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New York Times:
Amazon Plans to Split HQ2 in Two Locations  — The surprise change would allow the tech giant to tap into the talent pools of two different regions.  —  Amazon's arrival in Long Island City could finally establish New York as a tech hub on par with West Coast rivals.
Discussion: CBS Miami
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Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon Plans to Split HQ2 Evenly Between Two Cities  —  Surprise decision is driven by the need to recruit enough tech talent and to support Amazon's growth  —  Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -2.52% plans to split its second headquarters evenly between two locations rather than picking one city for HQ2 …
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Facebook discloses possible election meddling by foreign actors on eve of midterms  —  SAN FRANCISCO - Acting on a tip from law enforcement, Facebook has removed more than 100 accounts - 30 on Facebook, 85 on Instagram - engaging in coordinated activity in French, English and Russian …
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Federal Bureau of Investigation:
Joint Statement on Election Day Preparations  —  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)—in coordination with federal, state, local …
Ben Collins / NBC News:
In secret chats, trolls struggle to get Twitter disinformation campaigns off the ground  —  The messages highlight the arms race between trolls and social media companies that are developing systems to stop them.  —  In a private “strategy chat” with more than 40 far-right trolls …
David Bauder / Associated Press:
Trump calls Fox's Hannity onstage at campaign rally  —  NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Hannity spoke from the stage of President Donald Trump's last midterm election rally on Monday, after Fox News Channel and its most popular personality had insisted all day that he wouldn't.
Discussion: The Daily Caller
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Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Sean Hannity owns Fox News
Discussion: Salon, Hullabaloo and TheBlaze
CNN:
NBC says it will pull Trump campaign's racist ad — after airing it on ‘Sunday Night Football’
Lachlan Markay / The Daily Beast:
Facebook Pulls Racist Trump Ad Following NBC, CNN, and Fox News
Josh Marshall / Associated Press:   CNN, NBC, FB, Fox Drop Prez Ad for Being Too Racist
Katy Tur / NBC News:
Why Barack Obama's rallies feel so different from Donald Trump's  —  Analysis: NBC's Katy Tur returned to the campaign trail for the first time in two years to see two presidents offering dueling midterm visions.  —  ATLANTA — The 44th and 45th presidents of the United States flew into Georgia …
Discussion: Breitbart
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Amy Gardner / Washington Post:
Without evidence, Trump and Sessions warn of voter fraud in Tuesday's elections  —  President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday issued strong warnings about the threat of voter fraud in Tuesday's elections, echoing the president's baseless claims that massive voter fraud marred …
Discussion: Political Wire, The Week and Fresno Bee
Media Matters for America:   CNN's Marc Short says Barack Obama is using “toxic language” …
Henry Rodgers / The Daily Caller:
EXCLUSIVE: Michigan Reporter Caught On Tape Saying ‘F**k Could You Imagine John James Winning’  —  A reporter for a Michigan newspaper called Michigan Senate Republican candidate John James's campaign looking for an interview and thought she hung up the phone before leaving a voicemail saying “fucking John James ... that would suck.”
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Huron Daily Tribune:
Tribune fires staff writer
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Steven Hayward / Power Line:   Our “Unbiased” Media at Work
WJLA-TV:
Trump says he regrets the tone he used during first 2 years in office  —  WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - President Donald Trump said he regrets the tone he has used during his first two years in office during an exclusive interview with Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Discussion: Washington Times and Breitbart
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New York Times:
Trump Closes Out a Campaign Built on Fear, Anger and Division  —  CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — President Trump on Monday closed out an us-against-them midterm election campaign that was built on dark themes of fear, nationalism and racial animosity in an effort to salvage Republican control of Congress for the remaining two years of his term.
Oliver Darcy / CNN:
Sean Hannity said he wouldn't campaign on stage at Trump's rally.  Hours later, he did exactly that  —  New York (CNN Business)Sean Hannity defied his own words on Monday.  —  Ahead of President Donald Trump's final election rally, the Fox News host said he wouldn't appear on stage …
Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Rep. Steve King says he hopes Supreme Court Justices Sotomayor and Kagan ‘will elope to Cuba’  —  Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Monday that he hopes Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor “will elope to Cuba,” hours before he is set to appear with Iowa's governor in an election-eve rally.
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Nigel Chiwaya / NBC News:
Anti-immigrant ‘extremist’ group makes campaign donations to six Republican candidates
Discussion: Daily Kos and The Guardian
Gabriel Sherman / Vanity Fair:
“I'm Very Worried About Don Jr.”: Forget the Midterms—West Wing Insiders Brace for the Mueller Storm  —  In the run-up to the election, Rudy Giuliani was made to shut up.  But now, with Trump making excuses for possibly losing the House, officials are bracing for a legal assault.
Discussion: Raw Story and Mediaite
David Freeman / NBC News:
Scientists say mysterious ‘Oumuamua’ object could be an alien spacecraft  —  Harvard researchers raise the possibility that it may be “a fully operational probe sent intentionally to Earth vicinity by an alien civilization.”  —  Maybe it's an alien spacecraft.
Discussion: AOL and The Week
Maggie Astor / New York Times:
Bad Weather Will Greet Voters From Florida to the Midwest  —  Storms are expected to hit much of the Eastern United States on Tuesday, which could depress Election Day turnout in some places.  —  A strong cold front could cause rain and wind anywhere along the Eastern Seaboard …
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Doyle Rice / USA Today:
Election Day weather forecast: Potent storm to blast eastern US, could affect voter turnout
Discussion: NPR
CNN:
Joint Chiefs chair says soldiers will not be involved in denying border entry to migrants  —  Pentagon rejects border troop request from DHS  —  Washington (CNN)Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford said Monday that the US military will not be “involved in the actual mission …
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Brentin Mock / CityLab:
The Strangest Form of White Flight  —  Less than two miles from the Vulcan Materials rock quarry, where the popular fight scenes from the movie Black Panther were filmed, and near Hawkins Middle School, where the cult-status Netflix series Stranger Things is filmed, sits the castle called Eagle's Landing Country Club.
ProPublica:
Georgia Officials Quietly Patched Security Holes They Said Didn't Exist  —  On Sunday morning, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp unleashed a stunning allegation: State Democrats had committed “possible cyber crimes” after a tipster told party officials he had found gaping security holes in the state's voter information website.
Ben Popken / NBC News:
Factory of lies: Russia's disinformation playbook exposed  —  ‘Twenty years ago the Russians had to recruit journalists to find people to disseminate something... nowadays they just have to start a meme.’  —  Americans who want to be ready for the next Russian attack can just read an old newspaper.
Katrin Bennhold / New York Times:
One Legacy of Merkel?  Angry East German Men Fueling the Far Right  —  EBERSBACH-NEUGERSDORF, Germany — Frank Dehmel was on the streets of East Germany in 1989.  Every Monday, he marched against the Communist regime, demanding freedom and democracy and chanting with the crowds: “We are the people!”
Caroline Zhang / CREW:
Ivanka Trump's Business Wins Approval for 16 New Chinese Trademarks Despite Shutting Down  —  Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump's fashion brand won first trial approval for 16 new trademarks from the Chinese government in October.  These approvals come about three months after Ivanka announced …
Tiana Lowe / Washington Examiner:
Congressional candidate Young Kim, the self-made woman of color the media didn't fall in love with  —  The Republican candidate for California's 39th Congressional District, Young Kim embodies everything liberals claim to love: She's an immigrant (from Korea), a woman of color at that …
Laurie Kellman / Associated Press:
Understanding the vote: New AP survey debuts Nov. 6  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press will debut a new survey of the nation's electorate for Tuesday's midterms that aims to more accurately capture the story of how Americans voted and why.  —  The launch of AP VoteCast is the largest change …
Zach Montellaro / Politico:
A staggering 36 million people have voted early, setting the stage for big midterm turnout  —  A staggering 36 million voters cast their ballots ahead of Election Day this year, setting the stage for much-higher-than-usual turnout for a midterm — and, potentially, big surprises on Tuesday night.
Henry Olsen / National Review:
Tomorrow the RINOs Will Take Their Revenge  —  And Republicans are going to take a beating in the House and the governorships.  —  Conservatives love animals, but there is one species they have long wanted to make extinct: the RINO.  Not the horned African rhino, mind you …
ProPublica:
How Congress Stopped Working  —  For more than 200 years, Congress operated largely as the country's founders envisioned — forging compromises on the biggest issues of the day while asserting its authority to declare war, spend taxpayer money and keep the presidency in check.
 
 
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Associated Press:
UN says the Earth's ozone layer is healing
Discussion: KTLA
Christina Caron / New York Times:
How to Ensure You Are Able to Vote — and Avoid Being Turned Away at the Polls
KSAZ:
Maricopa County election officials: 72 polling places not ready for Election Day
Discussion: The Week
John Harwood / CNBC:
Democrat Beto O'Rourke tries to upend Ted Cruz the way Trump did in 2016
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
David Alexander / Reuters:
Trump says would prefer softer tone as president but has ‘no choice’
Discussion: Political Wire
Scott Bland / Politico:
House Dem candidates snag free rent
James Arkin / Politico:
Trump scrambles to save the Senate
CNN:
Kemp calls targets Abrams with false claims that she will “steal” election with undocumented voters
 Earlier Items: 
Richard Painter & Leanne Watt:
Hidden Motives behind Key GOP Leaders' Cooperation with Trump & Russia: An Evidence-based Examination …
Emma Zack / Innocence Project:
Innocent Man Who Spent Over a Decade on Florida's Death Row is Exonerated
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Midterms MAGA: LinkedIn Is Now Home To Hyperpartisan Political Content, False Memes, And Troll Battles
George Packer / New Yorker:
The Demise of the Moderate Republican
Discussion: Politico
Sara Carter / Sara A. Carter:
The Five Simple Words that SNL and Pete Davidson Should Learn to Say
Discussion: twitchy.com
The Hill:
Supreme Court refuses to take up challenge to Obama-era net neutrality rules
Discussion: Breitbart and Politico
Kevin Miller / Press Herald:
LePage says he's moving to Florida and may take a teaching job
Discussion: The Daily Caller and Raw Story
Larry J. Sabato's Crystal Ball:
Final picks for 2018  —  KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE
Discussion: Axios