U.S. top court allows North Carolina voting law to go into effect

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Posted: Oct 08, 2014 6:58 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed new voting restrictions in North Carolina to go into effect.

The court, with two of the nine justices dissenting, granted a last-minute request by state officials seeking to block an appeals court ruling that suspended parts of a new state voting law.

(Reporting by Lawrence Hurley; Editing by Sandra Maler)