Tuesday January 22-nd, 2019

MIDTERMS: Factbox: Fast Facts About The U.S MIDTERMS: Factbox: Fast Facts About The U.S

House, but the GOP will retain control of the Senate. As one of the most volatile midterm elections in US history wound down, the Democrats drew ever closer to the 218 seats needed for a majority, with dozens of races still undecided. While Trump i...

Indonesia extends search for victims of Lion Air crash Indonesia extends search for victims of Lion Air crash

Boeing's newly issued bulletin focuses on the 737 MAX's angle-of-attack sensors, or AOA sensors, which are supposed to provide data about the angle at which wind is passing over the airplane's wings. Boeing issued a statement on an update to the ...

White House suspends press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta White House suspends press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta

During the pair's heated exchange, Acosta asked Trump about the caravan of Central American migrants who are making their way toward the USA border and challenged him about whether the caravan really was an "invasion", as Trump had previously state...

Midterms Usher Wave Of Young, Democratic Women Of Color Into House Midterms Usher Wave Of Young, Democratic Women Of Color Into House

Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) in June's Democratic primary. Sharice Davids became one of the first Native American members of Congress. Davids, an attorney and advocate, will represent Kansas' 3rd Congressional District, which covers eastern Kansas a...

'Half a dozen' injured in shooting at California bar 'Half a dozen' injured in shooting at California bar

A sheriff's captain said at least six people were shot late Wednesday when a suspect opened fire in a crowded Southern California bar. It has not yet been revealed the extent of the injuries. The Times reports that there were multiple reports of ...

USA midterms: Democrats flip the House of Representatives USA midterms: Democrats flip the House of Representatives

A simple House majority would be enough to impeach Trump if evidence surfaces that he obstructed justice or that his 2016 campaign colluded with Russian Federation. The writing may have been on the wall in September, when Democrats unexpectedly los...

GOP aims to keep Senate control, aided by Trump-friendly map GOP aims to keep Senate control, aided by Trump-friendly map

He would have a ready-made target, a Democratic-controlled House , to blame for blocking progress. Fox and NBC television networks called the result in the United States House of Representatives, while confirming expectations that Trump's Repu...

Ghana: Prince Charles says visit to city evokes fond times | AP entertainment Ghana: Prince Charles says visit to city evokes fond times | AP entertainment

The award was conferred on the Prince of Wales during a state dinner at the Jubilee House in honour of his visit to Ghana with Camilla , the Duchess of Cornwall. "We need to empower young people through personal development programme, and skills t...

President decides to call parliament on the 14th President decides to call parliament on the 14th

As patriotic songs blared over loudspeakers, thousands shuffled through heavy rain toward a makeshift stage. Police estimated that 1,20,000 people attended the rally. Foreign Minister Sarath Amunugama told a news conference Jayasuriya was not being i...

First Muslim woman elected to House of Representatives First Muslim woman elected to House of Representatives

Ilhan, 37, was born in Mogadishu, Somalia, on October 4, 1981. Omar was favoured to take a seat in Congress after winning her Democratic primary in a heavily left-leaning Minnesota voting district. " My success is not only for me but for every Somali...

Virgin Australia caught in the crossfire over new perk for military veterans Virgin Australia caught in the crossfire over new perk for military veterans

It also plans to offer priority boarding but has stopped short of offering discount fares. Thousands have expressed their disapproval and vowed to boycott the airline after it signalled it would give military veterans special boarding and in-flight...

Trump hopes to meet North Korean leader next year Trump hopes to meet North Korean leader next year

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly postponed a meeting with a top North Korean official in NY scheduled for Thursday, in a setback to peace talks between the two countries, AFP reported. The first summit between the...

Driver charged with killing two children and unborn baby 'kills herself' Driver charged with killing two children and unborn baby 'kills herself'

Police were called to her Staten Island address for a wellness check after a friend said she had not heard from her. Officers found Bruns' body and evidence she had ingested pills, and she was pronounced dead at the scene. She was facing 15 years beh...

Trump forces out US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Trump forces out US Attorney General Jeff Sessions

In a September, 2018 profile of Whitaker in The New York Times , Whitaker was described as a " Trump loyalist" that is known by some White House source to be Trump's "eyes and ears" in the Attorney General's office. The president previously said...

Emmanuel Macron calls for creation of a 'real European army' Emmanuel Macron calls for creation of a 'real European army'

President Donald Trump will travel to Paris to participate at an global ceremony to commemorate the end of World War 1 on November 11. He is despised for his complicity in the Holocaust. Macron , who is often stereotyped as an elitist former bank...

Florida midterm elections result: Trump hails VICTORY as Governor Ron DeSantis wins Florida midterm elections result: Trump hails VICTORY as Governor Ron DeSantis wins

Gillum portrayed DeSantis as racially divisive, repeatedly pointing out his "monkey this up" comment and noting that a major DeSantis contributor called former President Barack Obama the N-word on Twitter and DeSantis refused to return his mo...

Dead Brothel Owner Wins Local Nevada Election Running as a Republican Dead Brothel Owner Wins Local Nevada Election Running as a Republican

Then, hours after celebrating his 72nd birthday with a wide array of folks that included porn star Ron Jeremy and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Hof was found dead at his Nye County Love Ranch brothel on October 17. The author of The...

''Sit down. You are very rude ''Sit down. You are very rude

Finally, Trump snapped at Acosta. Trump was also pressed on why his campaign aired an ad featuring a Mexican immigrant convicted of killing American police officers and linking the man's actions to the caravan. Trump had particularly nasty words ...

Young progressives, VP brother to enter US Congress Young progressives, VP brother to enter US Congress

Hayes, a teacher, becomes the first black woman to represent Connecticut in Congress. As of 2:45 a.m., 95 women have won seats in the 116th Congress, with 4 races yet to be called in which both candidates are female, meaning there will be at leas...

Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Has Lost Her Reelection Bid Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Has Lost Her Reelection Bid

Davis , part of a denomination called Apostolic Christianity , made headlines in 2015 after she refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite a historic Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriages across the country the ...

South Korea, US resume military drills ahead of nuclear talks South Korea, US resume military drills ahead of nuclear talks

Decisions over major military exercises for next year are expected to be made by the end of the year. As a latest sign of increasing frustration, the North's foreign ministry issued a statement on Friday threatening to resume building nuclear weap...

What's next for recreational marijuana in MI? What's next for recreational marijuana in MI?

MI voters approved a ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in the state on Tuesday. The Detroit Free Press projects a comfortable victory for the ballot proposal to make the state the 10th to legalize recreational pot. The sport rema...

Republicans Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott Win Big In Florida

At the polls Tuesday, many voters said Trump's upset of Hillary Clinton and his support for DeSantis motivated them to cast ballots. Gillum took the risky step early in his campaign of unveiling a plan to add $1 billion in education funding...

Man admits to killing his pregnant wife and two daughters Man admits to killing his pregnant wife and two daughters

Shanann was 15 weeks pregnant at the time. The family was supportive about not seeking the death penalty, he said. Watts pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree murder in the deaths of his wife and daughters and allegations that he killed the g...

Crashed Lion Air jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last 4 flights Crashed Lion Air jet had damaged airspeed indicator on last 4 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 United States authorities responded cautiously to suggestions of fleet-wide checks.

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