Caitlyn Jenner uses women’s room at Trump hotel, posts video
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Caitlyn Jenner uses women’s room at Trump hotel, posts video

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner has taken up Donald Trump’s offer and used the women’s restroom at one of his luxury buildings. The Republican presidential candidate said last week that he believes transgender people should be able to use whichever bathroom they choose. Trump said North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom law,” which directs transgender people … Continue reading

Trump’s mention of ‘woman’s card’ draws backlash
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Trump’s mention of ‘woman’s card’ draws backlash

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claim that Hillary Clinton is playing “the woman’s card” drew intense backlash Wednesday, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social media. “If fighting for women’s health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the ‘woman card,’ … Continue reading

Trump campaign manager won’t face battery charges
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Trump campaign manager won’t face battery charges

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump’s campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a misdemeanor battery charge after prosecutors determined there wasn’t enough evidence to convict him of forcibly grabbing a female reporter. Police charged Corey Lewandowski last month after determining a video recording showed the New York City resident grabbing reporter Michelle … Continue reading

American Muslims decry Cruz community surveillance comments
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American Muslims decry Cruz community surveillance comments

  DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Some American Muslims feel they are once again on the defensive following presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s suggestion that Muslim-dominated neighborhoods should be subject to increased surveillance in the wake of the deadly attacks in Brussels claimed by the Islamic State militant group. “We’re targeted even if it’s not our fault,” … Continue reading

Clinton, Trump cemented as 2016 leaders; GOP desperate
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Clinton, Trump cemented as 2016 leaders; GOP desperate

  MIAMI (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump seized decisive Super Tuesday victories with math and momentum on their side, leaving rivals scrambling for last-chance, long-shot strategies. For the Republican establishment, the search was increasingly dire. Trump’s seven victories in states across the country amounted to a GOP establishment collapse with no … Continue reading

Obama moves to protect 1.8 million acres of Calif. desert
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Obama moves to protect 1.8 million acres of Calif. desert

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region’s fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others. Obama, in California this … Continue reading