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Clinton leads in Dixville Notch election

Clinton won famous Dixville Notch midnight vote with four votes to Trump's two. Libertarian Gary Johnson earned three votes, while Mrs. Clinton's rival Bernie Sanders, John Kasich and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney got write-in votes.

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Diplomat Says Trump Campaign And Russia Were In Communication

During his election campaign, Trump said repeatedly he would "get along very well" with Putin, before saying he has " no relationship " with him in July, after an alleged Russian hacking campaign targeted his opponent, Clinton. She told CNN , "This is not accurate". While Russian officials were openly jubilant about Trump's victory, Ryabkov said Thursday that Moscow "does not cherish any special hopes in the wake of Donald Trump's election as USA president".

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Justice Katju Gets Contempt Notice After Sparring With SC Judges

Earlier, last month, the Supreme Court had asked its former judge Markandey Katju to show up on November 11 and justify his blog, which had described the court judgment as legally flawed in setting aside the death penalty of the convict in Kerala's Soumya rape and murder case.

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Trump meets Obama at White House

I very much look forward to dealing with the President in the future, including counsel. Trump , elected on Tuesday to his first public office, said he looked forward to more meetings with Obama . The Trump team is also putting together possible picks for the Cabinet and White House staff. "Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting", Trump tweeted.

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UK's Johnson urges Kosovo to keep talking with Serbia

A Government spokesman said: "Mr Fox has no plans to talk to Mr Farage". German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whom Trump slammed during the campaign for "ruining Germany" by accepting large numbers of refugees, spoke on the phone Thursday with the President-elect, a German government representative told CNN.

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Taliban claim deadly attack on German consulate in Afghan city

A NATO Spokesman said that the militants rammed a truck laden with bomb into the outer wall of consulate before battling security forces in a late-night attack and killing the victims in the process. In a statement, the Taliban said the attack on the consulate was "revenge" for the one in Kunduz, and described Germany as an "invading nation", DPA reported .

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President Obama says he'll ensure a peaceful transition to Trump presidency

In Barack Obama's first election, he was able to pick up almost 70 million votes; in his second, that dropped to around 66 million. Obama's conciliatory reaction to the election marked an attempt to buck up Democrats reeling with disappointment, shock and uncertainty about the future.

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Pence returns to Indiana triumphant after election

Pence made a pitch for New Hampshire Republican candidates as well, including US Senator Kelly Ayotte who fighting for her political life. It was a quick trip to the voting booth for Donald Trump's running mate on Tuesday. Polls are opening across IN as voters cast ballots IN national, state and local contests. The vice presidential candidate's visit is sandwiched between two Donald Trump visits to North Carolina.

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Trump's Obamacare 'replacement' might look really familiar

As staunch opponents of the law, they, of course, have little incentive to improve it. Republican lawmakers, who have voted more than 50 times to repeal all or part of the law, have begun pressing Trump to deliver. Murren, who is also a chair of the main casino industry trade association, the American Gaming Association. The bigger question, though, is not what Trump could do to cripple the health law - it's what he would do.

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Sharapova to be reinstated as United Nations ambassador

She will return to action in time to contest three of the four grand slams next year, missing only the Australian Open. Sharapova was originally banished from the sport for two years, a suspension which was later slashed down to 15 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CSA) in the wake of the former's appeal against an "unfairly harsh suspension".

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Israeli Leaders Congratulate Donald Trump

Top Mahmoud Abbas adviser Ahmad Majdalani said on Thursday that the Palestinian leadership is not concerned President-elect Donald Trump will make dramatic changes to USA foreign policy regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "We urge him to reconsider his country's policy of unqualified bias toward Israel", said Mashaal, who is set to step down as Hamas chief next year. Both Palestine and Israel view the city as their capital, and for security reasons United States presidents Bill ...

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Italy is ready to welcome disappointed De Niro

And since threatening an elected official is a crime, De Niro has to re-examine his punching plan. "This is the right place in which to forget the electoral defeat (of Hillary Clinton) and avoid having to beat up Trump". Kimmel claimed they are counterproductive and said: "I'm sure President Obama is speaking from his own personal experience when he didn't get a lot of support, and he's saying, 'Hey, we have to...

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Donald Trump hails Israel as `beacon of hope`

Jerusalem Post reports Greenblatt also said Trump "is not going to impose any solution on Israel". Israel will not participate in an global conference aimed at settling its conflict with the Palestinians, top advisers of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the French government's special envoy to the Middle East peace process.

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Bernie Sanders Favors Rep. Keith Ellison to Lead Democrats

Martin O'Malley called Republican nominee a "bully racist", during his speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention ". Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in naming Rep. As some Democrats protested across the country, the party's liberal wing began jockeying for power, arguing that Clinton's loss could be attributed to her reluctance to fully focus on economic inequality and tougher Wall Street regulations.

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Portland police say anti-Trump protest is 'riot'

Protesters in Portland's Pearl District were breaking windows of several businesses and some were arming themselves with rocks from a construction site, police said . Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. President-elect Trump tweeted twice about the protests - first, on Thursday night, accusing the protesters of being paid off and blaming the rallies on the media.

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Trump wins electoral college, loses popular vote

Sherman in 1912.) However, there have been other times when electors voted against their parties and states. Trump, 70, championed the so-called " birther movement " challenging that Obama was actually born in the United States - a suggestion laden with deep racial overtones - only dropping the position recently.

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SYL Canal: Punjab calls emergency Assembly session on Nov 16

Party state president Amarinder Singh also resigned as Member of Parliament. The AAP, led by Arvind Kejriwal, has absolutely no connect with the farmers, not is it cognizant of their woes, said Capt. In view of the court order, an Akali leader said a Bill may be introduced and passed by the assembly to circumvent the crisis. The bill is likely to underline that Punjab is water-deficient and hence not in a position to give or share water, he said.

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Taliban attack German consulate, killing 6

It said "heavily armed assailants" were beaten back by consulate security staff, Afghan security forces and global troops based in Afghanistan as part of NATO's Resolute Support mission. "The suicide attacker rammed his explosives-laden auto into the wall of the German consulate", local police chief Sayed Kamal Sadat told AFP. President Ashraf Ghani condemned the "barbaric" attack, calling it a crime against humanity.

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Afghan Taliban'blasts' German consulate, leaving six dead, dozens injured

Meanwhile, head of Abu Ali Sina Hospital in Balkh, Noor Mohammad Faiz, said they had received 31 wounded following the attack. A local doctor said the blast and subsequent firefight also wounded 120 people. Germany has almost 1,000 troops in Afghanistan, a lot of them in Balkh province, the BBC said. Mazar-i-Sharif is the capital of the Balkh province and is one of the most peaceful cities in the country, and is not a Taliban stronghold.

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2nd term for Kirk goes up against Duckworth, Dems challenge

Duckworth, a second-term congresswoman from Hoffman Estates, thanked Kirk in her victory speech Tuesday evening. IL has historically favored Democrats for statewide office, especially in presidential election years, and Duckworth has a healthy lead in the polls .

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Kurdish-led forces retake northern Iraqi town

Now rights group Amnesty International has accused men in Iraqi police uniforms of torture and unlawfully killing villagers "in cold blood", in the operation. Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) troops have also been advancing toward the town of Tal Afar, about 70 km (43 miles) west of Mosul. The advance is proceeding "slowly but firmly", the group said.

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Punjab Congress MLAs submit resignation over SC ruling on SYL

Claiming that the Badals were clearly left "panic-stricken" and on the back foot by the Supreme Court judgement on SYL and due to their "own laxity" in the matter, the Punjab Congress chief claimed, SAD is "blindly shooting in the dark with all kinds of groundless charges".

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Trump reacts as protests surge in cities across country

Demonstrations occurred from Portland, Oregon, to Chicago, to NY and parts in between and each typically drew a few hundred people, less than the thousands that gathered in various protests that surged after it became clear Trump had won Tuesday's election.

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Remembrance Day services in Pocklington

A parade will follow the service shortly afterwards. In the midst of Remembrancetide , it is worth taking a moment to look past the politics and ills of war and focus on those who pursue peace, sometimes with the ultimate cost - so argues Revd Vic Van Den Bergh, honourary chaplain at the National Memorial Arboretum.

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Portland anti-Trump protests turned into riots

What started out as a peaceful march, with more than 4,000 people, quickly turned violent. Police say they responded with non-lethal munitions fired into the crowd, and that 26 people were arrested. "What you saw was anarchist individuals", said Sgt. Pete Simpson of Portland police of the people who committed the criminal acts. In Minneapolis, protester Lauren Peck shared similar sentiments as she gathered with others at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, named for the late United ...

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With Trump's Election, We Recommit to Israeli-Palestinian Peace

President-elect Donald Trump invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel to meet with him in the United States "at the first opportunity". "The ironclad bond between the United States and Israel is rooted in shared values, buttressed by shared interests and driven by a shared destiny".

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Top Adviser: Trump Does Not See Settlements as Obstacles to Peace

During the election, Zell spearheaded efforts to get American-Israelis - especially those living in the settlements - to cast their ballots for Trump, telling the Forward in September that he was impressed with the Republican leader's commitment to the Jewish state.

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Asian shares dip, soaring USA bond yields rattle emerging markets

According to data, the local currency's one-month non-deliverable forwards fell by 3.7 per cent from the previous close to 4.5395 per USA dollar, its weakest since September 2004. yields because higher United States yields encourage Japanese investors to buy more USA debt. It eased back to 106.38 yen on Friday. Emerging markets in Asia are particularly vulnerable to hot money outflows, and deep uncertainty over how broad USA and worldwide policy will ultimately play out under Trump has ...

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Trump meets Obama in White House to prepare for transition

Good. Take my hand and learn with me. And, as in the other elections when the Electoral College reversed the popular vote, the election had been close and the victor earned a plurality, not a majority , of the popular vote. Another is that with social issues on the wane as voting issues, white evangelicals acted more tribally; they're an overwhelmingly Republican bloc and voted like it.

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Trump likely to try to reverse Obama environment initiatives

In a broader sense, for the U.S.to take steps to scuttle the deal now may also tarnish America's reputation as a reliable partner in global negotiations. But the Iran issue is the most likely space for cooperation, because most of the preparatory work has already been done and because the effort might get some Democratic support.

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Netanyahu invites Clinton to Israel

But he later moved to a more overtly pro-Israeli position and said: "The Palestinians must come to the table knowing that the bond between the United States and Israel is absolutely, totally unbreakable". There are now 350,000 Jewish settlers living in the West Bank and 250,000 in East Jerusalem . Israel insists direct negotiations with the Palestinians are the only path towards Palestinian statehood.

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Transition: President Obama, President-Elect Trump to Meet at White House

Trump said they talked about "difficulties" around the world, but also accomplishments. Calling Obama a "very good man" Trump, said that he would be seeking his advice in future. "We're looking very strongly at immigration, we're going to look at the borders, very importantly, we're looking very strongly at health care and we're looking at jobs big league jobs", Trump told reporters.

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Israeli minister: Trump's victory ends prospects of Palestinian state

Israeli right-wingers have hailed Trump's win as an opportunity to consolidate control over the occupied West Bank and annexed east Jerusalem. Naftali Bennett, the chairman of the Bayit Yehudi Party, said Trump's election is a chance for Israel to change its official policy regarding the two-state solution.

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Iraq troops pause in advance on Mosul to drive out IS

It was part of a campaign of destruction against heritage sites under their control that also took in ancient Nineveh on the outskirts of Mosul, Hatra in the desert to the south and Palmyra in neighbouring Syria. As troops battle through the narrow, dense streets of Mosul , witnesses say that ISIS are positioning vehicle bombs among houses in the neighborhoods of al Baker, Aden and al Intisar.

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Trump Advisor On Jewish Affairs Reassures Israel

The Hamas leader also urged Palestinians to come together in defense of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, asserting that Israel sought to change the city's historical Arab and Islamic identity. "We are entirely aware that the American president can not make basic reforms to US foreign policy regarding the Palestinian issue", Majdalani told The Jerusalem Post when asked whether the Palestinian leadership fears the relocation of the US Embassy to Jerusalem after Trump assumes office.


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