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CHARTS: Is The Electoral College Dragging Down Voter Turnout In Your State?

Barbara Boxer of California proposed doing just this with new legislation, but it is unlikely to go anywhere in the GOP-controlled Congress or for that matter in majority GOP-controlled legislatures and governorships. "You need to concede", Obama told his former secretary of State as she, her family, and her top aides continued to watch results trickle in from the key Rust Belt states of Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania...


France Foils Terror Attack in Paris Planned for Next Week, Prosecutor Says

France Foils Terror Attack in Paris Planned for Next Week, Prosecutor Says

The Internet searches made by the suspects showed that they had looked at Disneyland Paris , the Champs Elysees Christmas market, cafes, Paris police headquarters and a metro extensively. Molins said the Strasbourg "commando" of four was plotting a terror act on December 1 but that investigators haven't yet determined which was "the specific chosen target among all those considered by the group".



Aleppo civilians try to flee as Syria army advances

It said residents of eastern districts had suffered from "suffocation" after four barrel bomb attacks which medics suspect was a chlorine gas attack. The Britain-based war monitor said it had documented hundreds of injuries as a result of Russian and Syrian air strikes and shelling by government forces and its allies on the besieged eastern half of the divided city.



Thousands in Malaysia take part in rally against prime minister

Earlier in the day, tensions rose as Bersih protesters looked set to breach the barricades in Jalan Bangsar, which prompted hundreds of riot police to be on standby. City police said they were arrested for offences under the Penal Code related to rioting. Those detained include ruling party politician Jamal Mohamad Yunos, whose supporters trooped to downtown Kuala Lumpur to counter the Bersih rally.


Pakistan to bowl as rain threatens New Zealand Test

Pakistan to bowl as rain threatens New Zealand Test

The hosts were off to a disastrous start with opener Tom Latham (0) and skipper Kane Williamson (13) perishing cheaply after Pakistan sent them to bat. However, Sohail helped Pakistan maintain a fast scoring rate, hooking Wagner for successive sixes in one over and then successive fours in Wagner's next over.


Armed men storm Nabha Jail, escape with KLF chief Mintoo

Armed men storm Nabha Jail, escape with KLF chief Mintoo

Confirming the development, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) UP, Daljit Singh Choudhary said that the arrest was made following an alert from the intelligence agencies about the movement of the SUVs carrying the jail break accused.