Special correspondent Martin Seemungal reports.http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/RTS7KEG-320x196.jpg2365900981T_kfuN5RDG4199537199508http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/news-wrap-still-one-people-says-obama-thanksgiving-message/News Wrap: Obama offers Thanksgiving message of unityIn our news wrap Thursday, as Americans took time to celebrate Thanksgiving, President Obama called for unity in a video message.
Security forces had deployed heavily in Banjul earlier Friday amid nervousness over whether Jammeh would accept defeat, but by the end of the day the officers were shaking hands with Barrow supporters. Eight opposition parties united behind Barrow, and the campaign featured large opposition rallies and unprecedented expressions of frustration with Jammeh's more than 22 years in power.
German electricity generators EON and RWE and Sweden's Vattenfall filed a complaint with the Federal Constitutional Court arguing the order constituted an expropriation of their assets and demanded compensation. Part of the decision was based on agreements the government had reached with the firms a few months earlier to extend lifetimes for the reactors well beyond 2021.
The unexpected announcement came two days before the 75th anniversary of the attack and six months after Obama became the first sitting US president to visit the memorial in Hiroshima for victims of the USA atomic bombing of that city at the end of the war.
Syrian regime's army forces on Monday gained more ground in the battle for Aleppo. This was the sixth time Russian Federation thwarted a resolution on the six-year-long civil war in the West Asian country. Among the dead were two children and four women, said the opposition Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Residents who fled eastern Aleppo for government-held areas early in the war began returning to the Hanano district recently captured from the opposition to inspect ...
But analysts say the military's intervention in the national government had been expected to ensure a "steadying hand" during the royal transition. As a military officer with the Royal Thai Army since 1975, he also trained with the Australian, British and United States armed forces personnel.
To join the race to the Elysee Palace, Valls has first to win the Left nomination in two round-primary in January 22 and 29. Polls show Marine Le Pen winning or coming second in the opening round of the election on April 23 but being defeated by the conservative candidate Francois Fillon in May's second round.
The fifth test was carried out just eight months after Pyongyang's fourth nuclear detonation in January, which was followed by the launch of a long-range rocket in February. China, believed to be the only country buying North Korean coal, would slash its imports by some $700 million compared with 2015 sales under the new sanctions, diplomats said.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A Supreme Court justice suspended the president of Brazil's Senate from his duties as the body's leader Monday, hitting another key ally of President Michel Temer. Calheiros is accused of misappropriating public funds since 2007 to pay for child support for a child he had in an extramarital affair. At stake is the final vote in the Senate scheduled for December 13 of a 20-year constitutional cap on federal spending that is the centrepiece of Temer's plan to bring a ...
Trump said he didn't think he did anything to energize the alt-right - which believes that white culture is being wrongly overtaken by minorities and religious groups such as Islam and Judaism. Possibly not a name that you have heard before, but Richard B Spencer is the man who has been credited for coining the term "Alt-right" - a term that refers to groups with far right ideologies.
Jayalalithaa played a tribal girl, Jhumki in Izzat . While Tanuja played a grieving woman, Jayalalithaa was a tribal woman who was spunky and bubbly. Aayirathil Oruvan: Another 1965 film, Aayirathil Oruvan saw Jayalalitha opposite MGR (M. G. Ramachandran) - a pairing which would continue for over 20 other films.
The ISA was first adopted in 1996 to punish investments in Iran's energy industry. Several Republican US lawmakers already have introduced proposals for additional sanctions on Iran separate from the nuclear pact or plan to do so. "Iran will not be an initiator of any action to undermine JCPOA and will wait the developments with patience; we do not see violation of JCPOA to be easily achieved, and we hope to see that the U.S.
Law enforcement officials say the threat came from an English speaking male in a foreign country who called into a foreign "public safety hotline" and was deemed credible enough by USA foreign partners to be relayed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Prime Minister Theresa May's government launched its Supreme Court appeal on Monday to overturn an earlier High Court ruling , which stated Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty could only be triggered with the input of Parliament. Lord Pannick said the question was whether Parliament had intended by later legislation to confer a new power to that effect. Eadie argues that Parliament has already had its say, by passing the law that made June's European Union membership referendum possible.
Don't think of us as your adversaries. She was reacting to the statement of former Chief Minister and NC President Farooq Abdullah in which he had pledged support to Hurriyat in the ongoing uprising and asked his workers "to stay with the movement".
That's according to a recently filed lawsuit that names everyone from Trump himself to Gov. Rick Scott and the state's 29 Republican presidential electors defendants. They have urged the officials to probe the election results and find out whether the result which went in Trump's favor was, in fact, due to a variety of statewide issues.
Biden clarified late Monday night that his words after the Senate session weren't an official announcement. "Yeah, I am. I am going to run in 2020", he said . Biden developed a much higher public profile during his terms as Obama's second-in-command. The Vice-President is popular among Democrats and was seen as a true challenge to Hillary Clinton in the 2015 Primaries.
Stephen Yates , a former national security aide to Vice President Dick Cheney who has been in touch with Trump advisers, said the call with Tsai was arranged by the transition team and showed the president-elect wants to rebalance the USA relationship with China.
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The defeat and Renzi's departure threatens to plunge Italy into a new phase of political uncertainty and possible economic turmoil. "Momentum behind country reforms is likely to slow down or stall altogether, with disappointed investors going back in their minds to the roots of the European crisis", Gary Dugan, Chief Investment Officer at Emirate NBD, wrote on Monday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that no move is authorized to undermine the JCPOA which was signed following efforts by seven countries in line with the promotion of worldwide peace and security. He also said his government will be committed to the JCOPA. Some members of the U.S. Congress, however, had expressed deep concern over the deal, warning that Tehran could evade inspections and use the money from sanction relief to destabilize the region.
Flight MH370, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014, sparking a search in the southern Indian Ocean that entered its 1,000th day on Saturday. "It's been a thousand days since our relatives disappeared and today we still do not know anything about what happened, absolutely nothing", said Ghislain Wattrelos, who lost his wife and two of His children in the crash.
General Sharif in January had declared he would not seek extension. Sharif said that he always prioritized national interest in every decision he made during his tenure. Though Bajwa assured that he would try to normalize the LoC, officials said the new chief was heading the Rawalpindi-based 10 Corps a few years ago.
But Mr Tusk said their criticism had "nothing to do with reality". "On Tuesday Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Brexit is "going to be a tough ride" for Britain's economy, as investors rethink their investments" amid the uncertainty.
A hurricane watch was in effect for Costa Rica and Panama. "Additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Otto could become a hurricane during the next couple of days", the center wrote in its update. Otto gained strength in the Caribbean on Tuesday to become the seventh hurricane of the season so far and the latest hurricane on record in the Caribbean Sea.
While there is virtually no way No. 9 Oklahoma finds its way into the College Football Playoff, the Sooners do have a chance to send quarterback Baker Mayfield to NY as a Heisman candidate. Oklahoma State quickly responded to that touchdown with a few scores of their own, and held a 17-10 lead with 1:28 remaining in the first half. One of the biggest surprises of the game was the defensive play of the Sooners.
Navy commander who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Although Abe will be the first Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor he won't be the first member of his family to do so - his wife Akie Abe made a surprise visit in August 2016 to pay tribute.
The opposition said the Russians had retreated from proposals agreed at talks with opposition groups in Turkey that would have resulted in jihadist fighters leaving the city, a ceasefire and humanitarian aid deliveries. Last month it said it was beginning a "major operation" in Idlib and central Homs province. The rebels defending al-Shaar may be forced to abandon it or risk being cut off from the other areas, rebel sources say.
Syrian government artillery fire killed 21 civilians, including two children, in an eastern district of Aleppo early Wednesday, a monitoring group said. There have been no operational hospitals in eastern Aleppo for almost two weeks after they were bombed. Rebels denied this, saying the government's advance had been repelled.
They held regular concerts and dance parties, like the one Friday, to make money, Boudreaux said. She said they knew it was risky: "They profited on this". Gallo said Almena essentially told authorities to "mind their own business" and appeared resistant to addressing complaints and complying with city codes.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will honour war dead but won't apologise when he becomes the first Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor this month, a top government spokesman said Tuesday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Tuesday echoed Abe, making it clear that the goal of the visit is to remember the victims, not to apologize for Japan's actions.
About 100,000 remain in the squalid camps and dependent on charity. Mohammad Ali, a village administrator in the southeast Bangladeshi coastal town of Teknaf, said that several fishermen reported that they spotted three corpses floating in the area and they believed that they had been traveling on that boat.
The topics included new business areas and other shareholder-related policies. The heir apparent also said he would pull Samsung from the Federation of Korean Industries, adding he's sorry for disappointing the public. Lee Jae-yong, 48-year-old vice chairman at Samsung Electronics and the only son of the ailing chairman, was shouted down and admonished by lawmakers for the most part of the 2 1/2 -hour parliamentary questioning on Tuesday morning.
PM Theresa May must ensure she is not "pushed" into a hard Brexit, they said. Her success in overturning Zac Goldsmith's 23,000 vote majority last Thursday was a sign that there was a "real role" for Lib Dems in providing the "moderate, progressive opposition" to the Government and its policy of "hard Brexit" that other parties had failed to do, said Mr Farron.
On Sunday, Russian and Syrian government air strikes killed at least 73 people in rebel-held areas of the province of Idlib, south-west of Aleppo , according to the Syrian Observatory. It did not include groups the council categorizes as terrorist organizations, such as ISIS and the Al-Nusra Front. He also said that the draft resolution on a ceasefire is "counterproductive" and is against the solution being pursued by Russian Federation and the US.