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House Republicans to Obama: Take No More Action On Iran

There is widespread support in the Senate for approving it. The president, however, has authority to grant waivers to other companies, such as Airbus, to avoid US sanctions for doing business with Iran. Republican critics of the Iran Deal are having none of it. President-elect Trump once said during his campaign that he would "rip up" the agreement, drawing a harsh reaction from Khamenei, who said if that happens, Iran would "set fire" to the deal.

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'DWTS': Hernandez and Chmerkovskiy Win the Mirrorball Trophy

Find out the results on Dancing with the Stars Season 23 last night below in our Dancing with the Stars 2016 spoilers! Hernandez told host Tom Bergeron that the trophy is another step in her goal to "inspire others" as she goes on with her journey.

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Trump taps SC Gov Nikki Haley to be ambassador to UN

Haley was critical of Trump during the primary campaign and had backed Senator Marco Rubio in the Republican primary. Haley said she called for prayers to remind South Carolinians the "goodness of people, the power of prayer and faith with action will always take you where you need to go".

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School bus driver charged in deadly Tennessee crash

The 24-year-old driver , who police said has been cooperative and talking to investigators, has been arrested and charged with vehicular homicide. Of the five children confirmed dead after Monday's crash, three were fourth-graders, one was a first-grader and one was a kindergartner.

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'Actual Device' Explodes in Center City Apartment, Injures Resident: Police Commissioner

Agents from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were working with U.S. Postal Inspectors and the city bomb squad on the cause of the blast that injured a 62-year-old Center City man at about 4 a.m. It wasn't immediately clear if police know or suspect who sent the package, or why. Authorities are trying to determine if the package explosion was intentional or an accident.

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Detroit Police: Wayne State University officer shot

Detroit police confirm a Wayne State University officer has been shot and transported to an area hospital. MPS reporting on Twitter and Detroit police confirming that Deangelo Davis - a person of interest - in custody Tuesday evening.

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Any changes coming at the top?

Originally a walk-on for Bill O'Brien, Walker received a scholarship from James Franklin before the 2015 season and was then elected a team captain for the next two years. NCAA college football Big Ten live schedule for Week 12 on Saturday, Nov. 18. After getting blown out 49-10 at MI in September, the Nittany Lions have piled up seven straight wins.

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Trump won't pursue e-mail case against Clinton

After this story was published , President-elect Trump told a gathering of New York Times staff members that he had NOT completely ruled out prosecuting Secretary Clinton. Of Clinton's phone call to concede defeat on election night, Trump said: "She couldn't have been nicer . The campaign was vicious", the Republican tycoon told reporters and editors at The New York Times .

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Human Needs Food Pantry Needs Turkey Donations

Robert Huerta is a familiar face to the staff. Moris said they served around 44,000 people previous year in northern Wisconsin and Minnesota. "At Thanksgiving you get big lines like this, you know". "Home heating season, medication, utilities - those things can all drive people to really needing extra food assistance because the money is just not covering all of those expenses", she said.

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Father of injured pipeline protester says she may lose arm

They've stood in solidarity with a Native American group seeking to be heard. "Both sides agree that the overnight protest got tense, but that's where any agreement ends", reports Amy Sisk, a journalist with the public media collaboration Inside Energy.

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Doctor: Some school bus crash survivors 'too dazed to talk'

The vehicle normally seats 35 passengers, police said. Families are mourning the five victims and several children remain hospitalized in intensive care. The NTSB will be looking into what else could have been done to contain the scope of damage and injuries. Records show Walker obtained his Class B commercial driver's license, which allows a person to drive a bus, in April.

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Suspect Arrested in Shooting of Wayne State Cop Near Campus

Wayne State Police Chief Anthony Holt said Wednesday that he does not believe the shooting of officer Collin Rose on Tuesday evening "was an ambush". Police say they have a man in custody whom they're questioning about the shooting but it's unknown whether he's responsible for it. Shortly after the shooting, several dozen armed officers were engaged in a manhunt in the residential area of Woodbridge, within two blocks of the campus.

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O'Hare Workers Announce Strike on November 29

The workers are contract employees with airline contractors such as Prospect Airport Services, Scrub Inc., and AirServ who have been trying to organize with the SEIU's help. Officials with the Service Employees International Union Local 1 said Thursday Nov. 17, 2016, that about 500 workers have committed to strike. "They do a lot of work and all of our luggage personal possessions are in their hands, so I don't want anybody stealing anything because they aren't making enough money", said ...

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Ex-University of Cincinnati cop to be retried for murder

The jury of six white men, four white women and two black women failed on November 12 to reach a verdict on whether Tensing was guilty of charges of murder or voluntary manslaughter, prompting the judge to declare a mistrial. Tensing, who is white, had said his arm was stuck in the auto as DuBose, 43, began to drive off, dragging him, but an expert witness who examined the bodycam footage disputed this account.

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Melania Trump and son Barron won't move to White House

The New York Post reported Sunday that Trump's wife and son would not immediately be moving with him to Washington. Melania Trump's decision not to live in the White House , at least for now, appears unprecedented. She acknowledged that because Trump was gone a lot on business and later on the campaign trail that spending needed time with Barron was most important.

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Trout, Bryant named MVP winners

The remarkable legacy of Mike Trout continues to grow. "[You] put your mindset to that, just to work hard and be the best". But for the first time in his six-year career, that did not affect Trout in voting. The Las Vegas native had an ear-to-ear grin as he fielded the final out in extra inning, winning the game and the World Series for Chicago . If we are picking the best athlete with the shiniest statistics, should the BBWAA set a statistical standard for MVP and vote like that? If ...

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Summary of Trump's comments in New York Times interview

Most important, there is the new president's agenda, which includes policies - deporting at least some Latino immigrants, limiting Muslim immigration, dismantling Barack Obama's health care reforms, questioning NATO and other alliance commitments, cancelling trade treaties and the nuclear arms treaty with Iran-that many journalists believe would damage the American economy and harm the country's reputation overseas.

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Kellyanne Conway suggests President-elect Donald Trump won't pursue Hillary Clinton investigation

Earlier Tuesday morning, Trump took to Twitter to announce the meeting was a no-go, allegedly that the ground rules had been changed on him. Trump shrugged off the need for a constant pool covering him, the people said, though he did not delve into specifics.

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Knapp signs onto letter in support of undocumented students

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel, Western Michigan University President John Dunn and Alma College President Jeff Abertanthy signed a letter supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. "We are prepared to meet with you to present our case", the statement reads. Cindy I-Fen Cheng, professor at UW-Madison; and Laura Minero and Sergio González, graduate students at UW-Madison, wrote a letter two weeks ago calling on Blank and other administrators to ...

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Philly package contained 'device' that targeted man

The 62-year-old man, who regularly receives medication in the mail, opened the package around 4am on Tuesday, activating an explosion in his kitchen that police said was not set off remotely. Police are trying to determine if an explosion that injured a man in an apartment in downtown Philadelphia was intentional or an accident. Also, the package was specifically meant for the individual who opened it.

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Stanford holds steady at 24 in the College Football Playoff rankings

If Alabama remains ranked No. 1 on December 4, it would play in the Peach Bowl because the selection committee's guidelines call for the top seed to generally be assigned to the semifinal nearest its campus. WMU hosts Toledo (9-2, 6-1 MAC) on Friday evening with the victor advancing to the MAC championship game at Ford Field in Detroit on December 2. The question now: What if Alabama loses to Florida in Atlanta? With Jalen Hurts as Quarterback, the Crimson Tide are in great position to ...

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Trump won't pursue Clinton probes on email, charity: aide indicates

On the campaign trail, Trump had pledged to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accords - a move that would upend global efforts to address global warming. After a campaign filled with Donald Trump's denunciations of "Crooked Hillary" Clinton , the president-elect declared Tuesday that "I don't want to hurt the Clintons; I really don't", and a top adviser said he had no interest in pursuing further investigations.

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Travelers gear up for busy Thanksgiving holiday

Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday travel season, and according to a GasBuddy news release, motorists can expect lower prices at the gas pump as they hit the road for Thanksgiving. Tuesday, and noon until 8 p.m. Sunday. "Thanksgiving doesn't rival some of the summer holidays", DeHaan said. "Staying alert and being courteous while traveling is a must".

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Driver Arrested After Deadly Bus Crash

He was jailed on $107,500 bail for a court appearance November 29 on charges that included reckless driving and reckless endangerment. Fletcher said the bus, which was carrying students in kindergarten through fifth grade, turned over on its side and struck a tree.

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Donald Trump 'Doesn't Wish To' Pursue Charges Against Hillary Cl

The point being: Clinton is going to end up with a pretty sizable vote lead over Trump when it's all said and done; a two million vote victory in the popular vote is certainly not an insignificant margin! Conway had sounded more certain that the incoming president would allow his Democratic rival to live in peace.

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A recommendation: President-elect Trump meets New York Times

But some of his conservative supporters strongly disagreed. " In the meantime they continue to cover me inaccurately and with a nasty tone! ". But he said he wanted to move on and was "not looking to go back and go through this", according to a Times reporter.

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World's tallest waterslide to be demolished after boy died

On Tuesday, Schlitterbahn spokeswoman Pam Renteria said in a statement that the ride - which is named after the German word for "insane" - will be deconstructed as soon as a court gives the park permission to do so. They added that they remain committed to the Kansas City park and "the original vision of Schlitterbahn ". Lawyers for Caleb - son of Republican state representative Scott Schwab - and the women are independently investigating the accident.

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Will Donald Trump Move to Washington Without Melania and Barron?

The New York Post reported Sunday that Trump's wife and son would not immediately be moving with him to Washington. That report comes roughly a week after The New York Times suggested Trump told his advisers he'd like to be in New York City when he can.

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Wayne State University officer recovering from shooting

Tuesday night, a Wayne State University police officer was on duty, just west of campus, investigating a possible vehicle theft. Detroit police confirm a Wayne State University officer has been shot and transported to an area hospital.

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Donald Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult

The team at this point is not "up and running fully" after "blowing up" the team, beginning with Chris Christie's recent ouster as the chairman of the transition team. Prospective team members must not now be paid lobbyists and must agree to adhere to a five-year ban on participating in lobbying activities after leaving government and a lifetime ban on representing foreign governments, Spicer said.

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Millions Heading Out For The Thanksgiving Holiday

In a news release, the GSP stated that troopers investigated 788 traffic crashes across Georgia during a 102-hour holiday travel period a year ago - which started at 6 p.m. Of those, about 1.28 million are expected to travel by vehicle, according to AAA. Nationwide, almost 49 million Americans will be traveling 50 miles or more.

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Brushfires Continue to Rage Across Israel, Residents Evacuate Homes

Earlier Wednesday morning, firefighters battled a massive blaze that neared homes in the West Bank settlement of Dolev, northwest of Jerusalem. Promised rains never materialized on Tuesday night, but the strong, dry east wind continued to blow in Israel on Wednesday - with the result that numerous new fires broke out throughout the morning, while an enormous blaze in Zichron Yaakov that had been brought under control overnight Tuesday started up again.

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Hurricane Otto kills 3, gathers strength

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The meteorological experts said that they expect the storm to continuing gathering strength across the Caribbean, possibly coming ashore in Costa Rica and Nicaragua on Thursday. The order did not extend to Costa Rica's principal port city of Limon on the southern Caribbean coast. Its rains "will likely result in life-threatening flash floods and mudslides", while "life-threatening surf and rip current conditions" will be experienced along the coasts ...

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O'Hare Airport Workers Are About to Go on Strike

The union has helped fund and staff the Fight for $15 campaign. Service Employees International Union Local 1 officials made the announcement Monday morning outside the airport, which is one of the nation's busiest. Maguire said she supports the workers and is grateful to those who clean planes, especially reaching into seat-back pockets. Julio Godoy, 54, an O'Hare airplane cabin cleaner who makes $10.50 an hour, said he plans to take part in the strike.

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Lack of ID delays Ellen's entry into White House for award

Others in line to receive awards from President Barack Obama this afternoon include actors Robert De Niro and Tom Hanks, former National Basketball Association stars Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Michael Jordan, philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates, rocker Bruce Springsteen and 13 others.


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