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Trump signals sharp turn to the right with cabinet choices

Given his lack of governing experience and vague policy proposals during the campaign, his selection of advisers is being scrutinized both in the U.S. "We truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our American values, and work on behalf of all of us". In public, he has promoted fake conspiracy theories; in government, according to the New York Times , he pushed so much false information that subordinates had a name for it: "Flynn facts".

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A&M criticizes 'alt-right' leader invited to speak at school

Mr Trump's election was "ultimately about white people voting for him". Speakers at a conference held by the white supremacist, pro-Trump National Policy Institute in Washington on Saturday night railed against Jews and evoked Nazi imagery and language.

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Green Party: Stein to file recount request in Wisconsin

President-elect Donald Trump won Wisconsin and Pennsylvania by razor-thin margins and has a small lead in MI. The Stein campaign has laid out a budget of between $6 million and $7 million to pay for recounts across the three states. Wisconsin's filing fees are $1.1 million, Pennsylvania's are $500,000 and Michigan's are $600,000. Where is the money coming from? A recount of votes by hand could be a lengthy and costly process but some people are already beginning to express skepticism ...

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Korea, Japan sign controversial intelligence deal

Seoul is hoping the data will help it to analyze North Korea's ballistic missile launches and their trajectories as well as the country's nuclear and submarine capabilities. The agreement also goes against public opinion: a poll released by Gallup Korea on November 18 found that opposition to the agreement (59%) outweighed support (31%) by almost two to one.

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Trump calls for national healing, unity on Thanksgiving

President-elect Donald Trump delivered a Thanksgiving message Wednesday afternoon, calling for national unity and asking all Americans to help unite the country. Trump has so far nominated mainly older white men to his future cabinet, representing tough, right-wing lines on immigration, Islamic extremism and other issues.

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Trump likely to tap Cubs co-owner for deputy Commerce post

The Ricketts family donated to political causes opposed to Trump during the Republican primary. Ricketts hails from a family of powerful conservative donors, led by parents Joe and Marlene Ricketts. DeVos, from MI, will likely spark a massive confirmation fight with teachers unions and public school advocates because of her support for charter schools.

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Donald Trump beats Hilary Clinton in MI by 10000 votes

In fact, Lawrence Lessig, a professor at Harvard Law School, argued in a recent Washington Post column that if the Electoral College did not overturn the result by electing Hillary Clinton to the White House on December 19, such a move will be unconstitutional.

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Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan announces challenge to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

He added that Democrats "screwed up" in failing to connect with working class voters. "I never said unanimity". "Like many Americans I was disheartened by the results, but I also realized that Democrats must not let this opportunity for change pass by without a fight", Ryan said.

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ASUU Strike: We Can't Meet Your N284bn Demand- FG Tells Lecturers

Jibrin Barau (APC-Kano), was attended by the national leadership of ASUU led by its National President, Prof. The Federal Government on Wednesday said it can't meet the demand made by the Academic Staff Union of Universities that it should pay allowances running into N284bn.

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Charging Decision Expected in Wayne State Officer's Death

DeAngelo Lamar Davis, a 31-year-old Detroit man, allegedly shot and killed Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose during a traffic stop on Tuesday. WSU Police Lt. Patrick Saunders, Rose's colleague, attended Davis' arraignment Friday and spoke afterward about the police department's loss. He says no weapon has been recovered and that an investigation is ongoing.

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Thanksgiving Weather: Cloudy and cool

When you wake up on Thanksgiving morning, some light flurries and/or drizzle is expected to be moving into New England... particularly in northern and western New England. Friday night I Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy. For Norwalk, forecasters are calling for a slight chance of drizzle or light rain before 1 p.m.

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Donald Trump taps KT McFarland as Deputy National Security Adviser

Flynn added in a tweet that McFarland "will help us #MAGA". His specialties include government ethics, the president-elect's transition team said in a statement Friday announcing his selections. "Right now, things look grim for American leadership and the American dream". McGahn said he was "honored to continue advising President-elect Trump in the Trump-Pence Administration".

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Work with Trump? Democrats say they will, occasionally

Cortez Masto won the seat of retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry M. Reid, D-Nev., finishing within a few thousand votes of Clinton's winning margin. That amendment, passed in 2006, prohibits the confiscation of legally possessed firearms during a disaster such as Hurricane Katrina that inundated New Orleans.

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Arizona's presidential electors being harassed, urged not to cast vote for Trump

The Associated Press, as of late Friday, reported that Clinton captured 60,274,974 votes, more than 5 million less than Obama's tally. In Boxer's corner, ironically, is Trump himself-or a version of him, anyway-who voiced support for going "with simple votes".

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Black Friday shoppers hit stores early in search of deals

An Xbox One Bundle in the Target ad, for example, is cheaper than the deal offered at Best Buy. Although Black Friday does not technically begin until Friday in the United States, it is now common for eager consumers to begin queuing at stores immediately after Thanksgiving dinner.

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Rejected judge Jeff Sessions named as future US Attorney General

Donald Trump on Thursday picked Michael Flynn, a retired general who has repeatedly made anti-Muslim remarks, as his national security advisor. Trump is a foreign policy novice and his early moves on national security are being closely watched both in the US and overseas.

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Authorities seek 2 women in abduction of mother found safe

Sherri was last seen going for a jog on November 2. Koester and Sherri's sister-in-law, Suzanne Papini , both defined the missing woman as a "supermom" who would not unsettle the routine of her children, KRCR reported soon after the disappearance.

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Charges expected in killing of Wayne State police officer

Police said a suspect in the shooting was arrested late Tuesday night a few blocks from where Rose was shot, but no charges have been filed. A suspect was arrested Tuesday night, but has not been charged. Tuesday near Lincoln and Brainard in Detroit , according to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. The Detroit man in custody has had several run-ins with police.

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Shoppers line up for Toys R Us Black Friday deals

Some were looking for deals and some looked for something specific. Shopping on Black Friday? Black Friday weekend kicked off at Toy R Us. "I would hate to make that call on whether to stay open on Thanksgiving", said Crawford's husband, Steve, an insurance salesman.

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Search underway for missing Pearland boy, 9

Within hours, hundreds of people had gathered at the command post near the home where Marcus was last seen. There are dozens of citizens out in cars helping search. A Coast Guard helicopter unit has searched all nearby bodies of water and the surrounding area but has been unable to locate any sign of McGhee. He has autism, and police said they are anxious about his safety.

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Metro Atlanta shoppers crowd malls on the hunt for Black Friday deals

I've been doing this for about two years and I've loved it every single time. They come in and look for a good value and look to have a good experience with our associates. "It kind of sucks", she said. Numerous nation's mall operators and the big retailers that anchor them, such as J.C. Penney and Macy's, are sticking with what they would like to see established as a new Thanksgiving tradition.

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Pep Guardiola warns Manchester City against underestimating Burnley

Games Manchester City won in three away Champions League matches. I think it will be the toughest for our regeneration for 1230. He said: "These players and this club are so new in Europe and every time we play a game like this we improve".

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Man killed, brother wounded in shooting at New Jersey mall parking lot

The victim's 26-year-old brother, from Clayton, was shot in the leg and listed in stable condition at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. "'It's sad", said one shopper on the scene of the shooting, according to the story. Press of Atlantic City shares the vehicle was towed away from the site at around 7 a.m. Friday. While investigations into all three incidents are ongoing, many shoppers have been able to continue with their plans.

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Senate Democrats Lost By Doing Nothing To Separate Themselves From Hillary Clinton

Two weeks after Election Day, as President-elect Donald Trump assembles his Cabinet, his opponent Hillary Clinton surpassed a 2 million popular vote lead, according to a report from the nonpartisan Cook Political Report . Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein and others are seeking an audit and recount of the results in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. "While the effort is unlikely to succeed - even if it did, the House of Representatives could simply choose to elect ...

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Judge: Defendant competent to stand trial in church shooting

Gergel believes Roof understands the nature and consequences of the court proceedings against him, has the ability to consult with counsel and assist in preparing his defense. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty, and Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch has said the "nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision".

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The Donald J. Trump Foundation Broke IRS Rules by Self-Dealing

But that same source said Trump's behavior during the meeting - and his apparent reasons for calling it - were deeply troubling from a constitutional perspective. However, the newspaper denied changing the terms, and a spokeswoman for Trump later said the meeting would take place as scheduled. "Global warming is an expensive hoax!" When pressed about whether or not he believed in humanity's connection to climate change , Trump affirmed his responsibility to building industry: "I think ...

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Americans in full shopping mode

But many workers complain that stores are putting profits over workers' time to be with their families. Only 1 in 4 Cyber Monday shoppers admit to shopping for themselves, while almost half will be looking for holiday gifts and more than 6 in 10 plan to spend the same or more than past year during Cyber Monday sales.

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Secret Service Trying to Set Up Shop in Trump Tower

Trump also addressed concerns about his top adviser, Steve Bannon, the former CEO of Breitbart - a conservative news website that is said to be a platform for the alt-right. Pressed on whether he had definitively ruled out a prosecution of Clinton, he said, "It's just not something that I feel very strongly about". After the meeting, Trump spokeswoman and Presidential campaign manager Kellyanne Conway apparently told other reports that the event went well as reported by NYP, contrary ...

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Zuckerberg moves to fight fake news on Facebook

Obama said we are now in an age where "there is so much active misinformation, and it's packaged very well, and it looks the same when you see it on a Facebook page or you turn on your television". "We won't know what to fight for". Facebook said earlier this week that it would not place ads from fake news publishers on third party apps or websites, because the content falls under the broader category of "illegal, misleading or deceptive" content.

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Live from New York! The elevators to Trump's residence

We did not change the ground rules at all and made no attempt to. "There will be a small, off the record meeting first, followed by an on the record session with Times reporters and editorial columnists". However, a second source - a network official debriefed by colleagues who attended - said it did not feel like a reset of the relationship. The president-elect reportedly singled out Jeff Zucker, president of CNN , and told him: "I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar ...

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Trump says keeping 'open mind' on climate change

Trump hosted the meeting at his New York City Trump Tower, accompanied by chief White House strategist Steve Bannon, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, and his son-in-law Jared Kushner. But Trump said the powwow could be rescheduled . It continued a whirlwind 24 hours of Trump's mixed messages to the media. Trump said in that interview that Clinton "did some bad things", but ultimately the Clintons are "good people" and "I don't want to hurt them".

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Making A Murderer Nephew Brendan Dassey Freed By Judge

A judge has ordered that Brendan Dassey, whose conviction was overturned after featuring in the TV series Making A Murderer , should be released from prison. Duffin's order does place conditions on Dassey's release, including limiting his travel to the federal, eastern district jurisdiction, which includes Milwaukee and northern areas, and northern IL, where Dassey's attorneys practice.

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Gov. Nikki Haley's hometown, Bamberg, reacts to United Nations ambassador appointment

Citing a source familiar with the decision, CNN reported that President-elect Trump has picked South Carolina's Governor Haley to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. During the presidential campaign, Haley had criticized Trump's tone and supported Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. Analysts predict that the president-elect will assign another female in his administration.

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Protests and student walkouts mark the week after Trump's win

High schoolers in Maryland and Southern California also participated in some form of protest November 14. Michael England says the 15-year-old Richard Montgomery High School student wearing a "Make America Great Again" cap was participating in the walk-out Wednesday with about 300 to 500 students from the school.

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Bannon a risky pick by Trump

With Bannon suiting up to be Trump's chief strategist in the White House, he is likely to have significant influence on how Trump deals with Britain and the rest of the world in the coming four years. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman last week said Trump's aides were urging right-wing Israeli politicians to curb their public jubilation at his election, according to Israeli media.


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