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VCU rallies to beat St. John's 75-69 in Battle 4 Atlantis

Johnathan Motley led the Bears with 15 points and six rebounds, while King McClure and Terry Maston scored in double figures off the bench. Rick Pitino teams always seem to have a few statement games each season and I can see this being one of those spots as I look for Louisville to win pretty easily.

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Electoral college target of bill in Congress, lawsuit

On Dec. 19, the Electoral College members will cast their votes for Clinton or Donald Trump. Fair warning: The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact is not almost as cool-sounding as " faithless electors ". And that this same person might possibly utilize the "little arts of popularity" to perhaps win a state or two, but that it would require much more gravitas to win the confidence of the entire country.

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Man injured when shots fired in mall parking lot

One man died Thursday after a shooting near the Wal-Mart on Second Street in Reno. Police in Reno say the argument began shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday. On Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday , in Nevada, Tennessee, and New Jersey, six people were shot and two were killed. As people are still participating in Black Friday into the late evening hours tonight, we can only hope that violent episodes don't continue to erupt across the nation's shopping centers.

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Greenville Mall packed with Black Friday shoppers

Sleep wasn't on the agenda. Approximately 100 people behind Whalen was Richard Smelser, who claimed his spot at 7:30 a.m. The shopping also brought shoppers from around the area to the mall from places like Wilkesboro. TV's were among the big sellers this year. This is a first for the company, Francis said. And she believes it will hurt retailers in the long run. Jodie Tubig of Vacaville and Anna Hewett of Fairfield started their morning about 6:15 a.m.

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Carson talks with Trump team, says he can make 'inner cities great'

Ben Carson told Fox News' "Your World with Neil Cavuto" that housing and urban development (HUD) secretary was "one of the offers that's on the table" from Donald Trump . " Dr. Carson has tremendous respect for the president-elect and will always consider whatever request the president-elect makes of him ", Williams told ABC News after Carson's meeting with Trump .

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No. 20 Baylor holds off VCU 71-63 in Battle 4 Atlantis

Read the latest news about the incoming administration on our Tracking the Transition page. ( 5) BAYLOR 84, KENT STATE 42: Kalani Brown scored 17 points, Lauren Cox added 15 and Baylor (5-1) had little trouble with Kent State (2-3) at Estero, Florida.

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The 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

A dazzling lineup of Broadway's best took part in the milestone 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, broadcast live on NBC yesterday. Two eastern Iowa marching bands had the honor of performing in a major parade on Thanksgiving Day . Security was tight in New York City on Thursday for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade after ISIS called supporters in the West to use rented trucks in attacks as similar as the ones operated in France this summer.

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Dylann Roof Declared Competent To Stand Trial In S.C. Church Killings

He could face the death penalty of convicted of the murder charges. So far there's no word on why defense lawyers questioned Roof's competency, but the jury selection was put on pause so he could undergo the evaluation. Those findings as well as testimony from the examiner, four other witnesses and three additional sworn affidavits were reviewed at the hearing. Ballenger, Gergel noted in his order, is " one of the nation's most renowned and respected psychiatrists ", who has practiced ...

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Green Party's Stein files recount request in Wisconsin

A statewide recount would cost Stein roughly $790,000, said Fred Woodhams, a spokesman for the MI secretary of state. Wisconsin law requires the state to perform a recount at a candidate's request as long the candidate pays. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have yet to weigh in on the effort. Wisconsin GOP Executive Director Mark Morgan issued a statement calling the recount request "absurd and nothing more than an expensive political stunt that undermines Wisconsin's election process".

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Republicans, Democrats vote for respective leaders in US Senate

The former presidential hopeful will also keep his post as the top Democrat on the Senate Budget Committee, an important role as President-elect Donald Trump seeks to make some changes to the government's spending priorities. Until today, Schumer had made no public comments other than a brief statement since the stinging November 8 election losses for Democrats. "When it comes to politics, he knows how to play it".

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Michigan-Ohio State: Protecting JT; Peppers vs. Samuel

Because Michigan has extremely talented players, they may have underestimated just how fast the players on Ohio State are, on both sides of the ball. WIDE RECEIVERS VS. This could be the last Michigan-Ohio State game in which he plays, and there's a good bet Peppers will be used as much as possible. Ohio State will face No.

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Dead, 4 Hospitalized in Louisville Shootings

He said the shooting happened about 1:30 p.m.at Shawnee Park . "It's a sad time for Thanksgiving and it's a sad day for the Juice Bowl ". Thus far no one has been arrested in the attack. Children had finished playing, and two women's teams were playing flag football - a minimal contact version of American football - when shots were fired.

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If Electoral College goes, California chooses president

Moves are still afoot to try to overturn the Republican's victory. "You need to concede", Obama reportedly told Clinton. The votes may have all been cast in the presidential election, but the electoral college isn't set to vote until mid-December.

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2-year-old shot in chest by 4-year-old cousin

The boy remains in critical condition. The toddler's four-year-old cousin was playing with a.40-caliber semiautomatic handgun found in the house when he fired it. The victim's mother was in the kitchen at the time preparing Thanksgiving dinner at the time of the shooting. The two-year-old boy was taken to Temple University Hospital, but transferred to St.

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Ignoring recount questions, Trump team focuses on new hires

President-elect Donald Trump has named K.T. McFarland as deputy national security adviser for the Trump administration. Although McFarland has been highly critical of President Barack Obama's national security policies as a contributor and analyst for Fox News , she's also recently acknowledged Trump's lack of experience and background in the area.

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Tribe calls for pipeline opponents to boycott Bismarck

It was a powerful moment to stand shoulder to shoulder with friends, associates at the Cherokee Nation and tribal citizens from around the country to lend our voice and support for the Standing Rock people in their just fight to reroute a proposed oil pipeline that could harm historic and sacred sites, and potentially contaminate the water supply for 18 million people.

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Kim Kardashian West rushes to be with Kanye West

However, another source insists that even if Kim isn't the biggest fan of her husband's controversial opinions, she's extremely protective of him and anxious for his well-being. Kanye's wife Kim Kardashian West - who has retreated from the limelight after she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris last month - was supposed to make her first official public appearance since her attack on Monday at Denise Rich's Angel Ball.

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Dick Morris: Trump-Pence Team Serious About Getting Its 'Way'

Donald Trump sought to reassure nervous leaders around the globe with his most public foray into foreign policy since the election, welcoming Japan's prime minister to Trump Tower on Thursday. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., who had been handling the transition's national security unit and had been considered a candidate for head of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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Jill Stein Files for Wisconsin Election Recount

A group including University of MI computer science professor Alex Halderman and voting rights activist John Bonifaz contacted Ms Clinton's campaign after seeing her tallies fell seven per cent short of expectations in counties that used electronic voting machines.

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Syria conflict: Assad hopes for 'anti-terror ally' in Trump

In an interview with Portugal's RTP national TV, Assad said he is being extremely cautious about judging Trump's stance, "particularly that he hasn't occupied any political position before, and thus we can not say anything about what is he going to do".

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Santa Clara Jailbreak! Two of Four Inmates Caught, Two on the Run

Rich Glennon said four inmates got out through a second-floor window of the county's main jail late Wednesday. Deputies immediately caught two of them. A similar escape was made from a Southern California jail in January by three men authorities later determined had planned it for weeks. Authorities asked for the public's help in tracking down the pair of potentially unsafe California prisoners, who after cutting through the bars on Thanksgiving Eve, rappelled to the ground on a bedsheet ...

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Texas players threatening boycott of TCU game

News reports earlier Monday claimed that several players were considering a boycott of Friday's game if Strong was sacked. Perrin said Sunday night that Strong will be evaluated after the final game this week against TCU . Strong was indeed fired on Sunday after the Longhorns lost to a team that they had beaten every time they faced since before the United States chose to enter World War II.

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Second trailer for Denzel Washington's Fences released

It sees Denzel Washington as Troy, an athlete-turned-garbage-collector who doesn't want his son Cory ( Jovan Adepo ) to be a baseball player like him before, as he thinks that racial restrictions will keep them from achieving success. The cast for the upcoming film includes Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, Saniyya Sidney and Stephen Henderson . Watch the new trailer below.

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Major League Baseball Trout, Bryant win Most Valuable Player awards

FILE - This is a 2016 file photo showing Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels baseball team. After powering the Chicago Cubs to their historic victory in the 2016 World Series, second-year third baseman Kris Bryant claimed one of Major League Baseball 's most coveted individual awards on Thursday.

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Bacon scores 15, leads No. 25 Florida State over Illinois

The Owls committed an uncharacteristic eight turnovers in the opening period, but forced seven by Florida State. The Gators have never played an unranked opponent in the SEC title game with Arkansas the lowest at No. "This guy is fun to watch", McElwain said . He plays the game the way it's supposed to be played. Can Florida's Austin Appleby take advantage of a sketchy FSU defense? Can the FSU Seminoles run on the Gators? But after a monumental against-all-odds victory at LSU - ...

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Trump Changing His Stance on Climate Change

Of course all of this stems from Donald Trump winning the Presidential election with 290 Electoral College votes to Hillary Clinton's 232 while Clinton won the popular vote by at least a million votes. Addressing the report in an interview with MSNBC , senior Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway did not deny it and indicated it was correct. "I didn't know if I'd like him".

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Clinton Supporters Are Now Harassing Arizona's Presidential Electors

Troy Sheldon, of Alexandria, said that he, too, will vote for Trump. Normally, the victor of the nationwide popular vote also wins the majority of the electors' votes. presidential campaign, 31 percent said that the race for the White House was perfectly honest and open, with 39 percent answering that was not the case.

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No. 20 Baylor rallies to beat No. 10 Louisville in Bahamas

You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. Baylor posted a solid first-round win against VCU before pounding No. 20 Michigan State in the second half on Thursday. You see it right away. I was a little disappointed because we traded baskets. But I didn't make the substitutions. It's my fault. I saw they were tired.

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Packers look to get back up to speed to start games

Overall, this has been a rough season for the Packers , but Rodgers is as unsafe as ever. You begin to realize that the National Football League game is played at such a fast pace by some of the absolute best athletes in the world who constantly push their bodies to their limits.

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Trump is not president until Electoral College says so

Sec. Clinton, by winning more votes than Donald Trump - between 1 and 1.5 million more, Politifact says 800,000 more - would in any other country in the world be the president-elect. The New York Times numbers do not however factor in duplicate, deceased, and deliquent votes, thus why the United States elects our President based on Elecotral College votes rather than popular turnout.

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Dylann Roof found competent to stand trial in Charleston church massacre

It's been more than a year since Dylann Roof admittedly gunned down nine innocent people inside a Charleston, South Carolina church. However and even without Ballenger's sworn testimony, Roof would likely have been held in federal custody until he was eventually deemed competent to stand trial .

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Wisconsin agrees to statewide recount after US presidential election

Stein said on Friday that her push for election recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania was aimed at assessing the integrity of the United States voting system, not at undermining Donald Trump's White House victory. "So that we can trust that our votes are counted". In Wisconsin Trump won by a margin of about 27,000 votes. Independent presidential candidate Rocky De La Fuente also filed a recount request in Wisconsin on Friday.

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Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

Out of all visits to retailers' online sites on Black Friday, 56% came from a mobile device. Walmart has made major investments in its app recently, and the retailer chose to offer certain deals exclusively via app for the first time ever this year.

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Florence Henderson was 'America's mom'

Henderson had not been sick, her manager, Kayla Pressman, said. Barry Williams, who played eldest son Greg on the show, recalled Henderson as loyal and kind. She was so caring", Lauer said. Viewers believed it too, which is why she became so beloved. Henderson married her first husband, Ira Bernstein, in 1955, and had her first child, Barbara, in 1956.

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Trump says 'making progress' to keep Carrier Corp in U.S.

Taking to Twitter , Mr Trump once again used his campaign slogan to speak to the American people. Trump made Carrier's decision part of his rallying cry against the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Trump , who takes office on January 20, has been interviewing candidates for his Cabinet and other top White House positions. She has for the most part remained out of public view since conceding the presidential election to Donald Trump on November 9, except ...


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