Kubis who was briefing the UN Security Council on the situation in Iraq pointed out that some of the armed groups fighting on the sidelines of the Iraqi forces have been engaged in revenge acts against ISIS militants. In the past week so-called Islamic State has executed more than 60 civilians in Mosul for "treason and collaboration". The terrorist organization overran large areas north and west of Baghdad in June 2014, but Iraqi forces backed by USA -led air strikes have since ...
She won the popular vote, however, 48 percent to Trump's 47 percent, by more than 200,000 ballots. In fact, there have been multiple times in history where a faithless elector did not vote for a major party's presidential candidate .
In several tweets he later deleted , Trump wondered how Obama won even though Republican nominee Mitt Romney had more votes (though in the end, Obama won the popular vote as well). President-elect Donald Trump's meeting with President Barack Obama lasted for more than an hour. "And most of all I want to emphasize to you, Mr President Elect, that we now are gonna want to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeed then the country succeeds".
South Koreans massed in the streets of central Seoul Saturday, preparing for the largest protest yet against scandal-plagued President Park Geun-hye. They had raided the company's headquarters in southern Seoul on Tuesday. However, they have threatened to campaign for Park's resignation if she doesn't distance herself from state affairs.
Jurors began deliberating Wednesday afternoon in the trial, which began last week with opening statements. Cranley, Cincinnati's mayor, told a news conference he believes DuBose did not deserve to die. The defense countered by arguing that Tensing was never in danger and had falsified his account by exaggerating that he was being dragged by DuBose's vehicle.
We have to do this ourselves. "The White House is not the place for a political laboratory". 'In a changing global landscape, Europe will be more and more an indispensable power, ' she said . "This is a wake-up call for European leaders", said Verhofstadt, leader of the centrist liberal bloc in the European Parliament. Norwegians woke up Thursday to all their newspapers' catch-up coverage and analysis of the results of the U.S.
Then in March he won applause when he told an AIPAC audience that as president, "We will move the U.S. Embassy to the eternal capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem". But he warned that the relationship could face challenges if the two leaders are confronted with different aims on substantive issues such as Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
He added , "I want to repeat that we can not speak about any official contact or contact orchestrated or initiated from the Kremlin". "Those discussions were congratulatory and forward looking". "Not because Trump won, but because it proved the US establishment does not control its own country". Perhaps, they took this as another affirmation to vouch for Trump.
It meant that any inaccuracies or untruths in the Leave or Trump campaign were pretty much ignored by their supporters "In both cases the establishment has not done a good job at articulating a vision for change to a population hurt by globalization", said Klaas.
In a statement, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said a suicide bomber had targeted "a sports ground where more than 100 military officers, important people and soldiers were busy exercising". Carter said in a statement. The U.S. has 9,800 troops assigned to training and counterterrorism missions in Afghanistan, of which 8,400 will remain after President Barack Obama's term ends in January 2017.
The ABC understands the offer will be made to the vast majority of people still in offshore detention centres, as well as those processed offshore but now in Australia due to medical reasons. "That was a key focus of the leaders' summit that took place in NY in September and my sense is we're reaching an understanding about how we're going to deal with it".
A photo released by the White House showed the two sitting next to each other and chatting amicably in gold chairs in the Yellow Oval Room, located in the residence of the White House, reports CNN . Hillary Clinton delivered her concession speech earlier that morning wearing a Ralph Lauren pantsuit with a bright purple lapel, believed by some to be a statement on the coming together of red and blue parties.
The main opposition party has yet to call for Park's resignation, although its leaders joined the rally Saturday. Teenagers in school uniforms marched holding signs that said , "Park Geun-hye, step down!" There were banners everywhere ridiculing Park and calling for her immediate resignation.
MoU for Transport and Urban Development: The pact seeks to enable cooperation between National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited and Japan Overseas Infrastructure Investment Corporation. "How can Japan sign an agreement with India?" Programmes under this MoC would contribute to the Indian government's flagship programmes, Make in India and Skill India.
Once it was 2-0, it was finished. "I still want to do well but when I finished in Paris I was really happy that I won but I wanted to go home and see my family". With world no. 8 Rafael Nadal not playing until 2017, the final spot was up for grabs until the very last tournament of the year. He was quite close in Australia, and the French Open he also played well.
It's a slogan that first gained traction as some Republicans pushed for the party to cut ties with Trump. But others are taking things a step further, signing an online petition and writing letters to members of the Electoral College, asking them not to vote the way their states did at the polls .
But in the Electoral College - the only count that matters in USA presidential elections - the blunt-spoken real estate mogul is ahead, 290 to 228 with the victor still to be determined in two states. Part of the original usage of the Electoral College is outdated. Again and again this past campaign, Donald Trump decried a political system that was "rigged".
According to Paul Larudee, a former USA government adviser, this invitation indicates that Washington will continue to receive orders from the Tel Aviv regime. "If the Israeli government would decide to come to such a conference", Mr. Vimont told the Jerusalem Post , "it would be a flawless arena so that everyone, at last, would think that the commitment by the Israeli government to a two-state solution is genuine, honest and deeply based and grounded in strong convictions".
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog of the Zionist Union wasn't the one to stay behind and congratulated Trump on Facebook: "Warm wishes to the president of the strongest and biggest global power: Donald J. The Israelis have been building on Palestinian land since 1967, and have been on the receiving end of staunch criticism by worldwide organizations, countries and human rights bodies for systematically denying Palestinians their land and other rights.
Sanders endorsed Clinton after their lengthy primary and campaigned extensively for her . Those in contact with the Clintons say that it has been Bill's ambition to launch his telegenic and gifted daughter into politics, but that this had to be put on hold because of the hunger for the US Presidency of Hillary Although reliable figures are hard to come by in view of the secrecy maintained by the Clintons, it is estimated that $ 608 million was spent on the Presidential campaign of ...
The Federal Trade Commission sued the Seattle company in 2014, saying it was too easy for children to spend their parents' money while playing games on mobile devices. District Judge John Coughenour, has today instructed Amazon to start to make good on issuing those refunds. I can't begin to imagine the temptation that children innocently face - therefore, I'm sure this is an issue that occurs more often than not.
The smog covering New Delhi is now expected to waft over western parts of Uttar Pradesh and eventually cover the entire state - India's most populous area with around 210 million people. In order to lift a thick haze of smoke, ash and other pollutants that has blanketed the capital city for more than a week, the recent attempts includes invalidating thousands of more than 15 year older diesel vehicles.
Title X funds cover contraceptive services, pregnancy testing and counseling, STD and cancer screenings, among other things. If Obamacare were to be repealed, an estimated 55 million women could lose access to no-copay preventive services including birth control, screenings for sexually transmitted infections, Pap tests and cancer screenings, according to government figures.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was particularly quick to downplaythe risks to the deal, noting that as a multilateral deal between the entire P5+1 and Iran, no single government can practically overturn the deal. "This is why we believe it to be in everyone's interest, including the world's interest, that if Iran abides by this agreement, and all the parties abide by the agreement, then we have shut-off Iran's path to a nuclear weapon".
No people smuggling operation has successfully delivered asylum seekers to Australia by boat since July 2014. "A decent and compassionate government which respects the rule of law doesn't choose to secretively deport people found to be refugees in the middle of the night without any transparency, due process or access to legal advice", said Mr Webb.
Meanwhile, Poland's leadership remains optimistic about the future of the country's relations with the United States. While EU leaders congratulated the Republican on his shock victory over Hillary Clinton, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed in her message to him that the U.S.
But she insisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation would reach the same conclusion it did earlier this year when it declined to prosecute Clinton and her advisers for their handling of classified information. "This is 10 days before an election". "(Hillary) is the face of the future", said Isaias Gamboa, 53, of Cincinnati . The CNBC report was nearly immediately blasted out by prominent Democrats, including Clinton herself on Twitter , who posted the story with the caption ...
Among them: "Love Trumps Hate" and "We Are Stronger Together". This is the third consecutive day of protests in the Twin Cities. Students have staged a walkout at an Omaha high school, saying they're protesting the election of Donald Trump to be the next president of the United States.
President-elect Donald Trump tweeted twice about the protests that have erupted after his presidential victory, sending mixed messages. Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton this week came as a shock to most pundits, and just about all pollsters and forecasters - on par with Harry Truman's upset win over Tom Dewey in 1948.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday said he hopes Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Palestine in the near future, renewing a former invite. "That policy is constant and biased in favor of Israel's occupation". George Jackman, the chairman of the Ramallah-based Institution for Democratic Studies, says it is possible that Trump will surprise as president since his policy ideas, especially in the Middle East, are so unclear.
Trump - who previously called Obama the "most ignorant president in our history" - said it was a "great honor" to meet the U.S. leader, adding that he looked forward to receiving the president's counsel. Mr Trump told the Wall Street Journal on Friday that the rethink was partially motivated by his meeting with Mr Obama on Thursday at the White House.
President-elect Donald Trump and Melania Trump also visited the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. Earlier in the day, Trump made waves with an interview in the Wall Street Journal when he said he would consider an "amended" version of Obama's signature health care law - a shift in position after repeatedly vowing on the campaign trail that he would repeal the measure.
McConnell said it was a "first class" meeting. And I had been very encouraged by the, I think, interest in President-elect Trump's wanting to work with my team around numerous issues that this great country faces. In a possible pivot by Trump , controversial campaign proposals, including his call to ban Muslims from entering the United States, have been removed from the president-elect's campaign website.
President Obama met with President-elect Donald Trump for 90 minutes at the White House on Thursday, a little over 36 hours after the nation delivered a stunning upset to the current president's legacy. Obama said that what the nation needs, a sense of unity, a sense of inclusion and respect for our institutions our rule of law and "respect for each other".
Ok, maybe she's not just like us. However, he did predict that the ex-first lady will be "really active" after leaving the White House. Raising children may be one of the few points the two women have in common. As time winds down, and she prepares to step out of the role of First Lady, she allowed Vogue to experience some of her final moments . Ryan, who holds the most powerful post in Congress, was a sometime critic of Trump and never campaigned with the nominee.