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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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Tech Giants Under Pressure Over Russian Opposition Leader's Posts

This follows a high-profile investigation into the men's relationship by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny . Navalny's producer Oxana Baulina said they have received a ...

New Horizons probe captures images at record distance from Earth

Prior to New Horizons' star shot, the image taken farthest from Earth was one of the Blue Marble snapped by the Voyager 1 spacecraft on February 14, 1990. These efforts could ...

Kremlin Is Aloof as Wounded Return After Fighting US in Syria

Syria is simply not within our nation's sphere of interest, nor is there anything to be gained by continued US military involvement in any of the proxy wars now being waged on i...

Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

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Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...