To win a first-round victory, according to Ecuadorian law, a candidate must receive more than 50 percent of the vote, or at least 40 percent provided he/she is at least 10 points ahead of the No. Outside the region, much of the interest in the election focused on what the outcome might mean for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012.
An exchange of angry words is expected as a United States aircraft carrier entered the South China Sea for "routine patrolling" over the weekend amid fresh tensions between Beijing and Washington under the month-old presidency of Donald Trump.
After last week's ballistic missile test, China reportedly rejected a shipment of North Korean coal at a port in Wenzhou. Earlier this month, Pyongyang tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile, its first direct challenge to the global community since President Donald Trump took office on January 20.
Kelly said it would be a temporary ban as the government reviewed the vetting procedures regarding people from the banned countries. The changes contrast measures from former President Barack Obama to exclusively focus on deportations of hardened criminals and those with terrorist ties.
You look at what's happening last night in Sweden. " Sweden , who would believe this, Sweden ". The former prime minister of Sweden took to Twitter to say nothing had happened. No one is sure what Trump is or was saying, but that didn't stop the jokes from rolling in. An official @sweden Twitter account , which is controlled by a different citizen each week and now has a school librarian at the helm, posted: "Might as well do a stand along tweet about this".
Coalition aircraft have already bombed jihadist positions near the city's IS-held airport, with Iraqi police and government forces expected to try to retake the facility. According to estimates, between 750,000 and 800,000 civilians reside in the western section of Mosul. The announcement of the attack marks the beginning of what could be an even tougher and more lethal phase of the fight for Mosul, the largest city that fell under ISIS control.