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Donald Trump's Cabinet picks, so far

Bannon is the mastermind behind the right-wing Breitbart News website, considered the mainstream home of the so-called alt-right. At another, a presenter was asked how a Trump administration will impact the industry. Trump met Saturday with one of his sharpest Republican critics of the campaign, 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney, at Trump's golf club in New Jersey, and on Sunday with two leading supporters, New Jersey Gov.

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UCLA vs. USC 2016: prediction, game preview

The Trojans move to 8-3, and will win the PAC-12 South Title if Utah defeats the Colorado Buffaloes next week. That puts USC players and coaches in the awkward position of whether or not to watch the scoreboard, with coach Clay Helton admitting he would.

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California polling stations shut down after deadly shooting

The shooting that erupted at around 14:00 on Tuesday closed two nearby polling places at a park and elementary school. Willison said someone fired on officers at the scene, but none of the officers were hurt. A law enforcement source told the Times that at least one of the victims was headed to the polling place when the shooting happened. The Los Angeles County Registrar says voters should find an alternative polling location.

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Murray captures ATP World Tour Finals to secure year-end number one ranking

Join Sportsmail's MATT MALTBY for live game-by-game coverage from 14.00 GMT, with updates coming from MIKE DICKSON. Some thought that double Wimbledon champion Murray would be too worn out for today's contest after he endured a marathon semi-final against Canada's Milos Raonic .

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Dakota Access pipeline protests planned across United States

Among the crowd were actresses Marisa Tomei and Alfre Woodard. The Standing Rock Sioux says the pipeline threatens drinking water and cultural sites. Protesters around the country are taking a stand against a proposed oil pipeline that's come under fire from a Native American tribe in North Dakota but the company building the pipeline says it's the victim of political sabotage.

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San Francisco mayor vows to remain sanctuary city

In fact, they spoke loud and clear on November 8 through the ballot box: We will no longer tolerate the status quo. Also, after securing the border "and after everything gets normalized", the fate of "terrific people" who remain in the country illegally will be decided, Trump said .

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Despite Anger At Health Law's Mandate, GOP Plans Could Also Have Penalties

John Bel Edwards is likely to be most concerned: expansion of Medicaid insurance coverage. Health Action New Mexico plans to continue connecting consumers to health coverage and organize a grassroots campaign to fight proposals that would dismantle, reduce, or limit Medicare and Medicaid or walk back our nation's commitment to ensuring that all people have access to the health care they need .

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U.S. police officer charged with manslaughter over shooting of Philando Castile

The complaint states that Yanez pulled over Castile, 32, after seeing him driving on the night of July 6 and saying that he looked like a suspect in a convenience store robbery days earlier. - Diamond Reynolds, Philando Castile's girlfriend, and her 4-year-old daughter were in the vehicle when he was shot to death by Officer Yanez. While the evidence shows that Castile was calm and complying to Yanez's requests, it didnt stop the officer for taking the man's life.

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Students Demand 'Sanctuary Campuses' to Oppose Donald Trump Immigration Policies

These cities also tend to block local police from working with federal law enforcement or ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) to deport undocumented immigrants. "No more funds", Trump said during an August speech on immigration. He said that the proposals would "show distrust between law enforcement and neighborhoods would be counterproductive".

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Packers claim RB Christine Michael one day after release from Seahawks

After back-to-back home losses to Pittsburgh and Dallas to open the season, the Redskins are 5-1-1. The Packers have lost three in a row and four of their last five games. A strong running game is a vital tool, as the Titans showed last week with their mastery of the passing game. Having a shutdown corner in Josh Norman should help the Redskins defensive approach this season, but dialing up pressure on Rodgers will be a key factor in the outcome of the game.

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USCG & Locals Save 6 from Sinking Boat off New Bedford,…

The Buzzards Bay Task Force also responded to help the six people. Once on scene, a rescue swimmer deployed from the helicopter onto theCaptain Jegf with dewatering equipment to control the flooding. Pomajzl of the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard said a rescue swimmer dove from the helicopter into the almost 50-degree water and tried to pump water out of the Captain Jeff, which was taking on water.

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Iowa State clobbers Texas Tech 66-10

Iowa State's 66 points broke the school record for most points against a conference opponent and were the most scored by the Cyclones since 1980. It scored 31 points in the second quarter, a school record, tallied at least 608 yards of offense for the first time in eight years and got back-to-back wins for the first time in three years.

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Sooners Smack Mountaineers Early and Often

West Virginia made too many errors to give itself a chance. "You can't make those mistakes against a good team". The Sooners have righted the season, and a win over the Mountaineers could be appealing to the CFP committee. Dede Westbrook had only had two catches for 100 yards, but he had a 75-yard catch-and-run that deflated the Mountaineers . The Sooners only attempted 15 passes and were anchored by their potent rushing attack led by Perine (31 carries for 160 yards) and Mixon (24 ...

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Small plane crashes in Bass River State Forest, injuries unknown

The plane did not arrive as scheduled Saturday night and attempts to communicate with the pilot had been unsuccessful. New Jersey State Police were called around 11a.m. A helicopter located the downed plane just before 3 p.m. local time and police rescue teams began racing to the scene. The front also brought rain, hail and even some snow to southern New Jersey.

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Bobbi Kristina Nick Gordon ordered to pay $36million in wrongful death case

She was put in a medically induced coma for six months but passed away in July 2015 after her life support was switched off. Meanwhile, R&B singer Bobby Brown , father of Bobbi shared his emotion with the court's decision. The suit claimed Gordon beat Brown after an argument and gave her a "toxic cocktail" to knock her out. Gordon, however, has not been charged with a crime.

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Sanders says he could 'stop Mr. Trump from doing bad things'

Indirectly referencing some of his own sentiments expressed during his presidential campaign, the Vermont Senator said he whole-heartedly believes working class Americans played a role Trump's election victory. Trump isn't going to get a pass on filling the federal government with his racist pals. Sanders then stated he "looks forward to working with" Trump on paid maternity leave and reforming U.S.

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Republicans Unanimously Nominate Paul Ryan for House Speaker

Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington were all re-elected without any dissent, as was Policy Chairman Luke Messer of Indiana.

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Carteret fire crews lend hand to fight fires in western NC

According to the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center La Niña is favored to develop (about a 70-percent chance) during the northern hemisphere fall and is slightly favored to persist during the winter. Kentucky CAP crews identified hot spots in that state when fires popped up there earlier in November. In light of the fires in western N.C., government tactics have gone underway for preventative measures.

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Trump team confirms Romney vetted for secretary of state

President-elect Donald Trump is tweeting about his meeting on Saturday with retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis. It was only months ago that Romney labeled Trump as a "con man" and a "phony" during a blistering speech, while the brash billionaire assailed Romney as a "choke artist" and a "loser" who "choked like a dog" during the 2012 election against President Obama.

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Universities call on campuses to offer sanctuary to undocumented immigrants

In his first television interview as president-elect with CBS' " 60 Minutes ", Trump said that once he takes office, he plans to immediately deport approximately 2 to 3 million undocumented immigrants. There are many questions surrounding the policies that President-elect Donald Trump will enact when he takes office in January. He said that the proposals would "show distrust between law enforcement and neighborhoods would be counterproductive".

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The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump's transition activities (All times EST)

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Michael T. Flynn, a registered Democrat who has been offered the position of National Security Adviser to President-elect Donald Trump , believes "Islam is a political ideology" that veils itself as a religion, and is unique in that sense because he does not "see a lot of people screaming Jesus Christ with hatchets" or guns "shooting up clubs" or "literally axing families on a train".

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Boise State Bronco Volleyball Team Clinches First-Ever NCAA Bid

Star tailback Jeremy McNichols and No. 20 Boise State's high-powered rushing attack were too much for visiting UNLV in a Friday night Mountain West Conference clash. For Hutchison, it was his second double-double of the tournament and third this season. Sophomore quarterback Brett Rypien has passed for 2,916 yards and 22 touchdowns, while senior Thomas Sperbeck (62 catches for 1,023 yards) and junior Cedrick Wilson (44 for 827) have both corralled nine touchdown receptions.

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Utah High School Under Lockdown After Stabbing

The victims are being treated at local hospitals. The suspect was Tased and taken into custody. All those stabbed were wounded in the neck or chest area. Their conditions ranged from critical to fair, and all were expected to survive, Giles said. All of the victims were male. Most students were initially unaware of what had happened in the boys' locker room, but some had witnessed the stabbing victims fleeing the scene of the attack covered in blood, and news quickly spread.

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Mark Zuckerberg Explains How Facebook Plans to Fight Fake News

Mr. Zuckerberg said the disclosure about the steps was unusual for Facebook because it doesn't share specifics about works in progress. Addressing the issue, the CEO wrote, "The problems here are complex, both technically and philosophically".

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Prince Harry fires back against media 'abuse' of girlfriend

The 35-year-old Markle is best known for playing paralegal Rachel Zane in the TV legal drama " Suits ". The scrutiny of the relationship drew immediate parallels to the media scrutiny of Harry's mother, the late Princess Diana, who died in a 1997 vehicle accident while being pursued by paparazzi.

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Kensington Palace issues statement about harrassment of Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle

He feels lucky to have so many people supporting him and knows what a fortunate and privileged life he leads. "It is not right that a few months into a relationship with him that Ms Markle should be subjected to such a storm", the statement said.

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San Antonio Police Officer Fatally Shot While Writing Ticket

The shooting occurred near police headquarters, McManus said. San Antonio police Chief William McManus said the suspect isn't known and hasn't yet been apprehended. on Sunday, reports CBS San Antonio affiliate KENS . Police believe the suspect's vehicle was a black Toyota or Nissan sedan. His name has not yet been released.

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Chicago O'Hare airport workers plan Thanksgiving strike

While the workers voted on Thursday, the exact dates for the strike have not been decided by the nearly 500 workers who committed to the strike. The protests are coming after employees attempted to organize with the union's help. Chicago O'Hare is one of the nation's two busiest airports during Thanksgiving . "That's not what they're trying to do". While this could be concerning to air travelers who will be going through the airport over the holidays, the Chicago Department of Aviation says ...

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Trump Says Marriage Equality Is 'Done, Settled'-Believe Him?

In his first post-election interview on Sunday, Trump affirmed to CBS' "60 Minutes" his plan to appoint pro-life justices to the Supreme Court. However, he insisted that there's a "long way to go" before any of that happens. As reported by Us Weekly , Trump referred to becoming president as "enormous". If Trump , as he has pledged, appoints conservatives in the mold of the late U.S.

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Rolando McClain Reportedly Suspended For 1 Year By NFL

Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain is reportedly facing another suspension for a full year beyond the suspension he's now serving, meaning he can't play until late in the 2017 season and may never play again. Players suspended for a year do not have a high success rate of returning, and McClain now will be sitting out until at least November 2017 before he's even eligible to apply for reinstatement.

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Trial begins for SC church shooting suspect

Roof also faces the death penalty on state murder charges. During preliminary screening, that number was whittled down to a pool of 748. Groups of 10 were scheduled to gather in the courtroom for questioning until attorneys narrow down the field to 70 for the next stage of the selection process, WACH said.

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Stakes are high in battle for control of Colorado's legislature

For the first time in 20 years, Republicans are projected to have control in Iowa's House, Senate and governorship. For the first time in more than 100 years, the Senate will not have a majority party as Republicans picked up three seats Tuesday bringing them in line with Democrats' representation of 18 seats each.

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Iran's top leaders move to calm concerns over Trump election

The deal relaxed sanctions on Iran in exchange for limits to its nuclear program. He further said the two USA parties - Democrats and Republicans - are same and have done no good to Iranian nation in the past 37 years. Apart from the ISA, the nuclear agreement's longer-term future became more uncertain when Republican Donald Trump was elected president on November 8, and Republicans kept their majorities in both the Senate and House of Representatives.

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Trump University lawsuit settled for $25 million

The first of the three lawsuits was set to go to trial November 28 in San Diego, although Trump's election win prompted his lawyers to try to delay the case until after his inauguration, citing the monumental task of transitioning to the White House.

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Chicago congressman's grandson fatally shot over shoes

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi told the newspaper Saturday that it was not a random incident, and that Wilson and the two people being sought had a history. Chicago has seen an increase in shooting and homicide numbers in recent months. There have been 673 homicides so far this year, including the fatal shootings of the cousin of Chicago Bull Dwyane Wade, a Chicago police officer's son and the son of a famed percussionist.


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