Tonight we find out if media hype and celebrity endorsements can win the Democrats a seat in the U.S. Senate in Texas . The Late Show with Stephen Colbert sent the only political correspondent fearless enough to ask the tough questions down to Texas to cover the toss-up Senate race between incumbent GOP sweaty narc Ted Cruz against Democratic challenger and The Clash fan Beto O'Rourke.
The agreement would avoid the need for an Irish backstop - which has left Britain and Brussels deadlocked - and would stop Northern Ireland being treated differently to the rest of the UK. There appears to be a softening on the EU side to an all-UK customs union replacing the Northern Ireland specific text, but that would require an acceptance by Downing Street that it would in effect be a permanent arrangement.
State officials said the problem was connected to Hart eSlate voting machines, which are used in about 30 percent of counties statewide. On Friday, a federal judge ruled that election officials must make it easier for voters whose registrations are pending to prove they are US citizens when they go to the polls .
Sirisena had replaced him with former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa and suspended Parliament until November 16 in an apparent attempt to give Rajapaksa time to muster enough support to survive any no-confidence vote. After winning the presidency as a neutral candidate in 2015, Sirisena accepted an offer from Rajapaksa to take over his Sri Lanka Freedom Party. Wickremesinghe survived a no-confidence motion in Parliament in April brought by Rajapaksa supporters over allegations involving his ...
Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said Judy Munro-Leighton accused Kavanaugh and a friend of raping her "several times each" in the backseat of a auto - but investigators later found out she was a "left-wing activist" who is "decades older than Kavanaugh ".
After Thursday's dueling outsiders, former president Barack Obama will follow on Friday for Abrams. But she also said the election is about issues like expanding Medicaid insurance and focusing state spending on public education, job training and small business startups.
The Islamic State (IS) killed more than 40 people in twin church bombings in April 2017 and a month later shot dead nearly 30 Christians in Minya province as they headed to a monastery on a bus. The Islamic State has repeatedly vowed to go after Egypt's Christians as punishment for their support of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. "I assert our determination to fight dark terrorism and to pursue the perpetrators", he said on Twitter.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran has not yet given comment: on Tuesday, the country's state holiday. The man, a Norwegian citizen of Iranian origin, was arrested in Gothenburg on October 21 as part of a joint operation mounted together with the Danish and Norwegian intelligence services.
In the op-ed, Erdogan said he did not believe "for a second" that King Salman was involved in the murder, and also refrained from directly accusing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . There will be no coverup". But because of its deep investment in Prince Mohammed as the main linchpin of the administration's Middle East agenda, the Trump administration concluded it could not feasibly limit his power.
New York City police said Wednesday that 16-year-old Tala Farea and 22-year-old Rotana Farea were last seen September 24 in Virginia, where they lived, and appear to have traveled together to New York. The Saudi Arabian Embassy has denied talking to the family about any asylum request. The city's medical examiner has yet to determine the cause of death, be it a double homicide or a suicide pact.
How many migrants will reach the U.S. border in the first wave remains unknown but, by the time the first two groups finish their 1,000 miles long journey, more than 7,000 United States soldiers and National Guardsmen will be awaiting their arrival.
The troops are expected to perform a wide variety of functions such as building tents and barricades and transporting supplies for the Border Patrol, and not be involved in policing the border, officials said . Speaking to Fox News, Mr Trump said migrants would be housed in tents, rather than released, pending court decisions. One of the migrants died from the confrontation.
Turkey's public prosecutor announced that his country's investigation had determined that Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate. The Saudi public prosecutor found last week, however, that Khashoggi's murder had been orchestrated in advance. CCTV footage given to CNN by the Turkish government on October 22 shows a man with a similar height and build to Khashoggi enter the consulate shortly before Khashoggi did, and then exit wearing Khashoggi's ...
Police initially believed the sisters committed suicide by jumping off of the nearby George Washington Bridge, but further investigation revealed no signs of trauma that would indicate a plunge from the bridge, police said. "Those interviews [with relatives in Virginia] are really unraveling in some way a piece of the puzzle of, behind the scenes, what was going on in the two young ladies' lives".
The list includes high-profile celebrities and media personalities similar to those who already were sent possible bombs , the official said. The fifteenth envelope - a third mailing destined for CNN headquarters in Atlanta after two earlier packages were sent to the station's NY offices - was intercepted Monday afternoon at a postal facility.
On Monday, US Attorney Scott Brady announced that the first hearing for Robert Bowers, a gunman who opened fire inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh last week, killing 11 people and injuring six others, including police officers, according to US authorities, has been set for November 1.
Bulger was 89 years old. In 2013, Bulger was convicted of 11 murders that occurred in the Boston-area in the 1970s and 80s. Bulger, the model for Jack Nicholson's ruthless crime boss in the 2006 Martin Scorsese movie, " The Departed ", led a largely Irish mob that ran loan-sharking, gambling and drug rackets.
Life-saving measures were initiated on Bulger, 89, after he was found at 8:20 a.m.at the Hazelton federal prison in Bruceton Mills. An investigation by the FBI into the incident is ongoing. A federal jury convicted had Bulger that year of 31 counts, including racketeering, extortion, money laundering, drug dealing and weapons possession.
Here are some of the most dramatic pictures from the overwhelming flood. The public transport company closed the water taxi service due to the emergency, with connections remaining active only to the outlying islands. Others, including tourists, donned thigh-high wellies or took off their shoes to wade through the water. In the province of Frosinone, south of Rome, two people died after a tree fell on their auto, while in the southern region of Calabria, a man was reported missing.
He visited OH earlier this month to promote Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine, U.S. Senate candidate Jim Renacci, and congressman Steve Chabot. The stakes for President Trump are extremely high since a Democratic victory in either chamber would give the party the power to open investigations into various aspects of his administration.