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Sinema increases lead even as GOP stronghold reports last ballots

The Hill2018-11-13 00:04:51

Sinema increases lead even as GOP stronghold reports last ballots Author: Reid Wilson
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) has increased her lead over rival Rep. Martha McSally (R) in the race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Arizona on Monday as several counties made progress getting through thousands of yet-uncounted votes. ...Read full article

Michelle Obama reveals dread of Trump and how news cycle 'turns her stomach'

The Guardian (UK)2018-11-13 00:04:34

Michelle Obama reveals dread of Trump and how news cycle 'turns her stomach' Author: David Smith
In her new memoir, Becoming, the former first lady sometimes wonders ‘where the bottom might be’ as her husband’s legacy is aggressively unravelled ...Read full article

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should 'ramp down' rhetoric

Associated Press2018-11-13 00:02:20

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should 'ramp down' rhetoric Author: TERRY SPENCER
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — After Republicans, including President Donald Trump, made unsubstantiated accusations of illegal activity, a judge on Monday urged the warring sides in the Florida recount to "ramp down the rhetoric," saying it erodes public confi… ...Read full article

Call for boycott of FTSE 350 firms without a woman on the board

The Guardian (UK)2018-11-13 00:01:28

Call for boycott of FTSE 350 firms without a woman on the board Author: Rupert Neate
Hampton-Alexander review also shows ‘tokenistic gesture’ of appointing one woman ...Read full article

Northern California officials fear record wildfire death toll could rise

Reuters2018-11-12 23:58:55

Northern California officials fear record wildfire death toll could rise Author: Sharon Bernstein
Emergency teams searched on Monday for more than 200 people listed as missing in the deadliest northern California wildfire on record, and officials voiced concerns the casualty toll will climb higher as a resurgence of fierce winds fanned the flames. ...Read full article

'Extreme fire danger': Stiff winds make fighting California fires a tough task

USA Today2018-11-12 23:56:32+00:00

'Extreme fire danger': Stiff winds make fighting California fires a tough task Author:
Santa Ana winds roaring across Southern California and similarly stiff gusts to the north hinder the efforts of firefighters. ...Read full article

Actor Douglas Rain, the voice of HAL in '2001: A Space Odyssey,' dies at 90

USA Today2018-11-12 23:55:15+00:00

Actor Douglas Rain, the voice of HAL in '2001: A Space Odyssey,' dies at 90 Author:
Douglas Rain played some of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters but is perhaps best known for supplying the creepily calm voice of computer HAL. ...Read full article

Trump seeks end of Florida recount as Republicans' leads shrink

Reuters2018-11-12 23:45:55

Trump seeks end of Florida recount as Republicans' leads shrink Author: Letitia Stein
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Florida election officials to end a recount and declare his fellow Republicans the winners of disputed races in last week's elections as a judge urged both parties to be careful with unsubstantiated allegations of f… ...Read full article

Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 29

Associated Press2018-11-12 23:44:49

Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 29 Author: GILLIAN FLACCUS and DON THOMPSON
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only ch… ...Read full article

Male students at an (almost) all-white high school gave a Nazi salute. Now officials want to figure out why.

USA Today2018-11-12 23:43:47+00:00

Male students at an (almost) all-white high school gave a Nazi salute. Now officials want to figure out why. Author:
School district officials in Baraboo, Wisconsin, are condemning a photo posted on social media showing dozens of male students giving a Nazi salute. ...Read full article

‘Tell Your Boss’: Recording Is Seen to Link Saudi Crown Prince More Strongly to Khashoggi Killing

The New York Times2018-11-12 23:37:52.832

‘Tell Your Boss’: Recording Is Seen to Link Saudi Crown Prince More Strongly to Khashoggi Killing Author:
A Saudi operative’s comments to a royal aide after the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi is among the strongest evidence yet tying Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to his death. ...Read full article

Southwest, Delta and more airlines are offering travel waivers amid California wildfires

USA Today2018-11-12 23:36:20+00:00

Southwest, Delta and more airlines are offering travel waivers amid California wildfires Author:
Here is how each airline is accommodating passengers with plans to travel in California. ...Read full article

Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe

Associated Press2018-11-12 23:33:12

Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe Author: CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER
WASHINGTON (AP) — An associate of longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone said Monday that he expects to face charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation. Conservative conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi said on his YouTube show that negotiations fell apa… ...Read full article

Stone associate says he expects to face Mueller indictment in next couple of days

The Hill2018-11-12 23:27:52

Stone associate says he expects to face Mueller indictment in next couple of days Author: Olivia Beavers and Jacqueline Thomsen
A Roger Stone associate on Monday said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller will indict him in the next couple of days for giving false information to federal investigators. ...Read full article

Politics and science need more women, says Angela Merkel

The Guardian (UK)2018-11-12 23:26:20

Politics and science need more women, says Angela Merkel Author:
German chancellor makes speech in Berlin on 100th anniversary of female suffrage ...Read full article

Why investors aren't gobbling up food stocks - CNN Video

CNN2018-11-12 23:23:43.8616058

Why investors aren't gobbling up food stocks - CNN Video Author:
Changing consumer tastes and weak pricing power have hurt packaged food companies. CNN's Christine Romans looks at the challenges facing the makers of supermarket staples. ...Read full article

Dow dives, weighed down by tech stocks - CNN Video

CNN2018-11-12 23:23:40.330338

Dow dives, weighed down by tech stocks - CNN Video Author:
Apple shares fell 5%, adding to investors concerns about the tech sector. Ben Phillips, Chief Investment Officer at EventShares, on what's causing weakness in tech. ...Read full article

Texas woman’s divorce ends in explosion of wedding dress felt ‘15 miles away’

Fox News2018-11-12 23:22:48.8449859

Texas woman’s divorce ends in explosion of wedding dress felt ‘15 miles away’ Author: Fox News
She went out with a bang. ...Read full article

UK dials up pressure on Saudis and UAE in Yemen ceasefire bid

The Guardian (UK)2018-11-12 23:21:30

UK dials up pressure on Saudis and UAE in Yemen ceasefire bid Author: Patrick Wintour
Jeremy Hunt in Riyadh after airstrikes reportedly kill 150 people in 24 hours in Hodeidah ...Read full article

The Memo: Dem hopes for 2020 grow in midterms afterglow

The Hill2018-11-12 23:17:42

The Memo: Dem hopes for 2020 grow in midterms afterglow Author: Niall Stanage
Democrats are gaining confidence about winning back the White House in 2020 in the days following last week’s midterm elections. And they increasingly think a candidate from the party’s left flank could be the person to do it. ...Read full article

California wildfires kill 31 people while utility companies are investigated

CNN2018-11-12 23:16:04

California wildfires kill 31 people while utility companies are investigated Author: Holly Yan, Susannah Cullinane and Emanuella Grinberg, CNN
California state regulators are investigating two utility companies that reported incidents close in time and location to the start of the Camp and Woolsey fires. ...Read full article

Stan Lee: Chris Evans, Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana and more celebs mourn comic book icon

USA Today2018-11-12 23:14:30+00:00

Stan Lee: Chris Evans, Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana and more celebs mourn comic book icon Author:
Legendary Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee died Monday at 95. See what Chris Evans, Mark Hamill and more had to say about the comic book icon's legacy. ...Read full article

Israel, Hamas trade heavy fire after deadly incursion

Associated Press2018-11-12 23:14:26

Israel, Hamas trade heavy fire after deadly incursion Author: FARES AKRAM and JOSEF FEDERMAN
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since a 2014 war. Pa… ...Read full article

No 'blue wave,' but Democrats' midterm success sinking in

Associated Press2018-11-12 23:12:59

No 'blue wave,' but Democrats' midterm success sinking in Author: STEVE PEOPLES
NEW YORK (AP) — No it wasn't a blue wave. But a week after the voting, Democrats are riding higher than they thought on Election Night. As vote counting presses on in several states, the Democrats have steadily chalked up victories across the country, firming… ...Read full article

Trade war and censors blow chill wind through China's giant tech scene

Reuters2018-11-12 23:09:38

Trade war and censors blow chill wind through China's giant tech scene Author: Cate Cadell
Wang Miaoyi's small one-bedroom apartment, which doubles as her design studio, is overflowing with game magazines, figurines and boxes of sci-fi novels. ...Read full article

Trump’s Misleading Claims About California’s Fire ‘Mismanagement’

The New York Times2018-11-12 23:06:22.716

Trump’s Misleading Claims About California’s Fire ‘Mismanagement’ Author:
On Twitter, the president claimed that the state’s wildfire woes are a result of poor forest management. The truth is more complicated. ...Read full article

Stock market tumbles amid fears the rise of big tech is over

The Guardian (UK)2018-11-12 23:02:29

Stock market tumbles amid fears the rise of big tech is over Author:
Apple shares were down 5% after suppliers cut their forecasts, causing the tech-heavy Nasdaq and other tech stocks to fall ...Read full article

California fire evacuees trickle back to deal with the ashes

Reuters2018-11-12 22:58:35

California fire evacuees trickle back to deal with the ashes Author: Dana Feldman
Andy Schultz and his wife Marisa returned home on Monday dreading they would find nothing but charred ruins after the Woolsey wildfire swept down three surrounding hillsides toward their neighborhood in the Los Angeles suburb of North Ranch. ...Read full article

Monica Crowley on the race to abolish free speech

Fox News2018-11-12 22:52:43.8506759

Monica Crowley on the race to abolish free speech Author: Fox News
A dangerous trend of speech codes is extending into every part of our lives; reaction from Monica Crowley, Washington Times senior opinion columnist. ...Read full article

North Korea maintaining more than a dozen missile launch sites, photos show

The Guardian (UK)2018-11-12 22:45:26

North Korea maintaining more than a dozen missile launch sites, photos show Author: Julian Borger
Satellite images of ballistic missile base are a further sign that US diplomacy has not led to significant disarmament ...Read full article

My Moments With Stan

The New York Times2018-11-12 22:40:26.758

My Moments With Stan Author:
Brian Michael Bendis reflects on the first time he met Stan Lee and how Mr. Lee inspired him in his two-decade career at Marvel Comics. ...Read full article

Trump, Pence miss Veterans Day observance at Arlington Cemetery

Fox News2018-11-12 22:37:57.1442136

Trump, Pence miss Veterans Day observance at Arlington Cemetery Author: Fox News
President Trump is spending Monday at the White House and had no plans to visit Arlington National Cemetery in northern Virginia as America observes the Veterans Day holiday. ...Read full article

Arab refugees in Bangkok long for home amid immigration crackdown

Al Jazeera English2018-11-12 22:34:00

Arab refugees in Bangkok long for home amid immigration crackdown Author: Sansom Milton
Hundreds fled Syrian war and arrived in Thailand on tourist visas, but are now desperately trying to avoid detention. ...Read full article

Miley Cyrus, Neil Young lose homes in Malibu fire; Gaga visits shelter

Reuters2018-11-12 22:30:49

Miley Cyrus, Neil Young lose homes in Malibu fire; Gaga visits shelter Author: Lisa Richwine
Singers Miley Cyrus and Neil Young were among hundreds of people who lost their homes in wildfires that destroyed parts of the California seaside town of Malibu, where flames burned for a fourth day on Monday. ...Read full article

Police make inquiries at Edinburgh airport in Alex Salmond case

The Guardian (UK)2018-11-12 22:27:20

Police make inquiries at Edinburgh airport in Alex Salmond case Author:
Staff interviewed last week in connection with complaints by two government employees ...Read full article

Does Europe need its own army?

Al Jazeera English2018-11-12 22:22:46.4328045

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North Korea hiding missile bases in remote areas: report

Al Jazeera English2018-11-12 22:12:00

North Korea hiding missile bases in remote areas: report Author: Al Jazeera
US think-tank names at least 13 secret bases, raising doubts over Donald Trump's signature foreign policy initiative. ...Read full article

Stocks end 600 points lower on growth concerns ignited by Apple and cutback in oil production

USA Today2018-11-12 22:10:42+00:00

Stocks end 600 points lower on growth concerns ignited by Apple and cutback in oil production Author:
A drop in technology companies like Apple sent U.S. stocks sharply lower, knocking 600 points off the Dow Jones industrial average in the afternoon. ...Read full article

Bishops delay votes on combatting church sex abuse crisis

Associated Press2018-11-12 22:08:54

Bishops delay votes on combatting church sex abuse crisis Author: DAVID McFADDEN and DAVID CRARY
BALTIMORE (AP) — At the Vatican's insistence, U.S. Catholic bishops abruptly postponed plans Monday to vote on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis roiling the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, the president of the U.S… ...Read full article

Back-to-Back Billion-Dollar Blazes Threaten California Utilities

Bloomberg2018-11-12 22:00:27+00:00

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New surveillance video shows ‘person of interest’ in North Carolina kidnapping

Fox News2018-11-12 21:53:25.363269

New surveillance video shows ‘person of interest’ in North Carolina kidnapping Author: Fox News
Hania Noelia Aguilar has been missing since she was kidnapped outside her home in Lumberton, North Carolina last Monday, but a recently released surveillance video shows a "person of interest" walking near the area where the 13-year-old was kidnappe… ...Read full article

Florida braces for volatile recount as Trump ramps up attacks

The Hill2018-11-12 21:50:24

Florida braces for volatile recount as Trump ramps up attacks Author: Lisa Hagen
Democrats and Republicans are bracing for a protracted and volatile recount in Florida as election officials rush to meet a looming Thursday deadline to complete the process. ...Read full article

Global stocks sell off as tech tumbles; dollar hits 16-month high

Reuters2018-11-12 21:47:14

Global stocks sell off as tech tumbles; dollar hits 16-month high Author: Lewis Krauskopf
U.S. and European stocks fell sharply on Monday, with tech stocks in both regions getting hammered, while the U.S. dollar surged to its highest point in 16 months against a basket of currencies amid concern about European political risks. ...Read full article

Scott to attend new member orientation amid recount

The Hill2018-11-12 21:47:01

Scott to attend new member orientation amid recount Author: Jordain Carney
GOP Florida Gov. ...Read full article

Tech giants slide, pulling US stock market sharply lower

Associated Press2018-11-12 21:45:43

Tech giants slide, pulling US stock market sharply lower Author: ALEX VEIGA
A broad sell-off in technology companies pulled U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday, knocking more than 600 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The wave of selling snared big names, including Apple, Amazon and Goldman Sachs. Banks, consumer-focused comp… ...Read full article

Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies

Associated Press2018-11-12 21:43:54

Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies Author: ANDREW DALTON and DAVE ZELIO
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was … ...Read full article

Oil hit with longest losing streak on record

CNN2018-11-12 21:34:09

Oil hit with longest losing streak on record Author: Matt Egan, CNN Business
Not even Saudi Arabia could prevent crude oil from suffering the longest losing streak on record. ...Read full article

Too close to call: U.S. federal, state elections still in flux

Reuters2018-11-12 21:29:23

Too close to call: U.S. federal, state elections still in flux Author: Reuters Editorial
Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 elections and Republicans held onto a majority in the U.S. Senate, but a number of races remain undecided nearly a week later. ...Read full article

A group of Wisconsin high schoolers posed in apparent Nazi salute last spring. Now police are investigating

CNN2018-11-12 21:26:34

A group of Wisconsin high schoolers posed in apparent Nazi salute last spring. Now police are investigating Author: Christina Maxouris, Eric Levenson and Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN
A photo showing a group of male, mostly white Wisconsin high school students with their arms raised in what appear to be Nazi salutes has sparked a district investigation and criticism from a Holocaust memorial group. ...Read full article

Stan Lee’s final social media posts honors Veterans Day while highlighting his WWII service

Fox News2018-11-12 21:23:04.3349251

Stan Lee’s final social media posts honors Veterans Day while highlighting his WWII service Author: Fox News
Stan Lee honored military service members on Veterans Day with social media posts highlighting his time in the Army during World War II a day before he died at age 95. ...Read full article

Dozens of Dems mulling White House campaigns, as wide-open 2020 contest ramps up

Fox News2018-11-12 21:23:01.0224348

Dozens of Dems mulling White House campaigns, as wide-open 2020 contest ramps up Author: Fox News
At least three dozen Democrats are believed to be preparing for a possible bid to take on President Trump in 2020 — more than double the crowded field of 17 Republican candidates who fought in 2016 for the chance to face then-President Obama. ...Read full article

Time running out as Theresa May claims Brexit talks in ‘the endgame’

The Guardian (UK)2018-11-12 21:22:48

Time running out as Theresa May claims Brexit talks in ‘the endgame’ Author: Dan Sabbagh, Daniel Boffey, Jennifer Rankin
PM says negotiations with EU ‘immensely difficult’ as summit deadline comes under threat ...Read full article

Americans 'should get active by age three'

BBC News2018-11-12 21:14:05

Americans 'should get active by age three' Author: BBC News
The report, an effort to "get America moving", is the first update to health guidelines in 10 years. ...Read full article

Facebook says Monday's outage was the result of a

USA Today2018-11-12 21:10:23+00:00

Facebook says Monday's outage was the result of a Author:
Having trouble accessing Facebook on Monday afternoon? It was not just you. ...Read full article

Brexit talks in the endgame, says May

BBC News2018-11-12 21:01:24

Brexit talks in the endgame, says May Author: BBC News
The PM says efforts are going on "through the night", but the negotiations are "immensely difficult". ...Read full article

Judge Urges Parties in Florida Election to ‘Ramp Down the Rhetoric’

The New York Times2018-11-12 21:01:14.835

Judge Urges Parties in Florida Election to ‘Ramp Down the Rhetoric’ Author:
Judge Jack Tuter refused to order impounding of vote-counting equipment, but lawyers on both sides agreed on adding extra security at elections center. ...Read full article

North Korea Has at Least 13 Undeclared Missile Bases, Study Says

Bloomberg2018-11-12 20:54:12+00:00

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LGBT members of migrant caravan reach US border, say they endured verbal abuse by other migrants

Fox News2018-11-12 20:53:17.8757003

LGBT members of migrant caravan reach US border, say they endured verbal abuse by other migrants Author: Fox News
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Trump, California battle over climate and cause of fires

The Hill2018-11-12 20:49:29

Trump, California battle over climate and cause of fires Author: Miranda Green and Timothy Cama
President Trump and California’s political leaders are engaging in a war of words over the cause of wildfires that have devastated the state, killing at least 31 people. ...Read full article

Paradise Lost: Grim search underway in incinerated California town

Reuters2018-11-12 20:42:26

Paradise Lost: Grim search underway in incinerated California town Author: Daniel Trotta
Experts in identifying human tissue joined California police and firefighters on Monday in sifting through the charred debris of homes destroyed in the most devastating wildfire in state history, searching for remains of hundreds of missing people. ...Read full article

Israel-Gaza violence erupts after killings

BBC News2018-11-12 20:25:56

Israel-Gaza violence erupts after killings Author: BBC News
Gaza rocket barrage targets Israel, which responds with air strikes after militants die in covert op. ...Read full article

James Woods uses Twitter to support California wildfire victims

Fox News2018-11-12 20:07:54.361855

James Woods uses Twitter to support California wildfire victims Author: Fox News
Actor James Woods uses Twitter to support California wildfire victims, and calls on Hollywood stars to stop ‘trolling’ and help. ...Read full article

How the Camp Fire destroyed Paradise, California

Fox News2018-11-12 20:07:51.846236

How the Camp Fire destroyed Paradise, California Author: Fox News
Driven by high winds and fueled by dry conditions, what started as a wildland fire became an 'area ignition' event that grew into a 'giant structure fire' in Paradise, says Tim Aboudara of the International Association of Firefighters. ...Read full article

New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

Associated Press2018-11-12 20:04:12

New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger Author: MARILYNN MARCHIONE
CHICAGO (AP) — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. The advice is the first update since the government's physical activity guidelines came out… ...Read full article

U.S. Bishops Had a Plan to Curb Sex Abuse. Rome Ordered Them to Wait.

The New York Times2018-11-12 20:01:47.867

U.S. Bishops Had a Plan to Curb Sex Abuse. Rome Ordered Them to Wait. Author:
The Catholic Church’s abuse crisis has been especially acute in the United States, but American moves to address it have sometimes been reined in by the Vatican. ...Read full article

Miley Cyrus, Neil Young, Gerard Butler and more lose homes in California wildfires

USA Today2018-11-12 19:51:32+00:00

Miley Cyrus, Neil Young, Gerard Butler and more lose homes in California wildfires Author:
California blazes also claimed the homes of Shannen Doherty and "Real Housewives" star Camille Grammer while Caitlyn Jenner and Alyssa Milano were among the lucky ones. ...Read full article

Stan Lee, Superhero of Marvel Comics, Dies at 95

The New York Times2018-11-12 19:50:11.519

Stan Lee, Superhero of Marvel Comics, Dies at 95 Author:
Mr. Lee helped create Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man and others while overseeing his company’s emergence as a media behemoth. ...Read full article

Jeb Bush calls for Broward County official to be removed from post

The Hill2018-11-12 19:49:51

Jeb Bush calls for Broward County official to be removed from post Author: Megan Keller
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) called for the removal of Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes ...Read full article

Liz Cheney poised for ascent into Republican leadership

Associated Press2018-11-12 19:38:30

Liz Cheney poised for ascent into Republican leadership Author: MEAD GRUVER and LISA MASCARO
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Liz Cheney has had a quiet first term as congresswoman, but that's about to change. She's seeking a House Republican leadership post that's key to her party's strategy against next year's Democratic majority. If she succeeds, Cheney will… ...Read full article

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Avengers, dies aged 95

The Guardian (UK)2018-11-12 19:22:30

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Avengers, dies aged 95 Author: Richard Lea
Almost as famous as his Marvel superheroes, Lee was known for bringing complex emotional life to cartoon characters ...Read full article

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other Marvel superheroes, dead at 95

Reuters2018-11-12 19:17:56

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other Marvel superheroes, dead at 95 Author: Alex Dobuzinskis
Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, died at the age of 95, his daughter said on Monday. ...Read full article

Marvel's Stan Lee dies aged 95

BBC News2018-11-12 19:15:47

Marvel's Stan Lee dies aged 95 Author: BBC News
Lee, the brains behind Spider-Man, Black Panther and X-Men, is survived by his daughter. ...Read full article

Trump: Oil prices should be much lower

The Hill2018-11-12 19:01:43

Trump: Oil prices should be much lower Author: Brett Samuels
President Trump on Monday said he hopes Saudi Arabia and OPEC don't cut oil production hours after the Saudi energy minister indicated the country would reduce its output next month. ...Read full article

'Profoundly dismayed': Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of top honour

Al Jazeera English2018-11-12 19:00:00

'Profoundly dismayed': Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of top honour Author: Al Jazeera
Rights group withdraws top award over Myanmar's leader 'indifference' to the plight of the Rohingya. ...Read full article

Utility stocks slump as California wildfires leave hundreds missing

Reuters2018-11-12 18:44:36

Utility stocks slump as California wildfires leave hundreds missing Author: Noel Randewich
California utility stocks plummeted for a second day on Monday after deadly wildfires killed at least 31 people and left hundreds missing, with property losses estimated at over $2 billion and the companies facing potential liability. ...Read full article

Trump Blasts Saudi Arabia for Plan to Cut Oil Production

Bloomberg2018-11-12 18:43:30+00:00

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Ryanair plane impounded, 149 passengers kicked off due to unpaid bill

USA Today2018-11-12 18:40:18+00:00

Ryanair plane impounded, 149 passengers kicked off due to unpaid bill Author:
One of the Irish carrier's planes was grounded in France Thursday for failure to pay back illegal subsidies, leaving 149 passengers temporarily stranded. Ryanair paid its bill Friday. ...Read full article

Battling the Deadliest Wildfires in California History

Bloomberg2018-11-12 18:37:58+00:00

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Here's why you should avoid raking your leaves

USA Today2018-11-12 18:27:23+00:00

Here's why you should avoid raking your leaves Author:
Dry, dead leaves may be unsightly to your neighbors, but they are great wildlife habitat for a slew of creatures. ...Read full article

Botched Israeli operation in Gaza Strip turns deadly

Fox News2018-11-12 18:22:56.6455935

Botched Israeli operation in Gaza Strip turns deadly Author: Fox News
Fresh wave of violence on the Israel-Gaza border; Trey Yingst reports from near the rocket fire. ...Read full article

The real reason why the stock market is down

CNN2018-11-12 18:19:36

The real reason why the stock market is down Author: David Goldman, CNN Business
Why are stocks falling again? President Donald Trump says it's because Democrats are gearing up to use their impending control of the House of Representatives to investigate him. As always, when it comes to the markets, the real answer is complicated. ...Read full article

Trump says Florida recounts should end

BBC News2018-11-12 18:19:22

Trump says Florida recounts should end Author: BBC News
Amid narrowing margins in Florida's senate and governor races, Donald Trump says recounts should end. ...Read full article

Meet the New House Democrats: They Could Be a Management Headache

The New York Times2018-11-12 18:17:51.099

Meet the New House Democrats: They Could Be a Management Headache Author:
The freshman House Democrats are the most diverse, most female class in history — and span the ideological spectrum. They arrive in Washington for orientation this week. ...Read full article

Judge denies Scott request for injunction against Broward County

The Hill2018-11-12 18:14:47

Judge denies Scott request for injunction against Broward County Author: Justin Wise
A judge denied an emergency injunction against Broward County, Fla. from Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) requesting that voting machines be impounded and secured by law enforcement when not in use. ...Read full article

Nelson calls on Scott to recuse himself in Florida recount

The Hill2018-11-12 18:08:17

Nelson calls on Scott to recuse himself in Florida recount Author: Michael Burke
Incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) on Monday called on his Republican opponent, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, to recuse himself from a recount underway in the state's hotly contested Senate race. ...Read full article

US police kill black security guard 'hero'

BBC News2018-11-12 18:08:08

US police kill black security guard 'hero' Author: BBC News
An armed private security guard was killed by police after he detained a gunman, witnesses say. ...Read full article

Retail stocks soar ahead of the holidays

CNN2018-11-12 18:05:10

Retail stocks soar ahead of the holidays Author: Paul R. La Monica, CNN Business
Despite the recent market volatility, retailers like Kohl's, Dollar General, Ross Stores and Tractor Supply are at record highs. So is online crafts retailer Etsy. Ditto for Starbucks and McDonald's. Is this a good sign for the broader economy? ...Read full article

Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of its top prize

BBC News2018-11-12 18:00:31

Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of its top prize Author: BBC News
The group says it is profoundly dismayed by the former icon's lack of action on the Rohingya crisis. ...Read full article

Analysis | Macron’s pyrrhic victory over Trump

The Washington Post2018-11-12 17:59:00

Analysis | Macron’s pyrrhic victory over Trump Author:
The French president decried President Trump's nationalism, but his own bid for international leadership could fail. ...Read full article

California wildfires death toll at 31, more than 220 missing

Al Jazeera English2018-11-12 17:44:00

California wildfires death toll at 31, more than 220 missing Author: Al Jazeera
Search on for hundreds of people missing from wildfires as firefighters continue to battle blazes at both ends of state. ...Read full article

Pilots report UFOs off Irish coast

BBC News2018-11-12 17:37:18

Pilots report UFOs off Irish coast Author: BBC News
The objects were said to be very bright and flying at twice the speed of sound. ...Read full article

Kat Timpf Chased Out of Brooklyn Bar

National Review2018-11-12 17:07:38

Kat Timpf Chased Out of Brooklyn Bar Author: Jack Crowe
The Fox News and National Review contributor was publicly harassed over the weekend in the third such politically motivated incident she’s faced in the last year. ...Read full article

Oprah taps Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' for book club

The Washington Times2018-11-12 17:06:01

Oprah taps Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' for book club Author: Hillel Italie
Michelle Obama's "Becoming," already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey. "This book is everything you wanted to know and so much you didn't even know you wanted to know. I believe it's going to spark within you … ...Read full article

Judge Denies Scott’s Request to Impound Broward Voting Equipment

National Review2018-11-12 16:57:32

Judge Denies Scott’s Request to Impound Broward Voting Equipment Author: Mairead McArdle
Judge Jack Tuter instead proposed assigning three sheriff’s deputies to ensure security at Broward County elections headquarters. ...Read full article

California Fires: Blazes Spread as a Decimated Town Is Searched for Bodies

The New York Times2018-11-12 16:54:37.732

California Fires: Blazes Spread as a Decimated Town Is Searched for Bodies Author:
Emergency workers are sifting through the ashes in a Northern California town struck by the most destructive wildfire in modern Californian history. ...Read full article

'I think it's over': Sinema closes in on Arizona Senate victory

Politico2018-11-12 16:42:54

'I think it's over': Sinema closes in on Arizona Senate victory Author: JAMES ARKIN
It would take a stunning reversal for Martha McSally to overtake the Democrat. ...Read full article

Lem Barney sues Happy's Pizza for racial discrimination

The Washington Times2018-11-12 16:16:51

Lem Barney sues Happy's Pizza for racial discrimination Author: Associated Press
Former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial discrimination after being refused service. ...Read full article

Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson join FOBT rebellion

The Guardian (UK)2018-11-12 16:01:13

Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson join FOBT rebellion Author: Rob Davies
More than 70 MPs could force government to bring forward cut in maximum stake to April ...Read full article

Poll: Biden, Bernie, Beto lead 2020 Dem field

Politico2018-11-12 16:00:03

Poll: Biden, Bernie, Beto lead 2020 Dem field Author: STEVEN SHEPARD
Following Beto O’Rourke are Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker. ...Read full article

Jeb Bush: Broward election chief should be removed from office

Politico2018-11-12 15:55:05

Jeb Bush: Broward election chief should be removed from office Author: MATT DIXON
The Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office has come under fire since Tuesday’s election. ...Read full article

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