Trump: Transgender people ‘can’t serve’ US military

Trump: Transgender people ‘can’t serve’ US military

Image copyright EPA US President Donald Trump says transgender people cannot serve in “any capacity” in the military. He tweeted that he had consulted with military experts and cited “tremendous medical costs and disruption”. The Obama administration decided last year to allow transgender people to serve openly in the military. But in June, Defence Secretary […]

Obamacare: First Republican healthcare bill fails in US Senate

Obamacare: First Republican healthcare bill fails in US Senate

Media captionJohn McCain returned to the Senate to applause The US Senate has rejected a Republican plan to replace President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare policy. The 57-43 vote defeat marks the start of a days-long debate on a sweeping overhaul that critics fear could deny healthcare to millions of Americans. The Better Care Reconciliation Act […]

France wildfires: British holidaymaker describes ordeal

Lisa Minot is one of many tourists evacuated overnight from a campsite in south-eastern France because of raging wildfires. She tells the BBC that other campsites in the area suffered serious damage. France wildfires: British holidaymaker describes ordeal

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Thousands of Venezuelans cross border to Colombia

Ahead of a two-day strike called by opposition parties, thousands of Venezuelans have been crossing the border with Colombia. The strike is to protest against plans by President Nicolás Maduro to go ahead with elections for a controversial constituent assembly on Sunday. The constituent assembly will have the power to change the constitution and bypass […]

‘It’s impossible to ignore this anymore’: CTE study details devastating toll on football players – The Boston Globe

Boston researchers who studied the brains of 202 deceased football players published the most detailed portrait to date Tuesday of the devastation wrought by a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head, a grim tally they hope removes any final doubts of the severity and long-lasting damage it causes. In Tuesday’s Journal […]

Can USC raise the South to top of Pac-12 football? – Los Angeles Times

Someone will win the Pac-12 Conference’s South Division. The question is whether that football team can prevail in the game that really matters in early December at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Since the first Pac-12 championship game was staged in 2011, the North has gone 6-0. If the South intends to rise, now would […]

Kenneth Dixon Injury Instant Fantasy Football Reaction: Danny Woodhead, Terrance West’s value heads north – CBSSports.com

Kenneth Dixon Injury Instant Fantasy Football Reaction: Danny Woodhead, Terrance West’s value heads north – CBSSports.com

Kenneth Dixon‘s knee injury is reportedly more serious than believed, costing the Ravens‘ second-year rusher his entire 2017 season. That opens the door for Terrance West and Danny Woodhead to team up on the rushing workload for Baltimore. These two are capable of playing in any down and distance situation, but they’re specialists in two specific […]

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