• Fischer loses Senate Republican leadership contest | Nebraska
Fischer loses Senate Republican leadership contest | Nebraska

Scott holds the narrowest of leads over Nelson. The leadership election comes as incoming freshmen lawmakers are in town for orientation. On the other side of the Capitol, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky won another term leading Republicans and Chuck Schumer of NY won for Democrats .

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  • North Korea to expel US citizen who illegally entered country
North Korea to expel US citizen who illegally entered country

On Friday, the Korean Central News Agency said American national Bruce Byron Lowrance was detained on October 16 for illegally entering the country from China . Even if the test was a message for Washington and Seoul, Friday's report from the North was noticeably less belligerent than past announcements of weapons tests, and did not focus on North...

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  • Camp Fire burns hundreds of homes in Northern California
Camp Fire burns hundreds of homes in Northern California

Fire engines were not able to reach the fire, and firefighters were forced to hike in on foot and hose down vulnerable areas, while a firefighting helicopter hovered overhead. Butte County Sheriff's Office said an evacuation ordered had been issued for the small communities of Stirling City and Inskip. The fires erupted Thursday near the northwe...

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  • Mueller Reportedly Asking about Brexit Proponent Nigel Farage
Mueller Reportedly Asking about Brexit Proponent Nigel Farage

Federal prosecutors are probing whether Mr. Corsi knew WikiLeaks had passed the hacked emails to Roger Stone , a longtime Republican political operative and lobbyist. Stone denies that he ever told Trump about WikiLeaks' dumps before they became public. During the 2016 campaign, Stone publicly bragged about having "backchannel communications" wi...

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  • Palestinians launch dozens of rockets into Israel after raid
Palestinians launch dozens of rockets into Israel after raid

These are serious violations of global humanitarian law and constitute war crimes". Israel has shut down schools and ordered residents to stay near shelters in much of the country's south and in areas around the Gaza strip, which have all seen hundreds of missiles launched since the hostilities started.

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  • Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at border
Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at border

On Tuesday, a couple of dozen migrants scaled the steel border fence to celebrate their arrival, chanting "Yes, we could!" and one man dropped over to the USA side briefly as border agents watched from a distance. Just the prospect of the arrival of large numbers of Central Americans already has fueled opposition of some Tijuana residents. On Wed...

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  • Boeing Kept Pilots in the Dark About Hazards of 737 Model's Feature
Boeing Kept Pilots in the Dark About Hazards of 737 Model's Feature

Investigators are piecing through data from Lion Air Flight 610 to determine the exact cause of the fatal crash, but attention has been focused on this stall-prevention system virtually from the beginning. But according to Muilenburg the company spends "thousands of hours of testing and evaluating and simulating" to give pilots the information ...

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  • China seems committed to COC in South China Sea - Mahathir
China seems committed to COC in South China Sea - Mahathir

China is pushing the RCEP deal - Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong told reporters on Thursday it "will be of great significance for deepening regional cooperation, coping with unilateralism and protectionism, and promoting an open, inclusive and rules-based worldwide trading system".

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  • Israeli defence minister quits after security cabinet accepts Hamas truce
Israeli defence minister quits after security cabinet accepts Hamas truce

The truce, announced on Tuesday by Hamas-led factions, was meant to end two days of Israeli aerial attacks on Gaza after a covert Israeli operation inside the strip, to which Palestinian factions responded with rocket fire. Wednesday morning began quietly, but by the evening Israel had a new defense minister: Benjamin Netanyahu. Palestinian...

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  • Trudeau's Spy Chief Has Heard Audio Recordings in Khashoggi Case
Trudeau's Spy Chief Has Heard Audio Recordings in Khashoggi Case

Turkey has thoroughly investigated the killing of Jamal Khashoggi and has been instrumental in highlighting the journalist's brutal killing by Saudi authorities. President Erdogan said a 15-member team that Turkey says was sent to kill Mr Khashoggi know who is behind the killing as well as the location of his remains.

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  • CNN sues Trump administration over revoked credentials of journalist
CNN sues Trump administration over revoked credentials of journalist

President Donald Trump both defended and distanced himself from acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker during a Friday press conference, at one point lashing out at a CNN reporter who asked if Trump hoped Whitaker would limit the special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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  • Woman Charged Over Strawberry Needle Saga Identified As QLD Farm Supervisor
Woman Charged Over Strawberry Needle Saga Identified As QLD Farm Supervisor

In a statement , the QPS said "investigations were still ongoing" and urged anyone with any other information to get in touch. It is thought she was caught out after her DNA was found on one of the needles found in a contaminated strawberry.

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  • Recordings on Khashoggi's death given to Saudis, US, Britain - Turkey
Recordings on Khashoggi's death given to Saudis, US, Britain - Turkey

He was speaking to reporters before flying to Paris for an global gathering to commemorate the end of World War I. Last month, Saudi Arabia acknowledged that Turkish evidence indicated that the killing was premeditated, shifting its explanation in an apparent effort to ease global outrage over the death.

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  • Yemen president sacks defence and army chiefs amid Hodeida offensive
Yemen president sacks defence and army chiefs amid Hodeida offensive

Saudi Arabia, in a statement released by its embassy in Washington on Friday (local time), said it had chose to request an end to U.S. aerial refuelling for its operations in Yemen because it could now handle it by itself. USA officials, speaking on condition of anonymity Friday to discuss the decision before its announcement, said the end to ref...

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  • Trump rips Macron call for unified European military
Trump rips Macron call for unified European military

This was A bloody war that claimed millions of lives", he said at the airport before his departure. In the four years of fighting, remembered for brutal trench warfare and the first use of gas, France , the British empire, Russian Federation and the United States had the main armies opposing a German-led coalition that also included the Austro-H...

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  • Pompeo to meet senior DPRK official in NY
Pompeo to meet senior DPRK official in NY

North Korea warned last week that it will consider reviving its nuclear weapons program if the United States fails to lift its crippling economic sanctions against the regime. Washington briefed Seoul about the postponement ahead of the announcement, this official added. South Korea's foreign ministry said the meeting delay was "regrettable" bu...

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  • Officials say Fly Jamaica aircraft overshoots runway, multiple injured
Officials say Fly Jamaica aircraft overshoots runway, multiple injured

At a local press conference , it was announced that there were 82 Canadians on board. It says the Boeing 757 aircraft with 118 adults and two infants on board was forced to return to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport minutes after departing for Canada because of technical difficulties and overran the airstrip.

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  • President Trump on Florida, Georgia Election Ballot Chaos:
President Trump on Florida, Georgia Election Ballot Chaos: "Blame the Russians"

Bill Nelson has begun preparing for a potential recount in a race still too close to call against Republican Gov. Rick Scott . In Florida's governor's race, Democrat Andrew Gillum's campaign said Thursday it's readying for a possible recount.

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  • AP closely monitoring Florida governor's race
AP closely monitoring Florida governor's race

DeSantis holds a lead of 38,613 votes out of more than 8.2 million ballots counted - a margin of 0.47 percentage points. Should the races meet the requirements for a recount at that time, every single ballot in the state will be fed into machines for digital tallying.

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  • Republicans File Suit Over Ballot Count In McSally/Sinema Race
Republicans File Suit Over Ballot Count In McSally/Sinema Race

More than 600,000 votes were uncounted in a race where more than 2 million people cast ballots. That's a shift from a race that drew national attention for its tense battle between two candidates vying to be Arizona's first female senator. Voters are called to verify they signed the green envelope of the ballot, which is required by law. "The cou...

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  • Democrats Capture US House Majority, Republicans Retain Control of Senate
Democrats Capture US House Majority, Republicans Retain Control of Senate

Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the US House of Representatives on Tuesday, Fox News and NBC News projected , giving Democrats the opportunity to block Trump's agenda and open his administration to intense scrutiny.

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  • Thousands demand Mueller protection after Trump fires Sessions
Thousands demand Mueller protection after Trump fires Sessions

While Whitaker is now Mueller's ultimate supervisor, it was not immediately clear whether that meant Rosenstein would step aside. Trump repeatedly lamented that he would have never selected Sessions if he had known the attorney general would recuse himself .

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  • Authorities: Gunman shoots 11 at California bar
Authorities: Gunman shoots 11 at California bar

It appears he turned to the right and shot several of the other security and other employees there. then began opening fire inside the nightclub", Dean said. We are still looking for the shooter. The Borderline Bar & Grill lists a "College Country Night" which takes place on Wednesdays, and is said to be popular with students.

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  • Here's how Florida recounts will play out
Here's how Florida recounts will play out

Florida law mandates that races where unofficial results show a margin of 0.5 percent or less will be subject to a machine recount, ordered by Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner. That means as many as 50,000 votes have yet to be counted. Both of them will end up leaving egg on Gillum's face in the end, and making not one whit of meaningful diff...

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  • Judge orders DeBary teen accused of killing mom to remain in detention
Judge orders DeBary teen accused of killing mom to remain in detention

He also reported his mother missing and said there was a van with the engine running sitting in his driveway. The boy used a wheelbarrow and the family van to take his mother's body to the River City Church and buried her under a fire pit, deputies said.

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