Turnout may be tempered in the upcoming election because Hurricane Florence impaired North Carolina’s infrastructure, displaced thousands of voters and distracted from political issues as candidates jockey for favor.
President Donald Trump addressed North and South Carolina residents after Hurricane Florence. In his message, Trump appeared to call Florence “one of the wettest (storms) we’ve ever seen from the standpoint of water.”
Evangelist Franklin Graham said sexual assault accusations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from when he was a teenager are ‘not relevant’ 40 years later, and urged the Senate to confirm him.
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The European Union has ruled that Luxembourg did not give the U.S. fast food giant McDonald's a special sweet tax deal and that the non-taxation of some of its profits did not amount to illegal state aid.