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United Kingdom business bosses add voices to call for new Brexit vote United Kingdom business bosses add voices to call for new Brexit vote
- November 07, 2018

Firms are increasingly anxious about the prospect of Britain leaving the world's biggest trading bloc in March without an agreement, or that politicians will sign up to a deal that limits companies' access to the continent's markets. It reads: "The business community was promised that, if the country voted to leave, there would continue to be frictionless trade with the European Union and the certainty about future relations that we need to invest for the long term". (more...)
Trump calls reporter 'rude, awful person' at press conference following midterm elections Trump calls reporter 'rude, awful person' at press conference following midterm elections
- November 07, 2018

That's enough ", Trump said as aides tried to take the microphone from Acosta. "The way you treat Sarah Huckabee [Sanders] is awful. You shouldn't treat people that way". "Okay, just sit down, please", Trump said. "It was true. Do you think they were actors? They weren't actors. They didn't come from Hollywood". "It was not an invasion", Acosta explained. (more...)
6 held for allegedly plotting to attack French leader Emmanuel Macron 6 held for allegedly plotting to attack French leader Emmanuel Macron
- November 07, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron continues to push ahead with the idea to reduce dependence on the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and create an European Union defence force. "For millennia, it has never lasted so long". A diplomatic tussle has broken over the European Union's flagship defence cooperation pact, amid warnings that the bloc could cut itself off from major allies like the United States and post-Brexit Britain. (more...)
New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is youngest woman elected to Congress New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is youngest woman elected to Congress
- November 07, 2018

He argued that the reason Democrats won a majority in the House is "not because they went far left", pointing to moderate candidates like Virginia's Abigail Spanberger, who unseated Rep. She is also a fierce abortion opponent, with an A rating from the National Right to Life movement during her time in the House. - Deb Haaland and Sharice Davids: America's first Native American women in Congress. (more...)
Ghana: Prince Charles says visit to city evokes fond times Ghana: Prince Charles says visit to city evokes fond times
- November 07, 2018

The Commission says the visit is at the request and on behalf of the United Kingdom government. The couple's three-day visit to Nigeria is part of their nine-day tour of Africa. Earlier the prince, who is on the Ghana-leg of his west African tour, gave a speech where he outlined his continued concerns about the threat of climate change, rapid urbanisation and depletion of resources. (more...)
Elwood Caudill to replace Kim Davis as Rowan County clerk Elwood Caudill to replace Kim Davis as Rowan County clerk
- November 07, 2018

Davis made global headlines when she said her Christian faith prevented her from granting licenses to gay couples after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized marriage equality in 2015, for which she was briefly sent to jail . Davis has called Caudill to concede the race. Ermold has since called Caudill a bigot and said he will not support either candidate in the election. (more...)
Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins Nevada election Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins Nevada election
- November 07, 2018

Patrons of a Nevada brothel operated by Mr. Dennis Hof seemed intent on keeping his memory alive as they voted massively for him in the Tuesday mid-term elections, giving him 53 percent of the total votes cast. President Donald Trump . The state doesn't publicize how many are open, and most owners keep a much lower profile than Hof did. Oddly enough, Hof's own campaign manager believed that his death actually worked to his advantage in the race, since he ran on the GOP ticket and many ... (more...)
North Dakota voters set to reject marijuana legalization measure North Dakota voters set to reject marijuana legalization measure
- November 07, 2018

A minimum wage increase was approved in two states. In all, 155 statewide initiatives were on ballots across the country. MI voters approved a ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in the state on Tuesday. Retired police detective Howard (Cowboy) Wooldrige waits for results to come in for Proposal 18-1 during the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol public watch party in Lansing, Mich., on Tuesday. (more...)
All Eyes on Florida's Gubernatorial Race: Will Florida Go Blue? All Eyes on Florida's Gubernatorial Race: Will Florida Go Blue?
- November 07, 2018

Democrats have cast more than 2.1 million ballots. Phillis and Jeffrey voted for Andrew Gillum . His choice - not a big surprise - he's optimistic. DeSantis walked into his polling place Ponte Vedra with his family by his side. Turnout was impressive both before and on Election Day. Republicans also scored a major victory in OH, where Mike DeWine, the state attorney general, defeated Democrat Richard Cordray, who served as the first director of the US Consumer Financial Protection ... (more...)
Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, kids Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, kids
- November 07, 2018

He said the family was strongly against pursuing the death penalty, especially after they discussed the extensive delays in the process in Colorado. Rourke said investigators believe they have a partial motive for the slayings, but said he wouldn't give details until after Watts is sentenced. (more...)
Florida voters line up behind constitutional amendments Florida voters line up behind constitutional amendments
- November 07, 2018

The idea of giving voting rights to violent felons like murderers and sex criminals isn't particularly a savory idea, but Oliver notes that only 18% of felons fall into that category-and Florida's amendment doesn't apply to them anyway. In a statement , ACLU of Florida Executive Director Howard Simon celebrated what he called "one of the largest expansions of the franchise in our nation's history" but warned that the fight was not over. (more...)
Blackburn projected to win US Senate race, ABC News reports Blackburn projected to win US Senate race, ABC News reports
- November 07, 2018

Senate race in Tennessee, defeating opponent Phil Bredesen . He provoked ire from the party after announcing his support for Trump Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, saying allegations of sexual misconduct "didn't rise to the level" that would exclude him from the bench. (more...)
US Voters Elected First Muslim Women in Congress US Voters Elected First Muslim Women in Congress
- November 07, 2018

The Minneapolis woman campaigned on policies embraced by the Democratic Party's most liberal wing: universal healthcare, free college tuition and robust public housing. Her parents were Palestinian immigrants from the West Bank and Jerusalem. Both women ran in heavily Democratic districts. Who are Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar? That may force her to resign from Detroit City Council to do so. (more...)
Officials monitoring reported problems in Lucas County polling locations Officials monitoring reported problems in Lucas County polling locations
- November 07, 2018

In Michigan, you will be asked for a photo ID, but you're not legally required to bring one with. This option might also be available for Americans living in other countries, though not all of those will be eligible to vote. The midterm elections are here and a large voter turnout is expected in Monroe County. DART will even offer free rides to polling locations for para-transit riders who call and schedule their ride in advance. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey Responds to 'Racist Robocalls' Targeting Stacey Abrams in Georgia Oprah Winfrey Responds to 'Racist Robocalls' Targeting Stacey Abrams in Georgia
- November 07, 2018

Kemp's actions as secretary of state have increasingly come into question as he struggles to fend off gubernatorial opponent Stacey Abrams , who is seeking to be the first ever African-American woman governor in America, and who is now polling in a dead heat . (more...)
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog roasts Beto O'Rourke, Ted Cruz Triumph the Insult Comic Dog roasts Beto O'Rourke, Ted Cruz
- November 07, 2018

Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke says he expects to win his high-profile Texas Senate race against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz - defying the odds in the country's largest red state. "Just remember", Cruz cautioned Triumph. He interviews a group of Cruz supporters who crack up throughout his roasting of Cruz, which include a joke that if Ted loses, "he'll end up back with his first love, the mute lady from The Shape of Water? ". (more...)
Fox News releases statement on Sean Hannity’s appearance at a Trump rally Fox News releases statement on Sean Hannity’s appearance at a Trump rally
- November 06, 2018

Hannity's appearance meant either Fox lied Monday about its collaboration with the Trump campaign, or that it has no control over Hannity, said Angelo Carusone, president of the liberal think tank Media Matters for America, which has unsuccessfully called for an advertiser boycott of Hannity's show in the past. (more...)
Colton Treu seen in court footage after killing three Girl Scouts Colton Treu seen in court footage after killing three Girl Scouts
- November 06, 2018

On Saturday November 3, 2018, at about 11:41am Chippewa Fire District and the Village of Lake Hallie Police responded to CTH-P north of CTH-OO in the Village of Lake Hallie, Chippewa County, Wisconsin for a traffic crash. Ten-year-old Haylee Hickle and her 32-year-old mother, Sara Jo Schneider, from the Town of Lafayette, were also killed. The youngster, who can not be identified because of her age, appeared before Chippewa County Circuit Court on Monday - an adult court - because of the ... (more...)
Facebook boots 115 accounts on eve of United States election after tip Facebook boots 115 accounts on eve of United States election after tip
- November 06, 2018

Facebook took down a network of Facebook pages and Instagram accounts Monday night after a tip from United States law enforcement, just a few hours before polls open in this year's midterm elections . The announcement comes as Facebook remains under pressure to purge bots and other foreign actors intent on undermining the US political system from its platforms. (more...)
10-year-old girl accused of killing baby in Wisconsin day care 10-year-old girl accused of killing baby in Wisconsin day care
- November 06, 2018

Paul. The young girl, whose name hasn't yet been released, appeared in Chippewa County Court in Wisconsin in the USA on Monday 5 November and was charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of a six-month-old boy, WHNT reports . (more...)
Russian fighter jet flies 'dangerously close' to USA military plane Russian fighter jet flies 'dangerously close' to USA military plane
- November 06, 2018

And in June previous year, an Su-27 closed in on the wing of a U.S. RC-135U reconnaissance aircraft over the Baltic Sea at high speed, U.S. European Command said at the time. A Russian Su-27 made a risky pass ahead of a US Navy EP-3 Aries taking part in a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military exercise in global air space above the Black Sea on Monday . (more...)
New Zealand fisherman's ocean rescue of toddler 'miraculous' New Zealand fisherman's ocean rescue of toddler 'miraculous'
- November 06, 2018

He initially thought it was a doll, until he "let out a little squeak". He told the Whakatane Beacon newspaper that the face looked like porcelain and he thought it was a doll until he heard a squeak and realized with a shock that the toddler was still alive. (more...)
Five arrested over 'disrespectful' Grenfell Tower model bonfire Five arrested over 'disrespectful' Grenfell Tower model bonfire
- November 06, 2018

The three minute-long clip, which has been uploaded to social media in a bid to track down those involved, ends with the group cheering as the effigy topples and burns. Prime Minister Theresa May had called the video "utterly unacceptable". London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton, who was at the scene of the fatal fire, condemned the "disturbing" clip. (more...)
Rahul quotes Mahatma Gandhi to slam Centre, Maharashtra on tigress Avni’s killing Rahul quotes Mahatma Gandhi to slam Centre, Maharashtra on tigress Avni’s killing
- November 06, 2018

Mr Mungantiwar today said Maneka Gandhi "lacks information" on the issue and can order a high-level probe if she so desires. "My department will cooperate". Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that a 96-year-old woman set a record by scoring 98 marks out of 100 in the literacy exam in southern Indian state of Kerala, officials said Thursday. (more...)
Lion Air plane intact, engines running when it hit water Lion Air plane intact, engines running when it hit water
- November 06, 2018

Data from the black box of Lion Air Flight 610 has confirmed problems with the plane's airspeed indicator . "Data from the black box showed that two flights before Denpasar-Jakarta also experienced the same problem", he said. Rescuers use a crane to retrieve part of the landing gears of the crashed Lion Air jet from the sea floor in the waters of Tanjung Karawang, Indonesia, Sunday, Nov. (more...)

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