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Bernie Sanders still says class is more important than race

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President-elect Donald Trump's win can not simply be chalked up as racism or sexism, Sanders said , but to his ability to speak to those disenfranchised populations. In the aftermath of the 2016 election cycle that saw a White House loss and minimal gains in Congress, the Democratic Party seems poised to take a hard left in charting its new course. Read More »

Mitt Romney in serious consideration for Secretary of State

In considering Romney for the position of Secretary of State, the Trump administration could be seen to be trying to unite with the establishment wing of the Republican party after several controversial picks for other cabinet positions that appeal more to the right-wing base that propelled Trump into the presidency. Read More »

Trump aide notes opposition to Romney in Cabinet

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Hillary Clinton lost against Donald Trump in the 2016 elections, but that has not made much difference to her supporters, who continue to root for her through thick and thin. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton , in her tweet, has greeted everyone Thanksgiving . Several signs read messages of thanks to the former first lady and secretary of state, while others depicted her campaign logo and the "I'm with her " slogan. Read More »

Sunny Wednesday, some rain Thanksgiving, cloudy Friday

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Southwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming south southeast after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a little rain at times (AM rain could freeze on some surfaces). Wednesday night: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 10 p.m. Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 43. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Read More »

Not expected to play in Week 12

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In the Patriots' 30-17 win at San Francisco, Brady completed 24-of-40 passes for 280 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. "He's the ultimate competitor", Revis said of Brady. "I don't know if we stopped him, we tried to slow him down enough and make some plays, but they make a bunch of plays too and it came down to the end". Read More »

Pelosi Warns Trump and Ryan Are Overplaying Their Hands on Medicare

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In Ryan's formal announcement, he said the party needs a major change if it wants to stay relevant. She argued that if Trump decides to join forces with Ryan and congressional Republicans to ram through the proposed Medicare reforms next year, he would be repeating the mistake of former GOP president George W. Read More »

Trump chooses South Carolina Governor Haley as United Nations ambassador

Haley denounced several of his campaign comments and urged voters to "reject the siren call of the angriest voices". "Emotions are raw and tensions just don't heal overnight", he added. Mr Trump will be sworn into office in less than 60 days. As part of the Cabinet, Haley would have more opportunity to shape US policies, rather than simply defend the administration's positions. Read More »

Teen Shot, Man Arrested, Case Seen as Possible Hate Crime

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A criminal complaint states that Pulliam seemed to show no remorse for the shooting, as he reportedly told police, " The way I look at it, that's another piece of trash off the street ". " I felt my life was in danger ", he told the station. " He said , 'Get the [expletive] off my property, '" Teonno told the paper. "I mean, believe me, I did not want to kill anybody, but they're not going to kill me", he said. Read More »

Trump win could give Israel freer hand with Palestinians

Agreeing that ties between Israel and U.S. will improve under the Trump administration, Dr Michael Doran, a senior fellow from Hudson Institute in Washington, who also participated in the panel discussion said that "we are going to see the most pro-Israel American administration ever". Read More »

Thanksgiving Day Parade Celebrated Amid Heightened Security

Gold and blue were part of the 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade which, for the first time, included "The Pride of West Virginia", West Virginia University's Mountaineer Marching Band. 24, 2016, in NY. The almost 400 members of "The Pride" got an early wake-up call for rehearsal Thursday morning long before the parade stepped off at 9 a.m.in New York City with WVU helping lead the way. Read More »

Motorists urged to 'drive to save lives'

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The added enforcement will run from Wednesday Nov. 23 through Sunday Nov. 27, a time when traffic volumes are typically the highest of the year. "You'll see additional troopers on the road and traditional marked vehicles, unmarked vehicles and some aerial vehicles", said Trooper Tyler Weerden, Public Information Officer with the Connecticut State Police. Read More »

Trump Names South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley His UN Ambassador

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Nikki Haley as his pick for United Nations Ambassador and nominated Betsy DeVos, head of a school choice and charter school advocacy group, for Education Secretary. Earlier in the year, Haley had made critical remarks about Trump's campaign rhetoric and denounced his calls to ban Muslims from entering the country as part of a counterterrorism strategy. Read More »

Smoke from wildfires makes it to the area

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A wildfire near Lake Lure, N.C., doubled in size overnight, stoked by continued dry conditions and low humidity, emergency officials said. There are also wildfires burning in the North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina areas. So, as we go into a weekend of drought and fires, remember the ban on all outdoor open burning and conserving water is a top priority...as many churches in the area certainly will be praying for rain in services this Saturday and Sunday. Read More »

Obama gathers key Europe leaders amid questions about Trump

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He elicited nervous chuckles as he acknowledged that he and the president-elect "could not be more different". Obama , who said a day earlier that Trump's victory was due in part to economic uncertainty, suspicion of elites, and worries about globalization , also said the strength of democracies can only be assured if their citizens do not feel left behind in a rapidly globalizing world. Read More »

No transition turmoil, efforts going 'so smoothly'

She says she hopes to work with Trump on school choice and suggests there are "positive signs" the president-elect will govern differently than he campaigned. That drew a sharp rebuke from Arizona Sen. And Sen. John McCain fired off this statement about any improved relations with Vladimir Putin: "With the US presidential transition underway, Vladimir Putin has said in recent days that he wants to improve relations with the United States". Read More »

Storm dumps 18 inches of snow on parts of Northeast

Lenox, Massachusetts, got 17 inches. And, it is still being barraged with heavy lake-effect snow off of Lake Ontario - with a connection to places even further north like Lake Huron and Georgian Bay - with winds creating "near blizzard conditions at times", according to the National Weather Service . Read More »

Authorities say Texas, Missouri, officers shot in ambushes

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In St. Louis, Missouri, a police sergeant was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday evening after he was shot twice while he sat in traffic in a marked police vehicle. The officer told police he heard at least two shots. San Antonio police commanders are encouraging officers to patrol with partners as the manhunt continues for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a detective. Read More »

Operation Christmas Child wraps up this Sunday

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Your donated shoebox, which can be any size, is then shipped to children in Third World Countries across the globe. The shoeboxes were filled to the top with gifts like soccer balls, dolls, toys, stuffed animals, school supplies, candy, books and hygiene items. Read More »

Baby of murdered mother found safe in Dallas

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Police took two suspects in for questioning. The FBI has joined the search for the week-old girl , Sofia Victoria Gonzalez Abarca. Wichita police Sgt. Police Lt. Todd Ojile shared during a news conference that authorities are anxious about the safety of the child. Investigators has said that they will like to speak to aone with ties to the victim. Read More »

Republican committee trolls Nancy Pelosi with endorsement

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What we are doing right now is not working. The report added that Crowley, 54, has had "a few run-ins with Pelosi in the past", but that the two "have moved onto the same page, especially since Crowley joined her leadership team". "She has been an extraordinary leader", said Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass. After yet another disappointing election, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) isn't getting a free pass on keeping her job. Read More »

Oregon Upsets No. 11 Utah 30-28 on Late Carrington TD Catch

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Utah tight end Harrison Handley (88) is hit and tackled by OR safety Brenden Schooler (43) in the first half during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. In a role reversal, OR is coming in as an underdog. He also scored on a one-yard pass from Herbert early in the fourth. On the other side of the ball, OR put together back-to-back touchdown drives. Read More »

Spartans aiming for another big upset against Ohio State

New playoff committee rankings will be released Tuesday, but they won't effect who represents the division in Indianapolis. For the first time since the invention of the College Football Playoff (by that Dr. 3 Michigan, Ohio State's resume would stand out - even without a Big Ten Championship game birth. If the Buckeyes are able to soundly put away the Spartans on the road it will further galvanize their confidence as they host MI next Saturday. Read More »

Defense, Intelligence Chiefs Urge Ouster of NSA Director

The incident took place only three years after Edward Snowden distributed more than 1 million classified documents about the agency's secret surveillance programs. Rogers met with Trump on Friday at Trump Tower in NY. Mr Carter has been dissatisfied with Mr Rogers' performance at the NSA during a time that saw major security breaches, including that revealed last month by Booz Allen Hamilton contractor Harold Martin III, who is accused of having orchestrated the largest theft of classified ... Read More »

College students protest Trump deportation plans

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Many said while they may not be old enough to vote, they still play an important role in democracy. The week started with about 800 students from Montgomery Blair High School walking out of class and onto the school's football field, Montgomery County Public Schools spokeswoman Gboyinde Onijala said. Read More »

Rep. John Conyers' son reported missing in Houston

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According to his roommate, Conyers was supposed to meet up with his girlfriend and a few friends on Tuesday evening but never showed. Monica Conyers flew to Houston from Michigan Thursday afternoon to help with the search. Later, Lewis told the Detroit Free Press that she has been dating Conyers for close to a year. Lewis says that he did not take a auto or bike with him. Read More »

Grandma accidentally invites stranger to Thanksgiving dinner

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It's the power of technology, you know? Jamal said she made him feel at home and they had a great bond. It was a complete stranger. Once the pair got to the bottom of the confusion, cheeky Jamal asked if he could come to dinner anyway. A second later he texts me back with his picture, and says you aren't my grandma, but can I still have a plate. "From what I kept reading, I thought, 'Oh my gosh! I think this may be a little more important than what I thought it was.' 'Cause of all the ... Read More »

Half a foot of snow falls in northern Nebraska

Snow totals in the metro will be highest on the northwest side, with up to 3 inches expected while only about an inch may fall in the southeastern suburbs. "It's going to be a bit of a mess come Friday, especially for the morning commute and for the evening commute", said Lehtola. The record precipitation (rain and melted snow) total on November 17 was 1.60 inches in 1931. Read More »

Tree lighting set for December 10

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With the holidays around the corner, the city will soon be covered in an array of festive decorations-some of which will make their debut this weekend. "And we will have Santa there", Duncan said. The Metro Parks Department announced it has chosen a 35-foot Norway Spruce from the yard of Davidson County residents David and Mary Taylor and David Helmontaller. Read More »