How Politics Gutted Ex-Felon Voting Rights in Florida

It’s a cautionary tale about the messy process of citizen-led ballot initiatives and how a dominant political party can exert its power.Jeff Gruver was planning to vote for Joseph R. Biden Jr. in November until he found out on Friday he would not be voting at all.Credit…Octavio Jones for The New York TimesSept. 17, 2020Updated…

The Thai enlighten leader who emerged with a kiss – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast with ‘historic’ flooding Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as it brought what the U.S. National Hurricane Center called “historic and catastrophic” flooding to the Alabama-Florida coast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Photos of the destruction Over 510,000…

After meeting Mali mutineers, direct leader Dicko to step abet from politics – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast with ‘historic’ flooding Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as it brought what the U.S. National Hurricane Center called “historic and catastrophic” flooding to the Alabama-Florida coast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Photos of the destruction Over 510,000…

South Africa’s rand strengthens as greenback slips, native politics eyed – Reuters Africa

Hurricane Sally swamps Gulf Coast with ‘historic’ flooding Hurricane Sally uprooted trees, flooded streets and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses as it brought what the U.S. National Hurricane Center called “historic and catastrophic” flooding to the Alabama-Florida coast. Heavy rains to dampen fuel demand Photos of the destruction Over 510,000…

Paul Rusesabagina of ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Standing Used to be ‘Kidnapped,’ Daughter Says

He was in Dubai for a meeting, then reappeared in Rwanda, where authorities said the famed hotelier was arrested on charges including terrorism, arson and murder.Paul Rusesabagina emerged on Monday in handcuffs at the headquarters of the Rwanda Investigation Bureau in Kigali.Credit…Clement Uwiringiyimana/ReutersPublished Sept. 1, 2020Updated Sept. 15, 2020NAIROBI, Kenya — When Paul Rusesabagina, the…