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    Elections Results By County

    Here are some links to Michigan county web sites that may post results on election night.
    All results on these links are unofficial results until they are certified by the county and/or state board of canvassers.

  • Bloomberg

    Exxon CEO Tillerson Said to Be Trump's Secretary of State Pick
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks briefly with the media on his way out of the lobby of Trump Tower on Nov. 11, 2016, in New York City. Photographer: Drew Angerer/Getty Images. Exxon Mobil Corp. Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson is ...
    Trump expected to pick ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson as his secretary of stateWashington Post
    Lawmakers alarmed Exxon chief could empower PutinPolitico
    Rex Tillerson, Exxon Chief, Is Expected to Be Pick for Secretary of StateNew York Times
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    Intel world struggles to crack the code of an untrusting Trump
    Donald Trump's insult-laced dismissal of reports that the CIA believes Russia hacked the 2016 election to help him is rattling a spy community already puzzled over how to gain the ear and trust of the incoming president. Some fear that Trump's highly ...
    Trump, Mocking Claim That Russia Hacked Election, at Odds with GOPNew York Times
    Kremlin defers to Trump on the CIA assessment that Moscow helped him winWashington Post
    Did Russian hacking support Trump? Democrats call for hearingsUSA TODAY
    Huffington Post -Slate Magazine -Fox News -Daily Beast
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    New York Times

    ISIS Close to Recapturing Palmyra From Syrian Forces
    New York Times
    Syrian Army soldiers driving past the Arch of Triumph in Palmyra, in the Homs Governorate. Credit Omar Sanadiki/Reuters. BEIRUT, Lebanon — Islamic State fighters appeared close to retaking Palmyra, Syria, on Saturday, just nine months after Syrian ...
    ISIS is back in the ancient Syrian city of PalmyraWashington Post
    ISIS militants re-enter Syria's historic PalmyraFox News
    Syrians stream out of eastern Aleppo as fighting ragesKWQC-TV6
    The Hill -BBC News -The Independent
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    New York Times

    Istanbul Is Rocked by 2 Explosions Possibly Targeting Police Officers
    New York Times
    A pair of explosions occurred outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul on Saturday night. Initial reports said it appeared to be an attack against police officers, and that gunfire could be heard after the blasts. By THE NEW YORK TIMES on Publish Date ...
    Explosions outside Besiktas stadium cause fatalities, wound at least
    Istanbul Besiktas: Stadium blasts kill at least 13 people - reportsBBC News
    Twin Blasts Kill More Than a Dozen People Outside Istanbul StadiumSlate Magazine (blog)
    Voice of America -CNN -USA TODAY -Sporting News
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    Trump team memo on climate change alarms Energy Department staff
    President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team sent the agency a memo this week asking for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers, alarming employees and ...
    Trump Demands List of Energy Dept. Staff Supporting Climate Change PoliciesPoliticusUSA
    Climate purge: Trump demands list of Department of Energy climate negotiatorsBoing Boing
    Roberts: Bravo Trump. It's about time we do something about all that clean
    Jezebel -Bloomberg -Washington Post -Politico
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    BBC News

    Syria conflict: US urges 'grace' as Aleppo's fall nears
    BBC News
    The US secretary of state has called on the Syrian government and its Russian backers to "show a little grace" as their forces close in on the remaining rebel-held area of the city of Aleppo. John Kerry was speaking after a meeting in Paris of ...
    Kerry urges Russia to 'show a little grace' and allow Aleppo evacuationWashington Post
    Syrian forces bring new wave of evacuationsColumbus Dispatch
    Kerry Says Russia's Choices Are Key to Resolving Syria Civil WarBloomberg -Press Herald
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    In Reversal, Gambian President Rejects Loss And Calls For New Election
    After publicly conceding electoral defeat last week, President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia has reversed course and is calling for a new election. Jammeh has ruled the tiny West African country since seizing power in a coup in 1994, and his public concession ...
    Gambia President Yahya Jammeh must step down - UNBBC News
    The Gambian president's call to reject poll results is drawing global criticismQuartz
    Adama Barrow urges Yahya Jammeh to accept
    Financial Times -The Star Online -The Nation Newspaper -The Point
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    Wall Street Journal

    Donald Trump's Carrier Intervention Has Labor Leaders Wary
    Wall Street Journal
    Donald Trump's dust-up with a local labor leader over a Carrier Corp. factory in Indiana has alarmed some union officials, even as they hope the incoming president can make good on his promises to create and retain jobs. Mr. Trump's intervention in a ...
    Trump must not pull a bait-and-switch on American workersThe Hill (blog)
    How to Survive a Trump AmbushFortune
    Bond of public trust extends to officials' speech, social media postsChicago Tribune
    American Thinker -Raw Story -Hot Air -Indianapolis Star
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    The Hindu

    Party time for Hollywood as legend Kirk Douglas turns 100
    The Hindu
    screen presence: Kirk Douglas at his 100th birthday party at the Beverly Hills Hotel in California on Friday. PTI. Los Angeles: December 10, 2016 22:57 IST. Updated: December 10, 2016 23:02 IST. more-in. Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas celebrated his ...
    Kirk Douglas Celebrates 100 with a Star-Studded Birthday Party (and a Little Vodka)

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    CBS Local

    Dylann Roof's Confession & Journal Detail Racist Beliefs
    CBS Local
    Defendant Dylann Roof is seen on a video feed during a bond hearing at the Charleston County Detention Center June 19, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina. (Source: Charleston County). Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. CHARLESTON, S.C. ...
    In chilling video, Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof laughs, confesses to murdersUSA TODAY
    Dylann Roof Admits to Church Shooting in Video RecordingWall Street Journal
    Roof defense frustrated and hamstrungAsheville Citizen-Times
    Los Angeles Times -Raw Story -Christian Science Monitor
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    Local News For Lansing, MI

    Lansing State Journal

    In third try, Lansing police snag murder suspect
    Lansing State Journal
    LANSING - After one large search and a second standoff both proved fruitless, police have finally arrested a murder suspect wanted in connection with a shooting last month in Lansing. Marcell D'Jon Davis, 21, was arrested without incident early ...

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    Lansing State Journal

    Lansing area high school boys swimming and diving preview
    Lansing State Journal
    KEY: back–backstroke, breast–breaststroke, dist.–distance or 200 and 500 freestyle, fly–butterfly, free–freestyle, IM–individual medley, sprints–50 or 100 freestyle, dive-diving. CAAC BLUE. Coaches' predictions: 1. Okemos, 2. St. Johns, 3. DeWitt, 4 ...


    Two hospitalized after crashing into yard
    Two people are in the hospital after crashing their car in the front yard of a Lansing home. It happened just after 3:00 a.m. on Saturday in the 3300 block of West Jolly Road. Both the driver and his female passenger were taken to the hospital with ...

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    Lansing State Journal

    House OKs borrowing to fix Michigan Capitol
    Lansing State Journal
    LANSING – The state House last week passed a pair of bills that would allow the State Capitol Commission to take on millions of dollars in debt to renovate the historic statehouse's aging climate control and electrical systems. The House voted 104-3 ...

    Lansing State Journal

    High school basketball standouts: Dec. 9
    Lansing State Journal
    Here are the top performers from Friday's boys and girls basketball games in the Lansing area. BOYS. NICK MILITZ, WEBBERVILLE - Scored 32 points for the Spartans in their win over Genesee. TONY TRICE, WAVERLY – The senior made six 3s while ...

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    Lansing State Journal

    Williamston boys take down Lansing Catholic
    Lansing State Journal
    Cole Kleiver's expectations coming into his junior season didn't match that of those outside the Williamston boys basketball program. The Hornets are eight months removed from their first trip to the state semifinals since 1992 and are now without all ...

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    Lansing Symphony Orchestra presents their annual Holiday Pops concert
    Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Dave Trumpie. Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast ...
    Lansing Symphony taps local talent for holiday favoritesWKAR

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    Lansing State Journal

    Putnam: Frandor gym closes abruptly; members told to go to Owosso
    Lansing State Journal
    LANSING – A financially troubled Frandor gym has abruptly closed its doors, telling its members to take a hike – and drive 34 miles to work out at Powerhouse gym in Owosso. Fitness US, which took over a long-term lease in Frandor Shopping Center from ...

    Lansing State Journal

    Putnam: Little library looks like Lansing's REO Depot
    Lansing State Journal
    LANSING - File this under good things/small packages. Lansing Board of Water and Light employees have created a dollhouse-size version of a Lansing landmark, the 1902 REO Depot. It's one of the newest little free libraries in the area. These tiny ...

    Detroit Free Press

    Texas double murder suspect arrested in Lansing
    Detroit Free Press
    LANSING — A man wanted in connection with a double murder in Texas is in the Ingham County Jail after being arrested Thursday in Lansing. Raymond Alvarado Jr., 28, was arrested by the Lansing Area Fugitive Task Force after leaving an undisclosed ...
    Suspect In Texas Double Homicide Arrested In LansingCBS Local

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