Other recipients this year were rock star Bruce Springsteen, soul singer Diana Ross, Native American community leader Elouise Cobell and NASA moon landing computer scientist Margaret H. While presenting Ellen DeGeneres the award, Obama said: "It's easy to forget now, when we've come so far, where now marriage is equal under the law, just how much courage was required for Ellen to come out on the most public of stages nearly 20 years ago".
Conway's comments came as Trump abruptly canceled a meeting with The New York Times on Tuesday, accusing the organization of changing the conditions for the session "at the last moment". "There's never been a case like this". Comey's second letter, sent three days before the election, stated that the Federal Bureau of Investigation maintained its July recommendation not to charge Clinton.
Obama, who is on his last overseas trip as president, said he had emphasized to his successor the importance of relations with the world's second-largest economy. "When jobs and capital can move across borders, when workers have less leverage, when wealthy corporations seem to be playing by a different set of rules, then workers and communities can be hit especially hard", he said.
Only 4% said they would have backed Democrat Hillary Clinton, who took a hard line against Russian Federation during her tenure as secretary of State. During his race for the White House, Republican President-elect Donald Trump praised Putin. "We really did it responsibly and, in fact, used the short-sighted decisions that had been applied in regard to our country by our so-called partners, who introduced the sanctions", Putin said , stressing that Russia's counter measures were also ...
Putin says he is "ready for dialogue" toward resolving the islands issue, adding that "there are various options" for settling the row. In addition, Putin talked with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the economic summit underway in Peru.
During a press conference in Berlin on November 17, Obama said Trump should continue to support United States policy in these areas. Obama said Sunday that he was more concerned with the "general misinformation" from both domestic and foreign sources, subtly referencing recent reports of fake news circulating on Facebook .
The sergeant was hit twice in the face. Mayor Francis Slay said the officer did nothing to provoke an attack. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting took place around 7:30 p.m. The officer reportedly thought the suspect's vehicle was pulling up next to him to ask a question. As police converged, officers say he shot through the windshield of another police auto, missing both occupants, then fired at other officers.
It's an alarming trend, particularly when you look to the future. While some were able to clearly identify that this is an ad being presented in the form of a story, others thought that "sponsored" meant that Slate was promoting the story for more people to see it, while other students didn't realize it was an ad at all.
Actress, Priyanka Chopra, after making a name for herself globally with her TV show, Quantico , is all set to get fame in Canada now. Chopra had launched her production banner with the intent to promote regional cinema and extend their reach to the mainstream space.
UN General Assembly's human rights committee voted 84-77 with 12 abstentions Monday to remove the bar by the African Group . It announced in September that it had named Vitit Muntarbhorn, an global law professor at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, to occupy it.
In earlier hearings of the Justice committee, several inmates of the New Bilibid Prison alleged that they gave drug money to Dayan, purportedly for Senator de Lima, who was then Justice Secretary. "He (Espinosa) mentioned that PHP8 million in total has been given to De Lima", Pacquiao said in an interview with cable ANC television. Dayan was brought to the Lower Chamber, which issued the arrest warrant against him for contempt for failing to appear before the congressional inquiry into the ...
During the conversation, the man made a sudden movement toward his waistband and a struggle ensued. At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Durham Police Chief C.J. The man killed hasn't yet been identified. All three officers have been placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome. An official says a police officer in Durham , North Carolina, was involved in a shooting at a public housing complex, but authorities were releasing few details.
Will the Gulen worldwide political/religious/economic empire, part of which is within the territory of the US, continue operation if Gulen is returned to Turkey to face charges of masterminding the July 15, 2016 military coup attempt? Erdogan says the US should hand over Fethullah Gulen , a Turkish cleric who has lived in Pennsylvania since 1999.
The Australian government's controversial plan to hand down lifetime bans to all illegal asylum seekers seems set to fail, after crossbench Senators on Tuesday reaffirmed they would not support the bill in its current form. Senator Hinch has presented a "few" amendments to Employment Minister Michaelia Cash including "one big one" to provide protection for subcontractors.
Bhara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. A federal grand jury indicted Joseph Percoco, the governor's former aide, and Alain Kaloyeros, a former president of a state university, and the others with 14 counts, including bribery, extortion and conspiracy.
Lee Ryeo-hwa, a Seoul resident who brought her three children to the rally, the youngest of them hanging on her front in a baby carrier, said Park had to go because she "created this mess with her undemocratic leadership style and refusal to communicate".
Muallem said de Mistura had not suggested a new date for peace talks to resolve Syria´s conflict, which has killed more than 300,000 people since it began in March 2011, with anti-government protests. The UN has pushed to get into the area to deliver aid, and on Sunday it announced it had designed a detailed humanitarian plan to provide assistance and medical evacuations from Syria.
The proposed minimum wage, however, will include exemptions of some sectors such as agriculture and domestic workers. It called for a higher minimum wage of at least 4,500 rand. Nedlac is due to hold further discussions on the minimum wage and other labor reforms before they are published for public comment. Last week, Ramaphosa said he met with credit rating agency Fitch and said that the agency is satisfied with government's efforts to achieve economic growth.
Now it looks to be headed for the gutters with Trump pledging to not ratify it and the American Congress abandoning plans to do so even before Trump is inaugurated come January 20 2017. Obama used his last global summit to calm the nerves of world leaders, and keep on track a Pacific Rim trade pact created to act as a counterbalance to China's growing influence in Asia in the face of Trump's threats to cancel the deal.
Questions about Trump trailed Obama throughout his final overseas trip, as anxious world leaders quizzed him on Trump's stances on trade, foreign policy and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance. As a country we have a number of important trade deals with the U.S. and of course the recently signed agreement for America to resettle refugees from Manus Island and Nauru.
Bosma vanished on May 6, 2013 after taking Millard and Mark Smich for a test drive in the truck he was trying to sell. Bosma's remains were later found burned beyond recognition on Millard's farm outside of Cambridge, Ont. "This would have had the effect of removing Millard's fingerprints from the trailer locks and hitch", the statement of facts said. Noudga's arrest came nearly a year later on April 10, 2014.
After emerging as one of the company's top young wrestlers in a short period of time, Brock Lesnar left WWE for the first time in 2004 to play in the NFL. Nobody expected what actually happened. Bayley and Charlotte were the only women that didn't get eliminated, and the match concluded when Becky Lynch was hit with a Bayley-to-Belly Supplex.
Some aren't happy that this special attraction match was built up brilliantly, and they stayed up late to watch something that finished so quick. Then Goldberg shoved Lesnar down easily - an astonishing feat given the relative strength needed to accomplish such a feat.
They were aged from six to 12 years old. Syrian regime officials denied the use of chlorine gas , which would go against the worldwide Chemical Weapons Convention prohibiting its use. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem said the proposal was "completely rejected" as a violation of "national sovereignty" after meeting with U.N.
Legendary British rocker Sting performed at the refurbished Bataclan music hall here on Saturday night to mark the one-year anniversary of the terror attacks in the French capital which killed 130 people. We can not say it was a magical moment because of everything that changed in our lives. The Bataclan management said they had prevented two members of the USA group Eagles of Death Metal - who were on stage when the bloodshed started - from entering the Sting concert over ...
In order to abolish the Electoral College, the bill would have to pass in the House of Representatives and Senate with a two-thirds majority. According to the 2016 National Popular Vote Tracker , Hillary Clinton's popular vote lead over Donald Trump has now surged past 1.7 million votes.
Carrese worked with refugees from Bhutan in Colorado Springs while she was in high school, and she then went to Mexico to work with refugees fleeing violence in Central America. Shea said she's most interested in a relatively new tool called environmental DNA, taking water samples and using genomic techniques to synthesize DNA.
Sunday's incident has lit up social media with outraged netizens demanding Rainer Gaertner, president and CEO of Daimler Trucks & Buses China Ltd, be immediately deported. The manager in question had been immediately relieved of his position, it said without naming Mr Gaertner, apologising over the incident. It hit the top 10 most discussed topics on popular microblog Sina Weibo by yesterday morning.
The first conversation between Trump and Putin after the billionaire reality TV star was announced as the next US President also involved vows to tackle ISIS. Duterte said to Putin, "Historically, I have been identified with the Western world". He said he has already spoken with President-elect Donald Trump and shared his views on a number of issues, particularly trade and the fight against the Islamic State group.
The official spoke of "limited exchange of fire" in the city where heavy gunbattles this week killed dozens of people. The spokesman said Houthi rebels fired a missile into southern Saudi Arabia on Saturday, but declined to give details about casualties or whether the missile had been intercepted.
The last time a full moon was this close to earth was in 1948, while in 1912 it was even larger, coming 134 kilometres closer to earth. The moon can get just as close to earth in other moon phases, like a half moon or crescent moon .
The teenager, who lived in the London area and can not be named and is only known as JS, used the internet to investigate cryonics during the last months of her life. Cryonics is the practice or technique of deep-freezing the bodies of those who have died of an incurable disease, in the hope of a future cure. The Telegraph said that the £37,000 cost for the cryogenic process was paid for by JSs maternal grandparents as her parents were unable to raise the necessary funds.
A preliminary magnitude of 7.4 was recorded in the coastal region-which was left devastated after an natural disaster and tsunami struck in 2011, killing 18,000 people and causing a catastrophic meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant-but the US Geological Survey has since downgraded it to 6.9.
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu expressed confidence that this initiative would ensure that terrorist and extremist organisations no more enjoy financial support besides addressing the problem of counterfeit currency and checking unaccounted money in the system.
Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath this afternoon said Ray Rinaudo had informed her of the matter, and she had asked the Police Commissioner to look into the matter. ABC radio managed to get some comments out of Senator Culleton who says he has been too busy to speak with Senator Hanson what with his High Court problem and whatnot.