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Scammer Attempts to Steal Law Degree by Claiming Sex Change Operation

California Relishes Role As Liberal Trendsetter, Trump Foe

By Kilian Melloy |
Higher education is expensive. So is gender reassignment. But a scammer hit upon a way to have both for free... sort of.

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China Says U.S. Has 'Weaponized' Visas to Target Exchanges

China Says U.S. Has 'Weaponized' Visas to Target Exchanges

Oct 23
China on Wednesday accused the U.S. of having "weaponized" the issuance of visas following the reported inability of a top Chinese space program official to obtain permission to travel to a key conference in Washington.

Venezuelans Buy Gas with Cigarettes to Battle Inflation

Venezuelans Buy Gas with Cigarettes to Battle Inflation

By Scott Smith | Oct 23
Bartering at the pump has taken off as hyperinflation makes Venezuela's paper currency, the bolivar, hard to find and renders some denominations all but worthless, so that nobody will accept them.

'Just Too Much': Meet the Uber-Rich Who Want A Wealth Tax

'Just Too Much': Meet the Uber-Rich Who Want A Wealth Tax

By Josh Boak | Oct 23
The chief argument from these tycoons, financiers and scions is that the government could spend their money more effectively than they could on their own by improving schools, upgrading infrastructure and protecting the environment.

'Female' Symbol No Longer to Appear on Always Brand Pads Packaging

'Female' Symbol No Longer to Appear on Always Brand Pads Packaging

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 23
The "female" - or "Venus" - sign that graces packaging for Always brand sanitary pads is set to be dropped after transgender activists questioned use of the gender-specific symbol.

A 1946 Mob Lynching Puts Court Focus on Grand Jury Secrecy

A 1946 Mob Lynching Puts Court Focus on Grand Jury Secrecy

By Kate Brumback | Oct 23
A historian's quest for the truth about a gruesome mob lynching of two black couples is prompting a U.S. appeals court to consider whether federal judges can order grand jury records unsealed in decades-old cases with historical significance.

UK Prime Minister Mulls Early Election over Brexit Impasse

UK Prime Minister Mulls Early Election over Brexit Impasse

By Danica Kirka | Oct 23
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was weighing Wednesday whether to push for an early election or try again to pass his stalled European Union divorce deal, after Parliament blocked a fast-track plan to approve his Brexit bill.

Study Finds U.S. Public Land Workers Facing Assaults, Threats

Study Finds U.S. Public Land Workers Facing Assaults, Threats

Oct 23
Federal employees overseeing U.S. public lands were assaulted or threatened at least 360 times over a five-year period marked by heightened tensions with anti-government groups and dwindling ranks of law enforcement officers.

Scammer Attempts to Steal Law Degree by Claiming Sex Change Operation

Scammer Attempts to Steal Law Degree by Claiming Sex Change Operation

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
Higher education is expensive. So is gender reassignment. But a scammer hit upon a way to have both for free... sort of.

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Agree on Many Aspects of U.S. Identity

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Agree on Many Aspects of U.S. Identity

By Anita Snow and Hannah Fingerhut | Oct 22
Majorities of Americans agree that diversity strengthens the country and that values such as constitutional rights, a fair judicial system and the American dream are key to the nation's identity. But the poll also reveals some striking divisions.

Florida Teacher: Taxpayer-Funded Christian School Fired Me for Being Gay

Florida Teacher: Taxpayer-Funded Christian School Fired Me for Being Gay

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22
Florida dramatic arts teacher Monica Toro-Lisciandro says that the taxpayer-funded private Christian school where she taught a class fired her after school officials received a tip from an unknown caller that she is a lesbian.

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