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US politics live: Eric Holder faces ‘Fast and Furious’ questions in Congress

1.20pm: Virginia Tech is in lock-down after shots were heard near the campus: Virginia Tech says a police officer has been shot, and a possible second victim has been reported at a parking lot near the campus. Authorities are seeking a suspect. A campus-wide alert tells students and faculty to stay inside and lock doors. […]

Mississippi voting on ‘personhood’

(CNN) — Mississippi voters are casting ballots Tuesday on an amendment to the state constitution that would define life as beginning at the moment of conception. Initiative 26 would define personhood as “every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning or the functional equivalent thereof.” Though the text of the amendment is simple, the […]

Mississippi to vote on abortion measure

(CNN) — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour offered his support Friday for an amendment to the state constitution that would define life as beginning at the moment of conception, saying he cast his absentee ballot for the measure despite struggling with its implications. “I have some concerns about it,” he said in a statement issued Friday, […]