Cindy McCain Hopes Trump Learns From The Midterms

MailCindy McCain, in her first interview since the death of her husband Sen. JohnCindy McCain, in her first interview since the death of her husband Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), called President Donald Trump “a negative Nancy” and said she hopes he’s humbled by Republican losses in this month’s midterm elections.“I think he’s questioning himself right … Read more

Prosecutors Mistakenly Reveal Criminal Charges Against Julian Assange

MailA court filing accidentally revealed that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been hit with criminal charges. The filing is unrelated to Assange; documents in a case pertaining to sex crimes charges against someone named Seitu Sulayman Kokayi were recently unsealed and appeared to accidentally mention Assange. “Due to the sophistication of the defendant and the publicity surrounding … Read more

Betsy DeVos proposes new sexual assault reporting rules for US campuses that ‘could help shield rapists’

has proposed a major change in the way American universities deal with campus sexual assault and harassment allegations in a move rights groups say could harm survivors. Ms DeVos has wants to add protections for those accused and limit situations in which schools would be required by law to investigate complaints brought forward by alleged … Read more

Florida County Submits Recount 2 Minutes Late And State Rejects It

MailVolunteers in Broward County, a Democratic stronghold in Florida, recounted hundreds of thousands of votes this week by order of the state ― but it was all for nothing.Joe D’Alessandro, the county’s director of elections, revealed Thursday that his team had missed the 3 p.m. deadline by just two minutes. The recount of some 700,000 ballots, … Read more

California wildfires: Trump visits state’s deadliest blaze

US & Canada US & Canada California wildfires: Trump to visit state’s deadliest wildfire Image copyright AFP Image caption Dogs are being used to search for human remains among the devastation US President Donald Trump is heading to California to survey the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the state’s history.The Camp Fire in northern … Read more

Apec summit ends without statement over US-China division

Apec summit ends without statement over US-China division AFP US VP Pence (3rd right) and China’s Xi did not appear together in Apec leaders pictures An Asian economic summit has ended without a formal leaders’ statement for the first time because of US-China divisions over trade.Papua New Guinea’s President Peter O’Neill said a closing statement … Read more

Golden Horse: Zhang Yimou’s Shadow wins most awards

Golden Horse: Zhang Yimou’s Shadow wins most awards Image caption Zhang Yimou had never won a Golden Horse until now One of China’s most acclaimed directors, a rising star with a tragic story and a documentary charting mass protests have all won top prizes at this year’s Golden Horse awards.The 55th annual awards – dubbed … Read more

Jamal Khashoggi: US ‘yet to conclude’ who was behind the murder

Jamal Khashoggi: US ‘yet to conclude’ who was behind the murder Media captionThe BBC’s Frank Gardner looks at what could happen to the man known as MBSThe US is yet to reach a final conclusion on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, officials say, despite reports the CIA believes it was ordered by the Saudi … Read more

Florida election: Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis

Florida mid-terms: Democrat Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis Image copyright Reuters Image caption Andrew Gillum admitted defeat following a recount in Florida. Democrat Andrew Gillum has admitted defeat to his Republican rival in the race to be named Florida’s governor – for the second time.Mr Gillum, who hoped to be Florida’s first black governor, … Read more

After Kavanaugh confirmation, protesters chant, pound on Supreme Court door

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.A throng of protesters pushed past a police line, storming up steps to pound on the doors of the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday after the Senate confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh.”Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Kavanaugh has got to … Read more