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For Trump, lots of meetings, Cabinet picks still coming

Trump is also likely to name retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to serve as secretary of defense, while South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is the leading candidate to be the next ambassador to the United Nations, the Journal reported. Trump says in a video released late Monday that his agenda "will be based on a simple core principle: putting America first". The statement, in a Fox News interview, comes after President-elect Donald Trump met Romney, a Republican who criticised him during the ...

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National Football League may be finally coming to its senses on Thursday night games

That number wasn't just an 18% boost over Fox's game last Thanksgiving, a 45-14 Philadelphia Eagles victory over the Detroit Lions, but was also Fox's most-watched National Football League regular season game ever. While there may not be any immediate changes to Thursday, the league is planning some changes for Sunday with regards to broadcasts of games that are played in London.

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SC Governor Haley picked by Trump for UN Ambassador

Haaretz looked at Haley's views on Israel, and pointed out that she has opposed the nuclear deal with Iran. Haley may have offered a glimpse Tuesday of how she will approach the job. Trump's stated intention of banning immigration by Muslims from countries that are a source of Islamist militancy has played well with many in India, a majority Hindu nation that has always been at odds with Muslim-majority Pakistan.

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Trump aide mocks election challenge

All the while, the dismayed Hillary Clinton campaign may have been given a golden opportunity to challenge the results of the election. "Quite honestly, Mr. The nation ought to be relieved that President-elect Donald Trump has decided not to press his campaign pledge to criminally investigate rival Hillary Clinton for her handling of email while secretary of state and for the activities of the Clinton Foundation.

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Infant ejected from car is found alive in storm drain

There's not much that passes for uplifting news these days, so it seems we'll have to make do with this: An 8-month-old baby girl that landed in a storm drain after being ejected from a auto during a crash was found perfectly fine. She was immediately checked out by EMTs, and all she had was a scratch on her forehead. Three other Altima passengers - Justice Lawson, 17, Jakesa Colson, 20, and a 15-year-old girl - were taken to Wadley Regional Medical Center with possible injuries.

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New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said in a news conference that the shooting occurred at the intersection of Iberville and Bourbon streets, an area known for its restaurants and tourism. The mass shooting is the second to happen on Bourbon St. since 2014. There was an increased police presence because the Bayou Classic - an annual college football game between the Grambling State University Tigers and the Southern University Jaguars - took place Saturday at the Mercedes Benz ...