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Will Blue Dog return to ballot box? – WWL

WWLWill Blue Dog return to ballot box?WWLEach Louisiana voter who cast a ballot in last year's presidential election received one of the wildly popular stickers. Schedler spoke about his Blue Dog vision to USA Today Network this week in conjunction with "Voter Registration Week" in Louisiana. … [Read more...]

Pair of Lawsuits, One Backed by Priorities USA, Challenge Constitutionality of SB3 – New Hampshire Public Radio

New Hampshire Public RadioPair of Lawsuits, One Backed by Priorities USA, Challenge Constitutionality of SB3New Hampshire Public RadioVoters registering within 30 days of an election are required to provide documents that “demonstrate an intent to make a place [their] domicile.” If they don't have the right kind of documents when registering to vote, they have the option of following ...and … [Read more...]

Obamacare votes muddle Sen. Dean Heller’s message in tough re-election bid – KHOU

KHOUObamacare votes muddle Sen. Dean Heller's message in tough re-election bidKHOU“It will impact him significantly in the primary,” Sam Kumar, who also held the top spot in Washoe County's Republican party, told USA TODAY. Kumar would have liked to repeal Obamacare in its entirety. Kumar also would like a more conservative senator ...and more » … [Read more...]

Women’s March to reconvene around 2018 after Charlottesville – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWomen's March to reconvene around 2018 after CharlottesvilleUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — The Women's March, which organized the biggest national protest in U.S. history, is reconvening. The goal is to direct its resources and grassroots network toward the 2018 midterm elections. For the first time since an estimated 2.6 ...and more » … [Read more...]

Foreign minister warns US embassy not to meddle in Russian regional elections – USA TODAY

USA TODAYForeign minister warns US embassy not to meddle in Russian regional electionsUSA TODAYRussian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov warned Washington on Friday against trying to meddle in next month's Russian regional elections. "I do not know what plans the U.S. embassy has, ​​but there were many episodes when American diplomats were ...Lavrov hopes USA will not interfere in … [Read more...]

Poll: More than half of Republicans would support postponing 2020 election – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPoll: More than half of Republicans would support postponing 2020 electionUSA TODAYA poll found that 52% of people who identify as or lean Republican said they would support postponing the 2020 election to ensure that only eligible citizens could vote if it was proposed by President Trump. The survey, conducted by two academics and ...In a new poll, half of Republicans say they would … [Read more...]

Opposition protesters clash with riot police in Kenya

International observers on Thursday praised the handling of Kenya's presidential election despite opposition complaints and protests in one Nairobi neighborhood where police fired live rounds and tear gas. … [Read more...]

UK police arrest jogger suspected of knocking woman in front of bus

British police on Thursday said they had arrested a 50-year-old jogger on suspicion of knocking a woman into the path of a bus on a busy west London street earlier this year. Closed circuit TV footage showed a male jogger knocking a 33-year-old woman head-first into the path of the bus, which narrowly managed to swerve out of her way. "Police investigating an assault after a jogger appeared to … [Read more...]

North Korea details plan to fire missiles over Japan, near Guam

By Christine Kim and Martin Petty SEOUL/GUAM (Reuters) - North Korea said on Thursday it was completing plans to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near the U.S. Pacific island territory of Guam in an unusually detailed threat that further heightened tensions with the United States. North Korea's army will complete the plans in mid-August, when they will be ready for leader … [Read more...]

Inside the North Korean military: A look at the rogue nation's armed services

Though otherwise poor, North Korea makes a big investment in its armed forces. Here are some of the ways the country flexes its military muscles. … [Read more...]

Prosecutor: Police justified in shooting of Arkansas teen

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A black teenager pointed a BB gun that looked like a handgun at police before he was fatally shot by officers outside an emergency youth center in eastern Arkansas, a prosecutor said in announcing no charges would be filed against the officers. … [Read more...]

Saudia Airlines trends on Twitter after issuing strict dress code policy

Netizens were quick to pick up on a strict dress code advisory issued on Saudi Arabia's national carrier website, warning that passengers who violate their rules of conduct could be barred from flying. Fliers are asked to refrain from wearing anything that could cause discomfort or offense to other passengers. Saudi Arabia imposes a strictly-enforced dress code throughout the country: Women are … [Read more...]

New Evidence In Holly Bobo Murder

On Wednesday, a judge denied a motion to delay the trial in the murder of a 20-year-old nursing student. … [Read more...]

#AintNoCinderella: Woman who sparked viral twitter campaign by Indian women 'vindicated' after two men arrested 

A young woman at the centre of a high profile stalking case that has gripped India for days has spoken of her surprise at becoming a rallying call for women’s rights across the South Asian nation of 1.3 billion.   Varnika Kundu, a 29-year-old DJ, told the Telegraph that she felt “vindicated” after two men were arrested and charged on Wednesday with attempting to kidnap her when they chased her car … [Read more...]

Sea Princess Cruise Ship Goes Into 'Ghost Mode' To Avoid Pirates

A luxury cruise ship on a world tour imposed a 10-day blackout on guests while it faced the threat of a pirate attack. One of the passengers said "she was a ghost ship," referring to the dusk-till-dawn shutdown. … [Read more...]

Walmart Removes Controversial Display That Marketed Guns as 'Back-To-School' Items

The gun display sign read, "Own the school year like a hero," a tagline used for Walmart's "Back To School" items. … [Read more...]

Scientists discover two potentially habitable 'super-Earth' planets just 12 light years away

Two potentially habitable "super-Earths" orbit a star just 12 light years away that is our nearest sun-like neighbour, scientists have discovered. The worlds at the edges of Tau Ceti's "habitable zone" belong to a solar system of four rocky planets similar in size to Earth. British-led astronomers speculate that the system might be a potential candidate for future … [Read more...]

North Korea outlines plan to launch missiles toward Guam

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday announced a detailed plan to launch a volley of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers, and dismissed President Donald Trump's threats of "fire and fury" if it doesn't back down. … [Read more...]