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Backlash after Oprah Winfrey addresses Donald Trump's win
- November 14, 2016

After TV images showed Barack Obama and Mr Trump talking amicably at the White House, Ms Winfrey had tweeted: "Everybody take a deep breath!" Winfrey said Trump's supporters voted for him because they felt their voices hadn't been heard, and doesn't think his election is a reflection on Obama's eight years in office. (more...)
After poll failure, expert makes good on promise to eat bug After poll failure, expert makes good on promise to eat bug
- November 14, 2016

Mr. Wang also brought on a can of gourmet crickets, when he probably should've been forced to pick up a cockroach off the ground of Princeton University for how badly he missed the election. He doesn't eat a live bug but opts for a "gourmet" cricket that has been sitting in a can on a pet store shelf. 'I kinda would, let's like put it to bed once and for all, ' Smerconish said. (more...)
Despite Obama's Attempts to Preserve Funding, Planned Parenthood Remains at Risk
- November 14, 2016

But the proposal, which would ban local and state agencies from withholding funding from health providers just because they perform abortions , is not law yet. In the past several years, states have tried to block money going to Planned Parenthood because some of its clinics also provide abortions. "They really have some concerns about the threats to the Affordable Care Act and the coverage for these services", said Katie Thiede, the vice president of development for Planned Parenthood of IL. (more...)
Sam Lavery kicked from X Factor Sam Lavery kicked from X Factor
- November 14, 2016

Sam was the clear victor then. Simon Cowell - who mentors the girls - chose to save his act and send home Ryan, as the boys' mentor Nicole Scherzinger opted to send home Sam. The X Factor 2016 returns next Saturday at 8pm on ITV. He's always in the bottom because the public don't like him!' However Honey G's quick declaration that she already had an "amazing track" ready had many claiming it was all set up, again. (more...)
Clinton blames Federal Bureau of Investigation director for presidential election loss
- November 14, 2016

According to the participants who were on the call, Clinton told her supporters on Saturday that her team had drafted a memo that looked at the changing opinion polls leading up to the election and that the letter from Comey proved to be a turning point. (more...)
James Corden steals the show in Sainsbury's Christmas advert James Corden steals the show in Sainsbury's Christmas advert
- November 14, 2016

Sainsbury's has entered the congested Christmas ad campaign fray with a three-minute musical number narrated by James Corden to win over the hearts of shoppers. The Greatest Gift was directed by Sam Fell, who was nominated for an Oscar for his work on ParaNorman. All the profit from this year's campaign will go towards providing accommodation for families of children at Great Ormond Street Hospital . (more...)
Podesta: "dump all those emails", says WikiLeaks
- November 14, 2016

Clinton conceded that she should have used a government email to conduct business as secretary of state, saying her decision was simply a matter of "convenience". "We will then give it to anyone who asks", Deputy Communications Director for Hillary for America, Christina Reynolds writes . In 1998, Kadzik represented Podesta when independent counsel Kenneth Starr was investigating wrongdoing related to the Lewinsky scandal. (more...)
Here's how Paris remembered those killed in last year's terror attacks Here's how Paris remembered those killed in last year's terror attacks
- November 14, 2016

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and French President Francois Hollande commemorated the new memorials, which can be found across the city as well as in the Saint-Denis suburb. It's going to be a little bit harder to get rid of me than that, you know what I mean? A year on, 59 percent of French people say the attacks have changed forever the way they view life and a similar percentage still feel "angry", according to a poll in Le Parisien newspaper on Sunday. (more...)
Garcia gives France 2-1 lead in Fed Cup final
- November 14, 2016

Pliskova's ascension in the WTA rankings meant the Czechs had the luxury of using Fed Cup stalwart Petra Kvitova as their hammer in the second singles spot, except she was upset in a career-best performance by Caroline Garcia, who defied her reputation in pressure matches in front of her home fans. (more...)
North Country communities continue quadrennial midnight voting tradition
- November 14, 2016

Bernie won the primary in Hart's Location and Clinton won in Millfield (2-1), according to NPR. The polling centers in those towns opened in Monday at midnight Tuesday and closed when after all voters had voted, as per reports of the local media. (more...)
A Tribe Called Quest honour Phife Dawg on Saturday Night Live A Tribe Called Quest honour Phife Dawg on Saturday Night Live
- November 14, 2016

Thank You 4 Your service. It was the group's first album since 1998, and it came at an appropriate time considering the lyrical protest-themed content of the album. They paid tribute to deceased group member Phife Dawg, who recently had a street dedicated to him, by letting his verse play while a painting with Phife's head on it fell down from the top of the screen. (more...)
LSU runs to 38-10 rout of Arkansas
- November 14, 2016

The Razorbacks wrap up the regular season with trips to Mississippi State and Missouri. Arkansas is 6-3 overall this year, with a 2-3 conference record. "I like where we're headed", Allen said. With 10 minutes to go in the first half, Whaley provided the spark with a strong 34-yard run to get the Hogs across midfield. (more...)
Powerful earthquake strikes New Zealand, killing 2 people
- November 14, 2016

The ministry of civil defence, responsible for emergency management in New Zealand, initially warned of a "destructive tsunami" with waves of up to five metres (16 feet). However, the largest waves were only about two metres before the alert was lifted. Wellington city officials said some large buildings were showing signs of structural stress and that the quake would like have caused damage to some buildings. (more...)
Singles Day sales on course for new record for China's Alibaba
- November 14, 2016

Jack Ma watches the 2016 Singles' Day gross merchandise volume tally. Because of the money consumers began to spend on the holiday , Alibaba created its famous "Double 11" copyrighted term. Sales on Alibaba platforms, including Tmall and Taobao, are tipped to exceed $20 billion this year. The final total marked a 32 percent rise from 2015. (more...)
Anti-Trump protesters march by tens of thousands nationwide Anti-Trump protesters march by tens of thousands nationwide
- November 14, 2016

Protests continue across the United States against President-elect Donald Trump. One of the biggest crowds gathered outside Trump Tower in NY, where Shoshi "Rabin" Rabinowitz explained her motivation: "Words can't describe how disgusted I am that he was elected over Hillary (Clinton)". (more...)
Two US service members killed in Afghanistan Jane Onyanga-Omara, USA TODAY
- November 14, 2016

Forces - Afghanistan, today's loss is heartbreaking and we offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of our service members who lost their lives today". Afghan forces said they fought back to regain control of the city. President Obama said around 8,400 troops will remain in Afghanistan through the end of his presidency to train and advise Afghan forces, and support operations against terrorists. (more...)
Afghans killed, 33 others injured in attack on German consulate: Afghan police
- November 14, 2016

Local doctor Noor Mohammad Fayez said the city hospitals had received six dead bodies, including two killed by bullets. Witnesses said numerous injured were Afghans who were sleeping in their homes nearby and were struck by flying glass when their windows were shattered by the massive explosion. (more...)
Musician Leon Russell dies at 74 Musician Leon Russell dies at 74
- November 14, 2016

He also found plenty of success as a solo artist, releasing his first album in 1970 . "Thank God we caught up with each other and made " The Union ". She said Russell had heart bypass surgery in July and had been planning on resuming touring in January. His band, the Starlighters, was ultimately chosen to accompany Jerry Lee Lewis on tour for about two months. (more...)
I had never thought that I will get married: Vidya I had never thought that I will get married: Vidya
- November 14, 2016

I could never imagine myself staying in a marriage. My association with the show is special as I think it is a relevant concept with a message that us the call of the hour, "darr ke nahi datt ke'", Vidya said in a statement. She seems to have the ideal family with her daughter and husband. Then a certain situation of her life challenges her completely and she comes out of her shell. (more...)
Broncos Win Off Blocked Extra Point Return for Two Broncos Win Off Blocked Extra Point Return for Two
- November 14, 2016

As a result, special-teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis made a call and took a risk. "Unfortunately, we just don't get that look". With a handsome 32-yard touchdown reception, Brandin Cooks had just tied the game at 23-23 against the Broncos with less than two minutes to go in the fourth quarter. (more...)

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