November 28th @ 6:34 PM GMT
Yahoo! (Reuters) - Green Party nominee Jill Stein is filing requests in Pennsylvania to start a recount of votes in the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election, Politico reported on Monday. Recount requests were filed on Monday in more than 100 precincts in the state, Politico said, citing her campaign. (Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Chris Reese) (Politics)
November 28th @ 6:33 PM GMT
Yahoo! London (AFP) - The new leader of Britain's UKIP pledged Monday to bring the anti-EU party back together, as he took over from Brexit firebrand Nigel Farage following a tumultuous few months. (Politics)
November 28th @ 6:33 PM GMT
Yahoo! There has been no evidence of widespread election fraud in the Nov. 8 presidential contest, the White House said on Monday in reaction to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's tweet over the weekend alleging millions of illegal votes and fraud in three states. White House spokesman Josh Earnest, speaking to reporters at a daily briefing, deferred comments on Trump's specific tweets to the president-elect's team, but added: ''What I can say, as an objective fact, is that there has been no... (Politics)
November 28th @ 6:32 PM GMT
Yahoo! President-elect Donald Trump on Monday stepped up his search for a new U.S. secretary of state, with the focus on former CIA head David Petraeus, who is a candidate despite admitting he shared classified information with his mistress. The Republican was to meet Petraeus, a retired general, at Trump Tower in Manhattan in a new round of interviews. Once the top U.S. military commander in Iraq and Afghanistan, Petraeus was sentenced to two years' probation and fined $100,000 last year for the... (Politics)
November 28th @ 6:31 PM GMT
Yahoo! Washington (AFP) - The White House on Monday defended its decision to thaw Cold War animosity with Cuba, a policy President-elect Donald Trump has threatened to reverse in the wake of Fidel Castro's death. (Politics)
November 28th @ 6:11 PM GMT
Yahoo! An average of three Canadian soldiers were sexually assaulted or harassed each day over the past year, usually by a superior, according to a survey released Monday. The figures show endemic sexual misconduct within the ranks persisting more than a year after a scathing report accused the military of being ''hostile'' to women and homosexuals. Vance noted that 30 officers had already been stripped of their command or supervisory role for ignoring his order last year to all troops to stop... (Politics)
November 28th @ 6:05 PM GMT
Yahoo! The first U.S. service member killed in Syria in the fight against ISIS was returned to the United States on Sunday evening in a dignified transfer at Delaware's Dover Air Force Base. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Scott C. Dayton, 42, died near the city of Ayn Issa in northern Syria on Thursday after being injured in an improvised explosive device blast, military officials said. When a service member is killed abroad, his or her remains are returned to the U.S at Dover Air Force Base. (Politics)
November 28th @ 5:50 PM GMT
Yahoo! Mixed signals from OPEC ministers caused fresh volatility on oil markets Monday ahead of a meeting in Vienna meant to nail down a deal reducing the cartel's output by up to a million barrels per day. Saudi Arabia's energy minister appeared to suggest on Sunday that Riyadh could live with OPEC failing to agree its first cut in output in eight years, saying recovering demand would ''stabilise'' prices next year anyway. ''We don't have a single path which is to cut production at the O... (Politics)
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)