Huffington Post

Donald Trump To Choose Fast-Food CEO To Be His Labor Secretary
Huffington Post
The man who's helmed Hardee's and Carl's Jr. could become the nation's top workplace watchdog. Best of luck, Fight for $15. 12/08/2016 11:55 am ET | Updated 31 minutes ago. Dave Jamieson Labor Reporter, The Huffington Post. Fred Prouser / Reuters ...
Pudzer is likely pick for labor secretaryPolitico (blog)
Trump to tap fast food executive Andy Puzder for Labor secretaryUSA TODAY
Politics|Trump's Likely Labor Pick, Andrew Puzder, Is Critic of Minimum Wage IncreasesNew York Times
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Trump feuds with Indiana union chief
President-elect Donald Trump has touched off his latest feud, sparring with a union chief in Indianapolis as he attempts to demonstrate to the American public how his deal-making prowess saved jobs of union members. The fight escalated Wednesday night ...
Donald Trump insulted a union leader on Twitter. Then the phone started to ring.Washington Post
Trump Takes Aim At Union Official Over Carrier Job CountNPR
Union boss fires back at Trump: You should 'know how many damn jobs you're talking about'Business Insider
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Trump picks Scott Pruitt to head EPA
(CNN) Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Environmental Protection Agency administrator, his former campaign manager told reporters Wednesday. "Attorney General Pruitt has great qualifications and a good ...
Trump to tap champion of fossil fuels as environmental chiefWashington Post
Dem senator: Trump's EPA pick is 'corruption'The Hill
Scott Pruitt, Trumps Climate-Denying EPA Pick, Is Worse Than You ThinkDaily Beast
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Los Angeles Times

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits off Northern California coast
Los Angeles Times
A powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake rocked the Northern California coast Thursday morning. The quake occurred about 100 miles off the coast of Eureka, near the Oregon border, at about 6:50 a.m. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes Off Northern California CoastCBS Local
Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Shakes CaliforniaNPR
Quake Magnitude 6.5 Reported Off The Coast Of Northern CaliforniaHuffington Post
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Wall Street Journal

US Jobless Claims Decline Signals Still Healthy Labor Market
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign the labor market remains in expansion mode. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., fell by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted ...
Applications for Jobless Benefits in U.S. Fell in Latest WeekBloomberg
Jobless claims drop 10000 to 258000, keep record low pace of layoffs intactMarketWatch
Jobless claims fall back to 258000 to start DecemberWashington Examiner (blog)
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US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase
NEW YORK — A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago. In most of the years since World War II, life expectancy in the U.S. has inched up, thanks to ...
US life expectancy declines for the first time since 1993Washington Post
Life Expectancy In US Drops For First Time In Decades, Report FindsNPR
US life expectancy declines for first time in 20 yearsBBC News
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Police: Suspect in Georgia cop-killing dead
Authorities said Thursday that the suspect sought in the fatal shooting of a south Georgia police officer is confirmed dead after he was surrounded by police at a house in Americus, Ga. The death was confirmed by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
BREAKING: Accused cop killer is dead, chief saysAtlanta Journal Constitution
Alleged Police Shooter Is Dead in Georgia:
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Yahoo News

Giraffes 'threatened with extinction'
Yahoo News
Paris (AFP) - Wild giraffe numbers have plummeted by 40 percent in the last three decades, and the species is now "vulnerable" to extinction, a top conservation body warned Thursday. The population of the world's tallest land mammal dropped to below ...
Giraffe Now Listed As 'Vulnerable' To Extinction As Population PlummetsNPR
Giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population shrinks nearly 40%USA TODAY
Giraffes facing 'silent extinction' as population plungesBBC News
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'Super Mario' makes his run at the smartphone market
During the ascent of the Wii, Nintendo experimented with an idea. In 2009, they launched the Wii console game New Super Mario Bros., a modern spin on their classic franchise featuring the ability for four people to break blocks and scoop up mushrooms ...
Super Mario Run races across social mediaCNET
You can play Super Mario Run on the iPhone right now, and we'll tell you howBGR
Watch Jimmy Fallon play the new 'Super Mario' game for iPhone before it launches next weekBusiness Insider
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Washington Post

Trumps taps retired Marine general for homeland security
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly carved out a reputation as a highly respected, but often outspoken commander who could roil debate with blunt assessments or unpopular directives on issues ranging from women in combat to the treatment ...
Trump's Homeland Security pick holds controversial views on Latin America threatsMiami Herald
Homeland Security Demands More Than a WallBloomberg
House conservatives welcome Trump's DHS pickWashington Examiner (blog)
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