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And, perhaps more significant going forward, younger voters and suburbanites in Alabama decisively went for Jones. Based on the exit poll, African Americans made up 29 percent of voters in the Alabama Senate election, slightly higher than their 28 percent share of the Alabama electorate in 2012 - a presidential election with an African American candidate heading the Democratic ticket.
  • Moors & Cabot Inc. Buys New Position in Lam Research Co. (LRCX)

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    The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.136 during the last trading session, reaching $181.174. About 638,491 shares traded. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, August 12 report. Lam Research declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, November 14th that authorizes the company to buyback $2.00 billion in outstanding shares.
  • Wreath laying ceremony held on the occasion of Vijay Diwas

    Wreath laying ceremony held on the occasion of Vijay Diwas

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    It was Lt Gen AAK Niazi, who led the 93,000 Pakistani soldiers to surrender to India Army Commander of eastern Command Lt Gen JS Arora. It was on this day in 1971, that a declaration of cease-fire was brought into force, ending the Indo-Pak War and resulting in the birth of the sovereign country of Bangladesh , the release added.
  • Hurt in Ski Lift Malfunction at Central Pennsylvania Mountain

    Hurt in Ski Lift Malfunction at Central Pennsylvania Mountain

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    The ski lift is not moving, and emergency crews are lowering people with ropes. Social media posts picked up by some worldwide news outlets erroneously reported that the ski lift had collapsed. A ski lift malfunctioned at a resort in Pennsylvania Saturday, stranding a number of skiers and injuring five of them. The ski resort later apologized and said at the time they were under the impression it was exclusively a malfunction and were not aware of the injuries.
  • Marco Rubio Wins Last Minute Tax Reform Revision

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    Rubio declared his support for the bill earlier Friday after vowing a "No" vote Thursday. Passage of the biggest US tax rewrite since 1986 would provide Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump their first major legislative victory since he took office in January.
  • Tillerson backtracks on North Korea stance

    Tillerson backtracks on North Korea stance

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    Security Council in NY. If the North Koreans conduct an additional test of a nuclear bomb-their seventh-"I would say 70 percent". Though nuke contamination is likely to be localized, Korda warns that "the lack of transparency from North Korea in dealing with the situation is likely to cause political panic in the region in excess of the actual radiological exposure and environmental impact".
  • Pence Delays Trip to Preside Over Senate Tax Vote

    Pence Delays Trip to Preside Over Senate Tax Vote

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    Palestinian officials cancelled a meeting with Pence in the West Bank days after the decision by President Donald Trump last week to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. The vice president will then meet Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, deliver an address to the Knesset and later dine with Netanyahu.
  • Putin, Trump speak in favor of building dialogue with North Korea

    Putin, Trump speak in favor of building dialogue with North Korea

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    In a conference call Friday, Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Kremlin, said Trump and Putin discussed how to bring North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un to the negotiation table to discuss denuclearization and how to improve U.S. Russia's UN Ambassador Vasily Nebenzya shot back, saying North Korean workers are in Russian Federation as part of a bilateral agreement "which guarantees their rights", and they are not subject to slave-like conditions.
  • Grinch in Chief: Nazareth Cancels Christmas Over Trump's Jerusalem Gambit

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    By raising images of King Abdullah II and Jordanian and Palestinian flags, the protesters reiterated that Jerusalem is an Arab capital for all Muslims and Christians. When the torchlight procession came to the church of Mary of Nazareth, the director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media in Jordan, Fr. Rifat Bader, read a statement by the bishops of the Hashemite kingdom, also representing parishioners, in which they categorically reject the decision of US President Donald Trump, as ...
  • Want to make Meghalaya top tourist destination: PM Modi

    Want to make Meghalaya top tourist destination: PM Modi

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    On railway project, Modi said that Union Government was executing 15 new rail line for 1400 kilometer with a cost of Rs 47000 crores. With this, Mizoram has become the third state in North East Region to have surplus power energy after Sikkim and Tripura.
  • Most Americans Not Worried If Stores Say 'Merry Christmas'

    Most Americans Not Worried If Stores Say 'Merry Christmas'

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    Eighteen percent of the adults surveyed from November 29 to December 4 say that the decreased emphasis on the religious parts of Christmas bothers them "a lot". Despite ongoing calls from President Donald Trump and conservative commentators, most Americans aren't concerned about the language of Christmas/Holiday greetings in public places.
  • PM Modi hopes for constructive winter session

    PM Modi hopes for constructive winter session

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    Also, it is also being regarded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi , being the former Chief Minister of Gujarat and the star campaigner of the party wanted to for the time being only concentrate on the Gujarat elections. The session, which was delayed due to the Gujarat Assembly polls, is also likely to be hit by the poll outcome along with that of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Austria's conservatives strike coalition deal with far-right Freedom Party

    Austria's conservatives strike coalition deal with far-right Freedom Party

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    Mr Kurz and Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache announced yesterday that they had wrapped up an agreement on a new coalition, which will shift Austria to the right. While the Austrian far-right party under its current chairman has never called for leaving the EU, Kurz reportedly worked to ensure that his coalition partner would never seek an Austrian version of Brexit.
  • John McCain receives treatment for 'normal side effects' of ongoing cancer therapy

    John McCain receives treatment for 'normal side effects' of ongoing cancer therapy

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    John McCain , was diagnosed with six months ago. "I think about Beau nearly every day, and I was told that this doesn't get easier". You know it's-it's a very poor prognosis, ' he told CBS. But McCain's condition has appeared to worsen in recent weeks. Mr. Biden and Mr. McCain accepted a civility award together in 2016 from Allegheny College, a liberal arts school in Meadville, Pa., for their enduring friendship.
  • Can Charles Barkley Stop Roy Moore Getting Elected as Alabama Senator?

    Can Charles Barkley Stop Roy Moore Getting Elected as Alabama Senator?

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    In a defiant resignation address, the comedian-turned-lawmaker noted with bitter irony that Moore was running for election with the president's support - while accused of far more serious offences. Opinion polls show Moore with a narrow lead in the Southern state, which Trump won by 28 percentage points over Democrat Hillary Clinton in last year's presidential election.
  • Smith to take Franken's Senate seat, run in 2018

    Smith to take Franken's Senate seat, run in 2018

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    Smith told MPR News at the time that she spent several months carefully considering a bid for governor but ultimately decided against it. As you may recall, Franken stepped down from the Senate last week in the wake of sexual harassment allegations made against him.