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    World Leaders React To News That Donald Trump Will Be Next U.S. President
    Nov09

    World Leaders React To News That Donald Trump Will Be Next U.S. President

    Reactions from world leaders to the shocking presidential victory of Donald Trump steadily trickled in early Wednesday. Most ― even from leaders who’d been critical of Trump in the past ― offered diplomatic congratulatory statements.Responses from Europe were mixed.U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May offered a diplomatic response.“I would like...

    The Latest: Trump aide describes Obama, Clinton calls
    Nov09

    The Latest: Trump aide describes Obama, Clinton calls

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the 2016 presidential election. (All times EST): 7:40 a.m. Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway says the president-elect had a “gracious exchange” with Hillary Clinton and a “warm conversation” with President Barack Obama. In a pair of interviews on ABC and NBC News Wednesday,...

    The Morning Vertical, November 9, 2016
    Nov09

    The Morning Vertical, November 9, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Former NATO Supreme Commander on Trump and Security: Buckle Up
    Nov09

    Former NATO Supreme Commander on Trump and Security: Buckle Up

    As we take a collective deep breath and review the outcome of this long and unfortunately ugly Presidential campaign, there are more questions than answers for the U.S. body politic domestically. But one thing is clear: our new President-elect Donald Trump will face a very full inbox over the coming months. Given his lack of experience in both...

    Putin gives thumbs-up to Trump’s win in US
    Nov09

    Putin gives thumbs-up to Trump’s win in US

    WASHINGTON — Russian President Vladimir Putin is giving a thumbs-up to president-elect Donald Trump’s victory. In a brief statement Wednesday, the Kremlin said Putin has sent Trump a telegram to congratulate him on winning. Putin expressed “his hope to work together for removing Russian-American relations from their crisis...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Congratulates Donald Trump On Election Win
    Nov09

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Congratulates Donald Trump On Election Win

    MOSCOW, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Russia is ready to do its part to fully restore ties with Washington following the election of businessman Donald Trump as the next U.S. President, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election,...

    Putin expresses hope for Trump presidency
    Nov09

    Putin expresses hope for Trump presidency

    (Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images) WASHINGTON – Russian President Vladimir Putin is giving a thumbs-up to president-elect Donald Trump’s victory. In a brief statement Wednesday, the Kremlin said Putin has sent Trump a telegram to congratulate him on winning. Putin expressed “his hope to work together for removing Russian-American relations from...

    U.S. Ambassadors Say Donald Trump Won’t End Support for Ukraine and Europe
    Nov09

    U.S. Ambassadors Say Donald Trump Won’t End Support for Ukraine and Europe

    The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine has dismissed suggestions that Washington would cease supporting Ukraine, following Donald Trump’s win in the U.S. presidential election, Ukrainian news site Ukrainska Pravda reports. Trump has spoken highly of Russian President Vladimir Putin and famously claimed that Putin is “not going into Ukraine,” two...

    The world reacts to Donald Trump’s victory
    Nov09

    The world reacts to Donald Trump’s victory

    The world woke up on Wednesday morning to the news that, against all the odds, Donald Trump had been elected the 45th president of the United States. It is a victory that has been described as “a huge shock”, “bigger than Brexit” and “a real sensation”, while the new president has been described by one German official as the “pioneer of a new...

    Mr. President
    Nov09

    Mr. President

    By Steve Holland and John Whitesides (Reuters) – Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path. A wealthy real-estate developer and former reality TV host, Trump rode a...