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Wisconsin Elections Commission unanimously rejects hand recount request

She estimated the number is in the dozens-not almost enough, she noted , to prompt a recount of the entire county. Stein also asked the commission to order c...


A Look at the Candidates of France's Conservative Primary

FRANCOIS Fillon came from the shadows to become a key player in the race to the French Presidency - knocking out Nicolas Sarkozy in the process. Sarkozy has...


Trump names Michael Flynn national security adviser

The Army veteran advised Trump on national security issues during the campaign . President-elect Donald Trump has decided on whom he wants as his attorney...


With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts

Meanwhile Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said that at least 17 of the 110 wildfires were the result of arson, suggesting that "the best response is to expa...


Woman opens emergency exit, jumps out of plane

She was stopped by police and later questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. According to KPRC, the incident happened at about 1:15 p.m.at Bush Inte...


US students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science

In eighth-grade science, the US was in 11th place. During the two decades in which TIMSS has been administered, he said, the time devoted to science has decre...


Chiefs beat Broncos 30-27 in overtime

Instead, the Denver coach sent Brandon McManus out for a 62-yard, game-winning field goal try. The downside is that it gave the Chiefs the ball at the Bronc...


Philippines army mounts major offensive against Isis-linked militants

Padilla said Maute casualties could go higher as government forces are now zeroing in on the old Butig municipal hall and Barangays Sindig and Bayabao where m...


Clinton's Team Will Join Recount Efforts Initiated By Jill Stein

The President-elect blasted the Green Party's effort as a "scam" and accused the party's nominee, Jill Stein, of trying to reel in donations that she won't ac...


Brazilian minister quits in case that implicates president

The political scene was embittered by the impeachment trial and ouster of former President Dilma Rousseff, who was found guilty by the opposition-led Senate of ...


Sixth child dies in Tennessee bus crash

Three of the students killed were in the fourth grade, one was in the first grade and the other was a kindergartner. Doctors said numerous children weren't ab...


Why Michigan and Ohio State SHOULDN'T Go To the Playoffs

It said that Ohio State had won, so it was cool. Also not in uniform for Michigan State were sophomore CB Tyson Smith, fifth-year senior S Demetrious Cox, sopho...


New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

One person died from his injuries at a hospital, police said. Police don't yet know what motivated the shooting, but in an early morning press briefing , Chi...


Dalai Lama: "I have no worries' about Trump's election"

During the bitter campaign, some of Mr Trump's remarks were deemed offensive to U.S. minority groups including Hispanics and Muslims. Back in June, China made...


Comparing the 2011 and 2016 Japan earthquakes and tsunamis

The highest one, 1.4 meters (4.6 feet) in height, reached Sendai Bay about two hours after the quake. Authorities instructed residents in coastal areas to eva...


Arrested suspects planned to attack Paris on December 1

Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said the five had been "given guidance remotely" and had a "clear will to find and to identify targets to commit an act in the ...


Senate trade-off: More Obama judges, Trump gets nominees

The clearest signs emerged over the weekend. They may be disgusted by what they see as Trump's race-baiting, they may abhor some of his policies but, from tim...


McCain Warns Trump Against Coziness With Putin

In a White House meeting with Trump last week, Obama said the Republican "expressed a great interest in maintaining our core strategic relationships", including...


Blast heard in Turkey's Gaziantep could be caused by jets - governor

Turkey has said it will retaliate against the attacks. Yıldırım vowed later that the attack will " not be left unanswered ". Adding to the confusion, the ...


United Kingdom economy to grow at slowest pace since 2009

At the Budget we committed to removing the tax benefits of disguised earnings for employees, and I am now going to do the same for the self-employed and employe...


Vladimir Putin presents Steven Seagal with Russian passport

I still think all of this is the plot to Expendables 3 . Mr Seagal, 64, and Mr Putin have developed a close friendship over the last few years, with the acto...


Obama, Putin about Syria and Ukraine in quick summit meet

Obama said at a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Obama said Sunday that he was more concerned with the "general misinformation" fro...


Angela Merkel to seek fourth term as German chancellor

Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD ), junior coalition partner for the second time under Dr Merkel, said her decision to run again was "completely unsurp...


FM tells banks to promote digital banking in a big way

He said "those who didn't consider these scandals to be a blunder are now considering this campaign against corruption and black money to be a blunder". Jaitley...


Turkey's push for Syrian town complicates anti-IS fight

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım held emergency phone calls with Defense Minister Fikri Isık and the Chief of General Staff...


Hurricane Otto Strengthens to Category 2 Storm

Hurricane Otto "could seriously jeopardize food security for small-holder farmers who rely on maize, beans, cocoa, honey, coffee and livestock for their livelih...


Farage predicts United Kingdom political natural disaster if Brexit is slowed

Handing the chocolates round like the diplomat in the famous "ambassador's reception" TV advert, Mr Farage left no doubt that he was ready to perform a go-betwe...


Vladimir Putin voices support for French presidential candidate Francois Fillon

In this weekend's run-off he will be standing against another former prime minister Alain Juppe to become the party's candidate for next year's election. "We ar...


Shia pilgrims among 77 people killed in IS attack in Iraq

Qassemi said that Iran's Foreign Ministry and its embassy in Iraq are following the case carefully, and reiterated that IS´ attack is an answer to the repeated...


European Parliament chief says to return to German politics

Yet, since Germany is ever more the fundamental cornerstone of the EU, Schulz feels the EU cause can be served from Berlin, too. Schulz said Germany had a...