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White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta

White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta A White House staffer grabbed and pulled the microphone while Mr Acosta held it in his hands. As the reporter then tried to ask a question about the Russian Federation investigation, a White House aide tried to take Acosta's microphone from him, but he refused to let go. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg hospitalized after fall

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg hospitalized after fall The court says the fall occurred Wednesday evening. "Tests showed that she fractured three ribs on her left side and she was admitted for observation and treatment", it said. In the 2018 midterm elections, Republicans won seats in the U.S. Senate, making future Supreme Court confirmation battles easier. Broken ribs typically heal on their own in six weeks to a month, and patients are advised t... [Full Article...]

Trump warns House Democrats against investigating his administration

Trump warns House Democrats against investigating his administration Some Democrats said during their campaigns they would not back Pelosi, but it's not clear yet if there are any Democrats willing to challenge her for the post. He said that he could work with Democrats on issues such as infrastructure and health care, but that if they conduct investigations into his administration, "then we're going to do the same thing, then government comes to a halt and I bla... [Full Article...]

Su-27 fighter scrambles to intercept USA spy plane near Russian airspace

Su-27 fighter scrambles to intercept USA spy plane near Russian airspace Navy EP-3, crossing within 10 feet and executing a sharp dive below, which resulted in violent turbulence for the U.S. EP-3 and its crew members". Washington stated that the SU-27 made a flight in which it broke the sound barrier near the ER-3 and, in its opinion, put at risk the lives of the pilots of the USA aircraft. [Full Article...]

Facebook blocks 115 accounts suspected of 'inauthentic behavior'

Facebook blocks 115 accounts suspected of 'inauthentic behavior' The blog posted late Monday said, in part, "Our very early-stage investigation has so far identified around 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts that may be engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior". 'Foreign actors - and Russian Federation in particular - continue to try to influence public sentiment and over perceptions through actions meant to sow discord, ' the agencies said... [Full Article...]

Multiple injuries at mass shooting at Southern California bar in Thousand Oaks

Multiple injuries at mass shooting at Southern California bar in Thousand Oaks A gunman has opened fire at a country music bar in the city of Thousand Oaks, California , injuring multiple people. Ventura County Sheriff's Office Capt. "These poeple have never hurt anyone in their lives, they are just kids", he said. Police and emergency crews flooded the scene. Information on the extent of the victims' injuries has not yet been released. [Full Article...]

Republican Ron DeSantis defeats Andrew Gillum in Florida gubernatorial race

Republican Ron DeSantis defeats Andrew Gillum in Florida gubernatorial race Democrats picked up governorships in Kansas and at least three other USA states on Tuesday but failed to win high-profile races in Florida and OH, as voters cast ballots in three dozen gubernatorial contests across the country. While much of focus of the elections on Tuesday was on which party would win control of the U.S. Congress, Republicans and Democrats were battling across the country for st... [Full Article...]

Read Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Full Letter of Resignation

Read Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Full Letter of Resignation In a long-expected but still shocking move, President Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions just hours after the 2018 midterm elections. "He will serve our Country well", Trump wrote on Twitter. "Oh", he said. Then, bracing for the inevitable questions from reporters, he gave his immediate reaction: "protecting Mueller and his investigation is paramount", he said. [Full Article...]

USA troops seen setting up barbed wire near Mexico border

USA troops seen setting up barbed wire near Mexico border The deployment is being called " Operation Faithful Patriot ". Manning also pointed out that soldiers "do not plan to interact with the protesters or migrant" at the border. The service members on the border "know exactly what they are doing, they know why they are doing it and they have the proper training and equipment to do it", he said. [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez elected as youngest woman in US Congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez elected as youngest woman in US Congress A cohort of women crashed Pennsylvania's all-male congressional delegation. - Janet Mills: First female governor of Maine. At 29, she's the youngest woman ever to hold a seat in the House. Davids defeated incumbent Republican Kevin Yoder. Delmore said that many of these candidates adopted a new approach when campaigning for their various positions. [Full Article...]

Trump to reporter: 'You are a bad person'

Trump to reporter: 'You are a bad person' A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. "I'm not a big fan of yours either, to be honest", the President said. Acosta physically prevented a female White House staffer from taking away the microphone after President Trump told him to stop talking. "When you report fake news.you are an enemy of the people", he said. [Full Article...]

Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, kids

Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, kids Christopher Watts entered his plea Tuesday during a court hearing in Greeley. Those who knew the Watts family have described a seemingly happy marriage possibly beset by rising tension, and his infidelity has drawn scrutiny: Authorities have said Chris was cheating with a co-worker when he murdered 34-year-old Shan'ann, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3. [Full Article...]

Lawmaker who wants paid fast lanes on Internet wins US Senate seat

Lawmaker who wants paid fast lanes on Internet wins US Senate seat Phil Bredesen , a Democrat who looked to run against his party to win in a state President Donald Trump won by 26 percentage points in 2016. She'll leave the House and become a senator on January 3, 2019, taking over the seat vacated by Republican Bob Corker, who is retiring. [Full Article...]

Michigan Voters Legalize Marijuana

Michigan Voters Legalize Marijuana MI voters have approved the legalization of recreational marijuana. Within a residence, adults will be permitted to grow up to twelve marijuana plants and/or possess up to ten ounces of marijuana. The initiative requires all marijuana and marijuana products to be tested for safety and includes strict tracking requirements to ensure that marijuana is not diverted into the unregulated market. [Full Article...]

Boeing issues advice over sensors after Indonesia crash

Boeing issues advice over sensors after Indonesia crash The flight data recorder from a crashed Lion Air jet shows it had an airspeed indicator problem on its last four flights, investigators say , after distraught relatives of victims confronted the airline's co-founder at a meeting organized by officials. [Full Article...]

Republicans Score Major Upsets in Florida

In almost every way, DeSantis did not win by running a campaign by the book. Democrats selected a candidate who was once considered a long shot, arguably the most progressive to ever run for statewide office and the only African-American gubernatorial candidate in the state's history. [Full Article...]

Jury selection begins for El Chapo's trial

Jury selection begins for El Chapo's trial Guzman is pleading not guilty but the government has presented a wealth of evidence that includes more than 300,000 pages and at least 117,000 audio recordings. prison for the rest of his life. "I don't know why it's called the El Chapo , but it's delicious", he added to laughter from Guzman's lawyer and an unimpressed defendant. [Full Article...]

Judge Teenager accused of killing mom will remain in jail

Judge Teenager accused of killing mom will remain in jail The boy then went to school Friday morning and came home to report his mother as missing to police and their home ransacked by unknown intruders. After the killing, authorities said, the boy called friends to help him make it look like someone had burglarized the home. [Full Article...]

Florida residents to vote on felon voter rights initiative

Florida residents to vote on felon voter rights initiative This is the most significant expansion of voting rights in America since the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution granted votes to women in 1920 and the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. As black people are disproportionately represented among former felons, one in five black Florida voters are prohibited from voting due to a criminal record. [Full Article...]

First Muslim women in US Congress: Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

First Muslim women in US Congress: Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Talking to media outlet, Rashida Tlaib said: "The first thing I think about when somebody says you're going to be the first Muslim is celebrate this moment". In a subsequent interview with In These Times magazine, Tlaib endorsed a one-state solution and supported the free speech rights of BDS activists, who push for Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel. [Full Article...]


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