• Virginia's First Trans State Legislator Unseats Transphobic
Virginia's First Trans State Legislator Unseats Transphobic "Bathroom Bill" Writer

The race was marred by Marshall's constant stream of petulant trans-phobia and general asshattery, including frequently misgendering Roem and depicting her as a bathroom predator , but Roem rose above his bottom-dwelling commentary-and trounced him on election day.

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  • Japan's 'Black Widow' sentenced to death for poisoning lovers, taking their money
Japan's 'Black Widow' sentenced to death for poisoning lovers, taking their money

The court said traces of cyanide, which she confessed she obtained while running a printing plant, were found in all of the victims. Kakehi was reportedly married at least three times and had three other partners who died within a few years of starting relationships with her.

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  • TCU issues campus alert after shooting involving shuttle bus drivers
TCU issues campus alert after shooting involving shuttle bus drivers

The driver then allegedly rammed the other driver's shuttle before he fled the scene. In a tweet sent out around 7:10 a.m., TCU told those nearby to "seek safe shelter immediately". The campus said in an alert: "Armed person on campus". The lockdown was lifted at 8:05 a.m. The unidentified suspect was described as a black male, wearing a white ...

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  • Trump Hammers Japanese Automakers on Trade
Trump Hammers Japanese Automakers on Trade

In typical Trump style at a gathering of U.S. and Japanese business notables at U.S. Ambassador William F. Hagerty's residence, the President candidly said that the U.S. Yet the focus on Trump's antics-much like the obsessive mocking of his hair color, relative hand size, and bad taste-do nothing to help his opponents, or, worse, democracy .

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  • Cooling temperatures and approaching rain chances
Cooling temperatures and approaching rain chances

Although skies were mostly cloudy during the overnight, we are seeing that cloud cover diminish over many areas as the sun starts to come up and overall we expect another day with plenty of sun in Mid-Michigan. While temperatures today aren't too bad, we will be getting progressively cooler by the end of the workweek, with some of the coldest air...

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  • J&K police to ask Pak to collect body of Masood Azhar's nephew
J&K police to ask Pak to collect body of Masood Azhar's nephew

An armyman - Lance Naik Vrahma Pal Singh - was also killed in the encounter. The army man was killed while as the injured civilian was evacuated and shifted to the hospital. It has been admitted by the JeM", Maj Gen Raju said. He added that there were reports that 10 such rifles were brought by militants who infiltrated from across the border r...

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  • Trump administration ends immigration program protecting Central Americans from deportation
Trump administration ends immigration program protecting Central Americans from deportation

The Washington Post reported Friday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paved the way for TPS to be withdrawn for Central Americans and Haitians by sending a letter to DHS stating that conditions in those countries had improved to the point that people no longer needed protection.

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  • American Hero Fired For Flipping Off Trump Motorcade
American Hero Fired For Flipping Off Trump Motorcade

A Virginia woman who went briefly viral for flipping off Trump's motorcade over the Halloween weekend has announced that she basically doesn't give a shit that she was sacked for doing it. Briskman flagged the post to higher-ups in the company when the man commented that an individual who was showing their support for the Black Lives Matter...

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  • U.S. lifts visa restrictions on Turkey on 'limited basis'
U.S. lifts visa restrictions on Turkey on 'limited basis'

In turn, the Daily Sabah reports that the Americans resumed the issuance of visas to the visit of Prime Minister of Turkey, Binali Yildirim, in the United States. The Turkish government also gave assurances that local staff members would not be detained or arrested "for performing their official duties" and that Washington would be given informatio...

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  • Mugabe expels his deputy Mnangagwa
Mugabe expels his deputy Mnangagwa

In 2014, Mugabe expelled his female deputy Joice Mujuru on allegations of plotting to topple his through, among others, witchcraft allegations. His dismissal was announced by Simon Khaya Moyo, the information minister. Mnangagwa did not attend the security briefing which was meant to be held at Mugabe's private residence, having already tendered ...

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  • USA ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives
USA ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives

It was not pleasant for them, was it?" roared Trump . "I hope this will be of benefit to all, it will be great if we can work for this great nation and for all", added Trump , who arrived today in Japan. Trump wants South Korea to pay more for the USA military presence on its soil, which is chiefly aimed at deterring potential aggression from ...

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  • Manafort, associate to remain under house arrest, tracked by Global Positioning System
Manafort, associate to remain under house arrest, tracked by Global Positioning System

Manafort and Gates surrendered last week to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to face criminal charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of prosecutors, who are investigating potential coordination between Trump campaign aides and Russian Federation.

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  • Florida State University bans Greek life after student death
Florida State University bans Greek life after student death

After the February hazing death of 19-year old Timothy Piazza, Penn State suspended fraternities and sororities from holding social activities during the spring semester. First responders found a pledge to Florida State University's Pi Kappa Phi fraternity dead the morning after an off-campus party this week. "They will have to participate ...

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  • Sen. Rand Paul Recovering From 5 Broken Ribs After Assault
Sen. Rand Paul Recovering From 5 Broken Ribs After Assault

Matthew Baker sent a statement to The Associated Press on behalf of his client, 59-year-old anesthesiologist Rene Boucher. Boucher's attorney released a statement on Monday alleging the dispute had "absolutely nothing to do with either's politics or political agendas" and was merely "a very regrettable dispute between two neighbors over a mat...

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  • What to Expect from Trump's State Visit
What to Expect from Trump's State Visit

Trump has rattled some allies with his vow to " totally destroy " North Korea if it threatens the United States and his dismissal of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission. South Korea is pushing to arrange reciprocal visits by the leaders of South Korea and China as the two countries are mending ties frayed by th...

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  • Manus Island: Turnbull declines New Zealand refugee offer
Manus Island: Turnbull declines New Zealand refugee offer

Flying across the Tasman for her first bilateral meeting with the Australian leader, Ms Ardern stepped off the plane in Sydney with a smile on her face on Sunday morning. Australia's concern in the past has been that refugees will settle in New Zealand and then move to Australia but Ardern said there were ways to deal with that.

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  • Liberia Supreme Court halts presidential runoff elections
Liberia Supreme Court halts presidential runoff elections

The Supreme Court of Liberia has fixed Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 for ruling in an application seeking a re-run of the October 10 presidential election in the West African country. National Elections Commission lawyer Musa Dean told The Associated Press "the highest court of the land has spoken and we have to abide by the ruling".

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  • Donald Trump calls for death penalty for NYC truck attack suspect
Donald Trump calls for death penalty for NYC truck attack suspect

Backing off his initial statement that he was considering detaining the suspect at America's most notorious prison, Trump said Thursday that Sayfullo Saipov instead should be executed through the civilian justice system, which historically has been delivered faster convictions than the military tribunal system.

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  • Police officer was found dead near a road accident in Rockford
Police officer was found dead near a road accident in Rockford

A short time later, a group of responding officers found a single-car crash near the location of the initial traffic stop. Rockford police Chief Dan O'Shea said the dead officer, 30-year-old Jaimie Cox, called for backup after making a traffic stop about 1 a.m.

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