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Global Media Out of many, several firsts elected across US in midterms
Author: 0 Out of many, several firsts elected across US in midterms

Rashida Tlaib is one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress and will represent Michigan's 13th Congressional District. Ocasio-Cortez, 28, became an overnight sensation this summer after her upset primary defeat of Rep. While women gained in the House, results were still uncertain in the Senate, where there are now 23 women serving. A previous tally from Rutgers' Center for American Woman and Politics had the current record total of women in the House at 84 and the overall total ...

Global Media US Slams Iran with Crippling Sanctions over Weapons Programs
Author: 0 US Slams Iran with Crippling Sanctions over Weapons Programs

China, India, South Korea, Japan and Turkey - all top importers of Iranian oil - are among eight countries expected to be given temporary exemptions from the sanctions to ensure crude oil prices are not destabilised. Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell has said that the USA move raised economic and security risk internationally and that the European Union would work to realize the 2015 nuclear deal struck with Iran.

Global Media Cameroon separatists seize 78 pupils in campaign for Ambazonia
Author: 0 Cameroon separatists seize 78 pupils in campaign for Ambazonia

While the video could not be independently verified, parents reacted on social media saying they recognized their children in the video. Hundreds have been killed in the past year. "That 79 of our children and three of their staff can be picked up by terrorists", Tchoffo said. Cameroon is split between majority French and minority English speaking regions - a legacy of the United Kingdom and France dividing the country between them after the First World War defeat of the original ...

Global Media Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim Congresswoman: Ilhan Omar set to follow
Author: 0 Rashida Tlaib becomes first Muslim Congresswoman: Ilhan Omar set to follow

The seat Omar won, Minnesota's 5th district, was formerly held by Rep. Keith Ellison, who was the first Muslim to take a seat in Congress. Ellison did not run for re-election as he sought the state attorney generalship. Born in Detroit to Palestinian-American parents, Tlaib served in Michigan's state legislature from 2008 to 2014. For Tlaib, Tuesday's election marks the second time she will have made history in recent years.

Global Media El Chapo jury includes Michael Jackson impersonator
Author: 0 El Chapo jury includes Michael Jackson impersonator

Potential jurors arrived at the courthouse Monday to find it under tight security that included heavily armed officers, some doing sweeps with bomb-sniffing dogs. "I feel very badly about drugs", she said, when Cogan asked about the answer. It is alleged that he spent a quarter of a century smuggling more than 155 tonnes of cocaine into the United States.

Global Media Beto O'Rourke Thanks His Fans After Fierce Senate Race In Texas
Author: 0 Beto O'Rourke Thanks His Fans After Fierce Senate Race In Texas

Ted Cruz has narrowly won reelection against an historic challenge by Beto O'Rourke, who ran a staunchly progressive campaign that refused to appeal to moderates and Republicans in deep-red Texas. Though the senator has since become one of Trump's staunchest defenders, the president nonetheless staged a massive rally in Houston just two weeks before Election Day to ensure his conservative base wouldn't abandon Cruz.

Global Media Utah mayor, guard member killed by trainee in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Utah mayor, guard member killed by trainee in Afghanistan

The Salt Lake Tribune and other media reported on November 3 that North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor was serving with the National Guard when he was killed earlier in the day. He and his wife Jennie have seven children. His remains are scheduled to arrive at Dover Air Force Base in DE on Monday evening. "The sacrifices of you and so many of your comrades", Taylor said, "have made it possible for America to be a source of light, scientific growth, and human progress throughout its entire ...

Global Media Early Voting Totals in 19 States Have Already Surpassed 2014 Midterm Turnout
Author: 0 Early Voting Totals in 19 States Have Already Surpassed 2014 Midterm Turnout

In Carter, 9,722 people have voted so far, more than double the 4,252 votes in 2014. Polk County Supervisor of Elections Lori Edwards said many voters lack a full understanding of the amendments they are voting on. Voting rights groups already were upset that there was only one polling place for the city's 13,000 registered voters. Early voting turnout is up across all demographics but most significantly among the youth vote, a Democratic stronghold.

Global Media Oprah Shocks Georgians While Canvasing for Stacey Abrams
Author: 0 Oprah Shocks Georgians While Canvasing for Stacey Abrams

And so I promise that every single person who votes for Stacey Abrams , you're going to get a new auto! Speaking on CNN's " State of the Union "on Sunday, Abrams called the announcement a distraction and political move to sway voters in the final hours of the race".

Global Media Trump administration to reimpose sanctions on Iran
Author: 0 Trump administration to reimpose sanctions on Iran

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini , along with German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström and Danish Foreign Affairs Ministe Anders Samuelsen held a conference call with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Saturday, to discuss the blowback to the European Union as a result of the reimposition of USA sanctions .

Global Media At least 7 killed as bus carrying Christians attacked in Egypt
Author: 0 At least 7 killed as bus carrying Christians attacked in Egypt

Sources told Ahram Online the buses were using alternative roads to the monastery after the main road was closed a year ago after a similar attack on pilgrims. The Sohag bus had 28 pilgrims, of whom 9 were wounded, including two in serious condition. Bishop Makarios of Minya said the wounded had been taken to a hospital in Beni Mazar, around 200 kilometres (120 miles) south of Cairo .

Global Media US, Turkish Troops Begin Patrolling Syria’s Manbij
Author: 0 US, Turkish Troops Begin Patrolling Syria’s Manbij

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Syria in a phone call on Thursday. "The joint patrol in Manbij between Turkish armed forces and the USA began today at 3.53pm (1253 GMT)", Defence Minister Hulusi Akar told lawmakers, according to state-run news agency Anadolu .

Global Media Turkish prosecutor says Jamal Khashoggi strangled, dismembered
Author: 0 Turkish prosecutor says Jamal Khashoggi strangled, dismembered

Mr Fidan said a meeting with his Saudi counterpart on Monday yielded "no concrete results". The 59-year-old's body "was dismembered and destroyed following his death", according to a report from Irfan Fidan's office. Riyadh's European allies have criticised its initial response and US President Donald Trump said Saudi authorities had staged the "worst cover-up ever" , although he has repeatedly said he would not jeopardise US business with the kingdom.

Global Media 'Father of Taliban' killed in Pakistan attack
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He said the government funded Haq's seminary for institutionalising modern curriculum, while the slain cleric had also backed the government for the anti-polio drive. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has condemned the assasination of Maulana Sami-ul-Haq and sought report from the Inspector General of Punjab police.

Global Media Hillary Clinton on possible run in 2020: 'I'd like to be president'
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton on possible run in 2020: 'I'd like to be president'

Former 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton hinted she may become a 2020 presidential candidate during a Q&A session on " Recode Decode " on Friday evening. It's not clear whether she meant as the real president - Donald Trump - or as the president of a fairy tale world where Clinton decided it would be a good idea to campaign in Wisconsin.

Global Media Pakistan shuts phone networks as anti-blasphemy protests spread
Author: 0 Pakistan shuts phone networks as anti-blasphemy protests spread

Though Asia Bibi walks free from prison, not everyone involved with her case has escaped violence. "It seems that things are still boiling", he advises, "but it seems a bit under control by the government at the moment". Security has been stepped up near the facility where Ms Bibi is being held, authorities said. "Will they let me out, really?" she said. But for now, Asia Bibi's nine-year legal ordeal appears to be over, though new problems, namely new threats against her life, now present ...

Global Media India Gets US Waiver From Iran Sanctions Along With 8 Others
Author: 0 India Gets US Waiver From Iran Sanctions Along With 8 Others

According to sources in the know, India is close to a deal with the United States that will allow it to continue buying crude oil from Iran without attracting any sanction after it agreed to cut imports and escrow payments. I can't go. We're talking. "It seems that the U.S. has no more capability to put countries and global economic enterprises under pressure", the Iranian spokesperson added.

Global Media Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez dedicates goal vs Tottenham to Leicester owner
Author: 0 Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez dedicates goal vs Tottenham to Leicester owner

The helicopter, owned by Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, takes off from the pitch before clearing the stands of the stadium . The new footage does not show the crash, which killed Srivaddhanaprabha, his personal assistant Nusara Suknamai, fellow Leicester employee Kaveporn Punpare, pilot Eric Swaffer and his partner Izabela Roza Lechowicz, who was also a pilot.

Global Media Scheme revealed to make 'false claims' of sexual assault against Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Scheme revealed to make 'false claims' of sexual assault against Robert Mueller

The tale is a convoluted one, and it involves one of Mueller's most vocal critics on the right, a self-identified lobbyist named Jack Burkman , reports CNBC . "The left is trying to defend Mueller against sex assault allegations so they attack me in desperation". The woman - who has since been unreachable - said that the person who contacted her claimed to work for Burkman, the Hill Reporter said.

Global Media Three children killed when struck at Fulton County bus stop
Author: 0 Three children killed when struck at Fulton County bus stop

Alyssa Shepherd, 24, accused of killing three children and seriously wounding one, is facing homicide charges. All three children who were killed reportedly were from the same family. Shepherd was released from jail on a $15,000 bond Tuesday night, according to Fox 59. Slocum said the boy who survived was not related to the children who were killed.

Global Media Meghan Markle comforts emotional fan in New Zealand
Author: 0 Meghan Markle comforts emotional fan in New Zealand

The couple charmed Kiwis yesterday, whether from a simple hug at the airport or from Meghan's speech to guests at last night's function at Government House which was met with thunderous applause. "All that separates, whether of race, class, creed or sex, is inhuman and must be overcome", she said in the words of Kate Sheppard. Harry Smith was holding a sign reading "Hi Harry, I'm Harry" and the duke came over for a chat.

Global Media Kabul attack on election workers kills 1
Author: 0 Kabul attack on election workers kills 1

Voting in Kandahar was postponed after an October 18 attack by a turncoat Afghan guard who opened fire at a high-profile security meeting in the provincial capital that was also attended by American troops. The Kandahar governor's spokesman says major roads throughout the province were closed Friday to all vehicles, except those with prior security clearance.

Global Media Squaring Off in Florida, Candidates Trade Barbs Over Graft and Racism
Author: 0 Squaring Off in Florida, Candidates Trade Barbs Over Graft and Racism

Gillum is running against Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis (Fla.) for the governor's seat, a vacancy that will be left by GOP Gov. Rick Scott. "I go by our polling, our targeting, and everything is going in a good direction", he said. "I did go and see Hamilton ", said Gillum. "I will get all the rooms booked". "Now, I'm not calling Mr. DeSantis a racist", Gillum said, "I'm simply saying the racists believe he's a racist".

Global Media Fil-Am suspect rapped for 13 bombs in mail
Author: 0 Fil-Am suspect rapped for 13 bombs in mail

Among the others Sayoc is alleged to have sent explosives devices were businessman and philanthropist George Soros, Joe Biden, Maxine Waters and former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan. The arrest was made at an AutoZone store in Plantation, Florida. Sayoc targeted individuals who'd been bashed by the president, the packages and his van plastered with pro-Trump, anti-left and anti-media messages all indicating he was politically motivated.

Global Media Turkey demands extradition of 18 Saudis in Khashoggi case
Author: 0 Turkey demands extradition of 18 Saudis in Khashoggi case

In her first television interview since the killing , Ms Hatice Cengiz last Friday recounted the events leading up to their visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct 2, where Mr Khashoggi handed her his two mobile phones and went inside while she waited outside for him to emerge.

Global Media German governing parties punished in state election
Author: 0 German governing parties punished in state election

Merkel standing down from the party chair would allow a new CDU chairman or chairwoman to build a profile before the next national election . However, the SPD's historic losses could mean yet more pain for the chancellor's already troubled government coalition in Berlin .

Global Media Man Taken In Custody In Connection With Mail Pipe Bomb Plot
Author: 0 Man Taken In Custody In Connection With Mail Pipe Bomb Plot

Like earlier targets, both Biden and De Niro have been sharply critical of Trump. "The media has been unbelievably unfair to Republicans , conservatives, and certainly to me", he said Friday. The stickers on the van included " CNN Sucks" and other pro-Trump and anti-Democrat messages, which tracks some of President Trump's campaign-trail rhetoric.

Global Media Florida man arrested in political mail bomb case
Author: 0 Florida man arrested in political mail bomb case

The devices included very common components, making it more hard to get clues from the signature of the bomb. Law enforcement officers were seen on television Friday examining a white van, its windows covered with an assortment of stickers, in the city of Plantation, Florida.

Global Media Prince Harry meets starstruck young fan in Wellington
Author: 0 Prince Harry meets starstruck young fan in Wellington

The super-extra gown that Lady Diana wore when she Wednesday Prince Charles in 1981 inspired a decade of puff-sleeved wedding dresses, while Kate Middleton's iconic 2011 Alexander McQueen dress brought long sleeves and lace back into bridal fashion.

Global Media Japan’s Shinzo Abe To Meet With China’s Xi Jinping
Author: 0 Japan’s Shinzo Abe To Meet With China’s Xi Jinping

For Tokyo , these bilateral talks showcase Japan's commitment to diplomacy, deepen economic engagement with China, and build multilateral trade by accelerating both the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (an alternative to TPP) and trilateral negotiations between for a South Korea , Japan, and China free-trade agreement.

Global Media Florida man arrested in connection with pipe bomb packages
Author: 0 Florida man arrested in connection with pipe bomb packages

Misspellings from his online posts matched mistakes found on the packages, according to an 11-page criminal complaint . Sayoc was charged Friday with transporting explosives across state lines, illegally mailing explosives, threatening former presidents and others, threatening interstate communications and assaulting federal officials, according to charging documents.

Global Media In change of tack, Saudi Arabia says Khashoggi's murder 'premeditated'
Author: 0 In change of tack, Saudi Arabia says Khashoggi's murder 'premeditated'

He said a team of Saudi agents arrived in Turkey on October 1, the day before Khashoggi's death, and some visited the woods around Istanbul; that area has been searched for the journalist's body, which has yet to be found. Khashoggi's eldest son, Salah, has flown out of Saudi Arabia, two sources close to the family said on Thursday. For their part, the Trump administration and the USA defence industry are scrambling to save the few actual deals in a much-touted $110 billion arms package ...

Global Media Migrant Caravan Includes Gang Members or Criminals, Homeland Security Confirms
Author: 0 Migrant Caravan Includes Gang Members or Criminals, Homeland Security Confirms

Trump has used the caravan to bolster his election-season warnings that the U.S.is being infiltrated by illegal immigrants "pouring across the border", whom he has painted with a sinister brush. President Donald Trump says he's " bringing out the military " to address what he's calling a national emergency at the southern border. The officials spoke on a conference call under condition they not be identified by name.

Global Media White House, CNN Engage In War Of Words Over Explosives Packages
Author: 0 White House, CNN Engage In War Of Words Over Explosives Packages

Later, Sanders compared the incident to a supporter of Sen. Trump has had a tense relationship with the media dating back to his presidential campaign and extending into his tenure in the White House . "It is a hard conversation to have to say one side cultivates violence, one side inspires this type of behavior more than the other because you sound partisan when you say it".

Global Media Florida governor candidate DeSantis releases tax returns
Author: 0 Florida governor candidate DeSantis releases tax returns

Gillum's 54% to 42% lead rests on advantages among women (60% back him vs. 34% who say they favor DeSantis ), non-white voters (74% back Gillum, 23% DeSantis), younger voters (60% for Gillum, 33% for DeSantis) and political independents (51% back Gillum, 42% DeSantis).

Global Media Pentagon to send about 800 troops to US-Mexico border
Author: 0 Pentagon to send about 800 troops to US-Mexico border

The New York Times reported on Thursday night that the administration was considering an order that would bar migrants, including those requesting asylum, who try to enter the country from Mexico, a significant escalation of presidential power on immigration policy.

Global Media Donald Trump eyeing 10% tax cut for middle class
Author: 0 Donald Trump eyeing 10% tax cut for middle class

POTUS: "No, no, I'm going through Congress". Trump's move in this regard is seen as an effort to woo the voters ahead of the important mid-term elections. When asked if he would be signing an executive order for the new tax cuts, he said , "I'm going through Congress". Many blame Trump, saying he failed to use his power to set the public agenda to focus voters' attention on the law, instead allowing a parade of controversies - on everything from immigration to tariffs to Vladimir ...

Global Media #WontBeErased is Twitter’s response to Trump’s proposed anti-trans policies
Author: 0 #WontBeErased is Twitter’s response to Trump’s proposed anti-trans policies

More trans people will be assaulted and murdered. Over the weekend, the White House released a memo saying the Department of Health and Human Services is seeking to revise the definition of "sex". Amy Weimer, a primary care physician and the founder of UCLA's Gender Health Program, questioned the accuracy of a test like that, noting that gender is affected by a number of factors other than DNA.

Global Media USA national security adviser says Russian meddling has created 'mistrust'
Author: 0 USA national security adviser says Russian meddling has created 'mistrust'

He argued that, with Russian Federation in violation and other countries not bound by the INF, only the United States remains limited by the treaty. However, whether from the sea or the ground, increased U.S. missile capability has huge significance for China's regional security, which according to Chinese military experts, would require a response.

Author: 0 Angela Merkel to halt Saudi arms sales after Jamal Khashoggi's death

Prosecutors are seeking statements from a total of 45 employees, CNN Turk said. TRT also published photographs showing Khashoggi entering the consulate wearing what appeared to be a black jacket, light gray short and gray trousers. As the investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi continues, Turkish police on Monday found a vehicle belonging to the Saudi consulate and bearing diplomatic plates in a private parking lot in Istanbul's Sultangazi district, where it had been parked ...

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