• Graham on Whitaker: 'I Don't Think He Has to Recuse Himself'
Graham on Whitaker: 'I Don't Think He Has to Recuse Himself'

The expected chairman of the House of Judiciary Committee said Sunday that Attorney General Matt Whitaker would be first to be summoned early next year in the ongoing Russian Federation investigation. White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on ABC's "This Week" that Mr Trump hasn't asked the acting AG to do so, and she doubts Mr Trump wou...

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  • Guess who? 50-year-old woman arrested over Australia’s strawberry needle scare
Guess who? 50-year-old woman arrested over Australia’s strawberry needle scare

My Ut Trinh appeared in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday, charged with seven counts of contamination of goods with intent to cause economic loss. Wacker said police received 186 complaints of fruit contamination, of which 15 had been found to be hoaxes. The court was told she was motivated by spite and revenge when she allegedly inserted t...

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  • The 1933 Griffith Park fire was California's deadliest. Until now
The 1933 Griffith Park fire was California's deadliest. Until now

The smaller Hill Fire, nearby, has scorched 4,530 acres and is 75% contained. The count of destroyed homes remained at 177 but it was expected to increase when an update is reported Monday. "I just broke down". Butler posted photos and videos as he returned to his home to find it had largely been reduced to ashes. What is the latest on th...

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  • Yemeni rebel minister flees Sanaa, defects to Saudi Arabia
Yemeni rebel minister flees Sanaa, defects to Saudi Arabia

The last round of peace talks in Geneva in September collapsed when the Houthis failed to show up, saying their delegation had been prevented from traveling. The battle for Yemen's main Hodeida port has placed the lives of civilians in further danger as they have been struggling to live under the coalition blockade imposed past year.

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  • Vote tallies due in Florida’s hotly contested elections
Vote tallies due in Florida’s hotly contested elections

Senate race between Florida Governor Rick Scott and incumbent Sen. But it sure appears they're going to keep finding as many votes as it takes to try and win this election. Sinema held a slight lead over McSally. Marco Rubio Friday night joined a growing chorus of Republicans bemoaning the influx of outside legal staff coming into the state to...

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  • Jamal Khashoggi murder tapes shared with United Kingdom, says Erdogan
Jamal Khashoggi murder tapes shared with United Kingdom, says Erdogan

The Turkish minister explained that Ankara asked Riyadh to extradite the men Saudi detained for their involvement in Khashoggi's murder to Turkey for questioning. "We gave the tapes". President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also told reporters that Saudi Arabia had to "act fairly" and disclose those responsible for the October 2 killing of The Washin...

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  • Trump faces criticism over canceled cemetery vist in France
Trump faces criticism over canceled cemetery vist in France

The site honors the 4th Marine Brigade of the United States Army's 2nd Division and an attack it led on the Germans on June 6, 1918 that liberated the Bouresches. The President and First Lady were due to fly by helicopter to visit to the Ainse-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial in France on Saturday as part of events marking 100 years since Arm...

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  • There is no active investigation into Florida elections, FDLE says
There is no active investigation into Florida elections, FDLE says

As Florida heads towards a machine recount for the Senate and gubernatorial races, prominent Republicans are alleging voter fraud by Democrats trying to create new votes for their candidates. When asked about it Wednesday night, she said, "I can't give you an exact number". Democratic lawyer Marc Elias , the lead recount lawyer for Nelson, d...

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  • Florida’s Race For Governor Is In Recount Territory
Florida’s Race For Governor Is In Recount Territory

The perpetually mismanaged elections office in Broward County, led by embattled Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes , is in the hot seat once again: Snipes, who was found to have violated federal law in 2016 by deleting ballots that were the subject of a lawsuit , now says she has no clue how many ballots might be left to count in Broward Count...

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"Need Gun Control, Not Prayers": Mother Of California Bar Shooting Victim

Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean revealed that police had contact with Long over the years, as he was a victim of a battery at a local Thousand Oaks bar and was involved in two traffic accidents. He apparently took his own life, the sheriff said. About four minutes after arriving on the scene and after hearing shots fired inside, he went t...

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  • Philippine court finds Imelda Marcos guilty of graft
Philippine court finds Imelda Marcos guilty of graft

Marcos faces arrest after the Sandiganbayan found her guilty of 7 counts of graft related to private organizations created in Switzerland while she was a government official from 1968 to 1986. "We presented former Prime Minister Cesar Virata, and according to his testimony eh hindinaman directly ma-pinpoint 'yung participation ni First Lady, so hin...

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  • Donald Trump: I haven't discussed Russian Federation probe with Matthew Whitaker
Donald Trump: I haven't discussed Russian Federation probe with Matthew Whitaker

From a practical standpoint, one of the sources said, it would defeat the entire objective of naming him as acting attorney general since Trump railed against Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Bush, CBS reported . FACT was meant to be the conservative answer to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Wa...

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  • Multiple passengers injured after Fly Jamaica jet overshoots runway, crashes
Multiple passengers injured after Fly Jamaica jet overshoots runway, crashes

Patterson said the injuries were not life-threatening and the wounded were taken to a hospital near the airport in the country on South America's North Atlantic coast, which shares its northwestern border with Venezuela. "They are all stable and are being looked at", he told reporters. On landing, one of the right engine and landing gear broke of...

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  • Wildfires near Thousand Oaks, California put 75000 homes under evacuation orders
Wildfires near Thousand Oaks, California put 75000 homes under evacuation orders

Flames from Camp Fire were being powered by 35-mile-per hour winds, fire officials said as the blaze earlier ripped through Paradise, about 20 miles east of Chico. She and her husband eventually were able to drive away safely. Pepperdine University in Malibu also canceled classes. Last night it covered just 2,000 acres.

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  • Trump announces new rules to limit migrant asylum claims
Trump announces new rules to limit migrant asylum claims

The ban drew multiple legal challenges and forced the administration to issue three different versions before a revised ban was upheld in June by the Supreme Court on a 5 to 4 vote. He ordered troops to the border and declared the migrants to be an "invasion". These are not eligible asylum claims. While there has been a recent spike in asylum cla...

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  • Berkeley Fire Department responding to fires in Oakland, Butte County
Berkeley Fire Department responding to fires in Oakland, Butte County

Resident Shari Bernacett told the Associated Press she "knocked on doors, yelled and screamed" to get mobile home residents in her area to leave as fire consumed the hillside. "When this fire started this morning wind speeds were 35 to 40 miles per hour gusts", Cal Fire spokesperson Lynne Tolmachoff said. Further north near Sacramento, the five ...

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  • Record-Breaking Women in Congress
Record-Breaking Women in Congress

And it appears to have come true. First Latina Congress members from Texas: Democrat Veronica Escobar , in the state's 16th District, and Democrat Sylvia Garcia , in the state's 29th District, will be the first Latinas to represent the state in Congress, according to the Texas Tribune .

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  • 80 people, mostly school children, kidnapped in Cameroon
80 people, mostly school children, kidnapped in Cameroon

While no group has taken responsibility for the kidnappings, some journalists report that separatists complain that the Cameroon school system suppresses the English-speaking system inherited from the British. It said the school, located on the outskirts of Bamenda where there is a negligible presence by the security forces, would remain shuttere...

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

Stevens texted Underwood last month. Pressley, 44, was a shoo-in to win with no Republican on the ballot. A number of women have also achieved significant firsts in their states, including Democrats Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia who become the first Latina Congresswomen in Texas, and Alyanna Pressley from MA, becoming her state's fir...

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  • Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim Congresswoman: Ilhan Omar set to follow
Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim Congresswoman: Ilhan Omar set to follow

House of Representatives. Tlaib's relatives in the West Bank village of Beit Ur Al-Fauqa greeted the news of her election with a mixture of pride and hope that she would be able to take on a U.S. "That "you have to win" because if you win, our children will know that being themselves, being who they are, that they can succeed". The high-profile...

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  • Donald Trump, CNN's Jim Acosta Argue at Press Conference
Donald Trump, CNN's Jim Acosta Argue at Press Conference

Trump answered several questions from reporters covering the White House, including questions about the midterm election results and how he will try to work with Democratic leadership in the House. He also said that "I retired" Jeff Flake, the Senate Republican from Arizona who has criticized him. Following the testy confrontations, CNN twee...

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  • Jury Selection to Begin in Joaquin
Jury Selection to Begin in Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Trial

He twice escaped from maximum security prisons in Mexico, and authorities have sought to protect trial witnesses from possible cartel retribution. The federal judge said his confinement will likely change for the trial which is expected to last about four months, so as not to disrupt throngs of New Yorkers who use the Brooklyn Bridge daily.

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  • Oprah Hits Back At Racist Robocall: 'Jesus Don't Like Ugly'
Oprah Hits Back At Racist Robocall: 'Jesus Don't Like Ugly'

Kemp, the current secretary of state, announced his office was investigating "possible cyber crimes" by the Georgia Democratic Party , throwing a last-minute wrench into what was already a tight race. A report from the Inspector General of DHS released in July 2017, concluded that allegations were unsubstantiated. "Kemp-Complaint-FINAL.pdf" cl...

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  • Ted Cruz, the supreme politician with eyes on the White House
Ted Cruz, the supreme politician with eyes on the White House

Two hours before most of the state's polls closed, she posted a series of photos on Instagram posing in a black and white "Beto for Senate" ballcap. First, Triumph visited the O'Rourke camp, where he mocked the candidate's attempt at punk music in the 1990s. Cruz, however, tried to have a moment with Triumph.

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  • New Brexit deal would avoid the need for an Irish border backstop
New Brexit deal would avoid the need for an Irish border backstop

Asked about the report, a spokesman at May's office said: "This is all speculation". "In order to ensure that the backstop, if ever needed, would be temporary, the Prime Minister said that there would need to be a mechanism through which the backstop could be brought to an end".

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  • Quinnipiac poll shows Gillum, Nelson leading by 7 on eve of election
Quinnipiac poll shows Gillum, Nelson leading by 7 on eve of election

DeSantis and his campaign have already battled accusations of racism. Come Tuesday, we're making a change. When the year began, few would have predicted a showdown between DeSantis and Gillum. Gillum has said he's not a target of the investigation. Their deaths came days before an anti-Semitic massacre in Pittsburgh that left 11 dead and as a s...

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  • Driver Was Huffing Before Crash That Killed 4
Driver Was Huffing Before Crash That Killed 4

He is identified as 21-year-old Colton Treu of Chippewa Falls. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports the driver of the pickup that hit the group fled the scene but is now in police custody. The Chippewa Falls Police Department expressed its condolences to the victims' families and fellow scouts, describing the events as a "truly horrific inciden...

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  • China challenges US to provide 'evidence' in trade secrets case
China challenges US to provide 'evidence' in trade secrets case

The Justice Department unveiled criminal charges against Chinese state-owned Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) of Taiwan, along with three UMC officials. Department of Justice officials say alleged Chinese economic espionage is "increasing rapidly", and they have established a high-level initiativ...

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  • Caravan asylum seekers announce lawsuit against Pres
Caravan asylum seekers announce lawsuit against Pres

Another contingent splintered off by hitchhiking rides and walking to Tierra Blanca, Veracruz, which lies about 128 kilometres to the north. Concerning the ugly trend, Trump said the United States military would not accept bottles or stones being thrown at them.

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  • Celebrities throw weight behind Stacey Abrams in Georgia race
Celebrities throw weight behind Stacey Abrams in Georgia race

The Georgia Department of Economic Development said there were 320 films and TV shows shot in the state previous year, generating an economic impact of $9.5 billion, including $2.7 billion in direct spending. Ruffalo shared a phone number for voters who have trouble at the polls . Kemp's involvement in election procedures while a candidate h...

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  • Israeli Airstrike Targets Group of Palestinians in Gaza
Israeli Airstrike Targets Group of Palestinians in Gaza

The boys' bodies were wrapped in Palestinian flags and carried by mourners who shot in the air as they chanted "God is Great". Israeli snipers have also maimed hundreds by aiming at their lower limbs in a bid to incapacitate them, according to rights groups.

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  • USA charges Malaysian financier in multibillion-dollar scheme
USA charges Malaysian financier in multibillion-dollar scheme

It is unclear if Mr Ng has a lawyer. Malaysian officials have said Low is believed to be living in China. The indictment accuses Leissner and Ng and of using Low's connections to government officials in Malaysia and Abu Dhabi to "retain business from 1MDB for [Goldman Sachs] through the promise and payment of hundreds of millions of dollars i...

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  • Trump political ad assailed as 'sickening,' racially divisive
Trump political ad assailed as 'sickening,' racially divisive

A pair of Bush ads, one of which was the brainchild of Fox News founder Roger Ailes , depicted Dukakis - then the governor of MA - presiding over a "revolving door" prison system and giving out "weekend passes" to convicted murderers. Some Democrats , including Robert Reich, who served as secretary of labour in the Clinton administration, compare...

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  • Khashoggi’s body was ‘dissolved’ after murder - Erdogan advisor
Khashoggi’s body was ‘dissolved’ after murder - Erdogan advisor

The Saudis have presented shifting accounts around the death of the 59-year-old journalist, initially denying any knowledge before arguing that a group of rogue operators, many of whom belong to bin Salman's inner circle, were responsible. Ankara maintains that there is strong proof that the killing of the Saudi journalist at the Saudi consulate on...

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  • 'Big Guns' Come Out in Georgia's Governor Race
'Big Guns' Come Out in Georgia's Governor Race

He said that Winfrey's comments about voter suppression, in particular, will resonate in a state where that has been a concern in the past. Oprah Winfrey delivered a passionate stump speech Thursday for Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams , who is looking to become the nation's first black female governor .

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  • Trump escalates threats against migrant caravan
Trump escalates threats against migrant caravan

Trump in recent weeks has repeatedly said more troops are needed to tighten security at the border and he has made political capital of the caravan in the weeks before important mid-term congressional elections that could see the Democrats regain a degree of power.

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  • Trump says birthright citizenship will be ended
Trump says birthright citizenship will be ended

Officials said that number could reach a maximum of about 8,000 under present plans. There are no official statistics on how many Chinese women give birth in the United States, but Mifubaby estimated that the number had risen from just 600 in 2007 to more than 80,000 in 2016.

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  • Trump visits synagogue in Pittsburgh attack as protesters march
Trump visits synagogue in Pittsburgh attack as protesters march

Trump's visit came just seven days before elections that will determine whether his Republican Party will maintain its control in both houses of Congress or whether the Democrats will seize a majority in one chamber or both. A gunman stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday service and shot worshippers, killing at least 11 and wounding six be...

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  • Pakistan acquits Christian woman facing death for blasphemy
Pakistan acquits Christian woman facing death for blasphemy

A trial court had convicted Aasia Bibi and sentenced her to death. "The conviction and the sentence of death [are overturned]", said chief justice Saqib Nisar while announcing the verdict. The top court had first taken up the appeal in October 2016, but had to adjourn the matter without hearing after one of the judges recused himself from the SC be...

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  • Turkey Withheld Some Details On Khashoggi's Death, Rep. Schiff Says
Turkey Withheld Some Details On Khashoggi's Death, Rep. Schiff Says

Saudi Arabia first denied any involvement in Khashoggi's disappearance on October 2, but a Saudi official eventually attributed his death to a botched attempt to return him to the kingdom. In his attempt to criticise the Khashoggi murder without criticising Riyadh, Trump worded his statement to nearly sound like he was unhappy with how the kil...

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  • Leicester City owner's helicopter accident recorded by a security camera
Leicester City owner's helicopter accident recorded by a security camera

The father of four and founder of duty-free King Power International was a huge favourite with the club's fans. New Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert was at Leicester City today to pay his tributes to those who lost their lives in Saturday's helicopter crash.

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  • Japan, India leaders agree to step up defense, economic ties
Japan, India leaders agree to step up defense, economic ties

The agreement makes Japan only the second country with which India has agreed for such a bilateral dialogue. Both Modi and Abe called upon Pakistan to bring to justice the perpetrators of terrorist attacks, including those of November 2008 in Mumbai and January 2016 in Pathankot.

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  • Khashoggi's fiancée demands answers, says Saudi authorities are responsible for killing
Khashoggi's fiancée demands answers, says Saudi authorities are responsible for killing

She initially said that she would be interested in taking him up on the offer - if the USA "makes a genuine contribution to the efforts to reveal what happened inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul that day, I will consider accepting his invitation".

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  • Just Which Outlets Are Trump’s ‘Enemy’? By His Definition, There Are Many
Just Which Outlets Are Trump’s ‘Enemy’? By His Definition, There Are Many

The president's comments follow a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue and a mail bomb scare targeting senior Democrats and CNN . U.S. Attorney Scott Brady said Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers appeared in a federal court today, and said a judge set a court hearing for November 1.

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  • Suspicious package mailed to CNN's Atlanta headquarters
Suspicious package mailed to CNN's Atlanta headquarters

Authorities haven't said yet whether the package found Monday is linked to the other packages. "There is no imminent danger to the CNN Center", CNN chief Jeff Zucker said a statement. If America hoped President Donald Trump would scale back his attacks on his perceived opponents after they started finding in bombs in their mail, we were disappo...

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  • High school on lockdown after student shoots schoolmate in North Carolina
High school on lockdown after student shoots schoolmate in North Carolina

Those upgrades included hardened doors, perimeter fencing, reinforced glass, surveillance cameras, additional locks and locksmiths, but no metal detectors. "We are incredibly saddened that we had a loss of life on one of our campuses", Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Dr. Clayton Wilcox said.

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  • Merkel won't seek a 5th term as German chancellor
Merkel won't seek a 5th term as German chancellor

Mrs Merkel has been CDU chairwoman since 2000 and has been German Chancellor for 13 years. National news agency DPA said she planned to remain chancellor even as she gives up the top party job. She said she hopes to open the way for "new success for the CDU" by letting it prepare for her departure as chancellor, and she won't interfere with the c...

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  • United States sending 5,000 troops to meet migrant caravan at Mexico border
United States sending 5,000 troops to meet migrant caravan at Mexico border

But while Quinteros, who took part in El Salvador's 1980-92 civil war, said it was "painful" to leave his three children behind, he said the United States is "the country of opportunities". looking for better living conditions, just like the other groups. Others complained of trekkers smoking marijuana or warned that images of litter and uneaten ...

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  • Afghanistan: Kandahar Votes After Week-long Delay Due to Violence
Afghanistan: Kandahar Votes After Week-long Delay Due to Violence

As Kandahar is about to witness the parliamentary elections on Saturday, some residents of the southern province said they are ready to participate in the process and vote for their favorite candidate. So far, the electoral body has received thousands of complaints following the vote . Ibrahimi said 111 candidates were vying for 11 seats in ...

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  • US Muslim groups raise tens of thousands for synagogue victims
US Muslim groups raise tens of thousands for synagogue victims

Bowers faces 29 federal counts , including weapons offenses and hate crimes. Dina Winer from The Meeting Place Dialogue Group told The Jerusalem Post , "Whenever there's a terrorist attack in Israel, we meet in Zion Square and it's especially sad for us that we have to do this for an attack that took place in America".

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