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2016 US elections

President-elect Trump on Russian sanctions: Time for US 'to move on to bigger and better things'; will meet with intelligence officials next week

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Kremlin spokesman: US sanctions destroy diplomatic relations; adds Russian retaliation to new sanctions will be 'adequate' - Reuters

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Russian embassy in the UK tweets image of a duck, with the word 'lame' and says 'everybody ... will be glad to see the last of this hapless administration' following sanctions announcement - @RussianEmbassy

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US responds to election hacking with sanctions against Russian intel services, ejects 35 operatives - New York Times

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Press secretary for NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Donald J. Trump Foundation still under investigation by Schneiderman's office and 'cannot legally dissolve until investigation complete' - @amyspitalnick

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President-elect Trump announces he 'intends to dissolve the Donald J. Trump Foundation' - CNBC

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US Electoral College officially elects Donald Trump as president with 270 votes; 4 Democratic electors successfully defect - AP

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Local media: 4 Washington state electors defect, vote for Colin Powell, Faith Spotted Eagle; Hillary Clinton wins 8 votes - @secstatewa, @GrahamKIRO7

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Merriam-Webster declares 'Surreal' as 2016 Word of the Year, cites 3 'major spikes in interest' tied to news events

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FBI Director James Comey and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper back a CIA finding that Russia intervened in the 2016 US election in part to help Donald Trump, according to US officials - Washington Post

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President Obama on Russia interfering in US election: 'We need to take action and we will at a time and place of our own choosing' - NPR interview via CNN (updated)

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US intelligence officials believe Russia's Putin was personally involved in US election disruption, senior officials tell NBC News

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British man accused of trying to grab gun to kill Donald Trump in Las Vegas sentenced to 12 months - BBC News

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Officials: President-elect Donald Trump to postpone until January a news conference to outline how he'll handle his business operations while in the White House - Bloomberg News

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Donald Trump remains winner of Wisconsin following statewide recount showing few changes in vote totals - AP

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Dow closes at record high for 15th time since election; Treasury yields rise ahead of Fed meeting - CNBC

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Green Party recount bid blocked by federal judge in Pennsylvania, which was won by Trump over Clinton - AP

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Louisiana voters elect GOP state Treasurer John Kennedy to state's open Senate seat, giving GOP a 52-48 edge - AP

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Report: CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House, officials say - Washington Post

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Federal judge dismisses request to halt Wisconsin's presidential election recount - Wisconsin State Journal

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