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Police confront protesters at Dakota pipeline site
- November 14, 2016

Authorities shut down a 10-mile stretch of the highway for public safety reasons for about two hours before the skirmish died down early in the afternoon. The arrests came on the same day as the Army Corps of Engineers, which has jurisdiction over construction projects on lands claimed by the USA government, said it would release its decision on the future of the project early next week. (more...)
Trump vows to deport 3m undocumented immigrants
- November 14, 2016

The president-elect first said he would not take a salary on the campaign trail in September 2015. If Donald Trump does not take the salary, he will be the third United States president to do so. She said the new development was too much for her campaign to "overcome" and that it tore down the momentum she had built during the last few months before November 8. (more...)
United States election: Clinton wins in Dixville Notch
- November 14, 2016

Because all three towns have fewer than 100 residents, they're legally allowed to open polling at midnight . Win or lose (in Dixville), the tradition of the midnight vote is also a celebration of democracy, as "The West Wing" television show captured in an episode about Hartsfield's Landing, a fictional New Hampshire town based on Dixville, Millsfield , and Hart's Location . (more...)
Official 'Beauty and the Beast' Trailer Is a Dream Come True Official 'Beauty and the Beast' Trailer Is a Dream Come True
- November 14, 2016

Watson plays Belle, a bright, attractive and independent young woman taken prisoner by a beast whose castle, as her dad Maurice (Kevin Kline) warns in the trailer above, "is alive". "In the original film she's someone who loves reading, and in this film, she's equally concerned with teaching other girls how to read", he says. One of the most magical moments of Beauty and the Beast is definitely the ballroom scene - and the spark between the two has already ignited as soon as they both ... (more...)
Xbox Australia Boast Strong Sales of Xbox One S
- November 14, 2016

Microsoft issued a statement that seemed to serve as a glowing review of its Backwards Compatibility, saying the number of available titles on the program has more than doubled over the past year from an initial 100 to over 280 now. With close to 40,000 votes, Skate 3 shrugged off competition from big titles like Halo 3, BioShock 2 and Call of Duty: Ghosts. Given the fact that the weather is quickly turning into a bad and wintery one, playing games will probably become the main thing to ... (more...)
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen
- November 14, 2016

Another memorial is expected to be held in Los Angeles . Throrugh the years Cohen achieved success on multiple levels, including 14 studio albums, induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and a Grammy Lifetime Achievemnt Award. (more...)
Almost 50000 run in NYC Marathon
- November 14, 2016

Stanley Biwott failed to finish the Olympic marathon, and is keen to prove he is still one of the best by defending his NY title. Two-time US Olympians Kim Conley and Molly Huddle, who set a North American 10,000 metres record to finish sixth at Rio 2016, will also be making their marathon debuts in a race which could see Keitany complete a hat-trick of victories - a feat not achieved since Norway's Grete Waitz, victor of five consecutive titles between 1982 and 1986. (more...)
Brad Pitt may use tapes in children custody case Brad Pitt may use tapes in children custody case
- November 14, 2016

After Angelina Jolie tried to ruin Brad Pitt's reputation by making him look like a father with serious anger management issues along with alleged alcohol and substance abuse problems, the actor is ready to fight back. Maddox and Pax got gadgets and electronics while Shiloh got a puppy. So love technically lost its true meaning when Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt made a decision to call off their wedding and togetherness of more than a decade. (more...)
'Rob & Chyna Baby Special' to air December 18 on E!
- November 14, 2016

It shows her in the birthing room on the bed, surrounded by mother-in-law-to-be Kris Jenner, Corey Gamble , Rob Kardashian and some of their friends - and yeah, it's quite something. The reality star shared the first photo of daughter Dream with his Instagram followers a few hours after Blac had given birth and spoke of his joy at becoming a father. (more...)
Leon Russell, producer and performer of major rock hits, dies Leon Russell, producer and performer of major rock hits, dies
- November 14, 2016

In a 1992 interview with The Associated Press , Leon said music doesn't really change much. "We thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers during this very, very hard time", says his wife Jan Bridges . Janus Films recently released A Poem Is a Naked Person , which looks at the beloved Rock and Roll Hall of Famer through the eyes of documentarian Les Blank, shot between 1972 and 1974. (more...)
John Oliver slams Trump presidency John Oliver slams Trump presidency
- November 14, 2016

And while Oliver said it's important to try to understand the votes, he said he wouldn't concede on the idea that Trump deserves the benefit of the doubt. Because some of them are alarming. "It's the to-do list on Satan's refrigerator, which Satan no longer needs because hell has frozen over", noted Oliver. (more...)
Reid's office calls on Trump to stop 'hiding behind his Twitter' Reid's office calls on Trump to stop 'hiding behind his Twitter'
- November 14, 2016

A top aide to President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump, GOP leaders pledge secure border before deportation policy Dukakis to Dems: Ending Electoral College "top" priority Reid spokesman: Trump's threats of legal action should worry Americans MORE says Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonObama, Clinton to call Democrats Monday Roughly half of Americans have negative view of country under Trump Booker says people are "fearful" of Trump MORE should not blame her failed White House run on ... (more...)
California police arrest suspect accused of deputy 'execution'
- November 14, 2016

Deputy Wallace, 53, was fatally shot while investigating a suspicious vehicle near Hughson. Deputy Dennis Wallace, a 20-year-veteran, was shot at point-blank range as he checked on a report of a suspicious van parked near a fishing access spot outside the city of Hughson, about 10 miles southeast of Modesto, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson said. (more...)
Michael Moore Extends the Olive Branch to Thanksgiving Tables Across America Michael Moore Extends the Olive Branch to Thanksgiving Tables Across America
- November 14, 2016

Moore, a left-wing activist who predicted Trump's victory, attempted to enter Trump Tower at around 1:00 p.m., wearing a San Francisco 49ers cap. Moore's is referring to the fact that while Trump received more electoral college votes, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. (more...)
Clinton campaign blames Federal Bureau of Investigation director for loss to Trump Clinton campaign blames Federal Bureau of Investigation director for loss to Trump
- November 14, 2016

Clinton carried Virginia and Colorado, as well as California, the nation's largest prize. He needed to win almost all of the competitive battleground states, and he did just that, claiming Florida, Ohio, North Carolina and others. "Do you want America to be ruled by the corrupt political class, or do you want America to be ruled, again, by the people?" he demanded at a rally in New Hampshire, a state Obama won in 2012 that Trump hopes to flip into his column. (more...)
Oprah says she has 'hope' for America
- November 14, 2016

Media mogul and TV show host Oprah Winfrey said everybody can take a deep breath now, after President-elect Donald Trump visited the White House on Thursday and was welcomed by President Barack Obama . "That will never happen to me!" Oprah Winfrey speaks onstage during the 2016 ESSENCE Festival on July 2, 2016, in New Orleans. Patton Oswald, a "celebrity" responded "Oprah what the f***?" "I think we'd win easily, actually". (more...)
LeBron becomes youngest to 27000 points, surpasses Bryant
- November 14, 2016

The previous record was held by Kobe Bryant , who reached the milestone at 32 years and 160 days. Kevin Love contributed 14 points and 16 rebounds, while J.R. John Wall had 28 points for the Wizards (2-6), but didn't score after halftime until 3:53 remained and the Cavaliers opened up a double-digit lead. (more...)
Gay marriage Gay marriage "fine" by Donald Trump
- November 14, 2016

Domestic partners felt that they should be have the same rights that married couples have, and this mobilized the gay community to advocate for gay marriage across the United States. "So it would go back to the states". "And that's okay?" Stahl asked. Trump said that, under his administration, the abortion issue will return to states. (more...)
GOP President-Elect Donald Trump Says Same-Sex Marriage Is GOP President-Elect Donald Trump Says Same-Sex Marriage Is "Settled" Law
- November 14, 2016

As for same-sex marriage, Trump said after the Supreme Court ruling previous year it's the law of the land - and that he is "fine" with that being the case. But when it comes to Roe v. Wade , the Supreme Court case which gave women in the United States the right to have an abortion, Trump said he'll look for pro-life judges for the court. (more...)
M&S unveils their 2016 Christmas advert Christmas With Love From Mrs Claus M&S unveils their 2016 Christmas advert Christmas With Love From Mrs Claus
- November 14, 2016

When Christmas Day arrives Anna opens the present sent on behalf of Jake by Mrs Claus (to the bemusement of their parents) and loves the sparkly red trainers within. These acts of kindness range from offering free coffee and party makeovers. Reading the letter, we learn about Jake and his big sister Anna, and although Jake annoys her, he feels guilty that his dog accidentally ruined her favourite shoes. (more...)

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