First Muslim woman elected to House of Representatives

The House is getting its first two Muslim women and MA is getting its first black congresswoman while Arizona and Tennessee stand to elect their first woman senators in Tuesday's midterm elections. Omar, 36, is a vocal advocate for single-payer... More..

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Australian police say several people stabbed in Melbourne; man arrested
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Australian police say several people stabbed in Melbourne; man arrested

Police responded to the scene on Bourke Street after receiving reports of a auto on fire, Victoria Police Superintendent David Clayton told reporters shortly after the incident. The exact circumstances are yet ...More..

‘Camp Fire’ forces evacuations in Northern California
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

‘Camp Fire’ forces evacuations in Northern California

The Camp Fire started Thursday morning near Paradise, a town of around 27,000 some 90 miles north of Sacramento. The fire was first reported around 6:30 a.m., and over just a few hours, the fire grew from 10 ...More..

Boeing issues advice over sensors after Indonesia crash
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Boeing issues advice over sensors after Indonesia crash

The official said that if the condition is not addressed, it could cause the flight crew to have difficulty in controlling the airplane. On Tuesday, in the wake of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia - where 18...More..

Americans take to streets to demand Russian Federation investigation be protected
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Americans take to streets to demand Russian Federation investigation be protected

Several Republican senators, including the newly elected Mitt Romney , a former presidential candidate, said that the investigation led by Robert Mueller must be allowed to reach its conclusion. Trump had ...More..

Dems gain House; GOP retains Senate
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Dems gain House; GOP retains Senate

In addition, Fox News is calling this for the Democrats . They also could force Mr Trump to scale back his legislative ambitions, possibly dooming his promises to fund a border wall with Mexico, pass a s...More..

Sarah Sanders on Jim Acosta Ban: ‘We Stand by Our Statement’
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Sarah Sanders on Jim Acosta Ban: ‘We Stand by Our Statement’

But pulling the credentials of a White House reporter over nothing more than a personal grievance from the president is entirely unprecedented, even in Donald Trump's administration. A number of reporters sea...More..

Protests to protect Robert Mueller planned nationwide after Jeff Sessions firing
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Protests to protect Robert Mueller planned nationwide after Jeff Sessions firing

Democrats are particularly interested in how Whitaker will oversee the Mueller probe, given his past comments questioning the scope of the investigation. The Justice Department has declined to answer whether et...More..

With Sessions Out, Dems Fear for Future of Mueller Probe
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

With Sessions Out, Dems Fear for Future of Mueller Probe

As acting attorney general, Whitaker will presumably - assuming he has no conflicts of interest - begin overseeing the special counsel's probe. That duty has belonged to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenste...More..

Democrats strike first as polls close in most USA states
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Democrats strike first as polls close in most USA states

This year, women tied the record for most governor's seats women have ever held - nine - a number that was previously reached in 2004 and 2007. Democrats picked off two Republican House seats in Florida, ...More..

Man dies in third shark attack off Australian island in seven weeks
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Man dies in third shark attack off Australian island in seven weeks

The latest attack comes after a woman and young girl were both bitten by sharks while swimming in waters in Cid Harbour two months ago. Doctor friends tried in vain to save a paddleboarder savaged by a shark ...More..

Video shows gunman open fire inside California bar
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Video shows gunman open fire inside California bar

The US has suffered from mass shootings for decades, but most of the deadliest have occurred in recent years . "When I talked to the parishioners there, I followed up on the rabbi". Fearing the worst, Mr C...More..

The candidates who made history at the 2018 United States midterm elections
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

The candidates who made history at the 2018 United States midterm elections

CT and MA each elected their first African American women into Congress. And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the former Bernie Sanders organiser who won an upset primary victory over a senior House Democrat, will a...More..

Justice Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing ribs in fall
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Justice Ginsburg hospitalized after fracturing ribs in fall

If you recall, this is not the first time Ginsburg has broken her ribs. Justice Ginsburg, a liberal who is the court's senior justice, has served for more than 25 years after being appointed by former Preside...More..

Democrats seize House control, but Trump's GOP holds Senate
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Democrats seize House control, but Trump's GOP holds Senate

One bright note for Democrats in Florida was the passage of Amendment 4, which will restore voting rights to most felons when they complete their sentences and probation, adding 1.4 million possible voters to...More..

Russian fighter jet intercepts US Navy plane
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Russian fighter jet intercepts US Navy plane

U.S. officials were not initially aware of whether the Russian aircraft was armed.The Navy EP-3 was operating out of Souda Bay, Greece, according to Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon. Video with the unsafe mane...More..

Facebook blocks 30 accounts, 85 on Instagram ahead of US midterm polls
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Facebook blocks 30 accounts, 85 on Instagram ahead of US midterm polls

The tip came from USA law enforcement on Sunday night, Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy, wrote in the post. Gleicher said the investigation began Sunday evening with a tip from USA ...More..

California shooting: Thousand Oaks restaurant Borderline Bar and Grill attacked
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

California shooting: Thousand Oaks restaurant Borderline Bar and Grill attacked

Ventura County Sheriff's Office Captain Garo Kuredjian said it is "still an active scene". "At this point I can confirm six victims". The witness, who escaped unharmed with his stepson, said he saw the gunman s...More..

Democrat Gillum concedes in close Florida governor's race
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Democrat Gillum concedes in close Florida governor's race

Republicans Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis , running for U.S. Senate and Florida Governor, won the same 54 counties in Tuesday's election. The Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives,...More..

Boeing to Issue Alert Its Planes Can Abruptly Dive During Flight
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Boeing to Issue Alert Its Planes Can Abruptly Dive During Flight

Indonesian accident investigators said on Monday that an airspeed indicator on the crashed jet was damaged for its last four flights, but USA authorities responded cautiously to suggestions of fleet-wide chec...More..

Taylor Swift Loses Tennessee Senate Race
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Taylor Swift Loses Tennessee Senate Race

Blackburn's victory came after Republicans saw a gain in IN, with Congressman Mike Braun defeating Democratic incumbent Mike Donnelly. One of the most popular public figures in state history and the last Demo...More..

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at the behest of President Trump
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at the behest of President Trump

The move left unclear the fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller and has overseen his probe from the beginning. According to a copy of the resignation letter , Sessions was ...More..

Extra Troops At The Border Could Cost $220 Million
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Extra Troops At The Border Could Cost $220 Million

There are roughly 2,700 active-duty troops in Texas, 1,200 in Arizona and 1,100 in California, the Department of Defence revealed Monday. "I noticed all that handsome barbed wire going up today", Trump s...More..

History is made in some Mid-term races around the country
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

History is made in some Mid-term races around the country

The high-profile cycle that produced a record number of women contenders and candidates of colour meant several winners will take office as trailblazers, marking firsts for their race and gender. Elsewhere, t...More..

FIREWORKS: President Trump Tells CNN's Jim Acosta to 'PUT DOWN THE MIC'
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

FIREWORKS: President Trump Tells CNN's Jim Acosta to 'PUT DOWN THE MIC'

As Acosta attempted to ask a follow-up question, the President made it clear he was moving on to another reporter. After a testy exchange with CNN's Jim Acosta , NBC's Peter Alexander was next to receive t...More..

Colorado man pleads guilty to murdering pregnant wife and two daughters
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Colorado man pleads guilty to murdering pregnant wife and two daughters

He arrived the court wearing a bullet proof vest and sobbed each time he pleaded guilty to each of the nine charges. She was 15 weeks pregnant with a baby boy who she planned to name Nico. Rourke said he flew t...More..

Let's get high: MI just voted to legalize recreational marijuana
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Let's get high: MI just voted to legalize recreational marijuana

In the 2018 midterm elections, four states voted on various stages of legalization, whether medical or recreational. North Carolina and Arkansas voted to join 17 other states in requiring voters to show photo I...More..

Supermajority tax amendment approved by supermajority of voters
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Supermajority tax amendment approved by supermajority of voters

There are now 1.5 million ineligible voters in the Sunshine State who due to felony convictions. Amendment 4 will not apply to people who were convicted of murder or felony sex crimes, according to the Tam...More..

Almost 80 children abducted from a school in Cameroon
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Almost 80 children abducted from a school in Cameroon

The pupils, aged 10 to 14, were abducted from a Presbyterian secondary school near Bamenda, capital of the restive western region . In the video , men who identified themselves as the kidnappers forced seve...More..

Muslim women elected to US Congress for the first time
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Muslim women elected to US Congress for the first time

Tlaib actually campaigned with Omar ahead of the latter's primary race earlier this year. In Minnesota, Omar, about 36 and a naturalised American citizen and state representative, follows another trailblazer...More..