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Trump upends US foreign policy with Taiwan call
Yahoo News
New York (AFP) - US President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of foreign policy to speak with the president of Taiwan, prompting Beijing Saturday to accuse Taipei of a ploy but saying the move would not affect US-China ties. It was not ...
China blames Taiwan for president's 'petty' phone call with TrumpReuters
The Trump phone call that will stun BeijingBBC News
China's foreign minister is weighing in on Trump's call with TaiwanBusiness Insider
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 5:53 am


Washington routs Colorado to win Pac-12 championship
Washington rolled to a Pac-12 title and seemingly locked up a spot in the College Football Playoff too. The fourth-ranked Huskies drubbed ninth-ranked Colorado 41-10 in the Pac-12 championship game Friday night to win their first conference title since ...
Huskies stuff Colorado, win 41-10 in Pac-12 title gameThe Seattle Times
Washington wins Pac-12 Championship, completes Playoff caseSB Nation
Washington cruises to Pac-12 title, likely seals spot in College Football PlayoffYahoo Sports -The Denver Post -SFGate -Bleacher Report
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 5:46 am

Student suspect arrested in fatal stabbing of USC professor on campus
Los Angeles Times
A USC psychology professor was stabbed to death inside a campus building Friday, allegedly by a student who was taken into custody, Los Angeles police said. Bosco Tjan, a co-director of the Dornsife Cognitive Neuroimaging Center who joined the faculty ...
Student suspect arrested for fatal stabbing of USC faculty memberUSA TODAY
USC faculty member killed in stabbing; student in custody, police sayKABC-TV
Professor stabbed to death on USC campus, student arrestedFox News
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 5:45 am


Amy Schumer's 'Barbie' Casting Sparks Fat-Shaming Backlash
The internet is once again exploding with negativity, this time criticizing Amy Schumer's potential casting in a live-action “Barbie” film for Sony. “If Barbie became obese and heinous to men, Amy Schumer is perfect,” tweeted one user. “Barbie?? Better ...
Amy Schumer: Style DiaryUSA TODAY
Amy Schumer in talks to star in live-action Barbie movieEntertainment Weekly
Amy Schumer to star in live-action "Barbie" movieCBS News
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 4:27 am

New York Times

Politics|James Mattis, Trump's Choice for Defense, Favors Working With Allies
New York Times
Gen. James N. Mattis met with U.S. Marines at Camp Rhino in Afghanistan in December 2001. Credit Jim Hollander/European Pressphoto Agency. WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump's selection of Gen. James N. Mattis as defense secretary ...
Is Trump hiring too many generals?Politico
Mattis isn't just a popular general anymore. He's an icon faced with running the entire Pentagon.Washington Post
Donald Trump to nominate James Mattis for secretary of defenseCNN
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Posted: December 3, 2016, 1:58 am

New York Times

Jury Appears One Vote Short of Convicting Ex-Police Officer in Walter Scott's Death
New York Times
Michael T. Slager, right, a former police officer in North Charleston, S.C., arrived at the courthouse in Charleston on Friday for his murder trial. Credit Chuck Burton/Associated Press. CHARLESTON, S.C. — A jury signaled here on Friday that it was ...
Jury asks for more time in trial of South Carolina officer who shot fleeing driverWashington Post
The Latest: Slager Jury Goes Home for WeekendABC News
Michael Slager jury yet to reach verdict, to return MondayCNN

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Posted: December 2, 2016, 11:33 pm

Wall Street Journal

Gambia's Adama Barrow says shock win heralds 'new hope'
BBC News
Property developer Adama Barrow says his shock win of the Gambian election heralds new hope for the country. Yahya Jammeh, an authoritarian president who ruled for 22 years, has confirmed he will step down. "I will help him work towards the transition ...
Gambia's president concedes defeat after election lossWashington Post
Jammeh Concedes Defeat in Gambia Election UpsetVoice of America
Bucking The Trend Of 2016, Gambia's Strongman Ruler Says He Will Step DownBuzzFeed News
Los Angeles Times -Wall Street Journal -New York Times -NPR
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 9:09 pm

Sheriff: McKnight's killer fired shots from inside his car
The man who shot former NFL running back Joe McKnight has not been charged yet. But he still could be. Jefferson Parish sheriff Newell Normand told reporters on Friday that the investigation will proceed in a “deliberate” and “credible” way, with no ...
Death of local star Joe McKnight hits close to home for Saints playersESPN (blog)
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, linebacker Mike Morgan, remember Joe McKnightThe Seattle Times
Ronald Glasser Shot Unarmed Joe McKnight. Hours Later, the Police Released Him.Daily Beast
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Posted: December 2, 2016, 7:43 pm

Washington Post

Despite what he says, Donald Trump did not 'do great with everybody'
Washington Post
Much of what happened on the first stop of Donald Trump's victory tour Thursday night, a big rally in Cincinnati, was indistinguishable from the events that occurred before that victory occurred. There was plenty of media-bashing, for example, and some ...
Trump will continue to rewrite the rules of presidency -- brace yourselfCNN

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Posted: December 2, 2016, 6:51 pm