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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2011 file photo, holding up a gay pride flag, transsexual Wendy Iriepa, who had a sex change, rides to her wedding on a classic car in Havana, Cuba. Cuba said on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 that language promoting the legalization of gay marriage will be removed from the draft of a new constitution after widespread popular rejection of the idea. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano, File)
Cuba eliminates gay marriage language from new constitutionCuba says language promoting the legalization of gay marriage will be removed from the draft of a new constitution after widespread popular rejection of the idea
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
FILE - In this Feb 6, 2017, file photo, spectators look watch the Nevada State Assembly on the opening day of the Legislative Session in Carson City, Nev. Nevada became the first state in the U.S. with an overall female-majority in the Legislature on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, when county officials in Las Vegas appointed two women to fill vacancies in the state Assembly. (AP Photo/Lance Iversen, File)
Nevada becomes 1st US state with female-majority LegislatureNevada has become the first state in the country with an overall female-majority Legislature
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2018, file photo, an agent with the Department of Homeland Security controls access to a holding facility for immigrant children in Tornillo, Texas. The Trump administration is reversing a policy that required fingerprinting for all adults living in a household where a migrant child would live. Parents and other sponsors have said the fingerprinting rule had slowed placement of children in homes, in part because some members of the household were afraid to be fingerprinted. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
US reverses policy on migrant children's sponsorsThe Trump administration is reversing a policy that required fingerprinting for all adults living in a household where a migrant child would live
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
Texas AG, universities face suit over Israel boycott lawThe American Civil Liberties Union of Texas has filed a lawsuit against the state's attorney general and others over a law requiring contractors to certify they do not boycott Israel
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
UK business groups plead for deal to prevent no-deal BrexitBritain's five leading business groups are pleading with the government to prevent having the country's departure from the European Union without a deal.
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
In this Nov. 30, 2018 photo, Dwayne Braithwaite poses at a Brooklyn dock in New York. Braithwaite has filed a lawsuit alleging racism and accused the city contractor that runs the docks of punishing him for not paying kickbacks. The city and its contractor, Dock NYC, say Braithwaite and his vessels violated the terms of their docking contracts at least seven times in 77 days - departing late, blasting loud music and blocking commuter ferries by tying up in the wrong spot. Braithwaite will be in a New York City court room on Wednesday, Dec. 19. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Booze cruise battle: Booted from NYC dock, owner sees racismThe owner of a New York City sightseeing cruise business is going to court to fight the ouster of his vessels from city-owned docks in Brooklyn
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Protests called off after group meets with mayorPlanned protests Tuesday about a police killing of a black man in an Alabama shopping mall have been called off after organizers met with city officials
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Graphic shows key dates in tenure of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and contacts with Russian officials; 4c x 4 3/4 inches; 195.7 mm x 120 mm;
Judge delays Flynn sentencing, 'not hiding disgust' at crimeA judge abruptly postponed the sentencing hearing Tuesday for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, after a stunning hearing in which the judge accused Flynn of selling out his country
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
St. Louis police searching for woman's stolen tiny homeIt shouldn't be hard to spot the property stolen from St. Louis resident Meghan Panu
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and his wife Lori Andrade arrive at federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
4 takeaways after judge lambasts Flynn, postpones sentencing4 takeaways after judge lambasts former national security adviser Michael Flynn and postpones sentences
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
In the courtroom: Judge lambastes Flynn, delays sentencingCourtroom snapshot: Judge dashes Flynn's hopes of walking out of court a free man, postpones sentencing with a blistering rebuke.
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., speaks, during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix, after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, rear, announced his decision to replace U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz. with McSally in the U.S. Senate seat that belonged to Sen. John McCain. McSally will take over after Kyl's resignation becomes effective Dec. 31. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Martha McSally to fill McCain Senate seat after losing raceU.S. Rep. Martha McSally will take over the Senate seat that belonged to the late John McCain after she lost the race for Arizona's other spot in the chamber
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
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