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Trump and his team are shocked that people actually believed all those insane campaign promises

"This is the problem with the media. You guys took everything that Donald Trump said so literally," Lewandowski said, as quoted by the <i>Washington Post</i>. "The American people didn't. They understood it. They understood that sometimes — when you have a conversation with people, whether it's around the …

Donald Trump

Three common arguments for preserving the Electoral College – and why they’re wrong

<b>(Reuters/Nancy Wiechec)</b><p>How did we get here, and how do we democratize presidential elections?<p>Robert Speel<p>November 16, 2016 8:23am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>In November 2000, newly elected New York Senator Hillary Clinton promised that …

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British tourism suffers post-Brexit vote slump

A luxury double room in four-star hotel in Kensington for only £5 more than twin bunk beds in a nearby backpackers’ hostel: one consequence of the …

33 brilliant ways to spend your weekend in London

Take a spin at Bump Roller Disco, get planning your Christmas list at the Contemporary Crafts and Design Fair, celebrate mega stud Ryan Gosling’s …

The Best Places for Women to Travel Solo

We looked at safety rankings and accessibility to determine our list of the top cities for a solo female traveler.<p>Three years ago, I sat on the …

US travel in the age of President Trump: How visiting the United States will be affected by the election result

Even reading a headline like that may make you feel strange: never has the US had a head of state like Donald Trump.<p>Mr Trump will be the first …

The secret to spotting the best Black Friday 2017 travel deals

It's nearly here. Black Friday, that annual orgy of high street sales and bickering shoppers, is two weeks away (November 24).<p>What can I expect in terms of travel deals?<p>Lots. Last year we saw one-week holidays to Florida flogged for a remarkable £299 per person (including flights), exotic five-star …

8 Insiders’ Tips for Traveling to Prague

<b>Want some great Insiders’ Tips for traveling to Prague? I’ve got them. I’m not a Prague local, not at all. But I know one. And he led me to hidden</b> …

Like It or Not, Donald Trump Saw the Economic Crisis the Others Didn’t

The Great Recession changed everything, and the leading figures in both parties failed to grasp how deeply. And so we got what we’ve got.<p>Donald Trump …

Berlusconi: Trump could correct Obama's mistakes

Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has opened up the Italian media about being compared to US President elect Donald Trump. He also used the …

Donald Trump Confirms A Change Of Heart On Obamacare During His First TV Interview On ’60 Minutes’

In a preview clip of his <i>60 Minutes</i> interview, President-Elect Donald Trump confirms his change of heart on Obamacare and described the concession phone call between him and Hillary Clinton. Trump told CBS’s Lesley Stahl that he will indeed be keeping parts of the controversial ACA act intact, as he …

World in crisis or back to normal soon? I think I know... | Nick Cohen

Trump’s victory shows we have reached a turning point and the left must change to survive<p>When respectable commentators tell us the crisis will blow over, they are usually right. Most of the time, the shock passes and the status quo reasserts itself. Most of the time, men of the world can lie back …

The real reason we have an Electoral College: to protect slave states

“In a direct election system, the South would have lost every time.”<p>Every four years, we elect a president in this country, and we do it in a strange way: via the Electoral College. The reasons for the Electoral College are unclear to most people. On the surface, it appears anti-democratic and …