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- President-elect Donald Trump has said he will consider keeping parts of 'Obamacare'
- His comments to the Wall St Journal come after a campaign in which he vowed to rip it up
- President Obama's healthcare law has extended health insurance to millions
- Mr Trump also announced his transition team, with Chris Christie replaced by Mike Pence at its helm
- Protests against Trump's victory erupted for a second night
We're bringing our live coverage to a close for now, but here's a recap of today's developments:
- President-elect Donald Trump announces transition committee and staff appointments
- Vice President-elect Mike Pence will replace New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in leading the handover team
- Hundreds were arrested overnight in protests over Trump's election
- President Obama urges Americans to "forge unity from our great diversity" in Veterans' Day speech
- President-elect Trump said in an interview with WSJ he will consider keeping two key parts of Obamacare after vowing to dismantle it during his campaign
In an email to his employees, GrubHub chief executive Matt Maloney railed against President-Elect Trump, the Chicago Tribune reports.
"While demeaning, insulting, and ridiculing minorities, immigrants, and the physically/mentally disabled worked for Mr Trump, I want to be clear that his behavior - and these views, have no place at GrubHub," wrote the online food delivery boss.
"Had he worked here, many of his comments would have resulted in his immediate termination."
Trump has named three of his children and his son-in-law to the transition team's executive committee, raising questions about a potential conflict of interest with his business, the Trump Organization.
President Obama will travel to Greece, Germany, and Peru, the White House has announced.
During the visit to Peru, Obama will meet China's Xi Jinping, as well as leaders of countries who are parties to the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty (TPP).
The deal, which Trump has called a "disaster", is now highly unlikely to be approved despite the advocacy of the Asian countries which sought to counter China's growing economic clout.
Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Japan, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam are all parties to the treaty, which Japan has already approved.
The TTP pact would have affected nearly 40% of all global trade.
Reporters react to Trump's startling announcement that he is considering keeping two key elements of President Obama's healthcare reform law.
"He's a good man," said Mr Trump, the soon-to-be 45th president, during his meeting with Obama in the Oval Office on Thursday.
But that compliment belied years of clashes between the two men. Mr Trump has referred to Mr Obama as the "worst president" in the country's history and led a challenge to the legitimacy of his presidency by questioning where he was born - sparking the so-called birther movement.
Founding Father John Adams had a terrible relationship with his successor, and even fled the capitol before Thomas Jefferson's inauguration ceremony.
Herbert Hoover once described the man who beat him, Franklin Roosevelt, as a "chameleon in plaid", while FDR called his predecessor a "fat, timid capon".
The match has taken on extra significance given the results of the presidential election, with USA captain Michael Bradley saying on Wednesday: “I certainly think given the way everything has gone the last few months there is an added layer to this game.”
Trump has made incendiary comments about America's southern neighbour since the start of his campaign. With many Latino-Americans due to attend tonight's match, they'll likely have some very interesting analysis to to give our team.
In his first interview since the election, Donald Trump tells the Wall Street Journal that he may be willing to leave in place two key elements of President Obama's healthcare reform law.
The provision allowing children to stay on their parents' healthcare plan until the age of 26, as well as the prohibition against insurers denying coverage because of pre-existing conditions may remain in place, he said.
“I like those very much,” Mr. Trump said about those two elements of the law, which he had previously vowed to "repeal and replace".
"I don't think any of us were prepared for Donald Trump to be president," Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong told the BBC.
"I think there's going to come a time when the protests get larger and larger - and that I fully support," he said about protests that have broken out across the US after the election of Trump.
The rock star, who has been an outspoken critic of Trump, said he felt like his "country is being set on fire".
Speaking to the BBC on Friday afternoon, 44-year-old Armstrong said the news was still sinking in - but refused to criticise Green Day fans who voted for Trump.
"If there's anybody who, because of this election, feels like marginalised in any way, those are the people I feel the most sympathy for.
"So whether you're black, brown, white, gay, straight, trans, Muslim - those are the people I want to rally with."
Minutes after the campaign transition team was announced, the former New York City mayor spoke to reporters briefly.
Asked about what is taking place upstairs at Trump Tower, he twice said "just giving advice".
Asked about his personal role, he said: "I have no expectation. All I do is give my advice."
"Donald has been my friend for 28 years, all my work on behalf of him is done out of great loyalty and friendship to him.
"I can see already how he is going to be a great president and I'm glad I can play a small role in it," he said in his comments, which reporters said lasted about 35 seconds.
As Trump begins considering his cabinet, some in the media are beginning to speculate that Ivanka Trump, the president-elect's eldest daughter, will transition from campaigning to governing.
Back in August, Donald Trump was asked by First Coast News which women he would put in his cabinet if he were to become president.
He replied: "We have so many different ones to choose from.
"Everybody would say, put Ivanka in, put Ivanka in."
She has no political experience, but neither has Mr Trump, so it's a possibility she could end up in his White House inner circle.
When asked by Cosmopolitan magazine if she'd ever run for president herself, she said she wouldn't rule it out.
"I do not think so, but I have learned in life to never say never. It is too limiting."
The New Yorker magazine has just unveiled the cover of their next issue.
The simple design alludes to Trump's vow to build a wall on the US-Mexican border.
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly's new book, Settle for More, revealed that Trump allegedly tried to curry favour with her before announcing his presidential bid, according to the New York Times.
He sent her notes, including one with her picture in the New York Times Magazine emblazoned with the phrase: "attagirl".
Kelly said she and her husband declined an invitation to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, as well as repeated attempts to pay her tab for a weekend she spent with two friends at the Trump SoHo Hotel in New York.
"This is actually one of the untold stories of the 2016 campaign," Kelly wrote.
"I was not the only journalist to whom Trump offered gifts clearly meant to shape coverage. Many reporters have told me that Trump worked hard to offer them something fabulous - from hotel rooms to rides on his 757."
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he does not think Trump will pull out of the landmark international agreement to combat climate change.
"He has made a lot of worrying statements, but I am sure that he will understand the whole importance and seriousness and urgency," he told AFP news agency.
Trump has called climate change a "hoax" and threatened to remove the US from the Paris accord.
Watch as historian Simon Schama and writer Melanie Phillips lock horns as they discuss the implications of Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections with BBC Newsnight's Evan Davis.
In the December issue of Vogue, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke about her time winding down in the White House.
"You know, there are little... moments. Even today I was looking out at this view here." She gestures to the windows.
"Looking out on the South Lawn and the Washington Monument and it had just rained and the grass was really green and everything popped a little bit more. It's soooo beautiful. And for that moment I thought, I’m going to miss waking up to this, having access to this anytime I want."
"But on the flip side... it’s time. I think our democracy has it exactly right: two terms, eight years. It’s enough. Because it’s important to have one foot in reality when you have access to this kind of power. The nature of living in the White House is isolating. And I think Barack and I, because we’re kind of stubborn, we’ve maintained some normalcy, mostly because of the age of our kids. I go out to dinner with my girlfriends; I go to Sasha’s games; Barack has coached a little basketball with Sasha’s team. But at the same time, when you can’t walk into CVS?
"When you’re not engaged in the day-to-day struggles that everybody feels, you slowly start losing touch. And I think it’s important for the people in the White House to have a finger on the pulse."
Vice President-elect Mike Pence will take over the role of leading Trump's transition team from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the Trump team announced in a press release.
Trump reportedly wants to use Pence's extensive Washington experience for a swift transition.
Christie, along with former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, will serve as vice-chairmen of the transition, according to the sources.
The New Jersey governor has been mired in controversy since two of his former aides were convicted in a political revenge plot involving the closure of parts of a key New York area bridge.
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The New Yorker unveiled its latest issue with an image of a brick wall, brimming with symbolism to mark the election of Trump.
Trump campaigned on his plan to build a wall along the US-Mexican border.
"When we first received the results of the election, we felt as thought we had hit a brick wall, full force," wrote Francoise Mouly, the magazine's art director.
The explanation cites an earlier piece by David Remnick: "The election of Donald Trump to the Presidency is nothing less than a tragedy for the American republic, a tragedy for the Constitution, and a triumph for the forces, at home and abroad, of nativism, authoritarianism, misogyny, and racism.”
"And so we must go on - with words and images such as this cover by Bob Staake for next week’s issue," Mouly added.
Reporters have seen Ivanka Trump, the eldest daughter of the president-elect, arriving at Trump Tower where his senior aides have huddled.
She arrived at 13:10 EST along with her Secret Service detail, and ignored questions shouted by reporters camped out in the midtown Manhattan lobby.
In the wake of Brexit, Remain supporters showed their grief by symbolically wearing safety pins as a sign of their belief in inclusiveness.
Now safety pins have again become a symbol of solidarity with victims of racist, religious or homophobic abuse, following alleged attacks in the US in the wake of Donald Trump's election win.
A minor traffic accident turned violent when a group of bystanders began yelling "Don't vote Trump".
David Wilcox told the Chicago Tribune his car was scraped by another car. When he parked and asked the other driver if he had insurance, the encounter turned violent.
A video appeared to show a group of people beating the man and someone yelled, "You voted Trump".
One of the attackers drove off with Wilcox's car.
No one was in custody as of Thursday and police are investigating the attack, according to spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.
Jared Kushner and Eric Trump both entered Trump Tower at 12:38 EST and went upstairs, reporters say.
Also spotted was Anthony Scarmucci, a Trump financial adviser, as well as a contingent of NYPD brass who entered the elevators in the gold-coloured lobby.
Aside from that, aides have mostly been coming and going for what appears to be lunch or coffee runs.
Two American bald eagles fell to the ground after having a mid-air fight, and got stuck in a Florida storm drain on Thursday.
The internet quickly saw the symbolism.
As Donald Trump prepares to step into the Oval Office full-time, migrant families all over the US are worried about what his presidency might mean for them.
The New York real-estate mogul won the Republican Party nomination partly by promising mass deportations, a stance he has since softened to focus on deporting criminals first.
More than 11 million undocumented immigrants are expected to live in the US. Many of them have been living and working in the country for years and have children that are US citizens.
The day after Trump's election, the BBC's Franz Strasser followed Lourdes Villanueva of the Redlands Christian Migrant Association as she toured the organisation's schools that host the children of many migrant workers in Central Florida.
Thousands of Americans called into suicide hotlines after Trump's unexpected victory on Tuesday. Many of the calls were made by members of the LGBT community, the Verge reported.
Some of the reported upticks included:
- Prevention Lifeline, a support line founded in 2005, reported 2.5 times more calls than average in a single hour early on Wednesday
- The Crisis Text Line, which allows people in distress to text, received twice as many texts between Tuesday and Wednesday mornings
- The Trans Lifeline, which helps transgender and gender non-conforming people, received 432 calls by Wednesday afternoon. Their previous record was 251 calls in one day after North Carolina passed its anti-LGBT bathroom bill
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had to answer some tough questions during a press conference in Nova Scotia.
He was asked multiple times by the press about how parents should explain the Trump victory to their children.
Here's what he had to say:
Speaking at Arlington National Cemetery, President Obama is urging Americans to "forge unity from our great diversity".
He told the veterans attending that elections are an "exercise in free speech and self government that you fought for" which have "often laid bare disagreements across the nation".
“But the American instinct has never been to find isolation in opposite corners. It is to find strength in our common creed.”
Obama added that America's troops display "principles that are more enduring than transitory politics".
President Francois Hollande and Donald Trump have held a phone call, a source in Hollande's camp tells Reuters.
"They agreed to work together on a number of key issues in order to clarify positions - the 'war on terror', Ukraine, Syria, Iran's nuclear deal and the Paris climate change agreement," said the source, who added the call was about eight minutes long.
Hollande has previously criticised Trump after he attacked the parents of a dead Muslim-American soldier. saying "his excesses make you want to retch" and calling his comments "hurtful and humiliating".
In the lead-up to election day he also warned Americans that “democracy is also at stake, as we see more and more people tempted by authoritarianism.”
While Donald Trump has spoken about building a wall between the US and Mexico to keep immigrants out, it is Americans who may be trying to flee.
During this election's vicious campaign cycle, the idea of Americans heading to Canada became a political statement.
Every day, more than 300,000 people travel across the 8,891 km (5,525 miles) border, the longest shared border in the world.
But some Americans, including Hollywood celebrities, are considering staying there permanently.
On Tuesday night, as the election results became clear, the Canadian government's Citizenship and Immigration website crashed due to what officials called "a significant increase in the volume of traffic".
Trump earned widespread praise for his victory speech and warm words for President Obama as they sat in the Oval Office, although it was hard to reconcile with the vitriol and mockery the two men have previously directed at one another.
This was a new Trump, a presidential Trump, commentators concluded.
Gone was the Trump candidate who was so unpredictable you never really knew what he was going to say next.
Then on Thursday evening, this happened...
All appears to be good in Trump's world, fresh from his White House visit.
But then, nine minutes later, this...
Then this morning...
Nevada Senator Harry Reid has released a scathing statement this morning saying that "the election of Donald Trump has emboldened the forces of hate and bigotry in America".
“White nationalists, Vladimir Putin and ISIS are celebrating Donald Trump’s victory” in Tuesday’s election, the outgoing Senate minority leader wrote, “while innocent, law-abiding Americans are wracked with fear”.
Reid, who is retiring this year, wrote: "If this is going to be a time of healing, we must first put the responsibility for healing where it belongs: at the feet of Donald Trump, a sexual predator who lost the popular vote and fueled his campaign with bigotry and hate."
The senator and former boxer wrapped up his statement saying: "If Trump wants to roll back the tide of hate he unleashed, he has a tremendous amount of work to do and he must begin immediately.”
President Obama has visited Arlington National Cemetery, where distinguished US soldiers are interred. He is due to make remarks soon.
Trump is in Manhattan's Trump Tower, where the New York City Veterans' Day parade is due to pass. His senior aides have been joining him all morning, and he has said on Twitter that he "will soon be making some very important decisions on the people who will be running our government!"
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Before the election, the non-profit organisation Science Debate asked the candidates to outline their positions on different scientific points.
Mr Trump's vision for innovation, in the country that currently spends most in the world on research and development, reflects his businessman's perspective.
"Innovation has always been one of the great by-products of free market systems. Entrepreneurs have always found entries into markets by giving consumers more options for the products they desire," he explained.
But some in the scientific community are fearful about funding for basic research - women's health, climate science, space exploration - all could be on the chopping block if Trump follows through on his campaign promises.
Quite a few Trump advisers have been seen entering Trump Tower this morning. The building, which is being heavily guarded by armed police, is currently closed to the public.
So far reporters have been seen entering, without stopping to chat:
09:00 - deputy campaign manager David Bossie
09:06 - campaign CEO Stephen Bannon and spokeswoman Hope Hicks
09:30 - former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski
09:40 - digital director Brad Parscale
09:50 - former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani
10:20 - senior communications adviser Jason Miller and senior adviser Stephen Miller
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued new flight restrictions over Governor Mike Pence's current residence in Indianapolis.
Aircraft are now required to fly over 1,500 feet within a one-mile radius of the governor's mansion.
Earlier, the FAA had imposed new regulations over Midtown Manhattan, where Trump Tower is located.
When Clinton-supporter Margot Gerster took a stroll through the woods, the last person she was expecting to see doing the same thing, was the woman who lost to Donald Trump just two days earlier.
But that's exactly what happened.
A photo of the hiker standing alongside Hillary Clinton marks the first appearance of the Democratic presidential candidate since her concession speech on Wednesday.
She said Hillary's husband, Bill, took the photo.