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you switch to geico. it's what you do. tv character: taking selfies in the kitchen does not make you a model. >> donald trump is president-elect of the united states of america. >> after a long campaign hillary clinton conceding today in new york.
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world. ing? and getting to know the next first family. >> reporter: donald trump declares victory overnight. hillary clinton conceding today in new york. the democratic candidate thanking her supporters for helping to run a strong campaign while urging them to work to heal the divisions between the two parties. let's get -- sorry about that. >> let's get straight over to 7's kim khazei with more on what both donald trump and clinton had to say t. >> jadiann, ryan, the president-elect won 279 electoral votes, needed 270 to declare a win as the republican candidate. during his victory speech early this morning president-elect trmped thanked hillary clinton for the hard work she's put in for this country over the years. he also had a message for those who supported him and those who did not, saying it's time to look forward and come together as a country. >> hillary has worked very long
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of time, and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service through our country. i mean that very sincerely. for those who have chosen not to support me in the past, of which there were a few people -- i'm reaching out to you for your guidance and your help so that we can work together and unify our great country. those comments right after he had heard from secretary clinton conceding the race and she addressed her supporter late this morning with a message for them and for donald trump and stressing the importance that we will come together as a nation. >> we have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we
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and i always will. and if you do, we must accept this result and learn to live in the future. donald trump is going to be our president. we owe him an open mind and chance to lead. >> president obama is set to meet with president-elect trump tomorrow. the president is doing everything he can to make the transition a smooth one, he sa in washington. kim khazei, 7news. hillary clinton winning big here in the commonwealth so as you can imagine some here are worried about donald trump becoming our next president. >> the reaction of voters is somewhat split. we spoke with voters about their thoughts and concerns. >> reporter: in massachusetts,
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>> i'm very satisfied with the results. >> we're gonna finally have some changes. i love it. >> reporter: that leaves the majority of voters left toed adjust to a 45th president-elect they didn't want. i'm mostly really depressed and embarrassed by who we managed to elect. >> know guess everyone is going to find out what his religion is. >> it wouldn't be my choice but what you gonna do? people like him. >> reporter: the bta to hillary clinton. 61% of voters cast their ballot for clinton and 34% for trump. >> it's been a long, long two years and frankly i'm glad it's over but i think mrs. clinton had too much baggage going on. we've seen so much height tread come out of the campaign itself
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with this person as president? those who don't like him give him a chance. >> and the voters we spoke with did all teem seem to have something in common and hoping that trump strikes a more unified tone as president. jennifer egan, serve news. >> and house speaker paul ryan who hadn't given trump support during the election stumped today strongly backing the new president-elect. >> this is the most idi my lifetime. donald trump heard a voice out in this country that no one else heard. he connected in ways with people no one else did pep turned politics on its head. and now donald trump will lead a unified republican government. >> so ryan says he's excited to make progress in congress now including repealing the
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and emergency dodge says dumping obamacare is a priority it's a pretty high item on our agenda, as you know, and i would be shocked if we didn't move forward as we keep our commitment to the american people. it's the single worse piece of legislation among many bad pieces of legislation past in the first two years of the obama presidency, the sooner question go in a different direction, the
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>> we talked about dump-out in this race. what role did it actually play, josh? well, democratic turn-out is certainly down. the number of overall votes that cast the election will be less than 2012 or 2008. >> all right, good point does this mean now? president obama has in the exit poll an approval rating that is quite high. so obama and the supreme court -- and the supreme court are gonna be the most important issues that will come up. >> thank you so much, dr. josh from u-mass lowell talking about this historic election. last night hillary clinton's alma mater emotions real and raw. it started off upbeat but as
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increase in confidence, the mood went south. >> seven's kimberly bookman live for us in the control room with more on that. >> well, in many ways, wellesey college is where it all began for hillary clinton. she came to the school in 1965 and some say it's where she developed her voice and touchism. last night some of her fellow classmates were at huge watch party and everybody not only wanted her to win but sort of exacted it. >> reporter: it was supposed to be a night books, wellesey college students alumni dressed in pant suits gathered to cheer on 1969 graduate hillary rodham clinton as election results came in. but almost as soon as it started, it was over. >> i think it's definitely a little devastating on this part. it was always something very inspirational for me to see a woman go into such an important leadership position only to see it almost taken at the last minute. >> as numbers starting to show
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presidency, the buzz in the college field house quieted. the tears began to fall. >> it's a sad night, but so much progress has been made and so much progress has yet to be made and i feel like this has sent us back so many years. >> reporter: many of these students had campaigned for clinton. others just saw themselves reflected in their actions. this loss was personal. >> i don't know what the world is gonna look like for me, for my children, for my grandchildren. >> reporter: and talking about how much more needs to >> you can't tell me that sexism doesn't exist in this country anymore because hillary clinton is the most qualified candidate. >> reporter: most say they just felt a deep sense of sadness for one of their own and for what they think the country is missing out on without her at the helm. >> hillary is more than a candidate. she's a role model, you know. we refer to her as like our girl. >> and today on facebook, the wellesey students for hillary posted that this is not the time to give up on their values and said they would have instruction
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go to process this outcome. live in the control room, kimberly bookman, 7news. the web site for canadian immigration crashing overnight. online hits serged overnight. the web site seems to be back up and running and meanwhile world leaders are responding to donald trump's victory today. >> reporter: russian president vladimir putin whose relationship with trump has been controversial offered his congratulations to the president-elect by telegram didn't gave a television address. >> we understand this will be difficult but we are ready to play our part in it and do everything to be able to return russian-american relations to a stable and sustainable development track.
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during the campaign. well, i do have a relationship with him and think it's very interesting to see what's happened. >> i have no relationship with putin. >> we have a long standing and enduring special relationship which is built on freedom democracy and enterprise and i look forward to working with president-elect trump to ensure that we can maintain the diversity of our two nations. >> reporter: though he congratulated trump, he says it opens up uncertainty requiring a strong france and united europe. german chancellor merkel whose
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president-elect. >> this is a trump wall. >> reporter: but on wednesday mexican president enrique pimienta posted on twitter that he's ready to work with trump calling the usa friend, partner and ally. >> and the chinese president congratulated trump in a telegram with the foreign ministry saying they're hoping to work with the government to boost relations. in the newsroom, nancy chen, 7news. and from the start donald trump's family has been a center piece of his campaign and now the question is what will his family's role be in the trump white house? here's more. >> i want to thank my family very much. >> reporter: celebrating his big win, president-elect trump was once again flanked by his close-knit family, all critical players in his campaign. his wife melania trump, the
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ma lane back the former supermodel turned reluctant political wife endured controversy over her convention speech. >> and i have been aware of his love for this country since we first met. >> reporter: but in the final days of trump's campaign melania made a rare appearance to promote one of her agendas as first lady protecting children against cyber-bullying. >> we have to find a better way to talk to each other. >> reporter: it too garnered criticism given her husband's insult laden campaign. as first lady melania will also be first-mother to their 10-year-old son baron he's the same age asthma liia when her family moved into the white house. as for trump's other children, he's hinted at a possible cabinet position for 35-year-old daughterrial vang car, one of his closest advisers. >> he he will fight for equal pay, for equal work, and i will fight for this too right alongside of him. >> reporter: another possible
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developer jaryd kutcher, a chief adviser on trump's campaign, reportedly responsible for his social media strategy. trump has says if elected he'll separate himself by turning over control to his sons, 38-year-old donald junior and 32-year-old eric. >> how did your father do this? speaking to the people. speaking to the people. he's incredible. the man is absolutely incredible. i'm so proud of him. >> what did so many people miss? he's amazing. he's a he ?ootd needs of this country. >> so of course ivanka doesn't have a role in the administration but will join her brothers in running the company, their father will be busy watching his new business being commander in chief. >> and we are following more news on this election today. the patriots weighing in on the presidential election. coach belichick and tom brady backed the new president-elect and president obama meeting with donald trump tomorrow.
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>> and our adam swams in the nation's capitol, anchoring our live coverage coming up just a few minutes live at 6:00. and we also have a quick scheduling noted for tonight here on 7:00. there will be a special one-hour edition of nightly news and 7news at 7:00 will air at 7:30. 7news at 7:00 will air at 7:30. much more to come, afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the north and the south are mine.
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we are following more news today, one person is dead after
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savannah avenue. police are still looking for the shooter. the victim was dead upon arrival. the coast guard racing to rescue several people after a lobster boat and yacht collided. the yacht sinking rapidly. officials tell us there were four people on board the yacht and two on the lobster boat. no one was hurt. police say at least seven people are dead and more than 50 injured after a trained derailment in london. the train went off the tracks during a rainstorm this crews say several people were trapped inside the train, had to be rescued. >> crews, as you've already heard will rescue a significant number of passengers throughout the course this morning. some of whom were unfortunately trapped by the nature of the derailment in order to release those people we have had to do complex cutting operations and
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recovery phase of this incident. >> so the conductor of the train has now been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. police are still investigating. >> cloudy skies this evening back into the sunshine tomorrow. but cooler, as well. midweek forecast up next. >> and i'm adam williams live at the white house where people here in the nation's capitol are reacting to the election of donald trump and so is the world. more live coverage coming up on
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dry. we don't have any significant rain in the forecast, which it would be nice to get another bag of rain with that drought but all question do is muster some sprinkles and a few isolated showers this evening from a cool front now dropping out of northern new england and producing the clouds but not much in the way of rain. again, a couple of showers but most towns less than a tenth of an inch of rain. as you look farther south, there has been steady rain back through pennsylvania and new jersey. temps out ahead of the cool 50s... heaters significant rainshower system to our south. but that appeals out to the south overnight tonight. in terms of the cool, it's not really that cold. no real cold air on this side of north america so cool shots of offer but nothing significant or long lasting. in fact, already through the
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sprinkles this evening otherwise clearing skies. temps 45 to 42. back in the sunshine. as cooler tomorrow afternoon. upper 50s in afternoon and lower 50s tomorrow afternoon which is pretty close to where we should be to this time of year. temps on friday in the upper 50s to, although, on friday it will be a little bit windy at times. this time of year sometimes that qinld kind of mask that mild feel to the air and then we turn cool again to start the weekend. saturday will be the cooler of the two and then sunday we start to warm things up. so seasonal tomorrow, low 50s. down in brockton for the veterans day parade, temperatures will be moving
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windy sometimes with a northwest wind at 20 to 50 miles per hour. 7news thanks for the ride around norfolk! and i just wanted to say, geico is proud to have served the military for over 75 years! roger that. captain's waiting to give you a tour of the wisconsin now. could've parked a little bit closer... it's gonna be dark by the time i get there. geico. proudly serving the
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>> all right, another 30 minutes of 7news straight ahead, i'm
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>> and i'm jadiann thompson. our news continues. >> a new reality for america after a trump triumph. >> no dream is too big no, challenge is too grand. >> e the winner, and that's what he does, he's a winner. >> reporter: democrats dealing with defeat. >> this is painful and it will be for a long time. >> we all want what's best for this country. >> a nation delivers an president-elect donald trump preparing to visit the white house tonight. >> and i'm adam williams live at the white house where the president is preparing to then meet with donald trump, the president-elect tomorrow morning we're also covering tonight the
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the world. we'll start with 7's dan hausle, who's live in new york city at trump headquarters. dan. >> well, drimp has been inside his penthouse apartment here in trump towers but he has been working, we're told that he is taking calls from all four leaders in congress. the democrats and republicans leading the house and senate. democrats in particular saying they hope he makes good on his conciliatory tone in the speech he made earlys >> now it's time for america to divine the wounds of division we have to get together. >> reporter: after an incredibly bitter campaign moments after trump walked out with wife melania and family to claim the white house. >> so to all the republicans and democrats and independents across this nation, i say it is time for us to come together as
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hands with supporters, i asked the president-elect about his most improbable girnie from reality tv star to the highest office in the land. >> what did so many people miss about this election? i don't know. >> we want to take care of people. we're gonna take care of people really well. thank you. >> trump children beaming and happy to explain what others missed. >> how did your father do this? speaking to the people. speaking to the people. incredible. so proud of him. >> what did people miss? he's amazing. he understood the country. he understood the needs of this country and this isn't a political campaign, this is really a movement, and people want their country back and that's what they're gonna get. >> hillary clintonlet they are crowded without a concession speech but trump described her concession in a phone call to him. >> it was really nice she was very gracious and very nice and

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