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White House can't shield information on trans military ban, judge rules

A federal judge ruled against the Trump administration’s request to shield the information used to rationalize the proposed transgender military ban.

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John Hopoate: Former Australia and NRL player given 10-year ban

Ex-Australia player John Hopoate is banned from the sport for 10 years for his behaviour during a minor-league match.

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Israel Eases Restrictions on Gaza Imports After Days of Relative Calm

Moving to stabilize a shaky cease-fire with the Hamas-governed enclave, the Israelis lifted the five-week ban on all goods other than food, medicine ...

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South Korea to ban some BMW vehicles over engine fires

The government wants the cars off the roads until they have been safety checked by BMW.

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Talk on Hong Kong Independence Goes Ahead, Despite Criticism

Officials had criticized the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong for hosting a talk by the founder of a party the government wants to ban.

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Calls for Action on Toxics White House Called 'PR Nightmare'

Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like ...

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Pussy Riot activist defies Russian travel ban

One of the original members of Pussy Riot says she "escaped" Russia to travel to the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Costa Rica Supreme Court rules against same-sex marriage ban

It has given legislators 18 months to amend the law - but many are opposed to a change.

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US Court Orders Trump EPA to Pull Pesticide

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration endangered public health when it overturned an Obama-era rule banning a dangerous pesticide. In a 2-to-1 decision, the Seattle-based court gave the Environmental Protection Agency 60 days to pull chlorpyrifos from the market, one of the most widely used pesticides in the ...

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Twitter will not ban InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

The company's CEO says Alex Jones hasn't violated its rules, despite other tech giants dropping him.

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Dak Prescott doubles down on anthem remarks: ‘I feel strongly about what I said’

If you were waiting for an apology from Dak Prescott you’re out of luck. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback has faced a tidal wave of backlash ...

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The White House's story on the Trump Tower meeting shifts — yet again

First Read is your briefing from "Meet the Press" and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.

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As Hong Kong Clamps Down, a Tiny Political Party Finds Itself in the Spotlight

After the government sought to ban the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party, officials have tried to keep its leader from giving public talks

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Trump Acknowledges Purpose of Meeting with Russian Lawyer

President Donald Trump on Sunday acknowledged that the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between a Kremlin-connected lawyer and his son was to collect information about his political opponent, casting new light on a moment central to the special counsel’s Russia probe. Trump, amid a series of searing tweets sent from his New Jersey golf club, tore into ...

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Trump says Trump Tower meeting was meant to 'get information' on Clinton

"This was a meeting to get information on an opponent, totally legal and done all the time in politics — and it went nowhere," Trump tweeted.

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Trump: US Media 'Very Dangerous & Sick'

U.S. President Donald Trump, in the midst of a working vacation, unleashed a new barrage of attacks on the national news media Sunday, saying it was ...

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Pompeo Wraps Up Southeast Asia Tour 

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up his Southeast Asia tour. Before leaving Sunday to return to Washington, he met with Indonesian ...

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Denmark imposes first veil ban fine on woman

A woman in Denmark has become the first person to be fined since a controversial law banning face coverings came into force this week.

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Protesters in face veils march against Denmark's new burqa ban

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in the Danish capital of Copehangen wearing burqas and other veils to protest a law against facial coverings.

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Kuwaiti Instagram star slams days off for Filipino domestic workers

A Kuwaiti Instagram influencer has slammed new laws requiring a weekly day off for Filipino domestic workers, drawing the ire of social media users.

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After shooting, Toronto wants to ban handgun sales in the city

Days after a deadly shooting rampage in Toronto, its city council voted overwhelmingly to urge its federal government to ban the sale of handguns in ...

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Chile bans plastic bags for businesses

It is the first South American country to enact a ban - and businesses flouting it will be fined $370.

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Grenfell Tower Is No Longer a Crime Scene, Police Say

The future of the charred 24-story apartment block in London where a fire last year killed 72 people will be decided by the local community.

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Denmark’s Ban on Muslim Face Veil Is Met With Protest

A ban on face veils in public came into effect on Wednesday, setting off protests and criticism from human rights groups.

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