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Booker wants financial records before Senate considers Trump nominees

Alabama Senator and nominee for Attorney General Jeff Sessions had to pause during his remarks as protestors' cries of "no Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA" and "you're a pig" echoed through the Senate chamber. Fortunately, public criticism as well as by the president-elect led to withdrawal of that idea. Apricot hobgoblin Donald Trump is preparing to take office in just 11 days, and so are the people he's hired to fill his Cabinet.

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Channing Tatum Posts Photo of Wife Jenna Sleeping Naked 2017

Jenna Dewan Tatum will emcee NBC's upcoming Jennifer Lopez-produced dance competition, the network announced Tuesday. Channing is not only naughty but adorable too! The gorgeous couple is known to light up the red carpets with their stunning looks and even more sultry chemistry.

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Suspect in death of transgender woman charged with murder

Captain Blaine Larsen says 25-year old Joshua LeClaire will be be charged with murder and manslaughter. Police in Sioux Falls are investigating the homicide of Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, a 28-year-old two-spirit transgender woman, KSFY reports .

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Will Donald Trump Make Vaccines Illegal? He's Been Critical Of Them Before

Mr Kennedy, the eldest son of senator Robert Kennedy, is also an environmental advocate, and told reporters that Mr Trump had told him he was "a very strong supporter" of solar energy. "You take this little attractive baby, and you pump.", he said of vaccinating children. "They get the shot, that night they have a fever of a hundred and three, they go to sleep, and three months later their brain is gone", Kennedy said in an April 7, 2015 speech in Sacramento, California.

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Sheriff's Office says missing teen found OK in Jacksonville

Additionally, he was identified as having four silver caps on his top teeth. The suspects stole a 2009 Gray Subaru Legacy and left with Hatch. Suspect 2: Light skinned black male described as 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing 170 pounds, wearing a camo jacket with a tan cargo vest and tan cargo trousers with multiple pockets.

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Backpage.com shuts down 'adult' ads after Senate committee report

It also claimed that Backpage's founders Michael Lacey and James Larkin, along with CEO Carl Ferrer, continue to own the website through shell corporations despite having claimed to have distanced themselves from it. The ability to search for and track potentially exploited children on a website and have the website bend over backwards to help and cooperate with police the way Backpage did was totally unique.

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Chambers pleads no contest in homecoming parade crash trial

The report from the National Transportation Safety Board says Chambers' auto accelerated from 54 miles per hour to 59 miles per hour in the five seconds before she struck a police motorcycle blocking the roadway. As part of the plea deal, Chambers received life in prison as punishment for each murder count, those sentences to run at the same time. "My prayers are with the victims".

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De Blasio doesn't believe chatter about Clinton running for mayor

Save for her concession speech, a series of suspiciously coincidental hiking pictures that have surfaced on social media, and the Clinton-family outing to the final Broadway performance of The Color Purple over the weekend, Clinton has generally shied away from the public eye in the months since her stunning defeat.

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Suspect leads police on slow-speed chase

The CBS Los Angeles Facebook stream was viewed by almost 200,000 people during the chase, which started around 11 p.m. Police believed the driver of the auto to be Marcos Tulio Flores, who is wanted in connection with the shooting his sister-in-law in Van Nuys on Sunday.

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Trump to continue creating volatility for Mexico

Ford bowed to pressure from Trump last week, as it announced on Tuesday that it was shelving plans to construct a $1.6bn plant in Mexico and instead investing in the United States and creating 700 jobs in the process. "This is a long-lead business with highly capital-intensive investments-decisions that were made two, three and four years ago", Barra said. Barra explained that GM as a general rule makes cars in the country where they are sold, as is the case in the USA and China, but ...

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Coach Dabo Swinney on Clemson's Win: 'Only God Can Do This'

Each with two syllables. It was a bit of redemption for the Tampa Bay Tech grad, who was suspended for Clemson's two playoff games a year ago. Greetings, football fans! Tonight we have a special treat, as the College Football Playoff comes to its conclusion with the game tonight between the reigning and defensing National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide and last year's runner-up Clemson Tigers .

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Tuesday forecast: mostly cloudy, high 54

We're starting off with strong winds , blowing in at 20 to 30 miles per hour, and temperatures have not been allowed to get too cold. Tonight: A chance of rain before 10 pm, then a chance of snow between 10 pm and 1 am. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind around 10 miles per hour. The current setup is that a mile above the surface temperatures will be above freezing while temperatures at the surface will be below freezing ...

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MSU's online graduate programs rise nationally

WKU ranked fifth in the nation in the Best Online Bachelor Degree Programs category. UA Online also has launched a number of successful undergraduate academic ventures this past year, including the General Education Academy, which allows students to complete their pre-major requirements entirely online.

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Police respond to armed suspect holding AL Credit Union employees hostage

The FBI is one the scene with a hostage negotiator alongside the Tuscaloosa Police Department. Police arrived at the the credit union just before 9 a.m. Witnesses described seeing the building surrounded by armed officers, while a police helicopter is hovering overhead. Police are now trying to find a way to contact the suspect inside.

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New Allegiant flights at CLE spark $42 sale

The airline said service to Austin will begin on May 19. Allegiant Air is adding new flights from Indianapolis to Florida and Texas, the company announced Tuesday. The routes are year-round and will operate twice weekly and expand on the service Allegiant now operates to the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). It now has nonstop service to more than 40 destinations.

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Girl Scouts Learn About 100th Anniversary Cookie

Saturday was the 7-year-old's first year at a cookie rally, an event that kicks off the Girl Scout cookie-selling season and teaches scouts everything from taking cookie orders to how to ideal their sales pitch. The 2017 Girl Scout cookie donation goal is 2,017 cases. "We are looking forward to another successful cookie season and hope everyone enjoys the new S'mores cookie".

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Arrested After Wildlife Agent Shot During Traffic Stop

The lung "may have been hit by the bullet or trauma from the bullet" resulting in it becoming partially deflated, he added. As of Sunday, Wheeler was in stable condition in the intensive-care unit of the LSU Health Shreveport Trauma Center.

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Migos get their first number one single with 'Bad And

Atlanta's Donald Glover wrapped up a big night for the Fx series with a Golden Globes win for best actor in a comedy series. The rise of "Bad and Boujee" has also confirmed another truth to be self-evident: Migos is definitely not the one-hit wonder many tried to write it as back in 2013 .

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Handcuffed suspect shoots self in back of Texas patrol auto

The incident occurred at Barton Creek Mall where he was placed under arrest for shoplifting and possession of controlled substance after officers reported there at noon. From that point, police said they placed him under arrest and were planning to take him to the downtown police station to identify him through fingerprinting.

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Fort Worth officer suspended, accused of excessive force in viral video

After viewing the footage, the police chief acknowledged the officer had been rude while insisting he wasn't racist. "I challenged him, as I challenge many, and that was to get back into the neighborhood and to re-establish some of the relationships that we feel were damaged by what we saw on that video".

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Deer rescued after being stuck on ice for several hours

Live NBC News video from the scene showed the small deer struggling to move before settling down in a 4-way split. A couple of coyotes chased the deer and it wound up on the ice, according to Simsbury's animal control officer, Mark Rudewicz.

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Trump appoints son-in-law as senior adviser

Kushner is also owner of the New York Observer , one of two major newspapers to endorse Trump's candidacy. The 35-year old NY businessman played a prominent role in Trump's campaign. He will need to get around federal anti-nepotism laws that bar officials from appointing relatives to government positions. But Kushner lawyer Jamie Gorelick argued Monday that a 1967 law meant to bar government officials from hiring relatives does not apply to the West Wing.

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Washington featured speaker at King Day observance

The Planning Committee for the YS Martin Luther King Day celebration has announced that the theme for the January 16, 2017 events will be "Love in Action: Justice". Riley Cartwright, Oswego Mayor Bill Cunningham, former Oswego Mayor Phil Blair and Floyd F. Cavitt Jr. King was a man who taught the world that passivity does not make a better community - active, concerned citizens are the ones to enact change.

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Man trying to clear name after cops mistake kitty litter for meth

Lebeau was pulled over in Harris County on December 5 for failing to use a turn signal. However, cops apparently weren't as interested in the green stuff after they say a field test of a substance they discovered in a sock in Lebeau's auto came back positive for meth .

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Local group stands with NAACP in opposing Senator Sessions as Attorney General

On immigration and sentencing, he wants a hard policy. Next will be John Kelly, a retired four-star Marine general tapped to head the Department of Homeland Security. "Sessions always has made immigration decisions based on protecting the economic interests of hard-working women and men whose incomes and very jobs have been threatened by the desire of various business lobbies to increase the foreign labour competition in their occupations", Beck wrote in a January 3 letter .

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Sen: Casey Co-Sponsors Bill Aimed At Trump

According to the examination of legal and property documents , "Hundreds of millions of dollars of debt attached to Mr. Trump's properties, some of them backed by Mr. "Mr. Trump has failed to take even modest steps to resolve his conflicts of interest, let alone explain to the public how he will avoid using his office to his own financial benefit".

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STORM WATCH: Bring on the snow and rain

With an approaching storm system, and associated warm front, the skies will turn cloudy with a bit of precipitation pushing into the area this afternoon. Showers will become more widespread into Tuesday afternoon. We'll be warmest in the morning with readings in the 50s and then dropping into the 40s during the afternoon.

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Flooding threat looms as massive storm hammers Northern California

Winter storm warnings were in effect in the Sierra Nevada until Thursday morning, with the potential for blizzard and white-out conditions, said Scott McGuire, a forecaster for the National Weather Service based in Reno. Authorities were watching rising water levels of several Northern California rivers, including the Cosumnes, Truckee, American and Russian. Regions of California and Nevada, two states which have suffered from drought for years, were walloped by storms over the past week ...

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Three duck hunters drown after boat capsizes

The three men went hunting near Texas' Carancahua Bay on Friday morning. The Coast Guard, the Texas Parks and Wildlife, and Calhoun County Sheriff's Department launched a land and water search early Saturday morning. The first body was recovered after 11am. The incident is under investigation, but officials do not expect foul play, according to CNN affiliate KPRC .

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Argument Over Grilled Cheese Sandwich Leads to Armed Standoff With Police

Police in Maryland arrested a man Sunday night after an argument over a grilled cheese sandwich led to an hours-long armed standoff with officers. Police said Daniel Brian Blackwell was responsible for an "hours-long barricade situation" inside his house on East Baltimore Street.

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Man gets $128 ticket for warming auto in his own driveway

Joseph Thomas, Michigan State Police Post Commander for Lansing. Roseville police phones have been lighting up with calls from people who are furious that Taylor was given a ticket for warming up his auto. "This is purely a public safety issue". Taylor posted a picture of the ticket on his Facebook page and called the officer an insulting name. The photo has more than 13,000 shares, 4,900 comments and 4,600 likes.

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DeVos' confirmation hearing rescheduled for next week

The letter also raised concerns about DeVos' "paper-thin record on higher education and student debt". Holland native Betsy Devos is set to begin confirmation hearings for Education Secretary this week in Washington D.C. Alexander said in a statement to The Washington Post that the delay in DeVos's hearing would not change the committee's plans to vote on her nomination on January 24.

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Cold Weather Delays No Pants Subway Ride in Portland

No Pants rides are scheduled Sunday in about 50 cities across the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia. Philadelphia laundrette 'Got Laundry?' got in on the action this year, arranging a meeting point and prompting participants to bring a spare pair of trousers to donate to charity.

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Prosecutors rest death penalty case against Roof

Roof also said he doesn't want jurors to hear about "particularly inflammatory terms relating to the views expressed in my writings", in particular, a reference to Hitler, he wrote in the motion. "I chose to represent myself to prevent my lawyers from presenting [my] mental health evaluation", Roof said, adding: "There is nothing wrong with me psychologically".

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How To Live Stream President Obama's Farewell Speech in Chicago This Week

Where will Obama deliver is final speech? Free tickets to outgoing US President Barack Obama's farewell speech in Chicago were allocated within half an hour as thousands queued early on Saturday morning. "The running thread through my career has been the notion that when ordinary people get involved, get engaged, and come together in collective effort, things change for the better", the president said.


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