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Global Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes Florida governor's race following vote recount
Author: 0 Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes Florida governor's race following vote recount

Gillum, who received heavy celebrity support in his campaign, remains as Tallahassee mayor, and noted, "the fight for Florida continues", but did not specify his next moves. "We said that we would fight until the last vote was counted". The South Florida Sun-Sentinel posted video Saturday of Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes saying that 2,040 ballots had been "misfiled".

Global Abrams preparing new challenge in Georgia race — APNewsBreak
Author: 0 Abrams preparing new challenge in Georgia race — APNewsBreak

Abrams has called Kemp, the former Georgia secretary of state, the "architect of voter suppression" in the state . "Let's be clear: This is not a speech of concession because concession means to acknowledge an action is right, true or proper", Abrams said amid a blistering attack on Kemp's record as the state's chief elections regulator and on the balloting process in Georgia.

Global Julian Assange reportedly indicted by Justice Department
Author: 0 Julian Assange reportedly indicted by Justice Department

Assange's charges were unintentionally revealed in the August 22 court filing, which centered on a sex trafficking case with a perpetrator who was also detained for "his substantial interest in terrorist acts". According to the document , defendant Kokayi is accused of the coercion and enticement of a minor. Julian Assange speaks to the media from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London on May 19, 2017.

Global Trump says he has finished answering Mueller probe questions
Author: 0 Trump says he has finished answering Mueller probe questions

Trump ended months of speculation on whether he would respond to questions from the special counsel, who is investigating whether the president's 2016 election campaign colluded with Russians and if Trump illegally obstructed the probe. The source would not say if the concerns have been conveyed to Mueller's team. Trump said that while he had finished the questions, he had not turned them into the special counsel yet.

Global FLOTUS's spokesperson explains why she hasn't reached out to Michelle Obama
Author: 0 FLOTUS's spokesperson explains why she hasn't reached out to Michelle Obama

Michelle, who first met Barack when she mentored him at a law practice they were both working at, also shared what she had gained through the counselling process. Add Michelle Obama as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Michelle Obama news, video, and analysis from ABC News . But at the time, I wasn't going to allow myself to feel victimised.

Global President Trump Threatens to Pull Federal Funding Over Deadly California Wildfires
Author: 0 President Trump Threatens to Pull Federal Funding Over Deadly California Wildfires

Trump tweets: President Donald Trump blamed the wildfires on the "gross mismanagement of the forests" in a tweet early Saturday. The Woolsey Fire has torched about 35,000 acres while the Hill Fire was 4,531 acres. "Right now, Mother Nature is in charge", Cal Fire spokesman Bryce Bennet told The Sacramento Bee newspaper. Two people were arrested on suspicion of looting Friday, Ventura County Sheriff's Sgt.

Global President Trump Goes After Mueller Team: They've Gone Nuts!
Author: 0 President Trump Goes After Mueller Team: They've Gone Nuts!

Even by the standards of his frequent barrages against special counsel Robert Mueller , Trump's early morning tweetstorm was blistering. The tweetstorm followed multiple reports in major United States news organizations that the president has become increasingly enraged after Democrats took over the House and prepared to launch a plethora of probes into the president and his administration, including an expected effort to make his tax returns public.

Global Trump to meet Kim in 2019 over nuclear programmes, says Pence
Author: 0 Trump to meet Kim in 2019 over nuclear programmes, says Pence

Trump on Tuesday criticized what he called "inaccurate" media reports that North Korea had not declared an estimated 20 missile bases and added in a tweet: "I will be the first to let you know if things go bad!" The news came nearly a year after Pyongyang's last test of an intercontinental ballistic missile and recalled the repeated announcements of 2017, which included by far its most powerful nuclear blast to date and rockets that brought the whole of the USA mainland into range.

Global USA sanctions 17 Saudis for alleged role in Khashoggi killing
Author: 0 USA sanctions 17 Saudis for alleged role in Khashoggi killing

Khashoggi's killers set their plans in motion on September 29, the prosecutor said, adding that the killers drugged and killed the writer in the consulate before dismembering the body and handing it over for disposal by an unidentified local collaborator.

Global Expert calls report on secret N. Korean missile sites
Author: 0 Expert calls report on secret N. Korean missile sites "unsurprising"

He added in his tweet , "I will be the first to let you know if things go bad!" Kinzinger said the USA should continue putting economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime, noting that Pompeo's meeting with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Yong Chol, scheduled for last Thursday in NY was canceled.

Global Homeless man, couple accused of conspiring in $400Gs GoFundMe scam
Author: 0 Homeless man, couple accused of conspiring in $400Gs GoFundMe scam

Prosecutors say that Johny Bobbitt Jr. worked with Mark D'Amico and Kate McClure to concoct a fictitious sob story in order to dupe people out of cash they could all share. Inside Edition has reached out to attorneys for both the couple and Bobbitt. "Let's do something special", McClure wrote, as news of the homeless man's alleged selfless act quickly went viral.

Global More lake effect snow coming this week
Author: 0 More lake effect snow coming this week

Snow and freezing rain are likely before 1:00 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m., and rain likely after 2:00 p.m. Mr Deaking said: "By the time we get to the weekend, again, a subtle shift in the wind. Rain showers will move into our area early on Monday morning, starting with light rain around 4AM for our southern counties in AL and GA. Cold weather continues today with brisk northerly winds.

Global Gerard Butler, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus' Homes Destroyed In Devastating Fires
Author: 0 Gerard Butler, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus' Homes Destroyed In Devastating Fires

He noted that new legislation could help reduce the potential costs related to possible liability. If granted, the major disaster declaration would trigger new fiscal and physical resources from federal agencies. The Camp Fire is the furthest north, with the Hill Fire just above LA on the left and the Woolsey Fire on the right. Authorities have described the blaze as a very risky, wind-driven inferno.

Global Opponent Of MS Sen Who Joked About 'Public Hanging' Calls Remarks 'Reprehensible'
Author: 0 Opponent Of MS Sen Who Joked About 'Public Hanging' Calls Remarks 'Reprehensible'

Hyde-Smith, who is endorsed by President Donald Trump , is the first woman to represent MS in either chamber of Congress and is trying to become the first woman elected to the U.S. Hyde-Smith, who was appointed to the open Senate seat by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant after former Sen. Hyde-Smith has received the support of President Trump who tweeted in August that she is "strong" on issues that'll help him "put America first!" "Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith's shameful remarks prove once ...

Global Before and after photos reveal California wildfire devastation in small towns
Author: 0 Before and after photos reveal California wildfire devastation in small towns

Donations are pouring in for those affected by the destructive California fires , with corporations and stars alike chipping in. I was one of the lucky ones, my home was only partially destroyed. The National Weather Service office in Los Angeles said there were wind gusts Tuesday of up to 33 miles per hour in the fire areas. The exact number of missing was unclear, but many friends and relatives of those living in the fire zone said they hadn't heard from loved ones.

Global Israeli opposition parties gleeful at Liberman resignation
Author: 0 Israeli opposition parties gleeful at Liberman resignation

Israel and Palestinians in Gaza have fought three wars since 2008, and protests and clashes along the Gaza border since March 30 have repeatedly raised fears of a fourth. "It's a shame. Instead of helping us and letting us live quietly, they let us suffer". MK Itzik Shmuli, also of the Zionist Union, said, "The Liberman resignation is a natural and desirable act given the disgraceful failure".

Global Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe
Author: 0 Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe

Mueller's investigation appears to be now focused on whether Trump's allies had ties to Wikileaks, the organization responsible for publicly releasing thousands of emails stolen from the Democratic National Committee by Russian hackers. Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee. Corsi was headed her way at around 12:30 p.m.by auto, when his lawyer David Gray , took the pre-arranged call with the special counsel's office, Schecter explained.

Global Overheating Machines Complicate Florida's Recount Battle 14 November 2018
Author: 0 Overheating Machines Complicate Florida's Recount Battle 14 November 2018

Meanwhile, lawyers for Democrats planned to ask a federal judge Wednesday to set aside the state law mandating that mailed-in votes be thrown out if the signature on the envelope doesn't match the signature on file. They place stacks of ballots into feeders that run through several per second. One of the largest countries in Florida , Palm Beach County, saw one of their machines overheat , leading to speculation that the recount will not be completed by the Thursday deadline.

Global Secretary Mattis to visit US-Mexico border
Author: 0 Secretary Mattis to visit US-Mexico border

The plan is for many to turn themselves in at the San Ysidro Port of Entry and ask the US government for asylum. Around 4,800 United States soldiers were deployed to the border with Mexico , the Pentagon announced, saying it could not give a price tag for the operation Democrats decry as political maneuvring from President Donald Trump .

Global Options limited, North Korea lit by flashlights, creaky grid
Author: 0 Options limited, North Korea lit by flashlights, creaky grid

The Center for Strategic and International Studies , relying on satellite images, defector testimony, and interviews with defence and intelligence officials, has discovered 13 of an estimated 20 possible secret ballistic missile bases hidden in the mountains of North Korea .

Global China-backed RCEP trade deal pushed back to 2019
Author: 0 China-backed RCEP trade deal pushed back to 2019

That was echoed by summit host Singaporean Prime Lee Hsien Loong, who told a welcome ceremony for his ASEAN counterparts that "the global order is at a turning point". Otherwise, he warned, there could be a "domino effect" in which countries engage in increasingly protective measures against their rivals. "It is not the time to close our doors by invoking trade protectionism measures, instead we should be actively engaged in finding amicable solutions and resolving trade issues through ...

Global Jeremy Hunt presses Saudi Arabia over Yemen and Khashoggi
Author: 0 Jeremy Hunt presses Saudi Arabia over Yemen and Khashoggi

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly stated that the killing was ordered by the "highest levels" of the Saudi government . Speaking to the Turkish media on his return from France , the president was adding yet more public pressure on Riyadh over the assassination of Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul .

Global Trump hails America's 'great warriors' in WWI cemetery visit
Author: 0 Trump hails America's 'great warriors' in WWI cemetery visit

Meanwhile diplomat Nicholas Burns, who served in both Republican and Democratic administrations in the USA, said: "Did the President really not visit the American military cemetery today in France? ". "They died with their face to the foe and that pathetic inadequate Donald Trump couldn't even defy the weather to pay his respects", Churchill's descendant Sir Nicholas Soames said.

Global John Bolton: Khashoggi murder tape does not implicate Saudi prince
Author: 0 John Bolton: Khashoggi murder tape does not implicate Saudi prince

Pressing ahead with moves to maintain pressure on Saudi Arabia , Erdogan said the crown prince had told Turkish envoys that he would shed light on the October 2 killing at the kingdom's consulate and do what was "necessary". But Turkish officials say they played them the recordings but did not hand them over. Ankara has shared voice recordings linked to the murder with a number of countries including Saudi Arabia as well as the United States and its Western allies.

Global Netanyahu rushes back to Israel after burst of Gaza violence
Author: 0 Netanyahu rushes back to Israel after burst of Gaza violence

Al-Qassam agents stopped it and wanted to search it, realised it was an Israeli operation and confronted them, it said in a statement. Just this morning Netanyahu said he wanted "calm" but Israeli military conducts strikes on Gaza breaking cease-fire.

Global Boeing stock drops as 737 deliveries lag
Author: 0 Boeing stock drops as 737 deliveries lag

Boeing , the world's largest planemaker, said earlier on Tuesday it delivered 43 of its 737 aircraft last month, up from 37 a year ago, helped by a booming global market. 737 MAX 8 crashed offshore of Indonesia last week killing all 189 people on board, the company referred operators of the aircraft to the plane's operation manual for procedures to deal with possible erroneous input from a sensor created to prevent the aircraft from going into a stall.

Global Florida Rep. Charlie Crist backs Nancy Pelosi for House Speaker
Author: 0 Florida Rep. Charlie Crist backs Nancy Pelosi for House Speaker

Cox received about 3.24 million votes in the midterm election, roughly 1.2 million less than Trump. Mr Trump actually suffered the worst midterm results in the House for any Republican president since 1974, after Watergate. A judge tossed out a lawsuit from Scott and the National Republican Senatorial Committee against Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes for failing to turn over information about ballots that have been counted.

Global Stan Lee dies at 95
Author: 0 Stan Lee dies at 95

While she did not mention Lee's cause of demise, celebrity news website TMZ reported that an ambulance was called to Lee's Hollywood Hills home early on Monday and that he died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "For decades he provided both young and old with adventure, escape, comfort, confidence, inspiration, strength, friendship and joy. Stan leaves an extraordinary legacy that will outlive us all", he said.

Global 1 person killed, 2 in hospital after stabbing rampage in Melbourne
Author: 0 1 person killed, 2 in hospital after stabbing rampage in Melbourne

The suspect was known to both state police and federal intelligence authorities. "Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is asked to go to Melbourne West Police Station to make a statement ", a police statement said. Ashton also detailed the timeline of the attack, which took place in Melbourne's busy central business district . His identity was not revealed but police said he came to Australia from Somalia in the 1990s.

Global Camp Fire becomes one of the state’s most deadly and destructive fires
Author: 0 Camp Fire becomes one of the state’s most deadly and destructive fires

Scott Maclean, the state's forestry and fire protection spokesman, said a number of civilians and firefighters had been injured in the fire north of Sacramento but it would be days before the authorities knew whether anyone had died. The Ventura County Fire Department said evacuation orders were issued for some 75,000 homes in Ventura County and neighboring Los Angeles County.

Global Death toll hits 25 from wildfires at both ends of California
Author: 0 Death toll hits 25 from wildfires at both ends of California

The Paisley-born actor returned to his home on Sunday and tweeted a picture of its burned-out shell . California Professional Firefighters President Brian Rice responded, "This shameful attack on California is an attack on all our courageous men and women on the front lines".

Global Israel Denounced for Attack After Late-Night Raid Kills Seven Palestinians
Author: 0 Israel Denounced for Attack After Late-Night Raid Kills Seven Palestinians

At least 230 Palestinians have since been killed by Israeli fire, the majority shot during protests and clashes, while others died in tank fire or air strikes. On Sunday, Netanyahu defended his decision to allow the Qatari cash to flow into Gaza as a way to avert an "unnecessary war", maintain quiet for residents of southern Israel and prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in the Gaza Strip.

Global Korea Secret Missile Bases Revealed
Author: 0 Korea Secret Missile Bases Revealed

Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo said at a parliamentary committee Monday that 3,836 mines have been removed as of October 26 on the North Korean side of an excavation site in the DMZ, a four-kilometer-wide strip of land that has divided the Korean peninsula since an armistice accord ended the three-year conflict in 1953.

Global Raging wildfires continue to bring harrowing destruction to California
Author: 0 Raging wildfires continue to bring harrowing destruction to California

More firefighters headed to the area Saturday, with wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour expected, raising the risk of conditions similar to those when the fire started Thursday, said Alex Hoon with the National Weather Service. Osby said losses to homes were significant but did not say how many had burned. "These firefighters were in the rescue mode all day yesterday, " said Capt.

Global Michelle Obama says her daughters were conceived via IVF
Author: 0 Michelle Obama says her daughters were conceived via IVF

She also denounced Trump's years-long "birther" campaign questioning her husband's citizenship, calling it bigoted and unsafe, "deliberately meant to stir up the wingnuts and kooks ". Tomi Lahren to Michelle Obama: "By What Measure" Was Your Husband a Better President? But it's still clear how she feels about the Trump Administration.

Global Trump tweets in Whitaker's defense in turnabout
Author: 0 Trump tweets in Whitaker's defense in turnabout

On Friday morning, the Washington Post published a story headlined "Acting attorney general Whitaker has no intention of recusing himself from Russian Federation probe, associates say", and included in the lead paragraph that "people close to him ...

Global Marvel Comics co-creator, Stan Lee, dies at 95
Author: 0 Marvel Comics co-creator, Stan Lee, dies at 95

He is survived by his daughter J.C. In his 2002 autobiography Excelsior! , Lee described how his father's struggle to find a steady job had forever affected him: "It's a feeling that the most important thing for a man to do is to have work to do, to be busy, to be needed", he wrote.

Global Six killed after Israeli incursion into Gaza Strip
Author: 0 Six killed after Israeli incursion into Gaza Strip

The IDF revealed Monday morning that Lt. Col "M" had been killed and another soldier injured while operating east of Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip in what had been intended as an "intelligence-gathering operation". "Every action, without exception, has a price", Netanyahu said Sunday. The incident, marking a rare instance of Israeli ground troops being caught entering so far into the Gaza Strip, has sparked fears of an escalation of violence in the small coastal Palestinian territory.

Global In Round 1, Scott Prevails: Snipes Ordered to Release Broward Voting Records
Author: 0 In Round 1, Scott Prevails: Snipes Ordered to Release Broward Voting Records

Bush after numerous legal challenges. In Florida , Rick Scott's campaign has filed motions for emergency injunctions to impound the voting records and equipment in Broward and Palm Beach counties. In the Senate race, Republican Gov. Rick Scott held a slim lead of about 15,000 votes over Sen. Congressman Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Fort Walton Beach, was in Broward County Friday as part of Scott's team.

Global Needles in strawberries 'motivated by revenge': Court
Author: 0 Needles in strawberries 'motivated by revenge': Court

The 50-year-old woman arrested yesterday for allegedly contaminating strawberries with sewing needles has been identified as a supervisor at one of the Queensland farms impacted by the saga, The Courier-Mail reports. It also sent panic across the country's almost $150 million strawberry industry as supermarkets pulled the fruit from their shelves and some growers chose to dump their product at the peak of the season.

Global Protect Mueller protests are erupting across the country
Author: 0 Protect Mueller protests are erupting across the country

That candidate, unlike Whitaker, would have to be confirmed by the Senate. Republicans will be on defense during that cycle, with 22 GOP-held seats up for re-election compared with 12 for Democrats. The comments Friday from Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., came as Whitaker's past business ties and remarks on Mueller's probe and other topics drew scrutiny from Democrats and ethics groups .

Global Republicans retain Senate control for two more years
Author: 0 Republicans retain Senate control for two more years

But if the Democrats win 23 seats to regain their majority in the House, they could stymie or even reverse Trump's plans. Victories in contested races across Florida , New York, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Minnesota gave them cause for optimism.

Global Sri Lanka President dissolves Parliament
Author: 0 Sri Lanka President dissolves Parliament

Referring to remarks by Sirisena loyalist Sarath Amunugama, Jayasuriya said , "I lament that the purported foreign minister, a highly regarded politician, has falsely alleged that I meant to prevent the president from delivering the statement of government policy when parliament was set to reconvene on November 14".

Global Ministers' meeting signals thaw in China-Australia ties
Author: 0 Ministers' meeting signals thaw in China-Australia ties

The two countries have endured turbulent ties following Canberra's introduction of laws late a year ago to curb foreign interference - measures that were seen as aimed at Beijing. The first round of tariff reductions between the two countries took effect nearly three years ago, Wang said at a press conference after the meeting, before adding that China had never adopted a unilateral protectionist policy in terms of trade.

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