This official win brings Trump's electoral college vote total to 306 - Hillary Clinton trails with 232. "So yes, I'd love to get rid of the Electoral College", he wrote. But the idea of government by democracy has become newly popular among many people, because of the November 8 election. What it actually ensures is that candidates will campaign mostly in the few states that will decide the election's outcome.
Swedish authorities want to question Mr Assange over allegations that he committed rape in 2010. Last week, Swedish authorities announced they had worked out an arrangement with Ecuador to allow them to interview Assange. At around 11.30 am crowd barriers ordered by police began to be set up opposite the embassy where around 100 journalists and about 20 Assange supporters were gathered.
The UN workers did not give specific numbers, but expressed concern about a sudden influx of people. He said the Myanmar government under the leadership of Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi must stop the carnage by its military which had aroused anger among the worldwide community, more so when the country was moving towards democracy.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel peace prize victor and de facto leader of Myanmar, has been criticised for not doing more to stop military action in the area. Earlier this week, New York-based Human Rights Watch reported that an analysis of satellite imagery showed that 820 additional structures had been destroyed in five Rohingya villages between November 10 and 18, bringing the total number of burned buildings that HRW claims to have documented in Rakhine to 1,250.
Trump said that on his first day in office, he would issue a notice that the USA is withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, negotiated by outgoing President Barack Obama involving 12 Pacific Rim nations. Donald Trump then vowed to withdraw the USA from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and cancel "job-killing" restrictions on American energy production.
Pakistani army says troops are firing back on Indian military positions. The martyred soldiers included Captain Taimoor, Havaldar Mushtaq Hussain and Lance Naik Ghulam Hussain. Deadly exchanges of fire in the disputed Kashmir have intensified in recent weeks. He told a conference of South Asian experts in Islamabad that tensions on the eastern border are undermining Pakistan's ongoing counterterrorism efforts to secure its 2,600-kilometer porous frontier with Afghanistan.
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted for the extension of the ISA for another 10 years. He added that "The latest is extension of sanctions for 10 years, that if it happens, would surely be against JCPOA, and the Islamic Republic would definitely react to it".
Allowing states greater freedom to experiment with differing approaches to complex problems is often desirable, and this is certainly the case with respect to marijuana. Sessions said he was joking. At the same time , though, Trump has also been close to people like Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City and proud champion of stop and frisk.
As for his promise to withdraw from the Paris climate accords, which committed the United States to leading the fight against climate change, Trump told Tom Friedman: I'm looking at it very closely, Tom. Now: "I am seriously considering Dr". On Tuesday, Trump tweeted that he is considering another former rival, Ben Carson, for Housing and Urban Development secretary - even though Carson had taken himself out of the running for a Cabinet position.
The Columbia Daily Tribune (http://bit.ly/2fLD1sf ) reports that university police found less than 35 grams of pot on Crockett at 4:17 a.m. Sunday as he and others were sitting in a vehicle parked in a campus lot. Regardless, Crockett knows what happens if he gets caught, and he got caught. Crockett ran for 226 yards in the loss at Tennessee on Saturday. One assumes his punishment will at least include a one-game suspension.
Park, through her spokesman and lawyer, made it clear that she will not cooperate with the prosecution's probe, questioning her own prosecutors' political neutrality. "There is no proof yet that Park took the millions for herself", Han said. An emergency committee in the Saenuri Party, which is largely composed of lawmakers not from the pro-Park faction, announced that 32 current Saenuri lawmakers expressed their support on November 20 for moving forward at once with impeachment proceedings.
Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy says the storm put unprecedented demand on the health system. He's been a paramedic for 40 years. After the Wagga Wagga thunderstorm asthma epidemic in October 1997, researchers compared the data of those who experienced a thunderstorm asthma attack with those who had an asthma attack on other days of the year (the control group).
Friedman is said to be a leading candidate to become the US's new ambassador to Israel under Trump. Neither Israel nor the Palestinians were invited. Israel is a state that does not only refuse to attend global conferences, but refuses to recognize Palestine, to implement signed agreements, United Nations resolutions or simply to abide by its obligations under worldwide law.
His campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks on Thursday denied there were interactions between Russian Federation and the Trump team before Tuesday's election. He said: "There is diverse experience in dealing with USA administrations, representing both Republican and Democratic periods". The leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia Vladimir Volfovich Zhirinovsky who many see as "Russia's Trump" and his party invited all members of parliament and journalists to drinks and desserts to ...
Trump's spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway told the Guardian newspaper that the president-elect had hosted Farage at his private residence in Trump Tower in NY on 12 November. But he cautioned that getting back to the famous relationship of the 1980s would need careful diplomacy when the Prime Minister gets to meet Mr Trump.
The interpretation , issued by Beijing's National People's Congress Standing Committee on Monday morning, states that when assuming office, lawmakers and principal officials others must "correctly, completely, and solemnly" swear according to the scripted oath, including the part saying "I will uphold the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and bear allegiance to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic ...
The new transport for London (TfL) fares also include the tube, DLR, Emirates Airline and rail services where TfL fares apply. City Hall said the freeze would save the average London household £200 over the next four years and apply to four million journeys a day.
President-elect Donald Trump made it official Friday by naming his top military advisor, retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, to become the next White House National Security Advisor . Since then he has repeatedly criticised the Obama government as inadequately focused on the threat from extremists. Mr Trump said on Friday that Mr Flynn would be "by my side as we work to defeat radical Islamic terrorism , navigate geopolitical challenges and keep Americans safe at home and abroad".
Japanese officials said that Abe gave Trump a golf driver and received golf-wear in return. Abe posed with Trump for photos, along with Trump's daughter Ivanka, son-in-law Jared Kushner and Lt. Trump is a leader in whom I can have confidence". Abe and Trump agreed to meet again. Before departing for his trip, Abe had said, "The Japan-US alliance is the cornerstone of Japan's diplomacy and security".
It did not say that the President-elect had not spoken to leaders of other nations. Trump's proposals to deport immigrants in particular "flew in the face of all that was great about New York City, the ultimate city of immigrants". Trump's son-in-law and close adviser Jared Kushner is believed to be behind the change. Pence met Wednesday with Biden at the Naval Observatory, the vice presidential residence in leafy northwest Washington , D.C.
Air Commodore Darryn Webb, the acting commander of New Zealand's Joint Forces, said on Wednesday crews were loading about 380 people and three dogs onto the HMNZS Canterbury . Two people were killed by Monday's quake. At the time of the quake, Kaikoura's population of 2,000 was bolstered by about 1,000 tourists, attracted by the region's renowned whale-watching cruises.
If the preliminary numbers are confirmed by checking against payroll records, Connecticut's economy is going to have a worse year in 2016 than it has any time since 2009. But unemployment has trended higher since as the growth in the labor force has outpaced the increase in available jobs. The state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate matched its lowest level since April and May.
The €55 million a year agreement could be worth as much as €61.5 million per season if Barca wins La Liga and the Champions League , a deal that tops Manchester United's £52 millon-a-season with Chevrolet. carmaker Chevrolet. Rakuten has an option to extend for a fifth season. The agreement with Rakuten - who already have involvement in football through their ownership of J-League outfit Vissel Kobe - will be ratified at an extraordinary meeting of club members "in the coming ...
In 2007, Dassey, now 26, was convicted along with his uncle, Steven Avery, of murdering photographer Teresa Halbach two years prior. In his motion requesting a stay of Dassey's ordered release, filed Tuesday, Schimel also argued that Dassey's confession was not coerced and that there was considerable evidence showing that he was guilty of the crimes of which he was convicted.
The retailer's Chinese rivals, led by number two e-commerce player JD.com, are also offering discount deals on the day. Alibaba reported 82% of purchases had been made on mobile phones during Singles Day . The company said its sales passed last year's Singles Day total at 1:33 p.m. but gave no financial amount. " Singles" Day or Guanggun Jie is celebrated by young people in China who enjoy being single.
Guadagno herself is a prospective gubernatorial candidate, and Christie's departure would lend her the power of incumbency in a statewide bid against Democratic candidates. Christie's removal from the top spot is certainly a demotion, but his being named to a significant position within the team is a sign that President-elect Trump is still loyal to him.
Italy travel to Vaduz to face Liechtenstein at Rheinpark Stadion in UEFA World Cup Qualification Group G round 4. But Aleksandar Mitrovic's 85th-minute header to cancel out Gareth Bale's first-half strike ruined the party for Wales - the draw enough to keep Serbia two points clear of Chris Colemans' side in second.
The Obama administration's new rule won't change that - Title X funds still can not be used to cover abortions. The service has been widely contested in some states , however, who oppose it on the grounds that some clinics provide abortion services - usually paid for by the patient.
The spokesperson said that Trump's children will be joined by "a team of highly skilled executives". After real estate mogul and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to be named the next President of the United States, he is all set to transfer management of the Trump Organisation to his children ahead of taking up his responsibilities as President.
However, Trump supporters say the president-elect tapped into the minds of silent Americans who want stronger borders and a more competitive global economy. Protesters in Portland revved themselves into a frenzy, turning violent in what local police called a riot . Protesters were arrested early Friday morning for interfering with traffic and vandalizing public property, including buildings and patrol vehicles.
Kurdish-led forces will be designated the role of encircling Raqqa - they will not enter the city. The Obama administration faces a delicate balancing act between Turkey and the Syrian Kurdish forces it has trained and equipped. Like seven other officials interviewed for this report, they requested anonymity to discuss the issue. Obama spent more than two hours on the telephone in late October with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan as part of an intense US diplomatic drive to overcome ...
Lieutenant-General Raed Shakir Jawdat declared on Saturday that Iraqi forces took control of Hammam al-Alil, a town located 15 km south of Mosul which prior to IS control was home to approximately 65,000 people. More artillery and air strikes hit the town early on November 7 as the advance got under way. Smoke rose from town throughout the day, with large explosions sending dark clouds into the sky.
Marcos are overwhelmed with the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) allowing the burial of Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) on Tuesday. Lawyer Brian Jay Corpuz in his Facebook post said that the SC has just upheld the "rule of law" in settling the issues about the Marcos' burial.
Two carriages of the London Tramlink tram are derailed at Addiscombe Road near Sandilands tram stop. Seven people were confirmed to have died and more than 50 were injured in the crash that happened at around 6:10am. Several of those had serious or life-threatening injuries. 'Together with our partners from the other emergency services and with support from London resilience agencies, they have worked through the day, and will continue to work throughout the night, at the scene.
Frustrations ran high at a few Los Angeles polling places as voters were left waiting two hours when ballot marking devices and rosters arrived late. Can people get time off from work to vote? That averaged out to about two votes per precinct. She drove away, the lawyers' committee said. "Organized voters with no line could be in and out in 8 minutes".