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Trump pushes forward with trans military ban

Trump pushes forward with trans military ban

Trump called the expense of transgender-related medical care "tremendous", and the congresswoman Vicki Hartzler of Missouri said the cost of covering service members' transition care was "over a billion dollars". It named as defendants Trump, Mattis and other military leaders including Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Trump's social media announcement in July was met with immediate condemnation from Democratic and Republican lawmakers, including Republican Sen. Read More

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'Best ever' GCSE results for Hans Price Academy students

'Best ever' GCSE results for Hans Price Academy students

There were many outstanding performances across the full ability range with a significant number of pupils achieving the highest grades 9, 8, 7, A*, A across the board . Pupils sat new Welsh-specific exams in English language , Welsh language, English literature , Welsh literature, maths - numeracy and maths . Don't miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live . Read More

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Cannibal loses interest in human flash, hands himself over

Cannibal loses interest in human flash, hands himself over

The suspect walked into a police station in Escourt, South Africa , and handed over a part of a human body and a hand of a young girl, confessing to his crimes. The man allegedly led police to two other suspects, one of whom was said to be a witchdoctor. "The allegations by the suspect are that they would rape and kill the victims before they could cut them into pieces and eat their parts", Mbhele told News 24 . Read More

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Donate leftover eclipse glasses for schools in other continents to see eclipse

Donate leftover eclipse glasses for schools in other continents to see eclipse

One possible idea is to frame the solar eclipse glasses alongside an image of the phenomenon. If you don't want to hold on to them, some organizations are encouraging you to pop out the lenses and recycle them. Since you've already shared your eclipse photos here , you're probably asking yourself this, "What do I do with my eclipse glasses?" Organizers collected 13,700 glasses that were distributed to schools in eight countries, Smithsonian Magazine reported . Read More

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Three Children Pulled From Earthquake Rubble

Three Children Pulled From Earthquake Rubble

The director of the island's hospital said two women were killed and about 40 injured. The hardest-hit area was Casamicciola, on the northern part of the island. The natural disaster that hit the island killed one and injured 25 others, officials said. And as well as the two deaths, 42 people were injured, one seriously. Read More

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AIADMK Merger Talks Hit a Bump, OPS Says 'Positive Response Soon'

AIADMK Merger Talks Hit a Bump, OPS Says 'Positive Response Soon'

December 6: O Pannerselvam was elected as the leader of the AIADMK Legislature Party and was sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu by Governor Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhawan. Panneerselvam will be the convener and Palaniswami the co-convener of the AIADMK. Dec 29: Sasikala is appointed the general secretary of AIADMK after the party's general council unanimously passes a resolution. Read More

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Utkal Express Derailment: Toll Rises to 21, 97 Injured

Utkal Express Derailment: Toll Rises to 21, 97 Injured

Four division level engineers have been suspended by railways. In recent times the worst accident was the November 20, 2016 derailment of the Indore-Patna Express near Kanpur which resulted in 150 deaths and over 150 injuries. A deadline has also been set by the end of the day to lead the investigation and identify the cause on the basis of prima facie evidence. More than 14 coaches of the train derailed. Read More

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Lebanese Soldiers Killed During Offensive Against IS

Lebanese Soldiers Killed During Offensive Against IS

Any joint operation between the Lebanese army on the one hand and Hezbollah and the Syrian army on the other would be politically sensitive in Lebanon and could jeopardize the sizeable USA military aid the country receives. United States military personnel have trained 32,030 Lebanese troops, almost half of the strength of the army, it said. At the same time, Syrian forces are advancing on the city of Deir al-Zor, 350 km.to the east, which could lead to Syria re-taking the Euphrates Valley ... Read More

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Thomas Jefferson's kin: Confederate statues belong elsewhere

Thomas Jefferson's kin: Confederate statues belong elsewhere

Whether to remove Confederate monuments is being debated nationwide in the wake of a white nationalist protest against the removal of a statue of Lee in Charlottesville , Va., last weekend that turned deadly. People don't usually put up statues of Washington to celebrate his keeping of human chattel, but statues of Lee have typically been erected to celebrate his role in attempting to preserve slavery. Read More

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What if it's not working out with your shelter pet?

What if it's not working out with your shelter pet?

Saturday morning. Their efforts result in many pets finding new loving homes, but unfortunately some pets are left behind and live in shelters for months or even years until they are adopted. In fact, this year was her fourth annual dog show in South Windsor, so her neighbors were quick to join in with eight dogs. Almost 700 shelters across the country are set to participate on this day. Read More

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Powerball Tops $535 Million Entering Weekend

Powerball Tops $535 Million Entering Weekend

A victor who took the cash option would snag $324.2 million, though that would be subject to state and federal taxes. The cash option is worth $340.1 million, but that total is likely to climb by the time the drawing takes place. Wednesday's numbers were 9-15-43-60-64. The odds of winning the jackpot are one in 292.2 million. Each Powerball play is $2. Wednesday night, IL players won more than 88,500 prizes ranging from $4 to $150,000, even though there was no jackpot victor. Read More

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Man Dies After Falling From Crane Following Pursuit, Hours-Long Standoff

Man Dies After Falling From Crane Following Pursuit, Hours-Long Standoff

From his vantage point, the suspect is also getting a good view of the ocean. "It had a tracking device alerting authorities to it's whereabouts". "At the direction of Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka, Los Angeles Port Police, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Police Department, have launched a full investigation into all circumstances regarding Wednesday evening's incident, including the security breach at the container terminal", the Port of Los Angeles said in a ... Read More

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