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Lt. Gen. Hertling: Transgender ban 'mean'

Retired US Army Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling calls President Trump's ban on transgender troops "mean to people who have volunteered to serve their country."

Ford Mustang, slumping in US, is still a global…

Ford Mustang sales fall in US, but long-admired sports car remains a global hit

Man charged in 2nd Michigan slaying after Indiana…

A suspect in two slayings in Michigan who was arrested after he surrendered to police in Indiana now faces charges in both deaths

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump's transgender troops ban divides veterans in Congress; GOP eyes narrow bill to advance goal on 'Obamacare' repeal; Ohio State Fair to open without rides after deadly malfunction

All rides at Ohio State Fair shut down after…

Accident on Fair's opening day kills one person, injuries seven others

Scaramucci: DC needs to suppress instinct to hurt…

White House communications director talks GOP's ability to pass reforms on 'Hannity'

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Amid nationwide drought, Rome seeks ways to avoid…

Italy's environment minister says Rome and its water company are working to avoid rationing during drought

Alabama teenager killed by lightning strike on porch.

An Alabama teenager who was struck by lightning at his home has died

Foxconn's $10 billion deal took total team effort…

Reed Cornish, White House assistant to the president, talks about Foxconn's plan to build an enormous factory in Wisconsin which will create 3,000 jobs.

Amazon to host first job fair, looking to fill 50…

In a new sign of its massive expansion, Amazon will hold a national job fair next week to fill tens of thousands of positions. The news isn’t sitting well with some competing retailers. NBC business correspondent Jo Ling Kent reports for TODAY.

Here's how to clean your grill safely

Clean your grill safely with these handy tips

Malawi's upside-down elephants

Rangers in Malawi take on the mammoth task of moving hundreds of elephants into safer national parks.

The New York Times - Trump on Sessions…

From The New York Times: President Trump made a career of firing people on TV. Now, he is expressing his disappointment with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, but has not uttered two key words.By: By SARAH STEIN KERR. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2tL4LoW

Trump's 'bad policy' made for a political reason

The Morning Joe panel discusses President Trump's announcement via Twitter on Wednesday a fresh ban on transgender individuals serving in the military.

Republicans reject straight repeal of Obamacare

Trump hasn't been afraid to go after members of his own party to pass the healthcare bill.

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Trump Laywer: ‘Nothing Illegal’ About Trum…

President Trump’s personal lawyer Jay Sekulow tells Chuck “there was nothing illegal to cover up” about Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians during the campaign. Plus, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) talks developments on the health care bill.

Want To Talk To your Pet? Amazon Says A Pet…

We all talk to our dogs. But Amazon may have some new tech on the way that may make it possible for them to talk back. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Trump's transgender troops ban divides veterans…

President Donald Trump's decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress

NYC jail inmate caught 7-plus hours after escape from Rikers

Authorities say an inmate who escaped from a section of New York City's Rikers Island jail complex has been found on the island

World shares gain on strong earnings, dovish Fed…

Global stock indexes mostly higher, helped by strong earnings, dovish Fed policy

Illinois man pleads guilty to seeking bribes in Afghanistan

A 48-year-old central Illinois man who worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan has pleaded guilty to soliciting $320,000 in bribes from Afghan contractors

DOJ Claims LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Isn't…

In an amicus brief, the Department of Justice argued Title VII of the Civil Rights Act doesn't apply to LGBTQ discrimination.

Scaramucci on cryptic Reince Priebus tweet

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci explains his cryptic tweet about White House chief of staff Reince Priebus.

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Why Twitter won't ban President Donald Trump

Twitter has made it clear that it won't ban Donald Trump from its service, whether the president follows its rules against harassment or not

Scaramucci: Leakers would have been hung in past

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci says today's White House leaks are "so treasonous" that leakers would have been hung 150 years ago.