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Transgender teen's bathroom lawsuit gets Supreme Court review

Supreme Court, who will vote directly on an issue of transgender rights for the first time. The high court is one justice short after the death of Antonin Scalia, which could lead to a 4-4 decision. A federal appeals court ruled in Grimm's favor, deferring to guidance put out by the Obama administration concerning Title IX, a federal law that bans sex discrimination in schools.

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Scotland seeks to block Brexit talks without its approval

Hearings are due next month. Scotland will seek to intervene against the UK Government as it seeks to overturn a legal ruling which made clear MPs must approve the formal triggering of Brexit, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.

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Things To Watch On Election Day

The long-running United States election campaign has been one of the most negative in American history with each candidate accusing the other of lacking the character and judgment to be president. If we add the "likely" states, then that number increases to 90 per cent. Earlier, she will appear at an evening rally at Philadelphia's Independence Hall with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, as well as rock star Bruce Springsteen.

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No separating West Ham and Stoke

Neither side was able to make an impression in an extremely quiet opening period, with Jonathan Walters' flashed drive across the face of goal the only opening of the first 15 minutes. Collins was then well-placed to head clear a Charlie Adam free-kick before he fired a close-range shot into the grateful arms of Adrian, after entering the Stoke box via a neat one-two with Bony.

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Russian Federation "currently not considering" fresh truce in Aleppo

Russia's foreign minister called on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to ensure that what he called terrorist groups are separated from so-called moderate opposition fighters in Syria. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday urged the United Nations to do more to facilitate the evacuation of the injured from the battered city.

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Iraqi military finds mass grave near Mosul

Kurdish forces launched mortar rounds and fired heavy artillery into the town on November 6 in advance of the offensive. "Nothing's built for a suicide vehicle", Reed said. Activists reported that since the liberation of Hamam al-Ali area, the destiny of almost 60,000 local civilians has remained unknown. A mass grave containing 100 decapitated bodies has been discovered inside a school south of the Islamic State-held city of Mosul , according to the Iraqi military, which is conducting ...

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With troops at Mosul's gate, Baghdadi confident of victory

The agency is calling on the Iraqi government and its allies to conduct military operations in accordance with worldwide humanitarian law and to take precautions to avoid and minimize loss of civilian life. In his latest message, which is undated but makes references to events that are at most a few weeks old, Al-Baghdadi calls for attacks against Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

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S Korean President Withdraws Prime Minister Nomination Amid Opposition Pressure

Park faced severe criticism for appointing a new prime minister and finance minister without discussing it with other political parties. Kang demanded an overhaul of the ruling party and a new leadership composed of new figures, calling on President Park to distance herself from state affairs.

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Polls Open After Long Final Day of Campaigning by Clinton and Trump

Look for the first burst of results when polls close at 7 p.m.in Georgia , Indiana, Kentucky, South Carolina, Vermont and Virginia. "I think she really works hard". Setting aside the nightmare scenario in which there's a 269-269 Electoral Collegetie - which is possible but not probable - what is the winner's electoral vote margin on Tuesday night? He campaigned furiously for his former Democratic political rival, apparently enjoying one of his last chances as president to replicate the ...

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Michel Aoun's presidency ends 29-month leadership vacuum in Lebanon

Aoun's election also came thanks to the October 20 endorsement of Future Movement leader Saad Hariri , who is expected to receive the nomination for the position of prime minister in return, and may signify a significant concession by Saudi Arabia and the West in their role in Lebanese political affairs.

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Israel says "no" to peace conference in Paris

Vimont was told that Israel will not participate in the French conference scheduled for the end of the year, it said. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama made the comment at the start talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem .

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Melania Trump Would Tackle Cyberbullying as First Lady

Her description of the perils of social media seemed at odds with her husband's divisive and bullying rhetoric throughout the campaign. Speaking her mind! On a Thursday, November 4 episode of The View , cohost Joy Behar slammed Melania Trump's plans to stop cyberbullying, for which her husband Donald Trump has become infamous.

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Infants should sleep in parents' room during the first year, doctors say

Moon. About 3,500 infants die each year from sleep-related deaths such as sudden infant death syndrome , ill-defined deaths and accidental suffocation and strangulation. The academy recommends children sleep on separate surfaces within the same room, such as a crib, but never on a soft surface, armchair or couch. In addition to recommendations for those who end up bed sharing, the revised guidelines emphasize the importance of breast-feeding and skin-to-skin in reducing SIDS risk.

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All black and blue after Ireland stun New Zealand

Ireland's back-three all had their moments, full-back Kearney making some big first half plays, Andrew Trimble coming up with a couple of key tackles under vast pressure and Zebo finishing off a 48th minute try after a dominant Irish maul.

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Yemen group says conduct in Taiz amounts to war crimes

The UN envoy urged the coalition controlling Yemen's airspace to allow commercial flights into and out of Sanaa's global airport to evacuate the wounded. Ould Cheikh Ahmed urged the rivals to "make some concessions" and defended a roadmap for peace he put forward last month. It added that the man, identified by U.S.

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Theresa May meeting business leaders in India's IT capital

Mrs May has already announced moves to speed the way for Indian executives through United Kingdom airports as well as helping a handful of top business figures with visa applications. "Education is vital for our students and will define our engagement in a shared future", Modi said in a speech to open the summit. At the end of the talks, officials from the two countries signed agreements on the ease of doing business and protecting intellectual property rights.

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Trump calls Election Day 'our Independence Day'

Americans are casting their verdicts on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Tuesday after an exhausting, acrimonious campaign that at times revolted the nation and tore at its fabric. At a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Khan asked several different minority groups whether they think they'd be welcome in Donald Trump's America.

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Tiny NH towns release 1st voting results

Its more recent results have been less predictive. Two people voted for Trump, one voted for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and another person wrote 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney's name on their ballot. In 2008, Obama was the first Democrat ever to win the hamlet, collecting 15 votes . It appears Dixville could continue this streak Tuesday. Now, the race has tightened up in recent weeks, but the latest polls show Hillary Clinton got a mild bounce from the latest Federal ...

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Australia paceman Siddle ruled out of second S.Africa test

Australia coach Darren Lehmann warned his wounded squad "every spot is under pressure" for the second Test this weekend after their capitulation to South Africa in Perth . "I would imagine the South African boys would be the two bowlers that bowled the whole game for them (Kagiso Rabada and Vernon Philander)", said Lehmann.

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Delhi's air quality improves a bit

A health advisory was issued, warning against going outside or undertaking physical activity in the open, especially for children and the elderly. New Delhi's chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, who has called the city a "gas chamber", said all construction and demolition would remain on hold for five days and schools would be shut for three days.

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Nigeria sends female police to protect Boko Haram victims

The attackers were however repelled. "The offensive which began at about 4.00pm and lasted for roughly four hours, necessitated the troops calling for air support to which the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) promptly responded by dispatching an Intelligence Surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft and a Ground Attack Fighter Aircraft in support of the ground offensive.", he said.

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Refugee children 'sleeping rough' after Calais demolition

Towers of black smoke hung over the "Jungle" on Wednesday as fires raged through the ramshackle migrant camp in dramatic scenes - but some holdouts were still refusing to give up their dream of reaching Britain. The operation to demolish the camp passed off peacefully for the most part, although tents and shelters were set on fire, reportedly by migrants, in a last act of defiance as their hopes of a new life in Britain evaporated.

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Stop lying and work to implement OROP, Rahul Gandhi hits on PM

Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Randeep Singh Surjewala and TMC's Derek O Brien also reached the village. Kejriwal, standing with the dead man's son Jaswant, said: "The whole nation will now fight for the implementation of OROP and we will force the government to implement it for our soldiers".

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Full WWE Raw Spoilers And Survivor Series Teams Revealed

Kicking off this Scottish edition of Monday Night Raw is the commissioner of Monday Night Raw , Stephanie McMahon. Also, WWE Smackdown live showdown dated 8 November, will find out one of the tag teams which will fill the spot which is yet to be filled up from Smackdown .

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Jury selection begins in trial of church gunman

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Gergel had halted jury selection Monday to privately hear a motion filed by Dylann Roof's attorneys earlier that morning. His defense team has acknowledged that ghd evidence Roof carried out the shooting is " indisputably grave ", but asserts that the federal death penalty act constitutes a form of cruel and unusual punishment that no defendant should face, The Wall Street Journal Reports.

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No case: Last-minute Federal Bureau of Investigation boost for Hillary Clinton

Tim Kaine, who has a busy last-day schedule of his own. Who would have believed it? One day after FBI Director James Comey told Congress his agency was sticking with its opinion that Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump cuts loose on final night Clintons, Obamas unite in final campaign rally States of the Nation project: Clinton has 90 percent odds of winning MORE should not face criminal charges related to her private email server, the Dow Jones industrial average jumped 371 ...

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Lebanon's new president vows to 'protect' country from Israel

Aaron's supporters carried out victory marches across the country to celebrate his victory, wearing the trademark orange of his Free Patriotic Movement party. Earlier on Monday, Aoun signed a decree accepting the resignation of Prime Minister Tammam Salam's government and asking it to act in caretaker capacity until the formation of a new government.

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Clinton camp puts pressure on FBI director to reveal info about Trump

The US Justice Department said that it would "dedicate all necessary resources" regarding the review of thousands of newly discovered emails that might be related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's email probe. Those rules, he added, applied to complaints that the FBI has not discussed an alleged investigation into Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's possible ties to Russian Federation and President Vladimir Putin.

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Hong Kong pushes back China has blocked two politicians from taking office

Oath taking is the legal prerequisite and required procedure for public officers specified in the Article to assume office. "This thing is expansive", Tien said in a telephone interview, adding that Beijing's allies in Hong Kong could ask courts to rule on whether these lawmakers were honest in swearing allegiance or had violated their oaths.

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'Sabko nipta do': New audio clip, allegedly of Bhopal encounter, raises doubt

In the new audio clip, a conversation between the policemen on encounter and their bossed in the police control room has been recorded. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his police have earned global condemnation for carrying out extra-judicial killings of men, whose crime was yet to be established by any Indian court.

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Clinton campaign dismisses polls putting Trump in lead

The Democratic counter-attack questions the impartiality of Mr. Comey. Comey concluded in July that Clinton had been "extremely careless" in handling classified information, but there were no grounds for any charges. "We don't operate on incomplete information", Obama said in an interview with "Now This". That would include asking Abedin to check for e-mails at home.

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Another battle begins against IS: The retake of Raqqa

The fight for Raqqa is entangled in regional political tensions: While the USA -led coalition is working with the government in Baghdad in its Iraq operations, Washington and its partners in Syria are relying on a mixture of Arab and Kurdish opposition groups, some of which are bitter rivals.

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Theresa May vows to carry out Brexit 'in full'

Even though the people have spoken in favour of Brexit in a referendum , the judges said the government had no right to use historic prerogative powers to overrule the Act of Parliament that brought about Britain's European Union membership.

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Parliament must accept referendum result and deliver Brexit: May

It will now be going to Supreme Court. "A resolution could only be to authorise prerogative powers and that is what the court said the government cannot do in this case". Given the Conservative's slender majority, alongside the recent resignations from various Tory MPs, it is likely that this could force an early general election.

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South Korea: 2 former aides of President Park Geun-hye arrested

Park's comments were rife with astonishing moments, and included a frank assessment of her relationship with the woman at the heart of the scandal, Choi Soon-sil, the daughter of a late cult leader and a longtime friend of Park's. Despite the mass protests, Ms Park is not expected to resign with just over a year of her single term in office left. This gallery was curated by Associated Press photo editor Masayo Yoshida in Tokyo.


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