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Author: 0 19 killed in Uganda fighting between rebels, army

The Bakonzo people declared their own kingdom in 1962 following a separatist movement. Some of the rebels had climbed high up the Rwenzori mountains and set up military camps from which they were said to run a small government, even collecting taxes from the people they control.

USA Local businesses hope shoppers make time for Small Business Saturday
Author: 0 Local businesses hope shoppers make time for Small Business Saturday

That's something local business owners would love to see more of. They say locally owned stores offer items you can't get anywhere else. For many small business owners, it's the busiest day of the year. Local shops take part in Small. But the owner of "Luv Bird Boutique" said she's proud to contribute to her city. "We like to think we just give it that extra something to make you say Welcome to Mobile!" "The traffic, the people.someone trampling you for a pair of tennis shoes, I'm ...

Author: 0 US court blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million

The rule that doubled the salary threshold for overtime to $47,476 from $23,660 was certainly going to be under fire from the incoming administration of President-Elect Donald Trump, but the surprise ruling puts implementation in serious doubt.

USA Education Secretary King calls for end to paddling students
Author: 0 Education Secretary King calls for end to paddling students

Many schools in NY and across the country are developing new disciplinary measures that de-emphasize punishment and move away from practices that inflict harm on students. "King called corporal punishment ".harmful, ineffective, and often disproportionately applied to students of color and students with disabilities ".

USA Twitter Trolled Itself By Suspending CEO Jack Dorsey's Account
Author: 0 Twitter Trolled Itself By Suspending CEO Jack Dorsey's Account

These protests mainly involved questioning whether or not there was a possibility that accounts could have been falsely closed or frozen - due to the same reason that Dorsey's account was suspended . Which caused yet more problems for Dorsey. Interestingly, Dorsey's followers have decreased further since it was restored and now only clocks in at 3.19 million.

USA Nikki Haley is Trump's pick for United States ambassador to UN
Author: 0 Nikki Haley is Trump's pick for United States ambassador to UN

In announcing the nomination today, President-elect Trump said that "Governor Haley has a proven track record of bringing people together regardless of background or party affiliation to move critical policies forward for the betterment of her state and our country".

Author: 0 Trump changes his tune on climate change, jailing Clinton

A Times spokeswoman said that they did not change the ground rules, but that Trump's team had sought to make the entire gathering off the record, "which we refused to agree to". And Trump disavowed the alt-right, speaking at length about his perceived closeness to the movement for the first time . Trump's children and grandchildren are also receiving official protection, and, with his wife Melania and young son Barron planning on staying in NY at least until the end of the school year, ...

Author: 0 Paul Ryan renominated House Speaker in a unanimous vote

Ryan, for his part, said House Republicans would be working "hand in glove" with Trump. On Tuesday the House is expected to approve a bill renewing a decades-old Iran sanctions law, which supporters say would let the USA punish Tehran should the country fail to live up to the terms of the landmark nuclear deal.

Author: 0 'Sanctuary' cities in the US: What you need to know

The Mayor repeatedly accused Trump of "the worst kind of racism" for his proposals to build a wall on the Mexican border, deport undocumented immigrants, shut off Federal funding to "sanctuary cities" like NY and obstruct Muslim immigration.

USA Vikings are slight favorites vs. Cardinals
Author: 0 Vikings are slight favorites vs. Cardinals

The Vikings had won the previous three meetings, all at Minnesota , and are 8-0 at home against the Cardinals since losing to the then-St. Last loss at home to franchise was in 1977 to St. Cardinals LT John Wetzel. Arizona's problems aren't irreconcilable, which is what makes them such a frustrating team. They will therefore have been pleased to see the return of Larry Fitzgerald last weekend against San Francisco, where he produced a season best of 133 yards.

Author: 0 Trump's lobbyist ban complicates administration hiring

Trade Representative, Small Business Administration, Federal Communications Commission and Social Security Administration on November 21. He previously worked for K Street giant Greenberg Traurig, where he was listed on contracts for tobacco companies ITG Brands and Lorillard, Peabody Energy and cybersecurity company FireEye, among others.

Author: 0 Police seek public's help in search for newborn

Todd Ojile said during a news conference. "We do not consider (the driver) a suspect", Woodrow says. During the evening and early morning hours, Wichita Police Department detectives interviewed numerous family members, friends and co-workers.

Author: 0 Trump Considering Ted Cruz For Attorney General

Cruz visited Trump to offer assistance during the president-elect's transition talks, a transition aide told NBC News earlier in the day, adding that the Texas senator is not being considered for a Cabinet post. The development is particularly interesting, as Trump's relationship with Cruz has been complicated, at best. Texas Reps. Roger Williams and Michael Burgess supported Cruz during the Republican primary, and both are on board if Cruz is nominated by Trump.

USA House GOP seems ready to renew Ryan, other leaders for 2017
Author: 0 House GOP seems ready to renew Ryan, other leaders for 2017

Earlier, Ryan said he, President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence are working "hand in glove" to ensure the incoming administration is a successful one. As for Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican still has to win a floor vote for speaker in January, when all members of the House will cast ballots, including Democrats.

Author: 0 Stanislaus County Deputy Killed This Morning

Police caught the suspect, David Machado, 36, after a manhunt on Sunday. Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson said Sunday Wallace was a 20-year veteran of the department. Wallace was patrolling the area and reported to dispatch that he would be checking on a suspicious van, which he said a few minutes later had been reported as stolen, a statement from the department said.

USA Will Washington, D.C., become the 51st state?
Author: 0 Will Washington, D.C., become the 51st state?

Residents also voted to define the state's boundaries and ensure that it would have an elected representative government and full congressional representation. Following a campaign finance scandal, Gray lost the 2014 Democratic primary in his re-election bid. Michael D. Brown, one of the city's elected "shadow senators" - who are essentially unpaid lobbyists for statehood - said advocates should alter their approach after the Republican triumphs.

USA Syracuse men's cross country wins NCAA regional
Author: 0 Syracuse men's cross country wins NCAA regional

For only the fifth time in the last 14 seasons, Baylor will not be hosting the regional. Missouri and Oklahoma State were the two teams that earned automatic invitations in the Midwest region. The Lobos, who went on to win the 2015 NCAA Championship, used the Mountain Region meet in Albuquerque as a relaxing tuneup. Less than a second later, junior Spencer Hanson crossed the finish line and placed 17th in 31:16.90.

Author: 0 Clinton, Trump vie for Kentucky's 8 electoral votes

Kentucky and IN will give Trump a total of 19 electoral votes , while Clinton takes three electoral votes from the home of Sen. In addition to IN and Kentucky, CNN later projected Trump to win West Virginia and Tennessee. Trump likely will need North Carolina, Florida and OH, all of which are races within the margin of error. The two states earn a Trump a total of 24 electoral votes .

USA Bears flip script to stun Vikings behind Jordan Howard, dominating defense
Author: 0 Bears flip script to stun Vikings behind Jordan Howard, dominating defense

We did that probably more consistently, even with some backup guys in there. "We've got to stop ding the things we're doing right now", head coach Mike Zimmer told KFAN radio. "He had a professional approach to the game both on and off the field and in my opinion is one of the best to have played the game". Outcome: Connor Barth kicks a 28-yard field goal to give the Bears a 6-0 lead with 12:44 left in the first half.

Author: 0 Trump campaign urges United States appeals court to reject order

Diamond called the Democrats' late filing a "mad scramble" and said their "heated suggestion" of voter intimidation "does not even rise to the level of speculation". There's also been a fascinating political experiment playing out in battleground states across the country by third party groups that are not supporting Trump.

USA Portion of State Street closed for President Obama's visit to Ann Arbor
Author: 0 Portion of State Street closed for President Obama's visit to Ann Arbor

The candidate made her final visit to the Sunshine State on Saturday. "And I promise you, our strength, our greatness, does not depend on Donald Trump ". It's unclear how much Comey's Sunday announcement will mitigate damage that may have already been done from his late October declaration that the FBI was reviewing a new tranche of emails related to its investigation.

USA President Obama Campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Miami
Author: 0 President Obama Campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Miami

But the famously unconventional Trump has been hewing closer to convention, running some upbeat ads, bringing out his wife for a rare campaign appearance and even talking publicly about trying not to get distracted. "This state is in play for the first time in years", Clinton exclaimed during a nighttime rally on the campus of Arizona State University. But the baseball gods cooperated, with a brief rain delay and an extra-inning thriller that ultimately stretched on longer than her rally, ...

USA Obama to campaign for Clinton in battleground North Carolina
Author: 0 Obama to campaign for Clinton in battleground North Carolina

The last few days haven't been kind to Hillary Clinton. "There is nobody in the public arena over the course of 30 years that doesn't". Trump, bolstered by FBI Director James Comey's letter on the emails , believes he has momentum heading to the final full week of the campaign.

USA U.S. Supreme Court to hear transgender bathroom case
Author: 0 U.S. Supreme Court to hear transgender bathroom case

The case was initially brought by Gavin Grimm , a 17-year-old high school senior, who was born female but identifies as male. After Mr. Grimm challenged the school board's bathroom policy in court a year ago, a divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va., ruled the policy unlawful.

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