Donald Trump is complaining that Barack Obama is putting up "roadblocks" to a smooth transition.
- The White House is reportedly preparing to announce sanctions against Russia over its alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election.
- At a speech at the State Department, John Kerry defended the U.S. abstaining from a vote on a United Nations resolution condeming Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories, saying the settlements posed a threat to peace. Benjamin Netanyahu responded by saying Israel did not "need to be lectured."
- Police in Arkansas want Amazon to give them access to Amazon Echo recordings.
- Dylann Roof is not expected to provide a defense at his sentencing hearing next month.
- A new parliament was sworn in in Mogadishu.
- Adult Swim released a teaser for the new season of Rick and Morty.