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How Amazon Picked HQ2 and Jilted 236 Cities

In late summer, officials in Northern Virginia were surprised by a rumor that Amazon.com Inc. was going to divide its giant second headquarters—known as HQ2—between two cities. They had grown confident of landing one of the biggest corporate development projects in memory, with the prospect of 50,000 jobs and billions of dollars in investments within…

‘I think it’s over’: Sinema closes in on Arizona Senate victory

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema’s campaign manager released a statement Sunday calling the Democrat’s lead in Arizona’s Senate race “insurmountable.” | Matt York/AP Photo Elections The Democrat pulled out a come-from-behind victory to flip a formerly Republican seat. UPDATE: Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema was declared the winner in Arizona’s Senate race against Republican Rep. Martha McSally on…

Death toll climbs to 29 in California’s Camp Fire, state’s deadliest in 85 years

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Nov. 11, 2018 / 11:01 PM GMT / Updated 1:12 PM GMTBy Tim StellohDeadly wildfires burning across Northern and Southern California have killed a total of 31 people across the state and forced the evacuation of hundreds of thousands.The grim…

Republican pressure mounts for state police involvement in South Florida recounts

Florida’s highest-ranking government officials are increasing the pressure on state police to get involved in the counting of ballots in heavily Democratic South Florida as Gov. Rick Scott clings to a lead over Bill Nelson during a statewide recount of their nationally relevant U.S. Senate contest. Attorneys for Scott’s campaign filed emergency motions Sunday requesting…

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