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Trump White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta UPDATE: Sanders uses Prison Planet video as "proof"

The White House has suspended the press credentials of CNN's Jim Acosta after President Trump clashed with the reporter during today's batshit crazy press conference. In a statement from Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Acosta is accused of putting his hands on the intern who tried to take away his mic. Video clearly shows that did not happen. I’ve just been denied entrance to the WH. Secret Service just informed me I cannot enter the WH grounds for my 8pm hit — Jim Acosta (@Acosta) November 8,...
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US emergency directive after Boeing jet crash in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has issued an emergency airworthiness directive on how to handle erroneous data from a sensor that investigators believe malfunctioned on a new Boeing MAX jet that plunged into the sea in Indonesia, killing all 189 people on board. The directive gives regulatory weight to a safety […]
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White House pulls CNN reporter Jim Acosta's pass after contentious news conference

The White House said Wednesday it's suspending the press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta after a press conference today in which he pressed President Donald Trump with multiple questions.
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Trump Bars CNN’s Jim Acosta From the White House

The decision was a nuclear-level response by President Trump and the White House communications staff after more than two years of escalating tensions.
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Trump Bars CNN’s Acosta From the White House

The decision was a nuclear-level response by President Trump and the White House communications staff after more than two years of escalating tensions.
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White House pulls CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's pass after contentious news conference

In a stunning break with protocol, the White House said Wednesday night that it's suspending the press pass of CNN's Jim Acosta "until further notice" following a news conference in which he pressed President Donald Trump with multiple questions.
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White House Suspends CNN’s Acosta After Trump Confrontation

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders released a statement accusing Acosta of "placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern."
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South Korean minister: US says N. Korea canceled meeting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s foreign minister quoted U.S. officials as saying that it was North Korea that canceled a meeting this week between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior North Korean official on nuclear issues. North Korea sent a notification to Washington to call off the meeting aimed at […]
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South Korean minister: Washington says North canceled meet

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s foreign minister says the United States has confirmed that North Korea initiated the cancellation of a meeting this week between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior North Korean official on nuclear issues. Kang Kyung-wha told lawmakers on Thursday that U.S. officials told Seoul that North […]
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Some of the notable moments CNN's Jim Acosta and the White House have clashed

Ongoing tension between CNN reporter Jim Acosta and President Donald Trump flared up again Wednesday during a post-election news conference.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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After Tempers Flare in Press Briefing, Trump Revokes Jim Acosta's Press Pass 

Tonight, in a major break with normal government protocol, the White House announced it would suspend CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s hard press pass. The announcement came after Acosta and the president exchanged tense words in this morning’s post-election press briefing. During the exchange, Trump called Acosta a “rude, …Read more...
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Republicans warn Trump not to shut down Russia inquiry – as it happens

Matt Whitaker, acting attorney general, called for limits on inquirySessions, US attorney general, fired by TrumpLive midterms resultsSign up to the Guardian’s new US morning briefing 2.56am GMT It’s been another wild day in Washington as Donald Trump and his embattled White House lashed out in response to major electoral setbacks. Here’s where things stand: 2.30am GMT The White House Correspondents’ Association president Olivier Knox has issued a statement responding to the revocation o...
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Hundreds of '#ProtectMueller' Trump protests planned for Thursday November 8

Hundreds of #ProtectMueller protests and other events are planned for Thursday, November, 8, at 5pm local time. Here is a list by state and town. From the organizers, civic.moveon.org: NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW—MUELLER PROTECTION RAPID RESPONSE PROTESTS CALLED FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 5 PM LOCAL TIME. Donald Trump has installed a crony to oversee the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation, crossing a red line set to protect the investigation. By replacing Rod Rosenstein with just-named A...
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#ProtectMueller: Trump protests planned for Thursday, November 7

Hundreds of #ProtectMueller protests and other events are planned for Thursday, November, 8, at 5pm local time. Here is a list by state and town. From the organizers, civic.moveon.org: NOBODY IS ABOVE THE LAW—MUELLER PROTECTION RAPID RESPONSE PROTESTS CALLED FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 5 PM LOCAL TIME. Donald Trump has installed a crony to oversee the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation, crossing a red line set to protect the investigation. By replacing Rod Rosenstein with just-named A...
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Meet the New Acting Attorney General, a Republican Party Loyalist From Iowa

Matthew G. Whittaker has called for limiting the special counsel investigation
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Manafort’s former son-in-law charged with new fraud schemes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former son-in-law of Paul Manafort has been arrested in Los Angeles and charged with a series of fraud schemes as he awaited sentencing in federal court for similar crimes. U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday that Jeffrey Craig Yohai has been charged with identity theft and conspiring to commit wire fraud. He’s […]
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GOP claims control of Alaska House as ballot count continues

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday said they had regained control of the Alaska House, an announcement the current House speaker called premature. The state House has 40 members, and the GOP majority stood at the minimum of 21. Rep. Dave Talerico of Healy told reporters he was chosen to be the next speaker. […]
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McCaskill loss in Missouri illustrates urban-rural divide

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump might have lost ground with suburban voters during the midterm elections, but rural voters in Missouri more than made up for it by strongly supporting Trump-backed Republican Josh Hawley, who ousted self-described moderate Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill on Tuesday. Voter surveys and election results show McCaskill did […]
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CNN's Jim Acosta has White House press badge revoked after Trump called him 'terrible'

The White House revoked the press badge of CNN's Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta Wednesday following a tense exchange with President Donald Trump.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Election 2018: Acosta, Gabriel, Rivas, Nazarian hold on to San Fernando Valley Assembly seats

Assemblyman Dante Acosta on Wednesday continued his grip on a small lead over Democrat Christy Smith in the race for a statehouse district that spans two counties and three valleys, while three other local Assembly incumbents held on to win their seats — all with 100 percent of precincts reporting. In the case of Acosta, with a narrow 1,222-vote lead over Smith, it appeared — if that number holds up — he was going to keep a Republican hold on the 38th Assembly seat, which spans the L.A. and Vent...
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White House Revokes Press Credentials for CNN’s Jim Acosta After a Heated News Conference

He and President Donald Trump had a heated exchange during a news conference
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Divided government in D.C., one-party rule in Sacramento

In many ways, the results of Tuesday’s elections were largely predictable, and predicted. The Democrats took the House, the GOP prevailed in more competitive Senate races. But back in California, the Democratic status quo has prevailed once again. Midterm elections historically don’t go very well for the party of whoever is in the White House. As much as President Trump has shaken up conventional political notions, the 2018 midterms have left the country with divided government: Democratic contr...
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White House pulls CNN's Jim Acosta's pass after contentious news conference

In a stunning break with protocol, the White House said Wednesday night that it's suspending CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta's hard pass "until further notice."
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White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta

Press secretary Sarah Sanders says the White House is suspending Jim Acosta's access.
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White House revokes CNN reporter's credentials hours after furious exchange with Trump

Trying to ask president a question, Jim Acosta held on to microphone as staffer tried to take it from himThe White House is revoking the credential pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta hours after an angry exchange at a press conference, claiming that he “placed his hands” on an intern.Acosta has long been a bitter adversary of the White House. The Hispanic American reporter, who works for the rolling news channel that has been a particular focus of ire for the administration. CNN has been most close...
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White House Suspends Access of CNN’s Jim Acosta

WASHINGTON — The White House has confirmed that it has suspended access to the White House by CNN’s Jim Acosta, its chief White House correspondent, after a confrontational exchange with President Trump at a press conference earlier on Wednesday. Acosta posted on Twitter that he had been denied entrance to the White House grounds and […]
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White House Revokes CNN Reporter’s Credentials After Argument With Trump

Sarah Sanders made the announcement soon after the president called Acosta a “rude, terrible person.”
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Colorado moves left, electing 1st openly gay governor in US

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Democrats have flipped control of the state Senate, giving the party a trifecta of Statehouse control with the historic victory of U.S. Rep. Jared Polis as the nation’s first openly gay governor and a sweep of top statewide offices. With key wins by five women in toughly contested state Senate races […]
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White House Revokes Press Pass Of CNN's Jim Acosta

The White House accused Acosta of "putting his hands" on an aide during a press conference in which he repeatedly challenged the president.(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)
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