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For the first time, Native American and Muslim women headed to Congress

For the first time, Native American and Muslim women headed to Congress Of the 23 women on ballots for the 100-seat U.S. Senate and 237 vying for the 435-seat House, more than 75 percent are Democrats, according to the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University. Democratic Colorado Governor-elect Jared Polis arrives onstage with running mate Dianne Primavera on November 6, 2018 in Denver. Arizona will send a woman - either Democratic representa... [Full Article...]

Tesla Investigated Due To 'Misleading' Production Figures

Tesla Investigated Due To 'Misleading' Production Figures Similarly, in May, Musk had made apparent the challenges Tesla was facing when it came to executing the company's plans for India. - Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 3, 2018. "The SEC has issued subpoenas to Tesla in connection with ... certain projections that we made for Model 3 production rates during 2017 and other public statements relating to Model 3 production". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump berates Jim Acosta in contentious White House news conference

Donald Trump berates Jim Acosta in contentious White House news conference It got hot nearly immediately. The shocking exchange came as Acosta was asking the president about the migrant caravan. Trump launched into a riff about Democrats supposedly being weak on crime and illegal immigration, and he took swipes at the accuracy of NBC's coverage when Alexander tried to get him to directly answer his question. [Full Article...]

Dad pleads guilty in killing of pregnant wife, 2 daughters

Dad pleads guilty in killing of pregnant wife, 2 daughters Watts' voice was shaking, and he could occasionally be heard sniffing after each time he said "guilty". Shanann Watts' parents, Sandra and Frank Rzucek, as well as her brother, Frank Rzucek Jr., also attended the hearing and subsequent press conference. [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift Loses Tennessee Senate Race

Taylor Swift Loses Tennessee Senate Race Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn and Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen fought hard for the right to replace retiring Republican Sen. Although Bredesen ran as a Democrat, he largely ran away from the national party and regularly touted his ties to the state and independence from Washington, D.C. [Full Article...]

MI voters to decide on recreational marijuana, anti-gerrymandering, voting options

MI voters to decide on recreational marijuana, anti-gerrymandering, voting options Allow individuals 21 and older to; purchase, possess and use marijuana and marijuana-infused edibles, and grow up to 12 marijuana plants for personal consumption. It also changes the current related violations from crimes to civil infractions. Create a state licensing system for marijuana businesses and allow municipalities to ban or restrict them . [Full Article...]

Boeing to Issue Alert Its Planes Can Abruptly Dive During Flight

Boeing to Issue Alert Its Planes Can Abruptly Dive During Flight But Boeing said in its statement Wednesday that it was directing airlines to "existing" flight crew procedures to address angle of attack sensor problems. Lion Air owner, Rusdi Kirana, right, stands up during the conference. 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 cauti... [Full Article...]

DeSantis wins Florida governor’s race; Gillum concedes

DeSantis wins Florida governor’s race; Gillum concedes Gillum took the risky step early in his campaign of unveiling a plan to add $1 billion in education funding - by raising the corporate tax rate. DeSantis , 40, was considered an underdog before Trump tweeted his support for DeSantis in December, a month before he got into the race. [Full Article...]

Fox News 'Does Not Condone' Hannity, Pirro Participation in Trump Rally

Fox News 'Does Not Condone' Hannity, Pirro Participation in Trump Rally The rally was held at the Show Me Center on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University. "We have an extraordinary team of journalists helming our coverage tonight and we are extremely proud of their work", the statement read. Trump was joined by luminaries within the conservative movement like Rush Limbaugh, Jeannine Pirro and Sean Hannity , as the President desperately tried to keep Repub... [Full Article...]

Trial For Accused Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Begins In Brooklyn

Trial For Accused Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Begins In Brooklyn Guzman sat at the defense table listening through an interpreter and wearing street clothes - a dark suit and a white shirt with an open collar - instead a jail uniform for the first time since he was extradicted to the United States early a year ago. [Full Article...]

Teen accused of killing mom, burying her in a fire pit

Teen accused of killing mom, burying her in a fire pit WKMG reported that authorities sensed something was amiss and interviewed Ramos' two 17-year-old friends, Dylan Ceglarek and Brian Porras, who reportedly admitted to helping Ramos stage the burglary and bury Cleavenger's body. After the murder, police say Ramos called friends to help him make it look like someone had burglarized the home. His father was out of town at the time, police said. [Full Article...]

Florida Passes Amendment Restoring Voting Rights to 1.5 Million Felons

Florida Passes Amendment Restoring Voting Rights to 1.5 Million Felons Scott and other top officials met only four times a year to consider applications to restore voting rights, causing a backlog of more than 10,000 requests. In a state with razor-thin partisan margins such as Florida, the addition of more than a million Democratic voters may have a significant impact on the balance of future elections-the Herald noted that outgoing governor and Senate candida... [Full Article...]

Somali woman who lived in Kenyan refugee camp elected to US Congress

Somali woman who lived in Kenyan refugee camp elected to US Congress She spent four years of her childhood in a refugee camp in Kenya. Tlaib was born in Detroit to Palestinian immigrant parents. Before that, she had worked as a community organizer, a policy wonk for city leaders in Minneapolis, and as a leader in her local chapter of the NAACP - the African-American civil rights group. [Full Article...]

80 people, mostly school children, kidnapped in Cameroon

80 people, mostly school children, kidnapped in Cameroon Dozens of people, a lot of them children, have been kidnapped from a school in the city of Bamenda in Cameroon's northwestern Anglophone region , which is struggling with a separatist insurgency. The turmoil in Cameroon comes as President Paul Biya , who has led since 1982, easily won a seventh term last month in an election that the United States says was marked by irregularities. [Full Article...]

Girl Scout, mom killed in crash loved crafts

Girl Scout, mom killed in crash loved crafts A 10-year-old girl has been charged with killing a six-month-old baby boy at a daycare centre . Judy Schneider, the mother of Sara Jo Schneider and Haylee's grandmother, told The Associated Press in an interview Monday that after the crash she wondered, "What was the driver thinking?" Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk said that he then hit his head on a footstool and started crying so s... [Full Article...]

Oprah hits campaign trail in push for America's first black female governor

Oprah hits campaign trail in push for America's first black female governor The race to decide the next governor of Georgia is nearly dead even, with Republican candidate Brian Kemp holding a slim lead in the campaign's homestretch. "This is Georgia. And Georgia wants a governor that's going to put Georgia values and Georgia first. That state will be in big, big trouble very quickly, and the people of Georgia don't want that". [Full Article...]

Incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz declared victor in U.S. Senate race

Incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz declared victor in U.S. Senate race But Cruz's friendliness didn't dissuade the comic from continuing to mock him. A win from the 46-year-old O'Rourke - whose given names are Robert Francis but who goes by Beto - would post a major win for the embattled Democratic Party. Senate's existing fundraising record and easily surpassed Cruz's fundraising effort, which produced roughly $40 million. The Democratic congressman from El Paso... [Full Article...]

Several races on the line as Election Day arrives

Several races on the line as Election Day arrives More than 4.8 million Texans - almost 40 percent of registered voters in the state's largest 30 counties - voted early. The lawsuit is still pending, but the county responded by adding early voting opportunities on a Sunday and extending hours. [Full Article...]

Trump administration Iran sanctions take effect

Trump administration Iran sanctions take effect Besides China , Greece, India , Italy, Turkey , South Korea , Taiwan and Japan get US sanctions waivers for Iran oil imports . They aim to significantly reduce Iran's oil exports - which have already fallen by around one million barrels a day since May - and cut it off from worldwide finance. [Full Article...]

Georgia's Brian Kemp Announces Election Hacking Charge Against Democrats

Georgia's Brian Kemp Announces Election Hacking Charge Against Democrats Over 53,000 voter registrations are still pending because, according to Kemp's office, the applications do not match other government records. 11th hour, cynical ploys come as no surprise from Brian Kemp , a man who raided the offices of organizations who register people to vote and had a woman arrested for helping her blind father cast his ballot. [Full Article...]


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