In the immediate aftermath of the 2016 election, Democrats have been looking for a national committee chair who could rebuild the party, reach out to disaffected groups who once voted for President Barack Obama, and rally potential Donald Trump supporters to their cause .

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Pipeline company seeks federal court OK to proceed with plan

Before sunrise, protesters formed a circle in a downtown plaza and burned sage before walking down Market Street. There were no immediate reports of arrests. In response, ETP filed in the U.S. Federal District Court to have the legal right to move forward with no future government approvals. Despite the months of protests, construction has continued.

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Twitter hands more power to users to stop cyberbullying

The steps come after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this summer acknowledged that the company's efforts in cracking down on hateful and abusive attacks on the social service haven't gone far enough. The company reassures that it will focus on "rapidly improving" the platform based on what it learns from these new features. The company said that it was improving "internal tools and systems in order to deal more effectively with this conduct when it's reported to us".

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House GOP nominates Ryan as speaker, with Trump's support

As for Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican still has to win a floor vote for speaker in January, when all members of the House will cast ballots, including Democrats. After what was a disastrous Election Day for Democrats, the party was on track to gain just six House seats at a time when they were hoping for more.

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Despite halt in airstrike, Russian Federation didn't allow aid, food into East Aleppo

Appearing alongside Putin, Shoigu said Su-33 jets from the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov were involved in the operation, marking the carrier's combat debut in Syria. The offensive started hours following US President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin's discussion on Syria over the phone. He said the Russian strikes are targeting ammunition depots, training camps and armaments factories.

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Trump Announces Senior White House Leadership Team

Mr Priebus, who was picked by Mr Trump as chief of staff alongside with Mr Bannon as "equal partners" in his White House, defended his future colleague from denunciations from civil rights groups, Democrats and some Republicans. Bannon defenders are pointing to his credentials, as though his resume precludes him from being a racist. "Bill Kristol: Republican spoiler , renegade Jew ".

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1 person shot, killed at Oklahoma airport, police say

Police say it is possible the shooting was tied to Winchester's job in some way. Upon arrival, one victim was found in the airport parking lot and was later identified as the Southwest Airlines employee. that the airport had resumed operations. "It's still a hard situation when you are sitting there and you're not getting as much information obviously, just because everybody's trying to figure out what's going on at the same time", Carney said.

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Utah students stabbed at high school, teen in custody

While the almost unprecedented Utah high school stabbing played out, terrified students called 911 to report the violence, according to KSL News. A family hugs as they reunite outside Mountain View High School in Orem, Utah, on Tuesday, Nov.

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"California wildfires" wreak havoc across the South

The Party Rock Fire has burned 2,400 acres as of Monday morning and is only 15 percent contained. "State and local partners are the front-line responders battling this wildfire, and we will work closely with them". On Monday, special crews were brought into the Boteler Fire to blast trees that have been weakened by insect infestation. Heavy smoke spread throughout the area during the season's final dam release on the Cheoah two weekends ago.

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High schoolers protest against US President-elect

Los Angeles schools especially are known for walkout protests. At one point, a Trump supporter driving his pickup north on G Street near Lincoln started arguing with students, almost getting into an accident because he wasn't paying attention to other drivers.

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Ohio State student arrested for attack at anti-Trump rally

Painter says the Trump supporters he knows would never have attacked the protesters. Adams' group, the International Socialist Organization, was holding an anti-Trump rally in the Ohio Union when the incident occurred. "We were here to sort of talk peacefully if they had any questions about what Trump supporters actually believe", he said. "Ultimately, coming together is the only thing that's going to stop any kind of violence".

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120 members of Congress demand Trump rescind white nationalist's appointment

Breitbart News , with its broad conservative audience, has stoked extreme elements. "During an interview last summer, Mr. Bannon bragged that Breitbart was 'the platform for the alt-right, ' a movement that upholds White Nationalism while strongly rejecting diversity in any form".

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State Continues Push to Block Dassey Release

Drizin did not immediately return phone or email messages Tuesday seeking comment on the state's appeal of the order to release Dassey. Brad Schimel, Wisconsin's attorney general, quickly moved to block the release, saying he's going to file an emergency motion asking for a federal appeals court to stay Dassey's release order.

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With signs of Trump backing, Ryan set to be speaker again

Ahead of Tuesday's meeting, several Republican lawmakers urged Ryan's team to delay leadership elections, said local media. Many House Republicans are reportedly ecstatic now that they have a rubber-stamp president on their side ("It has been roses and sunshine", Representative Tom Cole told the Times ).

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Hill carries Virginia Tech to a 99-73 win over High Point

Junior defensive back Lawrence Austin and freshman offensive lineman Parker Braun were recognized for their efforts in Georgia Tech's 30-20 win over No. "That is, for us, finishing games, playing the game for us with a mental and physical toughness that at times was not at its best". Virginia Tech is also 1-4 ATS in their last five road games, and 1-4 ATS in their last five games overall.

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Immigrants join protests against Trump in NYC

Sunday nights protest came after police said they arrested 71 people late Saturday and early Sunday during downtown protests. Two protests in downtown Cincinnati Saturday - demonstrators over the Ray Tensing mistrial and an anti-Trump movement - joined as one and marched through the streets.

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Protest of oil pipeline blocks traffic in downtown Ohio city

The rallies set for Tuesday at such places as state Army Corps offices, federal buildings and offices of banks that have helped finance the project are seeking to draw Obama's attention. While President-elect Donald Trump, a pipeline supporter, likely would greenlight the project when he takes office in January, the company is trying to win federal approval - or a court order - to allow it to go forward now.

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Trump's victory has enormous consequences for the Supreme Court

As long as those three stay, the court's rulings on social issues - protecting abortion rights, affirmative action and gay rights, for instance - are unlikely to shift dramatically. "There will be a majority to overrule some fairly significant decisions". If the president-elect gets to replace any of them after taking office, the court will shift to the right.

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State fights 'Making a Murderer' inmate release

Dassey, who has learning difficulties, and his uncle Steven Avery were convicted of murdering Halbach, in 2005. Dassey, 27, has been in prison since being sentenced in 2007 to life in the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach. The judge ordered him released as soon as the federal probation office approves where he is going to live and "completes whatever additional investigation it deems necessary".

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Giuliani emerges as favorite for Trump's secretary of state

His political skills helped elect Trump and resulted in Republicans keeping control of both houses of Congress after the elections last week. Steve Bannon is the chairman of Breitbart News and served as a strategist for Trump's presidential campaign before the businessman-turned-president appointed him to the senior post November 13.

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Piedmont Triad Area Fire Departments Helping Fight Fires in Western North Carolina

There were 67 active wildfires in the state, as of Tuesday morning. Since early last week, the fires have grown from 3,000 acres to covering nearly 3,500 acres. There are about 160 homes in the area and firefighters were going house-to-house, spraying each of them down and clearing firebreaks. The largest fire is on the Rough Ridge in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, she said, with about 19,500 acres burning.

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'Sanctuary cities' vow to protect immigrants from Trump plan

The mayor of Washington, D.C., issued a statement reaffirming the District's status as a sanctuary city , arguing it "makes our neighborhoods safer". The Pew Research Center estimates there to be more than 11 million illegal immigrants living throughout the U.S. It is unclear where Trump found those statistics, or how he will go about rounding up undocumented immigrants who have committed a crime, or even to what qualifies as a crime worthy of deportation.

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Mayors in 'Sanctuary Cities' Vow to Protect People From Deportation

That can mean, for example, they don't notify immigration officials when an undocumented immigrant is about to be released from custody. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said on Monday his department had no plans to get involved in any deportation efforts and would continue its police against allowing officers to stop people exclusively to learn their immigration status.


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