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Nov 11 2018

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, Hospitalized After Fracturing 3 Ribs in Fall

Before the offers had subsided, Ginsburg was already back home , her strength no doubt bolstered by her faithful workouts with Johnson. "She is doing well and plans ...

Nov 11 2018

Fly Jamaica jet crash-lands at Guyana (OJ256 to Toronto)

In a statement this morning, the airline says it believes all 118 passengers and eight crew were safe following the crash in Georgetown . Six passengers suffered non-l...

Nov 11 2018

Philippines hands Imelda Marcos lengthy prison term in graft case

She was sentenced in absentia to six to 11 years in prison on each count. Imelda, 89, a sitting three-term congresswoman who is known for her huge collection of shoes, ...

Nov 10 2018

Driving through Paradise, California as the Camp Fire rages on

Celebrity website TMZ reported that the Malibu ridge home of Caitlyn Jenner, America's best-known transgender person, was destroyed by the flames on Friday. "Things s...

Nov 10 2018

Thirteen die and 10 are wounded in shooting at California bar

He is survived by a wife and son, Dean said. Tayler Whitler, 19, said she was inside the bar when a man walked in with his face partly covered by something resembling a...

Nov 10 2018

U.S. Denies Plans to Reduce Military Presence in S.Korea

The State Department on Monday announced that Pompeo would travel to NY with Stephen Biegun, the US special representative for North Korea , to meet Kim Yong-chol. USA c...

Nov 10 2018

FLORIDA FALLOUT: Rick Scott Warns of 'RAMPANT FRAUD,' Sues Broward County

Boward County Election Supervisor Brenda Snipes, an elected official herself, has been in the news before with regard to the electoral process, including in May this ye...

Nov 09 2018

Deaths feared as wildfire engulfs North California town

Cal Fire tweeted that the fire was "very dangerous" and urged people to follow evacuation orders. Flames consume a vehicle and building as the Camp Fire tears through ...

Nov 09 2018

U.S. midterms: Democrats flip the House of Representatives

Jared Polis is projected to win the Colorado gubernatorial race, becoming the first openly gay man to be a USA governor. This year, Democrats only needed to win 23 seat...

Nov 09 2018

With New Justice Official, Fate of Russia Probe in Question

In a tweet Wednesday, shortly after Sessions' dismissal was announced, Toomey praised Sessions - who previously was one of his GOP Senate colleagues - and said he wan...

Nov 09 2018

New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is youngest woman elected to Congress

Boston City Councilwoman Ayanna Pressley will represent Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District in the next Congress. The newcomer had edged out longtime Congressma...

Nov 09 2018

Florida to Give Former Felons the Franchise

The ballot initiative will serve to restore voting rights to residents with felony records . Democrats were three times more likely to be affected by the ban than th...

Nov 09 2018

Boeing issues bulletin on 737 Max planes after one crashed in Indonesia

The condition could even lead to "excessive nose-down attitude, significant altitude loss, and possible impact with terrain", he added. The directive gives regulatory...

Nov 09 2018

Jeff Sessions forced out after months of Trump abuse over Mueller probe

Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller and has overseen his probe from the beginning will stay in his post, according to the official. But the problems started after he told...

Nov 09 2018

Twelve Dead After Mass Shooting At California Bar's College Student Night

The alleged shooter's motive is unknown at this time, Dean said . At a press conference , Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said that Helus died as "a hero". Madele...

Nov 08 2018

Vote a huge test for Trump

So everyone should be prepared for surprises - because there always are some. If the GOP House majority narrowed, which would be likely, that would make the next spea...

Nov 08 2018

Multiple injuries at mass shooting at Southern California bar in Thousand Oaks

Several injured in shooting at a bar in southern California in U.S., police said. A gunman armed with smoke grenades and a handgun reportedly opened fire at a bar and...

Nov 08 2018

Several New York women win big on Election Day

Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of MI became the first Muslim women elected to Congress. Sharice Davids defeated a Republican incumbent in Kansas to be...

Nov 08 2018

Republican Ron DeSantis Elected Florida Governor, Beats Andrew Gillum

Hill believes her high-profile status put her at odds with supporters of Gillum's opponent, Ron DeSantis and President Donald Trump . Democrats picked up governors...

Nov 08 2018

Jeff Sessions resigns as attorney general at Trump’s request

That set off immediate alarm bells: Whitaker has been overtly critical of the broad scope granted to Mueller's team to probe beyond allegations Trump's campaign collude...