• 548 electors, not popular votes, will elect Clinton, Trump

    548 electors, not popular votes, will elect Clinton, Trump

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    Patrick Butler, the Vice President, Programmes at the International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), described the American electoral system as "a confusing system and even most Americans don't understand it". Numerous elections with the most-inflated electoral votes featured prominent third-party candidates, who served to hold down the winners' popular vote share without being significant Electoral College players themselves.
  • Donald Trump supporter's racist rant goes viral

    Donald Trump supporter's racist rant goes viral

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    At one point in the four-plus minute video , a woman in the white driver's auto tries to join the argument, but the man cuts her off, telling her, "Hey, hey, let me handle this, be a woman", and slams the vehicle door. "Black people were bought by a contract and we got ripped off because y'all should've got returned when there was evidence and proof that y'all couldn't do anything".
  • Record number of Chicago voters cast their ballots in early voting

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    Emails obtained last week by Reuters showed that Republican officials pushed successfully to restrict early voting sites and cut down on early voting on Sundays, when many black churches hold "Souls to the Polls" mass voting drives. Black voters comprised 22 percent of the early vote compared to 27 percent during the last presidential election, when Republican Mitt Romney won the state, according to The Associated Press .
  • UK government preparing new bill to trigger Brexit

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    It comes after confusion over Labour's position on Article 50 following last week's High Court ruling which said the Prime Minister could not trigger Brexit without putting it before MPs. It has been mentioned since the referendum results were published that the public vote was never legally binding - and while the most recent Conservative Party manifesto advises that the public vote would be honored, it is still not official legal advice.
  • Candidate for NC legislative seat dies, name stays on ballot

    Candidate for NC legislative seat dies, name stays on ballot

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    Judge fell ill Wednesday and was admitted to a Virginia hospital, according to the candidate's election Facebook page. He was a small business owner partnering with his wife and lived in Kitty Hawk. The district includes parts of Washington, Dare, Beaufort, and Hyde counties. Judge is in his 16th year serving on the Dare County Board of Commissioners and has served 11 years as the board's chairman.
  • Evan McMullin smear calls launched by infamous California lawyer

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    He leads her in most of the state's recent polls, and he arguably has a better chance of picking up supporters from her column than vice versa. But McMullin said the slams fit right in with Trump's rhetoric. More than that, being unwilling to vote outside the two party system worsens our government because it means you've become a captured voter, and captured voters are less likely to get what they want from politicians.
  • $150K-plus raised for torched black church

    $150K-plus raised for torched black church

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    He did not comment on whether it was being investigated as a possible hate crime. Brown estimated that it was “80 percent destroyed.”. Not sure what other clues the police need to see that this is a very intentional hate crime. The fire blackened the sanctuary's pews, pulpit and walls, but the shell of the church is still standing. Gov. Phil Bryant, a Republican who has been campaigning for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, issued a statement saying anyone who burns a place ...
  • Ferrari raises forecasts after record third quarter earnings

    Ferrari raises forecasts after record third quarter earnings

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    Ferrari, which was spun off from Fiat Chrysler (FCHA.MI) at the start of the year, said adjusted EBITDA in July-September rose to 234 million euros, compared with 211 million euros in a Thomson Reuters analyst consensus. Shipments totaled 1,978 units in the recent quarter, up 29 units from previous year, a solid performance on top of an outstanding third-quarter 2015 which grew by 21% vs.
  • Wiese, debutto vincente in WWE

    Wiese, debutto vincente in WWE

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    Parole dure da parte dell'ex portiere, che ha esordito a Monaco ed è pronto per entrare a far parte della schiera di Raw o di Smackdown . Adesso si è dato al wrestling . "Oggi mi sono scaldato con dei bambini, alla prossima voglio uomini veri". REAZIONI - In molti hanno assistito in televisione alla prima di Wiese sul ring.
  • Amtrak train hits back of semi-truck in Oregon

    Amtrak train hits back of semi-truck in Oregon

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    The back of a big rig was hit by an Amtrak train in OR on Monday. Heavy traffic forced the truck, which was hauling 65,000 pounds of paper pulp destined for China, to stop on the railroad tracks. Chris Baldridge of the Marion County Sheriff's Office said the collision happened Monday morning in Aurora, 25 miles south of Portland. Deputies, along with crews from the Aurora Fire District, Hubbard Fire District, Woodburn Ambulance and Canby Fire District responded to the scene around 7:45 a.m.