• As Florida recount wraps up, Democrat Gillum concedes
As Florida recount wraps up, Democrat Gillum concedes

The race went to a legally required recount, but after an initial machine recount DeSantis still led Gillum by more than 30,000 votes. DeSantis said on Twitter , "This was a hard-fought campaign". A recount is continuing in the race between Nelson and his challenger for the Senate seat, outgoing Republican Governor Rick Scott. The Facebook liv...

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  • Trump Is Repeatedly Asking Aides If Pence Is Loyal Despite Recent Endorsement
Trump Is Repeatedly Asking Aides If Pence Is Loyal Despite Recent Endorsement

With most aides being supportive of Pence, Trump himself has shown that he's skeptical about Pence's allegiance. But according to the paper, some advisers have suggested Mr Trump could benefit from a running mate who would help him win support from women.

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  • Devotees throng Indian flashpoint temple, but no women
Devotees throng Indian flashpoint temple, but no women

Desai remained confined at the airport after her arrival early morning en route to Sabarimala as protesters, including BJP workers, remained firm that Desai and six other young women who accompanied her would not be allowed to the temple.

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  • 1 killed, 47 injured in France gas protests
1 killed, 47 injured in France gas protests

A motorist has accidentally hit and killed a protester taking part in a campaign of road blockades across France triggered by fuel tax rises, officials have said. But up to 200 people were later seen walking down the street, apparently heading towards the Elysee presidential palace. Authorities didn't give a breakdown about how the 47 others were...

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  • Duterte to skip 2nd day of Apec summit
Duterte to skip 2nd day of Apec summit

Vice President Mike Pence chided China at an Asian summit, saying the U.S. offers countries in the region "a better option" for economic and diplomatic relations than Beijing's heavy-handed approach. His speech was a clear reference to the escalating trade war between the United States and China, along with the general protectionism of the ...

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  • Stacey Abrams says ‘democracy failed’ Georgia as she ends bid for governor
Stacey Abrams says ‘democracy failed’ Georgia as she ends bid for governor

At a news conference, Georgia Democrats cast doubt on the legitimacy of any election count that ends with the former secretary of state being certified as the victor of a fiercely fought election against Stacey Abrams , who's seeking to become the first black woman elected governor in the US.

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  • Iran Executes Two Men Over 'Economic Crimes'
Iran Executes Two Men Over 'Economic Crimes'

The UN, Western countries, and worldwide human rights groups have expressed concerns about the rising number of executions and reported torture incidences in Iran for a variety of alleged offenses, including issues related to religious freedom, women's rights, and economic protests.

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  • Trump legal team balks at Mueller's questions on post-2016 election activity
Trump legal team balks at Mueller's questions on post-2016 election activity

In the US, "collusion" is not a federal crime, although the Mueller probe has been looking into whether members of Trump's team, or the president himself, were involved in the obstruction of justice or conspiracy. "From what I hear it's ending". Trump had not yet submitted his answers, according to reports. Mueller already has brought charges aga...

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  • Trump on China: 'Can't have trade that's meant for stupid people'
Trump on China: 'Can't have trade that's meant for stupid people'

Trump and Xi are expected to meet at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires, discussing trade matters on the sidelines as a continuation of established high level talks between the two nations. On Tuesday, US Vice-President Mike Pence said Beijing needed to change its behaviour to avoid a new cold war. "The US side should also respect China's so...

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  • Michelle Obama Couldn't Say These Things As First Lady
Michelle Obama Couldn't Say These Things As First Lady

She had bought new white sneakers to wear on the trip, and within a day, after all the pushing they did, her shoes turned reddish brown, stained with the cinnamon-hued dust of Nairobi. Michelle Obama appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday and was asked by DeGeneres about the three previous presidential inaugurations she had attended, t...

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  • Judge orders White House to return press credential to CNN's Acosta
Judge orders White House to return press credential to CNN's Acosta

Acosta has emerged as a hero of the #Resistance after making a habit of shouting and interrupting when Trump and members of his administration are available to the media. After the incident, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders tweeted a video appearing to show Acosta react aggressively to the intern, that critics allege was doctored.

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  • Trump aide Ricardel ousted out of service after showdown with first lady
Trump aide Ricardel ousted out of service after showdown with first lady

He said it's a "rule" among White House officials that you never "quarrel" with the first lady. One source familiar with the situation said Ricardel's firing is due in part to her "bullying" of aides both above and below her. Bush. National security adviser John Bolton, who was in Singapore when news of Ricardel's dismissal broke, said when he ta...

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  • Irish Lawmaker's Protest: Pulling Thong From Sleeve
Irish Lawmaker's Protest: Pulling Thong From Sleeve

A politician has held up a pair of thong underpants in the Irish parliament chamber to protest against the treatment of alleged rape victims in court. Protests calling for an end to victim-blaming in the courts have also taken place across Ireland. At the sitting of the court in Cork a barrister told jurors they should have regard for the under...

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  • Julian Assange has been charged, prosecutors reveal by mistake
Julian Assange has been charged, prosecutors reveal by mistake

Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Virginia said, "The court filing was made in error ". He has long maintained that leaving the embassy would lead to his arrest and attempted extradition to the U.S. Prosecuting someone for publishing truthful information would set a bad and risky precedent. Legal analysts said the error was likely to ...

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  • Facebook Executive Sheryl Sandberg Calls Explosive NYT Report 'Simply Untrue'
Facebook Executive Sheryl Sandberg Calls Explosive NYT Report 'Simply Untrue'

At the same time , Facebook said it had ended its contract with Definers on Wednesday night - just as the New York Times story went to press . But Facebook disputed claims that it used the firm in a nefarious way. On Russia , Zuckerberg declared in the fall of 2016 that it was "crazy" to think Facebook had been used to help Donald Trum...

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  • Trump rips Theresa May in phone call, echoes Macron, Trudeau attack
Trump rips Theresa May in phone call, echoes Macron, Trudeau attack

On Tuesday (local time) - two days after flying home from a two-day visit to France - Trump took to Twitter to post multiple blistering attacks on Macron , France's performance in both world wars and France in general. Trump reportedly blasted May over Iran, the state of Brexit negotiations, and the US-European Union trade relationship. Mr Trump...

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  • California wildfires: Number of missing leaps to 600
California wildfires: Number of missing leaps to 600

The missing persons' list has doubled since earlier on Thursday. Another three people died in a fire in Southern California. The fire is now 140,000 acres and 40-percent contained. Meanwhile, hundreds of fire refugees are living in tents and makeshift shelters. The White House has said Donald Trump will visit California on Saturday to meet ...

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  • Repatriation plan stalls as Rohingya refuse to return to Myanmar
Repatriation plan stalls as Rohingya refuse to return to Myanmar

Rohingya refugees slated to be among the first repatriated to Myanmar Nov. 15 refused to return because of concerns for their safety. Hundreds staged a demonstration shouting "we will not go". "None feels safe to go back now", Kalam told AFP . Bangladesh officials said the repatriation of Rohingya Muslims who fled army-led violence in Myanmar ...

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  • Monkey kills 12-day-old Indian baby
Monkey kills 12-day-old Indian baby

She was later found with severe injuries and transported to hospital, where she died. "By the time the primate released the baby it had injured him badly", said Agra Police Assistant Superintendent Abhishek. The increased aggressiveness has sparked outcries from environmental and protest groups concerned about the animals' place in India. Man...

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  • China makes opening bid ahead of Trump-Xi meeting
China makes opening bid ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

Chinese negotiators will arrive in Washington "shortly" with the aim of ironing out an informal deal, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday at a panel event in Washington, though he did not specify an exact time frame for a meeting.

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