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December 10, 2018 8:20 PM Pat Sajak suggests 'quick fix' for Oscars: 'On the second night, hold your political rally'

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak has a suggestion on how to quickly fix the Oscars after Kevin Kart stepped down from his hosting assignment. On Sunday, the "Wheel of Fortune" host went on Twitter to suggest a "quick fix for the Academy Awards show." "On the first night, give out awards, and celebrate the history and wonder of movies," he continued 119

December 10, 2018 6:29 PM Rick Scott spent more than $63.5 million of own money on Senate race

Three-term Democratic Senator Bill Nelson called Republican Rick Scott to concede just minutes after official recount results were posted; Peter Doocy reports from Tallahassee. Rick Scott spent $63.5 million of his own money in his successful Senate campaign this year – a record amount. Scott’s contribution accounts for about 76 percent of the more than $83.7 million 138

December 10, 2018 12:52 PM Madam Secretary, Season 5HDTV-14Closed Captioning

Open iTunes to preview or buy TV shows. Season five of Madam Secretary finds Elizabeth (Téa Leoni) and President Dalton (Keith Carradine) confronting an unexpected new enemy: homegrown violent nationalists. Also, Henry (Tim Daly) begins a new job as a White House ethics advisor, occasionally butting heads with Elizabeth over foreign policy, and Elizabeth 93

December 9, 2018 4:01 PM Nigerian opposition accuses government of blocking VP candidate's account

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s main opposition party said authorities had frozen the bank accounts of its vice presidential candidate in the run-up to elections next February. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said late on Saturday accounts belonging to Peter Obi, its vice presidential candidate, his wife, family members and their businesses had been blocked 84

December 8, 2018 10:45 AM Malaysian Muslims stage rally to uphold Malay privileges

Thousands of protesters take a part in a rally to celebrate the government's move to withdraw plans to ratify a U.N. anti-discrimination convention at Independent Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Thousands of Malaysian Muslims are rallying in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip ethnic Malay majority of their privileges 111

December 5, 2018 12:04 PM Festive Satanic statue added to Illinois statehouse

A satanic group has added its own statue to a series of displays in the government building of the US state of Illinois to mark the festive season. Placed between a Christmas tree and a menorah, the four-foot sculpture depicts a snake coiled around an outstretched arm holding an apple. It's the first display sponsored by the Chicago chapter of the Temple 114

December 4, 2018 7:49 PM US mid-term elections: Republican committee reports hacking to FBI

Campaign officials for the US Republican Party had their email accounts hacked ahead of this year's mid-term elections, it has emerged. The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) said it was the victim of a cyber intrusion by an "unknown entity", and the FBI had been informed. News website Politico, which first reported the hack, said the accounts 93

December 4, 2018 4:05 AM Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia’s parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian nation. The EU last month began a formal procedure to strip Cambodia of its “Everything 109

December 4, 2018 1:11 AM Republican state lawmakers scramble to curb incoming Democrats' power

(Reuters) - Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan are scrambling to pass last-minute legislation to limit the powers of incoming Democratic officials before their iron grip on state governments is loosened following last month’s elections. The Republican-dominated Wisconsin legislature began an unusual lame-duck session on Monday to consider 152

December 3, 2018 11:39 AM KDP nominates Nechirvan and Masrour Barzani for Iraqi Kurdistan's top posts

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) said on Monday it had nominated current premier Nechirvan Barzani to succeed his uncle Masoud Barzani as president of Iraqi Kurdistan, and Masoud Barzani’s son Masrour as premier of the regional government. With 45 of 111 seats, the KDP is the biggest party in the Kurdish assembly after September’s 94