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It was estimated that it would take him 99 minutes to complete one orbit of the Earth, but Mercury Control said these figures were subject to reevaluation. After Korea, Glenn became a test pilot , setting a transcontinental speed record from Los Angeles to NY in 1957. In a separate statement, the Space Foundation said that, "U.S.
  • Trump again disavows alt-right, white supremacists

    Trump again disavows alt-right, white supremacists

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    A post on Reddit's r/altright board , one of the movement's home bases, linked to Trump's disavowal at the New York Times meeting and asked: "Anyone here feeling bamboozled by the Donald?" Of the far-right supporters who were emboldened by his divisive and racially charged presidential campaign, Mr Trump insisted, "It's not a group I want to energise".
  • Reasons why to shop local in Acadiana for Small Business Saturday

    Reasons why to shop local in Acadiana for Small Business Saturday

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    Plenty of people in MA headed out to shop on Saturday while supporting their local, small businesses. Camper is also a Business Owner, encourages other entrepreneurs to turn their dreams into reality. Downtown Racine will participate in Small Business Saturday on Saturday, Nov. 26. "I like this one because it's not grabbing everything off a shelf and fighting people", said Christina Ellsworth who shopped with her daughters.
  • Trump Entices Carson With HUD Secretary Post

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    In his tweet today, Trump , who compared Carson's temperament to that of a child molester during the campaign , said that he was a "a greatly talented person who loves people!" But after a trip to Trump Tower on Tuesday he posted on Facebook that talks with the President-elect had gone well.
  • Trump Airs Grievances, Fields Questions In Meeting With Top TV News Figures

    Trump Airs Grievances, Fields Questions In Meeting With Top TV News Figures

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    According to multiple people who attended the off-the-record gathering at Trump Tower in NY, the president-elect used the opportunity to call out the networks' "unfair" and "dishonest" coverage of him. "I would love to be the one who made peace with Israel and the Palestinians". He did tell the Times , "I don't think we should be a nation-builder" - an implicit shot at the American military's role in the Iraq War.
  • No. 20 Baylor holds off VCU 71-63 in Battle 4 Atlantis

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    The Cardinals will now head back to Louisville to square off with Purdue next week. "There's some frustrating moments, and it's not all their fault", Izzo said. The Bears will face a stiff test against Louisville on Friday, but the Cardinals are yet to play anyone in the Top 25. EAST CAROLINA 82, BALL STATE 69: In Savannah, Georgia, the Cardinals' 3-point lead with 11 seconds left disappeared in the overtime loss in Ball State's finale of the Savannah Invitational.
  • Government offices closed Thursday, Friday

    Government offices closed Thursday, Friday

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    Residents on the Friday collection route will have their trash picked up Monday, along with those on the normal Monday route. Customers can report a missed garbage , yard waste or recycling collection by calling (206) 684-3000 or by clicking on "Report Missed Collection" at SPU's website .
  • New Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge

    New Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge

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    Mississippi State University officials are monitoring the impact of a preliminary injunction by a federal judge that appears to halt the implementation of the new U.S. The previous minimum salary level to automatically trigger overtime rules was $23,660. The new rule from Obama's administration would have been the first important change in the last four decades.
  • "It made us cry:" Father of slain soldier booed on flight

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    Stewart Perry told the Stockton Record that he, his wife, Kathy, and daughter were flying on an American Airlines flight from Sacramento on Monday to Philadelphia, with a quick transfer in Phoenix. "It was just disgusting behavior from people in first class; it was bad to see", Perry said. Perry said they weren't able to thank that pilot because of the rush, but that the pilot chose to sit there and wait for the Gold Star family.
  • Temperatures plummet overnight, cool finish to the weekend

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    A freeze warning was in effect for tonight for all of north Alabama except for Jackson and DeKalb counties, according to the National Weather Service in Huntsville. Temperatures are expected to fall to 29-32 degrees by Sunday morning in the warning area. The clouds will come rolling in Monday evening into Tuesday morning.
  • Trump's lobbyist ban complicates administration hiring

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    He was told that this did not reflect the future Trump administration - that it wasn't what Trump campaigned on and it didn't "drain the swamp". "Everybody that works for government, they then leave government and become a lobbyist, essentially", Trump said.