President Trump has reinstated the ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military. The move comes about a year after then-President Obama and his Secretary of Defense Ash Carter had lifted the ban.
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And in other news:
From the Express, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is accused of treated French President Macron like a student.
From The Federalist, some good news for college students falsely accused of sexual assault.
From FOX 13, cops fatally shoot a man after going to the wrong place. (via WPXI and The Daily Caller)
From The Hill, new white house Communications Director Scaramucci blames Obama. Well, sort of.
From Breitbart London, police in Milan crack down on migrants after stabbing incident.
From Breitbart Jerusalem, the E.U. Court of Justice finally admits the obvious.
From Breitbart's Big Government, seven facts about the recently arrested IT vendor employed by Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL).
From the Los Angeles Times, Israel has no problem with transgender troops.
From The Daily Signal, a former transgender agrees with the president's decision.
From Red State, a Iraq combat veteran Tweets his defense of the Trump's decision.
From the New York Post, why people are leaving the Northeast. (I did this myself a long time ago, but it was due to my father changing jobs.)
From Assyrian International News Agency, the Syrian city of Aleppo recovers from war surely but slowly.
From BBC News, the United Kingdom will phase out new vehicles powered by diesel and petrol (what we Yanks call "gasoline").
From Cision, a tea maker finds a way to cut down on plastic.
From BuzzFeed, a Coke product gets re-branded.
From Independent Journal Review, the president of Planned (avoidance of) Parenthood just got in trouble for non-PC speech.
From The Jerusalem Post, a member of the Israeli Knesset tells his Arab colleague to pick a side.
From the Evening Standard, acid attacks aren't just against women anymore.
From Independent Balkan News Agency, in 2016, the E.U. deported thousands of asylum-seekers - back to Albania.
And from Russia Today, Poland again butts heads with the E.U.