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Get ready for a major push to kill the Electoral College

Sitting next to the Democratic president in the Oval Office, Trump told reporters: "We really discussed a lot of situations, some wonderful, some difficulties". News organizations had for weeks tried to coordinate a pool of journalists who could begin to travel with Trump immediately after Election Day if he won election.

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Trump's promise to move embassy to Jerusalem rattles Palestinians

Glick also invited Trump to "visit Israel and Judea and Samaria to see for himself, as he claimed, that settlement is the way to peace ", in reference to the West Bank. It is a move that would likely anger the Palestinians. "In your term as President, I am confident that you will continue to empower our city by reaffirming its sovereignty and moving the U.S.

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Creve Coeur senior center honors veterans ahead of their Honor Flight trip

Nonetheless, in 1971, when the new law took effect, Veterans Day was celebrated on October 25, the fourth Monday in October. Acts of war continued, and still continue unabated, and fearless men and women continue to put themselves in harm's way to work toward Wilson's ideal.

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Trump might keep parts of Obamacare

United States President-elect Donald Trump is considering keeping parts of President Barack Obama's healthcare bill, also called Obamacare, intact. Some Republican lawmakers and advisers have recommended keeping those two provisions in place even if they are able to repeal the law in Congress, as they have attempted to do for years.

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Islamic State group slaughtering civilians in Mosul, says United Nations

Special forces troops entered the Qadisiya neighbourhood on Friday, the 26th day of the campaign to retake Mosul , exchanging small arms and mortar fire with IS positions and advancing slowly to avoid killing civilians and being surprised by suicide vehicle bombers, said Brig.

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Percent of Voters say Supreme Court Appointment 'Most Important Factor'

The high court has had a vacancy since the sudden passing of Justice Antonin Scalia in February, despite a strident effort by President Obama to replace the conservative with his own choice, Merrick Garland. Congressional Republicans refused to hold confirmation hearings for Garland, saying the next president should make his own nomination. Republicans will control the Senate when Trump nominates a Scalia replacement.

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India and Pakistan exchange fire in Kashmir, 4 dead

To a question regarding violation of Indus Waters Treaty by India, he said Pakistan has approached the World Bank for establishing a Court of Arbitration . According to Radio Pakistan, Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said that Pakistan "welcomed" the USA president-elect Donald Trump's offer to mediate between Pakistan and India on the Kashmir dispute.

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Without 3 injured freshmen, No. 1 Duke routs Marist 94-49

The other three Duke freshmen, Frank Jackson, Javin DeLaurier and Jack White, saw time against Marist. Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski in the first half during the semifinals of the Midwest regional of the 2013 NCAA tournament against the Michigan State Spartans at Lucas Oil Stadium .

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Trump can't treat NATO like a business

Trump called the organization " obsolete " and better suited to fighting conventional wars than defeating the modern threat of terrorists. "Hey, NATO allies", Trump wrote in a Facebook post in July, "If we are not reimbursed for the tremendous cost of protecting you, I will tell you - congratulations, you will be defending yourself".

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Juncker: Trump poses risks to EU-US relations, Poland 'hopeful'

The shock victor of Tuesday's USA election was ignorant of the European Union and its workings, Juncker told students at a conference in Luxembourg which can be viewed on the EU's website . "One of them is this moment of uncertainty over the future of our transatlantic relations", he said. "Donald Trump said he wanted to ... stop paying for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, so countries like Poland need to ask themselves (what this means)", Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said.

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Michelle Obama for President in 2020? That's What the Internet Wants!

On Wednesday , Obama said that despite his major differences with the NY real estate magnate, he would follow the lead of former Republican President George W. President Obama and President-Elect Trump met alone in the Oval Office for 90 minutes, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters shortly after the two met.

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Trump describes Clinton as 'very strong and very smart'

Just days after the USA public gave Mr Trump the keys to the Oval Office, however, he said there are parts of Mr Obama's signature legislative achievement worth keeping. Former House speaker Newt Gingrich, a Trump adviser, cast doubt this week on whether the new president would seek to have Mexico fund Trump's proposed border wall - a pledge that inspired regular chants of "Build that wall!" during campaign rallies.

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Donald Trump Jerusalem's mayor reminds President-elect of promise to relocate US Embassy

According to Paul Larudee, a former USA government adviser, this invitation indicates that Washington will continue to receive orders from the Tel Aviv regime. The Israeli military says troops have shot and wounded a Palestinian who attacked an Israeli soldier with a screwdriver in the West Bank. Shmuel Rosner, a senior fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute, said a Trump administration is likely to be "much more understanding if Israel has to use force in order to tamp down ...

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The presidential race remains close in OH - both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are competitive in the Buckeye State. Portman's outside allies handled much of the negativism in that campaign, spending millions of dollars on ads against Strickland.

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Donald Trump election 'could ruin ties with EU' says Juncker

Trump's statements from his campaign have raised a lot of concerns in Europe, including he raised doubts about the American commitment to the defense of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies", Rasmussen said . The Pentagon is moving ahead with plans to deploy more troops, attack helicopters and artillery to Europe early next year as part of a multibillion-dollar effort to reinforce NATO's defenses along Russia's periphery, the military said on Thursday.

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United States monitors: IS group leader rallies his fighters in Mosul

IS has killed hundreds of people, including 50 deserters and 180 former Iraqi government employees, around Mosul, UN human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said. "The rocket hit the turret behind my head and knocked me out", said the father of two, who still had shrapnel in his head. CTS special forces took over the neighbourhoods of Malayeen, Samah, Khadra, Karkukli, Quds and Karama, the statement said, inflicting heavy losses on the militant fighters and raising the Iraqi flag over ...

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Bill Clinton congratulates Donald Trump

Well done.' and I said, 'I want to thank you very much. "This is a very talented family". In what appears to be the continuing reinvention of Donald Trump, the president-elect used his first TV interview since the election to display a more moderate side, speaking fondly of Hillary Clinton and discussing retaining parts of Obamacare.

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Trump talks the Clintons, Obamacare in 60 Minutes interview

Finally, he said that he told her she was a great opponent and he was glad to have gone up against someone so strong. 'Hillary called and it was a lovely call. Certainly, I would think about that". Trump told Stahl his replacement plan will keep rules that prevent companies from denying coverage to those with pre-existing conditions and will allow young adults to stay on their parents' insurance plan until the age of 26.

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Trump ignorant of Europe, poses risk to relations: EU's Juncker

We have to do this ourselves. The President of the European Commission revealed how close he was to reading three pages dedicated to a new female President of the United States, during a speech in Berlin on Wednesday evening. Clegg called for Britain to move closer to the European Union for mutual defence rather than the United States. The announcement follows a series of meetings at Trump Tower in New York City, where Mr Trump and his aides have been working through the names of ...

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FG fears Trump may scuttle climate change deal

He has also advocated more drilling and extracting of oil, coal, and natural gas and supports the Keystone XL project that was put in abeyance by outgoing president Barack Obama. He has said, "The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make United States manufacturing non-competitive". "This is what he said during the campaign period, on the campaign trail", Ban said in the interview at United Nations headquarters where the Trump victory has shocked world ...

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Boris Johnson to snub European Union 'special' meeting on Donald Trump's election win

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn today claimed that Ms May and Mr Trump were pursuing the same divisive agenda towards immigrants, and took a swipe at the Prime Minister for failing to be more critical of the United States president. Mr Johnson congratulated Mr Trump and said he was looking forward to working with him. On Wednesday, Mr Johnson was quick to offer his congratulations on Twitter to the president-elect and on Thursday he spoke to the vice president-elect about the importance of the ...

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Anti-Trump protests continue

And in Miami, hundreds marched up to I-395 and shut down traffic on the highway, according to the Miami Police Department . The worst violence was in the northwestern city of Portland, where protesters hurled projectiles at officers, vandalised businesses, smashed vehicle windows and attacked drivers.

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Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez clash at UFC 205 weigh-ins

Should 'The Notorious' defeat Alvarez, he will become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two world titles at the same time. Ahead of tonight's historic UFC debut event in the Empire State, UFC has released yet another new video trailer for the UFC 205: Alvarez vs.

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Donald Trump seeks to delay trial until after inauguration

The complainants were allegedly promised to be taught Trump's "investment secrets" in real estate, which were supposedly to be given by instructors whom Trump purportedly handpicked himself. Trump's attorneys didn't challenge the judge further on that point, but they objected to many other decisions, including his refusal to allow many customer surveys and Trump's claims of a 98 percent customer approval rating.

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Tata ousts Mistry as TCS Chairman, Boardroom War Escalates

Based on responses, if any, from the duo after they are furnished copies of the notices, the two companies may have to call such a meeting of shareholders for their removal, if they don't quit on their own. "Mistry betrayed trust and had the desire to seek control of the main operating firms of the Tata Group, excluding other representatives", the holding arm of the $103-billion empire said.

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Tata Sons nominates Ishaat Hussain as Chairman replacing Cyrus Mistry: TCS

It also called for extraordinary general meetings (EGMs) of shareholders to evict Mistry from the boards of TCS+ and Indian Hotels Company Ltd, which runs the Taj chain. Wadia of Bombay Dyeing - on the boards of both Tata Motors and Tata Steel as independent director - is considered close to Mistry. Tata Sons has also alleged that there "were some significant issues of conflict of interest in relation to Shapoorji Pallonji group which Cyrus did not fully address".

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Trump pledges to be president 'for all Americans'

Another group gathered across from Trump's soon-to-be-home, the White House in Washington . "Our partnership with the RNC was so important to the success and what we've done", Trump said, adding that more than 200 generals and admirals endorsed his campaign.

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West Seattle students protest outcome of election

Students at Omaha metro schools took to the streets to protest the results of Tuesday's General Election. Omaha police were called to help contain the situation but there were no reports of violence or injury. The protest at the school was quite large but peaceful. Seattle Public Schools said students who participate in the walkout Monday will get an "unapproved absence" but will not face discipline.

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Pakistan Sufi shrine death toll climbs to 25

Some were killed as people rushed away from the blast, official said. The shrine is located in a mountainous area making communication and rescue work more hard. Emergency declared in Khuzdar. President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif have strongly condemned the bomb blast. Later, the banned sectarian Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group claimed joint responsibility.

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Justice Department to 'Expeditiously' Tackle Revived Clinton Email Probe

The Justice Department, moving to address concerns over the timing of the revelation of the emails and a potential post-election spillover, said Monday it would "dedicate all necessary resources" to concluding the review promptly. She challenged investigators to look at the Abedin emails "by all means". "I've said it was a mistake, and I regret it". They turned materials in, and I know they did so.

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi confident Mosul will not fall, threatens attacks

An officer and two soldiers had been wounded, he added. New advances on all axes. IS militants defending the city hit an Abrams tank with a rocket, disabling the vehicle and sending the crew fleeing, but seemingly unharmed. As Iraqi forces pushed Islamic State militants out of Mosul's eastern neighborhoods this week, hundreds of civilians faced a dilemma: Stay in an area still beset by heavy fighting and surrounded by government troops that many still distrust, or evacuate for the ...

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Clintons are a 'talented family,' Trump tells '60 Minutes'

She just said, "congratulations, Donald". "Bill Clinton sexually assaulted innocent women", Trump said at a rally in Pennsylvania. Upon reading reports of the things each candidate was feeling after polls closed, many were left wondering what the mysterious congratulatory phone call from Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump sounded like.

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Marijuana Is Legal in a Bunch of New States

Marijuana remains illegal under federal law. At the time of the election, 25 other states had already legalized weed for either medicinal or recreational purposes, and medical marijuana is already legal in California . State-by-state polls showed most of the measures with a good chance of prevailing. Recreational pot smoking by those older than 21 is now legal in nine states and the District of Columbia.

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Wash. voters approve minimum wage initiative

The tax is revenue neutral, meaning that revenue from a carbon tax would replace old revenue from the sales and business taxes. Leading in early returns was Initiative 1433 , which would raise the hourly wage by roughly $4 over three years, to $13.50.The measure also would require employers to provide paid sick leave - at least one hour for every 40 worked - that could be used to care for family members or as "safe leave" for those who miss work because of domestic violence.

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Cubs stop Indians, cut World Series deficit to 3-2

Forecasts call for Tuesday's temperature to reach 75 degrees with Lake Erie winds blowing at 15 miles per hour, lovely Fall Classic conditions more fitting of summertime but with the air still heavy with local history. For once this weekend, however, the Chicago's bats refused to wilt. Bauer struck out the side in the first and only gave up a single over the first three innings before he got into trouble in the fourth.


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