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Trump, without evidence, says illegal voting cost him U.S. popular vote

The charges and countercharges could present a highly toxic issue for the Justice Department, including Sen. However, questions about his overseas business ties - as well as his own public campaigning for the job - are said to have given Trump pause.

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Sunny, windy, high near 64 Monday in central Oklahoma

Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain after 11pm. Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. According to an update issued at 3:35 p.m. Wind 9 miles per hour from the SE. Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

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Obama 'pardons' one last turkey ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Read the latest news about the incoming administration on our Tracking the Transition page. Mr Obama said it's a time to remember that "we have a lot more in common than divides us". before I spare these turkeys' lives, on this Thanksgiving, I want to express my honest gratitude to the American people for the trust that you've placed in me over these last eight years and the incredible kindness that you've shown my family".

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UM's Don Brown among five finalists for Broyles Award

This is his fourth consecutive season being under consideration for the award, having made the top five each of his three seasons while at Boston College. Who has a crack at the award this season? Venables, who hasn't won the Broyles Award , previously was a finalist in 2006 when he was Oklahoma's defensive coordinator and past year with Clemson.

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Trump Voter's Freak-Out at Michaels Employees Goes Viral

The rant carried on for roughly 30 minutes and was recorded by multiple people who were hanging around the checkout line of the Lake View arts and crafts store. She and about 10 other customers stayed and spoke to the police, who arrived after the woman finally left the store. To date, she has raised $5,527. Grady said the woman seemed to take issue with the additional charge for the bag, insisting that another customer had been able to get a similar amount of merchandise in the smaller bag, ...

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Donald Trump claims with no evidence 'millions of people' voted illegally

According to BBC , the recount efforts in Wisconsin was instigated by Jill Stein, a Green Party candidate. US President-elect Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that he won the popular vote in the November 8 election "if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally", though he provided no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

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One local boutique giving back on Small Business Saturday

It is estimated that 95 million people turned out to shop on Small Business Saturday in 2015, spending more than $16 billion in local communities. "I think it's important to support the people that are your neighbors over big businesses", said Lees. With a majority of the money spent going back into the local economy, Small Business Saturday promotes a sense of community.

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Sanders to Trump: use defense contracts as leverage for Carrier jobs

Sen Bernie Sanders of Virginia, who fought unsuccessfully for the presidential nomination against Democratic candidate Hillary Trump, now says he will pursue new laws to ensure that President-elect Donald Trump's campaign trail promises to keep U.S.

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Ronaldo: I've done everything to claim the Ballon d'Or this season

The aforementioned Champions League final was the last battle between these two, with Real winning 5-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw . "It could be my last game at the Calderon, so I want to enjoy it". Ramos and Benzema were both left on the bench for Saturday's derbi win at Atletico Madrid , with replacements Nacho Fernandez and Isco playing starring roles in an emphatic 3-0 win which kept Zinedine Zidane's side in charge of the La Liga title race.

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$403 million Powerball winning ticket sold in small Tennessee town

Greene County has been on a lucky streak over the past 13 months with major lottery winners. The winning numbers were 17-19-21-37-44 for the white balls and 16 for the red Powerball. It is $1 million without Power Play. Lottery proceeds also help fund state programs including education, public safety, health & human services. Since ticket sales began in 1972, it has contributed almost $27 billion to fund property tax and rent rebates, transportation, care services, prescription assistance, ...

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Firefighters lay out plan to contain Party Rock fire

The Tennessee Valley Authority issued a burn ban yesterday on its public lands across Tennessee and in parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and Virginia. "They could be dealing with it (smoke) for the foreseeable future", Smith said. That smoke is from the fires out west, and it can be a concern for those with respiratory problems.

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"Active shooter" at US University

CBS News reports that one suspect was shot and killed. The incident reportedly took place near Watts Hall, the university's materials science and engineering building. At least two people were being treated for stab wounds, four were injured by the auto and two others were being treated for cuts, university officials said.

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Sheriff: Sherri Papini 'very emotional' after she was found

She waved down a passerby early Thursday near Interstate 5 in Yolo County after her abductors dropped her off there, Papini has told investigators. Bosenko said Papini had been released by her captors, but it was not known why. "The California Highway Patrol was able to connect her to her husband via cell phone and he immediately started responding", Sheriff Bosenko added. "In the days following this, we'll be following up with her", Bosenko said.

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Dylann Roof Found Competent To Stand Trial For South Carolina Church Shootings

The beginning of Mr. Roof's trial was originally scheduled for November 7, but his lawyers delayed it until his ability to aid in his own defense could be determined. At Roof's competency hearing, Gergel heard testimony from psychologist James Ballenger and four other unnamed witnesses, the judge wrote in his order.

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Student anti-Trump protests continue onto day 3

At the University of Memphis, students chanted "Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here" and "No racists, no KKK, no fascist USA", The Commercial Appeal reported. We're letting our presence be known. She said that they could talk about their concerns in school and that the district is working to give them a forum with assemblies and classroom dialogues.

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ISIS planned to attack DISNEYLAND PARIS and the Champs-Elysees Christmas market

In an exceptional move, French anti-terrorism authorities are keeping five men in custody without charge in an investigation into a new plot to attack France. The news immediately raised worries in France, which has been struck by three major terrorist attacks since January 2015, killing more than 200 people.

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New Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge

Business groups had argued the rule would lead to layoffs and some employees had looked forward to mor overtime, bigger paychecks, especially during the holiday rush. Over 4 million private workers in the USA were expected to see a pay boost from President Barack Obama's overtime rule. An estimated 90,000 salaried workers in Arizona would have been able to collect time-and-a-half under a Labor Department rule that was to take effect December 1, before a federal judge stepped in to block ...

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Charging Decision Expected In Detroit Police Officer's Death

He was remanded to jail Friday on charges including first-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Rose was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital, where he died Wednesday evening. A 31-year-old man charged in the fatal shooting of a Wayne State University police officer near the school's Detroit campus is being held without bond.

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Slain Detroit police officer donates tissue

He is accused of shooting Collin Rose in the head when the Wayne State University officer tried to arrest him Tuesday. Davis was charged Friday with first-degree murder , murder of a police officer and gun crimes. On Sunday night, four officers were shot while on duty, one fatally. Residents of a Detroit neighborhood are gathering in the memory of a campus police officer who was killed in the line of duty.

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Trump's Pick for UN Envoy Lacks Foreign Policy Experience, Advocacy Group Says

With her appointment to the top diplomatic post in UN, Haley has become the first woman and minority to join Trump's administration. Haley endorsed and campaigned with Florida Senator Marco Rubio ahead of the SC presidential primary. The ambassador and the Secretary of State work together on issues within the UN. Analysts say that Trump's campaign slogan "America first" and his statements that he is skeptical about "international unions that tie us up and bring America down", put Haley in ...

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More crews drafted to fight Georgia wildfires

Thick smoke has settled over a wide area of the southeastern USA, where wildfires are burning through decades of leaf litter, and people are breathing in tiny bits of the southern Appalachian forests with every gulp of air. The Rock Mountain blaze, about 10 miles north of Clayton in northeast Georgia, was 10 percent contained. Crews are working to decrease intensity of the fires by lighting their own smaller blazes near the perimeters of containment areas.

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7 sent to hospital after report of Ohio State active shooter

In recent months, federal law enforcement officials have raised concerns about online extremist propaganda that encourages knife and auto attacks, which are easier to pull off than bombings. "Luckily there were so many people he couldn't focus on one target", Bowers said. Ohio State University police said on Twitter that the area had been secured, but warned people to stay away from some buildings.

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Students Complained About Erratic Driving Before Bus Wreck

A couple years ago, a Tennessee TV station reported the company's drivers had more than 250 bus crashes over three years. We need seat belts. Many others still are saying that they should not worry about money but it is the safety of children that needs to be taken care of.

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Dylann Roof Found Competent to Stand Trial for SC Church Slayings

Roof is charged in federal court with a hate crime, obstruction of religion and other counts for the deadly June 2015 massacre. Earlier this month, Gergel postponed the jury selection for Roof's death penalty trial, saying Roof need a competency evaluation.

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Dylann Roof Declared Mentally Competent To Stand Trial For Charleston Church Killings

Roof was already found competent to stand trial in state court; he faces the death penalty in the state trial on nine counts of murder . In addition to his federal trial, Roof is facing SC charges that could also result in capital punishment.

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Jurgen Klopp Still Awaiting Philippe Coutinho Scan Results

There are genuine hopes among Leeds fans that Monk has already instilled the organisation and culture required to climb back to the top flight and the former Swansea boss is keen to showcase his side's improvement on the biggest stage. We have that opportunity right now, to be the group that takes Leeds United back to the Premier League. "I think it will be OK but I'm not sure at the moment".

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This Monday is better than last Monday

That's why we all play, and I've just been a part of so many great teams and played with great coaches. New England tight end Rob Gronkowski left late in the first quarter with a back injury. Either way, it's clear that the Jets quarterback position needs a change and that Fitzpatrick's time in NY is done. If Sunday's game is any indication, the team's options will likely have to start with reconsidering Revis' role on the defense.

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First commercial US-Havana flight lands in Cuba as country mourns

American Airlines held a small celebration before the flight departed from Miami and gave passengers straw hats that said "Cuba" on the back. "Fidel Castro was a larger than life leader who served his people for nearly half a century", Trudeau said.

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Judge keeps Dylann Roof transcript secret

But, given Friday's ruling, jury selection will now begin on Monday in the closely-watched case. On June 17 2015, Roof entered Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, during a Bible study workshop.

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Amazon Black Friday Sales In 2016

Some stores have begun to open their doors on Thanksgiving evening, after many people have filled up on turkey and trimmings. AO said: "The internet is the most transparent market place ever created for consumers to be able to compare price and service associated with it and we work hard to be exceptional on both fronts".

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8 sent to hospital after report of Ohio State active shooter

Columbus fire officials tell NBC4 in Columbus eight people were transported to local hospitals. The university's Emergency Management had urged people on campus to "wait for police officers directions" and to contact police only with information.

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Accused Charleston shooter declared competent to stand trial

Dylann Roof, the alleged white supremacist accused of shooting dead nine black churchgoers and injuring three others in SC past year, has been declared mentally competent to stand trial, a judge ruled on Friday (25 November). Jury selection for the high-profile case will commence on Monday (28 November). A court-appointed examiner evaluated Roof. In his ruling this week, Gergel said the trial will resume next week.

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Provocation or prejudice? Whichever, Trump adviser brings it

Many urged him to reconsider. "As one of your top advisers, the White House chief strategist will help set the tone for your administration". Missouri's Democratic Sen. And during the campaign - a period in which Bannon stepped aside from running the site - Breitbart .com sometimes went out of its way to identify Trump critics as Jews.

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Man charged in shooting death of teen inside fire station

Redstone police officers responding to a report that someone had been shot inside the fire department building shortly after 4 p.m. found the teen with a gunshot wound to the face, state police said. The criminal complaint says the teenager and Matis were in the business office of the fire department when Matis took a pistol from his holster and "caused the pistol to discharge a bullet" at the teen.

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Is Trump right to back off 'crooked Hillary' probe?

Trump also made putting Hillary Clinton in prison for supposed criminal activities a main rally point in his campaign, always getting a rousing chant of "lock her up" from his very big crowds. "A few of them may have said that". It added that U.S. activists had called for a recount in battleground states where Trump beat Clinton, fearing the ballot was skewed by foreign hackers.


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