CNN Poll: Warnock holds a narrow edge over Walker in final undecided Senate contest

CNN Poll: Warnock holds a narrow edge over Walker in final undecided Senate contest

CNN — In the final undecided Senate contest of 2022, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia holds a narrow lead over Republican challenger Herschel Walker among those likely to vote in a runoff election Tuesday, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. The survey shows that Walker faces widespread questions about his honesty … Read more

US and France pledge Ukraine support amid Russia’s ‘brutal’ war | Russia-Ukraine war News

US and France pledge Ukraine support amid Russia’s ‘brutal’ war |  Russia-Ukraine war News

US and French presidents vow to hold Russia accountable for ‘atrocities and war crimes’ in its invasion of Ukraine. The United States and France have promised to maintain support for Ukraine against Russia’s ongoing invasion, stressing that those responsible for attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure in the war-torn country must be held accountable. In … Read more

S&P 500 futures fall slightly as investors await Friday’s US jobs data

S&P 500 futures fall slightly as investors await Friday’s US jobs data

S&P 500 futures were slightly lower Thursday night as investors looked ahead to the November jobs report. Futures tied to the benchmark stock index dipped 0.15%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were lower by 0.15% and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.25%. Shares of tech companies were on the move in after-hours trading following quarterly results. … Read more

Judge orders rural Arizona county to certify midterm elections

Judge orders rural Arizona county to certify midterm elections

CNN — An Arizona judge has ordered a rural county to certify its midterm results no later than 5 pm local time Thursday. Superior Court Judge Casey McGinley told members of the Cochise County Board of Supervisors that they have a “non-discretionary” duty to carry out the certification. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, along … Read more

TD Bank’s fourth-quarter profit exceeds expectations on higher rates boost

TD Bank’s fourth-quarter profit exceeds expectations on higher rates boost

A man walks past the TD Bank in the Bay Street Financial District in Toronto on Aug. 5, 2022.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press Toronto-Dominion Bank reported adjusted fourth-quarter profits that beat expectations and raised its dividend as higher margins earned on loans helped drive strong retail banking returns in Canada and the US TD is one … Read more

Macron arrives at the White House for first state visit of the Biden administration

Macron arrives at the White House for first state visit of the Biden administration

CNN — US President Joe Biden is taking part in a flurry of events as part of his first state visit since taking office, welcoming the arrival of French President Emmanuel Macron and his spouse, Brigitte Macron, on Thursday. The Macrons’ trip to the White House marks their second time as the guests of honor … Read more

US ‘deeply concerned’ about Whelan, citizen detained in Russia | Jail News

US ‘deeply concerned’ about Whelan, citizen detained in Russia |  Jail News

The United States has raised concerns about Paul Whelan, a US citizen who is detained in Russia, after his family publicly said they had not heard from him in days and were unsure where he was being held. White House national security spokesman John Kirby said on Wednesday that US President Joe Biden’s administration was … Read more

Uvalde survivors file class action lawsuit seeking $27 billion from law enforcement entities, school district and others

Uvalde survivors file class action lawsuit seeking  billion from law enforcement entities, school district and others

CNN — Survivors of the fatal mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, have filed a $27 billion class action lawsuit against multiple law enforcement agencies in Texas, according to court documents. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Austin, names the city, the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, the school district’s … Read more

Jeffrey Epstein estate reaches $105 million settlement with US Virgin Islands

Jeffrey Epstein estate reaches 5 million settlement with US Virgin Islands

CNN — A nine-figure settlement between the estate of Jeffrey Epstein and the US Virgin Islands has been signed, according to the islands’ attorney general. Epstein’s estate – as well as two co-defendants and 10 Epstein-created entities – will disburse over $105 million cash to the US Virgin Islands government, US Virgin Islands Attorney General … Read more

Who is the new US Democratic House Leader Hakeem Jeffries? | Politics News

Who is the new US Democratic House Leader Hakeem Jeffries?  |  Politics News

Democrats in the House of Representatives, one of the two branches of the United States Congress, have selected New York’s Hakeem Jeffries to lead their caucus. His appointment, following a unanimous vote on Wednesday, was historic. Never before has a Black politician been named a party leader in the US Congress. Jeffries is set to … Read more