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Outrage and fear fuel continuing anti-Trump protests

November 11, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Spurred by fear and outrage, protesters around the country rallied and marched Friday as they have done daily since Donald Trump’s presidential election victory. The spirited demonstrations on college campuses and along downtown streets were mostly peaceful following previous outbreaks of window-smashing and fire-setting....

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Schools report racist incidents in wake of Trump election

November 11, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, reports of racist incidents are emerging from the nation’s schools and universities, including students who chanted “white power” and called black classmates “cotton pickers.”...

Grand jury indicts Aaron Schock on wire fraud, theft counts

November 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois congressman who resigned amid scrutiny of lavish spending — including a “Downton Abbey”-style redecorating of his Capitol Hill office — was charged Thursday in a wide-ranging federal indictment that alleges he...

Teen dedicates life to finding World War II combat veterans

November 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For as long as he can remember, Rishi Sharma’s heroes haven’t been sports stars or movie stars or any other kind of stars. They’ve been the U.S. combat veterans who won World War II. Alarmed that even the youngest of...

Florida man’s death sentences in 5 killings upheld by court

November 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

MIAMI (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentences imposed on a man convicted of five murders in two separate 2007 robberies, including one in which two women were set on fire. The justices upheld the convictions and sentences...

Anti-Trump protests continue; Opponents call them hypocrites

November 10, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators took to the streets in San Francisco and gathered in a New York City park Thursday to express their outrage over Donald Trump’s unexpected presidential win while Trump supporters took to social media and denounced...

US stocks surge following Trump victory; bond prices tumble

November 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

It turns out that President Donald Trump may not be bad for the stock market after all. Asian stock markets stumbled shortly after Trump overtook Hillary Clinton in the presidential vote count early Wednesday. From there, Wall Street appeared set for a slump...

Vitamin D deficiency is widely overestimated, doctors warn

November 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Vitamin D tablets are displayed, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. Doctors are warning about vitamin D again, and it isn’t the “we need more” news you might expect. Instead, they say there’s an epidemic of needless testing and too...

Comedian accused of abusing power as mayor is acquitted

November 9, 2016 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 19, 2016, file photo, Hillsboro, Ohio, Mayor Drew Hastings, who is a veteran standup comedian, pauses during an interview at his office in Hillsboro, Ohio. A final pretrial hearing is planned Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, for Hastings, whose trial on...

Teen indicted on murder charges in face-biting attack

November 8, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

STUART, Fla. (AP) — A Florida college student accused of killing a couple and chewing on the dead man’s face has been indicted on first-degree murder charges. A Martin County grand jury formally charged 19-year-old Austin Harrouff on Tuesday with two...