25 January 2019

Donald Trump - Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort in court hours after his ex-business partner Roger Stone is busted in Mueller case

Dan Mangan

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Zimbabwe/Ireland - Zimbabwe born gay migrant in Ireland

Bulawayo 24 News

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Bougainvillea trees (Bougainvillea glabra)

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civil rights - Should Medicaid cover gender-reassignment surgery? Transgender case argued before Iowa Supreme Court

Michaela Ramm
The Gazette

Des Moines, Iowa

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Nebraska - Nebraska Supreme Court tosses lawsuit over death penalty referendum, says inmates have other options to challenge sentences

Lori Pilger
Lincoln Journal-Star

Lincoln, NE
Thomas P. Kennard House

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ezs note:  The two may seem unrelated, but John L. Lotter, one of the unsuccessful petitioners in the case, was convicted of killing Brandon Teena, a transgender male. You can see the true story reenactment in Boys Don't Cry. (with Peter Sarsgaard as John Lotter)

lead story - Arizona Provides Me Unequal Healthcare Because I’m Transgender

Russell B. Toomey

Tucson, AZ
University of Arizona

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DOCUMENT - United States of America v. Roger Jason Stone, Jr., defendant


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