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U.S. seeks to reassure Beijing after Trump call with Taiwan leader 5:45am EST

WASHINGTON/BEIJING The White House said on Monday it had sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump's phone call with Taiwan's leader last week, which the Obama administration warned could undermine progress in relations with Beijing. | Video

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Defying Trump, Green Party pursues recounts in three states

NEW YORK Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein pressed her case on Monday for recounts of U.S. presidential ballots in three states, and locked horns with President-elect Donald Trump over her motives. | Video

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North Carolina governor concedes election to Democratic opponent

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory on Monday conceded the state's contested gubernatorial race to Democrat Roy Cooper, almost four weeks after the Nov. 8 election that many viewed as a referendum on a law limiting transgender bathroom rights.

Election 2016 Dec 05 2016
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Trump has broad power to implement immigration policies: legal experts

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON President-elect Donald Trump will be able to make many of his promised changes in immigration policy unilaterally by exercising the same kind of executive powers he criticized President Barack Obama for using.

Election 2016 Dec 05 2016
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U.S. top court weighs race challenges to legislative districts

WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday struggled over how to determine when states have unlawfully considered race in drawing legislative districts as they weighed cases in which Republicans in Virginia and North Carolina were accused of trying to dilute the clout of black voters.

Election 2016, U.S. Dec 05 2016