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(5TYNTK) Thursday, November 8, 2018

1. 13 people are dead, including a sheriff’s sergeant and the gunman, after a shooting inside a crowded Southern California bar late Wednesday. The first reports of shots fired came around 11:20 p.m. at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles. The bar’s website says its hosts “College Country Night” every Wednesday. Police said hundreds were inside when the shooting occurred. (Press Herald)

2. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Wednesday at President Trump’s request, ending the tenure of a beleaguered loyalist whose relationship with the president was ruined when Sessions recused himself from control of the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. “We thank Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his service, and wish him well!” Trump tweeted. “A permanent replacement will be nominated at a later date.” (Press Herald)

3. Less than 8 hours from her victory, Janet Mills, spoke to a crowd at Becky’s Diner. The Democrat said she will expand Medicaid as soon as possible after she takes office in January and becomes the first woman to serve as governor in Maine’s 198-year history. “We are going to work very hard on Medicaid expansion, No. 1. … And the opiate epidemic: we’ve got to tackle that now. No more waiting. We’ve lost thousands of lives in the last few years. When nearly 1,000 babies are born last year affected by drugs, we can’t stop. We can’t drag our feet any more.” (Press Herald)

4. Vince Gilligan’s Breaking Bad spinoff movie will focus on the misadventures of Aaron Paul’s character Jesse Pinkman. Bryan Cranston said Wednesday he hasn’t been asked to reprise the role of Walter White, who died in the series finale. Filming is set to begin this month in New Mexico and will wrap in February. (Consequence Of Sound)

5. Mental Floss has collected data from a new survey by ​Banfield Pet Hospital to compile a list of the 10 most popular dog names of 2018. Here they are: Charlie, Coco, Daisy, Bailey, Lola, Molly, Sadie, Toby, Sophie, Bear (Mental Floss)

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