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Sheikh Mohammed, Saudi king congratulate Trump

El-Sisi met Trump in September during the UN General Assembly. "The Arab Republic of Egypt is looking to see Donald Trump's presidency pump new life into the course of Egyptian-American relations, and more cooperation and coordination that will benefit both the Egyptian and American peoples, and promote peace and stability and development in the Middle East region, especially in the face of the huge challenges that it faces", the statement read.

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FBI Director Comey Opposed Naming Russia in Hacking Probe

The FBI director has faced a barrage of attacks from prominent Democrats and political analysts for commenting on the agency's investigation. Clinton on Monday played down the damage of the probe, telling a rally in the swing state of OH that "there's no case here" and that she's confident no charges will be made.

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Russia revels in Trump victory, looks to sanctions relief

This is a view expressed frequently by commentators on Russian television channels, including Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a flamboyant lawmaker and a nationalist ally of President Vladimir Putin . "It's DEFCON 2", Mexican analyst Alejandro Hope said. One major concern is Trump's vehement opposition to the historic nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers under which Iran has curbed its nuclear program in exchange for a gradual lifting of worldwide sanctions.

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New Rs 500, Rs 2000 notes at ATMs from Friday

What I don't understand is that they demonetized 500 and 1,000 rupees and introduced 2,000. A huge rush is expected at banks when they open tomorrow of people wanting to exchange their old Rs 500, and 1000 Rs notes. Counterfeiting was also a major concern, he said, and, in an indirect reference to rival Pakistan, accused a neighboring country of circulating fake Indian currency to damage the Indian economy.

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Theresa May congratulates Donald Trump after shock election win

Kezia Dugdale, leader of Scotland's third party Scottish Labour, who was criticised for flying to the U.S. to campaign for Hillary Clinton in the final days of the campaign said she was "heartbroken" by the result. NZ First leader Winston Peters, who predicted last week that Mr Trump would win, says the election result is "a dramatic lesson for the commentariat, pollsters and the political establishment".

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Obama congratulates Trump, promises smooth transition

Democrats - starting with Clinton's campaign and the White House - were left wondering how they misread their country so completely. We'll have updates from the speech here once it starts. Obama also called Hillary Clinton after it became clear she'd lost the race. Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, described it as a "warm conversation" and a "gracious exchange".

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Hillary Clinton Assures Us: "Someday, Someone" Will Shatter Glass Ceiling

Democrats - starting with Clinton's campaign and the White House - were left wondering how they misread their country so completely. "I've spent my entire adult life fighting for what I believe in". Clinton first came to national attention as a student at Wellesley College in 1969, when she delivered a commencement speech urging her fellow graduates to make " the impossible possible ".

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Obama congratulates Trump, invites him to White House

At the White House, Obama - whose own 2008 campaign to make history as the country´s first black president hinged on unifying a divided country - plans to discuss "what steps we can take as a country to come together after this hard-fought election season", Earnest said.

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Watch President Obama address the nation after Donald Trump's win

LawNewz.com goes through the what-if scenarios. A lot has happened since last month, and Trump is not widely expected to carry Virginia anyway. According to the National Archives, 99 percent of electors through US history have voted for the candidate who won their state.

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Harry slams press after girlfriend harassed

The actress has a black mother and a white dad. The letter from the palace stated how disappointed the Prince is with the media. Prince Harry slams the media for "abusing" his girlfriend. They have also, however, had their fair share of run-ins with the press, from coverage of Princes Charles and Andrew's relationships to Prince Philip's social commentary.

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'Key role' for devolved administrations in Brexit negotiations

Theresa May has indicated that she believes the government can start the process without seeking a decision in the parliament. "And triggering Article 50 will inevitably deprive Scottish people and Scottish businesses of rights and freedoms which they now enjoy", Sturgeon said in the statement.

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Russia Says Its Warships Drove Away Dutch Sub Shadowing Them

The Northern Fleet's anti-submarine ships forced the sub to leave the area near Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, spokesman Maj. Moscow has also warned that "awkward attempts to dangerously maneuver in close proximity to the Russian naval group" by the Dutch Navy could lead to "serious navigation accidents".

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Protests in Turkey turn violent

On Saturday, Turkish authorities ordered the formal arrest of nine staff members of a leading opposition newspaper and detained more pro-Kurdish officials. The EU's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, expressed concern on Twitter, saying the EU was in contact with authorities and adding that she had called a meeting of EU ambassadors in Ankara .

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Pope Francis attends prayer service in Sweden

That was bound to upset conservative Catholics, who believe their Church has already conceded too much to Lutherans and should not be taking part in events that praise him. In a long sermon, Pastor Martin Junge, general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, which organised the commemoration, also found that this "historic moment" was an opportunity for Catholics and Lutherans "to distance themselves from a past tarnished by conflict and division".

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Washington state Democratic elector says he won't support Clinton

There hasn't been an electoral tie in more than 150 years. Because of the nature of this system, however, the candidate with the popular vote will not necessarily be elected. The Senate would elect the vice president. So other than the candidates and what they are "running for" - a wall, no immigrants / immigrants - what do you know about the elections and how they work? Electors are chosen by each party, and typically are party insiders who can be trusted to vote for their candidate.

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Services of Remembrance in Angus

Colwall: St James the Great, Remembrance service at 10.45am. "Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday give Hounslow's war veterans a chance to honour and remember all who lost their lives in the conflicts and provide an opportunity for all of us to think about the sacrifices made by so many people, including our fearless servicemen and women".

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Lawmakers demand end to attacks on Brexit ruling judges

Ms Truss said: "The independence of the judiciary is the foundation upon which our rule of law is built and our judiciary is rightly respected the world over for its independence and impartiality". Without it fulfilling this vital role, the people would have very limited scope to hold the Government in power to account. "And if that is conveyed, you've undermined the administration of justice".

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Hillary Clinton Concedes Presidential Race To Donald Trump

Speaking from the White House Obama acknowledged that some Americans woke up exalted on Wednesday, "and others, less so". She said: "This is painful, and it will be for a long time". She admitted that she failed to break the proverbial "glass ceiling" but appeared hopeful that it would happen soon. I have spent my entire adult life fighting for what I believe in.

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Hillary Clinton says Americans owe Donald Trump 'an open mind'

During his victory speech delivered shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday, Trump said it was time for Republicans and Democrats to come together for the future. Donald Trump's upset victory over Hillary Clinton in the presidential race stunned the political establishment and the pollsters - but his campaign manager credited the phenomenon of "undercover Trump voters" and several other key factors Wednesday morning for their win.

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Markets Right Now: Russian stocks rebound amid Trump hopes

Amid a wave of anger among left-wing politicians at the decision by U.S. voters, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said Mr Trump had defeated the "values of moderation, freedom, respect for the rule of law, openness and concern for one another".

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What a Trump presidency could mean for Planned Parenthood, women's health

The email goes on to insist Planned Parenthood will continue to fight for "health care, reproductive services, and abortion". On the other hand, while pro-life promises didn't make up a substantial part of Trump's platform, the Republican nominee did promise to elect a pro-life justice to fill the open Supreme Court seat left behind by the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Gunman in deadly rampage was high on cocaine

CNN reported about 30 people inside a polling place at the nearby Memorial Park North Recreation Center were not allowed to leave the building, but could still vote while they waited. Azusa Police Chief Steve Hunt said five Azusa officers and one Irwindale officer arrived at the scene and were shot at by the suspect. One voter said he was inside when he heard a bunch of shots ring out and people from outside rushed in before officials locked the doors.

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Brexit: Scotland backs legal case against UK government

The Tory MPs' draft legislation would say that Prime Minister Theresa May can start Brexit talks at any point between now and the end of March next year. After Britain voted to leave the EU, we look at which European countries want to hold their own EU referendum. Sturgeon's Scottish National Party has raised the possibility of another vote on independence from the United Kingdom after Scotland voted strongly to remain within the EU.

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Pro-Kurd party quits Turkey parliament over arrests

The co-leader of the HDP-linked Democratic Regions Party (DBP) Sebahat Tuncel was Sunday also placed under arrest by the courts. The HDP, a left wing, pro-Kurdish party with strong convictions about women's rights, saw many of its top brass rounded up and detained on Friday amid accusations that they support the armed Kurdish militia, the PKK.

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Rs.500, Rs.1000 Notes To Be Invalid

Here's your guide to know all the details about the government's decision to ban currency notes of Rs 500 and 1000 denominations. A regional spokesperson for Indian Oil Corporation said owing to reports of complaints from consumers, the authorities once again issued instructions to accept the Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes till midnight of November 11.

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Greitens defeats Koster to win Missouri governor's race

An attorney, former Cass County prosecutor and former state senator representing a region near Kansas City, Koster, 52, was a Republican until switching parties in 2007, prior to winning his first term as attorney general. Schmitt will replace Democratic Treasurer Clint Zweifel, who is barred by term limits from seeking re-election. Along with his military experience, Greitens, 42, has authored four books and founded a charity created to help military veterans.

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ISIL using '8000 families as human shields' in Mosul

The U.N. human rights office said Friday that the tens of thousands of civilians were in the town of Hamam al-Alil, south of Mosul , doubling its population to an estimated 60,000. A massive operation to drive the militants from Mosul began last week, with United States military officials reporting that Iraqi forces have since retaken 40 villages from IS.

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David Duke and the KKK Are Thrilled About Donald Trump's Win

Duke's endorsement of Trump in February stirred controversy, with some citing it as evidence that Trump's campaign rhetoric was resonating with a white nationalist movement in the United States. So I don't know. It's no secret that white supremacists, often operating under the less-overt "alt-right" banner, had been lobbying hard for a Trump presidency.

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Cyprus peace talks open in Swiss resort

After the meeting, President Anastasiades will meet with the entirety of his negotiating team, sources mentioned. Any deal would then need to be voted on by both communities. Everyone, including the United Nations, is aware of this", he said in a speech last week. The orange-growing town of Morphou in the northwest of Cyprus represents the complexities surrounding territorial disputes.

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Hillary Clinton: We Owe Trump an 'Open Mind, Chance to Lead'

Clinton said America "is more deeply divided than we thought", but added, "I still believe in America, and I always will". "This is not the outcome that we wanted and we worked so hard for, and I am sorry that we did not win this election", Clinton told supporters and campaign workers in NY.

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Illinois News Network Election Night Updates

Making a final pitch to keep his U.S. Senate seat, Republican Mark Kirk kicked off a debate with Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth by again apologizing for mocking her immigrant background and her family's military service. During a debate on a fiscal 2016 defense authorization amendment pertaining to women in combat, she tweeted: "When members of Congress debate women in combat, I look down at the stumps of my legs & wonder, where do they think I was - in a bar fight?" Kirk also had ...

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Closing arguments in hot auto death underway

Whatever Harris' sexual sins, this case was no different than many other parents who forgot a child in a auto, his lawyers said. The jury started weighing evidence Tuesday morning in the monthlong trial of Justin Ross Harris. But responsible is not the same thing as criminal". "You've been misled", Kilgore told the jury. Harris wept openly in the courtroom as his attorney played a home video of Cooper laughing as Harris taught him to play a guitar.

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GOP on track for Senate majority with Pennsylvania win

Polls have closed in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania , Missouri and North Carolina , with those contests too close to call. In Florida , freshman GOP Rep. The Senate win gives the GOP full control of Congress, offering wide latitude for Trump to pass his policies. "I just think that's starting to sound like an excuse", Rep.

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Shocked By Trump Win, Brits See Brexit Parallels And Commiserate

While the USA dollar has initially tanked across the board, it has largely recovered at the time of the London open. While shares in Australia finished down 1.92 per cent. A renegotiation of NAFTA would also have deep implications for Canada, which counts on the United States as its biggest trade partner and its largest customer.

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Backed Fighters Push Forward In 2 Key Offensives Against ISIS

The SDF are moving south to isolate ISIS positions in Raqqa and surrounding areas, ensuring ISIS militants from Mosul do not flee and regroup in Raqqa, where they could potentially plan attacks against Turkey, Europe and the US. Both US officials and the Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces alliance leading the battle have already said it will be lengthy. Another problem is fighting that pits the YPG against US -backed Syrian Arab rebels supported by air power, artillery, armor and special ...


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