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Federal Appeals Court Greenlights Texas Voter ID Law


A federal appeals court has given Texas the go-ahead to implement its revised voter ID law, lifting a lower court’s injunction. The United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals voted 2-1 to allow the measure known as SB 5 to go into effect starting next year, according to Politico. The …

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Irma Winds Grow Stronger As Hurricane Enters ‘Beast Mode’


Hurricane Irma entered “beast mode” Tuesday according to one meteorologist, as the storm grew far beyond the level needed to give it the most powerful Category 5 ranking. The Saffir-Simpson wind scale assigns a Categoy 5 rating to storms with winds above 156 mph. Irma currently has winds of 175 …

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