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Trump calls it 'sad' that Clinton joining recount effort

It says this is enough to fund the recounts in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. So far there has not been any verifiable evidence or proof of tampering or hacking. Marc Elias, the Clinton campaign counsel, said the campaign would take part in the recount in Wisconsin as well as in the other battleground states of Pennsylvania and MI if recounts were mounted there.

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Trump Falsely Claims Millions Voted Illegally, Costing Him The Popular Vote

Elections Project website. Stein filed for a recount in Wisconsin and said she would file for recounts in MI and Pennsylvania as well, after people pointed to anomalies in voting data in the three swing states. They say he is another person that is part of the white privileged. Therefore, rural voters' concerns would be placed on the back burner of all presidential elections and platforms.

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Even After He Leaves Office, Obama May Oppose Trump

Speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, Mr Obama said that while he cannot guarantee the President-Elect will not pursue the positions he took during his campaign, he can guarantee that reality will force him to adjust how he approaches numerous issues.

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ND Republicans demand Obama approve Dakota Access pipeline

But, he said, he was willing to meet with Dave Archambault, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux, to address their concerns about the drinking water , stated the Associated Press . A woman protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline who was wounded earlier this week might lose her arm as a result of the injury, her family says.

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Black Friday online sales expected to hit a record $3 Billion

He believes the weekend's sales will likely rise from past year because shoppers did lots of buying, including pricey flat-screen TVs. Online sales on November 23 - the day before Thanksgiving - soared 19% to $1.57 billion. "It's a pretty good day to spend your money", said Jacob Taylor, a Black Friday shopper. The day after Thanksgiving has become the unofficial beginning of the Christmas and holiday shopping season in the United States.

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Tim Ryan announces plans to challenge Pelosi for House leadership

We just got a shellacking last Tuesday. "They've been talking to me, and I think it's a responsibility of the chairman of the caucus and the vice chair of the caucus to give our colleagues every opportunity to communicate to us what they're feeling and what their dreams and aspirations are of our caucus".

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Charter School Advocate DeVos Picked for Education Secretary

After meeting with the president-elect at Trump Tower last week, Haley said they had a "very nice" conversation. Haley is known for being an advocate of stricter immigration laws, one of the biggest issues which Trump discussed during his Presidential campaign.

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Officer charged in Philando Castile shooting

After the killing, Yanez was placed on paid administrative leave , then desk duty, then another paid administrative leave. "But I, I know he had an object and it was dark", Yanez said . and plans to turn himself in, Choi said. Castile says the charge against officer Jeronimo Yanez is the strongest the family could have hoped for under Minnesota law.

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Notre Dame's Kelly says he'll 'absolutely' be back next year

No. 12 Southern California has had its share of grim times off the field in recent years, and coach Clay Helton realizes a rivalry game is a chance for a troubled team to clear its head and to focus on football. He is the driving force behind the Trojans' seven-game winning streak, throwing 22 touchdown passes during that stretch and hurting defenses with his arm strength and creativity.

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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory Files for Recount as Challenger's Lead Grows

Pat McCrory on Tuesday also put in the official request for a statewide recount (something required statutorily to be done in a particular time frame). His campaign points to formal protests in dozens of counties alleging absentee fraud and ineligible. Attorneys from both McCrory and Cooper's campaigns were slated to argue in the hearing.

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Gov. McCrory officially files for statewide recount in race against Roy Cooper

Tuesday in Raleigh to go over more ballot issues, including presentations by the McCrory and Cooper campaigns and the state Republican and Democratic parties. McCrory attempted to get the State Board of Elections to consolidate all of the complaints, but they rejected that in favor of having the process remain in the counties for now.

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China prepares to expand its influence in the Asia-Pacific region

Instead he said he would "negotiate fair bilateral trade deals that bring jobs and industry back". The deal was signed in February after seven years of negotiations, but it has not yet been ratified by the individual countries. As Japan's most powerful leader in a decade, Abe invested political capital in overcoming opposition to the TPP from farmers and the medical lobby.

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Hillary Clinton's popular vote lead over Trump exceeds 2 million

Clinton's vote total is 64,223,986 (48.1 per cent of the vote), while Trump's is 62,206,395 (46.6 per cent), a difference of 2,017,591 votes. Unfortunately, while most of the Republican Party might not necessarily agree with Trump, not many have said they would vote against him either.

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#Trudeaueulogies: Justin Trudeau's warm tribute to Fidel Castro mocked on social media

Castro died Friday night aged 90 after defying the United States during a half-century of iron-fisted rule. He has threatened to reverse course if Cuba does not allow greater human rights. Obama made a landmark visit to Cuba in March. "I can hardly wait to see more Cubans and celebrate", Gilbert San Juan said. Cuba policy was not part of a major foreign policy address Trump delivered in April.

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Patriots' Brady misses second practice with knee injury

The league announced that Brady's four-touchdown performance in the Pats' 30-17 win at San Francisco had earned him AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors for the 27th time in his career, tying former Indianapolis Colts-Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for the most in league history.

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Fresh blazes break out in north, West Bank, Jerusalem

A police spokeswoman said on Saturday that almost 1,000 settlers were forced to leave the Halamish settlement near the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah as 45 settler units were damaged or destroyed by the fires. Hundreds of homes have been damaged in Israel, including in both Jewish and Arab areas. Police chief Roni Alsheich said if the fires were started deliberately it was "safe to assume.it is politically-motivated".

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Det. Marconi accused killer: How he was captured

The 31-year-old suspect, Mr McKane, was arrested at 16:30 local time on Monday while riding with a woman and two-year-old child in the auto. "I lashed out at somebody that didn't deserve it", McKane said , according to video provided by KSAT 12 News.

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Suspect in San Antonio police killing was angry over custody battles

Marconi, 50, was fatally shot at close range as he wrote a traffic ticket outside of police headquarters. Myers, 49-year-old Jon Webster Hay was arrested for homicide after police say he shot an officer who was inside his patrol vehicle. In fact, in the press conference announcing the arrest, the police chief said the motive for the killing was still unknown. Authorities say in at least two of the shootings the police officers were targeted.

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Strikes at O'Hare and other airports postponed until after the holidays

They work mainly for private contractors at the airport. "They need to have the right to demand and receive living wages, safe working conditions and respect and dignity on the job, like all working people deserve", said Tom Balanoff , president of SEIU Local 1.

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Trump denies disarrary, says transition process going smoothly

NEW YORK (AP) - President-elect Donald Trump and his team are battling back against charges of chaos and infighting as they race to set up an administration. Christie had been chairman of the transition leading up to the election and had built out a robust team of staff dedicated to agency engagement, policy development and developing and vetting a cabinet.

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An OPEC deal to cut output could disappoint markets

West Texas Intermediate for January delivery rose as much as 96 cents to $49.20 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange and was at $48.38 as of 12:13 p.m. "Trump's surprise election win could also shift Iran's focus on market share to maximising short-term revenue", Nomura said. Novak didn't say if the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) embraces the view.

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Nationwide, shoppers participate in "Small business Saturday"

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to strengthening the community by supporting local small businesses. "It really boosts our economy". The Mass. "We're just inviting people to come on down and share the love". "It's probably a very large portion of our business", Ciullo said. Local business organizations are encouraging shoppers to participate in Small Business Saturday.

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Saudis seek OPEC-first output agreement

While Opec plans to reduce production quotas for its members, President Vladimir Putin said last week that Russian Federation was ready to "freeze production at the level it is at currently". "But I do so knowing that in the $150bn that we manage, that risk is acceptable", Pouyanne said, in a speech about energy and geopolitics. Ministers from Saudi Arabia and Iran won't arrive in Vienna until November 29, said OPEC delegates, leaving little time for them to hold negotiations before the ...

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Police working to unravel story of four found in Fairbanks hotel

A single firearm was recovered from the room, but police are withholding the make and model of the weapon. Police say the man who pointed them toward the bodies is a family member who wasn't present during the shooting and is not being identified because he is not a suspect.

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Let's Call The Alt-Right Movement What It Is: Racist, White Nationalism

Trump said he didn't think he did anything to energize the alt-right - which believes that white culture is being wrongly overtaken by minorities and religious groups such as Islam and Judaism. When Mr. Spencer , or perhaps another person standing near him at the front of the room - it was not clear who - shouted, "Heil the people!" Spencer claimed in an email to BuzzFeed News that his "hail" comments were "meant as an expression of exuberance" and "I certainly didn't salute anyone".

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Alt-right leader says he's 'disappointed' in Trump's disavowal

Trump condemned participants at an alt-right conference in Washington who celebrated his election victory with a Nazi salute. Trump made the statement after Spencer on Sunday night delivered a racist and anti-Semitic address to a gathering of the National Policy Institute's members, in which he declared, "Hail Trump!".

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Notre Dame vs. USC

ABC will broadcast the game beginning at 2:30 p.m. USC should win, but not by 18 points. Notre Dame capitalized on a Jackson fumble on the opening kickoff of the second half and cut the USC lead to 24-14 on a touchdown pass from Kizer to Chris Finke .

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Suspect Arrested in Ambush Killing of Officer

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson declined to name the 46-year-old officer on his force who was shot in the face, but said he is a married father of three who has been with the department for about 20 years. "It's always hard, especially in this day and age, where police are being targeted across the country", McManus said. The 20-year police veteran had returned to his patrol vehicle to write a ticket when the assailant approached on the driver's side and shot him twice in the head.

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Mistrial in murder trial of ex-cop

But he also expects the protesters to remain peaceful. At one point, protestors seemed to be headed to Interstate 75 in order to shut it down, but a phalanx of Cincinnati police officers stopped that. Judge Megan Shanahan ordered the jurors back to deliberation. The prosecution said evidence including Tensing's own body camera video contradicted his story of being dragged by DuBose's auto.

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Donald Trump "doesn't wish to" pursue charges against Hillary Clinton

Carson is expected to respond after the holiday. Conway suggested Trump's new posture is aimed at Republicans in Congress who have relentlessly investigated the former secretary of state, including whether classified information passed through her private email server and how she acted in connection with the raid on the US compound in Benghazi that killed four Americans.

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Small Business Saturday to Highlight Opportunities Shopping Local

Ave. described Small Business Saturday as "the Super Bowl" for small businesses. American Express is a proud founding partner of Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to the local businesses that support communities all across the country.

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Obama: Trump Should Follow My Example On Ethics

The 55-year-old departing president was joined by Vladimir Putin, Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte, Japanese prime minister Shinzō Abe and Chinese president Xi Jinping at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in the Peruvian capital of Lima.

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Heitkamp joins in asking protesters to leave

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe announced Friday that it rejects the Obama administration's decision to close access to a campsite where water protectors have been demonstrating the Dakota Access Pipeline since April. U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp, both of North Dakota, praised the Corps for its decision to close the camp, calling it a step to support the safety of everyone involved.

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1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at South Florida mall

The news release says Antonio was transported to a Pompano Beach hospital where he was listed in stable condition Saturday night. At this time, police are not looking for active shooter and the area is secure. "To be a part of an event like this is so scary!" Store employees directed everyone to the rear of the store, where they stayed for about an hour. A mall employee, Domanique Burnett, stunned by what had happened said, "You don't picture something like that happening to you".

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Donald Trump says vote push for election recounts is a 'scam'

Stein, the Green Party candidate, started the effort a couple of days ago to get recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin - states that Trump surprisingly won. Trump's Cuba policy was inconsistent during the campaign. The Clinton campaign had assailed Trump during the election for refusing to say he would abide by the results if he lost.


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