• Senate slipping away as Dems fight to preserve blue wave
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    Senate slipping away as Dems fight to preserve blue wave

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the closing stretch of the 2018 campaign, the question is no longer the size of the Democratic wave. It's whether there will be a wave at all.

  • Meghan rushed through Fiji market filled with royal-watchers
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    Meghan rushed through Fiji market filled with royal-watchers

    SUVA, Fiji (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex was rushed through her visit to an indoor market in Fiji's capital Wednesday due to concerns about the large crowd that came to greet her in the relatively confined space.

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    The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

    iBook charts for week ending October 21, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher :

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    The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

    Audible.com best-sellers for week ending October 19:

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    Bloomberg

    South African President Evokes Mandela in Call for Graft Fight

    Ramaphosa has vowed to stimulate economic growth, attract investment, fix state companies and root out graft since he replaced Jacob Zuma as president in February, and embarked on an investment drive to raise $100 billion over the next five years. “Never, never and never again shall corruption be so

  • Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in hot Fiji for 3-day visit
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    Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in hot Fiji for 3-day visit

    SUVA, Fiji (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were greeted by hundreds of flag-waving well-wishers on Tuesday after arriving in Fiji for a three-day visit as part of their tour of the South Pacific.

  • Both sides ignoring swing voters in hot Texas Senate race
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    Both sides ignoring swing voters in hot Texas Senate race

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With Mike Pence and Donald Trump Jr. already visiting the state and the president himself working thousands of supporters into a frenzy at a Houston rally Monday night, Ted Cruz is convening a veritable parade of Republican powerbrokers in the final weeks of the Texas Senate campaign

  • Democrats Roll Out Joe Biden For Andrew Gillum And Bill Nelson As Early Voting Starts In Florida
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    Democrats Roll Out Joe Biden For Andrew Gillum And Bill Nelson As Early Voting Starts In Florida

    TAMPA, Fla. -- As many polling places opened for early voting Monday,

  • Democrat Opens Up Lead in Crucial Florida Senate Race
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    Bloomberg

    Democrat Opens Up Lead in Crucial Florida Senate Race

    It’s the second poll published in recent days that shows Nelson with a clear lead, following a CNN survey that showed Nelson ahead by five percentage points. Florida is one of 10 states won by President Donald Trump in 2016 where Democratic senators are running for re-election.

  • Brian McFadden wants 12 kids
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    Brian McFadden wants 12 kids

    Brian McFadden would love to have "12 kids". The 38-year-old former Westlife singer - who shares two daughters Molly, 17, and Lilly-Sue, 15, with ex Kerry Katona - has revealed that he wants more children and "five dogs" because he grew up with his mum and dad's "big Irish

  • Florida's culture clash pits Gillum against Trump voters
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    Florida's culture clash pits Gillum against Trump voters

    THE VILLAGES, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's loyalists here at Florida's premier retirement community fear Andrew Gillum.

  • First Florida Governor’s Debate Becomes The Donald Trump Debate
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    First Florida Governor’s Debate Becomes The Donald Trump Debate

    TAMPA, Fla. ― The All-Donald Trump primary election strategy of Ron DeSantis,

  • Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West enter Country Music Hall of Fame
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    Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West enter Country Music Hall of Fame

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bluegrass and country star Ricky Skaggs, singer Dottie West and fiddler Johnny Gimble are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

  • Little Mix enjoy success at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards
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    Little Mix enjoy success at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards

    Little Mix were among the winners at this year's BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards at Wembley Arena on Sunday (21.10.18). The chart-topping girl group - which features Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson - were on hand to collect their Best British Group accolade at the ceremony

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    Bloomberg

    Theresa May in the Brexit Foxhole

    To understand why the talks are so stalled, it helps to borrow a somewhat strained metaphor from Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab. When Raab, then new to the job, met the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, for the first time three months ago, he gave him a copy of Isaiah Berlin's much-appropriated

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    Bloomberg

    Theresa May in the Brexit Foxhole

    To understand why the talks are so stalled, it helps to borrow a somewhat strained metaphor from Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab. When Raab, then new to the job, met the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, for the first time three months ago, he gave him a copy of Isaiah Berlin's much-appropriated

  • Pik Botha: South Africa's foreign minister under apartheid who served in Nelson Mandela's government
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    The Independent

    Pik Botha: South Africa's foreign minister under apartheid who served in Nelson Mandela's government

    Roelof “Pik” Botha spent decades at the centre of South Africa’s political and diplomatic life as the last foreign minister under apartheid rule and who later served in the cabinet of the country’s first black president, Nelson Mandela. Botha, who died aged 86, joined South Africa’s foreign service

  • Hillary Clinton Appears To Zing Donald Trump With 'Favorite Political Movie' Choice
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    Hillary Clinton Appears To Zing Donald Trump With 'Favorite Political Movie' Choice

    Hillary Clinton answered the burning questions that staffers on "The Late Show

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    WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

    Best-Selling Books Week Ended October 14th.

  • New Zealand surfer airlifted to hospital after shark attack
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    New Zealand surfer airlifted to hospital after shark attack

    A surfer in New Zealand survived a shark attack on Friday and had to be airlifted to hospital after being bitten on his hand, elbow and mouth. The man was at Baylys Beach, about 100 km south of Auckland, when the attack happened, according to police. A New Zealand police spokeswoman told the site that

  • Job Growth in Florida May Help Republicans Keep the Senate
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    Bloomberg

    Job Growth in Florida May Help Republicans Keep the Senate

    The effort has bolstered Scott’s bid to unseat Democratic senator Bill Nelson, political strategists say. A Scott victory in Florida on Nov. 6 could solidify the Republicans’ 51-to-49 seat majority in Congress’ upper chamber. In interviews with a couple dozen residents of Central Florida, a crucial

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    New Zealand surfer bitten on arm by shark, taken to hospital

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand surfer was attacked by a shark Friday and airlifted to a hospital after suffering moderate injuries.

  • Little Mix announce UK tour for new album LM5: How to get tickets
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    Little Mix announce UK tour for new album LM5: How to get tickets

    Little Mix have announced a new UK and Ireland tour in support of their upcoming album LM5. The pop group – Jade Thirwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson – will begin their string of shows in Dublin on 10 October 2019 and take in dates in Belfast, Liverpool, Birmingham, Nottingham

  • McConnell Defends Lawsuit to Undo Pre-Existing Condition Protection
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    McConnell Defends Lawsuit to Undo Pre-Existing Condition Protection

    “Our candidates are able to deal with it,” McConnell said regarding a barrage of Democratic ads criticizing his party’s candidates on the issue. The case, filed by Texas and backed by the Trump administration, contends that because Congress eliminated the tax penalty for violating the requirement that

  • Migrants moving again in Guatemala, Trump targets Democrats
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    Migrants moving again in Guatemala, Trump targets Democrats

    CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala (AP) — More than 2,000 Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala resumed their journey toward the United States on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue three weeks before midterm elections.