Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Georgia special election moves to runoff after Democrat narrowly misses win

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headlines
Jon Ossoff eyes runoff after narrowly missing outright win
Georgia special election / Jon Ossoff eyes runoff after narrowly missing outright win
The Democrat will face Republican Karen Handel in runoff on 20 June for congressional seat left vacant by Trump health secretary Tom Price
US military / White House all at sea over claims flotilla was heading to North Korea
Ivanka Trump / China trademarks were secured on day her father met Xi Jinping
Aaron Hernandez / Ex-NFL star dead after hanging self in cell
Immigration / Deportation of 'Dreamer' to Mexico appears to be first under Trump
Environment / Giraffes must be listed as endangered, conservationists formally tell US
spotlight
These Americans moved to Canada for political reasons. They don't regret it
Northern exposure / These Americans moved to Canada for political reasons. They don't regret it
Starting over in a new country is never easy, but for these Americans it was the only choice that made sense – and they haven't looked back since
Big money, big ego, big bills / How to get divorced Silicon Valley style
Am I a racist? You asked Google – here's the answer
Coco Khan
He's hired / Belgian lands 'dream job' as hermit for Austrian cliffside retreat
Doug Derwin / The man willing to spend millions to convince Elon Musk to dump Trump
French election / Macron faces uncertain first round as hopefuls vie for last votes
opinion
Sex for rent? It's the logical extension of leaving housing to the market
Poppy Noor
Sex for rent? It's the logical extension of leaving housing to the market
Is America's love affair with capital punishment ending?
Austin Sarat
Worried about the US being led by a tyrant who may destroy the earth? Blame Alex Jones
Lindy West
sports
'Something special is happening here' / Orlando Pride coach Tom Sermanni bullish on NWSL's future
Orlando Pride coach Tom Sermanni bullish on NWSL's future
Champions League / Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick seals Real Madrid win over Bayern Munich
Pittsburgh Pirates / All-Star Marte given 80-game ban for failing drug test
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