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As US pulls back from Pacific trade deal, countries look to China

Trump said in a video released Monday that he intends to pull the USA out of the TPP, describing the 12-country accord as a "potential disaster for our country". Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a news conference on Tuesday that China welcomes all free trade measures that can improve economic integration in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Trump Cancels then Un-Cancels Meeting With 'Not Nice' New York Times

The off-again, on-again Times meeting came as questions swirled about how forthright Trump will be with the media and, by extension, his soon-to-be constituents. Participants in the meeting called it contentious but a generally respectful gathering. "The symbolism was powerful and all wrong for them, " said Frank Sesno, a former CNN Washington bureau chief and a journalism professor at George Washington University.

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Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

This year, analysts forecast $655.8 billion in retail sales in November and December. Unemployment is only 4.9 percent nationally, and overall retail sales are projected to grow 3.6 percent this holiday season, well above the 2.5 percent average over the last decade, according to the National Retail Federation .

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A safe and secure Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

One prominent person who won't be in New York City is President-elect Donald Trump, who is spending the holiday at his home in Palm Beach, Florida . You will also want information on the lineup , which is extensive to say the least. Sarah Bender of Long Island came with her two young children and said the police presence helped her feel safe.

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Alleged San Antonio Cop Killer Got Married After Shooting but Before Arrest

The marriage certificate dated Monday for Otis Tyrone McKane and Christian Chanel Fields. Marconi, 50, was shot at close range Sunday before noon as he wrote a traffic ticket outside of police headquarters. Marconi was a 20-year veteran of the department and a father of two from Floresville. Most killings of police officers are carried out by white men, and most people shot and killed by police are white, said Craig W.

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Trump Calls "Failing" New York Times A "Jewel" He Respects

The president-elect also admitted "some connectivity" between human activity and climate change, which he had previously called a Chinese hoax. While Trump has said he would turn over the operations of his company to his children as he took on the presidency, experts have said that was not enough separation between him and the company and that at least a blind trust, in which neither he nor his children would have direct control, would have to be set up.

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OH prosecutor to discuss potential new trial in cop case

Deters will personally retry the case. Trial continued Tuesday in Charleston, South Carolina, for a white since-fired patrolman, Michael Slager, facing 30 years to life if convicted of murder in the death last year of a black man, Walter Scott , shot while running from a traffic stop.

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President Obama's 2016 Turkey-Pardon Dad Jokes: The Definitive List

Luckily, Obama pardoned both of them, just like he always does, ignoring social media. In the end, two 18 week-old birds emerged victorious from the Hawkeye State and were named by local schoolchildren: Tater, weighing in at 40 pounds, 2 ounces, and Tot, a healthy 39 pounds, 8 ounces.

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Missing California 'Super Mom' Found Safe, Sheriff's Office Says

Her husband Keith, who found her cell phone on the road, claims he was not involved with her disappearance and passed a subsequent polygraph test. A press conference will be held at 2 p.m.at the sheriff's office in Reffing. The same group offered a $50,000 reward last week and set a deadline of 115 hours, which came and passed, so the group upped its reward. The investigation is ongoing and the Majori Crimes Unit are now interviewing Sherri.

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2 jail inmates on lam after rappelling from 2nd story window

Anyone who sees either Chavez or Campbell should use extreme caution and call 911. Sheriffs have enlisted the aid of K-9 units and helicopters in the search for the two men. Rogelio Chavez, 33, and Lanon Campbell, 26, made their getaway from San Jose's Main Jail at around 11pm Wednesday night, the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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Obama says he may comment as citizen on Trump's presidency

President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Nov. 10, 2016. It may be tough for Obama to remain silent being that in his first 100 days of his presidency, Trump vows to repeal and replace one of Obama's signature policies, the Affordable Care Act.

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Gov. McCrory must end games with NC election outcome

McCrory to delay and deny the results of this election", Trey Nix, Cooper's campaign manager , said in a statement . Late Monday, unofficial results from the State Board of Elections put Cooper ahead of McCrory by about 6,500 votes, and Cooper has already begun to compile a transition team and begin his work.

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Betsy DeVos picked for education secretary in Donald Trump's Cabinet

David Hecker President of the American Federation of teachers in MI is not pleased with the recent appointment of Betsy Devos as U.S. Secretary of Education. DeVos' background is a fit for Trump's plans to boost school choice in the US, particularly for high-poverty students. As for DeVos, her family has been active in Republican politics for decades, especially as donors.

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OH prosecutor to try police officer again for murder

Last week, a judge was forced to declare a mistrial after a jury in Tensing's initial trial failed to reach a consensus on murder and manslaughter charges in the death of DuBose, an unarmed black motorist. Mathews had asked for a change of venue before the first trial, but notes a jury was seated. That would be up to the judge, if she were to agree to move Tensing's second trial.

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Donald Trump, advisers seek to quell rumours of transition team chaos

Critics say Dodd-Frank and the CFPB went too far to hinder banks from making loans that people and businesses need to spend and hire. Cruz fiercely challenged Trump for the Republican presidential nomination and relations between the pair were strained for months.

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Nearly as stunning as Trump's victory, GOP keeps control of Congress

The new Congress will not convene until January 3, but the "lame-duck" Congress will return next week and Republicans are set to begin the process of picking leaders for both chambers. The 30 seats Democrats needed were an uphill climb, but as recently as a few weeks ago, Democratic strategists thought 20 seats might be possible. There is still a chance in New Hampshire , where GOP Sen.

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San Antonio murder suspect got married after officer attack, before capture

On Monday, reporters asked McKane what he had been upset about at the time of the shooting. "I lashed out at somebody that didn't deserve it". "I've been through several custody battles and I was upset at the situation I was in". The 31-year-old man had pulled up behind the police vehicle in a black sedan, walked up to the officer's auto and fired twice through the window, hitting Marconi in the head.

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Trump keeping 'open mind' on Paris Agreement

I probably thought that maybe I wouldn't, but I did. "I really liked him a lot, and I am a little bit surprised that I am telling you that I really liked him a lot", he said . A US withdrawal from the agreement would be a blow to worldwide efforts to curb rising global temperatures and address the ecological, humanitarian and economic impact of climate change .

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What's Open, What's Closed in Oak Park This Thanksgiving

Philly Pretzel Factory: Starting Black Friday through Sunday, purchase a $50 gift card for only $25. It's also important to note that the analysis is based on last year's archives, so this is a forecast, rather than a guideline that's set in stone.

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Trump Chooses Michigan Philanthropist Betsy DeVos As Secretary Of Education

She is on the board of directors of the Great Lakes Education Project in MI and is the chair of the American Federation for Children , which both favor school choice . I mean - and Audie, this pick is really all about Trump advocating for school choice. "Governor Haley has a proven track record of bringing people together regardless of background or party affiliation to move critical policies forward for the betterment of her state and our country", Trump said in the release.

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Bernie Sanders Calls for More Action, Less Rhetoric, Against Trump

Wheeler said he was one who wrote Sanders in. "But you know what?" But you know what, if that guy is going to be shipping jobs out of his country and exploiting his workers, doesn't mean a whole hell of a lot if he's black or white or Latino.

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Another U-Turn: Trump Not Gung-Ho On Reintroducing Torture For Terror Suspects Anymore

And I don't want to hurt the Clintons. Trump repeatedly bashed Clinton's use of a private email server during his campaign, ticking down a list of alleged misconduct and repeatedly arguing that Clinton should be behind bars as his supporters erupted in "Lock her up!" chants.

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Trump Administration Not To Pursue Charges Against Clinton

Through the most part of his campaign, he has been a fierce critic of Hillary Clinton's use of a private server while she was the Secretary of the State , as well as the FBI investigation that refused to bring any charges. "I said, 'You know, I hadn't thought of that'". "There is some , something. Some , something. It depends on how much". Donald Trump called climate change a "hoax" invented by the Chinese before launching his presidential campaign.

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Judge orders independent re-tests of Making a Murderer evidence

The request for additional DNA testing was filed in August. Avery was convicted of killing photographer Teresa Halbach in 2007 and is now serving a life sentence in prison, but he has remained in the news as his new lawyer Kathleen Zellner continues to fight for his freedom.

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In Thanksgiving pause, Trump calls for national healing

Earlier he announced the appointment of two women to his cabinet, both of whom had been fiercely critical of him during the presidential campaign. She has long promoted private education. DeVos, from MI, told The Associated Press in July, "A lot of the things he has said are very off-putting and concerning". Just two weeks ago, Mr Trump shocked the political world - including many in his own party - by winning the presidential contest.

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Iron Bowl highlights games during SEC rivalry week

Alabama and Auburn will square off for the 81st Iron Bowl matchup on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium. He might not be 100 percent, but he's good enough to strap up, and that's all it takes for him to get back on the field. So if the run game pumps the blood, Kamryn Pettway acts as the lungs. There was a military helicopter flyover before the game against Mississippi State, while last week against Chattanooga, paratroopers were part of the pre-game ritual.

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Mourinho: I Hope Messi Stays At Barcelona Forever

El Mundo have also reported that the five-time Ballon d'Or victor, whose current release clause is set at a mammoth €250m (£212m, $263m), has been offered a €100m bonus by an unnamed suitor to reject any overtures regarding a contract extension and run down his deal before leaving Catalonia as a free agent in the summer of 2018.

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Attempted ambush on Lewiston police officer caught on camera

According to police, officer Tom Woods conducted a traffic stop after noticing the vehicle did not have a license plate and had just left the home where a wanted fugitive was suspected of visiting. The officer is looking for Jesse Harrell, 22, who failed to appear in court for charges of malicious injury to property and driving without privileges.

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Your Views: Popular vote went to conservatives, not liberals

Clinton attended Trump's wedding to Melania Trump, and Trump and former President Bill Clinton played golf together. The day after the elections, President Vladimir Putin commented on the news of Trump's victory, saying that Russian Federation is ready and looks forward to restoring bilateral relations with the US.

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Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving

For his first proclamation , Reagan invoked the memory of the Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving, and emphasized the "giving" part of Thanksgiving. President Lincoln responded to Mrs. As Garry Wills records in "Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America", on November 19, a week prior to the first official Thanksgiving Day, Lincoln traveled to Gettysburg, Pa., to help dedicate a cemetery for the thousands of Union soldiers killed during the battle four months earlier.

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Trump pressed on alt-right

Despite that, Trump told the Times , "I don't want to energize the group". Richard Spencer and his alt-right think tank National Policy Institute organized a conference in Washington D.C. Meanwhile, Breitbart's lead story on Tuesday morning ripped Donald Trump for a "broken promise" to prosecute Hillary Clinton. There members gave Nazi salutes and shouted "Hail Trump".

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Donald Trump threatens to immediately deport 3000000 immigrants

Trump still believes some of the people protesting against him are "professionals", but told the people taking to the streets across the country not to be afraid of his future administration. When asked if Trump was really going to build a wall, he said: "Yes". Trump further discussed his pre-election promise to build a wall along the southern border with Mexico to stop immigrants from illegally entering the country.

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Store owner fights off armed robber

He said even though he realized the robber could have killed him, he had no regrets. Mellor quickly jumped into action. The store owner tackled the man and began to wrestle him for the gun. 'I just wasn't able to get him down, ' said Mellor. Just don't come take my stuff, ' Mellor told KTLA . "Perhaps foolish. Sorry, I apologize, [but] I felt I did the right thing", Mellor told the TV station.

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Bond investors digest Yellen comments, eye more Fed speeches

On Wall Street, tech and biotech Nasdaq Composites hit a record intraday high before falling. Losses in shares of Allergan Plc and Merck were the biggest drags on the S&P health sector, which led the decliners. DOLLAR SEEING GREEN: The dollar continued to climb. The Indian rupee closed near nine month low against the USA dollar due to higher dollar demand from importers and a weak domestic stock market.

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Shooting at anti-Trump protest as demonstrators plan more action

Acacia Handel holds a sign during a demonstration outside Trump Tower in NY on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, to protest against President-elect Donald Trump . About 300 people protested Trump's election as the next American president outside the U.S. Embassy near the landmark Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Trump's most recent tweet urging unity stood in contrast to his initial response to the protests.


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