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White House Reportedly Backtracks, Will Not Seek Revocation of Jim Acosta’s Credential

White House Reportedly Backtracks, Will Not Seek Revocation of Jim Acosta’s Credential Per White House letter to Acosta on November 19, here are the new rules for press conferences at the White House. CNN argued that it violated the network and Acosta's First and Fifth Amendment rights. So CNN and Acosta are seeking a hearing on a preliminary injunction "for the week of November 26, 2018, or as soon thereafter as possible", according to Monday's filing. [Full Article...]

Stacey Abrams Acknowledges Brain Kemp Will Win Georgia Governor's Race

Stacey Abrams Acknowledges Brain Kemp Will Win Georgia Governor's Race Stacey Abrams' campaign is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting. She continued that while many of her critics would criticize her for recapping the wrongs she believed were done during the election, Abrams said, "stoicism is a luxury, and silence is a we... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's got the solution to forest fires

Donald Trump's got the solution to forest fires Authorities said they're trying to locate 1,011 people, although some of them may have been listed twice by mistake or already been found. A top Democrat from California said President Donald Trump "needs to listen to the experts" when it comes to the wildfires ravaging the state, adding that "clearly" the president "isn't one of them". [Full Article...]

China-US Trade Talks Are Already On

China-US Trade Talks Are Already On China agreed to buy more American energy and agricultural goods to narrow the trade deficit in May, but the deal was blocked by Trump , leading to the escalation of the trade war. Coming amid a downturn in U.S. stocks that has almost erased gains for the year, Trump's comments have led some to speculate that he is trying to influence market sentiment with the positive trade headlines. [Full Article...]

House Races, 1 Senate Race Still Uncalled as Mia Love Pulls Closer

House Races, 1 Senate Race Still Uncalled as Mia Love Pulls Closer House Republicans voted by a large margin Wednesday to make McCarthy their leader in the next Congress , giving him a victory over a challenge by Rep. Jordan called for House Republicans to fight with the same "intensity" as President Donald Trump on his priorities. Democratic Representative Kyrsten Sinema also made history, winning her bid to replace GOP Senator Jeff Flake in an incred... [Full Article...]

South Korea-US military drills violate agreements: North Korean media

South Korea-US military drills violate agreements: North Korean media Japan, which has called on the worldwide community to maintain pressure on Pyongyang, is supportive of the United States' latest stance on the annual military drills that Trump indefinitely suspended following his first-ever summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in mid-June in Singapore. [Full Article...]

"We Are Going to Find Out" If Whitaker Interferes with Mueller

Whitaker from interfering with the Mueller investigation" should Whitaker not recuse, Schumer told CNN's Jake Tapper on CNN's " State of the Union ". "The appointment of Mr. Whitaker is further clouded by unresolved constitutional questions about the legality of such an action". No one is arguing Trump doesn't have the "power" to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director or direct the... [Full Article...]

Trump Signs Order Denying Asylum to Illegal Border Crossers 9 November 2018

Trump Signs Order Denying Asylum to Illegal Border Crossers 9 November 2018 The rule says that "those aliens who contravene a presidential suspension or limitation on entry into the United States through the southern border with Mexico ... Since 2014, asylum claims at the border have increased fourfold, adding to a backlog of more than 750,000 pending cases in USA immigration courts. The "before" and "after" effect of this new rule is going to be stark. [Full Article...]

Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis vote in Florida

Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis vote in Florida MA and CT will also send black women to Congress as firsts for their states. Scott's margin of victory also narrowed precipitously Thursday. But that analysis relied on models that estimated voter turnout, and not on outstanding ballot data from local county election offices, the Miami Herald reports . [Full Article...]

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib become first Muslim women in US Congress

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib become first Muslim women in US Congress Ellison did not run for re-election as he sought the state attorney generalship. In Michigan, Rashida Tlaib , 42, was elected to represent the 13th district, which is one of the safest Democratic seats. Minnesota Democratic Congressional Candidate Ilhan Omar speaks at an election night results party on November 6, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She used that record of taking on corporate int... [Full Article...]

Dead Brothel Owner Dennis Hof Wins Nevada Assembly Election

Dead Brothel Owner Dennis Hof Wins Nevada Assembly Election Hof, 72, was found dead by porn actor Ron Jeremy on October 16 at the Love Ranch, one of the brothels Hof owned in Nevada. "I know Republicans in Nevada got massacred tonight, but my man Dennis Hof crushed his opponent from the great beyond in AD-36 & we crushed the anti-brothel initiative in Lyon County by about 80%", Muth wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Early voting sets record in IL

Early voting sets record in IL Early voting ends Saturday, Nov. 3. The offices are located at 300 Halls Mill Road, Freehold. As election day nears, voters across OR are setting a record for the largest voter turnout in a midterm election, almost surpassing the turnout for the 2012 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Trump tweets about a Kavanaugh accuser referred to DOJ for false claim

Trump tweets about a Kavanaugh accuser referred to DOJ for false claim One person interviewed who claimed to know Ford said she did drugs on occasion, but she did not specify what kind of drugs. At the time that the allegations surfaced, Judge Kavanaugh called the accusation "ridiculous", adding, " [T] he whole thing is just a crock, farce, wrong, didn't happen, not anything close". [Full Article...]

Oprah hits campaign trail in push for America's first black female governor

Oprah hits campaign trail in push for America's first black female governor In an apparent reference to the controversy, Winfrey said, "Every single one of us - every single one of us - has the same power at the polls, and every single one of us has something that, if done in numbers too big to tamper with" - she paused for resounding, prolonged applause by the audience - "cannot be suppressed and can not be denied". [Full Article...]

Turkey's ruling party to sue opposition over criticism of Khashoggi investigation

Turkey's ruling party to sue opposition over criticism of Khashoggi investigation The journalist's death and Saudi Arabia's inconsistent public statements regarding its responsibility have shocked the world. Khashoggi had entered the consulate to get papers he needed to marry his Turkish fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, who waited for him outside for hours before she alerted Turkish authorities. [Full Article...]

US judge orders Georgia to allow voting for some blocked residents

US judge orders Georgia to allow voting for some blocked residents Pence made the remark at a rally in Savannah, just hours after Oprah Winfrey gave a passionate endorsement of Kemp's Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams , who is looking to become the nation's first black female governor . But after her speech, in a sit-down interview with Abrams - reminiscent of the 25-year television run of her daytime television show - she noted they were "just two women fro... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi was strangled, dismembered

Khashoggi was strangled, dismembered The announcement came as Saudi Arabia's chief public prosecutor, Saud al-Mojeb, on Wednesday completed inspections related to the killing of Khashoggi in Turkey . The case has put into focus the West's close relationship with Saudi Arabia - a major arms buyer and lynchpin of Washington's regional plans to contain Iran - given the widespread scepticism over its initial response. [Full Article...]

Pakistan judges praised for courage in overturning death sentence

Pakistan judges praised for courage in overturning death sentence Her legal team fought a tough legal battle ever since. I no longer see them, but I still hear them, the crowd who gave the judge a standing ovation, saying: "Kill her, kill her!" Bibi's case has been at the heart of growing national turmoil over the laws and punishments for those accused of blasphemy against Islam and Muhammad. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton on possible run in 2020: 'I'd like to be president'

Hillary Clinton on possible run in 2020: 'I'd like to be president' She added that she has "no idea" if she will be a part of that work, saying that she's "not even going to think about it 'til we get through this November 6 election about what's going to happen after that, but I'm going to do everything in my power to make sure we have a Democrat in the White House come January of 2021". [Full Article...]

Rahul leads opposition protest outside CBI headquarters

Rahul leads opposition protest outside CBI headquarters The government had effected the dramatic changes, that constituted an order to Verma and Asthana to go one leave; to instal Rao in Verma's place as Director that it stated was "interim" later when the matter was taken to court; and transfers of CBI officials perceived to be "close" to Verma and those who had been working with him in the investigations against Asthana. [Full Article...]


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