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Optimism on economy, stocks surges since Trump election: CNBC survey

by Steve Liesman | CNBC.com
December 9, 2016
The election of Donald Trump has brought with it a surge in optimism in the United States over the economy and stocks not seen in years. The CNBC All-America Economic… READ MORE
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Naval Academy Offers ‘Transgender 101’ For Faculty, Cadets

by David Krayden | The Daily Caller
December 9, 2016
The U.S. Naval Academy is offering a voluntary “Transgender 101” workshop for faculty, staff and… READ MORE
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A sitdown with Frank Capra III: His Grandfather, Christmas Movies & More

by Rick Amato | Amatotalk.com
December 9, 2016

Frank Capra III joins Rick Amato to discuss his iconic grandfather, the classic movie ‘It’s READ MORE

OTHER NEWS  From Around The Country

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Janet Napolitano: ‘No law’ says sanctuary cities have to cooperate with the feds

by Tré Goins-Phillips | TheBlaze.com
December 9, 2016
Janet Napolitano, former homeland security secretary for President Barack Obama, said Thursday that there is “no law” requiring local police forces in so-called sanctuary cities to cooperate with federal authorities… READ MORE
The Qube is flown in a demonstration in Simi Valley, California, October 19, 2011. The tiny drone with four whirling rotors swoops back and forth about 200 feet above the ground scouring the landscape and capturing crystal-clear video of what lies below. (Gary Friedman/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Police Spy Tools Evolve Faster Than Lawmakers Can Keep Up

by Monte Reel | Bloomberg.com
December 9, 2016
In late October, a group of Maryland legislators met with police officials, attorneys, privacy advocates,… READ MORE
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Exclusive: Internal documents detail secret VA quality ratings

by Donovan Slack | USA TODAY
December 8, 2016
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has for years assigned star ratings for each… READ MORE
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New York man carrying gas can, matches arrested near Rockefeller tree

NEW YORK – Police in New York City have arrested a man who they say was carrying a gas can… READ MORE
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Louisiana Sheriff Goes On Explicit Rant On National Television Over Road Rage Shooting

Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand went on an expletive-laced rant during a press conference on live television Tuesday. While speaking… READ MORE
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Hundreds Released from Texas Immigration Detention Facility Over Weekend

A legal aid group representing immigrant families at two controversial detention centers in Karnes City and Dilley said the federal… READ MORE
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Stein escalates recount push in face of criticism, goes to federal court in Pennsylvania

Green Party candidate Jill Stein escalated her quixotic campaign for a presidential recount Monday in several battlegrounds where Donald Trump… READ MORE

NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD

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Iranian government opens theme park where children learn to shoot U.S., Israel flags: Report

The Iranian government has reportedly opened a new theme park where, rather than riding roller coasters or Ferris wheels, children… READ MORE
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UK Welfare Payments ‘Help Fund Islamist Terror Plots’

One of the Brussels bombing suspects was given £3,000 of British welfare payments by a group of Islamist fanatics, it… READ MORE
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Angela Merkel calls for Germany BURKA BAN saying ‘the full veil is not appropriate here’ in astonishing U-turn

GERMAN premier Angela Merkel called for a ban on the Burka for the first time as she launched a bid… READ MORE
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Shinzo Abe to become first Japanese Leader to visit Pearl Harbour

Shinzo Abe will become the first sitting Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbour, he said on Monday, announcing his… READ MORE
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