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Jill Stein presidential recount effort prompts money gusher

Earlier Sunday, Trump launched one of his trademark tweetstorms, reiterating his previous criticism of the recount effort, taking aim at Clinton. At this point, the recount effort is not about changing the outcome of the election but rather a confirmation that our democratic process is accurate and every vote is counted properly, a notion Trump has questioned regularly both before and now.



US electric car maker to employ 2000 workers

First year production will apparently total 20,000, with the company aiming to ramp up to 130,000 units a year within one year or so later. Menlo Park, CA-based Lucid Motors selected Arizona based on numerous factors, including business climate, infrastructure, talent, geographic location, and the automotive supply chain in the Arizona-Sonora Megaregion.


Reckoning for Pelosi as House Democrats vote for leader

Reckoning for Pelosi as House Democrats vote for leader

While she had predicted that Democrats would achieve a net gain of about 25 seats on election day, the number is likely to settle at just six (a small number of districts where the results were very close are still counting and verifying votes).


Slager to testify in own defense at motorist shooting trial

Slager to testify in own defense at motorist shooting trial

Michael Slager, on trial for the murder of fleeing, unarmed Walter Scott, testified Tuesday that events were still "fuzzy" in his mind but that he was the one attempting to flee. A jury of eleven whites and one black is hearing the case. "I've been tased before and I know what it's capable of doing", Buskirk said."If I couldn't overpower them and they have my taser then I might possibly shoot them as well".



Pinnacle Mountain Fire burns more than 10k acres

Firefighters have been battling the Rock Mountain fire in northeast Georgia since November 9. In Mississippi, trees were reported downed in almost 20 counties across the state. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday added Greenville County to a Fire Management Assistance Grant to help offset costs of fighting the Pinnacle Mountain wildfire in Pickens County.