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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Wisconsin; 6-8 Inches of Snow Predicted

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JANESVILLE-The National Weather Service upgraded its winter storm watch to a winter storm warning for Rock and Walworth counties, according to its website . Accumulations are expected to be between 10 and 20 inches in areas above 6,000 feet, with 4 to 10 inches in the lower valleys. The snow will caused decreased visibility and hard driving conditions, so be careful on the roads. Read More »

Here's how early in pregnancy Ohio's 'heartbeat bill' would prohibit abortions

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Kasich is a hardline opponent of abortion rights and takes a dim view of women's health care generally. The bill is especially controversial since many women don't know they are pregnant as early as six weeks . Forty-three states now restrict abortions, with some exceptions, by time or phase of fetal development. There's no fixed time period in such laws, but the nonprofit American Pregnancy Association says that viability generally can begin as soon as 24 weeks. Read More »

Trump will keep a hand in 'The New Celebrity Apprentice'

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Trump is now consulting with ethics experts about the show. "It certainly seems like there is a lot of time to do based on recent precedent while you're president the united states". "Presidents have a right to do things in their spare time or their leisure time", she concluded. "I am not now and have never been a supporter of Donald Trump's candidacy". Read More »

Japanese company to invest $50B in U.S., create 50K jobs

According to the Wall Street Journal , the CEO of one of Sprint / SoftBank's top USA competitors, AT&T's Randall Stephenson, recently noted that the upcoming Trump presidency will have a number of good economic benefits for the country, mostly because forecasters expect less taxes and government regulation. Read More »

California lawmakers seek to fight Trump deportation efforts

After finishing their opening speeches, De Leon and Rendon helped introduce a legislative package that would provide legal help to undocumented immigrants during deportation hearings and create regional centers to train defense attorneys and public defenders on immigration law. Read More »

Christie hits historic low in latest approval poll

The Christies earned a total $913,420 income a year ago, down more than $50,000 from 2014 income, according to the couple's 2015 tax returns. Seventy-three percent of respondents reported they believe Christie should have been tried in court over the matter, instead of his aides. Read More »

Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday threatened "retribution" and "consequences" for American companies that relocate overseas but hope to sell their products in the USA - essentially, a punitive tax of 35% on entry. The manufacturer said its decision to raise prices was unrelated to the Carrier's decision to keep some jobs in Indianapolis. The Twitter posts were made on Sunday, and the chief of state warned about a tax of 35 percent that the companies will have to pay if they leave ... Read More »

Jobs report shows Trump to inherit solid but uneven economy

But we're not announcing it until Monday so don't tell anybody", Trump said at a rally in Cincinnati, kicking off his post-election "Thank You" tour. A year later, Mattis came under scrutiny during one of the more high-profile criminal investigations of the Iraq war, the shooting deaths of 24 Iraqis by Marines. Read More »

Authorities won't use force to remove protesters

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The Corps has ordered the protesters to leave federal land, but the Corps says it has no plans to forcibly remove anyone. But those who choose to stay do so at their own risk as emergency, fire, medical, and law enforcement response can not be adequately provided in these areas. Read More »

Governor orders evacuation of pipeline protest camp

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Bibens called the governor's order a "misuse of emergency declarations to justify an armed invasion of peaceful encampment" and said the collective will take legal action if any force is imposed on the camps. U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., offered his support on Monday for the protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline , saying the Standing Rock Sioux were defending their land amid retaliation by law enforcement. Read More »

Donald Trump picks fierce critic Nikki Haley for United Nations job

The following are details about his selections so far. Nikki Haley's historic appointment to a cabinet-rank post by Republican President-elect Donald Trump that caps the election of five Indian Americans to Congress this year has been welcomed by the community as a sign of its political emergence. Read More »

Uganda says over 50 police & tribal insurgents killed in clashes

The killings are an escalation of a long-running conflict between Ugandan security forces and rebels linked to a tribal king, Charles Wesley Mumbere, a critic of the country's long-time president. This is the reason the Bakonzo people are found in Congo as well apart from Uganda. However, some of them have taken up arms again demanding creation of the Yira Republic, the territory that would cover part of Uganda and part of North Kivu in the DR Congo. Read More »

Bomb defused near US embassy in Philippines

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Senior Supt. Joel Coronel, the Manila city police chief, said they were checking security cameras in the area and seeking information from at least two eyewitnesses. No one was reported hurt in the incident. Police closed the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard in front of the United States embassy at around 7.30am local time, media reports said. Read More »

Trump election: Request for Wisconsin vote recount sent

That led a massive fundraising effort over the past week, where Stein successfully raised enough money , an estimated $5 million in just three days, to launch similar, self-funded recount efforts in Pennsylvania and MI, states also narrowly won by Trump. Read More »

Hurricane Hits Central America & It Looks Like More Trouble Is Brewing

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El Salvador's government also said it saw the threat of tsunami waves hitting the coast. Nicaraguan authorities on Thursday suspended the tsunami alert they had announced after the 7.2-magnitude quake struck the country's northern Pacific coastal region earlier in the day, although its epicenter was in El Salvador. Read More »

Magnitude 7.2 quake strikes off Pacific coast of Central America

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Central America could be in for some serious weather within the next few days. Tsunami waves are possible within 300 kilometres of the epicentre, the tsunami warning said. Geological Survey. Hurricane Otto, catagory 2, hit landfall near the southeastern coast of Nicaragua. Over 15,000 people have already been evacuated from the affected areas, but many are remaining with plans to "ride out the storm". Read More »

Powerball jackpot reaches $403 million

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If nobody wins in Wednesday's drawing, the jackpot will be even larger for Saturday. The Powerball was 21 and the Power Play multiplier was 2. But the odds of winning the jackpot - matching all six numbers - are 1 in 292,201,338. The drawing on Wednesday, November 23, will be the 19th drawing without a jackpot victor since the recent $246.8 million victor in Georgia in September. Read More »

Need extra cash for holiday shopping? Powerball swells to $403M

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A $2 ticket gives you a one in 292.2 million chance at joining the hall of Powerball champions. The couple chose to receive the cash option - $165.6 million before taxes. The prize is on the brink of becoming one of the largest jackpots in US history if it keeps rolling with no lucky winners. Also, the Michigan Lottery Lotto 47 jackpot has risen to $10.4 million. Read More »

Education Secretary King calls for end to paddling students

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In addition to eliminating the practice, he urges school staff and educators to create an promote supportive plus effective disciplinary standards instead, cites USA Today . "These data and disparities shock the conscience", King said. "Notably, the very acts of corporal punishment that are permissible when applied to children in schools under some state laws would be prohibited as criminal assault and battery when applied to adults in the community in those very same states", he said. Read More »

Federal judge blocks Obama's overtime rule

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Many employers have already told employees they will be getting raises or overtime pay. Over that time, many companies made a decision to bump salaried workers pay above the $47,476 threshold to avoid paying overtime hours. With the new ruling, employees earning less than $47,476 would be eligible for mandatory overtime pay. Consequently, the injunction means businesses and nonprofits will not be required to meet the December 1 deadline for complying with the new overtime rules. Read More »

Twitter boss briefly suspended from his own network

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This story is now developing, so check back in soon for updates about Dorsey's temporary suspension. Sucks to be suspended for no reason, right, Jack? His number of followers dropped from 3.9 million to 3.3 million. Twitter was not immediately available when contacted by CNBC but Dorsey tweeted that the suspension was an "internal mistake". One of twitters largest social media competitors, Facebook also had issues, which resulted in terminating the account of its CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and ... Read More »

Kansas City-area officer, suspect wounded in shooting

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In St. Louis, a suspect shot a police sergeant through his rolled up window as he sat in a marked police vehicle in slow traffic. Officers say the man was in his late-teens and was not a minor. She had no information about the suspect's condition. The officer injured in the shooting was shot in the hand and is expected to make a full recovery. Read More »

Wisconsin beats Tennessee 74-62 to open Maui Invitational

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Senior point guard Bronson Koenig scored 21 points for the Badgers (3-1), who watched a potential blowout turn into a nail-biter in the second half. Nigel Hayes, the Big Ten preseason player of the year, and fellow starter Zak Showalter should be looking for bounce-back performances after combining to shoot 1-for-13 against Chicago State, a big reason the Cougars were able to hang around so long. Read More »

Samuel's 3 TDs lift South Carolina to 44-31 win

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South Carolina: While the Gamecocks veteran frontcourt dominated, their marquee newcomers struggled. SC should handle Western Carolina easily in this game. Both teams managed to find success on the ground on Saturday with Western Carolina rushing for 236 yards as a team while the Gamecocks chewed up 442 on the ground. Read More »

Vikings healthy on defense for Sunday against Arizona

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The Minnesota Vikings will return to the comfort of their new stadium this weekend, lugging some heavy baggage with them. When dissecting the struggles of the Cardinals this season, your eyes gravitate to their offense. This becomes the area that the Cardinals have to exploit. This could be the Packers first season sitting out of the playoffs since 2008. - It's easy to wonder about the Cardinals' offensive line , and John Wetzel and D.J. Read More »

After report, family of boy in gorilla pen again thanks zoo

Department of Agriculture inspection found. A U.S. Department of Agriculture inspection report , obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, also stated the zoo's dangerous-animal response team properly followed procedures after visitors called 911 on May 28 to report a child in the gorilla enclosure. Read More »

Accused New York bomber due in court to face charges

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Rahimi was arrested after a shootout with police officers in Linden, New Jersey on September 19 that left him seriously wounded and two cops with minor injuries. Cross-Goldenberg declined to comment further after Rahimi's arraignment. - Ahmad Khan Rahami appeared frail and much older than his age of 28 when he appeared in federal court in Lower Manhattan to hear the federal charges against him on Thursday. Read More »

Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. fastest to 3500 receiving yards

Prior to last week's bye, Cincinnati played in London and came away with a 27-27 tie with Washington, which posted a 29-27 win at NY in Week 3. Mike Nugent provided two placements for Cincinnati (3-5-1), the second placing the Bengals ahead 20-14 at the start of the third quarter. Read More »

PPS students walk out in protest of Trump election

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Portland police officers gave out stickers resembling badges to students, helped keep them off MAX tracks and helped defuse at least one dispute, in which a a woman chanted "President Trump", at the protesters. In a city that has seen large and destructive protests, a few hundred students from several schools walked out of class to gather in the rain near City Hall. Read More »

Texas A&M and Ole Miss both look to backup QBs this week

The news comes after former starting quarterback Chad Kelly was lost for the season with a torn ACL. The Rebels need two wins with just three games left to become bowl eligible for the fifth straight season. The Rebels are one of the nation's worst at stopping the run, ranking 117th out of 128 FBS teams at almost 240 yards per game allowed. It's still going to be a rush-happy with Trayveon Williams and Keith Ford . Read More »

Texas winning behind Jefferson as No. 11 W. Virginia arrives

West Virginia scored the first seven points and led by as many as 21 in the first half. Each team traded turnovers again, but it was the Texas side that proved to be bigger. "I really don't worry about that", Strong said of his tenuous job status. Texas' all-everything sophomore got benched two weeks ago and responded in a huge way with 17 tackles and a sack in the last two games. Read More »

GOP on track to maintain Senate control as most incumbents hold on

David Johnson, of Ocheyedan, who earlier this year rescinded his Republican affiliation in protest of GOP presidential candidate and now President-elect Donald Trump. It gave voice to people who felt their country had turned its back on them. "Obviously there was a clear mandate last night that says Washington is not working and people want Washington to work", he said. Read More »

Count begins: Trump takes Indiana, Kentucky, W. Virginia; Clinton Vermont

Trump was favored to win Indiana's 11 electoral votes . WASHINGTON (AP) _ Republican Donald Trump has won West Virginia and its five electoral votes . Ted Strickland, a Democrat. The state voted for Bill Clinton twice in the 1990s, and Hillary Clinton drew large crowds in 2014 when she campaigned for Alison Lundergan Grimes' unsuccessful U.S. Read More »