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Feds to send arbitrators amid tensions over Dakota Access

It was a very simple solution: "all you had to do was back up and you wouldn't get wet", he said. The Morton County Sheriff's Office said protesters set fires while officers tried to disperse the crowds with tear gas, rubber bullets and water sprayed from hoses attached to fire engines. Read More »

No verdict in motorist death after 16 hours deliberation

Defense attorneys representing Slager in his murder trial asked for a mistrial shortly after the juror sent the judge the letter . The case appeared headed for a mistrial but the jury three times returned to deliberate after indicating to the judge it was unable to gain a consensus. Read More »

Plane carrying soccer team from Brazil crashes

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The chartered plane was carrying 81 people, including the Chapecoense soccer team from southern Brazil . "Search and rescue of the crashed Chapecoense plane is suspended because of heavy rain in the accident area", Medellin airport, where the plane had been set to land, said on Twitter. Read More »

Officials investigating Ohio State attack as an act of terror

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Authorities also said police believe that there was only one attacker. Neighbors said he was always polite and attended daily prayer services at a mosque on the city's west side. He said Artan did not say anything after exiting the vehicle. Officials have identified him as Abdul Artan, a Somali refugee who had US residency status. Read More »

Missing Mom Risked Being Hit by auto to Get Help: 911 Caller

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Sherri says she was abducted while out for a jog on November 2. The police dispatches made during the discovery of the 34-year-old mother found on the side of a California road on Thanksgiving have been released. He said investigators have "sensitive information" that hasn't been discussed publicly because the incident is "still a critical active investigation". Read More »

Donald Trump disavows 'alt-right' group, defends Stephen Bannon

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Spencer , a leading member of the so-called alt-right movement, told the crowd that Donald Trump's victory in the USA election means a victory for the white race in its supposed struggle to take back a country that "belongs to us". I disavow, and I condemn", Trump responded. But Trump denounced the white nationalists Tuesday. Trump dismissed any notion that Bannon is a racist or is associated with the "alt-right" movement. Read More »

Western Michigan's Davis sets FBS receiving record

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Western Michigan beat Toledo 55-35 to finish the season undefeated. He said afterward he wasn't sure the exact moment when the record fell. It's safe to say Davis has solidified himself as one of the top receivers in the upcoming NFL Draft class, which is why many believe he could be selected within the first two rounds. Read More »

Trump shares message of unity on Thanksgiving Eve

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There is no evidence of election tampering in the states where Trump scored razor-thin victories, but Green Party spokesman George Martin insisted "the American public needs to have it investigated to make sure our votes count". The campaign had raised about $5.2 million as of Friday afternoon. Election officials estimate the effort will cost up to $1 million. In this January 8, 2015 photo, South Carolina Gov. Read More »

Cool, cloudy Thanksgiving day forecast ahead

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At the Las Cruces Sun-News, 7.35 inches of precipitation has been measured so far this year, compared to 11.75 inches a year ago. Tonight Cloudy, with a low around 33. Sunday .Partly cloudy in the morning.Then mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Friday: Mostly cloudy with a few light showers. Read More »

GOP lodges post-election complaints

But yesterday a formal protest was filed in Bladen County challenging over 400 fraudulent votes that stem from an "absentee ballot mill" run by a Democratic PAC. As of late Friday afternoon Cooper's lead had grown to more than 6,300 votes. The fraudulent ballots were identified as problematic after Dowless brought suspicions of voter fraud in his race for Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor to the attention of the Bladen County Board of Elections prior to Election Day. Read More »

Trout, Bryant win MVP awards

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Trout hit.315 with 29 homers and 100 RBIs. Even if he doesn't win, he'll be part of the conversation for years to come. Another woeful season (the Angels won only 74 games in 2016) seemed to be the biggest obstacle Trout would face again this season, but something changed this time around, and it changed for the better. Read More »

No. 13 Oregon beats Tennessee 69-65 in OT in Maui

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Chris Boucher got a rebound and scored to put OR back in the lead before John Fulkerson made two free throws for Tennessee to tie it 63-63. "They're probably light years different (than last year's team)", Thompson said of the Badgers . Read More »

Trump May Pay Roughly $20M to Settle Trump University Fraud Lawsuit

District Judge Gonzalo Curiel that Trump is busy making appointments and preparing to run the country and it was uncertain whether he'd be able to attend the trial - now scheduled for November 28 - in person. "You know what, let's see what happens in court", he added. Curiel said Trump could testify via a video feed or a previous deposition could be used, but lead attorney Daniel Petrocelli said not having the President-elect in San Diego would be a real disadvantage. Read More »

O'Hare workers delay strike until after Thanksgiving weekend

Striking workers include include security guards, baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, janitors and wheelchair attendants, among other roles. "O'Hare Airport workers vote to STRIKE on November 29th!" "Fight for $15", which has dubbed itself an "international movement of underpaid workers demanding a fair wage for hard work and union rights" is organizing the protests, which are being called the "Day of Disruption". Read More »

Trump the dealmaker keeps any Cabinet decisions under wraps

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According to Mike Pence, former MA governor Mitt Romney is under "serious" consideration for the position of Secretary of State in the Donald Trump administration. Former Texas Governor Rick Perry - who also ran for President - schedule to meet with the President-Elect today . His targets Sunday included Sen. Read More »

'Tangled web': Trump's businesses could create conflicts

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The list, meticulously compiled and green-lighted by transition chief Gov. Chris Christie , Trump loyalist Sen. Instead of aligning himself with the standards required to take office, Trump has flouted his ethical obligations to disclose his potential conflicts of interest. Read More »

AP TOP 25 TAKEAWAYS: Ohio State survives, Strong might not

Sure enough, Sunday brought a report that Texas officials have made a decision to fire Strong, with an announcement possibly coming on Monday. On Saturday, Texas traveled to Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium for a meeting with the lowly Kansas Jayhawks. Read More »

Wind advisory Sunday for Cumberland County

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A red flag warning, for low relative humidity and high winds, is in effect until 9 p.m. Saturday . Today: Sunny, with a high near 47. Monday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of some flurries. Thanksgiving Day , partly sunny, with a high near 52. Tuesday night .Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. These winds can make driving hard for high impact vehicles and light weight vehicles. Read More »

Donald Trump And The Future Of Obamacare

The ACA aimed to provide affordable health insurance, meeting certain minimum standards, to all Americans. Typically, The Wall Street Journal reported , a "blind trust" is an "independent manager, not family members", and the assets being protected generally aren't as highly visible as, say, Trump's array of properties and brands. Read More »

McConnell, Schumer elected to top spots in Senate

The New York Times reported that Democrats plan to announce populist economic and ethics plans in the coming weeks that are in line with some of Trump's campaign rhetoric, and areas of agreement will seemingly include infrastructure spending, child tax credits, and stricter enforcement of trade agreements. Read More »

Leaking fire retardant creates foam sea outside California airport

The building's fire suppression system uses foam and there is no fire, Moreno said . Soon after, the foam leaked out onto the street, covering cars and street signs. Crews are asking people to stay out of the foam, but video showed a man on a bicycle emerging from the puffy mass, covered in fluff. While crews worked to clean the area, dozens of people who work nearby appreciated the distraction. Read More »

Muslims worry proposed change to anti-Klan law targets them

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Jason Spencer said in a statement posted Thursday on the website of the Georgia House of Representatives that he is dropping his proposal "due to the visceral reaction it has created". "This is a slap in the face of Georgia Muslims". Lets us know if you agree with Spencer's bill. The anti-masking bill, reports the paper, was first designed with members of the Ku Klux Klan in mind. Read More »

Illinois Students Walking Out Of Classes Tuesday To Protest Trump

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Hundreds of high school students demonstrated in New York Tuesday morning outside Trump Tower in the pouring rain as the president-elect was inside fleshing out his new administration."No Ku Klux Klan, no fascists, no racists" the students from Manhattan and Queens shouted in turn, alternating their cries with: "Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here". Read More »

Trump 2-3 million deportation plan leaves N. Texas undocumented immigrants anxious

Trump said. "That's not a big deal for me". The Republican's announcement on CBS's " 60 Minutes " that he would immediately deport or jail as many as three million undocumented immigrants with criminal backgrounds seemed at first glance a softening of his incendiary campaign vows - which included deporting 11 million undocumented people living in the United States, majority from Mexico and Central America. Read More »