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 ...
Mitt Romney, who won the Utah Senate race on Tuesday echoed Ms Collins' words and wrote in a tweet: "It is imperative that the important work of the Justice Department continues, and that the Mueller investigation proceeds to its conclusion unimpeded".
The Nov. 5-10 China International Import Expo , or CIIE, brings thousands of foreign companies together with Chinese buyers in a bid to demonstrate the importing potential of the world's second biggest economy even as China remains embroiled in a trade row with the United States.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged Chinese businessmen to explore investment opportunities in diverse socio-economic sectors of Pakistan. The friendship between the two countries has stood the test of time and has always enjoyed strong vitality.
Citing an unnamed Turkish official, The Washington Post also reported that Khashoggi's body had been dissolved using acid or another chemical agent. While Washington remains " committed " to holding all those responsible for the murder accountable, the Kingdom remains a " solid partner " in the United States effort to " change " Iran's behavior, Pompeo said.
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 ...
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.
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".
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 .
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 .
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
The authorities said they reached their conclusion after studying more than 2,300 hours of surveillance recordings, 220 dashcam video clips, and interviewed the drivers and passengers of 160 vehicles around the site before and after the incident.
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.
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.
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.
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.
She's been sitting in prison ever since with the threat of violent execution hanging over her head. Bibi has always denied blasphemy. However, officials had yet to say if there was any security arrangements for her protection or if she was planning to leave Pakistan.
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.
A 97-year-old woman, two brothers in their 50s and a married couple in their 80s were among the 11 worshippers shot dead at a Pittsburgh synagogue during Sabbath prayers in the deadliest attack ever on America's Jewish community, officials said on Sunday (Oct 28).
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.
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".
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
A rescue operation was launched with police helicopters and hundreds of soldiers saving 34 people, some of whom are in a serious condition. Dozens more were missing, students and civilians whose bus was swept away by flash flooding as they were traveling there.
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".
Meanwhile DeSantis followed the tried-and-tested Trump attack lines - hitting out at Gillum for being soft on crime and wanting to abolish ICE. The documents are related to an ongoing ethics investigation into two trips taken by Gillum with Corey.
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).
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
But the severity of the damage worsened as Trump approached the town of Mexico Beach. "They just snatched my purse out of my hands and ran". In Bay County, home to Mexico Beach and Panama City, 54 percent of customers remained without electricity.
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 ...