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The untold truth of Jim Acosta

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Saturday Night Live tackled the recent controversy over the removal of CNN's Jim Acosta's credentials on "Weekend Update", as a "White House intern" appeared on the show and snatched co-anchor Colin Jost's pencil. The president said he doesn't know when, or if, Acosta will get the pass back. "We will not tolerate the inappropriate behaviour clearly documented in this video". Read More »

Netanyahu calls Paris conversation with Putin ‘very important’

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You have globalists. I also love the world and I don't mind helping the world, but we have to straighten out our country first. The two leaders are in France this weekend to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I. Other topics, in addition to the ones listed by the French, were trade, sanctions, Afghanistan and China, she said. On Sunday, hundreds of Parisians massed in the city's Place de la Republique to demonstrate against Trump, who braved the rain elsewhere that morning to ... Read More »

Michelle Obama Says Melania Trump Turned Down Her Offer for Help

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Obama former chief of staff Tina Tchen told me while serving as first lady, Obama did not keep a diary. "Told me I was angry", she said . In her memoir, Michelle Obama called Trump's attention to the issue "crazy and mean-spirited" fueled by "underlying bigotry and xenophobia" in order to "stir up the wingnuts and kooks". Read More »

Some survivors of bar shooting also lived through Vegas

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Orfanos liked to focus on the positive. Long's high school track coach said he physically assaulted her his senior year, but she never filed charges. Then he got a look at the shooter and the terror unfolding and decided they needed to escape. The group defines a mass shooting as an incident in which four or more people are wounded or killed by gunfire, not including the shooter. Read More »

Death toll hits 25 from wildfires at both ends of California

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The worst of the wildfires is in Butte County in Northern California . In Northern California , Sheriff Honea said Butte County consulted anthropologists from California State University at Chico because, in some cases, investigators have been able to recover only bones and bone fragments. Read More »

USA listened to Khashoggi tapes, Turkish president claims

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Although Turkey has not publicly blamed Saudi Arabia for the killing, officials there have said Mr. Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered at the consulate in Istanbul after arriving to obtain papers to marry his Turkish fiancee. "They listened to the conversations which took place here, they know", he said, but added that they were not accompanied by any written documents. The White House declined to say whether it had a copy of the recording, The New York Times reported Saturday , but ... Read More »

Navy Veteran Killed in California Shooting Had Survived Las Vegas Attack

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Ian David Long , 28, served in the Marines for almost five years, including a seven-month tour in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon. He and his wife separated in June 2011, while he was deployed on a seven-month tour in Afghanistan. Police were also called to his home in Newbury Park in 2018 for a domestic incident where he was "somewhat irate and acting irrationally". "They felt he might be suffering from PTSD, the fact he was a veteran and had been in the Corps", Dean said. Read More »

Matthew Whitaker’s Appointment Threatens the Rule of Law

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Trump's selection of Whitaker as acting AG (Sessions had recused himself from oversight of the Mueller investigation) drew immediate fire, as Whitaker has already established himself as a highly partisan Trump loyalist. Bipartisan bills to protect Mueller from politically motivated removal have been introduced in the House and Senate . Others have said that Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional , since Trump didn't seek the Senate's advice and consent. Read More »

Melbourne terror attack leaves one dead, two injured

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Several bystanders and police officers were attacked during the incident. Dramatic footage showed two police officers trying to arrest the man as he lunges and slashes wildly in broad daylight on Bourke Street with his vehicle burning in the background. Read More »

Michelle Obama hits out at Trump in new book

When asked for his comments on Michelle Obama's strong words against him in her upcoming memoir, Donald Trump resorted to spouting unsubstantiated claims (aka lies). Secretaries claimed Mr Obama was both brilliant and "cute" - although Michelle Obama was sceptical, writing that white people went "bonkers" any time you "put a suit" on a "half-intelligent black man". Read More »

Protesters in downtown Rockford decry Trump's move to replace Sessions

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Matthew Whitaker , named on Wednesday to replace Jeff Sessions , will directly oversee Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller's investigation into possible links between Trump's campaign team and Russian officials. But now, Mueller will need to get Whitaker's sign-off for those and other major steps - which he could withhold. "It is imperative that the Administration not impede the Mueller investigation. Read More »

Trump signs proclamation stopping illegal immigrants from being given asylum

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The rule 'would bar such aliens from eligibility for asylum and thereby channel inadmissible aliens to ports of entry, where they would be processed in a controlled, orderly, and lawful manner'. The order would force migrants seeking to apply for asylum to do so only at ports of entry, and not after stepping onto US soil illegally. "The proposal is patently unlawful and there will be a court challenge", said Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project. Read More »

Trump's replacement of Sessions sparks a media wildfire

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Cummings of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee. On Wednesday, just a day after the midterm elections , Sessions offered his resignation at the President's request. West Wing sources said they are "worried" about Trump Jr as they fear Mueller will be able to snare him on perjury. "Everyone must adhere to the rule of law, even the president of the United States", Davis said, earning a loud cheer from the crowd. Read More »

Paradise lost: Wildfire destroys most of California town

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Twitter and Facebook users reported friends and loved ones living in Paradise who were unaccounted for. "Had he not put out that fire, I would not have made it to the vehicle", she said. Cal Fire said the Camp Fire is only 5 percent contained. Authorities fear the fire, fueled by strong winds, could reach Chico - a city of 90,000 people where many Butte County families already have evacuated to shelters. Read More »

Midterms Usher Wave Of Young, Democratic Women Of Color Into House

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A "pink wave" is sending a record number of women to Congress, with more than 110 claiming victory in their House and Senate races-with some contests too close yet to call . Scroll through gallery to read her incredible story and find out more about the House of Representatives' newest star - who admits she's addicted to sharing on Insta stories and whose first job was as a hostess in an Irish pub. Read More »

Boeing Issues Bulletin for 737 Max After Indonesia Jet Crash

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The angle of attack sensor keeps track of the angle of the aircraft nose relative to oncoming air to prevent the plane from stalling and diving. The probe into what happened with the Lion Air plane "is ongoing and Boeing continues to cooperate fully and provide technical assistance at the request and under the direction of government authorities investigating the accident", the company said in the statement . Read More »

First ever Muslim women elected to US House of Representatives

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As of 9:46 p.m. on November 6, media outlets have also declared Andy Levin, Debbie Dingell, and Brenda Lawrence winners in their respective U.S. House races. She won the Democrat primary for the seat in August with around a third of the total vote share. The 42-year-old Tlaib is a Palestinian-American. Read More »