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Demonetisation: Modi likely to attend Rajya Sabha today

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for almost an hour soon after it met for the day as a determined opposition once again pitched for discussing the demonetisation issue under adjournment motion. "Government will brief Parliament on the steps taken by them", he added. "It is sad that he is not in the House after lunch", Mayawati said. Meanwhile, a meeting of the opposition leaders is now underway in Parliament to chalk out strategy to end the ongoing logjam over the demonetisation move.

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Judge Blocks New Overtime Rule

According to an article on CNNMoney , more than 12 million workers would have been eligible for overtime under the rule , and about a third of those would now be exempt from qualifying for overtime pay due to their management status. Department of Labor rule to expand overtime protections to millions of workers. Because the change was expected to go into effect next month, many employers have already adjusted their budgets accordingly, giving salaried workers raises to exempt them from ...

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Pat McCrory files for recount in governor's race

Cooper's campaign says he leads by more than the changing margin reported by the state elections board, which stood Tuesday evening at almost 6,200 votes. Cooper now leads by about 6,600 votes out of 4.7 million cast, according to unofficial results. McCrory's campaign did not respond to questions from BuzzFeed News about how many ballots had been found fraudulent or illegal by an election board.

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Tennessee bus driver in deadly crash tests negative for alcohol, drugs

The Chattanooga Police Department also held a briefing earlier Wednesday, saying the investigation into the crash is ongoing and remains in the early stages. Only six states require seat belts on large buses. Police said they are reviewing the bus' cameras, but Hart explained that the NTSB is having trouble downloading the data because of the damage to the bus.

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Former U.S. ambassador offers advice to Gov. Nikki Haley

Earlier Wednesday, Trump named South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as USA ambassador to the United Nations earlier in the day. Born to Indian immigrants in SC in 1972, Haley is the first woman and visible minority to serve as governor of SC. There was less immediate opposition to Haley's selection. "Betsy DeVos is a brilliant and passionate education advocate", Trump said in a statement .

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Trump tweets harsh words for New York Times, cancels meeting

The FBI investigated Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state during President Barack Obama's first term, concluding in July that her actions were careless but that there were no grounds for bringing charges.The Clinton Foundation charity has also been scrutinized for donations it received, but there has been no evidence that foreign donors obtained favours from the State Department while Clinton headed it.

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Clinton being pushed to seek vote recount in 3 states

Election Atlas and ABC News.3 It doesn't make much sense, though, to just look at raw vote counts and how they differed, because we know there are many factors that affect how a county voted, both in those states and everywhere else around the country.

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White Man Kills Black Teen, Calls Him 'Another Piece of Trash'

After the argument, Pulliam went into the store while James joined his friends on the porch of a home belonging to a friend's grandmother. Authorities are now looking into whether the shooting falls under the federal hate crime statute - killing someone due to their race.

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Washington weather: Wind, rain expected for Thanksgiving weekend

Chance of precipitation is 20%. Saturday Sunny, with a high near 53. - Thursday , Thanksgiving Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 54. This system will bring light snow showers to start, especially into those higher elevations of northwestern New England, with a chance for rain in southern New England by the afternoon.

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Friend who faked pregnancy says she killed Wichita woman, took newborn

The 6-day-old baby girl was evaluated at a local hospital and released into protective care. The newborn, known as "Baby Sophia", was taken from her home in Kansas . The sheriff's office found out that she had moved to Dallas and faxed to Dallas police a warrant for Sesmas' arrest and requested their help in finding her.

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Suspect in killing of Kansas mom was arrested in July attack

Yesenia Sesmas , 34, claims she had known Laura Abarca-Nogueda, 27, who was shot and killed last week, for a few years. "This is the most extreme end of the crime of infant abduction, where more usually a woman tries to steal a newborn baby from a hospital or from the new mother in her home or out in public", said Cathy Nahirny, senior analyst on infant abduction for the Washington-based group.

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Sixth child dies as result of deadly Tennessee school bus crash

Matteen explained to News 2 she was told by her daughters that the principal read the letter out loud on the bus. They were released from the hospital yesterday after suffering from several broken bones and a concussion. Walker appeared to have no criminal record in Tennessee, state and local authorities said. He said the "thorough review" would include everything "from how we hire drivers, to how we ensure safety of the equipment, to whether there's seat belts on those buses".

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Green Party Candidate to File for Vote Recount in 3 States

President-elect Donald Trump beat Clinton with 290 electoral votes to Clinton's 232, with MI outstanding. However, she quickly raised the sum being sought by another $2 million, NBC News reports . Alex Halderman urged Clinton's campaign to demand recounts, NY magazine reported. US President-elect Donald Trump will not pursue investigations against Hillary Clinton over her family's foundation or her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, according to a senior ...

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Trump shift on Clinton could deflate opposition

When Trump was asked about the Electoral College by CBS News' Lesley Stahl on November 13's " 60 Minutes " (filmed November 11), he first said, "I'm not going to change my mind just because I won", before proceeding to change his mind. "Just one elector so far has wavered publicly on supporting Trump", reported The Associated Press' Kimberlee Kruesi and Bill Barrow on Saturday. "And I want to focus on - all of these other things that we've been talking about".

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South Korea, Japan sign pact on North Korea threat

But since Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn will not be returning to South Korea from the APEC summit in Peru until the afternoon of November 22, the plan is for the next ranking cabinet member - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance Yoo Il-ho - to head up the meeting.

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Conservatives bristle as Trump backs off Clinton prosecution

Some media organizations did not call a victor of the presidential race in MI on election night because of the closeness of the race. "If you read Federalist 68, it literally reads like a list of attributes for Donald Trump ", Clayton said.

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Sacramento Food Bank Giving Out Turkeys To Families In Need

In addition to turkeys, the food bank needs other holiday meal fixings to be donated including instant stuffing mix, instant mash potatoes, canned/dry gravy, canned vegetables or fruit and pie filling and dessert mixes. She said demand is starting to level off, but Moris said a number of factors are driving people to seek food from their members. Maria says she's so thankful for the food bank's assistance.

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Surprise team Colorado moves to No. 9 in nation

CU held the lead at MI when starting quarterback Sefo Liufau was injured, and Liufau did not play against USC. If Penn State wins the Big Ten, it would be champion of the toughest conference in football, and it would have a head-to-head win over Ohio State .

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Another failure in search for treatment to slow Alzheimer's

And it's at least the second major failure of a promising Lilly drug for Alzheimer's in recent years. Wall Street stocks retreated from records early Wednesday, with pharma shares tumbling following disappointing clinical results from Eli Lilly .

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Trump chooses racial conciliator in UN pick Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley to serve as US ambassador to the United Nations and charter school advocate Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education. 44 year-old Haley, a vocal critic of the Trump administration, may owe her new nomination to the president-elect's desire to keep his enemies close-albeit in places where they can't bother him too much.

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Thanksgiving travel expected to be heaviest since 2007

This year's increase in Thanksgiving travel is spurred by improvements in the economy during the second half of the year, including rising wages, increased consumer spending and overall strength in consumer confidence. You'll have more traffic to worry about if you're going to Grandma's house or anywhere else for Thanksgiving. A light, cold rain fell outside, but most flights as of evening were listed on big boards as "on time".

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President-elect Trump holds slim lead in Michigan

Critics have called the declaration a sign of executive overreach, noting that the Justice Department should make an independent decision on whether to pursue an investigation. But in a wide-ranging interview at The New York Times , Trump was unapologetic about flouting the traditional ethical and political conventions that have long shaped the American presidency.

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Livingston, Smith lead Texas Tech past Utah State 75-51

Carsen Edwards, Dakota Mathias and P.J. Thompson hit 3-pointers on consecutive possessions in the first half to extend Purdue's lead to 38-27 with 3:38 left before halftime. We played well on both ends of the floor and played with a lot of fight and played together, " Utah State coach Tim Duryea said. He had played just over 12 minutes to that point.

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Voting security experts call on Clinton to demand recount

According to the group, Clinton's numbers were down 7 percent in Wisconsin in areas that used electronic voting machines as opposed to paper ballots or optical scanners, resulting in the possibility of 30,000 votes that were not attributed to Clinton.

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Wayne State University confirms officer shot in head dies

A Wayne State University officer is on life support after he was shot in the head during a police stop on Tuesday night. An officer immediately took Rose to the hospital, where he went into surgery. But authorities said Wednesday Rose was probably not ambushed. He has previous run-ins with the law, including assault of a police officer in 2009.

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Five Tips for a Food Safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is not only a busy travel time as people head home to be with their family, it's also the busiest holiday for cooking fires. The USDA , however, does not recommend washing raw meat and poultry before cooking because it can spread bacteria up to 3 feet around the sink.

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Women for Trump Cabinet: Haley picked for UN, DeVos for Ed

The 78-year-old Mr Ross, who is white, is chairman and chief strategy officer of private-equity firm W.L. Ross & Co., which has specialised in buying failing companies. However, she denied being a supporter in a statement on her website , referring to the math and reading guidelines used in many states as a "federalized boondoggle".

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Trump picks wealthy activist for education secretary

They also have a private investment firm, the Windquest Group , which invests in technology. DeVos' father-in-law is Amway co-founder Richard DeVos, whose worth is estimated at $5.1 billion, according to Forbes . DeVos has no meaningful experience in the classroom or in our schools. Roughly 80 percent of charters in MI are run by private companies, far more than in any other state .

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Wayne State University officer dies from gunshot wound

On his Facebook page , Bouchard says he's "thankful that this coward is in police custody and hope that justice will be served in this horrific tragedy". But Wayne State Police Chief Anthony Holt said that wasn't the case in Detroit on Tuesday. Holt said it is common practice for the dogs not to be brought out on stops to control suspects.

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Millions To Travel For Thanksgiving Holiday

There has been a trend of more people driving for Thanksgiving each of the last eight years because of an improving economy, Nicholas Jarmusz, director of public affairs at AAA Wisconsin , said. According to the American Automobile Association , the average fuel price in Florida has fallen 15 cents over the last month, dropping to $2.10 per gallon on Monday.

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Nigel Farage presented Ferrero Rocher in 'ambassador' joke

But the government said there was "no vacancy" and the incumbent, Sir Kim Darroch , was "excellent". However, the news was greeted with a quick riposte from No 10, which insisted it was for Britain to decide who served as its ambassador to the United States.

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US appeals court halts release of 'Making a Murderer' inmate

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel appealed the judge's ruling, and prosecutors sought to keep Dassey in prison while the case is under review. The judge ordered his release by 8pm on Friday. Johnny Koremenos, the director of communications and public affairs for the Wisconsin Department of Justice , did not immediately respond to a voicemail Thursday afternoon.

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Clinton urged to challenge results as experts expose potential rigging

Jill Stein garnered 1.1 percent of the vote in MI and Wisconsin , 0.8 percent of the vote in Pennsylvania , per CNN . There is no proof of hacking or manipulation, but the group wants an independent review to be sure. The Democratic National Committee's emails were hacked earlier this year - allegedly by people affiliated with the Russian government - as well as those of Clinton campaign chair John Podesta .

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No More Hospitals in East Aleppo After 'Catastrophic Day'

A Britain based monitor of War, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , have reported the death toll of those innocent kids who have come to study at school today, but no one knew what would happen to them just after getting out of school. De Mistura said he opened his talks with Muallem by "expressing serious concern and indeed shared the general worldwide outrage for the news coming from eastern Aleppo".

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Rocky Mountains ski resorts delay Thanksgiving openings

But the first big storm of the season is expected to blow into Colorado and Utah on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. But skiing and riding will be limited to Snowmass. In recent years, many Western U.S. ski resorts started opening by Thanksgiving. Seven Springs says on its website that "a blast of cold temperatures allowed our time to aggressively make snow".


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