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Conservatives lobbied White House on transgender policy but total ban wasn't what they asked for

CNN: Politics - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:41pm
Republicans on Capitol Hill are scrambling to respond to President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday to reinstitute a ban on transgender people serving in the military after conservatives who lobbied the White House say they were pushing only to prevent the Pentagon from paying for medical costs associated with gender confirmation -- not an outright ban.
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At least one killed in ride incident at Ohio State Fair

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:32pm
At least one person was killed when a ride malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday, Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Steve Martin said Wednesday, according to the Columbus Dispatch and CNN affiliate WCMH. Wednesday was the first day of the fair.
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Lawmakers, LGBTQ groups divided over transgender military service

CNN: Politics - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:19pm
Less than a month into the six-month delay set by Defense Secretary James Mattis to review the United States military's policy on transgender service members, President Donald Trump announced that transgender individuals would no longer be allowed to enlist or serve in the military.
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Conservatives who lobbied against transgender policy didn't ask for ban

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:10pm
Republicans on Capitol Hill are scrambling to respond to President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday to reinstitute a ban on transgender people serving in the military after conservatives who lobbied the White House say they were pushing only to prevent the Pentagon from paying for medical costs associated with gender confirmation -- not an outright ban.
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Cooper: Ban breaks promise

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:10pm
President Donald Trump banned transgender people from the US military in three tweets, after pledging support for the LGBTQ community on the campaign trail. CNN's Anderson Cooper is keeping them honest.
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Could Trump use recess appointment to replace Sessions?

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:09pm
Is President Donald Trump trying to force out Jeff Sessions as attorney general so he can "recess appoint" someone to the job who would fire Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller?
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Lord: Viagra not a necessity in US Military

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:07pm
CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord tells CNN's Anderson Cooper he thinks the federal government should stop funding Viagra in the US Military, which costs an estimated $46 million per year.
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Opinion: Trump's tweets an affront to the military

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 8:26pm
There is a lot to dislike about President Donald Trump's decision this morning to reinstate the ban on transgender service.
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Official: N. Korea could launch ICBM by 2018

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 8:23pm
Officials tell CNN that North Korea will be able to launch a reliable nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by early 2018. CNN's Will Ripley reports.
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Senate judiciary panel digs into Russian election interference

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 8:23pm
The Senate judiciary committee dug into questions of Russia's interference in the US elections Wednesday -- but delayed hearing from one of its key witnesses amid a procedural row spurred by the continuing health care fight in the Senate.
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Eerie photos capture amusement parks after the fun stops

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 8:14pm
As the lights go off and the gates are bolted shut, the once colorful facades of lively recreational hot spots take on an eerie new life. That's what Italian photographer Stefano Cerio says in his new book, "Night Games," filled with images of recreational sites around the world that were taken exclusively at night.
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Finally, a 'True Detective' Season 3 update

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:59pm
"True Detective" Season 3 is getting closer to becoming a reality.
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Musk, Zuckerberg feud over future of AI

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:33pm
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appear to be at odds over the future of the artificial intelligence. CNN's Richard Quest discussed the feud with physics professor Michio Kaku.
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Swimming in the train? Metro car turned into pool

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:25pm
Don't be alarmed if fellow passengers start stripping off aboard a metro train in Taipei.
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Jon Stewart to return to stand-up in upcoming HBO specials

CNN: Business - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:23pm
Jon Stewart is about to release his first stand-up comedy special in 21 years.
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Police who killed man while serving warrant had wrong house, DA says

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:15pm
Authorities are investigating the death of a Mississippi man who was shot dead by police while they were serving a warrant for another individual in an apparent address mix-up.
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'Skinny repeal' of Obamacare would wreck the insurance market

CNN: Business - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 6:52pm
The Senate effort to repeal Obamacare may have lost a lot of muscle.
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