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Obama says hopes Trump can stand up to Russian Federation when needed

Obama says hopes Trump can stand up to Russian Federation when needed

He elicited nervous chuckles as he acknowledged that he and the president-elect "could not be more different". "That's how democracies can deliver the prosperity and hope that our people need", Obama said. U.S. President Barack Obama , left, speaks during a press conference after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, in the chancellery in Berlin, Germany , Thursday, Nov.



Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible Cabinet choices

Speaking with reporters gathered at Trump Tower in New York City on Wednesday, Trump communications adviser Jason Miller denied reports of a Jared Kushner grudge. He said the picture of Trump's administration would become clearer over the next two or three weeks. Despite reports of disarray on President-elect Donald Trump's transition team, it doesn't appear to have slowed the process of filling key positions.



McConnell will lead Senate GOP, Schumer will lead Democrats

As Senate minority leader, Schumer is up against a 51-48 GOP majority that will likely gain one more seat in a Louisiana runoff election next month. Still, some liberals are concerned about Schumer's rise to Democratic leader. McConnell led Republican efforts in recent months to delay the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland , a move that could pay off for the party after the presidential election of Republican Trump .


Top Senate Dem serves notice to GOP, Trump on priorities

Top Senate Dem serves notice to GOP, Trump on priorities

He caucuses with Democrats, has voted for their policies and endorsed Democratic candidates in the past. "Hey look, I think I'll be able to get along well with Chuck Schumer ", Trump said in an interview with MSNBC's "Morning Joe" in January.


Multiple deaths in Chattanooga school bus crash

Multiple deaths in Chattanooga school bus crash

Police have said the bus crash sent 23 people to area hospitals and 35 schoolchildren were on the bus Monday afternoon. The school bus driver was cooperating with police and their investigation, Fletcher said during a press conference. 21, 2016. Clewell said two or three children who were in hospital "could go either way". Television stations reported that people lined up to donate blood and some donors were asked to make appointments for Tuesday.



Authorities say Texas, Missouri, officers shot in ambushes

Later Sunday, two other officers were wounded in incidents in Florida and Missouri. Two police officers have been shot in separate incidents in what authorities are calling targeted attacks. But a Kansas City police dispatcher said no communication officer had been called out. Police Chief William McManus said the suspect is not known and has not yet been apprehended.