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Michael Jordan, Bruce Springsteen among 21 Medal of Freedom recipients

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 5:54pm
Saying they had touched him in a powerful and personal way, President Barack Obama awarded the nation's highest civilian honor to 21 groundbreaking actors, musicians, athletes and others during a ceremony Tuesday at the White House.
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Recount request, lawsuit add uncertainty in North Carolina governor's race

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 5:00pm
North Carolina's still-undecided governor's race could be drawn out further by a lawsuit that contends the state can't finish counting votes until it verifies the residency of thousands who used same-day registration.
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Denver Sheriff's Department fined $10K for hiring only US citizens

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:34pm
The intention, Denver officials said, was benevolent.
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Trump reverses course on Clinton, defends Bannon during New York Times meeting

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:06pm
When the “newspaper of record” refused to go off-the-record, President-elect Donald Trump issued his first veto, canceling a planned Tuesday meeting with The New York Times -- though Trump quickly reversed course and rescheduled the sitdown.
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Under fire for conflicts, Trump backs off Clinton prosecution

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:25pm
Trump backs off Clinton prosecution amid his own conflicting entanglements.
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Obama hits 1,000 mark for commutations granted

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:13pm
President Barack Obama on Tuesday surpassed the 1,000 mark for commutations granted during his presidency after shortening sentences for 79 people.
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CNN and Jake Tapper apologize for 'unacceptable' banner text

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 2:19pm
CNN and host Jake Tapper have both apologized for an on-screen banner that Tapper said was "unacceptable" and "horrified" him when it appeared during his show on Monday.
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Carson says Trump has offered him HUD secretary, other Cabinet posts

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 2:03pm
It appears the doctor is in.
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Trump's tax, infrastructure promises face pushback from GOP lawmakers

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:39pm
President-elect Donald Trump vowed to rebuild the country’s infrastructure on the campaign trail -- but a closer look at his $1 trillion proposal to give the nation’s highways, bridges and railways a makeover shows the freshman politician faces a rough road of his own with members of the GOP.
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Muslim Brotherhood-tied group paid for Keith Ellison to visit Mecca in 2008

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:09am
The House Ethics Committee opened an investigation into Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.) after he failed to disclose that a group founded by members of the Muslim Brotherhood paid for him to make a pilgrimage to the Islamic holy site of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
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Trump will not pursue charges against Clinton, aide says

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 9:49am
President-elect Donald Trump will not pursue charges against Hillary Clinton relating to the Clinton foundation or the former secretary of state’s use of a private email server, former Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday.
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GOP survey on Trump agenda redirects to fundraising pitch

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 9:15am
President-elect Donald Trump wants your opinion.
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As Congress eyes tough line on China in Hong Kong, Trump's stance unclear

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 9:14am
After Republican senators introduced legislation last week that would target Chinese interference in Hong Kong, questions linger as to whether Donald Trump’s hands-off foreign policy approach will go along with such measures – or whether his anti-China stance is limited to trade.
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Cooper, Dem lawmakers urge McCrory to concede in North Carolina governor race

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:29am
Incumbent Republican Pat McCrory was urged to concede the still-unresolved North Carolina governor’s race Monday nearly two weeks after Election Day.
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Newly unearthed letter shows Trump grandfather fought to stay in Germany

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:15am
An impassioned 111-year-old letter written by Donald Trump’s grandfather appealing his expulsion from his German homeland has turned up in regional German archives.
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'The house is burning down': Ryan, set to challenge Pelosi, fears for Democratic Party

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:15am
The Ohio congressman running to unseat Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader said Monday that the Democratic Party is playing with fire.
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Judge urges new citizens to leave US if they can't accept Trump

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:15am
A federal judge in San Antonio finds himself at the center of an uproar after telling newly sworn U.S. citizens that Donald Trump is "your president, and if you don't like that, you need to go to another country."
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Trump's pro-Second Amendment platform could end gun sales boom

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:15am
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to push to relax gun laws when he takes office, but significant changes in the firearms industry began as soon as he was elected – and some put the law of unintended consequences squarely in the cross hairs.
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Summit meeting: Can there be a 'reset' between Trump and the media?

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:01am
If Donald Trump can sit down with Mitt Romney, who called him a con man and failed businessman, it’s hardly shocking that he would invite a bunch of network executives and anchors to Trump Tower.
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Trump outlines plan for first 100 days in YouTube video

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:01am
President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he has ordered his transition team to draft a list of executive actions he could take “on day one to restore our laws and bring back our jobs.”
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