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Andrew Gillum concedes in race for governor to Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum concedes in race for governor to Ron DeSantis Ron DeSantis. 'This has been the journey of our lives. The race between DeSantis, who resigned from Congress earlier this year to run, and Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, was an extraordinarily bitter one. Unofficial results showed Mr Nelson trailing Mr Scott by about 12,600 votes out of the 8.2 million or so cast - a difference of 0.15 percentage points. [Full Article...]

Russia Investigation 'Disgrace To Our Nation,' Says Trump

Russia Investigation 'Disgrace To Our Nation,' Says Trump In a separate tweet , he slammed what he called social media's unfavorable coverage of his administration and the Republicans. "Check out how biased Facebook, Google and Twitter are in favour of the Democrats", he wrote. "I thought (Rubio) was someone who was more principled and Reaganesque and would speak up for American democracy", Boot asserted. They note that "there's already a statut... [Full Article...]

Republican Kevin McCarthy to become next House minority leader

Republican Kevin McCarthy to become next House minority leader Jordan is a leader of the far-right House Freedom Caucus. In the wake of Democrat control, McCarthy is being praised for his pro-life principles. With Ryan headed for the exits , McCarthy, the current No. Senate Democrats reelected Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and Minority Whip Sen. But McCarthy added , "We took a beating inside the suburban areas". [Full Article...]

Five killed in cars as California wildfires cause devastation

Five killed in cars as California wildfires cause devastation She had to turn her vehicle around and head in another direction to escape, but that all the while, it "scared me to death". Forecasts predict continued windy and dry conditions through the weekend, particularly in the northern part of the state, paired with low humidity, a lack of precipitation, and dry vegetation, which are expected to make fire danger worse in some of California's most popu... [Full Article...]

North Korea to expel U.S. citizen who 'illegally entered' country

North Korea to expel U.S. citizen who 'illegally entered' country However, the understated announcement was more likely aimed at reassuring the North Korean military rather than trying to torpedo diplomatic talks, said Choi Kang, vice president of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies in Seoul. Global weapons experts said the officials included a leader of the artillery corps of the Korean People's Army. But nuclear diplomacy has reported no major breakthrough s... [Full Article...]

Palestinian Man Seems to Be Only Victim in Shelling From Gaza

Palestinian Man Seems to Be Only Victim in Shelling From Gaza Qassam members discovered the vehicle and chased it, prompting Israeli airstrikes that killed several people, the group said. No injuries were reported and workers were believed to have evacuated after the warning shots . Firing 10 missiles at the Al-Aqsa TV station, Israeli jets destroyed its headquarters, witnesses said. "In response to yesterday's crime, the joint command of Palestinian ... [Full Article...]

PM May hit by resignations over Brexit draft deal

PM May hit by resignations over Brexit draft deal Parliament will not vote for this and to govern the country, you know you have to have a majority in the house. "And if you can not do that, I respectfully ask you to do the right thing in the national interest and stand down to allow someone from the Brexit camp to take the lead". [Full Article...]

Israeli coalition on brink after 'capitulation' in Gaza

Israeli coalition on brink after 'capitulation' in Gaza Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaks Wednesday at Israel's Parliament in Jerusalem. Mr Lieberman called on all parties to support early elections.... Hamas portrayed the ceasefire as a victory and thousands of residents of the blockaded enclave took to the streets late Tuesday to celebrate. The sudden announcement brought relief to a region that had been paralyzed by hundreds of P... [Full Article...]

Air NZ flight from LA cancelled after tarmac crash

Air NZ flight from LA cancelled after tarmac crash The system automatically pushes the nose down. But if that nose-down command is triggered by faulty sensor readings - as suspected in the Lion Air crash - pilots can struggle to control the plane and it can go into a dive and perhaps crash. [Full Article...]

Beijing welcomes Singapore's efforts in promoting ASEAN-China ties

Beijing welcomes Singapore's efforts in promoting ASEAN-China ties Inward-looking, protectionist policies have gained ground in ASEAN as elsewhere, he said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday night left for a two-day visit to Singapore during which he will attend the East Asia Summit , an ASEAN-India informal meet, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership summit and hold a bilateral meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence . [Full Article...]

Khashoggi killing: 'Tell your boss deed is done'

Khashoggi killing: 'Tell your boss deed is done' I also told Mr Trump [US President] that there is no need to look around for his murderers", Turkey's president said. Riyadh has arrested 18 people over the murder, including 15 members of the death squad. "We gave the tapes". The Turkish president told reporters on his plane back from France that he discussed the Khashoggi case with French, German and United States leaders over dinner. [Full Article...]

Wildfires deadliest on record in California with 31 killed

Wildfires deadliest on record in California with 31 killed The town of Paradise was virtually burned to the ground with some 228 people still unaccounted for. "We thank the tireless efforts of the first responders here in Los Angeles County and across the State". Some knew that their homes were safe for the time being while waiting for a chance to return. The largest of the two blazes, the Woolsey Fire , grew to more than 83,000 acres on Saturday aft... [Full Article...]

Brexit: Britons 'won't need visas for European Union visits'

Brexit: Britons 'won't need visas for European Union visits' On Wednesday afternoon, May will discuss the agreement with her Cabinet. The Prime Minister said that the negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union still face "significant" issues despite the talks that went until the early hours of Monday morning, as both sides are still struggling to bridge the gap over the Northern Irish border, The Guardian reported . [Full Article...]

CNN sues President Trump on behalf of reporter

CNN sues President Trump on behalf of reporter In the statement, Sanders falsely accused Acosta of "placing his hands" on a White House intern as she attempted to aggressively remove the microphone from his hands during a contentious press conference exchange with President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Australian strawberry supervisor 'inserted needles for revenge'

Australian strawberry supervisor 'inserted needles for revenge' She is accused of inserting needles in strawberries while working as a fruit picker in Queensland in September. Queensland Police said it had conducted a "complex" national investigation "with multiple government, law enforcement and intelligence agencies " in order to zone in on Trinh. [Full Article...]

Conjoined twins successfully separated in 6-hour surgery

Conjoined twins successfully separated in 6-hour surgery Crameri said if there were any unexpected problems during the operation, the hospital had all the resources and experts on hand that it would need. Doctors were able to successfully divided the twins' shared liver in the six-hour long operation. [Full Article...]

Former Philippines first lady convicted of embezzling $200M

Former Philippines first lady convicted of embezzling $200M She was sentenced to a minimum of six years to a maximum of 11 years and a month imprisonment. Her husband, Ferdinand Marcos, was ousted by a "people power" revolt in 1986 and died in 1989. Imelda Marcos was the governor of metropolitan Manila during the 1970s when she committed the offenses she was sentenced for on Friday, a scheme that involved shifting about $200 million out of the Philip... [Full Article...]

U.S. to stop refueling planes in Yemen war

U.S. to stop refueling planes in Yemen war The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had "requested cessation of inflight refueling" by the US for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the kingdom's airstrikes. [Full Article...]

Talks between Pompeo and N. Korean official delayed: Yonhap

Talks between Pompeo and N. Korean official delayed: Yonhap North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is likely to pay a visit to Russian Federation this month, South Korea's top diplomat said on Monday. "Ongoing conversations continue to take place", Nauert said. Pompeo's postponement of talks came amid emerging differences between Seoul and Washington, which stations 28,500 troops in the South to protect it from its nuclear-armed neighbor. [Full Article...]

6 injured after Fly Jamaica flight headed to Toronto crash-lands in Guyana

6 injured after Fly Jamaica flight headed to Toronto crash-lands in Guyana Those injured are in non-life-threatening condition and being treated in hospital. The 118 passengers on board the Boeing 757-200 included 82 Canadians. On landing, the emergency services were activated and since then an investigator from the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority has taken responsibility for the crash site. [Full Article...]


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