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Answers to your questions about the Electoral College, from a historian

From 1992 onwards, there have been seven presidential elections. Michael Baca is a graduate student at Northern Arizona University. This is something we've seen with people, like Vladimir Putin, who Trump has admiration for exclusively based on the fact that the Russian president complimented him.

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Steve Carell Digs 'Minecraft'; In Talks To Join Warners' Vidgame Pic

Steve Carell is in talks to appear in " Minecraft ". In a report from Variety , Hollywood actor Steve Carell is now in talks to join the movie's ensemble. It is available in different gameplay modes such as survival mode, adventure mode and creative mode. They'll no doubt be more recognisable voices in the mix over the course of the next year or so as the film enters production, and we'll keep you abreast of these and other developments.

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Trump Not Expected To Live In White House Full Time

During a four-hour spree, Trump savaged the New York Times and gloated about the GOP stalwarts lining up to congratulate him, bragging that staunch critics and GOP rivals John Kasich, Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush had sent attaboys. A president's chief of staff sets the tone for the White House, guarding who has access to the president and what problems land on his desk. The president-elect retreated from the campaign promise that had inspired his supporters to chant "Build the wall!" at ...

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Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey to be Released from Prison

U.S. Magistrate Judge William E. Duffin reversed his conviction on August 12, finding the interrogator's "false promises" and suggestive interrogation techniques, combined with Dassey's age, inexperience and intellectual disabilities , rendered his confession involuntary.

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Coal-train collision in Florida injures 2, spills fuel mangles train cars

The company said in a news release that a fuel spill has been reported at the site. Marion County sheriff's deputies said no one was seriously injured in the collision, despite photos showing extensive damage to the cars, including the engines.

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Trump May Split Time Between White House And Trump Tower

Trump on the campaign trail vowed to " drain the swamp " of corruption in Washington. Donald Trump's life is about to change dramatically. After his January inauguration, though, Trump said the siblings will take over his business so as not to violate "conflict-of-interest laws".

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Officer shooting probe gives Alaska police break in 5 cases

Tolley also said that after testing the bullets and the gun, it was found out that Ritchie's revolver was also used in two double homicides and one additional killing in Anchorage this year. The department said that investigations of the case were underway and that Ritchie has not been definitively linked with the earlier homicides yet. Tolley said the officer is improving and has been moved out of ICU.

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Many outdoor activities banned as fires burn across South

While this is the first request of assistance, it is possible further requests for equipment and personnel will come later in the week, he said. "It will probably continue to smolder in spots until we get some decent rainfall", Turner said.

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Group gathers at Lehigh University to protest Dakota Access Pipeline

The Army Corps of Engineers has chose to delay an easement for the Dakota Access pipeline, saying it needs more studies and tribal input before it can decide whether to allow the oil pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.

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Covering Donald Trump 'Was a Test of Me,' Megyn Kelly Says

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday accused President-elect Donald Trump of placing "a champion of white supremacists a step away from the Oval Office". State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, asked about Bannon during a Monday press conference, predicted Priebus would be "the key person making the decisions along with the president".

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Donald Trump Will Appoint Pro-Life Supreme Court Justices

What is needed is a justice who follows the law and the Constitution to logical conclusions. While he has said it is "settled law", he has also said he would likely appoint Supreme Court justices that would overturn same-sex marriage.

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Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy 'executed' Sunday, suspect still at large

Both stolen vehicles are in the sheriff's custody. "He was executed", Christianson said. ( Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department via AP). It wasn't until Machado was brought into custody that he was recognized as the shooter in the Wallace murder.

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Paul Ryan Re-Nominated By Republicans As Speaker

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., said: " Paul Ryan will be speaker unless Donald Trump objects". California Rep. Kevin McCarthy was also unanimously re-elected as majority leader, as were House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and GOP Policy Chairman Luke Messer, R-Ind.

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Chili's removes manager who took away vet's meal

He said he was in Germany, and that they did not let Blacks serve over there", Walker wrote. "They would not allow blacks". Walker said he just listened to the man and waited for his food. The restaurant issued multiple statements apologizing for the manager's actions, with the company's president saying that while more than 200,000 free meals were served to veterans and active members of the military as a "small gesture of our appreciation", the chain still "fell short".

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The big Washington, D.C. parlor game - who makes the Trump Cabinet

Ted Cruz met with Donald Trump at his namesake tower in midtown Manhattan Tuesday evening. "We all ran together, but there was never a group hug that involved Ted Cruz", Huckabee said on Fox News Channel's "The Kelly File". Meanwhile, Senator Lindsey Graham, who once joked about murdering Cruz on the Senate floor, suggested him for an even higher position: Supreme Court justice.

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Klinsmann stunned by Costa Rica mauling

The drubbing, which followed a shattering 2-1 loss at home to Mexico in Columbus last Friday, leaves the United States bottom of the Concacaf region's six-team final round of qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup . You can stream BeIn Sports through FuBoTV with a 24-hour free trial. And here and there, he had a couple of runs. "Maybe the last touch was taken away from him", Klinsmann said.

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President-elect Donald Trump arrives at the White House to meet Obama

The meeting lasted almost an hour and a half. "I just had the opportunity to have an excellent conversation with President-elect Trump", Obama said. nuclear codes. The White House has laid out its plan to ensure a smooth transition, including giving representatives selected by Trump briefings on the work of United States federal agencies.

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Protesters occupy Senate Dem's office, blast Wall St. ties

On Monday afternoon, Sen. Senate Democrats and Republicans are meeting separately to pick leaders for the Congress that convenes in January. They want someone besides Schumer, who they view as too willing to compromise, to head up Democrats' opposition to President-elect Donald Trump.

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No. 22 Creighton pulls away from No. 9 Badgers 79-67

Behind a raucous sold-out crowd, No.22 Creighton used a 19-4 second-half run to sink No.9 Wisconsin, 79-67, at the Century Link Center Tuesday. Bronson Koenig scored 21 points and Nigel Hayes added 16 for the Badgers, who shot 11-of-39 on three-pointers.

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Trump huddling with Pence as he nears Cabinet decisions

Trump also is considering Richard Grenell as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, which would bring some experience and diversity to his nascent administration. Miller says, "This is an absolute top priority". Giuliani, 72, would be an out-of-box choice to serve as secretary of State. Trump's team has defended Bannon and tried to put its focus on filling the top national security jobs.

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United States students walk out of classes to protest Trump win

She said: 'We're not going anywhere - we're going to continue to stand strong. "It's important to keep fighting and to encourage people to have conversations with us". "While we defend all students' right to self-expression and peaceful protest, please know that this is not a school-sponsored (or DCPS sponsored) event", a post attributed to Martin said about the walkout.

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Hundreds protest Dakota Access Pipeline in San Antonio

In his statement , Dalrymple said a decision on the project easement "is long overdue" and that the pipeline would be safe. The proposed Dakota Access Pipeline would run from the Bakken oil fields in western North Dakota to southern IL, crossing beneath the Missouri and MS rivers, as well as part of Lake Oahe near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.

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TVA bans burning in 7 states amid drought, fire

Exhausted firefighters take a break after fighting a cabin and four acre brush fire at a mountain top rental community in Waldens Creek, Tenn., Monday, Nov. The Latest on the persistent drought and wildfires that have burned more than 80,000 acres of forest and and blanketed large areas of the south in risky haze.

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Bernie Sanders: "Something Is Fundamentally Wrong" with Democratic Party

After Sanders plugged his new book - Our Revolution: a Future to Believe in - Colbert shifted the conversation toward a post-mortem of the election. "And they want to express their point of view that they are very frightened, in very, very strong disagreement with Mr. Trump, who has made bigotry the cornerstone of his campaign", he told USA Today .

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Utah school stabbing leaves 5 injured, school startled

All the victims were boys and were stabbed at least once, suffering wounds to their upper torso or neck, police said. Orem, with a population of 90,000, is about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City. "He still had a knife at the time, so staff members did put themselves in harm's way to keep that suspect from coming back out with these students", Giles said.

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Minnesota judge to sentence men in Islamic State case

The FBI informant also testified during the trial that members of the group reached out to Mohamad Roble, a Minnesota man of Somali decent who authorities believe traveled to Syria in October 2014, to request money to help them travel to Syria to join ISIL.

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Donald Trump Says Electoral College 'Genius' After Calling It 'Disaster'

Hillary Clinton got 2 million more votes than President-elect Donald Trump. Trump is poised to become the fifth person in US history to lose the popular vote and still become president. We must abolish the Electoral College. Electoral College and there's something very good about that. Questions arise again about the Electoral College system for selecting our presidents.

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Donald Trump and Barack Obama meet at White House

The president-elect also seemed positive about the meeting, and called the president a "very good man, very good man". Then Obama took Trump on a tour of the White House residence, including the famous Truman balcony on the second floor that overlooks the South Lawn and the Washington Monument.

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Obamas Cancel Photo Op With Trumps at White House

It was nearly like there weren't multiple years in which Trump led a movement to try to prove the president wasn't born in the United States and Obama hadn't spent more time than any president in recent history campaigning vigorously against Trump.

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Sen. Boxer offers bill to abolish Electoral College after Trump win

Boxer announced in a statement on Tuesday that the bill, which she planned to introduce later Tuesday afternoon, would determine the victor of presidential elections by the outcome of the popular vote. As it will in this 2016 presidential election, the electoral vote can result in a radically different governing direction than the majority of voters desires.

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'Post-truth' named Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year

The concept was fueled "by the rise of social media as a news source" as well as the "growing distrust of facts offered up by the establishment", said Oxford Dictionaries' president, Casper Grathwohl. "Post-truth has gone from being a peripheral term to being a mainstay in political commentary", the Oxford Dictionaries said in a statement, noting that usage had increased by 2,000 percent since previous year.

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With Donald Trump's support, Paul Ryan renominated by House Republicans as Speaker

He said he was heartened throughout Tuesday by congressional colleagues who recognized his status as the first member to support Trump back on February 24. In a closed-door conference meeting Tuesday, each GOP House member was given one of Trumps signature red “Make America Great Again” hats. "We are on the same page", Ryan said Tuesday, citing recent conversations with Vice President-elect Mike Pence .

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. joins pipeline protest

Numerous protesters planned to drive to Omaha for a larger gathering later Tuesday afternoon. Officials from Energy Transfer Partners building the pipeline insist it's safe. "The Dakota Access Pipeline has and will further desecrate sacred sites and put our. ecosystem and water quality at risk". "This is one of those stands we can't let the oil and gas industry bully their way through", he said.

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Police search for motive in killing of airport worker

The airport is now locked down following the shooting death of a Southwest Airlines employee, 52-year-old Michael Winchester . Tragic news has struck the Kansas City Chiefs organization and the family of the team's second-year long snapper James Winchester .

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Rep. Cooper calls on Trump to withdraw Bannon appointment

Bannon has always been associated with the far right of the GOP and used his Breitbart platform to encourage the party to move away from the political center. Rise to the dignity of the office instead of hiding behind your Twitter account . Trump told 60 Minutes he will deport 2-3 million undocumented immigrants targeting those convicted of crimes.


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