Amazon's would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobs

Residents of the housing project near the Queens location where Amazon would make its New York City home have mixed reactions to the global behemoth coming to the neighborhood

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

GOP seeks last-ditch laws in states where its power slipped

Braced for a new era of divided government, lame-duck Republicans who have long controlled two upper Midwest states are priming last-ditch laws to advance their conservative agenda or to weaken the influence of Democratic governors-elect

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Midterm elections reveal effects of gerrymandered districts

The midterm elections have provided a case study on the consequences of how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

10 days of post-governor race drama ends with Abrams' speech

Democrat Stacey Abrams has ended 10 days of post-election drama in Georgia's closely watched race for governor

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Congo rebels attack, burn homes near UN base in east

Congo's army spokesman says rebels have burned homes and a car in a neighborhood in the country's east where U.N. peacekeeping forces have a base

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges

Hundreds of protesters have turned out in central London and blocked off the capital's main bridges to demand the government take climate change seriously

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling elections

Latest Florida recount adds to state's reputation for bungling elections

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Azerbaijan opposition leaders arrested in capital

Authorities in Azerbaijan have arrested two opposition leaders in the capital for attempting to organize a procession, including the laying of flowers, at a national cemetery known as the Alley of Martyrs

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

New black officers, court officials rethinking US policing

A new wave of black law enforcement officers and court officials elected in the midterms could help bring changes to the U.S. justice system

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Report: US-led airstrikes kill 40 in IS-held area of Syria

A Syria war monitor and state media are reporting that at least 40 people, mostly civilians, have been killed by U.S.-led airstrikes on the last pocket held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Afghan official: Taliban target police checkpoint, killing 5

An Afghan official says that at least five police officers have been killed when their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents in the northwestern Badghis province

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

African leaders applaud Ethiopia prime minister for reforms

Africa's leaders applauded Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for making substantial reforms in his country as they met to consider improvements to the continent-wide body at a summit that started Saturday

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

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