• Austria: Presidential rerun could see far-right nationalist win
Austria: Presidential rerun could see far-right nationalist win

False stories have spread online that claim Van der Bellen has cancer. The rematch was then postponed because of faulty glue on postal votes. After a year of campaigning, the candidates and the public are exhausted, but the stakes have seldom been higher.

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  • PPP slams 'bizarre' release of Nawaz-Trump conversation
PPP slams 'bizarre' release of Nawaz-Trump conversation

He said that since the election of Trump as United States president, he was in constant touch with Pakistani administration officials. Vice President PPPP and former Ambassador to the US, Senator Sherry Rehman expressed shock and dismay over the government's weird release of a readout of the phone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Pri...

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  • Trump backers challenge votes recounting in three states
Trump backers challenge votes recounting in three states

She went to on to say that even if the recounts carry on, it will not have an impact on the election result. Republican legal efforts are underway to stop the recounting of USA presidential ballots in three states where President-elect Donald Trump scored narrow victories last month.

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  • Teenager brings guns to school, but his parents disarm him
Teenager brings guns to school, but his parents disarm him

Charges are being filed against the student in juvenile court and could be amended as the investigation continues, Ross said . Parents spent hours waiting for their children after the shooting as police searched the school to make sure it was safe then sent students in small groups to reunite with parents waiting at a nearby church.

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  • UN warns of looming genocide in South Sudan
UN warns of looming genocide in South Sudan

Eugene. Katherine Almquist Knopf, the author of the report and director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies based at the National Defense University, said that the global transitional administration is the only realistic path to end the violence and to allow South Sudan the kind of "clean break" from its leaders and power structures that c...

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  • UK Independence Party elects new leader to replace Nigel Farage
UK Independence Party elects new leader to replace Nigel Farage

UKIP members then saw the party's Welsh section split into two rival factions and watched as Trump suggested Farage could become an ambassador to the US. However, the new leader may seek to exploit Eurosceptic fears that May will not be able to deliver a clean break from the European Union that reduces immigration and cuts ties with the single mark...

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  • Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader
Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

In a sprawling speech that lasted well over three hours to his Fatah Party, Abbas said he hopes that 2017 will be the year that the Palestinians finally gain independence and that he would seek Trump's help in achieving that goal. Israel is concerned US President Barack Obama may take action related to the conflict before he leaves office in Ja...

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  • Paramedic's plea to stop drink-driving
Paramedic's plea to stop drink-driving

In Leeds, 54 people were charged for the offence in 2015, while the figure was 34 for Bradford and 29 in Wakefield. The police imitative comes as the the national Think! anti drink-drive campaign launches this month. I have seen far too many families devastated. If you're going out to drink any amount please leave your vehicle keys at home or all...

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  • Kellyanne Conway Calls MSNBC Report About Her 'Sexist'
Kellyanne Conway Calls MSNBC Report About Her 'Sexist'

Trump's top aides said they were "baffled" by Conway's comments and suggested that it feeds into a growing concern inside the campaign that "instead of driving Donald Trump's message, she's pushing her own agenda", she said and added that one campaign aide called Conway's words "dangerous".

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  • Conway Clashes With 'Morning Joe' Hosts Over 'Sexist' Reporting
Conway Clashes With 'Morning Joe' Hosts Over 'Sexist' Reporting

Trump will meet with Petraeus on Monday, and with Corker and Romney on Tuesday, Trump aides told reporters on a conference call . Exiting Trump Tower on Monday night, Vice President-elect Mike Pence simply teased "a number of very important announcements tomorrow".

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  • Supporters 'Betrayed' By Consideration Of Romney For Sec State
Supporters 'Betrayed' By Consideration Of Romney For Sec State

David Petraeus arrives at Trump Tower talks with reporters after a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in NY. "He wants to be sure he's making the absolute best decision for all of these positions where folks may be joining the administration".

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  • Romney to Meet with Trump Again
Romney to Meet with Trump Again

Pence, who is heading the transition effort, is said to be among those backing Romney for secretary of state. Meanwhile, Trump's transition team on Monday pushed back against an emerging effort to recount votes from the November 8 presidential election, calling it "nonsense", but not offering any evidence to back the president-elect's weekend tw...

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  • Donald Trump's dramatic search for a secretary of state
Donald Trump's dramatic search for a secretary of state

Other conservative leaders, including Brent Bozell , have been weighing in to try to stop Trump from appointing Romney. And Romney addressed reporters in the lobby about the dinner, where he said he had a "wonderful evening" with Trump. Those are Trump's thoughts coming out of Conway's mouth. Conway's words come after Trump told The New York ...

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  • Trump taps Price to lead HHS, plans 2nd meeting with Romney
Trump taps Price to lead HHS, plans 2nd meeting with Romney

Still, Trump and his lieutenants assailed the effort, calling it fraudulent, the work of "crybabies" and, in Trump's view, "sad". Conway made news on the Sunday shows by joining forces with others, like Newt Gingrich and Mike Huckabee , who say Romney doesn't deserve to be secretary of state because he famously trashed Trump during a spee...

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  • Trump 'irritated' by Conway attacks on Romney
Trump 'irritated' by Conway attacks on Romney

In turn, Mr Trump labelled him a "loser" and a "choke artist" and said Mr Romney would have dropped to his knees to get his support during his failed 2012 presidential bid. People with knowledge of the transition process say Trump is also considering retired Marine Gen. John Kelly for the post. Trump is also considering U.S.

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  • Trump summons Romney for 2nd look as staffers squabble
Trump summons Romney for 2nd look as staffers squabble

Conservative activist Brent Bozell on Monday strongly opposed any serious consideration by President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPence: Trump "wants to take in all the options" for secretary of State Romney after meeting with Trump: "America's best days are ahead of us" Senate Dems introduce resolution on Trump's business ties MORE of Mitt Rom...

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  • New UNSC resolution to seek to cut North Korea's coal exports
New UNSC resolution to seek to cut North Korea's coal exports

According to accounts from various foreign media sources, the United States and China, which are permanent UNSC members and the key countries in the discussions toward a new resolution, reached an agreement on November 26 on a draft that would limit exports of coal - one of the North's leading export items - to US$400,900,000 (472 billion won) or ...

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  • Korea set to unveil unilateral sanctions against NK
Korea set to unveil unilateral sanctions against NK

According to diplomats, the council's five veto-wielding powers - the US, Britain, France, China and Russian Federation - have agreed to the new measures, which mostly target the Kim Jong-un regime's earnings from coal export. While the United States policy toward North Korea has been to continue increasing sanctions to punish them, while demandin...

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  • China Supports Tougher Sanctions Against North Korea
China Supports Tougher Sanctions Against North Korea

The sanctions targeted North Korea's hard currency revenues by placing a " hard, binding cap " on coal exports, cutting them by at least 62%, capping them at around $400m or 7.5m tonnes, diplomats said. "Much of this trade involves DPRK actors with links to the regime and its prohibited programs; so we are targeting a sector with a high proportion ...

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  • China says it supports United Nations on new North Korea sanctions
China says it supports United Nations on new North Korea sanctions

China's coal imports from North Korea fell to 1.798 million tonnes that month from 2.465 million tonnes in August. On March 2, the UNSC slapped its toughest-ever sanctions on the North in response to Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests early this year.

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