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November 15, 2018 1:56 AM World War 3: US could LOSE a future war with Russia or China

THE US could lose a potential future war with Russia, China or other countries due to a loss in military advantage according to a new report delivered to the US Congress. A report by the National Defence Strategy Commission warned the US military no longer has a global advantage and could lose the next conflict it is in. The report said: "The US military 6

November 9, 2018 1:48 PM Mark Harris elected to Congress despite extreme anti-gay views

A Republican who opposes the decriminalisation of homosexuality has been elected to the US House of Representatives. Mark Harris, who has anti-gay views, won election to the Congress for North Carolina’s 9th District on Tuesday after defeating Democratic challenger Dan McCready. He won the election with 138,338 votes (49.4 percent), claiming a narrow 7

November 8, 2018 1:34 PM 'No one is listening!' EU chief Barnier IGNORED during speech and EVEN Merkel 'walks off'

THE EUROPEAN UNION’S chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier was humiliated during a speech on Thursday where some members of the audience simply ignored him, with even German Chancellor Angela Merkel "walking off" halfway through. Michel Barnier was addressing the European People's Party (EPP) Congress in Helsinki on Thursday when he was ignored by members 21

November 7, 2018 12:10 PM Florida midterm elections result: Trump hails VICTORY as Governor Ron DeSantis wins

MIDTERM RESULTS are still being counted across several states, and President Donald Trump has congratulated Governor Ron DeSantis before the official votes have been announced. US residents are waking up to the midterm election results, in what is a big change for US congress. The Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives, whilst Republicans 13

November 7, 2018 12:00 PM Midterms elections: Could Democrats IMPEACH Donald Trump after Democrats House win?

DEMOCRATS have won the House of Representatives after a fierce battle in the midterm run-up. But could they impeach President Trump? The dust is beginning to settle after a night of furious midterm election vote-counting, and the picture is clear: the Democrats have taken back the House. While the Republicans have held the Senate, this change in one of the two chambers 10

November 7, 2018 6:58 AM Midterm elections results LIVE: Trump hails Senate win but loses 26 seats in House -latest

THE Midterm elections 2018 have seen Democrats take control of the House of Represenatives, while Donald Trump's Republican Party held and expanded their majority in the Senate. Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the US House of Representatives, giving them the opportunity to block the US leader's agenda 15

November 7, 2018 1:38 AM Democrats set to GAIN House seat in Florida

THE DEMOCRATS have picked up a seat in Florida in the Miami-area 27th district with former health and human services secretary Donna Shalala finishing ahead of Republican Cuban-American and former journalist Maria Elvira Salazar, it has been projected. House Majority PAC Executive Director Charlie Kelly said: “Donna Shalala has a distinguished record 7

November 6, 2018 5:41 PM Midterm elections: Do you have to vote for your party? Can a Democrat vote Republican?

MIDTERM elections are currently underway as voters across the USA are taking to the polls. But do you have to vote for your party or can a Democrat vote Republican? The House of Representatives is the lower chamber of Congress, while the Senate is the upper chamber. Smaller states like Delaware and Vermont will only have one representative, but bigger 6

November 6, 2018 5:08 PM Will Republicans win midterm elections? Latest results for US Midterms

The midterm elections 2018 could shift the political landscape dramatically if Congress is split between the Republicans and Democrats. During the first two years of Donald Trump’s presidency, the Senate and House have both been controlled by the Republicans. But opinion polls suggest the Democrats could be about to flip the House after consistently 9

November 5, 2018 3:09 PM Midterm elections: What are the Midterm elections? Why are they important to Donald Trump?

MIDTERM elections are set to change the political consistency of Congress, the core legislative body in the US. What are the midterm elections and why are they important to Donald Trump? Midterm elections in the US are taking place tomorrow on November 6, as residents in the country vote in both constituent chambers. The House of Representatives and the Senate 12