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Texas federal judge thwarts Republican push to toss 127,000 votes

Texas federal judge thwarts Republican push to toss 127,000 votes

However, the court declined to overrule Hanen's decision late Monday night. Harris County has already a record 1.4 million early votes cast and is the nation's third-most populous and a crucial batt...

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Prop 207 passes, legalizing recreational marijuana in Arizona, per AP

Washington DC voted in favor of decriminalizing some psychedelic drugs, while New Jersey is set to legalize recreational marijuana following two referendums on Tuesday. States across the US are poised...

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Ivory Coast president set for victory after contested poll

Ivory Coast president set for victory after contested poll

Clashes surrounding the vote have claimed at least 30 lives in the West African country. Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara (2nd R) and his wife Dominique Ouattara (L) arrives to vote at a pollin...

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Boris Johnson doesn’t confirm lockdown will end on 2 December

Boris Johnson doesn’t confirm lockdown will end on 2 December

The prime minister has suggested lockdown could be extended beyond 2 December if the coronavirus reproduction rate does not come down enough. His statement echoed comments by chancellor Rishi Sun...

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North Korean 'defector' crosses military buffer zone into South Korea

North Korean 'defector' crosses military buffer zone into South Korea

Earlier Wednesday, the military said South Korea's surveillance equipment spotted an unidentified person on the eastern section of the land border and launched a search operation. "Re-establishing rou...

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Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami arrested

Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami arrested

He has been arrested in a case which has now been re-opened after being closed earlier, reported the Republic TV . "The Guild calls upon the Chief Minister of Maharashtra to ensure that Goswami is ...

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Ethiopia PM sends army into opposition Tigray region

Ethiopia PM sends army into opposition Tigray region

Heavy fighting broke out in Ethiopia's Tigray region on Wednesday, diplomatic sources said , after the prime minister launched military operations in response to what he said was an attack on feder...

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Trump ally Lindsey Graham re-elected

Trump ally Lindsey Graham re-elected

Supreme Court created a dual challenge for Graham. The victory for Graham comes after speculation that Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison might have been able to pull off an upset win. Graham ha...

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White House surrounded by security fence on election night

White House surrounded by security fence on election night

Federal authorities will put "non-scalable" fencing into place around "the entire perimeter of the White House" on Monday, according to the CNN report . "It is widely believed that there will be civi...

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Kanye West voted for himself in the 2020 presidential election

Kanye West voted for himself in the 2020 presidential election

This isn't the first time Kanye made news today. The final tweet showed him with his "I Voted" sticker and a mask. "God is so good", he tweeted. "We pray for every servant leader in the world". We...

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QAnon Promoter Wins Seat in US Congress

QAnon Promoter Wins Seat in US Congress

Her primary victory in August over a more mainstream Republican illustrated the radicalisation of United States politics ahead of Tuesday's Election Day, which features Mr Trump facing off against Dem...

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Sri Lanka rescues 120 whales after mass stranding

Sri Lanka rescues 120 whales after mass stranding

Within hours the Sri Lankan navy and Coast guard deployed almost 70 personnel to the spot. Villagers defied a novel coronavirus curfew to help rescue the small whales on Monday, wading into the brea...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar glide to reelection wins

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar glide to reelection wins

The group - dubbed " The Squad " - are first-term Democrats and respectively held the safe seats of Minnesota, Michigan, New York and MA. The three are all members of the self-described "Squad" of...

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Gunmen storm the prestigious Kabul University, take hostages

Gunmen storm the prestigious Kabul University, take hostages

Graphic photographs of the carnage were also uploaded by Afghan reporters. While Afghan officials declined to discuss the bookfair, Iran's semiofficial ISNA news agency reported Sunday that Iran...

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Delaware, Vermont Elect First US Transgender State Legislators

Delaware, Vermont Elect First US Transgender State Legislators

She released a memoir in 2018, entitled "Tomorrow Will Be Different", which earned acclaim from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. In September this year, McBride won a Democratic state Se...

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Justice Barrett joins Supreme Court arguments for first time

Justice Barrett joins Supreme Court arguments for first time

Senate and sworn in one week ago. If Monday's arguments were a low-key introduction to the work of the court, that will soon change. Chief Justice John Roberts welcomed her ahead of arguments ...

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Nigel Farage wants to change the name of the Brexit Party

Nigel Farage wants to change the name of the Brexit Party

The Prime Minister on Saturday ordered England back into a lockdown after the United Kingdom passed the milestone of 1 million COVID-19 cases and a second wave of infections threatened to overwhelm th...

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USPS Rejects Order to 'Sweep' Facilities for Unsent Ballots

USPS Rejects Order to 'Sweep' Facilities for Unsent Ballots

The order comes as the Postal Service's delivery performance in the days before the presidential election has become a major point of contention - especially in the battleground states where thousand...

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France Says Its Forces Kill 50 Islamic Extremists in Mali

France Says Its Forces Kill 50 Islamic Extremists in Mali

The Barkhane force was able to neutralize more than 50 jihadists and confiscated arms and materials. 50 jihadi terrorists were neutralised it the French operation while around 30 motorcycles were de...

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Uganda opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine arrested - party

Uganda opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine arrested - party

He said the headquarters of his party, the Forum for Democratic Change, was surrounded by police and military ahead of his nomination. According to Daily Monitor, the meeting was disrupted by police...

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Mass. governor announces stay-at-home advisory, mask order, restaurant curfew

Mass. governor announces stay-at-home advisory, mask order, restaurant curfew

Anyone over five years old must wear a face covering in public, including when outdoors and when six feet apart from others. According to state data, Baker said the number of new cases per day has g...

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Joe Biden leads Donald Trump in four key swing states

Joe Biden leads Donald Trump in four key swing states

Over 1.3 million Indian-Americans are voters in key battleground states, including Texas, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania. Democratic candidate Joe Biden is believed to hold an advantage in early...

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Democrats' dwindling Florida mail, early vote lead down to 100,000

Democrats' dwindling Florida mail, early vote lead down to 100,000

An IANS report on Monday said Biden was ahead of Trump by 6 points in Arizona, 49 to 43 percent. I appreciate the help from NACA. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. Four reporters...

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Convicted Murderer Lee Choon-jae Confesses to 14 Serial Killings in Retrial

Convicted Murderer Lee Choon-jae Confesses to 14 Serial Killings in Retrial

Lee Chun Jae made his public appearance 34 years after the first incident. Lee was referring to the life sentence Yoon was sentenced to for the murder of a 13-year-old girl in 1988. As to the pain fe...

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Election Day 2020: Will you need a coat to vote?

Election Day 2020: Will you need a coat to vote?

Lows range from near freezing in our colder areas to the mid- to upper 30s downtown. MONDAY: Monday will start off on a cold note, and we'll remain chilly through the day. A blocking High-pressu...

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Trump Set to Spend Election Night at White House

Trump Set to Spend Election Night at White House

The White House and her father's election campaign drew on her to target suburban women voters who voted Republican in 2016 but have since retreated from the presidency. Anthony Fauci calling it a "...

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Johnson gives Parliament veto over longer England lockdown

Johnson gives Parliament veto over longer England lockdown

Answering the question of why the on-trade can't sell alcoholic drinks to takeaway, Johnson told the House of Commons: "The answer is there's a budget of measures we need to bring together to bring th...

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Slovakia tests half of country's population for coronavirus in a single day

Slovakia tests half of country's population for coronavirus in a single day

It also said that "mass concentration of millions of people" at testing sites "is at odds with the recommendations of infectious disease experts to reduce public contacts and mobility as much as possi...

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Naas Hospital now has highest number of Covid-19 patients in Ireland

Naas Hospital now has highest number of Covid-19 patients in Ireland

He also said that explanations have been sought from all the government hospitals demanding deposits from COVID-19 patients. Delhi recorded 5,664 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the infection...

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USA elections 2020: Biden wins all five votes in Dixville Notch

USA elections 2020: Biden wins all five votes in Dixville Notch

In the makeshift " Ballot Room " at Dixville Notch's Balsams Resort, Mr Les Otten, one of the only five local registered voters, cast the first ballot. Therefore, each candidate must get a minimum of ...

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Philippines says typhoon Goni death toll rises at 20

Philippines says typhoon Goni death toll rises at 20

The storm damaged 1.1 billion pesos ($23 million) worth of crops and affected the livelihood of 20,000 farmers, adding to the nearly 2 billion pesos in damage when Typhoon Molave hit the country last ...

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Australia reveals plan for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Australia reveals plan for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Thus, the nation is ready for the horse race, a Melbourne Cup, known as the "race that stops a nation". The country last reached the milestone almost five months ago on June 9, before a second-wave ...

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi reports highest single-day spike for third consecutive day

Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi reports highest single-day spike for third consecutive day

On Thursday, 5739 cases were registered and today the highest number of 5891 new cases have been reported. On Friday, 4,433 recoveries and 47 deaths were reported. The Delhi government cited its new...

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World Health Organization chief to self-isolate after COVID-19 exposure

World Health Organization chief to self-isolate after COVID-19 exposure

He also flagged that where cases are going up exponentially and hospitals reaching capacity "patients and health workers alike" are at risk. "We need countries to again invest in the basics so tha...

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Month-long England lockdown could be extended: senior official

Month-long England lockdown could be extended: senior official

The Prime Minister said overrunning of the NHS would be a "medical and moral disaster, beyond the raw loss of life". Schools, universities, nurseries, and the essential shops are going to stay open. A...

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