Around the World
Brazil elects right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro as president
Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal declared Sunday that far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro, a champion of traditional Brazilian values, has won the country's election for the presidency of Latin America’s biggest country and the world’s fourth-largest democracy.
The massive 2017 Mexican earthquake split a tectonic plate in two, and geologists are shaken
The 8.2 magnitude earthquake that brought devastation and 98 deaths to southern Mexico in September 2017 was even more extreme than initially thought — it split the tectonic plate responsible for the quake in half.
IDF strikes over 80 targets in Gaza amid flare-up
Israeli Air Force aircraft struck dozens of terror sites across the Gaza Strip early Saturday in response to some 39 rockets launched into Israel from Gaza, in the heaviest exchange of fire since August.
Abbas: Unlike Balfour Declaration, Trump peace plan ‘will not pass’
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday again vowed to oppose any peace proposal by US President Donald Trump as PLO officials met to consider their next moves.
US officials voice concern about Israeli strikes in Syria
US military officials have voiced their concerns that the 'aggressive military campaign' Israel is waging in Syria against Iran-backed militia groups might cause the Islamic republic to attack American targets in Syria and Iraq in retaliation, as reported by The Wall Street Journal.
Inside the United States
Trump's new tax cut plan probably waits for 2019: lawmaker
The U.S. House of Representatives’ leading lawmaker on taxes suggested on Sunday that a new tax cut plan touted by President Donald Trump was unlikely to see action in Congress before 2019, and then only if Republicans keep their majority in Nov. 6 elections.
Pentagon to send active-duty troops to U.S.-Mexico border
The administration will send about 800 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border ahead of the illegal immigrant caravan, a defense official confirmed Thursday, following through on President Trump’s pledge.
Anti-Trump Posters in New York Depict Evangelicals, Trump Supporters as 'Trash'
New Yorkers woke up Thursday morning to find colorful new street art popping up on trash cans along the Lower East Side.
Section of Trump's border wall unveiled in California as caravan advances north through Mexico
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said 'everything is on the table' with regard to border security during the unveiling of a border wall project in California on Friday.
Trump warns voters of economic setback if Democrats take Congress
The sizzling economy underpins President Trump’s final blitz for Republicans in the midterms, with dire warnings that the jobs boom and higher wages will slip away if Democrats seize Congress.
Man Suspected in Parcel Bombs Case Arrested in Florida
FBI agents arrested a man in Florida on Friday suspected of sending at least a dozen parcel bombs to high-profile critics of U.S. President Donald Trump days ahead of congressional elections, authorities said.
Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: Gunman kills 11 people in 'deadliest anti-Semitic attack in US'
A gunman shouting 'all Jews must die' burst into a Pittsburgh synagogue during a circumcision ceremony on Saturday, shooting dead 11 people.
Colorado Strikes at Christian Baker Jack Phillips Again…and He Strikes Back
Masterpiece Cakeshop baker Jack Phillips is now both on offense and defense as Colorado comes after him again. This time it's for him refusing to bake a cake to mark a transgender changing from male to female. Meanwhile, he's suing the state.