• Election Day arrives - but more than 600K Utahns already have voted
Election Day arrives - but more than 600K Utahns already have voted

After the ballots are logged in, the signatures on the envelopes are validated not by computers, but people. Legal advocates at this nonpartisan nonprofit say the nationwide call volume is a telltale sign of just how much more complicated and confusing voting has become since dozens of states enacted new restrictions after the last midterms.

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  • Man dies in 3rd shark attack off Australia island in 7 weeks
Man dies in 3rd shark attack off Australia island in 7 weeks

A man is in a critical condition after he was attacked by a shark at the Whitsunday Islands off Cid Harbour, where two tourists were mauled in separate attacks within 24 hours in September. Ben McCauley, the emergency helicopter crew member, described the incident as "absolutely horrific". The husband of one of the September Cid Harbour shark att...

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  • USA midterm elections: Polls open in key vote on Trump presidency
USA midterm elections: Polls open in key vote on Trump presidency

Three states could elect their first African-American governors, while several others are running LGBT candidates and Muslims. When Blackburn took the stage briefly, she told supporters, "If you want to vote no to Hillary Clinton and her cronies one more time , stand with me".

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  • President Trump speaks at rally in Missouri on November 5
President Trump speaks at rally in Missouri on November 5

Fox News resisted Monday when the Trump campaign had advertised to its followers that Hannity would appear as a "special guest" at the Missouri rally, saying Hannity was only there to cover the event. One former senior Fox News employee told CNN Business that he had spoken to a number of former colleagues who are still at the network about the...

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  • Idaho Teachers in Border Wall Halloween Costumes Put on Paid Leave
Idaho Teachers in Border Wall Halloween Costumes Put on Paid Leave

Incorporating President Donald Trump's border wall into a Halloween costume is questionable at best - especially if you're an elementary school teacher. Seven teachers wore "Mexican" outfits which included fake mustaches, sombreros and maracas. "Again, we are better than this". No, I don't. Was there a poor judgement involved? Middleton also in...

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  • China's president vows to raise imports amid trade dispute with US
China's president vows to raise imports amid trade dispute with US

The American president has this year targeted allies and adversaries alike, threatening tariffs on all of China's exports, proposing levies on European car-makers and saying he could leave the WTO, which he has described as "unfair". Organisers of the expo say more than 3,000 foreign companies from 130 countries, including the USA, are present. How...

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  • Bonfire Night 2018: fireworks displays and events in Sleaford
Bonfire Night 2018: fireworks displays and events in Sleaford

There will also be hot food and refreshments available all evening. Gates open at 6pm and the display starts at 8pm. Entry is priced at £5 for adults, and it is free for under 11s. There will be no parking as this is a small town with limited spaces, and road closures can be found on the society's website . A family event open to all is promis...

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  • Texas Newlyweds Die In Helicopter Crash While Leaving Their Wedding
Texas Newlyweds Die In Helicopter Crash While Leaving Their Wedding

The Uvalde County Sheriff's Office responded to a call from the aviation monitoring center about a downed aircraft around midnight. The pilot, named by ABC13 as Vietnam veteran Gerald Green Lawrence, was also killed. Authorities reportedly discovered the wreckage shortly after sunrise on Sunday, CBS News reported. And friend Madi Wagner said ...

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  • Plane crashes after mid-air collision in Canada
Plane crashes after mid-air collision in Canada

It crashed within a couple of kilometres of Carp Airport, located 30 kilometres west of Ottawa . There was reportedly one person overseas the crashed plane, while the second aircraft carried two, a father and son. It's not clear what type of aircraft were involved in the collision. Ottawa police say the collision occurred over the west end o...

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  • Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia 'sent experts' to cover evidence
Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia 'sent experts' to cover evidence

Khashoggi , a Washington Post columnist known for his criticism of Saudi policies, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. "What took place in that Saudi consulate was clearly horrific, despicable and tragic, and I believe that Saudi Arabia is going to get to the bottom of it, but please, you have to give us some ...

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  • Wisconsin Community Mourning Girl Scouts, Volunteer Killed In Hit-And-Run
Wisconsin Community Mourning Girl Scouts, Volunteer Killed In Hit-And-Run

A fourth juvenile female was transported to the hospital in critical condition. The crash happened late Saturday morning as the girls were picking up litter in a ditch in Lake Hallie, a village about 95 miles (153 kilometers) east of Minneapolis.

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  • Obama campaigns with Senator Bill Nelson and gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum
Obama campaigns with Senator Bill Nelson and gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum

He accused the administration of fear-mongering and distorting the truth to push its agenda on immigration . "Lie after lie, broken promise after broken promise, that's what he did", Trump said during an outdoor rally in Huntington, West Virginia.

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  • Dems lead over GOP in new poll days before midterms
Dems lead over GOP in new poll days before midterms

The elections on 6 November to the 435-member Congress and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate will decide if the Republican party, which Trump represents, continues to control legislation in both Houses or whether it will go into the hands of the Democrats.

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  • Pompeo rebuts critics who want sterner Iran sanctions
Pompeo rebuts critics who want sterner Iran sanctions

According to the hype from Capitol Hill, US restrictions against Iran coming into force at midnight are meant to economically punish the nation by preventing the sale of any Iranian oil outside of the nation's borders, although with the announcement of multiple waivers, the sanctions are instead likely to result in an increase of exports from the...

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  • Ranil says US, Japan freeze aid over political crisis
Ranil says US, Japan freeze aid over political crisis

The Tamil party's 15 votes could give Wickremesinghe's camp a decisive edge over Rajapaksa. He said Sirisena's coalition tried to establish a dictatorship but failed. An island nation with an economy that's mainly reliant on tourism and tea exports, Sri Lanka's blessed geography puts it at a crucial juncture of the busy shipping lanes of the In...

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  • Row erupts over killing of tigress
Row erupts over killing of tigress

Known as T1 but nicknamed Avni, the tigress has dragged away several villagers by the neck and with her cubs, devoured large parts of them, The New York Times reported. "The tigress died on the spot", the release said. Hours later, the tigress - dubbed T1 by forest rangers and Avni by animal advocates - was seen walking down a street near the B...

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  • Turkish official claims writer's body dissolved
Turkish official claims writer's body dissolved

In an op-ed published on Friday in several news outlets including Le Monde and The Washington Post , Ms Cengiz urged the worldwide community to "bring the perpetrators to justice", adding that "the United States should be leading the way".

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  • Nigerian Army Cites Trump In Its Defense Of Killing Protesters
Nigerian Army Cites Trump In Its Defense Of Killing Protesters

We're going to consider it, and I told them, consider it a rifle. "We're going to arrest those people", he told reporters . The tweet was posted just days after clashes between Nigerian soldiers and Shia Muslims once again turned deadly.

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  • One US soldier killed, another wounded in Kabul insider attack
One US soldier killed, another wounded in Kabul insider attack

Operation Resolute Support said in a news release Saturday it is investigating the incident, which is suspected of being carried out by a member of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. Taylor, an officer in the National Guard, previously served two tours in Iraq and one tour in Afghanistan. In September, the senior enlisted soldier ...

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  • Pound soars as Brexit breakthrough for United Kingdom financial services is reported
Pound soars as Brexit breakthrough for United Kingdom financial services is reported

Under the current system, Brussels can scrap an equivalence designation within 30 days in some cases - a step it has never taken - and Britain has called for a far longer notice period. This would avoid the EU's "backstop" solution that would have treated Northern Ireland differently from the rest of Britain. Separately, Raab s predecessor David ...

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