To help him accomplish those risky and counterproductive ends, Trump has tapped deeply into an anti-climate-change, anti-regulatory crowd of conservatives, beginning with energy-sector lobbyist Mike McKenna (Koch Industries and Halliburton have been among his clients) as head of his energy transition team .
The new photos show the results of a mammoth undertaking to dismantle the city's airport, an effort apparently meant to prevent Iraqi and coalition forces from using the facility as a staging ground. Exchanging small arms and mortar fire with IS positions, the special forces have entered the Qadisiya neighbourhood, advancing slowly to avoid killing civilians and trying to avoid being surprised by suicide auto bombers, said Brigadier General Haider Fadhil.
A huge explosion outside a German diplomatic office was claimed by the Taliban militant group, who said it was in retaliation for an air strike last week that killed dozens of Afghan civilians. German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said that incident was being investigated. "Those who've seen pictures of the destruction can hardly be surprised by the sad news that people were killed in this attack and very, very many were hurt", Steinmeier said.
The plight of these fellow citizens was ignored for too long by media, which are dwindled and concentrated in a few big cities, and by both the Democratic and Republican establishments. "So, now our responsibility as citizens is to keep doing our part to build that better, stronger, fairer America we see, and I know you will". Donald Trump said he is looking forward to benefiting from President Barack Obama's "counsel" in the future.
But two more politicos expressed interest in the job Friday. New Hampshire Democratic Party chairman Ray Buckley is having "active conversations" about running for Democratic National Committee chairman this spring. Ellison and Sanders share numerous same policies. He is a former two-term governor and Baltimore mayor. It appears intended not to launch a "struggle for the soul" of the Democratic Party, but to announce that the struggle is over and a new faction is now in charge.
Clinton responded on the campaign trail by shifting her message to take aim at Trump , even warning at several rallies that the real estate mogul's temperament risked a global nuclear war. "It is time for us to come together as one united people", Trump said. He said the peaceful transition of power was a feature of the U.S. political system.
Gerster, a stay-at-home mom and former preschool teacher, had previously met Clinton about 15 years ago at a fund-raiser, but it was a brief encounter in which Gerster didn't speak to her and just took a quick picture. CBS News reported that Margot Gerster posted about the experience on Facebook Thursday. Her Facebook post has received over 70,000 reactions and over 6,000 shares in only five hours.
US combat operations against the Taliban largely ended in 2014, but thousands of its soldiers remain in Afghanistan as part of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission. Earlier this week, the United Nations opened an investigation into last week's USA airstrike, which killed 32 and injured 19 others in the Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan.
Netanyahu assured Trump that the United States has no better ally than Israel as they discussed regional issues. "The bond between the USA and Israel is based on shared values, shared interests and a shared future". The Turkish Foreign Minister even said that his country will "strength its relationship and cooperation with the U.S.". Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks on as PM Benjamin Netanyahu and PA President Mahmoud Abbas shake hands in 2010.J.
In the short term, the election has caused confusion for new and returning customers. BCBS says it's too early to speculate on anything involving rates if Obamacare is repealed, but people should still sign up now during open enrollment. "Any changes will be a matter of time". In a statement they said, "Affordable Care Act coverage remains in place through December 31, 2016, and we still are offering ACA plans in all 100 counties for 2017".
And when asked if the meeting changed any of the concerns about Trump that Obama previously expressed, Earnest said that the meeting was focused on the transition and "was not convened to try to resolve the variety of concerns that President Obama had raised on the campaign trail".
America's most senior diplomat in Australia at present, charge d'affaires James Carouso, predicted that the US-Australian relationship would thrive either way because it was based on "much more than who is in the house, the White House or the Lodge".
Still, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said that given the history between them , the meeting between Obama and Trump in which they were alone in the Oval Office, was "a little less awkward" than might be expected and they did not recreate some kind of presidential debate during the talks over their stark political differences.
One of the U.S. president-elect's senior advisers told Israel's Army Radio on Thursday that Trump does not view Israeli settlement building as an obstacle to peace and has no intention of imposing any solutions on Israel. "Trump's victory was not a mistake, and he is not our main problem at the moment". Israeli Science Minister Ofir Akunis said Tel Aviv thinks it's time to move forward with more settlements now that Trump has won the United States presidency.
This is the true story of what drove them to do it. Beware the Slender Man is a documentary based on the incredibly wild urban legend that took shape from the ground-up in the imaginations of people all over the country - with maybe a little truth to back it up.
Recalling the Congresss "conspiracy" to divest the state of its legitimate share in river waters, Badal held the then prime minister Indira Gandhi responsible for Punjabs "crisis" as "she forced" the then Congress Chief Minister of Punjab Darbara Singh into signing an agreement to "give away" Punjabs waters to Haryana.
The prime minister and president-elect "who have known each other for many years, had a warm, heartfelt conversation" over the phone, the statement said. Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) predicted the unique relationship between the two countries would strengthen. "This is an opportunity for the American government to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, the eternal capital of Israel".
Not a single one of the Americans who will vote for Trump interviewed by Insights West said the environment is the most important issue facing the United States. Any combination of two losses in the three states of Florida , Michigan and Pennsylvania would nearly assuredly result in a Clinton victory. I think we're going to blow them out tomorrow.
There was always a possibility that Trump and Clinton were going to split the popular and electoral votes. Little stands in the way of electors voting their conscience and refusing to support the candidate of their party or abstaining from voting.
The latest opinion polls showed former Secretary of State Clinton ahead. The WaPo/ABC sample of 1,937 likely voters has a margin of error of 2.5% points. "The president's views of him have not changed. he continues to have confidence in his ability to run the Federal Bureau of Investigation". "We are going to have one of the great victories of all time ", he said, comparing the USA election to the "Brexit" vote by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union "times 50".
Modi's Japan visit irks China was posted in National of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on November 11, 2016 and was last updated on November 11, 2016. It was his second visit to Japan after he became Prime Minister. Japan's efforts to sell the deal to the public at large have also delayed the process.
The blast destroyed the Mazar Hotel, where the consulate is based, and surrounding buildings. Residents said that casualties were contained because it was late, though an ensuing gun battle raged for around five hours. Disputing the figure given by Sadat, a doctor in Mazar-e-Sharif hospital confirmed that four dead bodies and 120 injured people had been taken to hospital since Thursday night.
He and Michelle Obama will appear together, alongside Hillary, Bill and Chelsea Clinton. "It is in our hands". She said ensuring Clinton wins the election was "perhaps the last and most important thing that I can do for my country as first lady".
Watership Brass, the Newbury town band, returned to support the Thatcham branch of the Royal British Legion on Saturday, October 29. He attended to pay tribute to his grandfather Thomas, and father Philip who fought in the First World War and Second World War respectively.
While some have commended Molefe for resigning from his position as Eskom CEO, some believe that his resignation is a bid to avoid judiciary inquiry into the state capture report. She has effectively deferred my constitutional right to be heard to a future date, and to a further body, which she has ordered others to assemble. The Public Enterprises Minister says that during Molefe's tenure, Eskom managed to connect nearly 100,000 houses to the grid with overall revenue increasing.
The assault left at least six dead and "very ma" injured after German and Afghan security forces pressed back assailants on the grounds and in the consulate building in Afghanistan's third-largest city, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters Friday in Berlin.
The Westerham interim Ukip leader was full of praise for Mr Trump following his sensational election victory earlier this week in the race for the White House. "Don't touch her for goodness sake", he said laughing, and added he could attend any meeting and be the "responsible adult to make sure everything is ok".
However, many low-income people - particularly in rural areas - who don't have access to bank accounts and store cash at home, complain that their savings have been completely wiped out. ANI reported long queues outside ATMs all across Delhi and ATMs in Lucknow , Many ATMs were not working in Noida as well that included those of ICICI Bank, Canara Bank and Corporation Bank.
The United States does not recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, awaiting instead a final negotiated settlement between Israel and the Palestinians. Speaking Friday after meeting Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Trump's victory was "American business".
Trump statement on Preventing Muslim Immigration ". Trump's campaign staff told US media that text of the pledge, posted in December following terror attacks in San Bernardino, California, vanished because of a technical glitch. "Until we are able to determine and understand this problem, and the dangers the threat imposes, our country can not be the victim of horrendous attacks by people that believe only in Jihad".
Peskov said Russian Federation has "a very good relationship" with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and relationships with some academics and U.S. On Wednesday, Putin did the same, hoping that the "degraded" relations between the two countries would improve once Trump takes over. Michael McFaul, a former US ambassador to Moscow under President Barack Obama, said Putin likely will wait to see if he can reach some accommodation with Trump to allow the lifting of Ukraine-related ...
Tens of thousands of people in OH have insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Donald Trump's first 100 days in office are fast approaching, and now Americans are starting to take a harder look at what exactly the president-elect plans to do when he gets to the White House.
Indeed, one of Trump's close advisors, Jason Greenblatt , confirmed to Army Radio on Wednesday that the USA president-elect would break with America's traditional policy of viewing Jewish settlement in the biblical heartland as an obstacle to peace, and instead put the onus on the Palestinians.
Uncertainty is negative for economies as it causes spending decisions to be postponed, reducing demand. There do seem to be a few things in Trump's agenda that can be banked on. demand for some commodities. Malcorra told Argentine television channel Todo Noticias that the conservative government of President Maurico Macri had opened a new phase of cooperation and trade with Washington after years of strained relations under former President Cristina Fernandez.
According to Indyk, Trump will follow all past presidents who promised to move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party, and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat have also called for the embassy move.