• Trump faces gridlock after Republicans lose House, keep hold of Senate
Trump faces gridlock after Republicans lose House, keep hold of Senate

Yet Democrats' dreams of the Senate majority as part of a "blue wave" were shattered after losses in Indiana, Tennessee, North Dakota and Texas. In the broader fight for control in the Trump era, the political and practical stakes on Tuesday were sky high.

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  • Beto O'Rourke Loses To Republican Ted Cruz In Texas
Beto O'Rourke Loses To Republican Ted Cruz In Texas

O'Rourke's campaign drew support from various celebrity figures, including singer Beyoncé, National Basketball Association star LeBron James and country music legend Willie Nelson. He set fundraising records and made Cruz work for the victory, but Cruz ultimately pulled out a three-point victory. For months, Cruz refused to entertain the notion t...

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  • PM urges Chinese businessmen to seize investment opportunities in Pakistan
PM urges Chinese businessmen to seize investment opportunities in Pakistan

Khan is on a four-day visit to China and the two countries have reaffirmed to strengthen the "China-Pakistan All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership" - Beijing and Islamabad considers each other as "iron brothers". Asked about the cooperation on counter-terrorism, Kong said: "all areas of cooperation have been covered and we also expressed ...

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  • Claims Khashoggi's body 'dissolved' after Istanbul murder
Claims Khashoggi's body 'dissolved' after Istanbul murder

A top Turkish official has said he believes Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid after being cut up. "But now we see that they didn't just cut it up, they dissolved the body". In a column for the Post Friday, Cengiz called her fiance's death "barbaric and ruthless". It was later discovered that he had been killed while inside, a...

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  • Mayor of Utah city killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan
Mayor of Utah city killed in 'insider attack' in Afghanistan

Taylor served on the North Ogden City Council starting in 2009, and became mayor in 2013, according to his biography on the city website. Swanson described Taylor as a "one of a kind" person. Herbert in a statement says Taylor gave "the ultimate sacrifice" and was a "brave and selfless soldier". "We must rally around his family", he added.

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  • Nigerian army's defense after shooting protesters? Trump's remarks on the migrant caravan
Nigerian army's defense after shooting protesters? Trump's remarks on the migrant caravan

We're going to consider it, and I told them, consider it a rifle. "They want to throw rocks at our military, [then] our military fights back", he continued . Earlier in a statement responding to Trump's remarks, Amnesty International's Secretary General Kumi Naidoo said: "We reject these vicious policies".

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  • Early voting in Oklahoma starts Thursday for midterms
Early voting in Oklahoma starts Thursday for midterms

More people than ever are returning their ballots by mail or dropping them off at a local election location rather than voting in a booth on Election Day. There are more than 13 million registered voters in Florida, where the governor's office and a Senate seat are in play. During the 2014 midterm election, 791,000 total early votes were cast.

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  • Brian Kemp opens 'cyber crimes' probe into Georgia Democrats
Brian Kemp opens 'cyber crimes' probe into Georgia Democrats

Attempting to quiet rumours that she would run for president in 2020, Oprah said: "I'm not here because I'm making some grandstand for myself". The issue of voter suppression has been central to the governor's race in Georgia where Republican candidate Brian Kemp serves as secretary of state, the office that oversees the voter rolls.

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  • Iran seeks European assurances as USA oil sanctions loom
Iran seeks European assurances as USA oil sanctions loom

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday announced exemptions for eight countries, without naming them. No names had been mentioned, but Japan, South Korea, India and maybe China were expected to be included. United States oil futures climbed to a four-year high near US$77 a barrel last month on growing concerns there could be a shortage as s...

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  • Turkish-US Patrols of Syria's Manbij May Start 'Today or Tomorrow'
Turkish-US Patrols of Syria's Manbij May Start 'Today or Tomorrow'

Turkey considers the YPG a terrorist group because of its links to the Kurdish insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Kurdish news agency Hawar News reported that the joint patrols took place 19 kilometers from the city with three U.S. Turkish and United States soldiers have begun joint patrols around the city of Manbij in northern Syria aimed at av...

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  • Jho Low maintains innocence despite USA charges over 1MDB
Jho Low maintains innocence despite USA charges over 1MDB

Police in Malaysia said in July that Low had fled Macau to an unknown destination. In a video to promote his family's company, Jynwel, Low said he early on wanted to be a brain surgeon but gradually grew more interested in business and politics while attending meetings with his father.

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  • Khashoggi was strangled, dismembered immediately after entering Saudi consulate: Turkish prosecutor
Khashoggi was strangled, dismembered immediately after entering Saudi consulate: Turkish prosecutor

The Turkish prosecutors also said discussions about the case between Turkish officials and visiting Saudi prosecutor Saud Al Mojeb have yielded "no concrete results". The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul was a violation of worldwide law, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wedn...

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  • Maulana Samiul Haq - life in focus
Maulana Samiul Haq - life in focus

Media reports said that a security guard of the deceased cleric was critically wounded. Prime Minister Imran Khan , who is now in China for an official visit, said the country had been deprived of an important religious leader whose services would always be remembered.

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  • SHERIFF: Parents should check sex offender registry before trick-or-treating
SHERIFF: Parents should check sex offender registry before trick-or-treating

Long admitted that some of the more than 50 sex offenders in the county were not happy with the "preventive measure". 'But I'm not in the business of making them happy. Only a fraction of Vermont's sex offenders make it on the state's public registry. Sheriff Long insists he has taken the unusual measure to ensure local children are kept safe.

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  • Hillary Clinton: Yes, I Might Run For President Again In 2020
Hillary Clinton: Yes, I Might Run For President Again In 2020

Two recent comments have fanned speculation that Hillary Clinton might be thinking about running for president again in 2020 - though some of her allies are now trying to throw cold water on the idea. And they're going to spend most of their time trying to go after Donald Trump as a terrible human being which we all already know he is and i...

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  • Freed! Pakistan court acquits Christian on death row for blasphemy
Freed! Pakistan court acquits Christian on death row for blasphemy

The TLP's leadership called for the death of Nasif, the chief justice, and two other judges on the panel. He also called for the ouster of Khan's new government and urged army officers to rise up against powerful military chief General Lamar Jawed Baja.

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  • Bus crashes into river after passenger and driver fight
Bus crashes into river after passenger and driver fight

It doesn't look as if the driver had time even to hit the brakes before the bus went off the bridge. The video shows the driver and the passenger attacking each other as the vehicle turns into the opposite lane, hits the guardrail and falls off a bridge over the Yangtze River and into the water.

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  • White House reimposes oil sanctions on Iran with little global support
White House reimposes oil sanctions on Iran with little global support

US President Donald Trump announced in May America's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, warning that any countries or companies that conduct transactions with Tehran could face secondary sanctions. "We will continue to discuss our Iran policy with our counterparts around the world and the implications of our re-imposition of sanctions previou...

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  • Heartbroken Riyad Mahrez Pays Emotional Tribute To Leicester City Owner
Heartbroken Riyad Mahrez Pays Emotional Tribute To Leicester City Owner

Tributes from fans and players have continued to grow outside the club's North Stand while a group of Buddhist monks held a service on Tuesday. Floodlights at the club's King Power Stadium will have attracted moths which draw in birds, one theory raised in an online forum for professional pilots suggests.

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  • Robert Mueller May Be Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault by Paid Women
Robert Mueller May Be Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault by Paid Women

In her emails, "Lorraine" said the man alleged he could help her pay off some of her family's $30,000+ credit card debt in exchange for her making accusations of sexual misconduct and workplace harassment against Mr Mueller , whom she told the journalists she worked with in the 1970s.

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  • 3 kids killed, 1 hurt while waiting for school bus in Indiana
3 kids killed, 1 hurt while waiting for school bus in Indiana

An 11-year-old boy, Maverik Lowe, suffered multiple broken bones and was flown to a local hospital. A warrant for her arrest included "three felony charges of reckless homicide", as well as "a misdemeanor count for passing a school bus, with the stop arm extended, causing injury", IN state police said IN a news release posted on Twitter.

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  • Asia Bibi: Pakistan lifts Christian woman's death sentence for blasphemy
Asia Bibi: Pakistan lifts Christian woman's death sentence for blasphemy

Later on, in 2010, a court in district Nankana awarded her capital punishment, which was later challenged and upheld by a two-member bench of Lahore High Court in 2014. Before the verdict, Bibi's lawyer told AP: "I have lost my health ". His announcement is a victory for human rights activists, who say religious minorities in Pakistan are rout...

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  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry pass on baby bump greetings
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry pass on baby bump greetings

The pomp of 21-gun salutes and military bands on Government House's green lawn on Sunday will be world's apart from the fly fishing and whale watching of Meghan's last tour. It's a message the duchess has effectively spread as she's toured Australia, Fiji and Tonga in the past 10 days, and now New Zealand. What's on the menu for the couple is b...

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  • Pittsburgh mayor opposes Trump's call to arm synagogues
Pittsburgh mayor opposes Trump's call to arm synagogues

A mostly elderly group of 11 people were gunned down in the bloody assault on the Tree of Life synagogue on Saturday morning by a shooter who said he "wanted all Jews to die", while six more were wounded in the attack. Brothers Cecil, 59, (right) and David (left) Rosenthal 54, were both disabled and volunteered at the synagogue. "When people ...

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  • Afghanistan: voting in Kandahar, a week after the rest of the country
Afghanistan: voting in Kandahar, a week after the rest of the country

Kandaharians will cast their votes in 173 polling stations across the province. On October 23, Taliban forces abducted 20 Afghans in Farah Province because of participating in the country's parliamentary elections and killed two of them.

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