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Trump's anti-transgender maneuver

Trump's anti-transgender maneuver

Akbarian, who said his chain of command was supportive as he transitioned from female to male, said his time to re-enlist is coming up and he might stay to ensure there is a strong voice for transgender troops like himself. President Donald Trump's decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops.


Latest Nemanja Matic and Ivan Perisic Rumours

Latest Nemanja Matic and Ivan Perisic Rumours

Jose Mourinho has been interested in the 28-year-old midfielder all summer, though it is reported that Chelsea want to bring in a replacement midfielder before selling Matic. Chelsea will net £40m for a player that anchored the midfield in two Premier League title wins, though manager Antonio Conte could yet hold up the deal.


Daniel Ricciardo fastest at Hungary Grand Prix's first practice

Daniel Ricciardo fastest at Hungary Grand Prix's first practice

Asked if the latest set of upgrades were big enough to warrant the B-spec title, Ricciardo said the early signs suggested a significant step. "I genuinely feel we can". Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen , second fastest in the morning, was fourth behind fellow-Finn Valtteri Bottas after lunch.Vettel had been more than a second slower than Ricciardo in sixth place on a warm but cloudy morning at the Hungaroring outside Budapest .



Reince Priebus, shortest-serving chief of staff in White House history

Both Scaramucci and Priebus travelled to New York's Long Island with Trump on Friday for a speech in which the president highlighted efforts to crack down on the gang MS-13. Neither is resigning anytime soon, despite pressure from the President, in part because they don't want to give their critics the satisfaction of their departure.


Mets rally late to beat Mariners 7-5

Mets rally late to beat Mariners 7-5

Conforto hit two home runs, including the go-ahead homer in the eighth inning, as his New York Mets beat Seattle 7-5 Friday. Wilmer Flores doubled to lead off the inning and advanced to third on a groundout. Jerry Blevins (5-0) worked 1 1/3 innings for the win. Dyson stole second to put runners at second and third, but deGrom got out of the inning by striking out Mike Zunino and Jean Segura.