As it did after the far more divisive 2000 election, this has led many to call for an end to the Electoral College in favor of a system where the President would be elected via a nationwide popular vote, something that would obviously require a Constitutional Amendment.
He further said that such exercise is being carried out by all formation of the army throughout the country for many years according to the dates convenient to them in consultation with concerned agencies of the state governments. In the regards, he tweeted that the army was collecting money from toll tax booths in the states; a claim which was later denied by the army. It did that after Banerjee wondered whether the Army's presence+ at toll plazas was "a military coup" in revenge for her ...
Asked about Senate Republicans' plans for addressing the Cadillac tax and, more broadly, the Affordable Care Act, Scott said he and his colleagues are "strongly headed in the same direction we've been before, which is repealing Obamacare". But without an adequate replacement, the study's authors note, a partial repeal through reconciliation would reverse the government-subsidized coverage gained by an estimated 22.5 million Americans under the law while also destabilizing the private insurance ...
Russia, which backs the army with bombing raids, also wants the United States to use its influence to urge rebel fighters to abandon their territory and accept transport out, which the Syrian government has provided to fighters who agreed to lay down arms in other parts of the country.
Trump had boasted that his intervention with Carrier persuaded the company to preserve more than 1,100 jobs in IN that were previously moving to Mexico. Carrier's parent company is United Technologies UTX, -1.14%. Of course, it isn't news that Trump's deal with Carrier has been more bang than buck.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who sits on the Environment and Public Works Committee that must confirm Pruitt, slammed Trump's pick to run the EPA. "He is a climate science denier who, as Attorney General for the state of Oklahoma, regularly conspired with the fossil fuel industry to attack EPA regulations".
He said about 4.5 crore customers bought fuel worth Rs 1,800 crore at these pumps every day in the last month. Insurance cover worth Rs 10 lakh for those who book Railway tickets through digital mode. Five per cent discount on digital payment for railway facilities like catering and retiring rooms. Farmers holding almost 4.32 Kisan Credit Cards will be provided Rupay Kisan Cards to enable them to make digital transactions.
Mahama is running for a second and final term in office against the backdrop of an economy that has slowed since he took office in 2013, in part because of a slump in global prices for its exports of gold, cocoa and oil. "Please be patient", commission head Charlotte Osei said at a press conference. It comes as the NPP held two press conferences to urge the EC to declare Nana Akufo-Addo the victor of the elections.
The vote passed by 234 votes to 56. The country's constitutional court will now deliberate the motion, a process that could take up to 180 days. After the vote, she again apologised that she had "created this national chaos with my carelessness".
On Wednesday, people gathered at the Virginia War Memorial to honor and pay tribute to those Virginians who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom in the Pearl Harbor attack 75 years ago. but once you put them behind and move on, it makes a difference if there is any negative sentiment in the future", he said. "The next day when I went to school which was December 8th".
Andrew Puzder (R), chief executive of CKE Restaurants , leaves the clubhouse of Trump International Golf Club in Bedminister, N.J., after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump (C) and Vice President-elect Mike Pence (L) on November 20.
She said technical problems had delayed other results . John Mahama, 58, a former vice president, was elected in 2012 after serving six months as president to complete the term of John Atta Mills, who died in office. Ghana voted on Wednesday in a presidential election that looks set to be a tight race, with the incumbent John Mahama seeking a second term in charge of an economy that has slowed since he took power.
Reporters at the site on Thursday saw the plane's wreckage strewn over a 2 kilometre- (1.2 mile-) radius, blackened from the smoke and fire overnight, with clothes, shoes and passenger bags scattered about. Dr Junaid of Ayub Medical Complex said only six bodies were recognised while others will be identified through DNA matching. The sources said the fault had affected engine of the plane when it was airborne.
In his fight for climate action, Gore might have an ally in Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump , with whom he was supposed to meet on Monday but ended up spending the bulk of the time with the president-elect himself. Trump has called climate change a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese. The former vice president likewise said that he would keep the details of his meeting with Trump largely private, so that he could ensure that he will have the ear of the president in the future.
And on January 20th, I will become the first president of the United States to serve two full terms during a time of war. "The organization that hit us on 9/11 is a shadow of its former self", he said . So here's the million dollar question: can the president use his power to pardon criminals (also known as "executive clemency") to forgive illegal immigrants for entering the country illegally? The legacy of Barack Obama is less important than our reality.
But in an interview to be published on Thursday by Syrian daily Al-Watan, an early copy of which was seen by AFP , the president talked up a regime victory in the northern battleground city. An opposition activist in Aleppo said rebels had staved off the attacks on the latter two districts. Russian Federation this week suggested a deal was in the works for rebels to be allowed to withdraw from Aleppo to other opposition-held territory.
John Dorrian, a spokesman for the USA -led coalition battling IS, says it did not conduct any strikes in the area at the time. In the video, which was released on Wednesday, a bearded Cantlie appears thin and pale as he speaks about coalition bombing of the terror group's Iraqi stronghold of Mosul.
While he was serving as the chief diplomat of Maryland, Natarajan had several opportunities to interact and work with Jayalalithaa's cabinet and her government officials on many projects like Sister State, education, energy, transportation, and medical technologies.
The musical goes on to tell the story of the bubbly white teenager's attempts to integrate the TV dance competition known as The Corny Collins Show . In the movie, Tracy was played by newcomer Nikki Blonsky (she was working at a Cold Stone Creamery when she was cast), a young actress who's since starred in short-lived ABC Family series "Huge".
Wisconsin's presidential election recount is almost complete. "She apparently has no qualms, however, with creating chaos in her attempts to do so". Judge James Peterson has scheduled a hearing Friday in Madison. On Thursday, Chester County began a hand recount sought by Green Party-backed voters of more than 190,000 paper ballots cast in 143 out of the county's 228 precincts, county officials said.
Pruitt has been a harsh opponent of Obama's measures to curb climate change and has helped lead alegal effort by some states to throw out an integral piece of Obama's climate change strategy that requires states to curb carbon output. However since the early 2000's, Republicans have vociferously fought both the EPA and wider environmental protections. Press Release by Attorney General Eric T.
President-elect Donald Trump says he wants the government to cut some costs by canceling its order for a new Air Force One, the plane that carries presidents around the globe. The modern day aircraft fit to carry the nation's leader is equipped with some pretty souped up features: According to The White House, Air Force One can refuel mid-air, has extra protection for onboard electronics, and has the same kind of advanced security that would be found in command centers on the ground.
A full list of award amounts and project details can be viewed here. Regions of the state compete to win millions of dollars in economic development funds. Last year, the Finger Lakes region won a special $500 million award through the Upstate Revitalization Initiative. Cuomo says he was not under oath during the meeting.
President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio , December 1. While there has never been a presidential election outcome changed by so-called " faithless electors ", there have been a number of electors not voting as expected over the history of the United States.
Syria's foreign ministry said that it would not agree to any ceasefire without a guarantee of a rebel withdrawal. Russian Federation said it would hold talks with Washington on Tuesday on a total rebel withdrawal from Syria's Aleppo, where the army has made sweeping advances, but opposition factions have rejected any evacuation.
Many people have also streamed from areas rebels have left and are crammed into abandoned homes while air raids and shellfire fall around them, hoping to escape before Aleppo is retaken. More than 730 people have been killed in Aleppo since the start of a November 15 government offensive and 80,000 have fled, the Observatory added Wednesday.
The move is created to outmanoeuvre the opposition Labour party, which brought the original motion to pressure the government. The Prime Minister now has the Parliament's backing to trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, formally launching Brexit proceedings, by March 31, 2017.
He said all 42 passengers and five crew members were killed in the crash. The village is located next to another, Saddha Batolni, from where residents also joined the rescue work. A military official said three helicopters have been deputed to transport the bodies to Islamabad . Gug is about 90 kilometers (60 miles) northwest of Islamabad .
The case has generated huge interest both in Britain and overseas and has been seized upon by both Remain and Leave campaigners, with the Daily Mail labelling the three High Court judges who gave the ruling "Enemies of the People" to widespread public condemnation.
Leaders have swapped barbs over reforming the energy market following a Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting in Canberra today. COAG will also hear a push form South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill for a states-based emissions trading scheme, though it is unlikely to receive wide support.
He tapped America's longest-serving governor, Iowa's Terry Branstad, as the next US ambassador to China. Branstad, the nation's longest-serving governor in U.S. Ernst, Iowa's first female senator, said she was "thrilled" Reynolds would be the state's first female governor. While announcing Branstad's appointment, Trump cited his longtime relationship with Jinping and other Chinese diplomats.
Ms Park's presidency has been rocked by allegations that a close friend used her ties to the leader to meddle in state affairs and wield improper influence. The largely peaceful rallies - which have been attended by parents and their children, university students and Buddhist monks - are among the biggest seen in South Korea since the pro-democracy protests of the 1980s.
On Nov. 23, the "Chimney Top 2" fire began ravaging the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Amid hurricane-force winds, the fire spread to the Gatlinburg area early last week, causing widespread damage. The fires gnawed away over 1,600 structures, scorching homes, cabins and churches along a fiery path through Sevier County. Among the fires' victims are a mom and two daughters, who were confirmed dead by the Sevier County Sheriff's Office, according to CNN affiliate WATE .
In Wisconsin , a recount began last week and was more than 82 percent complete Thursday. The recount effort was pushed by supporters of Green Party candidate Jill Stein . As the court halts the MI recount, Stein pledges her efforts are not over. Mark Goldsmith , the Federal Judge who ordered MI to start recounting presidential votes, dropped his decision Wednesday night, effectively ending a second look at ballots statewide.
France and Belgium were the first countries in Europe to ban the garment in 2011, legislation that also includes fines. Merkel, who implored the party on Tuesday to help her win a fourth term in office at federal elections next year, told N-TV at the end of a two-day CDU party conference that individual criminals among the migrants must be found and prosecuted.