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It's been another big week for voting laws — especially when it comes to the courts. More twists and turns are likely before the election. But for now, here's an update:

Virginia: Felons' Rights

We are in "one of the most dramatic periods of change in the history of transportation," says Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.

He was talking about all of it: the self-driving cars, the smart-city movement, the maritime innovations. But the staggering prediction of the day goes to the drone industry:

The Federal Aviation Administration expects some 600,000 drones to be used commercially within a year.

Donald Trump's presidential campaign is going into five more states with a new $10 million television ad buy. It's the largest for the Trump campaign so far, which has been relatively slow to invest in TV ads, relying instead on free media coverage and the Republican nominee's large social media following.

The king of Latin pop, Mexico's Juan Gabriel, dies

Aug 29, 2016

He's been dubbed Mexico's Elton John — a pop performer known for his flamboyancy on stage, prolific songwriting and bestselling tunes. Juan Gabriel died on Sunday of a heart attack in his Santa Monica, California home. He was 66.

He was born Alberto Aguilera Valadez in Michoacan, Mexico. His mother moved him and his brothers to Ciudad Juarez so she could work as a housekeeper.

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Singapore on Monday confirmed more Zika infections, bringing the total number of cases past 50 as mosquito-fighting teams saturated the scene of the outbreak amid growing public alarm.

In a statement, the Ministry of Health and the National Environment Agency said they had found 15 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus, all in an eastern suburban area known as Aljunied, up from 41 on Sunday. 

Most of those affected were foreign workers at a condominium construction project.

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