Neck and neck race for the US Congress • KAG in Egypt for the climate summit

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good morning! America’s midterm election preliminary results are pouring in, Finance Minister Sigrid Kaag visits the UN Climate Summit in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Weather: There will be some rain in the coastal areas this morning. In the afternoon the sun alternates with showers and the temperature rises to 14 or 15 degrees. Southwest winds blow moderately over land to relatively strong offshore.

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What do you expect today?

  • In the United States, it will become clear later today what the political scene will look like over the next two years, counting the votes midterm elections Still in progress. Democrats are expected to relinquish power in the House of Representatives, but whether they can maintain their position in the Senate is unclear. American media write that he is still “very close to calling him”.
  • Finance Minister Sigrid Kaag travels to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to participate in the United Nations Climate Summit. became yesterday a favour That last month was the warmest October in Europe. Temperatures across Europe were roughly two degrees above average between 1991 and 2020.
  • The Public Prosecution Service (OM) comes with a ruling in the case of theft of valuables transport in Amsterdam-North last year. That robbery ended with Chase In Broek in Waterland. Eight suspects are on trial and two are still on the run.
  • Ajax plays a make-up match against Vitesse in the Eredivisie, the match starts at 8 pm.

What did you miss?

Security Council mayors are happy and relaxed Foreign Minister van der Burgh’s asylum law has been given the green light by the VVD faction. The law states that municipalities can eventually be forced to provide shelter to asylum seekers. Municipalities that provide accommodation themselves receive a financial reward.

President Burlus says the mayors are satisfied, although the law has been greatly delayed. “This is a compliment to those who have gone beyond its shadow. This law is an important part of organizing the faster and better humanitarian reception of refugees.”

Other news from the night:

  • The police make the biggest fireworks you can find in Enschede: 350,000 kilograms of fireworks have been found in former NATO caches in the German city of Rhein. It concerns fireworks which may not be sold in the Netherlands. Presumably the party was intended for the illegal department in the Netherlands. Heavy fireworks are often used for turbulence and explosions.
  • Consumer confidence has never been this high: Consumer confidence has never been as low as it has been in the past two months. That CBS reports. The main reason is high inflation. More than sixty percent of consumers do not think it is a good idea to make large purchases at this time. Statistics Netherlands looks at both the economy as a whole and the individual situation of consumers.
  • Multiple deaths in Nepal due to earthquakeA 6.6-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal. At least six people were found dead under the rubble of collapsed houses in the western Dotte district. The quake was also felt in the Indian capital, New Delhi.

Then this:

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The winner chooses to receive the entire prize money. He or she will get the amount distributed to the 29-year-old, according to the AP news agency. The odds of winning the jackpot were 1 in 292.2 million.

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