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Donald Trump rowed with CNN's Jim Acosta in an extraordinary press conference. TRUMP: I'll tell you what, CNN should be ashamed of itself having you working for them. To PBS NewsHour's Yamiche Alcindor , who asked him about white nationalists emboldened by Mr Trump labelling himself a "nationalist", Mr Trump said he was insulted.
  • Girl Scouts killed by truck while picking up trash in Wisconsin

    Girl Scouts killed by truck while picking up trash in Wisconsin

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    Three girl scouts have been killed after they were hit by a truck while picking up litter. The girls were all wearing bright, lime-green safety vests so that they could be spotted by passing drivers. Schafer was one of hundreds who gathered for a vigil outside Halmstad Elementary School in Chippewa Falls to pray for the vitcims. "Our hearts are broken for the girls and families of the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes", Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of Girl Scouts of the US, said in a ...
  • Sri Lanka Tamils push parliament to end crisis

    Sri Lanka Tamils push parliament to end crisis

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    Sri Lanka is in a constitutional crisis, torn between two leaders, both of whom claim to be its legitimate prime minister. The alliance had "decided to vote in favour of the no-confidence motion against Rajapaksa", the statement added. Some members of his party have alleged they were offered portfolios and huge amounts of money to switch allegiances. "I have fears it won't be the one we agreed on", Margue said.
  • `Man eater` tigress Avni killed in Maharashtra

    `Man eater` tigress Avni killed in Maharashtra

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    More than 150 people had spent months looking for her including teams of trackers and armed officials on the backs of elephants using infrared cameras, a paraglider, drones and sniffer dogs to capture the man-eating tigress. Last night, from 6.45 pm onwards, the tigress was sighted by many villagers. Replying to a query by the bench of justices Bhushan Dharmadhikari and S M Modak, he said no deaths have been reported in the last two months because of these measures.
  • Penn State Vigil Honors Victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

    Penn State Vigil Honors Victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

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    Bowers is charged with 29 felony counts, including 11 counts of use of a firearm to commit murder and 11 counts of obstruction of the exercise of religious beliefs resulting in death. It is still an Federal Bureau of Investigation crime scene. "I never thought I'd say this, but "thoughts and prayers" feel great", said David Chudnow, volunteer manager at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, who participated in the events.
  • Woman who accused Kavanaugh of rape admits she never met him

    Woman who accused Kavanaugh of rape admits she never met him

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    In her letter , she claimed that she felt a "Jane Doe" letter wouldn't get any attention so she made a decision to come forward with her name. It contained highly detailed and graphic sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh, but the letter listed no return address, failed to provide any timeframe, and failed to provide a location apart from allegedly happening in a vehicle, investigators noted.
  • Utah mayor, guard member killed by trainee in Afghanistan

    Utah mayor, guard member killed by trainee in Afghanistan

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    Taylor's death was mourned by Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox, who wrote that the Afghan war " has once again cost us the best blood of a generation ". Taylor was supposed to return home and resume his post as mayor in January. "We are devastated by the loss of our mayor and friend, Brent Taylor", according to a statement on the North Ogden City Facebook page .
  • Oregon's Midterm Voter Turnout Approaching Presidential Election Level

    Oregon's Midterm Voter Turnout Approaching Presidential Election Level

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    With one of the most crucial midterm elections in recent U.S. history less than a week away, early voter turnout appears to have almost doubled from 2014, shattering records along the way. As of November 2nd, 54,570 had returned their absentee ballots, up from 38,928 on October 30th of 2014 (the Thursday before that year's Election Day).
  • Reports of all-UK customs union labelled 'speculation'

    Reports of all-UK customs union labelled 'speculation'

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    The bank rate is now at 0.75 percent and Carney said that it would rise "in a limited and gradual fashion" up to 2021 to about 1.5 percent. May's principal Europe Adviser, Oliver Robbins, is continuing the negotiations in Brussels, according to the report.
  • All asylum seeker children to leave Nauru: Brandis

    All asylum seeker children to leave Nauru: Brandis

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    Australia's top diplomat in Britain, High Commissioner George Brandis , told London radio LBC that the government expects all asylum seeking children to be moved from Nauru to Australia this year. "We have seen children not eating or drinking for days, in a comatose state". Has Scott Morrison made a policy blunder by setting this end of year deadline for removing children from Nauru? Under a deal with former American president Barack Obama, 439 people of a potential 1,250 have so far been ...