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Trump strikes, sensing post-midterm window to wound Mueller

President Donald Trump’s sudden dismissal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions was a swift strike to exploit Washington’s new power dynamics after the midterm elections.

Mass shooting at California dance bar

Authorities are responding to a shooting at a bar in Thousands Oaks, California.

Robyn Denholm is replacing Elon Musk as head of Tesla’s board

Tesla has picked Australian telecoms executive Robyn Denholm to replace Elon Musk as chair of the electric car company’s board.

China’s exports are still soaring despite the trade war

Chinese exports leaped almost 16% in October even though the United States imposed new tariffs in the trade war between the two countries.

CNN calls Trump’s press attacks “un-American” after contentious news conference

One day after the election, Trump snapped at the White House press corps, called reporters “rude” for asking questions, and made baseless claims about political polling.

Car companies rush to embrace scooters and bikes

Car companies are betting on bikes and scooters to protect themselves from disruption.

Prince Charles talks about his future role in new BBC documentary

In a new documentary celebrating his 70th birthday, Britain’s Prince Charles says that he will shift gears once he takes on the role of the monarch.

Floyd Mayweather distances himself from bout with Japanese kickboxer

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has denied that he agreed to fight Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in a televised bout on New Year’s Eve, saying that he and his team had been misled as to the conditions of the fight.

Pakistan frees Christian woman Asia Bibi

Asia Bibi’s lawyer tells AFP that she is “on a plane” to an unknown destination.

Dutch man, 69, sues to lower his age

Emile Ratelband wants to officially change his birth date by 20 years to boost his Tinder prospects.

Jury picked for ‘El Chapo’ Guzman trial

The 12 jurors will decide if Mexico’s notorious criminal will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Finland: Where second-hand comes first

As concern grows about climate change and resources, is it time to re-use more of our junk?

Sarah Sanders Accused Of Sharing Doctored Infowars Video To Justify Acosta Ban

The White House is accused of engaging in “Orwellian” tactics after banning CNN reporter.

How Republicans Failed To Sell Their Tax Law

The new tax law left Republicans with crumbs on Election Day.

Press Corps Backs CNN’s Jim Acosta, Calling Out Sarah Huckabee Sanders For ‘Complete Lie’

“If he really thought [Jim] was unfair, then why did he call on him? Because he wants the confrontation,” The New York Times’ Peter Baker wrote.

How Fox News Covered A Glorious Night For Handsome Donald Trump’s Triumphant GOP

A running diary.

Trump Just Booted The Architect Of His Immigration Crackdown

The ousted attorney general was the face of the push to separate families at the border, end DACA and restrict asylum.

Literal Scaredy Cat Picks A Fight With The Wrong Rat

The frightened feline got more than it bargained for.

CNN’s Jim Acosta says the reason for his White House press pass suspension is a lie

Trump’s fiery exchange with CNN’s White House correspondent Jim Acosta has led to the reporter’s press credentials being revoked.

Facebook’s Portal speaker is now on sale and it definitely won’t spy on you

Facebook’s Portal and Portal+ speakers are available just in time for the holiday shopping season, the company announced. They also definitely won’t spy on you.

How Samsung’s foldable phone will work

Everything we know so far about how Samsung’s foldable phone with Infinity Flex Display will work.