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Department of Justice

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Politics
Lt. General Michael Flynn made false statements about his communications with the Russian Ambassador and was potentially susceptible to blackmail by the Russian government. ...
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Sessions endorses Trump in February (John Bazemore/AP)
Politics
Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next U.S. Attorney General and his nomination is being publicly contested. ...
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National
LGBT people comprise roughly 4% of the U.S. population, yet recent federal data show that 8% of people in prisons identify as LGBT. ...
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National
Five leading national civil and LGBT rights organizations urged the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to reject an effort to block the Obama administration’s interpretations of several federal laws pending trial in Texas v. United States. ...
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Politics
DOJ filed a complaint against the state of North Carolina, the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety alleging discrimination against transgender individuals. ...
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Politics
HB2 has eliminated existing municipal non-discrimination protections for LGBT people and prevents such protections from being passed by cities in the future. ...
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Politics
The South Dakota Senate passed House Bill 1008, a bill that prevents trans students from accessing restrooms and single-sex facilities that correspond with their gender identity. ...
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Photo: The Puyallup Tribe of Indians
Local
The six Native American tribes receiving awards are the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, Puyallup Tribal Council, Skokomish Indian Tribe, Squaxin Island Tribe, and the Suquamish Tribe. ...
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International
Homosexuality is criminalized in Jamaica under various provisions of the colonial-era Offences Against the Person Act. ...
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When Ashley Diamond entered the Georgia Department of Corrections, she was not identified or referred for continuation of hormone treatment.
Health National Top News
When Ashley Diamond entered the Georgia Department of Corrections, she was not identified or referred for continuation of hormone treatment. ...
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