Muslim women elected to US Congress for the first time

Another Muslim woman , Ilhan Omar , who is running in Minnesota's 5th District, is also expected to win. Both Tlaib and Omar have extreme anti-Israel views. Rashida Tlaib is the first Palestinian American in Congress, representing Michigan's 13t... More..

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital after breaking ribs
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital after breaking ribs

She went to George Washington University Hospital early Thursday morning after experiencing discomfort overnight. "You think three ribs are going to stop Justice?" The next sitting of the Supreme Court isn't ...More..

6 injured after Fly Jamaica flight headed to Toronto crash-lands in Guyana
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

6 injured after Fly Jamaica flight headed to Toronto crash-lands in Guyana

Meanwhile up to late Friday, at least ten members of the Guyana Fire Service were being questioned about the removal of personal items belonging to passengers from the Fly Jamaica jet that made an emergency lan...More..

Imelda Marcos faces arrest for graft
by | Sunday, November 11, 2018

Imelda Marcos faces arrest for graft

She can also elevate this latest case before the top court and post bail. Marcos, who is now a member of the House of Representatives, is running for a governor post in next year's general election. Senator...More..

Trump in Paris slams Macron’s ‘insulting’ European Union army proposals
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Trump in Paris slams Macron’s ‘insulting’ European Union army proposals

But he also made clear that the USA was not disengaging, declaring "we want to help". Trump is joining other world leaders at centennial commemorations in Paris this weekend to mark the end of World War I ...More..

At least 1,000 structures destroyed by fast-moving fire in Northern California
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

At least 1,000 structures destroyed by fast-moving fire in Northern California

As of Friday morning, evacuation centers were set up at Thousand Oaks High School, at 2323 North Moorpark Road; the Borchard Community Center at 190 Reino Road in Newbury Park; and Camarillo Community Center at...More..

Multiple injuries in shooting at California bar
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Multiple injuries in shooting at California bar

President Donald Trump has called for flags at half-staff out of respect for the victims. 13 people, at this time, have been reported dead. Witnesses described a scene of panic in the bar when the gunman star...More..

Pompeo to meet N. Korea number two on Thursday
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Pompeo to meet N. Korea number two on Thursday

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in NY on Thursday, the State Department said. State Department officials gave no further reasons for the delay to ...More..

Florida, Georgia brace for possible recounts, run-off amid razor-thin midterm results
by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Florida, Georgia brace for possible recounts, run-off amid razor-thin midterm results

On Friday, Scott led by 0.21 percentage point, low enough to require a hand recount under state law . Meanwhile, Democratic incumbent Sen. A razor-thin margin in the votes cast in the divided state has Fl...More..

California wildfire roars to life, forces thousands to flee
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

California wildfire roars to life, forces thousands to flee

The fire started around 6:30 a.m. Medical personnel evacuate patients as the Feather River Hospital burns while the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif., today. A wildfire in Northern California has gro...More..

Trump's Republicans hold on to Senate
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Trump's Republicans hold on to Senate

Democrats will also be able to halt many items on Trump's legislative agenda, border wall funding, and a new middle-class tax cut. Donald Trump's Republican party maintained its control of the Senate, but t...More..

Protesters Rally to Protect Special Counsel's Investigation
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Protesters Rally to Protect Special Counsel's Investigation

Whitaker wrote an op-ed for CNN previous year that Trump is "absolutely correct" to say that Mueller would be going too far if he were to investigate the president's family finances. "And to outsiders, it ...More..

All the Ways Democrats Made History on Tuesday
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

All the Ways Democrats Made History on Tuesday

We spoke with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about her plans for Congress. Others, like Massachusetts' Ayanna Pressley , were political veterans. After upsetting longtime incumbent Democrat Joe Crowley in the d...More..

Florida restores felons’ voting rights, impacting 1.5 million citizens
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Florida restores felons’ voting rights, impacting 1.5 million citizens

In February, a federal judge declared Florida's current procedure for restoring voting rights to felons to be unconstitutional. Since 2011, Scott has restored voting rights to just over 3,000 people . But th...More..

Lion Air Boeing 737 safety alert after crash
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Lion Air Boeing 737 safety alert after crash

Images distributed on social media showed passengers on the runway observing the broken part of the plane. Boeing has issued a new warning to all pilots flying its 737 MAX aircraft, the model of the recentl...More..

Sinema takes very thin lead over McSally in Arizona Senate race
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Sinema takes very thin lead over McSally in Arizona Senate race

Election officials said it likely will be at least Thursday before unofficial vote tallies for the McSally-Sinema race are in, as officials have to count ballots from remaining precincts, provisional ballots a...More..

Whitaker was campaign chairman for Mueller witness
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Whitaker was campaign chairman for Mueller witness

He wrote past year on CNN .com that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should limit the scope of Mueller's investigation to stop him from delving into Trump's finances. Schumer, in a separate press conf...More..

Close Call: Russian Fighter Jet Intercepts US Navy Plane over Black Sea
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

Close Call: Russian Fighter Jet Intercepts US Navy Plane over Black Sea

The U.S. Navy has released video of what it says was an unsafe interception of a Navy plane by a Russian jet on Monday . Whether the US military labels an air encounter is unsafe or unprofessional has ...More..

California Bar Shooting Injures 7 Including Sheriff's Deputy
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

California Bar Shooting Injures 7 Including Sheriff's Deputy

A gunman armed with smoke grenades and a handgun reportedly opened fire at a bar and grill in California , resulting in multiple injuries. People gathered near the scene of the shooting, hugging and crying a...More..

How Women Candidates Changed American Politics in 2018
by | Thursday, November 08, 2018

How Women Candidates Changed American Politics in 2018

And even though a Republican Senate means that women Democrats in the House are unlikely to pass any major legislation, "I think the women will be better positioned from the perspective of stopping bad things...More..