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World Meet Danica Roem, Virginia's first transgender elected official
Author: 0 Meet Danica Roem, Virginia's first transgender elected official

Victory Fund, a group that advocates for LGBTQ candidates, said Jenkins is the first openly transgender woman elected to the city council of a major US city. Tuesday's election not only brought Democratic wins in high-profile gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey, but it also saw historic victories for women, minority and LGBTQ candidates in down-ballot races nationwide.

World Elections office prepares for election day
Author: 0 Elections office prepares for election day

The entire City Council is up for election, with serious contests in numerous 13 wards. Waggner said they have only had four people come in to complete same day registration and voting. The only other contest on the ballot is for St. Paul School Board, where voters will choose three candidates. "I thought it was going to shift it to Carter", said Schultz.

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Author: 0 The "obscene" photo that got a Trump protestor fired

The employer of a woman seen in a photo raising a middle finger at President Donald Trump's motorcade during a Saturday bicycle ride has ignited a debate over free speech and whether her firing infringed on hers. He pulled ads for open for open enrollment in Obamacare . "I thought that it would probably get back to my company eventually", Briskman said in an interview with CNN's Jeanne Moos.

World Sydney school to reopen after deadly crash
Author: 0 Sydney school to reopen after deadly crash

Paramedics arrived to "a scene of carnage" with "distressed and overwhelmed children and teachers". Two eight-year-old girls and one nine-year-old girl were also taken to hospital, and are now believed to be in a stable condition. NSW Ambulance told Yahoo7 News one child had gone into cardiac arrest but was unable to confirm their age. "We're not looking this as an intentional act".

World Trump Plans to See Putin in Asia Amid Scrutiny of Campaign Ties
Author: 0 Trump Plans to See Putin in Asia Amid Scrutiny of Campaign Ties

At the very least, millions of people would die in this sort of war. Increasing animosity would be a burden for Moon. Alex Sigley, the runner of the Australian company, said: "It's a fascinating country, there's no other country in the world like North Korea ".

World Fifty Shades Freed final teaser trailer released
Author: 0 Fifty Shades Freed final teaser trailer released

As a permanent singleton, I don't quite know what I my new plans for the day will be once the final film, Fifty Shades Freed comes out in 2018. "Please stop talking to my husband as if I weren't here, Anastasia says to Gia". With its massive fanbase, mainly avid devourers of E L James' books, the trailer is expected to attract many millions of views over the next 24 hours.

World Liberia court indefinitely delays presidential vote
Author: 0 Liberia court indefinitely delays presidential vote

The Supreme Court of Liberia has granted the opposition Liberty Party's petition for a Writ of Prohibition on the November 7 Runoff Election. Ex-football star, Mr George Weah , and incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai , who were the two front runners in the first round, were competing in the run-off.

World Protestors Accuse Australia of Treating Refugees 'Like Animals'
Author: 0 Protestors Accuse Australia of Treating Refugees 'Like Animals'

The local boat owner was later released. New Zealand's offer to accept 150 refugees from Manus Island and Nauru was waved away, with Turnbull saying his government had to first consider its refugee-swap deal with the US. New Zealand-born actor Russell Crowe is angry Australia hasn't considered NZ's refugee offer. "They are starving and their bodies are getting weak".

World Bengals fall to 3-5 after 23-7 loss to Jaguars
Author: 0 Bengals fall to 3-5 after 23-7 loss to Jaguars

Eventually both teams came out and a brawl ensued. Both players were ejected, making the prospect of watching Bengals-Jaguars even more unappealing. The Jaguars had outgained the Bengals, 217-37 when Lee scored. Bortles guided the Jaguars to a remarkable effort on third down, converting 12-of-18 situations.

World Violence hits Druze village Hader in Syria's Quneitra
Author: 0 Violence hits Druze village Hader in Syria's Quneitra

Quneitra province in Syria, where Hader village is located, is particularly sensitive for Israel because it lies next to the Golan Heights area that Israel captured from Syria in 1967. The Israeli Druze who broke through the fence did so in response to a major battle that was transpiring throughout Friday morning in Khader, where earlier nine people had been killed and 23 injured when a auto bomb exploded.

World Man opens fire in Texas church, killing more than 20 people
Author: 0 Man opens fire in Texas church, killing more than 20 people

The number of people killed and injured has not been confirmed by authorities, but children are believed to be among the victims . Sutherland Springs is in Wilson County, about 30 miles east of San Antonio. Sutherland Springs is an unincorporated community located on the old Spanish land grant of Manuel Tarin in northern Wilson County. In a statement posted on Twitter, Texas Gov.

World Daylight Savings Time ends November 4
Author: 0 Daylight Savings Time ends November 4

A release from FASNY says alarms equipped with either removable or sealed-in batteries both need to be tested. "We cannot stress enough the importance of having working alarms - early detection is key - you may have less than two minutes to escape safely", said fire public education Whitney Burk.

World Outgoing Twitter employee deactivates Trump's account
Author: 0 Outgoing Twitter employee deactivates Trump's account

Many praised the temporary shutdown of Trump's account, with users saying the unnamed employee responsible "deserves a medal" and that "not all heroes wear capes". Trump was back on Twitter soon after the account was restored, and the employee did not send or alter any tweets. "I guess the word must finally be getting out - and having an impact".

World Zimbabwe: Police Arrests US Citizen Over Robert Mugabe 'Goblin' Tweet
Author: 0 Zimbabwe: Police Arrests US Citizen Over Robert Mugabe 'Goblin' Tweet

The AP also reports that the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights say they have represented almost 200 charged for allegedly insulting the Zimbabwe president in recent years. Martha O'Donovan is charged with subversion and insulting the president for allegedly calling Mr Mugabe a "sick man" in a tweet, according to the Associated Press .

World Loud explosion heard near Riyadh airport
Author: 0 Loud explosion heard near Riyadh airport

BBC reported that the missile was "of limited size" and caused no damage. MISSILES have been fired at a major Middle Eastern airport used by thousands of Brits every year, it has been reported. He called it an "explicit challenge to violate the United Nations resolution (2216) in order to threaten the security of Saudi Arabia and. regional and worldwide security, towards populated cities and villages.

World Set your clocks back an hour as Daylight Saving Time ends
Author: 0 Set your clocks back an hour as Daylight Saving Time ends

So whether you call it Daylight Saving Time or Daylight Savings Time; the saving of time actually comes to an end this weekend. The bill, first enacted a decade ago, was meant to ease the country's energy problems . Other parts of Canada that keep to standard time include northeastern British Columbia, the East Kootenay region of southeastern B.C., three communities in northwestern Ontario, the eastern tip of Quebec and Southampton Island in Nunavut.

Author: 0 LG seems to have primacy under Constitution, says Supreme Court

The observation was made by a constitution bench comprising five judges as the Delhi government began its arguments on the long-standing tussle between the Centre and the state government over the exercise of administrative power in Delhi. The top court by its December 16, 2016 order had referred all the petitions challenging the legality of demonetisation decision to the constitution bench.

World Israel strikes Syria, Assad responds with anti-aircraft missiles
Author: 0 Israel strikes Syria, Assad responds with anti-aircraft missiles

The Syrian Foreign Ministry has sent a letter to the UN Security Council over an Israeli airstrike on a copper factory in Hassia area in Syria's Homs province, according to the ministry's documents published on Thursday. The Syrian army's 72nd Brigade was said to have fired anti-aircraft missiles at the Israeli Air Force jets, though there were no reports of planes being shot down.

World Uzbekistan president offers help in NY truck attack investigations
Author: 0 Uzbekistan president offers help in NY truck attack investigations

An Uzbek immigrant accused of a deadly truck attack on a NY bike path has been charged with providing material support to a terrorist group and violence and destruction of motor vehicles. Uzbek immigrant Sayfullo Saipov appeared in the NY federal courthouse Wednesday handcuffed and with his feet shackled. It was the bloodiest single attack on New Yorkers since the September 11, 2001, suicide hijackings of jetliners steered into the World Trade Center.

World Jailing of Catalan politicians could lead to backlash
Author: 0 Jailing of Catalan politicians could lead to backlash

This came after Catalan lawmakers voted to declare independence of the affluent north-eastern region. The deposed leader was photographed in a cafe in Brussels on Thursday while other Catalan government members appeared in court . Another, Santi Vila, who stepped down from the Catalan cabinet before a unilateral declaration of independence last Friday and has since then been pushing for a negotiated solution with the government, was granted bail of €50,000.

World Iowa's Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA nomination
Author: 0 Iowa's Sam Clovis withdraws from USDA nomination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientist nominee, Sam Clovis , who now serves as the agency's senior White House adviser, confirmed in an October 17 letter obtained by The Washington Post that he has no academic credentials in either science or agriculture.

World 37 million fire extinguishers recalled
Author: 0 37 million fire extinguishers recalled

A massive recall has been issued for fire extinguishers that might not work during an emergency. The recall covers 134 models of push-button and plastic-handle extinguishers in the United States and Canada made from 1973 through to 15 August of this year.

World RNC Chairwoman: Brazile Book Shows DNC in 'Total Dysfunction'
Author: 0 RNC Chairwoman: Brazile Book Shows DNC in 'Total Dysfunction'

In exchange for the paying down of the DNC's debt, Clinton's campaign was given control of the "party's finances, strategy, and all the money raised", Brazile wrote. While Brazile jabs Clinton in her new book, she too has faced considerable criticism since previous year for her actions during the primary. Brazile was sacked from CNN and apologized for sharing the questions.