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Ex-Iowa official wins $1.5M in anti-gay discrimination case

16 minutes ago   |   NBC News

Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad - now Trump's U.S. ambassador to China - discriminated against the ex-official in 2011 because he's gay, a jury found.
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Gay man killed, another critically injured in Grindr meetup

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

This latest incident, which occurred in Detroit, is one of several across the U.S. and abroad where gay men were targeted on the popular LGBTQ dating app.
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Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon Says the Company Is Doubling Down on Diversity and Inclusion

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon Says the Company Is Doubling Down on Diversity and Inclusion

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Nine months into his new role as the CEO of the storied Wall Street firm, David Solomon says that diversity has become one of the company's top priorities. “As a leader, you...
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Former Iowa State Official Wins $1.5M In Discrimination Case

13 hours ago   |   CBS   |   2 articles

DES MOINES, Iowa - A jury has awarded a former state workers' compensation commissioner $1.5 million, concluding the state and former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated...
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Gay teen who stabbed classmate to death at Bronx school found guilty of manslaughter

15 hours ago   |   NBC News

Abel Cedeno, who said he was acting in self-defense against bullying over his sexuality, was found guilty on all charges.
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Former Iowa official wins $1.5M in discrimination case

16 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

DES MOINES, Iowa - Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and a staffer discriminated against the state's then-commissioner of workers' compensation in 2011 because he's gay, and the...
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Former Iowa official wins $1.5M in discrimination case

16 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and a staffer discriminated against the state's then-commissioner of workers' compensation in 2011 because he's gay, and the ex-official is...
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Gay teen who stabbed classmate to death at Bronx school found guilty of manslaughter

19 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Abel Cedeno, who said he was acting in self defense against bullying over his sexuality, was found guilty on all charges.
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Teenager Cited Anti-Gay Bullying for Stabbing Death. He Was Found Guilty

20 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Abel Cedeno testified that, after years of bullying, he feared for his life when he fatally stabbed a classmate who had punched him.
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Gay codebreaker Alan Turing to be featured on British bank note

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Turing, credited by many as the father of modern computing, will be featured on the £50 note starting in 2021, the Bank of England announced Monday.
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'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

Chance the Snapper, as he came to be known, had been on the loose in the park for almost a week - forcing a partial shutdown of the site. Read more ...

Netflix has cut graphic suicide scene from first season of '13 Reasons Why'

Netflix has cut graphic suicide scene from first season of '13 Reasons Why'

The scene - and some other aspects of the series - drew criticism from mental health experts who have said it might pose a risk for young people struggling with mental health... Read more ...

Justice Department won't bring charges against NYPD cop in Eric Garner's...

Justice Department won't bring charges against NYPD cop in Eric Garner's chokehold death

The Department of Justice won't bring civil rights or criminal charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, a source familiar with the case told Read more ...

DOJ Won't Charge New York City Police Officer In Eric Garner's Death

DOJ Won't Charge New York City Police Officer In Eric Garner's Death

Daniel Pantaleo will not face federal civil rights charges in a death that prompted a national outcry. Read more ...

California man charged after police found more than 1,000 guns in his home

California man charged after police found more than 1,000 guns in his home

The man pleaded not guilty during a Monday morning arraignment. Read more ...

Trump said 'I don't have a Racist bone in my body' as he slammed criticism...

Trump said 'I don't have a Racist bone in my body' as he slammed criticism of his racist tweets

President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued to reject criticism of a series of racist tweets he sent out on Sunday. On Twitter, the president said: "Those Tweets were NOT... Read more ...

Relive the Apollo 11 launch 50 years later

Relive the Apollo 11 launch 50 years later

The Apollo 11 mission - in which humans first walked on the moon - turns 50. Watch the televised moment that an estimated 650 million Earthlings witnessed on July 16, 1969... Read more ...

Explosion destroys home in Southern California, kills worker

Explosion destroys home in Southern California, kills worker

A worker was killed and another was injured in a gas explosion that destroyed a home, a company said. Read more ...

8 of the surviving Apollo astronauts got together for the 50th anniversary...

8 of the surviving Apollo astronauts got together for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and Buzz Aldrin's outfit stole the show

Eight astronauts from various Apollo missions gathered together in March to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing , which took place July 20... Read more ...

Your daily 6: One man with 1,000 guns, targeted congresswomen fight back and...

Your daily 6: One man with 1,000 guns, targeted congresswomen fight back and beware of 'meth gators'

Also in the news this Tuesday: Judge wants $14 million for neo-Nazi trolling victim and man accused of killing teen girlfriend and posting photos of her body. Read more ...