New WSJ/NBC poll shows Clinton ahead but lead slashed

New WSJ/NBC poll shows Clinton ahead but lead slashed

There is a wide gap on the basis of candidate support in this poll, produced for ABC by Langer Research Associates: Eighty-seven percent of Clinton supporters say they're ready to accept the outcome, compared with 68 percent of Trump's. The rest of the poll will be released at 5:00 pm ET. In the two-way contest last month, Clinton's lead was 10 points, 51 percent to 41 percent. Only 3 percent said they were undecided. Read More

GOP wins 2 more years of House control, Dem gains minimal

In the nation's tightest Senate races, many of which doubled as presidential battleground states, Democrats tried to tie their Republicans rivals to the fate of their presidential nominee, Donald Trump. A thinner Republican majority could also strengthen conservatives demanding the impeachment of a newly elected President Clinton. Johnny Isakson nor Democratic challenger Jim Barksdale reach that mark - which is possible, with a Libertarian in the race - the two would advance to a January ... Read More

Cosby back in court in fight over old testimony

Cosby back in court in fight over old testimony

More than a decade later, newly elected District Attorney Kevin Steele filed the charges against Cosby, just before the statute of limitations expired. Agrusa said the comic has vision and memory problems. Allred, who has been present in the courtroom over the last two days, said Tuesday that she doesn't represent 10 of the 13 women who prosecutors intend to call, but she wouldn't confirm exactly how many of those accusers she does represent. Read More

ISIL using '8000 families as human shields' in Mosul

ISIL using '8000 families as human shields' in Mosul

ISIL has abducted tens of thousands of men, women and children from communities around Mosul and is holding them as human shields inside the city. "These reports have been corroborated to the extent possible", she added. The army is edging closer to Mosul by liberating villages around the city. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said earlier in the week that his office had evidence of several instances where ISIS had forced civilians to leave their homes ... Read More

Lionel Messi shows off weird new tattoo during Argentina training session

The Selaco won the gold in the Rio 2016 Olympics and since then, they have won all four qualifiers under their new manager Tite . Messi has made a timely return to fitness for Argentina . "It is the tool we are using to try to help our football and our football players". The top four go to Russian Federation 2018, with the fifth placed team going on to compete in a play-off. Read More

Trump in victory: 'It is time for us to come together'

Trump in victory: 'It is time for us to come together'

Obama, 55, addressed as many as 17 election rallies in the last 10 days, including the last one in Philadelphia. "This is a country that shares our values, this is a country that shares a lot of geo-political interest and I think, his (Trumps) work is going to be continuing the tradition of Bush Administration which made a lot of progress in that regard", Alexander Gray, a senior military advisor and author of several of the ambitious defence policies of Trump, told PTI. Read More

Trump, Clinton in All-Out Battle for New Hampshire

Trump, Clinton in All-Out Battle for New Hampshire

Bush's chief of staff, asked the audience, according to reports in Talking Points Memo and the Washington Post . "Chris Sununu needs to finally stand with New Hampshire women and disavow his father's misogynistic words". "Please, vote the Republican ticket from beginning to end", Mayberry said. Matt Mayberry, vice chairman of the New Hampshire GOP, said party activists have knocked on 1.4 million doors thus far, 60 percent more than this time in 2012. Read More

Racist letters sent around Charleston ahead of Dylann Roof trial

Officials said Roof , 22, confessed to gunning down churchgoers near the end of a Bible study session at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17, 2015. Gergel has additionally allowed the prosecution and defense an additional three strikes each, to be used only for alternate jurors, until a panel of a dozen jurors and six alternates is reached. Read More

As campaign closes, the Obamas pass the torch to Clinton

As campaign closes, the Obamas pass the torch to Clinton

Hillary Clinton urged voters in the early hours of Tuesday to embrace her vision of a "hopeful, inclusive, big-hearted America" as the Democrat wrapped up her historic campaign bid to be the country's first woman president. Clinton, too, was meditative about the bruising battles that have led her to this moment. Wearing Hillary badges, t-shirts and caps, the crowd carried banners of "Stronger Together" and 'Hillary for President.' Mark Gowan, who attended the rally, said he is confident ... Read More

Election polls open in Wisconsin

Election polls open in Wisconsin

That would not be a good sign for the next four years, which seems to be the case in what I've overheard from people when they talk about the drama they are having with a friend due to the disagreement of who they are voting for. And so I had to re-register and then vote. Election Protection can be reached at 866-OUR-VOTE (English only), 888-VE-Y-VOTA (English/Spanish) and 888-API-VOTE (English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu and Tagalog). Read More

Clinton, Trump in final sprint to finish line

Clinton tried to fly above the controversy Monday and was not expected to address the matter during stops in MI and North Carolina. Did he drive a wave of working-class white voters? Four voted for Clinton, two backed Trump while one person supported Libertarian Gary Johnson and one person wrote in 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Read More

The first United States election results are filtering in 0

The first United States election results are filtering in 0

Tune in to NHPR on air or online for our live election coverage, beginning at 8 P.M. With the votes in New Hampshire announced, the long-awaited Election Day is officially underway. Rick Snyder's governing agenda in his last two years in office. An eighth person cast an absentee ballot. "You don't just have to vote against someone, you have someone extraordinary to vote for", Obama said. Read More

China, South Korea suspend defense talks amid USA missile defense deployment

It is feared the state will launch a Masudan or BM-35 rocket, Yonhap news agency reported, which has the capability to reach targets in the Pacific, including the USA territory of Guam. The region is where the North fired off a Musudan on October 20. North Korea test launched the Musudan rocket for the first time on April 15 of this year, despite first fielding a Musudan rocket in 2007. Read More

Cyprus peace talks open in Swiss resort

Anastasiades and Akinci are both moderates leading their respective communities and the negotiations are directed toward reuniting Cyprus as a loose federation of two constituent, largely self-governing states. Turkey's increasingly authoritarian ways and aggressive rhetoric does little to inspire confidence among Greek Cypriots. Turkish Cypriots see their future hinging on being the masters of their own domain, having an administrative zone of their own to run without being dominated by the ... Read More

Antibody Treatment Lessens Zika's Effects in Mice

Antibody Treatment Lessens Zika's Effects in Mice

To date, there is no evidence to suggest that the virus could be passed to humans by pets that have been exposed to the virus, though no test to confirm or deny the presence of the virus in pets now exists. The researchers hope to proceed to human clinical trials for the antibody therapy within a year, Crowe said. Pregnant women infected with Zika have given birth to babies with brain damage and other birth defects. Read More

China confirms allowing Philippine fishermen access to shoal

Esperon said a Chinese survey ship was seen near Scarborough on October 19 and a navy frigate the following day, but when Duterte returned home from Beijing , they left the area. "But then again we have no other option but to comply with global law, as China is fully aware that it is also bound by the rules-based system that has been created for the settlement of worldwide disputes", Yasay said. Read More

Clinton email case handling brings tumultuous time for FBI

Clinton email case handling brings tumultuous time for FBI

The FBI said on Sunday it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Clinton for using a private email server for government work, lifting a cloud over her presidential campaign two days before the USA election. Read More

Syrian airstrikes on Aleppo amid intense clashes

Militants reportedly used the poisonous gas in an attack on the Assad Military Academy in the Assad Suburb in western Aleppo, as a part of a broader offensive against government positions in the city which was launched on Friday. Russia's military had asked President Vladimir Putin for permission to resume airstrikes on the eastern part of Aleppo after a lull in fighting last week. Read More

'Massive' Campaign Launched To Retake Raqqa, ISIS' So-Called Capital

'Massive' Campaign Launched To Retake Raqqa, ISIS' So-Called Capital

The clashes just south of the Kurdish-controlled town of Ein Issa were reported a few hours after the Syria Democratic Forces, a coalition of Kurdish and Arab fighters, announced the start of their campaign to drive IS out of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the extremist group's self-styled caliphate. Read More

Browns Hope To Start Cody Kessler For Remainder Of Season

Browns Hope To Start Cody Kessler For Remainder Of Season

Elliott's touchdown run capped off a nine-play, 69-yard drive that took almost five minutes off the clock. Now it's a matter of will Dak Prescott perform well enough to keep the job. Overall, this is a very messed up franchise that has been bad for years. He got the reputation of being a freelancer in New England. The Browns quarterback returns after missing last week with a concussion. Read More