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Nevada county election official in charge of controversial 2022 hand-count plan resigns

Nevada county election official in charge of controversial 2022 hand-count plan resigns

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The top elections official in a rural Nevada county roiled by false claims of widespread election fraud that led to a controversial hand-count in the 2022 midterms is resigning, according to a resignation letter the county received.
Georgia House passes bill requiring police to help arrest immigrants after student's killing

Georgia House passes bill requiring police to help arrest immigrants after student's killing

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia House Republicans are backing a bill that would require every eligible police and sheriff's department to help identify undocumented immigrants, arrest them and detain them for deportation.
Mississippi police unconstitutionally jailed people for unpaid fines, Justice Department says

Mississippi police unconstitutionally jailed people for unpaid fines, Justice Department says

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police department in one of the nation's poorest counties unconstitutionally jailed people for unpaid fines without first assessing whether they could afford to pay them, the U.S.
Career US diplomat abruptly admits to spying for communist Cuba for decades

Career US diplomat abruptly admits to spying for communist Cuba for decades

MIAMI (AP) — A former career U.S.
P.E.I. budget projects $85-million deficit, increase in health-care spending

P.E.I. budget projects $85-million deficit, increase in health-care spending

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's Progressive Conservative government tabled a $3.2-billion budget Thursday with a projected deficit of $85 million.
Montana judge declares 3 laws restricting abortion unconstitutional, including a 20-week limit

Montana judge declares 3 laws restricting abortion unconstitutional, including a 20-week limit

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Three Montana laws restricting abortion access are unconstitutional, including a ban on abortions beyond 20 weeks of gestation, a state judge said in granting a motion for summary judgment filed by Planned Parenthood of Montana.
Indiana Legislature approves bill adding additional verification steps to voter registration

Indiana Legislature approves bill adding additional verification steps to voter registration

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers passed legislation Thursday that expands the power of the state to verify voters' addresses and adds an additional residency requirement for first-time voters. The bill's Republican sponsor state Sen.
Pornhub operator broke privacy law by failing to ensure valid consent, watchdog finds

Pornhub operator broke privacy law by failing to ensure valid consent, watchdog finds

OTTAWA — The Montreal-based operator behind Pornhub and other pornographic websites broke the law by enabling intimate images to be shared without direct knowledge or consent, the federal privacy watchdog has found.
Here's how politicians and advocates are reacting to Ottawa's new pharmacare bill

Here's how politicians and advocates are reacting to Ottawa's new pharmacare bill

OTTAWA — The Liberal government tabled a bill Thursday that paves the way for a universal drug program.
Health agency emphasizes tighter research security after firing of two scientists

Health agency emphasizes tighter research security after firing of two scientists

OTTAWA — The Public Health Agency of Canada says it has taken steps to bolster research security after two scientists lost their jobs over their dealings with China.
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