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Trump calls midterm elections 'tremendous success'

Trump calls midterm elections 'tremendous success' It could have been a much bigger night for Democrats , who suffered stinging losses in OH and in Florida, where Trump-backed Republican Ron DeSantis ended Democrat Andrew Gillum's bid to become the state's first African-American governor . [Full Article...]

Pentagon baulked at USA border troops building detention facilities

Pentagon baulked at USA border troops building detention facilities The general assured his audience that there was "no plan for the soldiers to come in with immigrants or to reinforce the Department of Homeland Security as they are conducting their mission". -Mexico border region since April to support CBP agents under the umbrella of a separate operation... Even so, the Pentagon rejected the request for the reserve "protection" force, while it simultaneously a... [Full Article...]

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns HINE NOUVELLE/SIPA/NewscomJeff Sessions has resigned as attorney general of the United States after President Donald Trump requested his resignation. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation is suddenly under threat in a way in hasn't been since it began. Mark Warner, ranking member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in a statement that "any effort to interfere... [Full Article...]

USA midterm elections: Barrier-busting winners set to shake up Congress

USA midterm elections: Barrier-busting winners set to shake up Congress Davids defeated incumbent Republican Kevin Yoder. New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress at 29-years-old. Tallahassee, Florida Mayor Andrew Gillum lost to Ron DeSantis , shooting down hopes that the Sunshine State would elect their first Black governor. Holtzman held that distinction for 42 years until Stefanik was elected. [Full Article...]

All Eyes on Florida's Gubernatorial Race: Will Florida Go Blue?

All Eyes on Florida's Gubernatorial Race: Will Florida Go Blue? DeSantis , as closely identified with Trump as any candidate in the nation this year, turned back Gillum's bid to be Florida's first black governor in an election that drew intense national attention from both parties. DeSantis stumbled out of the gate after winning the August 28 primary, telling Fox News that voters shouldn't "monkey this up" by electing Gillum, who was Florida's first black n... [Full Article...]

Mike Pompeo's meeting with North Korean official postponed

Mike Pompeo's meeting with North Korean official postponed The State Department said the talks would be rescheduled "when our respective schedules permit". Department of State spokesperson Heather Nauert said the talks between Pompeo and the North Korean delegation "will now take place at a later date" without giving a reason. [Full Article...]

United States midterms: Donald Trump calls reporter a 'rude, bad person'

United States midterms: Donald Trump calls reporter a 'rude, bad person' When Acosta tried to ask further questions, Trump became angry, demanding that the reporter sit down and give up the microphone. TRUMP: I'm not concerned about anything with the Russian investigation because it's a hoax. But they lost their majority in the House, a setback for Trump after a campaign that became a referendum on his leadership. CNN's Jim Acosta stood defiantly on the front... [Full Article...]

Florida grants felons who have served their time the right to vote

Florida grants felons who have served their time the right to vote More than 64 percent of Florida voters had cast ballots for Amendment 4 , which is created to restore voting rights to an estimated 1.4 million felons who have completed their sentences. Prior to the state constitutional amendment's passage, as Ari Berman reported for Mother Jones , Florida was "one of only four states that prevent ex-felons from voting even after they've paid their debt t... [Full Article...]

Indonesia jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last 4 flights before crash

Indonesia jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last 4 flights before crash Tjahjono said that Indonesian investigators, Boeing , and the US National Transportation Safety Board would inspect Boeing 737 Max 8 planes in light of the airspeed indicator problem. Divers have recovered one of Lion Air Flight 610′s two black boxes, the flight data recorder. "These are the things we are trying to find out: what was the damage and how it was fixed". [Full Article...]

Bredesen fizzles in Tennessee

Bredesen fizzles in Tennessee In her victory speech Tuesday night, Blackburn thanked her supporters, saying a lesson from this campaign was that Tennesseans didn't want leaders "who are not going to kick a can down the road on the issues that affect our nation ". The president's son Eric Trump, and U.S. Sens. Voters like Cody Wheeler in the Nashville suburbs were skeptical about Bredesen's promise to independents and Republi... [Full Article...]

Aussie airline aborts veterans-first boarding plan before takeoff

Aussie airline aborts veterans-first boarding plan before takeoff The airline announced they would be taking a leaf out of U.S. airlines and honour defence force veterans on its flights before take-off. Prominent Australia veteran Catherine McGregor tweeted her distaste with Virgin's decision saying she would not dream of walking on an aircraft ahead of other passengers and more time and money should be spent on suicide prevention and health support. [Full Article...]

London police arrest 6 men in Grenfell Tower effigy video

London police arrest 6 men in Grenfell Tower effigy video Now they've been arrested . The men who are aged between 19 and 55 remain in police custody. London Police have arrested five men in relation to the video, on suspicion of a public order offence. It also urged anyone present at the gathering to come forward. Commander Stuart Cundy said: "I am frankly appalled by the callous nature of the video posted online". [Full Article...]

Former Kenyan Refugee, Ilhan Omar Wins in US Elections in Minnesota

Former Kenyan Refugee, Ilhan Omar Wins in US Elections in Minnesota Omar made history in 2016 when she was elected the first Somali-American legislator in the USA, for which she was featured in Firsts, TIME's multimedia project on trailblazing women have broken glass ceilings in their respective fields. Omar, 36, fled her homeland of Somalia at the age of eight and lived in a Kenyan refugee camp before immigrating with family to the United States. Ilhan Omar ... [Full Article...]

Judge orders DeBary teen accused of killing mom to remain in detention

Judge orders DeBary teen accused of killing mom to remain in detention Police say Ramos and his mother got into a bad argument after he came home with a "D" in one of his subjects. Chitwood said Ramos allegedly believed his mother was dead and went to get a wheel barrow to retrieve her body, but when he returned he noticed she was still alive and strangled her again. [Full Article...]

Buhari receives Prince Charles, duchess of Cornwall in Aso Rock

Buhari receives Prince Charles, duchess of Cornwall in Aso Rock They were received by President Muhammadu Buhari at the state house, Abuja, on Tuesday. Clashes between the mostly Muslim nomadic cattle herders and Christian farmers, usually over land and grazing rights, have escalated into deadly violence which has killed thousands over the a year ago. [Full Article...]

History, Trump and partisan bitterness collide in Georgia

History, Trump and partisan bitterness collide in Georgia Though the release offered few details, the hacking allegation reportedly hinges on an email sent by an election security whistleblower to a volunteer for the state Democratic Party's voter protection hotline, warning that Georgia's election websites have major security vulnerabilities. [Full Article...]

Girl, 10, charged over baby death after 'stamping on head at daycare'

Girl, 10, charged over baby death after 'stamping on head at daycare' The crash killed Jayna S. Kelley, 9; Autum A. Helgeson, 10; Haylee J. Hickle, 10; and Hickle's mother, Sara Jo Schneider, 32. Another 10-year-old, identified by her mother's Facebook account as Madalyn Zwiefelhofer, remains hospitalized in stable condition. [Full Article...]

Election Day arrives - but more than 600K Utahns already have voted

Election Day arrives - but more than 600K Utahns already have voted Remember, there is no straight ticket voting option available on the ballot for this election . Polls are open from 6:30 a.m.to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in OH and 7 a.m.to 8 p.m.in MI. Your residence is located in a specific "precinct" or area within the county where you will vote on Election Day. Some counties previously offered that as part of a pilot program that has now been made permanent. [Full Article...]

Beyoncé endorses Beto O’Rourke hours before polls close

Beyoncé endorses Beto O’Rourke hours before polls close The best moment of all arguably comes near the end with a final exchange between Cruz and Triumph. Viewers can watch Triumph's Cruz diss and his entire appearance on " The Late Show With Stephen Colbert " in the embedded video below. Triumph then asked voters if they were impressed by the way Ted has forgiven Donald Trump , and "if Ted loses do you think he'll end up back with his first love, t... [Full Article...]

Fox News doesn’t condone Hannity appearance with Trump

Fox News doesn’t condone Hannity appearance with Trump He pleaded with viewers to vote Republican on Tuesday to support Trump , and his opening monologue echoed a campaign slogan seen on signs overlooking the stage: "Promises made, promises kept". "All across the country, what I'm seeing is a great awakening", he said . The network is generally sympathetic to the Trump administration and a safe place for the president to have his views heard. [Full Article...]


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