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January 4, 2019 3:26 AM US House passes bill to END government shutdown

THE NEW Democratic-held US House has ignored the threat of a Donald Trump veto and approved a bill to end the partial government shutdown for several agencies with funding until September 30. The House vote on Thursday night was partly a political ploy by the Democrats to put pressure on Senate Republicans, who voted in the build-up to the partial government 138

January 2, 2019 10:25 AM Netflix news: Saudi Arabia force Netflix to PULL 'Patriot Act' episode from service

NETFLIX has removed an episode of comedian Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act from its service in Saudi Arabia, but why? Comedian Hasan Minhaj jokes in the episode: “They went through so many explanations, the only one they didn’t say was that Khashoggi died in a free solo rock climbing accident.” In total 11 people have been charged with the journalist's death 122

November 20, 2018 3:16 AM Ocasio-Cortez fights back after she is mocked for ‘three chambers of Congress’ gaffe

ALEXANDRIA Ocasio-Cortez has hit back after being relentlessly mocked for a gaffe she made on Twitter involving a comment about “three chambers of Congress”. Ms Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to attack critics for “drooling over every minute of footage” to use against her. This came after she posted a video on Twitter where she mentioned “three chambers 66

November 19, 2018 2:28 AM ‘I would give myself A+’ Donald Trump praises his performance following midterm elections

DONALD TRUMP gave himself an A+ grade for his performance as President during an interview which aired on Sunday, claiming he was the reason for the Republicans’ success in the Senate during the midterm elections. While speaking about the crunch elections, Trump branded the results as another “historic” moment for the Republican party and bragged about 75

November 7, 2018 12:44 PM EU SNUB: France takes matters into own hands and starts plans for UK trade post Brexit

THE French Senate last night passed a draft emergency law to prepare for a no-deal Brexit after politicians warned France could not ignore the stark possibility of Britain leaving the EU without a negotiation in place. As such, the measures will help safeguard the interests of French nationals having worked or studied in the UK, by ensuring that their 78

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 104

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 80

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 100

November 7, 2018 5:38 AM Trump REACTS to midterm elections results on Twitter after House of Representatives losses

DONALD TRUMP gave a very positive spin to the midterm election results, despite news the Democrats are likely to take control of the House of Representatives. The President said on Twitter: “Tremendous success tonight. Thank you to all!” Republicans will keep control of the Senate but the House is likely to be won by the Democrats. Trump previously claimed 85

November 7, 2018 4:06 AM Midterm elections results: Ted Cruz in Texas win as Republicans secure Senate VICTORY

REPUBLICAN TED CRUZ of Texas has been re-elected for a second term in the US Senate after a neck-to-neck race against Democrat Beto O-Rourke, according to NBC News. Republicans are now virtually assured of keeping control of the Senate in the midterm elections. The race for the Texas Senate seat has been one of the most widely publicised and fiercely 76