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November 18, 2018 7:57 AM 'Master race' comment by Kansas county commissioner draws calls for his resignation

Leavenworth, Kansas County Commissioner Louis Klemp is under for racial comments he made during a meeting. (Leavenworth County, Kansas YouTube channel) Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has called on a Leavenworth County commissioner to resign after he told a black woman at a public meeting that he belongs to a “master race.” “Racial and discriminative language 130

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" 106

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 80

November 16, 2018 10:35 AM Key AstraZeneca lung cancer treatment misses study goal

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca (AZN.L) said on Friday its immunotherapy drug Imfinzi did not meet the main goal of improving survival rates for patients with the most advanced form of lung cancer, putting pressure on its shares. The study, known as “Mystic”, was among the industry’s most anticipated clinical experiments and was viewed as central to proving 110

November 15, 2018 2:52 PM Golf: Molinari retains control in Race to Dubai

(Reuters) - Italy’s Francesco Molinari kept his grip on the European Tour’s season-defining crown despite two late bogeys in a four-under-par 68 that kept him within two shots of the lead on day one of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Thursday. Molinari, who will secure the Race to Dubai title if he finishes in a two-way tie for fifth or better 79

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 217

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 161

November 13, 2018 2:54 PM Championship four can add more than a title to résumé at Homestead

Through all the twists and turns of the 2018 NASCAR Cup series playoffs, we ended up about where we thought we would: Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr. and somebody else (Joey Logano gets the honors) racing for a championship. For those first three, it is a chance to claim a second title; for Logano, it's an opportunity to be the 33rd driver 72

November 13, 2018 12:18 PM NASCAR legend David Pearson dead at 83

David Pearson, a NASCAR pioneer and longtime rival of Richard Petty, has died. He was 83. Pearson died Monday, The Wood Brothers racing team said, but details were not immediately available. Pearson was a three-time Cup champion and his 105 career victories trail only Petty's 200 on NASCAR's all-time list. Born just outside of Spartanburg, Pearson made his NASCAR 117

November 11, 2018 12:35 AM Sinema continues to lead McSally in Arizona Senate race as vote tally grinds on

Krysten Sinema, the Democratic candidate battling Republican Martha McSally for a Senate seat in Arizona, has a leading edge in the race with roughly 270,000 ballots still left to count, officials said Saturday. As of 7 p.m. ET, Sinema had received 1,045,779 votes statewide, giving her 49.51%, while McSally had received 1,017,091 votes, giving her 48.15%, according 155