Tim Kaine contrasts the civil rights records of two Republicans: his father-in-law and Donald Trump

The Democratic vice presidential nominee addressed the National Urban League on Thursday.

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Tropical storm Earl lashes Belize with wind, rain, heads for Mexico

BELIZE CITY (Reuters) – Tropical storm Earl whipped Belize and Mexico’s Caribbean coast with wind and heavy rain, battering cars, disrupting transportation and forcing hundreds of people into shelters as it moved through Guatemala toward southeastern Mexico on Thursday.

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When the Governor Is Your Lawyer

Missouri’s public-defender system is in crisis. Like many other systems throughout the U.S., it is underfunded, understaffed, and underappreciated. The state spends less than half of the national average in per-capita public-defense spending, placing it in 49th place out of 50, according to the National Legal Aid and Defense Association.Ensuring that Missouri carries out the Constitution’s command that all criminal defendants receive legal representation is the job of Michael Barrett, the director of the state’s public-defender system…

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South Africa’s ANC takes early lead in vote, battle for cities still on

PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) was leading its rivals early on Thursday as vote counting proceeded in local government elections that could see it lose control of key cities for the first time since coming to power.

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South Africa’s ANC takes early lead in vote, battle for cities still on

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