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USA midterms: first Muslim women elected to congress

USA midterms: first Muslim women elected to congress

Democratic Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison was the first Muslim elected to Congress. Omar made history in 2016 when she was elected the first Somali-American legislator in the U.S. Ilhan Omar ...

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Driver charged in toddler deaths in Brooklyn crosswalk kills herself

Driver charged in toddler deaths in Brooklyn crosswalk kills herself

According to WCBS 2 , Bruns was found during a police wellness check: "Officers found Bruns" body and evidence she had ingested pills, and she was pronounced dead at the scene. Bruns pleaded not guilt...

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U.S. election: Dead brothel owner wins landslide in Nevada

U.S. election: Dead brothel owner wins landslide in Nevada

According to the Associated Press , Hoff then beat Democratic educator Lesia Romanov on November 6 in the race for Nevada's 36th Assembly District. Officials are still waiting to determine Hof's ca...

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Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned from his office on Wednesday morning after President Donald Trump requested he do so. After enjoying Sessions' early support on the campaign tra...

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Armed militia groups head to U.S.-Mexico border, awaiting migrant caravan

Armed militia groups head to U.S.-Mexico border, awaiting migrant caravan

There is no plan for soldiers to come in contact with immigrants or to reinforce Department of Homeland Security as they're conducting their mission. Nor will troops receive hostile-fire pay , wh...

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Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis vote in Florida

Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis vote in Florida

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump rallied support for DeSantis this past week in Fort Myers and Pensacola, telling voters they had a choice "between greatness and gridlock". Consumer Financial Pro...

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Donald Trump berates Jim Acosta in contentious White House news conference

Donald Trump berates Jim Acosta in contentious White House news conference

Acosta began by asking Trump about the migrant caravan that is now making its way to the United States-Mexico border from Central America. "Honestly? I think you should let me run the country, you...

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Colorado Man Pleads Guilty To Strangling Wife, 2 Young Daughters

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty To Strangling Wife, 2 Young Daughters

Watts' voice was shaking, and he could occasionally be heard sniffing after each time he said "guilty". The agreement also required Watts to plead guilty to unlawful termination of Shanann Watts' pr...

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Women in Congress breaks record with 2018 midterm elections

Women in Congress breaks record with 2018 midterm elections

In January, both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House will feature a far different makeup than previous years, as voter turnout surged this cycle. Ilhan Omar , a member of the Minnesota House of Repres...

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Pakistan's Imran Khan caught in 'begging' broadcast error in China

Pakistan's Imran Khan caught in 'begging' broadcast error in China

During Khan's visit to Saudi Arabia last month, the Gulf Kingdom agreed to provide Pakistan USD 3 billion in balance of payment support and additionally give oil worth USD 3 billion on deferred pa...

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Marsha Blackburn Wins Tennessee Senate Race

Marsha Blackburn Wins Tennessee Senate Race

Blackburn took aim at Bredesen for donating to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama and receiving campaign checks from high-profile Democrats. The race between Blackburn, a longtime conservative firebra...

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3 states pass marijuana legislation in midterm elections

3 states pass marijuana legislation in midterm elections

The compromise is more restrictive than other states' medical marijuana efforts, since patients won't be allowed to grow their own weed and can only smoke the prescribed bud under certain circumstance...

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Boeing 737 Max safety alert issued after Lion Air crash

Boeing 737 Max safety alert issued after Lion Air crash

The agency did not speculate on the role that the airspeed indicator problem played in the crash , saying they were working to determine what caused the problem and whether proper repairs were done. ...

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Republican Ron DeSantis Elected Florida Governor, Beats Andrew Gillum

Kamala Harris, all of whom campaigned in the state at Gillum's side. Republicans controlled 33 governors' mansions and two-thirds of state legislative chambers going into Tuesday. He was a member of...

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Accused Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' faces USA trial

Accused Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' faces USA trial

Guzman sat at the defense table listening through an interpreter and wearing street clothes - a dark suit and a white shirt with an open collar - instead of a jail uniform for the first time since he ...

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Florida Teen Kills Mom, Buries Body Outside Church

Florida Teen Kills Mom, Buries Body Outside Church

There are reports that the boy strangled his Mom after a fight about his grades. "To watch how cold and callous and calculating he was, I think was probably the most shocking thing for all of us", C...

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Florida voters line up behind constitutional amendments

Florida voters line up behind constitutional amendments

The movement to reform the state's notoriously strict restoration process was championed by the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition , a bipartisan group led by convicted felons. Amendment 13 faced f...

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Muslim women elected to US Congress for the first time

Muslim women elected to US Congress for the first time

American voters have made history by sending two Muslim women to Congress for the first time. Tlaib is endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America, a burgeoning left-wing group that also counts...

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Cameroon school kidnap: 81 students taken in Nkwen village swoop

Cameroon school kidnap: 81 students taken in Nkwen village swoop

According to Journalducameroon.com, the gunmen stormed the Presbyterian Secondary School Nkwen before rounding off the students to an unknown destination. anglophone separatists", State Department spo...

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Cuyahoga County printed extra ballots as voter turnout swelled

Cuyahoga County printed extra ballots as voter turnout swelled

Absentee ballots must be returned on or before November 8. In Salt Lake County, the state's most populous, Clerk Sherrie Swensen said her office has already seen record turnout for a midterm elect...

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