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Big Latino Turnout In Midterms Raises Stakes For 2020

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| Latino turnout was up dramatically in the midterms, according to early voting and other preliminary data. Democrats say Latino votes helped flip house and senate races across the country.

Trump Administration Faces 2 Legal Challenges For Asylum Restrictions

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As Trump cracks down on asylum-seekers, federal lawsuits argue that the administration is turning its back on legal precedent and international law.

Calif. Authorities Raise Wildfire Death Toll To 80, Lower Number Of Missing Persons

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At least 80 people have died throughout California since the Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire broke out earlier this month. The official missing persons list spans 993 names.

Trump Says Extraditing Turkish Cleric Fethullah Gulen Is 'Not Under Consideration'

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News outlets had reported that the White House was looking to placate Turkey to ease pressure on the Saudis, after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

Here's What You Need To Know About Brexit After A Tumultuous Week In The U.K.

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After more than a year of negotiations, Prime Minister Theresa May presented a Brexit withdrawal agreement that seemed to unite British politicians across the spectrum in their hatred for it.

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Woman Qualifies For Special Forces Training, Could Be The First Female Green Beret

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The Army opened special operations jobs to women in 2016 but only one has passed the first stage, a 24-day program designed to push soldiers to the brink of mental and physical exhaustion.

Federal Investigators Pinpoint What Caused String Of Gas Explosions In Mass.

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The National Transportation Safety Board says a natural gas company engineer made a major mistake in developing construction plans, resulting in a disastrous chain reaction.

More than 600 people now missing in California's deadliest fire

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The list of missing in Northern California's Camp Fire has ballooned to 631 from more than 100 late Wednesday. But that number may include people who escaped and don't know they're being searched for.

Education Dept. Proposes Enhanced Protection For Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

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Among the significant changes is that schools could make it harder to prove allegations. Instead of only a "preponderance of the evidence," schools could demand "clear and convincing evidence."

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