Friday December 15-th, 2017

Trump Won Rust Belt Because Democrats Cared Little About Jobs Trump Won Rust Belt Because Democrats Cared Little About Jobs

In October, when asked in a New Republic profile how uncomfortable he appeared talking about race, He answered, "OK, see, this is an issue I'm not really - what I don't want to do is get into me". Frankly, it is an either/or approach that I don...

Back in NYC, a parade of meetings at Trump Tower

Beyond Mattis, the top names on the guest list Sunday were Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who was recently ousted as the leader of Trump's transition team, former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani and immigration hardliner Kris Kobach.

People are leaving thank you messages at Hillary Clinton's house for Thanksgiving People are leaving thank you messages at Hillary Clinton's house for Thanksgiving

Liam, who rooted for Clinton throughout her campaign and sobbed when she lost, was upset when he spotted just one pro-Clinton sign - one that read "We love HRC" - as his family drove through Chappaqua. "We must stay stronger together, no matter wha...

Warm, sunny Thanksgiving Day in Oklahoma City Thursday Warm, sunny Thanksgiving Day in Oklahoma City Thursday

Erie: Cloudy with a low around 43, a chance of showers, and a southwest wind around 11 miles per hour on Thanksgiving evening. Chance of rain 60 percent. Saturday Night: A chance of rain. Sunday will bring some additional cloud cover and highs ...

Jets' Mangold shows improvement, but sits out practice again Jets' Mangold shows improvement, but sits out practice again

Martellus Bennett completely flopped without Gronkowski last week, parlaying two targets into a 14-yard catch against the San Francisco 49ers. It is not yet clear when Brady suffered the injury, but it is widely believed that in happened during the...

Pelosi backs expanding Dem leadership positions in House Pelosi backs expanding Dem leadership positions in House

Ryan asked rhetorically, calling for a change in the economic message to pull disenfranchised voters back into the Democratic Party. "I mean, we lost 68 seats since 2010, we have the lowest number we've had in our caucus since 1929". Perlmutter, re...

Trump picks up Indian-American Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador

Haley was elected South Carolina's first female and minority governor in 2010. Cynics would also point out that Haley's lieutenant-governor, Henry McMaster, was one of Trump's most vocal supporters in SC. "During anxious times, it can be tempting t...

West Virginia man accused of killing teen who bumped him West Virginia man accused of killing teen who bumped him

A lawyer for a man charged with murder for shooting a 15-year-old on Charleston's East End says his client isn't guilty of the charge police filed against him. Means' mother Nafia Adkins said that the family will not be taking the matter into the...

Israel revives plan for 500 homes in Jerusalem settlement

Palestinians and their allies have repeatedly called on the United Nations to step in and force Israel to cease its settlement activity in the occupied West Bank, which they say is the first hindrance to serious negotiations. "That is where we need p...

Thanksgiving parade kicks off in NYC amid tight security

Sixteen character balloons, 27 novelty/ornament balloons, 26 floats, 1,100 cheerleaders and dancers, more than 1,000 clowns and 16 marching bands and performance groups made their way down the 2.5-mile parade route. Today, AP employs the latest techn...

Gigi Hadid apologizes for Melania Trump impression at AMAs

Gigi Hadid's impression of Melania Trump on the AMAs stage did not go down well with supporters of president-elect Donald Trump on social media. Jelena Noura "Gigi" Hadid was born in 1995 and is one of the most popular models in the U.S.

Arrest made in apparent ambush attack on a San Antonio police officer Arrest made in apparent ambush attack on a San Antonio police officer

He told reporters that he was angry with the court system for not letting him see his son and took it out on Detective Benjamin Marconi. In his words, "I've been through several custody battles, and I was upset at the situation I was in, and I lash...

Smoke from wildfires cause smokey scene, smell in the Lowcountry

More than 20 wildfires continue to burn across the Appalachian Mountains as dry conditions and wind make the job even more hard for firefighters. The fire threat that officials have been warning about for weeks has become real for thousands of resi...

Obama meets key Europe leaders amid worries over next United States president Trump Obama meets key Europe leaders amid worries over next United States president Trump

Despite fears in Greece about what a Trump presidency would mean, Tsipras said, "We should build bridges, not walls". Though Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence have spoken by phone to more than 30 heads of state since the election, Trump h...

Storm dumps 18 inches of snow on parts of Northeast

Mother Nature ignored the calendar and buried parts of the Northeast on Monday with almost 2 feet of snow. AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. Monday , with a wind advisory ending at 6 p.m. Lake effect sn...

San Antonio police officer fatally shot while writing ticket San Antonio police officer fatally shot while writing ticket

Police departments in North Texas are changing the way officers respond to calls as a result of this weekend's attacks on police in San Antonio , Florida and Missouri. McManus says "anyone (in a police uniform) who happened along was the target". ...

Ranked Duke Beats Penn State in Tip-Off Tournament Ranked Duke Beats Penn State in Tip-Off Tournament

Robert Johnson added 13 points and OG Anunoby had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Jared Terrell led URI (4-1) with 22 points, and Martin Hassan added 15. "He was walking, but he can't push off of it", coach Mike Krzyzewski said. After a video review...

Kids pack more than 100 boxes for this year's Operation Christmas Child Kids pack more than 100 boxes for this year's Operation Christmas Child

Donors are asked to purchase a toy along with other small items like school supplies and games and place them into a shoe box which will then be donated to a child living in poverty around the world. "We love Operation Christmas Child", Perkins said....

Relentless smoke spreads fear at edge of southern wildfires Relentless smoke spreads fear at edge of southern wildfires

Bill Haslam banned any outdoor burning in more than half of the state through December 15. "The goal is to keep this line intact", Stokesberry said, pointing to a narrow, winding dirt road between a burning mountainside and a pasture that, so far, ...

Deputy US marshal, fugitive killed in Georgia shootout

Marshals Service reported. U.S. Marshals Service Deputy Commander Patrick Carothers, 53, was fatally shot Friday morning while attempting to serve a warrant on a fugitive in Long County, Ga ., the Marshals Service has reported. Carter was involved...

Donald Trump May Be Democrats' Key To Surviving The Next Four Years Donald Trump May Be Democrats' Key To Surviving The Next Four Years

That reality - only the fourth time in USA history the popular-vote victor lost the election - may be what's fueling some of the blowback on Trump's victory. I think it is important for the moderates to come out and again dominate and steer the pol...

Powerball results for 11/19/16 drawing; no winners raise jackpot to $359M Powerball results for 11/19/16 drawing; no winners raise jackpot to $359M

The most recent and largest Powerball jackpot win in Colorado was a $90 million prize claimed by a Rifle resident in August 2014. Lawson's winnings hold the record for largest Lottery prize ever won in MI. The Powerball jackpot has rolled over to a...

Tim Ryan announces plans to challenge Pelosi for House leadership Tim Ryan announces plans to challenge Pelosi for House leadership

The caucus leaders include Sen. Manchin said these voters have looked elsewhere because "they lost all hope that anybody cared". They didn't think we were communicating. The group credited the California Democrat for squandering their majority ...

No. 11 Xavier defeats Clemson 83-77 in Tire Pros tournament No. 11 Xavier defeats Clemson 83-77 in Tire Pros tournament

It was Clemson's best point total since scoring 102 against Winthrop on November 23, 2009. No. 4 OR 76, Valparaiso 54 • In Eugene, Ore., Chris Boucher had 25 points and nine rebounds to lead the Ducks (2-1) to their 27th consecutive home victory....

College students to protest against Trump deportation plans College students to protest against Trump deportation plans

High school students across the country in fact have been staging walkouts against the election, in which Trump won 290 electoral votes compared to Clinton's 232. "We've been telling you about this all the time, this is not a shock to us". "Second, t...

Son of Rep. John Conyers found safe in Houston Son of Rep. John Conyers found safe in Houston

Carl Conyers' last visible Facebook update was a video he made reviewing 2 Chainz's album "Hibachi for Lunch". His girlfriend, Daisha Lewis , told KPRC in Houston , that when she went into Conyers' room on November 16, "It was a mess".

Grandma's Accidental Thanksgiving Text to Teen Sparks Friendship Grandma's Accidental Thanksgiving Text to Teen Sparks Friendship

He told BuzzFeed News , "I really thought it was my grandma so I had to ask for a picture to make sure". Despite the mixup, Hinton asked if he could still get a plate and Wanda said of course. Wanda then invited Jamal's whole family over for the...

Winter storm watch in effect Friday in St. Cloud area

Some higher elevations, such as Timberline, had received between five and eight inches of snow. In response to the storm the weather service has issued winter weather advisories , winter storm watches and winter storm warnings in Montana and ...

Annual tree lighting in Brampton happening Friday, Nov. 18 Annual tree lighting in Brampton happening Friday, Nov. 18

The ceremony will include caroling with the Metropolitan Singers as Santa, Mrs. Claus and the victor of the citys 32nd annual Ride with Santa Contest arrive on a horse-drawn sleigh from the North Pole. Even though the Queen of Christmas™ is missing f...

5 things for Thursday, November 17: Donald Trump, Philando Castile, Bob Dylan 5 things for Thursday, November 17: Donald Trump, Philando Castile, Bob Dylan

Castile's death was livestreamed on Facebook by his girlfriend Diamond Reynolds, who was in the vehicle along with her four-year-old daughter when he was shot in Minnesota. Castile's death occurred in Falcon Heights, a suburb near both Minneapolis an...

Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

Now banned from Twitter, Spencer took to YouTube to vent his anger at what he called "corporate Stalinism". Without any trace of irony Spencer's post is entitled " The Knight of the Long Knives ", a reference for when Adolf Hitler carried out a s...

South Korean president to face prosecutors in political scandal probe South Korean president to face prosecutors in political scandal probe

Park embarrassed Korea on the global stage by having a senior Japanese correspondent prosecuted for reporting rumors that she spent that time with an old aide and Choi's ex-husband in a hotel in Seoul. But it is likely that it will take place by the ...

Why Trump is keeping parts of Obamacare Why Trump is keeping parts of Obamacare

Trump could, for instance, immediately upon taking office stop enforcing health care law guidances put in place by Obama's administration. "Yes, because it happens to be one of the strongest assets", Trump said. Gluck told VOA she thinks the Republ...

Grandma accidentally invites stranger to Thanksgiving Grandma accidentally invites stranger to Thanksgiving

Jamil told BuzzFeed that he thought it was HIS grandma, but asked for a photo to verify. Dench said after she recovered from the embarrassment of sending a selfie to a complete stranger, she decided she should respond. She said she would because ...

Detectives investigating SUV linked to Google employee's murder Detectives investigating SUV linked to Google employee's murder

MA detectives are seeking information on a dark-colored SUV seen by witnesses near the area where the body of a 27-year-old jogger was found in August. When she failed to return home, her family notified police and filed a missing persons report at 3...

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