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Alexander: The Electoral College and 'real America'

Alexander: The Electoral College and 'real America'

The New York Times's stance on the Electoral College, while controversial, may be unsurprising when considering the numbers. While an anti-Trump group gathered about an hour before the ceremony, supporters of the president-elect gathered at nearby GOP headquarters and symbolically marched to the State House with Bennett.


Trump thanks voters after Electoral College confirms victory

Trump thanks voters after Electoral College confirms victory

Chris Suprun, an elector from Texas, says he won't vote for Trump. Even Saturday Night Live spoofed the effort, showing Hillary Clinton standing outside of an elector's door like in the movie 'Love Actually'. "I will work hard to unite our country and be the President of all Americans". It's over. It is time to move on, working together as Americans - rather than against each other -for the good of our great nation.


Boy dies after falling off Mt. Olympus water slide

Boy dies after falling off Mt. Olympus water slide

Police say the boy used a sled to go down a waterslide, and got caught in the snow about half-way down. Officials noted the outdoor water park was closed for the season - and the area where this happened was fenced and all gates were closed and padlocked.


Rahul Gandhi invokes Mirza Ghalib to hit back at Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi invokes Mirza Ghalib to hit back at Narendra Modi

Party spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao said Gandhi was immature and was just indulging in bluff and bluster because people are not taking him seriously. It would have been an quake that people would have had to deal with for 10 years. Quoting Gandhi, the Congress tweeted that Modi takes bribes and then shamelessly foists demonetisation on Indians under the garb of fighting black money.


Remains Found in Luzerne County are Teenage Homicide Victim

Remains Found in Luzerne County are Teenage Homicide Victim

The district attorneys of Bucks, Montgomery and Luzerne counties will hold a joint news conference 2 p.m. Thursday to announce "important developments in the disappearance of 14-year-old Grace Packer", a spokesman said in a statement Wednesday night.


Aleppo battle: Syrian city 'back under government control'

Aleppo battle: Syrian city 'back under government control'

Moscow's military intervention in support of Mr Al Assad marked a major turning point in the war. "This is what really matters to Iran and Russian Federation, that the political, geo-strategic project of the anti-Assad and anti-Iranian position has failed, and it has been buried in the Aleppo rubble", says Fawaz Gerges, a Middle East expert at the London School of Economics and author of "ISIS: A History".