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by | November 08, 2017 | 18:26

An estimated 80,000 people in Germany identify as intersex, meaning they don't display the gender traits of people generally described as "male" or "female". Welcoming the ruling, activist group Third Option said on Twitter that it was "completely overwhelmed and speechless". "Courts and administrative authorities are no longer allowed to apply the relevant standards, insofar as they amount to an obligation to indicate sex to persons whose sex development has variations in relation to ...

by | November 08, 2017 | 18:08

Republicans are considering repealing the coverage rule in the Affordable Care Act as a way to pay for far-reaching changes in the tax code. The estimate includes 2018 in the budget window, even though it sets the repeal date for 2019. However, that work is still ongoing and won't be part of Wednesday's report, the office said. "The individual mandate will be repealed by the president while Congress makes excuses".

by | November 08, 2017 | 17:38

History is repeating itself, with Mnangagwa's cronies next on the line - which is how the purging unfolded for former Vice President Joice Mujuru , when she fell from grace. It was not clear whether Mnangagwa had left Zimbabwe. Mnangagwa has not been seen in public since his dismissal from government but his ally Mutsvangwa said he was "safe and beyond the reach of the assassins".

by | November 08, 2017 | 17:40

Her long blonde had had been chopped off and she was branded with a message on her right shoulder. A year later new information is being released in connection to the disappearance of a Shasta County mother. Shasta County sheriff's Sgt. Brian Jackson told People he has "no problems" with the context of the video, noting that Papini was looking for help.

by | November 08, 2017 | 15:24

Falsely linking Bhalla to terrorism is the second case of racially charged, defaming fliers in New Jersey this week. "One of my campaign fliers was maliciously reproduced and smeared with racist propaganda aimed at one of my opponents", he told VOA.

by | November 08, 2017 | 14:06

The stark discrepancy in the investigative lines of the CBI and the Gurugram Police raises critical questions about how the latter operates. That very night, Gurgaon Police, which handled the initial murder probe, arrested Ashok Kumar, employed as a bus driver at Ryan International School , Gurgaon.

by | November 08, 2017 | 14:08

Paul had injuries to the face and trouble breathing because of a rib injury, the newspaper said. "The unfortunate occurrence of November 3 has absolutely nothing to do with either's politics or political agendas. Initial reports described his injuries as "minor", and a spokeswoman for Mr. Paul said the senator was "fine". Authorities said on October 6 they were considering raising the charge to a felony, given the severity of Paul's injuries.

by | November 08, 2017 | 13:10

Ardern had joked that Paddles was a "polydactyl", with extra claws that look like opposable thumbs, and ran the account itself. Ardern said on Facebook: "To anyone who has ever lost a pet, you'll know how sad we feel". Paddles belongs to Ms Ardern - who became the country's youngest prime minister in over 150 years last month - and her partner, television host Clarke Gayford.

by | November 08, 2017 | 12:33

The DG ISPR also announced that the Pakistan and Iranian army leadership has agreed to continue bilateral engagements for enhanced security cooperation and thanked the Iranian military and government, for the hospitality that they had extended during the visit, on behalf of the COAS.

by | November 08, 2017 | 12:26

The players were allegedly kept in a room for hours without being allowed to speak with coaches. 'The kids were scared'. The Bruins are over in China to play a game against Georgia Tech, and it appears that Ball and some teammates have gotten in to trouble.

by | November 08, 2017 | 11:59

President Donald Trump said Tuesday "there would have been no difference three days ago" in the deadly Texas shooting if an extreme vetting policy for gun ownership had been in place. "Initial information indicates that Kelley's domestic violence offense was not entered into the National Criminal Information Center database by the Holloman Air Force Base Office of Special Investigations", Air Force spokesperson Ann Stefanek wrote in an email.

by | November 08, 2017 | 11:53

At the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany today, Syria announced its intentions to join the Paris Climate Accord. The same day, Macron said "wherever we live, whoever we are, we all share the same responsibility: make our planet great again" and called on USA -based scientists to come to France to work on climate-related issues, in an unprecedented English-language speech from the French presidential palace.

by | November 08, 2017 | 11:39

She also revealed that during meeting with Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had expressed a desire to receive trade from India through Pakistan. Lying 70 kilometres from the main border crossing with Pakistan, Jalalabad is the trading hub of Nangarhar from where landlocked Afghanistan imports much of its goods.

by | November 08, 2017 | 11:02

There was "no weapon was shown, implied or mentioned", according to police. The suspect fled on foot down Elm Street toward State Street and possibly headed to Grand Avenue. "No one was harmed", New Haven Police Officer David B. Hartman said in a statement on Monday. "A $500 reward is offered to the person who provides information that leads to the perp's apprehension".

by | November 08, 2017 | 11:00

An American Democrat made history on Tuesday by becoming Virginia's - and possibly the nation's - first openly transgender state delegate, winning her bid for a seat in the legislature. And Tuesday night proved victorious for Roem , who had discussed her gender identity on the campaign trail. Marshall made Roem's gender identity a source of attacks in the campaign too, repeatedly using male pronouns to refer to Roem and sending out an attack ad on a flyer based exclusively around ...

by | November 08, 2017 | 10:59

The US Air Force acknowledged it did not relay information about Kelley's court martial conviction for domestic assault to civilian law enforcement, something that could have prevented him from purchasing the firearms used in the shooting .

by | November 08, 2017 | 11:03

The leaked documents from Bermuda-based global offshore law firm Appleby and Singapore-based Asiaciti, published by the ICIJ, revealed offsore investments by the high and mighty across the world. The papers also revealed Queen Elizabeth II has invested millions of dollars in medical and consumer loan companies. We continue our conversation with Frederik Obermaier, co-author of the Paradise Papers.

by | November 08, 2017 | 10:32

He says "we'll have to negotiate that out", adding that "we'll do it in a very friendly way". President Donald Trump took a moment out of his whirlwind Japanese trip to connect with nature and feed some fish, but after a few delicate scoops, he resorted to a grand gesture met with some laughter.

by | November 08, 2017 | 10:13

The letter from Rear Admiral Michael J. Dumont of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the lawmakers that a classified briefing "would be the best place to discuss in detail the capability of the US and its allies to counter North Korea's ability to respond with a nuclear weapon and eliminate North Korea's nuclear weapons located in deeply buried, underground facilities".

by | November 08, 2017 | 10:02

He pitched for the Toronto Blue Jays from 1998 to 2009 and played with the Philadelphia Phillies from 2010-2013. Halladay was 40 years old. He pitched the 20th flawless game in Major League Baseball history in 2010, and threw the second no-hitter in postseason history later that season.

by | November 07, 2017 | 23:54

Keep in mind some of these offers may only be valid for dine-in meals. Veterans and active duty may enjoy a free Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken Fried Chicken on Veteran's Day, Nov. Call your local Logan's Roadhouse for details and to verify participation. While majority aren't available until the end of the week, Target isn't the only business launching Veterans Day deals early.

by | November 07, 2017 | 23:07

The shooting of a Pennsylvania state trooper following a traffic stop in the area of Rt. That's when the man was able to free himself, went back to his auto, got a gun and fired several shots at both officers, police said. Authorities say the suspect also suffered at least one gunshot wound and was transported to a different hospital. The suspect was trasnferred to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, as was undergoing surgery as of 3:30 p.m.

by | November 07, 2017 | 19:58

The cold shadow of the failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup still hangs heavy over the U.S. national team, but this month's friendly at Portugal can help turn the page. Forward Jordan Morris is still recovering from a right hamstring injury suffered in September, forward Bobby Wood is out with a knee problem and winger Paul Arriola is recovering from an unspecified medical procedure.

by | November 07, 2017 | 19:04

Commenting further, Congress chief for Dehradun, Prithviraj Singh Chauhan said that the ruling BJP was celebrating its biggest failures. "Demonetisation is not a one-stop solution to end corruption". The GDP growth had started to slip in the quarters before demonetisation, he said, adding that the manufacturing activity declined in the run-up to the GST roll out from July 1 as businesses started destocking their goods.

by | November 07, 2017 | 19:02

Ever since, APEC has been growing vigorously, living up to the role as the region's premier economic forum. The Asia-Pacific regional integration has witnessed changes and developments in the past couple of years - the United States moved out of TPP, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (ASEAN plus six dialogue partners - China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and India) was under discussion, the Pacific Alliance with Latin America expanded to include new members, and ...