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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With Fractured Ribs

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With Fractured Ribs Since Supreme Court appointments are for life, it is Ginsburg's right to remain in office as long as she can fulfill her duties. She has also reportedly hired law clerks through 2020, sending the message that she plans on sticking around. US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has served on the court since 1993. The court's 5-4 conservative majority was restored last month when the U.S. [Full Article...]

Mail Bomb Suspect Cesar Sayoc To Face Judge Tuesday In Manhattan

Mail Bomb Suspect Cesar Sayoc To Face Judge Tuesday In Manhattan Sayoc was being transferred from federal custody in Florida and was expected to arrive in NY ahead of a Tuesday court hearing. He faces charges for allegedly mailing more than a dozen explosive devices to prominent Democrats, CNN and critics of Republican President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump attacks CNN’s Acosta, calls him ‘rude’, ‘terrible’; suspends WH pass

Donald Trump attacks CNN’s Acosta, calls him ‘rude’, ‘terrible’; suspends WH pass Trump told Acosta to sit down and demanded someone take away his microphone. Speaking on CNN on Wednesday shortly after being forced to turn in his pass, Acosta adamantly denied the White House's allegations. However, she is unsuccessful as the reporter manages to keep hold of the microphone, telling her: "Pardon me, ma'am". An association representing the Washington press corps urged th... [Full Article...]

‘Unsafe’ close pass by Russian fighter jet ‘jostles’ US Navy aircraft

‘Unsafe’ close pass by Russian fighter jet ‘jostles’ US Navy aircraft US Navy videoRussian Su-27 blasts its engines as it passes the EP-3. The Pentagon said that the EP-3 was conducting routine operations while the encounter happened, not provoking the Russian activity. "We expect them to behave within worldwide standards set to ensure safety and to prevent incidents ... unsafe actions‎ increase the risk of miscalculation and potential for midair collisions". [Full Article...]

Facebook blocks 115 suspicious accounts amidst USA midterms

Facebook blocks 115 suspicious accounts amidst USA midterms Last month, Facebook removed 82 Pages , Groups and accounts from the platform it claimed were linked to Iran and were engaging in similar behaviour. It gave no number. In August, the social network removed 600 Pages and accounts originating from Russian Federation and Iran for engaging in "inauthentic behaviour". [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump says government will halt if Dems investigate him

Pres. Trump says government will halt if Dems investigate him In Minnesota, Omar, a 36-year-old naturalized American citizen and state representative, campaigned on policies embraced by the Democratic Party's most liberal wing: universal health care, free college tuition and robust public housing. Trump said he is "looking at different people for different positions", adding that "it is very common after the midterms". Comparing how many of each party's wo... [Full Article...]

Midterms 2018: Firsts for women in the US House

Midterms 2018: Firsts for women in the US House In January, both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House will feature a far different makeup than previous years, as voter turnout surged this cycle. "Work hard to encourage the next generation of women who follow!" "The more Americans who vote, the more our elected leaders look like America", said former president Barack Obama, praising the record number of women , a surge in minority lawmakers and r... [Full Article...]

Six people injured in California bar shooting

Six people injured in California bar shooting I look up - the security guard is dead. Witnesses tell ABC News that a man fired several shots from a handgun before tossing smoke bombs and starting to fire again. They said that soon after the gunman opened fire, victims were running to a nearby petrol station to get help. It has not yet been revealed the extent of the injuries. [Full Article...]

Loss of US House leaves Republicans more tied to Trump than ever

Loss of US House leaves Republicans more tied to Trump than ever The five-term congressman is the first openly gay man to win a gubernatorial race. Opposition to Trump proved to be more a motivating factor for Democrats than support for the president a factor for Republicans. Some hurt worse than others. Former vice president Joe Biden, often touted as a possible Democratic candidate to take on Trump in 2020, said he'd have been "dumbfounded" not to win the... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka to release Tamil prisoners

Sri Lanka to release Tamil prisoners Mr Rajapaksa's supporters have accused Mr Wickremesinghe of selling Sri Lanka's assets, citing a 99-year lease agreement his government struck with Hong Kong conglomerate China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd last year to operate a failing port developed with Chinese debt during Mr Rajapaksa's decade-long presidency. [Full Article...]

Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim woman elected to Congress

Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim woman elected to Congress Voters in Minnesota and MI on Tuesday elected the first two Muslim women to serve in the U.S. Congress, a former refugee who fled Somalia's civil war and a Detroit-born Palestinian-American. Georgia governor's race candidate Stacey Abrams, a Democrat , was in a fierce battle to become America's first black woman governor, and Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum was bidding to become the first blac... [Full Article...]

United States exempts India-backed port in Iran from sanctions

United States exempts India-backed port in Iran from sanctions The Chabahar Port is considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by India, Iran and Afghanistan with central Asian countries besides ramping up trade among the three countries after Pakistan denied transit access to India. It states that India has a major role in bringing peace and development in Afghanistan. The U.S. spokesperson said that President Donald Trump's South Asia strategy... [Full Article...]

Driver Charged With Killing 2 Children In Park Slope Crosswalk Found Dead

Driver Charged With Killing 2 Children In Park Slope Crosswalk Found Dead 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. Bruns had multiple sclerosis, which prompted questions about whether she was fit to drive. Bruns was freed on $75,000 bond in September. She had been due back in court November 20. [Full Article...]

Tallahassee Mayor Gillum, Republican former Rep. DeSantis cast votes

Tallahassee Mayor Gillum, Republican former Rep. DeSantis cast votes Fox News projected DeSantis , a former congressman, would win with 99 percent of precincts reporting . The GOP lawmaker defeated Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum in one of the most high-profile governor's races of the 2018 cycle. Additionally, his campaign cut ties with a volunteer during the final weeks of the race, after the volunteer was caught on video calling Florida a "cracker" state an... [Full Article...]

Dead Brothel Owner Wins Nevada Legislative Seat

Dead Brothel Owner Wins Nevada Legislative Seat In June, Mr Hof won the nomination contest for a Republican state assembly seat, supported by Trump associates Roger Stone and Grover Norquist and evangelical Christians who said they voted for him because they believed he would clean up politics. [Full Article...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at President Trump’s request

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at President Trump’s request Sessions quickly issued his own resignation letter , admitting that he was resigning at Trump's request. But Trump immediately tweeted that former USA attorney Matthew G. Of course, Whitaker is not the person whose supposed to be the Acting Attorney General according to the department's defined succession plan, but we blew all those rules to hell when we fired Sally Yates so we're jus... [Full Article...]

No Danger Pay For US Troops Deployed To The US-Mexico Border

No Danger Pay For US Troops Deployed To The US-Mexico Border In this case, DHS and the Pentagon negotiated what kind of support the military will provide at the border and came to an agreement. Asked for comment, Lt. Manning noted that DHS had requested that active duty troops , rather than reservists - who usually partake in operations on U.S. soil - for this operation. [Full Article...]

History made as two Muslim women elected to House of Representatives

History made as two Muslim women elected to House of Representatives With some races yet to be called, 95 women had been elected to the House as of early Wednesday morning. Data from The Associated Press showed that 237 women ran for the House as major-party candidates this year. She'll be joined by Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib - also a Muslim and the first Palestinian-American to serve Congress. Before Tuesday's elections, women made up a record 20%... [Full Article...]

Trump to reporter: 'You are a awful person'

Trump to reporter: 'You are a awful person' Acosta finally relinquished the mic and sat down, but Trump then began to verbally berate him from the podium. Acosta continued to question the President about his rhetoric surrounding a migrant caravan that is travelling on foot to the United States. [Full Article...]

Colorado man pleads guilty to wife and daughter's murders

Colorado man pleads guilty to wife and daughter's murders Chris Watts pleaded guilty Tuesday to all nine counts he faced. Later, as people searched for his missing family, Watts told CNN affiliate KMGH he had had an emotional conversation with his wife, Shanann, the last time he saw her. "I'm not sure if it's the entirety of the motive, but I will be happy to comment on that following sentencing", Rourke said. "I know that that will never be ful... [Full Article...]


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