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Bernie Sanders Promises to Hold Trump Accountable to Working-Class Americans Bernie Sanders Promises to Hold Trump Accountable to Working-Class Americans
- November 17, 2016

This student was among those protesting in NY against the election of Donald Trump as president, November 16, 2016. "It is the greatest planetary crisis that we face". The working class was angry and frustrated. But there's little discussion of how reach the elderly and black voters who weren't enthusiastic about his primary campaign. (more...)
Obama Says Trump Told Him He Supports U.S. Commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
- November 17, 2016

The country is struggling to emerge from a deep six-year financial crisis. I personally had a sense of this and told Donald, when President Barack Obama was campaigning for Hillary Clinton 10 days before the election, that he was going to win. (more...)
Assad says Trump a natural ally if he fights terrorists Assad says Trump a natural ally if he fights terrorists
- November 17, 2016

In the interview , Assad said that if Trump is going to fight the terrorists, then "we will naturally be allies to him alongside the Russians, Iranians and several other countries that want to defeat the terrorists". Anyone that provides aircraft to Syria's commercial airlines, does business with the transportation and telecom sectors controlled by the Syrian government, or supports the country's energy industry also would be subject to sanctions, according to the legislation. (more...)
Thomas has big 4th quarter to lift Celtics over Mavs 90-83
- November 17, 2016

On the season, Williams is averaging 15.0 points, 5.8 assists, 2.4 three-pointers and 2.2 rebounds in 35.4 minutes per game. Stevens said the Celtics' primary focus is on Horford getting completely healthy so there won't be any other concussion problems down the line. (more...)
Germany's Steinmeier favors Turkey's continued EU talks Germany's Steinmeier favors Turkey's continued EU talks
- November 17, 2016

European Parliament chief Martin Schulz became a target for Erdogan's criticism after he said the EU has to consider economic sanctions against Turkey for its crackdown of the dissent. Diplomats said Johnson spoke out during Monday's discussions for a transactional relationship with Turkey . In a speech in Ankara broadcast live on television, Erdogan urged Turks to be patient until the end of the year and then said a vote could be held on European Union membership . (more...)
Police seek tips on dark-colored SUV seen where woman killed Police seek tips on dark-colored SUV seen where woman killed
- November 17, 2016

Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early said a dark-colored SUV was seen parked on a road in Princeton near the time 27-year-old Vanessa Marcotte was murdered. She failed to return hours later, sparking a police hunt which ended seven hours later in the discovery of her body. Police suspect the Boston University graduate fought with her attacker, leaving him with scrapes and bruises. (more...)
Clinton reflects on loss, urges backers to 'stay engaged' Clinton reflects on loss, urges backers to 'stay engaged'
- November 17, 2016

Clinton acknowledged that it had been hard for her to come and give the speech, noting that at some times during the past week, she'd wanted nothing more than to "curl up with a good book, or the dog, and never leave the house again". America needs you, your energy, your ambition, your talent. But speaking at the Children's Defense Fund's "Beat The Odds" Gala on Wednesday night, Clinton emotionally reflected about the 2016 loss and how she wished she could tell her mother - who decades ago ... (more...)
Australia: JRS welcomes resettlement deal with the United States
- November 17, 2016

The priority will be the resettlement of women, children and families, and it would exclude those deemed to be economic refugees, he said. "It doesn't make any change even though they made a contract with the US", he said. Turnbull also said the offer of applying for resettlement in the US would only be available to those already housed in the offshore facilities - not to any future asylum-seekers who attempt to reach Australia by boats operated by people-smugglers. (more...)
Bernie Sanders Calls on Donald Trump to Rescind Stephen Bannon's Position Bernie Sanders Calls on Donald Trump to Rescind Stephen Bannon's Position
- November 17, 2016

Critics say that Breitbart has published racist and bigoted posts and that Bannon's appointment sends the wrong message after a campaign in which Trump himself was accused of attacking groups of people, including Mexicans, Muslims and undocumented immigrants. (more...)
Ivanka Trump's Jewelry Company Apologizes for Marketing Bracelet on '60 Minutes'
- November 17, 2016

But a transition team official told a presidential pool reporter Monday night that the president-elect did not request such a step and said the Trump children have not started filling out paperwork for such clearances. Ouch. I definitely wouldn't want to be the PR person for Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry right now. Initially, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie was sacked from his position as chief of the transition team - being replaced by Vice President-elect Mike Pence. (more...)
1 dead, 3 injured in possible shooting near Calif. voting site
- November 17, 2016

So far, none of the identities of anyone involved have been released, and the shooter's motive remains unknown. The incident occurred in the area of West Fourth Street and Orange Avenue, a Fire Department official told KTLA shortly before 2:45 p.m. (more...)
Maverick Macron enters French presidential race Maverick Macron enters French presidential race
- November 17, 2016

Macron has a meagre two years in government on his CV, serving as a sometimes rebellious economy minister from 2014-2016 and time as an economic advisor to his one-time mentor, President Francois Hollande . Sarkozy, who is trailing Juppe in the primary, has pledged to curb immigration and intern suspected Islamist radicals following a wave of jihadist attacks. (more...)
US Military Official Says IS Leader Losing Control Of Troops US Military Official Says IS Leader Losing Control Of Troops
- November 17, 2016

With several oil fields still under Isis control around Mosul , and the potential for thousands of people to flee to the Qayarrah area, there is a risk that many more people could be affected. "Do not retreat", Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi says in the recording, the first in almost a year by the reclusive figure that US and other global intelligence officials say heads the group also known as ISIS and ISIL. (more...)
Russia announces major operation in Syria Russia announces major operation in Syria
- November 17, 2016

The bombardment appeared to mark the end of a pause in strikes on targets inside the city declared by Syria's government and Russian Federation on October 18. Damascus and Moscow both deny targeting hospitals. Russia's sole aircraft carrier arrived off the Syrian coast last Saturday as part of a flotilla of ships sent to reinforce Russia's military in the area. (more...)
Sanders to deliver 'major speech' on Trump
- November 17, 2016

A party that will protect vulnerable populations from harassment and exclusion - including undocumented young people, recent immigrants, people of color, and women. But that is not the only approach even if you are fixated on white working-class voters. A California judge has agreed to give the state attorney general's office more time to persuade him that the operators of what she called "the world's top online brothel" should face charges of pimping after he. (more...)
Sanders to Trump: Rescind Bannon appointment, keep promises
- November 17, 2016

Bannon espouses and promotes have no place in the White House - just as they would have no place in the companies you operate". As Trump's top policy adviser, Bannon serves at his request and is not subject to Senate confirmation or other forms of congressional oversight. (more...)
Philippines' Duterte threatens to copy Russia ICC exit
- November 17, 2016

This is a founding document that establishes the rules of criminal proceedings in relation to matters that fall under the ICC's competence. Prosecutors said they would decide "imminently" whether to seek authorisation to open a full-scale investigation in Afghanistan that could lead to war crimes charges. (more...)
How do I move to Canada?
- November 17, 2016

David MacNaughton, Canada's ambassador to the United States, signalled Wednesday that Canada would be open to taking a look at the agreement. "We've been very consistent since the early days of cap and trade and carbon taxes that we can't just add on a new levy and expect to be competitive with the rest of the world", said Mathew Wilson, senior vice-president at the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters organization. (more...)
SANDERS: Trump tapped into 'a simple truth' about Americans SANDERS: Trump tapped into 'a simple truth' about Americans
- November 17, 2016

We need a people's party - a party capable of organizing and mobilizing Americans in opposition to Donald Trump's Republican party, which is about to take over all three branches of the USA government. In this case, Hillary Clinton . Effectively, the message from liberals in Congress has been that if Trump wants to pursue policies they believe will aid working Americans, they won't resist out of purely partisan motives. (more...)
India Acts To Help Farmers Hit By Black Money Crackdown India Acts To Help Farmers Hit By Black Money Crackdown
- November 17, 2016

The Congress blamed the government for what it said was an "economic anarchy" while CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said that the decision was made with an eye on upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Tourists are also facing difficulties in the country. Mayawati said while the BSP welcomed the PM's drive against black money, corruption, loot of public money and money laundering, it opposed the harassment of common people. (more...)