Breaking News and Developing Stories – November 1, 2018

Good Day from AlBoeNEWS and Happy November! This is a running log of the breaking news stories we are following today:

Trump looking at possible China Trade Deal?

Advisor to HHS Secretary Dies

Daniel Best, a senior advisor to Alex Azar, the secretary of Health and Human Services, has died, according to Azar. “I had the great privilege to know Dan Best for the past decade,” Azar said.

“He joined me here at HHS out of a desire to serve the American people by making healthcare more affordable.”


Beto O’Rourke, the Democrat challenging Ted Cruz for Senate in Texas, received threats from Cesar Sayoc, the suspected mail bomber. (NBC)

Execution via Electric Chair

President Trump on Immigration 

President Trump says that for those seeking asylum in the U.S., they will need to present themselves at a valid port of entry to be considered.

Trump says that he is working to change the asylum process so that those that enter illegally will automatically get rejected. (Reuters)

The president also says that he “hopes” there will not be any shots fired as the migrant caravan approaches the border, but adds,”I hope there won’t be that, but I will tell you this – anybody throwing rocks… we will consider that a firearm, because there’s not much difference.” (ABC News)

Mass Arrests of Gay People Ordered in Tanzania

The Governor of Tanzania’s largest city, Dar es Salaam, says that he will begin the mass arrests of “homosexuals in our city” starting November 5th.

Paul Makonda stated the following, translated from Swahili,

“I have received reports that there are so many homosexuals in our city, and these homosexuals are advertising and selling their services on the internet,” Makonda said in a video posted to YouTube, “Therefore, I am announcing this to every citizen of Dar es Salaam: If you know any gays … report them to me.” (NBC News)


Nauert Offered UN Ambassador Role

Heather Nauert, a former Fox News host and current State Department spokesperson, has been offered the position of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Fox News reports. (Fox News) (Mediaite)

Oprah Campaigning in Georgia

Mail Bomb Suspect Planned Attack for Months, Prosecutors Say

Prosecutors say Cesar Sayoc, the man accused of mailing over a dozen pipe bombs, had been planning the act since July.

The FBI found files on Sayoc’s electronic devices containing addresses of intended victims, as well as the same return laels used on the envelopes mailed last week. Sayoc is facing up to 48 years in prison if convicted (ABC News)


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