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FBI Looks for Abducted Washington Woman After Ransom Demand

A woman in Washington was abducted from her home in Kennewick, with a demand for a ransom. Kennewick police say Harris was kidnapped Friday from her Kennewick home. She was driving a rental vehicle with California plates. Wiltse was being held in the Benton County jail without bond on suspicion of kidnapping. The police did not know Harris' current location or what condition she might be in.

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Tammy Baldwin joins US Senate Democratic leadership ranks

Mitch McConnell has been re-elected as Senate majority leader by the Senate Republicans and he will begin his new term in January when the new legislative session commences. It ranged from liberals like Sens. Joe Manchin, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, and Sen. "Where we can work together, we will", Schumer said. "They felt that the government wasn't working for them".

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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, Rick Perry Meeting Trump in NYC Monday

Perry, she said, has been mentioned to helm "Defense or Energy", Conway told Fox News' "Fox & Friends", while Fallin would be "maybe Interior". Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin met with President-Elect Donald Trump on Monday, and said it was, "Just an initial meeting to discuss a wide range of topics".

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United States mayors vow to fight Trump's hardline immigration stance

Census. In the wake of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pledge to " deport millions of undocumented immigrants" once he is in office, students are pushing back by demanding that their university campuses become a sanctuary for those facing deportation, especially fellow students.

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States legalize recreational marijuana

A University of New Hampshire survey taken towards the end of October asked 761 ME residents how they planned to vote, and 50% said they'd support legalization, compared to 41% against and 9% undecided. Pot would be highly regulated and heavily taxed , and some states would let people grow their own. Many states legalized the recreational drug and some even denied it.

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Sens. Schumer and McConnell Elected Senate Leaders

Chuck Schumer , who was elected Senate Democratic leader , succeeding retiring Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) as Democrats' new Senate minority leader. Schumer takes on the new post having just been reelected to a fourth term in the Senate. Schumer has mentioned infrastructure as an area of cooperation.

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Malcolm Turnbull meets with President Obama for the last time

But Obama has couched his assurances largely in hopeful language that Trump's team would see the merits of policies that Democrats championed despite Trump's pledged to dismantle them, from the Iran nuclear deal to an worldwide pact to fight climate change .

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Louis police officer shot in 'ambush' attack, chief says

San Antonio Police say they are still looking for a suspect in the fatal shooting of Detective Benjamin Marconi and that no arrest has been made. McManus said in a news conference Sunday afternoon that police do not know if there was a connection between the vehicle Marconi stopped and the shooter.

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Deputy hurt by smoke inhalation in deadly fire

The fire was called in around 3:30 a.m.in a residence on E. Columbia Street. A northern IN sheriff says a deputy who to the fire was flown to a hospital after suffering severe smoke inhalation and burns to his hands and forehead. Flora Police Chief Paul Redmon said the girls ranged in age from preschool to the sixth grade, WLFI-TV reported. Four children died in an early Monday morning house fire in Carroll County, according to the Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office.

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Immigrants join anti-Trump protests, now on their 5th day

Throngs of people supporting immigrant rights joined the protest marches, which began in New York City on Sunday largely due to Trump's presidential win, but the focus was on his immigration plans. A mostly peaceful protest in Indianapolis turned violent toward then end when a couple of protesters clashed with police. All 71 people who were arrested were given a traffic citation for failing to obey a police officer.

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Chuck Schumer elected to lead Senate Democrats against Donald Trump, GOP

Charles Schumer to serve as their leader, elevating the New Yorker to a post where he will serve as the chief opponent of President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican agenda in the next Congress. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., who also sits on the education committee, would assume a bigger role there in 2017. Democrats have a new leadership lineup for next year and the all-Republican government.

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Republicans Unanimously Pick Paul Ryan to Remain Speaker of the House

Mulvaney said that in a phone conversation earlier in the day with Pence, the in governor told him to explicitly state that Donald Trump and Pence wanted Ryan to be speaker — which Mulvaney said he did during his speech. "There's nothing like winning", said Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla. Republicans will hold 239 seats, giving Ryan a slight cushion. “Our leadership needs to understand that the American people sent a message to the House.

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Giants win another close one, for 5th straight victory

In short, there's no 1972 Dolphins or 1996 Green Bay Packers in this mix -the only two Super Bowl winners that were ranked No. 1 overall in both offense and defense . Running back Jordan Howard has been the workhorse for the Bears in Jeremy Langford and Ka'Deem Carey's stead. They are also tough against the run, allowing only 98.4 yards per game.

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Durham Board of Elections votes unanimously to deny petition for a recount

Since the allegations surfaced, the McCrory campaign filed protests calling to investigate absentee ballots in 11 other counties where the NCDP donated to similar PACs. Counties were supposed to finish the canvassing process Friday, but state elections officials said they don't expect it to get done on time and have given no deadline for when it might get finished.

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DAPL Protest continues with a riot according to law enforcement

There are unconfirmed reports by witnesses on the scene live streaming the action that law enforcement has used tear gas, water cannons and rubber bullets on protesters. One person was arrested, according to the sheriffs department. Organizers said the Cannon Ball gym was being used for emergency relief, with medics from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes treating people injured in the standoff.

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Louisville's ugly loss clears up playoff picture

Louisville played its worst game of the season, looking like an undisciplined bunch that came completely unglued after fumbling the opening kickoff. 3 Louisville on Thursday night. Houston's Defense shut down Lamar Jackson's run game, holding him to 33 yards on the ground and forcing him to fumble. " We blew it ", Petrino said bluntly.

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Bernie Sanders Will Support Trump

Sanders who was named leader of the party's outreach efforts, said on Wednesday. We had a heated, issue-oriented campaign, and my campaign brought millions of people into the political process, most of whom voted for Hillary Clinton. "It doesn't matter. I don't know if I could have won". Even as Sanders offers to work with Trump on the populist components of his economic program, critical differences remain.

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Teens charged in death of congressman's grandson

The two were taken into custody Saturday. "The citizens of this city need to be protected from these defendants". Prosecutor Bryan Grissman said the situation started as a dispute over a pair of shoes that had been borrowed in exchange for a pair of trousers.

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Obama promises North Atlantic Treaty Organisation support will continue on final trip to Greece

The foreign visit is expected to calm the nerves of some world leaders over the upcoming Trump administration and shares concern over the controversial statements of Trump during his campaign. But he says American democracy is bigger than any one person. "It's risky, not just for the minority groups that are subjected to that kind of discrimination or in some cases in the past, violence, but because we then don't realize our potential as a country when we're preventing blacks or Latinos or ...

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Steelers use cold-weather offense to ground Browns

The decision didn't produce a win as the Browns (0-10) were beaten 28-7, assuring the worst start in team history and moving closer to a 0-16 season. Unfortunately, Ravens frustrate Roethlisberger in 21-14 win over Steelers on Sunday. He was knocked out of the game in Cincinnati on October 23 with a concussion. That puts the onus on the offense to carry even more of the load. Never mind that the Steelers , who travel to the Dawg Pound for a 1 p.m.

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Kushner reportedly close to nabbing key White House role

In the process, she has drawn attention to troubling questions about potential conflicts of interest that have existed ever since the Trump transition process began. Attorney Christie successfully prosecuted Kushner's father. "I may", she said of a possible White House role. "I don't know what to tell you", Trump said.

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Merkel defies populists to fight for fourth term

Repeatedly named The World's Most Powerful Woman by Forbes magazine, Ms Merkel also has been suggested by some as the last powerful defender of liberal values in the west following Donald Trump's election as the next USA president. The US President spoke very highly of her and said that if he was a German citizen, would support her candidacy. She said she was honoured by high expectations of what she could achieve in a possible fourth term - especially since a surprise election win for ...

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North Carolina governor unwilling to concede in tight race

However, it is clear that if Gov. Pitt County voted in favor of Clinton, yet Trump's popularity proved to be magnanimous among North Carolina voters as he was victorious in the all-important swing state. Overseas and military absentee ballots are accepted through November 17. The county will also count absentee ballots on that day. McCrory has said he doesn't expect the final results to known until an official canvas of votes on 18 November, vowing to make sure every vote is counted.

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Democrats close to regaining two-thirds margin in California Assembly

That chamber remains too close to call, along with the state senates in Arizona , Maine and Minnesota. Trump's White House victory marks a stunning political trifecta for Republicans that would allow them to control the legislation that makes its way through Congress and to the president's desk.

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Woodley, Miller visit oil pipeline protest site

Area fire departments were on-scene, the station said. Warren accused them of leading "not a peaceful protest" and called the water protectors "naive" for thinking they could stop the pipeline. A large protest has been underway for weeks in Cannonball, North Dakota, and tribal leaders asked those who couldn't make it out to the site to hold their own protests to show their solidarity.

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Trump aide Steve Bannon says 'Satan' is 'power'

Rand Paul said opposition to Bannon's appointment was simply "sour grapes" over the election . Congressman Jim Cooper is joining calls for President-elect Donald Trump to drop top advisor Steve Bannon from his leadership team. "Disturbingly, leading white nationalists like former KKK Grand Dragon David Duke , American Nazi Party Chairman Rocky J Suhadya , Richard Spencer, Peter Brimelow, and Brad Griffin have praised the news of Bannon's appointment", the letter said.

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Roy Cooper's lead grows in N.C. Governor's race

But that delay will still come after McCrory's camp protested election results in 52 counties, citing possible voter fraud. WFAE spoke to reporter Jeff Tiberii (of another member station, WUNC), who said, "We should note that all local boards across the state are comprised of two Republicans and one Democrat".

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Roy Cooper's lead grows in N.C. Governor's race

But that delay will still come after McCrory's camp protested election results in 52 counties, citing possible voter fraud. WFAE spoke to reporter Jeff Tiberii (of another member station, WUNC), who said, "We should note that all local boards across the state are comprised of two Republicans and one Democrat".

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Mizzou falls in shootout with Dobbs, Tennessee despite Crockett's record day

The Tigers ran an absurd 110 plays, yet lost by nearly four touchdowns. The Tiger offense is not a good matchup for what the Tennessee defense is right now. Jones was asked if the day was bittersweet despite Tennessee's win because the SEC East title is what the team had talked about all year. 740: In no game in program history has Tennessee given up more yards than it did to Missouri on Saturday.

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Steve Bannon Rejects 'White Nationalist' Label: 'I'm an Economic Nationalist'

When Michael went back for his second Steve Bannon Hollywood Reporter interview , the soon-to-be President Trump Chief Strategist had to gloat just a bit by saying, "I told you so". The Democrats had lost their relationship to reality. Jackson, too, had been a bit inexperienced in political matters to fight corruption and the political elite and became the U.S.

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Yemen rebels prevent food aid from reaching besieged city

Meanwhile on the Saudi side of the border, a guard identified as Mohammed Jaafari was killed when a missile launched from Yemen crashed into a border post in the region of Aseer on Thursday, the kingdom's interior ministry said in a statement.

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AMA Hosts Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah Impersonate Melania and Donald Trump

Impersonating Donald Trump's Slovenian-born wife, Hadid pursed her lips, effected a strong accent and confused the US President-elect with Barack Obama - a reference to Melania's infamous plagiarising of a Michelle Obama speech. Pharoah followed up her performance with his impression of Donald Trump, joking that the Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson hit " Uptown Funk " was actually inspired by the president-elect.

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Huff has double-double, No. 22 Creighton beats NC State

Conor Clifford added 12 points, Malachi Flynn had 11 and Charles Callison 10 for the Cougars (3-1), who went up 41-20 by the halftime break and led by as many as 28 points in the second half. Creighton coach Greg McDermott has been anxious at times when the Bluejays' second team is on the floor and they have a lead. "That was the difference in the game".

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Browns brutalized in 24-9 loss to Steelers

As the leader of the defense it falls on me and goes down from there. Danny Shelton's a three-down nose tackle who is really fun to watch. If that sounds like a winless team making the mistakes winless teams make, it was. Leading up to this game I asked everyone I could who is a Steelers fan, "Does it matter how they win on Sunday vs. Cleveland? ". Ranking 25th in yards conceded (380 yards per game) and 28th on passing yards conceded (an average of 278 yards per game), they can be ...

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Ping pong balls to be used for Pinnacle Mtn. Fire burnout

A woman who was forced to evacuate due to the wildfires in Western North Carolina found a wonderful surprise when she returned home. At last, the Party Rock Fire was stopped cold. The burnout is meant to eliminate fuel - leaves, branches and other debris - that can help a wildfire spread. Pickens County emergency management officials said those expected winds, with gusts up to 35 miles per hour, will prevent their call for evacuation from being lifted Saturday.


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