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Adviser Out of Trump Transition After 'Pizzagate' Tweet

NATIONAL | Dec 8
Flynn had been pushing the so-called "pizzagate" conspiracy, which led to a man entering a D.C.-area pizzeria and firing shots from a semi-automatic rifle.

DiCaprio Meets with Trump on Green Jobs to Boost Economy

NATIONAL | By Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Dec 8
Leonardo DiCaprio and the head of his foundation met Wednesday with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss how jobs centered on preserving the environment can boost the economy.

Obama and Trump Hurled Insults, Now Trade Pleasantries

NATIONAL | By Darlene Superville | Dec 8
Did anyone see it coming, the apparent new rapport between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump?

Rights Group, Worried About HIV, Urges Philippines Action

INTERNATIONAL | By Teresa Cerojano | Dec 8
A human rights group says the Philippines is facing one of the fastest growing epidemics of HIV in the Asia Pacific, fueled by government policies that restrict intervention, including access to condoms by men who have sex with men.

Next North Carolina Governor Says He can Carry Out Agenda

POLITICS | By Gary D. Robertson | Dec 8
North Carolina's incoming Democratic governor said Wednesday he's optimistic he'll be able to repeal the law limiting state and local LGBT protections, vowing to pull back the conservative agenda of a Republican-dominated legislature.

Video Company Challenges Gay Marriage Law

NATIONAL | Dec 8
The owners of a video company have filed a legal challenge to Minnesota's gay marriage law because they want to shoot weddings for heterosexual couples only.

Trumps Taps Retired Marine General John Kelly for DHS

NATIONAL | By Lolita C. Baldor and Julie Pace | Dec 7
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said Wednesday.

Malta Bans Gay Conversion Therapy, a First for Europe

Malta has become the first European country to ban gay conversion therapy, imposing fines of up to 10,000 euros ($10,750) and a jail term of up to one year for offenders.

Hetrick-Martin Institute Celebrates 2016 Emery Awards

FAMILY | By EDGE | Dec 7
On Wednesday, December 7 at Cipriani Wall Street, Hetrick-Martin Institute will celebrate the 2016 Emery Awards, HMI's flagship annual event.

Trump Teases State Dept. Search, Says Romney Still in Mix

NATIONAL | By Jonathan Lemire | Dec 7
Now Person of the Year as well as president-elect, Donald Trump said Wednesday he expects to select his secretary of state next week and former rival Mitt Romney still has a chance to win the post.

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