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Transgender candidate Danica Roem wins historic Virginia race

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She will be sworn in in January, a solid push against the bigotry of the Trump administration. The former journalist defeated 13-term Virginia House Delegate Bob Marshall , 54 to 45 percent. In a statement posted on his Facebook page, Marshall said: "For 26 years I've been proud to fight for you, and fight for our future. Though we all wish tonight would have turned out differently, I am deeply grateful for your support and effort over the years", he wrote. Read More »

Attorney says attack on Paul was not political

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Paul is a libertarian who identifies as a Republican; Mr. Boucher is a registered Democrat. A senior adviser said Paul is recovering from five broken ribs. The assailant, 59-year-old, "blindsided" Paul, charging Paul while the senator had headphones on, Robert Porter, a friend of Paul, told The Washington Post. Read More »

Readout of First Lady Melania Trump's Visit to Japan

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Before dinner with Abe, the low-welcome seemed to have worked a treaty and Trump was glowing in his praise for Japan. Trump and his wife are also meeting Monday with the families of North Korean abductees - to put a human face on the North's human rights abuses. Read More »

New Zealand Prime Minister's 'first cat' dies in vehicle crash

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She also encouraged her constituents to support the Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the organisation Paddles was adopted from. Originally named Sadie, Paddles was found on the streets of Ranui along with her two siblings and brought into the SPCA just before Christmas a year ago. Read More »

Koenigsegg Agera RS becomes the world's fastest production auto

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While Hennessey used a Space Shuttle runway and Bugatti their own Ehra-Lessien test track, the Koenigsegg completed its record-breaking run on a public road. The auto is also capable of cornering at up to 1.8G thanks to Koenigsegg's elongated front and rear double wishbone suspension, active damping and advanced aerodynamics. Read More »

Panama leak agency to probe Paradise Papers

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According to the ICIJ, the Paradise Papers documents include almost seven million loan agreements, financial statements, emails, trust deeds and other paperwork over almost 50 years from inside Appleby, a prestigious offshore law firm with offices in Bermuda and beyond. Read More »

UCLA's LiAngelo Ball Reportedly Arrested For Shoplifting In China

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LiAngelo Ball is the middle son of the Ball family . Georgia Tech players reportedly were allowed to leave the room hours later, while UCLA players were seen boarding a police vehicle around 1 p.m. According to ESPN Insider Jeff Goodman, LiAngelo Ball and Bruins teammates Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were arrested for shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store near the team's hotel. Read More »

US Bombers Display A Show Of Force To Rattle North Korea

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North Korea could also retaliate with biological and chemical weapons, the details of which would be best discussed in a classified setting, the letter added. They also noted that the Trump administration "has failed to articulate any plans to prevent the military conflict from expanding beyond the Korean Peninsula and to manage what happens after the conflict is over". Read More »

Asked Russian Lawyer for Hillary Clinton Dirt in Writing

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It was not clear if Simpson acknowledged his contact with Veselnitskaya during his more than 10-hour interview with the Senate Judiciary Committee in August. "Looking ahead, if we come to power, we can return to this issue and think what to do about it (The Magnitsky Act)". The Magnitsky Act, passed in 2012, was named after Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky , who controversially died in a Moscow prison after uncovering a massive financial fraud scheme by Russian officials. Read More »

Discount Soldier is the Mobile App to Have this Veterans Day

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Register for the discount here. Offers.com has more than 60 free meals and deals on Veterans Day for veterans and active-duty military members. Offer also includes free shoe rental for veteran and four guests. Red Robin: All veterans and active-duty military can get a free dine-in Red's Tavern Double Burger and Bottomless Steak Fries on Veterans Day. Active, reserve and retired military personnel receive a free meal on Tuesday, November 14 from 2 PM - 8 PM. Read More »

Pennsylvania State Police Trooper shot during traffic stop, suspect sought

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Police said more information will be released as it becomes available. The trooper called for back-up, and he and a second trooper conducted field sobriety tests. State police said the trooper, who was not named, pulled over the suspect and issued a citation. The suspect was trasnferred to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, as was undergoing surgery as of 3:30 p.m. Read More »

Points On Carter Page's Meandering Testimony To House Intel Committee

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The email appeared to contradict earlier statements by Page, who had said he had only exchanged brief greetings with the senior Russian official, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, after he delivered a speech at a Russian university. Feinstein is the top ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee and also serves on the Senate Intelligence Committee, which has held a multitude of closed-door hearings into whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government during the ... Read More »

After National Women's Commission meets Hadiya, Kerala commission faces flak for inactivity

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Prior to visiting Hadiya's house, the national women's panel neither informed the state commission of the visit nor sought a report from us, Ms. Josephine lamented. Sharma added that she could not disclose what Hadiya told her to the media as the case was still in court. Jahan who converted her religion to marry a Muslim man has been garnering headlines ever since. Read More »

Maryam Nawaz appears to be owner of London flats: SC detailed judgement

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Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar appeared in the accountability court in the capital on Tuesday morning for a hearing in connection with the cases filed against them by the NAB. If convicted, Sharif can be jailed. The court had indicted Nawaz Sharif in two references and his daughter Maryam and Safdar in one reference. "Thats exactly how minority brings a bad name to the majority!" She also referred to it as a "travesty of justice", as she claimed that ... Read More »

Pulwama encounter: JeM chief Masood Azhar's nephew killed; soldier martyred

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Three weapons, including one Kalashnikov, one M16 rifle and one pistol, besides ammunition were recovered from the encounter site, said a police spokesman. Earlier reports had said that he was associated with Hizb-ul-Mujahedin. "My understanding is that there is too much relationship between this and radicalisation..." The militants had attacked a police check-post in Rajpora on Saturday. Read More »

Lock Down Lifted Following Shooting Near TCU Campus

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CST, amid reports of an armed person on campus. The school sent out a campus-wide alert to all students and faculty: "TCU Alert - Armed person on campus". TCU said the suspect was driving shuttle #24171, which was found off-campus abandoned. It said it would provide more updates . Police say Roadrunner is a shuttle service used by the university. Read More »

Scottish Parliament evacuated after 'white powder sent to MSP'

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The Scottish parliament has confirmed that evacuation, with police dealing with the incident that occurred at 11.30 am local time. Asked how long the incident could last, the first source said "police told us it could be a while". Tory MSPs Liz Smith, Jamie Halcro-Johnston, Edward Mountain were each sent suspect envelopes to their offices, according to the BBC. "As a precaution the MSP building was evacuated". Read More »

Bodies of 26 teenage African girls found floating in Mediterranean Sea

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They were mostly between the ages of 14 and 18, and 26 of them are now dead. According to agency report, the investigation by the Italian prosecutors would also probe whether their deaths are linked to sex trafficking. "We will need to see whether there are suspects to concentrate on or whether the murder inquiry will proceed against persons unknown", he said. The rescue was one of four that altogether saved about 400 people over the course of the weekend. Read More »

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

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According to the details provided, Kakehi used to poison her victims by making them drink a poisonous compound, drawing comparisons with the spider that kills its mates after copulation. She reportedly inherited around one billion yen (Rs 57 crore approximately) in all, although she later lost some of it through the stock market. Cyanide was found in the bodies of at least two of the men and traces were found in the rubbish at Kakehi's home in Kyoto . Read More »

Affordable Care Act sign-ups surge as open enrollment begins

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Briner said he has not seen a change in how people utilize hospitals due to their high deductibles, but "when it comes to how we bill and collect, sometimes those patients might not be able to make those payments or need to set up a payment plan that stretches out for a longer period of time", making it harder for the hospital to collect payments for services. Read More »