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Worldwide Beyoncé Posts Last-Minute Support Of Beto O'Rourke On Instagram
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Tonight we find out if media hype and celebrity endorsements can win the Democrats a seat in the U.S. Senate in Texas . The Late Show with Stephen Colbert sent the only political correspondent fearless enough to ask the tough questions down to Texas to cover the toss-up Senate race between incumbent GOP sweaty narc Ted Cruz against Democratic challenger and The Clash fan Beto O'Rourke.

Worldwide Ireland says Britain cannot unilaterally scrap border backstop
Author: 0 Ireland says Britain cannot unilaterally scrap border backstop

The agreement would avoid the need for an Irish backstop - which has left Britain and Brussels deadlocked - and would stop Northern Ireland being treated differently to the rest of the UK. There appears to be a softening on the EU side to an all-UK customs union replacing the Northern Ireland specific text, but that would require an acceptance by Downing Street that it would in effect be a permanent arrangement.

Worldwide IL sees jump in turnout for early voting
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State officials said the problem was connected to Hart eSlate voting machines, which are used in about 30 percent of counties statewide. On Friday, a federal judge ruled that election officials must make it easier for voters whose registrations are pending to prove they are US citizens when they go to the polls .

Worldwide Sri Lanka president summons Parliament after PM turmoil
Author: 0 Sri Lanka president summons Parliament after PM turmoil

Sirisena had replaced him with former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa and suspended Parliament until November 16 in an apparent attempt to give Rajapaksa time to muster enough support to survive any no-confidence vote. After winning the presidency as a neutral candidate in 2015, Sirisena accepted an offer from Rajapaksa to take over his Sri Lanka Freedom Party. Wickremesinghe survived a no-confidence motion in Parliament in April brought by Rajapaksa supporters over allegations involving his ...

Worldwide Oprah, Pence visiting Georgia in deadlocked governor's race
Author: 0 Oprah, Pence visiting Georgia in deadlocked governor's race

After Thursday's dueling outsiders, former president Barack Obama will follow on Friday for Abrams. But she also said the election is about issues like expanding Medicaid insurance and focusing state spending on public education, job training and small business startups.

Worldwide Seven Coptic Christians killed by Isil in Egypt bus attack
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The Islamic State (IS) killed more than 40 people in twin church bombings in April 2017 and a month later shot dead nearly 30 Christians in Minya province as they headed to a monastery on a bus. The Islamic State has repeatedly vowed to go after Egypt's Christians as punishment for their support of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. "I assert our determination to fight dark terrorism and to pursue the perpetrators", he said on Twitter.

Worldwide Mohammed bin Salman 'told White House' Khashoggi was a risky Islamist
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In the op-ed, Erdogan said he did not believe "for a second" that King Salman was involved in the murder, and also refrained from directly accusing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . There will be no coverup". But because of its deep investment in Prince Mohammed as the main linchpin of the administration's Middle East agenda, the Trump administration concluded it could not feasibly limit his power.

Worldwide Heartbreaking twist after sisters were found bound together with duct tape
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New York City police said Wednesday that 16-year-old Tala Farea and 22-year-old Rotana Farea were last seen September 24 in Virginia, where they lived, and appear to have traveled together to New York. The Saudi Arabian Embassy has denied talking to the family about any asylum request. The city's medical examiner has yet to determine the cause of death, be it a double homicide or a suicide pact.

Worldwide Trump says he plans to crack down on asylum seekers
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How many migrants will reach the U.S. border in the first wave remains unknown but, by the time the first two groups finish their 1,000 miles long journey, more than 7,000 United States soldiers and National Guardsmen will be awaiting their arrival.

Worldwide USA sending up to 5,200 troops to border with Mexico
Author: 0 USA sending up to 5,200 troops to border with Mexico

The troops are expected to perform a wide variety of functions such as building tents and barricades and transporting supplies for the Border Patrol, and not be involved in policing the border, officials said . Speaking to Fox News, Mr Trump said migrants would be housed in tents, rather than released, pending court decisions. One of the migrants died from the confrontation.

Worldwide Khashoggi was suffocated in Saudi consulate - prosector
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Turkey's public prosecutor announced that his country's investigation had determined that Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate. The Saudi public prosecutor found last week, however, that Khashoggi's murder had been orchestrated in advance. CCTV footage given to CNN by the Turkish government on October 22 shows a man with a similar height and build to Khashoggi enter the consulate shortly before Khashoggi did, and then exit wearing Khashoggi's ...

Worldwide Saudi sisters' bodies recovered from NYC riverbank
Author: 0 Saudi sisters' bodies recovered from NYC riverbank

Police initially believed the sisters committed suicide by jumping off of the nearby George Washington Bridge, but further investigation revealed no signs of trauma that would indicate a plunge from the bridge, police said. "Those interviews [with relatives in Virginia] are really unraveling in some way a piece of the puzzle of, behind the scenes, what was going on in the two young ladies' lives".

Worldwide Another Suspicious Package Addressed to CNN Intercepted in Atlanta
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The list includes high-profile celebrities and media personalities similar to those who already were sent possible bombs , the official said. The fifteenth envelope - a third mailing destined for CNN headquarters in Atlanta after two earlier packages were sent to the station's NY offices - was intercepted Monday afternoon at a postal facility.

Worldwide Notorious mob boss Whitey Bulger found dead in prison
Author: 0 Notorious mob boss Whitey Bulger found dead in prison

Bulger was 89 years old. In 2013, Bulger was convicted of 11 murders that occurred in the Boston-area in the 1970s and 80s. Bulger, the model for Jack Nicholson's ruthless crime boss in the 2006 Martin Scorsese movie, " The Departed ", led a largely Irish mob that ran loan-sharking, gambling and drug rackets.

Worldwide Notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger killed in prison
Author: 0 Notorious Boston gangster Whitey Bulger killed in prison

Life-saving measures were initiated on Bulger, 89, after he was found at 8:20 a.m.at the Hazelton federal prison in Bruceton Mills. An investigation by the FBI into the incident is ongoing. A federal jury convicted had Bulger that year of 31 counts, including racketeering, extortion, money laundering, drug dealing and weapons possession.

Worldwide Nine dead and one missing after storms batter Italy
Author: 0 Nine dead and one missing after storms batter Italy

Here are some of the most dramatic pictures from the overwhelming flood. The public transport company closed the water taxi service due to the emergency, with connections remaining active only to the outlying islands. Others, including tourists, donned thigh-high wellies or took off their shoes to wade through the water. In the province of Frosinone, south of Rome, two people died after a tree fell on their auto, while in the southern region of Calabria, a man was reported missing.

Worldwide President Obama will rally for Democrats in Florida this Friday
Author: 0 President Obama will rally for Democrats in Florida this Friday

He visited OH earlier this month to promote Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine, U.S. Senate candidate Jim Renacci, and congressman Steve Chabot. The stakes for President Trump are extremely high since a Democratic victory in either chamber would give the party the power to open investigations into various aspects of his administration.