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New Jersey sports betting activity nearly doubles in September
4:49pm, 12th October, 2018

New Jersey sports betting activity nearly doubles in September

Sports betting activity in New Jersey nearly doubled in the month of September, growing to $183.9 million compared with $95.6 million the prior month, on a wave of new internet wagers and the start of football season, according to figures released on...
Hurricane Michael tears Florida towns apart, 6 dead
5:09pm, 11th October, 2018

Hurricane Michael tears Florida towns apart, 6 dead

Hurricane Michael's violence was visible on Thursday in shattered Florida coastal towns, where rows of homes were ripped from foundations and roofs were peeled off schools by the near-record-force storm blamed for six deaths.
Justice Kavanaugh unlikely to heed calls for recusal
5:42am, 11th October, 2018

Justice Kavanaugh unlikely to heed calls for recusal

Justice Brett Kavanaugh is unlikely to heed calls by critics to step aside from certain politically charged U.S. Supreme Court cases in which his fairness and independence might be questioned after a divisive confirmation fight, according to legal ex...
Record-breaking Hurricane Michael batters Florida Panhandle
2:07am, 11th October, 2018

Record-breaking Hurricane Michael batters Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael, the third-most powerful ever to strike the U.S. mainland, battered the Florida's Gulf coast with roof-shredding winds, raging surf and torrential rains before it was downgraded to a tropical storm as it headed through Georgia.
'Hurricane of a century' bears down on Florida's Panhandle
8:59am, 10th October, 2018

'Hurricane of a century' bears down on Florida's Panhandle

Powerful Hurricane Michael was hours away from smashing into Florida's northwestern shore on Wednesday with a wall of water and roof-shredding winds, and the state's governor said it would be the worst hurricane to hit the region in a centu...
Missouri judge blocks parts of state's voter photo ID law
8:49pm, 9th October, 2018

Missouri judge blocks parts of state's voter photo ID law

A Missouri state judge ordered on Tuesday that state election authorities could no longer tell voters that they are required to show a photo identification card in order to cast a ballot, blocking parts of Missouri's voter identification law.