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However, that ruling is set to be revised and may require the elected officials to perform some "ceremonial duty or action, such as publicly welcoming the crowd or making a speech, throwing out the first pitch, marching with the color guard or with ...
Donald Trump continued his extraordinary repudiation of U.S. intelligence agencies Wednesday night when he expressed "doubt" about their conclusion that Russia has been interfering in the U.S.
While Trump's comments during Wednesday's presidential debate are just the latest in a divisive campaign filled with busy fact checkers, election officials say it's important to set the record straight on the incidence of voter fraud. Otherwise ...

Officials in the Florida Keys have begun feeding an antiparasitic drug to endangered deer to prevent the spread of a flesh-eating fly that threatens their survival.
Additionally, Arizona officials sealed their on-line registration system after the FBI told them it had come under threat of a breach.
Federal officials cannot enforce a contract being proposed by the commercial fishing industry as a solution to concerns about foreign fishing crews in Hawaii, leaving the industry responsible for enforcing its own rules.
Reuters reports Thursday that these officials, speaking on conditions of anonymity, said that hackers affiliated to Russian intelligence agencies could produce fake documents purporting to show signs of electoral rigging and disseminate them online, in ...
Officials from the European Space Agency said on Thursday that they had stopped receiving signals from the Schiaparelli lander, part of the ExoMars 2016 spacecraft, a sign that it had failed to make its planned "soft landing" on the surface of Mars ...
In this Aug. 15, 2013 file photo, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano speaks at a news conference in Mineola, N.Y. Mangano, the highest elected official in a large county outside New York City has been indicted along with his wife and a Long Island ...
Local election officials say they're not experiencing the kind of widespread discrepancies in voter registration records that Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has alleged as potential voter fraud.

elections officials are working to ensure the safety of voters and the integrity of South Carolina's ballot system in the Nov. 8 general election.
CNN Trump Surrogate Suggests Republican State Officials Are Lying About voter fraud Not Being A Problem. Scottie Nell Hughes: "They Are Secretary Of States, Establishment Politicians.
A public county meeting gave information to those that have been evacuated by officials. They are not sure when people will be allowed back to their homes, officials said. Around 175 properties remain under mandatory evacuation, and 70 more remain ...
Salt Lake City - A once lauded Utah County businessman has pleaded guilty in two separate fraud schemes, including one where he impersonated top LDS officials to lure investors. In the first case, where he is accused of bilking an out-of-state ...
Two brothers serving as city officials in Elizabeth, N.J. have been skirting regulations by signing off on a half-million dollar mortgage in neighboring Warren.
While the secretary of state's office did not indicate if officials believe the two investigations of possible voter fraud are related, the police said they will seek to see if there is a "specific connection.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - State election officials said Tuesday they have seen no evidence of voter fraud and are not concerned the system is compromised despite unsubstantiated claims by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump that balloting in the ...
(CNN) - Indiana State Police are investigating irregularities in voter registration Tuesday after the secretary of state's office reported suspicious changes in thousands of voter registration records and suggested the possibility of voter fraud.
Murrysville, PA. (AP) - A Republican councilman said he deleted an online posting about casting presidential votes via facebook and twitter because people didn't realize he intended it as a joke, but state officials are taking the matter seriously. No ...
Karachi, Pakistan - Taliban officials and the Afghan government have held new secret talks in Qatar aimed at restarting peace negotiations to end the country's long war, three officials say, though questions remain over which faction of the insurgency ...
U.K. officials accepted another small group of young people from a refugee camp in the northern French port city of Calais.
General elections are primarily run at the state and local levels, making a coordinated attempt to manipulate the results particularly difficult, officials say. In the 40 states where elections are overseen by a secretary of state or lieutenant ...
Russia appears to be moving ahead with a program to produce a ground-launched cruise missile despite the Obama administration's protests that the weapon violates a landmark arms control agreement, according to American officials and lawmakers.
And that has prosecutors, defense attorneys and law enforcement officials unsure of what the future will hold and whether the lab will have the resources to meet the growing need.
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - Though a proposed ban was already tabled in June, Hawaii county Council members are again pushing for a ban on expanded polystyrene products, more commonly known as Styrofoam.
All lanes of northbound I-75 will reopen Tuesday morning between Dorr Street and I-475 in central Toledo, and all southbound lanes will reopen in the same area Wednesday morning, Ohio Department of Transportation officials said today. The reopenings ...
Raleigh, N.C. - On Monday, representatives at the North Carolina State Fair will provide a free day of fun for hundreds of struggling families in honor of a little boy named Michael.
Sheriff's officials say a 2-year-old girl has been shot and killed at a mobile home in West Texas. The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office says deputies responding to a 911 call Sunday found the girl's body at the home in San Angelo.
Amid a rash of dairy farm closures, federal agriculture officials are teaming with their New Hampshire counterparts to hear from farmers about the challenges they face as they contend with a long-running drought and low milk prices.
Top officials in New Jersey government and the authority that runs the George Washington Bridge knew about or had a hand in what prosecutors contend was a false narrative that a lane realignment in 2013 was part of a traffic study rather than a scheme ...
students were sent home early Monday from East Norriton Middle school, in East Norriton Township, after a bomb threat. police scoured the area but did not ...
Germany's Federal Motor Authority is warning Tesla owners that their vehicles' 'autopilot' feature still requires the driver to pay attention to the road at all times.
Officials are investigating a deadly house fire that happened Sunday night near Catawba Elementary school, officials said.
One of the law enforcement officials said the device was designed to be remotely detonated using a cellphone but failed. Authorities provided few other details about the bomb or what kind of destruction it might have caused in the town of Nederland.
WASHINGTON - Republican leaders and election officials from both parties on Sunday sought to combat claims by Donald J. Trump that the election is rigged against him, amid signs that Mr. Trump's contention is eroding confidence in the vote and setting ...
Elected officials from both parties, and non-partisan watch dogs, united to assure Philadelphians they can have confidence in their vote.
According to documents released Monday, officials told investigators that during that process, Undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy petitioned officials to declassify the Benghazi document and place it under a FOIA exemption known as "B9," which ...
Via a public records request, Motherboard has obtained a cache of emails between Uber management, including CEO Travis Kalanick, and elected officials ...
Officials extend deadline for proposals to operate Bergen Regional. By MARY JO LAYTON. STAFF WRITER |. The Record. Bergen County officials have extended the deadline for healthcare companies to submit proposals to manage Bergen Regional ...
As the first significant rain of the season falls over the next three days in San Francisco, public works officials are asking residents to help prevent flooding by sweeping up leaves from the sidewalk.
Gwinnett County, GA. - Gwinnett County officials are speaking out against complaints of poor management and wrongdoing at the police-run animal shelter.
As Wikileaks continues to publish emails belonging to Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, US officials told CNN that there is growing evidence that Russia is using the organization as a delivery vehicle for the messages and other stolen information.
Karen DeWoody wasn't wrongly fired from the Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, those officials contend in a response filed to her U.S.






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