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Obama, Trump to set differences aside for awkward White House meeting
- November 11, 2016

Trump won the presidency early Wednesday morning after swing state Wisconsin put him over the top with 276 votes. At the time , Clinton led Trump 45 percent to 40 percent among voters with Bachelor's degrees, and 51 percent to 34 percent among those with postgraduate degrees. (more...)
Terrorists kill army jawan, mutilate his body Terrorists kill army jawan, mutilate his body
- November 11, 2016

The posts were destroyed in a massive fire assault in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara, said the Army's Northern Command. "This barbarism is a true reflection which pervades official and non-official organisations across the border". (more...)
David Bowie's art collection sold for more than £24m David Bowie's art collection sold for more than £24m
- November 11, 2016

Collectors from 46 countries registered to bid for the 47 works on offer, after 37,000 people attended the display at Sotheby's , the most visitors ever at a pre-sale exhibit in London. Bowie's family has kept artworks that are "of particular significance" but is selling the rest of his collection. A further 300 more works owned by the rock legend, who died in January from an undisclosed battle with cancer, are due to go under the hammer on Friday. (more...)
Can Muslims still enter the US? Fear abounds after Trump victory Can Muslims still enter the US? Fear abounds after Trump victory
- November 11, 2016

But that's exactly what happened Thursday morning in what amounts to one of the more surreal moments in American political history. I'm scared for what the next four years may bring. We will need people who advocate for women's equality, and teach the next generation that we deserve to be treated with respect. Just two days before Election Day, Comey said there was nothing in the material to warrant criminal charges against Clinton. (more...)
America's most active KKK group to honor Trump victory
- November 11, 2016

The group, The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan , is based in Pelham, NC, a small unincorporated town near the Virginia border. Under those words, there's a picture of Trump with the words "PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES", and below that there's a picture of hooded Klansmen. (more...)
Rob Kardashian Thinks His Newborn Daughter Dream Has a 'Kris Jenner Haircut'
- November 11, 2016

Jenner, meanwhile, saw another resemblance - her late husband and Rob's father, Robert Kardashian Sr. Update: On Thursday, Kris Jenner confirmed the birth of Rob and Blac Chyna's daughter, saying to E!, "I got to watch [the] delivery". (more...)
KKK Celebrating Donald Trump's Victory in a Parade KKK Celebrating Donald Trump's Victory in a Parade
- November 11, 2016

The Loyal White Knights didn't say exactly where they intend to hold the victory parade or provide any additional information about the event beyond what was mentioned on its website. The group also wants to live separately from "the darker races". It remains to be seen who the governor will be when the rally occurs. Trump has been criticized this campaign for refusing to condemn the KKK, but his campaign did eventually get around to the calling the hate group " repulsive " and saying he ... (more...)
HBO debuts Slender Man trailer
- November 11, 2016

The victim managed to drag herself out of the forest and has since recovered after undergoing emergency surgery. The trial is still ongoing, and both girls are being charged as adults due to Wisconsin state law considering anyone over the age of 10 charged with attempted homicide to be an adult. (more...)
Fantastic Beasts director defends casting 'brilliant' and 'fearless' Johnny Depp as Grindelwald
- November 11, 2016

Rowling said that Depp, who appears briefly in this first movie, had done "incredible things" in his portrayal of the dark wizard Grindelwald. Director David Yates told reporters at last night's premiere in NY that Depp filmed his scenes back in January. (more...)
David Bowie's art collection snapped up in London auction David Bowie's art collection snapped up in London auction
- November 11, 2016

Another Basquiat work, Untitled, sold for almost £2.4m, more than three times its £700,000 upper estimate. Bowie bought " Air Power " and another painting by the artist, who died from an overdose in 1988 aged 27, shortly before the 1996 biopic " Basquiat ", in which the rocker played his early idol Andy Warhol. (more...)
Last-Ditch Push Underway for Clinton to Become President Instead of Trump
- November 11, 2016

Only 28 percent of Americans hold favorable opinions of her, while 32 percent are unfavorable - the worst figures for a future First Lady since the 1980s, according to Gallup. The electoral system has been tweaked over the years, but the gist endures. Melania has also seemed reluctant to play a large role in her husband's quest for political power, ceding much of the usual political spouse duties to Donald's daughter Ivanka. (more...)
Exit polls: a broad range of white people voted Trump for president Exit polls: a broad range of white people voted Trump for president
- November 11, 2016

Trump's strongest support came from Cimarron County, where 89 percent of voters chose him. It's true he performed well with this group, and took working-class white areas that President Obama won in 2012. So, too, was the call to build the wall to keep out Mexicans, and the ban on Muslims entering the country. The "Blue Lives Matter" and "All Lives Matter" crowd - who want more stop and frisk, more prison cells for black men, more police violence and more dead black bodies riddled with cop ... (more...)
Leonard Cohen's Cause of Death: How Did Leonard Cohen Die? Leonard Cohen's Cause of Death: How Did Leonard Cohen Die?
- November 11, 2016

The "Hallelujah" hitmaker passed away at the age of 82, and although no exact date and cause of death has been confirmed, it has been claimed that the iconic musician was suffering from the disease and had been physically debilitated by the illness. (more...)
Voters Are Plastering 'I Voted' Stickers on Susan B. Anthony's NY Grave
- November 11, 2016

With the country on the eve of possibly electing a woman to the highest office in the nation, many women are traveling to the grave of Anthony, who died in 1906, to pay tribute to the nation's best-known suffragists. The New York gravestone of Susan B. Anthony is thickly encrusted with "I Voted" stickers on an Election Day that could put America's first female president in the White House. (more...)
Voters flock to Susan B. Anthony's gravesite on Election Day Voters flock to Susan B. Anthony's gravesite on Election Day
- November 11, 2016

Years later, as a graduate student in Washington, D.C., she taught about Anthony in a class on protest writing. "Ever since I first found out about people putting their "I Voted" stickers on Susan B. In 1866, Anthony founded the American Equal Rights Association with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and, in 1868, they started publishing the newspaper The Revolution in Rochester. (more...)
Watch President Barack Obama's speech after Donald Trump wins presidential election
- November 11, 2016

President Barack Obama is moving forward with grace after Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States on Wednesday (Nov. 9). He said Obama explained "some of the really great things that have been achieved", but did not elaborate. (more...)
Trump tweets about protests across America, sends mixed messages
- November 11, 2016

Police advised people to discontinue the use of illegal fire devices such as fireworks and said multiple people with bats were reported in the crowd. I think if we just protested on the sidewalk, nobody would talk about us. Portland Police declared the protest of about 4,000 people to be a riot after "extensive criminal and risky behavior". (more...)
Sen. 'wouldn't be surprised' if Merrick gets vote Sen. 'wouldn't be surprised' if Merrick gets vote
- November 11, 2016

Justice Ginsburg is the oldest, at age 83; Justice Kennedy will be 80 in July, and Justice Breyer will be 78 in August. With ultra-conservative Antonin Scalia on bench, moderate chief justice John Roberts was a frequent toss-up vote, solidifying progressive decisions along with the court's four liberal justices, including upholding the Affordable Care Act and establishing marriage equality nationwide. (more...)
Anti-Trump protests continue around United States
- November 11, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump lashed out at what he called " professional protesters" Thursday night on Twitter , then later praised protesters for their "passion". Late Thursday night United States time, Trump went on Twitter to take on the protesters. Security was tight at two of the real estate mogul's signature high-rise properties in Washington , D.C., and New York City, which became rallying points Wednesday night, in the wake of his surprise defeat of Democratic opponent ... (more...)
Trump meets with Obama at White House
- November 11, 2016

Trump's meeting with Obama spanned 90 minutes, longer than originally scheduled. Demonstrators from New England to the heartland and the West Coast vented against the election victor on Wednesday, chanting "Not my president", burning a papier-mache Trump head, beating a Trump pinata and carrying signs that said "Impeach Trump". (more...)

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