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US citizen detained in Belarus is released, Pompeo says

Vitali Shkliarov, an American who was detained in Belarus for three months, has been released and has returned to the US. Shkliarov, who is a dual citizen, had traveled to Belarus this summer to visit his family and friends. He was charged with working with an opposition blogger and helping him organize illegal rallies, but…MORE

They’re not allowed to vote. But they’re racing to make sure you do

They’re not allowed to vote. But they’re racing to make sure you do

At first, Angelica Guzman was taken aback by some of the replies she got when she made calls about the election. “I’m too busy to vote,” one person told her. “I just don’t think my vote will count,” another said. Now Guzman is ready with a response: “I’m somebody who can’t vote. And your vote…MORE

Obama to join Biden on campaign trail for final weekend push

Obama to join Biden on campaign trail for final weekend push

Former President Barack Obama is set to join Democratic nominee Joe Biden on the campaign trail during the final weekend of the election season, two people familiar with the plans told CNN. The two will appear together in a key battleground state, the people said. Biden is already scheduled to appear in Michigan on Saturday.…MORE

Some Pennsylvania counties will count mail-in ballots last

Some Pennsylvania counties will count mail-in ballots last

Pennsylvania’s counties have starkly different plans for when they will begin processing their pre-Election Day ballots, with Democratic strongholds moving to get them counted as quickly as possible while other areas plan to tally in-person votes first. Unlike most states, Pennsylvania law does not allow officials to start processing early ballots until 7 a.m. on…MORE

Trump campaign website briefly defaced in cyber attack

Trump campaign website briefly defaced in cyber attack

President Donald Trump’s campaign website was defaced for a brief period on Tuesday in a hack. A message was posted to the upcoming events page of Donaldjtrump.com that said the world had “had enough” of the “fake news” spread by Trump. “Earlier this evening, the Trump campaign website was defaced and we are working with…MORE