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19 November, 2016 3:09 AM Thanks for verifying your email address

LINK YOUR ACCOUNT FOR PREMIUM ACCESS Vice President-elect Mike Pence is the latest high-profile person to attend the Broadway hit show "Hamilton" — but the first to get a sharp message from a cast member from the stage. "We, sir, are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us, our planet, our children 329

19 November, 2016 2:48 AM Senate hearing for Sessions likely to revisit racial issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged allegations that derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a symbol of black-voter intimidation under the Reagan administration. The expected focus on Sessions' record 209

18 November, 2016 7:53 AM TV Academy Gets First Black CEO In Its 70-Year History

Los Angeles: A veteran producer is the newly elected chief executive of the Television Academy. The academy said on Thursday its board of governors elected Hayma Washington as chairman and CEO, the first African-American to hold the post in the academy's 70 years. Washington, an award-winning producer, has been co-governor of the producers' branch of the academy 266

18 November, 2016 2:44 AM Japanese PM Shinzo Abe meets Donald Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he believes Donald Trump is a leader in whom he can have great confidence after meeting with the president-elect Thursday. Abe, who became the first world leader to meet with Trump since his election, was seeking reassurances over the future of US-Japan security and trade relations. NEW YORK: Japanese Prime Minister 140

18 November, 2016 1:12 AM Obama embraces Merkel, warns Trump not to 'cut deals' with Russia

US President Barack Obama gave a strong endorsement of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday and used a visit to Berlin to warn Russia about consequences for intervening in the US election and prod Donald Trump to hold firm against Moscow. On a sentimental final trip to Germany as president, Obama expressed hope that the New York businessman who has never 171

17 November, 2016 6:07 PM ATP Tour Finals: Ruthless Novak Djokovic routs David Goffin in London

Djokovic is now 70 points ahead of Murray in the ATP`s `as it stands` rankings. London: Novak Djokovic crushed David Goffin 6-1, 6-2 at the ATP Tour Finals on Thursday as the world number two kept his foot on the gas in the race to finish the year atop the world rankings. The 29-year-old has been in a prolonged slump since winning the French Open for the first 284

17 November, 2016 4:38 AM Indian-American Haley under consideration for secy of state, to meet Trump today

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, an Indian-American, is under consideration by president-elect Donald Trump for secretary of state, and other cabinet positions, despite she spent most of the election season criticising Trump. According to Trump's communication director Jason Miller and Republican National Committee spokesman Sean Spicer, the president-elect 113

16 November, 2016 8:51 AM Thousands of Washington students protest against Donald Trump's election

Washington: Thousands of students marched in Washington DC in protest against US President-elect Donald Trump. The crowd gathered in front of the iconic Trump International Hotel at noon on Tuesday and then proceeded to the US Congress, the Supreme Court and the Washington Monument before finally stopping at the White House, Xinhua news agency reported 318

16 November, 2016 6:02 AM Indonesia police name Jakarta governor as blasphemy suspect

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Police on Wednesday named the Christian governor of the Indonesian capital as a suspect in a blasphemy investigation in a major test of the Muslim-majority nation’s reputation for religious tolerance. Earlier this month, Jakarta was rocked by a massive protest by conservative Muslims against the governor. One person died and dozens 108

15 November, 2016 10:48 PM Barack Obama Warns Against 'Crude' Nationalism

Athens, Greece: US President Barack Obama issued a warning against "crude" nationalism as he kicked off his last foreign tour Tuesday with allied nations on edge after Donald Trump's shock election win. Speaking in Greece, Obama called the NATO alliance "absolutely vital" to US interests and stressed a strong, unified Europe was good for America, in comments 389