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President-elect Donald Trump headed-out on a victory lap Thursday, appearing first in Indiana to salute workers at a factory where he says he saved hundreds of jobs from moving to Mexico. Trump then going to Ohio for the first stop of a "Thank You Tour" to horror supporters in the states that helped him to his stunning victory.
France's deeply unpopular socialist President François Hollande says he won't seek re-election next year. Hollande says he's decided not to seek a second term in 2017, because he knows he may not have enough support.
All 11 hostages who were held at gunpoint by a bank robbery suspect in north Florida today were freed unharmed. Officials say a gunman held the hostages for about two hours inside Jacksonville Credit Union, threatened to kill them. The suspect finally released the hostages and was arrested.
And a 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation Center after it had to be freed from a drainage pipe. The rescue agency says the turtle was one of thethreatened species known as alligator snapping turtles, was found wedged in the pipe in a new residential development outside Houston.
Emily Roseman,the Associated Press with AP News Minute.