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Kentucky electors standing firm with Trump

Two electors have created an organization called "Moral Electors" in hopes of getting 37 Republican electors to switch their votes and throw the race into the House of Representatives - that's the number that will be needed to switch if Trump is eventually awarded MI.

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Man accused of Jo Cox murder said 'it's me,' Old Bailey hears

Giving evidence, senior caseworker Sandra Major said Mrs Cox told her and office manager Fazila Aswat to "let him hurt me, don't let him hurt you". She said that she had told the MP to run away between attacks but Ms Cox replied: "Fazila, I can't run, I'm hurt".

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Iran's president says Iran will remain loyal to nuclear deal

Without mentioning Trump by name, Rouhani said that "the world is not under the will of a single individual and party". The elections, which marked an unflattering portrayal of the U.S. He made the remarks during a meeting with residents of the central Iranian province of Isfahan on November 16, the supreme leader's official website reported .

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Airport closed after shooting near terminal in U.S. state of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City police have identified the victim of a shooting at Will Rogers World Airport as 52-year-old Southwest Airlines employee Michael Winchester. The victim has been sent to a hospital for medical treatment, and the condition of the person is not clear. Police searched Buie's home Tuesday night, but say they are still investigating the case.

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Airport closed after shooting near terminal in U.S. state of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City police have identified the victim of a shooting at Will Rogers World Airport as 52-year-old Southwest Airlines employee Michael Winchester. The victim has been sent to a hospital for medical treatment, and the condition of the person is not clear. Police searched Buie's home Tuesday night, but say they are still investigating the case.

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The importance of Veterans Day

And I don't believe most parents talk to their children about it either. Our fearless fighting men and women know the feeling. As a society, we often fail to recognize our veterans, too often we associate their sacrifice with the conflict they fought it, and our own opinions of that conflict.

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Sting concert reopens Bataclan 1 year after Paris attacks

Saturday night, the Bataclan concert hall reopened with a performance from the British singer, Sting . In between performing tracks from his new album, 57th & 9th, the 65-year-old music icon recited the words, "We will never forget", in French.

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Pakistan displays military might in drill near India border

The premier was also briefed on the Pakistan-US relations against the backdrop of the recent presidential elections. The report said that Sharif has "warned" that any attempt to harm Pakistan's national security will be given a "befitting reply".

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Gun group urges ouster of Kansas Supreme Court justices

Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) thinks there's a good chance President Barack Obama will get his nominee on the Supreme Court this year if Hillary Clinton wins the election Tuesday. Back in May, Donald Trump released a list of 11 potential judges he would like to nominate to fill Justice Scalia's seat. Many women across the US were afforded the right to privacy in the event that they want to terminate a pregnancy because the Supreme Court decided in favor of Roe v.

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Obama warns leaders to heed people's economic fears in final foreign tour

Obama , who will be succeeded in January by Donald Trump , was expected to discuss the debt issue as well as the migrant crisis with Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. But in a message of reassurance, Obama argued that democracy is bigger than any one person. Despite the protests, Obama arrived in Athens to offer an olive branch to the troubled country by pleading with creditors to grant the country debt relief.

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Iraqi forces push deeper into Mosul

Kurdish Peshmerga forces "will not retreat from areas retaken" from Islamic State militants in Iraq , Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani said on Wednesday, according to local Rudaw TV station. Troops have established a foothold in the city's east from where they are driving northward into the Tahrir neighborhood. The capital of the Assyrian empire between approximately 1250 BC and 610 BC, Nimrud was recaptured on Sunday by the Iraqi forces from ISIL militants.

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Bernie Sanders to appear on 'The View' on Monday

Three other southern Colorado counties flipped to Trump after supporting Obama in 2012 - Las Animas, Huerfano and Conjeos - according to preliminary results. There never was any question lingering about Sen. " Donald Trump won", Sanders told CNN today. By the end of the evening, Clinton's biggest problem was clear: She needed to win suburban white voters in the Rust Belt, and she could not.

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Bernie Sanders Breaks Down How Democrats Can Fight Back

DEVINE: Donald Trump was a change candidate in a change election. Warren and Sanders were articulating the frustrations among many liberals in the aftermath of Trump's stunning triumph over Hillary Clinton. "Let's deal with the real issues". We are going to have to raise public consciousness. We're going to have to - and what the political revolution is about.

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Mayor: Leading candidate for US Secretary

The other candidate reportedly being considered is former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton , who served in that post under Bush and also spent years in two different senior State Department roles. Trump has already named Republican party chairman Reince Priebus as his chief of staff, a position typically in charge of managing operations at the White House and forging the president's agenda.

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Rahul is our No.1 choice opener, declares Kohli

England have James Anderson back as well which gives them another option, but it's likely that they will go with an unchanged team. He is so good at it that succeeding in balancing his natural game with batting for survival in the first Test was a "revelation" to him.

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Bartomeu convinced Messi will retire at Barcelona

The Barcelona president fielded questions over the club's new shirt sponsorship agreement with Japanese firm Rakuten on Wednesday, but also paid tribute to the current contract with Qatar Foundation and Qatar Airwarys. The 29-year-old, who is widely seen as the greatest player the world has ever seen, has reportedly been stalling on a new deal at the Camp Nou. "We're all convinced, we're all positive Leo Messi will end his sporting career in Barca.

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Aguirre: De Lima case 'strong' even without Dayan, Espinosa testimonies

De Lima said she would not be surprised if Kerwin Espinosa, the alleged biggest drug lord in Eastern Visayas set to be extradited this week from Abu Dhabi, would be the latest to testify against her and implicate her in the illegal drug trade.

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Palestinians condemn Israeli bill to legalise settler units

If the Israeli-proposed bill becomes law, mosques will be forced to stop using public-address systems to call Muslims to prayer five times a day, resorting only to the volume that can be achieved by the unamplified human voice. Abu Zeid stressed that the continued Israeli settlement activities "diminishes the chances of a successful two-state solution and undermines the peace efforts process".

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Multiple injured after shooting breaks out near Trump protests in Seattle

The victims included four men and one woman. The suspect walked away from a group of people, turned around, and fired at the crowd, according to police. Two victims who were in critical condition, have been upgraded to serious condition. Seattle police said on Twitter that more details would be released "as they become available".

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Russia: Alexei Ulyukayev arrested, fired over $2m bribe

Peskov said there was no connection between Ulyukayev's case and the legality of the Bashneft purchase, echoing Russia's Investigative Committee, which declared the Rosneft-Bashneft deal was "completed on legal grounds". A technocrat, Ulyukaev was tasked with overseeing Russia's economic development policies, working closely with Russia's prime minister, Dmitriy Medvedev.

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Trump touts foreign contacts on Twitter, lashes media report

Vice President-elect Mike Pence formally signed documents that put him in charge of the transition team, and officials insisted the 10-week effort to build an administration is on schedule. Then Trump doubled down on the NYT specifically, claiming they were wrong in a story that posted yesterday on the "disarray" of his transition team and who has called to say "Hi!" "We feel very good about it".

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Wales vs Serbia Preview and Prediction

Gareth Bale's 26th Wales goal - which moved him to within two of Ian Rush's national record - looked like handing Chris Coleman's side three precious points in Group D. "We have to keep fighting". Neil Taylor admitted the players were "absolutely gutted". It would have been a great point if we'd beaten Georgia, and we should have taken care of business there.

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Rand Paul Says He's Inclined to Oppose Giuliani, Bolton for Cabinet Posts

Trump has an opportunity to make history as the president who was able to pivot America away from strength through military power and instead establish enduring prosperity based on strength through economic power. In a scathing op-ed, Paul bashed Bolton for his failed Washington foreign policy strategies. A spokeswoman for Mr Giuliani did not immediately respond to a request for comment about his interest in the job.

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Obama urges debt relief for Greece

Obama's visit sparked large protests in central Athens , prompting Greek riot police to use tear gas and stun grenades to disperse about 3,000 left-wing marchers after they tried to enter an area declared off-limits to demonstrators. The U.S. president lingered at the base of the Parthenon, gazing at the columns and glancing around at the panoramic view of Athens as he chatted with his guide, Eleni Banou of the Culture Ministry's antiquities division.

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Obama arrives at Greek Acropolis

Obama added that although none of us can know the future for democracies, he remains hopeful. It's the final stage for Obama's two-day stop in Athens , where he was the first United States president to visit in 17 years. Politico noted that Obama and Trump met for about 90-minutes following the election and the two leaders have toned down their comments about one another.

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Stunning live coverage from Putin-attacked Aleppo

The two reportedly agreed to combine efforts to fight "international terrorism" in Syria. US President Barack Obama s administration has been talking to Russian Federation about ways to reign in Assad s forces and find a ceasefire in Syria s brutal civil war.

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108-Year-Old Cubs Fan Celebrates World Series Championship

While watching the Cubs used be as painful as a getting a tooth pulled, a fan had to have one of his pearly whites yanked out after losing a bet when the team finally captured the title. While numerous games they played were close, the Cubs continued their seasonal mantra of solid pitching and timely hitting. The Indians matched that run in the bottom of the third inning thanks to an RBI-single by designated hitter Carlos Santana.

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Julian Assange faces second day of questioning

Assange has not been formally charged in connection with the allegation from 2010, which he denies. If Sweden eventually drops the investigation and Assange leaves the embassy he could then be arrested by British authorities for breaching his initial bail conditions.

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Turnbull banks on U.S. refugee help

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announce the deal. The Refugee Council of Australia said the offer for refugees on Nauru and Manus Islands to move to the United States is an ad-hoc deal. "The Americans will assess the refugees from a security and health point of view as referred to them", Mr Turnbull said. The priority will be the resettlement of women, children and families, and it would exclude those deemed to be economic refugees, he said .

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Evacuation from quake-hit New Zealand town ends

Harry B. Harris Jr. commander, U.S. Pacific Command, said he dispatched the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson , along with its two MH-60R helicopters, to New Zealand. The HMNZS Wellington was surveying the harbour area at Kaikoura to ensure that it was safe for vessels, Civil Defence director Sarah Stuart-Black told reporters.

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United Kingdom government disputes suggestion it has no plan for Brexit: PM's spokeswoman

According to the memo, however, it will take about six months for the government to determine its priorities, a lengthy wait that is due in part to May's desire to settle matters herself. "We don't recognise this document, it's certainly not something that was commissioned by government and it's not in keeping with my experience". The British government denies the memo's allegations, among which are claims that the Prime Minister Theresa May has little understanding of what the Brexit will ...

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Barbara Boxer wants to abolish the Electoral College

Still, observers have noted that it's fairly unclear to judge whether Trump may have actually lost given that the campaigns would not have focused on the 10-12 key battleground states which they visited repeatedly throughout the general election.

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Kerry: Obama's climate change targets won't be reversed

But Trump's election raises the prospect of the United States not fulfilling its commitments, being sidelined in global climate policy and ceding the leadership role to China, and has raised doubts among delegates in Marrakesh about whether Washington will still be a partner in the agreement come mid-century.

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France urges Trump to honour climate deal

Gerd Müller, German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development. PARIS (AP) - French President Francois Hollande says he wants the country's state of emergency prolonged until its presidential election next spring. With 2016 on track to be the hottest year on record, Kerry said the impacts of global warming are so evident that "at some point, even the strongest skeptic has to acknowledge that something disturbing is happening".

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Why The Electoral College Is Anything But Outdated

Hillary Clinton, presidential candidate of the Democratic Party, is leading her Republican counterpart, Donald Trump, with 947,579 popular vote, as the U.S. This has caused a lot of frustration among Clinton supporters. A newly elected Donald Trump has changed his tune on the Electoral College , calling it "genius" after his win in the presidential election - a far cry from when he blasted it four years ago.


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