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Alleged San Antonio Cop Killer Got Married After Shooting but Before Arrest Alleged San Antonio Cop Killer Got Married After Shooting but Before Arrest
- November 26, 2016

San Antonio police arrested Otis McKane Monday for targeting, shooting and killing Det. "He was well-respected", McManus said of the 20-year police veteran. "I lashed out at somebody that didn't deserve it", McKane said. The suspect asked a desk clerk a question but left before receiving an answer, said McManus, who declined to say what the man asked. (more...)
Green Party: US election recount would test vote integrity Green Party: US election recount would test vote integrity
- November 26, 2016

Wisconsin is bound by state law to perform a recount at a candidate's request if provided with a full coverage of the cost. "WEC staff has been informed that the Jill Stein campaign for President of the United States is going to request a state wide recount ". (more...)
300 attend Thanksgiving Day Dakota Access pipeline protest
- November 26, 2016

The cause of the explosion is being blamed on the other side by protestors and law enforcement alike. A SCOTTISH MP has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) highlighting the environmental and cultural threats posed to the lands of Native Americans by the Dakota pipeline project. (more...)
Judge: Roof competent to stand trial in church shooting Judge: Roof competent to stand trial in church shooting
- November 26, 2016

The judge delayed the process to begin narrowing the final jury pool on November 7 when Roof's lawyers suggested he either didn't understand the charges against him or couldn't properly help them with his defense. Roof hurled racial insults at the six women and three men he is charged with of killing and the three people left alive, authorities said. At that point, Gergel told the court audience, he had no choice but to instantly order an independent psychiatric evaluation of Roof - even ... (more...)
Wisconsin agrees to statewide recount after USA presidential election Wisconsin agrees to statewide recount after USA presidential election
- November 26, 2016

In the end, Stein was not the only presidential candidate to demand a recount. That's after voting security experts alerted Hillary Clinton's campaign to the possibility of hacks in key counties in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and MI. He got only 1,514 votes in Wisconsin. About twice as many votes were cast in the presidential election as the 2011 Supreme Court race. "There's not something we're pointing (at) to say that 'this is wrong in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.' What we are saying ... (more...)
FIFA president Infantino leaning toward a 48-team World Cup FIFA president Infantino leaning toward a 48-team World Cup
- November 26, 2016

He hopes replays will be available for the 2018 World Cup, arguing that it is "paradoxical" that television audiences and spectators with mobile phones can now immediately see replays but referees cannot. "We will multiply [the tests] over the two-year period and decide in March 2018", Infantino said, according to Agence France-Presse . Infantino is coming to Russia for the official draw ahead of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, which will take place on Saturday in the southern Russian ... (more...)
Trend shows Black Friday losing sales, shoppers to Black Thursday
- November 26, 2016

While the day after Thanksgiving has come to mark the start of holiday shopping, an increasing number of people are shopping online. Tanya Jordan planned to start shopping for herself Friday after buying for others Thursday night. The annual retail mega-event began in many stores Thanksgiving evening and will continue well into Friday, with sales and deals throughout the weekend. (more...)
Shoppers flock to stores to snatch up Black Friday deals
- November 26, 2016

It's insane, but it is fun", said Maria Elfes of Sydney, Australia. For some shoppers, electronics at a big discount was the draw. Of those planning to do most of your gift shopping online, more than half say they prefer to do some research online before they buy and three-fifths believed they'd get a better deal online. (more...)
Green Party files for election recount in Wisconsin Green Party files for election recount in Wisconsin
- November 26, 2016

The Elections Commission has assembled an internal team to direct the recount and arranged for legal representation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Haas said . The county boards of canvassers will conduct the recount , according to the commission's statement , and will have the authority "to decide which ballots should and should not be counted", Haas said. (more...)
No. 20 Baylor holds off VCU 71-63 in Battle 4 Atlantis
- November 26, 2016

Frank Mason III had 21 points, Udoka Azubuike added 17 in his first career start and Kansas (5-1) dunked its way to a victory over UNC Asheville (3-3) at Lawrence, Kansas. "I thought their offensive execution was better than our defensive execution", Hamilton said. A day later, the Bears once again put everything altogether in the second half. (more...)
Strong quake shakes remote far-western China Strong quake shakes remote far-western China
- November 26, 2016

People stay outdoors at the earthquake-hit Bulake Village of Muji Township in Akto County, northwest China, after a magnitude 6.5 quake. A villager in the county died due to house collapse. ( Beijing Time) on Friday, local authorities said adding that there were no casualties. Reports of major casualties or damage have not been reported from the remote region. (more...)
Christmas tree arrives at White House Christmas tree arrives at White House
- November 26, 2016

Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. Michelle typically has it decorated to honor the US military, which she has championed as first lady. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown will host the 85th Annual Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Monday, December 5th on the West Steps of the State Capitol. (more...)
Fidel Castro dead at 90
- November 26, 2016

Cuban President Raul Castro - who took over from his ailing brother more than eight years earlier - announced the breakthrough to the nation, but observers noted Fidel's silence on the matter. Although Raul Castro always glorified his older brother, he has changed Cuba since taking over by introducing market-style economic reforms and agreeing with the United States in December to re-establish diplomatic ties and end decades of hostility. (more...)
Earthquake Shakes Central America as Hurricane Otto Hits Land
- November 26, 2016

Otto's projected path was through sparsely inhabited rural areas in southern Nicaragua and northern Costa Rica. A hurricane warning is in effect from Limon, Costa Rica , to Bluefields, Nicaragua. It says the storm's strike is southernmost landfall in Central America on record. "There is a lot of rain, the sea is rough and the wind is strong". (more...)
Putin gives Russian passport to US actor Steven Seagal Putin gives Russian passport to US actor Steven Seagal
- November 26, 2016

Celebrated here for '90s action flicks and YouTube compilations of him swearing in accented Russian, Seagal has become something of a cross-cultural confidant to Putin. You might know Hollywood actor Steven Seagal from a range of action movies in the 80s, 90s and today. And no American would be able to laugh at this because Seagal is way more qualified to be Russian Vice President than Donald Trump is as American President. (more...)
Local stores offer deals ahead of Small Business Saturday Local stores offer deals ahead of Small Business Saturday
- November 26, 2016

According to the US Small Business Administration, "28 million small businesses across the country account for more than half of all retail sales and jobs in the U.S". That size difference can mean local shops rely even more on support from their communities. A record number of people are planning to spend money at local shops, and it pays off for businesses and customers beyond what you buy. (more...)
Turkey says 3 troops killed in Syrian government airstrike
- November 26, 2016

Seventeen Turkish soldiers have been killed since the military began an unprecedented operation there on August 24 to back pro-Ankara rebels. The death comes after four Turkish troops died on Thursday in what the army said was an air strike in northern Syria by the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. (more...)
The cost of the Jill Stein recount effort keeps going up The cost of the Jill Stein recount effort keeps going up
- November 26, 2016

Stein, who earned little more than 1 percent of the national vote, formally requested a Wisconsin recount Friday afternoon, vowing to do the same in the coming days in MI and Pennsylvania. In what may henceforth be known as one of the most egregious and public of ironies, Donald Trump's repeated pre-Election Day charges that the election process was "rigged" in Hillary Clinton's favor may come back to haunt him. (more...)
Germany's Merkel sets news conference, decision on candidacy expected Germany's Merkel sets news conference, decision on candidacy expected
- November 26, 2016

As Obama exits the stage, many observers say Merkel's role as a defender of Western values will only continue to grow, assuming that as expected, she runs for a fourth term next year. It opened with the burning question of the US-led coalition's battle against Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq as well as Europe's migrant crisis, before delving into the Ukraine crisis, said an aide of Hollande about the talks that lasted just over two hours. (more...)
Trump Drops Plan To Investigate Hillary Clinton's Email
- November 26, 2016

Trump has snagged 306 likely electoral votes - with MI an apparent victory - more than the 270 he needed to become president, by winning key swing states like Ohio, Florida , Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. "I was very impressed by that answer", Trump said, adding that torture is "not going to make the kind of a difference that a lot of people are thinking". (more...)