• First Muslim women elected to US Congress
First Muslim women elected to US Congress

She is the first Muslim woman and the first former refugee to win from there. Fresh off of becoming the first Somali-American elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar said Wednesday that she's still enjoying being known for her firsts. Both women are critics of US President Donald Trump , and Tlaib also faced arrest two years ago for disrupting T...

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  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of hospital after fall
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of hospital after fall

Stiepleman told the outlet, "I can't promise they were good jokes but they were jokes". Here, take our ribs or other organs, even while we're alive! "I've known her for many, many years ... Mind you. RBG is a cancer survivor, she's had a heart procedure and she's had broken ribs before. and she's bounced back so quickly she was never out of the...

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  • Fly Jamaica Airways Plane En Route To Toronto Crash Lands In Guyana
Fly Jamaica Airways Plane En Route To Toronto Crash Lands In Guyana

Prior to the incident, the airline operated a fleet of one Boeing 757-200 and one Boeing 767-300ER, with the accident reducing the fleet by half. While no injuries were life-threatening, 10 people were taken to a local hospital for an assortment of minor injuries.

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  • Philippines: Court Convicts Imelda Marcos For Graft
Philippines: Court Convicts Imelda Marcos For Graft

She returned to Manila in 1991 after her husband died in Honolulu but in 1993, she was convicted on two criminal corruption charges and sentenced to prison terms of nine to 12 years on each count. The special anti-graft Sandiganbayan court sentenced Marcos, 89, to serve 6 to 11 years in prison for each of the seven counts of violating an anti-cor...

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  • Navy ship takes on water after Tsakos aframax collision
Navy ship takes on water after Tsakos aframax collision

Damages on the ship were also recorded with underwater cameras and all actions, which include recovery plans and oil spill containment, are coordinated with the Norwegian coastal administration. The warship is now in danger of sinking, while the tanker, named the Sola TS , is slightly damaged and did not spill oil. He added that the cause of the a...

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  • Vice President embarks on three-day visit to France
Vice President embarks on three-day visit to France

While in Paris , President Buhari will also join other world leaders to commemorate the centenary anniversary of the Armistice signed on November 11, 1918 between the Allied Forces and Germany in the forest of Compiegne in France to end the First World War.

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  • PG&E says it had transmission line problem near site of Camp Fire
PG&E says it had transmission line problem near site of Camp Fire

ABC7.com reported that 75,000 homes were under evacuation orders along the border of Ventura and Los Angeles counties. One such unofficial report on Woods' feed said seven elderly residents from Feather Canyon Retirement Home were found safe at another retirement home in Oroville.

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  • Trump hopes to meet N.Korea leader next year
Trump hopes to meet N.Korea leader next year

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Tuesday abruptly postponed a meeting with a top North Korean official in NY scheduled for Thursday, in a setback to peace talks between the two countries, AFP reported. He said he wasn't anxious and that sanctions against North Korea remain in full effect. South Korea's foreign ministry said th...

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  • Trump blasts ongoing Florida vote count
Trump blasts ongoing Florida vote count

The Scott campaign was critical of Nelson for bringing in an outside attorney to push for a recount . By law, any race with a lead of 0.5 percent or less triggers a mandatory machine recount . He said officials performing the count do not have the necessary training to match signatures, and that similar laws in other states have been thrown ou...

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  • Florida restores felons’ voting rights, impacting 1.5 million citizens
Florida restores felons’ voting rights, impacting 1.5 million citizens

Before yesterday, the only way to regain voter rights was by being granted clemency by the governor. Constitutional Amendment 4 proposes to immediately restore the lost right to the vast majority of people with felony convictions who have completed their sentences, excluding only those convicted of murder or sex offenses.

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  • Shark attack kills man in Australia's Cid Harbour
Shark attack kills man in Australia's Cid Harbour

The victim was taken by helicopter to the Mackay Base Hospital, 100km to the south, where he died. The death comes just two months after two tourists were injured by sharks in the same area. A 12-year-old girl, Hannah Papps, was attacked in the same harbour while swimming from a yacht the next day, losing a leg. He was suffering significant thi...

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  • Man Fire Drives Through Camp Fire Flames in Northern California
Man Fire Drives Through Camp Fire Flames in Northern California

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says a fire in Northern California is a "very unsafe and serious situation". "Luckily, the fire broke out early enough that there were only a few students there and we had a plan". Other patients were taken to Oroville Hospital in the city of Oroville. Resident Shari Bernacett told the Associated Press she "kno...

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  • GOP keeps Senate control for 2 more years, triumph for Trump
GOP keeps Senate control for 2 more years, triumph for Trump

The results of the midterms - so called because they are held at the midway point within a president's 4-year term - are also widely viewed as a symbolic referendum on the commander-in-chief's performance. With control of the House, Democrats will chair powerful committees and have subpoena power to seek Trump's tax returns and more aggressively in...

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  • Democrats Seek Hearing on Trump's Ouster of Sessions
Democrats Seek Hearing on Trump's Ouster of Sessions

Trump named Matthew Whitaker , a public critic of the investigation, as acting attorney general, prompting an outcry from Democrats and a handful of Senate Republicans who fear Whitaker will try to interfere with the probe. Several Republican senators, including the newly elected Mitt Romney , a former presidential candidate, said that the inve...

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  • Here are the candidates who made history in the 2018 midterms
Here are the candidates who made history in the 2018 midterms

Going into the midterm elections , 19 per cent of the Governor, Senate and House seats were held by women. (3) Marsha Blackburn became the first female US Senator from Tennessee . Women are also more likely to identify as Democrats or lean Democratic, according to a 2018 Pew Research Center survey. "We're kind of just dealing with the logis...

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  • FAA Issues Emergency Directive for Boeing 737s Affecting 246 Planes
FAA Issues Emergency Directive for Boeing 737s Affecting 246 Planes

The new information about Lion Air Flight 610 raises multiple questions investigators will want to examine on the pilots' actions, how flight crews were trained and whether the maintenance performed on the system was adequate, said Roger Cox, a former NTSB investigator.

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  • Kyrsten Sinema takes lead in Arizona Senate race
Kyrsten Sinema takes lead in Arizona Senate race

The suit said doing so is illegal and creates an uneven playing field because other counties stop verifying such ballots after Election Day. Angela Green, the little-known Green Party candidate who dropped out of the race days before the election, only to throw her support behind Sinema, has 43,838 votes.

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  • Fox News doesn’t condone Hannity appearance with Trump
Fox News doesn’t condone Hannity appearance with Trump

The network called Hannitys appearance at the event in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, an " unfortunate distraction " and said it had been addressed. News organizations are not supposed to endorse candidates, and while Fox is generally considered a right-wing news organization, it always strived to be perceived as more news organization than r...

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  • Authorities: 11 shot at Southern California bar
Authorities: 11 shot at Southern California bar

When deputies responded to the scene, he said, shots were still being fired. The gunman is still on the loose, reported ABC7 Eyewitness News, which showed images of the Borderline Bar and Grill, in Thousand Oaks, California , surrounded by dozens of police vehicles.

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  • USA midterm elections broke barriers of race and gender
USA midterm elections broke barriers of race and gender

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 29-year-old Hispanic activist who won a surprising primary victory against a 10-term white incumbent, is the youngest woman elected to Congress . Tlaib, a former member of the Michigan House of Representatives, faced two opponents in the race: Green Party candidate D. Etta Wilcoxon and Working Class Party candidate Sam ...

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