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NATO Says President-elect Trump Agrees on the 'Enduring Importance' of the Alliance

Secretary General Stoltenberg also thanked the President-elect for raising the issue of defense spending during the campaign, which has been a top priority for the Secretary General since his appointment in 2014. "That is in the interests of both Europe and the United States", he said, with the disasters of two World Wars and the Cold War showing how inter-connected both sides' security was.

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9-story New Zealand building in risk of collapse

On Monday, 14 November, a 7.8-magnitude quake struck New Zealand's South Island. Air Commander Darryn Webb, the acting commander of New Zealand joint forces, told TVNZ that they are airlifting approximately 200 people out of Kaikoura on Tuesday.

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Australian prime minister got Trump's number from golf great

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the world must embrace free trade, not retreat from it, in a major economic speech that sharply contrasts with the more isolationist rhetoric of U.S. 'He is a great advocate for strengthening the Australian-American alliance. "The only thing that was unusual about it was that we built relationships with both sides".

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Cash crunch: No respite from long queues at banks, ATMs

With no centralised collection point, staffers of cash management agencies have been picking up their cash from the bank branches, but this was not possible on Monday. As per data furnished by the Finance Ministry, Rs 17,50,000 crore worth of currency notes were in circulation in October-end, out of which around 84 per cent or Rs 14,50,000 crore is in the now defunct Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

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Bracing for Trump, some in Canada see 'nothing good'

David MacNaughton, Canada's ambassador to Washington, said that Mr. Trudeau is willing to sit down at the bargaining table with the Trump administration. Trump has said he wants the U.S.to get a share of the profits if the pipeline were to be built. The Canadian Real Estate Association says it's seen almost three times more web traffic than normal from Americans over the last few days.

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Adam Voges taken from the field after sickening blow to the head

It looked as though he assumed the ball would travel well over his head however, the delivery failed to bounce as high as it usually would have on a WACA pitch. Voges dropped to his arms and knees after being hit and received medical treatment, the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper said, before he was helped off the ground by trainers.

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Two white South Africans charged after forcing black man into coffin

South Africa media reports that the two men said they did not apply for bail because they would fear for their lives if released. The court case is postponed until January 25 next year and the accused will remain custody. South Africa has come a long way since the days of white-minority rule - but this case has been a reminder for some that racism did not end with apartheid and in small communities, change comes at a slow pace - if at all.

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Trump election: European Union leaders expect 'strong partnership' with US

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said Sunday's meeting was " completely premature " and hit out at " frustrated and hysterical statements" made by other European leaders following the U.S. "Europe should be taking care of its own problems and not worrying what is happening on the other side of the Atlantic", he said. We must work to solve our problems of economic growth, migrations, security.

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What Narendra Modi's detractors are saying on the Rs500, Rs1,000 ban

When Indians elected Narendra Modi as their ultra-nationalist prime minister two and a half years ago, they were voting for change in the way that the country is run, just as American voters did last week when Donald Trump was elected president, albeit by a minority popular vote.

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Driver in deadly London tram derailment is bailed

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch said the tram should have been travelling at a 12mph speed limit to negotiate a sharp, left-hand curve on the route but is believed to have been "travelling at a significantly higher speed". Graham and Holly Eves wrote on their joint Facebook page: "We lost one of the BEST!" Tom Dale, 20, was a school friend of Mr Chinnery and was travelling on the tram when the accident took place.

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India, Israel to intensify defence, anti-terror cooperation

A flurry of high-profile visits have taken place between the two countries since Prime Minister Modi took office two and a half year ago, including one by Indian President Mukherjee to Jerusalem - first ever by an Indian Head of State. "Regrettably, one of the countries of its origin and spread is in India's neighbourhood", Modi said here on Tuesday. Both sides also inked pacts in non-defence areas such as agriculture and water resources management where Israel is considered a pioneer.

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COP22 president commends China for its commitment to addressing climate change

Trump , has, in the course of his electoral campaign, said he'll take America out of the groundbreaking Paris Agreement on climate change and stop spending millions of dollars on domestic and global development projects aimed at promoting clean energy .

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Judge orders Brendan Dassey be released from prison

Their cases gained national attention after Netflix aired Making A Murderer previous year. Dassey , 27, was 16-years-old when he was accused of helping his uncle, Steven Avery , rape, murder , and dispose of the body of 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach, who disappeared in Manitowoc Country , Wisconsin in November 2005.

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Putin, Trump talk on phone look for better US-Russian relations

Mr Putin wished Mr Trump "success in implementing the election programme" during the phone call . Earlier this week, the top military man slammed Trump's opinion on the alliance and said "all allies have made a solemn commitment to defend each other".

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How Trump Can Overturn the Iran Deal

Iran denies ever having considered developing atomic weapons. Trump, at one point, gave a slightly more nuanced approach, acknowledging the limited effect sanctions against Iran would have without buy-in from worldwide partners. "This deal does what it says it would do, which is prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon", Toner said. In a broader sense, for the U.S.to take steps to scuttle the deal now may also tarnish America's reputation as a reliable partner in worldwide negotiations.

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Narendra Modi government's demonetisation move a 'foolish decision': AAP

Echoing Mayawati's sentiments, arch rival and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said the "sudden ban" showed the NDA government did not keep the plight of people in mind and took the decision with an eye on UP polls. The SP patriarch demanded a roll back of the decision for a few days in view of the wedding season. BJP spokesperson and now MP Meenakshi Lekhi had said, "The latest gimmick of the finance ministry to demonetise the notes, printed before 2005, is an attempt to obfuscate ...

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Local undocumented immigrants fear deportation under Trump presidency

She said that if Trump takes on immigration reform during his presidency, she hopes that he prioritizes both border security as well as treating immigrants with dignity and keeping families together. Trump's immigration platform was a cornerstone of his campaign. Among those actions that will presumably be dissolved is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a 2012 policy that allows undocumented people who entered the country as young people to receive deferment from deportation and ...

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LeBron reacts to election, hopes USA continues to improve under Trump

I said world champion and Cleveland in the same sentence", Obama said in introducing the Cavaliers. The Cavaliers star, who had publicly endorsed Hillary Clinton in an editorial on Business Insider, said he and his wife stayed up until 4 a.m.

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India demonetisation: Banks begin swapping banned notes

In the two days when the ATMs were out of service, the banks said they will re-configure their ATMs to dispense Rs 100 and Rs 50 notes. Banks have been ordered to remain open on the weekend as well as function late till 9pm for three days beginning today to deal with the huge rush.

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[Ticker] EU parliament chief congratulates Trump

He said many questions regarding Trump's foreign policy "are yet to be answered" and that he hoped Trump was committed to EU-US relations. The projected victory of Donald Trump is sending shockwaves to Europe. "From Syria to Iraq, from Ukraine to Libya, Trump's role in diplomacy and deal-making will be tested from day-one and will require the right mix of responsibility, restraint and leadership", Mr.

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The People That Got Barack Obama Elected Can't Believe What's Happening

She reminded people of history: her husband won North Carolina by 14,000 votes in 2008, which, as she explained, is equal to about two votes per precinct. She said she supported Trump for president even before he announced his candidacy and believes he will improve the economy. As he campaigned vigorously for Clinton in the race's final days, Obama said he was confident that if Americans showed up to vote, they'd choose against electing the billionaire reality TV show with no formal government ...

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Jharkhand CM hails Modi for demonetising big notes

This is the major shocking news for those who were hiding black money. Any broader market gains could be tempered should Republican candidate Donald Trump win the USA election on Tuesday, an outcome that market investors have warned could lead to sell-offs due to doubts about his policies.

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DU Professor Nandini Sundar booked for the murder of tribal man

He also added that stringent action will be taken against those guilty after investigation. "Police burn effigies then file false FIRs". Reacting strongly, she said it was a clear case of being "framed" and that police have been forcing some people in Bastar to name her and others in someway.

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Anthony Weiner Checks Into Sex Addiction Rehab Center

Abedin made her announcement after the New York Post reported that Weiner sent photos of his boxer-brief-clad genitals to another woman thru Twitter. Newly released emails show Hillary Clinton and a senior aide discussing how to send a secure cell phone: Use FedEx or a personal courier? That teen wrote an open letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B.

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Relative Calm as Humanitarian Pause Begins in Syria''s Aleppo

Half-way through Friday's 10-hour ceasefire, AFP correspondents in Aleppo said no one had used any of the passages Moscow said were open. The rebels' own shelling of residential parts of government-held western Aleppo has meanwhile killed dozens in the past week as insurgent groups staged a counter-attack from outside the city aimed at breaking the siege on areas they control.

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Early voting ending in some communities

It is important to note that once a ballot is cast there is no way for the vote to be retaken or corrected. Not only has Trump called for supporters to police the polls-to deter or intimidate new and non-white voters-but as Politico reported , an array of white supremacist groups are boasting of plans to thwart voters and film what they claim will be voter fraud.

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UK GDP shrugs off Brexit as it grows 0.5%

In addition, the pound sterling rose to a maximum of a week against the USA dollar after those statistics were published, and the 10-year bonds reached their highest level since the referendum in which British citizens chose to leave the EU.

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Vietnam reports 1st microcephaly birth likely linked to Zika

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh told a news conference that the parents were informed of the diagnosis on Friday. At least five other pregnant women on the island are expected to deliver babies with microcephaly between November and January, Rius said.

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Melbourne Cup Form: Waller's 2 runners primed for 2 mile test

Fielding nearly as many runners as Godolphin is local owner Lloyd Williams, whose chief hope is the Aidan O'Brien-trained Bondi Beach (Ire) (Galileo ), whom he races in partnership with the Coolmore triumvirate of Derrick Smith, Mrs. The leading English jockey, who won the Melbourne Cup in 2014 aboard Protectionist, is in town to ride Bondi Beach for Aidan O'Brien. A defeat of Order Of St George last term reads well, given what that horse went on to achieve, and he rates the type who ...

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Man dressed as Freddy Krueger shoots 5 people at party, police say

All five victims are expected to survive, and the suspects are still at large. The assailant shot four men and a woman, then fled the scene before police could arrive. She said she called 911 when she heard the gunfire. 'I heard a bunch of yelling and screaming and hollering. No one has been arrested so far. Police say three of the male victims were taken to University Hospital for treatment, while the fourth was treated at a medical center downtown.