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Louisiana runoff (Getty Images)State Treasurer John Kennedy fills the nation's last Senate seat and gives the GOP a 52-48 edge in the chamber.


2016-12-10 21:25:53 -0700

Rescue and medics carry a wounded person after attacks in Istanbul, late Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. Two explosions struck Saturday night outside a major soccer stadium in Istanbul after fans had gone home, an attack that wounded about 20 police officers, Turkish authorities said. One of the blasts was thought to be a car bomb. Turkish authorities have banned distribution of images relating to the Istanbul explosions within Turkey.(AP Photo/Cansu Alkaya)A suspected car bomb explodes shortly after a soccer match between two of the country's top teams.


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FILE - In this Friday, March 27, 2015 file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, in Washington. On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Tillerson as his secretary of state, meeting privately with the business leader for the second time in a week. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)The president-elect has privately signaled that he wants to pick Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state.


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