- Abrams Frantically Searching For Votes to Close the Gap Against Kemp In Georgia
Stacey Abrams' campaign manager, Lauren Groh-Wargo, said Kemp was to blame: "These suppressive tactics are reminiscent of the Old South, tactics that have been resurrected by Brian Kemp, who forced the state to allow him to oversee his own election, and had him be the decider on who was the winner."
- Cindy Hyde-Smith Racist ‘Public Hanging’ Remark Backfires
“Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s shameful remarks prove once again how Trump has created a social and political climate that normalizes hateful and racist rhetoric,” National NAACP president Derrick Johnson said.
- Abrams And Her Supporters Robbed Of Election Victory
Stacey Abrams’ campaign manager, Lauren Groh-Wargo: “These suppressive tactics [are] remnants of the old South," Groh-Wargo is referring to Abrams’ opponent, Brian Kemp, who served as the state’s secretary of state up until this week. Thus, he was the referee in his own fight against Abrams for the governorship.
- Kemp Pressuring Abrams to Concede In Georgia Election
U.S. Democrat Stacey Abrams: “I am fighting to make sure our democracy works for and represents everyone who has ever put their faith in it. I am fighting for every Georgian who cast a ballot with the promise that their vote would count."
- MoveOn Calls For Nationwide Protests to Save Robert Mueller Probe
“Donald Trump has installed a crony to oversee the special counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation,” MoveOn said on its website. It pledged that at least one rally would be held in each state.
- Abrams vs Kemp Election: Rev. Jesse Jackson Sees Voter Suppression
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who had been troubleshooting election irregularities in the city that day, was at the precinct Tuesday to investigate. Rev. Jesse Jackson said: “People discouraged. Denial of opportunity. Denial of access to democracy. That’s what voter suppression looks like. I’ve seen this for a long time.”
- Donald Trump Fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions
The resignation of Jeff Sessions was the culmination of a toxic relationship that frayed just weeks into the attorney general’s tumultuous tenure, when he stepped aside from the Mueller investigation.
- Talks On Sudan’s Removal From Terrorism List Takes Center Stage
The U.S. lifted 20-year-old trade sanctions on Sudan a year ago, but economists say foreign investors and banks are put off by Sudan’s continued designation by Washington as a state sponsor of terrorism, alongside Iran, North Korea and Syria.
- Arlene Foster Biography and Profile
Arlene Foster, was born Arlene Kelly on 3 July 1970. Foster has plenty of experience of unlikely political marriages, having spent years in coalition government with unionism's long term political opponents, Sinn Féin. Continue with Arlene Foster Biography and Profile.
- Russian S-300 In Syria: What You Need to Know So Far
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said: "We will not accept any restrictions on our freedom of operation." High-ranking Israeli military officials justify this by saying that if they were to inform Russia in advance, it could result in information leaks.
- Deb Haaland Biography and Profile
Deb Haaland was born on December 2, 1960, Winslow, Arizona, where her grandfather worked on the railroad -- as part of a federal government policy of "cultural assimilation" for native Americans. She comes from a military family. Continue with Deb Haaland Biography and Profile.
- Agitated Kemp Calling Abrams ‘A Disgrace to Democracy’
“I am fighting to make sure our democracy works for and represents everyone who has ever put their faith in it,” Stacey Abrams wrote. “I am fighting for every Georgian who cast a ballot with the promise that their vote would count.”
- Lord Lester Faces Longest Parliamentary Suspension Over ‘Corrupt Inducement For Sex’
A House of Lords statement said the behaviour “took place in the context of his Parliamentary duties.” Lord Lester stepped down from the Lib Dem front bench in February after the allegations were made. He also voluntarily gave up the party whip.
- White House Suspends Credentials For CNN’s Jim Acosta
"Honestly, I think you should let me run the country and you run CNN," Mr Trump snapped, adding "and if you did it well, you're ratings would be much better".
- Europe Should Take On More Of Defense Burden – Emmanuel Macron
“I am obviously going to share with President Trump the proposals made on Europe’s strategic defense capabilities and the need for a Europe that is able to take on more of the common burden at the heart of NATO,” Macron said ahead of talks with Trump at the Elysee Palace.
- Sri Lanka’s Maithripala Sirisena Calls For Election Backfires
"Dissolving parliament at this time is illegal and goes against the constitution," Sri Lanka People's Liberation Front (JVP) general secretary Tilvin Silva told reporters.
- US Hopes Putin Will Allow Israel to Bomb Iran In Syria
“Russia has been permissive, in consultation with the Israelis, about Israeli strikes against Iranian targets inside Syria. We certainly hope that that permissive approach will continue,” Ambassador James Jeffrey, Washington’s Syria envoy, said in a conference call with reporters.
- Don’t Sell Out The United Kingdom – DUP Warns Theresa May
The Northern Irish party which props up Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said on Friday that her negotiations had raised alarm bells and it would not support a Brexit deal that divided the United Kingdom.
- Lawmarkers Offer Theresa May ‘Plan B’ For No-Deal Brexit
Many politicians are unhappy with Theresa May compromise plans to maintain the free trade of goods with the EU, which they say will leave Britain subject to decisions in Brussels without any input.
- Khashoggi Corpse Dissolved In Acid, Poured Down The Drains
Khashoggi's Turkish fiancee Hatice Cengiz took to Twitter writing: "I'm unable to express my sorrow to hear about dissolving your body Jamal! They killed you and chopped up your body, depriving me and your family of conducting your funeral prayer and burying you in Madinah as wished."
- Nigeria’s Atiku Abubakar Says ‘Intimidated’ By Government Agents
"@atiku I arrived to Abuja this morning, to a search by agents of the state, aimed at intimidating me and my staff," Atiku Abubakar said on his Twitter account.
- Alexei Navalny Barred From Leaving Russia
The lawyer Alexei Navalny sought to challenge Vladimir Putin at a presidential election in March, but was barred from taking part over a past conviction which he says was politically motivated.
- UK Faves Politicians: Women Prefer Corbyn, Men Prefer Johnson
Jeremy Corbyn is the most popular politician among UK women and Boris Johnson is the most popular among men, according to new analysis from polling company YouGov.
- Nancy Pelosi Biography and Profile
Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi was born on 26 March 1940. For 31 years, Leader Pelosi has represented San Francisco, California's 12th District, in Congress. Continue with Nancy Pelosi Biography and Profile.
- Syrian Army Frees Hostages Abducted By Islamic State
The jihadist group, which lost most of its territory in Syria last year, seized about 30 people when it rampaged through Sweida from a desert enclave outside the city, killing more than 200 people and detonating suicide vests.