With the phone call on Friday, Trump is the first US president or president-elect to speak with a president of Taiwan since President Jimmy Carter cut off official communications with the nation in 1979 at the request of China. Trump faced immediate backlash Friday for being on the call with Ing-wen, but as the president-elect rightly pointed out later that day, the US government already sells "billions of dollars" in military-grade equipment to Taiwan.
Stein's campaign, who withdrew a recount request in a Pennsylvania state court, filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday morning seeking a statewide recount there. A federal judge who ordered MI to begin its recount has effectively ended it, tying his decision to a state court ruling that found Green Party candidate Jill Stein had no legal standing to request another look at ballots.
Mallya, however, called it a "joke", and asked his followers to "simply ignore" it. The hacker group, which goes by the name Legion, has struck again. More data will be coming over the course of a few days We are Legion. "Do not fuck with us", another tweet said. The hackers claimed they had access to documents including Mallya's bank accounts, assets, passports, and offshore investments.
Nana Akufo-Addo and his supporters however blame the country's current economic woes on what they describe as the ineptitude and corruption of Mahama's government. The 57-year-old Mahama is now running for a second term. He expressed gratitude to his fellow 2016 presidential candidates including Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings and Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, who have called to congratulate him.
The Japanese billionaire is developing a $ 100 billion technology fund with the government of Saudi Arabia, though it's unclear whether that would be part of the US investment. It read: "Commit to invest $50bn + $7bn in the United States; generate 50k + 50k new jobs in the USA; next four years". Trump and Son did not give a timeline for the investment.
John Kelly , head of U.S. Southern Command, underscored how strongly the Marines oppose Defense Secretary Ash Carter's order to fully integrate women into all combat jobs, including the Marine Corps and special operations forces like Navy SEALs and Army Green Berets".
About 10,500 homes were damaged and dozens of mosques and shop houses collapsed. Siti Rukiah, a mother of four, was among the many people who took refuge for the night in local mosques. A woman stands on the ruin of a market after Wednesday's quake in Meureudu , Aceh province , Indonesia, early Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. He didn't say whether they were alive as rescue efforts continue.
Not only did he present no evidence to back up those claims - there apparently isn't any. There has been no evidence of widespread tampering or hacking that would change the results of the presidential contest, and for good reason, experts said.
Trudeau insisted there was no contradiction between Canada's environmental agenda and the approval of these two pipelines. "The government's hand-picked cabinet panel admitted that this project faces strong opposition from First Nations communities, and the recent Bella Bella oil spill demonstrates that the BC coast is not prepared for a 7-fold increase in tanker traffic", said an unattributed portion of the release.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar telephoned General Qamar Javed Bajwa and General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Sunday. The formal process for nomination starts with the General Headquarters sending a list of the senior-most generals to the prime minister via the defence ministry, but without making any formal recommendations.
Mohammed Kamil, a trainee teacher, told AFP he wanted the new government to "create jobs for the youth... that will bring us peace and harmony". Election observers have called on the commission to publish the results faster in order to lay to rest suspicions that the vote may be rigged.
During the six-hour debate, the opposition Labour Party pressed its motion for a plan setting out the government's negotiating stance in its talks with the bloc, before Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty is invoked to start the exit process.
Is it possible that we might become resigned to the idea of a unusual war in which 4,000 cornered fighters stop an ultra-powerful coalition? "We'll need to continue to counter foreign fighters trying to escape and ISIL's attempts to relocate or reinvent itself", he said, using an alternative acronym for the Islamic State group.
The plan aims at allowing humanitarian aid into the shattered east of the city where regime forces are seizing control of rebel-held areas, and for sick or injured to be evacuated. However, in his first public comments since the Aleppo offensive began in mid-November, he also cautioned that retaking Aleppo did not in itself mean an end to the bloody conflict.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, more than 70 million people have been infected with the HIV virus , and about 35 million have died of HIV . World AIDS Day provides opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV , show their support for people living with HIV, and memorialize those who have died.
Russian Federation suggested earlier this week that a deal was in the works for rebel forces to be allowed to withdraw from Aleppo to other rebel territory. Plumes of smoke could be seen rising from the east. The White House said the US was also considering additional sanctions on those helping Syria's government to try to up the pressure, but acknowledged those penalties have thus far been ineffective.
The ACLU of OH tweeted , "Just a reminder, if the unconstitutional #HeartBeatBill passes and becomes law, we will challenge it in court". At least two other states - Arkansas and North Dakota - passed fetal heartbeat abortion laws.
December 7, 2016 - Ohio State University spokesman Hank Wilson says Glenn was hospitalized "more than a week ago", but does not have any information about his condition. John always had the right stuff, inspiring generations of scientists, engineers and astronauts who will take us to Mars and beyond-not just to visit, but to stay.
If Branstad's appointment is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will become the state's new governor. President-elect Donald Trump offered the post of USA ambassador to China to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, a long-time friend of Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to three people close to the matter.
Trump addressed the worker's mother, who was in the crowd at Carrier on Thursday. According to some local business community who were encouraged by the news that Donald Trump and Mike Pence - the president- and vice president-elect - have convinced Carrier Corp.to move over 2000 jobs from in to Mexico.
In Duluth, a special ceremony honored the more than 2,000 American service people who lost their lives at Pearl Harbor. Wednesday's keynote speaker, Captain Derek Trinque, called to mind advances in our military and changes to diplomatic relationships that he says otherwise, may not have happened.
Some even voted for him. Joseph Jackson, the patriarch of the Jackson Five, said that Donald Trump has always been good to his family. Already on Thursday, some Republicans pushed back on Trump's latest stance. Trump, however, has repeatedly dismissed suggestions that Russian Federation was behind the efforts, telling Time magazine earlier this week: "I don't believe they interfered".
Castro died Friday night at age 90, prompting the Cuban government to schedule nine days of national mourning. Jhoanna Jimenez, 30, graduated from Cuba's Latin American School of Medical Sciences, a Castro initiative that trains doctors from around the world, many of them for free.
They also condemned the Syrian government and its main backer Russian Federation for "their obstruction of humanitarian aid", accusing them of targeting hospitals and schools "in an attempt to wear people down". However, according to BBC , Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the U.S. had called off talks that were scheduled for Wednesday (7 December).
The German leader told her conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) on Tuesday that she would support a nationwide prohibition on the Islamic full face covering. Merkel also said the refugee crisis "must never be repeated". Conservatives allied with Merkel had earlier called for a partial ban on burqas in schools , universities and when driving.
The new gains have choked the rebels, forcing them to pull back to other parts of the Old City, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights . But Power said current global military efforts against terrorism are like playing "whack-a-mole". Dozens of people have been killed daily in the strikes and crossfire between the regime and rebels since the Syrian forces began their push into eastern Aleppo on November 26, activist groups said.
After the speech, Congress quickly approved a resolution that recognized the United States was at war with Japan. We should remember it because it is not only a significant part of our history but because it is also part of our defining characteristic and served as the creation of our new position in the world.
The mistrial was the second declared in just weeks involving a police officer charged with murder. He's the former North Charleston police officer videotaped shooting Walter Scott from behind as Scott fled following a traffic stop. They also posed numerous questions to the judge. Rev. Al Sharpton said on the MSNBC show " Morning Joe ". "You have sacrificed more than any of your peers".
Taking a dig at Pakistan, Ghani said , "The state sponsored sanctuaries exist in Pakistan", adding that he said, "Taliban also said that they would not sustain without Pakistan's support for more than a month". Modi shared the table with Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani, said sources. Advocating the need to promote connectivity across the borders, the diplomat said Pakistan was committed to enhancing facilitation for transit of Afghan goods through Pakistan.
Government troops retook seven districts, including the strategic Shaar neighbourhood. Broad swaths of the city's eastern quarters are in ruins. Rebel defenses are collapsing under the weight of twin offensives by pro-government forces. "The member states of the U.N. should not stand behind resolutions that serve only to strengthen terrorism and feed it in Syria", he said in a statement Monday to the U.N.
The reforms included reducing the size and powers of the Senate, while another would have transferred powers from Italy's regions to the central government. Some analysts said the euro was drawing some support from Sunday's presidential election in Austria, where voters roundly rejected Norbert Hofer, the candidate vying to become the first freely elected far-right head of state in Europe since World War Two.
Green Leader Elizabeth May, meanwhile, summed up the decisions as "political opportunism of the worst kind", challenging Trudeau's claim he based his decisions on evidence. "That's wonderful news about all the jobs, but I'll just quickly add that it will be very hard to show up to work when the earth has obliterated itself in a shitstorm of carbon emissions", said Raina Vanstone, director of Environmental Defence.
On the backdrop of this surge in hostilities in Aleppo, the UN Security Council announced an emergency meeting to take place on Wednesday. The National Coalition said it was working with France to draft a United Nations resolution for an immediate ceasefire in Aleppo, though Syria government ally Russian Federation is likely to veto such a proposal.
Original dates were December 28, 29 and 30. The issue was raised in both Houses of Parliament with main opposition Congress too seeking a clarification on the army deployment at 19 toll plazas in West Bengal. "It is done in different states with the consent of officials", Parrikar said. Ms Banerjee had claimed that the army personnel were taking money from the vehicles which they are not supposed to do.
Ahok's blasphemy case took a step forward Wednesday when the Office of the State Prosecutor announced that the police dossier on the case had met the requirements for it to go to trial. National news agency Antara said 22,000 police personnel would be deployed to avoid a repeat of the violence that flared during a protest led by hardline Islamists last month when more than 100 people were injured in clashes with police.