The victories by the two Democrats - Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib - came on an election night when members of multiple minority groups had a chance to score electoral firsts.
They will join a record number of women in Congress. "What I defend is ideas", she said. After the start of the civil war in 1991, she and her family fled Somalia and spent four years in a refugee camp in Kenya. Eventually, she learnt the language by watching television.
Ilhan Omar, candidate for State Representative for District 60B in Minnesota, gives an acceptance speech on election night, November 8, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Omar made history in 2016 when she was elected the first Somali-American legislator in the U.S. Her election comes during a presidential administration seen as fanning anger against Muslims and enacting anti-Muslim policies.
Both women have served as state lawmakers.
"We need real people who are talking about our issues and know what it feels like", Haaland told AFP in an interview ahead of the elections, in which she ran in New Mexico's 1st congressional district seat. -Palestinian relations under Republican President Donald Trump.
There was no Republican on the ballot in the overwhelmingly Democratic district.
His wife Cristina Serra and daughters, Valentina and Maria, were at an Ariana Grande concert when a bomb exploded in the venue. While Pep also says during the interview with the BBC that: "I will be Mancunian for the rest of my life".
USA light crude dropped $3.03, or 4.4 percent, to $66.33 a barrel, after earlier hitting a two-month low at $65.74. Concerns over the health of the global economy, leading to the equities sell-off, are seeping into the oil market.
The property management of the clubhouse says it was built in 2004. "I can tell you there was a party". The incident occurred in a clubhouse at the apartment complex, a couple of miles from Clemson Univ.
The benchmark S&P 500 index in the United States is down more than 1.5%, falling nearly 10% from its peak set earlier in October. Shares of Alphabet , the parent company of Google , fell more than 2 percent after its revenue growth also missed expectations.
Kulkarni is a radiologist with the University Health Network in Toronto. "This morning I was saying I have cancer". Aegon revealed the figures "to help raise awareness" during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is this month.
Despite the overcast weather, large crowds descended on the golden sands to catch a glimpse of Harry and Meghan in the flesh. The Duchess of Sussex woke up at 4.30am to do yoga and told a group at Bondi Beach it was "so good for healing your mind".
But in place of that Kepler was seen to found a rich diversity of planets which is around many types of stars. Kepler was originally positioned to watch 150,000 stars in a patch of sky within the constellation Cygnus.
Paul Pogba 6 - An average performance from Pogba turned into a good showing in the second half as he grew into the game . Shaky in the first half, but improved massively in the second period and combined well with Martial and Pogba in attack.
That's on the high-end of investor's expectations but flat compared to the 46 million Apple sold in the same quarter past year . Apple benefits from the shift because it's able to generate more revenue on its products by raising its prices.
The Doing Business report is published by World Bank , which measures the performance in ease of doing business in 190 countries. The country, it added, has improved its ranking by 53 positions in the last two years and 65 positions in four years since 2014.
Boston Red Sox Return to Fenway Park With World Series Trophy
Fans started cheering when the buses arrived and roared when catcher Christian Vazquez got off the second bus holding the trophy. Though some fans were enjoying their first championship parade, many others, like 23-year-old Derek Safford, were veterans.
Protests as Trump visits Pittsburgh after shooting
President Trump is visiting Pittsburgh on Tuesday to pay his respects to the community and the families of the 11 victims. Peduto's spokesman said the mayor's "sole focus" is on the funerals for victims and supporting their families.
New Jersey Man Breaks His Hip but Wins the Lottery
The Virginia Lottery said in a statement that the chances of matching the first five numbers in Mega Millions are 1 in 12,607,306. There, he told staffers about how disappointed he was that he hadn't been able to buy a ticket for the historic jackpot.
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NLCS Preview: Game 6 Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers
They wasted no time in Game 6, unloading two-dozen innings' worth of frustration in one frame against Dodgers lefty Hyun-jin Ryu. This placed LA in a division series matchup against the NL East champion Atlanta Braves, whom the Dodgers defeated in four games.