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  • Georgia voters challenge legality of new election system

    Georgia voters who want hand-marked paper ballots are challenging the new election system state officials are rushing to implement in time for next year’s presidential primaries, saying the new touchscreen machines remain vulnerable and their results unverifiable, even though […]

  • Early Epstein accuser: Police could have stopped him in 1997

    More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that he groped her during what she thought was a […]

  • $20M Porsche auction dissolves into chaos after Dutch auctioneer’s accent confuses bidders

    A Porsche that was expected to sell for over $20 million flopped on the auction block Saturday night, after the sale was thrown into disarray by a technical error. The car, a 1939 Porsche “Type 64” that was already […]

  • US gives Huawei a 90-day reprieve on technology trade ban

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that the United States will extend by 90 days a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei. The U.S. government blacklisted the Chinese technology giant in May, deeming it a national security […]

  • The Latest: Hong Kong protesters disperse peacefully

    The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Protesters gathered outside Hong Kong’s government headquarters have peacefully dispersed after fellow demonstrators urged them to go home. Sunday’s pro-democracy rally, attended by hundreds of thousands, concluded […]