• U.S. midterm elections broke barriers of race and gender
U.S. midterm elections broke barriers of race and gender

Pressley, a Democrat and Boston city councilwoman, will represent Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District in the next Congress. Pressley stunned the political establishment in September, defeating a 10-term incumbent in the Democratic primary, and ran unopposed in the general.

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  • Whitaker was campaign chairman for Mueller witness
Whitaker was campaign chairman for Mueller witness

How could Whitaker impede Mueller without firing him? President Trump is considering a retired federal appeals court judge who also served on the California Supreme Court as the next US attorney general following the Wednesday resignation of Jeff Sessions , according to reports.

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  • Reputation precedes 'El Chapo' as US trial approaches
Reputation precedes 'El Chapo' as US trial approaches

USA prosecutors have spent years piecing together a sweeping case against Guzman, which they hope will end with the 61-year-old spending the rest of his life in a maximum-security U.S. Opening statements are scheduled to begin on November 13. USA prosecutors say that as the head of the Sinaloa Cartel, Guzman directed the movement of multi-ton shi...

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  • Xi pledges to open China´s markets wider to an impatient world
Xi pledges to open China´s markets wider to an impatient world

Still, those nations were represented by firms among the 3,600 participating from 172 countries and regions. Trump has launched a trade war with China in June slapping additional tariffs on Dollars 250 billion worth of Chinese imports.

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  • India among 8 countries allowed to buy Iranian oil
India among 8 countries allowed to buy Iranian oil

WASHINGTON/SEOUL‚ South Korea-The United States snapped sanctions back in place on November 5 to choke off Iran's oil and shipping industries, while temporarily allowing top customers such as China and India to keep buying crude from the Islamic Republic.

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  • Armed separatists kidnap 79 pupils in Cameroon
Armed separatists kidnap 79 pupils in Cameroon

Some 80 people, mostly school children, were kidnapped in the city of Bamenda in northwest Cameroon early on Monday, government and military sources told Reuters . Hundreds have been killed in violence in the country in the past year, the AP reports . You will be going to school now here, " the men said on the video.

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  • In a first, 2 Muslim women get elected in US Congress
In a first, 2 Muslim women get elected in US Congress

She also recognized Michigan's Rashida Tlaib who is also Muslim for winning. Omar won a House seat in a strongly Democratic district in Minneapolis, Minnesota, succeeding Keith Ellison who was himself the first Muslim ever elected to Congress.

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  • Beto O’Rourke Drops F-Bomb on Live TV During Concession Speech
Beto O’Rourke Drops F-Bomb on Live TV During Concession Speech

Even that was a shock for Cruz, who won 10-plus contests during the 2016 Republican presidential primary and has always been considered the most powerful and popular conservative in a state full of them. That total shattered the U.S. Senate's existing fundraising record and easily surpassed Cruz's fundraising effort, which produced roughly $40 mill...

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  • Senate Report Finds 'No Credible Evidence' of Sexual Misconduct by Kavanaugh
Senate Report Finds 'No Credible Evidence' of Sexual Misconduct by Kavanaugh

The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee issued a 414-page summary report Saturday night on its investigations into alleged sexual abuse by then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , concluding that none of the incidents alleged during his confirmation hearing had any merit.

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  • Evangelical Leaders Meet Saudi Crown Prince, 'Lift Up the Name of Jesus'
Evangelical Leaders Meet Saudi Crown Prince, 'Lift Up the Name of Jesus'

Khashoggi's killing has led to Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, facing a torrent of global condemnation, upending the young crown prince's image as a reformer on the worldwide stage. "We must all send a clear message that authoritarian regimes can not kill journalists ever again", she said. Saudi Arabia admitted last week that Khas...

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

News of Taylor's death brought shock and grief to a Utah community in which he had served as mayor since 2013 and, before that, as a City Council member. The gunman managed to wound another U.S. service member, before other Afghan forces killed him. In less than a day, a GoFundMe set up to help Taylor's family had raised more than US$135,000.

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  • Early voting sets record in IL
Early voting sets record in IL

If you applied for an absentee ballot, make sure to mail it in time to be received by the early voting clerk by 7 p.m. on Election Day for it to be counted. The voter turnout for November 2016 was 72 percent, while the turnout in November 2014 was 48 percent. The total early vote in 2014 was 28.3 million in an election where more than 83 million ...

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  • Donald Trump Goes All ‘Game Of Thrones’ With Iranian Sanctions Reimposition
Donald Trump Goes All ‘Game Of Thrones’ With Iranian Sanctions Reimposition

The waivers could allow top buyers to keep importing Iranian oil after economic penalties come back into effect on Monday. The rally in the capital of Tehran comes as the United States restored all sanctions that had been lifted on Iran during the era of the Iran nuclear deal.

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  • 7 dead in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt: church
7 dead in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt: church

Friday's assault marked the second attack on christians heading to the Saint Samuel monastery in as many years. Local church officials in Minya province where the attack took place on Friday put the death toll at 10, but the higher figure could not be confirmed.

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  • Pakistan acquits Christian woman on death row
Pakistan acquits Christian woman on death row

Earlier, the Supreme Court of Pakistan acquitted a Christian woman, Asia Bibi , sentenced to death over blasphemy allegations. "I can't believe what I am hearing, will I go out now? Will they let me out, really?" Agence France-Presse news agency quoted Bibi's reaction by phone following the ruling.

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  • Turkey Threatens New Syria Operation as US Shunned at Summit
Turkey Threatens New Syria Operation as US Shunned at Summit

Turkey and the United States carried out coordinated but independent patrol near Manuja . US forces, accompanied by Kurdish People's Protection Units fighters, drive their armored vehicles on April 28, 2017, near the northern Syrian village of Darbasiyah, on the border with Turkey.

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  • 'Father of Taliban' Mullah Sami ul-Haq killed in Pakistan: deputy
'Father of Taliban' Mullah Sami ul-Haq killed in Pakistan: deputy

Haq, a heart patient, was killed by unidentified attackers while he was resting in his room, his son Maulana Hamidul Haq was quoted as saying by Geo News . Haq had also served as a member of the Senate of Pakistan from 1985 to 1991 and again from 1991 to 1997. Haq was a senior religio-political figure who had twice been elected as a senator.

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  • 'They All Look Alike': Hillary Clinton Joke On Booker, Holder Fails
'They All Look Alike': Hillary Clinton Joke On Booker, Holder Fails

Swisher asked Clinton about former Attorney General Eric Holder's comment that "When they go low, we kick 'em". I still think about the 2016 election. Her shortcomings in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin assured her defeat. "I like all of them". I mean we have confused everybody in the world, including ourselves.

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  • How an angry passenger caused a bus crash in China
How an angry passenger caused a bus crash in China

Video of the incident released Friday appears to show a passenger striking the driver in the face, prompting him to hit back before veering into oncoming traffic and barreling through barriers on the side of the bridge. Authorities have recovered thirteen bodies so far but two remain missing. He then seemed to steer heavily to the left when tryi...

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  • Pompeo And Mnuchin Reimpose Iran Sanctions Lifted Under 2015 Nuke Deal
Pompeo And Mnuchin Reimpose Iran Sanctions Lifted Under 2015 Nuke Deal

Iran began selling crude oil to private companies for export on Sunday as part of a strategy to counter the planned sanctions. The U.S. has reportedly broadly agreed to grant India a waiver from the sanctions, after Iran's second-largest oil customer had agreed to reduce Iranian imports by a third in 2018-2019, India's The Economic Times repor...

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  • Vermont Law School professor asked to smear Mueller
Vermont Law School professor asked to smear Mueller

Mueller is investigating allegations that President Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation to meddle in the 2016 election. Multiple U.S. However, Burkman told Fox News he is representing a woman who allegedly met Mueller in New York City in August 2010. And the entire company appears to have been created around three weeks ago with...

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  • BSP defends Ambedkar parks as PM unveils Statue of Unity
BSP defends Ambedkar parks as PM unveils Statue of Unity

At 597 feet, the statue, built at a cost of $430 million, is the tallest in the world, nearly twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty, the BBC reports. Farmers in the state of Gujarat were reportedly bemused that millions of dollars were spent on the flagship project. He was also the India's first home minister after it gained its independence...

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  • Trump to end citizenship for children born in United States to non-citizens
Trump to end citizenship for children born in United States to non-citizens

Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe criticized Trump's idea of revoking birthright citizenship , tweeting that "if the 14th Amendment could be wiped out with the stroke of Trump's pen, the whole United States constitution could be erased that way".

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  • United Kingdom announces digital services tax on tech giants
United Kingdom announces digital services tax on tech giants

He added: "What the Chancellor said yesterday was that he would use the fiscal reserves that we have built up through hard work and sound economic management to ensure that Britain will succeed whatever the circumstances". "Yes, the OBR reduced borrowing forecasts so he was able to find more money without committing to more borrowing". "Suppose...

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  • Crash at IN school bus stop kills three children
Crash at IN school bus stop kills three children

A Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. bus stopped and lowered its stop-arm on the road near Rochester around 7 a.m., just before a northbound pickup truck slammed into the children as they crossed the southbound lane, Indiana State Police Sgt.

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  • Murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi's body parts found
Murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi's body parts found

He described it as a "political murder" but stopped short of blaming the crown prince, saying: "Intelligence and security institutions have evidence showing the murder was planned". He declined to say whether he had seen any intelligence that linked the Saudi crown prince to the killing. Rather than cancel their participation altogether, some com...

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  • Asia Bibi: Pakistan lifts Christian woman's death sentence for blasphemy
Asia Bibi: Pakistan lifts Christian woman's death sentence for blasphemy

A few days later, a mob accused her of blasphemy. She was convicted and sentenced to death. Her whereabouts has been kept secret for security reasons. One firebrand radical, Khadim Hussain Rizvi , the leader of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik movement, has asked people in video messages to be prepared to make "any sacrifice".

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  • Vigil held in Vancouver for victims of Pittsburgh synagogue attack
Vigil held in Vancouver for victims of Pittsburgh synagogue attack

Among the 11 victims shot to death by alleged gunman Robert Bowers on Saturday were Cecil and David Rosenthal, whose sister, Michele, used to work for the Steelers as a community relations manager. He called the attack a "wicked act of mass murder". A group of Pittsburgh Jewish leaders wrote an open letter to President Donald Trump toda...

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  • Mail bomb suspect to face hearing as lawmakers call for civility
Mail bomb suspect to face hearing as lawmakers call for civility

President Donald Trump's leading critics forced the evacuation of CNN's NY office. Sayoc was arrested Friday in Florida after investigators said they identified him through fingerprint and DNA evidence. Sayoc was sentenced to probation in August 2002 for threatening to throw a bomb during a conversation with a Florida utility representative, ...

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  • Bedford family mourns loved one lost in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
Bedford family mourns loved one lost in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

The man, who gave himself up to police, has been charged with 29 federal counts , and, according to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, will most likely face a death penalty. "I've heard the president's comments about how we should arm guards in our synagogues, our churches, our mosques". Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a pa...

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  • Kabul attack on election workers kills 1
Kabul attack on election workers kills 1

Officials from the Independent Election Commission's (IEC) regional office in Kandahar said Sunday that 148 IEC staff members failed to report to their polling centers or stations in the province on Saturday, citing security threats and a "lack of appropriate privileges" as the reason .

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  • Undercover FBI agent linked to Gillum fundraiser, documents show
Undercover FBI agent linked to Gillum fundraiser, documents show

DeSantis denounced the latest calls at an Orlando campaign event on Tuesday, saying "It's disgusting", and that the media should "investigate who's doing that". "I arrived at the theater and received the ticket from my brother", Gillum said during the debate. "We've really seen a collapsing of our political discourse", Gillum said.

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  • Merkel to stand down as CDU leader, stay German Chancellor
Merkel to stand down as CDU leader, stay German Chancellor

Her centre-left governing partners were on course for a dismal result, running neck-and-neck with the Greens for second place. Volker Bouffier, the incumbent CDU state premier in Hesse and a Merkel ally, said his party had achieved its goal of being able to lead the next government in Hesse, but added: "We are in pain because of the losses".

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  • Man Suspected in Parcel Bombs Case Arrested in Florida
Man Suspected in Parcel Bombs Case Arrested in Florida

According to pictures posted on social media and broadcast by United States television, a van impounded in Florida in connection with the suspect, Cesar Sayoc , was covered in stickers denouncing Democrats and supportive of Donald Trump .

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  • Florida man arrested in string of bomb packages
Florida man arrested in string of bomb packages

Trump tweeted Thursday much of the anger in society is caused by the "Mainstream Media". Fiori says within minutes he heard a small explosion, probably a device police use to distract people. "This is someone sitting down and spending time thinking about what they're going to do to someone else". It remains unclear if this man acted alone or h...

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