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It's midterm election day in the US, Donald Trump not on ballot but polls are referendum on his turbulent presidency
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It's midterm election day in the US, Donald Trump not on ballot but polls are referendum on his turbulent presidency

Republicans' across-the-board control of Congress is at stake in Tuesday's midterm election, along with command of governors' offices and statehouses around the country.

US midterm elections 2018: Democrats must add 23 seats to regain House control; their path runs through these 12 battlegrounds
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US midterm elections 2018: Democrats must add 23 seats to regain House control; their path runs through these 12 battlegrounds

The path to power in the House winds through a few dozen districts, many of them suburban, in Tuesday's election. Republicans defending their majority and Democrats looking to gain 23 seats they would need to win control.

US midterm elections 2018: US Senate path to power runs through these 11 states as Republicans seek to expand razor thin majority
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US midterm elections 2018: US Senate path to power runs through these 11 states as Republicans seek to expand razor thin majority

Republicans have a huge advantage as they seek to hold or expand their 51-49 Senate majority, with the battle for control running mostly through states that President Donald Trump won in 2016.

Arizona woman rescued six days after road accident left 53-year-old hanging from a tree in her vehicle
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Arizona woman rescued six days after road accident left 53-year-old hanging from a tree in her vehicle

Emergency teams found the Arizona woman's tracks leaving the car and followed them until they found her seriously injured and dehydrated, lying next to the Hassayampa River.

Ex-Republican Senator Jon Kyl to replace McCain, bolstering conservatives; earns praise of fellow democrats
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Ex-Republican Senator Jon Kyl to replace McCain, bolstering conservatives; earns praise of fellow democrats

The appointment brings a more conservative bent to the Senate given Kyle's voting record and how it veers from that of McCain, a maverick who sometimes collaborated with Democrats on major legislation.

El Salvador claims 3 children separated at Mexican border sexually abused in shelter, asks US to make reuniting families priority
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El Salvador claims 3 children separated at Mexican border sexually abused in shelter, asks US to make reuniting families priority

The government of El Salvador said the three, ages 12 to 17, were victimized at shelters in Arizona, and it asked the US to make their return a priority.

'My name is Joe Biden. I'm a Democrat. And I love John McCain': Ex-US vice-president eulogises friend as 'giant among all of us'
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'My name is Joe Biden. I'm a Democrat. And I love John McCain': Ex-US vice-president eulogises friend as 'giant among all of us'

Biden led heartfelt tributes to the warrior and onetime Republican presidential nominee at a Phoenix memorial shortly before McCain's remains were to be flown to Washington.

Memorial for John McCain: Event sees attendees from across racial, ethnic spectrum; friends mourn loss of 'true American hero'
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Memorial for John McCain: Event sees attendees from across racial, ethnic spectrum; friends mourn loss of 'true American hero'

A former vice president, an NFL star and other friends remembered Senator John McCain as a “true American hero” — and a terrible driver with a wicked sense of humour and love of a good battle.

Donald Trump gives John McCain's remembrances a miss: US President's absence shows inability to seize symbolic power of presidency
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Donald Trump gives John McCain's remembrances a miss: US President's absence shows inability to seize symbolic power of presidency

US president Donald Trump's absence during John McCain's remembrances is more than personal feud between the two different politicians. It shows Trump's inability to seize ceremonial and symbolic power of American presidency.

John McCain’s Vietnamese jailer remembers ‘stubborn’ prisoner, says war veteran taught him English
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John McCain’s Vietnamese jailer remembers ‘stubborn’ prisoner, says war veteran taught him English

In the decades following the Vietnam War, McCain — who died Saturday at the age of 81 — forgave the enemies who once held him captive, and helped reconcile the two countries that today enjoy strong ties.

John McCain dies at 81: Former presidents George W Bush, Barack Obama among expected speakers at US senator's funeral
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John McCain dies at 81: Former presidents George W Bush, Barack Obama among expected speakers at US senator's funeral

Presidents past and present joined members of Congress from both parties and world leaders in mourning Senator John McCain and praising him for a lifetime of service and accomplishments.

US senator John McCain dies at 81 after battling brain cancer for more than a year; war veteran was elected to Senate 6 times
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US senator John McCain dies at 81 after battling brain cancer for more than a year; war veteran was elected to Senate 6 times

US senator John McCain, a celebrated war hero known for reaching across the aisle in an increasingly divided America, died Saturday following a battle with brain cancer. He was 81.

After 'jacket' controversy, Melania Trump makes another trip to Arizona to visit immigration facilities
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After 'jacket' controversy, Melania Trump makes another trip to Arizona to visit immigration facilities

"I'm here to support you and give my help, whatever I can" on "behalf of children and the families," Melania Trump said as she sat down with officials at a US Border Patrol facility in Tucson, Arizona.

US Navy prepares to build detention centres for migrants under Donald Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy
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US Navy prepares to build detention centres for migrants under Donald Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

The navy would spend about $233 million to construct and operate a facility for 25,000 people for a six-month time period.

E Coli outbreak: 5 dead in the US, romaine lettuce from Arizona likely to be the cause
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E Coli outbreak: 5 dead in the US, romaine lettuce from Arizona likely to be the cause

Five people have died in a major E coli outbreak in the US involving romaine lettuce, with 197 cases reported across 35 states, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Uber reaches a settlement with family of the victim involved in the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle
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Uber reaches a settlement with family of the victim involved in the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle

Cristina Perez Hesano, attorney with the firm of Bellah Perez in Glendale, said “the matter has been resolved” between Uber and the victim's family.

Donald Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin on re-election, gets blowback from Republicans and top Democrats on Hill
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Donald Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin on re-election, gets blowback from Republicans and top Democrats on Hill

President Donald Trump called Russian president Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to congratulate him on his re-election, drawing bruising criticism from members of his own party, including a leading senator who scorned the election as a "sham" and top Democrats on the Hill.

Self-driving Uber vehicle kills woman in Phoenix; company stops road testing in US, Canada
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Self-driving Uber vehicle kills woman in Phoenix; company stops road testing in US, Canada

Depending on who is found to be at fault, the accident could have far-reaching consequences for the development of self-driving vehicles, which have been billed as potentially safer than cars with humans at the wheel.

Waymo showcases a 360-degree video to help people see what it is like to ride inside an autonomous vehicle
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Waymo showcases a 360-degree video to help people see what it is like to ride inside an autonomous vehicle

Waymo said in a blog post that it had driven more than 5 million miles (8.05 million km) on public roads, doubling its miles since January 2017.

Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar transferred to high-security Arizona federal prison
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Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar transferred to high-security Arizona federal prison

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has been transferred to a high-security federal prison in Tucson, Arizona, after being convicted of molesting scores of young women who went to him for treatment, authorities said on Saturday.