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Fight Far From Over: Anti-DAPL Protests Resume After Trump's Order

On Dec. 4, the assistant army secretary for civil works, Jo-Ellen Darcy, declined to allow the pipeline to be built under Lake Oahe because she said alternate routes needed to be considered. Briggs said Louisiana has been "faced with the same political fight" over the Bayou Bridge Pipeline project. Trump told reporters that the United States "are going to renegotiate some of the terms " of the Keystone XL project.

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Annette Thompson Meeks: As education secretary, DeVos would put kids before unions

The state also has a program allowing qualifying children, in some cases, to receive scholarships to attend private schools. And the students he would expect to suffer would be high-need, high-cost students who remain in public schools with fewer resources to teach them.

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Delays likely as tax refund process changes due to PATH

The usual April 15 deadline was pushed back since it falls on a Saturday this year. But at H&R Block, people will be able to get an advance loan for the full refund amount, as much as $1,250, said Teri Harrier, owner of H&R Block of Coudersport and Emporium.

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Taiwan Expects Closer US Military Ties, More High-Level Visits Under Trump

That, along with subsequent comments by Trump that the "one China" policy was up for negotiation, has infuriated Beijing, which views Taiwan as a wayward province to be brought under its control by force if necessary. Whatever Trump is or is not up to with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Chinese government must be wondering about the possibility that the White House and the Kremlin may have friendlier relations.

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Mattis Hearing Complete, Senate Committee Approves Waiver

Mattis retired from his uniformed role as head of U.S. Central Command in 2013. And when asked about women and gays in the military, especially in combat roles, he said usa forces must be the "most lethal in the world". Prior to Thursday, there was little opposition to the waiver, even among Democrats. Even some of Mr Trump's strongest critics say Mr Mattis merits the exception.

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Ron DeSantis joins call to move American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Avraham Nir-Feldklein, deputy chief of the Israeli Embassy in Berlin, said in a statement shared on Israel's Facebook page that Israelis were moved and thankful for the support from both the government and people of Berlin. The Security Council resolution makes the ahistorical claim that Israel has no legal right to any of the land it acquired in the War of 1967, not even East Jerusalem .

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Alibaba's Jack Ma meets with Trump

What exactly does Alibaba do? But U.S. trade on Alibaba's Taobao and Tmall shopping sites is now tiny. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimated that trade with China now supports more than 40 million jobs in the United States. Walmart, which is looking to boost its online presence, has 2.3 million employees worldwide, 1.5 million of which are in the United States, as of the end of the fiscal year 2016.

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The Liverpool XI Klopp must pick vs

Henderson's most famous near-miss in a Liverpool shirt came with him looking on from the sidelines. 2 and 3 teams would go a long way toward determing which of them has the best chance to usurp Chelsea at the top. The quality of opponents in that run may not have been great, but they dealt admirably with the sizeable challenge of Arsenal , just as they did against an in-form Manchester United during his previous ban.

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City encouraging Calgarians to recycle Christmas trees

All decorations and lights must be removed, and the wreaths and trees may not be in plastic bags. Now that Christmas is over, you're probably ready to get rid of your Christmas Tree . According to the University of Illinois Extension , one acre of Holiday trees provides the daily oxygen requirement of 18 people. Recycled trees can be processed into useful mulch.

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Berlin man hunt: Police tracking Tunisian suspect

It is believed that the man was approached by police during a routine patrol in the Sesto San Giovanni area of Milan in the early hours of Friday morning. "Those in Europe, kill the crusader pigs, each person to their own ability". One of the officers, Christian Movio (35), was shot in the right shoulder and underwent surgery for a superficial wound and was in good condition.

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U.S. jobs market strongest for a decade, says Yellen

But, it managed a solitary hike. A bond's value is best expressed as its yield, a measure which consolidates the bond's coupon or interest rate and the bond's price into a single measure. A bond's yield moves inversely to its price. With significant foreign investors in our financial markets, equity markets may witness some sell offs.

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Trump says he talked about "life" with Kanye West during rapper's visit

The unlikely pair met in the famous Trump Tower located in NY. The source added that Trump has Kanye pegged for an "entrepreneurial leadership role". West appeared at a fundraiser with President Obama in 2015 . Before leaving the building, the rapper was photographed with the president-elect in the lobby.

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Russian, OPEC ministers to meet this week on oil output cuts

USA crude for January delivery was up 32 cents at $51.16 a barrel. The secretary general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) pledged to work with the European Union, Russia and China to stabilize oil prices after the cartel sent crude futures soaring more than 16 percent following Wednesday's supply cut agreement.

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Porto routs Leicester 5-0, joins English champs in last 16

With Leicester having already secured top spot in Group G, it was no surprise that Ranieri named a much-changed line-up given his side's awful Premier League form. Manchester City's reward for coming second in the group? The Foxes' domestic form seemingly has no bearing over their European displays, so I expect another confident performance to finish the group stage on a high note.

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Trumps phone call with Taiwan prez just a courtesy call:Pence

Trump lambasted China throughout the USA election campaign, pledging to label the country a currency manipulator on his first day in office. But by speaking to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, Trump upended four decades of American foreign policy and engaged China directly on the issue of Taiwan, which Beijing has threatened to reclaim by force if necessary.

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Crucial Opec-non Opec meeting on global output deal on Dec 10

OPEC agreed this week to reduce output by around 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) beginning in January in a bid to reduce global oversupply and prop up prices. These issues and USA oil production dynamics will be key drivers of the oil price direction in the medium term. The U.S. Energy Department predicts that heating oil costs will rise about one-third this winter, but that prediction was issued more than a month ago and was based heavily on forecasts of much colder temperatures in ...

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BOHANON & STYRING: New era approaching for health insurance

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that more than 1 million Americans selected plans using the Healthcare.gov webiste since November 1, including about 250,000 new consumers and more than 750,000 clients renewing coverage.

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Locals take part in Small Business Saturday

In Danville, Jones said business was picking up compared to the previous year, with many shoppers mentioning the holiday. "Definitely business is increased, but it's a little different", Shaffer said. "We know the names of all our customers, and we know what's going on in their lives", she said. And only a couple days after Thanksgiving, store owners said they are especially thankful for the business customers give them.

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Christmas trees ready for selection at Cherokee nurseries, farms

Kirk said another hightlight of the Decker Tree Farm is families can cut their own trees or have the staff do it for them. For the past few years, the Wood family has come to Newby's Evergreen Farms to pick out the flawless Christmas trees.

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What do Analysts suggest for: Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE:SXL)

Salem Investment Counselors Inc last reported 0.1% of its portfolio in the stock. The performance of firm for the quarter recorded as -19.72% and for year stands at -9.15%, while the YTD performance was -0.13%. 08/15/2016 - Energy Transfer Equity , L.P. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. This showed the surprise of -20% in the last quarter earnings.

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TSA Precheck enrollment doubled in a year ago

Stand-still traffic, train delays and long lines at airport security are the tried-and-true excuses for a late arrival at grandma's, so here are a few tips for getting there quickly and safely before the turkey gets cold. The program lets passengers skip general security lines and forego removing shoes, belts and other items. The new system went live on the southside of the terminal on November 15 so the previous system will be removed from that side in the next month, Chasse said.

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Flynn: Outspoken general, intelligence pro, Trump supporter

Ten years ago we found evidence that al-Qaeda was far more organized and adept than we had previously given them credit for. Both Gorka and Flynn have made virulent and offensive anti-Muslim comments and blamed "political correctness" for terror attacks.

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Trump's wild misrepresentation of Obama's response to a protester

If Trump falls short in Pennsylvania, his chances become slimmer and he would need to win North Carolina, where the candidates are virtually tied in the latest polls; Arizona, where the Hispanic vote could swing the election in Clinton's favor; and ME, which carries little weight but could be key in this year's contest.

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Bhaskar Bhat resigns from Tata Chemical board

Tata Consultancy Services told the Bombay Stock Exchange that it had received a notice from its parent Tata Sons nominating Ishaat Hussain as Chairman of the company, immediately replacing Cyrus Mistry. He is the MD of Titan and took over as chairman of Tata SIA Airlines, succeeding Prasad Menon, earlier this year. The Tata Trusts, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Sir Ratan Tata Trust and JRD Tata Trust own 28%, 24% and 4% of Tata Sons , respectively.

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Lines of voters already waiting as polls open

Reporter Gabe Gutierrez seemed to mock GOP nominee Donald Trump for claiming he would do well with the Latino community. Perhaps most important for the Democrats in down ballot races, favorability ratings for Democrats in Congress have also reached their highest point since the poll began, at 65 percent.

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Big Ten unveils Friday night games; Mich. out

The league's Friday night games will include Washington at Rutgers and Utah State at Wisconsin on September 1; OH at Purdue on September 8; Nebraska at IL on September 29; Northwestern at Maryland on Oct.13; and Michigan State at Northwestern on October 27.

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Giants make most of big plays, Eagles don't and lose again

I'm hurting". Doug Pederson and several players even said as much leading up to Sunday. "I trust my guys, I trust that locker room right now", said Pederson. "To me, it didn't come down to those two plays". Jordan Matthews has been the top touchdown threat among Philadelphia Eagles pass catchers this season.

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Trump, Clinton take different strategies to shore up votes

As if to prove that point, Trump scheduled rallies Sunday in Minnesota , which hasn't supported a Republican nominee since 1972, and MI, which hasn't since 1988. A recent Harris Poll for the American Psychological Association, for example, found 52 percent of Americans adults reported they were stressed out by this contest - in close to equal measures of both Republicans and Democrats.

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Early voting data in 3 key states show spike in Latino turnout

Equally, many are repelled by Trump's language about race and gender. Nevada's gaming industry has historically made it hard for voters in the state to line up and cast their ballots on election day . The poll's error margin is plus-or-minus 3.5 percentage points. "We believe we are winning voting in Florida today by 170,000 votes". James Campbell, a professor at the University of Buffalo in NY whose book "Polarized: Making Sense of a Divided America" was published this summer, said ...

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At rally for Clinton, Obama speaks up for protester supporting Trump

Mrs Clinton was on 45% in the four-way poll alongside outsiders Libertarian Gary Johnson and the Green Party's Jill Stein. It was a pointed shift from just more than a week ago, when Clinton led by an average of 8 points in the RealClearPolitics polling average of the state.