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Presidential election recount set to begin in Wisconsin

Presidential election recount set to begin in Wisconsin Trump's attorneys say Stein, who finished fourth in MI, is not "aggrieved" by any alleged election fraud or mistake, that a recount couldn't be finished on time and that her petition wasn't properly signed. State elections officials said it hoped to finish a recount by December 10, but the legal filing puts that schedule in jeopardy. The biggest vote swing from any state-wide recount came in 200... [Full Article...]

Jill Stein Pays $3.5 million for Wisconsin Recount

Jill Stein Pays $3.5 million for Wisconsin Recount In the posts, Trump claimed that "millions" of people cast illegal votes in this month's presidential election , and claimed that the press was covering the matter unfairly. He won Pennsylvania by some 70,600 votes, just more than 1 percentage point over Clinton. There's no evidence that voter results were hacked or electronic voting machines were compromised. [Full Article...]

UN renews call for Syria aid plan

UN renews call for Syria aid plan On Wednesday morning, 21 civilians including two children were killed in government artillery fire on the Jubb al-Qubbeh district in east Aleppo, the Observatory said. "If there is that agreement then that plan can go ahead", Rycroft told reporters before heading in to the closed Security Council meeting on chemical weapons in Syria. [Full Article...]

Minister Geddel Vieira Lima resigns over real estate scandal

Minister Geddel Vieira Lima resigns over real estate scandal Calero's accusations have set off new crisis for Temer who is under pressure to remove Geddel Vieira Lima, the Cabinet minister in charge of congressional relations, for allegedly using his public office to obtain a permit for the luxury oceanfront building in the city of Salvador. [Full Article...]

Syria Moscow demands answers after Erdogan vows to oust 'tyrant' Assad

Syria Moscow demands answers after Erdogan vows to oust 'tyrant' Assad Erdogan's remarks are not something new and may be a kind of consolation to those terrorists that have been under hard conditions of the siege on Aleppo and are facing popular protests there", IRGC's Political Deputy General Rassoul Sanaei said in an interview with the Tasnim News Agency. [Full Article...]

Paul Nuttall wins Ukip leadership and aims to 'replace' Labour

Paul Nuttall wins Ukip leadership and aims to 'replace' Labour Paul is going to face a fight to maintain the relevance of UKIP after the migration of supporters, members, and money to the Conservatives after the Brexit vote. An earlier favourite Steven Woolfe MEP, who failed to hand in his application papers to stand in the first election on time, then quit the party in October. [Full Article...]

Trump's pitch for Farage rebuffed

Downing Street was quick to pour water on the endorsement, which has been viewed as another embarrassment for Theresa May after Mr Farage beat her to a meeting with Mr Trump. Britain is keen to build bridges with Trump after many of its leading government figures criticised the president-elect during his successful election campaign. [Full Article...]

South Korean leader says she'll resign after lawmakers act

South Korean leader says she'll resign after lawmakers act The succeeding government was overthrown by a coup by Ms Park's late father, the military dictator Park Chung-hee, whose rule also abruptly ended after he was assassinated by his spy chief in 1979. Opposition parties have said the president should stand down "honourably" before it reached that point. "The president has a hard schedule because she has to prepare measures to cope with this urgent si... [Full Article...]

S. Korea's Park refuses questioning by prosecutors: lawyer

S. Korea's Park refuses questioning by prosecutors: lawyer Organisers say a gathering in Seoul on 26 November drew 1.5 million people. Park has acknowledged carelessness in her ties with Choi, who Park has said had helped her through hard times. An impeachment bill would need the support of at least 200 members of the 300-seat National Assembly. "Our stance to seek Park's impeachment remains unchanged", Choo Mi-ae, leader of the main opposition De... [Full Article...]

UK government denies handwritten note on Brexit is policy

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said Britain can not "have its cake and eat it", as the government in London distanced itself from a memo including the aim to have the best of both worlds from Brexit . We are focusing on making a positive argument for Britain's place in the Single Market, which is vital for jobs and growth in our country. The document also highlighted that the Brexit ... [Full Article...]

'Incoming Pak army chief has 'zero presence' on social media'

'Incoming Pak army chief has 'zero presence' on social media' He also commanded the army's X Corps, which is based in the garrison city of Rawalpindi and looks after the Kashmir region. Sharif, appointed army chief in 2013, had refused an extension, unlike his predecessor General Ashfaq Kayani, who had got a three-year extension. [Full Article...]

Abbas's Fatah set for rare congress as succession talk builds

Abbas's Fatah set for rare congress as succession talk builds Talk of who will eventually succeed Abbas as Palestinian president has intensified, with the ageing leader not having publicly designated a successor. Jibril Rajoub, a former intelligence chief, current head of the Palestinian Football Association and Fatah central committee member, acknowledged "opponents and dissidents" had not been invited, but said "the priority is to hold the congress". [Full Article...]

Thai parliament invites prince Vajiralongkorn to take charge as king

Thailand's parliament began the process of naming crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn the new king, more than a month after the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Two senior military sources said Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn would fly into Bangkok on Wednesday from Germany, where he has a home. The 64-year-old inherits one of the world's richest monarchies, an opaque institution shielded by a notor... [Full Article...]

JK: Two terrorists killed in Samba infiltration bid, operation ends

JK: Two terrorists killed in Samba infiltration bid, operation ends Earlier this morning, two soldiers were injured in a terror attack near an army camp at Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir. Schools have been ordered to shut down and traffic has been stopped on the Jammu-Udhampur highway. In the shootout that followed, three terrorists were killed, he said. BSF said it detected suspicious movement of three persons late last night and a quick reaction team of the force ... [Full Article...]

Colombia crash: Brazil's Temer voices solidarity with victims' families

Now we've arrived here, I won't say at our peak but known around the country, a tragedy like this happens. "There are a lot of people crying in our city, we could never imagine this". It was headed to Colombia's worldwide airport. Conmebol, the South American football confederation, meanwhile officially called off the Copa Sudamericana final that was to be played between Chapecoense and Atlet... [Full Article...]

Syrian government refuses UN truce terms for Aleppo

Syrian government refuses UN truce terms for Aleppo Dozens of people have been killed in the onslaught, majority civilians, a monitor has said , and many have been wounded, overwhelming rescue workers in a city where hospitals are also hit. He said the government had captured the Zuhour hill, which overlooks parts of the east. De Mistura has recently floated a proposal to halt fighting in Aleppo, under which jihadist forces would leave and the g... [Full Article...]

Native movements to determine K-issue, says Sartaj Aziz

Native movements to determine K-issue, says Sartaj Aziz A senior official with India's paramilitary border forces said at least two personnel were injured. Pakistan on Wednesday said three of its soldiers were killed in Indian firing along the Line of Control, while nine civilians were also killed as Indian troops allegedly targeted a passenger bus in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. [Full Article...]

EU, Ukraine wrap up summit with focus on reforms, visa-free regime

EU, Ukraine wrap up summit with focus on reforms, visa-free regime In Kiev, Oleksandr Turchynov, chairman of the Ukrainian Security and Defense Council, said late Friday that Ukraine is not planning to conduct the training launches over the Kerch Strait, which separates Russian Federation and Crimea. Since the Ukraine conflict erupted in 2014 almost 10,000 people have been killed. He said Ukraine has strong bipartisan support in the United States and "we ... [Full Article...]

Historic Victory Against Hyper-Partisan Gerrymandering Emerges From Wisconsin

Historic Victory Against Hyper-Partisan Gerrymandering Emerges From Wisconsin Now, one is solidly Democratic and the other is solidly Republican. "The total number of expected Republican seats now ranged between 57 and 60, and the number of swing seats was diminished to between 6 and 11". Republicans drew the maps in 2011 after they took full control of state government in the 2010 elections. Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has vowed to appeal the 2-1 decision,... [Full Article...]

Two dead, two injured after fire breaks out at Greek migrant camp

Two dead, two injured after fire breaks out at Greek migrant camp Municipal clean-up crews on the Aegean island of Lesvos were racing against time on Friday to clear away the debris after Thursday nights fires and to get the Moria refugee and migrant camp back into working order before the onset of rains expected on Friday night. [Full Article...]


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