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  • INDIANAPOLIS— When Fort Wayne needed expensive airport improvements, its mayor contacted an influential Indiana native— then-Vice President Dan Quayle— to help secure federal funding. Now that former Indiana Gov. And federal laws and regulations forbid many officials who oversee the awarding of contracts and grants from considering undue White House...

  • An armed member of the Swiss Police watches from the roof of the Hotel Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

    The elite gather in Switzerland to grapple with the world’s great challenges, but their relevance is in question in a time of Brexit and Trump.

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    Some Democratic House members attempted to object to some states Electoral College votes to protest the election results, NBC News reports.

  • Protestors demonstrate against President-elect Donald Trump outside Independence Hall November 13, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Many electors say they have been besieged by calls an emails amid heightened interest in the event, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers. The memo sent to the Energy Department on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters last...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers. The memo sent to the Energy Department on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters last...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Energy Department said on Tuesday it will not comply with a request from President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Department transition team for the names of people who have worked on climate change and the professional society memberships of lab workers. The memo sent to the Energy Department on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters last...

  • President-elect Donald Trump walks out of an elevator speak to the media at Trump Tower on December 6, 2016 in New York City.

    Trump's Energy Department transition team sent the agency a memo this week seeking names of people who worked on climate change.

  • Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a climate-change skeptic and an advocate for expanded oil and gas development, to run the Interior Department, a Trump aide said on Friday. The official on Trump's transition team, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters that Trump would nominate McMorris Rodgers to head the Interior Department, which is...

  • Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a climate-change skeptic and an advocate for expanded oil and gas development, to run the Interior Department, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. It follows his nomination this week of an anti-regulation climate-change skeptic, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, to run the Environmental...

  • Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a strong advocate of increased oil and gas development who is skeptical about climate change, to run the Department of the Interior, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. McMorris Rodgers, the fourth most senior member of the House leadership, has been a supporter of efforts to expand the U.S. oil and gas...

  • Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a strong advocate of increased oil and gas development who is skeptical about climate change, to run the Department of the Interior, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. The League of Conservation Voters, which publishes a score card ranking the environmental record of each member of Congress, gave...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- Donald Trump will name Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to curb climate change, as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team official said on Wednesday, a choice that enraged green activists and cheered the oil industry. Trump's choice of Pruitt fits...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- Donald Trump will pick an ardent opponent of President Barack Obama's measures to curb climate change as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, a Trump transition team source said on Wednesday, a choice that enraged green activists and cheered the oil industry. Trump's choice, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, fits neatly with...

  • BOSTON, Dec 5- Former hedge fund executive JP Miller launched an app on Monday for his startup news site Empire Report that is modeled on the Drudge Report and chronicles New York, its politicians, financiers and celebrities. There are other websites in Colorado, Connecticut and Pennsylvania that also look like the Drudge Report. The timing for Miller's site and...

  • Former US Vice President Al Gore arrives at Trump Tower in New York on December 5, 2016.

    Donald Trump met with Al Gore, who joined the Apple board in 2003 and as of earlier this year owned a little more than 440,000 shares.

  • Gore: Extremely interesting conversation with Trump

    Former vice president Al Gore discusses his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.

  • *Former VP to lead 24- hour climate action broadcast Dec. 5-6. OSLO, Dec 4- U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are likely to fall irrespective of the pro-coal policies of President-elect Donald Trump, who may still surprise the world by embracing global action to limit climate change, former vice president Al Gore said. Gore, a climate activist who will lead a 24- hour...

  • Senator Bernie Sanders, former Democratic Presidential Candidate, speaks out against President-elect Donald Trump during a rally next to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, USA on November 17, 2016.

    Trump's plan is a scam that gives massive tax breaks to large companies and Wall Street billionaires, says Bernie Sanders.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Nov 9- Two days ago, pollsters and statisticians gave Hillary Clinton odds of between 75 and 99 percent of winning the U.S. presidential election. How did so many get it so wrong? These polls actually got the big picture right: Clinton won more overall votes than President-elect Donald Trump- but not by as much as the polling averages predicted, and not...