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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 82

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 171

November 11, 2018 12:52 PM World pauses to mark WWI Armistice centenary

Faces of WWI soldiers etched onto beaches Macron also spoke of "universal values" in a multi-layered speech that stressed the importance of nations working together. He said the vision of France as a generous nation and a "bearer of universal values" is the "very opposite of nationalism" which only looks after itself. "Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism 68

November 8, 2018 10:16 PM US mid-terms 2018: Florida senate race recount triggered

Two days after the US mid-term elections, Florida's senate race remains unresolved, along with several others across the country. Though outgoing Governor Rick Scott claimed victory over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson on Tuesday, a statewide vote recount has now been triggered. Florida's gubernatorial race between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican 105

November 7, 2018 3:48 PM Plenty of People Totally Bought That Kid Rock Became a Senator Thanks to a Classic Jimmy Kimmel Prank

But apparently not all Americans are aware that Kid Rock gave up on his bid. In yet another edition of “Lie Witness News” focused on the 2018 midterm elections, Jimmy Kimmel sent his team out to the street to convince random passerby that the people of Michigan elected Kid Rock to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. “Last year, you may recall, Kid Rock announced 81

November 6, 2018 8:00 PM Fox News rebukes Sean Hannity's on-stage appearance with President Trump at Missouri rally

Sean Hannity claims his campaign speech at a President Trump rally in Missouri wasn’t planned – but the Fox News host’s latest pro-Trump stumping has his network colleagues feeling outfoxed. Hannity came to the stage on Monday after being introduced by Trump, then opened his monologue by gesturing at media members and saying, “all those people in the back are fake news.” “Fox News does not condone 65

November 5, 2018 9:53 AM Saudi Arabia tells U.N. rights body that will prosecute Khashoggi murder

GENEVA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia told the United Nations top human rights body on Monday that it was investigating the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate last month with a view to prosecuting the perpetrators. Bandar Al Aiban, President of the Human Rights Commission of Saudi Arabia who headed the government delegation at a regular 71

November 4, 2018 9:54 AM Iranian marchers chant 'Death to America' on eve of U.S. oil sanctions

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranians chanting “Death to America” rallied on Sunday to mark both the anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. Embassy during the 1979 Islamic Revolution and the imminent reimposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran’s key oil sector. Thousands of students in the government-organized rally in the capital Tehran, broadcast live by state television 109

November 1, 2018 7:57 PM Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker calls Obama the ‘biggest liar of the world’

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker (left) on Thursday called former President Barack Obama (right) “the biggest liar of the world.” (Reuters) Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday called Barack Obama “the biggest liar of the world,” in reference to the former Democratic president’s infamous claim that people could keep their health care plans 149

November 1, 2018 9:28 AM Turkey says 260,000 Syrians have returned to 'Euphrates Shield' operation area

ANKARA (Reuters) - A total of 260,000 Syrian nationals have returned to a swathe of land in northern Syria where Turkey carried out a cross-border operation dubbed “Euphrates Shield”, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday. Turkey launched Euphrates Shield in 2016 to drive away Islamic State militants and the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia from its border 114