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World Media White House suspends CNN's Jim Acosta
Author: 0 White House suspends CNN's Jim Acosta

While there may be some gray area on the amount of force Acosta used, there is no doubt that his behavior toward the intern was rude. Wallace appeared on Fox News host Dana Perino's afternoon program where he called Acosta's approach more of an argument than a question.

Author: 0 One dead, attacker shot after Melbourne rampage

Police shoot a man lunging at them with a knife on Melbourne's Bourke Street. The message over the loudspeakers says: "This is Victoria Police, please evacuate the area". The Victoria Police took to Twitter to update on the situation. A man was arrested at the scene and has been taken to hospital under police guard in a critical condition.

World Media Homes, hospital burn as thousands flee California wildfire
Author: 0 Homes, hospital burn as thousands flee California wildfire

He confirmed reports that evacuees had to abandon their vehicles as they fled the scene. "People started getting out of their vehicles and running". It's very surreal. The fire forced the evacuation of patients from Paradise's main hospital to hospitals in Oroville and Chico. It's the second time Hall has fled a California fire, she said.

World Media Democrats capture House, GOP holds Senate
Author: 0 Democrats capture House, GOP holds Senate

And in Tennessee, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn defeated former Gov. Phil Bredesen, a top Democratic recruit. Among those expected were Trump's adult children, White House aides, Republican officials and presidential friends. Trump also took little responsibility for the House, saying his focus was on saving the Senate. Cuomo's decisive win and his targeting of Trump is once again fueling speculation that he might run for president in 2020.

World Media Tampa Bay rallies held to protect Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Tampa Bay rallies held to protect Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe

Mr Whitaker can now assume control of the Mueller inquiry, which has been overseen by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein until now. "Clearly, Attorney General Sessions doesn't have the confidence of the president". In a July 10, 2017, appearance on CNN, Whitaker shrugged off the idea that the Trump Tower meeting could be part of a criminal conspiracy. As part of Whitaker's new role as the head official at the Justice Department , he will oversee the Russian Federation probe and the ...

World Media Boeing to issue safety advice on 737 MAX after Indonesia crash
Author: 0 Boeing to issue safety advice on 737 MAX after Indonesia crash

The AD followed Boeing's issuing of an operations manual bulletin (OMB), asking 737 MAX operators to remind pilots of how to handle "erroneous" information from the aircraft's angle of attack sensors. The Boeing 737 Max 8 had its first flight in January 2016. The device was replaced in Bali after pilots reported a problem with airspeed reading, the Indonesian transportation safety regulator said Wednesday.

World Media Women Help Lead Democrats to US House Majority
Author: 0 Women Help Lead Democrats to US House Majority

Ocasio-Cortez' victory over Republican Anthony Pappas , an economics professor, had been widely expected since the Democratic primary in June, when she scored an unanticipated upset over 10-term U.S. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib from MI became the first two Muslim women to win election to Congress. They include veterans, a former Central Intelligence Agency operative, a teacher who grew up the daughter of a drug addict, a one-time bartender and dozens of first-time ...

World Media Republicans Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott Win Big In Florida
Author: 0 Republicans Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott Win Big In Florida

Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Fort Walton Beach Republican, told The News Service of Florida on Tuesday night. DeSantis becomes the sixth consecutive Republican elected as Florida governor. Bill Nelson , D-Fla., Tuesday in Orlando. Scott has declared victory , but Nelson has yet to concede. He has benefited from the support of President Trump , who has held multiple rallies to back his campaign, and current governor Rick Scott.

World Media Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractures 3 ribs in fall
Author: 0 Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractures 3 ribs in fall

She previously had two bouts with cancer and had a stent placed to open a blocked artery in 2014. More details to follow ... Ginsburg was hospitalized Thursday morning for three broken ribs. Ginsburg leads the court's liberal wing. She has also reportedly hired law clerks through 2020, sending the message that she plans on sticking around.

World Media Trump, Obama square off ahead of midterms
Author: 0 Trump, Obama square off ahead of midterms

The midterm elections should ensure that even Mr Trump with his dismissive attitude to political tradition understands that. Overall, more voters disapproved of Trump's job performance than approved - a finding that is largely consistent with recent polling.

World Media Fox News Calls Hannity, Pirro's Campaigning With Trump A 'Distraction'
Author: 0 Fox News Calls Hannity, Pirro's Campaigning With Trump A 'Distraction'

And his own onstage joke about the " fake news " in attendance was not meant to include his Fox News colleagues, Hannity wanted to clear up. He was speaking before a frantic final day of campaigning that included rallies in Ohio, Indiana, and Missouri, where he was introduced by radio personality Rush Limbaugh.

World Media Mass shooting at California bar: U.S. media reports
Author: 0 Mass shooting at California bar: U.S. media reports

Multiple people were seen being led out of the bar by deputies. Police in the U.S. are responding to reports of a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California . There were reports of more gunfire as officers responded. The status of the gunman has not yet been confirmed, but police said they did not believe there was a wider threat to the public.

World Media Trump Fires Attorney General Sessions, Sessions Releases Resignation Letter
Author: 0 Trump Fires Attorney General Sessions, Sessions Releases Resignation Letter

Rejecting White House entreaties not to do so, Mr Sessions stepped aside from overseeing the Federal Bureau Investigation's probe of potential collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. He has also publicly mused how one might go about eviscerating the Mueller investigation without formally disbanding the whole operation. In a sign of how Whitaker would handle the Mueller investigation if he does take oversight, he notably authored a piece for CNN last ...

World Media Chris Watts: Dad admits to killing family to avoid death penalty
Author: 0 Chris Watts: Dad admits to killing family to avoid death penalty

Shanann, Bella and Celeste were reported missing August 13 from their home in Frederick, a town of about 8600 people about 50 kilometres north of Denver. Their bodies were found hidden in a Colorado oil field, news accounts say, with Shannan Watts buried in a shallow grave and the girls dumped into an oil tank.

World Media Khashoggi’s body chopped and dissolved in acid
Author: 0 Khashoggi’s body chopped and dissolved in acid

It is the latest in a series of leaks from Turkish officials orchestrated to keep up the pressure on Saudi Arabia and ensuring that the killing is not covered up. "All what we want right now is to bury him in Al-Baqi [cemetery] in Medina with the rest of his family", Salah Khashoggi, 35, said. "I think it is Saudi Arabia's responsibility to find out what happened to Khashoggi's body and inform us about it, as the 15-man team are still in Saudi Arabia", Mr.

World Media Recreational marijuana ballot proposal passes
Author: 0 Recreational marijuana ballot proposal passes

Voters in four states are casting ballots on measures to legalize marijuana Tuesday, further testing the Trump administration's stance on the subject following the federal government's reversal of Obama-era law enforcement policies. Transgender rights . Voters in MA said yes to Question 3, which upholds a 2016 state law allowing transgender people to use the public facilities, including restrooms and locker rooms, of the gender they identify with, WBUR reports.

World Media USA mid-terms: Florida restores voting rights to ex-convicts
Author: 0 USA mid-terms: Florida restores voting rights to ex-convicts

Before the amendment passed, more than one in every five African Americans in Florida (21%) was unable to vote, according to the Sentencing Project . The passage of Amendment Four with support of 64 percent of voters could reverberate beyond Florida into the 2020 presidential election due to the outsize role the battleground state often plays in deciding close national elections.

World Media New Polling Shows Arizona McSally/Sinema Race Back to a Dead Heat
Author: 0 New Polling Shows Arizona McSally/Sinema Race Back to a Dead Heat

The hotly contested Arizona Senate race between Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema will come down to election day turnout, according to a new poll released late Sunday by OH Predictive Insights and ABC15. McSally and Sinema have both remade themselves politically. McSally, 52, is a onetime Trump critic who has embraced the president since his election.

World Media Tuesday's election in Washington could mirror 2016 turnout
Author: 0 Tuesday's election in Washington could mirror 2016 turnout

The figures bode well for Election Day turnout on Tuesday. "In the 2016 president election, we had 1,700", Brooke County Clerk Sylvia Benzo said. Elected officials are begging voters to courageous the storm, whether that means rainy conditions or any issues at polling places to cast their votes.

World Media Filipino exhibitors sell wares in China import expo
Author: 0 Filipino exhibitors sell wares in China import expo

But that did not happen. "That said , European business had higher hopes for what had been marketed by the Chinese government as a milestone event", chamber vice president Carlo D'Andrea said. This is China's first global import expo. "We've taken the toughest-ever action to crack down on China's abusive trade practices". Chinese President Xi Jinping was on hand to deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony.

World Media India, China Among Eight Countries Allowed to Buy Iranian Oil: Mike Pompeo
Author: 0 India, China Among Eight Countries Allowed to Buy Iranian Oil: Mike Pompeo

But Senator Bob Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the Trump administration deserves credit for re-imposing sanctions and dramatically reducing Iran's oil exports and revenues. "Today the enemy (the United States) is targeting our economy ... the main target of sanctions is our people", Rouhani said. The U.S. restored sanctions on Iran's oil industry this week that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear accord, which President Donald Trump withdrew from in ...

World Media Kidnapped school children released by gunmen in Cameroon
Author: 0 Kidnapped school children released by gunmen in Cameroon

An image taken from video posted online by Cameroonian separatists shows members of the Red Dragons group, one of several insurgent groups staging attacks in the name of establishing an independent, English-speaking state of "Ambazonia" in north and southwest Cameroon.

World Media Security tight as 'El Chapo' Guzman trial set to open in Brooklyn
Author: 0 Security tight as 'El Chapo' Guzman trial set to open in Brooklyn

United States prosecutors say that as the head of the Sinaloa Cartel, Guzman directed the global trafficking of multi-ton shipments of drugs, including heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine. 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 Chapo, one of the world's most notorious criminals, face the USA justice system.

World Media Term election results: What it all means for Trump
Author: 0 Term election results: What it all means for Trump

The loss of the House is a serious blow to Trump who must now brace for the novel experience of oversight from Capitol Hill with Democratic committee chairmen promising constraints on his power that the GOP never attempted. As Election Day unfolded, Democrats were increasingly confident, predicting they would pick up at least the 23 seats needed for a House majority on the strength of voter enthusiasm, robust fundraising and unusually fresh candidates.

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