Russian troll farm was shut down by US military on day of midterms – live

The US military blocked internet access to a company underwritten by an oligarch close to Vladi­mir Putin during the 2018 midterms

8.50pm GMT

The House has began to debate the resolution to block Donald Trump’s national declaration to build a border wall.

“Border crossings are at a four decades low,” says Joaquin Castro, a Democratic representative from Texas.

Related: Democrats prepare to vote to reverse Trump’s border wall emergency call

8.20pm GMT

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, will no longer be allowed to practice law, according to the New York Daily News.

The Daily News reported that the state Supreme Court in Manhattan disbarred Cohen, who first began practicing law in 1992, today while he was testifying in Washington DC. The Guardian has not independently confirmed this report.

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Source: theguardian