The heated rhetoric witnessed between Obama and Trump during the presidential campaign did not spill over into the meeting, the spokesman said. The moment that President Obama and President-elect Trump shook hands at their first meeting, as compared to the moment President Clinton shook hands with President-elect Bush.
According to senior officials, 14 fire tenders reached the spot to douse the fire. "It is yet to be ascertained whether the unit was operating illegally or not", the officer said, adding that there are several illegal dyeing and garment units in the locality.
As reported by the Associated Press , this is music to the ears of citizens like 35-year-old Taipei resident Su Shan, who is now raising five-month-old twins with her partner. The issues of LGBT people have aways been paid attention to in Taiwan . "There are lots of people who have been loving and committed to each other for decades and they'd like to put a ring around their finger", said the father of 4-month-old twin boys, who said he would consider marrying his partner.
Asifa Quraishi-Landes, a University of Wisconsin law professor, led the discussion. Students on campus said they were happy to see people stepping up and offering to walk their peers to class. State legislators react to Republican sweep in state, national electionsIn the wake of Republicans winning their largest majority in the state Assembly since 1956, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, and ...
Pittodrie is due to host the first of the remembrance events today at the Richard Donald Stand from 10.35am. Tickets cost £5 per person and can be bought from the Barnstaple Town Council Offices, Barum House. Members of the public are welcome to attend. On Sunday, military and ex-service personnel will march from Stonegate, York, at 10.30am through the city, supported by the Royal British Legion and other Regimental standards.
Ayelet Shaked, Israel's justice minister, called on Mr. Trump to uphold his promise in a statement of support issued Wednesday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also congratulated Trump, saying that he hoped "peace will be achieved during his term", with Palestinian officials also stating their hope that the president-elect continues the US position of working towards a two-state solution.
India's top court ordered authorities in northern Punjab state Thursday to share river water supplies with a neighbouring state, triggering a spate of resignations by angry lawmakers. Congress MLAs resigned from Punjab Assembly. "This is the golden jubilee year for Haryana and conditions are now becoming favorable". Gurugram :Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict on Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said conditions are now becoming ...
The Mayor of Jerusalem has reminded U.S. President-elect Donald Trump of his controversial campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy to his city. He is in favour of a "tripartite" solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict, in which the Palestinian territories are annexed by the state of Israel but governed by the Palestinian Authority, and the Gaza Strip handed over to the supervision of Egypt.
As the reality of Donald Trump's unprecedented election upset continues to settle in, high school students across the country have been getting up from their desks and walking out of class to protest the new president-elect. The protests were peaceful and no arrests were made. "Conversations and actions are taking place today in our schools". Hundreds of students walked out of Omaha Central High School at 20th and Dodge Street around 9 this morning and gathered outside, held up signs and ...
China - a veto-wielding permanent member of the Security Council - had blocked India's move to put a ban on Azhar under the Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the Council. He said Japan's sensitivities and concerns were addressed in the agreement as much more emphasis was given on nuclear safety and security. India and Japan signed a landmark civil nuclear energy agreement in Tokyo on Friday that was six years in the making.
Whatever voters intended in selecting Donald Trump, no one casting a ballot for him should have been unaware that he represents a radical change from the path that President Obama selected in forging the ACA and that Hillary Clinton wanted to continue.
Trump has made comments praising Russian President Vladimir Putin and questioning whether North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has outlived its usefulness and is too expensive for the United States to continue. Ms Merkel is widely expected to stand for a fourth term in September's election next year and polls put her Centre-Right party around 10 points ahead of their nearest rivals, the Social Democrats who now share power with her.
This time, Clinton won the Democratic primary race, becoming the first women to secure a major party's nomination in her race against U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. Most of the midwestern states, including Wisconsin , Michigan and Pennsylvania , tilted toward Trump, despite predictions to the contrary. In the final average of four-way polls tracked by RealClearPolitics , Clinton led 45.5 percent to Trump's 42.2 percent, Libertarian Gary Johnson's 4.7 percent and Green Party candidate ...
Anti-Trump protests have taken place in numerous cities, including Chicago, New York, Houston, Minneapolis and Philadelphia . A tweet from his account sent at 2119 EST (0119 GMT) called the protests "unfair" and accused the media of inciting violence and suggested those demonstrating were paid "professional protesters".
What is probable is that Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's already powerful presence on the court will become even greater, over the next several years. If Democrat nominee Clinton wins the presidency, there is a chance the Republican-controlled Senate will confirm Garland, rather than waiting for the next Democratic president to nominate someone.
These are memories most of us can not begin to understand, no matter how many times we watch movies such as "Platoon". It is also a time to think about the freedoms we enjoy because these men and women were willing to serve. We should demand that those who slip through the cracks and end up on the streets are offered a chance to get back on their feet. No matter how we feel about or have felt about these distant conflicts, we must support our soldiers who are defending this country.
In Portland Thursday night, thousands marched throughout the city. But civil rights groups and police reported an uptick in attacks on minority groups, some by people claiming to support Trump. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Friday acknowledged the tight race with Clinton, but said anti-Trump protesters had to accept the election results.
In the interview , Trump criticized the USA news media, calling it "unbelievably dishonest". Peskov said he was referring to Trump and Putin's openness to negotiate internationally for the benefit of their national interest. A spokeswoman for Trump did not immediately respond to a request for comment. And it comes after the United States government formally accused the Kremlin of meddling in the election by hacking into Democratic party leaders' email accounts.
The Syrian army issued a similar statement later in the day urging rebel fighters to cease firing and to "use this opportunity" to leave the city with their weapons. Media reports indicate that a fleet of Russian warships have made their way to Latakia on the Syrian coast in recent days indicating that Syrian and Russian forces are preparing a final bloody assault to seize control of the city.
Mr Turnbull has kept tight-lipped on speculation of a deal with the U.S., but on Friday Cabinet Minister Christopher Pyne spoke of how such a deal could yet be completed before Donald Trump's inauguration. But no refugee was ever traded under that deal. However, The Wall Street Journal noted on Friday that at least one Australian newspaper had predicted that a deal could be announced as soon as this weekend, while a source within Australia's immigration office told the American daily ...
Comedian and actress Amy Schumer of "Trainwreck" said Spain would be her destination of choice if Trump won the presidency. The problem global commodity markets are now grappling with is that the new USA president hasn't articulated well-defined policies, rather his campaign was a series of slogans, threats and somewhat vague promises.
The case involves sharing of Ravi-Beas river waters largely between Punjab and Haryana, besides Rajasthan, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Chandigarh . Senior Congress leaders, including Amarinder Singh, Partap Singh Bajwa and Ambika Soni, accompanied the MLAs. "He will see whether to accept them or not", Mishra said.
Israeli right-wing politicians rushed to capitalise on Donald Trump's election as USA president on Wednesday, with one key minister even declaring an end to the idea of a Palestinian state. Kahlon said, "We appreciate the deep connection between the Israeli and the American people as well as the United States' backing and its friendship towards the Jewish state".
SCOTT DETROW, BYLINE: Morning, Steve. "But that means something to me". Obama, in remarks at Arlington National Cemetery, noted that Veterans Day often comes on the heels of hard-fought campaigns that "lay bare disagreements across our nation".
A huge wave will cover a big coast covered with people and towns, and everything will disappear beneath the water. It is claimed that she prophesied correctly that the 44th USA president would be black and that he would enter office during an economic crisis, a reference to 2008 Great Recession, Vanga's fans claim.
Newspaper front pages around the world after Donald Trump's winThe two men, who have been harshly critical of each other for years, were meeting for the first time , Trump said. BARACK Obama and Donald Trump on Thursday put past animosity aside during a 90-minute White House meeting created to quell fears about the health of the world's pre-eminent democracy.
The private meeting was one of several for Trump in Washington on Thursday. Vice President Joe Biden, meanwhile, met in his West Wing office with Trump's running mate, Mike Pence, the new vice-president-elect. "As you know, health care - we're going to make it affordable". "We have to find a better way to talk to each other, to disagree with each other, to respect each other", she said.
President-elect Trump's spokeswoman Hope Hicks said she was "not aware" of any meetings by Trump's campaign representatives and Russian diplomats. Defeated Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton accused Mr Trump of being a "puppet" of President Vladimir Putin during the campaign, and United States officials said Russian Federation had hacked into Democratic party emails, something Moscow denied .
Earlier in the day president-elect Trump met with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House. It feels nearly ridiculous to focus on comparatively mundane governing affairs just days out from one of the most radicalizing and consequential political events of this generation.
The depth and scale of the Democratic defeat - with Republicans set to control the White House and both houses of Congress - represents a fierce repudiation of the Obama era. Still, that didn't hinder a successful transition of power, Obama explained. Trump also expressed the eagerness to work with the government and Obama in the future.
She said Clinton hugged her back and "exchanged some sweet pleasantries and then I let them continue their walk". After chatting for a few minutes, Bill snapped a photo of Gerster posing with Hillary before they parted ways. Protests have erupted across cities on both coasts, throughout NY and California and most recently, Portland. The Democratic presidential candidate had been on the campaign trail for more than a year before ultimately losing out on the presidency to Donald Trump ...
However, Mr Trump's stunning election victory that sends him to the White House in January and retains Republican majorities in Congress has stymied those plans. Republican congressional leaders had made clear that they wouldn't consider the 12-nation Pacific trade deal in the remainder of President Barack Obama's term, the Wall Street Journal quoted USA officials as saying, as Trump had stood against the deal.
Accusing the Congress of being responsible for the present situation, Badal reaffirmed that "not a single drop of water will be allowed to be taken out of Punjab and not a single brick will be allowed to be laid for construction of the SYL canal".
Some marchers in Los Angeles burned a large paper bust of Trump, and prepared new attempts to blockade the city's crowded auto freeways. A tweet from his account sent at 2119 EST (0119 GMT) called the protests "unfair" and accused the media of inciting violence and suggested those demonstrating were paid "professional protesters ".
Pence served in Congress for six terms before becoming Indiana's governor, so he understands its inner workings. IN has drawn extra attention this year, with Republican Gov. "And it's time to come home, my fellow Republicans, and make sure that Hillary Clinton is never elected president of the United States". In an interview, Trump described Mr Pence as someone he would deploy to sell his agenda in Washington.