• Pentagon to send about 800 troops to US-Mexico border
Pentagon to send about 800 troops to US-Mexico border

President Trump has vowed to "call up the U.S. Military and CLOSE OUR SOUTHERN BORDER" if Mexico is unable to stop a caravan of thousands of migrants from attempting to cross illegally into the United States. But the longer-term implications could be more profound, potentially shutting down altogether an avenue - permitted under both USA and global...

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  • Election officials: Early voting off to good start in Attleboro area
Election officials: Early voting off to good start in Attleboro area

In Bexar County, The San Antonio Express News reported that as of 4 p.m. Monday more than 24,000 people had voted in person, compared to 13,436 who voted in person first day in 2014. A larger percentage of IL residents vote early in presidential elections, likely because those races historically generate more interest. Travis County has thi...

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  • Trump administration could rollback transgender protections and initiatives from Obama era
Trump administration could rollback transgender protections and initiatives from Obama era

The memo says that while Title IX , which protects people from sex discrimination in education programs that receive federal funds, presumes "a binary understanding of 'sex, ' there's no "standalone definition". And if other major federal agencies adopt the definition, it could be harder for the advocates to fight it in court . One key figure...

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  • We made bingo cards for tonight's Georgia gubernatorial debate
We made bingo cards for tonight's Georgia gubernatorial debate

In 2014, she founded the New Georgia Project , an organization that seeks as its mission to register as many people of color and young voters as possible. Abrams's acknowledgement of the incident came after an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution surfaced showing Abrams helping torch the flag , which at the time pictured a "Stars and Ba...

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  • Trump to Meet Putin Again Next Month After Another White House Reversal
Trump to Meet Putin Again Next Month After Another White House Reversal

Trump said China , too, should be included in the accord. And it includes China, and it includes Russian Federation, and it includes anybody else that wants to play that game. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told reporters Monday that it was "wrong" for the U.S. to cite China as a reason to pull out of the treaty, which he sa...

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  • Trump Considers Tax-Cut Sweetener Days Before Crucial Midterms
Trump Considers Tax-Cut Sweetener Days Before Crucial Midterms

The House approved legislation in late September to make permanent the tax rate cuts approved by Congress in December 2017, but the Senate failed to take up the measure before adjourning for the midterm election campaign. Republicans passed a major tax overhaul last year - the most expansive reform of the United States tax system in more than 30 y...

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  • Taiwan express train derailment kills 22, injures over 130
Taiwan express train derailment kills 22, injures over 130

Some passengers were crushed to death, Ministry of National Defence spokesman Chen Chung-chi said. Hong Kong's broadcaster RTHK reported another passenger saying the train had been preparing to accelerate before overturning and had been shaking intensely, adding that some passengers were asleep at the time of the accident.

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  • Nikki Haley Roasts Elizabeth Warren's 'Failed' DNA Test at Charity Dinner
Nikki Haley Roasts Elizabeth Warren's 'Failed' DNA Test at Charity Dinner

Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and President Donald Trump's ongoing feud over Warren's Native American heritage. She is said to have grown closer to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo which makes her a front runner for the post. The South Carolina-born Haley, meanwhile, is the daughter of immigrants from the Punjab region of India. She said nothing abou...

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  • Saudi King and Crown Prince call Jamal Khashoggi's son to say sorry
Saudi King and Crown Prince call Jamal Khashoggi's son to say sorry

Barring an unlikely "confession" from Prince Mohammed , Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff said Sunday, "the president is going to accept the crown prince's denials like he's accepted Mr Putin's denials and Kim Jong Un's denials". "Would financial sanctions be considered sufficient as to have sent a message to Saudi Arabia that this will never hap...

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  • Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death 'a good first step'
Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death 'a good first step'

Khashoggi's death, and we offer our deepest condolences to his family, fiancée, and friends", she added. "I think it's a good first step, it's a big step". The Saudi prosecutor said on Friday that an investigation showed the death of Saudi national Jamal Khashoggi was a result of a physical altercation at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul tw...

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  • Judge sets February 8 sentencing for Manafort
Judge sets February 8 sentencing for Manafort

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort appeared in court in a wheelchair on Friday as his lawyer expressed concerns about Manafort's health related to his confinement. "The judge agreed to sentence Manafort but not until February 8th", she said. Manafort is now cooperating with prosecutors and that had been delaying his sentencing d...

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  • No breakthrough but new Brexit headache for Theresa May — EU summit
No breakthrough but new Brexit headache for Theresa May — EU summit

The extension idea has angered pro-Brexit U.K. politicians, who see it as an attempt to bind Britain to the bloc indefinitely. The Irish border will be the U.K's only land frontier with the European Union after Brexit. May addressed other European Union leaders before they gathered for a dinner of pan-fried mushrooms and turbot in wheat beer ...

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  • At least 50 killed as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab
At least 50 killed as train runs over Dussehra revellers in Punjab

However, two trains arrived from the opposite direction at the same time giving little opportunity to people to escape, they said. The preliminary report suggests the incident took place following a stampede during Dussehra celebrations, Northern Railways PRO told CNN News18.

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  • Three Arrested Following Fight Outside Proud Boys Manhattan Rally
Three Arrested Following Fight Outside Proud Boys Manhattan Rally

The violence erupted after Gavin McInnes , a founder of the Proud Boys, spoke as an invited guest of the Metropolitan Republican Club in New York City that night, according to local media . "The NYPD is also now reviewing additional video and other evidence from events last night to determine if other crimes were committed and, if so, identif...

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  • Trump praises U.S. congressman from Montana who body-slammed reporter
Trump praises U.S. congressman from Montana who body-slammed reporter

He recalled hearing the story when he was overseas and admitted that at first, he anxious that Gianforte might lose the election. The next day, Gianforte won a special election for Montana's U.S. Trump's comments on Thursday night prompted some criticism, including from Jacobs' publication. "The president of the United States tonight applau...

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  • Barron business community donates meals to investigators working Jayme Closs case
Barron business community donates meals to investigators working Jayme Closs case

Investigators also believe Jayme was at home during the shooting based on details from the 911 call and evidence from the home. Fitzgerald has said Jayme is not a suspect and he again pleaded with the public for any tips on her whereabouts.

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  • Afghanistan delays Kandahar vote after Gen Raziq killed
Afghanistan delays Kandahar vote after Gen Raziq killed

The shooting broke out in the compound of the governor of the embattled southern province of Kandahar , where the Taliban insurgency has been gaining ground. local time raged on for more than one hour. Mattis called the death of Gen. Raziq a "tragic loss of a patriot". Elections are due to be held across most of the rest of Afghanistan on Sa...

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  • Witches plan multiple mass hexes of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Witches plan multiple mass hexes of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

Walker tweeted her confirmation of the vote and her support for the amendment. Secrecy and deception appear to be the norm for the Republican members of the committee. "[Brett Kavanaugh] will be the focal point, but by no means the only target, so bring your rage and all of the axes you've got to grind", the store's invite reads .

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  • 2 die in fighter jet crash in Ukraine, US pilot
2 die in fighter jet crash in Ukraine, US pilot "involved"

Ukrainian officials first reported the incident, noting that two pilots aboard the Su-27 had been killed in the crash during the joint multi-national exercise with US and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation air forces in the Khmelnytskyi region, according to The Associated Press .

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  • 'I would have been dead' says headmistress after college attack in Crimea
'I would have been dead' says headmistress after college attack in Crimea

The investigative committee said initial examinations suggested all the victims died of gunshot wounds, but some reports speak of shrapnel injuries. It also said that the suspect shot himself and his body had been found inside the college. Security on the bridge was tightened after the attack, RIA Novosti reported.

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