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Trump speaks with Taiwan's president

Trump speaks with Taiwan's president

President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with Taiwan's president, a major departure from decades of U.S. policy in Asia and a breach of diplomatic protocol with ramifications for his relations with China.

Trump tweets he will leave business "in total"

Trump tweets he will leave business "in total"

President-elect Donald J. Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he would soon leave his “great business in total” to focus on the presidency, a response to growing worries over the businessman-in-chief’s conflicts of interest around the globe.

Trump adviser steps up a searing attack on Romney

WASHINGTON

Trump adviser steps up a searing attack on Romney

Kellyanne Conway, a top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, on Sunday assailed Mitt Romney, a leading contender for secretary of state in the Trump Cabinet, accusing him of having gone “out of his way to hurt” the president-elect during the Republican primaries.

Clinton will join Stein of Green Party in the push to recount ballots

WASHINGTON

Clinton will join Stein of Green Party in the push to recount ballots

An essay posted on Medium by Marc Elias, the Clinton campaign’s general counsel, suggested that the campaign was joining the recount effort with little expectation that it would change the result.

Senate Minority Leader-elect Schumer: 'New York is in my bones'

SCHOHARIE

Senate Minority Leader-elect Schumer: 'New York is in my bones'

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, recently elected by his Senate colleagues as minority leader in the house, was in Schoharie on Wednesday when talk turned inevitably to the recent presidential election.

Civil rights groups call on Trump to denounce racism of alt-right

WASHINGTON

Civil rights groups call on Trump to denounce racism of alt-right

Civil rights groups called on President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to publicly condemn extremist movements that are espousing racism in his name after hundreds of white nationalist sympathizers spent the weekend at a conference in Washington.

Schenectady native has role on Trump’s transition team

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady native has role on Trump’s transition team

When president-elect Donald Trump launched his campaign in 2015, he garnered the support of Republican Congressman Chris Collins, who represents New York’s 27th district and who hails from Schenectady - and who is now part of Trump's transition team.

Trump, transition team push ahead, meeting with political allies

Trump, transition team push ahead, meeting with political allies

President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team were moving full steam ahead Sunday on building his administration with meetings scheduled all afternoon with political allies and business leaders at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

Schenectady students grapple with Trump victory

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady students grapple with Trump victory

On Nov. 9, members of the Schenectady High School Roots Club found themselves in a world they either thought didn’t exist or that they worried might exist.

Trump agrees to $25 million settlement in Trump University fraud cases

NEW YORK

Trump agrees to $25 million settlement in Trump University fraud cases

The New York attorney general announced the settlement Friday.

Over-55 community gets up-close look at beekeeping

Over-55 community gets up-close look at beekeeping

Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, an over-55 community three miles from downtown Saratoga Springs, is buzzing with activity.

Gingrich says he won't hold Cabinet post under Trump

Gingrich says he won't hold Cabinet post under Trump

The former House speaker's name had been mentioned for health and human services secretary and secretary of state.

Flynn said to be lead contender for Trump's security adviser

Flynn said to be lead contender for Trump's security adviser

Former Defense Intelligence Agency Director Michael T. Flynn is the leading contender to be President-elect Donald Trump's national security adviser, two people familiar with the matter said Thursday.

Facebook fake-news writer says he helped Trump win

Facebook fake-news writer says he helped Trump win

What do the Amish lobby, gay wedding vans and the ban of the national anthem have in common? For starters, they're all make-believe - and invented by the same man.

Trump disputes disarray reports, says transition’s going ‘smoothly’

WASHINGTON

Trump disputes disarray reports, says transition’s going ‘smoothly’

President-elect Donald Trump denied Wednesday that his transition is in disarray, assailing media reports about firings and infighting and insisting in an early-morning Twitter burst that everything is going “so smoothly.”

Ivanka Trump blurs the line between professional and political

Ivanka Trump blurs the line between professional and political

Monday it became clear that there is another potential minefield, at least when it comes to first daughter Ivanka Trump and a brand that is largely built on her image.

Will--and can--Donald Trump follow through on his campaign promises?

Will--and can--Donald Trump follow through on his campaign promises?

Trump pledged to do many things if he won the nation’s highest office, but can he deliver?

Furor over Trump’s pick of a hard-right adviser

WASHINGTON

Furor over Trump’s pick of a hard-right adviser

A fierce chorus of critics denounced President-elect Donald Trump on Monday for appointing Stephen K. Bannon, a nationalist media mogul, to a top White House position.

Obama urges Trump to send 'signals of unity' to minority groups, women

WASHINGTON

Obama urges Trump to send 'signals of unity' to minority groups, women

President Barack Obama said Monday that he had urged President-elect Donald Trump to reach out to minority groups, women and others who were alienated by his campaign, during the president’s first news conference since Trump won the election in a stunning upset that has imperiled Obama’s legacy.

W.Va. officials under fire after comments about Michelle Obama

W.Va. officials under fire after comments about Michelle Obama

A nonprofit group director and a mayor in a small town in West Virginia have been swept up in a firestorm surrounding comments made about Michelle Obama which have been perceived as blatantly racist.

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