• Inauguration skipping is nothing new
Inauguration skipping is nothing new

Democratic lawmakers have now said they will break with tradition by skipping U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's Friday inauguration in protest. "I can not stand idly by while Donald Trump continues to divide our nation and demean our civil rights heroes - like my friend and colleague, John Lewis, whom Trump has spent the last three days ...

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  • Inclement conditions force Obamas' flight to Palm Springs to be diverted
Inclement conditions force Obamas' flight to Palm Springs to be diverted

Obama will reportedly stay at the home of interior decorator Michael Smith who once redecorated the Oval office. A motorcade picked up the family and drove them to the Coachella Valley. "“The president vowed to take his family to a destination that is warmer than Washington, D.C. and Palm Springs fits the bill", Earnest said. He was last at Sunnyla...

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  • Man shot near Seattle protests at UW campus
Man shot near Seattle protests at UW campus

The University of Washington issued an alert on the possible shooting suspect, describing him as an Asian male, approximately 50 years old, 5-foot-7, 190 pounds, glasses, no facial hair, yellow cap and a black jacket. Police said protesters threw paint balls and bricks, and there were reports of punches being thrown. This was before they announce...

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  • Deputy and suspect are killed in shootout in North Dakota
Deputy and suspect are killed in shootout in North Dakota

Wednesday. "We received a few phone calls throughout the night, two or three people that family members had called and were anxious about, but we looked into it, and it was not the suspect". The suspect was also killed in the confrontation. It was the first death in the line of duty in Rolette County. "I ask all North Dakotans to show their appre...

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  • Buckeyes edge Huskers on late basket
Buckeyes edge Huskers on late basket

Loving moved freely into the lane after Glynn Watson Jr. fell down, and his soft shot bounced on the rim before dropping through with 0.6 seconds left. "We had some chances to put them away and we didn't". All five starters poured in double figures for the Buckeyes: Lyle (22 points, four rebounds, six assists), Loving (12 points, seven rebounds, ...

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  • Students Hurt By Pickup Truck at Bus Stop Crash
Students Hurt By Pickup Truck at Bus Stop Crash

Hospital officials said Friday Jenson and Olson are in critical condition, and Orina is in serious condition. The incident is now under investigation by the Wright County Sheriff's Department. Drew Nelson, a homeowner who lives near the crash scene, told KARE's Ellery McCardle that he was surprised to hear of a crash at that spot because it's usual...

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  • The 1st Trump White House Petition is in: Release tax returns
The 1st Trump White House Petition is in: Release tax returns

Trump, a former reality TV star and businessman, was dogged by reporters and rivals on the campaign trail to release his taxes, which he refused to do because he says he is "under audit". The second-most popular page on the site as of this writing is a petition calling for the release of Trump's tax returns, according to an analytics website th...

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  • Protests Get Out of Hand: At Least 95 Arrests in Downtown DC
Protests Get Out of Hand: At Least 95 Arrests in Downtown DC

Olympia police reported about 100 marchers causing some traffic disruptions downtown, and protesters also marched in Seattle. Police can be seen trying to disperse the crowds as cars were brought to a standstill in the streets as people continued to demonstrate.

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  • Shooting reported at high school in Ohio
Shooting reported at high school in Ohio

Authorities say Cole was shot a few times with a shotgun wielded by a 17-year-old student at West Liberty High School on Friday morning. The victim was identified as a 16-year-old male student at the school, but further details have not been disclosed.

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  • Senate to vote on Trump national security cabinet picks Friday
Senate to vote on Trump national security cabinet picks Friday

Schumer said Democrats approve of some candidates, such as retired Gen. James Mattis for defense secretary and retired Gen. John Kelly for homeland security, but was unsure whether other nominees would be confirmed. There were others signs his new government was up and running. Trump campaigned on several pledges of what he meant to do on "day on...

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  • Nebraska farmers pledge to teach ag nominee about Midwest's interests
Nebraska farmers pledge to teach ag nominee about Midwest's interests

Dr. Vincent Smith has been teaching agricultural economics at Montana State University since 1988 and says he believes Perdue will be a favorable choice for Montana agriculture. He says Perdue understands the importance of agriculture. Trump's nominee, former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, is receiving support across the board from agriculture ...

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  • NCAA bans off-campus vacation practices
NCAA bans off-campus vacation practices

But a football team heading to Europe? Per NBC Sports , an NCAA proposal passed by a vote of 58-22 on Friday that bans trips outside of college football season, such as the one Harbaugh took the Wolverines on last spring to Florida. Along with satellite camps, the trip was a way for Harbaugh to attract attention to the MI program and see some of...

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  • Alleged NYC gold flake thief busted in Ecuador for $1.6M heist
Alleged NYC gold flake thief busted in Ecuador for $1.6M heist

Julio Nivelo, 53, who also goes by the name David Vargas, grabbed the 86-pound barrel from the back of a Loomis armored auto on 48th St. between Fifth and Sixth Ave. If he returns to NY, he could face a couple of years more in prison for grand larceny charges. In the surveillance footage released by the NYPD, a man walks up to the back of the tru...

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  • Police looking for aggravated robbery suspect
Police looking for aggravated robbery suspect

At this time, is in unconfirmed what the robbery made off with before police arrived. Witnesses told police that a male suspect entered the banking establishment and began demanding money. One suspect is described as a black male wearing a black hoodie, black mask and armed with a pistol. He is approximately six foot tall and weighs about 180 pou...

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  • Man sought in death of La. officer, woman, just released from jail
Man sought in death of La. officer, woman, just released from jail

Fortunato didn't know if Veal has been hit in the earlier shooting. "We just didn't know he would be gone this soon", Munch said. The man sought in connection with the shooting deaths of a police officer and a woman the officer was apparently trying to help had just been released from jail January 7 after the Jefferson Parish District Attorney di...

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  • Las Vegas Sands Corporation agrees to $6.96 million federal fine
Las Vegas Sands Corporation agrees to $6.96 million federal fine

The company presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $59.51. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lifted their price objective on Las Vegas Sands Corp . LPL Financial LLC now owns 65,808 shares of the casino operator's stock valued at $3,870,000 after buying an additional 16,414 shares in the last quarter.

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  • Trump slams civil rights icon who says his election illegitimate
Trump slams civil rights icon who says his election illegitimate

Mr Trump tweeted that Mr Lewis was "all talk" and should focus on his constituents, after he said Mr Trump was not a legitimate president. "It's been divided. And yet even as you and I speak, there are more than five dozen Democrats that are going to boycott the inauguration of the incoming president. On March 7, 1965, he led a march in Selma ...

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  • Weather: Rain expected for Friday and Sunday
Weather: Rain expected for Friday and Sunday

The 58th presidential Inauguration will be held Friday in Washington, D.C., under mild temperatures and wet weather in the area. In the Trenton region and most of Central New Jersey, 1.5 to 2 inches of rain is anticipated. The front will probably not affect the DC area, keeping the capital and the inauguration under cool damp conditions for the d...

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  • El Chapo Being Extradited to US
El Chapo Being Extradited to US

That was the case after Chapo's July escape , which the USA warned Mexico of weeks earlier. The surreal saga of "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman includes two prison breaks. He was held Thursday night at a federal jail in Manhattan. The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed while the drug lord is being transported to court. US authorities first sought to ex...

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  • Repeal without replacement is irresponsible
Repeal without replacement is irresponsible

They can't site much evidence for their claim. George Washington University and the Commonwealth Fund have estimated that there will be 46,000 fewer jobs in Wisconsin if Medicaid is rolled back and subsidies for health care are eliminated.

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  • Twitter has a few opinions about Kellyanne Conway's inauguration outfit
Twitter has a few opinions about Kellyanne Conway's inauguration outfit

Senior advisor to Donald Trump , Kellyanne Conway , says that a change is underway in the country's capital. And the Internet ridicule did not stop with the bear and war jokes. " Who knew? " captioned an Instagram user who shared an image of her face superimposed on the illustrated mascot of National Football League team New England Patriots un...

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  • Northlanders heading to Women's Marches
Northlanders heading to Women's Marches

Protesters from across the country are loading up on trains, planes, buses and carpools for the Women's March on Washington, Saturday, the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration. The idea of the Women's March on Washington started out small. Thousands of women will head to Washington D.C. from New Jersey to participate in the Women's...

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  • Secret Service forces Donald Trump to ditch his Android phone
Secret Service forces Donald Trump to ditch his Android phone

With Trump , it's simply how business gets done, whether he's fielding calls from real estate partners and longtime friends or foreign leaders and congressional lawmakers in the weeks after the election. The Newseum has reached out to the Trump team about including his old phone in its collection, according to the AP, but the museum has not heard ...

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  • Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche
Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche

Nguyen said people have been stuck in their homes for days. Two guests escaped because they were outside the building when the avalanche struck. Lorenzo Gagliardi, one of the first mountain police officers to arrive on Thursday morning, had earlier recounted the apocalyptic scene he found there in an interview with AFPTV.

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  • Free doobies handed out by DC pot protesters
Free doobies handed out by DC pot protesters

The group has invited individuals who would like to participate to gather on the west side of Dupont Circle at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, January 20, and then they will head down to the National Mall at 10:00 a.m. She supports the medicinal use of cannabis. Most importantly for protesters, the parts of Washington under federal jurisdiction, which amo...

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  • Weekend brings potential heavy storms, hail
Weekend brings potential heavy storms, hail

You're not completely out of the woods, but the severe weather threat looks more limited the farther north. Rainfall is expected to be one to three inches. Be sure to have multiple ways to receive the latest watches and warnings across the area by downloading our app and following us on social media. Humidity will increase during the day on Sat...

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  • All the Cities Hosting a Women's March to Protest Donald Trump
All the Cities Hosting a Women's March to Protest Donald Trump

Some organizers at the national and local levels have been careful not to label the rallies "anti-Trump" or "protests". The marches , they say, are to remind Trump, his Cabinet, and U.S. "As an assembled group, we choose to stand by all persons marginalized by the divisive and prejudiced rhetoric now driving the impending Inauguration", said eve...

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  • Deplorables Come to Washington to Welcome Their Next President
Deplorables Come to Washington to Welcome Their Next President

As the demonstrators began throwing trash at the supporters leaving the building, the protesters were hit with pepper spray grenades by the police. Police have deployed tear gas to push protesters back. Meanwhile, a group calling itself Occupy Inauguration plans to rally on the morning of the inauguration ceremony at Meridian Hill Park, about a m...

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  • LGBT+ activists throw a queer dance party outside Mike Pence's home
LGBT+ activists throw a queer dance party outside Mike Pence's home

From their meeting point at Friendship Heights Metro station, the colorful crew peacefully danced towards the Pence family home in Chevy Chase. While a police blockade prevented the dance party from actually reaching Pence's property, local residents were seen cheering in support of the protesters.

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  • Justices raise doubts over law barring offensive trademarks
Justices raise doubts over law barring offensive trademarks

But does that make it suitable for a trademark? The implications for education of the case of Lee v. Tam (No. 15-1293) may not be obvious, but they were lurking during oral arguments and in the multiple friend-of-the-court briefs in the case.

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