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Gallup: Five Million Central Americans Want to Join Caravans to the U.S.

Five million poor Central Americans want to migrate into the United States’ communities and workplaces, according to a report by Gallup. The caravans of economic migrants moving northwards to the U.S. border “actually represent a relatively small fragment of a much larger group of people in their own region — and around the world — who say they would like to move to the U.S. if they could,” said Gallup. The five million number is one-in-three adults in Central America, the survey firm said. But average birth rate and family size in Central…

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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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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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Donald Trump Taunts Emmanuel Macron: ‘No Country More Nationalist than France’

President Donald Trump finally reacted on Tuesday to French President Emmanuel Macron’s speech condemning nationalism, noting his low approval ratings. “The problem is that Emmanuel suffers from a very low Approval Rating in France, 26 percent, and an unemployment rate of almost 10 percent,” Trump wrote on Twitter. Despite Trump’s embrace of the word “nationalist” to describe his political thought, Macron warned the world that “patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism” during his speech marking the 100th year anniversary of the end of World War I. Trump suggested that…

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Game on: Bolton Vows to ‘Squeeze’ Iran ‘Until the Pips Squeak’

The U.S. will  “squeeze” Iran “until the pips squeak” through the tough new round of trade sanctions now in force, National Security Advisor John Bolton promised Tuesday. President Donald Trump has slowly ratcheted up pressure on Tehran by dropping a host of favourable trade deals authorised by Barack Obama, withdrawing from an international agreement aimed at ending its nuclear program and re-introducing unilateral U.S. sanctions. At the same time Iran has sought to evade the sanctions, principally in alliance with the European Union, much to the disgust of the Trump administration.…

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Police Allegedly Shoot, Kill Security Guard Who Stopped Bar Shooting

Police in the Chicago suburb of Midlothian allegedly shot and killed a security guard who had stopped a bar shooting and was holding a suspect at gunpoint. WGN reports that a group of men was asked to leave Manny’s Blue Room Bar in Robbins, IL, at about 4 a.m. Sunday. One of the men who had been asked to leave allegedly re-entered the bar at opened fire. At that point, 26-year-old armed security guard Jemel Roberson returned fire then went outside to hold the suspect for police. Witnesses said that police arrived…

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