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In his message to the president-elect, he expressed confidence that the dialogue between Moscow and Washington - in keeping with each other's views - meets the interests of both Russian Federation and the US. Boxer, who is retiring after serving for two decades in the Senate, is well aware that her legislation to abolish the Electoral College is going nowhere this fall in a Republican Congress.
  • Japan Prime Minister has 'great confidence' in Donald Trump after meeting

    Japan Prime Minister has 'great confidence' in Donald Trump after meeting

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    Abe, set to meet Trump later on Thursday in NY, is expected to be the first foreign leader to do so since the US real estate magnate's election on November 8. Details about the meeting remained unclear, with Mr. Trump's transition team not responding to requests for comment . Ivanka Trump became embroiled in a mini-scandal this week after her jewelery company issued a message promoting the US$10,000 gold bracelet she wore during her father's first television interview as president-elect on ...
  • Trump Taps Retired Lt. General for National Security Adviser

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    President-elect Donald Trump's newly appointed national security adviser, retired Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn, has outlined his plan to defeat terrorism extensively in recent months. In this tweet from February, Flynn said the fear of Muslims is a rational one: Fear of Muslims is RATIONAL: please forward this to others: "the truth fears no questions." he tweeted, referring to an anti-Muslim video from a third party .
  • More Rowan firefighters heading to Lake Lure area wildfire

    More Rowan firefighters heading to Lake Lure area wildfire

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    More crews have been ordered and slowly they are on the way. "A tree drops across the creek and now you've got fire on the other side", Thalacker explains. While no homes have been destroyed, some areas have been evacuated and residents are anxious. Falling trees have been an issue for firefighters in recent days.
  • Brampton man dead after hit on Highway 401 in Mississauga

    Brampton man dead after hit on Highway 401 in Mississauga

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    Kerry Schmidt, spokesperson for the OPP Highway Safety Division, said police received a call about the incident on Highway 401 eastbound express lanes near Dixie Road at about 1:00 a.m. He was pinned beneath the vehicle and, unfortunately, killed. Emergency crews worked to released the trapped man from under the vehicle, who was later pronounced dead on scene.
  • Democrats don't regret Senate 'nuclear option'

    Democrats don't regret Senate 'nuclear option'

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    McConnell is widely popular among Republicans and his election was by acclimation on Wednesday. Chuck Schumer, meaning the New Yorker will be Washington's most powerful Democrat as the party confronts a Republican-dominated government. It ranged from liberals like Sens. Elizabeth Warren to more corporate friendly members like West Virginia's Joe Manchin, hint that he may indeed be trying to have his cake and eat it too.
  • Russian Federation quits Int'l Criminal Court, cites 'incompetence'

    Russian Federation quits Int'l Criminal Court, cites 'incompetence'

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    I might follow. Why? With Russia and China having blocked United Nations moves to refer war crimes in Syria to the ICC for investigation, Kaba acknowledged some believed worldwide justice was marred by double standards. "The court has unfortunately failed to match the hopes one had and did not become a truly independent and respected body of worldwide justice" said Russia's Foreign Ministry in a statement Wednesday.