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Rick Scott wins first election lawsuit

Rick Scott wins first election lawsuit

If the signature on the ballot envelope doesn't match state records, the vote is rejected. Marx apparently found it a problem that Bucher's staff did not forward ballots to the canvassing board to decide if they were under or over votes. In a statement , Nelson said "we are proceeding to a recount". Elias said it was "not appropriate" for a governor to suggest he was going to "interject his law enforcement authority to prevent the counting of ballots that have been legally cast". Read More

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Sheriff: 13 Dead in Southern California Shooting

Sheriff: 13 Dead in Southern California Shooting

Authorities brought in a mental health specialist who concluded that Long could not be involuntarily committed for psychiatric observation but anxious the 28-year-old Marine veteran might have post-traumatic stress disorder. "It was just semi-automatic, as many shots as he could pull, and then when it started to reload that's when we got people out of there". The Western-style bar hosts theme nights such as country, salsa and swing dancing. Read More

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Legislation to Protect Robert Mueller Still Not on Senate Agenda, McConnell Says

Legislation to Protect Robert Mueller Still Not on Senate Agenda, McConnell Says

He once opined about a situation in which Trump could fire Sessions and then appoint an acting attorney general who could stifle the funding of Mueller's probe. Chris Christie on Thursday about the job. Whitaker told CNN in 2017 he could envision a situation where a new attorney general would "reduce (Mueller's) budget so low that his investigation grinds to nearly a halt". Read More

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Melbourne attacker swings knife at police, 'trolley man' helps officers

Melbourne attacker swings knife at police, 'trolley man' helps officers

The person is known to police. Witnesses said the man - who was wearing a dark tunic - attacked members of the public in a popular shopping district with a knife as his vehicle was ablaze, before being confronted by police. "It certainly wasn't remotely sophisticated, evidenced by the fact that the vehicle just caught fire". "I'm not in Melbourne now, we got out". "He seemed to be waving something, people around me screamed that he had a knife, but I couldn't see clearly from where I ... Read More

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Trump's Proclamation to Restrict the Rights of People Seeking Asylum

Trump's Proclamation to Restrict the Rights of People Seeking Asylum

US President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Friday suspending the entry of migrants through the US southern border between ports of entry for 90 days. The sweeping move is part of the administration's ongoing effort to restrict migration. The order would force migrants seeking to apply for asylum to do so only at ports of entry, and not after stepping onto USA soil illegally. Read More

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Donald Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Donald Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions

The organization behind the protests, MoveOn, made a quick call to action using the banner "Nobody is above the law - Mueller protection rapid response". Had nothing to do with my campaign". "We're here because Trump replaced Sessions and installed someone who will do his bidding, who has voiced his hostility to the Bob Mueller investigation ", said Mary Melancon, 75, of Tampa. Read More

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'Year of the Woman,' Republican Edition

'Year of the Woman,' Republican Edition

In Maine, Democrat Janet Mills will become the state's first woman governor, and in South Dakota, Republican Kristi Noem will be the first women to lead the state. At age 29, Ocasio Cortez of NY seizes the record from Rep. Elise Stefanik , who was elected at age 30 in 2014. Women won gubernatorial races in nine states. Read More

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns

When asked about Sessions's future as attorney general at a wide-ranging press conference held earlier Wednesday, Trump ducked the question and said that, for the most part, he was extremely happy with his cabinet. In an opinion piece written for CNN in August 2017 while serving as a commentator for the network, Mr Whitaker, a former United States attorney, said Mr Mueller would be crossing a line if he investigated the Trump family's finances. Read More

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Trump Celebrates 'Beautiful Barbed Wire' On U.S.-Mexico Border

Trump Celebrates 'Beautiful Barbed Wire' On U.S.-Mexico Border

Pentagon officials declined a preliminary Trump administration request for the USA military to build facilities to house detained migrants as part of its new mission on the Mexican border, USA officials said . The cost of mobilizing all those troops is estimated to be around $220 million. According to Pentagon sources on Monday, some 4,600 soldiers have already been mobilised and were stationed in California, Arizona and Texas, and the goal was to mobilise an additional 600 soldiers, ... Read More

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Accusation that Democrats hacked Georgia voter file is

Accusation that Democrats hacked Georgia voter file is "outrageous", cyber expert says

The pre-recorded phone message features a voice impersonating Oprah Winfrey , who was in Georgia on Thursday stumping for Abrams and contains racist and anti-Semitic rhetoric. "I don't want anyone to vote for me because I'm black", she told supporters in Savannah on Monday. According to interviews conducted by The Associated Press and records released by the Georgia Democratic Party, the dispute built steam quickly in the days before Kemp's statement . Read More

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MSNBC Broadcasts Florida Governor Race Results One Day Early

MSNBC Broadcasts Florida Governor Race Results One Day Early

Twenty-seven states plus the District of Columbia have recorded more early votes at this point in the campaign than they did in all of 2014, according to The Election Project at the University of Florida, which tracks turnout. After Miami , Obama was headed to Georgia to campaign for Stacey Abrams , a former state legislator aiming to become the nation's first black female governor. Read More

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Netanyahu: stability in Saudi Arabia vital

Netanyahu: stability in Saudi Arabia vital

The Kingdom initially said Khashoggi walked out of the consulate unharmed but then said Saudi agents had accidentally killed him in a fistfight, and more recently announced that it had evidence that his killing was " premeditated ". "We also noted that Saudi Arabia must extradite all 18 suspects to Turkey so that they can be held accountable for what they did", a senior Turkish official told CNN on Wednesday. Read More

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Nigerian army deletes tweet that quoted Trump on protesters

Nigerian army deletes tweet that quoted Trump on protesters

The army posted a now-deleted tweet featuring a video of Mr Trump encouraging armed troops to shoot at any Central American refugees and migrants who throw rocks at authorities when crossing the U.S. The Nigerian military has said as many as six soldiers were wounded during the protest after "thousands" of members of the sect overran a police checkpoint and blocked traffic along a highway. Read More

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Black Box Found From Crash of Indonesian Passenger Plane

Black Box Found From Crash of Indonesian Passenger Plane

The Denpasar-Jakarta flight landed at the Indonesian capital's airport at 10:55 p.m. local time on Sunday. The pilot of that flight after taking off from Denpasar, Bali island, on Sunday made a distress call, but after the plane started behaving normally, he chose to continue to Jakarta, the destination of the flight, landing there at 10.55 pm local time. Read More

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USA charges financier, former Goldman bankers for 1MDB

USA charges financier, former Goldman bankers for 1MDB

In this case, prosecutors say former bankers Tim Leissner and Roger Ng worked with Mr Low to bribe government officials to win 1MDB business for Goldman Sachs . The Telegraph has contacted lawyers for Mr Low, who has been at large since July, and Mr Leissner but has not yet received a response. Low, who previously said he did consulting work for 1MDB, is portrayed by some global investigators as the mastermind behind some of the schemes involving missing funds. Read More

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President Trump expected to announce plan to deny asylum

President Trump expected to announce plan to deny asylum

The president's remarks, 5 days before U.S. voters determine which party will control Congress and state governorships across the country, drew immediate criticism as an effort to generate fear and energize his political base. The video was reminiscent of the infamous "Willie Horton" ad used against Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis in 1988 and condemned as racist. Read More

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India unveils world's tallest statue

India unveils world's tallest statue "Statue of Unity"

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Wednesday wanted to know why BJP had not built a bigger statue for Mahatma Gandhi while they erected a 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel , his disciple. The accusations are a distortion of history, says Congress, which ruled India for much of its independence history and is now led by Rahul Gandhi, the great-grandson of Jawaharlal Nehru , India's first prime minister. Read More

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Two Saudi sisters found dead, tied together in NY

Two Saudi sisters found dead, tied together in NY

The family are Saudi nationals from Jeddah. The women's bodies washed up along the banks of the Hudson River in Riverside Park, on the Upper West Side, Wednesday, Oct. "We are out to get justice for those two girls and find out exactly what happened". Both had been students and Rotana had been studying at George Mason University before she left in the spring. Read More

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