In conceding , McCrory has become the first North Carolina governor to lose re-election. McCrory's loss was a bit of an anomaly in the state, with Republican President-elect Donald Trump and Republican Senator Richard Burr winning in the state last month.
Deirdre Fike, assistant director of the FBI's Los Angeles office, said the credibility of the threat was still being investigated but it was announced due to its specificity and because the attack was threatened for the next day. "At this point, we don't know if this is a credible threat, but the safety of our passengers, employees and the public is our number one priority, so we take this threat very seriously", said Metro Chief Executive Officer Phillip Washington.
The other victims - Brazilians, Bolivians and a Venezuelan - were flown home Thursday and Friday. Officials said Brazilian President Michel Temer would likely be there as well. The original intention was to receive the soccer team as champions. Fans have been lining up for the vigil since Friday night and 100,000 people are expected to attend.
Lavrov also lamented what he described as attempts by the United States to obtain a pause in the fighting in Aleppo to allow rebels to re-arm and re-supply. Kerry said he is due to meet Lavrov in Hamburg, Germany on Thursday and would try to find a way forward. Moscow is a key Assad ally and launched an air war in support of his forces previous year, while Washington has supported rebel forces battling the regime.
One comfort for investors, however, was that Austrian voters roundly rejected on Sunday a candidate vying to become the first freely elected far-right head of state in Europe since World War Two, halting at least temporarily the wave of populism sweeping some Western democracies.
Though Vice President-elect Mike Pence said that the pair intends to work with each company on a case-by-case basis, Trump also vowed to impose a 35 percent tax on companies outsourcing their manufacturing and then selling goods back across the border.
After that deal was announced, Dombrowski said, "We're trying to win now, as you can see". Sale has been an All-Star for five straight seasons and finished in the top six of the Cy Young Award voting each time. The Yankees said Tuesday the number will be retired on May 14 before a Mother's Day game against Houston, and a plaque in his honor will be unveiled in Monument Park during the ceremony.
A criminal investigation has been launched into a blaze that ripped through a warehouse dance party in Oakland, California, killing at least 36 people . Emergency workers had searched and cleared 85 percent of the charred building, officials told a news conference. Eleven victims have been identified, but all the names been publicly released.
The ceremony will include Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Ewalt Shatz, who was on board the USS Patterson that day. He was 19 when he joined the military and said he did it because he was unemployed and the military paid for everything-food, housing and clothes.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama had believed that large troop presences in Iraq and Afghanistan were unsustainable. In recent months, President-elect Donald Trump has attacked Obama's counter-terrorism moves as too soft and scattered, arguing both that he has been too involved in foreign conflicts and has not responded forcefully enough when choosing to use force.
In a unanimous ruling, the Court ruled a patent violator does not have to turn over all its profits from sales if the stolen design involved certain components and the not the entire device. Current law said an award could be collected on the entire profits of an infringing device. The lower court said that since the face and screen were not sold separately to consumers, they were not distinct articles of manufacture.
In a post on Twitter , the President-Elect referred to the impersonation from Alec Baldwin as "sad" (his favorite adjective) while also proclaiming that the show is biased. Bad-brained Trump was up and watching SNL and obviously had all of his critical faculties intact, something that ought to bring comfort to a concerned nation.
He went on to declare the show "biased" and insisted Baldwin's impersonation " just can't get any worse ". But when SNL returned last week, Trump still snapped back: "I watched parts of @ nbcsnl Saturday Night Live last night". Baldwin began impersonating the president-elect during the primary season, appearing alongside fellow SNL cast member Kate McKinnon, who portrayed Hillary Clinton.
In a unanimous opinion, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that the recount should not have been allowed to begin because Stein - who received slightly more than one percent of the vote - did not qualify under state law as an "aggrieved candidate".
Italians living in the north-east of Scotland have reacted to the outcome of the country's referendum . However, the defeated prime minister will remain as the head of the Democratic Party. "But after seeing that rally yesterday and given that Renzi seems likely to stay on, at least for this week, there may be a lack of reasons to sell the euro in the near term".
Jammeh conceded defeat on television, accepting that Gambians had "decided" that he " should take the backseat". Omar Amadou Jallow, an opposition leader for the People's Progressive Party, said the result will delight Gambians. Voting against Jammeh was a rare show of defiance against a leader human rights groups say routinely crushes dissent by imprisoning and torturing opponents.
When Trump spoke to Taiwan's president Friday, it was the first known time in almost four decades that a US leader has spoken on the phone with his Taiwanese counterpart. While there have been sharp differences between Beijing and Washington on China's island building in the South China Sea and over alleged Chinese cybertheft of US commercial secrets, the two powers have cooperated effectively on climate change and the Iran nuclear deal.
Some may think 75 years is a long time. He came up for air twice, and each time he thought the fire would scorch his lungs, but it didn't. "It seems impossible that the Japs have the audacity to attack us as far east as Hawaii", the letter read.
The observations were predicated on Saudi Arabia and the reversal in posturing that took place as leadership transitioned in the oil space, but even more precisely on the additional vested interest Saudi Arabia had in securing a deal to support oil prices .
While disappointing sales of Wii U consoles helped push Nintendo into mobile gaming, Sony has been a decisive victor in console gaming with over 40 million PlayStation 4 sales, nearly double the sales of Microsoft Corp's MSFT.O XBox One. "To sum up the concept in a few words, we want to add a digital spice to the experience of touching an analogue thing". Mobile games, when successful with users, usually generate a significant amount of revenue by way of in-app purchases and payable downloads.
CEO of SoftBank says at Trump Tower that his company will invest $50 billion in US businesses and create 50,000 new jobs. The Japanese businessman was at Trump Tower to celebrate Trump's election victory, he said "I just came to celebrate his new job", Son remarked.
The testimony, which Assange gave prosecutors from his refuge inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London on November 14, includes detailed accounts of what he calls consensual sex with the woman known as SW. "I immediately made myself available to Swedish authorities to clarify any questions that might exist, even though I had no obligation to do so". Swedish prosecutors dropped a sexual assault probe into Assange last year after the five-year statute of limitations expired.
The farewell ceremony at the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery was not telecast live. CNN cameraman outside Moncada barracks where the first shots of the revolution were fire in 1953. He said that Cuba's National Assembly would vote in its next session on the law fulfilling the wishes of his brother. Dominating Cuban life for nearly 50 years as president, Castro angrily rejected suggestions he was a dictator, denying any personal enrichment or personality cult around him.
The government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have been in talks in Havana, Cuba for the last four years, hammering out a deal to end a conflict that has killed more than 220,000 and displaced millions in the Andean nation.
Rebel fire into the government-held west of the city has killed 81 people, including 31 children, in the same period, it said. Government forces now control about 75% of eastern Aleppo , held by the rebels for the past four years. It also calls for negotiations over the future of the city of Aleppo once the humanitarian crisis eases. "Russia's systematic obstruction bolsters the regime of Bashar al-Assad in its destructive drive which is harming the defenceless civilian population", a ...
The new restrictions came in response to North Korea's nuclear warhead test in September, its fifth and potentially most powerful yet. Pyongyang has previously defended the bombardment of the South Korean island and warned of another "brutal baptism of fire" in November.
Now the results of that appeal have come in. The Supreme Court sided with Samsung in its years long battle with Apple Tuesday, striking down a $ 399 million judgement assessed by a lower court for allegedly infringing on the design of the iPhone.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck just after 5 a.m. (2200 GMT Tuesday) at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). There was no tsunami warning. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? We can't treat them here.
As soon as they are coordinated, the ceasefire regime will enter into force", Lavrov saying as quoted by TASS . However, Deputy US Ambassador to the United Nations Michele Sison told the council: "That is a made-up alibi". Kafa Jawish, 36, burst into tears as she saw her home for the first time in four years, reduced to little more than rubble. Speaking to Reuters from Turkey, senior rebel official Zakaria Malahifji said groups fighting in Aleppo told United States officials on ...
Prosecutors had charged that Harris was so preoccupied with illicit online and in-person affairs with women of varying ages that he ignored his son by leaving him in the vehicle while temperatures soared. A jury decided that Harris did intentionally kill Cooper , declaring him guilty of malice murder on November 14. For example, when confronted with news of Cooper's death, Mrs.
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Tya Modeste said the families of 26 of the victims have been notified. However, the AP reported that Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern has said that sheriff's officials don't believe additional bodies will be found in the fire.
Mr Fillon, a conservative Catholic who opposed France's law legalising same-sex marriages, said he plans to reduce immigration to France "to a minimum" - positioning himself firmly to Mr Juppe's right. Mr Fillon is now likely to face the howdown with far-right National Front leader Le Pen, also relying on anti-immigrant feelings in France. Many pollsters are seeing Fillon - France's closest thing to a genuine conservative on both economic and social issues - as having the best chance of ...
Support for bans on full-face veils has been growing across Europe since France became the first country to implement such a law in 2011, followed by countries including Belgium , Bulgaria and parts of Switzerland . But she also hit out at anti-migrant and anti-government protesters who chant "We are the people!" or post hate messages on social media. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives toughened their tone on integrating migrants on Wednesday, passing a resolution on ...
He threw a ideal 20-yard TD pass to Adams to give the Packers a 14-7 lead early in the second quarter. "That's what he does", said Adams of Rodgers . "They were able to get rid of the ball real quick when we did pressure", Jenkins said. "That's the type of thing we can do and should do". We need those and Jordy stepped up big at the end of the game.
The recent remark of John McKissick, an official from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), on the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, deserves attention, though it's possible that he may have over-reacted. They took women in rooms and then locked them from inside. "Up to 50 women and girls of our village were tortured and raped ", a local Muslim resident named Mohammad told Agence France-Presse.