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Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68 percent of respondents didn't have an ID reflecting their preferred name or gender. The change approved by the state Transportation Commission allows Oregoni...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theoretically be set aside. Several Trump critics noted that Gingrich prev...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told CBC in 2016 that he is a friend of Dereci, was charged with felony a...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming charity-benefit baseball game. As the two got to know each other more , M...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Iranian officials claiming the USA had forged an alliance with Islamic Stat...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it. Prime Minister Modi is in the Kazakh capital to attend the two-day su...

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before in Afghanistan . Achin is home to between 600 and 800 Islamic fighte...

UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hours later. She seems secure for the immediate future, because senior Co...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while retaining the right to vote otherwise in matters of conscience.

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation; the White House communications director has resigned; and someone tweeted ...

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the border fence, in Khuza'a town, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part ...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass also denounced the President's response to the Iran attack. Some recal...

China to send disaster relief goods worth United States dollars 2.2 million

Monsoon rains a year ago caused flooding and landslides , killing over 100 people. They also introduced an "SOS" button which led to over a thousand requests and 150 successful boat rescues for those trapped by floods and landslides. Triggered by ...

Volusia was part of attempted Russian hack of election

According to a statement released Tuesday afternoon, officials said the Maricopa County Recorder's Office has an in-house IT department that builds its own voter registration software and electronic pollbook check-in system, and the Elections Depar...

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

Greenlight Capital's three nominees for the company's board also failed to garner enough votes. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway , which holds a 3.3% stake in GM, remained silent on the proposal. Barra to deal with an ignition-switch safety reca...

British police name Youssef Zaghba as 3rd London Bridge attacker

The third London Bridge attacker was named today as Youssef Zaghba, a 22-year-old Moroccan-Italian. Italian news reports said authorities sequestered Zaghba's cell phone and passport when he was stopped at the airport, but that he successfully go...

Trump's climate pullout could spell disaster for developing nations

President Trump pulls the US out of the Paris climate agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. "His decision will affect us as a beneficiary of $7.5 million (K23 million) from the US Agency for International Development under the Paris Cl...

Spicer Hasn't Spoken to Trump About 'Level of Confidence' in Sessions

The Tweet reads , "Despite the constant negative press covfefe". The premise, which we can not even call "authoritarian" or any other bad words because it is simply too stone-cold stupid to be categorized, is that when Donald Trump farts out his ...

Kellyanne Conway's husband: Trump tweets won't help travel ban pass

Additionally, the lawyers have tried to create distance between the first executive order and the one that replaced it, which Trump's claim of the second being a "watered down" version of the first won't help. Former Trump campaign aides have said ...

London police report 'incident' on London Bridge

London Ambulance Service tweeted: "Multiple resources attending an incident at #LondonBridge , please avoid the area". One witness told the BBC she saw a speeding white van veering into pedestrians at London Bridge . He told Sky News: "It wa...

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Penn Station Construction Begins Today, Triggering Delays for Commuters

This was not known immediately, on Twitter New Jersey Transit . Train service reductions and schedule changes will force travelers from New Jersey and Long Island to find altern...

OH shooting: 1 dead, 8 wounded in ambush at gender reveal party

It was a typically "tranquil" summer Saturday in an OH neighborhood as people gathered at an afternoon gender-reveal party that stretched into the night in the Cincinnati area. ...

Besiktas beg Diego Costa to sign, before switching to Selena Gomez

Despite finishing the 2016/17 season as top scorer as Chelsea cruised to the Premier League title, Costa looked destined to leave Stamford Bridge after he was told in no uncertai...

Trump 'Absolutely' Still Wants Mexico To Pay For A Wall

In recent months, Donald Trump's antagonism toward Mexico seems to have taken a backseat to his many other feuds-with Germany, Mika Brzezinski , and CNN, among others-not to me...

Another bump in ties with US

American and Chinese officials agree that the two country's presidents spoke Sunday over the phone. According to the White House readout of the call, Trump brought up the threa...

The White House Gender Pay Gap Is Worse Than The US Average

She's more than willing to tweet about closing the gender pay gap to build her personal brand, write with a straight face that she was "proud to work towards this goal alongsid...

Maryland AG issues statement on request for information on voters

The spokesman said the commission has data from every voter in all 46 counties, but that data does not contain information such as party ID and voting history. SC finally received...

Total Plows Into Iran, Leaving Shell, BP on Sidelines

Total signed a preliminary deal with Iran in November as the lead partner alongside China National Petroleum Corporation ( CNPC ) and Iran's Petropars . Negotiations between Tehr...

No state budget after shutdown's first day

Christie is demanding that the $34.7 billion state budget include a provision requiring that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield spend some of its reserve fund on public health initiati...

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest suspect in case of missing Chinese scholar

The 28-year-old IL man charged with kidnapping a Chinese scholar now believed to be dead was among a select few admitted to the University of Illinois' highly competitive physic...

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GST will unify the country's economy

GST will unify the country's economy

The biggest tax reform since independence - GST - will pave the way for realisation of the goal of One Nation - One Tax - One Market. The sharpest critics of the Goods and Ser...

Germany to Prohibit Erdogan Rally in Hamburg

Germany to Prohibit Erdogan Rally in Hamburg

New tensions are rising between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, whose ties were already strained, as Erdogan wants to hold a political rally in Germany on the s...

Did environmental policies ignite Utah's Brian Head wildfire?

Did environmental policies ignite Utah's Brian Head wildfire?

CNN included the Brain Head Fire in its roundup on the "blistering hot spell" thats working its way through the western United States. After surveying the largest fire in the na...

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, accused of lying in LaVoy Finicum shooting in OR, indicted

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, accused of lying in LaVoy Finicum shooting in OR, indicted

Those shots were fired by state troopers. At worst, they said, he might have been kicked off the team and reassigned. The case was being investigated by the Justice Department'...

Middle East Kurdish-led forces encircle Raqqa city, tighten noose on IS

Middle East Kurdish-led forces encircle Raqqa city, tighten noose on IS

Now, ISIS is losing its grip - besieged by USA coalition airstrikes and America's allies on the ground, a rag-tag army known as the Syrian Democratic Forces. Zeid, a prince fr...