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  • US President Barack Obama listens to a question during a press conference after attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Lima, Peru.

    President Barack Obama said he won't be a constant critic of Donald Trump but would speak out if policies breach certain "values or ideals."

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- Most of the U.S. coal industry doubts Donald Trump can fulfill his promise to make the ailing industry great again in a country awash in dirt-cheap natural gas, a competing fuel. "This is the best news that Appalachia as a whole has had in about 10 years," said Jason Bostic, a vice president at the West Virginia Coal Association, referring to Trump's...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- Most of the U.S. coal industry doubts Donald Trump can fulfill his promise to make the ailing industry great again in a country awash in dirt-cheap natural gas, a competing fuel. "This is the best news that Appalachia as a whole has had in about 10 years," said Jason Bostic, a vice president at the West Virginia Coal Association, referring to Trump's...

  • Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn gestures as he arrives at Trump Tower, November 17, 2016 in New York City.

    President-elect Donald Trump has offered former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser.

  • US congressman Tim Ryan

    Representative Tim Ryan said on Thursday he was challenging House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi for the post of the chamber's top Democrat.

  • Pence meets with Pelosi

    Vice President-elect Mike Pence meets with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as a part of the transition.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have decided to pursue a short-term measure to keep the government funded at current levels until March in order to give incoming President-elect Donald Trump more of a say on budget and appropriations issues, lawmakers said on Thursday. Representative Hal Rogers, who chairs the House...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have decided to pursue a short-term measure to keep the government funded at current levels until March in order to give incoming President-elect Donald Trump more of a say on budget and appropriations issues, lawmakers said on Thursday. Representative Hal Rogers, who chairs the House...

  • Rudy Giuliani speaks to a reporter on election night.

    There was no real competition for the job and that it was Giuliani's if he wanted it, a senior official said.

  • Voters line up at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds polling location on November 8, 2016 in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

    Donald Trump over performed in rural America while Hillary Clinton failed to turn out Barack Obama's coalition, NBC reports.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 27- This year's presidential election might be the perfect microcosm of Twitter's woes. Republican nominee Donald Trump's frequent tweeting of tirades against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, fellow Republicans and the media have been a mainstay of the campaign, setting off furious online debate. "We haven't really used Twitter,...

  • U.S. President Barack Obama greets Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi during a state dinner on the South Lawn of the White House.

    Barack Obama welcomed Italian PM Matteo Renzi to the White House for the last official state dinner of his presidency, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The U.S. Senate approved a stop-gap funding bill to avert a looming federal government shutdown on Wednesday, after Republicans and Democrats agreed to help Flint, Michigan, resolve its drinking water crisis. Democrats in the Senate and House had vowed to oppose the CR until Republicans agreed to an aid package for Flint, a city of more than...

  • If senators, as expected, are supportive, the Senate could promptly vote on passage, sending the measure to the House of Representatives. Earlier, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours after a piece of legislation known as a continuing resolution aimed at avoiding the shutdown failed to...

  • Earlier, Republican House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours after a piece of legislation known as a continuing resolution aimed at avoiding the shutdown failed to garner enough votes to advance in the Senate. Democrats in the Senate and House had vowed to oppose the CR until...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday was poised to advance a stop-gap funding bill to avert a looming federal government shutdown, after Democrats and Republicans agreed to help Flint, Michigan, resolve its water crisis. Republican House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours...

  • Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours after a piece of legislation known as a continuing resolution aimed at avoiding the shutdown failed to garner enough votes to advance in the Senate. Democrats in the Senate and House have vowed to oppose the CR until Republicans agree to an aid package...

  • Demonstrators protest over the Flint, Michigan contaminated water crisis, March 6, 2015.

    Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives have agreed to a deal that could clear the way for funding the federal government beyond Friday.

  • Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal on Tuesday hours after a stopgap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown failed to garner enough votes to advance in the Senate. Only 45 senators in the Republican-controlled 100- seat Senate voted in favor of a procedural step needed for consideration of a...

  • "My hope is that by the time Congress adjourns before the election that we will have an agreement in place to fund the government and that our Zika funding will be taken care of," Obama told reporters in the Oval Office. Obama said he hoped Congress can make "modest progress" before the Nov. 8 elections and he was "even more hopeful we can get some things done," after them.