A.M. Links: Trump to Keep Connections with Reality Show, Geert Wilders Found Guilty of Hate Speech, Inmate Heaved and Coughed During Execution


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    President-elect Donald Trump will remain executive producer on Celebrity Apprentice.

  • In Amsterdam, lawmaker Geert Wilders was found guilty of "of insulting and inciting discrimination against Moroccans," which he called an attack on free speech. The judge decided not to actually impose a sentence.
  • An Alabama inmate heaved and coughed for about 13 minutes during an execution by lethal injection process that lasted more than 30 minutes, according to witnesses.
  • Japan has ratified the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
  • They're trying to sell us all on this whole "Polar Vortex" thing again. Don't fall for it! We don't need new "scary" terms for everything!
  • Some east coast Senate Democrats are threatening a government shutdown over an extension of health benefits for coal miners not making it into the funding bill.

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