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People What we know so far from the midterm election results
Author: 0 What we know so far from the midterm election results

The first national elections since Mr Trump captured the White House in a 2016 upset became a referendum on the polarising president, and a test of whether Democrats can turn the energy of the liberal anti-Trump resistance into victories at the ballot box.

People SA journalist Angela Quintal released along with Muthoki Mumo
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Tanzanian authorities have released CPJ sub-Saharan Africa Representative Muthoki Mumo and Africa Program Coordinator Angela Quintal in Dar es Salaam. For now, Quintal and Mumo are well and will stay at their hotel, Mabaya said. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), through its Twitter account, called on the Tanzanian authorities to immediately release the two members of the committee and return their passports.

People 69-year-old Dutchman starts legal bid to become 20 years younger
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The self-help guru - who described himself as a "young god" - is taking action against his local authority after it refused to change his age on official documents. "Who were your parents looking after then?" In Australia, for example, many older people struggle to find work once they reach their 50s and 60s, despite the fact that it is illegal for companies to specifically discriminate against candidates due to their age.

People Three found dead in collapsed buildings in Marseille, search goes on
Author: 0 Three found dead in collapsed buildings in Marseille, search goes on

One of the buildings was apparently vacant and the other housed apartments. The first two buildings, adjacent five- and six-story structures, collapsed Monday at 9:10 a.m. "She was a great girl, she used to come and study at the bar", he said , without giving his name. Sophie Dorbeaux, a 25-year-old philosophy student, was one of them.

People Election Day tests Democratic resistance in Trump era
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And it made clear the extent to which Trump has remade his party to his own specifications, as he suggested that those who survived were indebted to him, a president who prizes loyalty above all else. Trump said in an interview with Sinclair Broadcasting on Monday that he wished he had a softer tone during his first two years in office - even as he continued his relentless attacks on political rivals.

People Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Fall
Author: 0 Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Fall

The fall happened in her office at the Supreme Court in Washington . Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital for treatment and observation after tests showed she fractured three ribs. The extent of Ginsburg's injury was not clear. Ginsburg, who was appointed by president Bill Clinton in 1993, is one of four liberal justices on the nine-member court.

People Pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc scheduled for Election Day court hearing
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The 56-year-old appeared in court wearing a blue T-shirt with his gray hair pulled back in a tight pony tail. Sayoc was due to arrive in NY on Monday after waiving his right to a bond hearing in Miami on Friday. She wrote that she was shocked to see Cesar Sayoc, her son, arrested and charged last week with mailing the devices to former President Barack Obama , Bill and Hillary Clinton , Joe Biden and other high-profile Democrats.

People FAA Issues Boeing 737 AOA Directive After Lion Air Crash
Author: 0 FAA Issues Boeing 737 AOA Directive After Lion Air Crash

On November 6, Boeing said it had issued an Operations Manual Bulletin (OMB) directing operators to existing flight crew procedures to address circumstances where there is erroneous input from an AOA sensor. A week after an Indonesian low-priced airline Lion Air plane crashed killing 189 people , another of its aircraft was involved in an incident on Thursday, when it smashed into a pole during takeoff from an airport on Sumatra Island.

People White House Suspends CNN’s Jim Acosta Pass; Video Doesn’t Match Its Claims
Author: 0 White House Suspends CNN’s Jim Acosta Pass; Video Doesn’t Match Its Claims

So, as the president said that the question was racist, and I - he was literally having white nationalists at the White House. "This conduct is absolutely unacceptable". 'I consider it an invasion. "I like real news, not fake news", he said. Trump then said he wanted immigrants to "come in legally". She did not say to whom she was referring, but the implication was that it was Acosta.

People Trump, Administration Facing New Investigations
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President Trump kicked-off a lengthy post-midterm news conference on Wednesday touting gains his party made in the US Senate that bucked historical trends. Mr Trump also congratulated the new governor-elect of Florida Ron DeSantis, who fended off a challenge from the Democrats. A majority-Democrat House threatens to stymie Trump's agenda and could lead to the investigation of his administration.

People Here are the candidates who made history in the 2018 midterms
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In a year that has been defined by the political awakening and activism of women, the mid-term is testing whether those women will reach record-breaking numbers in Congress and in governor's mansions across the country. (5) Cindy Hyde-Smith won a plurality in MS and is heavily favored to win her runoff election to become the first woman ever elected to the US Senate from her state.

People 'Half a dozen' injured in shooting at California bar
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Information on the extent of the victims' injuries has not yet been released. Police tell the Ventura County Star that the initial report came around 11:20pm local time (8:20pm NZT) that a man opened fire at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, which is about 40 miles west of Los Angeles.

People Election Results Give Split Decision: Democrats Win House & GOP Keeps Senate Majority
Author: 0 Election Results Give Split Decision: Democrats Win House & GOP Keeps Senate Majority

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders minimized likely Democratic gains . She says, "Maybe you get a ripple but I certainly don't think that there's a blue wave ". House Democrats could be banking on launching an investigation using the results of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's already 18-month-old probe of allegations of Russian interference on Trump's behalf in the 2016 presidential election.

People Sri Lankan President defends his decision to sack Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe
Author: 0 Sri Lankan President defends his decision to sack Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

Jayasuriya said most members of parliament had called on him not to accept the changes. Sirisena claimed he has the support of 113 parliamentarians to prove the premiership of Rajapaksa. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) had run a military campaign for a separate Tamil homeland in the northern and eastern provinces of the island nation for almost 30 years before its collapse in 2009 after the Sri Lankan Army killed its supreme leader Velupillai Prabhakaran .

People First Two Muslim Women Elected To U.S. Congress
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Congress. Ilhan's victory is not just a victory for Minnesota, but it's also a symbol of Minnesota's love and embrace of our immigrant communities". As of 9:46 p.m. Both Omar and Tlaib were endorsed by Democratic Socialists of America, the liberal wing of the Democratic Party that counts among its high-profile members another rising female star - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

People In setback, Pompeo's North Korea meetings called off without explanation
Author: 0 In setback, Pompeo's North Korea meetings called off without explanation

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has abruptly shelved plans to meet a senior North Korean official in NY without explanation, the latest twist in diplomatic attempts to secure a potentially landmark peace deal. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un told President Moon Jae-in during a summit that submitting an inventory of his country's nuclear arsenal and facilities to the US could spark an attack, national security adviser Chung Eui-yong said Tuesday.

People Woman Charged in Deadly Park Slope Crash Dies
Author: 0 Woman Charged in Deadly Park Slope Crash Dies

Earlier this year, Bruns had been indicted by a grand jury on charges of manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and assault. Though it was an accident, Bruns was facing charges because she was not supposed to drive. Moments before the crash, the two kids and their mothers had just gotten off the bus and were crossing the street when Bruns who was driving a white Volvo sped through the intersection at 9th Street and Fifth Avenue in Park Slope, striking the families.

People US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns
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Sessions' ouster came just over an hours after Trump said he liked members of his Cabinet but repeated his line that "everyone leaves" an administration at some point. The president has repeatedly criticised Mr Sessions, a former Republican senator and early supporter of Mr Trump's longshot candidacy. Sessions said that he did not think he should lead the investigation since he had been a Trump campaign surrogate.

People Macron calls for united European army
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News of the foiled plot comes just hours after Macron called for a "a real European army " to protect itself from growing military threats and an increasingly isolationist America. Total casualties at Verdun reached nearly one million. Army spokesman Patrik Steiger announced late on Tuesday that a ceremony would be held on Saturday to commemorate the eight marshals who commanded French forces during WWI, including Petain.

People Gov: GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis is elected governor of Florida
Author: 0 Gov: GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis is elected governor of Florida

Ron DeSantis has won the race for the governorship of Florida , defeating his Democratic opponent, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum . "Let's keep hope alive". During the campaign, Gillum repeatedly launched accusations of racism against DeSantis , which DeSantis firmly denied. In a Fox News interview the morning after he won the GOP nomination, DeSantis said Gillum's proposals would harm the state's economy and he urged Florida voters not to "monkey this up" by electing Gillum.

People Brothel owner Dennis Hof wins seat in Nevada despite being dead
Author: 0 Brothel owner Dennis Hof wins seat in Nevada despite being dead

Officials have still not determined a cause of death, although foul play is not suspected. Hof owned a handful of brothels in Nevada, the only state that allows them to legally operate. This year, he ran as a Republican and earned backing from Trump associate Roger Stone and tax-cut activist Grover Norquist . In a June interview from one of his brothels, Hof said his political fortunes had parallels with those of U.S.

People Trump to reporter: 'You are a awful person'
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Trump had particularly nasty words for CNN's Jim Acosta , who said he wanted to challenge a statement Trump made during the midterm campaigns. Acosta continued to ask questions, including whether Trump was "concerned" about potential indictments coming from the Mueller probe.

People US, S. Korea resume military drills ahead of talks with North
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The North sopped short of threatening to abandon ongoing nuclear negotiations with Washington. Conservative opposition lawmakers snubbed South Korean President Moon Jae-in's invitation to accompany him to Pyongyang in late September for his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

People Marijuana referendum opposition concedes defeat, Proposal 1 Passes
Author: 0 Marijuana referendum opposition concedes defeat, Proposal 1 Passes

For instance, Colorado voters approved recreational marijuana in November of 2012, but the amendment to change the law didn't go into effect until December 2012. MI residents over 21 years old will soon be able to buy, possess, use, and grow marijuana. So each city can decide whether or not to allow the sale of recreational marijuana within its borders.

People DeSantis pins hopes on GOP turnout Tuesday
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In 2014, Republicans edged Democrats in votes cast before Election Day, while Democrats led two years ago in the presidential election. DeSantis addressed his supporters at a watch party in Orlando on Tuesday after winning the election.

People Relatives of Lion Air victims pray, cast flowers into sea
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Indonesia has not formally requested fleet-wide checks on 737 MAX jets and none are planned pending more data, a person familiar with matter said, on condition of anonymity. "These are the things we are trying to find out: what was the damage and how it was fixed". The plane was only a few months old and had logged a total of 19 flights and 800 flying hours.

People Florida voters line up behind constitutional amendments
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Voters in the USA state of Florida have approved Amendment 4, restoring voting rights to people in the state who have been convicted of felonies in the past. Florida's felony disenfranchisement laws were, like those in many other states, a vestige of the its racist 19th century " Black Codes ", which attempted to systematically criminalize freed slaves following the Civil War, and then bar them from voting.

People Tennessee voting numbers surge after Taylor Swift post
Author: 0 Tennessee voting numbers surge after Taylor Swift post

She rarely diverged from Trump, and touted his proposed U.S. -Mexico border wall and tax cuts while blasting Bredesen's opposition to both. These are not MY Tennessee values'. 'In the past I've been reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions, but due to several events in my life and in the world in the past two years, I feel very differently about that now, ' she wrote.

People Muslim women make history with wins in Michigan, Minnesota
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In Minnesota, Omar, about 36 and a naturalised American citizen and state representative, follows another trailblazer: She will succeed US Congressman Keith Ellison, who in 2006 became the first Muslim elected to Congress and is stepping down to run for state attorney general.

People Triumph the Insult Comic Dog mocks Ted Cruz on the campaign trail
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Then Triumph made his way over to the Ted Cruz rally, or a " Duck Dynasty cosplay convention". "Here, repeat after me: 'Have you seen the new season of The Marvelous Mrs. Inside the Cruz rally, Triumph yelled, "Ted, quick question, I have a preexisting condition that makes me vomit out of my eyes whenever I look at you".

People Polls open across ME with high turnout predicted
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Midterm election day has arrived and thousands of residents are expected to pack the polls. "This milestone is a testament to the hard work of thousands of election officials all across Georgia who are dedicated to secure, accessible, and fair elections for all".

People Georgia's Brian Kemp Announces Election Hacking Charge Against Democrats
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Kemp was clearly afraid that his racist voter suppression tactics may not seal the deal for him , which is why his latest fear-mongering tactic was so laughable. The announcement amounts to "an appalling abuse of power", elections expert and associate professor of political science at University of Florida Michael P.

People Trump May Pull Off the Impossible, Say Pollsters, Pundits and Prognosticators
Author: 0 Trump May Pull Off the Impossible, Say Pollsters, Pundits and Prognosticators

At that time , a Fox News spokesperson said that the network "had no knowledge" that Hannity had participated in the advertisement, adding that he would "not be doing anything along these lines for the remainder of the election ". He then delivered an inventory of Trump's accomplishments, took a veiled swipe at former President Barack Obama , then left the stage. One Fox News employee described to CNN Business the scene at the NY headquarters of Fox News at the time, as a number of ...