During the campaign, President Obama was not been shy about his ill feelings for Donald Trump , but on Thursday he met with the President Elect (and loudspeaker of the Birther Movement) in the White House. Ford in 1976. Obama also has looked for new ways to limit White House press access. Trump also met for an hour with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, saying afterward that he had told the senator his top three priorities were better control of immigration and the borders, ...
Given Trump's clear opposition to major trade pacts, European Union officials are all but certain that the massive Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, will have to be renegotiated, if any life remains in the project at all.
Left-wing and anarchist groups have planned protest demonstrations for Tuesday afternoon, while an armed anarchist group has called for "attacks and clashes" to disrupt Mr. The 44th president will conclude his trip with a stop in Peru for a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC). Greece's government has hailed the president's visit as being of "huge importance" for both Greece and Europe.
Clinton, by contrast, lost independent voters to Trump by six percentage points, according to exit polls . Like Sanders - who denounced what he called the corrupt influence of the country's wealthy elites on politics, and advocated free public college education and universal health care - Trump honed a populist appeal to Americans who feel left behind by economic globalization and mounting inequity.
Japan has made a major exception by signing the atomic cooperation agreement with India despite New Delhi not having signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Modi arrived here on Thursday on his second visit to Japan in two years. During the joint media interaction along with Modi after the deal was signed, Abe had referred to India's declaration of September 2008 with regard to voluntary moratorium on nuclear tests.
Has the Federal Bureau of Investigation provided these new emails to the State Department? Then, on Sunday, Comey said the second probe had concluded - and no action would be taken against Clinton. "Hillary Clinton is guilty". She did not intend to jeopardize national security, he said. Officials had chose to make their decision public as soon as they had reached it, to avoid any suggestion they were suppressing information.
I think he recognizes that. Mr Obama told journalists he had offered the Republican politician some "honest advice" during the meeting. During the election campaign, Trump had spoken of the to lessen United States financial contributions to the military alliance, saying the USA was paying "disproportionally".
Brendan needs to provide his intended address upon release by midday on Tuesday. In his August ruling overturning the conviction, Judge Duffin claimed Dassey's original confession was involuntary due to the lack of a parent or adult during the interviews.
The union has said the "continued surge in violence and unprecedented levels of suicide and acts of self harm", coupled with the recent alleged murder and escapes "demonstrate that the service is in meltdown". Dave Todd, POA representative for London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, said conditions in prisons were "volatile and dangerous". 'It has not come about quickly - it's a build-up over probably years actually.
JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty ImagesUS President Barack Obama meets with Republican President-elect Donald Trump to update him on transition planning in the Oval Office at the White House on November 10, 2016 in Washington, DC. The White House has been the ultimate political address for a century, but perhaps not for Donald Trump. Chinese President Xi Jinping Trump cooperation was the only choice for relations between the world's two largest economies, with Trump saying the two had established a ...
The town is near the famed ruins of an ancient Assyrian capital that dates back to the 9th century BC. With air and ground support from the USA -led coalition, the offensive on Mosul entered its fifth week on Monday with Iraqi government forces still trying to consolidate gains made in the eastern edge of the city that they breached end of October.
The implications of its demise for USA standing in Asia and its allies there could be profound. In 2015 China ranked #3 (after Canada and Mexico) as United States trade partner, with exports set at US$116 billion (supporting approximately 12 million jobs in the USA), while from the imports side China ranked #1 (before Mexico and Canada) recording a value of US$483 billion, with a trade surplus of US$367 billion in favor of China.
On Tuesday, Iraqi forces entered the eastern Gogjali and Karama neighbourhoods, marking the first time troops have set foot in Mosul in two years. He added that the voice on the recording was heard telling the fighters not to "fight amongst yourselves".
Winfrey said Trump's supporters voted for him because they felt their voices hadn't been heard, and doesn't think his election is a reflection on Obama's eight years in office. anyway". President-elect Trump's visit to the White House was after a phone-call invitation from President Obama following the Election Night. "I really believe that is going to happen", she said at the time.
President-elect Donald Trump is in for a quick wake-up call when he confronts the enormous responsibilities and realities of his new job on January 20, President Barack Obama said with sympathy on Monday. "That's powerful stuff. I think he is coming to this office with fewer set hard and fast policy prescriptions than a lot of other presidents might be arriving with".
After being rocked by a deadly 7.8-magnitude natural disaster, a wave of powerful aftershocks, thousands are now stranded in a New Zealand town near the quake's epicenter. Several blocks were damaged by the tremor, including the offices of Statistics New Zealand, which said the release of economic data had been halted and that it would be months before it could use the building.
The four teams rotate to a new location each year. The last time Duke beat Kansas was in 2011 in Hawaii. Allen knows how to perform in big games and by November standards, games don't get any bigger than the Champions Classic.
Mr Turnbull said women, children and families on Nauru would be the priority in a process, but he would not confirm the number of refugees that would be settled as part of the agreement. Canberra yesterday announced a "one-off" arrangement that would see an unspecified number of the 1,600 boatpeople held in offshore processing centres on Nauru and in Papua New Guinea settled in the US.
Sunday's reunion saw Teresa Giudice and Jacqueline Laurita continue to be at each other's throats. #RHONJ Jacqueline Laurita Spills About Vermont Drama & Melissa Gorga's Jealousy https://t.co/tdyL38QZC8 pic.twitter.com/eTVjRKqxas - All About The Tea (@AllAboutTheTea_) October 2, 2016 "What could I have possibly known to tell Federal Bureau of Investigation or ANYONE regarding T's crimes when T claimed to not know anything herself or tell any1?" But Giudice just wanted to move on and ...
In Wisconsin, for example, Obama won 45 percent of those voters; Clinton was backed by only 34 percent of them this year. A lot has changed since the Electoral College system was established, making numerous original reasons for its existence outdated: The U.S.
It has been found that the prosecution summoned the heads of some South Korean conglomerates with regard to their individual meetings with President Park Geun-hye in July a year ago. The 60-year-old is also accused of meddling in state affairs to the extent of nominating officials and editing Park's speeches even though she has no official title or security clearance.
On October 17, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of a major offensive to retake Mosul, the country's second largest city. An Iraqi army soldier stands at the back of a pickup truck next to a burning oil field in Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Nov.
Just before leaving on his final worldwide trip as United States president, Barack Obama on Monday said president-elect Donald Trump had expressed a commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the transatlantic alliance between the USA and Europe.
The reversals undo all of the progress made during a recent push by opposition fighters, including former al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, as they tried to end a government siege on eastern Aleppo city. A reporter working for Iran's state television IRIB was killed on Saturday in a mortar attack in the Syrian battlefront city of Aleppo, the broadcaster said.
In September, after Clinton cited Trump's reference to 1996 Miss Universe Alicia Machado as "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeper" during their first presidential debate, Trump said in a 3 a.m. Mrs. Trump went on to say that while social media is a "useful tool" to connect people, "it can have a bad side". Once again, Melania Trump's attempt make her husband more appealing to suburban women voters seems to have come up short.
European Union backs minimalist defence plan in effort not to undermine North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Meeting to discuss the fallout from Donald Trump's victory in the presidential elections, the bloc's foreign ministers said they would seek to reinforce Europe's voice on security issues and other key policies. When the EUs most powerful country wants to lead, other member states dont necessarily follow, said one European Union diplomat. "These are the problems we should be dealing with and this special consideration of the United States that Europe is showing now is a bit ...
Speaking to reporters afterward, Dahkan asserted that bolstering long-term military and defense cooperation with China was among the Islamic republic's top priorities. Expansion of defense-military cooperation, exchange of experience in military fields, especially in training, and all-out campaign against terrorism and insecurity in the region are among the most important contents of the agreement.
At the time, he was embroiled in a feud with the defense minister of the centre-right government over the servicing of Bulgaria's aging Soviet-era jet fighters and the country's participation in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation joint air policing.
His remarks come after United States officials told CNN that the Russian government supplied WikiLeaks with hacked emails pertaining to the U.S. presidential election. Trump has praised Putin as a strong leader and suggested that the US could abandon its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commitments, which include mutual defense in case of attack.
Militant sources in the province have told AFP that IS, which had earlier struggled to gain a foothold in Pakistan because of competition from already established groups , has now forged alliances with local affiliates including the anti-Shiite Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group.
While Clinton accepted some blame of her loss, said donors who listened to her call, she made little mention of the other factors driving Trump's victory. In this case Comey didn't ask Clinton to use a private email server, one said, arguing the original fault was Clinton's. Clinton said her campaign was winning until FBI Director Comey wrote a letter to the Congressional leadership that they have reopened the investigations into the email scandal.
Like most of you, I was disappointed with the outcome of the 2016 US presidential election. They could be protesting their fellow citizens who voted for Trump. The time to speak out against a candidate is before the election. On Sunday, demonstrators returned to the streets of major cities and small towns across the country, voicing their discontent with the president-elect and rejecting him as their leader.
The Australian native is wanted in Sweden on an allegation of rape, but he fears that officials there would extradite him to the U.S. to face prosecution over leaked government and military documents. However, the event started with controversy, since Assange´s Swedish lawyer Per Samuelson was barred for the interview, which continued without his presence.
The 16-page defence plan - agreed at a meeting in Brussels on Monday (14 November) - is envisaged to provide greater coordination in certain areas by sending its forces to stabilise a crisis before the EU-led United Nations peacekeepers can take over.
Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Sunday that the United States had agreed to take a "substantial" number of those held on Manus Island and Nauru . Instead, any such arrivals are transferred to the Pacific islands, with the Australian government paying Nauru and Papua New Guinea (of which Manus is a part) to house the asylum seekers.