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World Media Ted Cruz fends off Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race
Author: 0 Ted Cruz fends off Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race

He also said O'Rourke's support for impeaching Trump, relaxing federal immigration policy, decriminalising marijuana and implementing universal health care were too liberal for even numerous state's moderate Democrats and independents. "It's the time for choosing". Cruz, who has made no secret about wanting to run for president again once Trump leaves office, even gleefully tweeted national polls showing O'Rourke cracking the top 10 among potential Democratic White House hopefuls in 2020, ...

World Media Trump to meet Chinese president as trade talks 'move along'
Author: 0 Trump to meet Chinese president as trade talks 'move along'

Trump said that if a deal is not made with China , he could impose tariffs on another $267 billion in Chinese imports into the United States , adding that China's economy had "been hit very hard" by previous U.S. "Some enterprises have more operational difficulties, and the long-term accumulated risks are exposed", Xinhua said, citing a Politburo meeting presided over by President Xi Jinping.

World Media GEORGIA: Kemp Cancels Final Debate, Lies About It
Author: 0 GEORGIA: Kemp Cancels Final Debate, Lies About It

Abrams would be the first black female governor in USA history. The Atlanta Voice and BuzzFeed News first reported Winfrey's plans. Abrams' Republican rival, Brian Kemp , serves as Georgia secretary of state, a role in which he oversees state elections .

World Media Obama urges Florida voters to support Democratic candidates
Author: 0 Obama urges Florida voters to support Democratic candidates

In a packed day of campaigning ahead of Tuesday's congressional midterm elections , Trump continued a blitz of rallies urging voters to keep his Republican Party in control of Congress, while Democrats appeared to notch a win in their efforts to halt the spread of misinformation online.

World Media Iranians chant 'death to America' on eve of biting sanctions
Author: 0 Iranians chant 'death to America' on eve of biting sanctions

In an interview with " Fox News Sunday ", Pompeo refused to reveal which countries received waivers from USA sanctions to continue importing Iranian oil. Mike Pompeo , the secretary of state, said the aim was to force Iran to "abandon its destructive activities". The Trump administration though has granted exemptions to eight countries to continue importing Iranian oil, without naming them.

World Media Sri Lanka Tamils push parliament to end crisis
Author: 0 Sri Lanka Tamils push parliament to end crisis

Mr Rajapaksa is a former president who led the country to a military defeat of Tamil separatist guerrillas in 2009 but who has since faced widespread allegations of human rights abuse and targeting of Tamil civilians. Sirisena has formed a new cabinet since then with several ministers, state and deputy ministers already sworn in. The European Union is anxious the return of Rajapaksa as prime minister, could derail progress made toward national reconciliation following a war with ethnic ...

World Media Woman Reveals She Made Up Allegation Against Justice Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Woman Reveals She Made Up Allegation Against Justice Kavanaugh

Committee investigators ran background on Munro-Leighton and, according to Grassley, found that she is a left-wing activist who is decades older than Kavanaugh and who lives in Kentucky, not California as she alleged in the letter. Such acts are not only unfair; they are potentially illegal."The timing of the request could help reignite Kavanaugh's role in the midterm elections ".

World Media Will the body of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi ever be found?
Author: 0 Will the body of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi ever be found?

A source close to the Saudi Royal Palace told CNN last week that the location of Khashoggi's body was not known to the Saudis. Hours before the memorial, Cengiz wrote about Khashoggi in an opinion piece for The Washington Post , saying, "As we witness the worldwide outrage at his killing, the perpetrators should know that they can never erase his vision for his beloved country".

World Media Nigerian Army posts Trump video to justify shooting of Shiite protesters
Author: 0 Nigerian Army posts Trump video to justify shooting of Shiite protesters

The Nigerian army posted the video on its account with a caption that read " Please watch and make your deductions ". We are not going to put up with that. "We're going to arrest those people", he told reporters . The video of Trump speaking, Nigerian defense spokesperson John Agim told AFP , "was posted in reaction to the Amnesty International report accusing the army of using weapons against pacifist [Shia] protesters".

World Media Saudi-Led Coalition Says It Attacked Airbase, Missile Sites in Sanaa Airport
Author: 0 Saudi-Led Coalition Says It Attacked Airbase, Missile Sites in Sanaa Airport

Since then, a Saudi-led, US -backed coalition supporting the largely exiled government has blockaded the rebel-held north and waged a devastating air campaign, causing thousands of deaths. "As an worldwide community we have been shamefully slow to act to end the crisis in Yemen ", she said in a statement during a trip to South Korea.

World Media Stumping for Abrams, Oprah makes impassioned plea for turnout
Author: 0 Stumping for Abrams, Oprah makes impassioned plea for turnout

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams made a final push on the Sunday morning talk shows ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections - slamming her opponent for what she calls voter suppression and attempts to sway the ballot. "It's my very first time ever canvassing for anybody, and it has been a really interesting experience because when you knock on a door, you don't know what people are going to do or say or how they're going to react", she said.

World Media Trump's Iran zero oil plan hits snag
Author: 0 Trump's Iran zero oil plan hits snag

Mr Trump said the United States had made progress with China over their trade dispute and he predicted that the two countries would reach "a very fair deal for everybody". Foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi told state TV that Iran had "the knowledge and the capability to manage the country's economic affairs". "But banks must be very careful that these are not disguised transactions or they could be subject to certain sanctions".

World Media Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly
Author: 0 Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly

Oprah Winfrey is doing her part to help Stacey Abrams make history by becoming the first African-American woman to become United States governor . Ms Winfrey, who has dismissed rumours she is planning to run for President in 2020, also endorsed Democrat Barack Obama before the 2008 election. "I have earned the right to think for myself and to vote for myself".

World Media Pittsburgh synagogue suspect due in federal court Thursday
Author: 0 Pittsburgh synagogue suspect due in federal court Thursday

He is also charged with injuring four police officers, some during a gunfight before his arrest. He told a prosecutor he had read the indictment. Under the expanded charges, he could face the death penalty, or life in prison without parole followed by a consecutive sentence of 535 years' imprisonment, the Justice Department said.

World Media Police say Saudi sisters entered water alive
Author: 0 Police say Saudi sisters entered water alive

The two young women, identified as Rotana Farea , 22, and her sister Tala, 16, were found on the banks of the Hudson River on October 24 with no visible signs of trauma. While investigators believe their deaths are suicides, the official said, they are investigating the circumstances surrounding them. Detectives spent the last week interviewing family members in Virginia and trying to piece together the sisters' movements in recent months.

World Media Left high and dry in flooded Venice, Photos News & Top Stories
Author: 0 Left high and dry in flooded Venice, Photos News & Top Stories

Schools have been closed around the country and the authorities have warned against non-essential travel as the Civil Protection Agency issued multiple weather warnings. Water levels were forecast Tuesday at 110 centimeters (43.3 inches), flooding 12 percent of the famed lagoon city. Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said the city's underwater barriers, now still under construction, would have prevented the flooding had they been completed, reports ABC News .

World Media US expresses condolence for Indonesian plane crash victims
Author: 0 US expresses condolence for Indonesian plane crash victims

Search and rescue personnel worked through the night to find victims of the Lion Air plane crash in Indonesia , sending 24 body bags to identification experts as the airline flew dozens of grieving relatives to the country's capital. The request was approved, but the plane crashed 11 minutes later. The recovery of the black box - which monitor plane's electronics and mechanical systems as well as record the words of the pilots - is the first step toward unraveling the mystery behind the ...

World Media Turkey´s Erdogan says Khashoggi killing ordered by highest level of Saudi govt
Author: 0 Turkey´s Erdogan says Khashoggi killing ordered by highest level of Saudi govt

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday in a Washington Post op-ed that "we know that the order to kill [Jamal] Khashoggi came from the highest levels of the Saudi government". The CHP leader was referring to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the Saudi Consulate General to Istanbul, who left Turkey a few days after the disappearance of the journalist.

World Media Sex abuse by officials 'rife' in North Korea
Author: 0 Sex abuse by officials 'rife' in North Korea

It was just how things are". "I think President Moon is naive and short-sighted to pretend that human rights can wait", he said, urging Seoul to "stop accepting negotiations exclusively on the terms of the North Korean government". Also vulnerable are women who enter China illegally to find work or smuggle goods. The report comes as US-led global diplomacy focuses on North Korean nuclear disarmament.

World Media US, Turkey begin joint patrols in Syrian city
Author: 0 US, Turkey begin joint patrols in Syrian city

The two countries have been working to avert direct confrontation, even as Turkey aims to crush the Kurdish YPG militia. Both the European Union and the USA classify the PKK as a terrorist organization, but they differentiate between the PKK and other Kurdish groups.

World Media USA charges financier, former Goldman bankers for 1MDB
Author: 0 USA charges financier, former Goldman bankers for 1MDB

The US Department of Justice has said a total of US$4.5 billion (S$6.2 billion) was stolen from 1MDB through a complex web of transactions and fraudulent shell companies. Both Leissner and Ng left the bank over a year ago. US prosecutors had painted Low as a bon vivant and a central figure who set up shell companies and arranged the transfers of tens of millions of dollars to pay Malaysian government officials, while Singapore investigators have called him a "key person of interest".

World Media Cops watching for sex offenders on this Halloween night
Author: 0 Cops watching for sex offenders on this Halloween night

State and local law enforcement agencies are out during trick-or-treat hours making sure registered offenders aren't answering the kids at the door. "The registry is an important tool for IL families to use to know where sex offenders live in their communities", Madigan said .

World Media China bus plunged off bridge after woman attacked driver
Author: 0 China bus plunged off bridge after woman attacked driver

Surveillance footage showed the bus veered across the lanes, hit a auto, demolished a section of Yangtze River No 2 bridge's barrier and plunged into the river, where the water is about 70 metres [230 feet] deep. She went to hit the driver, who was identified as Ran, with her phone, police said. In response, the driver takes a hand off the steering wheel and grapples with the woman for a couple of seconds.

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