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Updated: November 16, 2022 @ 6:33 pm
For the film buff in your life, there are plenty of gift options that go beyond a ticket to the cinema. Here’s some ideas to get the reels rolling.
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TAMPA, Fla. — Flanked by law enforcement officers at an August news conference, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the unprecedented ousting of the Hillsborough state attorney he said refused to follow the law.
Republicans have won control of the U.S. House, returning the party to power in Washington and giving conservatives leverage to blunt President Joe Biden’s agenda and spur a flurry of investigations. But a threadbare majority will pose immediate challenges for GOP leaders and complicate the party’s ability to govern. More than a week after Election Day, Republicans secured the 218th seat needed to flip the House. The full scope of the party’s majority may not be clear for several more days — or weeks — as votes in competitive races are still being counted.
Wednesday, Nov. 16
Wednesday, Nov. 16
Republican Mike Garcia wins reelection to U.S. House in California’s 27th Congressional District.
Democrat Jared Golden wins reelection to U.S. House in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District.
Former President George W. Bush described the Ukrainian president as a “tough dude” on Wednesday, saying he believes Volodymyr Zelenskyy can lead his people to victory over their Russian invaders as long as they get the support they need. Bush spoke at a conference Wednesday at his Dallas institute. The conference had been set to feature a virtual conversation between Bush and Zelenskyy, but a Bush institute official said that Zelenskyy instead had to “deal with matters at home” after a barrage of Russian missiles struck targets across his country on Tuesday.
Georgia election officials hosted a dice roll to launch an audit of votes in last week’s election for secretary of state. People chosen at random rolled a die Wednesday to generate a number that determined which batches of votes Georgia counties must count. The audit stemmed from a law passed in 2019, not from any concerns about the recent election’s integrity. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, who was reelected, chose his own race for the audit. Former President Donald Trump had targeted Raffensperger after the 2020 general election for failing to overturn his narrow loss in Georgia to now-President Joe Biden. Trump falsely blamed voter fraud for losses elsewhere, too.
LAS VEGAS — Ron DeSantis has replaced Donald Trump as the clear betting favorite to win the 2024 U.S. presidential election.
ALBANY, N.Y. — A federal appeals court, for the second time, reinstated New York’s strict concealed carry law after portions of the statute were temporarily suspended by a judge last week.
Baker Mayfield is running out of time to make a good impression as the Carolina Panthers’ quarterback. The No. 1 overall pick in 2018 needs to stack some quality performances together to offset his poor play earlier this season before becoming an unrestricted free agent in March. Mayfield returns to the starting lineup Sunday against an old nemesis, the Baltimore Ravens. Carolina got off to a 1-4 start this season with Mayfield as the starter before he was sidelined with an ankle injury. If Mayfield continues to struggle, he could end up as a backup QB next season, with a greatly reduced salary.
A Southern California water polo coach has been convicted of sexually assaulting teenage girls during underwater training sessions while he claimed to be preparing them for competition. Prosecutors say a jury on Wednesday convicted Bahram Hojreh of felony counts including sexual battery on nine teenage victims from 2012 to 2017. He was also convicted of a lesser charge on a 10th victim. Victims testified that Hojreh abused them underwater during coaching sessions, sometimes while parents were poolside. Hojreh previously coached for a water polo club and local high school. He is scheduled to be sentenced in January. The Associated Press has left a message for his attorney.
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Five-time champion Novak Djokovic has eased into the final four of the ATP Finals with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Andrey Rublev. It took the seventh-seeded Djokovic just 68 minutes to see off Rublev and make it two wins out of two in Turin to qualify for his 11th semifinal in 15 appearances at the year-end tournament. Djokovic is aiming to equal Roger Federer’s record six titles at the event. His last victory came in 2015. Second-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-7 (11), 7-6 (1) in the other group match. Top-seeded Rafael Nadal was eliminated on Tuesday after his second loss of the tournament. Casper Ruud has also booked his place in the semifinals.
Cavaliers swingman Dylan Windler could miss six more weeks with an ankle injury, yet another setback for the former first-round pick whose NBA career has been slowed by numerous injuries. The Cavs said Windler, who has missed 12 games this season, recently received a PRP (platelet-rich plasma) injection and will need at least one month to recover. He’s been put in a stabilizing cast to help his rehab. The 26-year-old Windler had been hoping for better health in his third season with Cleveland, which selected him with the No. 26 overall pick in 2019.
Democrat Jared Golden wins reelection to U.S. House in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District.
Former President George W. Bush described the Ukrainian president as a “tough dude” on Wednesday, saying he believes Volodymyr Zelenskyy can lead his people to victory over their Russian invaders as long as they get the support they need. Bush spoke at a conference Wednesday at his Dallas institute. The conference had been set to feature a virtual conversation between Bush and Zelenskyy, but a Bush institute official said that Zelenskyy instead had to “deal with matters at home” after a barrage of Russian missiles struck targets across his country on Tuesday.
Georgia election officials hosted a dice roll to launch an audit of votes in last week’s election for secretary of state. People chosen at random rolled a die Wednesday to generate a number that determined which batches of votes Georgia counties must count. The audit stemmed from a law passed in 2019, not from any concerns about the recent election’s integrity. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, who was reelected, chose his own race for the audit. Former President Donald Trump had targeted Raffensperger after the 2020 general election for failing to overturn his narrow loss in Georgia to now-President Joe Biden. Trump falsely blamed voter fraud for losses elsewhere, too.
LAS VEGAS — Ron DeSantis has replaced Donald Trump as the clear betting favorite to win the 2024 U.S. presidential election.
ALBANY, N.Y. — A federal appeals court, for the second time, reinstated New York’s strict concealed carry law after portions of the statute were temporarily suspended by a judge last week.
Wednesday
On Monday, outspoken Christian Candace Cameron Bure said she doesn’t expect her new network to feature LGBTQ story lines in its Christmas movies.
NEW YORK (AP) — The 163 remaining free agents (q-did not accpt qualifying offer, p-pending not finishing among top 15 in MVP voting):
The Philadelphia Eagles have placed tight end Dallas Goedert on injured reserve with a shoulder injury and signed veteran defensive tackle Linval Joseph. Goedert was injured in Philadelphia’s 32-21 loss to the Washington Commanders on Monday night. The 27-year-old Goedert has 43 receptions for 544 yards and three touchdowns. Goedert will miss at least the Eagles’ next four games, starting Sunday at Indianapolis. He can return in Week 15 against Chicago. The Eagles also placed defensive tackle Marlon Tuipulotu on IR, which opened the door to sign Joseph. The veteran is a two-time Pro Bowl pick with 25 career sacks.
DETROIT — It’s been topsy, turvy and even a little tipsy. Halfway through the season, the Lions have revealed all sides of who they are, and a few interesting signs of who they can be.
BOISE, Idaho — Moscow police appear to be searching for a “Rambo”-style knife involved in the killing of four University of Idaho students, a store manager said Wednesday.
ATLANTA — Georgia legislators say they are taking a wait-and-see approach after a Fulton County judge overturned the state’s 2019 abortion law Tuesday and told lawmakers they would need to pass new legislation if they wanted to reinstate limits on the procedure.
Indiana Sen. Mike Braun says the long list of possible Republican candidates for governor won’t sway his decision on whether to enter the 2024 race. Braun has talked openly for months about trying to replace Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb, who can’t seek reelection because of term limits. The run for governor would be instead of Braun seeking reelection to the U.S. Senate. He said Wednesday at the Capital that he would likely make his decision before the end of this year. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth are other possible Republican candidates for governor. Fort Wayne businessman Eric Doden kicked off a campaign last year.
The Justice Department says it is investigating whether Missouri has violated civil rights laws by needlessly institutionalizing adults with severe mental illnesses. The federal agency said Wednesday that it will review whether Missouri’s use of guardianships and conservatorships instead of less restrictive forms of assistance needlessly strips people of their independence. Court-awarded guardianships and conservatorships give someone control over certain decisions for another person, including where they live. Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division says people with disabilities have too often been unlawfully institutionalized. The Missouri Mental Health Department says it plans to fully cooperate with the investigation.
Among faith leaders and denominations across the U.S., there are sharp differences over the bill advancing in the Senate that would protect same-sex and interracial marriages in federal law. The measure, a high priority for congressional Democrats, has now won a key test vote. Twelve Senate Republicans joined all 50 Democrats to forward the bill to a final vote in the coming days. Ahead of the vote, one of the most prominent conservative-leaning denominations — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — came out in favor of the legislation. But the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention remain opposed.
Wednesday
On Monday, outspoken Christian Candace Cameron Bure said she doesn’t expect her new network to feature LGBTQ story lines in its Christmas movies.
NEW YORK (AP) — The 163 remaining free agents (q-did not accpt qualifying offer, p-pending not finishing among top 15 in MVP voting):
The Philadelphia Eagles have placed tight end Dallas Goedert on injured reserve with a shoulder injury and signed veteran defensive tackle Linval Joseph. Goedert was injured in Philadelphia’s 32-21 loss to the Washington Commanders on Monday night. The 27-year-old Goedert has 43 receptions for 544 yards and three touchdowns. Goedert will miss at least the Eagles’ next four games, starting Sunday at Indianapolis. He can return in Week 15 against Chicago. The Eagles also placed defensive tackle Marlon Tuipulotu on IR, which opened the door to sign Joseph. The veteran is a two-time Pro Bowl pick with 25 career sacks.
DETROIT — It’s been topsy, turvy and even a little tipsy. Halfway through the season, the Lions have revealed all sides of who they are, and a few interesting signs of who they can be.
BOISE, Idaho — Moscow police appear to be searching for a “Rambo”-style knife involved in the killing of four University of Idaho students, a store manager said Wednesday.
ATLANTA — Georgia legislators say they are taking a wait-and-see approach after a Fulton County judge overturned the state’s 2019 abortion law Tuesday and told lawmakers they would need to pass new legislation if they wanted to reinstate limits on the procedure.
Indiana Sen. Mike Braun says the long list of possible Republican candidates for governor won’t sway his decision on whether to enter the 2024 race. Braun has talked openly for months about trying to replace Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb, who can’t seek reelection because of term limits. The run for governor would be instead of Braun seeking reelection to the U.S. Senate. He said Wednesday at the Capital that he would likely make his decision before the end of this year. Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth are other possible Republican candidates for governor. Fort Wayne businessman Eric Doden kicked off a campaign last year.
The Justice Department says it is investigating whether Missouri has violated civil rights laws by needlessly institutionalizing adults with severe mental illnesses. The federal agency said Wednesday that it will review whether Missouri’s use of guardianships and conservatorships instead of less restrictive forms of assistance needlessly strips people of their independence. Court-awarded guardianships and conservatorships give someone control over certain decisions for another person, including where they live. Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division says people with disabilities have too often been unlawfully institutionalized. The Missouri Mental Health Department says it plans to fully cooperate with the investigation.
Among faith leaders and denominations across the U.S., there are sharp differences over the bill advancing in the Senate that would protect same-sex and interracial marriages in federal law. The measure, a high priority for congressional Democrats, has now won a key test vote. Twelve Senate Republicans joined all 50 Democrats to forward the bill to a final vote in the coming days. Ahead of the vote, one of the most prominent conservative-leaning denominations — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — came out in favor of the legislation. But the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention remain opposed.

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