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July 27, 2017 1:07 AM Trump to ban transgender U.S. military personnel, reversing Obama

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the U.S. military, a move appealing to some in his conservative political base but creating uncertainty about the fate of thousands of transgender service members. The surprise announcement by Trump, who as a presidential candidate last year vowed to fight 37

July 26, 2017 9:11 PM How Trump’s speech to the Boy Scouts could put AT&T’s CEO in a tricky spot

AT&T chief executive Randall Stephenson is hardly the first corporate leader who has also been national president of the Boy Scouts of America. Current Secretary of State and former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson held the role from 2010 to 2012. The CEO of Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream, Rick Cronk, did so in the mid-2000s. But Stephenson is almost certainly 35

July 26, 2017 9:10 PM Senate rejects plan to repeal Obamacare without replacement

The US Senate has failed to pass a Republican proposal to repeal President Barack Obama's signature healthcare policy without replacing it. The 45-55 vote marks the second defeat for Republicans aiming to pass a bill this week to undo the health policy. The vote came a day after the Senate rejected a plan to repeal and replace the health law with a Republican 28

July 26, 2017 9:05 PM Why the Transgender Troop Ban May Backfire Politically

Before Wednesday was over, President Trump's ban on transgender troops already looked like a political miscalculation. Senate Republicans either ducked questions on the subject or came out strongly against the ban, including Senate Armed Forces Chairman John McCain, who questioned why the military was looking to fire thousands of military members who had received 40

July 26, 2017 10:46 AM LinkedIn just announced a smart but spooky new tool

Here’s John McCain’s statement on Trump’s abrupt transgender military ban tweets During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to "fight for" the LGBT community. Now, President Trump has just announced on Twitter that transgender individuals will no longer be allowed to fight for him or lay down their lives for their country. In a series of tweets 26

July 26, 2017 7:49 AM Vote shows GOP's problems in replacing Obama health law

Where the Senate Republican effort to demolish the Obama health care law ends up is anyone's guess, but early indications are the GOP will have a hard time replacing that statute with any sweeping changes. Senators planned to vote Wednesday on a Republican amendment repealing much of President Barack Obama's law and giving Congress two years to concoct 48

July 25, 2017 11:10 AM Forever In My Heart, Atta Mills – Omane Boamah

The chemistry between a party’s Presidential Candidates – the Presidential hopeful and his or her number two man or woman – matter a lot, and rightly so. The number two must know his or her place and time in history as a supporting pillar. Like the mythical Daedalus, he or she is allowed to fly, but must not fly too close to the sun, else could be destroyed 66

July 25, 2017 6:52 AM Duterte says Manila, Beijing in talks for joint exploration of South China Sea

MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said that talks are already under way with China on a possible joint venture to explore for resources in areas of the South China Sea that are disputed between the two countries. Duterte made the statement at a news conference Monday in Manila after his widely anticipated state-of-the-nation speech, where 49

July 24, 2017 8:16 AM Israel and Jordan Want to Resolve the Embassy Crisis, but the Jordanian Public Complicates Matters

The recent chain of violent events underlines how wrong Israeli leaders were in thinking that the Temple Mount metal detectors were a purely tactical move Israel reacted to what had been a local incident with a step that it described as tactic in character: placing metal detectors at the entrances to the Mount. But the ensuing dispute over the security 77 1

July 24, 2017 6:55 AM Trump expected to support Russia sanctions package

WASHINGTON — The White House has indicated that President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. The House was scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as Tuesday, and the bill could be sent to Trump before Congress 41