The Electoral College serves as a kind of buffer by making it harder for voter fraud to change the results. "I mean, we are a Republic and so the Electoral Colleges is where things happen". While there's no chance that the election outcome will be reversed, Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein , with the support of the Clinton campaign, has called for recounts in three states that Trump won , Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and MI.
Angela Byers, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Cincinnati division, and other law enforcement officials gave updates on the Columbus attack on Wednesday afternoon. He came to the U.S.in 2014 as the child of a refugee. President-elect Donald Trump weighed in on the Artan with a tweet Wednesday morning. He also said there doesn't seem to be much time between the onset of Artan's apparent radicalization and the attack, a period known in law enforcement and intelligence circles as ...
Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett, reporting from Seoul , said the protest was among the largest the country had seen, and may have eclipsed the million-plus protest two weeks ago. In the face of cold and snow, demonstrators filed into the streets of Seoul over the growing scandal that has engulfed Park's presidency and plunged the nation's government into uncertainty.
The pope , who met for 15 minutes with the filmmaker, his wife and daughters, did tell them that though he missed the film, he had read the book, according to the Vatican. When Martin Scorsese tells you to lose weight, you lose it.no matter the cost! He never made it because of his health, but he has spoken out frequently about the church's past and present martyrs.
Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, a career infantry officer belonging to the Baloch Regiment, was chosen as Pakistan's next Chief of Army Staff and Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) on Saturday. Both India and Pakistan claim Kashmir in full, but have ruled it in part since partition and independence from the British in 1947.Tension between the neighbours began to sour in July, when Indian security forces killed a young Kashmiri separatist, sparking ...
On Tuesday, Park said that she will step down once the South Korean parliament forms a way to pass on the administration in a stable manner that will minimise any power vacuum and chaos in governance. "Once the ruling and opposition parties draw up a measure to stably turn over the reins of government, I will step down from the office in line with that timetable and legal procedures".
Swansea are now two points from safety and Bradley added: "I see the win as a turning point in so many ways". The nine goals in a quite astonishing contest were the most in a Liberty Stadium fixture since the 4-4 draw with Wolves during the Welsh club's first Premier League season.
James Mattis will be nominated as his secretary of defense. "That's behind us. We're way beyond that". Trump says he wants to cut U.S. corporate tax from the current 35 percent to 15 percent. was, at the least, attentive to a phone call from President-elect Donald Trump to discuss delaying a move to Mexico for one of its Carrier divisions in Indiana.
While the US President Barack Obama is expected to approve the legislation on the renewal of sanctions against Iran for the next 10 years, Iranian leaders have sharply criticized the motion describing it as a breach of the last year's landmark nuclear deal.
But he said, "I can't say if I will be the Chief Ministerial candidate". Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit here, Akhilesh (43) attacked the Modi government over demonetization and took potshots at his rivals, including Amar Singh, within SP.
The number of people who died as a direct result of the fire in the area of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, has risen to at least 12, Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters said Friday morning. "That's why I've asked my Dollywood companies.to help me establish the 'My People Fund, '" she continued. Parton also released a statement on her website , which said, "I have been watching the bad fires in the Great Smoky Mountains and I am heartbroken".
Navka, 41, who won gold in ice dancing for Russia at the 2006 Turin Olympics, and Burkovsky, a 33-year-old theater actor, told Russian media on Sunday that it was their way of paying homage to Holocaust victims. However, social media commentators in Russian Federation called Navka's adaptation "sick" and "mad", says the Daily Telegraph . "So, in that respect, this performance was actually a refreshing change and a different way of looking at the Holocaust".
The Army further said that the date was changed from November 28 to December 1 as the government recommended. While Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar briefed the Parliament on the matter, senior Army officials in Kolkata refuted Mamata's allegations.
The conservative candidate's main challenger may turn out to be far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who is hoping anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim and anti-establishment sentiment can propel her to the presidency. Sarkozy endorsed Fillon and announced that he meant to withdraw from public life after the result. This is coming after he finished third behind two former prime ministers.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but the National Park Service has said the blaze was "human-caused". Crews told us even with the rain, drought conditions make battling the fire very hard. Local officials, bowing to pressure from frustrated property owners, allowed people back into most parts of the city Friday morning. Residents have to pass through a checkpoint and must show some proof of ownership or residency, Gatlinburg City Manager Cindy Cameron Ogle said.
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that it opposed any official interaction or military contact between the U.S. and Taiwan, according to Communist Party mouthpiece the People's Dily. joint communiques the same day. The Taiwanese presidential office said Trump and Tsai discussed issues affecting Asia and the future of US relations with Taiwan.
Putin has spoken previously of his hope that US President-elect Donald Trump may help restore tattered US-Russia relations , and analysts said he was unlikely to want to dial up anti-Western rhetoric before Trump's inauguration in January.
Black-and-white revolution-era footage of the former leader was shown on a big screen, as the Cuban national anthem was played. Some of the world's most controversial leaders are congregating in Cuba for a send-off that Fidel Castro would have relished.
Choo Mi-ae, chairwoman of opposition Minjoo Party, and former ruling Saenuri Party Chairman Kim Moo-sung who was leading the anti-Park faction met on Thursday to discuss Park's removal, Xinhua news reported. In a November 30 meeting at the National Assembly, leaders of the three main opposition parties reaffirmed their refusal to take part in bipartisan talks on curtailing Park's term and made renewed calls for her unconditional departure.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley waves after speaking at the Republican Governors Association annual conference in Orlando, Florida, on November 15. The 44-year old Nikki Haley, daughter of Indian immigrants from Punjab. Additionally, Singh said Haley has embraced climate change deniers and others who want the United States to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.
Gambians are dancing on the streets after they dropped their marbles and voted out the long-term autocratic president Yahya Jammeh in a shock election, making former UK-based security guard Adama Barrow the new president of Gambia. Barrow obtained 263,515 votes, while Jammeh got 212,099, according to the election commission. Mr Jammeh had been in power for 22 years, after taking power in in a coup in 1994.
The actual coronation ceremony, when King Vajiralongkorn visibly ascends the throne, will not take place until after the late king's cremation. The new monarch , who received the title "His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun", assumed his new position on Thursday, almost two months after the old monarch's demise.
Apprehending that the winter months will be "hot and violent", officials said here on Tuesday that Pakistan Army will continue with its policy of stoking violence in J&K regardless of the change at the top. However, Gen Raheel was not so conciliatory in his final speech as the army chief, as he cautioned India against adopting an aggressive stance in Kashmir.
On Tuesday, November 29th Venezuela issued a statement declaring it was ready to fulfill the common tariffs and free circulation of goods clause of the agreement. Maduro's critics blame him for an economic meltdown marked by food shortages, riots and looting. Venezuela said it had filed a complaint with Mercosur's dispute resolution system in the face of "harassment" and "attacks".
The Nazis set up the camp in Dachau outside Munich only weeks after Adolf Hitler took power. In December 2009, a similar "Arbeit macht frei" sign was stolen from the entry gate of the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz in Poland by a Swedish man with far-right ties.
The local police had been informed. "This is highly objectionable", Banerjee said in the letter. "So it was decided that the exercises would take place between December 1-3". "Mamata Banerjee's only fault is that she has taken up the cause of the poor, the middle class and the deprived vigorously". Mamta Banerjee spent last night at Nabanna, the state secretariat protesting against the presence of Army personnel at the toll plaza.
Artan also might have been influenced by Anwar al-Awlaki, a USA -born cleric who took a leadership role in al-Qaida before being killed in a 2011 US drone strike in Yemen, Byers said. Artan was a permanent legal resident who came to the U.S.in 2014. Byers said authorities have interviewed dozens' of Artan's relatives, friends and other associates, though she cautioned the inquiry was not complete.
The cuts will take effect January 1 and last for six months. Asian refiners are more concerned about the impact of higher oil prices on demand and profitability rather than the OPEC supply cuts as most have other crude sources to turn to.
The decades-old territorial row over the islands off Japan's main northernmost main island Hokkaido has prevented the two neighbors from signing a postwar peace treaty. The Russian minister said he and Kishida also discussed security issues. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's two visits to Russian Federation this year have led many to believe Tokyo and Moscow are moving toward a breakthrough.
Opinion polls suggest neither he nor any left-wing candidate would make the second round of the presidential election itself next May, leaving Fillon a clear run at the anti-EU, anti-immigration National Front leader Le Pen that the surveys predict him to win.
In New York City, police cracked down on a large protest organised by 32BJ - the country's biggest service industry union that backs the Fight for $15 movement - arresting dozens of demonstrators, including four elected officials who protested in solidarity.
In the meantime, the Saudi Energy Minister, Khalid al-Falih, said the oil market will rebalance on its own and a production cut may not be needed as rising demand in the United States may put the market in balance soon. The aim is to increase oil prices by at least $2 per barrel of oil and if this happens then even a production cut will benefit the oil-producing nations.
Paul Bonicelli, director of programs at the Acton Institute and former foreign policy advisor to President George W. Bush, pointed out that special arrangements with companies to keep jobs in their state or municipality happens all the time.
After rumors began to swirl that Prince William disapproved of his brother's rare public statement about his personal life, William apparently chose to set the record straight with a statement of his own: "The Duke of Cambridge absolutely understands the situation concerning privacy and supports the need for Prince Harry to support those closest to him ", USA Today reported .
Some 100,000 Iraqi government troops, Kurdish security forces and mainly Shi'ite militiamen are participating in the assault on Mosul that began on October 17, with air and ground support from a US-led worldwide military coalition. The assault on Mosul, which began on October 17 with the support of the US-led global military coalition, is seen as one of the key steps in defeating Islamic State.