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The final result showed Mr Scott beat three-term incumbent Democrat Senator Bill Nelson by just more than 10,000 votes from the 8.The tight and well-publicised race evoked memories of Florida's infamous 2000 presidential recount, which ended only after intervention from the US Supreme Court.

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Andrew Gillum admitted defeat following a recount in Florida.Democrat Andrew Gillum has admitted defeat to his Republican rival in the race to be named Florida's governor - for the second time.

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Preliminary figures for nationwide turnout in the 2018 mid-term elections are in, and they've reached a mark not seen in more than a century.The last time turnout for a mid-term topped 50% was 1914 - before women had the vote in the US.

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UNI FEE CUT Experts fear it would hit the poorest students hardest because universities may cut their bursaries13th November 2018, 2:15 amUpdated: 13th November 2018, 2:18 amSLASHING university tuition fees from £9,250 to £6,500 would hit the poorest students hardest and benefit the highest earners, uni chiefs insisted yesterday.Dame Janet Beer, president of Universities UK, said a cut in fees would mean institutions would be forced to limit places and mean graduates on the highest incomes paid less back.

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He also called the ballots "massively infected", but did not explain any further.In the race for Florida's Senate seat, unofficial results revealed a gap of just 0.

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However, three Senate seats have yet to declare.There was talk before the election of a rising "blue wave" - Democrats increasing their vote share across the country.

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Demonstrators had earlier gathered outside Florida's elections office to demand a recount



Florida has ordered a machine recount of votes for state governor and senator following Tuesday's closely fought mid-term elections, officials say.US President Donald Trump responded to the news by accusing Democrats of trying to "steal" the elections.

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And what happened in Tuesday's mid-term elections could have a big influence on how that contest shapes up.Instead the implications for Democrats - as with the election results themselves - are a bit more nuanced.

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A flight attendant is being praised for going above and beyond her job’s description after she stepped in to help out a new mother by breastfeeding the passenger’s hungry, crying baby mid-flight.”READ MORE: ‘It felt like we were going rogue,’ says mom who let friend breastfeed her babyThe flight attendant described other passengers becoming restless, staring at the crying child.

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After celebration of historic wins by diverse candidates, the other big online trend for the US mid-term election was claims of massive and deliberate vote suppression.A Google map of live election-related searches showed spikes in interest in provisional ballots and long waiting lines across the country.

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The Terminator star – catchphrase “I’ll be Back” – was forced back to London after an engine problem.Splash News Arnold Schwarzenegger was among 328 passengers who suffered a mid-air scare on his flight back to Los Angeles
Flight BA269, from Heathrow to Los Angeles, made a U-turn off the west coast of Scotland and descended more than a thousand feet on Tuesday.

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A RYANAIR flight to Dublin from Gdansk in Poland has declared an emergency at 38,000 feet over the North Sea.PUBLISHED:
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Aircraft tracking sites show the flight had left the Polish city at around 10.

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The number of women running for election in this year's US mid term elections was at an all-time high, and an unprecedented number ended up winning.Before Tuesday, there were 107 women in Congress, and that figure has been passed.

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But during a testy news conference, he vowed to adopt a "warlike posture" if Democrats investigated him.Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi offered to work with Mr Trump, but pledged due oversight of his administration.

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The 2018 US mid-term election has seen record turnout and returns are streaming in.A CBS News exit poll offers some clues.

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All 50 states and Washington DC have been voting, and experts say turnout could be the highest for mid-term elections in 50 years."We'll just have to work a little bit differently," said Mr Trump.

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The fight is between third-term Republican Rep Andy Barr and Democrat Amy McGrath, a retired Marine fighter pilot.Mr Donnelly bucked his party in backing Trump's border wall funding.

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The "mid-term wave" - a sweeping electoral triumph that reshapes the national political map - is a recurring phenomenon in US politics.2018 outlook:What was once a remarkable fund-raising advantage for Democratic House of representative candidates has become an astounding one.

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The looming US mid-term elections will shape American politics for the next two years and beyond.But in the Senate, Republicans are tipped to retain their majority and perhaps even consolidate it.