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Conway Publicly Trashes Romney On 'Meet The Press'

Two transition source told Morning Joe this morning that Trump is "furious" at Conway, a senior advisor to his government-in-waiting, for going "rogue" on television and arguing against Romney. Now, Donald Trump is just weeks away from becoming the POTUS and Romney seems to be making peace with the guy he spoke out against, something that doesn't sit well with Conway.

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Infighting Reported In Trump's Camp

Scarborough and Conway went back and fourth over the weekend over the same topic, as the " Morning Joe " co-host accused her of publicly attacking Trump's choices and said the lack of discretion is "embarrassing" on Twitter . Donald Trump with Kellyanne Conway during a visit to Goody's Restaurant on September 5 in Brook Park, Ohio. Still, Trump's team says the president-elect has been focused on the transition and selecting the members of the administration's Cabinet and said he ...

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Vladimir Putin weighs on OPEC deal

At an informal meeting of OPEC in Algeria in late September, participants agreed to restrict oil output, but there was no special agreement on specific limits or cuts for particular countries. In addition, OPEC doesn't have the authority to make members comply with their production assignments. Traders with long positions in the market may be reluctant to sell for fear of missing out on an upside if there is a production cut that triggers a rally.

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Nicola Sturgeon addresses the upper house of the Irish Parliament

The First Minister will tell a business breakfast attended by around 130 chief executives that the single market is good for the entire British Isles and the Irish Government has a "strong ally" in Scotland to help secure this goal. "I don't accept there is a mandate to take any part of the United Kingdom out of the European Single Market, especially when we consider the economic consequences of such a step", she said.

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Will Trump's Attorney General impact Colorado's marijuana laws?

In tapping Sessions and Flynn, Trump is also rewarding a pair of loyalists who were among his most ardent supporters during the presidential campaign. Sessions said he never called Figures "boy", but Kennedy produced a letter from an organisation of black lawyers that said Figures made the allegation about Sessions to the organisation's investigators at least twice.

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Oppn disrupts LS over note ban, IT Bill; House adjourned till noon

However, as home minister is today leaving for Havana to pay tributes to the departed Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, all-party meet is unlikely to be held immediately. When he got exhausted of sloganeering, there was no one really interested to take up the job of disruption by slogan-shouting. When the house met again at noon, the scene was no different.

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Punjab BJP snubs Navjot Kaur Sidhu for joining Congress

Punjab BJP on Tuesday took a dig at former MP Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu for joining Congress, alleging that it reeked of sheer opportunism on part of the Sidhus and Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh. Joshi said, "Similarly Amarinder Singh's feelings about the couple are not hidden from anyone". Dr Navjot Kaur said she had joined the Congress for its ideology and for the fact that the Congress was the best alternative to the Akali-BJP regime being a national broad-based ...

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Mariota leads Titans past Bears 27-21

But the Titans hung on - something Derrick Morgan says wouldn't have happened in previous seasons. All they have to do is perform in a winnable game. The Titans move to 6-6 heading into the bye week. He would have done better if he had been throwing to Allstate insurance agents. Cox yielded to rookie LeShaun Sims every other series, while Valentino Blake got some of McCourty's time before McCourty was knocked out late with a bone bruise on his left knee.

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Ohio State attacker was a student at the school

He was born in Somalia and was a legal permanent USA resident, according to a US official who wasn't authorized to discuss the case and spoke on the condition of anonymity. They will take the possibility of terrorism into account but at this time a motive is still unknown. "Excellent job by the Ohio State University Emergency Management Team (OSU_EMFP) in immediately notifying students & faculty via social media with the message".

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Texas Republican elector resigns rather than vote for Trump

In a Twitter rant on Sunday afternoon attempting to explain away the fact that he is now trailing Hillary Clinton in the popular vote count by over a two million votes, Trump suggested that nefarious forces were at work. Wisconsin Elections Commission Chairman Mark Thomsen vigorously defended Wisconsin's election system, saying he was certain that president-elect Donald Trump would emerge as the victor after the recount.

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Germany, 15 other countries press for arms control deal with Russian Federation

The announcement, made alongside Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko, is a major snub to the Netherlands who are yet to agree the deal. "3 years since EuroMaidan", he said on Twitter , referring to the 2014 street revolt. At Thursday's summit, Brussels and Kiev signed a "strategic energy partnership" agreement, a message to Russian Federation which has strived for years to bypass Ukraine in selling more of its gas to Europe, including by the Nord Stream pipeline.

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Thousands flee Syria's east Aleppo for Kurdish area - Kurdish leader

The Syrian army has repeatedly called on the rebels to allow civilians to leave, echoing a similar appeal by UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura who had in October said he would personally escort hundreds of Islamist rebels from Aleppo in a bid to save the city from further government attacks.

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Protesters Across India Rail Against Country-Wide Cash Crunch

The Indian government's withdrawal of the notes from circulation means NRIs and British Indians with rupees brought back to the United Kingdom would be required to fly to India to exchange their currency before the December 30 deadline. It is correct that we can not achieve it immediately. "More importantly, if you could teach a push-cart vendor or your vegetable vendor, there is no reason we cannot move towards a cashless India".

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Wisconsin agrees to recount votes - but rejects Jill Stein's hand recount request

But what she's required to pay will only offset a fraction of the cost to the state - the rest will fall to state taxpayers, says Republican political consultant Stu Sandler. "Unless there are 1,370,000+ miscounted votes, this is a stunt", he added. "Our General Counsel has reviewed the Election Contest and said it is totally and completely without any merit".

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Green Party eyes lawsuit seeking recount in Pennsylvania

That's millions more than the roughly $3.5 million she raised during her entire campaign. Hillary Clinton supports Jill Stein's efforts to try to get an election recount in three battleground states. Stein, who only received 51,643 votes in MI, said in a recent video on her Facebook page that she doesn't like either Trump or Clinton, but wants to ensure the integrity of the election.

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Pakistan to never accept Indian hegemony in region: Sartaj

Indian belligerence is a threat to regional peace and can lead to "strategic miscalculation", Pakistan on Friday told the envoys of the P5 countries in Islamabad while briefing them over alleged "ceasefire violations" by India. Both sides accuse the other of initiating the firing along the Line of Control, which separates the Pakistan- and India-controlled parts of Kashmir. He added that, "Whenever India does something like this Pakistan will respond".

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Republican States That Expanded Medicaid Want It Kept

Getting rid of the ACA in its entirety on day one of the Trump administration is practically impossible, said Erin Trish, an assistant research professor in public policy at the University of Southern California. Ed Hernandez, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health. The Medicaid program is paid for through a mix of federal and state funds, and anybody who qualifies under income and other guidelines can receive services.

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Election recounting to begin Friday to the cost of $800K

And then, a few hours later, Trump went back on Twitter with more details that didn't clarify a thing, claiming there was "serious voter fraud in Virginia, New Hampshire and California". Politico reported Stein's campaign filed recount requests in over 100 Pennsylvania precincts Monday. Unlike in Wisconsin, Stein can't directly file for a recount effort in Pennsylvania.

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Raging wildfires force Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge evacuations; more than 100 structures burned

He said there are lots of small fires in Downtown Gatlinburg. She was uncertain of the condition of City Hall, but noted that several homes and businesses were in flames in and near town. Facebook activated its safety check feature. "It's very unsafe weather conditions", Soehn had told CNN affiliate WATE . "Hopefully the rain will come in today like everyone is hoping it will and it will take care of itself, but we'll be making the decision either later this afternoon or first thing in the ...

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Volkswagen to axe 30000 jobs after emissions scandal

The job reductions will be at VW's own-brand unit and will not affect the group's other brands such as Porsche, Audi and Skoda. The company announced a sweeping restructuiring plan Thursday, with a concentration of building electric vehicles in Germany and up to 30,000 job cuts worldwide.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif names powerful new army chief

It is the record fifth time Sharif appointed an army chief as Prime Minister. The military has been in charge of the country for more than half of Pakistan's almost 70-year history since independence from Britain. "His services as corps commander Gujranwala and inspector general for training and evaluation in the Pakistan Army prepared him well for responsibilities as the chief of army staff".

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General Qamar Bajwa takes charge as Pakistan's next army chief

In the wake of appointment General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the new Pakistan Army Chief, propagandists have begun conspiring that new Pakistan COAS belongs to Ahmadi community. He, according to reports said, "India should know that mistaking our policy of patience for weakness would be unsafe". "We have to eliminate terrorism from the country", he added and continued that the National Action Plan (NAP) should be fully implemented to achieve that goal.

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2 dead, 4 hospitalized in Louisville shootings

Two men died at Shawnee Park during a youth football game where people were in attendance to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Emily McKinley said Friday that it appears the shooting took place after a dispute between people who had gathered at Shawnee Park but weren't there to watch the game.

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Trump Continues to Vet Candidates For Secretary of State

But Trump sounded forgiving after spending an hour with the retired four-star Army general at Trump Tower. "He basically walked us around the world", he said. The scandal forced Mr Petraeus to resign from the Central Intelligence Agency in 2012. President-elect Donald Trump is building his new administration by walking a fine line between rewarding those who were loyal to him and trying to rebuild his burnt bridges with the establishment GOP.

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Team Donald Trump: Controversial ex-CIA chief could be US State Secretary

Petraeus said he spent about an hour with Trump, and he praised the president-elect for showing a "great grasp of a variety of the challenges that are out there". Mr. Romney's return is a sign that he remains in serious contention for the plum cabinet post despite fierce resistance from Trump loyalists who haven't forgiven him for his blistering attacks on Mr.

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Two budgets in 2017 after last statement in autumn

The new corporate tax rate is one of several measures to prop up the British economy post-Brexit, which Mr Hammond said has given urgency "to tackle our economy's long-term weaknesses". "That largely reflects weaker tax receipts through a smaller and slightly older population, marginally offset by slightly lower welfare spending", the OBR said in a report published alongside finance minister Philip Hammond's first budget update.

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White House warns President-elect Donald Trump over reversing detente policy with Cuba

A survey made by CBS News-New York Times made before the visit of Obama to Cuba last March, showed that 58 percent of US citizens support reestablishing diplomatic relations with Cuba. Incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus told " Fox News Sunday" his boss would "absolutely" nix the deal unless there is "some movement" in issues like "repression, open markets, freedom of religion, political prisoners" from the Cuban government, now led by Fidel Castro's brother, Raul Castro.

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2nd day of homage to Fidel Castro to end with mammoth rally

Castro, who died Friday at the age of 90, delivered countless speeches from that perch throughout his five-decade rule over the island. A spokesman for President-elect Donald J. She dismissed Marco Rubio's comments as "America-centric" while President Obama's statement represented the reality that "nobody in the rest of the world sort of agrees with you".

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Shot man too ill for bedside court hearing

The man was taken to the Royal Adelaide Hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening gunshot wound, police said in a statement. The man had surgery for wounds to an arm and a leg and he was charged with aggravated kidnapping, unlawful threats and acts to endanger life.

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Syrian forces make sweeping gains in eastern Aleppo

Thousands of civilians have fled the city to safer ground as the battle there intensifies. An estimated quarter of a million people are trapped in wretched conditions in the city's rebel-held eastern districts since the government sealed its siege of the enclave in late August.

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Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

The five-day conference is expected to cement Mr Abbas's control of Fatah and lock out his chief rival, the exiled Mohamed Dahlan. Fatah held its first party congress in 1964 in Damascus, where it endorsed armed struggle as a means of ending Israel's occupation of Palestinian territory.

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Sarkozy concedes defeat in French presidential primary

Sarkozy congratulated the former Prime Ministers of France François Fillon and Alain Juppé on their win in the first round of the elections . That is seen as very unlikely, and a run-off between the two leading contenders will otherwise take place next Sunday, Nov.

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Trump adviser warns him not to pick Romney for Secretary of State

He is also said to be seriously considering former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a staunch campaign ally, for the State Department. On Sunday, Conway also derided plans by Hillary Clinton's campaign to participate in an election recount effort in Wisconsin initiated by Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

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Hoping to salvage democracy, Tunisia woos foreign investors

He did not give details on the form of the assistance. Kuwait is interested in "the development of its investment and to contribute to improving economic development in Tunisia, which will eventually benefit bilateral relations", Al-Saleh, also Acting Oil Minister, told KUNA and Kuwait TV.

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Mitt Romney to meet again with Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump this week will meet with retired U.S. General David Petraeus and U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, as well as hold a second meeting with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Trump's transition team said.


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