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Republican Roger Marshall and Democrat Barbara Bollier vie for an open US Senate seat in Kansas

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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GOP Rep. Roger Marshall is running against Democratic State Senator Barbara Bollier to replace retiring Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas.
The candidates
Marshall, who represents the state's 1st Congressional District, defeated controversial former Secretary of State Kris Kobach and business owner Bob Hamilton in a competitive primary to determine the GOP nominee in the race to succeed Roberts.
Marshall, a veteran of the US Army Reserves and an OB/GYN by training, is a staunch conservative but still a far more mainstream Republican when compared to Kobach. His primary run...
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GOP Sen. Thom Tillis faces off against Democrat Cal Cunningham in a competitive US Senate race in North Carolina

GOP Sen. Thom Tillis faces off against Democrat Cal Cunningham in a competitive US Senate race in North Carolina

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Former State Senator Cal Cunningham is challenging GOP Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina in one of the most highly-watched Senate races of 2020.
The candidates
Tillis was first elected in the Republican wave of 2014, and is now running for a second term in an increasingly competitive state. In the Senate, Tillis serves on the powerful Judiciary and Armed Services Committees. He was previously the speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives.
Cunningham, a US Army veteran and former state legislator, is mainly emphasizing increasing access to healthcare...
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McDonald's Happy Meal prices will almost certainly increase in 2021, as the...

McDonald's Happy Meal prices will almost certainly increase in 2021, as the fast-food giant kills a franchisee subsidy that has been around for decades

Summary List Placement McDonald's Happy Meal prices are likely to rise in 2021, as the fast-food giant ends a long-running subsidy. On Thursday, McDonald's officially announced... Read more ...

WarnerMedia's Jason Kilar invokes wrath of Hollywood and cinema owners with...

WarnerMedia's Jason Kilar invokes wrath of Hollywood and cinema owners with move to shift movies to streaming

Summary List Placement Jason Kilar, WarnerMedia's new chief executive, appears to have stepped on a live wire. In shifting the company's entire 2021 slate of 17 big movie... Read more ...

Coroner records accidental death verdict after Somali refugee, 12, drowned...

Coroner records accidental death verdict after Somali refugee, 12, drowned in river

Shukri Yahye-Abdi drowned after getting into difficulties in the River Irwell in Bury, Greater Manchester, during a heatwave on June 27 last year. Read more ...

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'Mulan' is now available to stream on Disney Plus for all subscribers...

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Summary List Placement "Mulan" is now available to watch on Disney Plus as part of a regular subscription without an extra fee. The movie originally debuted as a Premier Access... Read more ...

15 affordable or free resources to learn Korean online - including Duolingo...

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Summary List Placement The Korean language has nearly doubled in popularity among US college students between 2006 and 2016 , thanks to the booming interest in K-pop and Korean... Read more ...

Friday evening news briefing: France's Brexit deal veto threat

Friday evening news briefing: France's Brexit deal veto threat

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Biden's popular vote lead grows to more than 7 million as Trump continues to...

Biden's popular vote lead grows to more than 7 million as Trump continues to tweet electoral disinformation

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden's popular vote lead over President Donald Trump has grown to more than 7 million votes. As of Friday, Biden is ahead of Trump... Read more ...

Drunk Household Cavalry soldier, 18, avoids jail after punching his pregnant...

Drunk Household Cavalry soldier, 18, avoids jail after punching his pregnant friend, 17, in stomach

Marc Thomson, 18, hit the teenage victim so hard in a play fight that she bled, Westminster Magistrates' Court heard. Read more ...

AMC aims to raise up to $844 million to stave off default until a vaccine is...

AMC aims to raise up to $844 million to stave off default until a vaccine is widely distributed

Summary List Placement AMC aims to raise up to $844 million through the sale of 200 million shares to meet cash needs, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing... Read more ...