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Schumer: ‘It’s Un-American’ Trump, Scott ‘Attempting to Bully the Election Officials in Florida’

Tuesday at a press conference, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) and President Donald Trump were “attempting to bully the election officials” conducting the Florida recount like Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes. Schumer said, “It is a bedrock principle of our democracy that every vote is counted, and the Senate election in Florida must abide by that rule. Every single Florida voter, whether they mailed in their ballot, whether they showed up at the polls on election day to vote, no matter for whom they…

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Sports 

OFICIAL | Santiago Solari será el entrenador del Real Madrid hasta el 2021

Lo que todos dabamos por obvio sucedió. El Real Madrid oficializó finalmente que Santiago Solari estará a cargo del primer equipo de la institución hasta junio del 2021. Desde que el equipo comandado por Lopetegui empezó a tener malos resultados, el mundo del fútbol empezó a especular acerca de quién será el próximo entrenador del equipo blanco. El mismo día de la humillante derrota ante el FC Barcelona en el Camp Nou (5-1) hubo algunos medios que aseguraban que Conte sería el nuevo director técnico del equipo. Ni Florentino Pérez ni ninguna otra persona…

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Entertainment 

“Young Thug as Paintings” Exhibit Headed to Art Basel

“Young Thug As Paintings” is an Instagram account by artist Hajar Benjida that juxtaposes photos of Young Thug with historical paintings. The account began in 2016 as a school project for Benijda. Now, that project is going to Miami’s annual Art Basel as part of the SCOPE Miami Beach installation. Thug’s record label Young Stoner Life is sponsoring the exhibition along with 300 Entertainment. It’s set to run December 4-9. In a statement, Benjida wrote, “I jokingly answered an interview question with ‘I hope to discuss renaissance paintings with Thug…

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Brenda Snipes Defiant: Broward Has ‘Never’ Missed a Deadline, Downplays Past Allegations

Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes is confident in the face of questions as to whether her office can count 700,000 ballots by Thursday’s deadline, telling reporters Tuesday that “there has never been a deadline we have missed.” Snipes is overseeing the county’s recount of the midterm elections’ U.S. Senate and governor’s races. WATCH: ‘We will complete the recount. There has never been a deadline we have missed’: Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes. @joanmurraycbs4 reports tonight at 5. https://t.co/fGdzpTTcdB @BrowardVotes pic.twitter.com/YLQ9n3O1Dn — CBS4 Miami (@CBSMiami) November 13, 2018 “We have finished…

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Broward County’s Brenda Snipes: Lawsuits ‘Certainly Cast Aspersions on My Character’

After catching flak for mishandling ballots in last week’s midterm election, Broward County, FL Supervisor of Elections Dr. Brenda Snipes defended her character over lawsuits being filed in response to “issues” with the ballots in Broward County. “I think the lawsuits, as they are written, certainly cast Aspersions on my character and usually we build character over a period of time and character is always on display and I’ve worked here for about 15 years and I have to say this is the first time that this office or I…

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Prime Minister Calls Cabinet to Downing Street After Brexit Deal Reportedly Agreed with EU

A “technical level” Brexit deal has been struck between the United Kingdom and the European Union, Britain’s state broadcaster reported Tuesday afternoon, leading Prime Minister Theresa May to summon her cabinet to Downing Street to buy into the agreement before it is revealed to the British public. Just hours after the Cabinet — the group of senior politicians which form the heads of the British government — had their weekly meeting at the Prime Minister’s residence on Downing Street, London, on Tuesday morning, individual members were summoned by PM Theresa…

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Full Document: CNN’s Lawsuit to Restore Jim Acosta’s White House Credentials

CNN on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump and various White House aides following the temporary suspension of Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass” media credential. The administration stripped Acosta of his pass to enter the White House following President Donald Trump’s contentious news conference last week, where Acosta refused to give up a microphone when the president said he didn’t want to hear anything more from him. BREAKING: CNN says it is suing President Trump and top Trump aides, alleging they have violated CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s First…

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White House: Jim Acosta Lawsuit ‘Just More Grandstanding from CNN’

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders responded to a lawsuit filed by CNN after Jim Acosta’s press pass was suspended. “This is just more grandstanding from CNN, and we will vigorously defend against this lawsuit,” Sanders said in a statement to reporters. Sanders noted that CNN had nearly 50 additional White House reporting, producing, and camera staff who had hard passes and that they could continue to cover the White House without Acosta. “Mr. Acosta is no more or less special than any other media outlet or reporter with respect…

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Science 

Climate change: Heatwaves ‘halve’ male insect fertility

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Beetles represent the largest insect group Heatwaves can damage the sperm of insects and make them almost sterile, according to new research. Scientists exposed beetles to experimental heatwaves in the laboratory, which resulted in reduced male fertility. The effects could be passed down to the beetles’ offspring. Further work could shed light on whether climate change is a factor behind mass declines in insect populations, say researchers. Climate change is affecting biodiversity around the world, but the drivers remain poorly understood. “We don’t know whether…

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