A.M. Links: Election Day 2014, 1 WTC Opens for Business, France Has Last UFO Hunter Team in Europe
Governor Chris Christie (R-N.J.), who was re-elected last year in a heavily Democratic state, is in Pennsylvania campaigning for Governor Tom Corbett (R-Pa.), who is expected to lose handily today in the fairly evenly divided state. Voters all over the United States are going to the polls to vote for candidates for governor, Congress, and on various ballot initiatives. The White House is pre-emptively blaming unhappiness on what's expected to be a poor showing by Democrats today.
- One World Trade Center in New York City will receive its first tenants Monday.
- The United Kingdom's new spy chief, Robert Hannigan, says privacy is not an "absolute right" and insists on a "new deal" that will permit government more control over technology companies, for safety.
- The European Union condemned "illegal" elections in eastern Ukraine held by pro-Russian separatists and won by pro-Russian separatists. The winners are expected to be sworn in today.
- Plans are moving forward in Israel to build 500 new settler homes in East Jerusalem.
- France, which has the biggest space agency in Europe, also has its only team of government UFO hunters.