US Vice president-elect Mike Pence got booed after he attended a performance of Hamilton in New York. After the show, cast member Brandon Victor Dixon pointed out Pence in the audience.While he asked the audience not to boo, he told Pence: “We sir, we are the diverse America, who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us, our planet, our children, our parents, or defend us and uphold our inalienable rights, sir”
Nov 19, 2016
Thousands of people marched through Kuala Lumpur in anti-government protests. They demanded Prime Minister Najib Razak’s resignation over his alleged involvement in a multi-billion dollar misappropriation scandal.Wearing yellow T-shirts they called for a corruption-free Malaysia. Najib’s supporters in red staged their own protest to fight against the allegations. Police said the protests by both groups were illegal.
Nov 19, 2016
UK Prime Minister Theresa May met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss freedom of movement between EU countries as well as partnerships with Africa and the worldwide economy. Speaking at a press conference both Merkel and May pointed out that the leaders were not meeting to discuss Brexit in detail because the decision of Britain to leave the European Union was accepted by Germany.
Nov 18, 2016
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Defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urged Americans to continue to be engaged in politics and fight for a more conclusive United States. In her first public appearance since conceding the 2016 US presidential election to Republican candidate Donald Trump, Clinton also said it had not been easy for her to attend.
Nov 17, 2016
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders joined a group of protesters demonstrating against the North Dakota Access Pipeline in Washington DC on 15 November.The day was marked nationally as a Day of Action, with many protesters using the #NoDAPLDayofAction hashtag in one of the largest coordinated efforts against the pipeline since construction began. Outspoken in his opposition to the pipeline, on the same day Sanders – in response to the 8 November whirlwind victory – tweeted at President-elect Donald Trump: “We are not going silently into the night. The stakes are too high for the future of this planet.”
Nov 16, 2016
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