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Japan PM to Visit Hawaii for His Final Summit Meeting With Obama Politics 

Japan PM to Visit Hawaii for His Final Summit Meeting With Obama

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he will visit Hawaii on Dec. 26-27 for a summit with U.S. President Barack Obama and to remember the victims of Japan’s Pearl Harbor attack 75 years ago. Abe’s visit comes after Obama made a trip to Hiroshima in May, the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Japanese city that the United States dropped an atomic bomb on in 1945. Japan attacked U.S. forces at Pearl Harbor in December 1941. (Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Robert Birsel) http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~3/FAtvAgVXQp8/us-japan-usa-pearlharbor-idUSKBN13U134 Home This…

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Ben Carson Named To Trump’s Caninet Politics 

Ben Carson Named To Trump’s Caninet

FILE PHOTO: Ben Carson listens to a question from a reporter during a campaign stop in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 23, 2016. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Monday nominated Dr. Ben Carson to serve as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). “I am honored to accept the opportunity to serve our country in the Trump administration,” Carson said in a statement. (Reporting by Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D’Silva) http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~3/pCD4RYMuo24/us-usa-trump-carson-idUSKBN13U1CF Home This video was produced by YT Wochit Vote It using http://wochit.com http://youtu.be/Dy32rOkJGoU

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Trump Picks Ben Carson to be HUD Secretary Politics 

Trump Picks Ben Carson to be HUD Secretary

Donald Trump Ben Carson home Detroit_00000000.jpg (CNN)Dr. Ben Carson will be nominated as the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Trump transition team announced Monday. Department of Housing and Urban Development” President-elect Donald Trump said in a statement. “Ben Carson has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities. Trump praised Carson as a “greatly talented person” in a tweet two weeks ago when he announced he was considering Carson for the HUD position. http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/05/politics/ben-carson-hud-secretary-nomination/index.html Home This video was…

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Trump Chooses Ben Carson to Lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development Politics 

Trump Chooses Ben Carson to Lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development

President-elect Donald Trump will nominate retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson to be secretary of housing and urban development, the Manhattan billionaire’s transition team announced Monday morning. “Ben Carson has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities,” Trump said in the statement from his transition team. The retired neurosurgeon’s name was floated for multiple cabinet positions but Armstrong Williams, a close aide to Carson, appeared to shoot down those rumors last month when he said the former GOP candidate “has no interest in a cabinet…

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Trump Supporters Are Not Fan Of Romney Joining His Cabinet Politics 

Trump Supporters Are Not Fan Of Romney Joining His Cabinet

President-elect Donald Trump stood onstage during the debut night of his “Thank you” tour and teased that he was about to announce a surprise Cabinet pick, some in the Ohio crowd bellowed: “No Romney! No Romney!” Trump’s administration selections have largely been cheered by close allies and supporters. Many have deep ties to Washington and Wall Street that would seem contradictory to the populist, outsider campaign Trump ran with a promise to “drain the swamp” of corruption and elitism in government. But the possible selection of Romney, who is on…

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College Presidents Paid $2 Million+ Politics 

College Presidents Paid $2 Million+

BOSTON (AP) — Presidents of eight private colleges in the U.S. were paid more than $2 million in 2014, the most ever to hit that mark, according to a new study. They join a total of 39 chiefs who made more than $1 million that year, passing the previous high of 32 the year before, according to new annual rankings released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Overall, pay across the industry has continued to climb. For presidents of private colleges who worked in 2013 and 2014, average yearly…

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Clinton Camp Says “Deplorable” Remark Was Harmful Politics 

Clinton Camp Says “Deplorable” Remark Was Harmful

Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook acknowledged that by Clinton calling half of Donald Trump’s supporters “deplorables,” voters were alienated. He also said that’s why Clinton quickly expressed public regret over the remarks thereafter. Mook stated, “I think it definitely could have alienated some voters and that’s why she got out there right away.” Clinton caused controversy at a September fundraiser in New York when she criticized “half” of Trump’s supporters, going as far as to say that they were “irredeemable.” http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/04/politics/clinton-deplorables-apology/index.html Home This video was produced by YT Wochit…

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Detainee Released From Guantanamo Politics 

Detainee Released From Guantanamo

The U.S. Defense Department on Sunday announced that a long-held inmate at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, Shawqi Awad Balzuhair, had been transferred to the government of Cabo Verde. Balzuhair, a citizen of Yemen, was arrested in Pakistan on Sept. 11, 2002, and arrived the following month at the U.S. military facility in Cuba. Last July, the Obama administration found that Balzuhair did not present a significant threat to national security. With his release, there are 59 detainees remaining at Guantanamo Bay, according to a Defense Department statement. http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/domesticNews/~3/QCks3rfaGx8/us-usa-guantanamo-idUSKBN13T0SW Home…

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Chris Wallace Battles Jill Stein Over Recount Changing Results: ‘There’s Not a Chance in the World’ Politics 

Chris Wallace Battles Jill Stein Over Recount Changing Results: ‘There’s Not a Chance in the World’

Green Party candidate Jill Stein and Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace engaged in a pretty combative exchange today while discussing Stein’s recount efforts, with Wallace trying to get Stein to admit that there have been no recounts that have switched tens of thousands of votes. The interview started with Wallace wanting to know why Stein hadn’t requested a recount in New Hampshire even though Hillary Clinton carried that state by a much more narrow margin than the three states she did request recounts in. Stein explained that it was…

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