Kari Lake, the Republican candidate for governor in Arizona, has refused to concede the race, despite being defeated by Democrat Katie Hobbs. Lake called the election "a debacle" in a video posted to Twitter this week. Jim Small, editor-in-chief for the Arizona Mirror, joined "Red and Blue" to discuss the latest.
- The Daily Beast
GettyUkrainian officials have been warning for months that—in addition to kicking Russia out of territories seized this year—they also intend to take back territories stolen before the war, including Crimea, the peninsula illegally annexed by Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2014.And though Ukraine’s messaging on the matter is simple—that Ukrainian victory is about taking back Crimea, too—Russia’s response has been garbled in recent days. While some are urging Moscow to take the threat of a U
- Fox News
Democratic Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairwoman Jeanne Shaheen shut down Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's questions about President Biden's role in the 2016 firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor.
- The Guardian
Rightwing provocateur says he helped arrange for white supremacist to attend dinner with Trump and Kanye West
- Business Insider
Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Alibaba, disappeared from public view in 2020. He's been living in Tokyo for the past 6 months, a new report says.
Ma has been lying low since October 2020, when he gave a speech criticizing China's financial regulatory system that angered Chinese authorities.
Russia's defence minister said on Wednesday that the armed forces should use new advanced weapons systems in the conflict in Ukraine. "It is necessary to continue the modernisation and creation of promising systems with their subsequent use during the special military operation," Sergei Shoigu said at a defence ministry meeting of senior generals. Shoigu, one of President Vladimir Putin's closest allies, did not specify which advanced weapons should be used, though he said he wanted to discuss with the generals new ways of improving artillery and missile attacks.
Fox News' Laura Ingraham pointed out that Barack Obama is supporting Raphael Warnock on the campaign trail.
Throughout the duration of his senate campaign, Herschel Walker has claimed that he has deep ties to the state he’s hoping to represent in Washington — Georgia.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Head of the Security Council of the Russian Federation, has threatened that if Patriot anti-ballistic missile systems are shipped to Ukraine, they will become "a legal target" for the Russian invaders.
Napoleon’s invasion of Russia was famously stopped in its tracks, in the winter of 1812, not only by tactics or a resistant army but by the weather. During World War II, when Hitler found himself battling on two fronts—with the UK, US and other forces in the west, and with Russia in the east—it was the impossibility of fighting through the winter that contributed to his final defeat.
Sen. Thom Tillis deflected blame from the former president, who hosted a notorious white supremacist for dinner at Mar-a-Lago.
- The Hill
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) is condemning white nationalist Nick Fuentes and defending former President Trump after a dinner he had with the rapper Kanye West, who now goes by Ye; Fuentes and provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. She also reflected on her past interactions with Fuentes and Yiannopoulos, which have resurfaced in the aftermath of the…
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyIn his 2020 campaign for Senate in Georgia, the pastor-politician Raphael Warnock and his team lived by an unofficial motto: “Remain the Reverend.”The idea was for Warnock, the holder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s pulpit in Atlanta, to glide above the muck of personal attacks and messy partisan politics. In his victory over Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R) in that year’s runoff election, he managed to achieve that goal.Locked in yet another cont
Far-right agitator Milo Yiannopoulos said he planned the meeting “to show Trump the kind of talent that he’s missing out on."
The day's initial focus was on the Alibaba entrepreneur's extended stay in Japan before word broke that China's former president has died at 96.
- The Desert Sun
The race for Assembly District 47 is razor thin.
- Fresno Bee
Bakersfield Republican could have blamed Trump for having dinner with a white supremacist and woman-hater. He didn’t, and that is poor leadership. | Opinion
"No insult intended to toddlers," the St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote in an editorial call to "toddler-proof" the House before Republicans take over.
The White House said it’s taking the physical health of wrongfully detained U.S. athlete Brittney Griner “very seriously” amid reports […] The post White House says it’s taking Brittney Griner’s health at Russian penal colony ‘very seriously’ appeared first on TheGrio.
‘The so-called golden era is over’: The U.K.’s prime minister sounds the alarm over China and says the country ‘poses a systemic challenge to our values and interests’
The U.K.’s leader took a tougher stance against China, saying the “golden era” has ended.
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A word -- “Hope” -- is stitched onto a throw pillow in the little hilltop farmhouse. John Kraft loves this place. It’s a dark place, dangerous, where freedom is under attack by a tyrannical government, few officials can be trusted and clans of neighbors might someday have to band together to protect one another.