Washington Admiral Barack Obama is demography an aberrant footfall into down-ballot contest in the final two weeks afore the 2016 election. The approachable Democratic admiral is set to endorse 150 accompaniment aldermanic candidates — allotment of an accomplishment to cast Republican-controlled accompaniment legislatures beyond the country advanced of the 2020 redistricting battle. The endorsements will appear in the anatomy of TV and radio ads, mailers, recorded calls and statements. Obama s affairs were aboriginal appear by Politico and accepted to by Democratic officials. His down-ballot captivation comes as both the admiral and aboriginal adult Michelle Obama accept taken on high-profile roles as surrogates for Hillary Clinton. Obama s backward endorsements could advice Democrats appropriate on what they achievement will be a beachcomber fueled by action to Donald Trump that could disengage some of the losses in Congress and at the accompaniment aldermanic akin that accept occurred beneath Obama. Already, Obama has cut TV ads for bristles Senate Democratic candidates: Patrick Murphy of Florida, Kamala Harris of California, Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, Deborah Ross of North Carolina and Katie McGinty of Pennsylvania. He additionally appears in a TV atom for Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and House contenders Bryan Caforio in California, Charlie Crist in Florida, Brad Schneider in Illinois, Terri Bonoff in Minnesota and Colleen Deacon in New York. Obama has done several radio ads, as well. That account so far includes four Senate hopefuls: Ross, McGinty, Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire and Catherine Cortez Masto in Nevada. It additionally includes gubernatorial candidates Sue Minter of Vermont and Roy Cooper of North Carolina. And House Democratic contenders Tom O Halleran of Arizona, Rep. Cheri Bustos of Illinois, Jacky Rosen of Nevada, Rep. John Yarmuth of Kentucky and Ruben Kihuen of Nevada additionally got radio ads.
Washington A cool PAC affiliated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is airing a new advance ad admonishing voters to not accept the Democrat in the accident Hillary Clinton becomes the abutting president.The Senate Leadership Fund s ad acknowledging bounden Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt is the latest accomplishment by down-ballot Republicans to brace adjoin the accretion likelihood that Donald Trump is defeated abutting month.The ad says both Jason Kander and Clinton abuse accessible money, abutment Obamacare and financially abutment undocumented immigrants. Kander would serve to accept liberal Supreme Court justices, the ad continues. One Hillary in Washington would be bad enough, the ad says. Reject Jason Kander. Donald Trump voters could be key to Missouri Senate win for DemocratsThe atom is allotment of the Senate Leadership Fund s $7.8 actor ad attack and will air in the St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia markets on both advertisement and cable television.Earlier this week, the US Chamber of Commerce began airing an ad in New Hampshire advocating for the re-election of active Sen. Kelly Ayotte, arguing that she would be a analysis on a Clinton presidency. America s approaching is far from certain, the narrator says over a account of an abandoned presidential agitation stage, followed by one of the White House. But no amount who the admiral is, New Hampshire needs a able articulation in the US Senate, the ad continues, declaring that Ayotte works beyond the alley to get things done. s Manu Raju contributed to this report.
Washington In the final moments of the final presidential debate, Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton was such a awful woman while she was answering a catechism about how she would accession taxes on the affluent to accouterment debt and entitlements if she were to become president. My Social Security amount addition will go up, as will Donald s, bold he can t amount out how to get out of it, Clinton said. Such a awful woman, Trump said into the microphone while Clinton was talking.She connected her acknowledgment afterwards acknowledging the insult.The agitation came afterwards Trump said beforehand in the debate, Nobody has added account for women than I do. Related: Trump says Clinton is abaft animal advance allegations adjoin him s Amanda Jackson contributed to this report.
Acceptable affair Danette Purvis paid absorption in that CPR chic she took. She concluded up putting those new abilities to assignment to save a man s activity the actual abutting day.Purvis was in a affair in her boss appointment in Washington aback a 63-year-old accessory aback went into cardiac arrest. I anon affective his arm and befuddled him and like alleged his name, Are you okay, are you okay? Purvis told associate WJLA.Thankfully for him, Purvis knew absolutely what to do. Instantly aggregate came aback to me about the CPR and I aloof started chest compressions immediately, she said.The day afore Purvis abounding CPR training at the Bennett Institute, a cosmetology school.And she thinks the timing of all this is added than acceptable luck. She calls it divine intervention. I m like nobody s activity to accept this if I acquaint them this, she said. They are are not activity to believe. They re activity to anticipate I m lying. Purvis and her added co-workers were accustomed Wednesday by DC Mayor Muriel Bowser.
Hong Kong Hong Kong remained on aerial active Friday morning as Typhoon Haima belted closer, causing the city s acclimate Observatory to affair a Close Cyclone Admonishing Signal Number 8 at 6:10 a.m bounded time.The admonishing calls for close storm apprehension of 63 to 117 kph (39 to 73 mph) and advises association to defended windows, reinforce them with shutters, and abide indoors. The No. 8 Storm Signal is accepted to abide in force best of the day in Hong Kong.At 6 a.m. bounded time, Typhoon Haima was centred about 250 km (155 miles) east-southeast of Hong Kong. It is anticipation to move northwest or north-northwest at about 25 kph (15.5 mph) appear the about east of the Pearl River Estuary.According to the present anticipation track, apprehension and rain will steadily access through the morning hours. Haima will be abutting to Hong Kong about midday bounded time (midnight ET), littoral about 100 km (62 miles) to the east of the territory, and authoritative landfall in Guangdong province, China. The Hong Kong Observatory has brash associates of the accessible to be break abroad from the bank attributable to asperous seas and squalls, and not to appoint in baptize sports.
Read this adventure in Spanish at Espanol.com A new attack ad comparing Donald Trump to Hugo Chavez isn t sitting able-bodied with Venezuela s government.The Autonomous National Committee acquaint a video online this anniversary claiming the Republican presidential nominee s contempo animadversion accept a lot in accepted with ablaze speeches from the backward Venezuelan leader.And it wasn t continued afore a top Venezuelan official advised in, accusatory what she alleged an atrocious and vile ad. The acclamation attack in the U.S. reflects the abstruse ethical, moral and political crisis of a base arrangement that turns its aback on the people, Adopted Abbot Delcy Rodriguez said on Twitter. Comparing applicant Trump with Commander Chavez is an announcement of the racist airs and applesauce of a affair that does not serve its constituents. The Spanish-language video, which was aggregate on the DNC s bilingual Twitter annual targeting Latino voters, juxtaposes Chavez speeches with clips of Trump aggressive to bastille Autonomous applicant Hillary Clinton if he s elected, able to open up aspersion laws to able bottomward on reporters and removing Univision ballast Jorge Ramos from a columnist conference.The ad additionally includes an extract from an account with above Mexican Admiral Vicente Fox, who s airtight Trump for months over his agreement to body a bank on the US-Mexico border. In the clip, Fox calls Trump a absolutist and likens him to Chavez, Hitler and Mussolini. We already apperceive these tactics, the video says, absolute with a bulletin to voters: Protect the capitalism in our country. Don t vote for Donald Trump. The ad s apocalyptic implication: that Trump s animadversion answer comments Chavez fabricated as he shut bottomward broadcasters and afflicted political opponents.It s a allegory others accept made. Latin American has a continued history of leaders who ve strong-armed their way into power, and experts on the arena accept acicular to parallels amid Trump and divisive, larger-than-life abstracts such as Chavez and Argentina s Juan Peron. Venezuela s adopted abbot said the ad showed a abridgement of account for Chavez s legacy. The advocate president, a polarizing baton who frequently criticized the United States, died in 2013 afterwards aggressive cancer. Throughout his presidency, he denied accusations that his government had confined political opponents and unjustly absurd bottomward on the press. Commander Chavez is a baton who transcended our time because of his autonomous attitude, his aggression for the poor and his accepted faculty of humanity, Rodriguez wrote on Twitter.Trump s attack and a DNC agent did not anon acknowledge to a appeal Thursday for comment.Asked about the Venezuelan criticisms, Autonomous carnality presidential applicant Tim Kaine told en EspaÃ±ol that he hadn t apparent the video. en EspaÃ±ol s Carlos Montero and Laila Abu Shihab, Money s Patrick Gillespie and s Noah Gray contributed to this report.
Washington John McCain, the bootless 2008 Republican nominee, has some admonition for Donald Trump. I didn t like the aftereffect of the 2008 election. But I had a assignment to concede, and I did so after reluctance, McCain said in a diffuse account Thursday. A acknowledgment isn t aloof an exercise in graciousness. It is an act of account for the will of the American people, a account that is every American leader s aboriginal responsibility. The Arizona agent absent to now-President Barack Obama by 7 allotment credibility eight years ago, about the allowance Trump currently trails Hillary Clinton in acclamation with beneath than three weeks until Acclamation Day. Trump: I will absolutely accept acclamation after-effects if i win But in the third presidential agitation on Wednesday night, Trump would not accomplish to departure the presidential acclamation quietly, able that he would leave the country in suspense. I don t apperceive who s activity to win the presidential election. I do apperceive that in every antecedent election, the also-ran congratulates the champ and calls them, my president, McCain said. That s not aloof the Republican way or the Democratic way. It s the American way. This acclamation charge not be any different. McCain, who is up for reelection this year, originally accustomed Trump admitting his calumniating animadversion about the Arizona senator. But McCain revoked his absolution in the deathwatch of questions about Trump s analysis of women.
Cher tweets absolutely what s on her apperception and she s not sorry. Sometimes I m aloof impaired and say antic things and sometimes I m absolutely appreciative of the things that I say, Cher told HLN s Michaela Pereira. I bandy punctuation up in the air and achievement it acreage someplace. To Cher s added than 3.4 actor Twitter followers, she s become somewhat of a political analyst during this acclamation season. The Grammy-winner has fabricated no abstruse that she s voting for Hillary Clinton, with her ALL CAPS tweets and her common use of the toilet emoji back referencing Trump. Despite what she calls her casual amusing media rants, Cher draws the band at a assertive anathema word. The F-word has to go in the closet, Cher said. The F-word is consistently activity to the bend and sometimes the bend in the closet. Cher, who angry 70 in May, said she s afraid she hasn t absent her adeptness to allure an audience. It surprises me that [my voice] it s still there. It s like I feel like I m starting to become Tony Bennett, she joked. It s awful. But the accompanist said she s committed to authoritative her music — alike her oldest hits — feel current. Still assuming added than bisected a aeon afterwards starting her career, Cher will bang off a address at the Monte Carlo in Las Vegas in February. There s annihilation worse than activity to see somebody that you adulation and again they don t do their songs, she said. I accept the artisan wants to do new things but I additionally accept that back you go to see addition that you absolutely like, the acumen that you absolutely like them is because you absolutely like the songs. In life, on amusing media and in concert, Cher seems guided by one simple motto. You ve got to try to acquisition the fresh, she said.
Washington Republicans were quick to adjudge comments from their party s nominee, aback Donald Trump banned to say he d acquire the aftereffect of the presidential election.During the debate, Fox News Chris Wallace, who was moderating, asked Trump, Do you accomplish the aforementioned charge that you will actually — sir, that you will actually acquire the aftereffect of this election? Trump responded, I will attending at it at the time. I m not attractive at annihilation now. I ll attending at it at the time. Trump calls Clinton a awful woman He connected by adage the media is so dishonest and that millions of bodies that are registered to vote that shouldn t be registered to vote. And aloof in that respect, I say it s rigged, Trump said.Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, who ran adjoin Trump in the GOP presidential primary, airtight Trump on Twitter, autograph in a statement, During this agitation Mr. Trump is accomplishing the affair a disservice by continuing to advance the aftereffect of this acclamation is out of his easily and rigged adjoin him. If he loses, it will not be because the arrangement is rigged but because he bootless as a candidate. Trump, who s been adverse a abatement in polls, broadly panned agitation performances and contempo animal allegations from women, has more appropriate that the acclamation is rigged adjoin him — and he didn t aback bottomward from that during Wednesday s presidential debate.The final debate: s Reality Check Team vets the claimsThe Republican appointee has additionally apprenticed his supporters to appearance up at polling places to ensure no aborigine artifice occurs, which is an adjustment that appears to accident aborigine intimidation.Republican Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, who has additionally been a able analyzer of Trump, tweeted, .@realDonaldTrump adage that he ability not acquire acclamation after-effects is above the pale And Florida Republican Rep. Carlos Cuberlo additionally took to Twitter to write, Peaceful alteration of ability & accepting of acclamation after-effects is axiological to our capitalism & Constitution. This cannot be debilitated ever. Jeff Roe, the man who was attack administrator of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz s presidential campaign, encouraged Trump to hold it together, man. Additionally, bourgeois analyst Laura Ingraham, who has been a key Trump supporter, additionally advised in, tweeting, He should acquire said he would acquire the after-effects of the election. There is no added advantage unless we re in a blab again.
Washington In the final moments of the final presidential debate, Donald Trump said Hillary Clinton was such a awful woman while she was answering a catechism about how she would accession taxes on the affluent to accouterment debt and entitlements if she were to become president. My amusing aegis amount addition will go up, as will Donald s, bold he can t amount out how to get out of it, Clinton said. Such a awful woman, Trump said into the microphone while Clinton was talking.She connected her acknowledgment after acknowledging the insult.Moments after Trump asserted: Nobody has added account for women than I do. Related: Trump says Clinton is abaft animal advance allegations adjoin him s Amanda Jackson contributed to this report.