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News and updates about 2016 election

'Mueller probe damaged country more than Russian interference'

Trump's senior adviser says probe into allegations of collusion with Russia did more damage than any election interference.

'Mueller probe damaged country more than Russian interference'

Watch: William Barr releases Mueller report

Attorney General William Barr releases long-anticipated report by special counsel Robert Mueller on Russian interference in 2016 election.

Watch: William Barr releases Mueller report

Kushner was contacted about WikiLeaks, Russia before election

Senate Judiciary Committee members say President Trump's son-in-law and advisor Jared Kushner was contacted about Wikileaks prior in 2016.

Kushner was contacted about WikiLeaks, Russia before election

Report: Clinton campaign, DNC behind graphic anti-Trump dossier

Clinton campaign official funded research of report claiming Trump colluded with Russia. Report later made its way to US intel agencies.

Report: Clinton campaign, DNC behind graphic anti-Trump dossier

Trump calls for investigation into possible Obama wiretapping

White House calls on Congress to investigate possible spying activities by Obama administration on Trump campaign.

Trump calls for investigation into possible Obama wiretapping

Justice Department to investigate FBI handling of Clinton probe

Justice Department's internal watchdog launches probe into the handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.

Justice Department to investigate FBI handling of Clinton probe

Trump accepts intelligence assessment on Russian hacking

Trump's chief of staff says he accepts intelligence conclusion that Russia engaged in cyber attacks during the presidential election.

Trump accepts intelligence assessment on Russian hacking

'Strong evidence' that Russia disrupted presidential election

U.S. spy chiefs insist they have strong evidence that Russia mounted an “unprecedented bid” to disrupt the presidential election.

'Strong evidence' that Russia disrupted presidential election

4 arrested for racially-motivated kidnapping, torture in Chicago

Watch: White teenager with mental disabilities kidnapped, tortured for over 24 hours as assailants broadcast the incident live.

4 arrested for racially-motivated kidnapping, torture in Chicago

Electoral College members confirm Trump victory

Electoral College members across the United States affirm President-elect's victory.

Electoral College members confirm Trump victory

Clinton: Putin has 'a personal beef' against me

Hillary Clinton claims Russian President ordered hacking of her campaign because of a personal grudge, cites hacks as reason for her defeat.

Clinton: Putin has 'a personal beef' against me

Trump confirmed as winner in Wisconsin

U.S. President-elect confirmed as the winner in Wisconsin, following a recount requested by Green Party candidate.

Trump confirmed as winner in Wisconsin

Judge dismisses request to halt Wisconsin recount

Federal judge dismisses request by Trump supporters to halt the presidential election recount in Wisconsin.

Judge dismisses request to halt Wisconsin recount

Judge orders Michigan recount to stop

Federal judge stops the hand recount of nearly 5 million ballots in the state of Michigan, requested by Green Party nominee Jill Stein.

Judge orders Michigan recount to stop

Green Party drops recount request in Pennsylvania

Green Party-backed voters drop court case that had sought to force a statewide recount in Pennsylvania.

Green Party drops recount request in Pennsylvania

Michigan's attorney general acts to stop recount

Michigan's attorney general, Bill Schuette, says he will file suit to stop a recount requested by Dr. Jill Stein.

Michigan's attorney general acts to stop recount

Report: Trump chooses Mattis as Defense Secretary

Sources say President-elect has chosen retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis to be Secretary of Defense. Announcement expected next week.

Report: Trump chooses Mattis as Defense Secretary

Jill Stein asks for recount in Michigan

Green Party presidential nominee files request for a recount in Michigan, where Donald Trump was named the winner earlier this week.

Jill Stein asks for recount in Michigan

'I hope Obama leaves office in a dignified fashion'

Marc Zell, chairman of Republicans Overseas Israel, hopes for a smooth transition of power, says American Jews will come to accept Trump.

'I hope Obama leaves office in a dignified fashion'

Trump named winner in Michigan

Donald Trump officially named the winner in Michigan, giving him a total of 306 electoral votes.

Trump named winner in Michigan

Trump: Millions of people voted illegally

President-elect says he would have won the popular vote if it hadn't been for "millions of people" who voted illegally for Clinton.

Trump: Millions of people voted illegally

Jewish groups urge post-election discussion at Shabbat dinners

Jewish organizations encourage young Jews to use Shabbat dinner as a way to promote dialogue about the results of the presidential election.

Jewish groups urge post-election discussion at Shabbat dinners

Will Trump live up to his promises?

Will Trump live up to his promises?

Report: Michael Flynn offered national security adviser's job

Officials say President-elect Trump has offered retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser.

Report: Michael Flynn offered national security adviser's job

'We're looking forward to working with the Trump administration'

Ambassador Ron Dermer: Israel looks forward to working with all the members of Donald Trump's administration, including Steve Bannon.

'We're looking forward to working with the Trump administration'

How the Trump win surprised everyone - including Trump

Even Trump campaign expected Clinton to win election, gave their nominee just a 30% chance of victory.

How the Trump win surprised everyone - including Trump

Israelis still lining up to visit Trump's America

For Israelis, the U.S. hasn't lost its luster and Trump's election hasn't altered any of their travel plans.

Israelis still lining up to visit Trump's America

Listen guys: There was an election, and you Jewish Democrats lost!

Listen guys: There was an election, and you Jewish Democrats lost!

Watch: Who's laughing now?

After more than a year of ridicule from journalists, celebs, even President Obama, a look at the worst predictions for the 2016 election.

Watch: Who's laughing now?

British journalist calls for assassination of President Trump

Writer for Guardian provokes outcry after advocating murder of Donald Trump.

British journalist calls for assassination of President Trump

Israel’s Trump card

Israel’s Trump card

Expert: Trump isn't as extreme as he was portrayed

Dr. Hadas Cohen, an expert on American politics, predicts the anti-Trump protests will die down in due time.

Expert: Trump isn't as extreme as he was portrayed

Trump to protesters: Don't be afraid

President-elect reaches out to Americans who are protesting against him, says his goal is to "bring our country back".

Trump to protesters: Don't be afraid

Trump appoints chief of staff, senior counselor

President-elect names Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff. Campaign manager Steve Bannon will be chief strategist.

Trump appoints chief of staff, senior counselor

Trump recalls concession call from Clinton on election night

President-elect describes post-election conversations with both Hillary and Bill Clinton, recalls their reactions to his surprise win.

Trump recalls concession call from Clinton on election night

Rioters call for violence, rape as election backlash continues

Protesters get personal, targeting Trump hotels, burning President-elect in effigy and even calling for rape of incoming First Lady.

Rioters call for violence, rape as election backlash continues

Netanyahu: Don't speculate on Trump's Mideast policies

Prime Minister orders cabinet members not to make public declarations about implications Trump victory may have in Israel.

Netanyahu: Don't speculate on Trump's Mideast policies

Senate Minority Leader: Trump victory 'emboldened hate'

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid issues a lengthy statement blasting the election of Donald Trump and the "grave sins" he committed.

Senate Minority Leader: Trump victory 'emboldened hate'

CEO demands Trump supporters quit company

Head of online food delivery network rips election results, calls on employees to resign if they disagree with letter slamming Trump.

CEO demands Trump supporters quit company

Trump: Israel is a ray of hope to the world

President-elect declares in first message to Jewish state that he 'loves Israel and its citizens,' calling Israel a 'ray of hope.'

Trump: Israel is a ray of hope to the world

'Media inciting post-election rioting'

President-elect says media encouraging radical left-wing protests.

'Media inciting post-election rioting'

Sanders 'ready to work with Trump' - on some issues

'I'll work with Trump to help working-class and middle class families and take on the political establishment.'

Sanders 'ready to work with Trump' - on some issues

Hillary to run for president of Canada

Hillary to run for president of Canada

Sanders not ruling out 2020 presidential bid

Jewish senator who challenged Clinton for Democratic nomination says it's "embarrassing" that working class voters backed Trump.

Sanders not ruling out 2020 presidential bid

Trump, House Speaker meet for the first time since election

House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan meets President-elect, with whom he had tense relations during the election campaign.

Trump, House Speaker meet for the first time since election

American winter or Mideast savior: Arab media reacts to Trump

Media in Arab world split on reactions to election of Donald Trump. Some believe he will be an improvement over Obama.

American winter or Mideast savior: Arab media reacts to Trump

Hillary 'weeping, hysterical' when she learned of defeat

Clinton reportedly blamed election loss on President Obama, FBI chief Comey.

Hillary 'weeping, hysterical' when she learned of defeat

Israeli Arab mayor: I taught Trump everything he knows

Mayor of Nazareth claims he is responsible for Trumps presidential win - despite never having met him.

Israeli Arab mayor: I taught Trump everything he knows

'You voted for Trump? You're gonna die'

Election win sparks violent backlash against Trump supporters around America.

'You voted for Trump? You're gonna die'

J Street mourns, pledges, and boasts

Sad but combative letter highlights how far removed J Street is from American and Israeli electorates.

J Street mourns, pledges, and boasts

The short memory of Hillary-lovers

The short memory of Hillary-lovers

Jewish Republicans blast ADL for alleged anti-Trump bias

Republican Jewish Coalition head slams ADL for claims of anti-Semitism in 2016 campaign.

Jewish Republicans blast ADL for alleged anti-Trump bias

Anti-Trump protests erupt across the US

Nationwide protests against Donald Trump have erupted in the day since he was elected President.

Anti-Trump protests erupt across the US

Deputy Foreign Minister speaks about Trump victory

Watch: MK Tzipi Hotovely hopes for a new page in Israel-US relations as Trump enters office.

Deputy Foreign Minister speaks about Trump victory

Republican leader in Israel: Great news for Israel

Watch: Arutz Sheva speaks with Marc Zell about the victory, the hopes and the gratitude.

Republican leader in Israel: Great news for Israel

Americans take to the streets to protest Trump

Anti-Trump protests held in Manhattan, Chicago, Philadelphia and Boston, among others.

Americans take to the streets to protest Trump

Kerry tells State Department staff to cooperate with Trump

Secretary of State instructs State Department officials to fully cooperate with President-elect and ensure peaceful transfer of power.

Kerry tells State Department staff to cooperate with Trump

Jewish groups call on Trump to unite the country

American Jewish groups call on president-elect to serve as a uniting force.

Jewish groups call on Trump to unite the country

Netanyahu thanks Clinton for her support

Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks with Democratic presidential candidate, says she has an open invitation to visit Israel.

Netanyahu thanks Clinton for her support

Could Bernie Sanders have beaten Donald Trump?

Would Bernie Sanders, the 74-year-old Jewish socialist from Vermont, have beaten Donald Trump?

Could Bernie Sanders have beaten Donald Trump?