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Global News Democrats get first House pick-up of midterms
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New Mexico's 2nd district is another key race: Susie Lee, a Democrat, is facing Republican Danny Tarkanian for the House seat held by Democrat Jacky Rosen, who is challenging Dean Heller, and Nevada's 4th district, where GOP candidate Cresent Hardy is facing off against Democrat Steven Horsford.

Global News Boeing close to issuing safety warning on 737 Max
Author: 0 Boeing close to issuing safety warning on 737 Max

On Tuesday, Boeing issued a safety bulletin for airlines operating its new 737 Max airliner in the wake of the crash. "This emergency AD was prompted by analysis performed by the manufacturer showing that if an erroneously high single angle of attack (AOA) sensor input is received by the flight control system, there is a potential for repeated nose-down trim commands of the horizontal stabiliser", the AD, issued on Wednesday evening (US time), reads .

Global News 3 dead in Marseille collapsed buildings
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French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said air pockets under the debris meant there was hope of finding someone who could be saved. Image of buildings on Google Street View before they collapsed, showed that one had five stories and the other six.

Global News North Korea 'really angry' at USA as tensions rise
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The State Department had earlier confirmed that Pompeo would meet Kim Yong Chol, a close aide of Kim, in NY to discuss progress toward a denuclearisation pact and to arrange a second summit following the historic talks between Trump and Kim in June.

Global News Pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc scheduled for Election Day court hearing
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CNN was referring to President Donald Trump's aggressive rhetoric against illegal immigration, sending troops to the border, and warning of the consequences of Democratic victories in the 2018 elections. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jane Kim, said he posed "a serious risk of danger to the public" and described him as "a flight risk". His lawyer has questioned the evidence in the case.

Global News US midterms: first Muslim women elected to congress
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In addition to being one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, Tlaib is the first Palestinian-American woman to join congressional ranks. military aid to Israel and efforts to boycott the Jewish state. She has said she'll push for universal Medicare, a $15 minimum wage, sustainable environmental policies, public school funding and fair immigration policies.

Global News Russian jet intercepts US Navy aircraft over Black Sea
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Russian fighter su-27 " unsafe and unprofessional manner, " intercepted the American aircraft EP-3 in worldwide airspace over the Black sea, reported the press service of the US Navy. The Russian jet flew past it a second time, applying its afterburner while conducting a banking turn away. After resolving the issue "in a safe manner", the Su-27 returned to its base.

Global News New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is youngest woman elected to Congress
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For example, the next Congress will feature a record number of women of color, as well as a record number of non-incumbent women, according to the Rutgers University Center for American Women and Politics. In rapid succession, the House got its first two Muslim women: Minnesota's Ilhan Omar and Michigan's Rashida Tlaib . Research shows that women are more likely to raise policies related to women's health and family than men.

Global News U.S. exempts three Iranian nuclear sites from sanctions
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Pompeo said eight countries would be granted waivers from the sanctions as they had significantly reduced their purchases of Iranian crude over the past six months. The Chabahar Port is considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by India, Iran and Afghanistan with central Asian countries besides ramping up trade among the three countries after Pakistan denied transit access to India.

Global News Driver charged in death of actress' toddler kills herself
Author: 0 Driver charged in death of actress' toddler kills herself

The driver of that auto , Dorothy Bruns , 44, allegedly lost control of the vehicle and faced 15 years in prison after being charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, reckless endangerment and assault. She also had numerous speeding tickets in the years before the crash. Left, Tony Award-winning actress Ruthie Ann Blumenstein is seen with her daughter, Abigail Blumenstein.

Global News Nevada brothel owner, found dead last month, wins state legislative seat
Author: 0 Nevada brothel owner, found dead last month, wins state legislative seat

During the poll declaration, Hof had 68.3% of the vote to defeat his Democrat rival Lesia Romanov who polled 31.7%. County officials will appoint a Republican to take his place in the seat. He continued the festivities at his brothel with reality television personality Flavor Flav and porn-film actor Ron Jeremy, who found Hof dead the next morning.

Global News Jeff Sessions Resigns as Attorney General
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President, at your request I am submitting my resignation". He took credit for reversing a recent rise in violent crime and for taking a hardline stance on illegal immigration and gangs. In late September, the New York Times reported that Whitaker was likely to replace Rosenstein as deputy AG because he's known for having Trump's vote of confidence.

Global News Almost 5000 USA soldiers posted near Mexico border
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The deployment of active-duty soldiers is in addition to roughly 2,100 National Guard troops deployed to the U.S. -Mexico border region since April to support CBP agents under the umbrella of a separate operation... The troops laid concertina wire ("barbed wire") along the border near Hidalgo, Texas. The request was turned down because the Department of Defense felt that active duty troops do not have the authority to conduct that type of mission unless they are granted additional ...

Global News Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis vote in Florida
Author: 0 Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis vote in Florida

Gillum and DeSantis are statistically tied in the tight race, according to the latest polling . DeSantis , who attended Yale University and Harvard Law School, resigned his seat in the U.S. Gillum told supporters in Wakulla that Tuesday is a choice between the "Trumpizing of America" and working together. An NBC News/Marist poll released Monday has Gillum with a 4-point lead over DeSantis .

Global News Six arrested after London fire disaster effigy torched
Author: 0 Six arrested after London fire disaster effigy torched

Police said the men, aged 19, 46, 55 and two 49-year-olds, had been arrested in south London . Three officers from the Metropolitan Police carried evidence bags into the terrace property in South Norwood. The building was destroyed by a rapidly-spreading fire in June 2017, killing more than 70 people, many of whom were trapped in the upper floors of the building.

Global News Man escapes death penalty after admitting killing wife and two daughters
Author: 0 Man escapes death penalty after admitting killing wife and two daughters

In exchange for Chris Watts' guilty plea, the death penalty will not be considered, the Weld County District Attorney's office said. Those who knew the Watts family have described a seemingly happy marriage possibly beset by rising tension, and his infidelity has drawn scrutiny: Authorities have said Chris was cheating with a co-worker when he murdered 34-year-old Shan'ann, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3.

Global News Women in Congress breaks record with 2018 midterm elections
Author: 0 Women in Congress breaks record with 2018 midterm elections

Women won more seats than ever before in the US House after a record number of female candidates were on ballots across the country, fueled by Democratic opposition to President Donald Trump . A swath of candidates broke down barriers with victories in Tuesday's midterm elections - sending seismic shifts through the halls of Congress and across state-level contests.

Global News MD PTV removed after typo during PM Imran’s China speech
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Interestingly, during his visit to China, PM Khan is said to have sought financial support from Beijing . In his comments on Tuesday, Umar said "we had told you about the Dollars 12 billion financing gap, of which USD 6 billion have come from Saudi Arabia , and the rest has come from China".

Global News Michigan, Missouri, Utah voters opt to loosen marijuana laws
Author: 0 Michigan, Missouri, Utah voters opt to loosen marijuana laws

The latter is the only state that does not authorize marijuana stores. MI voters legalized recreational marijuana use for residents over the age of 21 with retail sales of the product subject to a 10 percent tax. Municipalities previously had to "opt in" to allow dispensaries but under the Proposal 1 , municipalities have to "opt out". Proposal 1 allows cities and towns to regulate, ban, or limit the number of marijuana businesses in the community.

Author: 0 Republicans Score Major Upsets in Florida

His victory comes after a heated campaign to succeed Republican Gov. Rick Scott , who is term-limited. In Kansas, Democrat Laura Kelly defeated Kris Kobach, a staunch Trump ally, where outgoing Republican Governor Sam Brownback suffered from low approval ratings.

Global News Cops: Teen boy kills mom over bad grades
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Officials with the Sheriff's Office said the 15-year-old called 911 Friday, claiming to have found his home burglarized, his mother nowhere to be found and her vehicle running. The boy's reason? The mother and son had gotten into an argument over a "D" grade he got at school, police said, adding that Ramos got upset after his mother called his father, who was out of town on a business trip.

Global News BLACKBURN TAKES TENNESSEE: GOP Candidate Defeats Democrat Phil Bredesen
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Senate race in Tennessee. Blackburn - who received the endorsement of President Donald Trump - defeated Bredesen for Bob Corker's former U.S. Senate seat. Marco Rubio of Florida, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Joni Ernst of Iowa, Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Thom Tillis of North Carolina also came along for separate campaign events.

Global News Woman Who Lived in Kenyan Refugee Camp Wins USA Elections
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Voters in Minnesota and MI this morning elected the first two Muslim women to serve in the US Congress, a former refugee who fled Somalia's civil war and a Detroit-born Palestinian-American. Omar fled Somalia's civil war with her parents at the age of eight and spent four years at a refugee camp in Kenya. "I'm Muslim and black", the hijab-wearing Omar said in a recent magazine interview.

Global News Lion Air plane had same fault on four previous flights
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Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had issued a safety bulletin reminding pilots how to handle erroneous data from a key sensor in the wake of last week's crash in Indonesia. Boeing has an existing procedure that allows pilots to continue flying in the event that angle of attack readings become erroneous. Boeing has more than 4,500 orders for the airliners, which feature larger engines, more aerodynamic wing and an upgraded cockpit with larger glass displays.

Global News Cameroon parents anxious over lack of info on abducted children
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Between February 2017 and May 2018, for example, at least 42 schools in the regions were attacked, including 36 that were damaged by arson attacks, 11 damaged by other types of attacks, as well as two school buses burnt down and various harassments and attacks on students and teachers.

Global News Floridians vote to restore voting rights to most felons
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Floridians approved a constitutional amendment to automatically restore voting rights to people with felony convictions once they complete their sentences, a historic move expanding the right to vote to about 1.4 million people and reverses a state policy rooted in the Jim Crow South.

Global News Beyonce Endorses Beto O’Rourke on Election Day
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Senate in Texas . 'I love the way you are anybody but Ted Cruz , ' Triumph, as played by Colbert's former colleague Robert Smigel , told O'Rourke during their interview. 'Ted, is it true you will defend the Constitution at all costs except for when Donald Trump calls it ugly on Twitter ?', Triumph asked. Triumph then asked voters about Cruz looking like the Zodiac killer, adding that he'd kill far more people than the Zodiac killer with his plans to repeal Obamacare.

Global News GBI launches investigation into allegation of attempted election hack
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The last-minute probe is widely seen as an attempt to derail the Abrams campaign by twisting a concerned voter's complaint about alleged voting security issues, that was sent to the Democrats before they then sent it to voter protection. That total is almost twice the number purged between 2008 and 2012, the group said in a report . But, she said she doesn't want that to drive the outcome.

Global News Man dies after being attacked by shark in Whitsundays
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The patrols are created to provide reassurance to the boating community and tourists on the water. O'Connell said that this year's three major attacks remain an anomaly for the area. Tasmanian mother of two Justine Barwick (46) was bitten on her left thigh while snorkelling in the same area on September 19 and underwent 18 hours of surgery.

Global News 10-year-old girl charged with killing baby at day care
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The 10-year-old then "didn't know what to do and didn't want to get into trouble and then she proceeded to stomp on the 6-month-old's head", he said. Treu appeared in court via closed-circuit television Monday. Lake Hallie police Sgt. Daniel Sokup said Saturday that Treu's black Ford F-150 crossed a lane Saturday morning and veered into a roadside ditch, striking the victims.

Global News Fox News 'Does Not Condone' Hannity, Pirro Participation in Trump Rally
Author: 0 Fox News 'Does Not Condone' Hannity, Pirro Participation in Trump Rally

Hannity, who tweeted earlier on Monday that he wouldn't be campaigning with Trump , praised him onstage and criticized other journalists as "fake news". "They know, vaguely, that they're not supposed to have one of their hosts endorse a candidate or a party", CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota said. National Security Adviser John Bolton, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert, National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, and current White House Communications Director Bill Shine all ...

Global News Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts On Eve Of US Election
Author: 0 Facebook Blocks 115 Accounts On Eve Of US Election

The company reportedly blocked 30 accounts on Facebook and another 85 on Instagram. SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said Monday it had blocked some 30 accounts on its platform and 85 accounts on photo-sharing social network Instagram over concerns they may be linked to foreign entities and aimed at interfering in United States midterm elections .

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