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  • Trump tries to deflect blowback after attacking admiral

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    The president had criticized retired Admiral William McRaven over the time it took U.S. forces to find and kill Osama bin Laden.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:03:13 -0500
  • A Former Judge Beat His Wife Years Ago. This Weekend, She Was Killed.

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    A former Ohio judge who served time in prison for brutally attacking his then-

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:31:19 -0500
  • California fights wildfires year-round now: 'There's no such thing as a fire season'

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    Fire Captain Scott McLean said there’s no such thing as a “fire season” in California anymore. He said Cal Fire and the public need to be prepared for wildfires year-round now.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:04:37 -0500
  • Searchers Rake Through California's Camp Fire Hellscape, Counting The Dead

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    The now-infamous Camp fire continues to burn throughout northern California,

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:55:03 -0500
  • Here are all the holiday deals at Best Buy

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    Thanksgiving is nearly here and many retailers have already begun rolling out

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:28:20 -0500
  • White House Issues New 'Rules' For Press Corps After Acosta Battle

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    The White House issued a new set of "rules" for journalists in attendance at

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 06:21:36 -0500
  • Thousands evacuated as Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts

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    Nearly 4,000 people were evacuated on Monday from areas around Guatemala's Fuego volcano, which began violently erupting overnight, the country's disaster agency Conred said. The volcano spewed out dangerous flows of fast-moving clouds of hot ash, lava and gas early Monday and more than 2,000 people had taken refuge in shelters so far, officials from the agency told reporters. More dangerous flows of hot ash and lava could be expelled, said Juan Pablo Oliva, the head of the country's seismological, volcanic and meteorological institute Insivumeh.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:44:07 -0500
  • A firefighter rescued a cat from the Paradise fire and she won't leave him alone

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    Get ready to sob, because this newfound friendship will pull every single heartstring you have.  While raking through debris from the devastating Camp Fire that destroyed Paradise, CA, firefighter Ryan Coleman came across a fluffy gray cat. Deciding that Coleman was her human, the friendly cat scaled his body and settled down on his shoulders.  SEE ALSO: Some good news: Doughnut the 28-pound cat has a new home Already comfortable with her new companion, the cat rode around on his shoulders and affectionately rubbed her face on his stubble.  In a video posted to Facebook last week, the absolute floof wrapped herself around Coleman's neck while he surveyed the remnants of Paradise.  The Camp Fire has been burning through Butte County in Northern California for nearly two weeks. It has claimed 77 victims since erupting on Nov 8, and destroyed more than 10,500 homes over 150,000 acres since.  The state's forestry and fire protection agency estimates that the fire won't be fully contained until Nov 30.  WATCH: Oprah's Favorite Things list will get you through the holiday shopping mania

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:41:27 -0500
  • Matt Whitaker Repeatedly Revised Financial Disclosure Forms Following AG Appointment

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    WASHINGTON ― Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has revised his ethics

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 19:40:00 -0500
  • On patrol with the Iraqi militia hunting the last remnants of the Islamic State group

    Photojournalist Sebastian Backhaus shares his images taken while embedded with the al-Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:05:42 -0500
  • Advance guard of caravan reaches U.S. border — and waits

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    Migrants traveling through Mexico as part of highly publicized — and highly politicized — caravans finally began to arrive in Tijuana by the hundreds last week,

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:46:12 -0500
  • Washington Post Publisher Blasts Trump’s Response to Khashoggi Murder

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    The publisher of the Washington Post blasted President Trump’s response to the Saudi-state-sponsored assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday. “President Trump’s response to the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a betrayal of long-established American values of respect for human rights and the expectation of trust and honesty in our strategic relationships,” publisher Fred Ryan said in a statement released Tuesday. Ryan’s reaction came just hours after Trump released a statement indicating he would not pursue further punitive measures against Saudi Arabia beyond the sanctions imposed earlier this month against 17 individuals believed to have been involved in Khashoggi’s assassination at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:28:27 -0500
  • Woman Accused Of Duping People On GoFundMe Claims She Was ‘Duped’ Herself

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    The woman at the center of an elaborate GoFundMe scam that used a fictitious

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 05:03:11 -0500
  • Top Yemen rebel calls for halt to military operations

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    A high-ranking Yemeni rebel official urged his leadership Monday to freeze military operations and stop firing missiles into Saudi Arabia as the UN prepares for peace talks. Mohammed Ali al-Huthi, head of the Huthi insurgents' Higher Revolutionary Committee and an influential political figure, tweeted that he also wants his group to announce "readiness to suspend and halt all military operations".

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 02:54:32 -0500
  • Michelle Wolf Bashes WHCA Over 2019 Speaker Choice: 'Cowards'

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    Michelle Wolf, the comedian whose no-holds-barred speech at this year's White

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:33:52 -0500
  • Grim search for 993 missing after deadliest California wildfire

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    The number of believed missing fell 283 late on Sunday, down from 1,276 people, the Butte County Sheriff's Office said in a statement, but gave no other details. The blaze ignited on Nov. 8 was 65 percent contained, up from 60 percent earlier in the day. The death toll far surpasses the previous fatality record from a single California wildfire - 29 in the Griffith Park fire of 1933 in Los Angeles - and already ranks among the deadliest U.S. wildfires since the turn of the last century.

    Sun, 18 Nov 2018 23:30:19 -0500
  • In year of Democratic hopes, GOP comes out on top in Florida

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    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — This was the year Florida's Democrats spoke ambitiously of ending their 20-year journey in political exile in this battleground state. Instead, election results after a tense and bruising recount showed Republicans coming out on top for governor and even picking up a U.S. Senate seat.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:11:34 -0500
  • U.S. 'standing with Saudi Arabia'

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    Trump says the U.S. won't punish Saudi Arabia, Ivanka Trump under fire for using private email for government business and the TOMS founder will donate $5 million to end gun violence.

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:54:42 -0500
  • Meghan Markle's Half-Sister Is Plotting To Upstage The Royal Birth With Tell-All Book

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    Meghan Markle's half-sister, Samantha Grant, wants to keep the spotlight on

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:25:50 -0500
  • Airbnb removes listings in West Bank settlements

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    Home-renting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday that it would remove listings in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, enclaves that most world powers consider illegal for taking up land where Palestinians seek statehood. "We concluded that we should remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank that are at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians," a statement on the Airbnb website said. "Our hope is that someday sooner rather than later, a framework is put in place where the entire global community is aligned so there will be a resolution to this historic conflict and a clear path forward for everybody to follow." An Airbnb spokesman said the decision, affecting some 200 listings, would take effect in the days ahead. There was no immediate response from the government of Israel, which captured the West Bank in the 1967 Middle East war, nor from Palestinian authorities. Some 500,000 Israelis live in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, areas that are also home to more than 2.6 million Palestinians. Oded Revivi, mayor of the West Bank settlement of Efrat and a representative of the umbrella settler council Yesha, described the Airbnb decision as contrary to its mission, as stated on the website, of "help(ing) to bring people together in as many places as possible around the world". "When they make such a decision, they get involved with politics, which ... is going to defeat the actual purpose of the entreprise itself," he told Reuters. 

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:58:59 -0500
  • Travel Deals Tuesday: 2018 Black Friday And Cyber Monday Travel Deals

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    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are often synonymous with TV sales, promotions

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:09:56 -0500
  • Libya Oil Boss Sees Country Exempted From Future OPEC+ Cuts

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    “The OPEC community has understood the difficulties we face –- Libya has withheld more than any other country from the global market,” National Oil Corp. Chairman Mustafa Sanalla wrote in a phone message. OPEC and its allies are considering cutting oil output in 2019 as the group is increasingly concerned about the potential for oversupply. Libya, along with Nigeria, has been exempt from cuts since January 2017 due to domestic conflict.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 07:46:33 -0500
  • Trump Says U.S. To Stand By Saudi Arabia Even If MBS Ordered Khashoggi Murder

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    The United States will continue to back Saudi Arabia even if Saudi Crown

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:59:46 -0500
  • Twitter CEO Dorsey sparks India social media storm

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    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been accused of inciting hate against India's highest caste after being photographed holding a poster declaring "smash Brahminical patriarchy" during a visit to the country. Dorsey was snapped holding the offending poster alongside six women who participated in a discussion last week on the role of Twitter in India, where caste is a flashpoint issue and grievances can turn violent. "Do you realise that this picture has potential of causing communal riots at a time when several States are going to Assembly Elections in India," tweeted Indian police officer Sandeep Mittal.

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 04:44:02 -0500
  • The Latest: Gunman killed himself after shot by police

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    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shootings at a Chicago hospital (all times local):

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:46:27 -0500
  • Brenda Snipes Resigns as Broward Election Supervisor

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    Brenda Snipes submitted her resignation as Broward County, Florida’s chief of elections on Sunday after coming under fire for a host of problems that plagued the county during the midterms and over her 15 years in the position. The resignation is expected to kick in sometime in January, leaving the appointment of a new elections supervisor up to incoming Republican governor Ron DeSantis. “There was no way as governor that I was going to let her preside over another election down there after all the problems that they had,” DeSantis said on Fox News Monday morning.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:53:13 -0500
  • Trump administration calls U.S. judge's asylum ruling 'absurd'

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    Trump cited an overwhelmed immigration system for his recent proclamation that officials will only process asylum claims for migrants who present themselves at an official entry point along the U.S.-Mexico frontier. The Justice Department on Tuesday said it was "absurd" that Tigar allowed civil rights groups to have the ability "to stop the entire federal government from acting so that illegal aliens can receive a government benefit to which they are not entitled." The asylum ruling came as thousands of Central Americans, including a large number of children, are traveling in caravans toward the U.S. border to escape violence and poverty at home. "We look forward to continuing to defend the Executive Branch's legitimate and well-reasoned exercise of its authority to address the crisis at our southern border," the Justice Department said.

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:16:07 -0500
  • The Best Black Friday 2018 Vacuum Deals That Don't Suck

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    It might not be the most fun item on your wishlist, but snagging a good deal

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 18:14:54 -0500
  • The Best Black Friday 2018 Fashion Deals On Clothes, Shoes And Accessories

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    Start pre-filling your carts now, because all of the best Black Friday and

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:59:34 -0500
  • Sotomayor To Kavanaugh: Welcome To The Supreme Court 'Family'

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    Justice Sonia Sotomayor has told CNN that Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been

    Sun, 18 Nov 2018 21:47:03 -0500
  • Cruise ship victim's son and daughter speak out

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    The son and daughter of a woman who mysteriously died aboard a cruise ship speak out exclusively to ABC News.

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:01:54 -0500
  • Finnish President: I Didn't Talk To Trump About Raking To Prevent Wildfires

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    The president of Finland said Sunday that he didn't recall mentioning the use

    Sun, 18 Nov 2018 20:35:25 -0500
  • Auto titan Ghosn under arrest, faces ouster at Nissan

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    Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn faces being fired this week after being arrested in Japan over allegations of financial misconduct, the firm said Monday, in a stunning fall from grace for one of the world's best-known businessmen. Ghosn's arrest and his likely dismissal from Nissan, as well as possibly from Mitsubishi and Renault, sent shockwaves through the auto industry, where he is a towering figure, credited with turning around several major manufacturers. Nissan's board will meet Thursday to decide his fate, and Mitsubishi said it would propose he be dismissed as chairman "promptly." Renault said its board would meet "shortly", after Ghosn was detained over allegations including underreporting his income.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:37:04 -0500
  • Jonestown massacre: 40 years later

    “Drinking the Kool-Aid” is a phrase bandied about regularly in corporate life, especially when someone wants to take a dig at people with a cult-like belief in a business philosophy or those who fanatically follow a misguided leader. Nov. 18 marked the 40th anniversary of the mass murder-suicide of more than 900 people. Most of them were Americans who were members of a California-based cult called the Peoples Temple of the Disciples of Christ, run by the Rev. Jim Jones, and most died by drinking cyanide-laced Flavor Aid, which led to the Kool-Aid saying.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 07:26:45 -0500
  • Chicago hospital shooting: Gunman dead after killing three, including police officer

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    At least three people, including a police officer, were killed at a Chicago hospital on Monday during a shooting rampage that began with an argument in the car park. The violence only ended when police engaged in a shootout with the gunman inside Mercy Hospital. "We have four deceased individuals: police officer, two female staff employees at the hospital, and the offender," police Superintendent Eddie Johnson told journalists. The gunman killed the first victim - a woman who was in a "domestic relationship" with him - during an argument in the car park, then fired at police when they got to the hospital, and ran inside, Mr Johnson said. Additional police - including SWAT officers - arrived at the scene, and "engaged the offender for several minutes in the hospital, with gunshots being fired by the offender and by the police," he said. During the shootout, the gunman killed a second woman when she emerged from a lift, Mr Johnson said. The shooter was also fatally wounded, but it was unclear if he killed himself or was killed by police. The first victim died during an argument in the car park Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images North America Officer Samuel Jimenez, who joined the Chicago police force last year, died during the gun fight, officials said. The 28-year-old was married with children and the second Chicago officer killed in the line of duty this year. "There’s no doubt in my mind that all of those officers who responded were heroes and they saved a lot of lives, because we just don't know how much damage he (the gunman) was prepared to do," Mr Johnson said. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said: "This tears at the soul of our city. It is the face and consequence of evil." Patients described being alarmed by the sound of gunshots outside Mercy Hospital and seeing a man apparently walking with a woman in the car park before shooting her three times in the chest. "Once she fell to the ground, he stood over her and shot her three more times," bystander James Gray told reporters, adding that the attack played out "like a movie scene." TV footage showed terrified patients and staff filing out of the hospital into a car park with their hands in the air after officers flooded the area. Police and firefighters salute an ambulance carrying the body of Officer Samuel Jimenez Credit: Armando L. Sanchez/ Chicago Tribune Patient Hector Avitia told the local CBS television affiliate he was with his wife waiting for test results when he saw a gunman dressed in black fire on someone on the ground several times in the car park. "Then almost immediately, an officer was already coming in an SUV, and (the assailant) exchanged fire at them and then reloaded and shot the person on the ground again," another witness said. "And then he made his way into the hospital and more shots were fired." The shooting followed a series of recent high-profile gun rampages that have fuelled calls for gun control measures in a country plagued by gun violence. Less than two weeks earlier, a gunman killed 12 people in a California music bar packed with college students. That came after the worst anti-Semitic attack in modern US history, when a gunman opened fire on congregants at a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh on October 27. Samuel Jimenez died responding to the incident Bypassers alerted to the latest incident spoke of hearing between six and nine gunshots that initially sounded like construction noise. "I am scared as hell. I have never been so scared, I hear of shootings going on every day at people's workplaces, but not where I work at," an employee of the hospital's family clinic told the ABC affiliate. Mercy, founded in 1852, has locations throughout Chicago and provides outpatient treatment and acute inpatient care, boasting doctors who are leaders in their field. Another hospital employee quoted by the Chicago Tribune said she was in her office when a notice came over a public address system telling those in the hospital to lock their doors. "I don't know what happened," the unnamed employee told the Tribune. "They told us to run, so we did." Gun murders per 100,000 residents Chicago has in recent years earned an unwelcome distinction for its violence. From 2015 to 2017 the city registered nearly 1,900 murders - a period during which the next-closest city, Baltimore, registered around 1,000. However, the city is not in the top ten for murders nationwide, per capita. St. Louis in Missouri has had the nation's highest murder rate since 2014, with 66.1 murders per 100,000 people in 2017, according to the FBI’s most recent yearly statistics, released in September. It was followed by Baltimore (55.8 per 100,000), Detroit (39.8 per 100,000), New Orleans (39.5 per 100,000) and Baton Rouge, Louisiana (38.3 per 100,000). Chicago ranked 14th among cities with at least 100,000 people in 2017. Its 653 murders, measured against a population of more than 2.7 million, translated to a murder rate of 24.1 homicides per 100,000. That was less than half the rate in St. Louis and Baltimore and below the rates of cities including Cleveland; Memphis, Tennessee; and Newark, New Jersey.  

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:36:20 -0500
  • The Latest: Israeli education minister to stay in government

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    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the political turmoil in Israel (all times local):

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:57:19 -0500
  • Turkey says it may seek U.N. inquiry if impasse in cooperation with Saudis

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    Turkey is not entirely satisfied with the level of cooperation it is receiving from Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and may seek a formal United Nations inquiry over the issue if its liaising with Riyadh comes to an impasse, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters in Washington after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Cavusoglu said Turkey has shared the latest information on the Khashoggi killing with the United States and repeated Ankara's stance that the truth had to come out on who gave the orders to kill the journalist.

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:27:36 -0500
  • The Ultimate Roundup Of Black Friday And Cyber Monday Deals For 2018

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    Whether you're looking for the best deal on KitchenAid mixer, the lowest

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:13:36 -0500
  • Where To Get The Best Cyber Monday Deal On A PlayStation 4

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    The hunt for the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals is on, which means

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:11:14 -0500
  • Meet the Ruger American Pistol: The Most Deadly Gun on the Planet?

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    We take a look. 

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 09:34:00 -0500
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Responds To 'Basic Civics' Jab From Sarah Palin

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    She's not been sworn into office yet, but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is already

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 18:01:01 -0500
  • S. Korea's Jeju Air in $4.4 bn 40-plane Boeing order

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    South Korean budget carrier Jeju Air has ordered 40 airplanes from US manufacturer Boeing for $4.4 billion, the airline said on Tuesday, one of the country's largest-ever aircraft purchases. Jeju Air is placing firm orders for 40 B737-MAX 8 models, with deliveries running from 2022 to 2026, with options for 10 more, it said in a regulatory filing. "The latest deal... will help us replace the existing fleet with next-generation airplanes, maintain price competitiveness and grow into a next leading air carrier," the firm said in a statement.

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 03:07:44 -0500
  • Easy Turkey Breast Recipes If You Don't Feel Like Cooking A Whole Bird

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    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:01:00 -0500
  • Multiple victims after shots fired at Chicago hospital: police

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    Heavy police response incoming," Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted. At least "one possible offender" had been shot and there were "multiple" other victims, he added. "A #ChicagoPolice officer has been shot in the active shooter incident at Mercy Hospital.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:37:18 -0500
  • Democrats received almost as many midterms votes as Trump in presidential election – results show it's a 'a crazy number'

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    America’s midterm elections saw Democrats win an unprecedented number of votes for an opposition party thanks to high turnout numbers. Democratic candidates are forecast to receive more than 60.5 million votes in total for the house once the final ballots have been counted. If accurate, the figure would be the closest an opposition party has come in a midterm election to matching the president’s backing two years earlier.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 07:52:00 -0500
  • Couple killed in crash driving to their wedding

    HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) — Family and friends are mourning a couple killed in a fiery chain reaction crash while driving to their wedding in Pittsburgh.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:43:56 -0500
  • Kansas County Official Who Made 'Master Race' Remark Resigns

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    A Kansas county official has tendered his resignation amid backlash over

    Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:48:14 -0500
  • Google-Temasek study sees $240 billion Southeast Asia internet economy by 2025

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    Southeast Asia's internet economy is expected to exceed $240 billion by 2025, a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed, a fifth more than previously estimated, as more consumers use their smartphones to go online. The latest report released on Monday adds new sectors such as online food delivery, as well as subscription music and video on demand. It estimated that the gross merchandise value (GMV) of the region's internet economy has reached $72 billion in 2018, rising 37 percent from the year earlier.

    Sun, 18 Nov 2018 23:07:58 -0500
  • Recounts in some undecided midterm races conclude

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    Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson conceded in their respective governor's and Senate races in Florida, while the question of who will be voted speaker of the House remains.

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:43:10 -0500
  • Twitters Users Shocked By Mom's Instagram Post Lamenting Son's Lack Of 'Likes'

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    An Atlanta woman is under fire after griping on Instagram that posts featuring

    Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:08:42 -0500
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