Referendums

Activists from Sidama ethnic group in Ethiopia to delay declaring new region

1 day ago   |   National Post

ADDIS ABABA - The head of a political party representing some of Ethiopia's ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new region in defiance of...
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Marijuana arrests in Wisconsin hit black residents hardest

5 days ago   |   Star Tribune

During Wisconsin's 2018 midterm election, which saw a record-breaking turnout, it was not the close gubernatorial race that motivated Milwaukee resident Marlon Rockett to cast...
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Australia to hold Aboriginal constitutional recognition referendum ‘within 3 years'

Australia to hold Aboriginal constitutional recognition referendum ‘within 3 years'

9 days ago   |   RT


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Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals

10 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Trump, but also a chance to...
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UK: Opposition Labour Party calls for second Brexit referendum

10 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Labour Party would back remain in any second EU poll to stop no-deal divorce or 'damaging' Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn says.
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The Latest: UK's Labour calls for new Brexit referendum

10 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

LONDON - The Latest on British politics and Brexit : 12:10 p.m. In a significant shift, Britain's main opposition Labour Party says the government should hold a referendum on...
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ACLU wants to collect signatures for vote on Missouri abortion law

ACLU wants to collect signatures for vote on Missouri abortion law

11 days ago   |   KMBC

Under Missouri law, there is no right for a referendum when the law is addressing an emergency.
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The Dante move won't work again, Mayor de Blasio

13 days ago   |   NY Daily News

During the first Democratic primary debate, Sen. Kamala Harris and former Vice President Joe Biden tangled about Biden's record on school desegregation. In a primary that seems...
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Voting rights group raising money to pay felons' fees

17 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Advocates who successfully campaigned for a referendum restoring voting rights to Florida's felons have launched a fund to help pay outstanding fees and fines that could...
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Unlikely Greek election candidate touts jobs and miracle cures

18 days ago   |   National Post

ATHENS - Part-time TV presenter, miracle cure salesman and budding politician Kyriakos Velopoulos wants to build a wall to keep migrants out of Greece. Lace it with mines, he...
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Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

Parents told they could lose kids over unpaid school lunches

A Pennsylvania school district is warning that children could end up in foster care if their parents do not pay overdue school lunch bills. Read more ...

Mariners' Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth inning vs. Angels, settles...

Mariners' Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth inning vs. Angels, settles for a Maddux

The Seattle right-hander retired the first 24 Angels batters he faced in a 10-0 victory, exactly one week after he failed to get out of the first inning vs. the same opponent. Read more ...

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

Former NFL player, Super Bowl champ Mitch Petrus dies from heat stroke at age 32

The 32-year-old had been working outside all day, a coroner said. Read more ...

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

Braves edge Nationals on Donaldson's hit in ninth

ATLANTA - Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke... Read more ...

Maxim Dadashev to have brain surgery after vicious loss to Subriel Matias

Maxim Dadashev to have brain surgery after vicious loss to Subriel Matias

After eleven rounds of punishment at the hands of Subriel Matias, Maxim Dadashev needed to be rushed to the hospital and prepare to have surgery. Read more ...

Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets

Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets

SAN FRANCISCO - Alex Dickerson raced home from first on a botched fly ball to shallow left field with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants won their... Read more ...

Martinez, Cards score 10 runs in 6th, rally past Reds 12-11

Martinez, Cards score 10 runs in 6th, rally past Reds 12-11

CINCINNATI - Jose Martinez homered and singled during a 10-run rally in the sixth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a seven-run deficit Friday night for a wild 12-11... Read more ...

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

NFL announces that it "cannot conclude" that Tyreek Hill violated the league's Personal Conduct Policy. Read more ...

Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country'

Convenience store clerk says customers 'need to go back to their country'

A cashier at an Illinois convenience store is out of a job after a video showing him questioning customers' citizenship went viral. Read more ...