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Trump Will Get Wake-up Call when He Takes Office: Obama

Less than a week after his upset win over Democrat Hillary Clinton in last Tuesday's presidential election, Trump's choice on Sunday of Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman and friend of House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan , could help him fix his strained relations with members of the Republican Party establishment. Read More

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Facebook employees form fake news task force

Facebook employees form fake news task force

Zuckerberg gave no indication that Facebook was doing a post mortem on its role in the election except to say that the platform is always changing and "it's not fully formed, and we'll keep improving it". For example , Adam Mosseri, the vice president of product management, said last week that the company would take a more proactive approach to hoaxes , but only because of user feedback. Read More

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CA's 2.6M undocumented immigrants in limbo after Trump win

CA's 2.6M undocumented immigrants in limbo after Trump win

Trump frequently said throughout the campaign, "You can't have a country without borders". Pro-immigration advocates say they'll follow the example of activists in places such as Arizona, who used a mix of tactics to push back against that state's 2010 law requiring cops to check the immigration status of people whom they have "reasonable suspicion" of being undocumented. Read More

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Amid anti-Trump protests, 1 injured in Oregon shooting

The demonstrations have sprouted up in more than a dozen places, in major metropolises like NY and Los Angeles as well as in cities in red states such as Atlanta, Dallas , Omaha and Kansas City , Mo. Trump's election as the next USA president marched in downtown Los Angeles through the evening and shut down portions of the Hollywood (101) Freeway. Read More

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Veterans Day 2016: Songs & Poems

Today, we continue to have fearless men and women now serving in defense of our country, our liberties, and our way of life. Instead of letting this day come and go like so many other national holidays, have you given any thought as to how you will show your appreciation to veterans on this day? In 1926, all states were invited to observe the day, which was commemorated annually on the fourth Monday of October. Read More

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Clinton looks to shift focus to unity in race's final hours

Comey's letter has brought further stability to Clinton's lead over Trump, political observers said . "They've bungled the investigation from the beginning", Trump spokesman Jason Miller said on CNN. "Or honestly, we've all wasted our time ". " Hillary Clinton is guilty". Comey's move capped a stunning chapter in the bitter, deeply divisive contest. Read More

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Oregon is epicenter as Trump protests surge across nation

The Los Angeles protests were among many held around the country Thursday in the wake of Trump's election, including Portland, Oakland, Minneapolis and even Vancouver, Canada. A large police presence was in place at the Trump International Hotel in downtown Washington , D.C. on Friday morning. A Trump campaign representative did not respond to requests for comment on the protests. Read More

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Candidates hit battleground states on final day of campaign

Candidates hit battleground states on final day of campaign

Indeed, the average result among likely voters in ABC/Post polls since June is 47-42-5-2 percent, nearly identical to where it is today. It had a margin of error of +/- 3.6 percentage points. A previous wave of the Post-ABC Tracking Poll released this week found neither candidate held a double-digit advantage on trust to handle the economy, terrorism, immigration, health care or corruption in government. Read More

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Long lines, machine snags - but major voting problems scant

Long lines, machine snags - but major voting problems scant

With tensions high, more than 30,000 calls about malfunctioning machines, alleged voter intimidation and other problems poured into a hotline set up by a coalition of civil rights and legal-aid groups. Department of Justice for any election law change. His campaign said it was seeking an investigation in the battleground state of Nevada over reports that some voters were allowed to get in line after poll closing times. Read More

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European Commission trims 2017 growth forecasts

European Commission trims 2017 growth forecasts

There were also further concerns surrounding the outlook in China and concerns that the cycle of advanced economies outside the European Union could be more mature than expected, which would risk weaker growth in the short term. Inflation, long stuck near negative territory, would accelerate sharply, the commission said, as rising oil prices began to lift consumer prices. Growth in the United Kingdom was projected to fall to to 1.0 percent from 1.9 percent in 2016 "reflecting the impact of ... Read More

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Voters Pay Tribute to Women's Rights Activist

Mount Hope Cemetery is staying open for extra hours because several visitors, particularly women, regularly put " I Voted " stickers on her tombstone. "This is my first vote for a woman in the united states so i am really going to cry when I come here". Clinton is the first female presidential candidate of a major US party. Read More

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Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

In Connecticut, a spokesperson for Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said the wrong ballots were delivered to a polling place in northern Hartford, and voting went on for more than an hour before the problem was discovered. "Unauthorized individuals have no place in the polls". "I don't know what people were expecting, it's not the first election ever", Marks said. Polls have opened across Iowa, giving voters 14 hours to weigh in on who should lead the country and state. Read More

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President Campaigns for Clinton in MI

Four voted for Clinton, two backed Trump while one person supported Libertarian Gary Johnson and one person wrote in 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney. "This is going to be my last, probably my last day of campaigning for quite a while". When asked in an interview with Fox News if he would accept the election result, he replied. The final-day focus on states like Michigan, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire that Clinton has been expecting to win shows how Democrats are playing defense in the final ... Read More

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