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High-ranking House Democrat dealt surprise defeat at polls

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Democratic Party’s insurgent left wing and Republican U.S. President Donald Trump each claimed big victories on Tuesday, as voters in seven states selected the parties’ candidates for November’s midterm elections that will determine control of Congress.

First night of draft breaks records for TV viewership, league says

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Television viewership for the first round of the NFL Draft broke records, the league said on Friday, with an average of more than 15.6 million tuning in for one of the rare few live sports events left on a professional calendar otherwise frozen during the coronavirus pandemic.