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(Reuters) – Hundreds of police officers poured into a canyon near the University of Utah’s Salt Lake City campus on Tuesday in a search for a gunman suspected of killing a student during a carjacking attempt. Austin Boutain, 24, wanted in connection with a shooting death on the University of Utah campus October 30, 2017,
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(Reuters) – Virginia Democrat Danica Roem has been called a man by conservative opponents attacking her views on LGBT rights as she campaigns to become the United States’ only transgender state legislator. Danica Roem, Democratic candidate for Virginia House of Delegates 13th District, is pictured in Gainesville, Virginia, U.S. on December 30, 2016. Courtesy Friends
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge in Washington on Monday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, handing a victory to transgender service members who accused the president of violating their constitutional rights. U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. military personnel at Naval Air Station
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(Reuters) – After years of refusing to address rumors about his sexuality, Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey said on Sunday he has chosen to live his life as a gay man. 71st Tony Awards – Arrivals – New York City, U.S., 11/06/2017 – Actor Kevin Spacey. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez Spacey, 58, who won Oscars for “The
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló wants to cancel a tiny Montana company’s $300 million contract to restore power to the storm-hit U.S. territory and expects help from the governors of Florida and New York, his office said on Sunday. Whitefish Energy Holdings’ contract with Puerto Rico’s bankrupt power utility has come
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Cuba will make it easier for its U.S.-based citizens to travel to the island, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Saturday, in a gesture to win support from Cuban Americans during a diplomatic crisis over allegations of mysterious health attacks. FILE PHOTO -A child is seen in front of a house adorned
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SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) – About 300 white nationalists and neo-Nazis held back-to-back rallies in two small Tennessee cities on Saturday to protest refugee resettlement in the state, which sued the federal government over the issue earlier this year. The “White Lives Matter” rallies in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro, organized by some of the same groups involved
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(The Sports Xchange) – A day after his “inmates running the prison” comment in reference to ongoing player protests during the national anthem became public, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair met with team players on Saturday and issued a second statement. FILE PHOTO: Mark Davis (L), son of Oakland Raider’s owner Al Davis, talks with
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(Reuters) – White nationalists and neo-Nazis are expected to converge on the small Tennessee cities of Shelbyville and Murfreesboro on Saturday to protest refugee resettlement in the state, seven months after it sued the U.S. government over the issue. Local residents write on boards installed to protect a business during tomorrow’s White Lives Matter rally
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BOSTON (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday overturned a decision that threw out evidence obtained in an undercover FBI probe to charge a Massachusetts man prosecutors said was a user of the world’s largest child pornography website. The ruling by 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston came in one of several
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DETROIT (Reuters) – Thousands of women who marched to protest Republican President Donald Trump’s inauguration gathered in Detroit on Friday to organize around issues like the viral “Me Too” movement exposing the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and violence. A group of Indigenous women raise their fists as they sing during the opening session of the
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