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'Pocahontas,' Franken, Harry: 5 things that happened Monday

Mike Litt, left, Kaitlyn Vitez, and Ruth Susswein, gather with other members of consumer advocate groups to protest outside of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, during a news conference with consumer groups that oppose Mick Mulvaney being named acting director for the bureau. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Looking to get caught up on the news, fast? Here are five things that happened Monday, covered by the local stations you trust every day.

1. Trump calls senator 'Pocahontas'

President Donald Trump revived a derogatory nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren when he called her "Pocahontas" at a ceremony honoring Native American veterans.

2. Franken returns to work

Having faced several sexual misconduct allegations, Democratic Sen. Al Franken returned to work on Capitol Hill after apologizing to his constituents.

3. Shoppers observe Cyber Monday

Millions of consumers across the country hunted for online deals this Cyber Monday, anticipated to be the biggest shopping day in history.

4. Mix-up over consumer bureau

Trump and the outgoing director appointed different people to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in a clash that seems likely to lead to legal strife after one selection, Leandra English, filed a lawsuit in District Court.

5. Prince Harry, Markle engaged

Prince Harry and his fiancee American actress Meghan Markle made international headlines when they announced their engagement.


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