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LA 2024 releases $5.3 billion budget; no new stadiums needed

Preliminary figures for Paris called for an infrastructure budget of $US4.5 billion ($A6.0 billion) and operational costs of $US4.8 billion ($A6.4 billion), with 95 per cent of the city's proposed venues either temporary or already in existence.


Trump, Clinton campaign managers hash out election at forum

Trump, Clinton campaign managers hash out election at forum

Trump won, according to his aides, not by issuing serious policy plans or establishing an extensive political machine but through "branding". There were periods of calm, substantive discussion about data, metrics and target states, but many moments where tempers flared, with acrimony mirroring the 2016 race.



Pa. lawmaker wants Electoral College votes given to national popular vote victor

Jill Stein, the Green Party's candidate, raised millions of dollars for a recount of votes in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and MI, where Mr Trump's margins of victory were thin. The Electoral College system requires that representatives of each state cast ballots to decide who will actually become the new President. The petition comes on top of a three-state recount effort launched by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein.



Cambridge Fire: How You Can Help

Fire officials say the close proximity of the buildings, which appear to be mostly residential, also played a role in the fire's quick destruction. The newspaper said that the blaze broke out shortly before 3 p.m. "It was the fastest fire I've ever seen". Authorities said two police officers and one firefighter were injured in the fire. The fire began Saturday afternoon at an under-construction building, and rapidly spread through the area of Berkshire and York Streets.



Neurosurgeon accused of murdering physician wife to appear in court today

Det. Sgt. Steve Ryan of the Toronto police said the victim was a mother of three and last heard from on Wednesday evening. Shamji has been identified as the woman whose body was found dead on Thursday afternoon near the underpass of a bridge beside the West Humber River in Vaughan.