The Attorney General has said the judges who ruled against the Government on Brexit should not "relegate, nearly to a footnote, the outcome of the referendum". The government's prepared argument for the Supreme Court is little changed from before. He is concerned that Brexit may result in Britain withdrawing from the European Convention of Human Rights, which he fears would undermine his fight for justice for his murdered son.
Stein also launched recount initiatives in Wisconsin and MI after a renowned computer expert alleged that the election results could have been hacked, according to the Wall Street Journal. Proponents of the recount effort argue that Clinton received 7 percent fewer votes in counties that relied on electronic-voting machines compared with counties that used optical scanners/paper ballots.
Fierce fighting and continued bombardment of Syria's Aleppo has left so many dead that the city's cemeteries have become full, Britain's Sky News reports. Russia's military announced last month it was resuming its airstrikes on the northwestern Idlib province and central Homs province in support of the government's efforts to suppress a years-long uprising against its national authority.
At the time of going to print this morning, the "No" campaign was leading by 59.7 per cent to 40.3 per cent with almost 30m votes counted. "We didn't know what kind of a result we were expecting and the turn out was pretty impressive", PhD candidate at Swinburne University of Technology Chiara De Lazzari said.
Twenty-four bodies have been discovered in the ruins of the artist space dubbed the Oakland Ghost Ship , which burnt down on Friday night, the authorities said. "All of that has now been proven". Almena did not immediately respond to emails or phone numbers associated with him. Names of the victims will begin to be released later December 4, authorities have said.
The "one China" principle is the political foundation of China-U.S. relations. Donald Trump decided that he wanted to put out a video apology. It's unclear to what extent Trump's latest comments will rattle Beijing, which had a fairly muted stance to Friday's phone call.
Candidate Jill Stein's allegations created the false allusion that some unidentified foreign government hacked our state's voting systems when absolutely no such proof existed . "This court can not allow a dilatory and frivolous request for a recount by an aggrieved party to silence all Michigan votes for president", Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette wrote in a court filing on Friday, as reported by The New York Times .
SEOUL , Dec. 1 (Xinhua) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye has let lawmakers decide on her fate, but it kindled public confusion about what the embattled president meant to do with her national address over a scandal involving herself. Some people thought Park was hinting Tuesday that a constitutional amendment to introduce a new governing system - and shorten the current president's term - could be passed under the "orderly exit" scenario, and that would make the opposition think twice ...
In France, it's expected that no candidate will win the requisite 50 per cent of the vote in the April 23 first round of presidential elections. "From the start I have always fought and argued in favour of an Austrian that is pro-European", a visibly relieved Van der Bellen said on public television.
He said the guests were sleeping when the fire broke out. The injured and affected were rushed to the near by Jinnah hospital. The firefighters took three hours to douse the flames, a press release issued by Saddar Police Station stated.
The building had been used by artists as a living and work space but had no license for such use, officials said, nor for the electronic dance party under way when the blaze broke out late Friday. Questions remain about whether electrical issues, pyrotechnics, or errant candles or cigarettes had started the fire. Officials have asked families of those feared dead to preserve any DNA evidence they may have, including hair or tooth brushes.
Renzi is expected to be asked to stay on at least until a budget bill can be passed later this month and to shepherd a months-long electoral reform process. local time, and definitive results were expected later on Monday. Exit polls will be released as soon as voting ends and the count begins at 11pm, when polls close.
On Friday, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju had criticised Mamata Banerjee for dragging the Army into controversy by projecting their routine exercise in the state as something sinister. That is why we said temporary pain for long-term gain. Accusing the Centre of "deploying the Army" along a highway toll plaza at the second Hooghly Bridge, about 500 metres from the Secretariat "Nabanna" in neighbouring Howrah district, Banerjee had not left her office till next ...
Ned Price, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council, said Mr Trump's conversation did not signal any change to long-standing United States policy on cross-strait issues. The Trump organization is defending accusations that the company is making plans to expand in Taiwan. The Indiana governor on Sunday morning talk shows said Trump was not sending a message to China or the diplomatic community, which was taken aback by the first call between a USA president or ...
Some of the missing were apparently foreign students thought to be in their 20s and 30s, making their identification more hard. They say there are some global victims, and are working to contact foreign governments and consulates. Property records show the warehouse is owned by a trust created by Chor N Ng. "The hardest thing I'm having trouble processing are the people on the second floor", Seung Lee, a journalist at the concert told the LA Times .
The populist 5-Star Movement says it's poised to govern Italy now that Premier Matteo Renzi is resigning. "We must listen to this thirst for freedom of nations and protection!" This would pave the way for Italy quitting the euro, plunging the eurozone into chaos and leading to the disintegration of the EU.
US State Department spokesman John Kirby said of the vote: "Never before has power changed hands through the ballot box, so it's a big deal". The commission's chair, Alieu Njie, said he was followed by out-going President Yahya Jammeh with 212,009 votes while Mama Kandeh, the third candidate in the running, came third with 102,969 votes.
Van der Bellen could be the first Austria's president who is not from the mainstream parties since the end of World War II. Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen of France and anti-immigrant politician Geert Wilders in the Netherlands, who both face national elections next year.
Iran and Russian Federation are effectively fighting two proxy wars against Saudi Arabia, in Yemen and Syria, and many skeptics had said the countries would struggle to find a compromise. Clouding the specifics on Wednesday was the small matter of Indonesia suspending its membership in OPEC, due to its status as a net oil importer. Additionally, higher oil prices will encourage oil companies to tap their inventories of drilled but uncompleted wells, providing a relatively quick boost to ...
This has prompted fears among residents and aid groups of a winter food, water and fuel supply crisis for the million residents still in Islamic State-held areas of the city, and calls to speed up operations. But it warned in a statement that "the dissemination of false and fabricated news" could help ISIS as the extremist group seeks to stop Iraqi forces retaking Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, and surrounding areas.
But analysts say President Sergio Mattarella , whose job it is to designate someone to form a new government, is unlikely to act on such an offer until parliament passes a new budget law. "God willing it's over". Elections are due in spring 2018, but with Renzi's stepping down, they would likely be held sometime in 2017. Italians living overseas had voted by post over recent days and the ballots were flown to a hangar on the outskirts of Rome.
Moscow backs Syria's President Bashar al-Assad while Turkey supports rebels fighting to oust him. Syria's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday lashed out at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the remarks he recently made against the Syrian government, branding the Turkish leader as "tyrant".
Duterte's office released a summary about the nature of their conversation, in which the Philippines leader said , "I could sense a good rapport, an animated President-elect Trump". However, according to Reuters , a source within the Trump transition team has said that Donald Trump does wish to view Duterte and the Philippines through a new lens .
Hofer, who represented the Freedom Party, told his Facebook followers he was "infinitely sad" about he also congratulated Van der Bellen and urged voters of both camps to bury their differences and work together for Austria . It is being re-held following a court ruling after Hofer's Freedom Party claimed widespread irregularities. "Long live our home, Austria ". Absentee ballots will be counted Monday, but officials don't expect those additional votes to change the outcome of the ...
Also Friday, Trump sued MI election officials in a bid to stop a recount of the November 8 election results, contending that Stein doesn't have legal standing to seek a recount of 4.8 million ballots. Stein said on Twitter . In parallel efforts, Wisconsin's recount began on Thursday and another one in MI could begin as early as this week although it has become mired in legal challenges .
Gambia's autocratic leader Yahya Jammeh, who once declared that he would rule over the country for " a billion years ", has been swept from power in a stunning defeat at the polls. "President Yahaya Jammeh is to be commended for graciously conceding defeat, thereby laying to rest any lingering suspicion and anxiety about the fate of Gambia in the aftermath of the elections".
On Sunday they advanced into the Hanano district on its northern edge, but rebels said the battle was still continuing and that some of the pro-government forces' gains had been reversed. Staffan de Mistura , the United Nations s peace envoy for Syria, arrived in Damascus on Sunday for talks with Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem that were likely to address the latest violence.
Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the police are still investigating if arson caused some of the fires. Netanyahu called Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday evening to express his thanks for the Palestinians sending eight vehicles and 40 fire personnel to Israel, the prime minister's office said.
Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Italy, Britain, Russia, and Croatia responded to Israel's call for worldwide help and sent more than a dozen of aircrafts to fight the raging blaze. "We are facing arsonist terror". Most are Palestinians, but at least 10 are Israeli Arabs. But Ayman Odeh, a leading Israeli Arab politician from Haifa, rejected the suggestion Arabs were responsible for arson attacks and accused the Israeli government of taking advantage of the situation to incite against the Arab minority.
It said the countries recognised the necessity of taking serious measures to address recruitment of youths to extremist and terrorist networks and underlined the need for effective de-radicalization and counter-radicalization strategies. He said all major players, including India, must extend all possible support to Afghanistan in its transition. The idea behind the corridor is to try and overcome, to some extent, Pakistan's refusal to allow direct transit to Indian cargo headed for ...
He also accused Myanmar leader and Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi of inaction, saying that she had declared the Rohingya issue off-limits during bilateral discussions. "I'm not saying there are no difficulties, but it helps if people recognize the difficulty and are more focused on resolving these difficulties rather than exaggerating them so that everything seems worse than it really is", she added.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu during the fifth session of the Russia-Turkey strategic planning group on Thursday. Cavusoglu said the process should be accelerated and all obstacles removed. Meanwhile, a commander for the US-led anti-IS coalition said it was helping Turkey find two of its soldiers that were reported missing on Tuesday.
The Stein campaign said it will file for emergency relief in the Pennsylvania effort in federal court on Monday, "demanding a State-wide recount on constitutional grounds". Wisconsin's recount began Thursday, and one in MI could start this week. The ballot recount is expected to cost Ingham County about $45,000, she said in a news release Sunday.
Investors, fearful of the political turmoil, could demand a much higher price for providing the money some banks urgently need. The risk of political instability has triggered market reaction before the vote, with bank stocks sinking and the borrowing costs on sovereign debt rising.
But the election is being watched as a barometer of how populists in other European Union countries may fare in coming months. Austrian far-right candidate Norbert Hofer on Sunday congratulated his opponent in presidential elections after projections indicated that he had lost.