Donald Trump Angers China With Historic Phone Call to Taiwan's President - TIME Avatar
TIME Sat, 03 Dec 2016 04:20:57 GMT
Donald Trump was elected U.S. President partly because he's a political outsider. His stump pledge to shake up the American political machine and “drain the swamp” struck a cord with disillusioned voters. Foreign relations, however, are squelchy for a ...
Politics|James Mattis, Trump's Choice for Defense, Favors Working With Allies - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:58:59 GMT
Gen. James N. Mattis met with U.S. Marines at Camp Rhino in Afghanistan in December 2001. Credit Jim Hollander/European Pressphoto Agency. WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump's selection of Gen. James N. Mattis as defense secretary ...
Student suspect arrested for fatal stabbing of USC faculty member - USA TODAY Avatar
USA TODAY Sat, 03 Dec 2016 05:33:00 GMT
A 25-year-old man was stabbed on the campus of the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, the school confirmed Friday night. The man was possibly a faculty member, according to the Los Angeles Times and CBS. The campus paper, The Daily ...
Donald Trump Muslim Plan: What San Bernardino Terror Attack Survivors Say About His Registry, Travel Ban Proposal - International Business Times Avatar
International Business Times Sat, 03 Dec 2016 05:30:11 GMT
A year ago, Mandy Pifer and Shannon Johnson were preparing to tell their families that they were getting married. Instead, Johnson was shot dead along with 13 other coworkers in a brutal assault carried out by his San Bernardino Department of Public ...
Despite what he says, Donald Trump did not 'do great with everybody' - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:51:31 GMT
Much of what happened on the first stop of Donald Trump's victory tour Thursday night, a big rally in Cincinnati, was indistinguishable from the events that occurred before that victory occurred. There was plenty of media-bashing, for example, and some ...
Jury Appears One Vote Short of Convicting Ex-Police Officer in Walter Scott's Death - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:33:38 GMT
Michael T. Slager, right, a former police officer in North Charleston, S.C., arrived at the courthouse in Charleston on Friday for his murder trial. Credit Chuck Burton/Associated Press. CHARLESTON, S.C. — A jury signaled here on Friday that it was ...
Hollywood, Havana and me - Daily Beast Avatar
Daily Beast Sat, 03 Dec 2016 03:13:04 GMT
Trying to discern common sense and common humanity through the fog of sensation and anger. Sean Penn. 12.02.16 10:15 PM ET. Deep breath. Exhale. Out with the bad… I was an American abroad, working overseas on this recent election night 2016.
Gambia's Adama Barrow says shock win heralds 'new hope' - BBC News Avatar
BBC News Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:09:39 GMT
Property developer Adama Barrow says his shock win of the Gambian election heralds new hope for the country. Yahya Jammeh, an authoritarian president who ruled for 22 years, has confirmed he will step down. "I will help him work towards the transition ...
Amy Schumer to Play Barbie in Upcoming Live-Action Film - E! Online Avatar
E! Online Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:21:18 GMT
E! News can confirm the actress is in talks to take on the role of Barbie in Sony's upcoming live-action film about the ever-famous Mattel toy. But before you you tilt your head in question about why the comedienne—who's known for embracing all women ...
Airbnb Won't Pursue Legal Case Against New York City Over Rental Law - Wall Street Journal Avatar
Wall Street Journal Sat, 03 Dec 2016 04:15:25 GMT
Airbnb Inc. agreed to drop a lawsuit against New York City over recently enacted legislation that will fine hosts there for listing many common short-term rentals. The home-sharing site's announcement late Friday came days after it dropped a similar ...
Democrats need to focus on the gut, not the head - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:28:44 GMT
As Democrats contemplate their losses in November's election, most have settled on a solution. They believe that the party needs more economically populist policies. But this misses an essential reality: Most people don't vote on the basis of policies ...
At National Christmas Tree lighting, crowd breaks into 'four more years!' for Obama - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:23:53 GMT
Here's something you might not see Monday night when the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony airs on Hallmark Channel: The restless crowd, while waiting for the next singer to perform, chanting “four more years! four more years!” as President ...
Trump Backers Go to Court to Block Vote Recounts in 3 States - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:14:32 GMT
Ballots were stacked up as a statewide presidential election recount began Thursday, in Milwaukee. Credit Morry Gash/Associated Press. LANSING, Mich. — President-elect Donald J. Trump and his allies have filed separate legal challenges in Michigan, ...
Why Trump gets more hype out of 1000 jobs than Obama does out of 16 million - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:05:40 GMT
At least for a moment, President-elect Donald Trump appeared to achieve this week what President Obama struggled to do for most of the past eight years: convince Americans that he can fix the economy. Cheering crowds greeted Trump during his victory ...
Suspect in shooting death of Joe McKnight released as investigation continues - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:48:36 GMT
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US economy added 178000 jobs in November; unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:56:52 GMT
The U.S. economy added 178,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, according to government data released Friday morning. The first employment report since voters went to the polls last ...
AT&T and Verizon shouldn't exempt their own apps from data caps, FCC says - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:54:45 GMT
U.S. regulators are calling out AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. for exempting their own video apps from data caps on customers' cellphones. This may not result in any changes in how the wireless carriers operate, however, because agency ...and more »
Austria's Norbert Hofer from Far-Right Freedom Party Heads to Polls Again - Avatar Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:31:47 GMT
Norbert Hofer of Austria's Freedom Party is applauded during his final election campaign event in Vienna on Friday. Ronald Zak / AP. VIENNA — The well-heeled crowd in the large ornate hall at Vienna's old stock exchange was dressed for success on ...and more »
Philippines President Duterte phones Trump - The Seattle Times Avatar
The Seattle Times Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:51:31 GMT
FILE – In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech at the Philippine Economic Forum in Tokyo. Duterte telephoned U.S. President-elect Donald Trump late Friday, Dec. 2 and had a brief but... (AP Photo/Eugene ...and more »
Politics|GOP Plans Immediate Repeal of Health Law, Then a Delay - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:04:51 GMT
Speaker Paul D. Ryan signing a measure in January to repeal major provisions of the Affordable Care Act. It was vetoed by President Obama. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Republicans in Congress plan to move almost ...
Aviation International News Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:39:33 GMT
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday announced that the parent company of United Airlines has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle a case in which UAL re-instated a money-losing route to curry favor with the then-chairman of the Port ...and more »
US veterans build barracks for pipeline protesters in cold - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:45:50 GMT
A man rides a horse down a road inside of the Oceti Sakowin camp as 'water protectors' continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S., December ...
Internet debates whether J. Cole's new song,
CBS News Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:09:38 GMT
Chaos erupted online just hours after J. Cole released a new documentary this week to promote his upcoming album “4 Your Eyez Only,” as social media users pointed to lyrics about a rapper that sounded suspiciously like Kanye West. In the song “False ...and more »
How to spot fake news – and stop it from spreading - The Sun Herald Avatar
The Sun Herald Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:51:43 GMT
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference, in San Francisco. In an interview Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, with “The Facebook Effect” author David Kirkpatrick, Zuckerberg said the idea that Facebook ...
State Officials and Companies See Pluses, Minuses of Trump's Carrier Deal - Wall Street Journal Avatar
Wall Street Journal Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:15:00 GMT
A day after Donald Trump helped engineer tax breaks to save 800 jobs at an Indiana plant, some local officials worried it set an unhealthy precedent, while business leaders scrambled to decide how to engage with the president-elect. The deal involving ...
Dwyane Wade outduels friendly rival LeBron James in Bulls victory over Cavs - Chicago Tribune Avatar
Chicago Tribune Sat, 03 Dec 2016 04:49:51 GMT
As LeBron James trotted downcourt after sinking a tough third-quarter jumper in Dwyane Wade's face, he slapped his former teammate and close friend on the rear. Seconds later, Wade returned the favor, burying a 3-pointer in James' grill and slapping ...
No. 13 WMU holds on, beats Ohio 29-23 in MAC title game - Sports Illustrated Avatar
Sports Illustrated Sat, 03 Dec 2016 04:55:37 GMT
DETROIT (AP) �� Robert Spillane intercepted a pass with 51 seconds remaining, and No. 13 Western Michigan remained undefeated, holding off Ohio 29-23 on Friday night to win its first Mid-American Conference title since 1988. The Broncos (13-0, No.
Election in London, Seen as Gauge of 'Brexit' Zeal, Jolts British Government - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:31:05 GMT
Sarah Olney of the Liberal Democratic Party defeated Zac Goldsmith, who had represented the London borough of Richmond as a Conservative since 2010. Credit Carl Court/Getty Images Europe. LONDON — An election just contested here was supposed to ...
Lessons From Trump's 'Fantastic' Phone Call to Pakistan - The Atlantic Avatar
The Atlantic Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:23:09 GMT
Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​the Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. This week, the U.S. president-elect spoke with the Pakistani prime minister and, according to the Pakistani government's account of the conversation, delivered the ...
Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis Reveal Their Son's Baby Name & It's Adorable - The Stir Avatar
The Stir Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:21:05 GMT
Well that was fast! It seems like only a few hours (that's because it was) since we found out Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis welcomed their son into the world. And now we know his name! That's right, Ashton Kutcher just revealed his son's baby name on ...and more »