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Trump offers HUD job to Ben Carson
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Trump offers HUD job to Ben Carson

President-elect Donald Trump has formally offered retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson the position of secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. That's according to a person familiar with the offer who spoke on the condition of anonymity beca...
S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley accepts Trump's U.N. ambassador offer, sources say
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S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley accepts Trump's U.N. ambassador offer, sources say

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, the woman he has tapped during his transition. That's according to two sources familiar with Trump's decision, who requested anony...
Dow passes 19,000 for first time in history; S&P and Nasdaq also set new records
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Dow passes 19,000 for first time in history; S&P and Nasdaq also set new records

NEW YORK (UPI) -- Optimistic financial analysts have speculated that the Dow Jones Industrial Average could surpass the 20,000-mark before the end of the year. Tuesday, that looked like a good possibility. The Dow closed over the 19,000-mark for the first t...
Trump unleashes on media bigwigs in closed door meeting
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Trump unleashes on media bigwigs in closed door meeting

President-elect Donald Trump gave journalists and executives from some of America’s largest media outlets a harsh dressing down in a closed-door, off-the-record meeting in Trump Tower on Monday. The gathering, which included some 30-40 media executives and ...
Gold Star Family of Slain Stockton Soldier Booed on Flight
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Gold Star Family of Slain Stockton Soldier Booed on Flight

STOCKTON -- The father of a soldier who was killed last weekend in Afghanistan was disappointed and hurt after airline passengers booed him and his family as they flew to meet his son's remains. Stewart Perry, an ex-Marine who lives in Stockton, said the or...
Trump Spokeswoman Confirms: No Charges for Hillary
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Trump Spokeswoman Confirms: No Charges for Hillary

NEW YORK, (UPI) -- President-elect Donald Trump's administration won't pursue further investigations of Hillary Clinton's prevail email server or the Clinton Foundation, an aide said Tuesday. "I think when the president-elect, who's also the head of your p...
School bus driver charged in crash that killed five kids
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School bus driver charged in crash that killed five kids

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- A school bus driver who authorities say was speeding along a narrow, winding Tennessee road when he wrapped his vehicle around a tree was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide in the deaths of five children. Calling the Mon...
Leftist College Lowers, Burns, Finally Removes Old Glory
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Leftist College Lowers, Burns, Finally Removes Old Glory

AMHERST — Since Election Day, Hampshire College’s U.S. flag has been discussed, set ablaze, replaced, and lowered to half-staff. On Friday, Old Glory was removed indefinitely. In an email sent to the campus community Friday, President Jonathan Lash annou...
A plan to register Muslims is constitutional and legal
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A plan to register Muslims is constitutional and legal

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration would likely prevail in the face of threatened legal challenges to any plan to register or otherwise monitor Muslims entering the country, legal experts said -- but it's more likely to use a tested, broader-based Bush/Oba...
President-Elect Trump delivers transition message directly to the American people
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President-Elect Trump delivers transition message directly to the American people

NEW YORK (UPI) -- President-elect Donald Trump on Monday posted a video message that explained some of the things he plans to do in his first 100 days in the White House. In the two and-a-half minute video, which was produced and posted online by Trump's t...