Tlaib, Omar join other women of colour who won big on Tuesday night; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman elected to Congress, and Ayanna Pressley became the first black congresswoman in MA. Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee, won a House seat in a heavily-Democratic district in the Midwestern state of Minnesota, where she will succeed Keith Ellison, himself the first Muslim elected to Congress.
Ellison was the first Muslim elected to Congress.
A Somali-American woman who lived briefly as a refugee at the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Garissa County has been elected to Congress in America's midterm elections.
Omar, a Somali-American was once a refugee, while Tlaib is the first Pakistani-American woman in congress. The 36-year-old state representative stood with her three children and husband thanking supporters.
Omar stated that President Trump's "politics of fear" motivated her to vie for the seat.
Born in Detroit to Palestinian-American parents, Tlaib served in Michigan's state legislature from 2008 to 2014.
Congressman Chris Smith, the Republican who has headed the Africa subcommittee, opposed President Donals Trump's efforts to slash spending on United States aid to Africa. But the Republicans have tightened its hold on the Senate with 51 candidates so far winning seats.
The New Orleans Saints , the Eagles ' opponent in two weeks, have reportedly added a receiver of their own. "He's a good player". He meant to sign a one-year contract this season, then work on a longer-term deal starting next season, the reports said.
During that song, MacIvor grabbed her friend that she was attending the show with "and kissed her", she wrote in a Facebook post . He rounded off the post by urging fans, "Let's promote love and acceptance wherever and whenever we can".
The political developments had no negative impact on tourism, new Foreign Minister Sarath Amunugama said at the press conference. GL Peiris, a leading Rajapaksa backer, however said the no confidence motion can not be taken up in a hurry.
In a win for the Republicans, Tennessee's Marsha Blackburn has become the first female senator in the state. Sharice Davids has won the race for Kansas' 3rd congressional district against incumbent Republican Rep.
The Xbox One version of PUBG rolled out version 1.0 back in September, about 10 months after the PC version did the same thing. PUBG was at the top of the gaming food chain when it released the early access of the game on Xbox One past year in December.
Emma Thompson poses at Buckingham Palace after being made a Dame Commander of the British Empire by Prince William . She also shared her affection for Prince William with reporters, according to the Associated Press .
It also criticized the fact that "billions" of people have to connect to the Web through "a small handful of huge companies". Employees of Google , Facebook , and other tech giants have also voiced similar concerns publicly over the past few months.
With results still coming in, Democrats were on track to gain control of the House, while Republicans kept their Senate majority. Pelosi, currently the House minority leader, will now be the majority leader after the newly elected members take oath.
The findings have been published on researchers' website bioRxiv but have not yet gone through scientific peer review. And those who are sharper in the evening may have had more disrupted sleep, which could affect the risk of cancer.
Demi Lovato has broken her social media silence by posting to Instagram for the first time since entering rehab over the summer. You have to spend time in one place or another, all that time packing bags 3 days a week here, and 3 days a week there'.
Have Liverpool lost their bite in midfield at the moment?
RED STAR: Borjan 7, Stojkovic 7, Savic 8, Degenek 8, Rodic 8, Srnic 7, Krsticic 7, Jovancic 7, Nabouhane 7, Marin 8, Pavkov 8. It was reported that a dispute between Buvač and Klopp was the reason behind his decision to leave, but it remains unclear.
Ozone layer to recover in 50 years
Ozone is a layer that protects life on Earth from harmful layers of ultraviolet rays from the sun. The ozone layer starts about six miles above Earth.
Godolphin Wins First Melbourne Cup With Cross Counter
Craziest conditions I've ridden in. "I knew that if he found the gaps, this horse has got the gears to pick up". Cliffsofmoher jockey Ryan Moore. "You get out of bed very early and spend a lot of time on the back of horses".
Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired by Trump
Sessions received the request to resign from Kelly, not the President, on Wednesday morning, an administration official said. Trump forced Jeff Sessions out as attorney general on Wednesday after the midterm elections.
Volkswagen Tarok concept: baby double-cab bakkie revealed!
The TSI engine in the Tarok Concept is also combined with a 6-speed automatic gearbox and permanent 4MOTION all-wheel drive. Essentially, the bed can be extended thanks to the folding rear panel that connects it with the five-seat double cab.