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Trump will keep a hand in 'The New Celebrity Apprentice'

Trump's " Celebrity Apprentice " connection is yet another potential conflict of interest for Trump, who has ties to 500 businesses . The series debuts January 2 with Arnold Schwarzenegger replacing Trump as host. If it continues, journalists at NBC News will be covering a president for a corporation whose entertainment division retains ties to the man. Conway pointed out that Trump was meeting with "experts" about what he can do outside the Oval Office.

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SoftBank gives more detail about $50B U.S. investment

Son, who has a home in Silicon Valley, is closely watching technological innovations in the USA and has established a system under which American executives monitor US businesses fulltime to find investment destinations. The move also improves SoftBank's standing with the US government . Son has his ambitions to make SoftBank Group the largest company in the world.

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Lawmakers spar over immigration resolution

Sen. Ben Hueso, (D-San Diego), introduced a bill to create a state program that would fund legal representation for those facing deportation. "We need to fight". He added, "California has always been a place where you can be whoever you are - and become whoever you dream of being". In short, California is flipping Trump the bird.

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Christie, wife made $913K in '15, slightly less than in '14

He has maintained that he did not know the extent of his staff's involvement until the emails were first published by The Record, but during the trial six people - including two former top aides and his chief strategist - testified that they did tell him before January that senior staff were said to be linked to the scheme.

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Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

Donald Trump previously said that he won the election thanks to social media networks as Facebook and Twitter , and the way he used it to get people talk about him. With the new deal, Carrier will receive $ 5 million in EDGE credits and $2 million in training and investment grants. "When government steps in arbitrarily with individual subsidies, favoring one business over others, it sets inconsistent, unfair, illogical precedent".

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US jobless rate plunges to 4.6 pct., employers add 178K jobs

AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. "He knows the Middle East, South Asia, NATO and other areas and has evinced both a nuanced approach to the wars we're in and an appreciation for the importance of allies", Fontaine said in an email exchange.

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Remains of missing woman found near Knoxville, TN

When she disappeared, deputies said they thought she might be with her husband, but they didn't know whether she left willingly. The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force located Jarvis Madison Friday in Louisville, Ky. A Volusia County Sheriff's Office report released Thursday said that "Jarvis' vehicle that was the subject of the missing persons bulletin, the silver 2011 Honda Pilot, has been located and impounded".

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Federal order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

On Monday, Jack Dalrymple, the governor of North Dakota, ordered a mandatory evacuation of the land managed by the army and occupied by the pipeline protesters "to safeguard against harsh winter conditions". The current proposed route, however, would take it through four states, stretching 1,172 miles to connect areas with oil in North Dakota to southern IL.

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Authorities won't use force to remove protesters

The US Army Corps of Engineers, which manages the federal land where the main camp protesting the Dakota Access pipeline is located, said it would close public access to the area north of the Cannonball River , including to protesters.

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Donald Trump's UN Pick Was First Governor to Sign Anti-BDS Legislation

Pending U.S. Senate confirmation sometime early next year, S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley is set to leave her office for New York City and the role of the U.S. Haley's selection to be the UN Ambassador may be considered a little shocking. Resolve that showed in the days after the Charleston church shooting previous year and culminated with Haley spearheading action to remove the Confederate battle flag from the SC state house.

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19 killed in Uganda fighting between rebels, army

Mumbere, who is king of the Bakonzo people, is opposed to Uganda's long-time president Yoweri Museveni. "We need the bodies of our relatives to accord them a decent burial some of the bodies are still laying at the entrance of the palace and we are not being allowed to get them", Joy Biira a resident of Kamaiba said.

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Suspected Bomb Found Near U.S. Embassy in Manila

Philippine police chief Director-General Ronald Dela Rosa talks about the improvised explosive device found by a street sweeper near the U.S. embassy during a press conference at the police headquarters in Manila on November 28, 2016. No one was reported hurt in the incident. The explosive device was found along Roxas Boulevard's southbound lane, promopting the police to temporarily close the road from Quirino Avenue to Kalaw Avenue, GMA News reported.

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Jill Stein's campaign officially files petition for recount in Wisconsin

The cost could top $1 million. Now Wisconsin's election board has bended to Stein's demands after she agreed to pay a recount fee. Well, Stein has raised more than $5 million in an effort to have votes recounted in three key battleground states.

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Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador

The quake came just as a hurricane made landing on the coasts of Nicaragua and Costa Rica. The quake's epicenter was registered at a depth of 33km (20 miles), about 95 miles southwest of the Puerto Triunfo municipality in El Salvador, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

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Nicaragua and El Salvador

Central America could be in for some serious weather within the next few days. The natural disaster had a minimal effect in Costa Rica, where officials said it was felt slightly in the capital, San Jose. Tsunami waves are possible within 300 kilometres of the epicentre, the tsunami warning said. Nicaragua, meanwhile, was already under alert after category 1 Hurricane Otto made landfall on the country's Atlantic Coast.

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Lottery jackpots hit highs in pre-Thanksgiving drawings

The odds of picking the correct Powerball grand prize numbers are one in 292,201,338. The couple chose to receive the cash option - $165.6 million before taxes. Nationwide, one ticket sold in MI for Saturday's drawing matched the five numbers but missed the Powerball. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.87.

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Powerball jackpot grows to more than $400 million

The cash option is worth more than $243 million. The winning numbers were 7, 32, 41, 47, 61 and Power Ball 3, according to Maryland Lottery. Meanwhile, the US Powerball, keeps rising towards the $1 billion mark - this Saturday it will offer a jackpot prize worth a staggering $546 million**.

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Education Secretary King calls for end to paddling students

Many schools in NY and across the country are developing new disciplinary measures that de-emphasize punishment and move away from practices that inflict harm on students. The education secretary has called for corporal punishment to be banned in all schools, warning that the practice has a negative impact on students' health and academic performance.

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Federal judge puts overtime rule on hold

But supporters, including Democrats in Congress, predicted that workers would either raise employee salaries or hire more part- and full-time workers to prevent having to pay a higher hourly rate. "Duke will follow through on plans to move certain positions above the new salary threshold of $47,476 per year to remain exempt", he said. "The Obama administration proved true to form when it ordered the Department of Labor to revise its interpretation of the Fair Labor Standards Act ", said ...

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Twitter fail: CEO Jack Dorsey accidentally suspended from platform

Following years of pressure to tackle abuse and trolling among its user base, Twitter had recently suspended several accounts of prominent personalities associated with the "white nationalist" movement in the USA to combat abuse on their platform.

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Police, protesters face off at Dakota Access pipeline

Despite protests against plans to pass the pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, Energy Transfer Partners LP Chief Executive Officer Kelcy Warren said the company will not consider rerouting the pipeline , Reuters noted.

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AAA Carolinas: More people will travel this Thanksgiving

The average for the area was $2.039, down about 5 cents from a week ago and 16 cents lower than this time in October, according to AAA data. Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy , said motorists should keep an eye on word from OPEC over the holiday weekend.

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Kansas City-area officer, suspect wounded in shooting

The Gladstone Police Department says an officer who was shot on Sunday night is out of surgery and likely will make a full recovery after rehabilitation. No further information has been released, but the Kansas City Fraternal Order of Police said on Twitter that the officer is expected to survive. Sunday's shootings occurred less than five months after a gunman killed five police officers in Dallas, Texas who were monitoring a protest against high-profile police shootings of black men.

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Coates and Wilson power No. 4 South Carolina to 92-38 win

SC had won its previous nine games over FCS opponents before Citadel used its rushing attack to control the game. The Catamounts (2-9) of the FCS Southern Conference kept denting the Gamecocks defense and were within 41-31 after Detrez Newsome's 93-yard kickoff return touchdown with 9:13 to go.

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Officer charged in Castile death set to appear in court — HAPPENING TODAY

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi announces that Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez will face three charges in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile during a July 6 traffic stop. He was charged this week with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 32-year-old Philando Castile , as prosecutors said the shooting wasn't justified.

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Cardinals vs. Vikings Week 11 Pick: Low-scoring game expected in Minnesota?

But all indications are the Vikings will move right tackle T.J. Clemmings back to left tackle, where he was before Long was signed during the bye week, and put Jeremiah Sirles at right tackle, where he started two games earlier this season.

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After report, family of boy in gorilla pen again thanks zoo

Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard said: "We remain committed to visitor and animal safety and will continue to work with the USDA and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) to ensure that our exhibits meet or exceed standards". In a report dated June 6, federal inspectors noted there had been " some slack " in wire cables in the barrier that could have been "manipulated to an eight-inch gap".

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Chelsea, NYC bombing suspect indicted on terrorism charges

Attorney Preet Bharara said Rahimi will stand trial in a federal court for his "alleged violent acts of terrorism". In addition to the NY indictment, Rahimi faces charges from federal and state prosecutors in New Jersey. Rahimi, an Afghan-born naturalised USA citizen, is scheduled to be arraigned on the indictment on Thursday. "The explosive components appear to have been placed inside a pressure cooker and left in a dumpster".

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Odell Beckham Jr. becomes fastest player to record 3500 receiving yards

With the Giants trailing 10 to 7 in the second-quarter, Manning threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Odell Beckham Jr. The Giants inducted two-time Super Bowl-winning coach Tom Coughlin, defensive end Justin Tuck and former general manager Ernie Accorsi into their Ring of Honor.

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Oakland students march out of classes to protest election of Trump

Students organized the walkout on social media, leading an exodus of hundreds shortly after 10 a.m., he said. "This demonstration was an expression of these students' free speech rights which we were obliged to respect", Principal Greg Schwab said in a letter to parents Monday .

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Hugh Freeze admitted to having a 'man crush' on Shea Patterson

Never mind the true freshman had just led the Rebels on a go-ahead scoring drive in the final minute. He did get a big start against Louisville in the Music City Bowl at the end of last season, finishing with 307 passing yards and two touchdowns.

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Mountaineers hold off 'Horns, 24-20

West Virginia shot 51 per cent to win its 25th consecutive nonconference game at home. The Longhorns' one-point win over the Baylor Bears saw them surrender 34 points, and they coughed up 37 points last Saturday in a shootout with the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

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Legislative Leaders Say They'll Have to Move Quickly to Address Problems

Some never fell in line. The incoming administration's approach could become clearer Thursday when Trump meets with House Speaker Paul Ryan, after a visit at the White House with President Barack Obama. The election of Donald Trump was a surprise to pollsters, pundits and perhaps most of all, the Democratic Party. In the process, Faso likely ended the political career of Zephyr Teachout, the unknown law professor who lost to Gov.

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Deputy responding to call about suspicious person killed

Arrested was David Machado, 36. Sheriff Adam Christianson is expected to speak with the media shortly. "He wasn't just assigned to Hughson; he's a fixture in Hughson". The shooter had fled. An impromptu tribute for Wallace appeared around noon Sunday on a lawn outside the Hughson Police Department, with people leaving flowers, candles, notes and balloons in his memory.

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PROJECTION: Donald Trump Takes Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana; Clinton Takes Vermont

Donald Trump is expected to win Indiana's 11 electoral votes . As of 9.25pm ET, the AP has projected Donald Trump as the victor in Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming, Nebraska and Louisiana.

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Obama Accuses Men Who Aren't Voting for Clinton of Sexism

Calling Comey's announcement "extremely puzzling", Kaine said that if Comey "hasn't seen the emails , I mean they need to make that completely plain". But he defended his former secretary of state , saying that her errors are often exaggerated by political opponents. Obama declined to comment on the course of the FBI investigation.

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Gas pipeline blast could increase pump prices in Southeast

The fire is still burning, and Colonial expects to be able to get into the site in the next day or two - and from there, determine how long a fix will take. The company said about 4,000 barrels of gasoline had burned or leaked since the explosion. The pipeline provides almost 40 percent of the region's gasoline and usually runs at or near full capacity.

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Anti-Feingold PAC seems to concede Trump will lose

But in a year when Donald Trump's presidential run has shaken up expectations, Johnson's team argues against reading too much into the data. The Tavern League of Wisconsin previously endorsed Feingold during the last election cycle, but praised Johnson for his business-friendly policies this go-around.

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American Airlines plane engine flung debris in rare failure

They had all been released by late Saturday, Ward said. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration initially said the fire occurred after a tire burst and later issued a statement saying it happened "after experiencing a problem during takeoff".

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Megyn Kelly vs. Newt Gingrich: Has the Republican Feminist Awakening Begun?

Kelly, like many journalists, has been closely covering the sexual assault allegations that have surfaced against Trump, which Gingrich attacked as a "fascination with sex" when he appeared on Kelly's show Tuesday night. Kelly: "You know what, Mr. Speaker?" Gingrich: " That's what I get out of watching you tonight ". "Now I am sick and exhausted of people like you, using language that's inflammatory that's not true".