PERSPECTIVES | With Tracy Alexander | Thursday, November 8th 201848min
Part 1 In the U.S., less than 24h after the country voting for the midterm elections, there was another mass shooting. This time, 12 victims have been killed after a gunman opened fire in a California nightclub in Thousands Oaks 40 miles West of Los Angeles. In the event that resulted in a murder suicide death of the gunman bringing the death toll to 13. The shooter identified as 28 year-old Ian David Long a U.S. military veteran. How Americans are to cope after this? Part 2 A look at how the Jewish vote played out in the midterm elections this year with a new poll showing American Jews remaining more deeply entrenched in the Democratic Party ,but also, the sentiment of U.S. Jewish voters towards Netanyahu's policies as well, Eric Gallagher and Jeremy Ben Ami discuss about that. Part 3 The White House has suspended the press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders claims a cost 'placing his hands on White House intern' who is trying to grab a microphone away from Jim Acosa. The incident came during a presidential news conference in which Donald Trump, especially aggravated by the questions. i24NEWS New York Bureau Chief and Host of Man Bites Dog Steve Langford has the story. Part 4 Leaders and prominent figures are weigh in regarding Khashoggi murder. Edward Snowden is one of them, speaking to an Israeli audience for the first time, he is accusing Israel of playing a role in the murder of the Saudi journalist. Noam Chomsky for his part, is saying that the issue of Khashoggi's death is overshadowing a much more important Saudi-led tragedy, but also, discussing the conflicting narratives on Syria and the case of holding on to the West Bank militarily for the security of Israel as well.