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First races called in 2018 midterm elections

Democrats blamed the charged political atmosphere for the increase in anti-Semitism. Republican Mike Braun opened an early lead in the crucial...

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Tanzania frees CPJ staff Muthoki Mumo, Angela Quintal

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) has called on government to put pressure on its Tanzanian counterparts to get answers on why ...

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Women, Muslims, Latinos & LGBT people win in US Midterm Elections

With some 80 percent of precincts reporting, Ocasio-Cortez has earned 79 percent of the vote, far outpacing the 13 percent going to her Republi...

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FAA issues 737 MAX emergency AD

The Boeing 737 MAX 8 then made another flight to Jakarta that same day, and the pilots reported further problems. A statement and copy...

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Pompeo meeting with North Korean envoy delayed

North Korea has long sought USA recognition as a nuclear state and guarantees for the survival of the generational Kim regime, which human right...

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractures 3 ribs in fall

Since Supreme Court appointments are for life, it is Ginsburg's right to remain in office as long as she can fulfill her duties. Ginsburg in 201...

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Pipe bomb suspect appears at Election Day court hearing

Prosecutors in NY plan to argue Tuesday that Sayoc should continue to be held without bail pending trial, due to being a flight risk and posing ...

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First Muslim women in Congress: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar

Talking to media outlet, Rashida Tlaib said: "The first thing I think about when somebody says you're going to be the first Muslim is cele...

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White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta

After asking his follow-up question, the staff member takes the microphone off Acosta and hands it to the next journalist. Video footage and p...

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Donald Trump claims victory in midterms despite losing House control

The new Democratic House majority will end Republican dominance in Washington for the final two years of Trump's first term with major questio...

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Pompeo Allows Sanctions Exception for Iran Port Development

Oil prices were stable on Thursday, supported by rumblings from within OPEC that production curbs may become necessary again to prevent a retu...

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Mass shooting at California bar: USA media reports

A gunman shot a sheriff's deputy and around six other people inside a country-and-western bar and dance club in Southern California on Wednesd...

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Projected: Democrats successfully seize control of US House

The House was also getting its first two Muslim women, MA elected its first black congresswoman, and Tennessee got its first female senator. A...

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Driver Charged With Killing 2 Children In Park Slope Crosswalk Found Dead

But in May she was arrested at her home and charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and assault. Bruns suffered from multiple...

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Nevada's new congressman Dennis Hof is a brothel owner - and he's dead

Mr Hof ran as an outspoken Republican for Nevada's Assembly District 36 before his death at the age of 72. Elections officials said that Rep...

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Jeff Sessions resigns as U.S. Attorney General, at Trump's request

The president has repeatedly belittled Sessions in public and expressed regret about appointing him. The broadsides escalated in recent months...

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Texas company secures $145 million contract to build part of border wall

Joseph Dunford. DOD was tasked to provide logistical and medical support. That's a law enforcement function, and the military can't perform thos...

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Tallahassee Mayor Gillum, Republican former Rep. DeSantis cast votes

DeSantis , whose endorsement from President Trump boosted his nomination for the Republican party, pledged during his campaign to keep taxes l...

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Trump calls reporter 'rude, terrible person' at press conference following midterm elections

It got hot nearly immediately. Mr. Acosta insisted the migrant caravan was "not an invasion". When Trump moved on to NBC's Peter Alexande...

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Christopher Watts pleads guilty in deaths of wife, young daughters

Later, as people searched for his missing family, Watts told CNN affiliate KMGH he had had an emotional conversation with his wife, Shanann, t...

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Ocasio-Cortez becomes youngest woman elected to Congress

Census data . Numerous 237 women on the ballot in this election were facing entrenched incumbents who typically enjoy a major advantage in ...

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Pakistani state broadcaster apologises for error during PM Khan's Beijing speech

Ironically, securing an economic package for his financially-stressed country was on Khan's agenda. Last month, Pakistan received a $6 billion r...

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MI voters legalize recreational marijuana use

Recreational marijuana advocates were lighting up and passing joints in Detroit after a ballot proposal passed to legalize pot. Residents woul...

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Moon Jae-in anxious about helipad if Kim Jong Un visits South

Military officials in Washington and Seoul are launching a wide-scale review of all future large-scale military drills between the two allies,...

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Contentious Gillum, DeSantis Race For Governor’s Job Coming To An End

In the weeks leading up to the election, numerous polls had projected Nelson as the likely victor, though the race was competitive leading int...

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Blackburn Wins Tennessee Senate Race Over Bredesen

Blackburn thanked Trump and Pence in her victory speech and said she will be a leader who will "work with the president and keep this nation on ...

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Americans elect Muslim women to Congress for the first time

She spent four years of her childhood in a refugee camp in Kenya. Tlaib won the congressional seat for Michigan's 13th district after former...

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Final goodbye for Lion Air air crash victims

Boeing has delivered 219 737 MAX jets to customers globally, with 4,564 orders for jets yet to be delivered. A spokeswoman for Boeing in Singa...

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Armed men in Cameroon kidnap 79 school children

There has been no official statement from the school authorities and as reporters spoke to the parents, majority believed a number of children w...

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Florida approves ballot measure restoring felons' voting rights

An estimated 1.2 million Florida residents who have served time in prison have regained the right to vote, thanks to passage of a new state co...

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