Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce that he is entering the race for his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, two Republicans with direct knowledge of his plans said Wednesday. Sessions, 72, will be making a return to the political stage a year after stepping down as President Donald... Baltimore Sun
President Donald Trump is blasting the media for not reporting the name of a person who has been identified in conservative circles as the whistleblower who spurred the impeachment inquiry. Yet Trump has ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: There is no whist blower.
President Trump confirmed Wednesday that he’ll host Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Nov. 13. The high-profile visit is the same day the first public impeachment hearings kick off in the House. Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent will be the first televised TV witnesses, House Democrats also... New York Post


Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on Wednesday demanded a recanvassing of the vote after election results show him narrowly losing his bitterly contested reelection bid by several thousand votes. Bevin’s campaign manager, Davis Paine, told the Associated Press that Bevin requested the recanvassing of the vote just hours after the governor refused to conceded to Democrat... New York Post
VOA VIEW: There is a possible chance for Bevin.
Congress has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony. The bill would expand a 2010 law that made creation or distribution of so-called “animal crushing” videos illegal. The new bill would make the underlying acts of cruelty a federal crime. The Senate unanimously passed the Preventing Animal Cruelty... New York Post
Acting US Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor told the House panels heading the impeachment probe that he first heard of US military aid for Ukraine being tied to a public announcement about an investigation into Joe Biden during a conversation with President Trump’s top adviser for Russia and Europe. Taylor said he had a phone... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The truth is...
North Korea blasted Washington on Wednesday for its plans to conduct joint military exercises with Seoul next month — as negotiations remain deadlocked over the rogue regime’s nuclear arsenal. “Our patience is nearing the limits and we won’t be sitting still and watching the United States’ reckless military move,” the state-run KCNA news agency quoted... New York Post
VOA VIEW: NK has had its chance and they are destroying their future.
Two former employees of Twitter and a third man from Saudi Arabia face U.S. charges of spying for the kingdom by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payment, according to a complaint filed on Wednesday. Rueters
The acting head of the United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Wednesday that he will examine every department of the union in response to a spreading federal corruption probe that has damaged the union's standing during contract talks with Detroit's automakers. Rueters
VOA VIEW: The union has to clean its act.


President Trump said Wednesday the massacre of nine U.S. citizens in northern Mexico has persuaded more Americans of the need for his border wall and to grasp the danger of lone federal judges blocking his immigration policies for the whole nation. "When you see what's going on on the other ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts.
Prosecutors have begun opening statements in the Washington trial of Roger Stone, the longtime Donald Trump associate who's been charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation ABC
VOA VIEW: Prosecutors are known to lie.
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard joined "The View" on Wednesday fighting back against those who have questioned her loyalty to the U.S. and Democratic party. ABC
VOA VIEW: Dems are attacking each other.
Boris Johnson is launching the campaign, after earlier vowing to get Brexit "over the line" if he is re-elected. BBC

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Fellow House progressives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar have chosen to endorse Bernie Sanders CBS
VOA VIEW: They are all nuts.
Proposition 205 was opposed by the Democratic mayor and city council over fears of losing federal and state funding CBS
VOA VIEW: Voters made a good decision.
Democrats could release more transcripts from testimony in the impeachment inquiry as new witnesses gear up to testify. This comes after lawmakers released Ambassador Gordon Sondland's bombshell testimony yesterday. CBS News chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes and CBS News White House correspondent Ben Tracy join CBSN to explain the latest. CBS


Current Gov. Matt Bevin says he isn't conceding CBS
VOA VIEW: It's not over yet.
Former chief strategist Steve Bannon will be testifying against Roger Stone in his trial where he is being accused of obstructing justice. CNBC
VOA VIEW: And the truth will be ...
The new 927,000-square-foot, light-filled terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport takes inspiration from the geography of Louisiana's Delta region and the curves of the Mississippi River. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A major mess.
An administration official says the White House goal still wants to reach a deal by Nov. 16, but it's not clear that that timeline can be delivered. CNBC
VOA VIEW: China is acting foolish.
California Sen. Kamala Harris introduced a bill on Wednesday that would change the school day to 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to better align with parents' schedules. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Madness!

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The impeachment inquiry has uncovered at least three examples of the quid pro quo between the Trump administration and Ukraine, where US military aid and a White House visit were used as leverage to secure an announcement that Ukraine was investigating President Donald Trump's rivals, according to documents and testimony from key witnesses. CNN
VOA VIEW: Liberal BS.
Fox News hosts and personalities have been instructed over the last several days not to identify the whistleblower whose complaint sparked an impeachment probe against President Trump, people familiar with the matter told CNN Business. CNN
VOA VIEW: CNN is fake news.
Jeffrey Epstein’s brother Mark says “unexplained” injuries were found on his body during the autopsy and is calling on the Department of Justice to release all forensic medical examiner files – including microscopic slides and autopsy photos – so that he can independently verify how did the death occur.  FOX News

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Brazil is expected to vote for the first time against an annual U.N. resolution on Thursday condemning the U.S. economic embargo on communist-run Cuba, two people in the Brazilian government told Reuters. Reuters
The massacre of nine women and children in northern Mexico could test breakaway Mormon families' attachment to communities that for decades have been a haven for a way of life shunned by the mainstream Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Reuters
VOA VIEW: They should be out of Mexico.
Three U.S. diplomats who expressed alarm about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine will serve as star witnesses when Democrats bring their impeachment case against Trump directly to the public with televised congressional hearings next week, lawmakers said on Wednesday. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Seeing fairness is out of the question.
The White House is expected to recruit two advisers to take a more aggressive posture in defending President Donald Trump in the congressional impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine, a senior administration official said on Wednesday. Reuters
A federal judge on Wednesday voided a White House-backed rule making it easier for doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers to avoid performing abortions and other medical services on religious or moral grounds. Reuters
VOA VIEW: The ruling made sense.
A U.S. judge on Wednesday told lawyers for the House of Representatives that it should try to reach a compromise with the Trump administration over access to the president's tax returns, saying the two branches of government are required to at least attempt to make a deal. Reuters
VOA VIEW: There is no middle ground.
California's attorney general sued Facebook Wednesday for documents as part of an investigation into possible privacy violations by the social media company. UPI
VOA VIEW: Facebook can't be trusted.
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., unveiled an economic plan Wednesday calling for help for small businesses. UPI
VOA VIEW: All is garbage.
Mexican police arrested a suspect Tuesday who had two hostages believed to be connected to the highway massacre of a family on Monday. UPI
Fewer than two in five Americans say they have a favorable opinion of the U.S. Congress or the Trump administration, a survey showed Wednesday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Dems is Congress look bad and are bad.
Facebook says as many as 100 third-party developers had unauthorized access to user accounts for more than a year after it revoked permissions as part of changes ushered in by the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal. UPI
VOA VIEW: Facebook needs to be sanctioned and cut down.

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