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Texas cardinal to lead US Catholic bishops

Archbishop Joseph William Tobin, of Indianapolis, speaks with fellow bishops at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall meeting in Baltimore , Monday, Nov. "On the level of immigration, from our point of view, we certainly respect the government", DiNardo said , at a news conference after the vote. It's important for bishops to pray and the Archbishop said: "What we pray for is that those expressions of frustrations don't provide another vehicle for violence".

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Boxer: Abolish Electoral College, Decide President On Popular Vote

He calls the Electoral College's system of mainly casting votes for president based on statewide popular votes imperfect. When asked about the election, Boxer said , "The only solace I have at this outcome is more people voted against racism, more people voted against misogyny, more people voted not to deport people".

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West Virginia mayor resigns after racist Michelle Obama Facebook post

Taylor said. If that wasn't bad enough, the mayor of Clay County, Beverly Whaling , commented on the post saying, " Just made my day Pam ". On Tuesday, an employee for the Clay County Development Corporation, which the Washington Post reported is partly taxpayer funded, confirmed to BuzzFeed News that Taylor was no longer with the organization.

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Meet the Rising Democrat That Bernie Sanders Wants to Lead the DNC

He is the first Muslim elected to Congress and the first black congressman from Minnesota. "We must champion the challenges of working families and give voters a reason to show up at the polls in 2018 and beyond". David Axelrod, former adviser to President Barack Obama, said in a tweet that the job should be full time. "I am very interested in the chairmanship of the DNC", Dean said on MSNBC Friday.

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Mother arrested after 2-year-old son shoots 1-year-old girl

Baton Rouge Police say 23-year-old Crystal Kinchen was arrested Wednesday and faces a charge of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. McKneely told The Advocate that there were two adults in the area and he was not sure how the 2-year-old got hold of the gun.

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Penn: Oklahoma man who sent racist texts offered admission

It appears that the overlap between the alleged perpetrators and our students was through third-party social media applications (Facebook and GroupMe).⠀ ⠀ We have learned that one of the individuals being investigated in Oklahoma had been offered admission to Penn, accepted the offer in May, but chose, ultimately, not to attend.

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Todd Young says bye, bye, bye to Evan Bayh in Indiana

With 41 percent of the vote reporting, Young led Bayh 54 to 41 percent, seeming to track the results of the presidential race. Outside groups, including the Senate Leadership Fund and the U.S. Bayh made the same call in his concession speech - the first of his 30-year career. Many younger voters don't know him or about his ties to the state, said Helmke, who added that Young and his allies did a good damaging Bayh through attack ads.

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Dramatic video shows boy catching infant brother falling from changing table

The mother considers her son a hero, but Joseph is just happy his brother is safe. He said: 'I would have never caught him, and I can't run that fast, so I felt like something came and just pushed me forward. Tila, who noted the importance of being a vigilant parent, said: 'I think that all of our lives can change in a second'. I do believe in miracles. "I would have never caught him".

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Driver fatally shot while dragging trooper on I-83

The trooper then fired on the driver, who died at the scene despite responders providing life-saving efforts, the outlet reports. During the stop, Singletary fled in his black sedan, causing the trooper to become "stuck to the left side of the vehicle", state police wrote in a news release.

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Former OU football player dead after shooting at Will Rogers World Airport

Oklahoma City police identified the suspect in Tuesday's fatal shooting at Will Rogers World Airport as an ex-Southwest Airlines employee likely looking to retaliate against the company. The victim's name has not been released. The statement read: "The Southwest Airlines Family is deeply saddened by the passing of our Southwest Family Member, and we extend our heartfelt sympathies and support to his family and Southwest Co-workers at this time".

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'Settle for More': Megyn Kelly on Trump, O'Reilly, Inspiration, and Revenge

The backstory is that after Kelly asked Trump about his comments towards women during a Republican primary debate, he lashed out at the Fox News host, retweeting a tweet that called Kelly a "bimbo". "My attorneys have restricted me from commenting further - so suffice it to say that no good deed goes unpunished". And in no world was I going to allow him to do that.

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Melania Trump says youth should be taught kindness and compassion

CNN's Anderson Cooper questioned Donald Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway Thursday on how Melania Trump could crusade against online bullying when her husband famously antagonizes others on Twitter . In July, a Trump aide took responsibility for the RNC speech which included the plagiarized section she said she offered to resign but Donald Trump rejected it.

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Donald Trump denies trying to get security clearance for his children

Christie had been in charge of the transition team until he was pushed aside last week. Rogers, who represented Livingston County in Congress for 14 years, told CNN Tuesday that he was no longer handling national security issues for the transition team.

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Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison Announces Bid for DNC Chair

Sen. Dean announced Thursday he will run to head up the Democratic National Committee . Sanders said in a statement that he believes Ellison is the best choice to ensure the Democrats take back Congress in 2018 and the White House in 2020.

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Warren Blasts Trump For Stocking Transition With Lobbyists And Bankers

Warren devotes roughly five pages to listing the specific transition team members to whom she objects. You promised that you would "not be controlled by the donors, special interests and lobbyists who have corrupted our politics and politicians for far too long", and that you would "drain the swamp" in Washington D.C.

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Former general named president of K

The Merriam native held the interim job since April, when Kirk Schulz announced he was leaving for Washington State University. Richard Myers, a retired four-star general and the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been interim president since Schulz's departure.

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Immigration-By the Numbers story

He says based on his initial remarks, Trump's deportation strategy seems to be in line with Obama's. Lastly, President-elect Trump plans to propose legislation to build a wall along the southern border of the US and ensure Mexico reimburses the USA for the cost of building the wall .

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Turnbull banks on United States refugee help

The Turnbull government recently announced it will seek to pass legislation preventing any asylum-seeker who arrives illegally by boat from ever settling in Australia . There is a great deal of preparation and planning that has gone into it and, indeed, in leading up to this announcement. As the number of refugee places being offered by the U.S.

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Republican Jewish Coalition Defends Trump's Appointment Of Bannon

Although Congress can't outright prevent a president from obtaining the White House staff that he wants, they have mechanisms of exerting pressure on him. An article by "Washington Watcher" on Monday boasted that "so far I have no major complaints". "President-elect Trump will forever poison the well with Congress and the American people by appointing figures like Steve Bannon, whose stock and trade is hate and violence against the American people", Sen.

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Eagles stock: Who's up, who's down after Falcons win

Pressed into service after Nolan Carroll left the game with a first-half concussion, McKelvin was victimized by a double move on Atlanta's one big play, a 76-yard Ryan pass to Taylor Gabriel. They hadn't been over 135 yards in a game all year. "Ryan had a great day", Eagles center Jason Kelce said. "As a defense, we made plays as a team".

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Police identify officer who was injured in shooting

Police dog Jardo, shot in the chest, also got to go home Saturday and is recovering, although he lost a lung. He was released from the hospital Saturday morning and is expected to make a full recovery, Bones said. The Garden City Police Department is the lead agency investigating the shooting. Boise police officer Corporal Davis and a police dog were also injured in the shooting, and 33-year-old parolee Marco Romero was killed.

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Judge declares mistrial in fatal police shooting of Sam DuBose

Tensing, the former University of Cincinnati police officer, i. To convict Tensing of murder, jurors would have had to find he purposely killed DuBose. The shooting is among those across the nation that have raised attention to how police deal with blacks. The city suffered 2001 riots sparked by the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Timothy Thomas, a black man who was wanted on misdemeanor warrants and was fleeing from police.

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Obama Defends Obamacare Gains as GOP Plots Repeal

He told The Wall Street Journal that he was reconsidering his stance after meeting with Obama on Thursday. However, when asked by host Chris Wallace whether Trump would totally repeal Obamacare , particularly in the face of some comments in which Trump went so far as to call for an amendment or replacement, Conway said, "We don't know, because he also has to work with Congress".

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Democrats prepare to elect new leader after Clinton defeat

Dean announced Thursday he will run to head up the Democratic National Committee . "Do you have a vision to strengthen the grass-roots and help them turn out people in their local communities", Ellison told NBC's Meet the Press . Senate. Ellison is far from the only contender for the job. Some in the party are calling for a Hispanic leader. The contest comes at a time of deep unrest for the party - and the country.

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Conway, Reid trade barbs over Trump

Trump's decision ultimately". 'I have heard more stories in the past 48 hours of Americans living in fear of their own government and their fellow Americans than I can remember hearing in five decades in politics'. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), the estranged husband of Clinton aide Huma Abedin. American children waking up in the middle of the night crying, terrified that Trump will take their parents away.

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Anti-Trump Protest In Downtown LA Turns Rowdy, Nets 250 Arrests

Unhappy with the result of Tuesday's election, thousands of citizens from across the country have united in the days and nights since then with chants of "not my president", and "we reject the president-elect", whether it was in the streets of Chicago , New York, Miami , Los Angeles , Portland, Baltimore or suburban Detroit .

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Officer charged with manslaughter in Castile killing

Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez. The police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile in a St. Paul, Minn., suburb in July has been charged with second-degree manslaughter. The fatal shootings of black men and boys by police officers have come under heightened scrutiny since the 2014 death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and led to calls nationwide for officers to be held criminally responsible.

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Oregon Ducks Stumble In Waco, Fall To Baylor

Brooks led the Ducks in scoring last season and will be a big factor on offense again this campaign when he returns. Brooks may return to the court within the next week, according to the ESPN telecast, and is targeting a return for the Maui Invitational next Monday.

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Analyst Target Review on Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:HIG)

The Company has businesses engaged in retail banking corporate and institutional banking asset management and residential mortgage banking as well as other products and services in its primary geographic markets located in Pennsylvania Ohio New Jersey Michigan Illinois Maryland Indiana North Carolina Florida Kentucky Washington D.C.

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Students around Puget Sound expected walk out in protest of Trump

Students walked out of class at schools on opposite sides of the United States on Monday , protesting President-elect Donald Trump. They walked out in California, in Maryland and in OR, many declaring that their young voices matter and expressing concern over the president-elect's comments about minorities and the effect he will have on their communities.

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MI remains #3 in CFP rankings

Stanford (No. 24), Florida (No. 23) and Tennessee (No. 19) join the top 25 after being unranked. Clemson , Michigan and Washington - the Nos. Urban Meyer's team is in a very tight but good spot because they have quality wins and only one loss.

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Judge orders 'Making a Murderer' inmate released by Friday

It's not clear when Dassey will be released. Authorities may need to inspect the site. Attorney General Brad Schimel announced hours later that he would file the stay motion. Brendan Dassey could be released anytime soon, that's why a judge should act on the motion soon if they want to prevent this from happening. Brendan Dassey had until noon Tuesday to give probation officers the address.

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Michelle Obama gives Melania Trump a tour of the White House

During the Republican primary debate that aired on CNN on February 25, Trump said of the prohibition, "I think we need it". Melania, who arrived at the White House on Thursday with her husband in a black coat and black Christian Louboutin pumps, seemed a little more relaxed as she wore a sleeveless black dress for her tea with the first lady.

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Answers to your questions about the Electoral College, from a historian

From 1992 onwards, there have been seven presidential elections. Michael Baca is a graduate student at Northern Arizona University. This is something we've seen with people, like Vladimir Putin, who Trump has admiration for exclusively based on the fact that the Russian president complimented him.

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Steve Carell Digs 'Minecraft'; In Talks To Join Warners' Vidgame Pic

Steve Carell is in talks to appear in " Minecraft ". In a report from Variety , Hollywood actor Steve Carell is now in talks to join the movie's ensemble. It is available in different gameplay modes such as survival mode, adventure mode and creative mode. They'll no doubt be more recognisable voices in the mix over the course of the next year or so as the film enters production, and we'll keep you abreast of these and other developments.


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