Republicans in Iowa, Alabama score legal victories on election rules

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republicans scored legal victories on Wednesday when a Supreme Court ruling allowed Alabama to ban curbside voting and an Iowa court upheld a law that makes it harder to fix problems with absentee ballot requests ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election. The rulings were a setback to … Read more

Trump campaign takes over YouTube masthead for debate day with help of UFC supporters

EXCLUSIVE: President Trump’s campaign Thursday will take over YouTube’s masthead for 24 hours, controlling the prime internet real estate on the day of final debate between Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden, Fox News has learned. The Trump campaign will feature several ads on YouTube’s homepage throughout the ad buy period, including two from Ultimate Fighting Championship … Read more

BBC’s Martin Bashir ‘seriously unwell’ with Covid-related complications

The veteran journalist Martin Bashir is “seriously unwell” with coronavirus-related complications, the BBC has said. The 57-year-old, best known for his 1995 interview with Diana, Princess of Wales, currently works as the BBC News religion editor. A spokeswoman for the BBC said: “We are sorry to say that Martin is seriously unwell with Covid-19-related complications. … Read more

Crisis fermenting as cabbage shortage hits South Korea’s kimchi culture

South Koreans are facing a shortage of a beloved dietary staple after a summer of extreme weather destroyed crops of cabbages – the main ingredient of kimchi. In what is being described a full-blown crisis, fields of Napa, or Chinese cabbages were wiped out in August and September, when the Korean peninsula was struck by … Read more

Police officer in charge of enforcing lockdown laws’ shock confession

Even I don’t know the rules: Police officer in charge of enforcing UK’s coronavirus lockdown laws makes shocking confession to MPs Owen Weatherill told MPs that the new three-tier system was too confusing He failed to clarify that households must not mix indoors in Tier Two areas Lancashire Chief Constable Andy Rhodes also slipped up … Read more