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Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

According to Amber Ferguson of the Washington Post , the Commission's decision "became inevitable" after an or judge allowed 52-year-old Jamie Shupe to legally identify as non-binary in June of last year. "ID cards are something we show at banks, to new bosses, to police, to bartenders", said gendefluid Oregonian Danno Mannino , "And every time I have to pull it out of my wallet, my heart sinks that my true name and gender are not acknowledged on it yet..." Australia and New Zealand ...

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Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Jeffs, 57, was arrested in South Dakota around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber says Jeffs will likely face at least one other felony charge connected to his time on the run. After Warren Jeffs was convicted in 2011 of sexually assaulting two girls and sentenced to life in prison, Lyle Jeffs assumed the day-to-day control of the FLDS church.

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MI native Matt Mika upgraded to serious condition after Virginia shooting

The family said , "we continue to be in disbelief that he would be part of this heinous attack". Rep. Kevin Brady , a Republican congressman from Texas who visited Mika at George Washington University Hospital , lauded his athleticism and team spirit .

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Trump Amends Travel Ban to Address Possible Expiration Date

The White House memo "should be construed to amend the executive order " and was issued "in light of questions in litigation about the effective date of the enjoined provisions and in the interest of clarity", the White House said. It never took effect after judges in Maryland and Hawaii put it on hold. The Trump administration has argued that the ban is necessary to protect the United States from terrorism.

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US Vice President Pence hires Watergate veteran as personal lawyer

Pence also thanked doctors and staff at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, his spokesman said. Jarrod Agen , a spokesman for the office of United States Vice President Mike Pence , confirmed to CNN Thursday that Pence has hired Richard Cullen , former attorney general of the state of Virginia, to represent his interests as they pertain to special prosecutor Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation.

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Trump Picks Net Neutrality Supporter Jessica Rosenworcel for FCC

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai congratulated Rosenworcel on her impending nomination following the White House's announcement. Rosenworcel is an advocate for net neutrality and originally served under President Obama from 2012 until 2016, and reportedly left her position as the Senate was unable to extend her position.