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Jury selection begins in trial of drug kingpin El Chapo

Jury selection begins in trial of drug kingpin El Chapo The mammoth trial in a Brooklyn federal court, which will cost millions of dollars and is expected to last more than four months, will see one of the world's most notorious criminals face the USA justice system. The dramatic escape triggered a worldwide manhunt that ended six months later in a deadly shootout in Los Mochis, a coastal city in Sinaloa. That tipped off investigators to his locati... [Full Article...]

Gov: GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis is elected governor of Florida

Gov: GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis is elected governor of Florida DeSantis , 40, an Iraq War veteran, decorated military lawyer and former Florida congressman, defeated the Tallahassee mayor by a razor thin margin Tuesday night, with the two candidates neck and neck in the heated contest for the majority of the evening. [Full Article...]

Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: We Need to Confront Trump's Creeping Authoritarianism

Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: We Need to Confront Trump's Creeping Authoritarianism With the GOP in control of the Senate, Trump will have a majority to confirm his executive and judicial appointments. In South Dakota, the Republican congresswoman Kristi Noem will become the state's first female governor. Politics has become a family affair for Vice President Mike Pence, with his brother Greg elected to his former congressional seat in Indiana. Deb Haaland is one of the... [Full Article...]

Blackburn projected to win US Senate race, ABC News reports

Blackburn projected to win US Senate race, ABC News reports Bob Corker Congressman Marsha Blackburn is trying to become Tennessee's first female Senator. "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". [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at CNN reporter at surreal press conference

Trump lashes out at CNN reporter at surreal press conference Acosta was called "rude" by Trump who added that the way the reporter treats White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was "horrible". He went on to call Acosta a "rude, awful person", who CNN should be "ashamed of". "You should not be working for CNN ". Things went off the rails, for example, when Jim Acosta of CNN refused to cede the microphone after Trump tried to toss it... [Full Article...]

Officials consider role of speed readings in Lion Air crash

Officials consider role of speed readings in Lion Air crash A Lion Air passenger plane that crashed last week with 189 people on board experienced airspeed indicator problems on its last four flights, Indonesian investigators announced on Monday. Divers have pulled the plane's flight data recorder from the water, but are still hunting for the cockpit voice recorder- a key device that could provide clues to what caused the nearly brand-new plane to plunge ... [Full Article...]

First two Muslim women elected to US Congress

First two Muslim women elected to US Congress Tlaib won Michigan's 13th district, running unopposed. Their stories trace a similar trail-blazing rise through local politics. She spent four years of her childhood in a refugee camp in Kenya. American voters have made history by sending two Muslim women to Congress for the first time. "I ran because of injustices and because of my boys, who are questioning their (Muslim) identity and whether... [Full Article...]

Oprah, Pence visiting Georgia in deadlocked governor's race

Oprah, Pence visiting Georgia in deadlocked governor's race He wields guns in his ads and lambastes Abrams as a tool of "socialists" and "billionaires" who "want to turn Georgia into California". Polls show a very close governor's race, in which both candidates have accused the other of being too radical for the state. [Full Article...]

Fox News Calls Hannity, Pirro's Campaigning With Trump A 'Distraction'

Fox News Calls Hannity, Pirro's Campaigning With Trump A 'Distraction' That has not been the case for Hannity however, who previously suffered no fallout when it was revealed he was a client of lawyer Michael Cohen, who at the time was also President Trump's legal advisor. into chaos, sparking a wave of illegal immigration and crime. And here the message was illustrated with a photograph of Schiff with his eyes bugging out and the words "Shifty Schiff" on the scr... [Full Article...]

Florida teen charged with killing mother, burying her body over poor grade

Florida teen charged with killing mother, burying her body over poor grade Sheriff's officials said Ramos enlisted the help of two friends to stage a burglary at the home on Alicante. Ramos then teamed up with his close friends from University High School, Dylan Ceglarek and Brian Porras, both 17, to make it seem as though Cleavenger was killed during a break-in. [Full Article...]

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. "Because he's a ugly fish monster!" "Ted, I have a pre-existing condition that makes me vomit out of my eyes whenever I see you", Triumph shouts from the back of the room during the Cruz rally. [Full Article...]

Oprah Hits Back At Racist Robocall: 'Jesus Don't Like Ugly'

Oprah Hits Back At Racist Robocall: 'Jesus Don't Like Ugly' In it, a man named Richard Wright tells a Democratic Party of Georgia volunteer that he found two "issues" with the Georgia MyVoter page and the voter registration page. Abrams cruised to the Democratic nomination after encountering initial resistance from old-guard Georgia Democrats who backed her white opponent, in part out of concerns that a black woman could not win in November. [Full Article...]

Man dies in 3rd shark attack off Australia's Whitsundays Islands

Man dies in 3rd shark attack off Australia's Whitsundays Islands The patrols are created to provide reassurance to the boating community and tourists on the water. The attack came less than two months after an Australian woman and a 12-year-old girl were bitten and seriously hurt by sharks within 24 hours of each other in the same area. [Full Article...]

Mother of Girl Scouts hit-and-run victim: "There was no warning"

Mother of Girl Scouts hit-and-run victim: Judy Schneider said her 6-year-old grandson doesn't understand that they're gone. "She panicked, didn't know what to do and didn't want to get into trouble", Newell said at the girl's bond hearing, KSTP-TV reported . Treu remains at the county jail on $250,000 bail, reports CBS News correspondent DeMarco Morgan. Police said that they received a call from a caretaker saying that they had found... [Full Article...]

Election Day Underway, Polls Open

Election Day Underway, Polls Open In Fulton County alone, officials reported that 224,653 residents voted early. Election Day voting hours are 7:00 a.m.to 7:00 p.m.at all polling places statewide. So far, 16,951 absentee ballots have been cast by mail or in person compared to 12,234 in 2014. You are not allowed to wear any campaign apparel to the polls, and no cameras are allowed to be used while voting. [Full Article...]

Facebook removes more pages, as Federal Bureau of Investigation warns Russian Federation still targeting American voters

Facebook removes more pages, as Federal Bureau of Investigation warns Russian Federation still targeting American voters In a blog post published Monday, the company said it blocked a total of 30 Facebook accounts and 85 Instagram accounts which "may be engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior". The social network said it needed to do further analysis to decide if the accounts are linked to Russia's Internet Research Agency or another group. [Full Article...]

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated, saysTurkish VP

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated, saysTurkish VP Saudi officials deny MBS, as the Crown Prince is known, had any role in the killing, however many analysts say it would have been impossible for him not to have been involved. "All that we want right now is to bury him in Al-Baqi [cemetery] in Medina with the rest of his family", Salah Khashoggi, 35, told CNN in an interview . [Full Article...]

Arrested Over Video Showing Them Mocking London Fire Tragedy

Arrested Over Video Showing Them Mocking London Fire Tragedy Khadijah Mamudu, whose mother and younger brother escaped the fire, told the Press Association: "Their actions upset so many people around the world and they need to think long and hard". Earlier, Scotland Yard has confirmed that five men presented themselves to a police station after an investigation into the video has been launched. [Full Article...]

Afghan forces struggle to regain ground as casualties mount

Afghan forces struggle to regain ground as casualties mount Data for casualties suffered by Afghan security forces are not available to the public after Washington a year ago agreed to Kabul's request to classify the numbers. In April 2017, Russian Federation hosted an global conference on Afghanistan. "Despite its importance ... counternarcotics seems to have fallen completely off the USA agenda", special inspector general John Sopko wrote in the repo... [Full Article...]

Soldiers arrive at border as migrant caravan pushes north

Soldiers arrive at border as migrant caravan pushes north U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said Friday that SLSCO will begin construction of an 18-foot (5.5-meter) reinforced concrete levee wall in February in the agency's McAllen Station region. Senior military officers have defended the deployment on national security grounds, but the mission - dubbed Operation Faithful Patriot - has been met with scathing criticism from many former military officials. [Full Article...]


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