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Scoreboard Roundup — 12/6/16

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOrlando 124, Washington 116NY Knicks 114, Miami 103Detroit 102, Chicago 91San Antonio 105, Minnesota 91Memphis 96, Philadelphia 91Utah 112, Phoenix 105NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUENY Islanders 4, NY Rangers 2Philadelphia 3, Florida 2 (OT)New Jersey 3, Vancouver 2Buffalo 4, Edmonton 3 (OT)St. Louis 3, Montreal 2 (OT)Detroit 4, Winnipeg 3 (SO)Nashville 4, Colorado 3Calgary 2, Dallas 1Chicago 4, Arizona 0TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(1) Villanova 89, La Salle 79(3) Kansas 105, UMKC 62(5) Duke 84, (21) Florida 74(14) ...

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Donald Trump Announces Investment, Jobs Deal with Japan's SoftBank

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- President-elect Donald Trump announced that Japanese telecoms and internet company SoftBank will invest $50 billion in the United States and create 50,000 new jobs along with it.Trump addressed reporters Tuesday afternoon in the lobby of Trump Tower with Masayoshi Son, the CEO of SoftBank. Trump introduced the Japanese businessman as "one of the truly great men.""We are going to invest $50 billion in the U.S. and commit to make, to create 50,000 new jobs," said Son.When asked how he would ...

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Walter Scott Shooting Witness: 'Hard to See' Mistrial for Michael Slager

ABC News(NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Feidin Santana, the witness who recorded video of the fatal Walter Scott shooting, told ABC News he feels it was "hard to see" a mistrial for former police officer Michael Slager.The mistrial was announced Monday after jury members said they were unable to come to a unanimous decision in Slager's state murder trial. They had deliberated since closing arguments ended last Wednesday.Slager, who is white, was accused of killing Scott, an unarmed black man, at a traffic stop on April ...

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Mike Flynn Jr. Forced Out of Trump Transition Amid Fake News Controversy

EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Trump team said Tuesday that Michael Flynn Jr. -- the son of Trump's national security adviser, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn -- was forced out of the transition efforts amid controversy over a fake news story that he pushed on Twitter."The younger Michael Flynn was helping his father with some administration and scheduling duties early on in the transition process," Trump team spokesman Jason Miller said, adding that he is "no longer involved with the transition efforts."The decision ...

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Wife of Slain NFL Star Breaks Down on Witness Stand

Larry French/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- The wife of slain New Orleans Saints star Will Smith broke down on the stand Tuesday in the trial of her husband's alleged killer, saying "my worst nightmare happened for no reason," according to ABC News affiliate WGNO-TV.Racquel Smith was also wounded in the apparent road-rage shooting in New Orleans on April 9 that left her 34-year-old husband dead."I don't want sympathy, I want justice," she said on the stand, according to WGNO-TV. "He is not here today so I ...

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Jon Huntsman: Everything You Need to Know About New Contender for Secretary of State

David Becker/Getty Images for National Clean Energy Summit(NEW YORK) -- As President-elect Donald Trump expands his search for Secretary of State, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman’s name has crept into the mix. “I’m honored and thrilled to be on that list,” Huntsman told ABC News, although he cautions that no formal meetings have been set up yet.Huntsman was Ambassador to China from 2009 to 2011, and praised Trump’s phone call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen. Huntsman also spent time as a missionary in Taiwan.Here is ...

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Refrigerator Eyed as 'Possible' Origin of Oakland Warehouse Fire, Official Says

Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- A refrigerator is being eyed as the "possible" point of origin in the Oakland warehouse fire that killed more than 30 people, an official briefed on the probe tells ABC News.Investigators are working to determine if there was criminal liability, and if so, against whom, in the horrific blaze that killed 36 people after it sparked Friday night, said Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley.An electrical fire broke out Friday night at the warehouse, nicknamed the Ghost Ship, during a ...

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