• Two women candidates quit Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership race

    Two women candidates quit Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership race

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    Sandra Jansen, a Calgary member of the legislature, says she was harassed at a party policy convention in Red Deer on the weekend and has been attacked on social media. "When we get to that point, we are in a unsafe situation". In addition to these intimidation tactics, I watched long time, hard working members of our PC youth pushed aside from executive positions so one candidate could garner a few extra delegates.
  • Bellwether Dixville Notch, NH, Votes for Hillary Clinton-and Mitt Romney

    Bellwether Dixville Notch, NH, Votes for Hillary Clinton-and Mitt Romney

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    Hart's Location, New Hampshire touts its position as "The Smallest Town in New Hampshire and the First in the Nation to Vote" on its website. Make sure to stay update with KWWL throughout the day for the latest political coverage. With growing media attention over the practice, residents voted to stop the practice in 1964, however it was reinstated in 1996. The small collection of voters from the set known of these three towns, Dixville Notch , have correctly picked the eventual victor in ...
  • Know how the US President is elected

    Know how the US President is elected

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    Ultimately, the Electoral College has the final say in who wins the election. The world's most powerful nation, the United States of America, is all set to elect a new President. When American voters vote for their Presidential candidate, they are technically voting for their state's elector. It is possible for a candidate to win the electoral vote, and lose the (nationwide) popular vote (receive fewer votes nationwide than the second ranked candidate).
  • What is the Electoral College and why is 270 important?

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    That's because the electoral college is a process, not a place. Their votes were invalidated because Greeley, being dead, was not eligible to become president. There's even an insulting name for an elector who does so: a " faithless elector ". A total of 270 electoral votes are needed to win. This unlikely situation occurred in 1800 when a tie-breaking vote by the House chose Thomas Jefferson as president over Aaron Burr, who became his vice president.
  • Israeli court jails 14-year-old Palestinian attacker for 12 years

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    Without pressure from the United States, it's unlikely Israel would be willing to enter any negotiations with the Palestinian Authority. "Today is a good day", Netanyahu said , speaking from the town of Afula in northern Israel. Tensions in the region have been high recently as Israel continues to build Jewish settlements in the West Bank. However, when asked to produce evidence of such interference, Herzog's office could only show an op-ed article arguing that Netanyahu's meetings with ...
  • Mosul: 1.000 liberati da prigione sotterranea dell'Isis

    Mosul: 1.000 liberati da prigione sotterranea dell'Isis

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    Ora si sta procedendo all'identificazione delle vittime. "Temiamo che questi non saranno gli unici casi di barbarie che scopriremo dopo la liberazione di Mosul " ha detto il portavoce delle Nazioni Unite , Rupert Colville, che ha aggiunto che molto spesso le fonti che denunciano queste atrocità sono cittadini del Nord-Iraq, i cui nomi non vengono divulgati per tutelare la loro sicurezza.
  • New Hampshire delivers the very first Election Day results

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    The 40-something owner of a public works company has proudly raised a huge blue Trump banner above dozens of his backhoes. "It's important for us to revisit history that has been forgotten by most people", Wayne Urso, the Millsfield election official who is spearheading the midnight vote told Medill News Service.
  • Diabete, 14esima edizione della Giornata Mondiale: la prevenzione prima di tutto

    Diabete, 14esima edizione della Giornata Mondiale: la prevenzione prima di tutto

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    E nel 2030 si prevede che le persone diagnosticate con diabete saranno 5 milioni. Tutti questi eventi sono una sorta di preparazione per la celebrazione della giornata mondiale del diabete che si svolgerà il 14 novembre . Occorre combattere la sedentarieta' e ovviamente praticare una corretta alimentazione , preferendo i cibi semplici, a km zero. Insieme al controllo del peso, all'attivita' fisica e ad un'alimentazione sana, dopo i 40 anni e' doveroso controllare la glicemia ogni ...
  • US University Fined $2.4M Over Abuse Case

    US University Fined $2.4M Over Abuse Case

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    The penalty was made under the 1990 Clery Act, which calls for transparency about campus safety issues. We will comment further when our thorough evaluation of the department's 239-page report has been completed. But the department asserted that the university didn't monitor Sandusky's presence on campus and therefore couldn't say whether he posed a threat. That school was subject to an investigation after a female student was found dead in her dormitory in December 2006.
  • Ireland achieve historic win over New Zealand

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    Writing for The Sunday Times , the Welsh reporter said the All Blacks' mortality was in no doubt after Ireland dished up a dose of "magnificent" aggression and judgment in Chicago at the weekend. "A lot of people will look at this and think "The British and Irish Lions is going to be one hell of a series". "Thankfully we get another opportunity in a couple of weeks' time and we will see if we are good enough then".