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

In her victory speech Tuesday night, Blackburn thanked her supporters, saying a lesson from this campaign was that Tennesseans didn't want leaders "who are not going to kick a can down the road on the issues that affect our nation". While his ability to legislate across - not only with Republicans in the Senate, but with President Trump , who rema...

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  • Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim Congresswoman: Ilhan Omar set to follow
Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim Congresswoman: Ilhan Omar set to follow

Talking to media outlet, Rashida Tlaib said: "The first thing I think about when somebody says you're going to be the first Muslim is celebrate this moment". "I've never been one to stand on the sidelines". "So much is about 'let's choose a side, '" she continued, opining on the Israeli-Arab conflict. Voters in the United States (US) went to ...

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  • Boeing is said close to issuing warning on 737 Max after crash
Boeing is said close to issuing warning on 737 Max after crash

The committee said they were dealing with an erroneous airspeed indication. Modern jetliners have redundant measurements to help pilots spot and disregard a single reading that looks unlikely and possibly erroneous. The instruments were checked by maintenance workers overnight and the plane was cleared to fly, according to Lion Air. This issue is...

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  • Cameroon school kidnap: 81 students taken in Nkwen village swoop
Cameroon school kidnap: 81 students taken in Nkwen village swoop

In the video, men who identified themselves as the kidnappers forced several boys to state their names and the names of their parents. The children say they were kidnapped late on Sunday, and they do not know where they are being held. But Sunday's involved the largest number of people kidnapped at once, the AP reported. "These appalling abduct...

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  • Supermajority tax amendment approved by supermajority of voters
Supermajority tax amendment approved by supermajority of voters

In a "huge and hard fought victory" that writer and activist Shaun King called "one of the most important of our lifetime", Florida on Tuesday overwhelming approved Amendment 4, which restores voting rights for 1.4 million state residents with past felony convictions who were barred from participating in elections even after completing their sent...

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  • Five Men Arrested Over Bonfire Night Grenfell Tower Effigy Burning
Five Men Arrested Over Bonfire Night Grenfell Tower Effigy Burning

In a video which emerged on social media a group laughs at the victims of London's Grenfell Tower tragedy while burning a cardboard model. 'To mock that disaster in such a crude way is vile'. Another voice can be heard saying "that's what happens when they don't pay their rent". Officers discovered he had no links to Grenfell Tower , and w...

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  • Beto O'Rourke vs. Ted Cruz
Beto O'Rourke vs. Ted Cruz

Caravan participants interviewed by ABC News have said they are fleeing poverty and crime and are seeking asylum in the United States; Trump has described the slow-moving group as "invaders" and a national security threat, urging them to return home or settle in Mexico.

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  • Georgia's Brian Kemp Announces Election Hacking Charge Against Democrats
Georgia's Brian Kemp Announces Election Hacking Charge Against Democrats

Republican Brian Kemp on Monday stood by his decision to level claims of attempted hacking at Democrats , turning their objections - and the concerns of nonpartisan civil rights groups - into an election eve selling point. He calls it an investigation. The Georgia outcome is among the most closely watched of any midterm contests for reasons b...

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  • Tuesday's election in Washington could mirror 2016 turnout
Tuesday's election in Washington could mirror 2016 turnout

Saturday. Another key point, she said, to speed the process for everyone is to have your photo ID out and ready. "Everything's up and running and we're voting voters", he said. "Seeing a record turnout of voters at Ferguson Twshp North 2 precinct", one election official wrote to the CDT. "We really wanted to insure that Central Iowans that want...

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  • Colleagues mourn Australian doctor killed by shark - 'we are deeply saddened'
Colleagues mourn Australian doctor killed by shark - 'we are deeply saddened'

In a joint statement on Monday, the state's tourism minister, Kate Jones, and the state minister for Agricultural Industry development and Fisheries, Mark Furner, warned people to not swim in Cid harbour. It is the third shark attack in the last two months in the same area. The shark bite left her bleeding profusely and needing emergency surgery,...

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  • Girl, 10, charged over baby death after 'stamping on head at daycare'
Girl, 10, charged over baby death after 'stamping on head at daycare'

Schneider's mother, Judy Schneider, said her daughter and granddaughter's deaths are "still not real for any of us", and her 6-year-old grandson, Jasper, can't grasp what happened. Colten Treu, 21, drove his pickup truck into the group of Scouts , the Lake Hallie Police Department said. Police said that they received a call from a caretaker sayi...

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  • Trump rally crowd sings for passed out supporter
Trump rally crowd sings for passed out supporter

He wrote: "In spite of reports, I will be doing a live show from Cape Girardeau and interviewing President Trump before the rally". Speaking to a crowd in Fort Wayne, Ind., Trump said America's "single best economy" is at stake if Republicans don't prevail in the midterms.

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  • Facebook Blocks More Than 100 Accounts, Citing Possible Foreign Influence
Facebook Blocks More Than 100 Accounts, Citing Possible Foreign Influence

Today, the social network removed 30 accounts from Facebook and 85 accounts from Instagram . Facebook said its "very early-stage investigation" into the activity had identified 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts which could have been involved, and that it had immediately blocked these accounts.

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  • Tigress who was believed to have killed 13 people, shot dead
Tigress who was believed to have killed 13 people, shot dead

She added, If the Environment and Forest Minister resorts to killing of animals instead of protecting them, he is definitely failing in his duty. Avni's latest victims were three people in the Yavatmal district of Maharashtra state. Then the court ordered there will be a trained veterinarian along with the hunter. "Avni's killing must be invest...

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  • Divers see Lion Air jet fuselage, new ping heard from seafloor
Divers see Lion Air jet fuselage, new ping heard from seafloor

Anto, who joined the team of the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) voluntarily, also worked for search and rescue operations in September's natural disaster and tsunami in Indonesia's Palu region. A team from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board including Boeing experts has joined the Indonesian investigation. The search and r...

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  • 15 dead, 44 injured in horror highway pile-up
15 dead, 44 injured in horror highway pile-up

The number of victims in a traffic accident in Northwest China has risen to 44 people . In another road accident, police in northwestern China said a bus in the city of Hanzhong, Shaanxi province, lost control Saturday afternoon, swerving into traffic and killing at least two people.

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  • Racist robocall targets Abrams and Oprah as Trump heads to Georgia
Racist robocall targets Abrams and Oprah as Trump heads to Georgia

She agreed with the panel that Winfrey exists in her own class of star power, though McCain concluded by saying Abrams' victory is not assured just because Winfrey stands beside her. "I'm not testing the waters", Winfrey said. "This is the South. People have been really wonderful and really optimistic about Stacey Abrams ". "You keep standin...

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  • Trump's attack on birthright citizenship
Trump's attack on birthright citizenship

But "who belong to the families of ambassadors or foreign ministers" is clearly a restrictive clause modifying "foreigners" and "aliens", with those two words being synonymous here. "Hilton, who was born in Miami, speaks from a position of privilege". The US Supreme Court has held that the use of presidential authority "must stem either from an act...

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  • Theresa May 'facing more resignations over her Brexit deal'
Theresa May 'facing more resignations over her Brexit deal'

Following this statement, Mrs May called the Taoiseach and offered to add a "review mechanism", a compromise he said he was considering. After meeting Friday with Irish Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney in Dublin, British Prime Minister Theresa May's deputy David Lidington said negotiators were "very close" to an agreement.

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  • Reputation precedes 'El Chapo' as USA trial approaches
Reputation precedes 'El Chapo' as USA trial approaches

The judge has ordered the jury to remain anonymous and partially sequestered. These ordinary men and women will determine whether Guzman―the diminutive father of two whose nickname means "shorty"―is guilty or not of 11 trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges.

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