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BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence have arrived at the clubhouse at his Bedminster, New Jersey golf course to start a day of meetings. Trump gave a thumbs-up to reporters assembled outside the building. Trump's agenda includes meeting with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who was an outspoken critic of Trump throughout the election.
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Sen. Chuck Schumer is threatening political payback if congressional Republicans and President-elect Donald Trump try to undo President Barack Obama's major legislative achievements. The Senate Democrats' leader-in-waiting tells The Associated Press that "They will rue the day" they repeal Obama's health care law. Schumer also served notice on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform bill that provided for tougher oversight of financial institutions.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Mexico's president is taking a cautious approach to Donald Trump's pledges to break up the North American Free Trade Agreement and build a wall to keep out millions of Latino immigrants. Enrique Pena Nieto (PAYN'-yuh nee-EH'-toh) told business leaders at an Asian-Pacific summit in Peru that Mexico favors dialogue as a way to "build a new agenda." He said the United States and Mexico ship $1 million worth of goods to each other every minute, generating benefits to companies and workers on both sides of the border that must not be jeopardized.
PARIS (AP) — A few hundred people have protested in Paris against President-elect Donald Trump, expressing their concern about whether he will respect human rights, women and minorities. Protesters included many Americans living in France. They took to the streets today in the Eiffel Tower neighborhood behind a large banner "Paris against Trump."
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio jury has recommended the death penalty for a young man convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in a triple homicide at a suburban Cleveland barbershop. Earlier this month, the same jury found 21-year-old Douglas Shine Jr. guilty of aggravated murder and dozens of other charges related to the February 2015 shootings at a Warrensville Heights barbershop and his role in killing an eyewitness two months later. Sentencing is set for Dec. 5.
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