"This is a constitutional challenge" to Georgia's law, the plaintiffs say in the lawsuit, in which they call the abortion restrictions "an affront to the dignity and health of Georgians."
The Walt Disney Co., NBCUniversal and Netflix are concerned that the rights of people working on productions in the Southern state could be restricted. The move threatens a booming industry.
The legislation bans abortions as soon as a heartbeat can be detected, which typically occurs about six weeks into a pregnancy. The controversial law is expected to trigger a lengthy legal battle.
U.S. Attorney Byung Pak says Faramarz Savandi and Mohammed Mansouri were behind the cyber extortion scheme that crippled many of the city's computer systems in March, causing millions in damages.
It would take a massive overhaul of state laws to make election administration truly nonpartisan. Voters say they want it, and experts are calling for it, but it probably isn't coming any time soon.
Perhaps more than any other state in the last decade, Georgia has put new restrictions on voting, which became a central issue in the recently concluded governor's race.
The Ghost Face Gangsters started in California but a Georgia offshoot has spread criminal activity far beyond prison walls. On Monday, 43 were charged with drug trafficking and firearms possession.
Democrat Stacey Abrams isn't backing down from her fight against what she calls voter suppression tactics and election mismanagement after losing the Georgia governor's race.
Republican Brian Kemp will be the next governor of Georgia, with Democrat Stacey Abrams bowing out Friday afternoon. She promised a "major federal lawsuit" against the state over voting practices.