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1Donald Trump

Twitter Pelts Trump With Photos Of Obama In The Rain After He Ditches Cemetery Visit

Critics were stunned that President Donald Trump skipped a visit Saturday to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in France - where U.S. war dead were being honored - because of rain. They zapped him with a a series of tweets showing Barack Obama in downpours honoring those who fought in wars in what was bound to be particularly galling to the president.


2US News

Schumer: Dems set to push Mueller shield bill over Whitaker

Stepping up Democratic efforts to shield the Russia investigation, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday he would seek to tie a measure protecting special counsel Robert Mueller to must-pass legislation if acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker does not recuse himself from oversight of the probe. "If he stays there, he will create a constitutional crisis by inhibiting Mueller or firing Mueller.



Michelle Obama memoir is next pick for Winfrey book club

"This book is everything you wanted to know and so much you didn't even know you wanted to know. I believe it's going to spark within you the desire to think about your own becoming," Winfrey, who on Monday told The Associated Press in a statement that she had selected "Becoming" for her book club.


4US Politics

Democrats vow action on gun control after Calif. shooting

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.


5Illegal Immigration

Don't Forget That CNN Suing Trump WH Over Stripping Of Acosta WH...

Dear diary, my name is Jim Acosta; I'm suing the Trump White House for yanking my press pass fate being towel slapped by the president for the 3095thtime. Yeah, this fight isn't over.


6Blytheville, AR

Trachea crushed in arrest, suit says

A lawsuit filed in Mississippi County Circuit Court accuses a Blytheville police officer of using excessive force during an arrest that left a man with a crushed trachea and in a permanent vegetative state. Court documents filed Tuesday by Blytheville attorneys Jim Harris and Zach Morrison state that officer Doyle Driskill violated 29-year-old Rayshawn Warren's civil rights by using excessive force during a Sept.


7Dougherty County, GA

Georgia's Democratic candidate for governor vows to fight on

Republican Brian Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia's secretary of state, a day after his campaign said he had captured enough votes to become governor.


8Arizona Government

Arizona May End up With a Former Communist as Senator

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema is running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona - a state that hasn't sent a Democrat to the Senate since 1988. Elected in 2012 and the first open bisexual in Congress, she is running as a moderate.


9Susan Collins

Acting attorney general gets cool reception from Trump

Matthew Whitaker's future at the US Justice Department already appears uncertain after President Donald Trump denied even knowing the man he had named acting attorney general just two days earlier. The Senate's top Republican predicted a permanent replacement could be named soon for Mr Whitaker, who is now overseeing the Trump-Russia probe.



The Latest: Kemp campaign: Abrams concession 'long overdue'

Republican Brian Kemp, right, speaks during a news conference as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal listens in the Governor's ceremonial office at the Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia's secretary of state, a day after his campaign said he's captured enough votes to become governor despite his rival's refusal to concede.