There are reports that waves of up to two metres may have hit the Kaikoura area. Dawn has now broken and rescue helicopters are hoping to assess the damage more accurately from the air. There was initial confusion when emergency services first said there was no tsunami threat. It then sent out another message - "situation has changed - tsunami is possible" - before reporting that a tsunami had, in fact, hit.
Britain's FTSE 100 was down 0.7 per cent. Russian Federation was one of the biggest gainers in Europe amid optimism there that Trump's election will improve relations. Trump was locked in tight races across a handful of key battleground states with polls beginning to close across the nation. Pollsters and Clinton supporters weren't the only ones taken aback by Trump's win, however.
Trump targeted the Times and countless other media outlets on the campaign trail, and Sunday political shows were filled with segments fretting about what his presidency means for press freedom. "We can not deliver the independent, original journalism for which we are known without the loyalty of our subscribers", Sulzberger and Baquet added.
US stocks marched higher on Monday, a day before the USA presidential election as Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton's prospects brightened after the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it would not press criminal charges related to her use of a private email server.The gains were broad based, with all 30 Dow components and all 11 major S&P 500 sectors rising.
Benchmark U.S. crude futures lost 53 cents to $44.44 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Observers cited Trump's victory speech , in which he vowed to unite the country, as one factor that may have somewhat reduced investors' concerns.
They really enjoy each other's company, said Ms Conway. Farage is the first major British politician to meet Trump following his election victory. A UKIP spokesman said the pair discussed " freedom and winning " during the visit to Trump Tower in NY. Fiona Hill posted last December: " Donald Trump is a chump", while Nick Timothy wrote in March: "American politics was depressing enough before Trump took off".
It was a left hand that deliver the final blow, just as it did so numerous significant strikes landed by McGregor (21-3, 9-1 UFC) on the night. A left by McGregor decked Alvarez in the first, and he floored Alvarez again with another left with around 3:00 left in the round.
Morton County sheriff's spokesman Rob Keller says the protesters entered the work area Saturday morning and are blocking the entrance. A North Dakota highway has reopened after being closed a second time because of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
It was also announced that banks and ATMs will be closed for public transactions on Wednesday and Thursday and will reopen only on Friday with new currency notes and smaller denomination notes. Barring a few, ATMs of most of the banks failed to dispense cash or were shut till late afternoon. Paramilitary troops posted at banks in some of the most congested areas of the city walked among the crowds urging people to stay calm.
Overall more Americans voted for Mrs Clinton but Mr Trump won most of the electoral college votes which decide the presidency. To illustrate: The last Washington Post-ABC News Tracking Poll said Clinton held a nine-point lead among white college graduates just before voting began; the exit poll found Trump won this group by four points.
Investigators said they confiscated a cell phone belonging to Jeong Ho-seong, former secretary for private presidential affairs, during their raid on his home late last month, which they found contained a recording of a phone conversation with Choi Soon-sil.
It comes despite the fact that Trump, an untested politician with an unclear policy agenda, caused a sharp drop in most markets when his victory became clear yesterday morning. market holiday on Friday.Soaring U.S. yields have been a boon to dollar bulls. France's Cac index and Germany's Dax both closed about 1.5% higher after erasing losses of more than 2%.
They offered their "sincere congratulations" to the new USA president-elect and stressed it was "more important than ever" to work together to tackle problems including Islamic State, also known as Daesh. could no longer afford to keep so many troops around the planet. France's ambassador to the US, Gerard Araud, tweeted: 'After Brexit and this election, everything is now possible.
To date, Doctor Strange has a US gross of around $125 million, with a foreign gross of $241 million, giving Doctor Strange an estimated worldwide box office gross of around $366 million. That means the film has now earned $153 million in North America after 10 days and $339.6 million overseas. It is produced and financed by FilmNation, Lava Bear and 21 Laps with a script by Eric Heisserer, based on Story of Your Life by author Ted Chiang.
Clinton only won eight counties: Genesee, Ingham, Kalamazoo, Marquette, Muskegon, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne. CBS News' Anthony Mason showed us how Donald Trump scored his upset . Watch President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump's statements to the press after their meeting below. Trump won Macomb, Saginaw and Bay counties - all of which proved pivotal to his MI victory.
After ousting Mistry from Tata Sons , the holding company of 100-odd companies, the majority stake holders, together referred to as Tata Trust, is looking at removing him from the operating companies as well. "Tata Sons has alleged that Wadia, the godson of JRD Tata and was for years considered a close friend of Ratan Tata, was working in tandem with Mistry."-a report in The Economic Times said".
S&P 500 was marginally up by 4 points and closed at 2,167.48. The move away from bonds , utilities and other safe-play assets is likely to continue as long as investors believe that Trump's economic policies will lead to growth in the economy and usher in higher interest rates.
The issue began in 2014, when the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) told Amazon that if it "didn't adopt a more Apple-like policy about in-app purchases, it might wind up in court", Engadget reported. As such, the purchases were deemed to have been made without permission from the account holders, the parents, and those who would otherwise be responsible for footing the bill.
As the current president and next president huddled, White House chief of staff Denis McDonough was seen walking near the Rose Garden with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner , who like Trump is also a real estate developer, and other aides.
The dollar strengthened sharply against the yen, which has traditionally a strong inverse correlation with USA yields because higher US yields encourage Japanese investors to buy more USA debt. The fast pace of the dollar's appreciation against the yen prompted a response from Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso, usually known to make statements when the currency pair moves in the opposite direction.
That apart, the deal will bring Japan into the Indian nuclear market where France and Russian Federation have already have a strong presence. The agreement needs to be ratified by the Japanese Diet. "Today's signing of the agreement for cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear energy marks a historic step in our engagement to build a clean energy partnership", Modi said.
Major anti-Trump protests were held in big cities like New York, Chicago , Los Angeles , Portland and the smaller ones like Massachusetts, Worcester and Iowa city. In Tennessee, Vanderbilt University students sang civil rights songs and marched, temporarily blocking traffic. A protest also occurred in Minneapolis.
Donald Trump doesn't have any background in health care policy, and throughout the presidential campaign, he never demonstrated any interest in learning the basic details. President-elect Trump told the Wall Street Journal he might not repeal his predecessor Barack Obama's Obamacare law. Trump's repeated attacks on the law were a central focus of his campaign, during which he used it to needle rival Hillary Clinton as insurance premiums rose for some enrollees, especially in ...
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That enthusiasm call it the Trump rally ultimately propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to consecutive all-time highs this week and gave the Standard and Poor's 500 index its biggest weekly gain in two years. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd fell 4.1 per cent to $60.16 and Barrick Gold Corp declined 1.9 per cent to $20.81, while spot gold fell almost 2 per cent. GRAPHIC RESULTS: Nvidia surged 25.7 percent after the maker of graphics processors for gaming and other applications posted ...
In the letter written to President Mukherjee, Badal said that the Punjab Government respects the court and the Constitution. Amarinder disclosed that he had received the resignations from all the Congress MPs from Punjab on Thursday itself but in the interest of the SYL matter had decided not to forward them to the concerned authorities in the Parliament.
Since November 10, customers have been allowed to exchange up to Rs 4,000 in cash at any bank branch with valid identity proof. Security was beefed up outside bank branches, after there were rumours about stampede, people plundering goods from a mall in Seelampur on Saturday.
Ryan and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, another Wisconsinite, played a critical role in cracking the fabled "Blue Wall" that Hillary Clinton in the Rust Belt and subtly played up his own role in helping Trump Wednesday morning.
Spooner compared the situation to the sharp global market declines following the Brexit vote in which Britain unexpectedly voted to leave the European Union. Trump was the projected victor in some important battleground states, including Florida and North Carolina, but others remained too close to call. The Dow had dropped 0.35 per cent in the first five minutes of Wednesday trading before gradually building to a peak of plus-1.7 per cent before trailing off in the last 45 minutes of the ...
President elect Donald Trump ran largely on promises to undo the social programs of President Barack Obama. More than 20 million previously uninsured Americans have gained health insurance through the program. The Oval Office meeting appears to have nudged Trump towards a compromise on his oft-repeated threat to repeal Obama's Affordable Care Act. In October , 2015, the US House of Representatives passed a budget reconciliation bill that was aimed at repealing parts of Obamacare and ...
TECH SLIDE: Some big names in the technology sector were trading lower. Nvidia shares jumped 21.5 percent after the graphic chipmaker reported its biggest quarterly revenue growth in more than six years. Energy companies led US stocks mostly lower in early trading Friday as the price of crude oil fell and several retailers reported disappointing quarterly results.
A soft toy of Buster costs £15, while Halle the hedgehog, Betsy the badger, Otto the fox and Sid the squirrel all cost £12. On Christmas morning Buster gets his chance test out his eagerly awaited present. To begin with we had that fake John Lewis ad doing the rounds, then there was something going on about a carrot. "It's such a powerful and attractive song, made famous by the wonderful Randy Crawford".
The Republican businessman during the USA presidential campaign called for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act , also known as Obamacare, and labeled the 2010 law "a disaster". The paper said the presidential transition website has been edited to now include allowing health care workers to not perform acts that would violate their religious or moral beliefs and to "protect innocent human life from conception to natural death".
Via Deadline , Sullivan confirmed the passing of the veteran actor, stating, "Mr. Vaughn passed away with his family around him", including his wife Linda , and his children Cassidy and Caitlin . Though he had an illustrious career in film and television, including roles in shows like Hustle and The Protectors and films like the 1960 iteration of The Magnificent Seven and 1998 comedy BASEketball , those who don't recognize him for his work in U.
BofA/Merrill advised their investors in a research report released on Nov 11, 2016. Target price projections may differ greatly from one analyst to another. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Kite Realty Group Trust will post $2.05 EPS for the current year.