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Federal Court Rules Ohio's Voter Purge Unconstitutional

(NEW YORK) -- Just weeks before the Nov. 8 election, a federal appeals court has ruled that Ohio's method of purging names of inactive voters from voter rolls is unconstitutional. Ohio, a battleground state in the presidential race, removed the names of tens of thousands of registered voters under what it calls its "supplemental process.

Furman students sue for right to vote in Greenville County

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- A hearing is scheduled for next month on a lawsuit filed by three Furman University students challenging Greenville County's voter registration policies. The Greenville News reports (http://grnol.co/2dauuKz) the hearing is scheduled Oct. 6 on the lawsuit filed last week. The students have asked for a temporary injunction to allow them to register to vote Nov. 8.

Snapchat to Release Sunglasses Embedded with Camera

(NEW YORK) -- Soon you'll be able to share your memories on Snapchat from your point of view. The creators behind the social media network are releasing high-tech sunglasses integrated with a video camera that will allow users to record 10-second video clips with just the push of a button. Called Spectacles, the company says the glasses will be "capable of taking a day's worth of Snaps on a single charge.

Snapchat to Release Sunglasses Embedded with Camera

(NEW YORK) -- Soon you'll be able to share your memories on Snapchat from your point of view. The creators behind the social media network are releasing high-tech sunglasses integrated with a video camera that will allow users to record 10-second video clips with just the push of a button. Called Spectacles, the company says the glasses will be "capable of taking a day's worth of Snaps on a single charge.

Snapchat to Release Sunglasses Embedded with Camera

(NEW YORK) -- Soon you'll be able to share your memories on Snapchat from your point of view. The creators behind the social media network are releasing high-tech sunglasses integrated with a video camera that will allow users to record 10-second video clips with just the push of a button. Called Spectacles, the company says the glasses will be "capable of taking a day's worth of Snaps on a single charge.

Snapchat to Release Sunglasses Embedded with Camera

(NEW YORK) -- Soon you'll be able to share your memories on Snapchat from your point of view. The creators behind the social media network are releasing high-tech sunglasses integrated with a video camera that will allow users to record 10-second video clips with just the push of a button. Called Spectacles, the company says the glasses will be "capable of taking a day's worth of Snaps on a single charge.

More abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics doctor

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A former USA Gymnastics team physician accused of sexually abusing two gymnasts faces 16 more abuse complaints at the university where he was a faculty member. The Indianapolis Star obtained (http://indy.st/2cNACc5 ) Michigan State University police reports filed this month for abuse allegations since 1996. The newspaper cites interviews with four women claiming Dr. Larry Nassar penetrated them with his finger during what were supposed to be medical treatments.

AP TOP 25: No. 8 Wisconsin moves up, LSU moves out of poll

Wisconsin moved up to No. 8 in The Associated Press college football poll and LSU became the second preseason top-10 team to drop out of the rankings in the first month of the season. There were few changes in the Top 25 as the only four ranked teams that lost did so to other ranked teams. The top teams held their spots, led by No. 1 Alabama. The Crimson Tide received 50 first-place votes. No.

In gas drilling country, the honeymoon is over on royalties

WYALUSING, Pa. (AP) -- Jan Brown pores over his royalty statement and wonders where all the money went. A few months ago, the nation's second-largest natural gas producer siphoned $2,201 worth of gas from his 240-acre property -- but paid him only $359 after taking deductions for transportation and processing. Brown, 59, who relies on the royalties as his sole source of income, says the deductions are outrageous and claims his lease forbids them.

MIT's flea market specializes in rare, obscure electronics

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (AP) -- Once a month in the summer, a small parking lot on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's campus transforms into a high-tech flea market known for its outlandish offerings. The event is known as the Swapfest, a place where tech buffs from across New England go to buy and sell gadgets they can't find in stores.

Notre Dame fires defensive coordinator after 1-3 start

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Hours after an embarrassing 38-35 home loss to Duke, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder following a 1-3 start. The school tweeted a new release saying VanGorder is being replaced by defensive analyst Greg Hudson. Hudson previously served as defensive coordinator at Purdue, East Carolina and Minnesota, as well as assistant head coach and linebackers coach at Florida State.

Doritos Teams Up with Rock the Vote

(NEW YORK) -- Doritos has teamed up with Rock the Vote in an effort to boost voter registration among America's youth. The partnership has spawned an interactive vending machine at college campuses that asks students whether or not they are registered to vote. If they answer no, rather than receiving one of two flavors of Doritos chips, they get a bag with a special flavor.

Young stars of social media fill Dolce&Gabbana front row

MILAN (AP) -- Social media stars have brought a fresh buzz to Milan Fashion Week. As word of their whereabouts spreads, gaggles of fans gather outside the restaurant or show venue where they are gathered, hoping for the chance to get a selfie -- the pixel version of the 15 minutes of fame. Here are some highlights from the fifth day of Milan Fashion Week womenswear previews for next spring and summer on Sunday.

Clinton team hopes 'birther' flap will motivate black voters

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Democrats wasted no time looking for political opportunity after Donald Trump falsely accused Hillary Clinton of starting the rumor that President Barack Obama was not born in the U.S. Just hours later, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York was on Philadelphia R&B station, WDAS, critiquing Trump's behavior.

Marlins Speak of Jose Fernandez's 'Joy' in Playing Baseball

(MIAMI) -- The Miami Marlins held an emotional press conference early Sunday afternoon on news of the death of star pitcher Jose Fernandez in a boating accident. Don Mattingly, the team's manager, wept as he spoke of the joy with which Fernandez played the game of baseball. "I see such a little boy in him --," Mattingly said, pausing to compose himself. "The way he played. It was just joy with him, when he played.

Debate This! If Clinton vs Trump was a sporting event

Almost 46 years to the day after the NFL first staked a claim on Monday night, there's finally a better matchup on another channel. Hillary vs. The Donald. For years, generals and politicians used sports metaphors to explain some of the most consequential issues of our time. So just this once, let's flip the script. Forget for a moment that the future of America -- not to mention civilization -- hangs in the balance.

Royal Trip to Canada: Prince William, Princess Kate Head to Vancouver

(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) -- Prince William and Princess Kate's royal tour of Canada continues Sunday in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will travel from Victoria, where they landed Saturday along with their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, to Vancouver via seaplane. Once there, they will visit an outreach program helping vulnerable mothers battle drug and alcohol addiction.

Hungary manhunt in Budapest blast that wounded 2 officers

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungarian authorities are hunting for a man who set off a homemade fragmentation bomb that seriously wounded two officers in central Budapest, the country's police chief said Sunday. Police were the targets in the blast late Saturday near the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, national police chief Karoly Papp said. "We have established without a doubt that our police officers were the targets of the attack," Papp said.

The Latest: Green Bay's Rodgers passes for 4 TDs in 1st half

The Latest on the third week of the NFL season (all times Eastern): 2:40 p.m. Aaron Rodgers has thrown four touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers lead the injury-riddled Detroit Lions 31-10 at halftime. It's a nice bounceback for Rodgers, who is 12 of 18 for 174 yards after struggling in last week's loss at Minnesota.

Tennessee Valley Authority promotes 2 executives

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Valley Authority says it is promoting two executives following the announced retirement of its chief operating officer. TVA President and CEO Bill Johnson says in a news release that Joe Grimes has been named executive vice president in charge of generation and chief nuclear officer, while Mike Skaggs has been named executive vice president of operations. The changes are effective Oct. 3.