Interrogating residents about their votes "can have a significant intimidating effect on qualified voters," warned a Justice Department official.
Taking care of the little things has become a point of emphasis for Los Angeles Clippers head coach Tyronn Lue as his club enters the final week of the regular season. And it will certainly be watched closely during Sunday's home contest against the New York Knicks. "We've been messing around too much," Lue said.
Fundraiser is designed to ‘reunite the world’ following the pandemic
Labour incumbent defeats Tory Shaun Bailey after securing 1.2m votes, the second biggest haul in the history of the mayoralty
Mets ace Jacob deGrom plans to return to the rubber after being scratched from his last scheduled start Tuesday with right lat inflammation. The two-time Cy Young Award winner played catch and threw a side session Friday and came out feeling well enough to proceed with his first outing since April 28. Atlanta pitcher Huascar Ynoa is doing his best Shohei Ohtani impression lately, delivering on the mound and at the plate.
The shooting happened in broad daylight at the busy tourist spot
Gleyber Torres hit a bases-loaded infield single with no outs in the 11th inning, lifting the New York Yankees to a dramatic 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. The Yankees struck out 14 times against Nationals starter Max Scherzer before twice tying the game against Washington closer Brad Hand. With DJ LeMahieu on second base to start the 11th inning, Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton drew walks off Tanner Rainey (0-2) to load the bases.
Russell Westbrook now has 181 triple-doubles to his name.
The Detroit Pistons rookie gets coached hard by Dwane Casey, but it probably doesn’t compare to his mom, Dr. Drewana Bey, not mincing words or lowering expectations during those car rides home.
If rocket debris landed over an inhabited area, it would be akin to a ‘small plane crash ... over 100 miles’.
President Vladimir Putin is expected to review Russia's traditional World War Two victory parade on Sunday, a patriotic display of raw military power that this year coincides with soaring tensions with the West. The parade on Moscow's Red Square commemorating the 76th anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two is expected to feature over 12,000 troops, more than 190 pieces of military hardware, including intercontinental ballistic missile launchers, and - weather permitting - a fly-past by nearly 80 military aircraft. Putin, who has been in power as either president or prime minister since 1999, traditionally watches the display, which is due to start at 0700 GMT, with Soviet war veterans from a review platform.
Alexander Zverev avenged his defeat by Dominic Thiem in last year's U.S. Open final in clinical fashion on Saturday, beating the Austrian 6-3 6-4 to reach the final of the Madrid Open. Zverev, who beat top seed and tournament favourite Rafa Nadal in straight sets in the quarter-finals on Friday, will meet either Norway's Casper Ruud or Italy's Matteo Berrettini in Sunday's final. The German, who was champion in Madrid in 2018, made a strong start, breaking Thiem early in each set in what turned out to be a routine victory, despite a swirling wind at Caja Magica.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 20 new deaths resulting from Covid-19 on Saturday, and 415 new positive cases. While the number of hospitalizations continues to decrease across the County as vaccines are doled out, the number of deaths and confirmed cases reported today may reflect delays in weekend reporting. Today’s numbers […]
The Labour incumbent beat off a strong challenge from the Green Party to win a second term as Mayor.
For an uncontrolled re-entry event, it is not possible to accurately predict where the object or parts of the object will fall
Bryson DeChambeau shot a third-round 68 on Saturday in the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship, but that's not the story he'll tell about this day years from now. Instead, he'll talk about how he had to fly from Dallas back to Charlotte, N.C., to play the round at Quail Hollow Golf Club. "We did a lot of scrambling last night to get back," DeChambeau, 27, said.
Labour leader accused of ‘scapegoating’ northern female MP
Labour’s Sadiq Khan has been re-elected as Mayor of London in a closer contest for the capital than many had predicted. Opinion polls had suggested his Conservative rival Shaun Bailey would be a distant second in the race for City Hall. Mr Khan took 1,206,034 votes after second preferences were taken into account, compared to Mr Bailey at 977,601.
Mr Khan took 1,206,034 votes after second preferences were taken into account, compared to Mr Bailey at 977,601.
Texas Rep Rafael Anchia questioned the use of “purity of the ballot box”, a phrase with origins in disenfranchising voters, during a May 6 legislative session on the topic of a proposed election bill.The phrase was used across political conventions in former Confederate territory and written into some state constitutions, including that of Texas, local media reported.Anchia, a Democrat, asked Republican Rep Briscoe Cain, author of the Senate Bill 7, to address the language during May 6’s legislative session.“You chose a peculiar term in drafting this bill,” Anchia said. “You talked about preserving the purity of the ballot box,”“Yeah, that’s a quotation from the Texas Constitution, Article 6, Section 4,” Cain said.“Are you aware of the history behind that provision of the Constitution?” Anchia asked.“I’m not,” Cain responded.“Are you aware that references to ‘purity of the ballot box’ used throughout this country’s history has been a justification for states to disenfranchise groups they deem unfit to vote or somehow lacking?” Anchia asked, drawing reactions from gallery guests.On May 7, the Texas House of Representatives passed the bill which will increase voting-by-mail regulations, add election-related crimes, and boost protection for partisan poll watchers, according to local news reports. Credit: Texas House of Representatives via Storyful