Democrats Rashida Tlaib in MI and Ilhan Omar in Minnesota became the first female Muslim representatives. Tlaib also becomes the first Palestinian-American in Congress and Omar the first Somali-American. Political first-timer Sharice Davids reportedly claimed victory in Kansas and emerged the state's first Native American Congresswoman. Overall, women representation in the House will hit 100 in January while 12 will be in the Senate.
Navy aircraft, especially for extended periods of time, is unsafe ". As noted in the U.S. Navy, EP-3 Aries acted in accordance with worldwide law and did not provoke such Russian activities. A US Navy statement on the incident called the Russian jet's behavior " unsafe ". "There's just absolutely no reason for this type of behavior", said Pahon, who noted that the American aircraft was flying a routine mission in global airspace "and the Russian aircraft kind of came out of nowhere and ...
In an interview with Xinhua on Thursday, the head of trade at Standard Bank Vinod Madhavan said the shift to consumption-led growth in China comes at an opportune time for Africa. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta voiced the foreign impatience when he told the opening ceremony that his country's growing trade with China was "heavily skewed" in Beijing's favour.
A college country night was being held at the venue, which is popular for line dancing. Authorities have urged the public to avoid the area and that roads are being blocked. Police and emergency crews flooded the scene. One witness saw the suspect tossing smoke bombs in front of the restaurant before watching a security guard get shot.
In Colorado, Democrat Jared Polis was set to become the first openly gay man to be elected governor of a US state, after NBC News projected him to win against Republican Walker Stapleton. "They turned out vote very, very well. We may not have all shown up", he added. We've got to move on. "It's more execution than it is a grand strategy".
Christopher Watts is in court for his arraignment hearing at the Weld County Courthouse on August 21, 2018 in Greeley, Colorado. Watts' voice quavered slightly as he entered the guilty pleas before Judge Marcelo Kopcow. Watts had initially denied the murders which happened in August this year. "I know that that will never be fully realized because, obviously, the tragedy that sits before us today is the loss of four attractive lives (including Shanann's unborn baby)".