Early this month President Jacob Zuma received the Interim Report of the Commission into the Feasibility of Fee-Free Higher Education and Training in South Africa. With the party having lost control of three of the country's metros in the August local government elections, Zuma's detractors fear that support for Africa's oldest liberation movement will drop further in the 2019 general elections, should he remain at the helm.
During the APEC summit Xi cast his country as a leader of free trade cooperation. "The two-way cooperation has deepened on all fronts ever since", President Xi said. But for some Latin American countries, more trade with China is not necessarily a good thing. "That's the kind of attitude that we want to try to promote in.
Hong Kong-listed CNOOC and PetroChina each jumped around four percent, while in Tokyo Inpex put on 1.7 percent and Woodside Petroleum advanced 2.4 percent in Sydney. Fast Retailing is losing 0.2 percent and SoftBank is edging up less than 1 percent. In economic news, Japan will provide October numbers for department store sales today.
Acacia Handel holds a sign during a demonstration outside Trump Tower in NY on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, to protest against President-elect Donald Trump . Police sources told WNYC that at least 10,000 protesters were out on the streets. About 300 people protested Trumps election as the next American president outside the U.S.
The Pakistani civilian casualties occurred in the Neelam Valley near the Line of Control, or LoC, which divides the Himalayan region between India and Pakistan. . "In a separate incident of Indian shelling in Nakyal, one person was killed and six others injured", the newspaper quoting Pakistani officials reported .
Facebook historically has relied on users to report links as false and share links to myth-busting sites, including Snopes , to determine if it can confidently classify stories as misinformation, Zuckerberg said . We are raising the bar for stories that appear in related articles under links in News Feed. Fake news is becoming a big problem for Facebook in light of research that found 44% of US adults rely on Facebook as their primary source of news.
Clinton has received 64,223,958 votes to Trump's 62,206,395, with several million more votes remaining to be counted, mainly mail ballots in California postmarked by November 8 but received by election authorities after that date. The argument, presented by Alex Halderman, the director of the University of Michigan Center for Computer Security and Society, is suggestive, but not conclusive.
Trump also plans to meet with executives from The New York Times and more tomorrow. "It was like a f--ing firing squad", The New York Post reported based on information obtained from those inside the meeting. NBC President Deborah Turness replied that wasn't true - NBC right now is using a photograph that shows Trump in very flattering way, she said. "Trump didn't say [NBC reporter] Katy Tur by name, but talked about an NBC female correspondent who got it wrong, then he referred to a ...
Spokesman Jason Miller said Trump now is focusing on his choice for secretary of state in particular. Now in her mid-40s, she's been urging Trump in recent months to watch what he says and condemn white supremacy groups more forcefully. "I think she got the job because of what she's done in SC, and I think the handling of the flag and the incident after that, and she has the tendency, sort of, to do things impulsively that she thinks are right".
New York-based rights group Amnesty said victims included "up to six" people whose bodies were found last month near Mosul. "The Iraqi authorities must urgently investigate reports that fighters wearing Iraqi Federal Police uniforms tortured and extrajudicially executed residents in villages they captured south of Mosul", added the report.
Weather forecasters predict mountain snow through this weekend, but a mix of rain or snow is more likely at lower elevations. "Strong northwesterly winds on the backside of this low will continue to usher in cold weather and lake effect snow from northern MI to upstate NY, with several inches of accumulation possible", the agency says in a summery.
The greenback has climbed more than 3 percent since the victory of Donald Trump in the USA presidential election earlier this month, with investors betting a Trump administration would adopt expansionary fiscal policies that would lead to higher interest rises.
Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations makes one of the president-elect's earliest supporters South Carolina's next CEO. Others outside of the Trump team have agreed that Haley's experience as a governor make her a good candidate for the role.
During a joke-filled speech, the president also make a genuine appeal to the American people, speaking of advancements in the economy and marriage equality, among other issued touted during his eight-year administration. While only one could be named the "National Thanksgiving Turkey ", the White House said that both birds will be sent to their new home at Virginia Tech's " Gobblers Rest " where they will be cared for by veterinarians and students.
They met their fate with courage, sacrifice, and proved that they weren't chicken ". On an unasked question about whether he will pardon turkeys on Thanksgiving when he isn't President: "What I haven't told them (Sasha and Malia) yet is we are going to do this every year from now on".
At least 67 people were killed on Thursday after a platform under construction at a power plant collapsed in eastern China's Jiangxi province, sources said. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has ordered an investigation, demanding that those responsible for the accident should be held accountable, the central government said.
Five Mosul bridges spanned the Tigris, which runs through the city, but they were all mined and boobytrapped by Islamic State militants who took over the city two years ago. The US-led coalition also bombed bridges over the Tigris river that splits Mosul in two, reducing the terrorists' ability to resupply the eastern front.
A number of people were killed in central Iraq Thursday when a vehicle bomb apparently targeted buses of Shiite Muslim pilgrims who were heading home following a religious celebration, according to media reports. Mosul, captured by IS in 2014, is the last major urban centre still held by the Sunni extremist group in Iraq. The airstrip was seized from IS by state-sanctioned Shiite militiamen earlier this week.
Cooper's campaign manager , Trey Nix, also released a dismissive statement . This recount was filed to meet the original date statutorily specified, although the formal recount will not occur until after the county boards of election certify their results.
The largest complaint was aimed at the Democratic-leaning Durham County; officials unanimously dismissed that complaint on Friday. The conservative Civitas Institute has filed a federal lawsuit to stop the votes of people who registered to vote and voted on the same day from counting until their addresses are verified.
The CEO says he is taking every precaution to make the steel pipeline safe. It would stretch from the Bakken shale of North Dakota and across 18 counties in Iowa before ending at a hub in IL. The railroad says trains were delayed three hours. Analysts said they still expect the pipeline to be completed eventually. "The Army Corps fast-tracked the Dakota Access Pipeline without proper consultation, and as a result, bulldozers are approaching Standing Rock as we speak".
Energy Transfer Partners CEO Kelcy Warren said in a statement Monday that the move is "motivated purely by politics at the expense of a company that has done nothing but play by the rules". Energy Transfer Partners said it will finish the pipeline by December 1 except for a small disputed section in North Dakota, and expects it to begin moving crude in the first quarter next year if the government clears the final obstacle.
Noting Tokyo's surveillance assets and geographic location, South Korea's defence ministry said the deal would be a "big help" in better analysing Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes and collecting more intelligence about its submarine-launched ballistic missiles.
The sixth straight day of bombing by Syrian regime forces over the eastern Aleppo on Sunday brought the death toll to nearly 300, to which the rescuers say is the most intense bombing since the war began five years ago. 20, 2016. In a meeting Sunday with France's Foreign Minister Jean Marc Ayrault, former Syrian prime minister Riyadh Hijab, now an opposition negotiator, urged an end to the offensive on eastern Aleppo by government forces, Russian Federation and Iran.
A look at yearly fire reports shows that the chance of fire doubles on the holiday: leading to millions of dollars in damages and even deaths. Provide enough time to thaw your turkey safely in the refrigerator. If you fry, broil or boil the bird, don't wander away while it's cooking. Gravely: "We're here to make sure that they do it the safest way possible and that means taking the temperature of the stuffing to make sure that it has reached a safe temperature which means 165".
President-elect Donald Trump "doesn't wish to pursue" further investigations into Hillary Clinton's email practices, a top adviser said Tuesday, a turnaround from all the campaign rallies when Trump roused supporters to chants of "lock her up".
But his choice of wealthy activist Betsy DeVos, a champion of alternatives to local government schools, as education secretary, was another victory for social conservatives. During his campaign, Trump promised to sign it into law. "And it seems to fly in the face of what Trump has stated on education policy up to this point".
Let PM or speaker call for meet", Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge was quoted as saying. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to be present in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. PM Modi was in the Lok Sabha for the first time but did not speak. In earlier minister Narendra Modi started an all in radio program named Mann ki bhaat Hosted by Prime minister Narendra Modi to deliver all his views to all people of India.
Donald Tusk, President of the European Council will host the summit. The former Soviet republic's aspirations to closer relations with the West have exacted a high cost. Ukraine has created a new anti-corruption bureau, a new police force, new electronic systems for tendering government contracts, and a method for tracking the wealth of public officials and politicians.
The French media outlet, iTele reported an area described as having a high number of police officers was also mentioned. Two handguns, an automatic pistol, a machine pistol and jihadist propaganda were all found during the raids. Ten months later, Islamic State jihadists massacred 130 people in attacks on the Bataclan concert hall, France's national stadium and a handful of bars and restaurants in eastern Paris .
Trump and Putin agreed to normalize ties, which sparked a flurry of new North Atlantic Treaty Organisation statements warning that they still have major problems with Russia, with Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg vowing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation would "never respect or accept" Russian control over the Crimean Peninsula.
It also noted that individual departments are working on projects related to Britain's exit - 500 in all - but that "there is no prioritization and no link to the overall negotiation strategy". Mr McDonnell said it is a "dereliction of duty" that the Government has not hired enough Whitehall staff to deal with Brexit just months away from triggering Article 50.
A Bihar-based businessman, who was travelling alone in a chartered jet from Hissar, was yesterday apprehended by the CISF here following a tip-off by the Intelligence Bureau that he was carrying "suspect money". IT department's zonal office in Guwahati has sent a team to probe the matter and cross-check Zhimomi's bank details. Nagas, like all resident tribes of the sixth schedule areas of the Northeast, are exempt from paying income tax.
He said that Pakistan army was capable of teaching Indian forces a lesson. He said he would dedicate his life after retirement for the welfare of the families of martyrs of the armed forces. "India should show restraint and instead solve the issue of Kashmir as that would be better for them", he said. "We are well capable of responding in the face of any aggression", he asserted.
And while they can monitor decisions made by the government to ensure that none of Trump's businesses benefits directly, they will be more restricted in their ability to examine business decisions being made outside of government, in response to government cues.