North Carolina is long overdue to ratify the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. Lichtman added, "It's desirable to abolish the Electoral College, but I don't see it as a practical reality right now". The other 48 states operate on a winner-take-all basis in awarding electoral votes. "Nothing will switch my vote for Hillary Clinton", he said. If electoral votes had been allocated in this way, the conservatives would have received 343 electoral votes from 36 states, and the liberals ...
The Foreign Secretary, who has previously accused the President-elect of "stupefying ignorance", said it's now time to "snap out" of the "doom and gloom" surrounding Trump's election. The full European Union foreign affairs council started Monday, while Theresa May faced pressure from within her cabinet to utilise Ukip's Nigel Farage to build connections with the Trump team.
The meeting, hosted in Berlin by German Chancellor Angela Merkel , was held amid growing concern that President-elect Donald Trump will ease US policy toward Russian Federation despite Moscow's military actions in Ukraine and Syria and ongoing human rights abuses.
But it has now become the first country which hasn't signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty to have clinched a civil nuclear deal with Japan , which suffered the worst consequences of nuclear weapons. "We also would like to use this opportunity to input the importance of the Japan-US alliance, as well". "We believe there is vast scope to combine our relative advantages, whether of capital, technology or human resources, to work for mutual benefit".
They agreed that increased attacks by the Syrian regime and its supporters, including Russian Federation and Iran, should be immediately halted. Other topics on the agenda in Berlin are the British exit from the European Union, the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, the fight against global terrorism and the Greek debt crisis.
Clapper is the first of the outgoing Obama administration to submit his resignation. Under President George H.W. Bush, Clapper served as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. "Director Clapper has served our country honorably and with distinction in every capacity requested of him, and I thank him for his service to our nation", Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said in a statement.
Department of Agriculture, in an investigation into the Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World enclosure, determined the barrier around the exhibit did not meet federal standards. In death Harambe became a meme. Federal inspectors have found the actions of the zoo team were justified as the child was in "life-threatening danger".
And there is no dispute. Clinton then touched on the election results. The outgoing President said Americans must guard against those trends during Trump's presidency, and insisted he, too, would speak out against divisive language even after he leaves office.
Department of Justice lawsuit. He said that "this rally aims to find a way to change the current government so that Malaysia do not have to be governed by someone who has lost the country's money". In a radio address Friday, Najib dismissed Bersih as a "deceitful" scheme "to unseat a democratically-elected government". Another Bersih official, Mandeep Singh, and 12 others including several politicians were also detained, mostly in connection with the rally and to prevent rioting, the ...
Romney is scheduled to meet with Trump in NY on Saturday. Vice President-elect Mike Pence leaves Trump Tower, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, in NY. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Muslims register with the federal government and banning Muslims from entering the U.S. "Hands down with no doubts, he is what's needed in Trumps program to drain the swamp", said former police captain Karley Peterson-Gentelli.
It went right up in the air and I dont know where it went from there. Friday's game is the final match-up in the 2016-17 season series between the Calgary Flames and Chicago Blackhawks. The Canucks are the only team in the league that have yet to own a lead after the first period. To start the second period, Johnson robbed Kane another key moment in Fridays clash to keep his team in the groove.
The Investigative Committee, SK, claims that Ulyukayev received the bribe on November 14 in exchange for giving a "positive" assessment of oil company Bashneft. The oil deal that led to Ulyukaev's arrest has been at the center of a struggle at high levels of the government for months. Ulyukayev is expected to appear in court later Tuesday for a ruling on his possible detention.
The social media-savvy alt-right movement - which skews young and whose disciples prefer to be called "Europeanists" or "white nationalists", not "white supremacists", according to the Associated Press - has fully embraced Donald Trump and the distrust toward immigrants and disdain for minorities like Latinos and African Americans that his campaign embodied.
The array of Iraqi security forces, paramilitaries and global allies still face, in many areas, stiff resistance from ISIS in the rural outskirts of the city. The brutal executions took place as a human rights charity released graphic images it says shows Iraqi Security Forces, civilians and militiamen dragging the bodies of at least five dead ISIS fighters through the Iraqi town of Qayyarah.
Japan's leadership has been nervous about the future of an alliance that is core to Tokyo's diplomacy and security. Abe met with Trump in NY, where the incoming president is working on setting up an administration after his surprise election victory last week that has injected new uncertainty into old US alliances.
DCP Ashok Dudhe, Mumbai police spokesperson, said, "Central Government of India have declared Islamic Research Foundation (IRF ) as an Unlawful Association with immediate effect". India raids Dr Zakir Naik's NGO, case filed against preacher was posted in World of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on November 19, 2016 and was last updated on November 19, 2016.
More than 1,600 people, determined to be refugees, are being housed on Manus and Nauru with 370 refugees in Australia for medical treatment. He said US officials would arrive in Australia this week and then travel to Nauru . "I deal with one administration at a time", said Mr Turnbull. But the deal's future under Donald Trump's administration remains uncertain , with Mr Turnbull only saying "we deal with one administration at a time".
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says Donald Trump won election as president by running against both political parties. An African-American federal prosecutor then, Mr Thomas Figures said Mr Sessions had referred to him as "boy" and testified that Mr Sessions said the Ku Klux Klan was fine "until I found out they smoked pot".
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets with Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner. Abe said he had agreed to meet again with Trump "at a convenient time to cover a wider area in greater depth". Hailing the US-Japan partnership as "indestructible", Obama welcomed Abe to the White House in Washington on April 28, 2015. Mr Trump's official Kellyanne Conway said late on Thursday, in an interview with CBS, that "any deeper conversations about policy and the relationship ...
Putin was one of the first world leaders to congratulate Trump on his election win. The Electoral College was originally set up by the founding fathers in the constitution . Better for his opponents and critics to rise above the low that Trump hit on the campaign trail and instead refocus on rebuilding the nation's trust.
Millions of Americans are anxious that they will be cast aside by Trump's America. Mrs. Clinton conceded the race, acknowledging Mr. Trump as the victor. It takes 270 votes in the Electoral College to win the presidency . The Civil War ended slavery and the three-fifths of a man compromise , but the Electoral College is still in place.
It said all other aid to the besieged area remains cut off. "Reports of air strikes hitting hospitals and camps full of displaced Syrians are not only sickening but could also violate global humanitarian law", worldwide Development Secretary Priti Patel said.
When he and the others emerged, he said they found missiles had landed in the hospital's courtyard, hit the main door and stairs. "Regime aircraft launched strikes and dropped barrel bombs on a number of neighbourhoods in the east of Aleppo for the first time since October 18", said Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor.
Parrikar had said that he personally believed India should not "bind" itself to a no-first-use nuclear policy. Parrikar's statement was described by Indian media as his 'personal opinion'. He said Pakistan has expressed its openness to measures for strengthening non-proliferation objectives to the NSG. He said Pakistan would lodge a strong protest with India and take this violation of Pakistani waters with the United Nations.
Trump's campaign said of Sessions Thursday: "While nothing has been finalized and he is still talking with others as he forms his cabinet, the president-elect has been unbelievably impressed with Senator Sessions and his phenomenal record as Alabama's attorney general and USA attorney", the statement said.
Sting reopened the Bataclan on Saturday night, almost a year after terrorists stormed the Paris music venue and killed 90 concertgoers at an Eagles of Death Metal concert. 13, 2016. "We are starting a new life; we start to live again", Psenny told the AP. Members of the same terror cell were behind the Brussels attacks that killed 32 people in March.
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced NTPC result 2016 for Thiruvananthapuram region for stage 1 examination and has also notified the tentative schedule of stage 2 exam. The duration of stage 2 exam will be 90 minutes and 120 multiple choice objective type questions will be asked. Railway Recruitment Control Board conducted the online examination for filling up Non-Technical posts in the month of March/ April 2016.
The encounter is underway and the forces are trying to locate the terrorists. Three Soldiers martyred & Four Soldiers Injured. One soldier was killed while three others were injured in an IED blast in Assam's Digboi area. Condemning the attack, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said "the perpetrators will be punished". The injured jawans were immediately rushed to a nearby army hospital for treatment.
Israel's attorney-general, Avihai Mandelblit, has called the bill legally flawed in its current form, saying that it contravened private property rights legislation and did not tally with Israel's worldwide law commitments. The Supreme Court had ordered the evacuation of settlers from Amona and the demolition of their homes by December 25. Whether Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing government moves forward with the court-ordered demolition is seen as a test case of whether it will heed ...
The Independent Doctors Association, which supports several facilities in Syria, reported that the Bayan Children's Hospital had been directly hit by 20 barrel bombs and partially destroyed. Although it began with peaceful protests, Syria's rebellion is increasingly dominated by jihadi factions, including an al-Qaida-linked group - Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, formerly known as the Nusra Front - that focuses on building a popular constituency among the communities it says it protects.
In Wellington, it has been reported the area around a damaged office block in the city centre has been cordoned off and evacuated amid concerns over a potential collapse. Prime Minister John Key flew over Kaikoura on Monday and described the landslides in the mountainous area as "just horrendous". "If they can't do it, no one can", he said.
Only a small number of Iraqi special forces have actually gotten into Mosul, with ISIS seen trynng to spread the advancing forces thin by allowing advances in some areas and stalling them in others. Mosul , Iraq's second largest city, is the last major IS holdout in the country. The offensive to take Mosul , the largest city under Islamic State control in either Iraq or Syria, is turning into the biggest battle in Iraq´s turbulent history since the US-led invasion that toppled Saddam ...
Benchmark U.S. crude futures added 21 cents to $45.48 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Executive Floor Governor Rudy Mass, center, and specialist. Financial and healthcare stocks rose, continuing to hold their positions as the top performers among the 11 major S&P 500 sectors in the post-Trump victory rally.
Donald Trump has mentioned New Zealand and Australia in a tweet attacking The New York Times and said he was "always available" to their leaders. "He just wanted to reassure that the team is working hard and they're working toward an agenda to do what's right for the American people", said Rep.
Almost 4,000 firefighters have been assigned to the Southeast, where 32 fires have burned a total of 83,000 acres, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. Joe Mazzeo, spokesperson for the Southern Area Type 1 Incident Management Team, said the fires spread due to wind. "We are filling in with structural protection, keeping the fires off of businesses and homes", West said.