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Voters headed to the polls Tuesday for various races, including the Virginia and New Jersey governor races. Danica Roem will be sworn into the Virginia House of Delegates on January 10. He was the sponsor of Virginia's bathroom bill that would have discriminated against transgender people. Roem , who sings in a metal band in her spare time, said she learned to listen to different perspectives and digest complicated policy as a reporter for the Gainesville Times and Prince ...
  • Nawaz Sharif arrives at court for trial in corruption case

    Nawaz Sharif arrives at court for trial in corruption case

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    Former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif , his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (Retd) Muhammad Safdar appeared before the accountability court together amid foolproof security arrangements in place by the law enforcement agencies.
  • Adviser told Trump camp about talks with Russian officials

    Adviser told Trump camp about talks with Russian officials

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    Schiff's back-and-forth also included him citing an email that Page sent to the campaign in July where the adviser claimed he had "incredible insights and outreach that you received from Russian legislators and senior members, plural, of the presidential administration".
  • Trump jnr hinted at review of Russian Federation sanctions act, says lawyer

    Trump jnr hinted at review of Russian Federation sanctions act, says lawyer

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    Natalia Veselnitskaya and Rinat Akhmetshin met with Donald Trump's son and top aides past year, when his campaign colluded with Russian efforts to influence the election. Veselnitskaya said Trump Jr asked for evidence that illegal money had gone to Clinton's campaign, which the lawyer said she did not possess. The U.S.
  • As Trump lands in Seoul, 3 United States carriers prepare for drill

    As Trump lands in Seoul, 3 United States carriers prepare for drill

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    After being welcomed to the school by a gymnasium full of singing children, a student in a fourth grade classroom gave the first lady a short tutorial in how to use a calligraphy paint brush. Ms. Trump learned about how Kokichi Mikimoto, the founder of the Mikimoto brand, successfully harvested the world's first semi-spherical pearl from an oyster through human intervention in 1893, and about the ancient Japanese practice of harvesting pearls.
  • Trump Virtually Campaigns For Gillespie From South Korea

    Trump Virtually Campaigns For Gillespie From South Korea

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    Ralph Northam will allow crime to be rampant in Virginia. Polls are open in Virginia from 6 a.m.to 7 p.m. He's weak on crime, weak on our GREAT VETS, Anti-Second Amendment ... Trump endorsed Gillespie, however, the president never appeared in Virginia to campaign alongside the Republican candidate. Voters are head to the polls to choose between Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Kim Guadagno.
  • Beaufort Securities Downgrades BT Group plc (BT.A) to Hold

    Beaufort Securities Downgrades BT Group plc (BT.A) to Hold

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    On Wednesday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by Numis Securities with "Add". The stock of Acceleron Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:XLRN) has "Market Perform" rating given on Tuesday, June 13 by Oppenheimer. BP PLC had 378 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) earned "Buy" rating by Investec on Friday, July 28.
  • Japan's 'Black Widow' sentenced to death for murder: court

    Japan's 'Black Widow' sentenced to death for murder: court

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    According to the ruling, Kakehi murdered her 75-year-old husband, Isao, common-law partners Masanori Honda, 71, and Minoru Hioki, 75, and tried to kill acquaintance Toshiaki Suehiro, 79, by having them drink cyanide. But then, in a testimony in July, she shocked a courtroom by admitting to killing her fourth husband, according to Mainichi daily newspaper. Later the prosecution indicted her for the deaths of the two other men.
  • Nigerians allegedly sexually abused, murdered at Mediterranean Sea

    Nigerians allegedly sexually abused, murdered at Mediterranean Sea

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    Investigators consider physical and sexual abuse as one of the most likely causes behind the deaths of 26 migrant girls in the Mediterranean . The BBC reports that the Spanish warship, Cantabria , which is docked in the city was found to be carrying the bodies of the women among 375 rescued migrants.
  • Dallas Man Arrested After Making Threats At White House

    Dallas Man Arrested After Making Threats At White House

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    The Secret Service said in a statement that an alert had been issued by the Montgomery County Police Department in Maryland to be on the lookout for Michael Arega . Arega was taken to the Metropolitan Police Department and arrest charges are now pending. According to Heavy.com , "online records show that Arega operated a construction company in the Dallas area named Rehoboth Concrete Construction".
  • Russia Zookeeper Recovering From Tiger Attack

    Russia Zookeeper Recovering From Tiger Attack

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    It was the onlookers who created a commotion to divert the attention of the tiger. The city's top website, New Kaliningrad, quoted regional health minister Olga Voronina as saying that the employee had been hospitalized with multiple wounds and was in a serious but stable condition.
  • Alarming Pollution: Kejriwal for closure of schools

    Alarming Pollution: Kejriwal for closure of schools

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    You take instructions and inform us day after tomorrow", the bench said . It also questioned the governments for not undertaking the preventive steps to control the severe air quality in the region. The pollution was recorded highest in Punjabi Bagh with AQI 999 and 852 in RK Puram. According to the CPCB , moisture in the air coupled with a complete absence of wind led to this situation.
  • Gunmen storm TV station in Kabul

    Gunmen storm TV station in Kabul

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    The identity or motive of the attackers remains unclear but Taliban insurgents immediately denied any involvement. At least one attacker was killed during the operation, while another was killed at the compound entrance. Gunshots could be heard inside the building every few minutes as more and more security forces swarmed the area. Further details are awaited. Security in Kabul has been ramped up since 31 May when a truck bomb went off on the edge of the "Green Zone" .
  • To Notes Ban, GST Attack, Manmohan Singh Adds the Bullet Train

    To Notes Ban, GST Attack, Manmohan Singh Adds the Bullet Train

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi , on 8 Nov 2016 at the strike of midnight had announced that the currency note of 1000 and 500 will no longer be legal in India. Singh said because of the weak economic policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, New Delhi had to run for Chinese imports at the cost of Indian jobs.
  • Queen should say sorry and be investigated over offshore cash - Corbyn

    Queen should say sorry and be investigated over offshore cash - Corbyn

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    BrightHouse, which sells household appliances and furniture, has been accused of over-charging customers and hard-selling products to people with learning difficulties. It, however, admitted it had no idea about its 12-year investment in the controversial BrightHouse chain from one of the funds until approached by the "Guardian" newspaper and other partners in the worldwide project called Paradise Papers.
  • Assistant director of 'Fanney Khan' hospitalised after accident

    Assistant director of 'Fanney Khan' hospitalised after accident

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    Last she was seen in Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil with Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma. But the Internet is obsessed with Aishwarya's first look of Fanney Khan only. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is producing the project. Rajkummar Rao will be seen opposite Aish in the film. An official statement from the team of " Fanney Khan " confirmed the accident.
  • Mitchell Starc achieves stunning feat, takes two hat-tricks in same match

    Mitchell Starc achieves stunning feat, takes two hat-tricks in same match

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    It capped an impressive domestic match for Australia's two Test strike bowlers - Starc and Josh Hazlewood. With Western Australia already on the brink of defeat at 222-7, Starc had Jason Behrendorff caught behind off the penultimate ball of his 15th over before David Moody was skittled with the following delivery.
  • Pak PM says war with India, not an option

    Pak PM says war with India, not an option

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    Addressing a conference on "Future of Pakistan 2017" at the London School of Economics' South Asia Centre on Saturday, Abbasi described Kashmir as a "core issue" and said relations with India will remain tense until that is resolved. "We have a deterrent to that (Cold Start Doctrine) but I don't think deterrents, where both sides are nuclear powers, is a solution to any problem".
  • RBA expected to keep rates on hold

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    The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to its price, traded flat at 2.587 percent, the yield on the long-term 30-year note rose 1/2 basis point to 3.346 percent and the yield on short-term 2-year dipped almost 1 basis point to 1.770 percent by 02:20 GMT.
  • Periods of Rain This Afternoon

    Periods of Rain This Afternoon

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    Clouds begin to return by early morning but not before lows bottom out in the upper 30s. It will be breezy by the end of the work week; in fact, we have a wind alert in effect Friday as gusts could reach 30 miles per hour! Into the weekend, for Saturday , highs will be back around average in the upper 60s/ low 70s with partly cloudy skies and have winds from the south at 5-10 miles per hour.
  • 2017 set to be in top three hottest years

    2017 set to be in top three hottest years

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    According to the statement, from January to September this year the average global temperatures were approximately 1.1°C above the pre-industrial era, putting us uncomfortably close to the famous Paris Agreement goal of 1.5°C. Meanwhile, recent studies also show that the overall risk of heat-related illness or death has climbed steadily since 1980, with around 30 percent of the world's population now living in prolonged extreme heatwaves.
  • Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles

    Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles

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    Close ally Abe echoed Trump's remarks, voicing Japan's support for Washington's policy that "all options are on the table" to deal with the North Korean threat - including military force. For the first time as US President, Donald Trump will be in Kim Jong Un's immediate neighborhood. President Trump and Prime Minister Abe are calling their golf outing a success.
  • Analyst Forecast Changes: Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH)

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    In terms of recent volatility, the average for the month is 2.59% and 2.97% for the past week. RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions.
  • Trump Grumpy Over the United States'

    Trump Grumpy Over the United States' "Massive Trade Deficit" with Japan

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    President Donald Trump is now overseas in Japan so, obviously, it calls for another one of his foolish statements about things he knows nothing about. American automakers sell nearly no vehicles in Japan. Many in South Korea, especially those who carry more liberal views, worry Trump's heated rhetoric, mocking and name-calling of North Korea's leader is exacerbating that danger.
  • Arrested wife of Maute seeks help from Indonesian embassy

    Arrested wife of Maute seeks help from Indonesian embassy

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    Representatives of the National Police's Densus 88 counterterrorism squad are set to depart for the Philippines on Tuesday to coordinate with their counterparts at the Philippine National Police over Indonesians arrested for their alleged involvement with a Maute terrorist group in Marawi.
  • Ontario colleges to force striking faculty to vote on contract offer

    Ontario colleges to force striking faculty to vote on contract offer

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    Ontario's College Employer Council is throwing punches, accusing the union representing 12,000 striking faculty of refusing to accept an offer and calling on the province to force a vote on it. OPSEU has said it was seeking a pay hike and has been pushing the colleges to hire more full-time staff in place of contract teaching positions. Firing back, OPSEU accused the council of ushering in a strike-prolonging vote instead of staying the course at the bargaining table.
  • Twitter criticised for 'erasing' bisexual photos

    Twitter criticised for 'erasing' bisexual photos

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    This caused some consternation among activists, with one group saying that this event showed how the wider world associated bisexual identity with pornography and adult themes. The persistence of the issue many hours after users first flagged it to Twitter suggests that this problem is a lot more technically finicky than simply removing certain search terms from a master list.
  • Duterte to meet Trump at APEC - DFA

    Duterte to meet Trump at APEC - DFA

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    Lim acknowledged there was "higher than 50 percent chance" that Duterte and Trump would have a bilateral meeting or a pull-aside meeting on the APEC sidelines. So I think, most likely, they (Duterte and Trump) will [meet]. Relations between the old allies had earlier been chilled when Duterte accused president Barack Obama of hypocrisy and bullying over U.S.
  • Nitish Kumar wants 50 per cent quota in private sector jobs

    Nitish Kumar wants 50 per cent quota in private sector jobs

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    Kumar insisted that the new quota rules, which some ruling alliance leaders have also found fault with, were brought in accordance with the Bihar Reservation Act 2003. "This rally will be held on the lines of "BJP Hatao, Desh Bachao" rally, but it would target both CM Nitish Kumar and PM Narandra Modi". "We are not surprised by the reaction of the industry leaders".
  • United Kingdom minister Priti Patel held undisclosed meeting with Israel's Netanyahu

    United Kingdom minister Priti Patel held undisclosed meeting with Israel's Netanyahu

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    But they said she retains full confidence in Ms Patel, despite the fact she only made her aware of the meeting after reports began to emerge in the media. The other meetings were with Israeli ministers, including a senior figure at the foreign ministry, charities and non-governmental organisations. Alas the Foreign Office now appears to have explained themselves as Patel requested - and it turns that she was being somewhat economical with the truth.
  • Fox cancels Trump impeachment ads

    Fox cancels Trump impeachment ads

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    Fox News has made a decision to stop running San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer's pro-impeachment TV ad, and Steyer is accusing the channel of breaching a contract. House of Representatives. On Oct. 27, for the first time, the Steyer ad ran during "Fox and Friends", the morning show closely watched and frequently retweeted by the president.
  • S. Korea pushes for reciprocal visits by Moon, Xi

    S. Korea pushes for reciprocal visits by Moon, Xi

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    All 18 individuals on which the South Korean sanctions were imposed were directly affiliated to North Korean banks. Trump is seeking to ratchet up pressure on Pyongyang following a visit to Tokyo, where he said on Monday that America was working to counter North Korea's "dangerous aggressions" and talked about Japan being able to shoot North Korean missiles "out of the sky" once it completes purchases of USA military equipment.
  • NASA sees late season Atlantic Tropical Depression form

    NASA sees late season Atlantic Tropical Depression form

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    Now T.D. 19 has sustained winds of around 35MPH and is moving off to the East around 6MPH. "The depression is moving toward the east near 6 miles per hour (9 kmh)", the NHC said. Tropical storm force winds begin at 39 miles per hour. Met Office spokesperson Oli Claydon told Express.co.uk that the storm could bring "blustery winds" and "cold showers" to the United Kingdom this weekend, but the impact will be nothing like when the tail end of Hurricane Ophelia devastated the British Isles ...
  • Double digit decline for the United Kingdom new vehicle registrations in October

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    Speaking to The Car Expert before the figures were released, Hyundai UK CEO Tony Whitehorn pinned blame for the slump on consumer confidence, less attractive exchange rates for foreign manufacturers and a campaign against diesel. The SMMT urged the government to use this month's autumn budget to restore stability to the market and encourage the purchase of the latest low emission vehicles.
  • Allison Janney, Kate Winslet kiss on stage

    Allison Janney, Kate Winslet kiss on stage

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    It's always fun to find out that a celebrity is just as much of a fangirl as the rest of us, and that's what attendees of the Hollywood Film Awards discovered this weekend when Kate Winslet revealed a major soft spot for Allison Janney .
  • Security personnel, three terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter

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    The encounter had ended with the gunning down of a militant. He informed Rising Kashmir that the search operation was jointly launched by 44 RR, Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu Kashmir and para-military forces. Internet services were snapped in the district for security reasons. Following the encounter protests also erupted in the area and as the locals were trying to break the cordon in order to aid the militants in fleeing from the cordon site.
  • A look at damage in Erie County where a tornado touched down

    A look at damage in Erie County where a tornado touched down

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    Meteorologists from Louisville now have a preliminary report of two tornadoes near Salem, Indiana. A WDRB photographer did find some wind damage on Monday morning in Salem. There were no reports of any injuries in the Salem storms. The tornado ended close to the NASA Plum Brook stadium as an EF-0 tornado, inflicting minor tree damage on the south end of the property.