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Trump clashes with 'rude, terrible' CNN reporter Trump clashes with 'rude, terrible' CNN reporter
- November 08, 2018

Footage of the incident shows the intern tried to reach under Acosta's arm to take the mic from him, and his arm came down on hers as he continued to try asking his question of Trump. You are a rude bad person. As US President Donald Trump answered questions from the press following his speech about Wednesday's midterm results, his turbulent relationship with some media outlets was evident. (more...)
Underperforming Chinese workers made to drink urine, eat bugs Underperforming Chinese workers made to drink urine, eat bugs
- November 08, 2018

The video, filmed in southwestern China's Guizhou Province on October 30, shows a worker standing in the middle of what appears to be an office meeting room being whipped by one of the managers. In a statement released by police, it was revealed that two of the firm's managers have been jailed for ten days, while another will serve five days in jail. (more...)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall Ruth Bader Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall
- November 08, 2018

Ginsburg has persevered on the bench despite several health issues, including scares from both colon and pancreatic cancer and a heart procedure in which she received a stent in her right coronary artery. The severity depends in part on whether the ribs are cracked or broken all the way through, and how many are broken. But they can be very painful and controlling pain is key. (more...)
Pipe Bombs Suspect Held Without Bail in New York Pipe Bombs Suspect Held Without Bail in New York
- November 08, 2018

Prosecutors wrote that the defendant "used mailing materials almost identical to the other 15 packages, including the same type of envelope, address format, and stamps". "The government submits that the defendant poses a serious danger to the public and a risk of flight and should be detained pending trial", said Assistant US Attorney Jane Kim. (more...)
Democrats flip 2 GOP seat in early returns for House battle Democrats flip 2 GOP seat in early returns for House battle
- November 08, 2018

Cory Gardner, R-Colo., who heads the Senate GOP's campaign committee, said in an interview. He seized on scenes of a caravan of Central American migrants heading through Mexico for the USA, mused on ending the constitutional guarantee of citizenship to all people born in the United States and ran a television advertisement, deemed too provocative to air by mainstream networks, that linked Democrats to a criminal who was an undocumented immigrant. (more...)
The collapse of houses in Marseille was the 3rd victim The collapse of houses in Marseille was the 3rd victim
- November 08, 2018

The news service reports that nine of that building's 10 units were occupied, with a shop filling the lower level. The search has proven hard because one of the collapsed buildings, 63 Rue d'Aubagne, was closed and was possibly used by squatters. (more...)
69-year-old Dutchman starts legal bid to become 20 years younger 69-year-old Dutchman starts legal bid to become 20 years younger
- November 08, 2018

While some want to seem younger in the dating world, being an older member of society can also impact the chances of getting a job. In an unprecedented case in the Netherlands , Emile Ratelband told a tribunal that he wants to shift his birth date two decades later to March 11, 1969. (more...)
Boeing to issue safety advice on 737 MAX after Indonesia crash Boeing to issue safety advice on 737 MAX after Indonesia crash
- November 08, 2018

Boeing said in a statement received at China's largest air show in Zhuhai that its bulletin to airlines underscored "existing flight crew procedures" created to address circumstances where information coming into the cockpit from the sensors was wrong. (more...)
White House accuses CNN reporter Jim Acosta of assaulting intern White House accuses CNN reporter Jim Acosta of assaulting intern
- November 08, 2018

The suspension comes after a heated confrontation on Wednesday between Acosta and President Donald Trump during a news conference. CNN's Jim Acosta asked whether Trump "demonised immigrants" during the midterm campaign by releasing a video depicting Latin Americans scaling walls while warning of an "invasion". (more...)
How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Became The Youngest Woman Ever Elected To Congress How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Became The Youngest Woman Ever Elected To Congress
- November 08, 2018

Diversity also won the day Tuesday with a record number of women of color headed to the halls of Congress. A former National Teacher of the Year, Jahana Hayes , will become Connecticut's first black woman in Congress. We spoke with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about her plans for Congress. The first Muslim women have been elected to Congress, with Democrat Rashida Tlaib winning in MI and Ilhan Omar winning in Minnesota. (more...)
European Union hopes fade for November summit to seal Brexit deal European Union hopes fade for November summit to seal Brexit deal
- November 08, 2018

Rumors are swirling that one might take place by the end of November , weeks ahead of a pre-planned summit in mid-December, but Barnier declined to say when or if that would happen. "Without a backstop there will be no deal". A crucial cabinet meeting to agree the UK's Brexit negotiating position was delayed from Thursday to the weekend or early next week amid a row over whether senior ministers should be given the government's full legal advice on the backstop. (more...)
Liberal turnout could decide Texas Senate race Liberal turnout could decide Texas Senate race
- November 08, 2018

Although Texas has 254 counties, the 30 largest are home to almost 80 per cent of the state's residents. As Election Day looms, both sides are firing up their base and urging voters to the polls-nowhere more than in Texas, as Beto O'Rourke challenges Ted Cruz for his Senate seat. (more...)
Buhari To Receive Prince Charles And Entourage By 2pm Today Buhari To Receive Prince Charles And Entourage By 2pm Today
- November 08, 2018

Harry is set to visit the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey on Thursday, before the royal couple attend Armistice Day this Sunday. Camilla told the BBC that his drive to get things done spurred his activism. "For him that's a fantastic opportunity to step up and be that support, and you know he's our father so of course he's going to be there for us". The Prince of Wales admits he is anxious about how pollution is affecting the world and lamented over what his grandchildren - ... (more...)
At least 6, including deputy, injured in shooting at California bar At least 6, including deputy, injured in shooting at California bar
- November 08, 2018

The extent of the victim's injuries has not yet been released. The gunman is described as having a beard and wearing a hat and glasses. A Ventura County Sheriff's Office official said approximately 30 shots had been fired inside the building. (more...)
Trump on trial as Americans vote in midterm election Trump on trial as Americans vote in midterm election
- November 08, 2018

Republicans are expected to hold 52 Senate seats and to retain their majority. That will give Trump a partial claim of victory and allow him to continue his drive to reshape the federal courts. McGrath raised millions in small donations and rocketed into contention thanks to a viral video introducing her candidacy, but her bid fell short in a district where Trump beat Clinton by 15 percentage points. (more...)
Every Candidate Donald Trump Has Endorsed for 2018 Midterms Every Candidate Donald Trump Has Endorsed for 2018 Midterms
- November 08, 2018

Republicans are expected to retain their slight majority in the U.S. Senate, now at two seats, which would let them retain the power to approve U.S. Supreme Court and other judicial nominations on straight party-line votes. But Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum failed in his bid to become the first black governor of Florida, conceding to Republican Ron DeSantis. In gubernatorial races, Republican Kris Kobach, a Trump ally, was beaten by a Democrat in Kansas. (more...)
Tamil prisoners might be freed to tilt parl scales Tamil prisoners might be freed to tilt parl scales
- November 08, 2018

Critics say the suspension of Parliament was meant to give Rajapaksa time to gather enough support to survive a no-confidence vote when lawmakers reconvene November 14. It means that the speaker still recognizes a Wickremesinghe-led Parliament. "I have to agree with the majority of parliament who believe that the president's actions are undemocratic, unconstitutional and against all norms of parliamentary procedure", Jayasuriya, who holds a neutral position in parliament, said Monday. (more...)
Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim Congresswoman: Ilhan Omar set to follow Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim Congresswoman: Ilhan Omar set to follow
- November 08, 2018

Omar, a Somali refugee , won a seat in the Midwestern state of Minnesota , where she will succeed Keith Ellison - the first Muslim elected to Congress. Tlaib will fill the seat formerly occupied by Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers , who left office a year ago amid accusations of sexual misconduct. (more...)
Veterans to get priority on Virgin flights Veterans to get priority on Virgin flights
- November 08, 2018

Many carriers also offer discounts on prices and special deals on baggage. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Defence Industry Minister Steve Ciobo praised Virgin's proposal. "Correct me if I'm wrong, but surely there are far better, more suitable ways of honouring and thanking our war veterans?" "If you really wanted to thank veterans you'd reinstate the service discount abolished in the early 1980s", he told AAP. (more...)
Democrats on track to take House control, but GOP retains Senate Democrats on track to take House control, but GOP retains Senate
- November 08, 2018

Allan, the Indianapolis truck driver, said he likes how Trump is leading the country, particularly when it comes to immigration and foreign policy. Richard Neal (D-MA), and Melber said that he's serious about this request. The campaign unfolded against a backdrop of jarring political imagery, heated rhetoric and angry debates on immigration, health care and the role of Congress in overseeing the president. (more...)
First Native American women in Congress: Deb Haaland & Sharice Davids First Native American women in Congress: Deb Haaland & Sharice Davids
- November 08, 2018

Davids, a political newcomer, won by more than 9 percentage points over her four-term challenger. She has not only become one of the first indigenous women elected into the House, but is also the first lesbian congresswoman from Kansas. Haaland campaigned on a strong environmental message and has promised stronger regulations against corporations that pollute. Sharice Davids speaks to members of the media after casting her ballot on November 6, 2018 in Shawnee, Kansas. (more...)
Nuclear Deadlock? Pompeo Meeting with North Korean Envoy Delayed Nuclear Deadlock? Pompeo Meeting with North Korean Envoy Delayed
- November 08, 2018

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un walks with President Donald Trump, left, during a break in talks at their historic US-North Korea summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore, June 12, 2018. In contrast to Washington's approach, the South's dovish president Moon Jae-in, who brokered the Singapore summit, has dangled large investment and joint cross-border projects as incentives for steps towards denuclearisation. (more...)
Driver charged in toddler deaths in crosswalk kills herself Driver charged in toddler deaths in crosswalk kills herself
- November 07, 2018

Bruns was ultimately hit with a 10-count indictment on charges of manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, reckless endangerment, assault, and reckless driving related to the crash. Blumemstein, who is a Broadway actress, survived but her unborn baby died as a result of her injuries. She was 39 weeks pregnant. A one-year-old child was also killed in the horrific crash. (more...)
Acting AG Whitaker Wrote Op-Ed Suggesting Mueller Probe Went Too Far Acting AG Whitaker Wrote Op-Ed Suggesting Mueller Probe Went Too Far
- November 07, 2018

The move left unclear the fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller and has overseen his probe from the beginning. He said he had quit the role at the president's request. "We've already heard rumors on the wind about Sessions' tenure, so suddenly we could have a President that understands that if I control the Department of Justice, I control this investigation". (more...)
Newspaper front pages across Florida chronicle the historic midterm election Newspaper front pages across Florida chronicle the historic midterm election
- November 07, 2018

He conceded to DeSantis , who has been an outspoken supporter of President Trump , saying he still "believes in the long run, good always wins over evil". Despite the edge from Democrats in 2016, President Donald Trump won Florida due to a surge of GOP voters on Election Day. Republicans also scored a major victory in Ohio's governor race, where Mike DeWine, the state attorney general, defeated Democrat Richard Cordray, who served as the first director of the U.S. (more...)

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