• Active shooter reported at bar holding college event
Active shooter reported at bar holding college event

Initial reports indicated that a man had opened fire with a semi-automatic gun at about 11.20pm. Another witness said he was at the front door of the bar when the shooter began firing. The Los Angeles Times reports an event for college students was due to be held at the venue tonight. Another witness said he saw a security guard being shot as...

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  • Women, and Especially Women of Color, Made History Last Night
Women, and Especially Women of Color, Made History Last Night

The high-profile midterm cycle that produced a record number of women contenders and candidates of colour means a number of winners will take office as trailblazers. Democrat Mike Espy, who will face Mississippi Republican Representative Cindy Hyde-Smith in a December runoff, could become the state's first black senator since Reconstruction.

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  • US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at Donald Trump's request
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at Donald Trump's request

Matthew G. Whitaker , Sessions' chief of staff, will now become acting attorney general , and he will also oversee the Russian Federation investigation that the president often refers to as a "witch hunt". Despite this warning, Romero was far from upset about Sessions' exit, calling him "the worst attorney general in modern American history". He...

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  • In a first, 2 Muslim women get elected in US Congress
In a first, 2 Muslim women get elected in US Congress

It was an easy win on Tuesday - her race was uncontested by any candidate from another major party. She will succeed the first Muslim congressman, Keith Ellison, who vacated the seat to run in Minnesota's attorney general race. In August, she emerged as the victor of a Democratic primary for a seat vacated by John Conyers, a longtime liberal lion w...

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  • 'El Chapo' Trial: Trial of alleged drug kingpin to begin in US
'El Chapo' Trial: Trial of alleged drug kingpin to begin in US

Guzman was extradited to the United States from Mexico on January 19, 2017, after escaping twice from Mexican prisons before being captured again. The courthouse is also being guarded with heavily armed officers and bomb-sniffing dogs. Both were dismissed. One said she "read (Guzman's) family will come after jurors and their families" and the oth...

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  • Wisconsin community mourns deaths of 3 Girl Scouts, 1 parent
Wisconsin community mourns deaths of 3 Girl Scouts, 1 parent

Police questioned one adult and three children who were present at the day care center. The grandmother of one of three Girl Scouts killed in a Wisconsin hit-and-run crash says the child dreamed of being an animator and shared a love of crafts with her mom, who also died in the accident.

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  • As US Speaker, Nancy Pelosi To Return As Washington's Most Powerful Woman
As US Speaker, Nancy Pelosi To Return As Washington's Most Powerful Woman

The verdicts in the House and Senate were based on incomplete results as vote counting continued across the country and some states were still voting in a congressional election cast as an unofficial referendum on Trump. The Republican incumbent had been branded Barbara "Trumpstock" by Democrats in a race that pointed to Trump's unpopularity amon...

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  • Police search for motive in Florida yoga studio killings
Police search for motive in Florida yoga studio killings

Authorities identified the shooter as Scott Paul Beierle. It's unclear what may have motivated the attack, police said. Interviews with dozens of witnesses and evidence led police to determine Beierle "entered the business posing as a customer and began shooting patrons with a handgun without warning", DeLeo said Saturday .

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  • Ted Cruz Defeats Beto O'Rourke in Texas
Ted Cruz Defeats Beto O'Rourke in Texas

We know that the hard-left right now, they're angry. Mr Cruz's actions, especially the government shutdown, alienated many of his Republican colleagues in the Senate. However, that race meant Mr Cruz has a legacy of national infrastructure should he campaign for the White House again. "I think we have every indication, based on turnout so far, th...

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  • China promises support to Pakistan’s economy
China promises support to Pakistan’s economy

A report by the South China Morning Post quoted Cheng Xiaohe, deputy director of the centre for global strategic studies at Renmin University, as saying that while China would offer Islamabad financial assistance, it was the Pakistani government's responsibility to resolve its economic troubles.

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  • Turkey's ruling party to sue opposition over criticism of Khashoggi investigation
Turkey's ruling party to sue opposition over criticism of Khashoggi investigation

However, he said , longstanding friendship with Riyadh doesn't mean Ankara will turn a blind eye to the premeditated murder that unfolded in front of its very eyes. The Arab press highlighted Istanbul Chief Prosecutor Irfan Fidan's investigation of the murder. "We are reviewing putting sanctions on the individuals that we have been able to ide...

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  • Afghanistan: US soldier killed in 'insider' attack in Kabul
Afghanistan: US soldier killed in 'insider' attack in Kabul

According to the Washington Post , Taylor was killed when a member of the Afghan security forces opened fire on us forces in an apparent "insider attack ". Ten Utah National Guard soldiers have now died since 2003 in service of military efforts in Iraq or Afghanistan, according to National Guard data.

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  • Nigeria Army tweets Trump video to justify armed protest clampdown
Nigeria Army tweets Trump video to justify armed protest clampdown

Trump's at times friendly treatment of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has also raised questions in other authoritarian nations about whether Trump values personal ties more than actual progress on improving human rights records, previously a cornerstone of US diplomacy.

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  • Preparing for Election Day
Preparing for Election Day

More than a quarter of North Carolina's registered voters have cast ballots in this year's elections, and officials are still counting. Similar increases in early voting numbers were reported in Cleveland and Tulsa counties. Voting rights activists want to ensure that voters are given a reasonable chance to fix any problems . An analysis by the ...

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  • United Nations says war-torn Yemen living hell for children
United Nations says war-torn Yemen living hell for children

Geert Cappelaere said in an interview that recent United States calls for a cease-fire are imperative to ending the almost four-year war, which pits a Saudi-led coalition against Iran-aligned rebels known as Houthis. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday had called for a halt to violence to pull Yemen back from the "precipice". "The o...

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  • Georgia's Kemp probes Democrats over alleged voter systems hack
Georgia's Kemp probes Democrats over alleged voter systems hack

The former Georgia House of Representatives Minority Leader is in a hotly contested race against Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp , and they are almost dead even in the polls. And so I promise that every single person who votes for Stacey Abrams , you're going to get a new vehicle! Georgia's gubernatorial race has been filled with rac...

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  • Israel PM overjoyed as U.S. restores sanctions on Iran
Israel PM overjoyed as U.S. restores sanctions on Iran

Shipments have plunged 37 per cent since President Donald Trump announced that he'd reimpose sanctions, and once those penalties kick in on Nov 5, the overall supply disruption could become the biggest since Libya erupted in civil war at the start of the decade.

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  • Maulana Samiul Haq, ‘godfather of Taliban’, killed in attack in Rawalpindi
Maulana Samiul Haq, ‘godfather of Taliban’, killed in attack in Rawalpindi

He said Maulana Sami-ul-Haq was a great scholar of Islam. The delegation had appealed to the JUI-S chief to play the role of a mediator between different groups of Taliban as they considered him [Maulana Sami] their elder. Condemning this tragic incident, he expressed sympathy with the bereaved family. The President paid tributes to Maulana Sam...

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  • National organization disagrees with SPD registered sex offender checks
National organization disagrees with SPD registered sex offender checks

Butts County isn't the first place in Georgia to announce a plan for sex offenders on Halloween. "Also looking to see for other signs of non-compliances", said Jeremy Buckelew, special caseload director with the Tennessee Dept. In neighbouring Spalding County, the sheriff there said flyers with warnings would be pasted on registered sex offender...

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  • Hillary Clinton is Allowed to be Racist
Hillary Clinton is Allowed to be Racist

Democrats - especially the 19 who she just endorsed on Monday - were likely bristling at Clinton's choice of words, which came at a time when race relations around the country were seemingly at an all-time low, partially (mostly?) because of the man to whom she lost the 2016 presidential election.

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  • Protests in Pakistan after Supreme Court acquits Christian Asia Bibi of blasphemy
Protests in Pakistan after Supreme Court acquits Christian Asia Bibi of blasphemy

According to her statement in court, she had a heated argument with the women after they refused to drink water she had fetched for them because she was a Christian. "I don't see any derogatory remarks vis-a-vis the holy Quran as per the FIR", added Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, referring to the initial complaint filed in the case.

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  • Bus recovered 4 days after deadly plunge off Chinese bridge
Bus recovered 4 days after deadly plunge off Chinese bridge

Police divers recovered the bus surveillance camera on Wednesday. According to investigations, the 48-year-old female passenger had missed her stop and asked the driver to stop in the road. Chongquing police also released dashcam video from a nearby auto showing the bus crash. The official Xinhua News Agency said 13 bodies have been retrieved...

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  • India hopes for USA waiver on Iran
India hopes for USA waiver on Iran

Iran was Ankara's biggest source of the fuel previous year, accounting for more than a quarter of Turkey's daily average imports of around 830,000 barrels, according to data from the market regulator. A state department spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday, "on November 5th 12:01, sanctions that were lifted under the Iran nuclear deal will come back i...

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  • Vermont Law School professor asked to smear Mueller
Vermont Law School professor asked to smear Mueller

Hoft updated the post with a note saying the site was investigating the allegations. We are also looking into this. Mueller is leading the politically sensitive investigation into Russian meddling and possible collusion between Republican Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team and Russian officials.

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  • 3 children killed at school bus stop in Indiana
3 children killed at school bus stop in Indiana

Three were killed, the fourth was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital. On Oct. 30, ISP troopers reported to a single vehicle crash tesulting in the deaths of three young children and and an 11-year-old boy in critical condition. He says the family previously reached out to school officials to say it's not safe for kids to cross the highway, especial...

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