12 arrests during Trump protest in Richmond; statues damaged
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12 arrests during Trump protest in Richmond; statues damaged

Hundreds of people marched through Richmond to protest the election of Donald Trump, and three Confederate statues were vandalized, authorities said Thursday. A dozen people were arrested. Crowds gathered Wednesday night, blocking streets near Virginia Commonwealth University. Online video showed marchers chanting, “No Trump. No KKK. No fascist USA,” and carrying banners reading, “Not my president.” … Continue reading

Massive celebrity backing failed to lift Clinton campaign
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Massive celebrity backing failed to lift Clinton campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — One lesson from the 2016 campaign: Celebrities guarantee attention, but they don’t ensure votes. Few presidential candidates attracted as much A-list support as did former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. But rallies in Ohio with LeBron James, Beyonce and Jay Z did not prevent Republican rival and President-elect … Continue reading

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Clinton supporter Stephen King is ‘shutting down’

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The bitter defeat in the presidential race has many supporters of Democrat Hillary Clinton shell-shocked in Maine. Among them is Stephen King. King, the best-selling author, tweeted early Wednesday that he’s going offline, saying there will be “No more book recommendations, politics, or amusing dog pictures for the immediate future. I’m … Continue reading

Celebrities express dismay, hope at Donald Trump’s victory
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Celebrities express dismay, hope at Donald Trump’s victory

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump’s election stunned many, including celebrities who overwhelmingly supported Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Here’s how some of them reacted on Twitter to his victory: — “Canada has just started building a wall.” — comedian Ricky Gervais. — “Great faith in God works. Mr @realDonaldTrump I’m proud to call you President … Continue reading

Trump challenges legitimacy of election
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Trump challenges legitimacy of election

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A beleaguered Donald Trump sought to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. presidential election on Saturday, pressing unsubstantiated claims the contest is rigged against him, vowing anew to jail Hillary Clinton if he’s elected and throwing in a baseless insinuation his rival was on drugs in the last debate. Not even … Continue reading

Trump calls SNL spoof ‘hit job,’ calls for end of show
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Trump calls SNL spoof ‘hit job,’ calls for end of show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump has some choice words for “Saturday Night Live.” The Republican presidential candidate tweeted early Sunday morning that the show’s skit depicting him this week was a “hit job.” Trump went on to write that it’s “time to retire” the show, calling it “boring and unfunny” and adding that Alec … Continue reading

Trump campaign manager forced out
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Trump campaign manager forced out

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican presidential contender Donald Trump has forced out his hard-charging campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, in a dramatic shakeup designed to calm panicked Republican leaders and reverse one of the most tumultuous stretches of Trump’s unconventional White House bid. Lewandowski, in some ways as brash and unconventional as the candidate himself, had … Continue reading

Trump backtracks on guns-in-clubs statement
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Trump backtracks on guns-in-clubs statement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is backtracking from his contention that victims of the Orlando massacre should have been allowed to carry arms into the nightclub where they were attacked — a stance even the NRA says is untenable. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee tweeted Monday, June 20,2016 that he was “obviously talking about additional … Continue reading

Intelligence advice for next president: Rocky road ahead
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Intelligence advice for next president: Rocky road ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new, gloomy intelligence report released Monday forecasts a sluggish world economy, political unrest and disillusionment with the status quo across the globe during the next five years and beyond. Insecurity will deepen rifts among social classes and religious groups and extremists will consolidate into large-scale networks across Africa, the Arab world … Continue reading