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Peter Thiel on Trump's win: 'He has an awesomely hard task'

Peter Thiel on Trump's win: 'He has an awesomely hard task'

Trump even went as far as asking consumers to boycott Apple over the company's refusal to collaborate with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in accessing data from a suspect's iPhone and overriding the device's privacy protocols. PayPal was Thiel's first tech startup victory. To make life even harder for USA tech , Trump will clamp down on H-1B visas, which will make it hard for US-based businesses to bring in skilled tech talent from overseas. Read More

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Petitions Ask Electoral College to Make Hillary Clinton President

Petitions Ask Electoral College to Make Hillary Clinton President

Trump said that he had "great respect" for Obama, saying that the two met for about an hour and a half in a meeting that was originally meant to be 10 to 15 minutes. But he said that "we are now all rooting for his success in uniting and leading the country". The White House said Thursday that Obama has convened a coordinating council to facilitate a smooth transition, including providing briefings from federal agencies to Trump's transition team, headed by New Jersey Gov. Read More

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Police searching for missing Texas teen after mother, sister were found murdered

Police searching for missing Texas teen after mother, sister were found murdered

Dobbs was held on $50,000 bond, Galveston County jail records showed. Police said Cynthia Morris and her daughter Breanna Pavilicek were found slain from at least one gunshot wound each in their Baytown home on Tuesday. Texas Equusearch have found the body in a wooded area near a building just north of the Shenanigans bar located on 34th Street. Barbara DeRamus told KHOU-TV that her granddaughter started dating Dobbs after meeting him online. Read More

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Iowa poll: Donald Trump up 7 points over Hillary Clinton

Iowa poll: Donald Trump up 7 points over Hillary Clinton

In the Post-ABC poll released on Friday, Clinton led Trump by 47 per cent to 44 percent. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson has 6 percent support while Green Party candidate Jill Stein has 1 percent support. It's Clinton's best result since October 26, bolstered by voters' view of the Democratic candidate as being more qualified than Trump to serve as president, according to the poll. Read More

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UKIP Leader Farage Lauds Trump Win as 'Supersized Brexit'

He said: Today, the establishment is in deep shock. "And that's why Trump had me out there talking about it in August and that's why he's talked about [Brexit] every single night of the campaign", he said. For example, investors and markets would likely be concerned if Janet Yellen leaves the Federal Reserve early given some of Donald Trump's rhetoric during the campaign. Read More

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Pence: Chris Christie's role not changing despite Bridgegate

Pence: Chris Christie's role not changing despite Bridgegate

One out of 25. "I think it says everything about that person". The governor had a 68 percent approval rating in November 2013, and has since lost support from almost half of the people in New Jersey. On Friday, two of the governor's former allies were found guilty of conspiracy for causing a days-long traffic jam in the town of Fort Lee to punish Democratic mayor Mark Sokolich, who opposed Christie's reelection bid. Read More

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Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

Syrian Kurds push ahead in their offensive toward Raqqa

US -backed troops are making slow progress in their offensive aimed at retaking the Syrian city of Raqqa , the so-called capital of the Islamic State. ISIL took full control of Raqqa by 13 January 2014, and proceeded to execute Alawites and suspected supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the city and destroyed the city's Shia mosques and Christian churches. Read More

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Australian researchers discover medical use of blue coral snake's venom

Australian researchers discover medical use of blue coral snake's venom

The South-East Asian long-glanded blue coral snake Calliophis bivirgatus is unusual among snakes in that it preys on other venomous snakes that move fast and also present a significant danger to itself - such as young king cobras. The research by scientists at the University of Queensland, in collaboration with scientists from China, the US and Singapore discovered that the snake's venom is similar to that of cone snails . Read More

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Republicans hold on to key seats in race to control Senate

So control of the Senate will be decided in the battleground states of Pennsylvania , Indiana, Wisconsin, Nevada , Missouri, New Hampshire , Florida , and North Carolina. A 50-50 split would hand control to the party that wins the presidency, with the vice president able to cast tie-breaking votes. And there is no way that he doesn't know that fact, with some Republicans already refusing to endorse his candidacy and some even announcing that they plan to vote for Hillary Clinton. Read More

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Voting begins after competing claims of fraud, intimidation

Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump later stepped out to cast his vote near his home in Manhattan, New York . Live polls for the presidential election predictions are trying to determine who will win the election. The Wisconsin Elections Commission projects almost 70 percent of the state's eligible voters are expected to cast ballots in this election. How do I know where to vote? The state election board pushed a "vote by mail" campaign to encourage more voters to ... Read More

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United Kingdom official: Court ruling won't slow PM's Brexit timetable

United Kingdom official: Court ruling won't slow PM's Brexit timetable

Earlier, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the Scottish government would apply to intervene in the legal case about Article 50, which could further complicate matters. Some politicians have threatened to hold a referendum to leave the United Kingdom if Brexit happens. "Let me be clear - I recognise and respect the right of England and Wales to leave the European Union ". Read More

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Philippine's Duterte cancels police rifle deal with US

Philippine's Duterte cancels police rifle deal with US

President Rodrigo put a period to the issue of an arms deal with a United States supplier on Monday when he announced that he was cancelling the 26,000-assault rifle purchase by the Philippine National Police (PNP). "I will just cancel it". The government could look for other uses for the money, Mr. Duterte added. Mr. Duterte had scoffed at the supposed development, saying the Philippines could turn to other markets, including Russian Federation. Read More

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Federal Bureau of Investigation chief: No charges against Clinton after new email review

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief: No charges against Clinton after new email review

Comey in July said he did not recommend charging Clinton for what he called her "extremely careless" use of a private email server when she was secretary of state. "During that process we reviewed all of the communications that were to or from Hillary Clinton while she was Secretary of State", he wrote. In response, Clinton's communications director Jennifer Palmieri said the campaign had been confident that the Federal Bureau of Investigation would reach this conclusion, adding, "we're glad ... Read More

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