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In a rare move, Taylor Swift endorsed two Democratic candidates running in Tennessee last month, turning her Instagram into a get-out-and-vote page for her 112 million followers. He describes Cruz's desire to repeal Obamacare as something that could potentially kill "way more people than the Zodiac", emphasizing the "way more" again and again so many times that the Cruz supporters chuckling at his joke (but still supporting Cruz) have to actually think about it.
  • 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 ...
  • United States campaigns in high gear three days before congressional elections

    United States campaigns in high gear three days before congressional elections

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    Rothfus, who was not available for an interview, has campaigned largely on economic issues, a position that won him an endorsement on Friday from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Instead of impeachment, Democrats plan to tighten the screws by mounting an investigative blitz against the White House and Russian interests. CNN last week cited unnamed sources inside the Democratic party as saying that the party is quietly gearing up to implement some investigations against Trump, and the issue has ...