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Hillary Clinton's popular vote margin tops 2 million votes

They are presently working to persuade their Republican counterparts from other states to ignore their oaths, and in certain cases, state law, to cast a non-Trump vote on December 19 when the Electoral College gathers to vote for the next President.

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Mark Zuckerberg outlines Facebook's plan to stamp out fake news

And Facebook users engaged with them using a share, a like or a comment more than 8.7 million times. But facebook and google have each announced new plans to prevent fake stories from spreading by restricting advertising with websites that spread fake content .

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Jets' Revis: Patriots' Brady probably best QB ever

NOTES: tom Brady skipped practice, not an unusual occurrence for the 39-year-old quarterback who was listed on the injury report as not participating (knee). Fitzpatrick has six passing touchdowns and one interception in the first half of games but two passing touchdowns and an NFL-high 12 interception in the second half of games.

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No plan to pursue charges against Hillary

Comey's second letter, sent three days before the election, stated that the Federal Bureau of Investigation maintained its July recommendation not to charge Clinton. "It's just not something that I feel very strongly about". During a 75-minute meeting Trump lavished praise on The New York Times office by terming the daily as "a great , great American jewel".

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Cubs' Kris Bryant, Angels' Mike Trout named 2016 Most Valuable Players

The center fielder hit.315 with 29 homers, 100 RBIs and 30 steals. When all the votes were counted Trout received 19 first place votes , while Betts finished second with nine. "I was very surprised", he said about winning. The awards are nearly done; the prestige "Heisman" of baseball is the only one left undecided. "I just want to do my job, put smiles on people's faces and win a lot of games along the way", the 2016 NL MVP said.

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Inmates escape California jail in time for Thanksgiving

Meanwhile, four inmates spent Wednesday night escaping from a prison in San Jose, California. Two men facing numerous charges in Santa Clara County can be thankful for their freedom Thursday, albeit they might not have it for long. Two men were quickly back in cuffs - but the other two men are on the lam. Campbell was described as an African-American male, 6 feet 4 inches tall and 220 pounds.

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Package explodes in Philadelphia man's kitchen

The man's roommate told police the package exploded after it was opened, and noted that the injured man often received packages of inhalers delivered by mail. Alden suffered burns to his face and hands and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Authorities have not seen the type of explosive device in Philadelphia before, Sullivan said, but they are "familiar with it in other areas of the world".

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O'Hare Workers Will Strike But Not Until After Thanksgiving

With AAA estimating that 22 million Americans will fly for the holiday , a strike at a major airport like O'Hare could've had a major effect on travelers around the country. Employees are arguing for a pay raise and want to negotiate for a minimum $15 an hour pay grade. Most employees now work on a subcontracting basis.

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Missing California mother found safe three weeks after disappearing

He reported her missing when she didn't pick up their children from daycare. "Everyone's tireless efforts [have] made our family whole again this Thanksgiving", Koester said. He said they're searching for a dark colored SUV with two Hispanic females armed with a handgun. Investigators on Thursday and Friday were in that area working possible leads in the case , which Bosenko said will include checking traffic and other surveillance cameras in the area.

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Kirk Cousins says he wasn't sending message to G.M.

With Ezekiel Elliott coming up, they will have their hands full and the Cowboys have proven they can dominate the clock when a team can't stop their running game. 20, 2016. But Hyde also offered: "We have too much talent in this locker room to perform like that". "And yet, week in week out, we're doing it". Washington's offense made Green Bay's defense look dazed.

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Atlas V rocket launches GOES-R weather satellite from Cape Canaveral

On the GOES-R satellite, Aerojet Rocketdyne also provided all of the monopropellant hydrazine rocket engines, as well as the electric propulsion subsystem. The technology gathers three times more data, and four times higher resolution pictures of weather changes in the Western Hemisphere. GOES-R parts.

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CDC: Zika babies could develop severe brain damage after birth

According to the United Nations (UN), despite lifting the nine-month old declaration of the Zika virus, it still remains a significant and enduring public health challenge. A total of 1,191 people in Florida have acquired Zika this year, including 940 travel-related cases, 236 locally acquired cases and 15 considered undetermined after a state investigation failed to identify the exact source of exposure.

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Spartans hold on in Bahamas

Attempting nearly half of the Baylor field goal attempts, 16 attempts for Motley on 33 team attempts, Motley ended the half with 20 points, a game high. (21) IOWA STATE 73, MIAMI 56: Deonte Burton scored 21 points and Darrell Bowie keyed a second-half surge that carried Iowa State (5-0) over Miami (4-1) at Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

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Donald Trump picks Indian-origin Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to UN

After secretary of state, the United Nations ambassador is the highest-profile diplomatic position, often serving as the voice for US positions on the worldwide stage. Gov. Haley said in a written statement, "I always expected to finish the remaining two years of my second term as governor". Katrina Shealy, a friend of Haley's and a fellow Lexington County Republican.

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Experts say food safety important on Thanksgiving

Deputy Fire Chief Mike Evans says to make sure the turkey is 100% thawed before frying it, and dry it off before submerging it in the oil. There's only two truly safe ways to thaw. A whole turkey should be checked in three locations: the innermost part of the thigh, the innermost part of the wing and the thickest part of the breast.

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Trump taps national security veteran for White House role

Trump has spoken with five more foreign leaders since leaving NY for Florida on Tuesday, his transition team said . Trump noted that McGhan would 'play a critical role in our administration'. The options include former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani , who lacks foreign policy experience, but was intensely loyal to Trump, and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who aggressively opposed Trump's candidacy but is largely regarded as more qualified.

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Baltimore police identify officers who shot man with knives

The officer, 24-year-old Jeffrey Melo, shot the man, 29-year-old Richard Allen Gibbs, in the shoulder. Davis says a 911 caller reported the man was threatening people waiting for the bus. No one else was hurt. He says one officer was wearing a body camera. The officers then used a stun gun to try to subdue him, but it had no effect. His condition has since improved, police said Wednesday.

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GOP House Leaders Retain Positions In The New Congress

But after Trump's shocking win last week, Ryan celebrated and said the president-elect would lead a "unified Republican government" in which it has full control of Congress. Instead, it's House Democrats who are facing key splits, capped by a decision Tuesday morning to delay their leadership elections until after Thanksgiving, a move that could put House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's job in jeopardy.

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ACLU Blasts Trump's Pick, Betsy Devos, For Secretary of Education

DeVos comes from a wealthy Republican family in MI and is a long-time advocate for charter schools and voucher programs, which allow low-income families to send their children to private schools. "I am honored to work with the President-elect on his vision to make American education great again". While Trump opposes Common Core standards, DeVos opinion on them is not clear.

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Durbin remains No. 2 Democrat in Senate; no run for governor

House Democrats postponed their leadership election until November 30 after junior lawmakers demanded more time to digest the party's disappointing Election Day showing, a warning shot at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Paul Ryan as speaker of the House . In the House, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi announced she was running for minority leader again and said she already has the support of more than two-thirds of her caucus.

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More Than 270000 Americans Ask Trump to Drop Stephen Bannon

Three Democratic senators are calling on Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTMZ founder to interview Trump on Fox News Trump's dinner dash sparks backlash from ditched reporters Obama to block new Arctic drilling MORE to reverse his decision to give Stephen Bannon a White House position.

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Trump defeated Clinton by 10704 votes in Michigan - unofficial tally

But with votes still being counted , two weeks on, the Cook Political Report has his tally at 62.2m and hers at 64.2m. But a group of scientists are now pressuring the Clinton campaign to challenge those election results and call for a recount, sensing irregularities and possible hackings of vote totals.

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Wisconsin to recount presidential election votes

Trump leads by little more than 22,000 votes in Wisconsin, where state administrator Michael Haas announced an unprecedented presidential recount will be conducted - citing requests by Stein and independent candidate Rocky De La Fuente. Elias said the Clinton campaign will continue to cooperate if Stein pursues recounts in Pennsylvania and MI with the funds she has raised. "We are standing up for an election system that we can trust; for voting systems that respect and encourage our vote, ...

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San Jose Police Investigate Hate Letter Sent To Islamic Center

The news report stated the letter said: "There's a new sheriff in town - President Donald Trump", adding, "He's going to cleanse America and make it shine again. The letters are the latest in a series of incidents targeting Muslims and other minority groups since the November 8 election. Over 100 anti-Muslim incidents have occurred according to CAIR and over 700 incidents have targeted different minority groups as recorded by the Southern Poverty Law Center .

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Eagles missing 2 starters vs. Packers

Mathews, who was limited to just six games in 2014 with a similar right MCL sprain, has 521 yards from scrimmage this season with eight touchdowns. The Eagles relied heavily on their run game to beat the Atlanta Falcons in Week 10. Versatile offensive lineman Allen Barbre will replace Vaitai at starting right tackle this week, with Stefen Wisniewski manning the starting left guard position.

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WSU Officer, Collin Rose, Dies From Injuries Sustained While On Duty

Wayne State University Officer Collin Rose, 29, died about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday at a hospital, Detroit police Sgt. Michael Woody said. Chief Holt says the man in custody is known to the department as a person with assault-type behaviors. Rose, a five-year veteran of the department. died from his injuries on Wednesday, Nov. 23. "Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this very hard time".

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Michigan State vs Baylor Game Thread, How to Watch and Follow

We've got to compete a little harder, but we've got to be a little fresher to do that. Baylor junior forward Johnathan Motley and sophomore guard King McClure had 15 points apiece and junior forward Terry Maston had 12. The Spartans' outside shooting went cold in the second half, as they made only one of ten three-point attempts. Marcus LoVett scored 20 points to lead the Red Storm (2-2), who shot around 31 percent and couldn't answer Michigan State's clinching push.

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S.Korea's Park retains lawyer before questioning over favours scandal

Train and express bus tickets to Seoul were hard to get from some areas Friday evening and Saturday morning, with the protest reportedly drawing tens of thousands of people from other cities. Many opposition lawmakers, and even some in the ruling Saenuri party, are calling for Park to resign, triggering an election within 60 days. Media reports said more were expected to join a candlelight rally later in the evening, making the protest one of the biggest since demonstration in 2008 against ...

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Judge Rules Dylann Roof Is Competent to Stand Trial

Details are limited in the order, but it indicates that Judge Gergel determined Dylann Roof competent after considering the law, hearing testimony from multiple people in a closed two-day competency hearing, and reading the report of a renowned psychiatrist.

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Kentucky upsets No. 11 Louisville 41-38 after Jackson fumble

So now the Wilcats' urgency is ending a five-game skid against their in-state rival in Saturday's battle for the Governor's Cup and reaching seven wins for the first time since 2009. His team lost to a 27-point road underdog, and the certainty that surrounded Jackson's Heisman candidacy is now more tenuous. SO LONG, SENIORS: Louisville will bid farewell to 23 players including 22 seniors on Saturday.

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Britons Look Online For Black Friday Bargains

Major store chains across the USA have already played their card by offering dramatic discounts on their traffic-building "doorbuster" opening specials. "I did some shopping online earlier, and this will pretty much wrap up my (Christmas) shopping", said White, 43, of Redlands. Thanksgiving was seemingly already out of sight and out of mind for most shoppers.

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LeBron James to Attend Ohio State-Michigan Game

MI defensive lineman Ryan Glasgow described Barrett as "slippery" and "tough like a running back". GameDay is returning to Columbus ahead of the top-five matchup-the sixth time in the show's history that it has originated from the rivalry game.

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Black Friday promises shopping deals, and long lines

Some shoppers said they went to brick-and-mortar stores because they weren't confident they could get door-busters online, even though they were offered. He believes the weekend's sales will likely rise from past year because shoppers did lots of buying, including pricey flat-screen TVs. A fight broke out in a mall in Modesto, California, but it was unclear what provoked it.

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Dylann Roof competent to stand trial, judge rules

He is facing state and federal charges and a possible death penalty sentence. Jury selection will resume in the case on Monday with individual questioning of prospective jurors, the judge said. "A defendant must have the 'capacity to understand the nature and object of the proceedings against him, to consult with counsel, and to assist in preparing his defence'".

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Green Party officials file request for recount in Wisconsin

She has raised $5 million for the recounts in recent days - more than she raised during her campaign leading up to the November 8 election. Stein's fundraising efforts have also exceeded expectations, as her donation website has surpassed the $5.2 million mark.


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