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Mayor resigns over Michelle Obama 'ape' slur

Beverly Whaling, the mayor of the tiny town of Clay, had appeared to applaud the incendiary comment and stepped down Tuesday amid the ensuing firestorm, according to a town official, Joe Coleman. I was referring to my day being made for the change in the White House! "I saw what was happening in small town West Virginia", she said. "I feel so it's unfortunate that people still have these racist undertones, " Brown said.



Top tax-writing Republican says TPP trade deal not dead in Congress

Trump's hostility to trade agreements comes with no alternative strategy for navigating USA interests through a more fluid, unstable balance of power. "Of course, Beijing is understandably relieved that the exclusive, economically inefficient, politically antagonising TPP is looking ever less likely to materialise by the day", the English-language China Daily said in the commentary.



9-story New Zealand building in risk of collapse

One tourist ferried out of Kaikoura by helicopter said he planned to continue his journey, despite describing the 7.8 magnitude quake that killed two people as "very frightening". Key said Trump expressed sympathies over the quake and the pair discussed the economy and trade. The leaders also discussed the New Zealand economy, trade, and the relationship between the two nations, which they agreed was in great shape.


Jordan Evans Named Big 12 Defensive Player Of The Week

Jordan Evans Named Big 12 Defensive Player Of The Week

Evans was the first OU player ever and first FBS player since at least 2012 to record two sacks and two picks and a game. Evans entered the game with two career interceptions, including one earlier this year against Kansas, and doubled the total Saturday.


Ryan Mathews, run game power Eagles past Falcons

Ryan Mathews, run game power Eagles past Falcons

The list includes Arizona's David Johnson, Kansas City's Spencer Ware, Los Angeles' Todd Gurley and Carolina's Jonathan Stewart. The Falcons were hammered on both lines of scrimmage, were gashed for 208 yards rushing and failed to run the ball effectively themselves.



Obama pledges to do everything to help Trump succeed

I have great respect. He huddled with jubilant, sleep-deprived advisers at his eponymous skyscraper in Manhattan, beginning the daunting task of setting up an administration that will take power in just over two months. The Washington Post reports that the pair spoke about raising children while they toured the property's private residence, with Mrs Obama hosting the new first lady for tea before they rejoined their husbands.