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A narcissist or an eccentric? Derick Almena, the man behind the Ghost Ship, left conflicting impressions - Los Angeles Times

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A narcissist or an eccentric? Derick Almena, the man behind the Ghost Ship, left conflicting impressions
Los Angeles Times
From the moment tenants met Derick Ion Almena, they knew he wouldn't be an ordinary landlord. The 10,000-square-foot warehouse he oversaw in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood was overflowing with elaborate decorations, broken musical instruments, ...
Rising Prices in Oakland Push Artists Into Risky HousingNew York Times
Oakland fire: Refrigerator fault may have been causeBBC News
Oakland fire: First-responders describe somber victim search, personal impactThe Mercury News
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Indonesia Earthquake Kills Multiple People And Levels Buildings - Huffington Post

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Indonesia Earthquake Kills Multiple People And Levels Buildings
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JAKARTA - Indonesian search and rescue teams used earth movers to clear rubble after dozens of buildings collapsed in the northern province of Aceh when a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday, killing at least one person. “The earthquake was ...
Indonesia earthquake: Several dead and dozens of buildings destroyedBBC News
6.4-magnitude earthquake rocks Indonesia, killing several peopleKABC-TV
Twenty Dead in Indonesia Earthquake, Says OfficialWall Street Journal
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Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivia arrests LaMia airline boss - BBC News

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Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivia arrests LaMia airline boss
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The authorities in Bolivia have arrested the head of the airline involved in a crash last week that killed 71 people, including most of the Brazilian football team, Chapecoense. Gustavo Vargas, a retired air force general, has been detained as part of ...
Pilot of doomed flight was facing arrest for skirting military dutyNew York Post
Head of Chapecoense crash airline detainedABC15 Arizona
Colombia plane crash: Airline boss could face manslaughter chargeITV News
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Bob Dole Worked Behind the Scene on Trump-Taiwan Call - New York Times

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Bob Dole Worked Behind the Scene on Trump-Taiwan Call
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Former Senator Bob Dole, shown in November 2015, has been working as a lobbyist with the Washington law firm Alston & Bird. Credit Gary Cameron/Reuters. WASHINGTON — Former Senator Bob Dole, acting as a foreign agent for the government of ...
Dole lobbied Trump's team on Taiwan for monthsPolitico
Bob Dole's law firm was paid $140000 to lobby Trump on behalf of TaiwanBusiness Insider
Dole Lobbied Trump Campaign, GOP for Taiwanese LeadershipBloomberg
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Bob Dole Worked Behind the Scene on Trump-Taiwan Call - New York Times

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Bob Dole Worked Behind the Scene on Trump-Taiwan Call
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Former Senator Bob Dole, shown in November 2015, has been working as a lobbyist with the Washington law firm Alston & Bird. Credit Gary Cameron/Reuters. WASHINGTON — Former Senator Bob Dole, acting as a foreign agent for the government of ...
Dole Lobbied Trump Campaign, GOP for Taiwanese LeadershipBloomberg
Did Bob Dole help orchestrate Trump-Taiwan phone call?The Boston Globe
Taiwan paid Bob Dole law firm $20G a month to court TrumpNew York Daily News
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Memorials begin for 11 people connected with Berkeley who died in Oakland Ghost Ship fire - Berkeleyside

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Memorials begin for 11 people connected with Berkeley who died in Oakland Ghost Ship fire
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Highwire Coffee on San Pablo Avenue will hold a memorial at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, for two employees who died in the Oakland warehouse fire. Donna Kellogg is on the left and Em Bohlka is on the right. Photo: Highwire Coffee. Highwire Coffee at 2049 ...

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Republicans force Mattis issue in must-pass spending bill - Politico

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Republicans force Mattis issue in must-pass spending bill
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Republicans are betting that Senate Democrats won't shut the government down over a GOP effort to speed the confirmation of retired Gen. James Mattis as Donald Trump's defense secretary. GOP leaders slipped in a provision into a must-pass government ...
Trump rebuts Obama on security at 'thank you' rallyThe Hill
Mattis says he's 'grateful' to be nominated as defense secretary; House GOP introduces waiver languageFox News
Donald Trump demands waiver for Gen. James Mattis to serve as Defense secretaryWashington Times
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Obama offers Trump advice on fighting terrorism - Politico

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Obama offers Trump advice on fighting terrorism
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President Barack Obama hopes his successor was listening. In his final national security address Tuesday, Obama spoke to a room full of service members at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. But his message was squarely delivered to the next ...
Obama Defends His Antiterror Strategy in Arguments Aimed at His SuccessorWall Street Journal
Obama Warns Trump Against Reversing Terrorism GainsNBCNews.com
Obama defends counterterror record in parting security speech, amid new warningsFox News
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After ObamaCare: Insurers look to GOP for help - The Hill

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After ObamaCare: Insurers look to GOP for help
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Health insurers on Tuesday offered up a list of actions they'd like to see Congress take once the ObamaCare repeal effort begins next year. America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the leading lobby group for the insurance industry, acknowledged that ...
Hospitals warn Trump, Congress of massive losses with Affordable Care Act repealWashington Post
Washington Price ChoppersWall Street Journal
Hospitals warn repealing Obamacare would create 'crisis'Washington Times
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Bob Dole, Dick Gephardt, and Tom Daschle Are All on Taiwan's Payroll - Slate Magazine (blog)

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Bob Dole, Dick Gephardt, and Tom Daschle Are All on Taiwan's Payroll
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One thing that American public servants of both parties agree on is, well, the importance of public service. That's why Republican former Senate majority leader Bob Dole, Democratic former Senate majority leader Tom Daschle, and Democratic former House ...

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John Kerry Says Talks With Russian Counterpart on Aleppo Will Continue - Wall Street Journal

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John Kerry Says Talks With Russian Counterpart on Aleppo Will Continue
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he and his Russian counterpart will speak this week as a fierce bombing campaign backed by Moscow continues in Aleppo, fueling diplomatic arguments and straining prospects for talks. Mr. Kerry may meet with ...
Syrian rebels in talks with US about surrender in Aleppo, evacuationWashington Post
Syria Says It Seized Nearly 75 Percent of Eastern AleppoNew York Times
Syrian troops close in on Aleppo's Old City, poised for war's biggest vict...Reuters
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Rashaan Salaam, a former Heisman Trophy-winning running back, dies - ESPN

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Rashaan Salaam, a former Heisman Trophy-winning running back, dies
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Rashaan Salaam, a Heisman Trophy-winning former running back, has died, a family spokesperson said Tuesday. He was 42. Salaam was found dead Monday night in a park in Boulder, Colorado, where he had played for the University of Colorado.
Former Heisman winner Rashaan Salaam passes awayNBCSports.com
Former Bears running back Rashaan Salaam dies at 42NFL.com
Former Heisman winner, Bears' 1st-round pick Rashaan Salaam dies at 42FOXSports.com
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Trump: Softbank to invest $50B in US, create 50000 jobs - USA TODAY

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Trump: Softbank to invest $50B in US, create 50000 jobs
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SAN FRANCISCO — Telecommunications giant Softbank Group plans to invest $50 billion into the U.S. economy, and add 50,000 jobs, president-elect Donald Trump announced in New York Tuesday. Trump made the announcement over Twitter after ...
SoftBank Pledges to Invest $50 Billion in US After Meeting With TrumpWall Street Journal
Japan's SoftBank to Invest $50 Billion in U.S., Trump SaysBloomberg
Trump says SoftBank will invest $50 billion in the US, aiming to create 50000 jobsCNBC
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Why efforts to persuade the electoral college to ditch Trump probably won't work - Washington Post

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Why efforts to persuade the electoral college to ditch Trump probably won't work
Washington Post
When Joyce Haas noticed late last month that her mailbox was stuffed fuller than usual, she chalked it up to the arrival of the holiday season. “I thought okay, it's Christmas card time!” recalled Haas, 70, one of 538 electors from across the country ...
Kasich to electors: Don't vote for meThe Hill
Electors take anti-Trump battle to courtPolitico
With Clinton Far Ahead in Popular Vote, Hill Democrats Explore Electoral College OverhaulWall Street Journal (blog)
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White Sox trade Chris Sale to Red Sox for Yoan Moncada, three others - Yahoo Sports

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White Sox trade Chris Sale to Red Sox for Yoan Moncada, three others
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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — It's finally happened: The Chicago White Sox have traded ace Chris Sale. The Boston Red Sox have reportedly struck a deal with the White Sox that will send Sale to the Boston in exchange for infielder Yoan Moncada, pitcher ...
Chris Sale makes a great Red Sox rotation even betterESPN (blog)
Red Sox acquire Chris Sale in blockbuster trade with White SoxUSA TODAY
White Sox on verge of deal to send Chris Sale to Red SoxChicago Tribune
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Trump sold all shares in companies in June, spokesman says - Washington Post

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Trump sold all shares in companies in June, spokesman says
Washington Post
President-elect Donald Trump sold all his shares in companies in June, his spokesman said Tuesday, a move that could have created a cash windfall as he ramped up to begin a costly general election presidential campaign that at the time he claimed he ...
Donald Trump presidency: Boeing and his chaos theoryBBC News
Donald Trump Sold All His Stockholdings in June, Transition Spokesman SaysWall Street Journal
Spokesman: Trump sold all his stock in JuneUSA TODAY
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Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test - Fox News

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Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test
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WASHINGTON – American students have a math problem. ADVERTISEMENT. The latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading. "We're losing ground — a troubling ...
U.S. students fall further behind world in mathNOLA.com
American kids dream of doing science—but sadly, they're not that good at itQuartz
Best Schools In The World: Singapore Leads, China Falls, While US, UK Still Trail In Education TestingInternational Business Times
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Anti-Trumpers trying to sow chaos in Electoral College - Fox News

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Anti-Trumpers trying to sow chaos in Electoral College
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Amid a rowdy recount push in battleground states, anti-Donald Trump forces are escalating efforts to invalidate his election on another front: the Electoral College. The people who technically choose the next president will gather on Dec. 19 to ...
Don't expect Electoral College to stop Trump from being PresidentNew York Daily News
Van Jones on how he saw Hurricane Trump coming — and why “both parties suck right now”Salon
One-in-10 Americans still dislike both the 2016 presidential candidatesWashington Post
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