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 2 days | Trump speaks with Taiwan’s leader, risking diplomatic dispute with China

              U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has spoken by telephone with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, transition officials say, breaking decades of diplomatic protocol in a move that is likely to infuriate China. (more)   


  United States        1 UPDATES

 


 6 days | Donald Trump declared winner in Michigan, recount expected

              U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has been declared the winner of Michigan's 16 electoral votes, marking the first time in nearly 3 decades that a Republican candidate has won the state, officials say. A request for a recount is expected later this week. (more)   


  Michigan        336 UPDATES

 

FLASH

 1 wk | Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dead at 90

              Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who ruled his country as a one-party communist state for nearly half a century and defied U.S. efforts to topple him, has died at the age of 90, his brother and current president Raul Castro has announced. (more)   


  Cuba     

 


 1 wk | Trump selects Governor Nikki Haley to serve as UN ambassador

              U.S. President-elect Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he intends to nominate South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to serve as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, which is a cabinet-level position. (more)   


  United States        10 UPDATES

 

URGENT

  2 wks | Trump says U.S. will withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership

              U.S. President-elect Donald Trump released a video address on Monday, announcing that he will withdraw the country from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and cancel "job-killing" restrictions on the production of energy. (more)   


  United States        10 UPDATES

 

BREAKING

 2 wks | Fiji appeals to Trump to abandon stance on climate change

              Fiji, one of the countries most at risk from the rising sea level, has urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to abandon his position that man-made climate change is a hoax and has invited the incoming leader to meet on the issue.   


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BREAKING


 2 wks | President-elect Trump announces first cabinet picks

              U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday announced his first cabinet picks, nominating U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions to serve as Attorney General and U.S. Congressman Mike Pompeo to be the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.   


  United States        10 UPDATES

 


 2 wks | Russia declares it will not join International Criminal Court

              Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to formally withdraw his signature from the founding statute of the International Criminal Court, saying the tribune has failed to meet its expectations to be "truly independent." (more)   


    

 


 2 wks | Russia arrests economy minister over alleged $2 million bribe

              Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev has been arrested on allegations that he accepted a $2 million bribe to approve a deal, prosecutors say, making him the highest-ranking Russian official to be detained since 1991.   


  Moscow, Russia        1 UPDATES

 

EVENT

 3 wks | WATCH: President Obama delivers statement on election

              President Barack Obama will deliver a statement from the White House after Donald Trump was elected to become the 45th President of the United States.   


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Breaking Now

Trump speaks with Taiwan’s leader, risking diplomatic dispute with China     2 days  

Fiji appeals to Trump to abandon stance on climate change     2 wks  

President-elect Trump announces first cabinet picks     2 wks  

Active shooter near polling station in Azusa, California     3 wks  

FBI review of new emails yields no evidence in Clinton case     4 wks  


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Trump says U.S. will withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership      2 wks  

Donald Trump rushed off stage in Nevada, man detained     4 wks  

Philippines president declares state of emergency, lashes out at Obama      3 months  

Uzbek President Karimov in intensive care after brain haemorrhage     3 months  

Former Singapore President S R Nathan dead at 92     3 months  



Events

WATCH: President Obama delivers statement on election     3 wks  

VIDEO: Donald Trump delivers victory speech     3 wks  

VIDEO: Clinton and Trump face off in final presidential debate     1 mon  

VIDEO: Clinton and Trump face off in 2nd presidential debate      2 months  

REPLAY: Watch a replay of Tuesday night’s Vice-Presidential Debate     2 months  


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