DemocratIlhan Omar holds up a newspaper after she was interviewed by The Associated Press Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Minneapolis after winning Minnesota's 5th Congressional District race in Tuesday's election.
A Somali-American refugee from Minnesota and a Palestinian-American activist from MI made history on Tuesday as the first two Muslim women elected to the United States House of Representatives. Ilhan Omar, a Somali-American Democrat running for the House in Minnesota, could join Tlaib in Congress.
She won a seat in the state's legislature in 2016, becoming the first Somali-American lawmaker in the country.
Omar, who arrived in the USA at the age of 14 after fleeing civil war in Somalia and lived in Kenya's Dadaab camp, campaigned on a platform which called for universal healthcare and tuition-free colleges.
The 42-year-old was born in Detroit to Palestinian immigrant parents. A self-styled progressive, Tlaib is a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and was arrested two years ago for disrupting a Trump speech in Detroit.
Jones lost the Democratic primary for the full term to Tlaib.
Tlaib celebrated her congressional victory not with an American flag, but with a Palestinian flag.
She has become "a source of pride for Palestine and the entire Arab and Muslim world", her uncle Bassam Tlaib told Reuters on Tuesday.
MA and CT will also send black women to Congress as firsts for their states, while Arizona and Tennessee are getting their first female senators.
Omar said President Trump's "politics of fear" motivated her to get in the race. New Mexico's Deb Haaland and Kansas attorney Sharice Davids were elected the first two Native American women to serve in Congress.
Japan had sought a waiver during negotiations with the U.S. , saying that its imports of Iranian oil had been falling recently. The United States will not be able to stop Iran's oil exports, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday.
The credit ratings agency noted that in the fourth quarter of 2017 alone Amazon's shipping costs amounted to $7.4 billion. Amazon is joining its rival retailers in beefing up its free shipping program just ahead of the holiday shopping blitz.
Pompeo set the tone in a June speech where he accused China of an "unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property. A Justice Department spokesman said the defendants were served summonses in Taiwan and that none is in custody.
The Georgia outcome is among the most closely watched of any midterm contest for reasons beyond Abrams' race and gender. Kemp returned the card to a poll worker, received a working card and was able to cast his vote, WXIA-TV news reports .
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The Tallahassee mayor has staunchly denied any wrongdoing, and said that he was at no point a target of the investigation. At one point, a heckler interrupted Obama just as he was warning the crowd about the dangers of divisive politics.
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President Trump said Wednesday that a reporter's question about whether he foments white nationalism was a "racist" question. Trump lingered from his podium a few steps before returning to give Acosta an old-fashioned tongue-lashing.
Prosecutors say the Sinaloa Cartel, named for Guzman's home state, smuggled more than 200 tons of cocaine into the United States. Guzman, 61, has been in solitary confinement since being extradited to the United States from Mexico in January 2017.
Ted Cruz is projected to win re-election in Texas , fending off a tough challenge from Democrat Beto O'Rourke, NPR reports. Triumph spoke with Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke first and joked with him about his support with younger voters.
Marijuana legalization on the ballot in four states
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Some 35 Senate seats were in play, as were nearly 40 governorships and the balance of power in virtually every state legislature. With control of Congress and statehouses across the nation at stake, numerous nation's top elections were too close to call.
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Chasing his 100th career title after winning the Swiss Indoors last Sunday , the 20-time Grand Slam champion was hardly troubled. Cilic wrapped up the opener in the 10th game, ending Wimbledon and US Open champion Djokovic's 30-set win streak in the process.
Samsung officially teases folding smartphone on Facebook
Both confirmed that the folding technology works, halving the size of the 7.8-inch plastic screen in a single 180-degree twist. According to a recent Bloomberg report, design of the foldable phone, codenamed victor , hasn't been yet finalised.
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