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It bans transgender people access to restrooms that match their gender identity in government buildings and schools.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch said HB2
violates federal civil rights laws and "stigmatizes and singles out transgender employees." Gov. Pat McCrory said the Justice Dept.'s stance was “a baseless and blatant overreach."
It's because earlier this week Ryan said he wasn't ready to endorse Trump.
The meeting was about an hour and the head of the Republican National Committee declared it Great!
Ryan still didn't endorse Trump, but described his meeting in the same terms one would describe a blind date, saying Trump “had a very good personality” and that “he is a very warm and genuine person.”
Ryan then held a press conference, where he seemed to describe his meeting in the same terms one would describe a blind date.
Dilma Rousseff, who was sworn in as the first woman president of Brazil in 2011,
has been impeached a corruption scandal that involves the laundering of billions of dollars and political intrigue straight out of a movie.
It's allegations that it's suppressing conservative news stories.
Senate Republicans sent a letter to Facebook after a report cited a few former editors who claimed they suppressed conservative news coverage from the trending module. In response, Facebook
published its internal guidelines for its "Trending Topics."
campaign season will be the country’s longest in 50 years. We know, Americans, we know.
It's lack of female directors.
The agency that monitors
employment discrimination has launched an investigation into Hollywood’s hiring practices as it relates to female directors, the American Civil Liberties Union said.
Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry
was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the 2015–16 season, earning him back-to-back MVP awards.
“Canadians pride themselves in encouraging all of their citizens to honor their own cultures,” wrote
U.S. News & World Report. But for the best country to actually live in, Canada was bumped down to second in favor of Australia, which is fair.
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