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First two Muslim women elected to US Congress: networks

First two Muslim women elected to US Congress: networks

Somali-born Omar succeeds Representative Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, who ran for attorney general. "The first woman of color to represent our state in Congress, the firs...

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Driver Charged With Killing 2 Children In Park Slope Crosswalk Found Dead

Driver Charged With Killing 2 Children In Park Slope Crosswalk Found Dead

Dorothy Bruns , 44, was discovered in her Staten Island home along with pills and a note, a senior law enforcement official told NBC 4 NY. Authorities say pills and a note were found nearby. Bruns f...

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NBC, Fox Yank Trump's 'Racist' Anti-Immigration Ad

NBC, Fox Yank Trump's 'Racist' Anti-Immigration Ad

The ad in question tied the current South American migrant caravan to an undocumented Mexican immigrant and convicted murderer Luis Bracamontes . "America can not allow this invasion", a narrator...

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Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins Nevada election

Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins Nevada 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 Ve...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns at the Request of President Trump

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns at the Request of President Trump

The relentless attacks on Sessions came even though the Alabama Republican was the first US senator to endorse Trump and despite the fact that his crime-fighting agenda and priorities - particularly...

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Trump Celebrates 'Beautiful Barbed Wire' On U.S.-Mexico Border

Trump Celebrates 'Beautiful Barbed Wire' On U.S.-Mexico Border

The deployment of active-duty soldiers is in addition to roughly 2,100 National Guard troops deployed to the U.S. -Mexico border region since April to support CBP agents under the umbrella of a se...

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Ron DeSantis Beats Andrew Gillum To Become Florida Governor

Ron DeSantis Beats Andrew Gillum To Become Florida Governor

According to NBC News, Republican Governor Rick Scott led Democratic Senator Bill Nelson by less than half a percentage point. Under Georgia law, if no candidate wins more than 50 percent of the v...

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Jim Acosta Physically Grabs Microphone Away From Female Staffer

Jim Acosta Physically Grabs Microphone Away From Female Staffer

It got hot nearly immediately. Acosta accused the president of attempting to frighten voters ahead of the midterms with ads depicting the migrant caravan as invaders. "The way you treat Sarah Huckab...

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Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, kids

Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, kids

Shanann Watts, Bella and Celeste were first reported missing on August 13 by one of Shanann Watts' friends. Later, as people searched for his missing family, Watts told CNN affiliate KMGH he had h...

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Women win big in USA midterm elections 2018

Women win big in USA midterm elections 2018

In the first major race called Tuesday night, Lou Leon Guerrero was elected as Guam's governor, becoming the first woman to do so. Several were first-time candidates. "So that's our goal". A record ...

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MI becomes first state in Midwest to legalize recreational marijuana

MI becomes first state in Midwest to legalize recreational marijuana

Utah and Missouri approved the use of medical marijuana. In the 2018 midterm elections, four states voted on various stages of legalization, whether medical or recreational. Meanwhile, a similar measu...

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Defectors Blame Kim Jong-un for N.Korea's Economic Failure

Defectors Blame Kim Jong-un for N.Korea's Economic Failure

Trump's landmark summit in June with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. Mr Pompeo's announcement comes just a day after North Korea's foreign ministry said the North will "serio...

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Mexican drug lord El Chapo goes on trial in NY

Mexican drug lord El Chapo goes on trial in NY

The Mexican drug lord is accused of running the world's most powerful drug cartel. Guzman faces 11 trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges. A Mexican official told Reuters at the time t...

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Republicans Score Major Upsets in Florida

That's because Florida is a high stakes swing state that could be a preview for 2020. In the weeks leading up to the election, numerous polls had projected Nelson as the likely victor, though the ra...

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Aafia Siddiqui pens letter to PM Imran, seeks help for release

Aafia Siddiqui pens letter to PM Imran, seeks help for release

The faux pas is seen particularly ironic since the Pakistani premier is on a mission to secure a package from China to overcome a major economic crisis his country is confronted with. "Pakistan is C...

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Marsha Blackburn Wins Tennessee Senate Race

Marsha Blackburn Wins Tennessee Senate Race

Blackburn thanked Trump and Pence in her victory speech and said she will be a leader who will "work with the president and keep this nation on the path to prosperity that we are on today". With 45 pe...

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Americans elect Muslim women to Congress for the first time

Americans elect Muslim women to Congress for the first time

According to the former refugee, President Trump's politics of fear motivated her to get in the race, Aljazeera reported on Wednesday, November 7. Omar made history in 2016 when she was elected ...

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Boeing to issue safety advice on 737 MAX after Indonesia crash

Boeing to issue safety advice on 737 MAX after Indonesia crash

Rusdi Kirana, Lion Air's co-founder, was not invited to speak by Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi, who moderated the meeting between relatives and the officials who are overseeing the search effor...

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Almost 1.5M felons in Florida have regained the right to vote

Almost 1.5M felons in Florida have regained the right to vote

Amendment 4 passed by 64 percent and would re-enfranchise all felons in the state, save those convicted of murder or sex offenses. Floridians on Tuesday overthrew a relic of disenfranchisement in pa...

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London police arrest 6 men in Grenfell Tower effigy video

London police arrest 6 men in Grenfell Tower effigy video

The video surfaced on social media on Monday and featured a cardboard replica of the flats set alight, with paper people dangling from the building. It also urged anyone present at the gathering to ...

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Pop singer Beyonce lends star power to Texas Democrat O'Rourke

Pop singer Beyonce lends star power to Texas Democrat O'Rourke

As election day got underway, NBC correspondent Garrett Haake spoke to a voter named Pamela who explained why she came out to vote with her oxygen tank and wheelchair. But while Triumph seemed t...

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Fox News Calls Sean Hannity Campaign Appearance ‘Unfortunate Distraction’

Fox News Calls Sean Hannity Campaign Appearance ‘Unfortunate Distraction’

It was an extraordinary scene after the news network had worked Monday to establish distance between Hannity and the campaign. He was speaking before a frantic final day of campaigning that included r...

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'Soulless' teen murdered mom after argument over bad grade: cops

'Soulless' teen murdered mom after argument over bad grade: cops

Chitwood said Ramos allegedly believed his mother was dead and went to get a wheel barrow to retrieve her body, but when he returned he noticed she was still alive and strangled her again. Chitwood to...

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Stacey Abrams slams Brian Kemp after he accuses Democrats of voter ‘hack’

Stacey Abrams slams Brian Kemp after he accuses Democrats of voter ‘hack’

So, rather than hack it, Democrats were anxious about protecting a voter data base that Kemp has previously failed to keep secure . He calls it an investigation. The party stated that Small d...

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It's Election Day - races are in the voters' hands

It's Election Day - races are in the voters' hands

Already, officials with the Oklahoma State Election Board said 165,598 people have voted through either absentee or early voting , which is almost double the number of early votes cast in the 2014 ...

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Girl, 10, charged with killing six-month-old baby boy in Wisconsin

Girl, 10, charged with killing six-month-old baby boy in Wisconsin

Nine-year-old Jayna Kelley, 10-year-old Autum Helgeson, 10-year-old Haylee Hickle, and her mother, 32-year-old Sara Jo Schneider, were all killed in the tragedy. Lake Hallie police say Treu and a pass...

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Facebook boots 115 accounts on eve of United States election after tip

Facebook boots 115 accounts on eve of United States election after tip

On Monday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in a joint statement with the Department of Homeland Security, Justice Department and Director of National Intelligence, said that the agencies had "n...

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10-year-old says she stomped head of baby in panic

10-year-old says she stomped head of baby in panic

According to Star Tribune , the girl, who was accompanied by her biological parents, sobbed throughout her bail hearing. The young girl, whose name hasn't yet been released, appeared in Chippewa Co...

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At least 14 killed in China highway pile-up

At least 14 killed in China highway pile-up

According to media reports, "Another 44 people were injured in the pile-up at the toll station which is close to Lanzhou, capital of Gansu ". Authorities in China say 15 people have been killed a...

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Gunmen grab 79 pupils and three staff from school in Cameroon

Gunmen grab 79 pupils and three staff from school in Cameroon

According to Journalducameroon.com, the gunmen stormed the Presbyterian Secondary School Nkwen before rounding off the students to an unknown destination. Hundreds of people have been killed during cl...

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