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And Democrats are deep into recruiting their crop of challengers for GOP seats in 2018; an Ossoff victory could embolden more top prospects to jump in. More than 140,000 voters cast their ballots early - an astounding number for a special election , and one that almost matches presidential contests.
  • Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier

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    House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said he would support a travel ban on American tourists visiting North Korea. "We must continue to face evil with a unified front to ensure that this tragedy is never repeated". A senior Japanese diplomat in Washington said that Tokyo does not believe the time is appropriate "for talks and negotiations" with Pyongyang. U.S.
  • Boy killed by bear identified as Anchorage teen

    Boy killed by bear identified as Anchorage teen

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    They worked at an exploration site about 5 miles away from the main camp. "Our condolences have been shared with our contractor and our hearts go out to the individuals, their colleagues, and their families". They eventually found Cooper's body being guarded by a large black bear. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • Ronaldo won't quit Real: club boss

    Ronaldo won't quit Real: club boss

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    Ronaldo , Portugal's all-time leading scorer, is the latest in a long line of soccer players in Spain - among them Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Neymar - to be caught up in cases over tax or transfers. It should happen something very unusual for him to leave ". "We've not received offers for him (Ronaldo), Morata or James". Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of football super-agent Jorge Mendes, who has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon, just ...
  • After deadly attack, Israel mulls new security strategy for Damascus Gate

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    The Israeli officers chased the civilians who were at Bab al-Sahera (Herod's Gate), al-Mesrara and Nablus Street and fired sound bombs at them. Palestinian militant factions on Saturday dismissed a claim by the Islamic State group that it was behind the fatal stabbing of the policewoman, saying the assailants came from their ranks.
  • Shiv Sena backs Kovind as NDA's presidential pick

    Shiv Sena backs Kovind as NDA's presidential pick

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    Since Kovind happened to be in Shimla on the eve of his marriage anniversary, he wanted to call on the President at Retreat. They said that when they decide, they will come back to us with a proposal. Kovind said he was a "small citizen" entrusted with a big responsibility. Subsequently, in 2007, the Sena supported Congress's Pratibha Patil, and Pranab Mukherjee in 2012, with both entering the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  • United Kingdom sees 'happy' Brexit outcome for both sides

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    These include the issues of Britain's estimated €100 billion (S$175 billion) exit bill, the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain, and the fate of the border in Northern Ireland. The EU said it was also looking for a good compromise. Martin Schulz, the Social Democrat (SPD) chancellor candidate who Merkel will square up against in her bid to win a fourth term in September's election, told the same conference: "The best result of the Brexit negotiations would be - there ...
  • Polls Close In Georgia's Closely Watched, Expensive Special Election

    Polls Close In Georgia's Closely Watched, Expensive Special Election

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    Trump had eeked out a win there thanks to "reluctant" Trump voters, aka those who disliked Hillary Clinton more than they disliked Trump, according to Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight. But, still, the backsliding from round one - when Ossoff had 48 percent of the vote and came close to avoiding a runoff - would be disturbing for Democrats and might suggest that Republicans could prevail even in Trump-skeptical districts by playing to their base's partisan instincts and motivating them to ...
  • Arrest warrants out for Turkish agents, others in DC melee

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    However, the city's police chief said investigators had insufficient evidence to charge Erdogan in what he characterized as a "pretty brutal" attack . ambassador, said it had conveyed to Washington's envoy "that this decision taken by USA authorities is wrong, biased and lacks legal basis". It also accused US authorities of roughing up Erdogan's security detail.
  • Republican leads as costly congressional race heads for a tight finish

    Republican leads as costly congressional race heads for a tight finish

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    For that reason, it's worth watching the margin in the Georgia race in tandem with the margin in the other special election tonight, the race in South Carolina's Fifth District . It would have been the first race Democrats won since Trump was elected president and the first in a string of special elections where they have tried to take the grassroots anger and outrage against Trump and turn it into votes and a win.