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November 2018 Current Events: US News

Updated November 6, 2018 | Infoplease Staff

World News | Science & Technology News | Disaster News

The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world news events you need to know so far for November 2018:

  1. Shooting in Yoga Studio
  2. Girl Scouts Hit and Run
  3. Shooting at a California Bar
  4. US to Restrict E-Cig Flavors
  5. Florida Orders a Recount
  6. Pentagon Fails Audit
  7. Florida Recount: Gillum Concedes
  8. Shooting at Chicago?s Mercy Hospital
  9. Alabama Mall Shooting: Police Kill Wrong Man
  10. Alabama Mall Suspect In Custody

Shooting in Yoga Studio

Yoga Studio Shooting

On November 2, a gunman entered a hot yoga studio in Tallahassee. The man shot seven people, two of whom died, before turning the gun on himself. With the suspect dead, police have yet to uncover a motive. (CNN)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Steve Canno

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Girl Scouts Hit and Run

Hit and Run

On November 3, a 21-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle in Wisconsin, striking a group of girl scouts who were cleaning trash off the side of the road. Three girls and a mother were killed, and another girl injured. The passenger and driver were allegedly huffing computer cleaner at the time. (CNN)

Photo Source: Chippewa County (Wis.) Sheriff's Office via AP

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Shooting at a California Bar

Thousand Oaks Shooting

On November 7, a bar in Thousand Oaks became the scene of a deadly shooting. The suspect, Ian Long, entered the bar and began firing, killing 12 people before turning the gun on himself. Long was a Marine and investigators remained puzzled as to what his motive for the shooting was. Some of those who died were survivors of deadly shooting in Las Vegas last year. (CNN)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes

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US to Restrict E-Cig Flavors

Vaping Epidemic

On November 8, the FDA announced that in an attempt to curb the teenage ?vaping epidemic,? it will issue a ban on the sale of flavors in convenience stores and gas stations. The FDA also plans to add stricter age-verifications. (Reuters)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Kin Cheung

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Florida Orders a Recount

Florida Recount

On November 10, Florida announced that it would hold recounts for both the Senate and governor results from Tuesday?s election. Results are due on Thursday, November 15. (Reuters)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Brynn Anderson

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Pentagon Fails Audit

The Pentagon

On November 15, the Pentagon failed its first ever audit. The discrepancies could take years to resolve. (Reuters)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Susan Walsh

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Florida Recount: Gillum Concedes

Andrew Gillum

On November 16, Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded to his rival after the recount for Florida governor, Many other recounts are still in progress. (BBC)

Photo Source: Hoo-Me.com / MediaPunch /IPX

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Shooting at Chicago?s Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital Shooting

On November 19, a gunman opened fire at Mercy Hospital in Chicago. The shooting left a police officer, a doctor, and a pharmacy resident dead, as well as the shooter. The shooting was a result of a domestic incident. (CNN)

Photo Source: AP Photo/David Banks

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Alabama Mall Shooting: Police Kill Wrong Man

Justice for EJ

On November 22, a shooter descended on an Alabama mall. Two people were wounded and the suspected shooter was shot and killed by officers. On November 25, it was revealed that the man killed, Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr., was not the shooter. The shooter remains at large. (CNN)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Kim Chandler

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Alabama Mall Suspect In Custody

Alabama Mall Shooting

On November 29, officials announced that they have an individual in custody who is suspected to be the shooter in the Alabama mall on Black Friday. The suspect, Erron Brown, is currently being interviewed. (Reuters) )

Photo Source: ABC 33/40 via AP

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