• Officials order evacuations as Camp Fire threatens Northern California
Officials order evacuations as Camp Fire threatens Northern California

The fire also forced the evacuation of every school in Paradise, as well as a school in Concow to the east, school officials said. "This is the type of situation where, if a fire starts, it can spread rapidly", May said. Paradise is located about 85 miles north of Sacramento, just west of the Plumas National Forest. The Butte County Sheriff's o...

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  • Democrats seek emergency hearings on Trump’s ouster of Jeff Sessions
Democrats seek emergency hearings on Trump’s ouster of Jeff Sessions

The forced resignation of Jeff Sessions as attorney general has caused profound leadership changes at the Justice Department , above all affecting oversight of the investigation into ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • The massive firsts that just happened for women in the US
The massive firsts that just happened for women in the US

Before this election we had zero, not one member of an 18-seat congressional delegation that was a woman. Ocasio-Cortez defeated New York Democratic Rep. The Associated Press reported that a record 237 women ran for the House of Representatives this year. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's surprise victory in the June congressional primary in NY shook...

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  • AZ's McSally, Sinema Senate race runs down to wire
AZ's McSally, Sinema Senate race runs down to wire

Republican Gov. Doug Ducey was easily re-elected over a challenge from Democrat David Garcia, a professor. The picture was more mixed in Congress, where Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick was elected to the Tucson-area swing district seat vacated by McSally.

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  • CNN slams ‘schizophrenic moment’ Fox’s Hannity joins Trump on stage
CNN slams ‘schizophrenic moment’ Fox’s Hannity joins Trump on stage

A spokesperson for Fox News said the network had addressed the " unfortunate distraction ", but did not reveal whether the two commentators were disciplined. Trump called Pirro to join him onstage too, and she in turn encouraged the room full of Trump supporters to channel their energy into voting. Hannity broadcast his show from the site of ...

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  • Mass Shooting Reported At Borderline Bar & Grill In Thousand Oaks, California
Mass Shooting Reported At Borderline Bar & Grill In Thousand Oaks, California

In another Twitter post, the reporter put up a video of youngsters he said "were apparently in the Borderline bar" at the time of the reported mass shooting. Police tell the Los Angeles Times that at least 30 shots were fired. There were unconfirmed reports of multiple shots fired and that the suspect may have been hit, as well a deputy.

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  • Divisive Trump era ushers record number of women into US Congress
Divisive Trump era ushers record number of women into US Congress

A number of women have also achieved significant firsts in their states, including Democrats Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia who become the first Latina Congresswomen in Texas, and Alyanna Pressley from MA, becoming her state's first black representative in Congress.

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  • How will Jeff Sessions' ouster affect the Mueller probe?
How will Jeff Sessions' ouster affect the Mueller probe?

Whitaker was hired as a CNN legal commentator previous year for several months, before leaving the role in September 2017 to head to the Justice Department as chief of staff to now-former Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned as the country's chief law enforcement officer, the Associated Press reports. Th...

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  • Midterm Election Day is here
Midterm Election Day is here

Voters are encouraged to double-check their polling places and have an ID handy, just in case. Most states have laws in place to guarantee time for their employees to go to the polls, but there is now no federal law that mandates time off for voting - at least not yet.

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  • Jury selection begins for El Chapo's United States trial
Jury selection begins for El Chapo's United States trial

Guzman's co-defendant Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada remains at large. Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is at the center of a high-profile trial. Guzman will join the ranks of mobsters John Gotti and Vincent Basciano, whose career-ending appearances in the Eastern District courthouse each brought in more than 1,000 potential jurors .

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  • Inter The Only Football Club At The Chinese International Import Expo
Inter The Only Football Club At The Chinese International Import Expo

China is hosting the first ever import expo that is attended by hundreds of companies and participants from over 130 countries among them Kenyan horticultural farmers and traders. In a sign the trade row is starting to bite, export orders to the United States recorded during China's biggest trade show, the Canton Fair in October, dropped 30.3 perc...

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  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran to sell oil, defy United States sanctions
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran to sell oil, defy United States sanctions

The original aim of the sanctions was to cut Iran's oil exports as much as possible, to quash its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, and curb its support for militant proxies, particularly in Syria, Yemen and Lebanon. America should learn that it cannot use the language of force against Iran ... One of the sources said the United States ha...

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  • Almost 80 children kidnapped in Cameroon released but two teachers still held
Almost 80 children kidnapped in Cameroon released but two teachers still held

Amba is a reference to the state of Ambazonia, an area armed separatists are trying to establish in Cameroon's northwest and southwest regions . In the video , men who identified themselves as the kidnappers forced several boys to state their names and the names of their parents.

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  • Omar, Tlaib Become First Muslim Women in US Congress
Omar, Tlaib Become First Muslim Women in US Congress

The seat had been held by Keith Ellison, who left it to run for state attorney general. She said her political life began attending local Democratic Farmer Labor party caucuses with her grandfather after arriving in the US. Tlaib is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants and became the first Muslim female member of Michigan's state legislature a ...

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  • Cruz Beats Beto in Texas Nail-Biter
Cruz Beats Beto in Texas Nail-Biter

Even that was a shock for Cruz, who won 10-plus contests during the 2016 Republican presidential primary and has always been considered the most powerful and popular conservative in a state full of them. "They're energised", Cruz said on Monday. The race was the most expensive in the U.S. Senate's history and the first to surpass $100 million in ...

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  • Senate Report Says ‘No Evidence’ of Sexual Assault by Kavanaugh
Senate Report Says ‘No Evidence’ of Sexual Assault by Kavanaugh

Swetnick also made several contradictory statements about her claims during television interviews and refused to speak with committee investigators, the letter said. Munro-Leighton and determine that she: (1) is a left-wing activist; (2) is decades older than Judge Kavanaugh; and (3) lives in neither the Washington DC area nor California, but i...

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  • Saudi embassy road in London 'renamed Khashoggi Street'
Saudi embassy road in London 'renamed Khashoggi Street'

Aktay's allegations echo those made by an unidentified senior Turkish official, who has claimed that authorities were investigating if acid was used to dissolve the body either on the consulate premises or at a nearby house of the Saudi consul general.

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  • Utah mayor killed during military service in Afghanistan
Utah mayor killed during military service in Afghanistan

Maj. Brent R. Taylor, 39, from Provo, Utah, in an undated photo provided by the U.S. Army National Guard. According to the Salt Lake Tribune , Taylor told his constituents, "Serving as the mayor of North Ogden city has been one of the greatest honors of my life and the highlight of my civilian professional career".

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  • Early Voting Turnout Exceeds That of Four Years Ago
Early Voting Turnout Exceeds That of Four Years Ago

State officials said the problem was connected to Hart eSlate voting machines, which are used in about 30 percent of counties statewide. The machines do not provide receipts, but voters see a screen that shows their choices and can make changes before submitting their ballot.

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  • USA allows eight importers to keep buying Iran oil for now
USA allows eight importers to keep buying Iran oil for now

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini , along with German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström and Danish Foreign Affairs Ministe Anders Samuelsen held a conference call with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Saturd...

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