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Vermont high schoolers clash over transgender bathroom rules

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High school students in rural Vermont disagree over a new school policy that permits transgender students to use the bathroom of their choosing. The superintendent at Green Mountain Union High School announced the new policy last week after complaints about transgender student A.J. Jackson’s use of the boys’ bathroom sparked protests, according to the New York Times.

When Trump made a pass at me. And why it matters.

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Real Estate Developer Donald J. Trump posing for a portrait at the Kate Wollman Memorial Rink in 1986, which he oversaw renovations on. This is a story about how Donald Trump made a pass at me. In the early months of 1987, I was a 26-year-old reporter at the New York Times and I went to a party at the newly opened Wollman Rink in Central Park.

‘He’s not a groper’: Ivanka Trump defends father from harassment allegation

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Ivanka Trump defended her father’s treatment of women in the face of a recent New York Times article detailing his habit of “unwelcome romantic advances,” among other alleged misbehavior. The paper reported that in a 1996 deposition, a woman who worked with Trump said he was “groping me under the table” at a dinner.

Nigerian army confirms Chibok schoolgirl found

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Nigeria's army on Wednesday confirmed that a girl rescued in a Boko Haram enclave in the northeast is one of 219 abducted from their school in Chibok more than two years ago. "This is to confirm that one of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls... Show More Summary

First missing Chibok girl found in Nigeria - parents' group

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The first of more than 200 schoolgirls missing for over two years after they were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in Chibok in northeast Nigeria has been found, a parents group and local officials said on Wednesday.     Lawan Zannah,...Show More Summary

Trump sits down with Megyn Kelly, and neither one draws blood

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Calling a truce on a feud that has been a prominent storyline of the 2016 election cycle, Donald Trump buried the hatchet, at least temporarily, with Megyn Kelly.

Amtrak victims: Investigative findings hard to believe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Victims of last year's deadly Amtrak derailment aren't buying the findings of federal investigators that the train's engineer likely lost his bearings because he was distracted by an incident with a nearby train.

After Oregon win, a defiant Bernie Sanders vows to fight Hillary Clinton until ‘the last ballot is cast’

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Bernie Sanders took another state from Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primaries with a win in Oregon on Tuesday night. Democratic voters also headed to the polls in Kentucky, but that race remains too close to call. This...Show More Summary

Prince’s best friend could be key in death investigation

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A central figure in the Prince death investigation is the superstar’s longtime friend and right-hand man, who had a cameo in the movie “Purple Rain.”

Trump fumes after pro-Clinton super-PAC uses his own words against him

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“The pathetic new hit ad against me misrepresents the final line. ‘You can tell them to go BLANK themselves’ was about China, NOT WOMEN!" Donald Trump said.

Radio distracted engineer in 2015 Amtrak crash - U.S. safety agency

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By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The engineer involved in a deadly Amtrak passenger train crash in 2015 that killed eight passengers in Philadelphia was distracted by radio traffic, U.S. safety officials said on Tuesday. The engineer...Show More Summary

IOC say 31 athletes could miss Rio after Beijing re-tests

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Thirty one athletes from six sports could be banned from this year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics after 454 doping samples were re-tested from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the IOC said on Tuesday. A statement from the International OlympicShow More Summary

Nevada Democrats: Sanders campaign has violent streak

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's Democratic party on Monday warned the Democratic National Committee that Sen. Bernie Sanders' supporters have a penchant for violence and may seek to disrupt the party's national convention in July, as they did during the Nevada convention Saturday.

Baby bison euthanized after tourists put it in car

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Yellowstone National Park managers warned visitors to leave wildlife alone after a string of events that led to the bison calf's death.

Official: Radio transmissions distracted Amtrak engineer

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Amtrak engineer whose speeding train jumped the tracks along a curve in Philadelphia last year, killing eight people, was distracted by radio transmissions, a U.S. official briefed on the investigation said Monda...

Unconventional #14: Can Republicans really change the rules in Cleveland to block Trump’s nomination?

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Can Republicans really change the rules in Cleveland to block Trump’s nomination? In a story titled “Five Ways the Republican Convention Could Still Be Contentious,” Jeremy Peters of the New York Times reported Sunday that at least some Republicans “hostile” to Donald Trump continue to daydream about derailing his nomination at the last minute in Cleveland.

Sinead O'Connor found safe after going missing in Chicago area: police

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Irish-born singer Sinead O'Connor turned up safe at an undisclosed location on Monday, hours after being reported missing in Illinois by a caller who told authorities she had failed to return from a bicycle ride, police said. O'Connor,...Show More Summary

5 Republicans who’d seriously consider being  Trump’s VP

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“I will be open to any way I can help. I’m not going to say no,” promises one former presidential hopeful.

World powers ready to arm Libya in fight against IS

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The United States, Italy and Libya's friends and neighbours agreed Monday to arm the war-torn country's fledgling unity government to fight the Islamic State threat. US Secretary of State John Kerry said a 25-member group had agreed to exempt the Government of National Accord from the UN arms embargo imposed to halt the Libyan conflict. Show More Summary

Police say Sinead O'Connor found safe, no details released

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CHICAGO (AP) — Police in suburban Chicago say Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor was found safe Monday after officers received a report that she never returned from a Sunday bike ride in the area.

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