Author: Blazing Press

Massive anti-Trump protests planned for Inauguration Day

Opponents to Donald Trump’s presidency are planning large-scale demonstrations in the nation’s capital in January when the Republican president-elect is sworn in on Inauguration Day, with police apparently expecting tens-of-thousands of protesters. Trump’s surprise win Tuesday over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton has already sparked smaller protests across the county. However, demonstrations being planned for Inauguration Day weekend, which includes the Jan. 20 swearing-in on Capitol Hill, have the potential to be much larger. One protest is being organized by the group ANSWER, for Act Now to Stop War & End Racism. The group’s Facebook page announcing its “Protest at...

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Kim Clement dies at 60

Kim Clement had experienced health issues, including a brain bleed, for more than a year. Last December, he suffered a brain aneurysm doctors said was likely caused by an infection in his heart. The family issued a statement on the sad loss. “It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our beloved Kim has died and passed into glory, and is now in the presence of his Lord, his best friend, Jesus. Kim was recently hospitalized with pneumonia and complications due to his diseased lungs, and his body was just too weak to combat the illness. The...

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China Struggles to Steady Yuan’s Decline

China is facing an uphill battle to maintain an orderly depreciation of the yuan as investors pile up bearish bets against the currency outside the mainland. The gap between the yuan’s value against the dollar in the domestic market and in what is known as the offshore market in Hong Kong, has been widening in recent days. On Wednesday, this so-called spread reached 0.0333, its widest since the beginning of October (apart from the day after the U.S. election), although it narrowed a touch on Thursday. While the Chinese authorities strictly limit the way the yuan trades at home,...

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The numbers are in: Trump wins Michigan by 10,704

In the closest race for president in Michigan’s history, Republican Donald Trump is hanging on to a 10,704 vote win over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Michigan Secretary of State posted results Wednesday that were submitted by the state’s 83 county clerks on Tuesday after the votes were reviewed and certified by each county. Before that compiled count, Trump held a 13,107 lead over Clinton. But after each county certified its results, the lead shrunk to 10,704, with the biggest chunk coming from Wayne County, which showed that Clinton had gotten 565 more votes than originally tallied by the county. The state’s...

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Donald Trump: I Might Still Prosecute Hillary

He might; then again, he might not, but then again … If you didn’t figure out during the 2016 presidential election that President-elect Donald Trump refuses to be pinned down on issues, consider this your refresher course. Just hours after his former campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, told reporters his administration wouldn’t pursue the prosecution of Hillary Clinton for her mishandling of classified material or for Clinton Foundation pay for play schemes, the president-elect put it right back on the table. During an interview with reporters and columnists with The New York Times, Trump flat out refused to take the...

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