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Texas AD Perrin says Strong to be evaluated after next game
- November 21, 2016

Matthew Wyman may have booted Charlie Strong right out of Texas . But Texas' first loss to Kansas since 1938 sealed Strong's fate, and he'll finish with the worst winning percentage of any head coach in school history. Fenves and Perrin badly wanted Strong to succeed. "We really needed it", Sims said. "I wasn't aware of it", Elliott said. None of those scenarios seemed possible as late as the fourth quarter, with Kansas (2-9, 1-7) trailing 21-10. (more...)
Dow futures, Asian shares tumble as Trump leads vote count Dow futures, Asian shares tumble as Trump leads vote count
- November 20, 2016

The modest swings marked a reversal from earlier in the morning, when global stock markets roiled after it became clear that Trump had sealed the win over Hillary Clinton. India's S&P BSE Sensex Index was up 1.6 percent. European stocks yesterday rose following extraordinary gains in Asia and Wall Street was set to open higher again, as exuberance shot through markets and reversed initial dives in reaction to the election victory of USA president-elect Donald Trump. (more...)
1 shot in Oregon amid nationwide anti-Trump protests
- November 20, 2016

Police say Shamar Xavier Hunter and Steffon Marquise Corothers were in a vehicle on the Morrison Bridge when they became involved in a confrontation with protesters. The move, she said, cleared the way for a victory for Trump, who appears to be making some headway in forming a new administration. Hales also those who are opposed to President-elect Trump shouldn't be destroying the city or targeting law enforcement. (more...)
Trump's lobbyist ban complicates administration hiring
- November 19, 2016

Since leaving office both have engaged in quiet orgies of self-enrichment, trading on their government connections as non-lobbyist lobbyists. For democracy to work for all Americans, President-elect Trump must ensure that our democracy and our government welcomes all people. (more...)
Trump's Pick For Attorney General Known For Hard-line Immigration Stance
- November 19, 2016

Michael Flynn as national security adviser, serve to embolden everyday Americans to lash out at members of minority groups, they said . He has said Muslim leaders who do not denounce terror attacks are "potentially complicit". Democrats "want to hear what he has to say", Schumer said in a statement. And in a speech on the Senate floor earlier this year, Sessions criticized President Barack Obama for not being tough enough on marijuana, saying the USA could be at the beginning of "another ... (more...)
FBI Now Involved in Wichita Missing Newborn Case
- November 19, 2016

An Amber alert has not been issued, police said, because they have no suspect information to share with the public. Wichita Police are looking for a week-old girl after her mother was found shot to death Thursday. Woodrow also addressed why an Amber Alert has not been issued for Sofia's disappearance. It's up to the KBI to issue an alert. "The Wichita Police Department is working closely with the KBI and if any facts change, and a suspect is determined, an Amber alert will be issued ... (more...)
Sea Of Foam Spews From Airport Hangar After Leak
- November 19, 2016

The chemical foam is used as a fire retardant, the Mercury News reported , and started to blanket the streets outside of a hangar near San Jose International Airport. Watch below for more of an explanation on the foam. Although the foam was not risky, assembled onlookers have been warned against coming in contact with the foam. (more...)
Son-in-law Kushner poised to wield clout in Trump presidency
- November 17, 2016

The move sparked a firestorm on social media , where it was critiqued for further blurring the lines between the Trump family business interests and Donald Trump's new role as incoming commander-in-chief. Despite this, Kushner and wife Ivanka are set to hold significant roles in Trump's transition as president. One transition team leader, retired Lieutenant General Keith Kellogg, told reporters at Trump Tower on Tuesday the two offices are connecting and the Washington team was moving ... (more...)
Student Protests Continue After Donald Trump's Win Student Protests Continue After Donald Trump's Win
- November 17, 2016

College students at campuses around the USA rallied Wednesday, urging administrators to protect students and employees against immigration action under a Donald Trump presidency. Student walkouts in Portland and several San Francisco Bay Area cities ended peacefully. About 5,000 middle and high school students walked out of class in Seattle on Monday and marched through the city's downtown. (more...)
US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI)
- November 15, 2016

Javits Convention Center November 9, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump met with House Speaker Paul Ryan at the United States Capitol in Washington Thursday. New York GOP Rep. Chris Collins, the first member of Congress to endorse Trump, said on CNN that Ryan's re-election next week was a "slam dunk". Ryan endorsed Trump, though was never fully comfortable with his candidacy. (more...)
Obama says U.S. president-elect Trump committed to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation despite campaign rhetoric
- November 15, 2016

Obama said he was certain after meeting Trump last week that his successor and longtime political foe was "sincere" about being president for all Americans but also called on the President-elect to reach out to people who felt anxious after the explosive rhetoric of the campaign, including women and minorities. (more...)
Forest fires force hundreds to evacuate in Appalachia Forest fires force hundreds to evacuate in Appalachia
- November 15, 2016

McCrory said dry conditions could mean the fires will last for several months. Mandatory evacuations were issued in Henderson County for some residents in the Lake Lure area due to the Party Rock area wildfire, which had burned more than 3,400 acres by Monday morning. (more...)
Texas A&M and Ole Miss both look to backup QBs this week
- November 14, 2016

Patterson was the deepest of blue chips, ranking as the top quarterback in the country, when he signed with MS in February. Hubenak threw for 222 yards with two touchdowns and an interception after taking over against Mississippi State when Knight was injured in the first half. (more...)
Trump now says 'Crooked Hillary' is 'very strong and very smart'
- November 13, 2016

Both Obama and Clinton issued a faint - but clear - warning that Trump must respect institutions and the rule of law if a modicum of goodwill is to hold. House Speaker Paul Ryan, who was not exactly supportive of the business mogul during his run, quickly praised him on his victory. President Obama told US TODAY the family didn't want to uproot their youngest daughter Sasha while she was in high school. (more...)
Barrett carries No. 6 Ohio State to 62-3 rout of Maryland
- November 13, 2016

The Maryland defense - which saw a potential interception return for a touchdown by J.C. Jackson negated by an obvious pass interference call on Ohio State's first possession of the game - continued to crumble. Fellow freshmen DJ Turner and Antoine Brooks were also suspended indefinitely. "I love his family. I really don't", Samuel said. We're going to put our arms around them. (more...)
Michelle Obama & Melania Trump's First Meeting Michelle Obama & Melania Trump's First Meeting
- November 13, 2016

In a possible early pivot by Trump, controversial campaign proposals, including his call to ban Muslims from entering the United States, have been removed from the president-elect's campaign website . Trump shocked the world on Tuesday night when he defeated Hillary Clinton in their race for the White House. "He just earned a mandate", House Speaker Paul Ryan declared. (more...)
Clinton Wins Dixville Notch And Guam Clinton Wins Dixville Notch And Guam
- November 13, 2016

These die-hard voters are proud to have the first word on the big vote. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former Republican presidential candidate Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio), and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney received write-in votes. (more...)
Hundreds march in Denver to decry Trump election Hundreds march in Denver to decry Trump election
- November 12, 2016

Officers in cruisers and on bicycles were monitoring the situation. Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cars were damaged during the unrest in Portland Image copyright Reuters Image caption Shop windows were broken in Oregon's largest city Image copyright Reuters Image caption But most protests on Thursday night were peaceful. (more...)
Students stage anti-Trump walkout at Omaha high school
- November 12, 2016

Several of the students carried signs. No reports of violence have surfaced so far. "We respect our students' desire to express themselves, and schools are providing opportunities on campus for them to do so", DPS tweeted. Paul Conservatory for Performing Arts to join the protest. Hundreds of people gathered outside of downtown San Francisco as well, some holding signs that read "Not My President". (more...)
Estranged wife of dead man accused of impersonating cop
- November 12, 2016

They had been buried on the property belonging to Kohlhepp for approximately 11 months, Clevenger said. "She'd go get the police", Tague said. "He's not even close to it". Two bodies found on the rural property of a SC man linked to five other deaths were a couple who had a history of panhandling and had been buried there for almost a year, authorities said Wednesday. (more...)
Veterans Day Parade set for 1:30 pm today
- November 12, 2016

President Woodrow Wilson following World War I during the first Armistice Day on November 11, 1919. The national anthem was performed by the Toronto High School Marching Band. Festivities kicked off at 10 a.m. and brought in a slew of local leaders to ride atop handmade floats, music from different branches of the armed forces and many of Kern County's veteran service organizations. (more...)
Voter Guide: Nebraska voters made big choices in election Voter Guide: Nebraska voters made big choices in election
- November 10, 2016

Pete Ricketts. Trump won enough support in the more rural of the state's congressional districts to declare a partial victory in Maine. Clinton led during the early returns, but Trump closed the gap, then pulled ahead with 97,151 votes to 90,740; a 49.02% to 45.79% split in the Second District. (more...)
Missouri voters back photo ID mandate; court fight likely Missouri voters back photo ID mandate; court fight likely
- November 10, 2016

It was supported by many health groups and supporters ran ads in favor of it, while tobacco company Philip Morris spent more than $16 million in advertising to fight it. Supporters of this proposal said they had to go through the constitution to make the change because the Missouri Supreme Court years earlier had tossed out photo-ID mandates, saying they violated the state constitution. (more...)
'Person of interest' sought in New Jersey fatal stabbings 'Person of interest' sought in New Jersey fatal stabbings
- November 07, 2016

The man wanted for questioning in the stabbings - Jeremy Arrington, 26 - remains at large. Arrington now has warrants out for aggravated assault and sexual assault. Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka called the attack "one of the most tragic and savage" he's seen. Police have launched an investigaton following the knifing spree at the home in Newark, New Jersey. (more...)
Obama Should Be Investigated Over Clinton Email Server
- November 07, 2016

Clinton has been severely criticized for the use of a private email server and account for official business during her 2009-2013 tenure as secretary of state. WikiLeaks Hillary Clinton's campaign team was advised to link Russian President Vladimir Putin with Donald Trump in an apparent bid to distract voters from Clinton's strategy on Islamic State. (more...)
Fla. Supreme Court Denies Solar Groups' Last-Ditch Effort To Block Amendment 1 Fla. Supreme Court Denies Solar Groups' Last-Ditch Effort To Block Amendment 1
- November 05, 2016

In this tense election season, some of the important ballot measures happening in states and cities nationwide might not have made it onto your radar, but there are some important ones to watch. In the leaked audio recording, Sal Nuzzo, a vice president at the James Madison Institute in Tallahassee, told an audience on October 2 that JMI conducted research on behalf of Consumers for Smart Solar in an attempt to establish the foundation for the utility companies' argument that solar users were ... (more...)
Clergy join Dakota Access pipeline protesters for ceremony
- November 05, 2016

Erin Schrode was struck by the rubber bullet while she was covering the pipeline protest in North Dakota , which has received worldwide attention. Opponents of the four-state, $3.8 billion pipeline worry it will disturb cultural artifacts and threaten drinking water sources on the Standing Rock Sioux's nearby reservation and downstream. (more...)
Missing South Carolina woman found alive, chained in storage container
- November 04, 2016

It is believed she had suffered in those conditions for two months. "So we'll know once we find some evidence we're looking for or not", said Sheriff Wright. Her boyfriend, with whom she went missing in late August, has not been located. When people go missing, most times you find out they were in a auto accident or they've just kind of ran away or it's something just kind of normal happens. (more...)
United States police ambush: Suspect charged with murder of two officers
- November 04, 2016

The revelations about his past came the day after police dogs uncovered a high-powered rifle hidden in woodland that officials say was used to execute the two officers. No formal charges have been filed. Wingert was visibly angry as he discussed the shootings, which claimed the lives of Sgt. Anthony Beminio, one of his officers, and Justin Martin, a rookie officer from neighboring Urbandale. (more...)
Putin Grants Russian Citizenship to Actor Steven Seagal
- November 04, 2016

Commenting on the subject on a conference call with reporters, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Seagal has repeatedly asked for Russian citizenship. The pair initially bonded over their love of martial arts. The action star's movie credits include Under Siege and Flight of Fury and he has also starred in his own USA reality TV show, Steven Seagal: Lawman. (more...)