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China Moves To Grant Trump 38 Business Trademarks: Massage Parlors, Escort Services, Golf Clubs, Hotels

The Associated Press reports: China has granted preliminary approval for 38 new Trump trademarks, paving the way for President Donald Trump and his family to potentially develop a host of branded businesses from hotels and golf clubs to bodyguard and concierge services, public documents show. Trump’s lawyers in China applied for the marks in April 2016, as Trump railed against ...

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BOSTON: Mayor And Iraq Vet Who Was To Lead St. Patrick’s Parade Drop Out Over Banning Of Gay Group

Universal Hub reports: Dan Magoon, who heads an organization to honor and support Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families, today quit his honorary position as head of the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade after its organizers voted to bar a gay veterans group from the procession. Mayor Walsh [photo] also said this morning he will not march in ...

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UTAH: Legislature Repeals “No Promo Homo” Law Banning Public Schools From Discussing LGBT Issues

Ben Winslow reports at Salt Lake City’s Fox affiliate: Utah lawmakers have passed a bill repealing a controversial law forbidding discussion in classrooms of anything that could be construed as “promotion” of homosexuality. Senate Bill 196’s passage might also get the state out of a lawsuit filed by three students and a pair of gay rights groups. The bill, sponsored ...

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Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse Suggests AG Jeff Sessions Was Trump’s “Message Boy” To Russia [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says he can envision a scenario where Attorney General Jeff Sessions passed messages between President Trump and Russia during the campaign. “You can imagine a set of circumstances in which the Trump campaign gave him talking points [and] he was a message boy for them,” Whitehouse told host Alisyn Camerota on CNN’s “New ...

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REPORT: Disney’s Beauty And The Beast Forecast To Shatter Box Office Records Despite Boycott By Haters

Deadline Hollywood reports: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast doesn’t open for another 9 days, however, Fandango today indicated that the live-action feature adaptation of the Oscar-winning 1991 animated pic is already beating the pre-sales of both Captain America: Civil War and Finding Dory. Those two movies turned out to be last summer’s and Disney’s top titles in regards to openings ...

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Plagiarist Monica Crowley: Attacks On Me Are Part Of The “Political Hit Job” On All Conservatives [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Would-be Donald Trump foreign policy advisor Monica Crowley spoke out for the first time Tuesday night about the plagiarism scandal that forced her to forgo that White House position, saying on Fox News’ Hannity that it was a false hit job. “What happened to me was a despicable straight-up political hit job,” insisted Crowley. “It’s been debunked, my ...

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OKLAHOMA: Tulsa LBGT Center Riddled With Bullets, Man Later Accosts Staff With Homophobic Slurs

Tulsa’s CBS affiliate reports: Monday, the Equality Center in downtown Tulsa was the victim of two separate cases of vandalism. Executive Toby Jenkins said someone in a truck drove by and fired shots at the front doors in the morning, then, Monday afternoon, someone lashed out at the people inside the center. Jenkins said this is the first time they’ve ...

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BOSTON: Gay Veterans Group Banned From City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade After Two Years Of Participating

The gay veterans group that in 2015 was the first LGBT organization to be allowed to participate in Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been banned from this year’s event. The Boston Globe reports: Ed Flynn, a South Boston resident and a member of the South Boston Allied War Veterans Council — the parade’s organizer — confirmed that the group ...

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Trump Tweets “Tremendous Respect” For Women, World Responds With “Grab Them By The Pussy” References

Mashable reports: It’s safe to say Donald Trump’s tweets about International Women’s Day didn’t get the reception he had hoped for. Like, at all. Early Wednesday morning, Trump took to Twitter to express his “tremendous respect for women” and the “many roles” they serve. In a second follow-up tweet he called on others to join him in “honoring” the critical ...

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Anti-Defamation League Reports 100+ Incidents Of White Supremacists Recruiting On College Campuses

From a report issued Monday by the Anti-Defamation League: White supremacists, emboldened by the 2016 elections and the current political climate, are currently engaged in an unprecedented outreach effort to attract and recruit students on American college campuses. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has cataloged 104 incidents of white supremacist fliering on college campuses since the school year began in September ...

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