World

World Broward County officials ordered to release uncounted ballot numbers
Author: 0 Broward County officials ordered to release uncounted ballot numbers

Senate and governor are raising the possibility of recounts , potentially prolonging two of the most closely watched contests of the nation's midterm elections . Jeff Weisner, an investigative reporter for ABC affiliate Local 10 News, confronted Snipes on camera about what is taking so long to tabulate vote counts, to which she explained that other "counties didn't have 600,000 votes out there".

World Trump Thanks Rubio For Exposing Broward 'Election Theft'
Author: 0 Trump Thanks Rubio For Exposing Broward 'Election Theft'

In the complaint, his attorney wrote that by rejecting and discarding ballots with signature mismatches, the local canvassing boards are disenfranchising the voters who cast them. Under Florida law, absentee and provisional ballots are only counted if the signatures on them match the signatures that elections offices have on record.

World Rosenstein calls Whitaker a 'superb' choice for acting attorney general
Author: 0 Rosenstein calls Whitaker a 'superb' choice for acting attorney general

A spokesman for the panel's Republican chairman, Bob Goodlatte, declined to comment on the letter . Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets of major USA cities to call for protection of the special counsel charged with investigating ties between Russian Federation and President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.

Author: 0 Wildfire triggers evacuation order for Malibu

The fire was burning toward Hidden Hills and because of the threat mandatory evacuations were issued north of the Ventura (101) Freeway from Valley Circle Boulevard to Lindero Canyon Road. "I pray everyone is safe", she wrote. More than 400 firefighters from Ventura County, Los Angeles County , the City of Los Angeles and Cal Fire were battling the brush fire.

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

Whitaker told CNN in 2017 he could envision a situation where a new attorney general would "reduce (Mueller's) budget so low that his investigation grinds to nearly a halt". Congress must act to ensure that Special Counsel Mueller can do his job without interference. Here is a look at how Whitaker might stop or slow the Mueller investigation and the risks he might run in doing so.

World Imelda Marcos, Philippines ex-first lady, faces jail over graft
Author: 0 Imelda Marcos, Philippines ex-first lady, faces jail over graft

The anti-graft Sandiganbayan court on Friday sentenced the 89-year-old to six to 11 years jail for each of the seven counts for violating an anti-corruption law when she illegally funnelled about $US200 million ($A275 million) to Swiss foundations in the 1970s.

Author: 0 Michelle Obama: I'll never forgive Trump for putting my family in danger

She criticizes Trump for the 2005 "Access Hollywood" tape , interpreting his comments to mean: "I can hurt you and get away with it", The Associated Press reported. Michelle's book, 'Becoming Michelle, ' is about to be released, and she is extremely candid about her marriage, saying 20 years ago she felt "broken" after suffering a miscarriage.

World Faulty Equipment Likely To Blame For Active Shooter Response
Author: 0 Faulty Equipment Likely To Blame For Active Shooter Response

Topsail Elementary, Middle, and High schools remain on lockdown. A malfunctioning water heater was to blame for the reports of an active shooter at a North Carolina high school. Topsail High School is located in Hampstead, located 20 miles north from Wilmington. No injuries were reported, the Star-News reported. Our sister station WECT reports the Pender County Sheriff's Office received a call regarding an active shooter around 6:30 a.m.

World Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire
Author: 0 Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

A home is engulfed in flames during the Camp Fire in Paradise , California, U.S. November 8, 2018. My family is evacuated and safe. With late autumn winds fanning the flames of the California fires, causing some blazes to grow, these two dynamic maps are worth bookmarking, so you can stay up to date with the latest updates from affected areas in Northern California as well as Southern California.

World How bedlam unfolded on Melbourne's Bourke Street on a Friday afternoon
Author: 0 How bedlam unfolded on Melbourne's Bourke Street on a Friday afternoon

The man was shot in the chest by police. Police are seen in Bourke St. on Friday in Melbourne , Australia . Supt Clayton confirmed that when officers arrived, they were quickly cornered by the armed man as the situation escalated. Superintendent Clayton told reporters on the scene "there's no known link to terrorism at this stage". The man, who was shot in the chest by police has died in hospital, police have said.

World USA immigration officials move to restrict asylum at border
Author: 0 USA immigration officials move to restrict asylum at border

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'. However, Trump's focus on the issue during campaigning for Tuesday's hotly contested midterm congressional elections was criticized as veering into immigrant-bashing and even racism.

World U.S. crude oil inventories increase last week: API
Author: 0 U.S. crude oil inventories increase last week: API

Prices were down significantly on Tuesday as the Iranian sanction waivers granted by the United States to eight countries-including oil-hungry India and China-took the sting out of what could have been market panic given the re-imposition of sanctions on Monday .

World Eight feared dead after two buildings collapse in France
Author: 0 Eight feared dead after two buildings collapse in France

Eight people were feared dead Tuesday after two apartment blocks collapsed in Marseille, in southern France, where three bodies were pulled from the wreckage. "Nearly 6,000 properties have been identified as at risk" in the city, he said , representing some 44,000 lodgings in lower-class neighbourhoods. The others were so dilapidated they had been condemned and were boarded up, though locals said they were frequently used by squatters.

World Detained SA journalists
Author: 0 Detained SA journalists "returned to hotel"

The country's Immigration Department said it had arrested them because they violated their stated objective of visit to Tanzania. It is now abundantly clear to anyone who followed the latest developments that Tanzanian journalists work in a climate of fear of intimidation.

World Ex-Dadaab refugee breaks record in Congress elections
Author: 0 Ex-Dadaab refugee breaks record in Congress elections

Rashida Tlaib will be the nation's first Muslim woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Ellison himself was the first Muslim elected to Congress more than a decade ago. Two Muslim women emerged victorious as Democrats took over the U.S. house of representatives at the midterm elections on Tuesday. Keith Ellison was the first Muslim to win a seat in Congress.

World 1 killed in Melbourne stabbing, terror not suspected
Author: 0 1 killed in Melbourne stabbing, terror not suspected

The condition of the other two victims was not yet known. Just after 5.20pm (local time), a body was seen lying under a white sheet on Bourke Street, near the entrance to Russell Place. The suspect was shot in the chest by police, Clayton said. "He seemed to be waving something, people around me screamed that he had a knife, but I couldn't see clearly from where I was", a witness told ABC News.

World Raging wildfire reduces California town to ashes
Author: 0 Raging wildfire reduces California town to ashes

When he arrived there, patients were out in the front of the emergency room, where the roof had caught fire. Evacuated hospital patients are being taken to hospitals throughout the region. Heavy ash was falling in Chico, she said. "It can't be there anymore". Numerous buildings have been destroyed in Paradise and an unspecified number of people injured, Gaddie said.

World Lion Air plane wing torn in airport runway accident
Author: 0 Lion Air plane wing torn in airport runway accident

It did not give more details and did not speculate on how the indicator problem may have played a role in the crash, as it continues to mine the flight recorder - seen as key to answering why a almost brand new plane fell out of the sky. Boeing Co. said on Wednesday it had issued a safety bulletin reminding pilots how to handle erroneous data from a key sensor in the wake of last week's crash in Indonesia.

World Trump is warned not to meddle in Russian Federation inquiry
Author: 0 Trump is warned not to meddle in Russian Federation inquiry

The special counsel regulation under which Mueller was appointed gives the attorney general or acting attorney general authority to fire Mueller only for "good cause", such as misconduct, dereliction of duty, incapacity or conflict of interest.

World White House bans CNN reporter Jim Acosta after Trump row
Author: 0 White House bans CNN reporter Jim Acosta after Trump row

Acosta tweeted on Wednesday night that he was later denied entry to the White House. The president had been talking to other reporters and really railing against them. "I worked with Jim @ Acosta at CNN ". Invoking the words of a fellow writer, Rowling cited George Orwell's 1984 to denounce the White House's actions.

World Protesters call for protection of Russian Federation probe after Sessions resigns
Author: 0 Protesters call for protection of Russian Federation probe after Sessions resigns

Clovis, the 2016 Trump campaign national co-chairman, said in a May radio interview that he has been interviewed by the special counsel's team and had testified before the Mueller grand jury. "He is the acting attorney general". A logjam broke when Republican senators who had publicly backed Sessions began signaling a willingness to consider a new attorney general.

World Democrats get first House pick-up of midterms
Author: 0 Democrats get first House pick-up of midterms

If Democrats capture the House, they could block Mr Trump's agenda and launch congressional investigations into aspects of Mr Trump's administration, from his tax returns to possible business conflicts of interest and the nature of his 2016 campaign's ties to Russian Federation.

World Shark attack: Man dies after being mauled in the Whitsundays
Author: 0 Shark attack: Man dies after being mauled in the Whitsundays

The Whitsunday Water Police will be conducting patrols of Cid Harbour today along with vessels from other Queensland and Commonwealth Government agencies. It wasn't immediately known what type of shark attacked Christidis. Tasmanian mother of two Justine Barwick, 46, was bitten on her left thigh while snorkelling in the same area on September 19 and underwent 18 hours of surgery.

World Sheriff: 13 Dead in Southern California Shooting
Author: 0 Sheriff: 13 Dead in Southern California Shooting

Witnesses said the shots sounded like they were coming from a semi-automatic weapon. Tributes have poured in for the sheriff's sergeant killed during a mass shooting at a country music bar in Southern California last night. Officials have not released the names of all the victims as they worked to notify the families. Once safely outside, the uninjured hugged and awaited word about those still inside.

World Ocasio-Cortez becomes youngest woman elected to Congress
Author: 0 Ocasio-Cortez becomes youngest woman elected to Congress

Boston City Councilwoman Ayanna Pressley will represent Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District in the next Congress. Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic nomination in an upset primary against longtime incumbent Joe Crowley over the summer.

World Dead Brothel Owner Dennis Hof Wins Nevada Assembly Election
Author: 0 Dead Brothel Owner Dennis Hof Wins Nevada Assembly Election

If Hof is declared the victor in his district, the seat will be declared vacant and a replacement will be appointed by three commissioners of the district's three counties, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The state doesn't publicize how many are open, and most owners keep a much lower profile than Hof did. Former NBA star Lamar Odom was once famously found unconscious at Love Ranch after a four-day stay.