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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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Beaufort Islands under mandatory evacuation

As Irma approaches the region, its large swells, storm surge and high tides may cause water along the coast to rise 6 feet above ground level near Charleston, which Dixon said coul...

Maldivian government expresses condolences over Mexican natural disaster

Mexican authorities said at least 60 people were confirmed dead, including many in the state of Oaxaca along the Pacific coast. The Interior Department reported that 428 homes we...

Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

He said they shared the view that the North's nuclear issue should be resolved quickly to realize the "infinite potentials" of the Korean Peninsula and the Far East region. "If we ...

Trump pitches tax reform in North Dakota

Americans must call on Congress to strongly oppose Trump's tax and budget plan, which is nothing more than a $5 trillion tax giveaway paid for by cuts to Social Security, Medicare,...

Prosecutors: Sen. Menendez 'sold his office' for ritzy trips

Prosecutors accuse him of soliciting and accepting free trips on Salomon Melgen's private jet to luxurious resorts in the Dominican Republic and elsewhere, hundreds of thousands of...

Pakistan owns up to terror; Didi vs saffron parivar; more

This comes after Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi last month said there has to be a political settlement in Afghanistan and that US President Donald Trump's new war str...

Canadian dollar jumps as Bank of Canada lifts benchmark rate 25bps

Furthermore, the central bank said it would pay " close attention" to how the economy responds to higher borrowing costs, given households have accumulated record levels of debt. ...

Commissioner Tasks Super Eagles On Standard

The Eagles are aiming to become the first team to complete a double over Cameroon in a World Cup qualification round with victory on Monday night. More work lie ahead for the ...

N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability

Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan earlier this week, causing alarm across the world and deep reflection from North Korea's neighbours on whether they are prepared to c...

Mnuchin: Debt limit should be tied to Harvey funding

President Donald Trump visited storm-ravaged areas in Texas over the weekend, expressing hope for speedy congressional action on Harvey aid. The United States is scheduled to r...

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Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

Cloud are being deployed to Texas to help with the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The Indiana National Guard will lend its help to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. ...

Wildfire burns 5000 acres, forces hundreds of evacuations in California (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Wildfire burns 5000 acres, forces hundreds of evacuations in California (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

High winds created spot fires near the 210 Freeway and LAFD attempted to prevent the fire from hopping the freeway, anticipating it would burn at least 2,000 acres if it happened...

PM Modi arrives in China to attend BRICS summit

PM Modi arrives in China to attend BRICS summit

The BRICS meeting comes after India and China have resolved the Doklam standoff. Modi snubbed a separate summit called by Xi in May to promote the Chinese leader's vision of re...

Gas prices on the rise in Saskatchewan due to Hurricane Harvey

Gas prices on the rise in Saskatchewan due to Hurricane Harvey

On Monday, the average price on the island was $1.16. According to gasbuddy.com, the average retail price of gasoline in Ontario has risen from 107.5 cents per litre on August 2...

Cashless economy was not the original objective of demonetisation

Cashless economy was not the original objective of demonetisation

It was believed that the amount of currency which did not get back to the banking system may be termed as black money . "Shame on RBI which "recommended" demonetisation ", the ...