Obama, EU leaders vow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation cooperation, tough stance on Russian Federation
Speaking in Berlin , Obama also praised as an "outstanding" worldwide partner his host Angela Merkel, seen by many as a new standard bearer of liberal democracy as the world tensely awaits how Trump will reshape the global order. After meeting with Trump following the election, Obama resolved to spend more time helping prepare Trump than he might under different circumstances - say, if Hillary Clinton had been elected, aides said.
Counting in all of Michgan's 83 counties will continue until November 22, after which the Michigan Board of Canvassers will make the official victor announcement during a meeting on November 28. The most recent instance of a "faithless" elector came in 2004, when one Minnesota elector refused to vote for then-Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, who won Minnesota, casting his or her presidential ballot for John Edwards - Kerry's own running mate.
According to reports, more than 5,000 IS militants were initially holed up in Mosul to defend the city, though they are losing ground amid ongoing military operations. Although they may look far from realistic when viewed from close quarters, it's harder to tell what they are made of from the sky. In addition to three fake tanks, they found five wooden Humvees.
Duffin ruled in August that investigators took advantage of Dassey's cognitive problems and promised him leniency in exchange for his confession. Authorities filed their challenge soon after a judge on Monday ordered Dassey, 27, to be freed no later than Friday at 8 p.m.
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He added that they had never paid the Trump Organization to use the name. The online petition called on the landlord to change the name, highlighting Trump's treatment of women, immigrants and the disabled. Trump's buildings will get a boost. In New York County, which is the island of Manhattan, 87 per cent of votes cast in the presidential election were for Trump's opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton , according to data compiled by Politico.
A spokesman for Sessions said the senator would have no comment at this time. More recently, Republicans questioned potential Justice Department interference into the investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private email server.
That night, cities across the country exploded in protest, showing disdain for the discriminatory and inflammatory rhetoric that was used by the President Elect, and substantiated by the American voters. I do not want to make America another failed, western European-style semi-socialist, bankrupt, nanny-state. He cites a reported rise in hate crimes since the election as sign of things to come.
Steve Bannon, President-elect Donald Trump's controversial Chief Strategist , has said the billionaire will lead a movement to rebuild America that will be "as exciting as the 1930s" and could see Republicans governing for 50 years. In a separate statement , Heck said the Bannon has strived to make white nationalism mainstream. For millions of people , including families in my district, Trump's election means they are now living under a shroud of fear.
I think I can do it this week. We didn't point any fingers. They don't know the type of work ethic we have here. Could it be because of Mike McCarthy's system and game plan for the offense? Green Bay rushed for 141 yards in wild-card game. "He's running it. There's no ifs and buts". Amidst a litany of injuries, players like linebacker Julius Peppers know that the defense will be able to get back on track.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has touched down in Peru for this year's APEC summit after failing to set up a meeting with US President-elect Donald Trump. He will also have the opportunity to rub shoulders with United States President Barack Obama, who is on his final diplomatic tour before he leaves office, as well as presidents Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Xi Jinping of China, as New Zealand pushes hard for an upgrade to the free trade agreement with China.
The exemption applies to medical cannabis sales by patients who carry county-issued Department of Public Health medical marijuana identification cards - but tax-free sales are not applicable to those with only a paper recommendation from a physician.
The two met privately last week, and Obama said he would continue to counsel Trump throughout the transition of power. During a fractious United States presidential campaign, Mr Trump had appeared to call into question a near 70-year-old security shield for USA allies under North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and vowed to withdraw from hard- fought deals on climate change and Iran's nuclear programme.
Trump aides and allies suggested some of the commotion within the transition team was to be expected given the enormous task at hand. On Thursday afternoon, the White House confirmed it had received necessary paperwork from the Trump transition to allow staff members to begin moving into key federal agencies as part of the process to prepare to take over the government, a step that had been stymied by confusion about who would be leading the effort.
Laws prohibit Trump from hiring his children or any family members to positions in the White House, but CBS reported that they do not need to be government officials to receive such clearances. They were close insiders in his campaign for the white house. During the election period Trump refused to make public his tax returns, documents that could possibly outline where his business interests may conflict with his new role as president.
The Obama administration played a major role in negotiating the deal, forging alliances with China and other big polluters that helped bring decades of contentious discussions to a successful conclusion in Paris a year ago. Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar told a news conference that Marrakesh had been the start of turning promises made in Paris into action.
There have been fears among some of Washington's allies that President-elect Donald Trump could backtrack on the "Asia pivot", which has seen USA shift energies from the Middle East to the Pacific. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did pay a visit to the President-elect at Trump Towers on his way to APEC , and USA media reports said the pair discussed trade and security policy.
The Director of U.S. National Intelligence, James Clapper, handed in his resignation on Wednesday evening. He oversees 17 intelligence agencies that range from high-profile places like the CIA, NSA and Federal Bureau of Investigation to groups that were less well-known, like the National Reconnaissance Office.
James Clapper has long said he planned to retire at the end of the Obama administration, and he told the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday that he submitted his letter of resignation on Wednesday evening. Clapper said, "No, sir". Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Pete Hoesktra (R-MI), as well as Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn. The United States' top intelligence official said Russian Federation stopped its election-related cyberactivity after the USA administration publicly accused ...
It looks as if the Trump administration will take a much harder line on the Iran nuclear issue, which will be one of the earliest foreign policy issues it must address. The president had mostly cordial words for Trump, a Republican, whom he had a war of words with during the presidential campaign as he stumped for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
The AP describes Flynn as "a fervent supporter of Trump" during the campaign, and as somebody known for his previous criticism of the White House and the Pentagon, in the context of the various aspects of the national security policy, including the way the US has chosen to fight against Islamic State.
Following the HWR report, Borno State Gov. Kashim Shettima has revealed plans to request law enforcement agencies to deploy female and male undercover detectives to all camps for internally displaced people in Borno State "to spy on culprits and bring them to book", according to a statement from his office.
Both spoke on condition of anonymity saying they feared for their safety when they returned to Turkey . The educational network has been operating in Pakistan since 1995 and educates thousands of students in its schools in major Pakistani cities.
Ellison said he has been talking with people "all over the country" including city council members, grassroots politicians and other Democratic Party officials in the wake of the Democrats' election losses. Citing more than 250,000 signatures in support of Ellison on a petition posted to his website, Sanders said the congressman is the future of the party.
Murray's 22-match streak equals his run earlier in the season. His withdrawal confirmed Murray's ascent to the top of the rankings and he was expected to miss the World Tour Finals. The Belgian, up to a career high 11th in the world rankings , had been paid United States dollars 99,000 to hang around the O2 Arena all week as one of the tournament's on-call substitute players, but even that sum might not have made up for acting as a punch bag for Djokovic.
Pompeo two years ago rejected accusations that US intelligence and military personnel were "torturers" for harshly interrogating terror suspects captured after 9/11. Flynn traveled past year to Moscow, where he joined Russian President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials in a celebration of the RT network, a Russian government-controlled television channel.
Assange over the matter or sought his extradition. 'The Swedish prosecutor could have had this testimony six years ago and instead she dragged her feet, refused to take it and left him in circumstances that the United Nations has found to amount to inhumane and degrading treatment and unlawful and arbitrary detention , ' Robinson said.
IS, whose leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed his "caliphate" in Mosul in June 2014, has so far invested more into this battle than the defence of other Iraqi cities such as Tikrit or Fallujah. The executions were carried out near the recently-liberated Hammam al-Alil town three weeks ago and the victims were buried in a mass grave, the group said on Thursday.
Cardlytics also found that shoppers are buying more stuff but spending less overall, and online shopping continues to become more popular. The retail giant announced today that it's offering new deals as often as every five minutes from now through December 22.
Anti-immigration Senator Jeff Sessions, one of Trump's earliest supporters during the campaign, has been nominated to be attorney general, signalling Trump is prepared to take his hard line on illegal immigration into the White House. In that venue he leveled scathing criticism of the Obama administration's 2015 deal with Iran to lift sanctions in exchange for a halt to its program to develop nuclear weapons.
The prosecutors' motion is one of the latest filings in a flurry of court activity that began with a Monday ruling by U.S. Magistrate William Duffin to conditionally release Dassey while the state's appeal of his case is pending before the Seventh Circuit.
Sen. Donald Trump on Friday nominated three conservative stalwarts to take key posts in his administration including Senator Jeff Sessions as attorney general, suggesting the United States president-elect will take a hard line on immigration.
Marcos's military service qualified him for the honor. Many in the Philippines were shocked and angered by the way Marcos's family had kept the timing of the burial secret, with Vice President Lenie Robredo likening the ceremony to "a thief in the night".
HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said last week that enrollment surged by 100,000 the day after Donald Trump was declared president-elect, the busiest day of enrollment so far. In the aftermath of the presidential election, there has been a growing air of uncertainty over how proposed public policy will impact healthcare in the United States.
Donald Trump's election as president has discomforted many foreign leaders, especially in Iran. The Senate will move to pass a 10-year extension of existing sanctions against Iran before disbanding for the year, leaving the grittier fight over expanding the scope of punitive measures against Tehran until next year.