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Obama pays tribute to vets in ceremony at Arlington cemetery

And his administration confronted a scandal when it was revealed by reporting including that of CNN that Veterans Affairs hospitals were concealing wait times for care. Obama said. Speaking at Arlington, Obama acknowledged that speeches and wreath-layings were an inadequate way to repay members of the armed forces.

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Trump wins U.S. election but loses popular votes

She said: "We have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we thought". By Wednesday, those plans seemed to be placed on the backburner. Clinton: "Try to prevent him from destroying the United States". Rick Perlstein, a historian and journalist, said: "I've never done an interview through tears before, this is a first".

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This Photo Of Sad Obama Staffers Isn't From Trump's White House Visit

I am a resident of the Philippines, but upon hearing her speech I teared up. Clinton is a former secretary of state, USA senator and wife of two-term president Bill Clinton. On the comedy show "Between Two Ferns" Zach Galifianakis asked her if she would move to Canada if Trump became president. Hillary Clinton continues to hold a slim lead in the popular vote over Donald Trump , but he is the president-elect because of his decisive lead in the winner-take-all Electoral College.

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Obama, Trump to meet at White House

But she said Americans owe Trump "an open mind and a chance to lead". But there is no question what happened to my optimistic prediction for Clinton, where I had her earning 341 electoral votes to Trump's 197 votes: The polls were wrong.

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Trump and Waste Problems at COP22 in Marrakesh

Christian Aid has warned that any attempts by new US President Donald Trump to bury his head in the sand over climate change will harm American interests and be an act of economic self-sabotage. The Republican candidate and much of his party has vowed to overturn the climate policies of incumbent Barack Obama when the administration changes in January.

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Cooper says final vote count will confirm his victory

County boards are supposed to decide in the next several days which mailed absentee ballots and provisional votes cast during early voting or on Election Day should be added to the race totals. However, it's unlikely given Cooper has a lead of almost 5,000 votes. Once this is complete, county boards of elections will certify results at public meetings held at 11:00 a.m.

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Florida: 6 million votes cast amid a push for more

Voter intimidation is prohibited under federal law, which states that "no person. shall intimidate, threaten, coerce. any other person for the objective of interfering with the right of [that] person to vote or to vote as he may choose". Early voting turnout among Democrats ages 22 to 29 dramatically dropped, with one-third who showed up in 2012 failing to cast a ballot. "That is not convenience, and not conducive to having participation", he said.

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Trump meets Obama in post-victory visit to White House

Yesterday, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who became a Trump adviser after dropping out of the Republican presidential nomination, confirmed that he is "having discussions" with the Trump team about being in the new Cabinet. The electoral map tells a different story: Broad swaths of red indicating Donald Trump winning almost every battleground state - Florida, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, among others.

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Obama urges nation to 'forge unity' after bitter election

He said the November day the USA sets aside to remember those who served in the military often falls after an election - "an exercise in the free speech and self-government" that veterans fight for every day. The surprising electoral victory of Republican Donald Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton in last Tuesday's election wrapped up one of the most aggressive, polarizing electoral campaigns in the nation's recent history.

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Martin O'Malley becomes potential third candidate for DNC chairman

Likely to jump in soon is Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, who is being backed by high-powered support . Sanders gave voice to the frustration among many liberals in the aftermath of Trump's stunning triumph over Hillary Clinton. Now, perhaps many, or even most, former Sanders for President supporters think he would have won the presidential general election that Hillary Clinton lost.

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GOP Takeover of Iowa Senate Part of National Trend

Richard Hunt, head of the Consumer Bankers Association, which lobbies for some of the biggest USA banks, said Republicans must act swiftly to show that as change agents they can actually govern. Our campaign was never about one person; it was about building a country that we love. Look, I realize some memories are short, but eight years ago, Americans easily elected a Democratic president, Democratic U.S.

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What went wrong in this year's presidential polls?

The meeting, which came less than 36 hours after Trump's shock victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton, had the potential to be awkward. Barring the sort of anomaly that has been predicted and predictably failed to materialize for 18 months - resignation, collapse, alien invasion - Donald Trump will be sworn in as president on January 20 of next year.

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Chico area church services

Mark UMC, 550 Highway 72 Bypass N.W., Greenwood, 8 a.m. -noon Nov. 14-18, 3-6 p.m. Nov. 19-20, 8-10 a.m. Nov. 21. Tapestry Vineyard Church - Sunday Worship and Fellowship at 10:00 a.m. Bangor Community Church: 7419 Oro-Bangor Hwy.: 10 a.m. Pastor Bruce Chikalla, Theologically conservative, Bible-believing church affiliated with pastoral leadership from Village Missions.

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Syrian Opposition Leader Pleads Donald Trump For Help

Worth mentioning that the US President-elect Donald Trump has stated in the past that he does not seek to overthrow Bashar Al-Assad; however, the two presidents do not now have any channels of communication. Other rebels on the ground were less enthusiastic, predicting more bloodshed no matter what Mr Trump's policy ultimately ends up being on the war which has killed more than 400,000 people to date and driven half the Syrian population from their homes.

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Rauner paid $50M in 2015 taxes, earned nearly $200M

The information comes just days after Republicans led by Rauner were able to pick up six seats in the state legislature, thanks in part to tens of millions of dollars in his own money that the governor poured into competitive races. Rauner has asked for a Monday sit down meeting with House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, Senate President John Cullerton, Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno and House Speaker Michael Madigan.

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Destruction in Portland: Peaceful Trump protest turns into riot

In Portland, police declared the demonstrations a riot as protesters began to break windows, throw objects at police and light firecrackers, at one point lighting a dumpster on fire, NPR reports . Police said demonstrators made their way onto Interstate 25, stopping traffic for about a half-hour. In San Francisco high school students waved rainbow banners and Mexican flags.

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Michelle Obama Appears On Her Third *Vogue* Cover

When Mrs. Obama spoke with the publication in September, months before she learned Donald Trump would be her husband's successor, she said she believes "it's time " for her and President Barack Obama to move on. Ms Obama was a fierce advocate for Ms Clinton on the campaign trail and spoke strongly against Mr Trump, saying his bragging about sexual assault in a leaked 2005 video "shook her to the core".

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Tammy Duckworth Wins Senate Race in IL

Duckworth went on to serve as director of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs, where she awarded the state's first grants to provide counseling for post-traumatic stress disorder, implemented PTSD and traumatic brain injury screening and helped start a legal assistance program for veterans, among other initiatives.

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Melania Trump, Michelle Obama Discuss Raising Children in the White House

Trump told the paper, after speaking with Obama at the White House the day before, he was considering keeping the clause that allows children to stay on their parents' insurance policies. It was unclear how substantive Obama's call was with Trump , or how long it lasted, although the White House noted that Obama placed the call from his residence in the White House, rather than from the West Wing.

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Sanders lashes out at Democratic Party

In the wake of Hillary Clinton's election loss, Bernie Sanders is urging the Democratic Party to reassess its relationship with working-class voters. "A man that has worked this hard to run for office cares deeply about this country, and everybody ought to give him a chance", Johnston said. But a Sanders Trump 2020 contest would be a logical extension of the 2016 primary race in which Sanders did so well.

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Iraqi Shi'ite forces to cut western supply route from Mosul

Colonel John Dorrian, a spokesman for the US-led coalition attacking IS in Iraq and Syria, said the military had not officially verified the authenticity of the recording but noted it was "clearly" an effort for IS to communicate with fighters.

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Donald Trump and Barack Obama hold talks at the White House

The Post reports that in an interview with Fox News, Guiliani said , "We're bringing up a generation of spoiled crybabies". Obama said that he and his wife, Michelle, are working to accommodate the Trumps and make them feel welcome in the White House mansion.

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Mexico Tells Trump It Will Not Pay For Border Wall

They might have a hard sell with Trump, who has been pledging not only to build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border but also to have the Mexican government pay for it since his earliest days on the campaign trail. "The market has calmed down a bit and given the benefit of doubt to a more conciliatory Trump", said Marco Oviedo, an economist at Barclays in Mexico City .

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South Elementary School honors veterans

There will be a Veterans Day program at 9 a.m. on Friday at Shafer Auditorium. "That does not mean it is a flawless republic, but it means that the ideas that were embodied in this great experiment are things that are worth standing for", he said.

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Jury finds against Rolling Stone suit in rape story

A federal jury has found that Rolling Stone , a reporter and the magazine's publisher are liable in a defamation lawsuit over a 2014 article about an alleged rape at the University of Virginia. Eramo received hundreds of angry letters and emails and faced protesters outside her office. Because the judge determined that Eramo was a public figure, she had to prove that Rolling Stone made statements with "actual malice", meaning it knew that what it was writing about her was false or ...

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It was a great honour, says Donald Trump on meeting Barack Obama

Emerging from his meetings with congressional leaders, Trump sketched out priorities for his presidency. As well as the talks in the Oval Office, Mr Trump met House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to discuss the Republicans' legislative agenda.

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Rep. Keith Ellison to announce possible run for DNC chair

Amid one of the most embarrassing losses for the Democratic Party in history, the race is on to see who is going to be picking up the pieces. Though Senator Bernie Sanders has enthusiastically endorsed Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison for the position, Ellison is not the only one in the running - and we can expect the competition for the key spot to heat up.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Hillary Clinton two days ahead of elections

While 39.78 percent said they thought most of thier neighbors were supporting Clinton, 4.14 said Johnson and 0.81 responded with Stein. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump raced through several battleground states in a last-ditch attempt to encourage their supporters to show up and vote on Tuesday.

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Our fears, our expectations, by Nigerians resident in US

He posted along with the video: "Reema is only 5 years old". Even Vice President-elect Mike Pence called the proposed plan "offensive and unconstitutional", reported CNN . "Anxiety is the top one, particularly among minority people and immigrants". "We're also seeing women who have had experiences of sexual abuse [experiencing] a triggering of flashbacks of their experiences".

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NGT raps Delhi govt for not installing air filters in schools

For the past few days, Delhi's pollution levels have remained sky high. Vimlendu Jha, an environmental activist, told Anadolu Agency Delhi's air pollution levels have reached "unprecedented" levels because of "inaction, insensitivity and irresponsibility of all stakeholders".

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Anti-Trump protesters gather at Washington Capitol

Police say the interstate was reopened about half an hour later as the crowd moved back downtown. The protest remained largely peaceful, but marchers at times clashed with bystanders. The crowd of protesters Thursday night started at a modest size of 50-75 rallying at Los Angeles City Hall. The Star Tribune reports demonstrators entered I-94 after marching down Franklin Avenue.

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Livestream: Denver high school students are walking out today over Trump

It was the third day of protests against Trump in the Twin Cities. That was preceded by almost three hours of protests that started outside the Wallace Bennett Federal Building and became a march that snaked around the city before finishing an uphill climb to the Capitol.

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Rubio has retained his Senate seat; Duckworth flips an Illinois Senate seat

The race could determine whether there is a shift the balance of power in the U.S. Senate. The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) once tweeted that she had a "sad record of not standing up for our veterans." But Kirk warns not to count him out.

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Trump Says He's Considering Keeping Parts of Obamacare

Trump said Obama suggested areas of the health law to keep during his meeting Thursday with the president, according to the Journal . And he told his supporters , "We will be able to immediately repeal and replace Obamacare - have to do it".

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Wood scores but USA fall after hard start

For the United States , though, the one-goal loss not only hands Jurgen's Klinsmann's team an unexpected setback, it leaves lingering questions about the team's quality going into CONCACAF's hexagonal round. Bobby Wood equalized early in the second half for the US, which started creating more chances. The contrast was striking. Team USA gradually improved toward the end of the first half.


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