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MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016

MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 10:34 A.M.

Deep South under severe weather threat through Wednesday

NEW ORLEANS – After weeks of punishing drought, the Deep South will get some much-needed precipitation in at least some areas this week, according to weather officials. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, says a cold front approaching Louisiana, ...

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MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 10:31 A.M.

Appeal of Ponzi scheme conviction rejected

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has declined to disturb the conviction of former Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford on fraud, conspiracy and obstruction charges. The justices had no comment Monday on their order rejecting Stanford’s appeal of his 2012 conviction for running a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors out of $7.2 billion. He was sentenced to 110 years in prison.

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SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2016

SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2016, 9:29 P.M.

Trump aides say Cuban government will have to change

The Cuban government must move toward enacting greater freedoms for its people and giving Americans something in return if it wants to keep warmer U.S. relations initiated by President Barack Obama, top aides to President-elect Donald Trump said Sunday.

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Parting Shot

President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump stand with family at a pre-Inaugural "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration" at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Thursday. (AP Photo/David J. ...

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