Today is the last day of voting for the leadership of Britain’s Labour Party, a contest that has been going on so long it feels like Keir Hardie was an early candidate who dropped out after a disagreement with his parliamentary colleagues.
Members have until noon to choose between incumbent Jeremy Corbyn – the strong favorite – and challenger Owen Smith. The result is set to be announced on Saturday morning, as delegates gather for the party conference in Liverpool.
In the US, another officer-involved shooting of a black man. This time in North Carolina. Police say he was armed. His family say he was holding a book. Either way, a man is dead and protests came to the streets.
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Finally, it’s #internationaldayofpeace, so…