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Trump cancels meeting with New York Times, complaining about 'nasty tone'
- November 24, 2016

Conway said that Trump is trying to set a tone for Republicans. "The adult children, who already help him run his business and obviously will be the stewards of that business in their father's absence, are on top of that". "I condemn them. I disavow, and I condemn", he said. I'm going to work very hard to bring the country together'. At the second, Trump's camp had agreed he would respond to questions, on the record, from a group of the paper's reporters, columnists and editors. (more...)
Taylor recognises risk of playing with eye condition Taylor recognises risk of playing with eye condition
- November 24, 2016

Taylor revealed the growth had been present for more than five years but had worsened in the past year. He had initially noticed it hindering his play in a Test in Brisbane a year ago. Asad Shafiq , the Pakistan middle-order batsman, observed that Pakistan have to play with positive intent to counter the seaming conditions of New Zealand ahead of the second Test in Hamilton , commencing on Thursday (November 25). (more...)
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us Happy Thanksgiving from all of us
- November 24, 2016

The couple had five children during nine years of marriage; David Hale died in 1822 of a stroke. During her lifetime she published almost 50 novels and books of poetry - one of her poems was "Mary Had a Little Lamb". Her hope wasn't simply to see Americans feast on the same foods on the same day, but she was shrewd enough to realize that the culinary appeal of Thanksgiving was another selling point for her vision of a shared celebration. (more...)
President-elect Trump holds slim lead in Michigan
- November 24, 2016

But it was a different Trump Tuesday, who spoke in a reconciliatory tone. "I can't imagine that the new attorney general, [Sen.] Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsTrump keeps everyone off balance Hispanic leader: Trump team talk on immigration "encouraging" Attacks on Steve Bannon prove the Left failed to learn election's lesson MORE [R-Ala.], would tolerate sending signals to the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the IRS that they should not look at law-breaking". (more...)
'Stop it!' - Trump tells supporters to quit harassing people
- November 24, 2016

US House Speaker Paul Ryan , a Republican, said Sunday that a plan to forcibly remove undocumented immigrants from the country is unlikely. "I would say don't do it, that's awful, because I'm going to bring this country together". The ever outspoken and audacious USA president-elect Donald Trump has begun his hunt less than a week of his election. If it helps. I will say this, and I will say right to the cameras: "Stop it", said Trump when asked about the incidents. (more...)
12 powerful images from the Standing Rock protests 12 powerful images from the Standing Rock protests
- November 24, 2016

Energy Transfer asked the court to declare that the project had the legal right to proceed and needed no further government approvals. PHOTOS: Bay Area protesters oppose Dakota Access Pipeline The pipeline would run from North Dakota to IL, transferring crude oil. (more...)
NOAA's Advanced Satelite GOES-R Launches Succesfully; Move To Revolutionize Weather
- November 24, 2016

As the next generation of us weather satellites, GOES-R will produce images of weather patterns and severe storms as frequently as every 30 seconds, with improved timeliness and accuracy as a result of onboard Global Positioning System receivers optimized for high-altitude space missions. (more...)
Iraqi forces dig in as Mosul battle rages Iraqi forces dig in as Mosul battle rages
- November 24, 2016

West of Mosul, the fight to retake Tal Afar from Islamic State continued and Shiite fighters there said they had cut off the route into Syria . An Iraqi special forces soldier, foreground, asks Iraqi men to take off their jackets to check that they aren't wearing an explosive belt, as they arrive to receive food supplies, at al-Arbajiyeh neighborhood, in Mosul, Iraq, Saturday. (more...)
Trump chooses South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador Trump chooses South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as United Nations ambassador
- November 24, 2016

Only till the end of October did Haley announce that she would vote for Trump despite reservations about his character. "It is also first and foremost a diplomatic position", president of McAlister Communications, Bob McAlister said . While Republicans praised Haley's selection, DeVos faced criticism from left and right. As the Permanent Representative to the UN, Haley will be the first woman and non-white politician appointed to a high-level post in Trump's incoming administration. (more...)
'Abandonment' of Electoral College not likely
- November 24, 2016

Constitution and remove the electoral college . "The election of Donald Trump to the Presidency is nothing less than a tragedy for the American republic , a tragedy for the Constitution, and a triumph for the forces, at home and overseas, of nativism, authoritarianism, misogyny, and racism". (more...)
Ethiopia detains foreign pilots in a vintage air rally Ethiopia detains foreign pilots in a vintage air rally
- November 24, 2016

Mr Kirk, who has links to Taunton, went missing on a three-hour leg of the cross-African flight from southern Sudan into western Ethiopia. The Vintage Air Rally planes crossed "illegally" into Ethiopian from Sudan, officials say, and are now impounded at an airport in Gambela. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Now Leading Donald Trump by Over Two Million Votes Hillary Clinton Now Leading Donald Trump by Over Two Million Votes
- November 24, 2016

Although a week has passed since election night, individual votes are still being counted and Clinton's lead over Trump in the popular vote seems to be increasing each day. The result still must be certified by the state at a meeting scheduled for Monday. "We actually went to about 22 states, whereas if you're going for popular vote.You'd stay in NY and you'd stay in California". (more...)
Two million more Americans voted for Hillary Clinton than for Donald Trump Two million more Americans voted for Hillary Clinton than for Donald Trump
- November 24, 2016

Bush in 2000 - when Bush won the Electoral College - was 547,000 votes. Michigan, which has 16 electoral votes, is too close to call. Trump's opponents are motivated by the outcome of the popular vote and by their contention that the businessman and reality TV star is unfit to serve as commander in chief. (more...)
Store owner takes down would-be robber Store owner takes down would-be robber
- November 24, 2016

The video shows the robber walk in, pull out a gun, and demand money. The store's owner, Simon Mellor, tackled the man and the fight spilled out onto the sidewalk. "He seemed not to be concerned with me even being here, and I - tried to take him down". "Let's call it a day", said Mellor. " I just want him to be a better person ". (more...)
Custody extended for 5 suspects in French attack plot case Custody extended for 5 suspects in French attack plot case
- November 24, 2016

According to Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve , on the weekend, seven men were arrested in the cities of Marseilles (south) and Strasbourg (east), which thwarted the planned extremist attack. French Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve gives a press conference on November 21, 2016 in Paris . Two officials close to the investigation said that two of the four people arrested in Strasbourg had traveled to Cyprus as if on a vacation, then apparently made a quick trip to Syria. (more...)
France terror threat: Theme park and 'busy police area' were targets France terror threat: Theme park and 'busy police area' were targets
- November 24, 2016

They had been suspected of helping to look after a Moroccan, who is still being held by the group. US citizens should be alert to the possibility that extremist sympathizers or self-radicalized extremists may conduct attacks during this period with little or no warning. (more...)
European Parliament, Putin clash on 'media lies' European Parliament, Putin clash on 'media lies'
- November 24, 2016

MEPs say Russian Federation has stepped up its anti-EU propaganda since annexing Crimea. The resolution ran counter to the principle of freedom of the mass media, Zdanoka said, adding that while the European Parliament claimed Russian Federation was utilizing a range of instruments like multi-language channels, other countries resorted to similar methods as well. (more...)
European Union lawmakers denounce Russian info tactics, anger Putin European Union lawmakers denounce Russian info tactics, anger Putin
- November 24, 2016

Meanwhile, the motion has drawn an angry response from Russian Federation. They said they were "seriously concerned by the rapid expansion of Kremlin-inspired activities in Europe , including disinformation and propaganda seeking to maintain or increase Russia's influence to weaken and split the European Union ". (more...)
Japan, South Korea sign intelligence-sharing agreement Japan, South Korea sign intelligence-sharing agreement
- November 24, 2016

In an effort to get around the historical hurdle, the USA led efforts to conclude a trilateral military information-sharing agreement with South Korea and Japan, and the memorandum of understanding, signed in late 2014, enabled Seoul and Tokyo share intelligence via the U.S. (more...)
Japan, South Korea sign intelligence-sharing agreement Japan, South Korea sign intelligence-sharing agreement
- November 24, 2016

In an effort to get around the historical hurdle, the USA led efforts to conclude a trilateral military information-sharing agreement with South Korea and Japan, and the memorandum of understanding, signed in late 2014, enabled Seoul and Tokyo share intelligence via the U.S. (more...)