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Trump Says He's 'Fine' With Gay Marriage Ruling Trump Says He's 'Fine' With Gay Marriage Ruling
- November 25, 2016

In Trump's " 60 Minutes " interview, he also discussed abortion rights, promising to name a Supreme Court judge who is against abortion rights and would help overturn the 1973 Roe v. On the issue of gay marriage, however, Trump's response was vastly different. "Yeah, but then some women won't be able to get an abortion", Stahl replied. (more...)
Support local on Small Business Saturday Nov. 26 Support local on Small Business Saturday Nov. 26
- November 25, 2016

In support of the event, the chamber distributed packages of Small Business Saturday promotional materials to several of its members. Americans who are planning to hit the malls after Thanksgiving should also keep in mind to visit local merchants for their holiday shopping, officials from the National Federation of Independent Business ( NFIB ) said Tuesday. (more...)
Trump says ex-rival Carson may lead US housing department Trump says ex-rival Carson may lead US housing department
- November 25, 2016

Contending that the United States' " inner cities are in bad shape", Carson told Fox News that he's interested in providing them some real attention. Although, if Trump sees HUD primarily as a tool for enriching well-connected real-estate developers, Carson's combination of loyalty and ignorance may make him uniquely "qualified" for the position. (more...)
At least 40 killed in scaffolding collapse in China At least 40 killed in scaffolding collapse in China
- November 25, 2016

Scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China collapsed into a deadly heap on Thursday, as iron pipes, steel bars and wooden planks tumbled down and crushed almost all 70 workers in the country's worst work-safety accident in over two years. (more...)
Ant and Dec keen for all-star I'm A Celebrity Ant and Dec keen for all-star I'm A Celebrity
- November 25, 2016

Get Me Out of Here!, then think again - because the latest episode featured an awkward production mistake that had everyone at home feeling more uncomfortable than if they'd watched a whole host of celebs guzzle down kangaroo anuses. While a fourth wrote: "It doesn't look right when you're both on screen separately!" Whilst you might have thought ITV had searched high and low through the Australian outback to find the flawless clearing by a waterfall to set up camp (well, when we put it ... (more...)
Stein, liberals seek voting hack investigation Stein, liberals seek voting hack investigation
- November 25, 2016

Stein's campaign quickly reached her the $2 million goal and has increased the target to $4 million to pursue the recounts, NBC reported. Stein says if more money is raised than needed, the money will be used for election integrity efforts. (more...)
Israeli ministers vote to legalise settlement in West Bank
- November 25, 2016

Trudeau was responding to a question about the legislation, which passed the Ministerial Committee for Legislation and is expected to be introduced in the Israeli parliament on Wednesday for its first reading. The latest developments follow renewed efforts by the worldwide community to resume the stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestine. "The recent Israeli measures are going to lead to catastrophe in the region", said Nabil Abu Rudeina, spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud ... (more...)
Trump defeated Clinton by 10704 votes in MI: unofficial tally Trump defeated Clinton by 10704 votes in MI: unofficial tally
- November 25, 2016

The underlying idea is that a mass defection of electors could provide the impetus for a wave of changes to the Electoral College. The newly elected Senate Democratic leader, Charles Schumer, made one passing reference to Trump losing the popular vote, suggesting this meant he had no "mandate", but he drew no conclusions from this about either the policies or the personnel of the new administration. (more...)
Iraqi paramilitary units free airbase in west of Mosul
- November 25, 2016

Another soldier was shot and killed by a sniper in the Bakir neighborhood. Clouds over the city obscured the visibility of drones and strike aircraft, said Brigadier-General Haider Fadhil, adding that troops are using the pause to secure areas they have taken with checkpoints and are sweeping for explosives. (more...)
Majority of European Parliament votes to freeze EU membership talks with Turkey
- November 25, 2016

Last week, top EU politicians cancelled a visit to Turkey after Ankara refused to see one member of European parliament because of her criticism of the government's response to the coup attempt. Around one million migrants from poverty-stricken countries and refugees from wars crossed into Europe in 2015, raising fears of a social crisis in the European Union and strengthening the hand of right-wing nationalist parties. (more...)
U.S. stocks hardly move as energy rises, health care falls U.S. stocks hardly move as energy rises, health care falls
- November 25, 2016

It has been more of the same this morning as the dollar extended its advance on the still undeteremined Trump reflationary policy measures after Yellen signaled an interest-rate hike could be imminent, while bond yields around the globe rose again, metals declined, European stocks advanced and futures were modestly in the red just shy of all time highs. (more...)
Gold set for second weekly loss on impending USA rate hike Gold set for second weekly loss on impending USA rate hike
- November 25, 2016

The S&P 500 index rose to within a hair of its record high on Thursday as bank stocks got a boost from bets on higher rates and consumer discretionary stocks were helped by economic data and earnings. Dudley reaffirmed that free trade is generally good for economic growth, adding that fiscal changes tied to infrastructure spending would presumably increase productive capacity. (more...)
Tenn. School Bush Crash Claims Another Victim As A 6th Child Dies Tenn. School Bush Crash Claims Another Victim As A 6th Child Dies
- November 25, 2016

The Titans will donate $25,000 to The Woodmore Fund , benefiting Woodmore Elementary School families affected by the crash. A sixth child has died of injuries sustained when a school bus careened off a road and smashed into a tree in Chattanooga, Tennessee. (more...)
Tenn. School Bush Crash Claims Another Victim; 6th Child Dies Tenn. School Bush Crash Claims Another Victim; 6th Child Dies
- November 25, 2016

The child, who is now the sixth victim of the crash, has not been identified by police, but ABC-affiliate WTVC learned his name is Keyonte Wilson. The deadly crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, left a devastated community mourning the victims and searching for answers. (more...)
Black Friday opening times for stores in COS
- November 25, 2016

Best Buy general manager Eric Walters was impressed with the showing of customers on Thanksgiving Day, saying that by 4:30 p.m., the waiting line had surpassed the numbers in 2015. Investors are confident that the retail industry will see strong sales. The Tanger Outlets in Pooler opened at 6 p.m. Tanya Jordan planned to start shopping for herself Friday after buying for others Thursday night. (more...)
Israel ties to grow under Trump, but at cost to peace process
- November 25, 2016

Kushner , 35, has no government experience. Trump told the Times that he asked Mattis in their November 19 meeting what he thought of waterboarding and was surprised to learn that Mattis opposed it , the Times reported . He and President Barack Obama have a chilly relationship, and Netanyahu has bristled as condemnation from Obama to Israeli settlement building, which USA policy sees as counterproductive to a two-state solution. (more...)
James Spann: Storms likely for Alabama around Monday night; light rain tomorrow James Spann: Storms likely for Alabama around Monday night; light rain tomorrow
- November 25, 2016

Temperatures are expected to remain in the 30s and low 40s throughout the week, and dipping into the 20s overnight. Wind gusts on Thanksgiving Day could be as fast as 30 miles per hour. Find NJ.com on Facebook . Wednesday .Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Tonight: A slight chance of freezing rain and sleet after 3 a.m. (more...)
Soldier, 2 militants killed in Bandipora Soldier, 2 militants killed in Bandipora
- November 25, 2016

According to police, troops of the 13 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group (SOG) surrounded Manzpora village at night following information about the presence of militants. Pakistani media reports that at least 10 people were killed and 14 injured in two separate incidents of Indian firing in the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. (more...)
Syrian Rebels Open Fire to Block Aleppo Civilians Fleeing
- November 25, 2016

Dozens of civilians tried to flee rebel-held east Aleppo but were forced to retreat by gunfire, as the Syrian army and its allied militias on Wednesday pressed on with an offensive to recapture the whole city. No food aid has entered since then, and locals suffer severe shortages of food, fuel, electricity and water. The denial is appearing less credible all the time, with reports that civilians are running out of food and many are deciding that it's worth the risk to try to flee the rebel ... (more...)
Auburn's Pettway back, but QB situation unclear Auburn's Pettway back, but QB situation unclear
- November 25, 2016

Both have defensive fronts that can punish runners and quarterbacks alike, with playmakers in the secondary and linebackers who can cover some ground. The fact that the Tide is also second nationally in sacks per game bolsters those numbers, too. But last season, with Marshall graduated, Saban and the defense returned to its traditional run-stopping ways and held the Tigers to just 91 rushing yards in a 29-13 win in Auburn. (more...)