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Dems Gain in Quest for House Control But GOP Retains Senate

Dems Gain in Quest for House Control But GOP Retains Senate Early results showed Democrats winning pick-ups in congressional districts in Virginia, Florida, Pennsylvania, Colorado and New Jersey, as voters there sent a message of repudiation against Trump . Senators Bernie Sanders of Vermont, a 2016 Democratic presidential contender, and Tim Kaine of Virginia, Hillary Clinton's vice presidential nominee in 2016, easily won re-election. [Full Article...]

Man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife and young daughters

Man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife and young daughters Initially, Watts told police that he killed his wife in a rage; that she had strangled the daughters after he had acknowledged an affair and his intention to separate. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for November 19. The three bodies were found on property near Roggen owned by Anadarko Petroleum Co., where Watts worked as an operator until August 15. [Full Article...]

Driver charged in toddler deaths in crosswalk kills herself

Driver charged in toddler deaths in crosswalk kills herself According to People , police were called to Bruns' Staten Island home on Monday afternoon by a friend who checked in on her, only to find her unconscious in her bedroom. One of the mothers is Broadway actress Ruthy Ann Miles, whose unborn baby later died. She was facing 15 years behind bars and was due in court when she killed herself. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions Out at Trump's Request

Jeff Sessions Out at Trump's Request Whitaker , who is at least temporarily replacing Sessions, said in a 2017 CNN interview that "I could see a scenario where Jeff Sessions is replaced, it would recess appointment and that attorney general doesn't fire Bob Mueller but he just reduces his budget to so low that his investigations grinds to nearly a halt". [Full Article...]

United States midterms: Disappointed Democrats pin hopes on Florida's ex-cons

United States midterms: Disappointed Democrats pin hopes on Florida's ex-cons In another closely watched statewide race, Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Rick Scott were separated by less than 60,000 votes out of a total of more than 8 million as of 1:15 a.m.in their Senate race . In Oklahoma, Republican Kevin Stitt defeated Democrat Drew Edmondson, dashing Democratic hopes that outgoing Republican Governor Mary Fallin's low approval numbers had provided a rare opport... [Full Article...]

Barbed Wire Is Seen Going Up at US-Mexico Border

Barbed Wire Is Seen Going Up at US-Mexico Border According to CNN , Dunford said the troops would be providing logistical support to the DHS, explaining, "so you'll see some soldiers down there right now that are putting up concertina wire and reinforcing the points of entry". In fact, according to Splinter News , the Pentagon stood against the president's initial request, refusing to order soldiers to act in law enforcement capacities by ... [Full Article...]

Pink Wave: Women to Flood Congress After Historic Election Night

Pink Wave: Women to Flood Congress After Historic Election Night House. Many female Democratic House candidates who prevailed on Election Day ran in opposition to Trump or his policies. Jahana Hayes is the first black woman elected to represent CT in Congress. Haaland will replace New Mexico Democratic Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, who vacated the seat to run for governor. Idaho gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan also lost her race to become the... [Full Article...]

'CNN Should Be Ashamed': Jim Acosta Hogs Mic at Trump Midterm Presser

'CNN Should Be Ashamed': Jim Acosta Hogs Mic at Trump Midterm Presser Trump wanted to move onto another reporter, but Acosta wouldn't give up the microphone when an aide sought to tug it away from him. Acosta continued to press the issue, citing the ad "showing migrants climbing over walls". calling a CNN reporter unfit for his job and a "terrible person". and it didn't end there. "I'm fighting back not for me, I'm fighting back for the people of this country", ... [Full Article...]

El Chapo's U.S. drugs trial kicks off under tight security

El Chapo's U.S. drugs trial kicks off under tight security Citizens who are in consideration to be a part of the jury for the trial reportedly filled out an extensive questionnaire to see if anyone knows of the alleged drug lord. Others recalled how he did an interview with actor Sean Penn while he was on the run. El Chapo - "Shorty", for his 5-foot-6 stature - has been an iconic figure in the drug trade for decades. [Full Article...]

Florida Teenager Charged With Strangling, Burying Mother

Florida Teenager Charged With Strangling, Burying Mother Early Friday, the teen put his mother's body in a wheelbarrow in order to load her into a van, which he drove to River City Church, approximately one mile from the home, police said. Chitwood told the Daytona Beach News-Journal that the boys chose the pit because the soil was loose and could be easily dug up. "There was nothing at all like that", Chitwood said. [Full Article...]

Firebrand Marsha Blackburn retains Tennessee Senate seat for GOP

Firebrand Marsha Blackburn retains Tennessee Senate seat for GOP Pop superstar Taylor Swift even broke her political silence for the Tennessee contest when she went on Instagram to endorse Bredesen and encourage people to vote. The September fight to confirm Kavanaugh significantly boosted Blackburn, who took her first lead in the RealClearPolitics polling average in early October. [Full Article...]

Minnesota election results: U.S. House 5th District

Minnesota election results: U.S. House 5th District A 42-year-old Michigan Democrat ran unopposed in Michigan's 13th district House race, but fended off a last-minute write-in challenge from a woman she defeated in the August primary. She beat Republican Jennifer Zielinski to take Keith Ellison's seat, which he vacated to run for Minnesota attorney general. Omar considers herself a Democratic Socialist. [Full Article...]

Boeing issues advice over sensors after Indonesia crash

Boeing issues advice over sensors after Indonesia crash Flight JT610 sped up as it suddenly lost altitude and then vanished from radar 12 minutes after takeoff, with witnesses saying the single-aisle jet plunged into the water. Problems with the plane's last flight before the crash, from Denpasar on Bali to Jakarta , were widely reported . Attendees gathered on the deck of a ship and prayed for the victims of crashed Lion Air flight JT-610 at the s... [Full Article...]

Cameroon leader Paul Biya’s inauguration overshadowed by mass kidnapping

Cameroon leader Paul Biya’s inauguration overshadowed by mass kidnapping The 79 children, their principal, and a driver, were taken into the bush outside the town, military and government sources said, and the army has started a rescue operation. "You will be going to school now here". Elsewhere in the region , a high-ranking local official was also seized, a security official told AFP. Dozens of students were kidnapped from a Presbyterian school in Cameroon. [Full Article...]

Floridians vote to restore voting rights to most felons

Floridians vote to restore voting rights to most felons Before the result, Florida was one of the four states that did not restore voting rights to felons after serving their sentences. "'Kol hakavod' to the Reform Jewish communities in Florida - and across the USA - who organized and mobilized to make this happen", the national Religious Action Center said on Twitter, using the Hebrew term for "well done". [Full Article...]

Oprah Shocks Georgians While Canvasing for Stacey Abrams

Oprah Shocks Georgians While Canvasing for Stacey Abrams That state will be in big, big trouble very quickly, and the people of Georgia don't want that". "Nobody paid for me to come here, nobody even asked me to come here. In 2008, she campaigned for former US President Barack Obama as well Hillary Clinton in 2016. Trump is set to appear Thursday night in Columbia, home of the state's largest university. [Full Article...]

Grenfell Tower model bonfire: Officers search London garden

Grenfell Tower model bonfire: Officers search London garden The video, which appeared on social media , showed a cardboard model of the tower with cut-outs of residents in the windows being set alight on a bonfire while those watching laughed and made jokes. One man cracks: "All the little ninjas getting it at the minute;" another adds, "That's what happens when they don't pay their rent". One dissenter is heard suggesting that the group's action was i... [Full Article...]

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog roasts Beto O'Rourke, Ted Cruz

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog roasts Beto O'Rourke, Ted Cruz Triumph asks Beto O'Rourke before adding, "besides the ability to regenerate your tail?" Triumph's comeback: "Hey, I support spaying!" He refers to him as "the 12th man on any basketball team" and asks questions like "Does it concern you that half your base thinks they can vote for you through Instagram?" Then Triumph made his way over to the Ted Cruz rally, or a " Duck Dynasty cosplay conven... [Full Article...]

Fox News doesn’t condone Hannity appearance with Trump

Fox News doesn’t condone Hannity appearance with Trump 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 . A Fox News spokesperson offered a similar message to CNN and other news organizations, insisting Hannity would only be at the rally in Missouri to broadcast his show and cover the event for the network. [Full Article...]

Stacey Abrams, Georgia Democrats decry Brian Kemp's hacking claim

Stacey Abrams, Georgia Democrats decry Brian Kemp's hacking claim As of Monday afternoon, FiveThirtyEight's gubernatorial forecast showed Abrams and Kemp locked in a tight content, with Kemp holding on to a very small advantage. Abrams, meanwhile, continued as she has throughout her campaign noting the potential historical significance but arguing the contest should be about more. [Full Article...]


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