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State law blocking Charlotte ordinance heading to court

Updated: 03/28/2016 - Gay-rights groups and others who say they'll be wronged by North Carolina's new law preventing Charlotte and other local governments from passing anti-discrimination rules are wasting little time trying to stop it in court.

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Official: 2 more Americans identified as Brussels victims

Posted: 03/27/2016 - Two more Americans have been identified as killed in the attacks on Brussels, a State Department official confirmed Sunday, bringing to four the total number of U.S. citizens confirmed as victims.

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Sanders wins 3 states; Clinton retains big delegate lead

Updated: 03/27/2016 - Bernie Sanders scored three wins in Western caucus contests, giving a powerful psychological boost to his supporters but doing little to move him closer to securing the Democratic nomination.

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Pentagon chief used personal email account for nearly a year

Posted: 03/26/2016 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used his personal email account for government business for nearly a year, until December 2015, when news reports revealed the practice, according to hundreds of Carter emails released by the Defense Department.

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Transgender, business community react to bathroom bill

Updated: 03/25/2016 - The backlash and reaction continue following the new law here in North Carolina that makes it illegal for local governments to create anti-discrimination rules when it comes to which bathroom a person can use.

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Cooper worries about sports backlash from bathroom gender law

Posted: 03/25/2016 - North Carolina's top government lawyer says he's worried a new law overturning Charlotte's anti-discrimination ordinance and preventing similar rules elsewhere will put the state at a disadvantage to keep or land big sporting events.

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Governor's office addresses HB2 with Q&A

Updated: 03/26/2016 - As controversy continues to swirl surrounding a new bill that blocks transgender people from using public bathrooms according to the sex they identify with, Governor Pat McCrory's office released the following statement.

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Presidential politics get personal

Posted: 03/24/2016 - The wives of presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have been dragged into online mud-slinging, with both candidates accusing the other of starting the feud.

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Landlord rejects Trump supporters

Updated: 03/23/2016 - Colorado landlord under fire for placing apartment listing stating “If voting for Donald Trump, do not call”.

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Censure vote against North Carolina GOP's 1st black chairman

Updated: 03/21/2016 - Less than a year after the North Carolina Republican Party's first black chairman was elected over an establishment candidate, a powerful committee has reprimanded him, restricted his duties and accused him of overstepping his authority.

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Cuba casts aside rancor to welcome Obama on historic visit

Posted: 03/20/2016 - President Barack Obama arrives in Cuba on Sunday for a 48-hour visit, making history by venturing into what was once enemy territory and sparking enthusiasm among Cubans who have seen their Communist government vilify 10 previous U.S. leaders.

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2 Israeli-Americans killed in Istanbul bombing

Posted: 03/19/2016 - The White House says two Americans were among those killed in a suicide attack in Istanbul. Their identities were not released, but an Israeli diplomat in Istanbul says they held dual Israeli citizenship.

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Bernie Sanders Forges Ahead With Jabs at Donald Trump

Posted: 03/19/2016 - Undeterred by questions of delegate math or political momentum, Senator Bernie Sanders brushed off suggestions on Friday that his campaign had no way forward and forcefully made the case that he was the Democratic candidate better suited to defeat Donald J. Trump in a general election.

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Supporters, protesters clash outside Trump rally in Utah

Posted: 03/19/2016 - Protesters clashed with supporters of Donald Trump after he gave a speech in Utah on Friday, ending a day full of presidential candidate appearances that also saw Mitt Romney intensifying his criticism of the GOP front-runner.

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