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David Ermold and his now-husband, David Moore, were among the same-sex couples denied a license by Davis in defiance of a Supreme Court decision. "I am running to restore the people's confidence in our clerk's office and because I believe that the leaders of our community should put the needs of their constituents first and should be an example of integrity and fairness", Ermold's campaign website says.
  • Louisiana would be hard hit if DACA comes to an end

    Louisiana would be hard hit if DACA comes to an end

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    A national campaign urging congressional movement on " dreamers " will begin Wednesday, with an emphasis on highlighting the beneficial financial impact to each state. Anti-immigrant hardliners like Mark Krikorian, Dan Stein, Roy Beck, Kris Kobach, and Ben Zuckerman, all leaders in these organizations, share an ideological framework with John Tanton, the founder of the modern anti-immigrant movement in the USA, which is rooted in eugenics.
  • Luxury brands win European Union court ruling on online distribution

    Luxury brands win European Union court ruling on online distribution

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    The European Court of Justice has now agreed that suppliers can prohibit the sale of their goods on online platforms to safeguard their image. Many luxury brands have taken a dim view of Amazon for a long time-they want to be able to maintain their luxury image by only selling their products through high-end channels, and Amazon isn't that.
  • Blustery day, snow chances arrive this weekend

    Blustery day, snow chances arrive this weekend

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    With what we've seen over the last couple of days in the models and what we're now looking at... it's more of a miss than anything else. WE can see some minor accumulations from U.S. Friday's highs struggle to hit 35°. Right now there are two windows for some light snow or flurries this weekend . This is especially true for eastern portions of the state.
  • Kenya: Raila Odinga Tells Off US Over His Swearing-in Plan

    Kenya: Raila Odinga Tells Off US Over His Swearing-in Plan

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    Yamamoto's warning followed a meeting with Odinga and Nasa principals Musalia Mudavadi, Moses Wetang'ula and Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana, representing Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka, who is away. Mr Odinga said the government owes an apology to all families whose loved ones were felled by police bullets. The government had already cautioned that Opposition leaders will be punished if they went on with their plans.
  • Whistleblower: Michael Flynn Said That Russian Sanctions Would Be

    Whistleblower: Michael Flynn Said That Russian Sanctions Would Be "Ripped Up"

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    The witness provided the account to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (Md.), the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, who detailed the allegations in a letter Wednesday to the panel's chairman, Rep. On December 29, the day the Obama administration imposed new sanctions and expelled 35 Russian diplomats from the United States in retaliation for Moscow's election meddling, Flynn called Kislyak and asked that Russia not escalate the situation, according to court ...
  • Stoltenberg Expresses NATO Support For Georgia, Urges Russian Troop Pullout

    Stoltenberg Expresses NATO Support For Georgia, Urges Russian Troop Pullout

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    Foreign ministers from Europe and North America will examine new ways to increase the interoperability between NATO and the European Union as they meet in Brussels this week. "Our forces serve side by side in Afghanistan and train side by side in Georgia", the secretary general said. In late July, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Georgia in a trip timed to correspond with the Noble Partner 2017 military exercises that featured some 1,600 U.S., 800 Georgian, and other allied troops in a ...