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World News Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at President Trump’s request
Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at President Trump’s request

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was in the middle of giving his post-election spiel to reporters when the news broke of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' firing . The questions sought to determine whether the President's goal was to oust Sessions so he could replace him with someone who would take control of the investigation, these people said .

World News 6 arrested in suspected plot to attack French leader Macron
Author: 0 6 arrested in suspected plot to attack French leader Macron

The European elections are shaping up to be a major battle between centrist, pro-EU parties like Macron's LREM and far-right formations that want to stop immigration and globalization. For years French leaders have treaded lightly when dealing with Petain's tortuous legacy, which his critics say left an indelible stain on the country.

World News Andrew Gillum vs. Ron DeSantis
Author: 0 Andrew Gillum vs. Ron DeSantis

Bill Nelson in his Senate race against Gov. Rick Scott. FiveThirtyEight predictions had showed Gillum 4.2 percent ahead of DeSantis on Election Day. In one final twist, DeSantis , who throughout the campaign portrayed Tallahassee as crime-ridden and unsafe, will now be moving their to do his new job - right alongside the city's mayor, (still) Andrew Gillum .

World News Dead Nevada brothel owner wins US election
Author: 0 Dead Nevada brothel owner wins US election

Because - obviously - he will be unable to formally take his seat at the house, the Nevada Republican Party will now take responsibility for filling his seat. He also wrote an autobiography during his life called " The Art of the Pimp " in which he called himself "The Trump of Pahrump" - a reference to the city in which he owned several brothels.

World News Donald Trump Viciously Attacks CNN Reporter Jim Acosta
Author: 0 Donald Trump Viciously Attacks CNN Reporter Jim Acosta

Finally, Trump snapped at Acosta. "And if you did it well your ratings would be much better". "You shouldn't be working for CNN ", Mr. Trump told Mr. You are a rude bad person. The president's mood turned sour Wednesday after reporters pressed him on why he referred to a migrant caravan making its way to the US on foot through Mexico as an "invasion".

World News U.S. midterm elections: Barrier-busting winners set to shake up Congress
Author: 0 U.S. midterm elections: Barrier-busting winners set to shake up Congress

House. Davids identifies as a lesbian, making her the first openly LGBT member of Congress from Kansas as well. "We've had years of the woman before". Davids' win in Kansas against GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder was a pickup for Democrats, which projects to gain control of the House. Others included Rep. Marsha Blackburn , running for Senate in Tennessee, and Rep.

World News N. Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy
Author: 0 N. Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy

Progress on ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programs has slowed in the months since the Singapore summit in June between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , when the two leaders signed a general statement calling for the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

World News MI becomes first Midwest state to legalize recreational marijuana
Author: 0 MI becomes first Midwest state to legalize recreational marijuana

But the Michigan Legislature still has to write laws that will govern the state's licensing system for marijuana businesses, and then the businesses will have to get proper licensing. Utah's medical marijuana legalization measure, which would allow privately owned dispensaries to sell cannabis, saw support drop in polls after state lawmakers said they had reached a compromise plan to instead allow patients to obtain cannabis from county health departments or a handful of state-approved ...

World News Marsha Blackburn vying to become Tennessee's first female U.S. Senator
Author: 0 Marsha Blackburn vying to become Tennessee's first female U.S. Senator

Her voting record in Congress appalls and terrifies me, ' the 28-year-old artist wrote in a post on Instagram. Tennessee is a deep red state, and while Blackburn seems likely to enjoy a victory that will have her move from the House to the Senate, the fact that it's even so close may give some solace for Democratic political operatives.

World News Christopher Watts Pleads Guilty To Killing Pregnant Wife, Two Daughters
Author: 0 Christopher Watts Pleads Guilty To Killing Pregnant Wife, Two Daughters

Rourke said he described "extraordinary delays" in carrying out the death penalty in Colorado since Gov. John Hickenlooper's 2013 decision to block the execution of Nathan Dunlap. Because the case is not finished until Watts is sentenced and a judge accepts his guilty plea, Rourke is still not answering questions about the investigation.

World News Crashed Lion Air jet had airspeed indicator problems on its four flights
Author: 0 Crashed Lion Air jet had airspeed indicator problems on its four flights

Indonesian accident investigators said an airspeed indicator of a Boeing Co 737 MAX plane that crashed last week was damaged for its last four flights , but USA authorities responded cautiously to suggestions of fleet-wide checks. With the data recorder in the hands of investigators, the NTSC has recovered about 69 hours of flying data by the crashed jet during its last 19 trips.

World News First Muslim women in Congress: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar
Author: 0 First Muslim women in Congress: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

A former refugee at Daadab in Kenya will now be part of the 435-member US House of Representatives following her victory in the Minnesota congress elections. Omar will take the seat vacated by Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress. Ellison is leaving Congress as he vies to become Minnesota attorney general.

World News Four things voters need to know before hitting the polls
Author: 0 Four things voters need to know before hitting the polls

The sample ballots are a copy of the official ballot that will appear on voting machines on November 6, but they also give the address and hours for that person's polling place location. You can also follow along online, or on our WKYT App. Poll workers are trained so they know how to handle observers when they come. "It's a safe assumption that many of those polling places now have the personal electronic ballots".

World News GA governor hopeful says opponent abused power with 'cooked up' hacking allegation
Author: 0 GA governor hopeful says opponent abused power with 'cooked up' hacking allegation

The Georgia's governors race has been fraught with a race-laden debate over ballot access and voter suppression. The Democratic candidate, Stacey Abrams , believes the investigation is bogus. McDonald said on Twitter Sunday. One of the nation's most closely watched governor's races is shrouded in uncertainty with potential outcomes ranging from the election of America's first black woman governor to another four weeks of bitter, race-laden campaigning.

World News Trump warns of 'fragile' victories in final midterm sprint
Author: 0 Trump warns of 'fragile' victories in final midterm sprint

Hannity obliged, of course, and during his remarks, gestured to the press pen and said, "By the way, all those people in the back are fake news". "There isn't a single elected official in either party who can do what this is tonight", said Limbaugh, waving an outstretched hand over the crowd, clearly referring to Trump's unique ability to generate enthusiasm and energy in ways that polls have failed to measure properly in the past.

World News Sheriff: 10-year-old says she stomped head of baby in panic
Author: 0 Sheriff: 10-year-old says she stomped head of baby in panic

At about 11:40 a.m. on November 3, Treu's 2-ton truck veered over the center line of a county road, crossed the gravel shoulder and plowed into a ditch where the Chippewa Falls Girl Scouts Troop were doing a highway cleanup project. The truck was found to be abandoned in the garage at this location and the driver and a passenger had left the house prior to police arriving. He was fatally injured at a licensed daycare center in Wheaton, Wisconsin on October 30, with the 10 year-old girl now ...

World News Death toll from Italian storms rises to 29
Author: 0 Death toll from Italian storms rises to 29

Among the dead are nine members of two families who were spending a long weekend together in a country home near Palermo that was flooded by water from a rapidly swelling river. Trees covering the mountainsides in the Dolomites were reduced to matchsticks, torn down by winds that swept through the Veneto region on Thursday.

World News Facebook blocks 115 accounts ahead of midterm elections
Author: 0 Facebook blocks 115 accounts ahead of midterm elections

Facebook , which owns Instagram , said it immediately blocked accounts and opened an investigation. A man is silhouetted against a video screen with an Facebook logo as he poses with a laptop in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, August 14, 2013.

World News Girl, 10, charged with killing baby in day care
Author: 0 Girl, 10, charged with killing baby in day care

Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said the girl is in juvenile custody and has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide. The caller said a six-month-old male was bleeding from the head and was unresponsive. Accompanied by her parents, she sobbed throughout the 10-minute hearing, where Circuit Judge James Isaacson ordered her held on $50,000 cash bond. She panicked when the boy started crying and stamped on his head, the court heard.

World News Navy: Russian Jet Flies Dangerously Close to US Surveillance Plane
Author: 0 Navy: Russian Jet Flies Dangerously Close to US Surveillance Plane

RC-135U reconnaissance aircraft over the Baltic Sea at high speed, U.S. European Command said at the time. A Russian Su-27 fighter jet intercepted a U.S. "The crew of the EP-3 reported turbulence following the first interaction, and vibrations from the second", according to a statement from the US Navy.

World News ‘Miracle’ as New Zealand baby rescued from sea
Author: 0 ‘Miracle’ as New Zealand baby rescued from sea

Fisherman Gus Hutt, pictured with his wife Sue, saved 18-month-old Malachi Reeve after he had escaped from his parents' tent at Matata Beach, near Whakatane, New Zealand . I don't think my heart worked. "I must've just missed seeing him go in". But after treatment from paramedics he was given the all clear and Whyte said he was unaffected by his ordeal.

World News Supreme Court Says Climate Case Can Go To Trial
Author: 0 Supreme Court Says Climate Case Can Go To Trial

The judge in the case, U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman , said evidence suggests that Ross may have chose to add the question before asking Justice to request it. The trial beginning Monday is a consolidated case of lawsuits brought by the ACLU and a multi-state coalition led by NY. However, the Supreme Court allowed the deposition of a top Justice Department official as well as additional discovery in the case ordered by U.S.

World News The crash of the Boeing 737 in Indonesia: new details
Author: 0 The crash of the Boeing 737 in Indonesia: new details

Head of the Indonesian search and rescue team Basarnas, Muhammad Syaugi said: "Deepest condolences for the passing of a humanitarian hero from the Indonesian Diving Rescue Team". The pilot made an emergency " Pan-Pan" call signaling technical problems with the aircraft requesting to return to the airport. It's understood Virgin Australia has 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes on order, with the first of them due to arrive in November next year.

World News Someone burned an effigy of Grenfell Tower
Author: 0 Someone burned an effigy of Grenfell Tower

A video posted online showed a large cardboard model marked " Grenfell Tower " being placed over a fire in what appeared to be a back garden where there was an English flag on a pole. Stuart Cundy, the Metropolitan Police commander leading an investigation into the fire, said it was "crude" and "vile" in a statement. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said: "This is an appalling and disturbing video".

World News Maneka slams Maharashtra govt, calls tigress killing crime | Master Stroke
Author: 0 Maneka slams Maharashtra govt, calls tigress killing crime | Master Stroke

Avni is survived by her two cubs who are 10 months old. The BJP's bickering ally said Yavatmal district, where the tigress was killed, has also seen a spate of farmers suicide. There was no veterinarian present with the team at the time of the incident as mandated. Asgar Ali, the 37-year-old son of controversial sharpshooter Nawab Shafat Ali, said that he shot Avni in self-defence .

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