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North Korea running at least 13 secret operating bases for ballistic missile program, new study shows

USA TODAY / Finance 53 sources

North Korea has at least 13 secret operating bases where the regime is continuing work on its ballistic missile program.

Donald Trump Calls For End To Florida Recounts, Flouting Democratic Process

The Huffington Post 39 sources

"Must go with Election Night!” the president tweeted in support of candidates Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis.

UPDATE 4-Fierce winds fan California wildfires, more than 200 missing

Reuters 169 sources

Authorities searched on Monday for more than 200 people unaccounted for in one of the wildfires rampaging through parts of California, voicing concern about a possible rising death toll, as gusty, dry winds spurred the flames.

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A Black Security Guard Was Killed By Police As He Tried To Stop A Shooting

Witnesses say a cop shot Jemel Roberson as he held down a suspect in a shooting at the bar.


Amazon HQ favorites: Similar basics but different vibes

WTOP.com / News 15 sources

The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for workers. Here's how New York's Long…


Richard Ojeda launches presidential bid after losing House race

CNN / U.S. 10 sources

Richard Ojeda, the former congressional candidate who lost his 2018 bid as a Democrat in southern West Virginia, is running for president in 2020.

White Republican Mississippi senator jokes about 'public hanging'

In the bleak history of lynchings in the deep south, Mississippi holds dubious pride of place. According to the Equal Justice Initiative, 654 lynchings of black people were carried out within its borders, dramatically more than any other…


Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio is weighing a presidential run

Cleveland.com 9 sources

In an interview with cleveland.com, Brown said that he's heard from an "overwhelming" number of people who have told him he should think of a presidential run, and that he and his family intend to discuss it over the holidays, when his…

Threat of a looming ban on menthol cigarettes weighs on tobacco stocks

CNBC / U.S. 15 sources

FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb plans to announce this week the agency will move forward with a ban on menthol cigarettes, senior FDA officials told CNBC last week.


Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism

CTV News / World 19 sources

At a weekend commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, Donald Trump, the U.S. president who proudly declares himself a 'nationalist' stood apart, even on a continent where his brand of populism is on the…

Apple slides after one of its suppliers cut its outlook, hinting at weak iPhone orders

CNBC / Technology 23 sources

One of Apple's facial recognition suppliers cut its outlook based on a reduced shipment request from one its largest customers. Shares of Apple slid as much as 3.7 percent on the news.


UPDATE 1-Veritas Capital, Elliott to buy Athenahealth for $5.7 bln

Reuters / Finance 27 sources

Private equity firm Veritas Capital and; hedge fund Elliott Management are buying Athenahealth Inc

Trump repeats baseless voter fraud claim in Florida election – live

The Guardian / US 33 sources

President said election should be called in favor of Republicans Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis and that ‘many ballots are missing or forged’


SAP snatches sentiment tracker Qualtrics from verge of IPO for $8 bln

Reuters / Finance 45 sources

German business software company SAP has agreed to buy Qualtrics International for $8 billion in cash, pre-empting a planned stock market listing by the U.S.-based company which specialises in tracking online sentiment. Sonia Legg reports

31 dead, 228 missing, 7,000 structures burned as California blazes grow

ABC News 10 sources

The Camp Fire is now the most destructive and one of the deadliest in the state.


Pocket money apps aim to help kids in cashless world

Wave of pocket money apps aims to help children in an increasingly cashless world.


Watertown's athenahealth to be bought by New York financial firms, report says

Athenahealth, the Watertown health care software company, has agreed to a $5.5 billion buyout offer from a pair of New York financial firms, Veritas Capital and Elliott Management, according to a news report. The company has faced more…

China says will further open up its economy, slams rising protectionism

Reuters 9 sources

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday Beijing will further open up its economy in the face of rising protectionism, as he headed for meetings with Asia-Pacific leaders in Singapore that are expected to focus on trade tensions.


Centenary of End of WWI Marked With Paris Ceremony

Voice of America 71 sources

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month -- precisely 100 years after fighting halted in the first world war -- leaders from more than 60 nations -- the majority of countries that sent troops or workers to the Western Front --…

'Only bones and fragments': California wildfire toll at 31 as grim searches go on

The Guardian / World 144 sources

Rescuers begin the task of scouring the wreckage of the most destructive fire in state records, in search of remains of the dead


UPDATE 3-Alibaba nets record $30 bln in Singles' Day haul, but growth rate plunges

Reuters / Finance 48 sources

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cashed a record 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion) in sales on Sunday during its 24-hour online retail frenzy Singles' Day, but the event's annual growth dropped to its slowest rate.


MillerCoors wants to end partnership through which it brews Pabst's beers

Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors are heading to trial starting Monday, Nov. 12, to settle a contract dispute in which Pabst accuses the brewing giant of trying to undermine its competitor by breaking a contract to make their products.…


Recount off to a slow start in Florida's Senate, governor races

USA TODAY 13 sources

Florida election officials slowly began to recount more than 8 million votes in the Senate race, governor's race and agriculture commissioner race.

Sunday, Nov 11

White House cancels Trump veterans' cemetery visit in France, creating storm of its own

NBC News / Politics 79 sources

The White House cited weather concerns for the cancellation but the decision isn't sitting well with some European observers.

Florida's Secretary of State orders recount for Senate and Governor races

MSNBC 118 sources

Florida Secretary of State has ordered a recount for the top three races in the state, Senate, Governor, and Agricultural Commissioner. Millions of votes will need to be recounted with the deadline on Thursday. NBC’s Ron Allen reports.

Macron, world leaders rebuke 'nationalism' at World War I event attended by Trump

USA TODAY / News 106 sources

Trump did not speak, but was near the center of attention at a World War I commemoration in Paris.

Macron warns against nationalism in apparent rebuke of Trump at WWI commemoration

MSNBC 71 sources

“Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism,” the French president said in remarks delivered just steps from Trump and more than 80 world leaders.

Saturday, Nov 10

Trump threatens to pull federal funds for Calif. wildfires over forest 'mismanagement'

USA TODAY / Finance 44 sources

In President Trump's first tweet about the California wildfires, he warns the state must 'remedy' purported mismanagement or lose billions in payments

As Acting Attorney General, Matt Whitaker Now Oversees Investigation Into Own Murky Past

The Huffington Post 60 sources

The nation's acting top law enforcement official was aligned with a company that is currently under investigation by the department he now oversees. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was paid $9,375 in 2014 by a Florida company…

'I just wonder what's next': Thousand Oaks residents deal with mass shooting, horrific fire

USA TODAY / News 30 sources

As people struggled to make sense of the brutal spraying of bullets in a Thousand Oaks bar, 95,000 of them were pushed from their homes by fire.

Friday, Nov 9

Trump played 'central role' in hush money payments to women, report claims – as it happened

The Guardian / US 26 sources

New: Trump’s acting attorney general involved in firm that scammed veterans out of life savings; Wall Street Journal reports on payments to women; Sign up to the Guardian’s new US morning briefing

Federal Judge Blocks Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

A federal judge in Montana on Thursday blocked the Trump administration's permit allowing the Keystone XL pipeline and barred any construction of the long-delayed project until completion of a supplemental environmental review. Siding with…

Survivor's video shows gunman during bar massacre

Sky News 855 sources

Footage from inside a Californian bar during a mass shooting has been released by one of the survivors of the deadly attack.

Michelle Obama had miscarriage, used IVF to conceive girls

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive her two daughters.

Thursday, Nov 8

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, breaks ribs in fall

CNBC / U.S. 121 sources

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, fell in her office at the court and fractured three ribs, according to a release from the court Thursday.

CNN's Acosta banned from White House after Trump calls him 'rude, terrible person'

NBC News 262 sources

The exchange came during a news conference on the 2018 midterm elections, in which Trump called out numerous politicians for both parties who lost elections.

12 victims killed, suspect dead after mass shooting at California bar's college night

NBC News / U.S. 1068 sources

Several hundred people were inside the venue at the time, police said. The gunman later was confirmed dead.

Tesla taps director Denholm as chair after Musk rows

Reuters / Technology 161 sources

Tesla Inc director Robyn Denholm, a telecoms executive who has worked for Toyota, has been promoted to chairwoman of the electric car company and tasked with regulating billionaire Elon Musk's regime after months of turbulence.

Wednesday, Nov 7

In setback for Trump, Democrats seize U.S. House control

Reuters 693 sources

Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, giving them the opportunity to block Trump's agenda and open his administration to intense scrutiny.

Senate Outlook Darkens for Democrats as Manchin Wins and Donnelly Loses

The New York Times 80 sources

Voters waited out winding lines and trudged through often unpleasant weather conditions. Technical issues were reported at the polls in some corners of the country, including Georgia.

Midterm election 2018: Latest results in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Philly.com 432 sources

Follow along all day for the latest Election Day updates and results from Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Jeff Sessions Resigns As Attorney General At President Trump's Request

The Huffington Post 368 sources

Trump tweeted the news and announced Matthew Whitaker would be the acting attorney general.