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State rests in trial in black motorist's death

Slager faces 30 years to life if convicted of the charge in the death of 50-year-old Walter Scott, who was shot while fleeing from a traffic stop in North Charleston in April of 2015. Former North Charleston Patrolman Michael Slager is charged with murder in the shooting death of Walter Scott as Scott fled from a traffic stop in April of 2015.

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Philando Castile's family: 'We want peace'

Yanez's attorney, Tom Kelly, said Latino officer Yanez was reacting to the presence of a gun and he had pulled Castile over because he thought he looked like a possible match for an armed robbery suspect. Squad vehicle video captured the entire event, including audio and subsequent conversations Yanez had with other officers, Choi said. Squad auto video captured the entire incident, including audio and subsequent conversations Yanez had with other officers, Choi said.

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Officer charged in shooting that was streamed on Facebook

Prosecutors said St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez's shooting of Philando Castile during a traffic stop "was not justified". She said Castile was shot while reaching for his ID after telling Yanez he had a gun permit and was armed.

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Donald Trump To Undocumented Immigrants: Go Home Or Go Behind Bars!

According to Denver Police spokesman Doug Schepman, that department will also decline to participate in Trump's immigration plan: "Immigration enforcement is handled at the federal level, not by local law enforcement", Schepman said in a statement .

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Senate Democrats elect Chuck Schumer as minority leader

Her elevation to the No. 4 position of Senate Democratic Conference Secretary makes her the first openly LGBT person in Senate leadership and the second-highest ranking Democratic woman, behind Sen. The party has delayed its House leadership elections until November 30th, after the Thanksgiving break, to allow members to regroup. Republican Senate aides said the party would not risk leadership election "drama" on the heels of a GOP sweep.

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United States senator pushes to abolish electoral college after Trump win

Following a presidential election in which the victor did not receive the most popular votes, Sen. Right now Donald Trump has 290, Hillary Clinton has 232. "Well, you know, I'm not going to change my mind just because I won", he said. Now some are revisiting calls for scrapping the Electoral College , and determining the victor based on the popular vote.

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Former US senator to oversee state takeover of Atlantic City

Tuesday night, Hard Rock Café International CEO Jim Allen was among nearly 400 people celebrating the restaurant's 20th anniversary in Atlantic City, promising that even though the Trump Taj Mahal closed October 10, the Hard Rock is committed to staying put and preserving the 104 jobs here.

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You got what you wanted, now what?

As for the suggestion that some electors should change their votes based on the popular vote, which now favors Clinton, Josh Eck with the Secretary of State's office says electors in OH can't. you know, you get 100 million votes and somebody else gets 90 million votes and you win". Search "final election results" and the number one result is a fake-news piece from a WordPress blog called 70News proclaiming in all caps that Trump won both votes in the election.

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Catholic bishops ask Trump for humane immigration policies

Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore . "A duty to welcome and protect newcomers, particularly refugees, is an integral part of our mission to help our neighbors in need", the bishops said . The pope will make Tobin a cardinal in a ceremony Sunday in Rome. "We've just begun a conversation about how we're going to move forward", under Trump, said Bishop Christopher Coyne of Burlington, Vermont.

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Mass., RI delegations among 120 House members calling for removal of Bannon

Donald Trump's spokesperson has insisted the President-elect's new chief strategist is not "as scary" as the reports to emerge since his announcement might suggest. Council on American-Islamic Relations: Bannon's selection "sends the disturbing message that anti-Muslim conspiracy theories and white nationalist ideology will be welcome in the White House".

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Trump says he'll take USD 1 salary with no vacations

OK, look at the job they've done. They've even let them down on the war front. "I never said this!" "I'm very good at this, it's called construction". "I'm gonna think about it", Trump said. "We're focused on securing the border", he added. He added: "But we're getting them out of our country, they're here illegally".

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HB2 may be factor in tight NC races

Republicans won every race for the N.C. Court of Appeals where candidates' partisan labels appeared on the ballot for the first time. Many voters say they felt the need to make their vote count despite misgivings about the choices on either end of the political spectrum.

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Details about Keith Ellison, congressman highly touted to be next DNC chairman

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison announced his candidacy to be chairman of the organization on Monday afternoon, joining a crowded field of candidates that includes former Vermont Gov. Ellison, who has indicated he would be interested in the post but who has yet to declare, has been a sharp critic of Israel, but has also reached out to pro-Israel groups.

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Hundreds of students take to streets to protest Trump

Students from numerous area high schools come together in Mariachi Plaza before continuing their march to City Hall to protest the upset election of Republican Donald Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race for President of the United States on Nov 14, 2016 in Los Angeles , California, United States.

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Local teams get in on the 'mannequin challenge' craze; send LancasterOnline yours

Not to be outdone, some Stoke-on-Trent businesses and groups have taken on the challenge and produced their own videos. We now have the Jamie Vardy Mannequin Challenge to show you now and more importantly, the question on whether EA will add a Mannequin Challenge celebration in Federation Internationale de Football Association 17.

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Kobach: Trump May Reinstate Registry Of Visitors From Countries With Terror Orgs

Immigration was a top issue in his campaign, and President-elect Donald Trump's promises are about to be put to the test. He blamed such policies for "so many needless deaths". Criminal immigrants in USA illegally: Migration Policy Institute in Washington estimates about 820,000 of the criminal immigrants came illegally.

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Dakota Access pipeline decision unlikely until early 2017

Early proposals for the pipeline planned to cross the Missouri River north of Bismarck, North Dakota. Many were also standing in solidarity with Native Americans who live on a reservation in Standing Rock, North Dakota, along where the pipe line would run.

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Purdue suspends 4 football players after sex assault claims

The women also reported the alleged assault to school officials and the West Lafayette, Ind . Police Department. The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor's Office has been forwarded the case. Purdue says it acted immediately and launched an investigation. In a group text screenshot provided to police by the alleged victims, one of the women asked to have sex with one of the players and the other woman texted, "3 some?" "The statements in the report are inaccurate and they are not reflective of ...

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Judge again refuses to toss Bill Cosby's sex-assault case

The defense has filed subsequent documents, including a report from an eye doctor alleging that the 79-year-old Cosby has "end stage glaucoma" and is "legally blind". Cosby faces three felony charges of second-degree aggravated incident assault stemming from his alleged misconduct against a former Temple University employee Andrea Constand in his suburban Philadelphia home.

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Airport shooter identified as ex-Southwest employee

Balderrama says all streets are blocked off and people should avoid the airport. Southwest Airlines says a former employee who killed one of its current workers outside of an Oklahoma City airport quit his job a year ago after he refused to take an alcohol screening.

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Snow levels drop to 3000 feet; Winter Weather Advisory this afternoon

In that case, any rain would change over to snow . In bitterly cold weather, make sure your water pipes stay warm or allow a drip of water to run continuously. The snow level will be above the passes (5-6,000′), but ski resorts could pick up several inches of fresh snow . It's too early to say with any specificity how much rain or snow the region could get, said Dan Kelly, a weather service meteorologist in Buffalo .

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Cubs fans bask in World Series glory at parade

The parade wound through downtown and ended roughly 7 miles south in Grant Park, where the rally started in the early afternoon. The 5 million fans the city said attended the celebration were nothing short of ecstatic. "It's going to be insane for us, especially for the young guys who haven't experienced it", said Schwarber, 23. Chicago Cubs players are waving at fans and shooting them victory gestures as their open-roof buses move down Chicago's famed Michigan Avenue, which was shut down ...

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Haley, McMaster reportedly being considered for posts in Trump administration

Gov. Nikki Haley was elected vice chairwoman of the Republican Governors Association by her counterparts Wednesday. Now she says she's confident Trump will deliver on campaign promises and "his commitment to make sure that America is great again".

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Ladue High grappling with racial tension

And at an emotional school board meeting on Tuesday night, students and parents came forward to relate more stories of in-school racial intolerance over the past year. Those two students were disciplined. It's one of the region's most diverse and highly regarded schools. "This is not something we are taking lightly at all", Downing told the daily.

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Megyn Kelly On What Led Up To Her 'Clashing' With Donald Trump

Kelly also claims Ailes made "offers of professional advancement in exchange for sexual favors". "I felt a surge of anger and a surge of tears", she wrote. "What we're being told is Steve Bannon will really have the ear of Donald Trump, and I don't know what that means for Reince Priebus". Kelly on Tuesday said Ailes tried kissing her three times while she was renegotiating her contract with Fox.

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Justin Ross Harris found guilty of murdering son in hot vehicle death

Harris argued the death was an accident, since he had forgotten to drop the toddler off at day care. Justin Ross Harris sits with his defense team in the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga., Monday, Nov. Perhaps the most significant instance was after Judge Mary Staley Clark restricted defense attorney Maddox Kilgore's ability to question one of the prosecution's witnesses.

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Giuliani the favourite as Trump weighs secretary of state

Graham also said that because he chairs the Senate Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, "no matter who [Trump] picks, they're gonna come see me because I fund it". Why would Trump name someone with no formal foreign policy experience to such an important post? Also reportedly in the mix: John Bolton , the former United Nations ambassador, and Bob Corker , chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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Don't expect Trump to roll back gay rights

We saw that again in his Sunday night interview with 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl , where he suggested abortion will somehow become a states' rights issue. When pressed by Stahl about a special prosecutor for Clinton, Trump replied, "I don't want to hurt them". "And I say, 'Stop it.' If it - if it helps, I will say this, and I will say it right to the cameras: 'Stop it'".

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Trump considers security clearance for children

Donald Trump's attorney has gone on record saying the president-elect's three adult children will be running all of Trump's businesses in what Trump is calling a " blind trust", even though, by definition, that is not a blind trust. "I'm not Paul Ryan!'" - and Trump now says he doesn't intend to appoint a special prosecutor for Hillary after all, calling the Clintons "good people" after trashing them on the trail.

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Airport shooting likely case of workplace revenge

Several hours later, Oklahoma City police confirmed that the suspected shooter was found dead inside a pickup truck on the second floor of the airport's parking garage. No other details of the shooting were immediately available. Balderrama said Buie likely would have needed a scope on his rifle to shoot Winchester from that distance.

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Bernie Sanders backs Trump protests, questions Electoral College

Well, what we do now is rally millions of young Americans who are sick and exhausted of leaving school, 30, 50, $100,000 in debt, and those who simply can not afford to go to college, and say that in a competitive global economy, it is absolutely imperative that we make public colleges and universities' tuition free.

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Five Teens Wounded in Utah High School Stabbing

Alpine School District Public Relations Administrator David Stephenson said that counselors will be at Mountain View Wednesday for any students or adults who want to talk about what happened. Five students have been stabbed at a school in Utah. Our thoughts and prayers are with the boys and their families. The school, which has 1,300 students, was put on lockdown after the stabbings for about an hour until police determined there was no danger for students.

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Bill O'Reilly: 'I'm Not Interested In Making My Network Look Bad'

Megyn Kelly said that Ailes's harassment included trying to grab and kiss her in 2006. It doesn't pertain to my life. "The police said he was an 'erotomaniac, ' meaning he believed he had a love relationship with me, even though we'd never met", says Kelly .

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Crews Battle Party Rock Fire as Forecasts Cause Concern

Dozens of wildfires have scorched tens of thousands of acres throughout North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee forcing thousands to evacuate. In a Saturday, Nov. Exceptional drought, the most severe on the scale, covers portions of Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. State agriculture investigators in Tennessee arrested 27-year-old Matthew Ryan Wallace of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and charged him with igniting a wildfire along a Sequatchie County road on Monday.

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California Senator Barbara Boxer files bill to ditch the Electoral College

This year, for example, while Arizona did get 10 visits from presidential and vice presidential contenders, National Popular Vote says OH got 48, Pennsylvania got 54, North Carolina got 55 and Florida got 71. and we think it's time for that to change. In light of this election, it seems clear that the Electoral College now reflects an imbalance of power that needs to be corrected.


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