Nov. 9, 2016: The morning Twitter woke up to a Trump victory

Given how divisive and nasty the election had become in the months prior, it was no shock that Twitter reacted in dozens of ways to the news that Trump had defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton. Despite his rival earning approximately 3 million more votes than him, a triumph in the Electoral College

Trump seeks to downplay past skepticism of Russian election meddling

Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN)President Donald Trump downplayed on Sunday his past skepticism of Russia’s involvement in US election meddling, saying he sides with American intelligence agencies over Vladimir Putin when it comes to assigning culpability for the hack. Speaking at a news conference in the Vietnamese capital, Trump was clarifying remarks

George Takei Accused Of Groping Model In 1981!

George Takei is the latest celeb to be accused of sexual assault. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Star Trek star allegedly groped former model and actor Scott R. Brunton in Los Angeles in 1981. Brunton was 23 years old at the time of the alleged incident. Related:

Here are 5 transgender politicians who paved the way for Danica Roem

On Nov. 7, journalist Danica Roem was elected to represent Virginia’s Distict 13, making her one of the most powerful transgender politicians in the U.S. today. For many, she’s a hero that represents transgender people’s fight for national acceptance. But Roem isn’t the first transgender politician to enter office in the

Senate Sets Offshore Tax Rate as High as 10%: Tax Debate Update

It was crunch time for Republican tax-writers on Thursday. The House Ways and Means Committee completed its tax-cut legislation and sent it on its way to the full House, while a Senate panel began revealing details of its own version. Here are the latest developments, updated throughout the day: Senate

Data firm that worked for Trump asked WikiLeaks to share hacked emails

Cambridge Analytica executive confirms firm asked Assange to share hacked emails related to Clinton reportedly around time it started working for Trump The chief executive of Cambridge Analytica has confirmed that the UK data research firm contacted Julian Assange to ask WikiLeaks to share hacked emails related to Hillary Clinton

#OutofOffice Women mark Equal Pay Day

‘Lessons learned’ As a self-employed gardener, Natasha Ransom, 36, from North Thanet, is not office-based so she left an “out of office” voicemail on her phone instead after looking up the gender pay gap in her area and finding it sits at 20.9%. “I’m doing it to support those on

5 takeaways from the Democrats’ big night

Washington (CNN)After a year of doubts, recriminations and special election misfires, Democrats finally got the big victories Tuesday they’d so desperately craved in the year since Donald Trump won the presidency. 1. The blue wave Democrats won races large and small Tuesday, starting with the New Jersey and Virginia governor’s

Hertha Berlin soccer players kneel before game in solidarity with NFL players

Hertha Berlin’s coaching staff also took the knee along with their players On Twitter, the club said: “Hertha BSC stands for tolerance and responsibility! For a tolerant Berlin and open-minded world, now and forevermore!” TRUMP: NFL SHOULD HAVE SUSPENDED COLIN KAEPERNICK FOR KNEELING The club’s announcer told fans in attendance:

Watch Dubai Police test its latest gadget — a flying motorbike

(CNN)Dubai Police, already home to Lamborghini patrol cars, self-driving robots and android officers, has decided to take to the skies in what can only be described as a flying motorbike. Unveiled at Dubai’s Gitex Technology show, the Scorpion was presented alongside a new electric motorbike concept by Japanese firm Mikasa