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Pentagon lifts ban on transgender troops

Transgender ban lifted in militaryDefense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday that the military will no longer discriminate against transgender troops, knocking down one of the last barriers to service based on sex.

The move, nearly a year in the making, came despite last-minute concerns were raised by top brass about how to deal with the medical, housing and uniform issues for troops who are transitioning to the other sex.

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Iraqi, U.S. airstrikes destroy 500 Islamic State vehicles fleeing Fallujah

Coalition aristrikesHundreds of Islamic State vehicles fleeing the city of Fallujah have been destroyed by airstrikes in recent days, killing an unknown number of militants.

On Sunday, Iraqi security forces said the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from IS control. On Monday, the Iraqi military, aided by the U.S.-coalition, began targeting militants fleeing Fallujah through the south of the city. CNN reported more than 500 vehicles have been destroyed in the operation that was still underway Thursday.

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Turkey airport bombers from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, 13 arrested

Airport terroristsTurkish officials said the three suicide attackers who targeted Istanbul Ataturk Airport on Tuesday were from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.

Turkish police said they arrested 13 people in connection to the airport gun and bomb attack that left at least 42 dead and hundreds injured.

Police, in 16 raids across Istanbul, detained the suspects Thursday. The police department's anti-terror branch is continuing its search for three other suspects in Turkey's most populated city. Another nine people were arrested in the coastal city of Izmir, although it is not clear if they are related to the airport attack.

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Somalia: Roadside bomb kills at least 18 on bus

Somai bus attack kills 18At least 18 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb went off in Somalia, close to the capital, blowing up a packed minibus, police said.

The blast on Thursday in Lafole, which is around 20 kms west of Mogadishu, struck as the bus was passing by. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

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Dozens of Afghan police recruits dead in Taliban attack

Afghan police killed in Taliban attackThe Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy near the capital, Kabul, that killed dozens of recruits.

At least 27 people were killed and another 40 wounded in the suicide blasts, a government official told the Reuters news agency.  Mousa Rahmati, the district governor of Paghman, told the Associated Press that Thursday's attack took place around 20km west of Kabul.

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Palestinian kills Israeli girl, 13, sleeping in her bedroom

Jewish teen killed in West BankA Palestinian assailant broke into a home in a West Bank settlement early Thursday and stabbed a 13-year-old Jewish girl to death as she slept in bed, the latest in a nine-month wave of violence that had recently shown signs of tapering off.

The attacker, identified as a 17-year-old high school dropout, was fatally shot by security guards.

The Israeli military sealed off the entrances to a nearby village, the home of the attacker, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on both the Palestinian leadership and the international community to condemn the brutal assault.

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Poll: Europeans have little confidence in Trump

Europenas have little confidence in TrumpA survey of top European countries released Wednesday finds strong negative views of Donald Trump, along with confidence in President Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Among the 10 European nations included in the Pew Research Center poll, a median of just 9 percent of Europeans have confidence in Trump to "do the right thing on world affairs," while fully 85 percent have no confidence in the presumptive GOP presidential nominee.

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Scientists: Marijuana Can Help Deteriorate Alzheimer’s

Pot helps deteriorate AlzheimersSalk Institute scientists have found preliminary evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds found in marijuana can promote the cellular removal of amyloid beta, a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's disease.

While these exploratory studies were conducted in neurons grown in the laboratory, they may offer insight into the role of inflammation in Alzheimer's disease and could provide clues to developing novel therapeutics for the disorder.

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Miss Teen USA Drops Swimsuit Contest

Miss Teen USA eliminates bathing suit competitionOne of America's highest-profile beauty pageants just traded bikinis for athleisure.

In recent years, competitions have increasingly modernized, featuring women that break the mold of the traditional pageant queen — like Miss Missouri Erin O'Flaherty, who will compete as Miss America's first openly gay contestant this year, and Miss District of Columbia Deshauna Barber, the Army officer crowned 2016's Miss USA. But still, the much-maligned swimsuit competition remains a staple of the major pageants.

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