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Donald Trump says US military will not allow transgender people to serve - The Guardian
Donald Trump says US military will not allow transgender people to serve
Donald Trump greets members of the US military at the Pentagon in Washington DC on 20 July 2017. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images. US military. Donald Trump says US military will not allow transgender people to serve. The president tweeted that ...
Trump bars transgender people from serving 'in any capacity' in the US military
Los Angeles Times
Donald Trump announces that transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve in the military
Trump: Transgender people 'can't serve' in US military
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12000 evacuated after wildfire on France's Mediterranean coast - The Guardian
12000 evacuated after wildfire on France's Mediterranean coast
Almost 12,000 people have been forced to evacuate after a new wildfire broke out in southern France, which was already battling massive blazes that have consumed swaths of forest, authorities have said. Local authorities said the priority had been to ...
Fires force evacuation of 12000 in 3 French Riviera towns
'It's like a tinderbox': British tourists' terror as wildfires in France see 10000 evacuated
British tourists among 12000 fleeing raging French Riviera fires
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EU could halt Poland's voting rights - Channel NewsAsia
EU could halt Poland's voting rights
Poland's ruling rightwing Law and Justice (PiS) party's push for reforms to increase political control over the judiciary prompted huge street protests and threats of unprecedented EU sanctions. (Photo: AFP/Janek Skarzynski). 26 Jul 2017 09:36PM ...
Poland hits back at EU 'blackmail' over judicial reforms
'Stop Brexit - no Polexit!' Activists rage outside Euro Commission fearing Polish exit
Brussels hands Poland one-month deadline to address judicial reform concerns
The Globe and Mail
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Saffie Roussos: Friends and family remember youngest Manchester victim at her funeral - Telegraph.co.uk
Saffie Roussos: Friends and family remember youngest Manchester victim at her funeral
Friends and family of the youngest victim of the Manchester attack have put out a montage of pictures and videos of the eight-year-old so she can be remembered by the whole country. Saffie Roussos' funeral was being held on Wednesday, and family and ...
Saffie Roussos: Funeral of youngest victim of Manchester bombing
Tiny coffin adorned with pink roses carried through Manchester for funeral of Saffie-Rose Roussos
Family of little girl, 8, killed in Manchester attack share moving video as funeral begins
Lancashire Evening Post
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Taliban kill 26 Afghan soldiers as fighting intensifies - Reuters
Taliban kill 26 Afghan soldiers as fighting intensifies
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban fighters killed 26 soldiers and wounded 13 others in an attack on an army base in the southern province of Kandahar, the defense ministry said on Wednesday, as heavy fighting raged across the country. Officials ...
Afghan leader's battle for a failed-state fix
What would happen if the United States totally disengaged from Afghanistan?
26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar base
Voice of America
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Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction
2014 warmest year since records began
COP20 — Lima Climate Conference
Ebola Outbreak In West Africa
Foreign aid: rebounds in 2013 to highest levels ever despite budget pressures, but still way below promised amounts
Foreign aid: shortfall since 1970 almost $5 trillion; greater than aid given
75% of the world’s large carnivores are now in decline while rhino poaching continues to soar
Tobacco kills. Higher taxes and advertising controls work
COP19 - Warsaw Climate Conference
Global warming has not paused, unfortunately
Surveillance State: NSA Spying and more
World military spending in 2012 was just over $1.7 trillion. This was the first fall, albeit a small one, since 1998, despite economic conditions
Austerity and Structural Adjustment for Europe
19% of reptiles under threat of extinction and 100 million sharks being killed each year
Even a small increase in global temperature will have a severe impact on coral reefs
Rhino hunting on increase
The world is awash with money; trillions hidden offshore
Global arms sales sharply increased in 2011 compared to 2010
COP18 - Doha Climate Conference
Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development
More Alternative News
New diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in UK
Ministers have also unveiled a £255m fund to help councils introduce steps to deal with pollution.
Trump: Transgender people 'can't serve' in US military
US President Donald Trump says transgender people cannot serve in "any capacity" in the military.
Employment tribunal fees unlawful, Supreme Court rules
Trade union Unison argued fees of up to £1,200 a case prevented workers getting access to justice.
France wildfires force mass evacuation
Wildfires in south-eastern France force the evacuation of 10,000 people during the night, officials say.
Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley wins £15m court case
The offer made during a "drink-fuelled" meeting was "wishful thinking" by Jeffrey Blue, judge says.
Earl Spencer 'lied to' over princes following Diana's coffin
Young princes should not have had to walk behind their mother's coffin, princess's brother says.
Russia sanctions: EU vows to retaliate over US measures
Some European nations, including Germany, are angry because the US plans could hurt energy firms.
UK economic growth rate edges higher
The booming film industry helped support the UK economy in the three months to June.
Refugees on the Pass of Death between Italy and France
On the path with young Eritrean refugees hiking from Italy to France along the Cote D'Azure.
NewsGrid - Al Jazeera's interactive news hour
Live every day at 15:00 GMT, our interactive news bulletin gives you the opportunity to engage with our team directly.
Qatar says new terror list 'disappointing surprise'
Move by Saudi-led group boycotting Qatar to add names to 'terrorist' list is baseless, communications director says.
Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates
The latest news after some of the Gulf states and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed a land, sea and air blockade.
Venezuela opposition launches two-day nationwide strike
Two-day strike to begin Wednesday marks second large protest against Maduro, who is accused of power-grabbing moves.
US Muslims concerned about place in society
Survey finds Muslims feel out of place in society, displeased with their president, and are targets of discrimination.
Qatar: Finding opportunities for reform in crisis
Qatar today faces a crisis, but it is also an opportunity to become a regional leader on human rights.
Helium production in the world
The United States, Qatar, and only a few other countries are producing the entire global supply of helium.
Cardinal Pell faces court on sexual abuse charges
Cardinal George Pell expected to plead not guilty as he attends first hearing in Australia on historical charges.
EU's top court urged to dismiss refugee relocation case
European Court of Justice adviser defends resettlement scheme and says case by Slovakia and Hungary should be dismissed.