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'Old rules no longer apply,' Donald Trump says in Ohio 'thank you' rally
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'Old rules no longer apply,' Donald Trump says in Ohio 'thank you' rally

CINCINNATI, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- President-elect Donald Trump said his campaign proved "old rules no longer apply" during a rally in Cincinnati on Thursday as part of what he's calling a "thank you" tour. Trump, who ran for the presidency on anti-establishment p...
U.S. to forgive some $108B in student loan debt, report says
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U.S. to forgive some $108B in student loan debt, report says

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- An estimated $108 billion in student loans will be forgiven in the next two decades as a growing number of borrowers seek income-driven payment assistance programs, the Government Accountability Office said Wednesday. The GAO, in a repor...
9/11 Families Say McCain, Graham change would “effectively gut” bill that allows lawsuits against Saudi Arabia
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9/11 Families Say McCain, Graham change would “effectively gut” bill that allows lawsuits against Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The families of Sept. 11 victims are voicing their stern opposition to a proposed change to a new law that allows them to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged backing of the attackers, invoking the support of President-elect Donald Trump for the...
Washington presidential elector joins anti-Trump movement
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Washington presidential elector joins anti-Trump movement

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Democratic presidential elector from Washington state said Wednesday she is joining a national effort to try and deny Republican Donald Trump the presidency at the Electoral College. Levi Guerra, a 19-year-old from the small town of ...
Investigation targets a Philadelphia city attorney in anti-Trump vandalism
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Investigation targets a Philadelphia city attorney in anti-Trump vandalism

Police are investigating an assistant city solicitor in connection with anti-Trump graffiti sprayed on a grocery store in Chestnut Hill. Duncan Lloyd is one of two men seen in a surveillance video that captures the vandalism, said Craig Straw, first deputy ...
HUD secretary declares all federal public housing will be smoke-free in 18 mos.
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HUD secretary declares all federal public housing will be smoke-free in 18 mos.

Smoking will be banned in federally funded public housing within 18 months, under new regulations unveiled yesterday by U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro in a visit to Boston, where it all began. Castro made the announcement at the ...
Sarah Palin for VA?
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Sarah Palin for VA?

Sarah Palin has emerged as a strong last-minute candidate for secretary of Veterans Affairs, reportedly with the backing of President-elect Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon, in a race for the coveted post that Scott Brown is also fighting for. T...
Agitators: Police shooting may be legal but it isn't right
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Agitators: Police shooting may be legal but it isn't right

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A prosecutor's decision to clear a Charlotte police officer in the killing of a black man left some African-American community leaders saying while the shooting may have been legal, it wasn't right. Many of them called on Charlotte p...
2,000 veterans plan to protect Dakota Access pipeline protesters
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2,000 veterans plan to protect Dakota Access pipeline protesters

The Veterans Stand For Standing Rock group said it plans to gather up to 2,000 veterans starting Sunday to help protect Dakota Access Pipeline protesters. The group defines itself as a non-violent demonstration to defend protesters from what it describes as...
Mexico disappointed at Carrier agreement to keep jobs in US
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Mexico disappointed at Carrier agreement to keep jobs in US

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon are expressing disappointment at Carrier Corp.'s announcement it will keep hundreds of jobs in the United States rather than send them south of the border. Carrier says it has made a deal with ...