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More Ballots Returned This Election Than Previous Midterm Election In Colorado

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A total of 14 County Board seats are up in the midterm election , with all but three contested. Polls across the Palmetto State are open from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. "That's what makes democracy work". Voters need to bring a photo ID to the polls. "It's our right to vote and it's a privilege, and I don't want to waste that", Lisa Bloomingdale said. Read More »

Lamont: US sanctions aimed at regime change in Iran

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Of those added, more than 300 are new designations and the remainder won sanctions relief under the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, from which Trump withdrew the United States in May. "True, there can be more bumps along the way, but we must approach this very aggressively and from strength. also morally, economically and vis-à-vis security". Read More »

Oprah denounces racist robocalls mimicking her Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams

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In 2016, he said a DHS computer made an unsuccessful attempt to breach the firewall guarding Georgia's voter data. Kemp was criticized earlier this year, when it was found his office purged more than 100,000 people from Georgia's voter rolls because, as member station WABE reported, "they had decided not to vote in previous elections and they failed to respond to mailed notices from the state". Read More »

Birthright Debate May Educate Trump on Limits of Power

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Meant to prohibit the creation of a permanent class of resident aliens with no devotion to the US or rights of citizenship, the birthright-citizenship provision of the amendment reads: " All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside ". Read More »

The UK has reportedly secured 'secret' Brexit concessions

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His comments came after Ireland's deputy premier Simon Coveney said he believes a Brexit deal could be reached by the end of November, with his Westminster counterpart, Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington, saying negotiators were "very close", after the pair held talks in Dublin. Read More »

Most stupid thing: Alibaba's Jack Ma on US-China trade war

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Xi has said the expo proves China is willing to reduce its huge trade surpluses with other countries. "Trade is to communicate. nobody can stop free trade". "I never see young people worry about technology". "All countries should strive to improve their business environment and solve their own problems", Xi said. Read More »

United Nations to investigate Saudi Arabia's human rights record

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Khashoggi's sons on Monday demanded the return of the body of the Washington Post columnist and critic of the Saudi government, who disappeared at the consulate on October 2. Vice President Fuat Oktay said Monday that reports of acid being used to get rid of Khashoggi's body need to be investigated. Saudi Arabia acknowledged last month that Turkish evidence indicates that the Khashoggi's killing at the consulate was premeditated, shifting its explanation in an apparent effort to ease ... Read More »

U.S. mid-terms: Rhetoric stepped up as campaign enters final day

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The politician, who appeared at rallies for candidates Brian Kemp in Georgia and Marsha Blackburn in Chattanooga, Tennessee, said there was "electricity in the air like I haven't seen since '16". White women without college degrees prefer Republicans by a 12-point margin, though white women with degrees clearly prefer Democrats, 61 percent to 33 percent. Read More »

Netanyahu Praises Trump's 'Historic' Iran Sanctions

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Iran has greeted the reimposition of USA sanctions with air defence drills and an acknowledgement from the president, Hassan Rouhani , that the country faces a "war situation", raising tensions in the Middle East. They could upset world oil markets, though the U.S. has granted temporary waivers to eight jurisdictions to continue importing Iranian oil. He said two would eventually stop imports and the other six greatly reduce them. Read More »

Girl scouts killed by truck while litter picking on roadside

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All of the children were wearing bright safety vests and were accompanied by adults, a relative who witnessed the crash said. Hundreds of community members gathered outside an elementary school in Wisconsin to remember three Girl Scouts and a parent who were killed in a hit-and-run crash. Read More »

Construction banned till November 10 — CAPITAL GASPS

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The Air Quality Index stood which stood at 393 in Delhi on Thursday has increased to 481 on Friday moving from Very poor to "Hazardous" category. The stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana has about 30 per cent impact on Delhi's air quality, say experts from Central Pollution Control Board (CPSB). Read More »

One person dead after two small planes collide mid-air in Ottawa

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One person is dead after a mid-air collision involving two small aircraft in Carp, Ont., Sunday morning. It happened in the area of McGee Side Road in Carp around 10 a.m. It's not clear what type of aircraft were involved and how the collision occurred. Emergency crews were on the scene of a plane crash that had a section of McGee Side Road closed Sunday November 4, 2018. Read More »

Trump vs. Obama in the final weekend of the midterms

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Americans on Tuesday will elect lawmakers for all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 seats in the 100-member Senate, 36 governors and dozens of state legislatures. "It's no surprise that (Democratic Sen.) Joe Donnelly is holding a rally this weekend with Barack H. Obama ", he said, placing an emphasis on the "H", which stands for Hussein. Read More »

Man-eater tigress T1-Avni shot dead at Pandharkawada, villagers celebrate

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Post-mortem of Avni will be conducted at Nagpur's Gorewada Rescue Centre. Avni was shot dead by the shooter Asgar Ali, the son of well-known sharp-shooter Shafat Ali Khan. "Even the tranquilizer that was found stuck in the tigress' body, was clearly shoved into it after it was shot dead. There is something seriously wrong here", the source said. Read More »

Twitter removes accounts discouraging midterm voting

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A spokesman for the company said it had taken "action on relevant accounts and activity on Twitter ". The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) flagged the malicious accounts to Twitter officials, Reuters reports. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.), Democrats have since been in the business of making sure Twitter works for them - and not against them - come election time. Read More »

Nigerian army deletes tweet that quoted Trump on protesters

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In Nigeria , Trump is a popular figure among many people who praise what they regard as his straightforwardness and frank talk despite his reported insult to the nation previous year when he said Nigerians in the United States would never "go back to their huts" in Africa. Read More »

Service Member Slain In Afghanistan Identified As Mayor Of U.S

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Taylor temporarily stepped down as mayor to deploy to Afghanistan with the Utah Army National Guard, according to his biography on North Ogden's website . "A news conference will be held tomorrow morning". Meanwhile, civilian deaths in Afghanistan keep rising. Taylor leaves behind a wife and seven children, according to the Deseret News of Salt Lake City. Read More »

Where to from here for asylum seekers?

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It is imperative that moving them off Nauru does not lead to further detention in Australia, and we are calling on the Australian government to commit to their full integration into society, including by providing the mental health care they so desperately need. Read More »

Netanyahu shows support for Saudi officials over White House phone call

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A political opponent of Erdogan's said Friday the killers who ambushed Khashoggi were allowed to leave the country after a phone call from Saudi King Salman to Erdogan. Khashoggi's killing has led to Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, facing a torrent of worldwide condemnation, upending the young crown prince's image as a reformer on the global stage. Read More »

Mossad helps foil Iranian assassination plot in Denmark

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During a televised press conference, Borch Andersen noted that Iran already was suspected of targeting opposition groups overseas. "Plans by a foreign intelligence service to assassinate an individual in Denmark are in no way justifiable", the intelligence service added. Read More »

United Nations chief demands Yemen peace, warns of humanitarian 'precipice'

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Al-Masirah TV, controlled by Yemeni rebel group Houthi, said more than 30 air strikes targeted al-Dulaimi Air Base in Sanaa and the surrounding areas. The airstrikes in Sanaa came days after a US call for an urgent halt to the Saudi-Iran proxy war in Yemen and the start of negotiations in November toward a political settlement of the conflict. Read More »

Whoops! Mike Pence's Hollywood Slam Backfires In 'The Hollywood Of The South'

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The race has drawn national attention, with Abrams receiving endorsements from Oprah Winfrey and former President Barack Obama. 'I'm not here to test any waters. More than 1.5 million of the state's nearly seven million registered voters have cast ballots already. They don't help. Just ask Hillary Clinton. After her speech she noted both women were "just two women from MS". Read More »

Trump Slams Kavanaugh Accuser Who Admitted to Lying

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It contained highly detailed and graphic sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh, but the letter listed no return address, failed to provide any timeframe, and failed to provide a location apart from allegedly happening in a auto, investigators noted. Read More »

USA charges Chinese companies in trade secrets theft

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Fujian Jinhua was founded in 2016 for the sole objective of developing DRAM technology. Chen worked for Micron before joining UMC, and "arranged a cooperation agreement between UMC and Fujian Jinhua", according to the indictment . The department has filed a civil suit against the two companies as well. China said on Friday the United States should present evidence to back up its charges. Read More »

Migrants' hopes of buses to Mexico City dashed

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President Trump said Friday that USA troops would arrest illegal migrants if they attack authorities at the border, and downplayed the possibility of the military firing upon them. Under a settlement agreement with the USA known as Flores, migrant children must be released either to guardians or to facilities supervised by the Department of Health and Human Services after no more than 20 days in immigration detention. Read More »

New Report: Global Internet Freedom Declining

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United States think tank Freedom House has claimed that internet freedom is declining across the world, with authoritarian governments following China's example and using surveillance and censorship to repress public dissent. As fake news on social media has become a deadly problem, governments are using it as an "opening wedge for censorship", Michael Chertoff, the group's chairman and a former USA secretary for Homeland Security, told reporters by phone. Read More »

Oprah door-knocks for Democratic candidate in Georgia

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She praised Abrams as a leader who "will serve the underserved of the state of Georgia". "I've got a message for all Stacey Abrams' liberal Hollywood friends". Friday night, former president Barack Obama will speak at a rally at Morehouse College supporting Abrams. As a black woman, Winfrey noted her kinship to two groups historically denied ballot access in the United States. Read More »

Plane crash in Indonesia: rescuers have found the body of the aircraft

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Two interviewed on Indonesian TV recalled details such as a odd engine sound, a smell of burnt cables, and panicked passengers crying out for God to save them as the plane rapidly lost altitude. The company is providing assistance for families by setting up a crisis center and providing a telephone number for passenger information. "We can't say how many victims there are", National Police Hospital Chief Grand Commissioner Musyafak told reporters Monday evening. Read More »

BlackRock's Merz Says German Identity Is Key in Post-Merkel Era

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The AfD party has representatives in all 16 states in Germany. "I am firmly convinced that Angela Merkel and I, under these changed circumstances, will manage and get along with each other", he said. The problem is that he doesn't sit in the Bundestag anymore, which could make it more hard for him to use the party leadership as a springboard to the chancellery. Read More »

Jamal Khashoggi body was dissolved in acid, says Turkish official

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Turkish prosecutors plan to seek the extradition of 18 suspects in the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi so they can be prosecuted. Although their U.S. Because of this, many countries have publicly cut military assistance to the Kingdom and have called for the government to clarify they account of what happened to Mr Khashoggi. Read More »