Day: September 17, 2020

How Politics Gutted Ex-Felon Voting Rights in Florida

How Politics Gutted Ex-Felon Voting Rights in Florida

It’s a cautionary tale about the messy process of citizen-led ballot initiatives and how a dominant political party can exert its power.Jeff Gruver was planning to vote for Joseph R. Biden Jr. in November until he found out on Friday he would not be voting at all.Credit…Octavio Jones for The New York TimesSept. 17, 2020Updated…

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Election Updates: Clash Over Mail Voting Looms as Louis DeJoy Faces Stress

Election Updates: Clash Over Mail Voting Looms as Louis DeJoy Faces Stress

Here’s what you need to know:Trump scorns his own scientists over coronavirus data.Here’s where the candidates will be today.Trump’s ‘secret’ health plan is a promise voters have heard before.Barr, wading further into politics, floated sedition charges for rioters and prosecution of a Democratic mayor.Does Biden need a higher gear? Some Democrats think so.Warning of Russian…

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Paul Rusesabagina of ‘Resort Rwanda’ Reputation Used to be ‘Kidnapped,’ Daughter Says

Paul Rusesabagina of ‘Resort Rwanda’ Reputation Used to be ‘Kidnapped,’ Daughter Says

He was in Dubai for a meeting, then reappeared in Rwanda, where authorities said the famed hotelier was arrested on charges including terrorism, arson and murder.Paul Rusesabagina emerged on Monday in handcuffs at the headquarters of the Rwanda Investigation Bureau in Kigali.Credit…Clement Uwiringiyimana/ReutersPublished Sept. 1, 2020Updated Sept. 15, 2020NAIROBI, Kenya — When Paul Rusesabagina, the…

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UPDATE 1-South Africa’s rand falls as local politics weigh – Reuters Africa

UPDATE 1-South Africa’s rand falls as local politics weigh – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast, bringing heavy rains Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as the powerful storm tore across the Alabama-Florida coast, and brought the threat of more flooding to the U.S. Southeast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Factbox: Nearly a half…

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The Thai sigh leader who emerged with a kiss – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast, bringing heavy rains Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as the powerful storm tore across the Alabama-Florida coast, and brought the threat of more flooding to the U.S. Southeast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Factbox: Nearly a half…

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Syria says U.S. sanctions on the abet of acute gasoline crisis – Reuters Africa

Syria says U.S. sanctions on the abet of acute gasoline crisis – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast, bringing heavy rains Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as the powerful storm tore across the Alabama-Florida coast, and brought the threat of more flooding to the U.S. Southeast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Factbox: Nearly a half…

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After assembly Mali mutineers, advise chief Dicko to step support from politics – Reuters Africa

After assembly Mali mutineers, advise chief Dicko to step support from politics – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast, bringing heavy rains Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as the powerful storm tore across the Alabama-Florida coast, and brought the threat of more flooding to the U.S. Southeast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Factbox: Nearly a half…

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South Africa’s rand strengthens as dollar slips, local politics eyed – Reuters Africa

South Africa’s rand strengthens as dollar slips, local politics eyed – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast, bringing heavy rains Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as the powerful storm tore across the Alabama-Florida coast, and brought the threat of more flooding to the U.S. Southeast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Factbox: Nearly a half…

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South Africa’s rand strengthens as buck slips, native politics eyed – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast, bringing heavy rains Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as the powerful storm tore across the Alabama-Florida coast, and brought the threat of more flooding to the U.S. Southeast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Factbox: Nearly a half…

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Mali affirm chief steps support as coup leaders promise election – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast, bringing heavy rains Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as the powerful storm tore across the Alabama-Florida coast, and brought the threat of more flooding to the U.S. Southeast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Factbox: Nearly a half…

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Cricket-South African cricketers demand governance reform – Reuters Africa

Cricket-South African cricketers demand governance reform – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast, bringing heavy rains Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as the powerful storm tore across the Alabama-Florida coast, and brought the threat of more flooding to the U.S. Southeast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Factbox: Nearly a half…

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South African cricketers do apart a question to governance reform – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast, bringing heavy rains Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as the powerful storm tore across the Alabama-Florida coast, and brought the threat of more flooding to the U.S. Southeast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Factbox: Nearly a half…

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