• Americas pink wave: women win Congress record
Americas pink wave: women win Congress record

In a chat with the New York Times after her historic win on Tuesday, Ocasio-Cortez said she can't afford to move into a D.C. apartment until she gets paid as a congresswoman. Nine women, meanwhile, have won governors' races. She was born in the Bronx, New York, to working-class parents. Debra Haaland won her election to the U.S.

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  • Mass shooting reported at bar in Thousand Oaks, California
Mass shooting reported at bar in Thousand Oaks, California

The gunman shot a security guard standing at the front of the bar before entering the building. Ventura County Sheriff's Office Captain Garo Kuredjian said at a news conference early on Thursday that the sheriff's deputy was also among the injured and has been taken to a hospital.

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  • Democrats Take Control of the House With Victories in the Suburbs
Democrats Take Control of the House With Victories in the Suburbs

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, has won election to US Senate from Utah, as expected. "Today is more than about Democrats and Republicans". But Fox News' Decision Desk projection that Democrats will now control of the House gives hope to liberals who want to continue the Russian Federation investigation, and even intr...

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  • Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, kids
Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, kids

Yesterday, Shanann's family sat in the front row of the court as they listened to Watts enter his pleas. He told police he had informed his wife he was leaving her. 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.

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  • Driver charged in toddler deaths in Brooklyn crosswalk kills herself
Driver charged in toddler deaths in Brooklyn crosswalk kills herself

The body of 44-year-old Dorothy Bruns was discovered Tuesday afternoon. The AP reports that they found pills and a suicide note at the scene. Bruns faced 15 years in jail after being charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, reckless endangerment, and assault following the accident in March.

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  • Cops: Teen killed mom after arguing over bad grade
Cops: Teen killed mom after arguing over bad grade

WFTV reported that Ramos allegedly strangled his mother and they got into a fight over a "D" grade he received in school. So he went back to strangle her again. He is a soulless individual, ' Chitwood said. Sgt. AJ Pagliari. "Very proud of what he did". To watch how cold and callous he was when talking about it was the most shocking thing to me'.

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  • Donald Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Donald Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Sessions, having been a part of Trump's campaign, was recused from the matter that involves many members of the president's inner circle. 'He will serve our Country well. Mr Trump , a long-time critic of Mr Sessions, has thanked him for his service. It was Clovis, no stranger to TV and radio himself, who encouraged Whitaker to get a regular ...

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  • Jury selection begins in U.S. trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo'
Jury selection begins in U.S. trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo'

His beauty queen wife , Emma Coronel Aispuro, was barred from the selection process as are all members of the public to protect jurors from any threat. Although the charges in the case all relate to drug trafficking, prosecutors are also expected to introduce evidence that Guzman was involved in multiple murder plots in the course of his career, in...

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  • DeSantis wins Florida governor’s race; Gillum concedes
DeSantis wins Florida governor’s race; Gillum concedes

In a race too close to call, Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is up by the slimmest of margins against Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum (D). And in a contest headed toward a recount, the president's backing helped Scott build a lead in his bid to unseat U.S.

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  • Armed Militia Groups Head To The Border, Sparking Military Concerns
Armed Militia Groups Head To The Border, Sparking Military Concerns

Army specialists said their first big task is to help reinforce the ports of entry with new barbed wire fencing. "We have a problem at the border", he said. Speaking at Duke University on Monday, Gen. Dunford said, "There is no plan for USA military forces to be involved in the actual mission of denying people entry to the United States".

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins election to New York’s 14th congressional district
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wins election to New York’s 14th congressional district

Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party will become the first Muslim women in Congress. Omar will also be the first Congress member to wear a hijab, or head scarf. While stiff historical headwinds were blowing in Republicans' faces, the opposition correctly read the political needs of ...

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  • Republican Marsha Blackburn Wins Tennessee Senate Seat
Republican Marsha Blackburn Wins Tennessee Senate Seat

Senate, filling the seat of Sen. The race has been declared in favor of Blackburn. "Few voters associate Bredesen with the national Democratic Party, and he has worked hard to present himself to voters as a competent problem-solver rather than a partisan".

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  • Trump hammers Acosta as 'terrible' in epic showdown
Trump hammers Acosta as 'terrible' in epic showdown

Trump's morning post-midterms presser turned into an historic White House brawl when Acosta poked the presidential bear with his line of questioning about Trump's Caravan Invasion rally rhetoric. Trump answered Acosta's second question saying, "I'm not concerned about anything with the Russian Federation investigation because it's a hoax".

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  • Former Dadaab refugee elected to US Congress
Former Dadaab refugee elected to US Congress

Omar won a House seat in a strongly Democratic district in Minneapolis, Minnesota, succeeding Keith Ellison who was himself the first Muslim ever elected to Congress. Tlaib, 42, was born in Detroit to Palestinian immigrant parents. For Tlaib, Tuesday's election marks the second time she will have made history in recent years.

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  • Armed separatists kidnap 79 pupils in Cameroon
Armed separatists kidnap 79 pupils in Cameroon

They also burned down at least 100 schools and removed students and teachers from others they took over, the AP said. "We urge an immediate halt to the indiscriminate targeting of civilians and burning of houses by Cameroonian government forces and to attacks perpetrated by.

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  • Florida voters approve Amendment 4 on restoring felons’ voting rights
Florida voters approve Amendment 4 on restoring felons’ voting rights

In a triumphant victory for voting reform advocates, Florida voters on Tuesday passed a ballot amendment to restore voting rights to 1.4 million residents with felony convictions. In Florida, as in most of the U.S., black people are arrested, convicted and jailed in disproportionate numbers. Florida has voted in favor of restoring felons' votin...

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  • Lion Air jet's airspeed indicator malfunctioned on four flights
Lion Air jet's airspeed indicator malfunctioned on four flights

The advice is based on preliminary information gathered in the investigation of a Lion Air flight that crashed in Indonesia last week killing all 189 on board , the person said. Searchers are still trying to locate the cockpit voice recorder on the flight. "This is what we do not know yet and we will find it out", he said. Lion Air president...

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  • Racist robocall in Georgia targets Stacey Abrams, Oprah Winfrey
Racist robocall in Georgia targets Stacey Abrams, Oprah Winfrey

And I know it's easy for a lot of people to feel that you have no power against those injustices, but this is what I'm here to tell you: "This land was made for you and me". "We're here to support Stacey Abrams ". If elected, Abrams would be the first black woman elected governor in the country. Georgia, however, is home to a booming film in...

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  • Ted Cruz Meets Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Gets Roasted
Ted Cruz Meets Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Gets Roasted

He asks the candidate if he's concerned that his young voters think they can vote for him through Instagram, and tries to get O'Rourke to endorse voting twice thanks to the broken voting machines. Triumph buttonholed Cruz, who came with a zinger, telling the comic dog puppet, "Just remember, it was the Dems that took you into the vets to get fi...

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  • Fox News calls host appearance with Trump unfortunate
Fox News calls host appearance with Trump unfortunate

A third employee explained that staffers had been told that Hannity would limit his participation to interviewing the president. But, approximately 12 hours after Hannity posted his tweet , he was campaigning on stage with Trump in one of the clearest demonstrations yet of the cozy relationship between the network and the Trump White House ...

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  • That's Not Oprah on Georgia's 'Racist' Robocalls About Stacey Abrams
That's Not Oprah on Georgia's 'Racist' Robocalls About Stacey Abrams

The last-minute probe is widely seen as an attempt to derail the Abrams campaign by twisting a concerned voter's complaint about alleged voting security issues, that was sent to the Democrats before they then sent it to voter protection. If the voice and the overtly racist tone on the robo-call sound familiar, it's because it's from the same stud...

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  • Election Day 2018: Where To Vote, What’s On The Ballot, And More
Election Day 2018: Where To Vote, What’s On The Ballot, And More

Lowell and Malden - which are among the more diverse cities in the state - made the list of 35 places in 19 states where the DOJ said it will scrutinize polling stations. Voters can go to their county election office to get a ballot. "Inactive voter status" was the most searched question in the Charlotte area, according to Google Trends .

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  • Man killed in third shark attack off Australia's popular Whitsunday Islands
Man killed in third shark attack off Australia's popular Whitsunday Islands

A man died after he was attacked by a shark in waters off Australia's tropical northeast coast on Monday, police said, the third attack in the popular tourist region in the last two months. Australia ranked behind only the United States in the number of unprovoked shark encounters with humans in 2017, according to the University of Florida's Inte...

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  • Charges filed in hit-and-run that killed 4 in Wisconsin
Charges filed in hit-and-run that killed 4 in Wisconsin

The 10-year-old then "didn't know what to do and didn't want to get into trouble and then she proceeded to stomp on the 6-month-old's head", he said. The girl was in foster care at a home in Tilden, a town almost 200 miles northeast of Madison that also serves as a day care centre, when she accidentally dropped the infant who hit his head on a st...

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  • Facebook blocks 30 accounts ahead of USA midterm elections
Facebook blocks 30 accounts ahead of USA midterm elections

A handful of Twitter accounts, some of them with more than 10,000 followers, told the citizenry to vote Wednesday, not Tuesday, in a tactic to give blatant false information. Facebook also disclosed sophisticated attempts from Russian Federation to interfere with elections and promote political discord in the U.S. In October, the company anno...

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  • Saudi Arabia to pay compensation to Khashoggi family, fiancee: Turkish official
Saudi Arabia to pay compensation to Khashoggi family, fiancee: Turkish official

Turkey believes Khashoggi's body was dismembered, while other reports suggest it was dissolved in acid . He told the hearing that King Salman had instructed the Saudi public prosecutor to "proceed with the investigation into this case according to the applicable laws" with a view to establishing the facts and "bringing all the perpetrators ...

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  • Five arrested over video of burning Grenfell effigy on bonfire
Five arrested over video of burning Grenfell effigy on bonfire

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy, who is leading the investigation into the Grenfell Tower tragedy, said he was "frankly appalled by the callous nature" of the video. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton has also voiced concern over the video, calling it appalling and adding that the actions of those involved "cannot be justified on...

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  • Russian Federation to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation
Russian Federation to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation

Commander of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan U.S. General Scott Miller attends a meeting in the Kandahar Governor's Compaund in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Oct. The inspector general expressed concern that the United States is doing little to address Afghanistan's opium trade, which is used to fund the insurgency and is the main...

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  • Ireland says United Kingdom can not unilaterally scrap border backstop
Ireland says United Kingdom can not unilaterally scrap border backstop

The opposition Labour Party has all but ruled out supporting any deal May reaches with Brussels, leaving the prime minister reliant on her slender parliamentary majority that comprises her own divided MPs and coalition partners the Democratic Unionist party.

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  • Girl scouts killed by truck while litter picking on roadside
Girl scouts killed by truck while litter picking on roadside

Three girls and a woman were killed Saturday morning when a truck driven by a Wisconsin man struck them as their Girl Scout troop was picking up trash along a roadway. Approximately 15 people were out picking up trash in total when the incident occured. It was unclear it Treu was distracted in the moments leading up to the crash, Sergeant Sokup t...

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