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Courts strike blows to GOP voter restrictions in 3 states

By GREG MCCUNE
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Courts dealt setbacks on Friday to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting, blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification,...full story
updated 2016-07-30 10:01 AM
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    Updated: 2016/07/30 13:50 GMT+08:00
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Courts strike blows to GOP voter restrictions in 3 states
By GREG MCCUNE
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Courts dealt setbacks on Friday to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting, blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification,....Fullstory

2016-07-30 10:01 AM

Human rights commission to continue monitoring Mexico case

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights has adopted a plan to continue monitoring the investigation into the 2014 disappearance of 43 students....Fullstory

2016-07-30 06:22 AM

Business Highlights
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2016-07-30 06:22 AM

The Latest: NC voters rejoice after voter ID law is blocked

Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The Latest on a federal appeals court overturning North Carolina's voter ID law (all times local): 4:45 p.m. North Carolina voters who were....Fullstory

2016-07-30 06:22 AM

Former Brazilian President Silva to stand trial

Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A Brazilian judge has accepted charges against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for allegedly obstructing the corruption probe....Fullstory

2016-07-30 06:22 AM

Austrian court: Suggesting right-winger is Nazi is no crime

Associated Press

VIENNA (AP) -- An Austrian court has cleared a left-wing politician of defaming right-wing presidential candidate Norbert Hofer by suggesting he is a Nazi. Hofer took....Fullstory

2016-07-30 03:42 AM

Leona Lewis puts aside pop world to get her nails in 'Cats'
By MARK KENNEDY
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- When she was not yet 10, Leona Lewis was taken to see "Cats" in London. It turned out to be theatrical....Fullstory

2016-07-30 03:42 AM

Ex-Texas A&M linebacker, wife killed at their home

Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) -- A former Texas A&M and Miami Dolphins linebacker and his wife were fatally shot at their home in Houston, and a 16-year-old....Fullstory

2016-07-30 09:22 AM

Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Earnhardt as long as needed
By DAN GELSTON
Associated Press

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) -- Jeff Gordon weaved his way through a mob of fans outside the media center, all screaming for an autograph from....Fullstory

2016-07-30 09:22 AM

Japan's Kei Nishikori advances to Toronto semifinals

Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Japan's Kei Nishikori beat Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 on Friday to advance to the Rogers Cup semifinals. The third-seeded Nishikori will....Fullstory

2016-07-30 09:22 AM

Policing protests when the protest is about police
By LISA MARIE PANE
Associated Press

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2016-07-30 06:22 AM

Boy who killed neo-Nazi dad seeks Supreme Court review

Associated Press

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2016-07-30 06:22 AM

Donald Trump speech beats Hillary Clinton in TV viewership

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump pulled off the upset -- at least in television popularity. The Nielsen company estimated that 29.8 million people watched Hillary....Fullstory

2016-07-30 06:22 AM

Pentagon says no US military support for Turkey coup
By LOLITA C. BALDOR
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is flatly rejecting allegations by Turkey's president that the U.S. military was somehow involved in or in any way supported....Fullstory

2016-07-30 06:22 AM

Colombian official says some 1,300 Cubans stranded in town

Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Colombia's government ombudsman's office says that nearly 1,300 Cubans who hope to make their way to the United States are stranded....Fullstory

2016-07-30 06:22 AM

Drugs, heat blamed in woman's death after music festival

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A 20-year-old California woman who collapsed in a parking lot after the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas last month died....Fullstory

2016-07-30 09:22 AM

Building his brand: rapper Nas ventures into filmmaking
By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr.
Associated Press

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2016-07-30 03:42 AM

Phillips helps Australia beat France 76-67

Associated Press

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Erin Phillips scored 20 points and Liz Cambage added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help Australia beat France 76-67 on....Fullstory

2016-07-30 09:22 AM

Orioles sign former Reds RHP Logan Ondrusek, back from Japan

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TORONTO (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles have signed former Reds right-hander Logan Ondrusek, who has returned from playing in Japan and gives the AL East....Fullstory

2016-07-30 09:22 AM

IOC board to review Rio final preparations, Russia doping
By STEPHEN WILSON
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2016-07-30 09:22 AM

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