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Stories for November 9th 2016

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 17:22 UTC

    Macri congratulates Trump, hopes both presidents can work together for the people

    President Mauricio Macri congratulated Trump. Argentina wants the shortest transition possible

    The Argentine president posted his congratulations for Donald Trump as president-elect of the United States on his Twitter account. Malcorra wants quick transition. “I congratulate @realDonaldTrump on his triumph and I hope we can work together for the good of our peoples,” Macri said.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 17:02 UTC

    In Rome, Pepe Mujica cries “Help!” as Trump wins election

    Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica wants to go to Mars after Trump's victory

    The former Uruguayan President came up with “a word that says it all: Help!” during a radio interview. Tabaré Vázquez to wait for official results to be released.Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, in Rome to attend the third World Meeting of Popular Movements made those remarks during a radio appearance. Mujica had expressed his preference for Hillary Clinton.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 15:42 UTC

    Preconceptions, misconceptions and experts that fail to see reality

    How could polls be so mistaken?

    Explaining the not so quite unexplainable. Donald Trump's victory by a convincing margin left all those so called analysts who had foreseen his defeat as inevitable trying to find out how they had so spectacularly misread the world. The role of mass media under fire.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 12:58 UTC

    UK wins F-35s global repair and maintenance hub in North Wales

    Over the lifetime of the program, hundreds of European-based F-35 aircraft will be serviced and maintained in North Wales.

    The British Ministry of Defense (MOD) has announced that the UK has been chosen by the F-35 Program Office to be a global repair hub providing maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade services for F-35 avionic and aircraft components. Over the lifetime of the program, hundreds of European-based F-35 aircraft will be serviced and maintained in North Wales.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 12:42 UTC

    It's President Donald Trump, after all

    Donald Trump wins presidential election

    Following the Republican candidate's win in Pennsylvania there was virutally no chance the Democrat nominnee Hillary Clinton could reverse the situation and her campain manager John Podesta sent everybody at her camp home to sleep, saying she would not be making any comments during the evening.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 10:28 UTC

    Falklands' Observance of Remembrance Sunday 13 November

    The Annual Service will be held in Christ Church Cathedral commencing at 9.30 am, and will continue at the Cross of Sacrifice

    Falkland Islands elected government has announced the arrangements for the observance of Remembrance Sunday 13 November. The Annual Service will be held in Christ Church Cathedral commencing at 9.30 am. Governor Colin Roberts CVO, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defense personnel, veterans and reserves MP Mark Lancaster, Commander British Forces Commodore Darren Bone, RN, Members of the Legislative Assembly, visiting and resident Veterans, together with Senior Officers of the Armed Services will be attending this Service.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 09:57 UTC

    Scotland will apply to intervene against the UK government's Supreme Court appeal on Brexit

    “Let me be clear -- I recognize and respect the right of England and Wales to leave the EU. This is not an attempt to veto that process,” Sturgeon told reporters.

    Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that her semi-autonomous government will apply to the UK Supreme Court to intervene against the UK Government case, in a bid to secure a vote not just for the House of Commons but for the Scottish parliament.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 09:48 UTC

    Supreme Court will hear UK government's appeal on Parliament involvement in Brexit process 5 December

    Prime Minister Theresa May's government is appealing against a High Court ruling last week that it does not have the executive power alone to trigger Article 50

    Britain's Supreme Court said Tuesday it has set aside four days starting on December 5 to hear the government's appeal against a landmark ruling that it must seek parliament's approval to start the Brexit process. All 11 Supreme Court judges will hear the case, which could delay Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, and will deliver their judgment “probably in the New Year”, a court statement said.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 09:29 UTC

    Trump becomes US 45th president with support from white working class and rural voters

     CNN reported that Clinton called Trump to concede at about 1:40 a.m.. Trump clinched his stunning victory minutes earlier, after winning Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes

    Donald John Trump has been projected as the winner of the presidential election, according to the Associated Press, after election returns showed that Trump had won stunning come-from-behind victories across a swath of contested states. Trump, 70, will be the 45th president of the United States. A real-estate developer and former reality-TV star,

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 09:02 UTC

    Close friends and loyalists considered for the Trump cabinet

    Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of state, retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn for defense secretary or national security adviser

    Now that Donald Trump will be moving to the White House next January, speculation about the names being considered for his cabinet have started to emerge. According to sources close to the winning team some of the names included are Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of state, retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn for defense secretary or national security adviser, Trump finance chairman Steve Mnuchin for Treasury secretary, and Republican National Committee finance chair Lew Eisenberg for commerce secretary.

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