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Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms

President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama. | Video

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Conservatives gather to praise Trump, bury differences

WASHINGTON Conservatives are all smiles this week at an annual convention in Washington, celebrating President Donald Trump's win, but beneath the surface lurk tensions central to how Republicans will govern in the next two years and the 2018 election outlook.

Politics, Election 2016 1:36am EST

Asia stocks pare losses, dollar flounders as lift from Fed, Mnuchin wanes

SINGAPORE Asian stocks steadied on Thursday after earlier losses, aided by a weaker dollar as markets studied Federal Reserve meeting minutes that indicated both readiness and caution over raising interest rates.

1:59am EST

Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch

SAN FRANCISCO When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured.

1:14am EST

White House delays revamped immigration order to next week: official

WASHINGTON The White House has pushed back the release of a new executive order to replace its directive suspending travel to the United States by citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries, a White House official said on Wednesday.

Politics, Election 2016, U.S. Feb 22 2017

Trudeau defends move to give U.S. agents more powers in Canada

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday defended plans to give more powers to U.S. border agents stationed in Canada, saying travelers would at all times be protected by domestic laws.

Feb 22 2017
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A girl named Ehlena and a dog named Wonder win at U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a disabled Michigan girl whose school refused to let her bring her service dog to class, making it easier for students like her to seek redress for discrimination in federal court.