A federal judge on Friday threw out as unconstitutional a host of Wisconsin election laws passed in recent years, saying they unfairly benefited Republicans who had enacted them and made it more hard for Democrats to vote. "We can not ignore the record evidence that, because of race, the legislature enacted one of the largest restrictions of the franchise in modern North Carolina history ", said the decision, which Republicans said they would appeal.
Two of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's former economic advisers have backed his rival Owen Smith for leading the party in the 2020 general election. "We're a party that's doing very well and going places". The group quit their posts amid Mr Corbyn's leadership turmoil in protest at their belief their advice would never be implemented in Government under his stewardship.
Schricker said at Pence's Raleigh, North Carolina, town hall. Stewart addressed the Norfolk crowd before Pence took the stage, as did E.W. Jackson, Virginia Republicans' 2013 nominee for lieutenant governor. He described how someone had posted a caption underneath a picture of him on a motorcycle online, saying, "Born to be mild". This time it's Donald Trump's Republican running mate, Mike Pence.
In Damascus , a visiting top Iranian lawmaker said the Syrian government and its allies seek to "liberate" tens of thousands of Aleppo's residents from the grip of what he called terrorist groups. "If they lose, it will be hard for them to launch a new assault to break the siege", Abdel Rahman said. Seizing control of Aleppo would be the biggest victory for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in five years of fighting, and would demonstrate a dramatic shift of fortunes in his favour ...
LISA DESJARDINS: OK, now her words today. "That's really the bottom line here", Clinton said at a press availability Friday. Comey did not recommend charges against Clinton despite saying she handled classified information "extremely carelessly".
Fifteen people were injured in the Ansbach blast, four of them seriously, Ansbach Mayor Carda Seidel said. The attack in Ansbach, a serene city of about 40,000 west of Nuremberg, came near the end of the closing night of a popular open-air music festival being attended by about 2,000 people.