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President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate Georgia congressman Tom Price to be secretary of health and human services. A six-term member of Congress and an orthopedic surgeon, Tom Price is a frequent critic of the health care law that Obama signed in 2010. Vice President-elect Mike Pence, who is leading Trump’s transition team, told reporters yesterday, without elaborating, to expect “a number of very important announcements today.’
A plane crash in Colombia took the lives of 76 people including a Brazilian soccer team. There were five survivors.
Investigators are trying to find a motive for the attack yesterday at Ohio State University. Abdul Razak Ali Artan had posted on Facebook that he not happy with the way Muslims have been treated. They are looking into whether the attack was terrorism but said it might take a while to establish a motive.
HAPPENING NOW: Fires are forcing mandatory evacuations for everyone in Gatlingburg, TN . This is the Southeast’s worst drought in nearly a decade. Wind conditions have gotten worse and several fires continue to grow more unpredictable and dangerous.
‘Porch pirates’ gear up for to steal holiday package deliveries– The holiday season is open season for people who cruise neighborhoods and follow delivery trucks to steal packages.
Police say thieves stole an ATM from a business on Eastlake Avenue in North Seattle. They didn’t just take money from the machine, they took the machine. The thieves were seen on a surveillance camera. One suspect is a 35 year old white man wearing a baseball cap and a flannel shirt. The store owner called the theft a lot of work for a little money.