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by | November 18, 2018 | 13:14

Unofficial results showed Mr Nelson trailing Mr Scott by about 12,600 votes out of the 8.2 million or so cast - a difference of 0.15 percentage points. Both parties and their supporters filed multiple lawsuits challenging the process, with Republicans urging a strict standard on which votes were counted while Democrats contested rules that they saw as disenfranchising voters.

by | November 16, 2018 | 17:20

Ricardel blocked some of his picks for Pentagon positions because they included former Obama administration officials who she felt were not strict Republican loyalists, multiple defense officials have told CNN . Ricardel's continued service to the American people and her steadfast pursuit of his national security priorities", press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.

by | November 16, 2018 | 16:25

In a tweet, Donald Trump described Mueller's investigation as -total mess and absolutely nuts. "They are screaming and shouting at people, horribly threatening them to come up with the answers they want", Trump wrote. "Check out how biased Facebook, Google and Twitter are in favour of the Democrats", he wrote. A Justice Department spokeswoman said earlier this week that Whitaker will follow Justice Department protocols and consult with senior ethics officials "on his oversight ...

by | November 16, 2018 | 15:56

In returns Thursday, Cisneros climbed into a 941-vote lead, after Kim held the early lead. Rep. Tom Emmer of Minnesota was tapped to lead the National Republican Congressional Committee, the House GOP's campaign arm. Dana Rohrabacher, who has represented the 48th District for almost 30 years, trails Democratic challenger Harley Rouda by 47.1% to 52.9%. The Californian represented defeated Rep.

by | November 16, 2018 | 15:44

On Friday, the Korean Central News Agency said the USA citizen was detained on October 16 for illegally entering the country from China . Earlier this month, North Korea's Foreign Ministry warned that the country could return to the path of "pyongjin" - the simultaneous development of nuclear weapons and economic development - if sanctions are not lifted.

by | November 16, 2018 | 15:46

Camp Fire in Butte County Red circles on this live-updating map are actively burning areas, as detected by satellite. "I pray everyone is safe", she wrote. Almost 800 kilometres to the south, a second blaze forced the evacuation of the upscale oceanside city of Malibu and threatened the beleaguered town of Thousand Oaks , where a gunman killed 12 people this week in a rampage in a bar and dance hall.

by | November 16, 2018 | 13:55

The exchange of fire followed the Israeli commando raid near Khan Younis in the south of Gaza on Sunday, which resulted in the deaths of seven Palestinians including the Hamas commander and an Israeli military officer. Israel says it is defending its border against militant infiltrations, but its army has come under global criticism because of the large number of unarmed protesters who have been shot.

by | November 16, 2018 | 13:07

But that is still something that will be debated over the next few weeks. "The Department of Health is ensuring it is making all the steps if we go to no-deal". Striking a defiant tone, she laid down the gauntlet to Tory Eurosceptics over her Brexit deal today - warning that she is a "bloody hard woman". On Friday, it was not clear whether Michael Gove, the most prominent Brexit-supporting minister in her government, would stay on as environment minister after May offered him the job of ...

by | November 15, 2018 | 11:56

With nearly all the votes counted, Sinema had a lead of 1.7% over her rival. She did not attack President Donald Trump and treaded lightly on immigration. She was elected to congress representing a suburban Phoenix district in 2012. Kyrsten Sinema ran a campaign focused on the issues that every day Arizonans care about - including access to health care and the ability to make your own decisions about your body.

by | November 15, 2018 | 10:56

Speaking before the defence minister's resignation, Mr Netanyahu defended the ceasefire agreement and said the public could not necessarily understand all the reasons for his decision. Seven Palestinians were killed in Gaza as Israeli strikes targeted militants and flattened buildings in the worst escalation of violence since the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas.

by | November 15, 2018 | 10:18

The automated system is created to help pilots avoid raising the plane's nose too high, which can cause the aircraft to stall. The potential fault in the system is that it can push the plane's nose down " unexpectedly and so strongly " that pilots can't pull it back up - even when flying manually.

by | November 15, 2018 | 09:16

The RCEP agreement includes 16 countries, including ASEAN nations, Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea, but not the United States. "We will not stand down." he said. In hand with the trade agreements were also initiatives to strengthen cooperation in various other areas, such as education, where both sides agreed to start discussions for a bilateral agreement to facilitate internships between university students from both countries.

by | November 15, 2018 | 07:03

Last month, Saudi Arabia acknowledged that Turkish evidence indicates that Khashoggi's killing was premeditated, shifting its explanation in an apparent effort to ease worldwide outrage over the death. Saudi Arabia is a major purchaser of American weapons and the linchpin of a regional strategy focused on rolling back Iranian influence. "They have listened to all the conversation in them".

by | November 14, 2018 | 07:25

Officials said the bodies of five people were found in burned-out homes and the sixth was found in a vehicle in northern California's Camp Fire , Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told reporters on Sunday evening. Authorities said they were bringing in cadaver dogs, two portable morgue units from the military and an additional 160 search and rescue personnel to help find human remains.

by | November 14, 2018 | 06:30

A meeting of the Irish Cabinet has been called for 9.30am "to consider developments". May's government may yet see more cabinet resignations this week. But we need to prepare for all options'. The pound rallied on news of a deal, rising 1.5 per cent against the dollar to $1.3038. He suggested the DUP might withdraw its support for May's government if that was the case.

by | November 14, 2018 | 04:51

While Trump called the reporter who asked about the video "dishonest", that was mild compared to his treatment of April Ryan , a White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks , and CNN's Abby Phillip . Sanders, who hasn't said where the tweeted video came from, noted that it clearly shows Acosta made contact with the intern. In stark contrast to Coolidge's civic awareness, the sitting president instead carries on with a childish mentality of, "If people aren't treating ...

by | November 12, 2018 | 13:44

Queensland Police said it has conducted a national investigation "with multiple government, law enforcement and intelligence agencies " - as well as a police task force in the state. September 9 - Brisbane man rushed to hospital after eating punnet of strawberries containing needle. Ordinarily, the charges carry a maximum three year jail term, however Police will allege their was "a circumstance of aggravation" raising the possible jail time to 10 years.

by | November 11, 2018 | 18:46

The 118 passengers on board the Boeing 757-200 included 82 Canadians. The airport said on its Facebook page that the injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening. He recalled that it was not too long after take off that the Captain of the plane announced that there was now an issue with the airplane's hydraulics system and he would need to return to Guyana.

by | November 11, 2018 | 18:20

The Sandiganbayan said the former first lady can have provisional liberty if she posts a cash bond while appealing the conviction. Imelda's son Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr narrowly lost the vice-presidential election in 2016, a result he is now challenging, and many see him as the natural successor to President Duterte.

by | November 11, 2018 | 17:54

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said the U.S. supported Riyadh decision for Washington to halt refueling of aircraft. Earlier this year, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended US military support to Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen, when lawmakers weighed forcing the Pentagon to end Washington's involvement in the conflict.

by | November 10, 2018 | 11:45

Friday morning. No injuries were reported, the Star-News reported. Topsail High, Topsail Middle, and Topsail Elementary remain on lockdown as of 8:41 a.m., according to Pender County Schools spokeswoman Miranda Ferguson. Parents planning to take their children to school this morning are asked not to do so at this time since all schools are on lockdown. Regardless, officials are taking the situation very seriously to ensure everyone's safety.

by | November 10, 2018 | 11:02

The fires , one in the north of the state and another to the south near Los Angeles, are moving fast, driven by strong winds. At least two firefighters have been injured and multiple civilians injured, but number aren't available yet, Butte County Fire Battalion Chief Bill Reid said Thursday.

by | November 10, 2018 | 10:11

The official was briefed on the investigation but not authorized to discuss it publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Then he said he saw the gunman , wearing a small black head covering and black hoodie and holding a handgun. Cole Knapp, a freshman at Moorpark College, said he was inside the bar when the shooting began, but he thought at first that it was "just someone with an M-80, just kind of playing a prank".

by | November 10, 2018 | 10:07

Russian Federation said in October it was time to consider the possibility of relaxing the worldwide restrictions against Pyongyang amid commitment expressed by North Korea's leadership to denuclearize of the Korean Peninsula. The cancellation of the talks comes just a week after North Korea threatened to resume its nuclear weapons programme if the United States failed to lift sanctions against the country.

by | November 10, 2018 | 08:05

Florida Politics has reached out to the former congressman for further comment. To this point there's been no public disclosure of how many votes are in their possession and how many do we have to count. Bill Nelson have pending cases alleging ballots were mishandled. But some Republicans, like Raschein, say they can't account for Scott's lack of apparent support in the Keys, noting, among other actions, his quick reaction in sending resources following September 2017's devastating ...

by | November 09, 2018 | 09:10

With a House majority, Democrats will have the power to investigate Mr Trump's tax returns, possible business conflicts of interest and allegations involving his 2016 campaign's links to Russian Federation. Democrats were able to ride opposition to Trump to wins in more Democratic-leaning states like NY and deep-red states like Oklahoma. And in North Dakota, Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp was ousted by her Republican challenger.

by | November 09, 2018 | 08:45

President Donald Trump named Whitaker as acting attorney general after Sessions resigned Wednesday. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has endured more than a year of criticism from Donald Trump over the Mueller inquiry. Mueller's team also has been pressing for an interview with Trump. A spokeswoman for the Justice Department said that the acting attorney general - meaning Whitaker - is in charge of "all matters" within the department, including the Russian Federation probe.

by | November 09, 2018 | 08:38

Ocasio-Cortez could lose her title of the youngest woman elected to Congress in a matter of hours. Ayanna Pressley , congresswoman-elect for Massachusetts' 7th district. With results still coming in, 94 women have won or are projected to win their House races as of early Wednesday morning, up from the current 84. The Democrats may not have gotten quite the blue wave they were hoping for ー but for women in politics, Election Day was an indisputable success.

by | November 09, 2018 | 08:22

Acosta: "Why did you characterise it as such?" Are you freaking kidding me? "No, not at all". They began sparring after Acosta asked Trump about the caravan of migrants heading from Latin America to the southern United States border.

by | November 09, 2018 | 07:37

The 737 Max 8 aircrafts that the company makes could be getting incorrect input from their "angle of attack" sensor, which is the angle of the airplane or its wings compared to wind. However, the Times noted, there has been no evidence of widespread problems with airspeed indicators in the Max 8 fleet. A Lion Air passenger jet has been involved in another accident - just a week after a plane from the Indonesian airline crashed with the loss of all 189 people on board.

by | November 09, 2018 | 05:56

The shooter has been identified as Ian David Long , a 28-year-old former US Marine with mental health problems. Tom Hanson, 70, who lives next door to Long and his mother, said Thursday that he called the police about six months ago when he heard "heavy-duty banging" and shouting coming from the Longs' home.

by | November 09, 2018 | 05:52

Whitaker has not been a fan. Previously he was a conservative legal commentator who was critical of the scope of Mueller's probe. That investigation is now being lead by former FBI director Robert Mueller , who was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and has overseen the probe's work.

by | November 08, 2018 | 09:14

Sessions quickly issued his own resignation letter , admitting that he was resigning at Trump's request. Matthew Whitaker , Sessions' chief of staff, will serve as acting attorney general , Trump announced Wednesday afternoon. Mr Trump has at various times belittled Mr Sessions as "beleaguered", "VERY weak", and "DISGRACEFUL". The president has repeatedly criticised Mr Sessions, a former Republican senator and early supporter of Mr Trump's longshot candidacy.

by | November 08, 2018 | 08:49

Watts claimed Shanann had killed one daughter and was actively trying to kill the other when he attacked her in an act of passion. Taking a stab at Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, who had repeatedly opposed the execution of another death row inmate Nathan Dunlap, Rourke said: 'We explained to them the extraordinary delays that now exist in the state of Colorado as a result of in part the actions of our current governor.

by | November 08, 2018 | 08:50

Data from the black box of the Lion Air 737 Max that fell into the sea with 189 people onboard has confirmed there was an issue with the plane's airspeed indicator. Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) said today the airspeed indicator was damaged for the last four flights of the Boeing Co.

by | November 08, 2018 | 08:12

After disposing of the wheelbarrow outside of town, Chitwood said Ramos enlisted the help of two of his friends, both 17, to help him dispose of the body and stage a burglary. Officials with the Sheriff's Office said the 15-year-old called 911 Friday, claiming to have found his home burglarized, his mother nowhere to be found and her auto running.

by | November 08, 2018 | 07:56

Given this information, Meredith and Morse say there's no reason to believe Hillary Clinton would have won Florida in the 2016 presidential election if the state's felons had been allowed to vote. In March, U.S. District Judge Mark Walker issued an injunction for Scott to initiate a new clemency system to restore felons' voter rights by April.

by | November 08, 2018 | 06:27

Half a century ago this week, New York's Shirley Chisholm was elected the first black woman in Congress, and several of the black women elected Tuesday have said their campaigns were inspired by her example. Republicans retained control of the Senate. It was the culmination of two years of anger, frustration and activism driven by women appalled by Donald Trump's election and presidency.

by | November 07, 2018 | 11:28

Police identified the shooter early Saturday morning as 40-year-old Scott Paul Beierle. Police said "he has been the subject of prior calls for service in the Tallahassee area related to harassment of young women" but did not elaborate. "I ran back over and the next thing I know I'm grabbing a broom, the only thing I can, and I hit him again". Beierle then fatally shot himself inside the studio.

by | November 07, 2018 | 10:02

After two weeks of denials that the kingdom had anything to do with the journalist's disappearance, Saudi officials said that he had been killed during a fight with a team of rogue extradition agents, who had been arrested. Khashoggi died after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Abdullah Khashoggi said: "I really hope that whatever happened wasn't painful for him, or it was quick ".

by | November 07, 2018 | 09:43

Election systems in Wisconsin are secure thanks to the Wisconsin Elections Commission's strong partnerships with federal and state agencies and local election officials. Maybe your name isn't on the registered voter's list. But you will need to provide ID later for your vote to be counted. "7 p.m., get in and vote", Johnson said.

by | November 07, 2018 | 09:15

It was a bitter fight, in which Mr Trump branded Mr Cruz "Lyin' Ted" and insulted his wife. The race was the most expensive in the U.S. Senate's history and the first to surpass $100 million in total fundraising. That's despite Cruz being one of the fiercest supporters of the president and the policies of the Republican-controlled Congress since then, despite getting to the Senate in 2012 as a tea party insurgent intent on enraging establishment leaders from both parties.

by | November 06, 2018 | 02:00

Byler's grandfather, William Byler, told the TV station that the couple died when a helicopter that had departed the wedding reception in crashed. Ackerman and Byler had been classmates in university , where they were both members of the rodeo team.

by | November 06, 2018 | 01:42

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, "Starting today, Iran will have zero oil revenue to spend on any of these things". The Administration has granted waivers to eight countries that have reduced their oil purchases from Iran but not stopped them entirely.

by | November 04, 2018 | 22:59

Oprah Winfrey has quashed rumours that she will make a bid for the USA presidency by telling voters at a rally in Georgia, "I don't want to run". Georgia Secretary of State and Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp opened an investigation into the state's Democratic Party Sunday, alleging a failed attempt to hack the Georgia voter registration system.

by | November 04, 2018 | 20:36

On Friday, Donald Trump's United States administration announced the restoration of sanctions on Iran's shipping, financial and energy sectors, the second batch of penalties to be restored after the USA president withdrew the U.S. The sanctions take effect Monday and cover Iran's shipping, financial and energy sectors. On Monday, the USA pullout from that deal will be complete, with sanctions back in place.

by | November 04, 2018 | 20:08

The United States and Britain have called for an end to the conflict, raising pressure on Saudi Arabia as it faces a global outcry over the murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

by | November 03, 2018 | 04:54

The two countries have been working to avert direct confrontation, even as Turkey aims to crush the Kurdish YPG militia. The city is controlled by the US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which Turkey considers a terrorist group.

by | November 03, 2018 | 04:18

Yesterday, the DoJ charged Low along with two other Goldman and Sach's bankers, including celebrity Kimora Lee Simmons' husband Tim Leissner and Malaysian Roger Ng Chong Hwa. The Justice Department in 2016 moved to recover more than $1 billion that it said had been stolen, filing a civil complaint that sought the forfeiture of property, including a Manhattan penthouse, a Beverly Hills mansion, a luxury jet and paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet.

by | November 03, 2018 | 03:59

The murder of Mr Khashoggi , a Washington Post columnist and vocal critic of Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , sparked global outrage and threw the oil-rich nation into crisis. This is what is understood from the prosecutor's statement, said Aktay, as per AFP . After weeks of grisly rumours, Turkey's chief prosecutor has confirmed that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul one ...