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Regardless of who wins, the president-elect for the first time will not come from either of the country's two main centrist parties that have dominated the tiny Alpine nation's politics since the end of World War II, suggesting that Austrian voters - like their American and British counterparts - are sick of their traditional political elites and ready for something radically new.
  • DroneGun jammer designed to take down drones without firing rounds

    DroneGun jammer designed to take down drones without firing rounds

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    The recently-listed company, which develops sensors and software to acoustically detect drones, said on Monday that there is "substantial need" for the product because of an increase in drone use in terrorism in recent months. DroneGun is hardly failsafe given law enforcement's spotty track record , and the government's lack of transparency. If you're a drone pilot who wants to fly a drone somewhere you shouldn't, there isn't a whole lot anyone can do right now to stop you, due to a ...
  • White House says Obama spoke to Trump by phone on Saturday

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    The White House had warned him for his step and said that this may lead to reversing historic rapprochement. Over the next two months, leading up to his inauguration as the nation's 45th president, Donald Trump and his transition team will be hiring thousands of people - about a thousand of whom must be confirmed by the Senate.
  • Death toll in northern India train derailment jumps to 63

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    Cranes helped remove the crashed coaches from tracks. "The Sabarmati Express crossed the same track nine minutes earlier". He said the real culprit would be exposed after the probe into the incident. Medical teams provided first aid near the site, while those in more serious condition were moved to hospitals in Kanpur . Prabhu said relief reached the accident site immediately and railway officials rushed to the spot to supervise relief operations.
  • Congressional Democrats Call On Trump To Fire Bannon

    Congressional Democrats Call On Trump To Fire Bannon

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    That letter was organized by Rep. David Cicilline (D-Rhode Island), who told ABC News during an interview Wednesday that he was disappointed his Republican colleague had not spoken out. We believe it should concern you that civil rights groups, including the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center, are widely opposed to Mr.
  • 18-Year-Old Somali Identified As Ohio State Attack Suspect

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    The officer who gunned the attacker down was identified as 28-year-old Alan Horujko , a member of the force for just under two years. "We are very fortunate that an OSUPD officer was there and took quick action", campus police Chief Craig Stone said Monday afternoon.
  • India's Modi calls for move towards cashless society

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    The two sides are locked in a fierce battle over the decision that sucked out 86% of the money in circulation, leaving people scrambling for notes in a country where most transactions are driven by cash. He said "a very stringent law to deal with ' benami' transactions" was being implemented, which would make it very hard to pull them off. "They are looking at unlawful ways".
  • Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighborhood from rebels

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    The civilians fled overnight to the Masaken Hanano district and were taken to regime-controlled areas, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Yasser al-Youssef, from the rebel group Nureddin al-Zinki, said on Sunday that opposition fighters were consolidating their positions in Sakhur.
  • SVM Editorial Board Roundtable: Do you support the Electoral College system?

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    Trump on December 19th", Smith wrote to AP. Donald Trump won the state of MI with 47.59 percent of the vote to 47.36 percent for Hillary Clinton, the secretary of state's office said on Wednesday. If that candidate were a Democrat, I suspect there would be some clamor from many folks now in love with the Electoral College. He took Hillary Clinton , who has been one of his biggest critics, made her Secretary of State and told her to get out of the country.
  • Otto weakens to tropical storm after passing over Nicaragua

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    Solis said the storm dumped a month´s worth of rain in just a few hours in Costa Rica. Downgraded to a tropical storm, Otto was about 260 miles south of San Salvador as of 2100 GMT Friday. Otto's upgrade to a Category 2 was declared as an "unprecedented situation" by CNE president, Ivan Brenes, who told a press conference that people should seek safe shelter and leave rescue operations to specialized teams.
  • Trump business ties that pose conflicts

    Trump business ties that pose conflicts

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    The former MA governor and 2012 GOP presidential nominee had vehemently opposed Trump's nomination during the primary season, assailing the billionaire as a "phony". He pleaded in so many words "Please, Donald for the sake of the country don't prosecute Hillary". "Trump didn't say [NBC reporter] Katy Tur by name, but talked about an NBC female correspondent who got it wrong, then he referred to a terrible network correspondent who cried when Hillary lost who hosted a debate - which was ...