• GOP Mississippi senator facing criticism over comment about 'public hanging'
GOP Mississippi senator facing criticism over comment about 'public hanging'

It is within that context that a video posted on social media on Sunday and by Monday morning viewed nearly 3m times landed with incendiary impact. Hyde-Smith is now taking criticism given that she's a white lawmaker running against a black challenger, Mike Espy , in a Southern state.

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  • Hamas TV building destroyed by Israeli air strike after Gaza rocket exchange
Hamas TV building destroyed by Israeli air strike after Gaza rocket exchange

The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) stated on Monday that Israel had begun carrying out air strikes against "terror targets throughout the Gaza Strip", in response to mortar fire from the enclave. Israeli medics say a 19-year-old man was critically wounded when a Palestinian rocket struck the bus in southern Israel. In the incident, Qassam Brigades...

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  • Saudi-led coalition resumes air strikes on Yemen’s Hodeidah
Saudi-led coalition resumes air strikes on Yemen’s Hodeidah

Coalition spokesman, Colonel Turki al-Malki, said the offensive on the Houthi-held city was still on. Saudi Arabia and its allies intervened in the Yemeni government's fight against the Iran-backed Houthis in 2015, triggering what the United Nations now calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

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  • Stan Lee's 'The Simpsons' Cameos Prove He Was a Super Guest
Stan Lee's 'The Simpsons' Cameos Prove He Was a Super Guest

Lee is survived by his daughter, J.C. As many have come to recognize in a post-Civil Rights world, the X-Men were an allegory for the racial tensions and widespread discrimination at the time. In later years , Lee would become an ambassador for Marvel, often appearing at events to promote upcoming comic books while also working on several TV and...

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  • Photos Show Remnants of Elite Israeli Military Force after Gaza Border Clash
Photos Show Remnants of Elite Israeli Military Force after Gaza Border Clash

The statement from Israeli military spokesman Ronen Manelis signalled that the mission did not go as planned and resulted in the clash, which Palestinian security sources said included Israeli air strikes. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a visit to Paris because of the flare-up, and he returned to Israel on Monday for consul...

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  • California fire: Search continues as death toll rises to 23
California fire: Search continues as death toll rises to 23

The fire has destroyed at least 177 homes and other structures with a full count still underway, and has charred more than 83,000 acres as of late Saturday, officials said. As of Sunday (Nov. 11), the Camp Fire had become California's third-deadliest wildfire, with 23 deaths attributed to the blaze, CNN reported .

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  • New charges brought against suspect in attempted U.S
New charges brought against suspect in attempted U.S

The charges said he aimed to "kill, injure and intimidate an individual and unlawfully to damage and destroy a building, vehicle, and other real and person property". He credited effective law enforcement, noting "his campaign of terror was brought to a rapid conclusion just five days after the discovery of the first device".

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  • Britain May Not Get Brexit Deal With EU - Trade Minister
Britain May Not Get Brexit Deal With EU - Trade Minister

He added: "Given that the reality of Brexit has turned out to be so far from what was once promised, the democratic thing to do is to give the public the final say". The Orpington MP acknowledged that a no-deal Brexit could result in "Kent becoming the Lorry Park of England", with real questions about guaranteeing supplies of food and medicines.

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  • Trump claims video distributed by White House wasn't altered
Trump claims video distributed by White House wasn't altered

It seems pretty evident that people pushing the "doctored" video claim were eager to take sides in the spat over Acosta by dismissing the White House defense as a blatant lie . It's rare for the White House to pull the media credentials. On Friday, the president signalled he was considering limiting access to other reporters as well.

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  • Trump Blames California 'Mismanagement' For Fires, Threatens To Withhold Aid
Trump Blames California 'Mismanagement' For Fires, Threatens To Withhold Aid

Northern California officials say investigators found five people dead in vehicles that were torched by the flames of a ferocious wildfire . The sheriff's department also said two people had been arrested on suspicion of looting properties left behind by those fleeing from the fires.

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  • Fly Jamaica crash lands in Guyana, several injured
Fly Jamaica crash lands in Guyana, several injured

The injuries suffered by the passengers were not life-threatening. It had taken off not long before heading for Toronto. The flight reportedly left Guyana at 2:10 a.m. "We can confirm that flight OJ256 bound for Toronto has returned to Georgetown with a technical problem and has suffered an accident on landing", Fly Jamaica said in a statement.

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  • Michelle Obama attacks Donald Trump in her new book
Michelle Obama attacks Donald Trump in her new book

CNN reports that Trump responded to the criticism Friday by telling reporters, "She got paid a lot of money to write a book and they always expect a little controversy". "The whole [birther] thing was insane and mean-spirited, of course, its underlying bigotry and xenophobia hardly concealed". Michelle Obama's memoir chronicles her life growin...

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  • Delhi's air quality to remain 'severe' till Saturday: SAFAR
Delhi's air quality to remain 'severe' till Saturday: SAFAR

The air quality index on Mysuru Road was 145 on Thursday while last week it was 79. A municipal worker with her daughter leaves after sweeping the India Gate area as a thick lawyer of pollution haze hangs a day after Diwali festival, in New Delhi , India, on November 8, 2018.

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  • PG&E Stock Falls as California Wildfire Quadruples in Size
PG&E Stock Falls as California Wildfire Quadruples in Size

An Associated Press photographer found businesses and homes leveled or in flames, including a liquor store and gas station. Earlier, at 8 p.m., the Butte County Sheriff's Office issued evacuation orders for the area on both sides of Oro Chico Highway from Durham Dayton north to Estates Drive.

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  • India Confirms Participation in Afghan Peace Talks in Moscow
India Confirms Participation in Afghan Peace Talks in Moscow

A sustainable peace requires that all Afghans have a say in their country's future, the statement said. He also shared the demands of Taliban for reconciliation which included establishment of environment of trust, removal of USA sanctions on Taliban, specifying a safe zone for peace talks, opening of a formal office for Taliban, worldwide co...

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  • Florida braces for election recounts, starting with senate race
Florida braces for election recounts, starting with senate race

In the meantime, a few remaining county elections supervisors are feverishly reviewing any vote-by-mail ballots they have not yet counted. If the machine recount shows a margin of 0.25 percent or less, the ballots will be manually recounted.

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  • Police Officer Among 13 Dead In Bar Shooting In Thousand Oaks, California
Police Officer Among 13 Dead In Bar Shooting In Thousand Oaks, California

Dean also said they responded to an incident at his home in April. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that authorities had identified the gunman. "I'm sorry for their loss", said the tearful father as he stood next to his father-in-law Mike Johnston. "But I've learned, it doesn't matter what community you're in, it doesn't mat...

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  • Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along - until they don't
Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along - until they don't

President Donald Trump . Tuesday's elections also tested the strength of a Trump-era political realignment defined by evolving divisions among voters by race, gender, and especially education. Andy Barr in the Lexington-area district. The Republicans lost the House by a comparatively small margin and gained firmer control of the Senate .

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  • Department of Justice will monitor voting rights compliance in Arizona
Department of Justice will monitor voting rights compliance in Arizona

The polls officially open Tuesday; from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. Iowans can vote. Just under 8.1 million Ohioans are registered to vote , and Ohioans requested more than 1.2 million absentee ballots before Tuesday. A form of photo identification, like a driver's license, that has both name and address or a photo ID and a document, like a utility bill tha...

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  • Fox News doesn’t condone Hannity appearance with Trump
Fox News doesn’t condone Hannity appearance with Trump

The network did not say what, if any, discipline that the two network personalities would face. Ironically, Hannity had promised on Monday morning that he would only be interviewing Trump at the Missouri rally, writing, "I will not be on stage campaigning with the President".

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  • On eve of United States elections, Facebook pulls down 115
On eve of United States elections, Facebook pulls down 115 "inauthentic" accounts

In a blog post Monday night, Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook's head of cyber security policy, said 85 of the accounts were on the company's Instagram service, with the remainder on Facebook itself. Facebook said it planned to release more information as the investigation continues. Facebook established a " war room " in its Menlo Park headquar...

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  • European Union to offer Irish border compromise in Brexit talks
European Union to offer Irish border compromise in Brexit talks

The DUP is opposed to a Northern Ireland-specific backstop, since, if it came into effect, it would require Northern Ireland to be more closely aligned with the EU's customs and trade rules than the rest of the UK. A No10 spokesman said the British and Irish leaders had agreed the backstop would "a temporary arrangement", but May had emphasised...

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  • Australian man jailed for persuading wife to kill herself
Australian man jailed for persuading wife to kill herself

He had been motivated by a desire to access Mrs Morant's life insurance benefits, a judge ruled. The 56-year-old woman was found dead alongside a petrol generator in her auto on 30 November, 2014. During that time Morant allegedly told his wife that she would be too weak to survive the biblical rapture and that her suicide would not be a sin in...

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  • Sri Lanka To Lift Parliament Suspension In 10 Days As Pressure Mounts
Sri Lanka To Lift Parliament Suspension In 10 Days As Pressure Mounts

Besides domestic politics, strategic experts view the political developments in Sri Lanka as the playing out of geostrategic rivalry between India and China. Guterres "offered assistance in facilitating a dialogue with all the parties to resolve the situation", it said. The Sirisena government's plan with the UN Human Rights Council to investigat...

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  • Blasphemy woman Asia Bibi's husband begs Britain for help
Blasphemy woman Asia Bibi's husband begs Britain for help

The government reached a deal Friday to end the protests by agreeing to a travel ban preventing Bibi from leaving the country, and saying it would not object to hardline movements appealing the verdict. They still haven't seen their mother. As part of the reported agreement, the Pakistani government is also expected to release anyone who was arr...

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  • Twitter deletes thousands of fake accounts
Twitter deletes thousands of fake accounts

The number of accounts deleted is small compared to recent purges, which have numbered in the millions, but it is still a win for the Democratic campaign. Dems just weeding out conservative "bots"? Following the 2016 election, in which fake Twitter accounts were found spreading propaganda and misinformation, Twitter has stepped up its ...

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  • U.S. service member killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan
U.S. service member killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

The Utah National Guard has not publicly confirmed or discussed the circumstances of Taylor's death, which was confirmed to CNN by a government official. Austin Scott Miller. Two Afghan officials, including the southern province's powerful police chief , Gen. Abdul Raziq Achakzai, were killed. More than 2,400 Americans have been killed in the ...

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  • Leicester City players arrive in Thailand ahead of owner's funeral
Leicester City players arrive in Thailand ahead of owner's funeral

Srivaddhanaprabha, the Thai billionaire who purchased Leicester City in 2010 and oversaw the club's unlikely ascent from the English lower leagues to the Premier League crown, died along with four others after his private helicopter experienced difficulties moments after taking off from inside the King Power Stadium on October 27.

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  • Nigerian Army posts Trump video to justify shooting of Shiite protesters
Nigerian Army posts Trump video to justify shooting of Shiite protesters

The Nigerian army quickly seized on Trump's comments, posting a video of Trump's speech on Twitter and telling viewers to draw deductions. John Agim , a spokesman for the Nigerian Army, told The Times the video was in response to Amnesty International , which had accused the army of using excessive force.

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  • New Racist Robocall Targets Stacey Abrams And Oprah Winfrey
New Racist Robocall Targets Stacey Abrams And Oprah Winfrey

She also said the election is about issues like expanding Medicaid insurance and focusing state spending on public education, job training and small business start-ups. Vice President Mike Pence had the ideal response by channeling Will Ferrell in "Anchorman". Aubrey Shines commented on how Oprah Winfrey said that the ancestors of black Geo...

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