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Saturday September 19th, 2020 night edition

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A federal judge blocked a series of actions implemented by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy that have led to widespread mail delays, calling them “an intentional effort on the part of the current Administration to disrupt and challenge the legitimacy of upcoming local, state, and federal elections.”.

“Although not necessarily apparent on the surface, at the heart of DeJoy’s and the Postal Service’s actions is voter disenfranchisement,” Bastian wrote.

Other reversals ordered by the court, such as reinstalling the removed sorting machines, could be difficult to achieve since many of the machines have already been taken apart.

But the scrutiny on DeJoy is playing out in the courts, which in recent days have issued significant rulings to combat mail delays.

A day earlier, an Ohio court ruled that the secretary of state could not mandate that local boards of elections have only one drop box per county.

Both opinions cited delays under DeJoy as a reason to expand access to the ballot. »

US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday

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Washington (CNN Business) The Commerce Department plans to restrict access to TikTok and WeChat on Sunday as the Trump administration's executive orders against the two apps are set to take effect.

The Department said Friday that as of Sunday, any moves to distribute or maintain WeChat or TikTok on an app store will be prohibited.

Beginning Sunday, it will be illegal to host or transfer internet traffic associated with WeChat, the Department said in a release . »

Killer in the White House

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Even at 11, he takes the role of the serious older brother; family friends describe him as bright and lovable.

Luckily for Buchanan, that work was not completed until his successor and his family moved into the White House.

At the time he fell ill, water from the tainted spring in Franklin Square was still being used in the White House. »