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Montana gets $3M from feds to strengthen election security

7 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

Montana is receiving $3 million in federal grant money to improve election security. The money is part of $380 million allocated by Congress for states to strengthen their...
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Kristen Clarke Warns Georgia To Stop Suppressing The Black Vote, Or Else

29 minutes ago   |   News One

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law warned a Georgia elections board that it's ready for a legal battle in federal court to stop a proposal that would suppress Black...
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Susan Collins Hears What She Wants to Hear on Abortion from Brett Kavanaugh

29 minutes ago   |   Slate

After a two-hour meeting with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanuagh in her Senate office on Tuesday morning, Maine Sen. Susan Collins emerged into the Dirksen hallway to a mob...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh tells Sen. Collins he believes Roe v. Wade is settled law

45 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News   |   5 articles

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sought to assure Sen. Susan Collins that he is not a threat to Roe v. Wade. Kavanaugh was nominated by President Trump to succeed retiring...
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Mississippi trims zone aimed to stop spread of deer disease

47 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

Mississippi officials are setting new rules about feeding wildlife and hog trapping in an effort to control a debilitating deer disease. The Mississippi Commission on Wildlife...
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Republicans who voted for the tax bill now want to cut Medicare and Social Security to pay for it

Republicans who voted for the tax bill now want to cut Medicare and Social Security to pay for it

48 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

Slowly but surely, Republicans that supported the trillion dollar Trump tax bill are revealing their true motivations: slashing Medicare and Social Security. During a Sunday...
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Can The Republican Party Ever Regain Young, Female Voters? Pollsters Says Demographic Loss May Be Permanent

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

Women are much more likely than their male counterparts to align themselves with the Democratic Party, one Pew Research study says.
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John Robson: I wrote the Conservatives' election plan for them. You're welcome

John Robson: I wrote the Conservatives' election plan for them. You're welcome

1 hour ago   |   National Post

As the federal Conservatives convene in Halifax this week to decide how to be firm on principle yet flexible on policy so as to oust those unprincipled, doctrinaire Liberals, I...
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Ontario will move ahead with council cut despite city's court challenge

1 hour ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - The Ontario government says it will move ahead with a plan to cut Toronto city council nearly in half despite local politicians deciding to mount a court challenge...
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Utah gets $4.1M in grant money to fortify election systems

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

The state of Utah will use $4.1 million in federal grant money to help buy new voting equipment, replace the state's voter registration database and to train county and state...
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Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating competition

Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating competition

She said she was tired of dating apps. Read more ...

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

Former Nazi concentration camp guard, Jakiw Palij, who has been living in the United States for decades, has been deported to Germany, Read more ...

Missing Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts, found dead

Missing Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts, found dead

The body of Mollie Tibbetts, the University of Iowa student who has been missing since July 18, has reportedly been found. Read more ...

'Nothing short of a miracle': Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck...

'Nothing short of a miracle': Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck kills mother

Investigators believe the wreck happened two days earlier and that the 3-year-old boy was able to climb out of the wreckage through a sunroof. Read more ...

‘Near-death experience:' Family sues after child chokes on Dum Dum sucker

‘Near-death experience:' Family sues after child chokes on Dum Dum sucker

The family is seeking tens of thousands of dollars in damages as well as court costs. Read more ...

Companies offering ‘pawternity,' 'fur-ternity' leave for new dog owners

Companies offering ‘pawternity,' 'fur-ternity' leave for new dog owners

“For a lot of people, their pets are their children." Read more ...

Police identify toddler allegedly stabbed to death by dad in full view of...

Police identify toddler allegedly stabbed to death by dad in full view of neighbors

A Texas man suspected of fatally stabbing his 16-month-old son before a neighbor shot him from a second-floor balcony remained hospitalized Monday as authorities revealed the... Read more ...

Jurors in Manafort trial signal split on at least one count

Jurors in Manafort trial signal split on at least one count

Jurors in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort passed the judge a note Tuesday asking what they should do if they cannot come to a consensus on one... Read more ...

Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

Warren wants to ban lawmakers from owning individual stocks

WASHINGTON - Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing a bill that would prevent members of Congress from owning individual stocks. “Enough with the spectacle of HHS secretaries and... Read more ...

Didi Gregorius injury update: Shortstop latest Yankees star to hit DL

Didi Gregorius injury update: Shortstop latest Yankees star to hit DL

Gregorius injured his heel in a collision with Kendrys Morales during Sunday's game. Read more ...