Ballot selfies: A look at where they are allowed or not
Secrecy in the voting booth has become a thing of the past for those ready to share their views and daily lives on social media, but laws nationwide are mixed on whether voters are allowed to take pictures of themselves voting and their ballots. How states handle the question:
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Iraq forces press Mosul assault, hunt Kirkuk attackers
Iraqi forces battled Sunday through booby-traps, sniper fire and suicide car bombs to tighten the noose around Mosul, while also hunting Islamic State group jihadists behind attacks elsewhere in the country. Kurdish forces announced a new push at dawn on Bashiqa, northeast of Mosul, where some 10,000 fighters are engaged in a huge assault to take the IS-held town. Turkey said the peshmerga had requested assistance from its soldiers at a base near Bashiqa and announced it offered support with artillery and tanks.
Steelers' Roethlisberger out against New EnglandPittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is inactive for Sunday's game against New England, a week after injuring his left knee in a loss to Miami.
Fighting shakes Aleppo as ceasefire expires
Clashes and air strikes shook the Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday, as heavy fighting resumed after the end of a three-day ceasefire declared by government ally Russia. The unilateral ceasefire ended without any evacuations by the UN, which had hoped to bring wounded civilians out of the rebel-held east and deliver aid after weeks of government bombardment and a three-month siege. An AFP correspondent in the east of the city reported fresh air strikes on rebel-held neighbourhoods and the sound of fighting on Sunday.
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Venezuelan congress declares 'coup d'etat' by Maduro govt
Caracas (AFP) - Venezuela's opposition-majority legislature declared Sunday that President Nicolas Maduro's "regime" committed a coup d'etat when authorities blocked a referendum on removing the unpopular leftist leader from power.