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Wisconsin moving forward with recount thanks to Jill Stein
- November 26, 2016

He holds a slim lead in MI, where a Republican presidential candidate hadn't won since 1988; The Associated Press still hasn't officially called that race. This time Wisconsin election officials will have almost double the number of votes, 3 million, to go through, Burden said. Republicans are blasting Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein's plans to seek a recount in Wisconsin. (more...)
Another U-Turn: Trump Not Gung-Ho On Reintroducing Torture For Terror Suspects Anymore Another U-Turn: Trump Not Gung-Ho On Reintroducing Torture For Terror Suspects Anymore
- November 26, 2016

Instead of placing his company into a blind trust, the president-elect has opted to transfer the Trump Organization over to his three eldest children, asserting that he will not discuss business affairs with them while he serves in the White House. (more...)
Lufthansa pilots strike for 4th day, 137 flights canceled Lufthansa pilots strike for 4th day, 137 flights canceled
- November 26, 2016

The strikes called by the Cockpit union are their 14th since April 2014. Lufthansa said earlier it had offered to increase wages by 4.4 percent in two installments, as well as a one-off payment equal to 1.8 months' pay. Vereinigung Cockpit is seeking a 20 percent raise for its members spanning the period from 2012, when the last accord expired, through 2017, equivalent to 3.7 percent a year. (more...)
Sister Ecstatic Over Return of Missing Woman
- November 26, 2016

Sherri Papini, 34, disappeared November 2 after leaving home to jog, her family said. In a sign of the national attention the news story has received, Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko appeared on Good Morning America today . Oswald is a runner, like Papini, and said the incident hit close to home. Your help, and keeping this alive through social media and national news, was an intricate part in bringing her home to us. (more...)
Trump advocate cites Japanese internment camps to push Muslim registry Trump advocate cites Japanese internment camps to push Muslim registry
- November 26, 2016

The meetings come amid charges of chaos and infighting as Trump's transition team sets up an administration. "In my conversation with the president-elect, he expressed a great interest in maintaining our core strategic relationships, and so one of the messages I will be able to deliver is his commitment to NATO and the trans-Atlantic alliance", Obama said in a press briefing at the White House on Monday. (more...)
Election recount will take place in Wisconsin, after Stein files petition
- November 26, 2016

Reform Party USA's Rocky de la Fuente joined Stein in filing for a recount , as the Wisconsin Elections Commission acknowledged. She added that in Wisconsin there is evidence of voting irregularity suggesting potential tampering of the voting machines in the 2016 presidential elections, as well as an increase in the number of absentee voters, which could be attributed to a breach of the state's voter database. (more...)
Pistons set to make announcement Tuesday on downtown move
- November 26, 2016

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association ( NBA ) are set to relocate to downtown Detroit after agreeing memoranda of understanding that will see them move to the under-construction Little Caesars Arena from next season. (more...)
#NoDAPL: Dakota Access Pipeline Temporarily Halted #NoDAPL: Dakota Access Pipeline Temporarily Halted
- November 26, 2016

The local group's director, Alan D. Northcutt, said the proposed pipeline would endanger the Missouri River which now serves as a water supply for millions of people. Supporters of Standing Rock hope Tuesday's march is one of the first of many steps toward uniting people. "It's wonderful that it's gotten such global attention and our people have been resisting this for a long time". (more...)
Judge orders striking cargo pilots back to work
- November 26, 2016

District Court judge. The pilots claim that ABX Air is greatly understaffed and this forces them to undertake emergency assignments. ABX Air has been forcing its pilots to fly, refusing to recall pilots who had been furloughed as a result of DHL's termination of North American operations several years ago, because it would have had to pay them at the top of the pilots' wage scale, as required by the pilots' contract. (more...)
Emmer, Franken clash on overtime rule injunction Emmer, Franken clash on overtime rule injunction
- November 26, 2016

Workers who want to make a good impression on their employers, feel compelled to cover for absent co-workers or are passionate about their jobs often put in far more than 40 hours a week and end up making a sub-minimum wage. The Department of Labor last May ordered the changes to give overtime to many more American workers, saying they would "go a long way toward realizing President Obama's commitment to ensuring every worker is compensated fairly for their hard work". (more...)
Fidel Castro, revolutionary Cuban icon, dies at 90
- November 26, 2016

Castro, who ruled Cuba as a one-party state for nearly half-a-century before handing over power to his brother Raul in 2008, and his small army of guerrillas overthrew the military leader Fulgencio Batista in 1959 to widespread popular support and declare the revolution to be Marxist-Leninist in nature. (more...)
Trump Calls For Unity, Healing In Thanksgiving Address Trump Calls For Unity, Healing In Thanksgiving Address
- November 26, 2016

Donald Trump isn't yet the 45th President of the United States , but he once again demonstrated his presidential side by addressing the American people for Thanksgiving. "But we have before us the chance now to make history together ..." The billionaire also won swing state Pennsylvania, and claimed a razor-thin victory in MI according to unofficial results released Wednesday. (more...)
'No Question Of PM's Apology': Government To Opposition On Notes Ban Dig 'No Question Of PM's Apology': Government To Opposition On Notes Ban Dig
- November 26, 2016

The Rajya Sabha witnessed two adjournments on the issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on black money in the pre-lunch session . The government , however, rejected the demand. "The decision isn't being criticised much (by the common man)", Modi said in a speech Friday, in which he praised citizens as "soldiers in this fight against corruption and black (unaccounted) money ". (more...)
Fidel Castro has died aged 90
- November 26, 2016

His defiant image lingered long after he gave up his trademark Cohiba cigars for health reasons and his tall frame grew stooped. Last December, Cuba and the United States announced historic plans to "restore diplomatic and economic ties". (more...)
Cubans in Miami: Revelry and reflection after Castro's death
- November 26, 2016

In a rare 1980's family photo, Fidel Castro Ruz posed with some of his siblings. Describing Castro as a source of "inspiration", CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said he steered Cuba from a very backward country to what it is today. (more...)
Volkswagen and labor unions agrees to cut 30000 jobs
- November 26, 2016

Volkswagen in June agreed to a $15.3 billion settlement to buy back emissions-cheating diesel vehicles and to compensate consumers. VW said the job losses were "socially acceptable" as it prepared for a 2020 relaunch of the brand - tainted by revelations about software in 11 million diesel vehicles that was created to cheat emission testing. (more...)
Stock indexes slightly positive, loonie down, crude and gold lower Stock indexes slightly positive, loonie down, crude and gold lower
- November 26, 2016

At 11:25 a.m. ET, it was up 18.54 points, or 0.12 per cent, at 15,093.74. Small said the markets are reacting to U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's pro-growth strategies, as well as the more than likely scenario that the U.S. The markets see a potential problem if countries that don't belong to OPEC offset any potential decrease in oil production, or that OPEC members could not follow through on the reached agreement, Small said. (more...)
Oil Prices Rise On Saudi Optimism Over OPEC Deal Oil Prices Rise On Saudi Optimism Over OPEC Deal
- November 26, 2016

At the September meeting, OPEC agreed on modest, preliminary, oil output cuts in the first such deal since 2008, with special conditions given to Libya, Nigeria and Iran , whose output has been hit by wars and sanctions. Diesel futures rose 0.41 cent, or 0.28%, to $1.4511 a gallon. Crude extended its decline after US stockpiles rose and as OPEC meets with Russian Federation for informal talks without oil ministers from Iran and Iraq , the two countries that pose the biggest hurdle to ... (more...)
Online shoppers gobbled up $1.9 billion in bargains on Thanksgiving Online shoppers gobbled up $1.9 billion in bargains on Thanksgiving
- November 26, 2016

ET Thursday, said the online research firm. The surge in online sales this year has led Cowen & Co. analysts to re-brand Black Friday as "couch Friday" since so many people are shopping without leaving home. Appliances and televisions launched in 2016 are seeing bigger discounts than past year. A customer uses Walmart's app during Walmart's Black Friday event in Bentonville, Arkansas. (more...)
Black Friday lives on, but in spirit only
- November 26, 2016

The mall will hold extended hours throughout the holiday season to give shoppers more time to purchase gifts. The National Retail Federation, the nation's largest retail trade group, expects holiday sales to rise 3.6 percent to $655.8 billion for November and December, better than the 3 percent growth seen for those months past year. (more...)

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