At least a dozen people attending a crowded Trump campaign rally in Tampa, Florida, were taken to local hospitals after being overcome by the 87-degree heat, authorities said.Days after Omaha supporters stuck in cold »
Georgiaâ s senator David Perdue has reportedly pulled out of his final election debate with Democrat challenger Jon Ossoff, after a vicious exchange between the two on Wednesday went viral. In a statement issued to reporters, Mr Perdueâ s office said that the senator is not going to participate in the head-to-head debate and will instead attend an event with President Donald Trump. â As lovely as another debate listening to Jon Ossoff lie to the people of Georgia sounds, Sen Perdue will not be participating in the WSB-TV debate but will instead join the 45th president, Donald J Trump, for a huge Get-Out-The-Vote rally in Northwest Georgia,â Mr Perdueâ s spokesman John Burke said in a statement.
The FBI opened an investigation into Hunter Biden and associates in 2019 on suspicion of money laundering, a Justice Department official told Sinclair Broadcasting. The criminal investigation is ongoing, the DOJ official said. The revelation comes after Tony Bobulinski, a former business partner of Hunter Biden, came forward with a trove of documents regarding the Biden family's dealings with now-defunct Chinese energy firm CEFC.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh Zach Gibson/Getty Images Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh corrected his controversial opinion in a Wisconsin mail-in voting case after Vermont's secretary of state sent the hight court a letter fact-checking his "erroneous claim" about the state's voting by mail rules. Kavanaugh issued a concurring opinion in the Supreme Court's 5-3 decision to ban Wisconsin from counting mail-in ballots if they are sent by Election Day but arrive after Nov. 3, citing Vermont as an example of a state which had not changed its "ordinary election rules" due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The case is one of the latest to benefit from advances in DNA and genetic genealogy, which have given new momentum to dormant murder files in the United States, helping investigators track down suspects and families find justice. The first high-profile case to be cracked with genetic genealogy, which relies on identifying DNA collected at a crime scene by searching for the perpetrator's relatives in genealogy databases, was that of Joseph James DeAngelo, also known as the Golden State Killer, who was arrested in Sacramento, California, in 2018. DeAngelo, who pleaded guilty to a series of murders and kidnappings in California, was sentenced in August to multiple terms of life without parole.
A man was trapped in a hole teeming with rats for half an hour after a New York City pavement collapsed from under him last Saturday. Leonard Shoulders dropped almost 15 feet into the sinkhole and was unable to cry for help out of fear the rats would get in his mouth. Rats crawling on him.
But despite both of Texas' Republican senators being convinced there's a tough competition in the traditionally red state, both President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden haven't really campaigned there, The New York Times reports. Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) tight 2018 race against Democrat Beto O'Rourke was one of the first indications Texas could become a tossup in 2020. Cruz has tried to convince Trump that "we have a fight" in Texas, he tells the Times.
Laura Hunter): "I'm a Democrat and my husband is a Republican and I think this has created a little bit of friction between us because I don't like Trump." Laura Hunter and her husband John straddle a political divide that, in a divisive time, might have wrecked their relationship. John Hunter): "She didn't tell me she was a Democrat when I married her.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said that he first learned about a letter House speaker Nancy Pelosi sent to him regarding coronavirus stimulus talks “in the press.” “I woke up this morning and read @SpeakerPelosi 's letter to me in the press,” Mnuchin said on Twitter. Pelosi aides said they had sent the letter to Mnuchin shortly after midnight, though the treasury secretary said he first saw the letter when Politico's morning newsletter Playbook published it just after 6 a.m., according to the Washington Post.
Malaysia's former leader Mahathir Mohamad tweeted Thursday Muslims had a right "to kill millions of French people" after a deadly attack in Nice, sparking widespread anger and prompting Twitter to delete his post. Shortly afterwards, Mr Mahathir - who was prime minister of Muslim-majority Malaysia until his government collapsed in February - launched an extraordinary outburst in a series of tweets. Referring to the beheading of a French teacher who showed pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, Mr Mahathir said he did not approve of that attack but freedom of expression does not include "insulting other people".
A new animated ad by the Biden campaign urges viewers to vote for Joe Biden to â silenceâ Donald Trump. The 30-second animated ad that is airing during the Cartoon Networkâ s nighttime programming block, Adult Swim, mocks President Donald Trump for calling climate change â a hoaxâ . The ad starts with a drawing of a mouth moving on a blank page, as a narration of President Trump plays, with him saying: â All of this with the global warming and that, a lot of it is a hoax.â President Trumpâ s narration adds: â Iâ m an environmentalist, a lot of people donâ t understand themâ ¦â as a pen fills in the mouth to create a black circle and Mr Trumpâ s narration goes silent.
The Alabama Supreme Court refused to reinstate a lawsuit filed by a man whose ex-girlfriend ended her pregnancy, and four members of the all-Republican court used the decision Friday to argue the U.S. Supreme Court should overturn past rulings that allowed abortion nationally. Associate Justice Jay Mitchell, in a special concurrence as the nine-member court turned away an appeal by Ryan Magers in his suit against Alabama Women's Center Reproductive Alternatives, said the U.S. Supreme Court should overturn Roe v. Wade, the decision that legalized abortion in 1973, and a later decision. While the legality of abortion was not directly an issue in Magers' case, Mitchell said he wanted to state his view — politically popular among Alabama Republicans — “because abortion is a subject that does not frequently come before our Court.”
President Donald Trump told a Michigan rally on Tuesday that he would not be there if it weren't for the pandemic, hinting yet again that he felt his campaign was in need of more votes. With five days to Election Day, Joe Biden is maintaining a steady lead over Trump, with polls in Wisconsin — a longtime Democratic state that Trump picked up in 2016 — suggesting Biden has a substantial lead.
Minutes later, a knife-wielding young man entered the church and began attacking those inside, stabbing both Loqués and Silva. Loqués died at the scene, but Silva was able to stagger to a nearby cafe before collapsing and dying from her injuries. A third woman, who has yet to be identified, reportedly suffered such a fearsome blow to the neck that she was practically decapitated.
Alabama The most recent poll added to poll analysis site FiveThirtyEight shows Republican challenger Tommy Tuberville leading incumbent Democratic Sen. Doug Jones by 14 percentage points. The Cyngal poll of 645 likely voters, released Monday, has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.86 percentage points. While most polls show Tuberville up by solid margins, an FM3 Research added to FiveThirtyEight on Oct. 16 shows Jones up by 1 point.
Facebook "improperly" blocked some political ads due to "technical issues" when implementing its ban on new ads in the week before Election Day, the company said in a blog post Thursday. Facebook said this was an automated process and that "no ad was paused or rejected by a person, or because of any partisan consideration." Biden's campaign had earlier on Thursday slammed Facebook after thousands of its ads were blocked, saying it had "no sense of the scale of the problem, who it is affecting, and their plan to resolve it."
Three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging President Donald Trump's executive order that prohibits federal agencies, contractors and grant recipients from offering certain diversity training that the president deems “anti-American." The NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed the complaint in federal court in Washington, D.C., along with the National Urban League and the National Fair Housing Alliance. The lawsuit argued that Trump's order violates free speech rights and strangles workplace attempts to address systemic race and sex discrimination.
Actress Lori Loughlin reported to a federal prison in Northern California on Friday to start a two-month sentence for her role in a massive college admissions cheating scandal, according to officials at the prison and the federal prosecutor's office. The “Full House” star surrendered to authorities at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, about 40 miles east of San Francisco. She was early; the judge who sentenced her ordered her to report to prison on November 19.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis learned his primary address had been changed without his consent when he went to vote on Monday. Investigators found his address had been changed through a web browser at a home in Naples, Florida. Anthony Guevara, 20, was arrested by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and charged with altering a voter registration without consent and unauthorized access of a computer.
The first drug which could halt Alzheimer's could be offered to patients in Britain within a year, with watchdogs now considering whether to give the treatment the green light. Trials have found that patients given aducanumab saw improvements in their language skills and ability to keep track of time and place, and a slower loss of memory. Currently, drugs to help those with dementia can only mask symptoms, and it is almost two decades since even these sorts of medicines have been given the green light.
Walmart removed guns and ammo from all store displays. A statement from Walmart cited "civil unrest" as the reason. Walmart will remove guns and ammo from all sales floors and displays, Sarah Nassauer at The Wall Street Journal first reported, in a year of record gun sales.
Dr Karen Kelsky loves Oregon — almost as much as she loves mail-in voting. “For Democrats, we have to not just win — we have to win in a landslide of epic proportions, to remove enough questions about the election so Trump's side and QAnon can't throw us into a coup, a literal right-wing coup,” she says.
A stunning new video released by a judge at a constable's trial has shown a Canadian police officer violently slamming a handcuffed woman into the ground face-first. According to local reports, Monday, provincial court Judge Michelle Christopher agreed to release the video to the media of the 2017 arrest of Dalia Kafi who was 26 years old at the time. The young woman had been detained due to allegations that she breached a court-ordered curfew, and was at the CPS arrest processing unit when she was forcibly dragged to the ground in what one 30-year police vet called the “worst use of force” he'd ever seen in his career.
New York City plans to launch an e-scooter rental pilot program in March 2021. Many well-known operators like Bird, Lime, Voi, and Lyft will likely compete as part of the Department of Transportation's bidding process. Currently, NYC only has fixed-station rental bikes operated by Lyft.
The modular pods are like pop-up meeting rooms with extra ventilation, and Room is also offering a new analysis tool to give clients data on how office space is used, and how employees can safely return. Room's proposal is just one idea popping up about how to work during a pandemic. Architect and designer Mohamed Radwan created a system of airtight office pods with air purifiers, and many other designers have created tiny backyard offices, or even ways to transform the home into an office, tastefully.
Filmmaker Michael Moore said on Thursday that he was wary of polls for the 2020 presidential election which show Donald Trump trailing in the race behind Democratic nominee Joe Biden.Â Moore warned that the Trump vote is â always being undercountedâ because his supporters are suspicious of the so-called â deep stateâ . â Itâ s awful news that Biden is ahead by seven points in Michigan and I have to fight against this constantly,â said the documentary filmmaker while appearing on Hill.TV.Â Moore pointed to a poll from July in Michigan that showed the Democratic challenger leading Mr Trump by 16 points.
“Many are longtime Republicans wrestling with what they see as a choice between two lousy candidates.”
“Some undecideds turn out to be people who’ve long felt alienated from the two big political parties.”
“They’re not following the 24-hour news cycle. The election and politics are just not a high priority.”
“One common trait: at this stage of the game, the undecided voter doesn’t fit into an easy political profile.”
“More realistically...these voters may not be motivated to vote at all in the 2020 election.”