TV station find votes by dead, but official sees no fraudPHILADELPHIA (AP) ? A Philadelphia TV station reported that it found at least three instances in which votes appeared to have been cast in recent elections under the names of dead people, but the city's Republican election commissioner said it didn't represent intentional fraud.
EU, Canada to sign trade pact Sunday
The European Union will sign a long-delayed trade pact with Canada on Sunday after a hold-out Belgian region finally endorsed the agreement. Ambassadors from the EU nations meeting in Brussels late Friday ...
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Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie sell their New Orleans homeBrad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have sold their home in New Orleans' French Quarter. Documents filed with the Land Records Division of the Orleans Parish Clerk of Court's Office show the property sold for ...
Jurors hear contrasting views of bridge defendants
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) ? A former staffer and former appointee of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were so eager to aid his rising political career in 2013 that they concocted a plan to create gridlock at the country's busiest bridge to punish a mayor who didn't want to go along for the ride, a federal prosecutor told jurors Friday in closing arguments at their fraud trial.
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US Supreme Court to decide 'battle of the toilets'
The US Supreme Court said Friday that it will decide which bathrooms should be used by transgender people, a highly sensitive question with national political resonance. The case involves 17-year-old Gavin Grimm, who was born a female but identifies as a male. Grimm filed suit to be allowed to use the boys' bathroom at his high school in Gloucester County, Virginia.
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Tribe vows to continue N. Dakota pipeline fight despite arrests
A Native American tribe and other activists opposed to a multibillion-dollar oil pipeline project in North Dakota vowed on Friday to continue their fight through direct action, legal challenges and growing celebrity support, a day after police arrested 141 of their members. Thursday's arrests came at the site of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline when dozens of riot police swept through a protester camp on private land using pepper spray, bean bag rounds and an audio cannon against demonstrators who refused to leave. Some of the protesters set fire to roadblocks and threw rocks, bottles and Molotov cocktails at the law enforcement officers, the local Morton County Sheriff's Department said.