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Sanders calls on Trump to apologize for campaign rhetoric

Sanders calls on Trump to apologize for campaign rhetoric

But Trump's challenges seem well beyond those of most incoming first termers. The unemployment rate also does not take into consideration the millions of Americans who have given up looking for work due to utter lack of prospects, as the rate measures only those who are actively looking for full-time employment.


80mph Storm Angus bears down on Hamsphire

80mph Storm Angus bears down on Hamsphire

The Met Office said gusts had reached 68mph at Berry Head, Devon, and wind speeds would rise as they moved east. The Met Office advises drivers to be aware of likely hard driving conditions, due to localised surface water, flooding and possible debris from trees.



China downplays its role in rival Asia-Pacific trade deals

With President-Elect Trump saying the Barack Obama-championed TPP would be "catastrophic" for the USA economy and Congress, and the chance of it passing in a lame duck session looking increasingly remote, its looming demise gives China an opportunity.


Iraqi forces accused of killing civilians near Mosul

Iraqi forces accused of killing civilians near Mosul

Almost 42,000 people have fled their homes since last month's start of the operation to recapture Mosul from the Daesh terror group, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday. "Countries that support Iraqi security forces and the Popular Mobilization Forces should insist that Baghdad bring an end to this deadly abuse", he added.


May says leaders wished Obama well in meeting

May says leaders wished Obama well in meeting

On Ukraine, the leaders said the sanctions imposed against Russian Federation must remain in place until Moscow fully met its commitments to resolve the conflict. An honor guard saw Obama off on his sixth and final presidential departure from Germany. Ahead of potentially bitter negotiations within the European Union over Brexit , Obama called on Brussels and London to work towards a future relationship that "preserve as closely as possible the economic and political and security ...



Anti-Trump protesters march in Hollywood

Some are questioning the legitimacy of Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton by noting that although he took the Electoral College, Clinton won the popular vote. They gathered for a peaceful vigil on Portland's waterfront at the Salmon Street Springs Fountain. Authorities said "burning projectiles" were thrown at police and vandalism and assault had taken place during the rally, which organizers had billed as peaceful earlier in the day.