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November 18, 2018 9:00 AM Beto O'Rourke Says Critics Are Wrong About Beyonce

Beto O'Rourke doesn't buy the criticism of Beyonce -- that she waited too long to throw her support behind him in the Texas Senatorial election -- to the contrary, he says it's hard to find anything from Houston more impressive than her. We got Beto on Capitol Hill, and he can't say enough about Bey ... can't say enough because he's interrupted by a slew of fans who went nuts when they saw him. As for Beyonce 65

November 16, 2018 11:14 PM Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams to challenge governor poll loss

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has recognised her rival's victory while announcing a plan to sue the state. Ms Abrams, the Democratic challenger to Republican Brian Kemp, said this was not a "concession" but an acknowledgement she could not win. The candidate announced she would file a federal suit against Georgia for "gross mismanagement" 110

November 16, 2018 9:53 PM Grim fiscal forecast awaits Illinois' new governor

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois’ new governor faces a budget deficit that could triple in size, as well as a backlog of unpaid bills that could surpass the state’s record high, according to a new five-year fiscal forecast from outgoing Governor Bruce Rauner. The Republican governor lost his bid for a second term in office to Democrat J.B. Pritzker in the Nov. 6 general 86

November 15, 2018 7:35 AM Sri Lanka grinds to political halt amid parliamentary chaos

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka appeared to have ground to a political halt on Thursday, with the speaker of parliament saying there was no functioning prime minister or cabinet after a no-confidence vote the previous day. His comments came after weeks of political turmoil in the island, off the southeast coast of India, culminating in noisy chaos on the floor 80

November 14, 2018 11:45 PM Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke smile for photo in Texas airport in first meeting since election

Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz were spotted together for the first time since Cruz prevailed in their heated Senate race last week. (Tiffany Easter) Political rivals Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke, fresh off their heated race for a Texas Senate seat, were recently spotted flying out of the state, apparently on the same flight to Washington, D.C. A photo of the two, posing 226

November 14, 2018 11:13 PM Michael Avenatti arrested on suspicion of domestic violence: LAPD

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels who says she had a sexual relationship with Donald Trump, was arrested after his estranged wife filed a felony domestic violence report. Michael Avenatti, a frequent President Trump critic and the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, was arrested Wednesday on domestic violence 99

November 14, 2018 10:26 PM German prosecutors seek to lift immunity of far-right leader

BERLIN – German prosecutors said Wednesday they are seeking to lift the parliamentary immunity of a prominent far-right politician as part of a probe into potentially illegal campaign donations. Prosecutors in the southern city of Konstanz want to investigate Alice Weidel, who is co-leader of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party, over donations 65

November 14, 2018 3:35 PM Hillary Clinton: Abrams would have already won Georgia race if ‘she had a fair election’

In an 'Ingraham Angle' exclusive, pollster Frank Luntz gets a read from independent voters in New Hampshire. Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday questioned the legitimacy of Georgia’s gubernatorial contest, saying Democrat Stacey Abrams would have already won the uncalled contest if the election was fair. “If she had a fair election 166

November 13, 2018 1:05 PM Sri Lanka top court stays president's order to sack parliament

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to dissolve parliament until next month in a further twist in the country’s political crisis. Sirisena dissolved parliament on Friday night and called a general election for Jan. 5, two weeks after removing his coalition prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe 68

November 13, 2018 8:37 AM Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny barred from leaving Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was stopped from leaving Russia on Tuesday, a move he said was designed to prevent him from attending the finale of a legal case he filed at Europe’s top human rights court. Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, said border guards had detained him as he tried to pass through passport control 84