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Republicans maintain control of Senate, House

Political statistician Nate Silver only gave the Republican nominee roughly a 30 percent chance of winning the election, and the UVa Center for Politics predicted Clinton would earn well over 300 electoral votes . That did not happen , and now the White House and Congress belong to the GOP, something that has not happened since 2007. Tuesday night's presidential result shocked a whole lot of people in the US and around the world; it stunned those that supported Donald Trump and ...

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Club accept defeat to City in Lionel Messi chase

In a bid to improve its fortunes, the DPRK has hired former Norway global Jorn Andersen as coach. With six games remaining and qualification set to resume in March of next year, Argentina are now in a position that would bring them a favourable qualifying play-off against a team from the Oceania region.

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Thousands rally, march in anti-Trump protests

Anti-Trump protesters gathered at Columbus Circle, after marching from Union Square. The rallies followed numerous protests on Saturday, from NY to Indianapolis to Los Angeles . "No arrests have been made". The Los Angeles Times reported it was the largest anti-Trump rally in the city so far. "Thank you for the unity", the tweet said.

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Feds block release of inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer'

Both men maintain their innocence to this day. Dean Strang and Jerry Buting during the 2007 trial of Steven Avery. Making a Murderer fans have been avidly following the cases of Brendan Dassey and Steven Avery since the documentary series was released on Netflix in December 2015.

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High school students are walking out to protest against Donald Trump

The protests in big cities like NY and Los Angeles were largely peaceful, except for the one in Portland, Oregon which led to violence and rioting, but was later brought under control by police through tear-gas shelling. "This is a reminder that we have to keep fighting", said Trinity Goss, a protest organizer at the University of Arizona. But Portland, Oregon, has been the site of the most violent anti-Trump demonstrations, with a shooting and the arrest of 71 people on Saturday.

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Trump ally Sessions could face tough Senate confirmation

In 2007, Sessions got a bill passed essentially banning for 10 years federal contractors who hire illegal immigrants. Accusations of racism have dogged Sessions's career: Actually, they nearly derailed it. He has also defended the lawfulness of state voter identification laws. The New York Times and CBS News reported Friday that Sessions was picked for the senior cabinet post after meeting with the president-elect on Thursday in New York .

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Donald Trump backtracks on pledge to mothball Obamacare

Williams believes the rhetoric during the campaign has lightened up since the election, and he's hopeful Trump's vow to eliminate the Affordable Care Act will be tempered. While Obamacare cannot deny people who have preexisting conditions, it can significantly raise their premiums. Insurance premiums will be tax deductible and Trump also vows "we must also make sure that no one slips through the cracks simply because they can not afford insurance".

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Thousands of US students carry protests against Trump into second week

That march originally involved students at Montgomery Blair High School but gained strength as peers from nearby schools joined them throughout the day. "... I really support it because I feel like we're really developing our own voices and speaking out for how we really feel". Los Angeles police reported no arrests, saying the event was generally peaceful.

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Philando Castile's Family, Girlfriend Speak Out After Cop Is Charged With Manslaughter

Castile first provided him with his. According to the 10-page criminal complaint filed in Ramsey County District Court, Yanez, who said he feared for his life at the time of the shooting, could face up to 20 years in prison and up to $40,000 in fines.

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School bus crashes near Nashville, injuring 12 students

Six patients were transported to TriStar Skyline Medical Center, while several others were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. A woman answering the phones at the Chester County School District confirmed that the bus belongs to the district.

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Gun brought by student, 7, discharges in St. Paul school

A gun that was sacked inside a St. Paul elementary school classroom Thursday was apparently carried there by a 7-year-old who found it at home. Many students at Crossroads were out of school Thursday, as this week is an optional "intersession" for students who want or need extra work.

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Clinton Reflects on Defeat: 'Never, Ever Give Up'

This election was not tied. In 2012, President Obama won with nearly 66 million votes; Clinton's total was just over 62 million. Barack Obama on this night of his first election in Chicago. The morning of November 9 was just like the morning of the June 24 when the Brexit votes were being counted. The two most recent occurrences of this are George W.

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Assistant Austin police chief named force's interim chief

The first Hispanic to lead APD, Acevedo has lead the department since July 2007. " Houston is getting a world-class police chief", Austin Mayor Steve Adler said in a prepared statement. Finally, his supervisor stepped in with decisive action to bring the chief back into line. Acevedo has often been courted by other departments nationally, and has been invited to the White House several times on panels related to community policing.

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United Nations-South Sudan story

The United States proposed on Friday that the United Nations Security Council blacklist South Sudan opposition figure Riek Machar, South Sudan army chief Paul Malong and South Sudan Information Minister Michael Makuei. Loj said the deteriorating economy "and the increasingly fragmented conflict " often with ethnic undertones ". have placed the country on a potential downward slide towards greater divisiveness and risk of a full-scale civil conflict that could render national cohesion nearly ...

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California deputy 'executed'; manhunt underway for suspect

Authorities issued a "Blue Alert", including a warning that Machado was allegedly armed and unsafe. The suspect, David Machado, who allegedly shot Deputy Wallace twice in the head, killing him, took off in the van. It wasn't until Machado was brought into custody that he was recognized as the shooter in the Wallace murder. Wallace had been responding to a report of a suspicious auto, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Police respond to 'emergency situation' at Boston University

In a Boston University Police alert texted to students, authorities warned students to stay away from 771 Commonwealth Ave., which is the Mugar Memorial Library. Police say that while they have received a number of robocalls containing threats over the past couple of years, the fact that the call came from a real person made the incident appear more genuine.

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Republicans on course to retain Congress

A Congress completely under Republican control was the main roadblock Obama has faced during his last term in office, and Democrats anxious that if Clinton won the presidency but the Republicans kept control of the Senate , they would work to block any proposal she put forward.

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Donald Trump's Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon Earns Money From Seinfeld Reruns

Bannon's controversial appointment as Trump's chief strategist and senior adviser in the White House sparked fury from anti-discrimination groups and members of Congress. "Someone who stokes racism has no place in any Administration and Trump should immediately withdraw his appointment". Bannon has always been associated with the far right of the GOP and used his Breitbart platform to encourage the party to move away from the political center.

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Pelosi faces new threats to her job

If it were up to Nancy Pelosi , the Democratic House Caucus would be voting for their leadership later today, where she would win another term as House Minority Leader, since there is no opposition to her leadership role. Democrats postponed their leadership elections in order to "recalibrate" earlier this week. "People can vent. but at the end of the day we need to develop a strategy for right now".

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Ohio Dem hints at challenge to Pelosi

The letter came just minutes after Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) announced that he's seeking to replace outgoing House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraTim Ryan to challenge Pelosi for House Dem leader Mystery surrounds DNC race Warren backs Ellison for DNC chair MORE (D-Calif.) in the 115th Congress.

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Odell Beckham Jr. breaks out his 'Thriller' moves

Anyone watching the game however knows that Eli could've easily coast them that game with his 2 costly INT's. Ben McAdoo is quickly earning a reputation around the league for being an aggressive play-caller and a risk-taking head coach.

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Election brings white nationalism to forefront

During Bannon's reign over Breitbart, the website ran articles referring to conservative commentator Bill Kristol as a "renegade Jew" and Washington Post columnist Anne Applebaum as "a Polish, Jewish, American elitist scorned". Bannon expressed similar sentiments in an interview with the New York Times Tuesday, saying "It's not that some people on the margins, as in any movement, aren't bad guys - racists, anti-Semites".

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Mike Pence To House Republicans: I'm Your Link to Donald Trump

Apparently, Vice President-elect Mike Pence didn't learn from Ryan's mistake because he has captured a photo of himself among the "unified" House Republicans who also happen to be quite "vanilla". Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi - during his time on Capitol Hill. "Vice President-elect... Mike!" Pelosi said, through nervous laughter. The Indiana governor was first elected to the House in 2000.

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Trump's illegal immigrant deportation

But significant questions - and unease - remain concerning his approach to sanctuary cities. Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities from NY to Los Angeles since the results from the November 08 election showed Trump losing the popular tally but securing enough votes in the 538 member Electoral College to win the presidency.

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Michael Jordan Presents Russell Westbrook at Induction to Oklahoma Hall of Fame

The Thunder rallied late in the third quarter. The Oklahoma City Thunder were up 3 with 7 seconds left in the fourth quarter. It was an uphill battle from that point on, and Detroit emerged with a 104-88 victory. "I am truly a fan of his", said Jordan, the six-time National Basketball Association champion and five-time MVP. Half of that prediction came true.

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Hawaii Senator calls on Trump to fire Stephen Bannon

In a letter , the Democratic lawmakers accuse Bannon of being anti-Semitic and racist, citing his time as chief executive of Breitbart.com, a website that has increasingly been associated with the so-called "alt-right". "What Steve Bannon believes is not a mystery - he has demeaned women, advocated for white supremacy and promoted anti-Semitism". "We used to call people like that 'sore losers, '" Mr.

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Sen. Stabenow Outlines How Democrats Can Compromise With Trump

A moderate Democrat and former West Virginia governor, Manchin has been especially critical of Reid's leadership and his recent comments denouncing Trump's victory. "When you lose an election like his", New York Senator Chuck Schumer said this morning, "you can't flinch, you can't ignore it, you need to look it right in the eye and ask why, analyze it, and learn from it".

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Big 12 picks Cowboys stadium for football championships

Bob Bowlsby, the Big 12 commissioner, made the announcement Friday. Kansas City and San Antonio were two other host cities being seriously considered but ultimately falling to the wayside. The Big 12's existing television agreements expire at the conclusion of the 2024-25 school year. The Big 12 Championship was held annually from 1996-2010 with the last two of those being held at AT&T Stadium .

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Republican proposes 'total ban' and 'criminalization' for all abortion after Trump win

Nisly continued, expressing his opposition to Roe v. Wade , and claims that the Supreme Court shouldn't have jurisdiction in the state. His proposal comes as Republican lawmakers controlling statehouses across the nation, Congress and the White House have vowed to crack down on abortion rights.

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College students protesting Trump in march to LA City Hall

The assault was the first reported incident of violence at one of the student protests held this week in Montgomery County. "I have a lot of friends who are of color or who are in the LGBT plus community, and I just wanted to stand up for them, and stand-up for everyone", says Kyla Tenanty an Anti-Trump Protester.

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Pelosi gets challenge for House Democratic Leader post

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says a letter by FBI Director James Comey announcing a probe into additional emails related to the bureau's investigation of Hillary Clinton was a "foul deed" that cost Democrats the election. "We are not Republicans first", Obama said. "She has been an extraordinary leader", said Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass. "What we are doing right now is not working", Ryan wrote in today's letter.

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Ivanka Trump pays surprise visit to Harlem charter school

On Friday morning, Ivanka Trump paid a surprise visit to Success Academy Harlem 1. It wasn't clear what sparked Ivanka Trump's interest in Success Academy, but on Thursday, Moskowitz, one of the more high-profile candidates being considered by her father for education secretary, said she wasn't going to take the job, preferring to advocate for school choice as a private citizen.

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Southwest employee shot, killed at Oklahoma City airport

Police say the suspected shooter, who was later found dead of an apparent, self-inflicted gunshot wound, had waited to ambush Michael Winchester. A Southwest Airlines employee was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon at an Oklahoma City airport, according to a statement from the airline.

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Trump offers Flynn national security adviser job

Still, he rose through the ranks. His military career culminated in his 2012 appointment to run the Defense Intelligence Agency, the US military's answer to the CIA. Here's what we know about Flynn's worldview. It is a political ideology. Flynn would bring to the White House a belief that the problem in the Middle East for the United States is ultimately with the Islamic faith itself.

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Rep. Tim Ryan To Challenge Pelosi for House Democratic Leadership

Discussed at the meeting, which lasted about 45 minutes, were a series of legislative priorities and the two leaders reaffirmed their desire to work together over the next two months to get started implementing the Republican agenda on the day Trump takes office, January 20, 2017.


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