Senate, House Seats Remain Unclaimed as Vote Counting Continues

Democrat Lucy McBath unseated Republican incumbent Karen Handel in Georgia’s sixth congressional district Thursday, adding to the Democrats’ new majority in the House with more than a dozen contests still undecided. In the Senate, the situation is reversed, with Republicans clinching control on Tuesday night and looking to three outstanding races to pad their margin.…

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Libya: ICRC warns of ‘desperate’ situation as fighting continues

The International Committee of the Red Cross has called the deteriorating situation in Libya as desperate, citing constant fighting, the collapse of the economy, and the destruction of basic infrastructure. In a series of tweets, the ICRC said these factors have caused a “severe protracted crisis” that has led to the increased vulnerability of hundreds of thousands…

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Brexit standoff continues as EU, U.K. leaders dig in

At an informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, British Prime Minister Theresa May said her Chequers plan for Brexit is “the only serious and credible proposal” that has been brought to the table, while European Council President Donald Tusk said the plan “will not work,” reports BBC News. The big picture: Negotiators for the U.K.…

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Ortega’s future uncertain as violence continues to roil Nicaragua

With political violence claiming over 300 lives since anti-government protests erupted in April, the rebellion in Nicaragua may be headed for full-blown civil conflict. The big picture: President Daniel Ortega’s government is in crisis and on the verge of collapse. To tighten his hold on power, Ortega has allied with paramilitary groups, effectively outsourcing repression…

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TaskRabbit service resumes as it continues hack investigation

Intel said Wednesday night that it is halting work on its augmented reality glasses, confirming a report from The Information Why it matters: Under CEO Brian Krzanich, Intel has looked to move beyond its computer chip roots and explore areas including VR, AR, wearables and chips for small electronics. However, many of these efforts have…

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