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Now, it seems to be all systems go for a 2020 Democratic â blue wave.â Flashback to where the race stood five days out, on November 2, 2016: Â According to RealClearPolitics, Hillary Clinton then had an aggregate lead of 1.3 points in the national vote (she won by 2.1 points, but of course lost in enough states to lose the Electoral College). In the no-toss-up map, Clinton held a slim 66-point lead (up from eight the day before) in the race to the 270 votes needed to secure the presidency in America. In the battleground/toss-up states according to RCP (Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida), Clinton had a 1.8-point lead but was actually losing two of them â ” Ohio and Florida.
Reports that Nice attacker passed through Lampedusa spark political row in Italy Leo McKinstry: The Nice attack is an appalling assault on Western civilisation Malaysian ex-PM tweets that Muslims have 'right' to kill French people after deadly attack Rakib Ehsan: The vilification of Macron by Muslim countries is disturbing A woman has been decapitated, and two others have been killed, during a knife attack inside the Notre Dame Basilica church in the French city of Nice. The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, tweeted that the incident is a "terrorist" attack. Here's what we know so far: At least three people, two women and a man, have been killed, including one woman who was decapitated.
A viral social media post claims Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden isn't the public servant he's made out to be. The meme, shared on Facebook, depicts an encounter between Joe Biden and a person wearing a helmet who is turned away from the camera. There's a speech bubble over Biden's head which reads “I don't work for you!” as Biden points at the person, insinuating he said that to the person.
Most new COVID-19 cases in Europe come from a mutated variant of the coronavirus spread from Spain by tourists, scientists said in a report Thursday. The coronavirus variant was first identified in northeastern Spain in June and was carried abroad by tourists and other travelers, the scientists said. There isn't enough data to suggest this variant, known as 20A.EU1, is more deadly, the team from the University of Basel, ETH Zürich in Basel, and SeqCOVID in Spain said.
President Donald Trump brought a series of guests on stage with him during a campaign rally in Arizona on Wednesday, but raised eyebrows with his treatment of the only local Republican senator Martha McSally. Mr Trump initially said Ms McSally â “ who is also fighting for re-election next week â “ was â greatâ and â respected by everybodyâ . But the presidentâ s own tone was less than respectful, as he ordered the senator up onto the stage and told her she had â one minuteâ to speak.
Former Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. filed a state lawsuit Wednesday against the evangelical school founded by his father, claiming he was wrongly ousted from his leadership post. In a complaint in state court in Lynchburg, Virginia, Falwell's lawyers alleged that Liberty defamed Falwell and breached the former president's contract. "Mr. Falwell has suffered damage to his reputation, damage to his profession, humiliation, and anguish; lost business opportunities; and suffered other pecuniary damage," according to the plaintiff's complaint.
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The White House is just as impressed with the revelation of "Anonymous" as everyone else. On Wednesday, former Homeland Security Chief of Staff Miles Taylor revealed he was the one who wrote a New York Times op-ed and a subsequent book detailing how he was part of a "quiet resistance" within the Trump administration. It wasn't exactly a surprising announcement considering Taylor had already spoken out against Trump, including at the Democratic National Convention two months ago.
Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh and Donald Trump Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images President Trump has repeatedly tried to cast doubt on the results of the presidential election and signaled that he hopes the Supreme Court's conservative majority can deliver him a win — but election law experts say that scenario is increasingly implausible because Trump has fallen so far behind in the polls. "It is unlikely the Supreme Court will decide the 2020 elections because it would have to be so close in a state pivotal to the Electoral College that litigating could make a difference," Rick Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California Irvine School of Law, told Salon.
Prosecutors said they have filed seven additional sexual assault counts against adult film actor Ron Jeremy, which together with previous charges carry a maximum sentence of more than 300 years in prison. The seven new counts, filed by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, involve six women and go back to 1996, the prosecutor's office said in a statement. They add to other charges previously filed against Jeremy, 67, whose real name is Ron Jeremy Hyatt.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg should have retired before 2016 so president Donald Trump would never have had the opportunity to fill her vacated seat when she died, Bill Maher has said. The liberal-leaning 'Real Time' talk show host also suggested Democrats failed to properly plan for the possibility that Ginsburg, known as RBG, might die while serving on the bench. Mr Obama had a private lunch with RBG and is understood to have brought up her retirement, pointing out Democrats might lose the Senate, meaning he could lose the chance to appoint a justice.
UPS has found the set of documents that Tucker Carlson said had 'vanished' in transit, and which he claimed would be damaging to Joe Biden and his family. Carlson had told viewers the documents had disappeared but did not name the courier transporting them. UPS then confirmed to Business Insider that it was the carrier.
A man attending a Trump rally in Beverly Hills on Saturday wielded a sword and threatened passersby to vote for Trump, a viral TikTok video showed. Ajay Rochester, the woman who filmed the incident, told Insider that she was "scared and intimidated" and called the police after the encounter. The location has been a site of protests for weeks, according to news reports, and recently the LA city attorney said he was "concerned" about voter intimidation.
Clarence Martin, Jr. allegedly suffered from “mental issues.” A newborn was allegedly thrown from the second-floor balcony by her father on Saturday around 4 a.m. in Las Vegas. Clarence Martin, Jr. was arguing with the infant's mother, Nicole Poole, when he snatched her away to the balcony of their apartment and didn't return with her moments later, according to People.
For his part, Graham once relished his battles with the state's most conservative activists, calling the inter-party skirmishes “more fun than any time I've been in politics,” but with polls showing Graham in a statistical dead heat with Harrison, the senator is scrambling to resolve those well-documented problems with voters who have largely moved from the Tea Party to Team MAGA—even though the group's brand of politics couldn't be less in sync with Graham's own.
Jon Taffer, the host of the hit show "Bar Rescue" on Paramount, scored a sit-down interview in Las Vegas with President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning for "The Jon Taffer Podcast." Taffer told Insider he was "surprised" by Trump's grasp of policy details in the hospitality sector, particularly with the workings of the PPP loan program and the tax codes for restaurants. Taffer said he also offered Trump's Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, an interview for the podcast, part of what he described as an effort to drill into both candidates' plans to help bars and restaurants recover from the pandemic.
A major train derailment in a Southeast Texas community has forced schools and businesses to evacuate. The train derailed on tracks in Mauriceville, a small community about 100 miles east of Houston, on Thursday morning, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Drone photos show at least a dozen train cars crumpled on tracks along a state highway.
The leader of Armenian separatists in Nagorno-Karabakh said on Thursday Azerbaijani forces were closing in on the town of Shusha, whose capture would mark a turning point after a month of fighting. In a video recorded outside the town's famed cathedral, separatist president Arayik Harutyunyan warned that advancing enemy forces were "five kilometres (three miles) at the most" from the town. "The enemy's main goal is to capture Shushi... whoever controls Shushi controls Artsakh," he said, using the Armenian names for the town and Nagorno-Karabakh.
Pete Buttigieg took down a Trump supporting heckler during a speech in Florida by getting him to denounce white supremacy. With less than a week to go until 3 Novemberâs election, Mr Buttigieg attended a rally in St Pete, Florida, on Wednesday evening, to campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris. As Mr Buttigieg, 38, spoke on the socially distanced platform, a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat and cargo shorts attempted to disrupt his speech while live-streaming the event, according to Pink News.
The day after Rep. Ted Yoho verbally attacked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the Capitol steps, she warned him that she won't be "so nice" if it were to happened again, Vanity Fair reported. Yoho reportedly called AOC a "f---ing b----" as he was walking away from her following the altercation. Following an incident of harassment on the US Capitol steps Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez warned Rep. Ted Yoho that she won't be "so nice" if it were to happen again, Vanity Fair reported.
The Duchess of Sussex's privacy battle against the Mail on Sunday has been delayed until next autumn for "confidential” reasons, despite her father arguing that he “could be dead tomorrow”. The Duchess is suing the owner of the newspaper for publishing extracts from a "private and confidential" letter she sent her father Thomas Markle in 2018, claiming it was a breach of her privacy and copyright. Mr Markle was expected to give evidence in the trial, scheduled for January, but a High Court judge has granted an application by the Duchess's lawyers to adjourn the hearing until "much later next year".
Three other airlines currently serve the route with Southwest going up against American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Between Chicago and Denver Southwest will begin flying between Chicago and Denver on February 14, 2021, with six times daily service from O'Hare International complementing existing service from Midway International. Four other airlines currently serve the route with Southwest going up against American Airlines, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines.
The Trump campaign is testing the limits of Facebook's new restrictions on election advertising. Facebook said in early October that it would stop accepting political ads the week before the election and would halt them for a week or longer after the polls close on Election Day. One of the political ads the Trump campaign placed Tuesday declared "Election Day is Today," likely intended to run on Nov. 3.
“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.”