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Trump taps Gov. Nikki Haley for ambassador to UN

DeVos' family has been active in Republican politics for decades, especially as donors to GOP candidates and the Republican Party. DeVos is chairman of The Windquest Group , a Michigan-based investment management company. That's been the experience of 25 years of privatizing: It helps very few, and many students now go to schools that have faced years of austerity and disinvestment. Read More

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Reports say Kanye West has been hospitalized in Los Angeles

Los Angeles police have confirmed they responded to a disturbance call at his home but instead deemed it a "medical emergency". West's concert promoter, Live Nation , reportedly gave no reason for the cancellation. Neither West nor his representatives have yet to make an official statement about the incident. "He's exhausted, he's just really tired". Just really exhausted. Read More

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Hunters register 68958 deer during first weekend of season

Hunters register 68958 deer during first weekend of season

Editor's Note: A county list of all white-tailed deer checked by youth hunters using a shotgun, muzzleloader, handgun or straight-walled cartridge rifle during the 2016 youth deer-gun hunting season is shown below. The high wind gusts Saturday likely had an impact on this year's opening day numbers. According to DNR tallies, the agency had sold 533,502 licenses as of 4 p.m. Read More

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Iraqi forces push on against IS in eastern Mosul

Gen. Haidar Fadel, said a suicide auto bomber attempted to drive his vehicle toward troops in the city's Tahrir neighborhood, but was shot dead and his explosives-laden auto detonated at a safe distance. With operations to retake Mosul passing the one-month mark on November 17, the United Nations released a statement regarding the ongoing humanitarian crisis faced by the city's residents such as hunger and lack of medicines. Read More

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European markets down, Asia mixed as US rally fades

European markets down, Asia mixed as US rally fades

A growing perception that the economic policies of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will push up consumer prices helped put the dollar on track for its biggest two-week rise against the Japanese yen in nearly 30 years. Bond yields rise when investors expect higher interest rates. "Both US retail sales and NY manufacturing numbers were strong, allowing the market to set its eyes on not only a December rate hike but fast-paced increases next year", he told Bloomberg News. Read More

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Sunday weather: Showers, and possible thunderstorms

Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New snow accumulation of around five inches possible. Tonight we will still have a good deal of clouds with snow showers and flurries. A few snow showers are even likely in the Worcester Hills and Southwestern New Hampshire. Look for more rain Tuesday after 10 a.m. and a high near 50. Read More

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Gold Star father urges compassion after airplane passengers boo family

Gold Star father urges compassion after airplane passengers boo family

He and his wife, Kathy, and daughter, Anita, were flying from California to Philadelphia with a transfer in Phoenix, on Monday. In Phoenix, the pilot of the connecting flight waited until he and his family were on board, Perry said . Tyler R. Iubelt of Tamaroa, Illinois were assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division out of Fort Hood, Texas. Read More

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Middle Tennessee under Freeze Watch Saturday night, Sunday morning

More sun is expected Monday, but forecasters anticipate some clouds will roll in overnight that night, with rain chances appearing Tuesday. You'll need a coat as you head out Sunday morning as well. Temperatures will fall below 32 degrees overnight tonight across the entire area. A freeze warning means freezing temperatures will occur. Crops, tender vegetations and sensitive plants could be damaged or killed if left outdoors or unprotected. Read More

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Will Hate Crimes Be Prosecuted In Trumpworld?

Will Hate Crimes Be Prosecuted In Trumpworld?

To interact with the map, users can zoom in to see specific states or regions and click on Trump's face to get more details on the incident. "The outcome of the election of the Trump campaign is going to amplify the continued growth of hate crimes against people of color in general, against women, and in particular against Muslims", said Rashad Shabazz, an associate professor at Arizona State University's School of Social Transformation. Read More

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Teens skip school to attend anti-Trump rally on Capitol Hill

Teens skip school to attend anti-Trump rally on Capitol Hill

Some drivers high-fived students as they passed, CNN affiliate WJLA reported. Some speakers shared their hope that Trump is not a true example of the American people. After leaving their classrooms by the hundreds on Monday, the students took to the streets of several United States cities in California, Maryland and OR while carrying anti-Trump signs and flags. Read More

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