Mr Van der Bellen won the election by nearly 31,000 votes in an incredibly close vote back in May and pollsters were expecting a result that would be just as close. 4, 2016. At 72, the grey-haired economics professor often cut a wooden and somewhat dishevelled figure on the campaign trail next to smooth-talking gun enthusiast Hofer, 45.
Key said that he would resign on December 12 and that his party would choose a new leader and prime minister that same day. Last month, a US warship visited New Zealand for the first time in more than 30 years, prompting Key to say the countries' relationship was in its best shape since the nuclear ban.
Steven Joyce, who has held a variety of senior cabinet positions since joining the parliament in 2008, is seen as another potential candidate, while Judith Collins, the minister for police and corrections, told local media she would not rule out running.
As soon as the "no" victory was announced, the likely 5-Star candidate for the premiership, Luigi di Maio, said: "Today, the arrogance of power has been defeated". In fact, many critics supposed that the wording of the amendments could further enable populists by granting too much power to the prime minister, thereby shaking Italy's already unstable political landscape.
The call lasted just over seven minutes, Christopher Go, Duterte's special adviser, announced on Friday. Whatever the case, it would be reasonable to expect Duterte to get along far better with Trump: The two share similar trajectories to victory, fueling their campaigns with crass comments and s, like when Duterte joked about a murdered rape victim, or when he said he would.
Iran is urging Barack Obama to block a law that would extend the USA president's authority to impose sanctions on the Islamic Republic, calling it a violation of the Iranian nuclear deal. Iran believes that the USA will not be able to unilaterally undermine the nuclear deal signed between Tehran and the six world powers past year. President-Elect Trump said on the campaign trail that he would rip up the Iran deal.
He made the call for family reasons as well, saying his wife Bronagh had spent many nights alone and there had been "extraordinary levels of intrusion and pressure" for his children Stephie and Max. National elections are not anticipated until late 2017. New Zealand First leader Winston Peters claimed Key was stepping down because the economy was not as strong as the government made out.
I want to start by just hearing about your reaction to the news that broke yesterday that the Army Corps of Engineers' announcement that it would not grant the easement. On another brief trip home last week, Brenholt - with support from the First Congregational United Church of Christ and other Menomonie residents - gathered more medical supplies and gear to sustain the water protectors through the winter.
In a shocking upset, election officials say an opposition candidate has defeated Gambia's longtime leader in the country's presidential vote. A third candidate, Mama Kandeh, won 17 percent. Barrow, a previously unknown businessman, once worked as a security guard at Argos on Holloway Road, North London. The European Union and regional body the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) did not send observers to the vote, but a small number of African Union experts monitored the ...
Addressing a 5,000-strong rally in Kuala Lumpur , Najib Razak said the Myanmar government must stop the bloody crackdown in its far west that has sent thousands of Rohingya fleeing, many with stories of rape, torture and murder. Rohingya advocacy groups claim around 400 Rohingya have been killed in military operations in northern Rakhine since October 9 attacks that left nine Myanmar border police officials dead, while Myanmar says just 91 people - 17 soldiers and 74 alleged "attackers" ...
President Obama will meet with Abe in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 27. The Hawaii visit comes after Obama in May journeyed to Hiroshima, the Japanese city where a United States plane dropped the world's first atom bomb in the closing chapter of World War II.
That would mean the recount would likely start Wednesday. Well, the Stein campaign says Alex Halderman, a University of MI professor, is suggesting there's a possibility there might've been some malware or a software malfunction that somehow someone intentionally put into these machines that would have given an inaccurate count of the vote.
The bill would renew sanctions on Iran for a period of 10 years. They say that a collapse would mean Iran could quickly restart that work. "Iran has always resisted non-nuclear sanctions and tried to tie them into the nuclear deal". "Signing the bill by President Obama is against American commitments", Rouhani said. Ranjbarzadeh further said the Iranian lawmakers sought to adopt "a fundamental and principled" measure proportionate to the blatant move by the US Congress.
Stein was also the Green Party's candidate for president in 2012. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein requested a recount after President-elect Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton by almost 11-thousand votes in the state. She also lost races for MA governor in 2002 and 2010, state representative in 2004 and MA secretary of state in 2006. "The fundamental right invoked by plaintiffs - the right to vote, and to have that vote conducted fairly and counted accurately - is the bedrock of ...
A Star Wars Story coming out in a matter of days, a British energy company estimated what it would take to run the Empire's space station that plays a central role in the film. So no need to craft your own winter Star Wars cosplay quite yet. While it has the Star Wars name, which will certainly be good for a strong opening weekend, whether it will have the staying power to put up several hundred million before the year ends is unclear.
They said they will continue to discuss the issue. Impeachment could also backfire for current liberals. Through her spokesman, President Park denied all the allegations and criticized the prosecution's findings for lacking any objective evidence.
Supporters of Indian southern state of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa hold her photograph as they pray for her health at a temple in Mumbai, India, Monday, Dec. Jayalalithaa was a visionary & able administrator". The Honourable Chief Minister is being treated and closely monitored by a team of experts. "This is totally baseless and false".
And if he's a smart man, that means that he'll fully and quickly enough realize this different level of responsibility. Earlier this week, during his annual address to Russian lawmakers, Putin said that Moscow is ready to cooperate with the new U.S.
What is another good sign is seeing flashes of the old Aaron Rodgers , albeit battling a sore hamstring. The Packers find themselves two games behind the Detroit Lions in the NFC North standings at 5-6, and are looking to avoid missing the postseason for the first time since 2008.
Several hundred fighters from the army, state-sanctioned Shiite militias and paramilitary federal police massed in the nearby village of Haj Ali, firing mortars at IS positions in the villages of Shayala Abali and Shayala Ayma, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Iraq's second largest city.
A new vote had to be held following a court ruling that annulled the first election after Hofer's Freedom Party claimed widespread irregularities. "A referendum underway in Italy is being closely followed for further signs of anti-establishment populism, with polls suggesting a setback for centre-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi".
The President-elect's unusual call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday led to a diplomatic protest, although Vice President-elect Mike Pence played down its significance, saying it was a "courtesy", not meant to show a shift in USA policy on China .
As The Washington Post reported on Monday, the Trump campaign's filing in MI to stop the recount in that state based its case on the argument that there is no sound reason to believe any fraud occurred in the 2016 presidential election.
China was a frequent target of Trump's during his presidential campaign and, as he prepares to take office next month, every sign points to his taking an aggressive line with Beijing. Trump spoke with Ying-wen over the phone - the first time a president or president-elect has spoken with a Taiwanese leader since the US cut formal diplomatic ties with the island in 1979.
High was the third time in the past two months a student has brought a weapon onto a campus in Utah to cause violence. "They were (also) concerned that there were weapons missing from the house", said Bountiful Police Chief Tom Ross. Students at a Utah junior high school get a scare after a classmate brandishes a shotgun. Officers went through the school, clearing each classroom and making sure there were no other weapons or threats before finally allowing students to leave.
Opinion polls had suggested the re-run was too close to call . Mr Van der Bellen is a former economics professor who ran as an independent backed by the Greens. Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern has congratulated Alexander Van der Bellen for his victory over right-winger Norbert Hofer in the country's presidential election.
The statement came after the Kremlin demanded an "explanation" from Erdogan over his comments on Tuesday. Erdogan made a series of surprisingly candid statements on Tuesday about his government's difficulty in carrying out a military intervention in Syria as it wished, partly due to the support received by Syria's President Bashar al-Assad from Russian Federation.
After Houston tied the game at 7-7, Ty Montgomery returned the kickoff 39 yards. Early in the fourth quarter, Rodgers connected with Jordy Nelson on a 32-yard TD pass to give the Pack a 14-7 lead. "I thought we had a good balance marching down the field", tackle David Bakhtiari said. The Houston Texans take on the Green Bay Packers in Week 13 of National Football League action.
Washington has opposed all attempts to pressure Israel through votes on United Nations bodies, he added, and has just signed a 10-year $38 billion military support deal, the biggest in USA history. The incoming administration should be allowed "to formulate-together with us-its policy vis-à-vis Israel and the region through accepted and quiet channels, and not via interviews and statements", he declared.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Toliver graduated from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and had a promising future. Harrison said police have arrested 11 people, including the two Sunday, in the past two days on charges of illegally carrying weapons.
Ben Carson is now an ally of president-elect Donald Trump , who nominated him Monday as the next secretary of the Deaprtment of Housing and Urban Development. Ben Carson was born in Detroit, Michigan on September 18, 1951. And Trump himself confirmed he was considering Carson to lead HUD . But later, he became one of his top most African-American supporters after president-elect secured the Republican presidential nomination.
CR Saraswathi, a spokesman of her AIADMK party, said the chief minister was doing well, even though the hospital said she was on life support . An ECMO is a technique of providing cardiac and respiratory support to patients whose heart and lungs are unable to provide ample exchange of gases to sustain life.
After Florida stalled on its next possession, Joshua Jacobs returned a blocked punt 27 yards for a touchdown. Tide Pride members have until 5 p.m. The victor of the matchup between Alabama and Washington will meet the victor of the game matching the No. 2 Clemson Tigers and the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes.
He continued to say that OPEC "has chose to reduce its production by around 1.2 mb/d to bring its ceiling to 32.5 mb/d, effective 1st of January 2017". "No, the price may rise a few cents; you could see like a 10-cent rise over the next few days as gas station owners are more concerned about future oil prices", he offers.
Today, he's 58 and lives with his family in Aroostook County. The AIDS Institute noted the progress achieved over the last three decades has come about in a bipartisan fashion, but there is still much to be done. Entyvio's HIV trial began in August and seeks to enroll 15 to 25 people with stable disease. Medicaid is now the largest source of insurance coverage for people with HIV , covering more than 40 percent of people with HIV who are in care.