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Gov. Brown vetoes presidential candidate tax return disclosure bill

Gov. Brown vetoes presidential candidate tax return disclosure bill

Last year, a court in OR ruled that an individual could legally identify as neither male nor female but California has now become the first state to legally recognize non-binary and gender fluid people across the state. Advocacy group Equal Rights Advocates also expressed disappointment, but pledged to work with Brown's office to strengthen state laws to protect students involved in sexual assault cases.


Top Obama aides blast Trump over claim predecessors didn't call soldiers' families

Top Obama aides blast Trump over claim predecessors didn't call soldiers' families

Trump explained that he had written the families personal letters and said that he will call them "at some point" after "a little time" has passed. "That's a f****** lie", Alyssa Mastromonaco, who worked as White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations under Mr Obama, tweeted. "No one - no one has given more for our freedom and our security than our Gold Star families", Obama said at the time .


Earthquake Rattles North Korea, Speculation Country Tested Another Nuke Weapon

Earthquake Rattles North Korea, Speculation Country Tested Another Nuke Weapon

Thursday's quake marked the country's fourth since an underground nuclear test in the Punggye-ri region on September 3, which caused a 6.3 magnitude tremor. The vessels are the first to be designated under stepped-up sanctions imposed on North Korea by the 15-member council in August and September over two long-range ballistic missile launches and Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear test.



Maltese journalist who exposed Panama Papers links killed by vehicle bomb

The blast was so powerful, debris from the vehicle was strewn across the road in a nearby field, The Times of Malta reported . Galizia is survived by her husband and three sons, The Guardian reported . In 2016, she was named by Politico as one of "28 people who are shaping, shaking and stirring Europe", as a result of her reportage on Mizzi and Schembri.


Sessions Confounds Critics By Aiding Murder Prosecution In LGBTQ Case

Sessions Confounds Critics By Aiding Murder Prosecution In LGBTQ Case

Sanders-Galvez, 22, was charged with first-degree murder in the March 2016 shooting death of 16-year-old Kedarie Johnson . He publicly supported a case brought in the final weeks of the Obama administration in which a MS man was sentenced to 49 years in prison for killing a transgender woman, the first US federal prosecution of a hate crime based on gender identity.