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Trump Visit to U.S. WWI Cemetery in France Canceled Due to Rain

President Donald Trump canceled a planned visit to a cemetery for Americans killed in World War I, the White House citing bad weather that grounded his helicopter.
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Democrat Harley Rouda wins California U.S. House seat, defeats 15-term Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (AP) — Democrat Harley Rouda wins California U.S. House seat, defeats 15-term Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher.
Tags: News, California, Ap, House, Huntington Beach California, Dana Rohrabacher, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Harley Rouda


Acosta accosted by Trump, but he’s no martyr

Well, that happened. And happened and kept happening. Last week was a doozie even by today’s speed-of-Trump news cycles. The midterms have come and gone and the President claimed victory despite losing the House of Representatives. CNN’s Jim Acosta got his White House press credentials pulled after once again failing to understand the difference been journalism and commentary. An hour later, Attorney General Jeff Sessions finally walked the plank while 85-year-old Ruth Bader Ginsburg took a tumb...
Tags: Utah, Rachel Maddow, Supreme Court, Putin, Obama, California, Opinion, Mexico, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Russia, Time, America, Sport, Cnn


Were Russian Hackers Deterred From Interfering In America's Election?

"Despite probing and trolling, a Russian cyberattack is the dog that did not bark in Tuesday's midterm elections," writes national security columnist Eli Lake. This is the assessment of the Department of Homeland Security, which says there were no signs of a coordinated campaign to disrupt U.S. voting. This welcome news raises a relevant and important question: Were cyber adversaries actually deterred from infiltrating voter databases and changing election results...? In September the White Hou...
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Sinema continues to inch ahead in slow Arizona vote count

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema is continuing to inch ahead in the slow-motion finish to Arizona’s U.S. Senate race. On Saturday night, she remained a little more than a percentage point ahead of Republican Martha McSally. She gained 4,000 votes from a batch of ballots tallied in Maricopa County as well as a few thousand from elsewhere […]
Tags: News, Arizona, Maricopa County, Martha McSally, Sinema, Kyrsten Sinema, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Arizona s U S Senate


Trump, Facing Backlash Over Wildfire Comments, Praises First Responders

Hours after blaming state forest mismanagement for the California wildfires and threatening to withhold federal funding if management does not improve, President Trump followed up his remarks with two additional tweets that took a conciliatory tone towards the first responders who widely condemned his original comments. “More than 4,000 are fighting the Camp and Woolsey […]
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President Trump Faces Backlash After Cancelling World War I Ceremony Appearance Due to Rain

The White House cited "scheduling and logistical difficulties caused by the weather”
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Justine Greening says Theresa May is ‘handing power to EU’ in Brexit deal

Top Tory attacks ‘sovereignty giveaway’ as Brexiters echo remainers’ claimsTheresa May was accused last night by a former cabinet colleague of planning the “biggest giveaway of sovereignty in modern times”, as she faced a potentially devastating pincer movement from Tory remainers and leavers condemning her Brexit plans.The day after Jo Johnson, the pro-remain brother of former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, resigned from the government and called for a second referendum on Brexit, former educ...
Tags: Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Justine Greening, Jo Johnson, Brexit


Trump visit to US cemetery in France canceled due to rain

PARIS (AP) — President Donald Trump canceled a planned visit Saturday to a cemetery for Americans killed in World War I, the White House citing bad weather that grounded his helicopter. Trump had been scheduled to lay a wreath and observe a moment of silence at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, located adjacent to […]
Tags: News, France, White House, US, Ap, Paris, Donald Trump, Trump, Nation & World Politics, Aisne Marne American Cemetery


Critics denounce 'low energy' Donald Trump for skipping WWI cemetery ceremony

White House cites rain as reason for canceling cemetery visit by Donald Trump.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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PayPal: What If We Banned Both Sides

Payment processing giant PayPal terminated accounts belonging to the far-right Proud Boys organization and its founder, Vice Media co-founder Gavin McInnes, this week in what seemed to be a response to their involvement in a street brawl in New York and well-documented history of violence elsewhere. But it also banned…Read more...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, Technology, Paypal, Far Right, E Commerce, Gavin McInnes, Proud Boys, Antifa, Deplatforming


Michelle Obama Hits the Road In Support of New Memoir

Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir is hitting shelves this week, advance sales indicate it’s shaping up to be a hit. Obama’s book, “Becoming,” arrives Nov. 13 and will be published in 24 languages. The memoir will be released in both print and digital formats by Crown Publishing Group. She will narrate an audio edition, under the […]
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Election 2018: Retired lieutenant leads LA County sheriff by mere 335 votes as cliffhanger race goes into OT

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell is now trailing his challenger in the sheriff’s race by just 335 votes, with hundreds of thousands of ballots still to be tallied, according to county election officials. McDonnell, who is running for a second 4-year term as sheriff, has 49.99 percent of the vote, compared to retired sheriff’s Lt. Alex Villanueva’s 50.01 percent. A day after the Nov. 6 election,  Villanueva had been leading the incumbent by 4,927 votes. L.A. County election officials anno...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Long Beach, Local News, Mcdonnell, Los Angeles County, Assembly, South Bay, Los Angeles Police Department, LA County, San Fernando Valley


Recounts Ordered In Florida’s Razor-Thin Senate, Governor Races

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida secretary of state ordered recounts in the U.S. Senate and governor races on Saturday, an unprecedented review of two major races in the state that took five weeks to decide the 2000 presidential election. Secretary Ken Detzner issued the order after the unofficial results in both races fell within the margin that by law triggers a recount. His office was unaware of any other time either a governor race or U.S. Senate race required a recount, let alone both i...
Tags: Florida, News, Washington, Senate, White House, Ap, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Tampa, Nelson, Trump, Bush, Tamara Lush, Scott, U S Senate, Fort Lauderdale


Florida orders vote recount in Senate and governor races

Donald Trump accused Democrats of trying to "steal" a US senate seat and governorship in Florida after the state ordered recounts. Florida announced it will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for Senate and governor, which were both being narrowly led by Republican candidates. Results will be due by 3pm on Thursday, its secretary of state said on Saturday. Mr Trump wrote on Twitter: "Trying to STEAL two big elections in Florida! We are watching closely!" Trying to STEAL t...
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The walls have crumbled for Trump

Political scientist and journalist David Rothkopf says Trump's days in the White House are numbered. In a blistering Twitter thread, Rothkopf makes the case that any high-quality people Trump had supporting him have either fled or are getting ready to, and now that the House is under control of Democrats, Trump's inner circle of bottom-of-the-barrel crooks and buffoons won't be able to protect him from his sordid history of sleazy dealings and self-destructive narcissism. Thread by @djrothkopf:...
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Post-Election Apathy: It's Not Cool to Not Give a Sh*t

Political activism is important - follow these tips to stay woke, even when there isn't an election hanging over your head! I was given the opportunity to do live social media coverage during the midterm elections this past Tuesday, here is a picture of me with my credentials from the night! With every passing year, being politically informed becomes increasingly important. We live in a world where one voice can make a difference, and voicing our opinions as a collective will spark a change.  ...
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Did Clint Eastwood Say Obama Was the “Biggest Fraud Ever Perpetrated on the American People”?

Eastwood made something approximating this remark in 2012, following his appearance in support of Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention.
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Elvis Presley Among Trump’s Selections for Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON — President Trump has selected Elvis Presley as one of seven recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to be awarded at a White House ceremony on Friday. The award is the nation’s highest civilian honor, awarded to “individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United […]
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Democrat declares US House win over California’s Rohrabacher

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Democrat Harley Rouda has declared victory over Republican U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in a closely fought congressional contest in Southern California. However, votes continue to be counted in Orange County, California’s 48th District, and The Associated Press has not declared a winner in the race. In a statement Saturday, the […]
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Ugandan pop star-politician performs 1st show since jailing

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan pop star and opposition politician Bobi Wine performed his first concert since he was charged with treason and jailed, a show of defiance Saturday punctuated by anti-government slogans and barbs aimed at the long-time president he is challenging. Thousands of Ugandans attended the lakeside event held outside the capital, Kampala, […]
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How Democrats can leverage the midterm results to win big in 2020

Although the Democrats did not pull off a total revolt against President Trump in the midterm elections, the results provided them with a massive opening to take back the White House in 2020, Julian Zelizer writes.
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Ugandan pop star politician holds 1st concert since jail

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan pop star and opposition politician Bobi Wine stages his first concert since being charged with treason for his alleged role in a stone attack on the president’s convoy. Thousands of Ugandans are attending the lakeside event Saturday. Curtain raisers offered crowd pleasers charged with anti-government messages before Wine, putting on […]
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Romanian minister planning country’s EU presidency resigns

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian officials say the government minister tasked with preparing the country to take over the European Union’s rotating presidency on Jan. 1 has resigned. Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici said European Affairs Minister Victor Negrescu stepped down Friday. National news agency Agerpres quoted Negrescu on Saturday saying he didn’t want to comment. […]
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President Trump to Award First Medals of Freedom to People like Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth

It's an eclectic group including living political allies and long-dead American icons
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kenyan-bitch: fuck ted cruz and everyone who voted for him

kenyan-bitch: fuck ted cruz and everyone who voted for him
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Acting Attorney General’s Future Seems Uncertain as President Trump Claims to Not Know Him

"I don't know Matt Whitaker," Trump told reporters
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Court clears Rome's mayor of cronyism and abuse of power

Prosecutors had called for a 10-month jail term for Virginia Raggi over the allegations The Rome mayor Virginia Raggi has been cleared of cronyism and abuse of power after a judge ruled that the alleged offence did not constitute a crime.Prosecutors had called for a 10-month jail term over allegations that Raggi, from the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, lied to investigators over the appointment of Renato Marra, the brother of one of her close aides, as Rome’s tourism chief. His brother R...
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Police 'hamstrung' over facial recognition tech, says Met chief

Cressida Dick also says police were ‘hung out to dry’ by Theresa May when she was home secretaryPolice attempts to exploit controversial surveillance measures including facial recognition CCTV are being hamstrung by a complex regulatory system and legal framework, the Metropolitan police commissioner has said.Thanks to the wealth of communications, biometrics and other electronic data now available, Cressida Dick said investigations now hardly relied on witnesses and confessions. But she said sh...
Tags: Politics, Technology, London, Crime, Police, UK News, Surveillance, Theresa May, Cctv, Metropolitan Police, Facial Recognition, Knife crime, Cressida Dick



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