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Trump ramps up divisive rhetoric as Democrats expect they'll win House

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The tax law was particularly problematic for Republicans in New Jersey, where at least three GOP-held seats flipped. With a House majority, Democrats will have the power to investigate Mr Trump's tax returns, possible business conflicts of interest and allegations involving his 2016 campaign's links to Russian Federation. Read More »

White House shares doctored video to support punishment of journalist Jim Acosta

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Acosta called the White House's claims "lies" and CNN defended its reporter in a statement . In an official statement, CNN said that "Press Secretary Sarah Sanders lied". "This President's ongoing attacks on the press have gone too far ". The revocation of Acosta's "hard pass" which provides access to the White House grounds is without any precedent in modern history. Read More »

Trump slams CNN's Jim Acosta in explosive press briefing

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CNN executive Matt Dornic accused the White House press secretary of releasing "actual fake news" and called her tweet "absolutely shameful". Defending Acosta, the CNN said the Trump administration's decision was "a threat to democracy". Heading to the Executive Mansion for an 8 PM ET segment, Acosta found out earlier what had happened from a security guard. Read More »

Hundreds demonstrate to protect Russian Federation investigation

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The recusal left the investigation in the hands of Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller two months later after Trump fired then-FBI Director James Comey . Sessions sent the message to Justice Department workers on Thursday, a day after he resigned at Trump's request. Jeff Sessions imminent departure as attorney general was expected, as he had been repeatedly criticized by Trump for recusing himself from the investigation of potential collusion between the president's campaign and Russian ... Read More »

ELECTION NIGHT: Southwest States, All The Latest Results

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But the Republicans could lose up to 10 state gubernatorial races . Voters will choose their new politicians in the House of Representatives and Senate today. The Senate, where only 35 seats are up for grabs, has a map that favors the Republicans. "In short, should the Democrats take the House, we can expect more policy gridlock and the revelation of more political scandals", Brown said . Read More »

Shark victim one of 10 on private charter

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Shark control equipment had been temporarily placed in Cid Harbour following the first two attacks but was removed on September 27 after the potentially unsafe sharks were removed. Tasmanian mother of two Justine Barwick, 46, was bitten on her left thigh while snorkelling in the same area on September 19 and underwent 18 hours of surgery. Read More »

California bar gunman who killed 12 people identified as former US Marine

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Among the victims was Sgt. Ron Helus , a 29-year veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff's Office , who ran into the building after hearing gunshots. Helus died at the hospital Thursday morning. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that authorities had identified the gunman. Kuredjian said hundreds of people were inside the bar and shots were still being fired when deputies arrived. Read More »

U.S. election: Dead brothel owner wins landslide in Nevada

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He continued the festivities at his brothel with reality television personality Flavor Flav and porn-film actor Ron Jeremy, who found Hof dead the next morning. Bonus link: ReasonTV interviewed Hof back in 2014 on prostitution, libertarianism, and more. Around 20 brothels operate in Nevada - the only USA state where prostitution is legal. Read More »

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall

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She initially went home after her fall, but experienced complications overnight. RBG's office says she fell Wednesday night while in her SCOTUS office, and even went home thinking she was fine - but, after experiencing some pain overnight, the Justice made a decision to go to George Washington University Hospital Thursday morning. Read More »

How the House was won: Democrats plundered Republican suburbs for votes

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Though a separate case involving similar allegations filed by the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia is further along, the D.C. Democrats, whose very relevance in the Trump era depended on winning at least one chamber of Congress, were laser-focused on health care as they predicted victories that would break up the GOP's monopoly in Washington and state governments. Read More »

Russian Fighter Intercepts US Spy Plane

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Navy aircraft, especially for extended periods of time, is unsafe ". Because of this, after the first flight of a fighter plane-the scout felt the turbulence, and after the second felt the vibration. U.S. officials said Russia's military could exercise within worldwide airspace, but the pilot's behaviour was wrong. For the Russian fighter aircraft to fly this close to the U.S. Read More »

Dozens of Facebook, Instagram accounts blocked over election interference concerns

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In a statement published the night before polls opened, the company said it had been contacted by the police about suspicious behaviour believed to be linked to foreign entities. "We see this as probably the biggest companywide reorientation since our shift from desktops to mobile phones", Samidh Chakrabarti, who's in charge of elections and civic engagement at Facebook, told The New York Times. Read More »

Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis vote in Florida

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Florida voters on Tuesday continued a two-decade streak of Republican dominance by electing former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis as governor. Former Democratic President Barack Obama twice captured the Sunshine State's electoral votes before Republican President Donald Trump secured a victory over Hillary Clinton in 2016. Read More »

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns

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He will serve our Country well ... Trump repeatedly has said over the past year that he regretted making Sessions attorney general. Mr. Trump added that a "permanent replacement" for Sessions "will be nominated at a later date". "How do you take a job and then recuse yourself?" said Trump . Sessions's recusal stems from the fact he was an active supporter of Trump's 2016 campaign. Read More »

Pentagon Balked at Border Troops Building Detention Facilities

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Rob Manning. But they do that with us, they're going to be arrested for a long time. " Barbed wire used properly can be a handsome sight". "They work for their globalist, open-border $$-sponsors-$$", says the site. The president thanked the Army Corps of Engineers for their help, without giving details of their activities or specifying whether any tents have yet been erected on military bases to accommodate migrants apprehended after crossing the border. Read More »

Trump rails against 'rude' media in heated press conference

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At a press conference, Mr. Acosta repeatedly asked the president about his tough stance against a USA -bound migrant caravan was "demonizing" immigrants. "Mr. President, I have one other question on the Russian Federation investigation". "You shouldn't treat people that way", Trump says. "Okay, just sit down, please", Trump said. Read More »

Colorado man pleads guilty to wife and daughter's murders

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He could be heard sniffing and trembled each time he said "guilty" in response to each charge read against him by the judge. Shanann Watts was 15 weeks pregnant at the time of her death. Law enforcement believe they know the motive behind the murders, as well, and Rourke said he might speak about it after the sentencing. "I know that that will never be fully realized because, obviously, the tragedy that sits before us today is the loss of four attractive lives". Read More »

Boeing jet crashed in Indonesia after key sensor replaced

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Lion Air flight JT610 plummeted into the Java Sea just 13 minutes after taking off from the country's capital Jakarta last Monday. The finding was announced shortly after an emotional news conference in which victims' relatives confronted government officials and Lion Air's co-founder, calling for accountability. Read More »

Bredesen fizzles in Tennessee

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Her win represents a rightward shift from the GOP senator she will replace, Bob Corker, who fell in line with Tennessee's historical preference for more-centrist senators and at times was a vocal critic of Trump. "I get up every day and I go fight for five things: Faith, family, freedom, hope and opportunity", Blackburn said at a debate with Bredesen. "And you know what?" Corker, the outgoing senator, had backed Blackburn but refused to campaign against Bredesen, whom he considers a friend. Read More »

Marijuana legalization on the ballot in four states

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People in Colorado voted to remove language in the state constitution allowing slavery and involuntary servitude to be used to punish a crime. Allow individuals 21 and older to; purchase, possess and use marijuana and marijuana-infused edibles, and grow up to 12 marijuana plants for personal consumption. Read More »

Democrats pick up United States governorships but lose Florida, Ohio

In yet another misfire at the most steadily misfiring of networks, MSNBC accidentally aired the results of Florida's gubernatorial a race, as Deadline put it, "a wee bit too early" - the night before the election. Scott is up 50.4 to 49.6 and by about 70,000 votes. "I promise you tonight that we are going to make sure every vote is counted", she said. "I don't think we could have asked for a better turnout for Republicans". Read More »

Omar, Tlaib Become First Muslim Women in US Congress

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Who are Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? Congressman Andre Carson, who is Muslim and African American, won re-election in his safely-Democratic district in the state of Indiana. state legislature. She spent four years of her childhood in a refugee camp in Kenya. He resigned his position to run to be Minnesota's attorney general. Read More »

EL Chapo trial jury selection begins in Brooklyn

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He faces life in prison if convicted. Mexican druglord " El Chapo " Guzman is on the run from police after making a daring escape from Mexico's most secure prison. His co-defendant Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada remains at large, and violent drug trafficking continues unabated in Mexico. Prosecutors say Guzman was in the habit of ordering the killings of anyone who got in his way during his heyday in Mexico as boss of the Sinaloa cartel. Read More »

Fox News calls host appearance with Trump unfortunate

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This came after Hannity insisted that he would interview the president back stage and hold a live show from the venue, but wouldn't actually get on stage to campaign on the president's behalf. In the past, Hannity has said that he's a talk show host, not a journalist. "I'm aghast as are a number of other people". Initially, Hannity and the network said that Hannity would simply air his show from the rally venue in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and follow that with an interview with Trump. Read More »

'Soulless' teen murdered mom after argument over bad grade: cops

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Sgt. A.J. Pagliari, with the Sheriff's Major Case Unit, said at a press conference that the teen confessed to the crime after his two friends came clean, which led to them being charged with accessory to first-degree murder. 'He was very proud of his work and he wanted to show it off. Adds to Chitwood to ClickOrlando : "He is a soulless individual who thought he was gonna outsmart everyone in the room". Read More »

Florida Restores Voting Rights for Most Felons

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People convicted of murder and sexual offenses are exempt from the amendment and won't have their rights automatically restored. Amendment 4 required 60 percent approval to pass. In March, U.S. District Judge Mark Walker issued an injunction for Scott to initiate a new clemency system to restore felons' voter rights by April. Read More »

3 dead, including shooter, at Florida yoga studio

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In another video, the man complained about an "invasion" from Central America, while in another he ranted about the women who he said had caused him to become a misogynist. Image: Scott Paul Beierle, 40, has been identified as the gunman by police. This is the second deadly attack by an "involuntarily celibate" in 2018. Read More »

Gunmen grab 79 pupils and three staff from school in Cameroon

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A video purportedly of the kidnapped children has been released on social media by militants calling themselves the Amba Boys . Cameroon is a country still deeply divided by colonial influences of English and French- some of the English minority support the creation of a separate English state in the West called Ambazonia, and in the past year militias have formed in pursuit of that goal. Read More »

Charges filed in hit-and-run that killed 4 in Wisconsin

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Treu is being held on $250,000 bond. "Our hearts are broken for the girls and families of the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes", Sylvia Acevedo of Girl Scouts of the U.S. In a statement, the Girl Scouts of the US said, "Our hearts are broken for the girls and families". Treu told investigators he never passed out and that his passenger "was huffing a lot more than him", according to the complaint. Read More »

Controversy Surrounds Georgia’s Race For Governor

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Ms Winfrey called Ms Abrams a "changemaker" who represented the values of all Georgians, where Atlanta is the capital city. Though sometimes mentioned as a 2020 presidential candidate, Winfrey has demurred on her intentions. I'm not trying to test any waters - don't want to go in those waters. If elected, Abrams would be the first black woman elected governor in the country. Read More »

Beyoncé endorses Beto O’Rourke hours before polls close

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But Cruz's friendliness didn't dissuade the comic from continuing to mock him. The state has historically had some of the lowest voter participation in the nation, and his campaign focused on getting a large swath of those non-voters - namely young people of color - to vote. Read More »