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The 14 Best Quotes From Trump's Wild Post-Midterm Presser

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President Trump vacillated between subdued and combative as he called Tuesday's election ー in which Democrats took control of the House and several pivotal governorships ー a "very close-to-complete victory". First, he started off the day by threatening the Democrats, basically saying that if Dems in the House support Robert Mueller's investigation into foreign election interference, he'll push to investigate Democrats in the Senate for ... Read More »

The Military Deployment to the US-Mexico Border

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Trump said last week that rocks thrown by immigrants should be considered a firearm, and that the military would fight back. But according to documents obtained by Newsweek and the Washington Post , the military says only "a small percentage of the migrants will likely reach the border". Read More »

SHOCKER: Even Taylor Swift Can’t Elect A Democrat In Tennessee

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Trump was in Tennessee on Sunday night as part of his six day, 11-rally swing as he attempted to shore up the GOP majority in the Senate to act as a wall in case Democrats won the House. Thank you for believing in me and giving me this opportunity. Trump, who carried the state by 26 percentage points in his 2016 election, ventured to Tennessee last month to campaign for Blackburn, telling supporters that " a vote for Marsha is really a vote for me and everything that we stand for". Read More »

Everything you need to vote in the 2018 midterm elections today

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Ballots must be received by county clerks by 7 p.m. on Tuesday. In recent years, we have becoming increasingly concerned with the integrity of elections in our nation ... In L.A. County, every sample ballot pamphlet indicates if a polling place is accessible to voters using wheelchairs. As a result, poll workers told voters to leave and return later. Read More »

Georgia's Brian Kemp Accuses Democrats Of 'Potential Cyber Crimes' Ahead Of Election

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If elected, Abrams would be the first non-white, non-male governor of Georgia and the first female African American governor in United States history. While they prepare for tomorrow, the race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp is heating up. Last week Oprah shared clips of her and her team canvassing homes in Georgia on Thursday to urge residents to get out and vote for Democratic Abrams. Read More »

Voters head to polls in election destined to set records

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The Democrat took a brief break from the trail early Saturday morning in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, where he is the mayor. The implication was clear enough and right in line with the tone of Trump's closing argument to Republican voters. According to Silver's FiveThirtyEight , Republicans now have a 4 in 5 chance (81%; down by over 4% in just the last few days) of maintaining control of the Senate , giving the Democrats just a 1 in 5 chance (19%) ... Read More »

Chinese vice president meets visiting Pakistani prime minister

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The launch apparently is coinciding with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's maiden visit to China starting Friday. "In this context, China supports Pakistan's engagement with the Nuclear Suppliers' Group and welcomes its adherence of NSG guidelines", the nuanced statement said. Read More »

Khashoggi's fiancée asks Trump to press Saudis on location of his body

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Turkey has demanded that Saudi authorities tell them where the body is. A Turkish prosecutor said Wednesday Khashoggi was strangled immediately after he arrived at the consulate. "We have requested information from Saudi officials regarding the whereabouts of Jamal Khashoggi's body and the identity of the supposed local collaborator". Read More »

Trump is Making Nigeria Great Again!

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The army tweeted the section of Trump's press conference Thursday when the president said that if migrants in the caravan throw rocks, American troops stationed at the border should "consider it a rifle". In a statement responding to Trump's remarks, Amnesty International's Secretary General Kumi Naidoo said: "We reject these vicious policies". The Nigerian Army, which has been accused of using excessive deadly force against Muslim protesters, appeared to use a recent comment by ... Read More »

Preparing for Election Day

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Polls will be open from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. across the state Tuesday for Election Day, when the governor's race tops the ballot. As of Friday afternoon, Texas voters are poised to surpass their 2014 total turnout just in early voting alone. Read More »

At least seven killed in attack on Coptic Christian bus in Egypt

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Since 2016, more than 80 people have been killed and 150 wounded in attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt . Although Egypt's army and police launched a crackdown on the militant groups in February, some of the Christian mourners blamed security lapses for repeated attacks against them. Read More »

United States finalising plan to crack down on asylum seekers

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The only violence Trump has cited in justifying the militarization of the border is what he alleges took place along Mexico's border with Guatemala when the caravan of migrants confronted Mexican federal police at that border. border. "We have a lot of tents, we have a lot of everything, we're going to hold them right there", he said . "The top general overseeing US Northern Command said on Tuesday that "(Customs and Border Protection) personnel are. Read More »

Pence to Oprah: 'This ain't Hollywood'

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Abrams' Republican opponent, Brian Kemp , strongly denounced the automated call, calling it "absolutely disgusting" in a statement Friday. At a separate appearance with Kemp Thursday morning, Pence mocked Abrams for receiving support from Winfrey and actor Will Ferrell on the campaign trail, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported . Read More »

Oprah Rocks The House For Stacey Abrams

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Videos uploaded to Ms Winfrey's and Ms Abrams' social media showed the television personality knocking on doors canvassing for the hopeful governor. He was there stumping on behalf of Georgia secretary of state and GOP candidate Brian Kemp . Read More »

The fund at the center of a scandal in Malaysia

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Mr Leissner, who left Goldman in February 2016, has been ordered to forfeit $43.7m. Roger Ng, the other charged former Goldman banker, was arrested in Malaysia, prosecutors said. Najib chaired its advisory board and as finance minister held veto power over its activities. "As noted in the indictment today, Mr". The investigation rocked Malaysian politics earlier this year, leading voters to oust Mr. Read More »

Donald Trump: US planning ‘tent cities’ for migrants

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O'Shaughnessy said just over 1,000 troops had already deployed to Texas as of Tuesday, where they will carry out tasks like building barriers, erecting tents, and flying government personnel by helicopter to and from different locations along the border. Read More »

US, Turkey begin joint patrols around northern Syrian town of Manbij

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US support for the Kurdish-led forces has resulted in increased tension between Washington and Ankara. A designated and bilaterally agreed upon ground force commander will lead the joint patrols, the US-led coalition said . "Coalition and Turkish military forces started combined patrols northwest of Manbij today", Army Colonel Sean Ryan, Spokesperson for Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), said in a public statement. Read More »

Trump’s newest announcement on migrant caravan is deathly serious

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The president's remarks, 5 days before U.S. voters determine which party will control Congress and state governorships across the country, drew immediate criticism as an effort to generate fear and energize his political base. A Pentagon spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Jamie Davis, declined to discuss specifics on the military's potential use of force, but said that United States troops "always have the inherent right of self-defense". Read More »