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Trump may revisit Trump Country during a victory tour

Demonstrators hold signs during a rally outside Trump Tower in New York on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, to protest against President-elect Donald Trump. (Mary Altaffer / Associated Press)
Donald Trump may take a victory tour to states that elected him president, an aide said Saturday, as boisterous protests unfolded outside the tower where he holed up with members of his transition team and fielded calls congratulating him.

Survivors of Paris attacks mark first anniversary

A woman lights a candle outside the Bataclan concert hall in Paris on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. A concert by British pop legend Sting is marking the reopening of the Paris’ Bataclan concert hall one year after suicidal jihadis  killed 90 revelers with automatic weapons and explosive belts. (Kamil Zihnioglu / Associated Press)
Nov. 13, 2015, has already gone down as the darkest day in French history since World War II, when 130 people were killed here in an Islamic State assault on daily life: a concert, a soccer game and cafes.

Schools report racist incidents in wake of Trump election

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, reports of racist incidents are emerging from the nation’s schools and universities, including students who chanted “white power” and called black classmates “cotton pickers.”

U.N. reports civilian killings, other atrocities in Mosul

New reports emerged Friday of public killings and other atrocities committed against Mosul residents by Islamic State militants, including dozens of civilians whose bullet-riddled bodies were hung from telephone polls after they were accused of using cellphones to leak information to Iraqi security forces.

What Donald Trump’s win could mean for the average consumer

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump proposed sweeping changes that could have huge implications for the average American’s finances. Since winning the election, Trump has yet to release many specifics about the policies he hopes to implement once he’s in the White House. But based on what he and other Republicans have proposed in the past, the Trump presidency could affect how much consumers spend on taxes, health care and other services.

IMF approves $12 billion loan to salvage Egypt’s economy

An Egyptian walks in a popular market in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. The government has floated the local currency and raised fuel prices in order to qualify for a $12 billion bailout loan from the International Monetary Fund. These reforms have earned praise from the IMF and the international business community, but they have also spawned rising prices and costs of living for an already frustrated Egyptian population and President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi risks a serious political backlash. (Amr Nabil / AP)
The International Monetary Fund said on Friday that its executive board has approved a three-year bailout totaling $12 billion to Egypt, to support the country’s ailing economy – a move intended to restore investor confidence and raise the country’s foreign reserves.

Fort Trump: New security measures ring Trump Tower

New York City police officers guard the front of Trump Tower in New York on Friday. (Richard Drew / Associated Press)
Being a midtown Manhattan neighbor of Donald Trump now that he’s president-elect has come to this: navigating swarms of police officers, barricades, checkpoints and street closings that have turned Trump Tower – a tourist attraction normally open to the public – into a fortress.

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