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Ayanna Pressley is officially Massachusetts’s first black congresswoman

Ayanna Pressley is officially Massachusetts’s first black congresswoman On Tuesday, she defeated her Republican opponent to represent New York's Fourteenth District, which includes part of New York City. The House of Representatives will have two Muslim women among its members for the first time. About six in 10 voted for the Democrat, compared with four in 10 for the Republican . Democratic women won one Republican-held seat in IL, two in Iowa, and one in Kansas... [Full Article...]

Democrats capture House while GOP holds Senate, CNN projects

Democrats capture House while GOP holds Senate, CNN projects The Democratic Party has gained 26 seats held by the Republicans in the House of Representatives and has won 210 so far, against the Republicans' 191. Actually passing many bills, however, will be hard because the GOP will fall well short of the 60 votes needed to break through Democratic filibusters, procedural delays that kill legislation. [Full Article...]

Three dead, including shooter, at Florida yoga studio

Three dead, including shooter, at Florida yoga studio He added, "To lose one of our students and one of our faculty members in this tragic and violent way is just devastating to the FSU family". However, it seems Beierle, who lived in Deltona , Florida , was known to authorities as he had "been the subject of prior calls for service in the Tallahassee area related to harassment of young women", local police said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Turkish FM Says Government Has More Information About Khashoggi Killing

Turkish FM Says Government Has More Information About Khashoggi Killing The two experts, whom the newspaper described as "cleaners", reportedly visited their country's consulate every day for a week, before leaving Turkey on October 17. "This will happen. Otherwise Saudi wouldn't have started an internal investigation", Salah said. During the hearing, France's ambassador Francois Rivasseau called on Saudi Arabia to "immediately halt imprisonment and arbitrary ar... [Full Article...]

Amid record turnout, South Florida officials prepare for Election Day

Amid record turnout, South Florida officials prepare for Election Day And, a spokesman for the office said that some towns are now considering their options should they run out of ballots during evening polling. Overall, about 140,000 voters had returned absentee ballots to their local election officials by last Thursday, and another 47,000 ballots that were requested had not yet been returned. [Full Article...]

Ted Cruz, the supreme politician with eyes on the White House

Ted Cruz, the supreme politician with eyes on the White House Mr Cruz's actions, especially the government shutdown, alienated many of his Republican colleagues in the Senate. During his bid for the Senate, O'Rourke tapped Facebook to build an email list of millions of supporters, and used the social media platform to raise money. [Full Article...]

Iranian Crowds Chant 'Death To Israel,' 'Down With U.S.'

Iranian Crowds Chant 'Death To Israel,' 'Down With U.S.' Besides China, Greece, India , Italy, Turkey , South Korea , Taiwan and Japan get us sanctions waivers for Iran oil imports. The president in May pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal made by the Obama administration. Senior Iranian officials have dismissed concerns about the impact to its economy. While detailing sanctions on Iran's banking sector, the administration announced the US wil... [Full Article...]

Georgia's GOP Secretary of State alleges Democratic voter roll hack

Georgia's GOP Secretary of State alleges Democratic voter roll hack Both Abrams and Kemp denounced the calls. I'm not trying to test any waters - don't want to go in those waters. The allegations of voter suppression and the possibility that Abrams could become the first African-American woman to serve as a governor in the United States has drawn national attention to the race. [Full Article...]

France, Germany, UK, EU condemn United States move reinstating all Iran sanctions

France, Germany, UK, EU condemn United States move reinstating all Iran sanctions Pompeo said Washington chose to issue the temporary waivers "only because they have demonstrated significant reductions in their crude oil and cooperation on many other fronts". Another problem is that the product used in the SPV to trade with Iran may also violate secondary sanctions, says Leigh Hansson, head of worldwide trade and national security at Reed Smith. [Full Article...]

Coalition razes rebel positions

Coalition razes rebel positions The Saudi-led coalition supporting Yemen's government said on Friday it had attacked an air base in the rebel-held capital Sanaa, while rebels and pro-government forces clashed in the port city of Hodeidah to the west. Fighting was focused around the airport, which the coalition failed to seize in a previous offensive, and also at the eastern entrance to the city and near a university that lies 4 ... [Full Article...]

Protests break out after Pakistan court acquits Asia Bibi in blasphemy case

Protests break out after Pakistan court acquits Asia Bibi in blasphemy case Bibi's acquittal has posed a challenge to the government of Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan , who came to power this summer. The allegations against Ms Bibi date back to 2009, when she was working in a field and was asked to fetch water. [Full Article...]

Turkey has described how he killed Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey has described how he killed Jamal Khashoggi Celik also said it was not possible that Saudi officials had still not found the journalist's body after almost a month of investigations. This was carried out as part of a premeditated plan, according to a statement by the chief prosecutor's office. [Full Article...]

China bus crash caused by fight between passenger and driver

China bus crash caused by fight between passenger and driver Chongqing police say the female passenger was hitting the driver because she was upset after missing her stop. The video shows that they exchange more blows before the driver loses control of the bus, strikes a auto and careens through the four-lane bridge's railing into the Yangtze. [Full Article...]

India Gets US Waiver From Iran Sanctions Along With 8 Others

India Gets US Waiver From Iran Sanctions Along With 8 Others Washington reimposed a number of sanctions on Iran in May after pulling out of an worldwide 2015 agreement meant to curb Tehran's nuclear program. Senior US State Department officials working on the Iran issue are said to have convinced Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to permit Iran to remain connected to the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) global banking syst... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump is being heavily criticised for tweeting out a "racist" video

Donald Trump is being heavily criticised for tweeting out a A new Trump campaign ad released online has been called "sickening" and "a new low in campaigning" by Republican Senator Jeff Flake, and is prompting headlines this morning including "Outrage erupts over Trump campaign ad blaming Democrats for immigrant who "killed our people" (USA Today), " Trump shocks with racist new ad days before midterms " ( CNN ) and "DNC chair blasts Trump ad as "fear... [Full Article...]

US Urges Saudis to Reveal Location of Slain Journalist's Body

During the call with President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and National Security Adviser John Bolton , Prince Mohammed said Khashoggi had been a member of the Muslim Brotherhood , a transnational Islamist organisation, the Washington Post reported . [Full Article...]

Pence's Message To Oprah: 'I'm Kind Of A Big Deal Too'

Pence's Message To Oprah: 'I'm Kind Of A Big Deal Too' She added, "we see injustices, big and small, all around us every single day of our lives". The talk show icon, who's been rumored as a presidential candidate in recent years, spoke at an event in Marietta with Abrams, who is in a close race with Republican Brian Kemp . [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation asked to probe 'false claims' against Robert Mueller

Federal Bureau of Investigation asked to probe 'false claims' against Robert Mueller That person, according to the account, asks her to establish contact over an encrypted messaging application and then, in exchange for tens of thousands of dollars, to make false but potentially politically damaging misconduct claims against Mueller. [Full Article...]

Family devastated after 3 children die walking to bus in IN

Family devastated after 3 children die walking to bus in IN She also worked as a cheerleading coach at a public school and at a gymnastics school and a summer camp. 'All the prayers we can get, that's all you can ask for. Around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday morning, officers from the ISP and the Fulton County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene of the single-vehicle crash which resulted in the deaths of three elementary age children, and critical injuries t... [Full Article...]

President can't change the Constitution with an Executive Order

President can't change the Constitution with an Executive Order Some of Trump's previous immigration executive orders, including an attempt to bar entry to citizens from some Muslim-majority countries, came under legal scrutiny after a chaotic drafting process. Democrats and other critics have decried the president's rhetoric as inflammatory, urging Trump to tone down his language and calling on the electorate to use next week's vote as a way to reject such ... [Full Article...]


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