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Jan 13, 2017
In tearful farewell, Barack Obama awards Joe Biden the Medal of FreedomAt the dusk of both of their political careers, surrounded by teary friends and family, President Barack Obama on Thursday bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Joe Biden, the man he called "the finest vice president we have ever seen."
Nov 29, 2016
Vote recount effort races forward despite Trump team rejection | ReutersBy Julia Harte and Steve Holland | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON Donald Trump's transition team on Monday pushed back against an effort to recount Nov. 8's presidential election votes, calling the effort "nonsense," but offering no evidence to back a weekend Trump tweet alleging millions of illegal votes.With the clock winding down for voters and candidates to seek recounts in states across the country, Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein requested a recount in Pennsylvania on Monday just hours before the state's deadline.Filing in Pennsylvania three days after she filed a similar request in Wisconsin, Stein's campaign said she would file a similar request in Michigan by its deadline on Wednesday.Following Trump's stunning victory in the presidential contest, talk of recounts has swirled, with the Republican president-elect adding a surprise twist to the discussion.On Sunday, Trump tweeted that "serious voter fraud" occurred in California, New Hampshire, and Virginia, states won by his opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton.All three states rejected Trump's claim. The White House said on Monday there has been no evidence of widespread election fraud in the presidential contest.Still, Wisconsin officials on Monday prepared to launch a recount of the state's more than 25 million votes, following Stein's request last week, a move that was joined by Clinton's lawyers."If nothing else, this will give us a very good audit," Mark Thomsen, the chair of the Wisconsin Elections Commission, said on Monday
Nov 26, 2016
Wisconsin to recount presidential election votes after petitions from a third-party candidate"Election integrity experts have independently identified Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin as states where "statistical anomalies" raised concerns.
Nov 19, 2016
Trump demands apology from 'very rude' cast of Hamilton show | ReutersNEW YORK President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the cast of the Broadway hit "Hamilton" for appealing from the stage to Vice President-elect Mike Pence to uphold American values, with the conservative in the theater."The Theater must always be a safe and special place. The cast of Hamilton was very rude last night to a very good man, Mike Pence. Apologize!" Trump wrote on Twitter, taking time out from his search for appointees to his incoming administration."Our wonderful future V.P
Nov 09, 2016
Donald Trump on verge of winning US Presidential ElectionsThe results came as a shock for the Clinton Campaign which not only spent more money than that of Trump, but also had a much better ground game in the key battleground States
Nov 05, 2016
Clinton, Trump clash over economy in final campaign stretch | ReutersBy Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson | CLEVELAND/HERSHEY, Pa. CLEVELAND/HERSHEY, Pa. Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump battled over the strength of the economy in the final stretch of their race for the White House on Friday, with Clinton praising the latest U.S
Nov 05, 2016
US presidential election 2016: Clinton, Trump court the undecided as campaign grinds onWhite House frontrunner Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump slogged on to secure votes in key battleground states Friday as their nasty, brutal campaign entered its final weekend.
Nov 04, 2016
Spain's Rajoy turns to troubleshooter deputy in bid to woo rivals | ReutersBy Sarah White and Sonya Dowsett | MADRID MADRID The great survivor of Spanish politics, newly re-appointed Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, is hoping to cling to power with the help of a 45-year-old lawyer who has a valuable quality he lacks: she is well liked. Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, Rajoy's troubleshooter and deputy during his first term, is one of his few allies to emerge unscathed from years of austerity measures and unpopular policies that have chipped at relations with opposition parties. Rajoy has handed Saenz de Santamaria an expanded role in his new cabinet where alongside her deputy position she will deal with one of Spain's thorniest issues - an independence campaign by the northeastern Catalonia region
Nov 05, 2016
San Diego Catholic church says devil works through Hillary Clinton | ReutersA Roman Catholic church in San Diego told its parishioners the devil works through politicians like Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and warned that voting for Democrats is a "mortal sin," according to local media and the church's website.The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Old Town made the statements in its weekly leaflet to churchgoers, a copy of which remains on the church's website. The letter railed against issues like abortion and constraints on tax-exempt organizations from certain political activity, likening them to slavery."Satan has deceived many Christians to convert to worldly values from Christian ones," the Oct
Nov 04, 2016
Myanmar freedom of speech under threat amid Rakhine violence - monitors | ReutersYANGON Human rights monitors have raised concerns about press freedom in Myanmar after a journalist at an English-language newspaper said she was fired following government criticism of her reporting of allegations of rape by soldiers.Violence in the north of troubled Rakhine State, which began with deadly attacks on border police posts on Oct. 9, has sparked the biggest crisis of de facto Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's seven months in power.Troops poured into the region after the attacks, which the government says were carried out by minority Rohingya Muslims with links to militant Islamists overseas.The military operation has sharpened the tension between Suu Kyi's civilian administration and the army, which ruled the country for decades and retains key powers, including control of ministries responsible for security.The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said reporters trying to cover the unrest in Rakhine faced obstruction and harassment.Authorities have not allowed foreign journalists to visit the area and the international media was not invited to travel with senior diplomats who visited this week, even as state media obtained full access.REPORTS OF SEXUAL ASSAULTS Zaw Htay, the spokesman for President Htin Kyaw, has said reports of sexual violence, extrajudicial killings and arbitrary arrests by soldiers are being fabricated by people in cahoots with the insurgents.The CPJ raised particular concern over the response of Zaw Htay to an Oct. 27 report carried in the Myanmar Times newspaper alleging multiple gang rapes by soldiers.