- 2019-11-10 00:39:17Z
A towering "Baby Trump" protest balloon was knifed and deflated by someone unhappy with its appearance during President Donald Trump's Saturday trip to Alabama, organizers said. The incident occurred during Trump's visit to watch the University of Alabama football game. Jim Girvan, the organizer of a group that "adopts" out the Trump balloons for protests, said a man charged the balloon with a knife and cut an 8-foot-long (2.4-meter-long) gash in the back.
* Warren retorts in fundraising email * Opinion: Surprised Pressley backs Warren? Don't beElizabeth Warren in South Carolina in October. 'Over and over,' she said in the email, 'we are told that women are not allowed to be angry.' Photograph: Sean Rayford/Getty ImagesHitting back at criticism from Joe Biden that many people said was sexist, Elizabeth Warren told supporters: "I am angry and I own it."Warren also sought to put the Biden controversy to good use: her response came in a fundraising email she sent to supporters on Friday."Over and over," the email said, "we are told that women are not allowed to be angry. It makes us unattractive to powerful men who want us to be...
Ocasio-Cortez recently apologized for blocking a critic on Twitter and settled a lawsuit he filed alleging she violated the First Amendment.
The Wisconsin Legislature's first veto override attempt s in nearly a decade failed Thursday, with no Democrats jumping ranks to provide Republicans with the votes they needed to succeed. Despite not having the votes, Assembly Republicans forced votes on three budget items that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed over the summer. The votes marked the first time either legislative chamber tried to override a veto since 2010, with the last successful attempt happening in 1985.
Citing recent civic unrest, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera announced during a Wednesday news conference that Chile will cancel the upcoming APEC and COP25 international summits.The announcement throws a wrench into a planned meeting between President Trump and China's Xi Jinping over the "phase one" trade deal announced earlier this month between the U.S. and China."We understand perfectly the importance of APEC and COP for Chile and the world, but we have based our decision on common sense," Piñera said at the presidential palace. "A president needs to put its people above everything else." Piñera also said that other world leaders had been notified to warn them of the impending...
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