November 28th @ 5:48 PM GMT
Yahoo! Port-au-Prince (AFP) - Haiti's interim leader Jocelerme Privert on Monday called for calm before preliminary results from the first round of the Caribbean country's presidential election are released later in the day. ''Resorting to acts of violence can only spoil the fruits of the beautiful day we had on November 20,'' Privert said at the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, referring to the vote held earlier this month. The election was a key step in restoring constitutional order... (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:42 PM GMT
Yahoo! Boeing expects the US to appeal a World Trade Organization decision Monday that declared illegal a tax credit offered by Washington state, company representatives said. The WTO decision was a win for the European Union on behalf of Airbus, which had argued that a Washington state tax benefit offered to Boeing to build the 777x jetliner was an unfair subsidy which violates global trade rules. ''I fully expect this case will be appealed,'' said Bob Novick, an outside counsel representing ... (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:40 PM GMT
AP Property taxes in Whatcom County will be increasing (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:40 PM GMT
Yahoo! Among the Kurds of northern Iraq, the news of Donald Trumps election win has stirred hope and eager speculation about the role of the Kurdish people and the military, particularly in the fight against the Islamic State. Kurds have not been implicated in the recent series of terror attacks against the West and have been allied with the U.S. against ISIS. In areas of northern Iraq recently liberated from the Islamic State, Kurdish commanders are eager to demonstrate how they are protecting Ch... (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:40 PM GMT
Yahoo! Among the Kurds of northern Iraq, the news of Donald Trumps election win has stirred hope and eager speculation about the role of the Kurdish people and the military, particularly in the fight against the Islamic State. Kurds have not been implicated in the recent series of terror attacks against the West and have been allied with the U.S. against ISIS. In areas of northern Iraq recently liberated from the Islamic State, Kurdish commanders are eager to demonstrate how they are protecting Ch... (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:37 PM GMT
Yahoo! Experts and elected officials on Monday debunked Donald Trump's claim that ''millions'' of Americans voted illegally on Election Day, as the president-elect railed against ballot recount efforts spearheaded by the Green Party. The Republican billionaire's shock victory on November 8 saw him clinch the crucial Electoral College count, which determines the presidency, but lose the popular vote to rival Hillary Clinton by more than two million votes. (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:33 PM GMT
CBS News Mark Leibovich, New York Times Magazine's chief national correspondent and a CBS News political contributor, joins ''CBS This Morning'' from Washington to discuss why President-elect Donald Trump's inner circle is publicly fighting over Mitt Romney as potential pick for secretary of state. He also discusses voting recount efforts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan. (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:33 PM GMT
Yahoo! Prominent Russian rights activists said Monday that torture is widely used in a northern penal colony, citing fresh allegations after claims from a jailed opposition member serving a sentence there. Ildar Dadin, who is serving two-and-a-half years in penal colony No 7 in Karelia region, earlier this month in a letter smuggled out to his wife accused guards of beating him. ''Many ex-convicts and relatives of victims confirm the information given by Dadin on regular torture, humiliation and... (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:30 PM GMT
CBS News President-elect Donald Trump has a series of meetings with potential administration hires in New York. The possible choice of Mitt Romney for secretary of state is creating divisions in Mr. Trump's inner circle. Major Garrett shows how an influential Trump adviser has been outspoken against Romney. (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:25 PM GMT
CBS News Donald Trump is lashing out at Hillary Clinton's campaign for getting involved in a recount effort in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein tells CBS News her campaign has raised more than $6 million for the efforts. The president-elect alleged widespread voter fraud and disputed Clinton's nearly two-million popular vote lead. Jan Crawford reports. (Politics)
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