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A bill to compel transgender people to use facilities in public schools and government buildings in line with the sex stated on their birth certificates or other state-issued ID quickly passed the Senate last month. Failing were such red-state issues as a "transgender bathroom bill", school vouchers, local property tax restrictions and limits on paycheck deductions for union dues.
  • West Bengal: TMC decimates opposition in municipal polls

    West Bengal: TMC decimates opposition in municipal polls

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    The BJP claims that it would have won more wards had the elections been held in a peaceful manner. Though the Congress and Left withdrew their candidates in some boards alleging large-scale violence and booth-capturing the BJP stayed put and was rewarded with six seats in seven boards.
  • Percent of Americans Support Trump's Impeachment

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    Still, a majority of Americans - 55 percent - did not like Trump's post-attack reactions. Ironically, given that Republican voters profile as older, majority won't be around to witness the change that they fear so deeply. That's not all. When pollsters asked "Is Trump's description of who's to blame accurate?" President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference on Tuesday, Aug.
  • Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in N.Korea confrontation

    Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' in N.Korea confrontation

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    Japan can intercept North Korea's ballistic missiles if Pyongyang ultimately opts to fire them towards U.S. military targets in the island of Guam in the Pacific, Kyodo cited Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera as saying. The North Korean army said Wednesday it's examining operational plans for attacking the island, a military hub about 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers) south of Tokyo in the Pacific Ocean.
  • CBO Report: Cutting Obamacare Subsidies Would Spike Premiums by 20%

    CBO Report: Cutting Obamacare Subsidies Would Spike Premiums by 20%

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    A number of insurers have mentioned uncertainty over the payments in increasing insurance premiums by double-digits for 2018, or in exiting some individual insurance markets. After flirting with eliminating these payments to insurance companies, he finally agreed to pay them for the month of August. "Canceling these payments altogether, as President Trump has repeatedly threatened, will increase premiums by 25 percent in 2020 and increase the deficit by almost $200 billion over the ...
  • Another blow for Barcelona as Luis Suarez suffers knee injury

    Another blow for Barcelona as Luis Suarez suffers knee injury

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    And, as per the aforementioned report from RAC1 this afternoon, the initial diagnosis does not look good, with it claimed that Suarez could be sidelined for up to a month. Suarez has scored 148 goals in the Spanish league, the Champions League and the Copa del Rey in his three seasons at Barcelona . The club already lost Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Hostage-taking at Dutch radio station ends peacefully

    Hostage-taking at Dutch radio station ends peacefully

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    His motive remains unclear. After sealing off the area, police "decided to end the situation" two hours later, entering the building, arresting the man and rescuing the woman, said Deheer. According to NOS , once inside he shouted that he wanted to speak with someone from American news channel CNN while holding a knife to the woman's throat.
  • Trump to Guam: 'Don't worry about a thing'

    Trump to Guam: 'Don't worry about a thing'

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    The Guam visitor's bureau urged the media to report more accurately on the chance of a nuclear attack from North Korea . Abe spoke to reporters Tuesday after a phone conversation with the American president. However, he said that he wanted to observe the actions of the Americans for a while longer before making a decision to strike or not. In 2009, a North Korean rocket passed over Japanese territory without incident or any attempt to shoot it down.
  • North Korea takes break on the nuclear war rhetoric

    North Korea takes break on the nuclear war rhetoric

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    An attack on the North will unleash forces that will devour the Korean peninsula. The real threat is a North Korean missile capable of hitting the U.S. Kennedy's words. North Korea remains a threat. Tensions have been mounting between Washington and Pyongyang since the North's testing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles that appeared to bring much of the United States within range.
  • A hospital in India died 60 children

    A hospital in India died 60 children

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    Reports said the inquiry found funds meant to pay the vendor were held despite reminders that defaulting on payment could have serious consequences. As many as 93 lakh children have been immunised in the districts affected by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) virus, he added.
  • Military chiefs condemn racism, hatred after Charlottesville

    Military chiefs condemn racism, hatred after Charlottesville

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    On Tuesday, Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the Marine Corps, wrote on Twitter: "No place for racial hatred or extremism in @ USMC ". The Army's chief of staff, Gen. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein issued his own statement on Wednesday, saying, "I stand with my fellow service chiefs in saying we're always stronger together".
  • South Korea's Moon: There Will Be No War On Korean Peninsula

    South Korea's Moon: There Will Be No War On Korean Peninsula

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    Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting South Korea, Japan and China after a week in which Trump declared the USA military "locked and loaded" and said he was ready to unleash " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States.