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(Reuters) - Republican legislative leaders in Wisconsin rejected Democratic Governor Tony Evers' call on Friday to cancel in-person voting and delay next week's presidential primary, saying it must proceed despite fears about the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gun control activists on Monday criticized guidance issued by President Donald Trump's administration recommending that states find that gun stores are critical businesses that can stay open during the coronavirus crisis.
(Reuters) - The Reverend Joseph Lowery, a key ally of Martin Luther King in the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1960s, died late on Friday at the age of 98, his family said in a statement.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. election officials looking to construct a safe voting system in a worsening coronavirus pandemic are confronting a grim reality: there may not be enough time, money or political will to make it happen by the November election.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the coronavirus pandemic spread across the United States this week, Republicans in Texas and Mississippi sought to further limit abortion access and New Jersey's Democratic governor refused to declare gun shops an essential service that would stay open.
SEOUL: The "nut rage" heiress who forced a plane to turn back over her macadamias is fighting a bitter battle -- with activist shareholder support -- against her brother for control of the family airline, highlighting resistance to reform in South Korea's chaebols.
Exclusive: Fewer poll workers, coronavirus, spark fears of election day woes in Ohio Democratic primary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly a quarter of Ohio's counties are deploying fewer poll workers for the state's Democratic primary on Tuesday than they have in previous presidential election years, raising concerns from voting-rights advocates who say the reductions could lengthen lines at the polls.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Louisiana on Friday became the first U.S. state to postpone its presidential nominating contest because of the coronavirus pandemic, while four states holding their primaries next week said those elections would go forward as planned.
KUCHING: The attempt to form a new coalition without fresh polls is a betrayal of the people’s mandate, says Sarawak-based Persatuan Pemangkin Daya Masyarakat.
KUCHING: A Sarawak civil society organisation has condemned the political manoeuvring to form a new governing coalition as a betrayal of the people's mandate.