Here’s when key Florida counties will begin their recount efforts

(CNN)A handful of key counties in Florida have announced when they will start their machine recounts of ballots in three statewide races with razor-thin margins. The machine recount process must be completed in all of Florida’s 67 counties by 3 p.m. ET on Thursday. According to the unofficial results initially filed by the counties, Republican former Rep. Ron DeSantis was ahead of Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, by nearly 34,000 votes, or a .41% difference. In the …

Democrats flip Arizona US Senate seat with Sinema victory

(CNN)Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema will win Arizona’s US Senate race, defeating Republican Rep. Martha McSally and flipping a seat that had been in GOP hands for 24 years. The win comes despite President Donald Trump and Republicans pushing false conspiracy theories about why ballots in Arizona were taking so long to count. Trump tweeted Friday that “electoral corruption” was taking place and suggested Arizona should have a new election. The National Republican Senatorial Committee, in an email to reporters, accused …

Jim Carrey Depicts Trump As A Horse’s Ass In Cartoon Tribute To Jim Acosta

“The Mask” star reimagined Trump’s fiery Wednesday press conference exchange with CNN reporter Jim Acosta, which led to the White House’s revocation of the journalist’s press credentials, in the cartoon shared online Friday: Carrey said Acosta had “comported himself with remarkable restraint while dealing with this Imposter-in-Chief.” “But as people in Hollywood have long known ― everything is harder when you’re working with animals,” he added. RELATED COVERAGE Bill Maher Lists All The Ways Trump Is Like A Dictator J.K. Rowling …

A poisoned memorial to World War I: The forests of Verdun

Verdun, France (CNN)The guns of World War I fell silent 100 years ago here, but a quiet battle still smolders on in this forest. Roots of trees and arms of ivy grapple with the legacy of four years of war, fighting to reclaim the landscape from the scars of a past conflict. “The optimistic rate is that one in eight did not explode. That means that we probably have between seven and eight million shells that did not explode on …