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LGBT rights organizations hailed Thursday's move. In 2016, non-binary people won a victory in OR when Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Amy Holmes Hehn legally changed Jamie Shupe's gender. "This was always the right thing to do all along", he added. "There are daily interactions such as checking out at a grocery store, checking in at a doctor's appointment - and an incorrect gender marker means the potential to be misgendered and have painful and very uncomfortable experiences at all ...
  • Backed Syrian militias push into Islamic State-held Raqqa

    Backed Syrian militias push into Islamic State-held Raqqa

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    The evening news broadcast on Al-Manar TV, which belongs to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, hailed the advance of the pro-government forces, and the Hezbollah fighters embedded with them. Tens of thousands of people have fled Raqqa and the surrounding area since the SDF launched its Operation Wrath of the Euphrates to capture the ISIS bastion last November.
  • Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

    Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

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    On Monday, five Arab countries - Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Yemen - cut ties with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism. Sheikh Mohammed called attempts to isolate Doha "collective punishment" and a "systematic campaign" against Qatar, which he said continued to work alongside the United States against extremism.
  • Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea

    Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea

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    Ed Tarver, former U.S. District attorney and Federal prosecutor spoke to NewsChannel 6 about the likelihood of victor being released on bond and the charges she could face if convicted. "She is a victor", Gary said. "We don't know how much more she knows and how much more she remembers", Solari said. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • Clinton slams apparent US-Russia collusion against her

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    Even with nearly 50 reporters devoted to constant attacks on Trump during the entire campaign, she couldn't stop him. "All that said, irony of her bashing DNC data: our models never had [Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania] looking even close to safe", Therriault tweeted .
  • Theresa May: UK will change human rights laws

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    Speaking after the London attack, Mrs May said "enough is enough" and that "things need to change" in the terror fight. Addressing activists in Slough on Tuesday evening, she did not make any specific new policy proposals but said: "I mean longer prison sentences for those convicted of terrorist offences".
  • Trump Tells Middle East to 'Drive Out' Islamist Extremists

    Trump Tells Middle East to 'Drive Out' Islamist Extremists

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    Just two days into President Donald Trump debut foreign trip, a member of his inner-circle has already reaped benefits to the tune of $100 million. His speech sought to rally Islamic leaders behind a renewed push to tackle extremism, with Trump urging religious leaders to condemn violence and governments of Muslim countries to make further efforts to end support for extremists.
  • Police rush to London Bridge after reports of van hitting pedestrians

    Police rush to London Bridge after reports of van hitting pedestrians

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    There are unconfirmed witness reports from the scene at London Bridge tonight that people may have been stabbed. The BBC reported more than one dead in the incident. Multiple people have suffered serious injuries. One witness told the BBC it was possible some pedestrians had gone over the side of the bridge and into the Thames River below.
  • Trump Nears Break With Climate Accord: Business Leaders React

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    Those briefed by the White House insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the matter ahead of Trump's announcement Thursday afternoon in the Rose Garden. Backing out of the agreement that way would take time , but would make it easier for the USA to return to climate change negotiations if a future administration would want to, says Andrew Light, a senior fellow at the World Resources Institute and a professor at George Mason University.
  • James Comey to testify before Senate next week about Russian Federation

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    Mr Comey has apparently spoken privately with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to work out the parameters for his testimony to ensure there are no legal entanglements as a result of his public account, CNN said. Besides Kushner, other Trump aides and advisers are also in the spotlight. He said the unmasking subpoenas are not part of the Russian Federation probe.
  • Philippines soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' air strike

    Philippines soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' air strike

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    Brig-Gen Padilla said the armed forces recovered high-powered firearms and materials that can be used to construct improvised explosive devices. Military spokesman Restituto Padilla said an investigation would be held to establish how the air force plane killed ground troops.
  • Trump Delays Promised U.S. Embassy Move To Jerusalem

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    Another dominant figure in the group pushing for the embassy move is new U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. For nearly 70 years, the us embassy has been based in Tel Aviv - along with embassies of almost all other countries with relations to Israel - because the USA has wanted Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations to determine the final status of Jerusalem .
  • Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

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    President Trump honored fallen members of the military "who carry the burden of freedom on their shoulders" and their families on Monday at Arlington National Cemetery in his first Memorial Day address as president and his first public appearance after his first foreign trip last week.
  • Comey was 'incompetent' to interfere on 'fake information'

    Comey was 'incompetent' to interfere on 'fake information'

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    On Friday, CNN reported that Comey acted on this document, even though he knew it could be fake. Comey has already said under oath that Attorney General Lynch's "tarmac meeting" with former President Bill Clinton was one of the reasons he felt the Department of Justice couldn't be trusted.
  • Death toll in Venezuela protest climbs to 53 after 4 more die

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    The country now has the worst inflation in the world , recorded at over 700 per cent and protesters are blaming President Nicolas Maduro , Mr Chavez's successor, for the dire economic situation, food shortages and rising crime. She added that elections for representatives of the National Constituent Assembly are expected to be held in mid-July. Maduro denounced "fascist" elements within the protest movement for driving the persistent street clashes and likened government opponents to Nazis.
  • Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

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    Trump has advocated for fair trade, not free trade. "There have been differences, to be sure , in some past summits, but not a sharp open split like this". Trump's campaign team says the rally planned for Thursday has been postponed "due to an unforeseen change" in the president's schedule. "This Paris Agreement is not simply another agreement, rather it's a core agreement".
  • 6 facts about Memorial Day and how to celebrate it

    6 facts about Memorial Day and how to celebrate it

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    As we approach Memorial Day on Monday, May 29 , American Legion Post, Auxiliary Units and Veteran of Foreign Wars volunteers will be out with their trademark memorial red poppies asking you to wear and/or display them proudly to honor the sacrifice of so many for our country through this month.
  • Fake Weapons Banned After Phoenix Comicon Arrest

    Fake Weapons Banned After Phoenix Comicon Arrest

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    Police say that in addition to the messages, Sterling also sent photos of officers while he sitting on the second floor of the convention center. Police say a man who was armed with guns and ammunition when arrested at the Phoenix Comicon allegedly made threats to harm a performer at the event and posted online threats against police officers.
  • Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

    Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

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    Trump , his wife Melania, and a 900-person delegation, including senior administration officials, business executives and security personnel, will arrive Monday for a two-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian West Bank . Trump visited the Western Wall in the Old City - in the city's eastern sector, captured by Israel in 1967 - but would not agree to allow Netanyahu to accompany him.