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MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016



Ronald Reagan in The General Electric Theater CBS Television series. (General Electric Company)

MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 9:02 A.M.

Analysis: It’s not just Trump. People freaked out over Nixon and Reagan, too.

Donald Trump’s election has been greeted by a considerable portion of the country with panic. Large swaths of commentators have described his victory as a potential disaster for the nation – placing a “xenophobic racist” and “clown” in the Oval Office. The truth is that we’ve been here before, many times, throughout the 19th century and in living memory.

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MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 8:57 A.M.

German foreign minister tapped to become next president

BERLIN – Germany’s foreign minister, who once referred to Donald Trump as a “hate preacher,” was tapped Monday to become the country’s next president. Frank-Walter Steinmeier would take over the largely ceremonial role as head of state from Joachim Gauck, ...

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This frame grab from video provided on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, by the Hawar News Agency, shows U.S.-backed fighters take position during fighting with the Islamic State group in the village of Laqtah, north of Raqqa, Syria. (Uncredited / Associated Press)

MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 8:27 A.M.

Turkish warplanes attack ISIS stronghold in northern Syria

Turkish warplanes on Monday struck Islamic State positions in and near the northern Syrian town of al-Bab while Ankara-backed Syrian opposition fighters inched closer to the town, one of the extremist group’s largest remaining strongholds in the country, Turkish state media and Syrian activists said.

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MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 6:56 A.M.

Oil billionaire considered to lead Energy Dep’t

WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump is considering oil billionaire Harold Hamm and North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer to lead the Department of Energy. Trump is also considering venture capitalist Robert Grady for the top energy job, according to a transition ...

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Parting Shot — 1.18.17

A model gets prepared prior to the fashion show of designer Rebekka Ruetz during the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)






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