• It's time to abolish the Electoral College — Hillary Clinton
It's time to abolish the Electoral College — Hillary Clinton

Elsewhere in What Happened , Clinton also discusses the use of music in her campaign, namechecking a number of female artists along the way. In 2016, Clinton infamously won the popular vote, but lost the Electoral College to President Donald Trump 304 votes to 227.

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  • United States troops take part in Ukrainian military exercise
United States troops take part in Ukrainian military exercise

Russian and Belarusian soldiers will march in unison today, as their countries commence the quadrennial Zapad-Russian for "West"-military exercise". "That happened in Georgia in 2008 when they invaded Georgia, and it happened in Crimea in 2014 when they illegally annexed Crimea", he told the BBC.

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  • Sean Spicer, Chelsea Manning join list of Harvard fellows
Sean Spicer, Chelsea Manning join list of Harvard fellows

Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer impression was brilliant because through his character she could say anything; the real deal, on the other hand, can still only parrot praise for this administration and caution us all to be more tolerant of it, specifically of the lies it tries passing off as anti-establishment heroics.

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  • Local Utility Crews Work to Restore Power in Florida
Local Utility Crews Work to Restore Power in Florida

When utility crews can finally access flooded substations, they will need to wait for equipment to dry out before they can inspect for damage before switching the power back on, the DOE points out. "For customers in the hardest hit areas that require rebuilding the system, this may take a week or more", Duke Energy said. Georgia Power, a subsid...

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  • Arab League rejects Kurdish independence referendum, calls it illegal
Arab League rejects Kurdish independence referendum, calls it illegal

Masoud Barzani, the president of Iraq's Kurdistan region, has set September 25 as the date for the referendum on the region's independence from Iraq, prompting criticism from the central government in Baghdad, the worldwide community and Iraq's neighbors.

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  • Fanged creature found on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey
Fanged creature found on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey

Dr. Tighe labeled the animal a "tusky eel", also known by the less-flattering (but very descriptive) name fangtooth snake-eel. "On first glance it looked like something from the deep sea to me", Preeti told the Daily Mail . According to the BBC , Desai's request for answers was also passed on to biologist and eel specialist Dr Kenneth Tighe ...

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  • Germany's Merkel offers diplomatic initiative for DPRK nuclear issue
Germany's Merkel offers diplomatic initiative for DPRK nuclear issue

Officials in the United Kingdom (UK) believe that Iran has been helping North Korea make significant progress with enhancing its nuclear weapons program, according to a report in The Telegraph . Merkel has said she would be prepared to become involved in a diplomatic initiative to end the North Korean nuclear and missile programs, and suggested ...

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  • White House says Trump 'stands by' unusual endorsement
White House says Trump 'stands by' unusual endorsement

Moore canceled the event, citing the fact that the leader of one of the organizations hosting it is reportedly involved with a PAC that has sponsored ads promoting Luther Strange . "It is extremely telling - and frankly, a little embarrassing - when any candidate demands a "no questions from the press" debate", Foster said. "Moderating things? Ke...

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  • 8 drown as boat capsizes in Yamuna in UP
8 drown as boat capsizes in Yamuna in UP

According to Times Now , police have recovered six bodies. Officials said that the death toll is expected to rise. Condoling the loss, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a compensation package of Rs 2 lakh to the next of the kin of each deceased.

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  • United Nations says Myanmar violence is ethnic cleansing as Rohingya exodus continues
United Nations says Myanmar violence is ethnic cleansing as Rohingya exodus continues

More than 370,000 minority Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence since August 25, according to the United Nations, an average of nearly 20,000 a day. It is with grave concern that we write to you about the situation in the Rakhine State of your country. Additionally, according to Reuters , the office of Myanmar's leader Aung Sa...

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  • Hasina accuses Myanmar of committing 'atrocities' on Rohingyas
Hasina accuses Myanmar of committing 'atrocities' on Rohingyas

Violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine state on August 25 when the country's security forces launched an operation against the Rohingya Muslim community. As a result, the Bangladesh government is speeding up work at Bhashan Char with a view to building a 4,000ha facility that can house hundreds of thousands of Rohingya.

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  • Dems probe whether Flynn promoted nuclear reactor project
Dems probe whether Flynn promoted nuclear reactor project

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the Oversight Committee, and Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), the top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said that they would provide the letters from the executives to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 election.

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  • Corea del Nord: ok nuove sanzioni ONU ma cancellato embargo petrolio
Corea del Nord: ok nuove sanzioni ONU ma cancellato embargo petrolio

Gli Usa provano a usare le legittime misure di autodifesa della Corea del Nord come pretesto per "soffocare interamente soffocare" il Paese . Nella data simbolica degli attentati al World Trade Center e al Pentagono, la comunita' internazionale trova l'unanimità per fermare le ambizioni nucleari della Corea del Nord impone not nuove sanzi...

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  • Moscow confirms fulfilment by Teheran of its nuclear program obligations
Moscow confirms fulfilment by Teheran of its nuclear program obligations

He also has said that he believes Iran is violating the accord, an assertion that has been contradicted by the International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations nuclear monitor that polices Iran's compliance. The next 90-day deadline is in mid-October. The possibility that Trump may find a reason to declare Iran noncompliant, regardless of t...

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  • Kenny Chesney raising money to help Virgin Islands after Irma
Kenny Chesney raising money to help Virgin Islands after Irma

Chesney toldHLN's Morning Express with Robin Meade that his home on St. John was destroyed, but that he is much more anxious about the people living on the island than he is about his home. He is also planning other relief to help the island's rebuilding efforts. Chesney has created the Love for Love City Foundation where fans can donate mo...

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  • Republicans prepared to release details of tax plan in upcoming weeks
Republicans prepared to release details of tax plan in upcoming weeks

Pelosi's efforts come as a top White House aide reiterated Tuesday that the administration is not insisting - at least not publicly - that funding for a proposed wall along the Mexican border be part of any deal. In recent weeks, President Trump has referred publicly to "tax cuts" rather than the "tax reform" Ryan and Brady have discussed. Gardne...

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  • Resolution rejecting
Resolution rejecting "white nationalists" heads to Trump's desk

Sens. Lawmakers backed the measure by voice vote Tuesday. The resolution , unanimously approved by the Senate Monday, now goes to President Trump desk for his approval. The resolution, approved unanimously Monday night, recognizes a woman who was killed August 12 and 19 other people who were injured after a auto allegedly driven by a neo-Nazi ...

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  • Huckabee Sanders suggests DOJ should investigate Comey
Huckabee Sanders suggests DOJ should investigate Comey

The President is proud of the decision that he made. The Trump administration has harped on political donations to Democrats made by members of Mueller's investigative team , as well as Mueller and Comey's previous working relationship. Comey leaked memos to the New York Times, and "politicized an investigation by signaling he would exonerate Hi...

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  • Lauer Asks Hillary: Do You Think Trump 'Stole the Election'?
Lauer Asks Hillary: Do You Think Trump 'Stole the Election'?

Among those who share the blame, she says , are former FBI Director James Comey , who reopened an investigation into her emails two weeks before the election, the media, who reported nearly daily new stories of Donald Trump's indiscretions and balanced them with daily stories about Clinton's emails, Russia, which went on a full-scale camp...

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  • Trump to Dine Wednesday Night with Congress's Top Democrats
Trump to Dine Wednesday Night with Congress's Top Democrats

White House legislative director Marc Short says its principles for the tax overhaul will be released "in a matter of days, not weeks". "With all due respect to the president, a tax cut , particularly one for the very wealthy, is not going to help Florida or Texas rebuild from these storms", said the New York Democrat .

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