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Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms 1:32am EST

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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U.S. Homeland Secretary Kelly warns Guatemalans to stay home

GUATEMALA CITY U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Wednesday told Guatemalans not to waste their money trying to get to the United States illegally, detailing how his department was cracking down on undocumented immigrants and would speed up deportations.

Election 2016, U.S. Feb 22 2017

U.S. senators say Cuba's Castro keen to continue detente

HAVANA Cuban President Raul Castro made it clear to a visiting U.S. congressional delegation that his country was intent on pursuing market reform and detente with the United States, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy told a news conference on Wednesday.

World, Election 2016 Feb 22 2017

Republicans battle over taxes in Kansas, other states

Legislation to raise taxes in Republican-controlled Kansas to help balance the budget was defeated on Wednesday after the state Senate failed to override the governor's veto.

Election 2016 Feb 22 2017

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.

Election 2016, U.S. Feb 22 2017

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