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by | December 04, 2016 | 01:58

Austria's vote is a repeat of a contest in May in which Norbert Hofer of the Freedom Party was very narrowly defeated by center-left candidate Alexander Van der Bellen . So severe was his case - the fake letter attested - that Van der Bellen required a legal guardian . Van der Bellen says he hopes that Trump's triumph will serve as a "wake-up call" to vote for him and against Hofer.

by | December 04, 2016 | 01:51

To many Pakistanis, Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric ─ he once proposed banning Muslims entering the United States ─ and business ties to India are signs that his administration could shift further toward New Delhi. Trump also called Pakistan "a fantastic country, a fantastic place of fantastic people". I will play whatever role you want me to play. It will be an honour and I will personally do it.

by | December 04, 2016 | 01:01

Airport authorities implemented low visibility procedures, at around 0300 hours itself, which helped in carrying out flight operations in such conditions. "New Delhi experienced a thick blanket of fog". At 8.30 a.m., visibility at Palam area was less than 50 metres and at Safdarjung was 300 metres. The MeT department has predicted mainly clear skies for Friday, along with the possibility of shallow to moderate fog at some places and dense to very dense fog at isolated places.

by | December 04, 2016 | 01:00

Gov. Scott Walker on Friday called the presidential recount a "fundraising scheme for the Green Party" and said he would consider tightening the state's recount rules, but he also acknowledged the process could build confidence in state elections.

by | December 04, 2016 | 00:58

Kishida said the talks were "meaningful, important and useful" ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to the city of Yamaguchi in western Japan on December 15. What is standing in the way is an old dispute over four of Russia's Southern Kuril islands (Shikotan, Habomai, Iturup, and Kunashir), which Japan considers its northern territories.

by | December 03, 2016 | 10:58

The White House said Monday "there has been no evidence produced to substantiate" President-elect Donald Trump's claims alleging that the real estate mogul would have won the most popular votes " if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally ".

by | December 03, 2016 | 10:44

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of KO. The trading volume was recorded to 2.71 million shares as compared to average traded volume of 1.62 million shares. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 6.9% compared to the same quarter past year. SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.12/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.11/share.

by | December 03, 2016 | 10:41

In Wisconsin, the request came from Stein and independent candidate Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente, and they will have to cover the costs of the recount. On Friday, the Green Party filed for a recount in Wisconsin. But it appeared she would nevertheless win even if she lost those states and didn't take North Carolina, which some polls suggested she would win, because she would win all the other states Obama won, including Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin.

by | December 03, 2016 | 10:40

The recounts were requested by Green Party candidate Jill Stein , who says they're necessary to ensure that voting machines weren't hacked, even though there's no evidence that they were. Brinckerhoff said in an emailed statement. All challenges must be resolved by December 19 in order for the state electors to cast official votes for the Electoral College.

by | December 03, 2016 | 10:37

The suspect also pointed the shotgun at his own neck, Ross told AP. Investigators believe the suspect took the weapons from his parents' gun safe, but they don't know yet how he got them out, Ross said. Students were welcomed bright and early by the principal, the police chief, and the pep band. The parents, who live close to the school, immediately rushed out and drove to the 955 E.

by | December 03, 2016 | 10:39

Mr. Eugene said, some 91 humanitarian access incidents were recorded from 1 to 28 November. South Sudan has spent most of its short history mired in civil war. South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir, has denied the allegations [Reuters report]. On Wednesday, three commission members who had travelled around South Sudan for 10 days said they observed deepening divisions in a country with 64 ethnic groups.

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:35

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko also said that his office has received reports about the success of the launches. He said the war games included air defence units as well military drones and S-300 ground-to-air missile systems. The Russian defense ministry warned in a letter to the Ukrainian embassy in Russia last week that Moscow's forces would shoot down Ukrainian missiles and engage missiles launchers if Kiev moved forward with the missile launches.

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:32

Days after deserting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Navjot Kaur Sidhu, wife of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, on 28 November, formally joined the Congress party. Thirteen Congress leaders from Amritsar who have applied for party tickets from the two seats have already warned the party's central leadership against such a move, a source in the party said.

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:32

The woman was detained and questioned by police and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents. Once the woman finished neuropsychological testing, authorities said she will be released. "She got up, supposedly to [use] the restroom and never came back but sat [at the] emergency exit next to [the] door", passenger Cathy Cole said.

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:27

Israeli warplanes fired the rockets from Lebanese airspace, targeting Sabura suburb in the western countryside of Damascus , only causing property damage, Xinhua news agency cited a military statement as saying. However, with Russian jets and anti-aircraft units now operating in Syria, Israel no longer enjoys control of the skies and Jerusalem and Moscow have set up a very close co-ordination mechanism to avoid aerial confrontation.

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:04

He said both officers with the body-worn cameras activated them. When the man refuses, one of the officers is shown deploying a stun gun to no effect. He also mentioned Monday's incident at Ohio State University as an example of "how quickly" someone can "get up on you". The man was wounded and remained in the hospital five days after the shooting, but police say he is expected to survive.

by | December 01, 2016 | 03:46

Trump has angrily denounced the recounts and now claims without evidence that he, not Clinton, would have won the popular vote if it hadn't been for "millions of people who voted illegally". Tomorrow, the President-elect has more meetings scheduled with potential cabinet candidates. The recount of Wisconsin's presidential vote will begin Thursday if the state receives payment on Tuesday.

by | December 01, 2016 | 03:42

We took a risk and did not know if the YPG will allow us to cross but we couldn't bear the feeling of hunger and sound of warplanes all days long so we chose to leave.... "If the regime retakes the whole of Aleppo , it would be a very symbolic victory", Fabrice Balanche, a visiting fellow at the Washington Institute, told CNN .

by | December 01, 2016 | 03:41

Mr Temer was also accused of trying to help Mr Lima. This morning the Attorney General's Office requested the opening of an investigation into Temer for a crime of responsibility and will also investigate Vieira Lima and Eliseu Padilha, another key member of Temer's government.

by | December 01, 2016 | 03:28

Fatah leaders attending the congress argue that the congress will "organize the internal Fatah house", uniting the movement. He will formally address the gathering later on Tuesday. Despite several written agreements to end the bifurcation of the Palestinian people by uniting the West Bank controlling Fatah and Gaza Strip ruling Hamas, there have been no signs that any of the measures set forth to end the rift - which is considered by many to be the Palestinian people's greatest obstacle to ...

by | December 01, 2016 | 03:07

The 39-year-old has served as the Ukip's deputy leader and chairman since 2009. The North-West England MEP took 62.6% of the vote, easily beating former deputy chairwoman Suzanne Evans on 19.3% and ex-soldier John Rees-Evans on 18.1%. Despite holding no public office, Farage became the first British politician to meet Trump following the billionaire businessman's upset election victory earlier this month.

by | November 30, 2016 | 17:28

However, the state "won't be using law enforcement or the national guard to enforce the order", said North Dakota Emergency Services spokeswoman Cecily Fong in an email to NPR . Authorities say protests have become violent, and today, there were reports that government officials could cut off supply lines to the camp as winter sets in.

by | November 30, 2016 | 17:31

The expert also asked the advisor to attend the meeting and send message of peace and love from Pakistan through media interactions to the people of India. Pakistan has denied supporting any terrorist group targeting India or Afghanistan. "Clearly, they have Pakistan in mind". Since it is Afghanistan, there is greater political value and puts Pakistan on the mat.

by | November 30, 2016 | 17:26

The new sanctions target North Korea's hard currency revenues by placing a "hard, binding cap" on coal exports, cutting them by at least 62 percent, capping them at around $400 million or 7.5 million tons, diplomats said. "The North seems to intend to show its will to stick to the socialist ideology at home and overseas", said Cheong Seong-chang, a senior researcher at the Sejong Institute.

by | November 30, 2016 | 17:27

Bannon repeatedly and aggressively pushed stories that promote anti-Semistism, xenophobia, and racism", the letter said . "We urge you to condemn this appointment immediately and without reservation", the letter reads. "The appointment of self-described leader of the "alt-right" Stephen K. Bannon as President Elect Donald Trump's new strategist cancels out the President Elect's suggestion that he wants to be a President for all of America".

by | November 29, 2016 | 05:13

In Wisconsin, Ms Clinton received 7 per cent fewer votes in counties that depended on electronic-voting machines compared to countries that used optical scanners and paper ballots, and consequently Ms Clinton may have lost up to 30,000 votes.

by | November 29, 2016 | 04:03

Mr Tusk also denied reports that France wanted to block the agreement amid concerns that granting 40 million Ukrainian citizens visa-free access to the European Union would be politically unpalatable ahead of next year's French presidential election.

by | November 28, 2016 | 10:08

The entirety of these warnings have now been removed, but the agency warned that the aftershocks of the same magnitude (about magnitude 7) are likely in the next seven days. An ice wall has also been constructed to reduce the amount of water flowing into the nuclear plant from the nearby mountains. As a precaution, many people headed for higher ground while the warnings were in place, ships sailed away from harbours in Fukushima, and Nissan suspended work at its auto engine factory in ...

by | November 28, 2016 | 10:05

Some experts quoted in Hong Kong media reports speculated that China would use the seized military shipment to pressure Singapore to adopt a friendlier stance toward China on the dispute. Shipped in 12 containers, the cargo comprises nine Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles "with no ammunition or sensitive equipment on board", said Mindef.

by | November 28, 2016 | 10:08

Mr. Akeredolu scored 244,842 votes to defeat 27 others in the governorship election held on Saturday. Governor Fayose accused the APC-led Federal Government of sustaining a "see and buy" strategy and legalizing money politics, adding that the APC had deliberately created poverty in the country so as to continue to enslave the minds of Nigerians with peanuts to get their votes on election day.