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1Mike Pence

Trump, the 'America First' president, goes to the UN

President Donald Trump speaks during a dinner with Latin American leaders at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in New York.

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2US News

Hillary Clinton Won't Rule Out Questioning The Legitimacy Of Donald Trump's Election

Hillary Clinton opened the door to possibly questioning whether Donald Trump was legitimately elected president, depending on the outcome of investigations into Russia's role in the 2016 campaign. Hillary Clinton opened the door to possibly questioning whether Donald Trump was legitimately elected president, depending on the outcome of investigations into Russia's role in the 2016 campaign.

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3Wedding

Judge rejects couple's argument for refusing gay customers

The St. Cloud couple's lawsuit was a pre-emptive effort to avoid penalties for turning away same-sex customers. Judge rejects couple's argument for refusing gay customers The St. Cloud couple's lawsuit was a pre-emptive effort to avoid penalties for turning away same-sex customers.

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4Transgender

Brazil ruling that homosexuality is disease to be appealed

Brazilian pop stars and gay rights activists have come out against a federal court's injunction allowing psychologists to treat homosexuality as a disease. Judge Waldemar Claudio de Carvalho ruled last week that homosexuality could be considered a disease that could be treated with sexual orientation conversion therapies.

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5Social Software

Postal survey: gay Muslims shake off conservative image to back same-sex marriage

They are two communities that often find themselves exposed to vitriol and hate masquerading as respectful debate. Muslims and gays, unlikely bedfellows in some circumstances, know the battle scars of discrimination and prejudice.

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6Rick Snyder

Michigan sued after gay couples are rejected for adoption

Michigan is illegally allowing faith-based groups to reject same-sex couples who want to adopt children or become foster parents, the American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the practice. Groups such as Catholic Charities and Bethany Christian Services are paid by the state to place children from troubled families with new families.

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7Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel blasts Sen. Bill Cassidy over 'Kimmel test' health care pledge

On the Tuesday, September 19, 2017, episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, the late night host said U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face' by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for Kimmel. Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him.

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8Hillary Clinton

The Latest: Trump targets North Korea in new executive order

21, 2017, in New York. . President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept.

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10Gay/Lesbian

Anti-Gay Obama Graffiti Vandal to Spend 90 Days in Jail After Guilty Plea

The suspect who tagged several buildings around the neighborhood with anti-gay slurs referencing President Barack Obama pleaded guilty Tuesday and is expected to be sentenced to 90 days in jail for the vandalism next month, authorities said. Yaacov Shemesh, 53, pleaded guilty to felony criminal mischief for the six-month graffiti spree, in which he used spray paint or markers to write phrases that included "Obama fa---t" and "Obama d-ke" on various buildings within walking distance of his Astoria home between December 2016 and May 2017, according to the Queens District Attorney's office .

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