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Global News Democrat Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat; McSally concedes
Author: 0 Democrat Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat; McSally concedes

If she's certified the victor of the race, she'll be the first out bisexual U.S. Senator, defeating a Republican who opposes LGBTQ equality. Nearly a week later, a victor still has not been officially declared; however, Sinema is maintaining her lead of about 32,000 votes (some 1.5%) in the polls over McSally.

Global News Body count mounts in wildfire-hit California
Author: 0 Body count mounts in wildfire-hit California

Although it is hard to be certain due to inconsistencies in record keeping and categorization, the Camp Fire appears to deadliest American wildfire in a century - since the Cloquet Fire killed an estimated 1,000 people in Minnesota in 1918.

Global News Elderly woman confuses Merkel for 'Madame Macron'
Author: 0 Elderly woman confuses Merkel for 'Madame Macron'

Trump has stirred several controversies since he arrived Friday in Paris for the event, and has taken great pains to separate himself from the other world leaders. UPSTAGED: Russian President Vladimir Putin was the last to arrive at the Arc de Triomphee. During the ceremony Sunday, Macron sat with Angela Merkel on his immediate right, with Trump just beyond the German Chancellor.

Global News North Korea missile base 'active,' USA analysts say
Author: 0 North Korea missile base 'active,' USA analysts say

A Digital Globe satellite image taken on March 29, 2018 shows what the Washington, D.C. -based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Beyond Parallel project reports is an undeclared missile operating base at Sakkanmol, North Korea and provided to Reuters on November 12, 2018.

Global News GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith jokes about attending 'a public hanging'
Author: 0 GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith jokes about attending 'a public hanging'

Hyde-Smith is challenged by former congressman and former USA agriculture secretary Mike Espy . On Nov. 6, he finished in second place behind Hyde-Smith by netting 40.6 percent of the vote to Hyde-Smith's 41.4 percent. Lamar White, Jr . posted a video of the Republican making the comment on Twitter Sunday. "They are hurtful to millions of Mississippians who are people of goodwill and they're harmful because they tend to reinforce the stereotypes that held back our state for so long and that ...

Global News Macron, Merkel, UN chief target Trump’s world view
Author: 0 Macron, Merkel, UN chief target Trump’s world view

In a speech lasting almost 20 minutes, the French leader called on fellow leaders to "fight for peace". "I always prefer having direct discussion or answering questions than making my diplomacy through tweets", Macron said in an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, which aired Sunday.

Global News California wildfire as 2 other blazes force evacuation
Author: 0 California wildfire as 2 other blazes force evacuation

The L.A. Times reported that a total of 75,000 homes in both Ventura and Los Angeles counties are now under mandatory or voluntary evacuation orders, including Westlake Village and parts of Calabasas, where numerous entertainers including Alyssa Milano and Kim Kardashian have lavish homes.

Global News Mark Penn, Andy Stein Predict Hillary Will Run Again
Author: 0 Mark Penn, Andy Stein Predict Hillary Will Run Again

A former adviser to the Clintons claims Hillary Clinton will run for president again in 2020, despite her saying recently that she does not want to go through another campaign. The article ticks through a lot of Hillary's history, often referring to the former Democratic presidential nominee as if she's computer software simply being updated.

Global News Violence Flares After Israeli Operation In Gaza Turns Deadly
Author: 0 Violence Flares After Israeli Operation In Gaza Turns Deadly

Israel's military said it had so far struck more than 70 militant sites in response to over 300 rockets fired from the Hamas-run territory Monday afternoon into the evening. No injuries were reported . An Israeli airstrike hit Hamas' Gaza-based Al-Aqsa TV station, a media outlet used by the terror group to incite riots and anti-Israeli violence.

Global News 19 things you can do to help California wildfire victims right now
Author: 0 19 things you can do to help California wildfire victims right now

At least two people have died in the Woolsey Fire , which is 32 km long and 22 km wide, threatening 57,000 structures, officials said. California's governor Jerry Brown has written to US President Donald Trump asking him to declare a major disaster to bolster the emergency response and help residents recover.

Global News Here's what California's wildfires look like from space
Author: 0 Here's what California's wildfires look like from space

Two people were reported killed. The authorities informed the residents that they should evacuate immediately. Camille Grammer Meyer of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" also lost her Malibu home on Saturday night, her publicist, Howard Bragman, said in an email to The Associated Press.

Global News North Korea says US-South Korea drills violate inter-Korean military treaty
Author: 0 North Korea says US-South Korea drills violate inter-Korean military treaty

South Korean military planes flew to Pyongyang , North Korea's capital, on Sunday and Monday to deliver the fruit from the southern island of Jeju, according to Seoul's Defense Ministry. That has left inter-Korean efforts limited by global and unilateral sanctions that bar many forms of economic interaction with North Korea. One of the unexpected achievements from the third summit, which was held in September in Pyongyang , was the North Korean leader's promise to visit Seoul within ...

Global News Protests to protect Robert Mueller planned nationwide after Jeff Sessions firing
Author: 0 Protests to protect Robert Mueller planned nationwide after Jeff Sessions firing

But he added that Whitaker was well regarded by several Iowa leaders and said: "I feel certain he will make an outstanding Acting Attorney General! ". Speaking to reporters at the White House before he left on a trip to Paris, Trump defended his choice of Whitaker, saying the former U.S. attorney for the southern district of Iowa had an excellent reputation and came highly recommended by former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, who is now Trump's ambassador to China.

Global News Kate Middleton showed a sweet photo with his father
Author: 0 Kate Middleton showed a sweet photo with his father

Grandpa playing with grandson . Louis grabs hold of his grandfather, Prince Charles' hand in the sweet photo, which appeared in the BBC One documentary , Prince, Son and Heir: Charles at 70 . "He will get down on his knees and crawl about with them for hours, you know making amusing noises and laughing and my grandchildren adore him, absolutely adore him", she says.

Global News French President Emanuel Macron: 'Nationalism is Treason'
Author: 0 French President Emanuel Macron: 'Nationalism is Treason'

Trump has been criticized for failing to visit a different American cemetery about 60 miles (100 kilometers) outside of Paris Saturday. Francois Heisbourg, a political analyst and former campaign adviser to Macron , posted a photograph on Twitter of someone bicycling in Paris and wrote the weather that kept Trump from the cemetery is: "Nothing a cyclist can't handle, let alone a presidential helo".

Global News Eleven die in California fires after more bodies found
Author: 0 Eleven die in California fires after more bodies found

In what is now considered California's most destructive wildfire in modern history, at least 23 people are dead as fires continue to spread at both ends of the state, report CNN and The New York Times . In total, there are now 14 wildfires blazing in California and acting governor Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency. Trump said "billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests".

Global News Netanyahu rushes back to Israel after burst of Gaza violence
Author: 0 Netanyahu rushes back to Israel after burst of Gaza violence

In a statement early Monday, the Israeli military said an officer was killed and another one was moderately injured during "an operational activity" in southeast Gaza Strip in which an exchange of gunfire was evolved. In a statement, it said Hamas militants fought back and repelled Israeli forces, prompting Israel to carry out multiple airstrikes after the "assassination" of Baraka.

Global News Donald Trump knew of hush payments to Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal
Author: 0 Donald Trump knew of hush payments to Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal

According to the report in Wall Street Journal , Trump was involved in the agreement or was briefed on almost every step. It alleges that he "directed deals in phone calls and meetings with his self-described fixer, Michael Cohen ", and that the USA attorney's office in Manhattan is gathering evidence about his role.

Global News Appeals Court Blocks Trump From Immediately Ending DACA
Author: 0 Appeals Court Blocks Trump From Immediately Ending DACA

The panel further concluded that the district court also properly denied the government's motion to dismiss plaintiffs' APA arbitrary-and-capricious claim, their claim that the new information-sharing policy violates their due process rights, and their claim that the DACA rescission violates their right to equal protection.

Global News Hard-Brexit Tories and DUP told to think twice before rejecting deal
Author: 0 Hard-Brexit Tories and DUP told to think twice before rejecting deal

And as has previously emerged, the leader of the Commons , Andrea Leadsom, said that she "hated" the proposals and called on the Prime Minister to treat those who had voted for Brexit with respect. She also faces a growing rebellion from the remainer wing of her party with rumours that four more pro-Europe ministers are on the brink of resigning after the departure of transport minister Jo Johnson , who quit on Friday calling for a second referendum.

Global News Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare
Author: 0 Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare

Authorities are also expected to claim that Trinh had aired her workplace grievances to colleagues, before allegedly spiking the berries as an act of revenge against her employer. "This has probably been one of the most trying investigations that I've been part of", Queensland Police Detective Superintendent Jon Wacker told reporters in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland state where the contamination crisis was first reported .

Global News May suffers new blow as minister resigns over Brexit
Author: 0 May suffers new blow as minister resigns over Brexit

Mr Johnson, who backed Remain in the 2016 referendum and is the brother of Boris Johnson , stunned colleagues by walking out of government while Mrs May's plan was still being finalised. "The United Kingdom would be trapped". "The prime minister has to negotiate something which is negotiable with the other side as well as working for people here", Hinds said.

Global News Melbourne attack: Police link fatal stabbing, vehicle fire to terrorism
Author: 0 Melbourne attack: Police link fatal stabbing, vehicle fire to terrorism

The suspect also tried to attack responding police but was shot by officers and later died of his injuries, Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton told reporters. "This is an evil and terrifying thing that has happened in our city", Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said. One of the officers then shot the man and he collapsed to the ground clutching his chest, the video showed.

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Author: 0 "We Are Going to Find Out" If Whitaker Interferes with Mueller

Mr Sessions angered Mr Trump when he recused himself from overseeing the Mueller investigation. 'I don't know Whitaker, ' Trump told reporters on the South Lawn of the White House as he headed to Paris. Whitaker's tweets are now hidden from public view. "But I don't think there's any chance that the Mueller investigation will not be allowed to finish".

Global News Russia slams unfounded Austrian spy accusations
Author: 0 Russia slams unfounded Austrian spy accusations

The 70-year-old suspect, recently retired, is said to have been spying since the 1990s up until this year. An Austrian colonel is being investigated on suspicion of spying for Russia, Austrian officials have said. "Unfortunately in recent years, our Western partners have made it a rule to accuse us publicly, demanding a public explanation on a question about which we know nothing about", he said.

Global News Judge Sides With Republicans In FLA Election Lawsuit
Author: 0 Judge Sides With Republicans In FLA Election Lawsuit

I will not sit idly by while unethical liberals try to steal this election. "Either way, it is embarrassing and unacceptable", said Chris Hartline, Scott Campaign spokesman. Nelson has hired prominent Marc Elias to represent him in the recount effort. Scott said they failed to be transparent. Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes said she didn't know how many ballots remain to be counted, but all were being processed.

Global News Australian FM raises Xinjiang interment camps on China visit
Author: 0 Australian FM raises Xinjiang interment camps on China visit

On her part, Payne said Australia does not regard China as a military threat and welcomes China's stepping up investment, according to Xinhua . The two countries have endured turbulent ties following Canberra's introduction of laws late a year ago to curb foreign interference - measures that were seen as aimed at Beijing.

Global News United Kingdom junior transport minister quits over 'terrible mistake' of Brexit deal
Author: 0 United Kingdom junior transport minister quits over 'terrible mistake' of Brexit deal

Boris Johnson backed his brother's decision, saying: "We may not have agreed about Brexit but we are united in dismay at the intellectually and politically indefensible of the UK position". But it is just a facet of a far greater problem facing the nation. Asked whether other ministers should quit over the issue, Mr Johnson told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "I think this is so important that it's up to MPs to take a stand".

Global News United States asked to stop refueling Saudi aircraft in Yemen war
Author: 0 United States asked to stop refueling Saudi aircraft in Yemen war

Earlier in the day, Saudi media reported that the coalition had requested the United States to halt aerial refuelling of the coalition's aircraft , specifying that the decision had been made following consultations with Washington. "We are all focused on supporting resolution of the conflict, led by United Nations special envoy Martin Griffiths", Mattis said. Amnesty International accused Houthi militia on Thursday of "deliberate militarization of hospitals" in the battleground city of ...

Global News Trump criticized for not visiting cemetery
Author: 0 Trump criticized for not visiting cemetery

Trump, who has pushed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to pay more for their common defence and not rely so heavily on the United States, complained . There was also criticism in the United States, including from David Frum, who served as a speechwriter to former president George W Bush. In a tweet , Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Winston Churchill, called Trump "pathetic" for not traveling in the rain to pay respects.

Global News Did gunman in latest USA mass shooting stop to make Instagram post?
Author: 0 Did gunman in latest USA mass shooting stop to make Instagram post?

He attacked his high school track coach", Colell said . Three minutes later, he posted, "Yeah..." "Yeah. I'm insane. But the only thing you people do after these shootings is "hopes and prayers" or "keep you in my thoughts" ... According to the website Gun Violence Archive , more than 12,000 people have been killed by firearms in the U.S. so far this year, including about 3,000 people under the age of 18.

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