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Arizona Senate race goes to overtime with glacial vote count

Arizona Senate race goes to overtime with glacial vote count Arizona's nationally-watched and incredibly tight Senate race between Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kristin Sinema may not have a declared victor until Thursday or even next week because, ironically, the state's voters like to cast their ballots early. [Full Article...]

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog roasts Beto O'Rourke, Ted Cruz

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog roasts Beto O'Rourke, Ted Cruz And unlike his coverage of the 2016 election , this time Triumph got face time with both candidates . The Late Show with Stephen Colbert sent the only political correspondent courageous enough to ask the tough questions down to Texas to cover the toss-up Senate race between incumbent GOP sweaty narc Ted Cruz against Democratic challenger and The Clash fan Beto O'Rourke. [Full Article...]

Britain can not have unilateral power to end Brexit backstop, Ireland warns May

Britain can not have unilateral power to end Brexit backstop, Ireland warns May Ireland Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said today he is open to the idea of a review of any so-called Irish backstop arrangement, as long as Britain could not decide to kill off the temporary measure. After meeting on Friday with Irish Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney in Dublin, British Prime Minister Theresa May's deputy David Lidington said negotiators were "very close" to an agreement. [Full Article...]

Voters can still apply for absentee ballots at clerk's office today

Voters can still apply for absentee ballots at clerk's office today With the exception of Will County, if your county offers multiple early voting locations, you can pick whichever one is most convenient for you. According to NBC, the current turnout is looking more like a 2014 electorate than it is a 2016 electorate. [Full Article...]

Another Kavanaugh accuser admits to fabricating rape story

Another Kavanaugh accuser admits to fabricating rape story Susan Walsh/APRetired Justice Anthony Kennedy, right, ceremonially swears-in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh , as President Donald Trump looks on, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, October 8, 2018. Shortly after Dr. Ford's allegation surfaced, Sen. The case has been forwarded to the Department of Justice for further investigation. Grassley claimed that Munro-Leighton ... [Full Article...]

Lankan leader to convene parliament next week

Lankan leader to convene parliament next week Mahinda Rajapaksa - Sri Lanka's former strongman who was ousted as president in 2015 but has clawed his way back - can go home at night after passing decrees from his new desk at the prime ministerial office in Sir Ernest de Silva Mawatha (formerly Flower Road). [Full Article...]

Indonesian investigators examine black box from crashed jet

Indonesian investigators examine black box from crashed jet The black box could offer investigators their best chance of discovering why such a new jet crashed. The black boxes of Air Asia QZ8501, which crashed into the Java Sea en route from Surabaya to Singapore on Dec 24, 2014, and killed 162, were found after 16 days of searching. [Full Article...]

Oprah Winfrey campaigns for Democrat candidate for United States midterms

Oprah Winfrey campaigns for Democrat candidate for United States midterms Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp are locked in a tight race that offers a stark choice in a state accustomed to business-minded, centrist governors. Speculation that Winfrey may pursue a White House run against President Donald Trump has been swirling since January, when she delivered a powerful speech at the Golden Globes. [Full Article...]

Christians in Egypt bury victims of militant attack

Christians in Egypt bury victims of militant attack Gunmen killed at least seven Coptic Christians in Egypt as they were traveling on a bus near a monastery - the most serious assault on the religious minority in over a year. "Today's attack on a bus of Coptic Christian pilgrims in Minya, Egypt has again exacted a toll of civilian deaths and injured", the spokesperson said, adding that "the attack was a stark reminder of the security challenges t... [Full Article...]

Military Can Use Force At Border

Military Can Use Force At Border Since the migrants have a case as asylum-seekers, the suit argues, Trump's vow to effectively turn them away at the border is a violation of their due process rights under the Constitution. Trump has repeatedly addressed the issue of who exactly is included among the thousands of caravaners, including in a series of tweets Wednesday. But it remains unclear how many people now en route to the... [Full Article...]

European country will withdraw its Ambassador from Iran

European country will withdraw its Ambassador from Iran It is reported that the decision came after the Copenhagen accused the Iranian intelligence in the preparation of an attack on Iranian opposition activist in the country. Following the deadly assault in Ahvaz, the Iranian regime accused Denmark, the Netherlands and Britain of "hosting several members of the terrorist group". [Full Article...]

Khashoggi murder: Saudi prince 'said he was risky Islamist'

Khashoggi murder: Saudi prince 'said he was risky Islamist' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Khashoggi was "brutally murdered" in a Saudi operation that involved more than a dozen men. But questions remain, and most recently the Washington Post reported that Salman claimed in a phone call with us officials that Khashoggi was unsafe and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, which Khashoggi's family denies. [Full Article...]

Saudi Sisters From Va. Were Alive When They Entered Hudson River

Saudi Sisters From Va. Were Alive When They Entered Hudson River Police said they have credible sources that say the sisters expressed "they would rather commit suicide than return to Saudi Arabia ". A passerby who frequently exercised in Riverside Park said he was jogging for his daily exercise routine Monday morning and witnessed two girls sitting together with their hands in their heads, loudly praying near the scene where they were found later that day... [Full Article...]

U.S. synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty

U.S. synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty Also killed were Joyce Fienberg , 75; Richard Gottfried , 65; Jerry Rabinowitz , 66; Daniel Stein , 71; Melvin Wax , 88; and Irving Younger , 69. Trump made no public comments during his visit, but wrote on Twitter on Wednesday morning that his office had been "shown great respect on a very sad and solemn day" in Pittsburgh . [Full Article...]

Second migrant caravan moving through Mexico to US

Second migrant caravan moving through Mexico to US WASHINGTON: Donald Trump kept up the pressure on Mexico Wednesday to halt groups of migrants heading to the American border, as the United States enters the final stretch of campaigning before key midterm elections . He also has said he plans an executive order to unilaterally end the constitutionally protected right of citizenship for children born to non-U.S. citizens. [Full Article...]

Hundreds of Active-Duty Troops Already Headed to Texas Border, Officials Say

Hundreds of Active-Duty Troops Already Headed to Texas Border, Officials Say Guatemala's Interior Ministry said the second group had wounded Guatemalan police and used children as human shields, and Guatemalan firefighters confirmed that a 26-year-old Honduran had been killed from a blow to the head. His experience with the caravan had taught him one thing, he said: "The next time, I'm going to need a 'coyote, '" or smuggler. Military police units are also being deploy... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi killed by ‘strangulation’ and ‘cut into pieces’ after murder: Turkish prosecutor

Khashoggi killed by ‘strangulation’ and ‘cut into pieces’ after murder: Turkish prosecutor Lawmakers led by Marco Rubio of Florida said in a letter to the president that they had reservations about the transfer of nuclear power technology even before the October 2 slaying of Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul . The comments appear to signal France upping the pressure on Saudi authorities, having so far declined to openly criticise the Riyadh regime over a death that has bad... [Full Article...]

Police release recent photos of Saudi sisters found dead in NYC river

Police release recent photos of Saudi sisters found dead in NYC river However, there was no trauma to their bodies that would indicate they had jumped from the bridge. Rather than live on campus like many of her classmates, Rotana traveled back to her home in Falls Church, Virginia where she lived with her mother, brother and Tala. [Full Article...]

Suspicious package headed to CNN’s Atlanta headquarters intercepted

Suspicious package headed to CNN’s Atlanta headquarters intercepted A law enforcement official tells CBS News that Sayoc had a list of more than 100 others in his van when he was captured. The disclosure of the list came as 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc made his initial court appearance in Miami federal court Monday, and after bomb squads were called to a post office in Atlanta about a suspicious mailing to CNN that was similar to the pipe bomb package... [Full Article...]

Notorious gangster Whitney Bulger killed hours after prison move

Notorious gangster Whitney Bulger killed hours after prison move Penitentiary Hazelton in West Virginia , a maximum security prison, where he was transferred to shortly after spending time in an Oklahoma prison, according to the Boston Herald . Bureau of Prisons said in a statement. One tipster insisted spying Bulger inside a Boston movie theater in 2006, watching the Martin Scorsese movie " The Departed " - where Jack Nicholson played a mob boss based on t... [Full Article...]


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