• Dems increase Senate lead in Arizona, as Florida's Scott heads to DC
Dems increase Senate lead in Arizona, as Florida's Scott heads to DC

As of 7 p.m. ET, Sinema had received 1,097,321 votes , good for 49.68 percent of the total ballots cast, according to the Arizona Secretary of State's office. By the time she was elected to Congress representing a suburban Phoenix swing district in 2012, Sinema had completely remade herself into a centrist.

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  • Israeli soldier, Hamas commander killed in Gaza
Israeli soldier, Hamas commander killed in Gaza

The incident comes after another tense Palestinian "March of Return" protest at the Gaza-Israeli border on Friday. It said that militants then launched 17 rockets from Gaza toward Israeli communities, where school and train service was cancelled in response, and that it had reinforced troops and its aerial defence system along the border followin...

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  • Hit squad who killed Khashoggi made call to say 'tell your boss'
Hit squad who killed Khashoggi made call to say 'tell your boss'

Hunt's trip, which included a meeting in the United Arab Emirates with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, comes as Riyadh, already under scrutiny for civilian deaths in Yemen air strikes, is facing global criticism and potential sanctions over Khashoggi's killing inside its Istanbul consulate on October 2.

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  • Michelle Obama: 'We get help with our marriage when we need it'
Michelle Obama: 'We get help with our marriage when we need it'

Overall, the former First Lady reports that Malia found the whole thing "a big excruciating", but "still laughs" about it, so hey, it couldn't have been that bad. "I love my husband a lot". "That's one of the reasons why I think it's important to talk to young mothers about the fact that miscarriages happen and the biological clock is real, bec...

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  • South Korea-US military drills violate agreements: North Korea media
South Korea-US military drills violate agreements: North Korea media

Just weeks after a high-stakes summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , Pyongyang appeared to be developing at least one or two liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles, the Post said, citing officials familiar with the intelligence.

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  • Pelosi: Whitaker appointment
Pelosi: Whitaker appointment "does violence to the Constitution"

Sessions resigned Wednesday - indicating he did so at Trump's request - and the President appointed Matthew Whitaker , Sessions' chief of staff , as the Acting Attorney General. "When Trump complained about the [Robert] Mueller investigation, Whitaker often smiled knowingly and nodded in assent", the official said. "I think if you were to ask...

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  • Trump Honors Fallen WWI Heros in Veterans Day Speech
Trump Honors Fallen WWI Heros in Veterans Day Speech

Trump was criticized for failing to visit a different American cemetery about 60 miles outside of Paris Saturday because rain grounded the helicopter he had planned to take. France and Germany fought three wars between 1870 and 1945. "I know there are old demons which are coming back to the surface", added Macron. Merkel will give the ope...

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  • Deadliest in California history: At least 42 killed in wildfire
Deadliest in California history: At least 42 killed in wildfire

Officials said 228 people remain unaccounted for, even as many others who were reported missing turned up in area shelters. The president then changed his focus to a more conventional tack, tweeting, "More than 4,000 are fighting the Camp and Woolsey Fires in California that have burned over 170,000 acres".

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  • Florida Elections For Governor And U.S. Senate Heading For Recount
Florida Elections For Governor And U.S. Senate Heading For Recount

Snipes violated the Florida Constitution and ordered her to provide her ballot collection records. They are here to change the results of election; & Broward is where they plan to do it, the senator said . Another suit filed by the Democratic Party in Georgia seeks to extend the deadline for absentee ballots in a county hit by Hurricane Micha...

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  • President Trump Threatens to Pull Federal Funding Over Deadly California Wildfires
President Trump Threatens to Pull Federal Funding Over Deadly California Wildfires

Another 35 people were reported missing, McLean said. The Woolsey Fire, which is burning in Ventura County, has killed two people, according to CAL Fire . Only the Griffith Park Fire in 1933 and Tunnel Fire in 1991 have claimed more lives. Fire rescue resources included 4,050 personnel, 512 engines, 23 helicopters, 79 bulldozers and 33 wat...

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  • Legislation to Protect Robert Mueller Still Not on Senate Agenda, McConnell Says
Legislation to Protect Robert Mueller Still Not on Senate Agenda, McConnell Says

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker can hold office through June under the law President Trump used to appoint him, but he probably won't last that long. "The only thing standing between Trump and Mueller was Ron Rosenstein and he has been removed from the supervision of the investigation". Because the investigation touches on the personal in...

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  • USA and China to Hold Security Talks Amid Trade Tensions
USA and China to Hold Security Talks Amid Trade Tensions

Asserting that there is no problem of freedom of navigation in the South China Sea , Beijing said no country should use any excuse to engage in militarisation in the region. He said he hoped the US would "stop interfering in China's internal affairs". Speaking at the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore Tuesday, Kissinger said China must l...

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  • California wildfire turns deadly, leaves nine dead Photogallery
California wildfire turns deadly, leaves nine dead Photogallery

It was unclear how many homes have been evacuated within the City of Los Angeles. Almost 800 kilometres to the south, a second blaze forced the evacuation of the upscale oceanside city of Malibu and threatened the beleaguered town of Thousand Oaks, where a gunman killed 12 people this week in a rampage in a bar and dance hall.

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  • White House Reporter Says Trump Disparages Black Women
White House Reporter Says Trump Disparages Black Women

Mr Trump , speaking yesterday, stood by the decision to suspend Mr Acosta's press pass, which allows the correspondent access to the White House. "But they certainly want to make it about me, myself and I", she said when commenting on reporters like Acosta.

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  • US President Trump heads to Paris
US President Trump heads to Paris

Macron called Tuesday for a " real European army " to better defend itself "against Russian Federation and even the United States", Agence France Presse reported . 24, 2018, in New York. A US delegation led by White House chief of staff John F. Kelly and Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will go in Trump's place.

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  • Fears for Russian Federation probe as Trump fires Jeff Sessions
Fears for Russian Federation probe as Trump fires Jeff Sessions

That drew criticism from Democrats because Whitaker, who would now take over responsibility for overseeing Mueller and his investigation, has been critical of the Mueller probe, saying it should be scaled back. Both Whitaker and Clovis are rooted in Iowa politics, and both ran for the 2014 Republican Senate nomination. "What happened immediately ...

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  • IS claims responsibility for Australia attack
IS claims responsibility for Australia attack

Speaking at a news conference, Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said that the suspect had "family associations that were well known" to police and that he had been known to Australia's security agency. "The area has been cordoned off and the public are urged to avoid the area". The incident occurred on a section of the busy street that is closed ...

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  • USA moves to ban refugees who enter illegally
USA moves to ban refugees who enter illegally

The announcement was the latest push to enforce Trump's hardline stance on immigration through regulatory changes and presidential orders , bypassing Congress. The new rule is nearly certain to be challenged in courts. A statement released by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Acting Attorney General Matthew Whita...

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  • Six hurt in Fly Jamaica's emergency crash-landing in Guyana
Six hurt in Fly Jamaica's emergency crash-landing in Guyana

The Boeing 757-200, registered as N524AT, overran the end of the runway and crossed through the airport perimeter fence. The airport said on its Facebook page that the injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening. ET. Bowen said two elderly passengers were taken to the hospital as a precaution and the plane was safely evacuated. On lan...

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  • Sheriff: 13 Dead in Southern California Shooting
Sheriff: 13 Dead in Southern California Shooting

Ron Helus and a passing highway patrolman were responding to several 911 calls when they arrived at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks at about 11:20 p.m., the sheriff said. He died in an area hospital Thursday morning. Three people were seen carrying someone, and paramedics applied bandages to the man, who had blood on his back.

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  • Video Shows Secret Service Taking CNN Reporter Jim Acosta’s Press Pass Away
Video Shows Secret Service Taking CNN Reporter Jim Acosta’s Press Pass Away

Trump cut Acosta off as he was asking a question, and a female White House aide made an unsuccessful attempt to take a microphone out of Acosta's hands. "Honestly I think you should let me run the country and you can run CNN ", he said in the press conference at the White House. But Storyful, a social media intelligence agency that specialises...

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  • Tamera Mowry Reveals Her Niece Died In Thousands Oaks Shooting
Tamera Mowry Reveals Her Niece Died In Thousands Oaks Shooting

Tamara Mowry and her husband, Adam Housley , are anxious sick over their niece, Alaina Housley , who has been missing since the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks on Wednesday night. "I'm hoping I'm wrong". Tamera Mowry and her husband Adam Housley are asking for privacy during this devastating time followin...

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  • Tightening margin in Florida governor's race could trigger automatic recount
Tightening margin in Florida governor's race could trigger automatic recount

The big victor: You guessed it, the Democrat on the ticket, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum , who managed to secure a victory. The margin is too slim for an official result, and may lead to a recount. Bill Nelson in one of the nation's most closely watched Senate races. "And they refuse to disclose # of ballots they have left". Overseas ballots...

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  • United States midterm polls: Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is youngest woman elected to Congress
United States midterm polls: Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is youngest woman elected to Congress

American voters have elected many men in their 20s to Congress, but Ocasio-Cortez could become the youngest woman to join the House. "For me it was especially potent that I was working in the food service industry while running for office because I wasn't, like, reminiscing on some summer job I had when I was a teenager".

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  • 'He Believed in the Monarchy': Khashoggi Sons Demand Saudis Return Remains
'He Believed in the Monarchy': Khashoggi Sons Demand Saudis Return Remains

Beginning October 12, the two men visited the consulate regularly for a week, the paper reported. "I think it is Saudi Arabia's responsibility to find out what happened to Khashoggi's body and inform us about it, as the 15-man team is still in Saudi Arabia ", Cavusoglu said.

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  • Here’s Donald Trump Calling a Black Reporter’s Question About White Supremacy
Here’s Donald Trump Calling a Black Reporter’s Question About White Supremacy "Racist"

As Acosta attempted to ask a follow-up question, the President made it clear he was moving on to another reporter. (Previously, Trump called him " Crazy Jim Acosta " on Twitter.) This time, the president did take a question from Acosta and appeared to immediately regret it.

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  • Blackburn withstands challenge from Bredesen to win Tennessee Senate, CNN projects
Blackburn withstands challenge from Bredesen to win Tennessee Senate, CNN projects

Early polls had Bredesen in the lead. Blackburn calls herself congressman, not congresswoman. Bredesen looked to blunt the attack by telling voters he would not back Schumer for Majority Leader if he were elected. Bill Haslam and Sen. "It also overlaps a little with some Republicans, I guess". "I just really want those young people to know ...

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  • Marijuana referendum opposition concedes defeat, Proposal 1 Passes
Marijuana referendum opposition concedes defeat, Proposal 1 Passes

Meanwhile, a similar measure in North Dakota is poised for defeat. In Michigan, passage of Proposal 1 would legalize marijuana use and possession for adults 21 while paving the way for the state to set up a system for taxing and regulating retail sales.

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  • Korea resume low-key drills ahead of talks with North:The Asahi Shimbun
Korea resume low-key drills ahead of talks with North:The Asahi Shimbun

On Friday, North Korea's Foreign Ministry threatened to restart its nuclear weapons program if the USA failed to ease economic sanctions. Pompeo was set to meet Kim Yong-chol, an adviser to Kim Jong-un, this week in NY. demands as "gangster-like". And President Trump has made his position very clear: "No economic relief until we have achiev...

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  • Lion Air jet crashed after key sensor replaced, Boeing issues safety bulletin
Lion Air jet crashed after key sensor replaced, Boeing issues safety bulletin

Experts say the Boeing notice could be about the "angle of attack", which is the angle of the wing relative to oncoming air stream, a measure that indicates if a plane is likely to stall. Rescuers use a crane to retrieve part of the landing gears of the crashed Lion Air jet from the sea floor in the waters of Tanjung Karawang, Indonesia, Sunday, ...

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  • Florida voters approve Amendment 4 on restoring felons’ voting rights
Florida voters approve Amendment 4 on restoring felons’ voting rights

So-called Amendment 4 automatically restores voting rights to felons who have completed their sentences, paid restitution and fulfilled their parole or probation obligations - except those convicted of murder or sex crimes. "We celebrate one of the largest expansions of the franchise in our nation's history", wrote ACLU of Florida Executive Dir...

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  • Trump, Obama square off in whirlwind weekend before midterm elections
Trump, Obama square off in whirlwind weekend before midterm elections

Trump won two years ago, even though his economic message is better suited toward winning centrist, suburban voters who will determine House control. "But, as you know, my primary focus has been on the Senate, and I think we're doing really well in the Senate". Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Pennsylvania, where Democrats hope to w...

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  • Ireland Rejects British Emergency Plan on Brexit
Ireland Rejects British Emergency Plan on Brexit

An agreement on how to end the backstop would unlock a Brexit withdrawal agreement, paving the way for an emergency European Union summit before the end of November. It is Belfast after "breccia" will continue to obey the Customs Union of the EU and numerous rules of the single market. "Anything that pulls the two communities apart in Northern ...

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  • United Nations says over 7mn Yemeni children face 'serious' starvation threat
United Nations says over 7mn Yemeni children face 'serious' starvation threat

Residents said they could hear exchanges of fire in the area. The attack targeted King Khalid air base in Khamis Mushait city in southwest the kingdom, said the rebel channel, adding the attack was "in retaliation for the Friday's Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on Sanaa International Airport in the (rebel-held) capital Sanaa".

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  • Another Apparent Afghan Insider Attack Kills US Service Member
Another Apparent Afghan Insider Attack Kills US Service Member

He was elected to the City Council of North Ogden, about 45 miles north of Salt Lake City, in 2009 and became the full-time mayor in 2013, according to the city council website. When he deployed in January, several hundred North Ogden residents lined the streets to wish him a fond farewell, not knowing that they would never see their mayor again.

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  • `Man eater` tigress Avni killed in Maharashtra
`Man eater` tigress Avni killed in Maharashtra

Her fate eventually landed at the doorstep of the Supreme Court, which said the tigress may be killed only if all efforts to tranquilise her fail. The state forest department had hired an expert hunter and sharpshooter, and mounted an extensive operation involving almost 200 personnel, trap cameras, drones, a pack of trained sniffer dogs and a ...

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  • County offers options for voters casting mail ballots
County offers options for voters casting mail ballots

Bracken County Clerk Rae Jean Poe is a tad bit more optimistic, estimating 50 percent of the county's 6,579 voters will go to the polls. This is the highest number facing Florida voters since 1998 with 13 constitutional revisions on the ballot then.

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  • Woman Reveals She Made Up Allegation Against Justice Kavanaugh
Woman Reveals She Made Up Allegation Against Justice Kavanaugh

He said Senate investigators were able to track her down and found she lived in Kentucky, not California, and was a Democrat. Kavanaugh won Senate confirmation last month after a divisive fight over allegations that he committed sexual assault decades ago.

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  • Allow Sri Lanka parliament to vote
Allow Sri Lanka parliament to vote

At least three more deputies from the TNA, which has 16 in the 225-member parliament, are expected to go over to the Rajapakse. The European Union is anxious the return of Rajapaksa as prime minister , could derail progress made toward national reconciliation following a war with ethnic minority Tamil separatists, the report said .

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  • New details highlight Lion Air jet's problems before crash
New details highlight Lion Air jet's problems before crash

The disaster has reignited concerns about safety in Indonesia's fast-growing aviation industry, which was recently removed from European Union and USA blacklists, and also raised doubts about the safety of Boeing's new generation 737 MAX 8 plane.

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  • Watch John Lewis Dance To 'Happy' At Stacey Abrams Campaign Event
Watch John Lewis Dance To 'Happy' At Stacey Abrams Campaign Event

The Georgia gubernatorial race had already been fraught with a race-laden debate over ballot access and voter suppression . However, migration and immigration have slowly begun to weaken the Republican stronghold on Georgia politics. Prominent state Republicans have called the controversy "manufactured" and said it was meant to gin up support ...

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  • Egypt’s Christians bury victims of latest militant attack
Egypt’s Christians bury victims of latest militant attack

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, the group's AMAQ news agency said on Friday, without providing evidence of its involvement. "I mourn with great sorrow the victims who fell today at the traitorous hands that seek to undermine the nation's fabric", Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said in a statement.

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  • Trump threatens to shoot migrants who throw stones at US military
Trump threatens to shoot migrants who throw stones at US military

US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said , "We are already facing a border security and humanitarian crisis along our southwest border". "And so we are making that our soldiers, our Marines are going to be fully trained in how to do that interaction", Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy said. Defense officials have repeatedly e...

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  • Pakistani cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, known as ‘father of Taliban’, shot dead
Pakistani cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, known as ‘father of Taliban’, shot dead

Last month, a high-level delegation from Afghanistan had called on Sami, known as the "Father of the Taliban ", at Darul Uloom Haqqania and urged him to play a role in resolving the Afghan issue. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the martyrdom of Maulana Sami and expressed enormous grief over it. "The nation has been deprived of a gre...

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  • Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, Turkish adviser says
Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, Turkish adviser says

The Turkish government, however, maintains that Khashoggi was assassinated by a hit squad sent from Saudi Arabia specifically for the task. Turkey has steered away from publicly blaming Saudi Arabia for the killing. He complained that no action had been taken against the Saudi consul general, who has left Turkey, and accused the Saudi public pr...

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  • Credit card records may provide clues on Saudi sisters
Credit card records may provide clues on Saudi sisters

Investigators continue to decipher "numerous volumes of records" between their arrival in New York City and October 24, but have records indicating they stayed at a number of high-end hotels, regularly ordered multiple meals a day and went shopping, Shea said.

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  • Heidi Klum Reveals 2018 Halloween Costume
Heidi Klum Reveals 2018 Halloween Costume

This year marked the 19th anniversary of Heidi's annual Halloween bash and she admitted her costumes have grown more elaborate over the years - which can also be risky. In keeping with tradition, her costume has rendered her nearly-unrecognizable, with green-painted prosthetics changing not only the shape and size of her facial features, but he...

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  • Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty
Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty

At a makeshift memorial of Jewish stars outside the synagogue , the Trumps are placing lay white roses and a stone from the White House for each of the dead. The US president has repeatedly used terms, such as "globalist", which has a historic anti-Semitic connotation and has indulged in conspiracy theories that originated in white supremacist cir...

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  • Trump could put 15,000 troops on Mexican border to stop migrants
Trump could put 15,000 troops on Mexican border to stop migrants

U.S. President Donald Trump says he is finalizing a plan that would require immigrants seeking asylum in the United States to approach a legal port of entry, pushing a hard line on immigration ahead of next week's congressional elections.

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  • Migrant Caravan Demands Mexico Provide Them Transportation
Migrant Caravan Demands Mexico Provide Them Transportation

But Mexican officials seem intent only on seeing the caravan melt away as it travels toward the United States border. The "Military is waiting for you!" the president also tweeted . One migrant died from a head wound during the clash, but the cause was unclear. Children of migrants wait for a ride near Tapanatepec, Mexico, as their caravan con...

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