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Transgender man gives birth to a boy

Transgender man gives birth to a boy Their family's story - and their willingness to go public with it - reflects a shift in public attitudes about pregnancy and parenting in transgender men as social stigmas have started to chip away and advocacy groups have campaigned for greater acceptance. [Full Article...]

United States plans trade action over China copyright piracy

United States plans trade action over China copyright piracy The potential probe, which could be announced as soon as this week, was first reported by digital news service Axios. The Trump administration is reportedly considering using rarely invoked US trade laws to compel China to crack down on theft of copyrights, patents and other intellectual property and fend off technology-sharing demands from Beijing. [Full Article...]

Child ask police to check new home for monsters

Child ask police to check new home for monsters Officer Bonday is heard saying as Sidney looks under the couch. "She was anxious that there may be some monsters in her new house", he said, adding that she and her mother, Megan, asked if he could drop by to "check the house before they moved in". [Full Article...]

Occupied Kashmir shut-down as protest against killing of Kashmiri youth

Occupied Kashmir shut-down as protest against killing of Kashmiri youth Abu Dujana , a senior fighter from the Lashkar-e-Taiba, was killed during a raid near Srinagar in the disputed Indian-held territory of Kashmir. Abu Dujana, alias Hafiz (LeT Divisional Commander, South Kashmir), was listed under the A++ category and the Army had also said that he is based out of Pakistan and has been active since December 14, 2014. [Full Article...]

OIC says Israel must respect sensitivities of Muslims to Al Aqsa

OIC says Israel must respect sensitivities of Muslims to Al Aqsa According to The Jerusalem Post newspaper citing figures released Monday, there has been a 15 percent increase in the number of Jewish visitors to the site in the past year. The top diplomat said although the crisis is over now, many other more risky crises would erupt as a result of the continuous Israeli violations, such as the Israeli extremists' frequent breaking into the mosque, citing... [Full Article...]

Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse

Tillerson, while addressing the State Department press briefing, said that the USA was not seeking regime change or looking to send its military "north of the 38th parallel" that divides North and South Korea. North Korea's recent long-range missile tests have deepened concern about the threat Pyongyang poses to the U.S. mainland, and strengthened determination here to prevent any strike. [Full Article...]

Right to privacy case: Nine judge SC bench reserves order

Right to privacy case: Nine judge SC bench reserves order However, appearing for the non-BJP led states of Karnataka, West Bengal, Punjab and Puducherry Kapil Sibal had said that these states held the right to privacy as a fundamental right. Amidst Aadhar concerns the government has constituted a ten member committee to recommend a framework for securing personal data, developing safeguards against data breaches. [Full Article...]

Ohio's tax-free weekend: What you need to know

Ohio's tax-free weekend: What you need to know This is the first time since 2015 that you'll be able to buy these items without paying sales tax. The tax holiday, which runs from 12:01 a.m. August 5 to midnight August 6, applies to select clothing and footwear that sell individually for less than $100. [Full Article...]

Raids On Karnataka Minister, Resort Housing Gujarat Congress Lawmakers

Minister for Water Resources M B Patil, talking to newsmen, alleged that BJP is misusing IT department which is under itscontrol to tarnish the image of Congress government in the State. Azad also asked why the raids on the minister was "taking place today and not a month later or before". The Congress had 57 MLAs in the 182-member Assembly. [Full Article...]

Plane Crashes Shortly After Take Off At Danbury Airport

Plane Crashes Shortly After Take Off At Danbury Airport Officials say the plane went down after taking off in a field just off airport property. Reports said that the plane crashed in the area of Miry Brook Road and Backus Avenue. Deputy Chief Stephen Williams told Eyewitness News that a mechanical malfunction may have caused the plane to crash, but said the it is still too early in the investigation to make that determination. [Full Article...]

U.S. allegedly to probe colleges' discrimination against white applicants, NY Times reports

U.S. allegedly to probe colleges' discrimination against white applicants, NY Times reports According to a document obtained by the newspaper, the administration is preparing to redirect resources of the Justice Department's civil rights division toward investigating and suing universities in relation to "intentional race-based discrimination in college and university admissions". [Full Article...]

Tillerson Says He Disagrees With Trump on Iran Deal

Tillerson Says He Disagrees With Trump on Iran Deal Ali Larijani, the speaker of Iran's parliament, said these sanctions violate the 2015 nuclear agreement and Iran took its case to a United Nations commission charged with monitoring compliance with the deal, Iran's Tasnim news agency reported. [Full Article...]

Burkas or bus seats? Image sparks anti-Muslim Facebook debate

Burkas or bus seats? Image sparks anti-Muslim Facebook debate One wrote: "It looks really scary, should be banned". But on closer inspection, it appears the photo does not show a group of women in burqas, but simply a collection of bus seats. Sindre Beyer posted the responses saying he was shocked at the amount of fake news being spread by right wingers. He told Norway's news organisation Nettavisen that he had shared the mistake so people could "se... [Full Article...]

Kate Hudson pokes fun at Scaramucci's short lived White House role

Kate Hudson pokes fun at Scaramucci's short lived White House role Harvard apologized to Scaramucci saying the error would be fixed in future additions, but didn't provide an explanation for the mistake. Lizza's piece - titled " Anthony Scaramucci Called Me to Unload About White House Leakers, Reince Priebus, and Steve Bannon " - also generated a record-breaking 100,000 concurrent visitors to the website within the first several hours of publication. [Full Article...]

Tillerson: US not seeking regime change in North Korea

Tillerson: US not seeking regime change in North Korea Tillerson pressed the idea that the United States would like "to sit and have a dialogue about the future that will give them the future they seek and the future economic prosperity for North Korea but that will then promote economic prosperity throughout northeast Asia", without mentioning the US's goals in the dialogue. [Full Article...]

Two-year-old identified as Grenfell Tower victim

Two-year-old identified as Grenfell Tower victim A statement published on the college's website on July 28 said: "The Fire and Rescue Service has already conducted a precautionary fire safety check of the college". With test fails on buildings owned by a range of landlords across the country, we are pleased the government has accepted our call to begin an urgent and immediate review of building regulations. [Full Article...]

NZ's new opposition leader questioned on baby plans not policies

NZ's new opposition leader questioned on baby plans not policies While she said she wasn't offended because she had talked about the issue in public before, she told the morning show host: 'For other women, it is totally unacceptable in 2017 to say that women should have to answer that question in the workplace'. [Full Article...]

White House admits Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russian Federation statement

The Washington Post is reporting President Trump personally dictated a "misleading" statement attributed to his son, Donald Trump Jr., outlining a campaign season meeting with a Russian attorney. They agreed the best move was to release a statement "to get ahead of the story", reported the Post . I'm assuming that was between Mr. Donald Trump Jr., between Don Jr. [Full Article...]

China's Didi Chuxing backs Uber rival Taxify operating in Europe and Africa

China's Didi Chuxing backs Uber rival Taxify operating in Europe and Africa Taxify is to launch cooperation with Didi Chuxing , the world's larget ride-sharing platform Didi Chuxing, the Estonian company announced. "We will utilise this partnership to solidify our position in core markets in Europe and Africa". [Full Article...]

Appeals court backs wolves' endangered status, but it may be short-lived

Appeals court backs wolves' endangered status, but it may be short-lived They've bounced back and now total about 3,800. Following federal delisting, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and MI rushed to institute trophy hunting and commercial trapping programs for wolves - exposing them to non-selective killing for the first time in more than 40 years. [Full Article...]


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