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Donald Trump Looks to Improve His Relationship With the New York Times

The President-elect was downright magnanimous toward his longtime Democratic foes. "If it were up to some people, I would never, ever see my daughter Ivanka again", the Times quoted him as saying. Donald Trump started the day tweeting about the "unfair" news media. That same month, it also reported that Trump had on at least two occasions used foundation money to pay out legal settlements from suits against his private businesses.

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S. Korea's presidential office explains Viagra purchase

A scandal over South Korean President Park Geun Hye's shadowy confidante took an even more freakish turn Wednesday when Ms Park's office was forced to explain a mass purchase of Viagra. "It provided a legal basis for impeachment proceedings, not only her moral and political liabilities", said Kim Jun-seok, a political science professor at Dongguk University in Seoul .

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Top Aide Implies Trump Won't Pursue Further Investigation Of Hillary Clinton

She added, "I think Hillary Clinton still has to face the fact that a majority of Americans don't find her to be honest or trustworthy, but if Donald Trump can help her heal, then perhaps that's a good thing". "I'm not looking to go back and go through this", the president-elect told The New York Times , according to tweets from the newspaper's reporters.

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Wayne State University officer shot

At least three shots were fired, according to Wayne State officials. WDIV identified the officer as Collin Rose. Wilson said the officer was a five-year veteran of the university police and was working in a canine unit. "We have an American hero right now suffering with a gunshot wound and we're asking for prayers for his recovery", said Craig. Craig also cited four officers shot around the country over the weekend, calling it a "very dangerous" time for officers.

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Suspect in Kansas baby's kidnapping faked pregnancy

Sesmas, 34, admitted in the Spanish-language interview she killed Abarca-Nogueda but said she did not mean to cause her death. "Detectives learned that Sesmas had faked a pregnancy over the last several months and traveled to Wichita, Kansas were she committed the murder and the kidnapping of Sophia".

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Messi & Suarez return: How Barcelona could line up against Celtic

Celtic take on Barcelona in their Champions League Group C clash at Parkhead on Wednesday night. Messi will start. Sickness meant he missed the weekend's match with Malaga, a poor 0-0 draw, which perhaps explained the frostiness between Barca hack and Barca coach.

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Donald Trump 'did not have time' to fight real estate university lawsuits

The deal covers three lawsuits relating to Trump University - two class actions suits in California and a NY case brought by Mr Schneiderman. A spokesperson for The Trump Organization said they had "no doubt" that Trump University would have won the suit, but a "resolution of these matters" was necessary to allow Trump to focus on the needs of the nation.

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Kansas turns to zone, beats Georgia 65-54 to win CBE Classic

Mason finished with 20 points and Graham had 16 for the Jayhawks (3-1), who advanced to play George for the title on Tuesday night. Kansas has already proven it can score this season. Alabama-Birmingham (3-2) was led by Chris Cokley and William Lee with 19 points apiece. Georgia went on a 9-0 run to cut a 17-point Jayhawk lead to 57-49 with 4:52 left, but didn't pull off the comeback victory.

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California group files petition in secession effort

Californian independence has been receiving a surge of support following Donald Trump's shocking election victory and it is seen as a strategic time to push for the vote on the issue, as California voted for Clinton over Trump by a 28 point margin.

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Texas judge blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million Americans

The rule aimed to double the salary threshold under which employees qualify for overtime pay, extending it to an estimated 4.2 million more workers. The injunction was issued Tuesday by Judge Amos Mazzant in Texas. The overtime threshold was last updated in 2004 and now covers just 7 percent of full-time salaried workers, administration officials said - down from 62 percent in 1975.

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Ohio prosecutor looks to spring 2017 for retrial

Earlier this month, an OH judge declared a mistrial in the case against Tensing after a jury could not reach a unanimous verdict on the murder and voluntary manslaughter charges. When asked where he would like to see the new trial , Deters said, "Columbus or Cleveland would be fine with me". During the first trial, Tensing testified that he was being dragged by the left arm when he reached up and shot DuBose.

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Tips to cook your turkey: Don't give your guests food poisoning

Don't sacrifice food safety in a time crunch by thawing on the countertop, the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned. "Leaving leftovers out for too long, or not taking care to properly clean cooking and serving surfaces can lead to other types of illness".

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Don't Worry Trump Haters, Chuck Schumer Will Save Us

Chuck Schumer , meaning the New Yorker will be Washington's most powerful Democrat as the party confronts a Republican-dominated government. In what seemed like a show of independence, McConnell answered a question Wednesday about whether he backs Trump's call for a five-year lobbying ban by former executive branch officials by saying the Senate will address "the real concerns of the American people".

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Slain San Antonio officer recalled as genuine and generous

The suspect, identified as Otis T. McKane, was escorted past reporters in handcuffs on Monday, and he actually answered several questions. SAN ANTONIO- Police have made an arrest in the murder of San Antonio Police Det. In St Louis, the suspect was black, but police have not released the officer's race. It was the same Mitsubishi Gallant SAPD said the suspect was driving before and after Marconi was killed.

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Pentagon to End Gun-Free Zones on Military Bases

The Hack the Army program "will expand upon the success of the pilot" and will further disclose vulnerabilities to help secure USA national cybersecurity infrastructure, he said. As with Hack the Pentagon, DoD is running the Army bounty on HackerOne's platform . "As secretary of the Army, the security of these foundational systems is incredibly important to me, and security is everyone's responsibility", Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning said.

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Wildfires burn thousands of acres across the Southeast

The numbers are in from Mississippi: Since September 1, the state Forestry Commission has responded to 884 wildfires that burned 7,798 acres and damaged or destroyed 43 structures. The largest of dozens of ongoing wildfires in the South has now burned 13,300 acres - or more than a third of the vast Cohutta Wilderness area - in the north Georgia mountains just south of the Tennessee line, fire managers said in an update Saturday.

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Weather Outlook - the Week Ahead: Sunny, Dry for Thanksgiving

Tuesday will still be windy and chilly with highs only topping out in the mid 40s yet again. The potential for rain and snow continues Tuesday morning, along with 20 mile-per-hour north winds, gusting to 35 mph at times. Expect partly cloudy skies by then. Wed: High: 56 Low: 38 Becoming mostly sunny. Winds will be breezy from the south-southwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour.

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Diamond Reynolds: 'People are watching Minnesota' after officer charges

Castile's "wide-set nose" seemed to match the surveillance video from that case, and that his auto also had a broken taillight. "I would much rather defend this case than prosecute it", he said , adding that the video streamed by Reynolds showed an officer who was clearly distraught but maintained a position of authority.

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Nikki Haley mum on details of Trump meeting, potential cabinet post

Yesterday, Haley met with Trump, 70. The Republican governor, touted as a possible cabinet appointee under the NY real estate mogul, said they had a "very nice" conversation about several topics. National Guard. "It was all about the team", she said. "It's not just her lack of foreign policy experience, it's also the strained relationship she had with Trump's candidacy".

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Bernie Sanders Just Got A Really Important Job In The Dem Leadership

He also said that, 'throughout the United States there are millions and millions of decent and good people, who are frightened by the world in which they live'. "It doesn't make much sense to me to be looking backward", he said . Sanders also called on Trump to withdraw his appointment of former Breitbart News executive Stephen Bannon as chief strategist and senior counselor in the Trump White House.

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Denver Sheriff Illegally Excluded Non-Citizens in Hiring

Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. The practice went on from January 1, 2015 to March 23. The Immigration and Nationality Act prohibits employers from limiting jobs to US citizens unless there is an additional legal requirement that a worker be a USA citizen.

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Top Democrat Chuck Schumer: 'We Are the Barrier' Against Trump

Senate Democrats and Republicans are meeting separately Wednesday to pick their leaders for the Congress that convenes in January. From left are, Sen. Schumer will become the most important Democrat in Washington in opposing the policies of the Trump administration, which will enjoy Republican majorities in both congressional houses.

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Police chief says uniform was target in shooting

A San Antonio police officer writing out a traffic ticket to a motorist was shot to death in his squad vehicle Sunday outside police headquarters by another driver who pulled up from behind, authorities said. "I am still convinced that he was targeting blue - targeting a San Antonio Police Department officer, no matter who it was". The suspect in Gladstone was killed as well, while the Sanibel suspect was taken into custody after a shootout at a golf-and-tennis community, local media ...

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Syria govt rejects United Nations proposal to grant autonomy to Aleppo

The Syrian civil war has been waging for five years now, and with a new year around the corner, let's hope it's the last of this horrific, bloody conflict. De Mistura was holding additional meetings and said he expected to issue a statement later on Sunday. "There is no government in the world that would accept that", Muallem said.

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Mass. College Stops Flying all Flags

MA college has stopped flying all flags on campus after an American flag was burned following the presidential election of Republican Donald Trump. "It's a constitutional right to have a freedom of speech and some people choose to express their first amendment rights through a burning of a flag, then that's their decision", said Morgan Phillips of Amherst.

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Charges pending against woman in Kansas slaying, baby abduction

In a jailhouse interview with Spanish-language TV station Univision-23, Sesmas claimed the shooting was an accident and that the baby had been promised to her by the dead woman. She is from Texas originally, but she had known Abarca-Nogueda when she lived for a time in Wichita before returning to Texas , according to Wichita police.

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USA election: Republicans retain House, Democrats eye Senate seats

In Florida , freshman GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo won a race that underscored the limits of Trump's damage to Republicans . Still, Gov. Dannel Malloy and Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Looney says Democrats are committed to working with Republicans to come up with bipartisan solutions.

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Michelle Rhee: 'I'm not pursuing' role in Trump administration

Michelle Rhee is among those President-elect Donald Trump is considering as the next leader of the U.S. Department of Education, but other Democrats have called on their party to stay out of his White House. But she pushed back against criticism by some in the education reform community that she should not have met with Trump, given his statements about women, immigrants, Muslims and people with disabilities.

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Mistrial Declared In Case Of Cincinnati Cop Who Fatally Shot Samuel DuBose

Tensing was sacked from the University of Cincinnati Police Department after being indicted in July 2015. Earlier this year the University of Cincinnati , which fired Tensing shortly after the incident, reached a $5.3m settlement with DuBose's family.

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Trump cancels New York Times meeting on Twitter, then reverses decision

Earlier, adviser Kellyanne Conway strongly signaled to congressional Republicans that they should abandon their years of vigorous probes of Clinton's email practices and actions at the time of the terror attacks in Benghazi, Libya. No sooner did the meeting with media outlets conclude than reports began emerging that Trump had berated the media executives, turning it into "a f***ing firing squad", as one source colorfully put it.

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Arrest brings relief to Texas police force

The shooting was a first for the upscale Gulf coast tourist town. Marconi was shot twice Sunday morning as he sat in his patrol vehicle writing a traffic ticket near police headquarters. "It's happened here", he said. "It's everyone's worst nightmare". "We are relieved to have taken him into custody without a further loss of life", McManus said.

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Steve Bannon: Trump signals to the far-right he remains "anti-establishment"

Washington state Republican Rep. Dave Reichert defended Trump's right to select Bannon, the executive editor of the Breitbart website and CEO of Trump's presidential campaign. "If Trump is serious about seeking unity, the first thing he should do is rescind his appointment of Steve Bannon ", Reid said. "Trump's November 13 announcement of Bannon's appointment said he'd be an equal partner with future White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in transforming the federal government, to ...

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Students from St. Louis named Rhodes scholars

Joshua Pickar of Lexington, Massachusetts, is the only native New Englander among the winners. Before going to Chicago, he graduated from George Washington University in two years with a major in worldwide affairs and a concentration in security policy.

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Cowboys win 9th straight

Dallas knew they would be in for a tough matchup against Baltimore and their No. 1 ranked rushing defense, but it was Dak Prescott who stepped it up in the passing game after the rookie threw for three touchdowns while completing 27-of-36 passes for 301 yards.

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Psychologist to report on accused church shooter's competency

A psychologist will report on whether a man charged with the shootings deaths of nine churchgoers and the attempted murder of three is competent enough to stand trial. Jury selection began on November 7, but was immediately interrupted when Gergel said a last-minute motion required his immediate attention. The judge has said he would like jury selection for Roof's trial to begin Monday, assuming Roof is found competent.


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