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Well, as we all heard, while the LGBTQ community and its supporters were busy planning the Pride Parades in June, on the other side of the spectrum there were people who were organizing Straight Parades. As ironical and dumb as that sounds, yes, people were actually organizing this kind of event. Well, karma has kind of come for them. Namely, at least 3 organizers from the Boston Straight Pride reported that...

A mother in Minnesota who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case. Anmarie Calgaro, represented by the conservative Thomas More Society, filed a petition on Wednesday alleging that her “parental Due Process Clause rights” were violated by St. Louis County, medical providers and the St. Louis County School District. Her daughter, identified in court documents as...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department will not pursue criminal charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, after Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to hold them in contempt in a dispute over documents concerning whether to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. In a letter on Wednesday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said that responses Barr and Ross made in response to congressional subpoenas over...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day before Robert Mueller’s eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump’s Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive. On Wednesday, Mueller is scheduled to appear at back-to-back hearings before the Democratic-led House of Representatives Judiciary Committee and Intelligence Committee to discuss his inquiry into Russia’s role in...

On Friday 19 July, 20-year-old Kathy Zhu shared a screenshot of an email she received from the Miss World America organisation, informing her that she would be stripped of her Miss Michigan title, which she had recently won. “It has been brought to the attention of Miss World America that your social media accounts contain offensive, insensitive and inappropriate content,” the letter said, adding that she no longer met the requirement of “being in good character”. Kathy claimed that the social...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe. In a letter to Mueller, Associate Deputy Attorney General Bradley Weinsheimer said his testimony set for Wednesday before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees “must remain within the boundaries of your public report because matters within the scope of your investigation were covered by executive privilege.”...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day before Robert Mueller’s eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump’s Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive. On Wednesday, Mueller is scheduled to appear at back-to-back hearings before the Democratic-led House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence committees to discuss his inquiry into Russia’s role in the...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day before Robert Mueller’s eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump’s Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive. On Wednesday, Mueller is scheduled to appear at back-to-back hearings before the Democratic-led House of Representatives Judiciary Committee and Intelligence Committee to discuss his inquiry into Russia’s role in...

The travel platform, largely known for its user-generated restaurant and hotel reviews, have issued a cease and desist order to the Super Happy Fun America, the organisers of a controversial ‘Straight Pride’ parade in Boston. On their website, Super Happy Fun America lists 25 companies as “prospective corporate sponsors” including Google, Twitter, Amazon and YouTube, several of whom have threatened legal action in an attempt to disassociate themselves from the event. TripAdvisor have joined that growing list, as they recently issued...

British Airways cancelled all flights to Cairo for a week on Saturday as a security “precaution”. Lufthansa followed suit, abruptly suspended flights to Cairo too. Lufthansa later said it had cancelled its flights to Cairo on Saturday from Munich and Frankfurt and will resume its flights on Sunday (July 21). British Airways said that it would never operate an aircraft unless it was safe to do so. When asked for more details about why flights had been suspended and what security...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to delay a planned vote later on Wednesday to hold the pair in criminal contempt. The expected vote is in response to the Trump cabinet members’ failure to comply with congressional subpoenas involving the administration’s since-abandoned plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census. In a joint letter, the pair asked the vote be postponed to “allow the...

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde offered her resignation on Tuesday, ahead of her possible confirmation as the next President of the European Central Bank (ECB), sparking a race to appoint her successor. In her resignation letter, Lagarde, 63, said she had "agonised" over whether to accept the European Council's nomination to replace Mario Draghi at the ECB but that she had "eventually decided to accept." The former French cabinet minister, whose second term at the head of the IMF...

(Reuters) - A U.S. congressional committee on Monday sought records from Education Secretary Betsy Devos relating to her use of private email accounts, expanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump’s top aides use unofficial messaging services to conduct government affairs. U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, sent a letter to DeVos requesting copies of all messages relating to official government business she sent or received from private email accounts...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s “xenophobic tweets” that have led to charges that he was stoking racist sentiments, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday. “Our Republican colleagues must join us in condemning the president’s xenophobic tweets,” Pelosi wrote in a letter to her Democratic colleagues in the House. The letter was sent after Trump on Sunday wrote on Twitter that four first-term congresswomen, who are minorities,...

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