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World, Americas, 15 Dec 2016

Donald Trump least popular US president-elect in 2 decades: poll

A Real Clear Politics poll shows that about 50 per cent of Americans hold an unfavourable opinion of Trump.

15 Dec 2016 9:02 PM

Donald Trump questions White House motive over Russian hacking probe

A day earlier the White House said Trump knew before the elections that Russia was behind the hacking.

15 Dec 2016 8:57 PM

US professor gets death threats for terming Trump win 'terror act'

Olga Perez Stable Cox, a psychology professor told students in her human sexuality class that we're really back to being (in) a civil war.

15 Dec 2016 6:32 PM

US boy dies after getting buried by tonnes of snow

The boy was playing in a snow mound on a dead end street in Greenwich as a public works truck plowed the area around 5 pm, police said.

15 Dec 2016 4:38 PM

Lawsuit filed against Disney for replacing US workers with Indians

According to a complaint, Disney informed 250 Orlando IT workers in October 2014 they would be laid off within 90 days.

15 Dec 2016 1:13 PM


China installs weapons systems on artificial islands: US

China installed anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems, on all seven of the artificial islands it has built in SCS.

15 Dec 2016 1:07 PM

Trump sits down with tech execs, including critics

The meeting came as leading senators voice concern about Trump's pick of ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson as secretary of state.

15 Dec 2016 11:49 AM

Putin himself involved in US election hack: report

Putin personally instructed how material hacked from US Democrats was leaked and otherwise used, the report said.

15 Dec 2016 10:07 AM

Hindus least educated religious group in world, reveals survey

Hindus still have the lowest level of educational attainment of any major religious group in this study, which is topped by Jews.

15 Dec 2016 9:46 AM