Pac-12 moving to a conference-only college football schedule for the 2020 season | SportsCenter

Adam Rittenberg joins SportsCenter to react to the news of the Pac-12 voting to play a conference-only schedule for all fall sports. The move comes a day after the Big Ten Conference made the same scheduling decision, and Rittenberg breaks down what it means for the college football season. Sign up for ESPN+: http://www.espn.com/watch/espnplus/ Get … Read more Pac-12 moving to a conference-only college football schedule for the 2020 season | SportsCenter

Aid for Syrians: Security council vote awaited in camps

The United Nations Security Council is voting on the future of cross-border aid deliveries into northwest Syria. The existing mandate expires on Friday. Russia has pushed to limit the humanitarian supplies. But aid agencies are warning of dire consequences for millions of displaced Syrians if an agreement is not reached. Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta reports. … Read more Aid for Syrians: Security council vote awaited in camps

Singapore Election: Long Lines Amid Coronavirus Measures

Singapore headed to the polls Friday as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s ruling party seeks to extend its 55-year rule with a fresh mandate to counter the city-state’s worst-ever recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. Wearing masks and observing strict social distancing at polling booths, all voters will have their temperature screened as authorities work to … Read more Singapore Election: Long Lines Amid Coronavirus Measures

Facebook fails to protect civil rights, audit says

Facebook decisions to allow controversial posts by President Trump established a ‘terrible precedent’ that could allow the platform to be ‘weaponized to suppress voting,’ an external civil rights audit found. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. … Read more Facebook fails to protect civil rights, audit says

Explainer: Why Trump hates mail-in voting

With the number of Americans voting by mail on Nov. 3 expected to nearly double due to COVID-19, election experts see little reason to expect an increase in ballot fraud, despite President Donald Trump’s repeated claims. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Explainer: Why Trump hates mail-in voting

Revealed: Your Top 5 Assassin’s Creed Games – Power Ranking

Welcome to Power Ranking, a show where YOU the fans get to vote on your favorite things in video games, movies, TV and whatever else the internet is excited about. This month, Ubisoft is holding its own digital showcase, Ubisoft Forward. It got us thinking about the Assassin’ Creed series so we asked you to … Read more Revealed: Your Top 5 Assassin’s Creed Games – Power Ranking

Vote that could extend Putin’s power in Russia was a ‘fraud’, critics claim

President Vladimir Putin won more than 75% of the vote that could allow him to stay in power until 2036 – but critics say it was “a total fraud”. Exiled Russian businessman Mikhail Khordorkovsky claims the referendum was not held according to any voting rules, which allowed him to “invent any figure he wanted”. SUBSCRIBE … Read more Vote that could extend Putin’s power in Russia was a ‘fraud’, critics claim

Thousands Become U.S. Citizens in Druve-Thru Naturalization Ceremonies, Easing Backlog

It’s long been a joyous and patriotic event when someone takes the oath to become a U.S. citizen, like a high school graduation for new Americans. Now, it’s like a visit to a fast-food restaurant. Thousands of people have become U.S. citizens in drive-up ceremonies under the social-distancing rules that govern life amid the COVID-19 … Read more Thousands Become U.S. Citizens in Druve-Thru Naturalization Ceremonies, Easing Backlog

Russia reforms: Will Putin rule Russia forever? – BBC News

Russians are voting on a series of sweeping changes to the constitution that could allow Vladimir Putin to stay in office until 2036, making him the longest serving Russian leader. The reforms would mean Mr Putin’s term limit is reset to zero in 2024, allowing him to serve two more six-year terms. There is no … Read more Russia reforms: Will Putin rule Russia forever? – BBC News

Russian voters back reform allowing Putin to extend rule

Russians appeared to have paved the way for Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for a package of constitutional changes which will also boost pensions, partial results of a nationwide vote showed on Wednesday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more Russian voters back reform allowing Putin to extend rule

Polls Close in Moscow After a Majority of Russians Voted to Keep Putin in Power

A majority of Russians approved amendments to Russia’s constitution in a week-long vote ending on Wednesday, allowing President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036, although the balloting was tarnished by widespread reports of pressure on voters and other irregularities. With most of the nation’s polls closed and 15% of precincts counted, 71% voted for … Read more Polls Close in Moscow After a Majority of Russians Voted to Keep Putin in Power

Putin granted right to extend rule until 2036

Russians have paved the way for Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for a package of constitutional changes which will also boost pensions, initial results show. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more Putin granted right to extend rule until 2036

Gay marriage proponents fear result of Russian referendum

A prohibition on same-sex marriage is one of several measures Russians are voting on today under a controversial referendum that could also extend the rule of President Vladimir Putin until 2036. Mikhail Tumasov, a Russian LGBT activist living in exile, says LGBT networks have encouraged people to turn out to vote no, and fears than … Read more Gay marriage proponents fear result of Russian referendum

Russians vote on Putin’s reforms to constitution – BBC News

All week, millions of Russians have been voting to reform their constitution, many using polling stations set up on tree stumps, park benches and even car boots. Giant prize draws have helped entice them to the ballot, with the chance of winning everything from shopping vouchers to a car or flat. Opposition figures have dismissed … Read more Russians vote on Putin’s reforms to constitution – BBC News