Read the latest news about the incoming administration on our Tracking the Transition page. Obama smiles as he speaks alongside his daughters during the annual turkey pardoning ceremony for Thanksgiving. The White House even provided a biography for each bird to help voters with their decision. "I want to take a moment recognize the courageous turkeys who weren't so lucky, who didn't get to ride the gravy train to freedom", joked Obama .
But Tuesday he suggested he might have changed his mind after interviewing a leading candidate for secretary of defense, retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, who headed the U.S. Trump concluded: "So I'm going to be studying that very hard, and I think I have a very big voice in it". Although he ultimately didn't need that one electoral vote from ME, there were several scenarios, including some that were talked about on election night, where it might have made the difference.
The 30-year-old suffered a concussion in the clash but manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that the knee injury sustained in the same incident is now of greater concern. It is his 35th separate injury since joining City from German club Hamburg in 2008. Kompany will head to Barcelona in order to receive special treatment to ensure he returns to Guardiola's side as soon as possible as the blues prepare to go into a congested Christmas fixture schedule.
When Trump went on the campaign trial in his bid to become president he was criticised by Haley who said she was "not a fan". He wrote, "So long as the schools are publicly operated, the only choice is between forced nonsegregation and forced segregation; and if I must choose between these evils, I would choose the former as the lesser".
In Peru, Obama will explain to other TPP nations the reasons for the United States government's failure and the suspensions of its efforts to win congressional approval for the deal. Wallonia eventually relented, but only on the condition that the ISDS tribunals would be suspended until all European Union legislative bodies - about 40 national and sub-national parliaments - ratified the deal.
In a tweet, Amarinder Singh said, "I am pleased to announce that Dr. Navjot Kaur Sidhu & Pargat Singh will formally be joining Congress on November 28". The leader added that more members from Sidhu's Awaaz-e-Punjab could join in the next few weeks. "The party would lose elections if anyone else is named as the CM candidate.
K-12 school choice - allowing the use of public funds to pay for the school of a student's choosing, be it public, private or charter - is a cornerstone of DeVos' political and educational interests. The 58-year-old and her husband are billionaires and are huge supporters of the Republican Party. DeVos, nee Prince, married into the Amway family fortune, which makes her a flawless choice for Trump, who has dabbled in several alleged pyramid schemes over his long and illustrious career.
De Mistura has recently floated a proposal to halt fighting in Aleppo, under which jihadist forces would leave and the government would recognise the opposition administration in the east of the city. "At this stage, we're going to need a change in how all parties think about this in order for us to end the situation there", Obama said: "There's no doubt that there will continue to be extremist forces in and around Syria because it's still going to be in chaos for quite some time".
A prominent Popular Mobilisation leader, Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, said on Wednesday his forces had reached a junction where Kurdish peshmerga forces were deployed in Sinjar, close to Syria. They entered the city proper on November 3. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi meanwhile flew to an airstrip outside the town of Tal Afar , to the west of Mosul , on a previously unannounced visit on Thursday, according to footage aired by the state-owned Iraqiya television network.
Prakash was wounded but survived, ' the New York Times reports on Friday. "The government reported Prakash's death in May on the basis of advice from the U.S. Counter-terrorism expert Greg Barton said at the time that Prakash was more a mouthpiece for IS rather than a mastermind - but he was significant due to his links to a failed Anzac Day terror plot in Melbourne and the shooting death of NSW police worker Curtis Cheng in western Sydney previous year.
She will become the fifth presidential candidate in US history, and the second in the last 16 years, to win the popular vote but lose the election because of the country's two-century-old, constitutionally mandated Electoral College system of picking its presidents.
Some residents were trapped in their homes as the army called up reservists to support firefighters struggling to cope with a third day of blazes. The fires have been exacerbated by dry, windy conditions. Netanyahu did not elaborate on the identity of the suspected arsonists or their motives, but Israeli officials typically use "terror" to refer to Arab or Palestinian militant activity.
The UKIP leader, was the first UK Politician to visit the US President-elect after his victory against Hillary Clinton. Handing the chocolates round like the diplomat in the famous "ambassador's reception" TV advert, Mr Farage left no doubt that he was ready to perform a go-between role with the Trump administration, where he has long-standing links with figures like chief strategist Steve Bannon.
Accusing the European Union of supporting Kurdish militants and applying a double standard, Celik added: "Groups that remain silent as Europe is besieged by the extreme right and xenophobia are trying today to give Turkey a message". President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has further dismissed hundreds of thousands of people from their jobs and shut down media outlets that disagree with the government's actions.
Writing for the alt-right news website Breitbart , the former editor of which recently became Trump's chief strategist, Farage said: " The world has changed and it's time Downing Street did too ." . Farage was also the first British politician to meet with Trump following his unexpected election victory. Downing Street ruled out selecting the UKIP leader as ambassador in Washington after President-elect Donald Trump said he would be a "great" choice.
When the Upper House convened after lunch and Modi was absent, the government tried to reassure lawmakers that he would eventually return for the debate. "We are well within our rights to demand the Prime Minister's presence". After Manmohan Singh, who made scathing attacks against the Centre, SP leader Naresh Agarwal and Trinamool MP Derek O' Brien spoke.
Brent crude was up 0.4% to trade at US$49.10 per barrel in London, while West Texas Intermediary futures moved up slightly to around US$48.30. Traders said that markets were being supported by advancing plans by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) to cut production in a bid to prop up the market following over two years of low prices as a result of output exceeding demand.
President-elect Donald Trump changed his tune on several topics among them climate change and prosecuting Hillary Clinton in statements Tuesday to The New York Times and on Twitter . Rudy Giuliani, a vice chairman of Trump's transition team, told reporters a decision not to investigate would be consistent with a USA tradition "that after you win an election, you sort of put things behind you".
Five injured workers have been sent to hospital. Only two workers were rescued alive and a third was still missing, state television said . The death toll suggested that almost all the construction workers at the cooling tower perished.
France accused Syria and its allies of using the political uncertainty in the United States to launch "total war" against rebel-held areas in the country and said states opposed to President Bashar al-Assad would meet in Paris soon. "The talks on ceasefires and humanitarian aid must not stop during this period of transition in Washington ". "The signal today from the Russian Federation side was positive", Egeland told reporters.
Badr is the biggest component of the paramilitary coalition known as Popular Mobilisation, or Hashid Shaabi, which deployed southwest of Mosul to complete the encirclement of Islamic State's last major city stronghold in Iraq. The terrorist group Daesh took responsibility for the attack on websites sympathetic to the group. A senior Iraqi commander says his troops have driven Islamic State militants from three more neighborhoods in the northern city of Mosul.
Elite forces gained new ground in east Mosul, looking for fresh momentum as stiffer-than-expected IS resistance threatened to bog down the five-week-old offensive against the jihadists' last major stronghold in Iraq. 24 de noviembre de 2016, 17:15Tehran, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Iran strongly condemned today the terrorist attack carried out using a truck bombing on Shiite pilgrims in southeastern Iraq, killing some 100 people, a lot of them Iranians.
Pakistan's DGMO was exhorted to exercise strict control on their troops to refrain from any "nefarious activities", it said . An Indian army spokesman, Col. "It may be mentioned here that in order to distract attention from the real issue of atrocities in India-held Kashmir by Indian troops, they are now targeting civilians population across the LoC towards the Pakistan side", the ISPR claimed.
Three Indian soldiers were killed in cross-border firing yesterday, with the body of one being mutilated, the Indian Army had said. Pakistan said Indian troops opened fire on a bus in the Neelam Valley on its side of the Line of Control (LoC) in the disputed Kashmir region.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but it had the hallmarks of those carried out by the Takfiri Velayat Sinai group, previously known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis. The latest suicide blast on Octber 25 in the Sinai Peninsula has killed 30 Egyptian solders. "A auto bomb attack, the clashes that ensued and a blast targeting one of the vehicles left eight members of the armed forces dead", he added.
However, the OCHA said in an earlier report that it was expecting 200,000 people to flee in the first few days of an attack to retake the city, but said the worst case scenario could be up to 700,000 people. Iraqis fleeing their neighbourhoods to safer locations, as ISIS group fighters clash with government forces, in a northeastern district of the city of Mosul on November 24, 2016.
Otto sets a new record for the latest hurricane to ever form in the Caribbean, forecasters said, breaking a record set by Hurricane Martha in 1969 by a day. Otto is the 15th named storm of 2016 in the Atlantic and the seventh hurricane. The National Hurricane Center says interests in Nicaragua , Costa Rica , and the islands of San Andres and Providencia should monitor the progress of this storm, as a Tropical Storm Watch may be issued.
The news release said the " 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". Officials with the State Board of Elections were continually updating results as they arrived from the state's 100 counties. McCrory's campaign acknowledged the recount won't happen until counties finish those tallies, but they wanted to ensure they didn't miss a deadline under state law.
Obama appointed retired Army Gen. David Petraeus as Central Intelligence Agency director in 2011. With financial support from the influential conservative billionaire Koch brothers, he was elected in Kansas in 2010 to the House of Representatives, where he was a member of the hardline Tea Party faction.
Shortly after those explosions, Yang Dongliang was removed from his post as director of the State Administration of Work Safety, and later charged with corruption. It appears that only 2 of the workers survived the accident and are now in the hospital receiving treatment for their injuries. One worker, Wang Yaosheng, told Xinhua how he narrowly escaped death by running away when he saw the falling platform.
Such failure compounded the hiring of Robby Mook as campaign chairman, a neophyte who made several mistakes in failing to promote Clinton as a strong, capable leader of both men and women in all of her previous positions as a brilliant attorney, first lady, U.S.
For us it's clear: "the four fundamental freedoms are not negotiable", he said, referring to free movement of goods, workers, services and capital. Asked if the British government aimed to stay in the single market after leaving the EU, he said: "What we are after is an outcome which will be in the interest of the European Union and in the interest of Britain and will meet the requirements of the referendum".
The only thing that is holding us back is the head to head rule, which is frustrating when you look at our goal difference and it counts for nothing. "We lack something in our creativity". Cavani, who wasted several chances to bury Arsenal in the 1-1 draw in Paris in September, should have done better when he was clean through on goal, but his attempted chip went straight into the hands of Ospina.
During his campaign, Trump infamously promised to "open up" libel laws to make suing publications which insulted him easier. Professor Madawi added under Mr Trump, US-Israeli ties - which have been strained under the outgoing Barack Obama administration due to differences over last year's Iran nuclear deal - may improve.
Saturday's incident came a day after Pakistan's navy said it had "pushed" an Indian submarine away from Pakistani waters, as tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals continue to smoulder over unrest in the disputed Kashmir region. "All belonged to the same family", he added. Pakistan shot down Saturday a small drone near to its Kashmir valley border with India alleging the flying object trespassed into its territory amid daylong cross-border firing from both sides that killed four people in ...