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Democrat's lead widens in North Carolina governor's race

Many counties are planning to postpone Friday's scheduled vote canvass, which is done to certify the election results. The McCrory campaign protest seeks to have the 11 county boards of elections conduct "a full scale investigation into these absentee ballots and review all witness signatures on these absentee ballot envelopes to look for evidence of obvious ballot harvesting".



Vols cruise on Senior Day 63-37 over Missouri

He wouldn't have had almost that much yardage had the Tigers been more sure-handed in their tackling. His play was big for Tennessee's win against the Tigers. "A three-back rotation is sweet to me", Crockett said. I liked the way we came out in the second half. I try not to be a selfish guy. Troy gained 721 yards in a 55-48 loss to Tennessee in 2012.


Relentless smoke spreads fear at edge of southern wildfires

Relentless smoke spreads fear at edge of southern wildfires

While efforts to contain the Party Rock fire have continued, the fire in Chestnut Knob in South Mountain State Park is now 30 percent contained and estimated at 5,689 acres. Almost a dozen large fires were uncontained, with 14 more breaking out that day alone. Nationally, "there's a pretty good ability to help out the South right now", said Jennifer Jones, a spokeswoman with the U.S.


House GOP Nominates Ryan For Speaker

House GOP Nominates Ryan For Speaker

Mick Mulvaney, R-South Carolina, and Rep. Chris Collins, R-New York, a top Trump supporter. Other members of House Republican leadership-Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, majority whip Steve Scalise, and conference chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers-were also selected by the conference Tuesday to remain in their current roles.



Romney meets with Trump; both say it went well

Donald Trump has held talks with Mitt Romney following speculation he could be handed a job in the President-elect's new cabinet. Besides Romney, Trump's short list to become the nation's top diplomat is said to include former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Senator Bob Corker from Tennessee, John Bolton , a former USA ambassador to the UN, and Nikki Haley, the governor of SC.



Steve Bannon: 'I'm Not a White Nationalist'

President-elect Trump chose Mr. Bannon this week as his chief strategist and senior counselor, a slot usually filed by someone eager to play a presidential surrogate on TV. "The issue now is about Americans looking to not get f--d over". While the Anti-Defamation League, the American Jewish Committee and Jewish Democratic organizations have expressed concern with the appointment, some right-leaning Jewish groups have noted in his defense Breitbart's consistently positive coverage of Israel ...