Wednesday, October 10

ByKevin Sheekey

Hot on the Bloomberg:
Hurricane Michael Poised to Be Strongest Storm to Hit U.S. in 14 Years

News Today: Mike Bloomberg has registered as a Democrat (Politico Playbook)
— He posted a photo on Instagram at around 5:40 a.m. of him filling out the paperwork: “At key points in U.S. history, one of the two parties has served as a bulwark against those who threaten our Constitution. Two years ago at the Democratic Convention, I warned of those threats. Today, I have re-registered as a Democrat – I had been a member for most of my life – because we need Democrats to provide the checks and balance our nation so badly needs.”
Here’s the Instagram post.

Goldman’s Dina Powell the Favorite to Replace Nikki Haley (Axios)

Supermicro Update: New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom (Bloomberg)

Midterm Update: Republicans Pull Back in Some Close House Races as Victory Chances Slip (Bloomberg)

Taylor Swift Says “Get Out and Vote” as She Becomes Most Awarded Female Artist in History at American Music Awards (Hollywood Reporter)

Thank you voters! On Tuesday, Bloomberg London won ‘the people’s vote’ as part of the Royal Institute of British Architects prestigious Stirling Prize, recognizing Britain’s best new building. The Stirling Prize will be announced in London today at 20:30 local time. Watch live on BBC and watch preview videos of the six contenders, or on Twitter here.

Best of late night.

“Nikki Haley, Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, surprised everyone today by resigning. She plans to leave the White House by the end of the year. She said she wants to spend more time away from Trump’s family.”
— Jimmy Kimmel

On Monday’s United Nations report that said the most drastic effects of climate change could become irreversible within the next 12 years:

“The newest member of a conservative majority on the Supreme Court just got a lifetime appointment. But there is a bright side: If that climate change report is right, a lifetime appointment might be shorter than we think.”
— Trevor Noah

“You know the crazy people you see in the streets shouting that the world is ending? Turns out, they’re all actually climate scientists.”
— Trevor Noah

For more best of late night from the New York Times, click here.

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